Category Archives: Republicans and the Hispanic Vote

Persistent Misconceptions

Okay, this year’s Super Bowl wasn’t much, a blowout as they say, but it had to have a narrative. The guys from one of the two states that have legalized pot beat the team from the other state that legalized … Continue reading

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That Curious Existential Despair and Dread

One of the most depressing scenes in Groundhog Day – the best comedy exploring existential despair and dread that Hollywood ever produced, or maybe the only comedy exploring existential despair and dread Hollywood ever produced – is the Jeopardy game. … Continue reading

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Dropping All Pretense

It’s getting cold out, even here in Los Angeles, and the days are getting shorter, and we all live in the moment. In late October it’s hard to remember the middle of March: Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus presented … Continue reading

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Cut Those Cards Again

Las Vegas is a miserable five-hour drive from here in Hollywood – if you drive fast and no one screws up. Someone always does. Someone always wrecks on up ahead, usually a tour bus full of retirees, and you find … Continue reading

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Going Retro

Someone is still honest in Hollywood. Roland Emmerich, that German fellow who now lives up in the Hollywood Hills, is one of those people. He says he likes making action-packed absurdities – with superb production values. His movies are fast-paced, … Continue reading

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Nothing Doing

News stories stall. Everyone has had their say about Obama announcing we’d send a few arms to the Syrian rebels, even if what we’ll send and when we’ll send it is unclear, and to whom, as is what we hope … Continue reading

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Assessing Toxicity

It’s a free country. You can express any political position you’d like, within certain limits. You cannot call for the violent overthrow of the government, or maybe you can. When Sharron Angle was running against Harry Reid out in Nevada … Continue reading

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