Category Archives: Republican Drama Queens

The Dead Zone

It seems that politics is not endlessly fascinating – traffic here has dropped off quite a bit in the last several days, even if the nature of these posts hasn’t changed. That had to happen – it’s impossible to make … Continue reading

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Yawn

At least the Republicans are interesting – outrageous, but interesting. After the latest debate – where Newt Gingrich was oddly subdued and methodically torn apart by Mitt Romney’s surprisingly focused ridicule of him – he did fire back: Newt Gingrich … Continue reading

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On Surviving High Drama

High drama is just tiresome – like listening to Celine Dion singing in one of her shows in Las Vegas. That woman always starts out emoting in fortissimo, forceful and intense, and then cranks it up to quadruple fortissimo and … Continue reading

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Team Politics

It’s not just having lived in Los Angeles for thirty years, and the last fourteen of those in Hollywood – this can be a silly place, from the Chinese Theater to Venice Beach and on out to Paradise Cove where … Continue reading

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Double End Times

So 2009 passes into history, and so does the first decade of this new century – on the night of a full moon and a partial lunar eclipse. But the eclipse won’t be visible in America. Don’t worry about it. … Continue reading

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