Category Archives: Arizona Senate Bill 1070

Not What Anyone Expected

The last Monday in June, and we all expected the Supreme Court to get on with it and issue their ruling on the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act – Obamacare – or at least rule on the constitutionality of … Continue reading

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Talking About Race

White guys shouldn’t talk about race. What do they know about being black, or Hispanic, or Asian, or whatever? You’re just going to get sanctimonious feel-good uninformed liberal crap – mostly scolding and shaming and holier-than-thou nonsense – or that … Continue reading

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The Ethics of Discrimination

As anyone who has studied a foreign language will tell you – or anyone who just spends a few weeks kicking around solo in Paris each year in the middle of winter, with only a hazy memory of high school … Continue reading

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Cultural Whiplash

It was over ten years ago in London, Ontario – on assignment running the systems shop at the big locomotive factory there, for two years. London, halfway between Detroit and Toronto, was, and no doubt still is, a wonderful place … Continue reading

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Out of the Desert

You learn from experience, because you could get killed out there. Here in Hollywood you learn that when you’re off to the grocery store for granola and paper towels or whatever, well, you’d better give anything that looks like a … Continue reading

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In a Snit and Claiming That as Policy

Times change, and sometimes it’s just not like the old days. Back in 1973 it was the Saturday Night Massacre – the Attorney General resigns, rather than do what President Nixon tells orders him to do, fire the special prosecutor … Continue reading

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