Category Archives: John McCain

A Smaller World Again

The world got smaller when President Kennedy was shot dead in Dallas. Kennedy wasn’t an impressive president, although he did keep the Cuban Missile Crisis from turning into a global thermonuclear war that ended all life in earth. There’s that. … Continue reading

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The Last Warrior

There are certain places to be, because they’re simply the place to be – where things are happening. There’s something in the air – the future is being formed – the rest of the world will catch up later. In … Continue reading

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Grudging Thanks

Thanksgiving has rolled around again, and thankfully it’s one of our secular holidays. Fox News cannot go on a tear about how merchants are making Jesus cry by wishing folks Happy Holidays instead of Merry Christmas, all part of the … Continue reading

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Benghazi Blues

Not all of Southern California is bleeding-heart-liberal Hollywood and those now-useless rich celebrities in the fifty-million-dollar beach houses behind the gates out in Malibu. Yes, California for the first time in forever now has a Democratic supermajority in both houses … Continue reading

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Transitions

It’s that time of year when America doesn’t know what to do with itself – Halloween is over and Thanksgiving is yet to come. It’s a cultural pause. Stores are beginning to fill with Christmas stuff, but no one wants … Continue reading

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The Weekly Positioning

If you read the daily columns here eight or ten hours after they’re posted in late evening, Pacific Time, you get the clean version. Rick, the News Guy in Atlanta, has sent a list of the typos and odd sentences … Continue reading

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Dealing with Family

The weekend before Christmas, in Los Angeles, and specifically here in Hollywood, is about as surreal as can be imagined – large inflatable plastic snowmen on the lawns in Beverly Hills, under the elegant palm trees, and a snow-covered Christmas … Continue reading

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