Tag Archives: Cold War

Containing the Problem

This October has started out badly here in Los Angeles, with two successive heat waves that have broken all records – day after day of ninety-nine by noon, and rising, with the blazing sun and all that. The air is … Continue reading

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The Kansas Way

Never trust cultural critics, those who look at the sweep of history, and at the moment, and tell us all where this is all heading. The struggle of our times, after Hitler and Tojo were gone, was the epic battle … Continue reading

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After The Fall

Married guys know it’s not just a tired but always useful set-up and running joke in television sitcoms – you don’t forget the anniversary. It’s a big deal. There’s hell to pay if you forget that, and even if you … Continue reading

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