Tag Archives: Francis Fukuyama

Managing America’s Addiction

Betty Ford started it. Southern California ran with it. This is the land of the celebrity rehab center. They’re everywhere, from the Betty Ford Clinic out in Palm Springs to New Horizons out in Malibu, with hundreds in-between, fed by … Continue reading

Posted in Addicted to War | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Another Speech

Long ago, in a different America, Francis Fukuyama wrote about the end of history in a 1989 essay that turned into a book three years later – explaining the end of history as “the end point of mankind’s ideological evolution and … Continue reading

Posted in Obama's State of the Union Address | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

That Slow Fade to Black

Sunday, April 22 – and the June Gloom arrives in Los Angeles a few months early – that all day marine layer of light fog with three or four minutes of watery sunshine breaking through in late afternoon, followed by … Continue reading

Posted in America Ungovernable, America's Decline, Broken Government, End of the American Century, Every Nation for Itself, Life in Hollywood | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment