Category Archives: Abortion Rights

Transparently Nasty Now

Those of us who graduated from college in 1969, as the curtain came down on the cultural/political/sexual/musical revolution that changed America and the world forever – if it did – left the sixties behind long ago. Almost all of us … Continue reading

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Courting Disaster

It seems that the Republicans are stuck with Donald Trump. In fact, new polling shows that a clear majority of Republicans prefer someone else to Trump – but there’s not much they can do about that now, and there’s no … Continue reading

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For April Fools

The question on the eve of April Fools’ Day this year was whether Donald Trump was finally self-destructing, but he’s been fooling everyone since June 16, 2015, when he “announced” – and that day said those Mexicans pouring across our … Continue reading

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The Broccoli News

Some days are newsier than others, and that’s always a problem for the cable news channels, and the three networks still doing nightly half-hour news shows, which hardly anyone watches these days, and for news radio, which has to compress … Continue reading

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Symbolic Government by Attitude

Republicans simply disappeared out here in California, the state that gave America both Ronald Reagan and Richard Nixon. It may be that trying Arnold Schwarzenegger as governor was the last straw, but probably not. Ronald Reagan had been a second-rate … Continue reading

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Everything in Kansas City

“So we beat on, boats against the current, borne back ceaselessly into the past.” That’s the last line of F. Scott Fitzgerald 1925 novel about that Gatsby fellow – and of course it is full of deep meaning. Or maybe … Continue reading

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And Then Things Got Worse

And then things got worse – an all-purpose phrase for everything since September 1939 or so, or perhaps universally useful. Yes, your Republican friends warned you – don’t vote us out of office, there’ll be hell to pay. Maybe you … Continue reading

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