Monthly Archives: November 2015

The There Not There

That shooting at the Planned Parenthood Clinic in Colorado Springs has caused the Republicans no end of troubles – because they’ve been vilifying Planned Parenthood all year long, those child murderers who buy and sell the body parts of the … Continue reading

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The Outcome of Outrage

On May 31, 2009, George Tiller was shot through the eye and killed by an anti-abortion activist, Scott Roeder, as Tiller served as an usher during the Sunday morning service at his church in Wichita. Roeder was convicted of murder … Continue reading

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Going Dark

There is no Wednesday evening column. This is the Thanksgiving break, a few days with the family far from Hollywood. This site and the photography site will not be updated until Sunday evening. See you then.

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The Other Thing

Back in the late seventies, when Saturday Night Live was actually hip and funny, they had Roseanne Roseannadanna – the scattered and rude reporter played by Gilda Radner. Her “Weekend Update” co-anchor Jane Curtin would stare in amazement as this … Continue reading

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The Counterattack

This Trump thing has gone on long enough. He was a joke. He was supposed to implode. Okay, he didn’t. Thirty percent of Republican primary voters, more or less, given the day, want him to be the Republican nominee, and … Continue reading

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Dark Days Returning

November 22, 2015 – a good day to remember how dark the sixties were. Fifty-two years ago, on November 22, 1963, President Kennedy was assassinated in Dallas. That was sophomore year in high school. The news came on the speakers … Continue reading

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The Final Descent

The nation is always in decline. At one point it was rock ‘n’ roll – Elvis swiveled his hips and all decency had been abandoned, until one Sunday night Ed Sullivan booked him for a few numbers and told America … Continue reading

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