Tag Archives: No Drama Obama

Nothing Doing

The Vietnam War was raging and escalating rapidly and the war protests were beginning – the college kids, and then the clergy, and then “normal” people were taking to the streets – and in August, 1965, there were the Watts … Continue reading

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Unease in the Absence of Drama

There’s a rule out here in Hollywood – ignore them. They’ll appreciate it and you won’t come off as a jerk, as some yokel from Iowa who just saw a movie star and wet his pants. Locals know this. Nod … Continue reading

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The Anger of the Easily Excitable

They say opposites attract, and thus, in spite of all the anger from her fans, that Rowling woman was right to end the Harry Potter books the way she did. Harry Potter was never supposed to marry Hermione Grainger. Hermione … Continue reading

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Born Lucky

Some people are just lucky, or you make your own luck, or there’s no such thing as luck, or it’s all the luck of the draw. No one knows – but some people are just lucky – except in Las … Continue reading

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The Keeper of the Pleasant Normal in America

There’s terror in the air and the local traffic is a mess too. The two are related. At 3:30 this afternoon, Air Force One touched down at LAX – President Obama was here to appear on Jay Leno’s show, which … Continue reading

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The Samurai in the White House

Jujitsu – that’s what it is – manipulating your opponent’s force against him rather than confronting it with force. It’s a samurai thing from feudal Japan, a way to defeat an armed opponent when you have no weapon at all … Continue reading

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Carrying On

We certainly aren’t British. After those terrorist bombings in London a few years ago – in the Tube not the subway of course – that city was plastered with posters that said it all – “Keep Calm and Carry On.” … Continue reading

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