Tag Archives: Conservative-Liberal Divide

Playing What-If

No third party in America has ever amounted to much of anything. Sure they exist – a Libertarian Party and a Green Party and a Socialist Party and so on – but no one pays a bit of attention to … Continue reading

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The Futile and the Pathetic

It’s something about getting old, and perhaps wearing your trousers rolled and walking along the beach. The world moves on, and you may indeed hear the mermaids singing each to each, but of course you know damned well that they’re … Continue reading

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The Ultimate Question of Life, the Universe, and Everything

There’s probably no grand unified theory of everything, unless it comes from the Monty Python troop or Douglas Adams. You might remember Deep Thought – the computer that was created by the pan-dimensional, hyper-intelligent race of beings (whose three dimensional … Continue reading

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Institutionalized Nastiness

Los Angeles is a strange place. A few years ago it was dinner with the Republican friends in Eagle Rock – actually they were on the libertarian no-government-is-the-best-government edge of Republican thought, with a dash of Social Darwin mixed in. … 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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