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America’s Funeral

Wednesday, December 5, 2018, was cold and bleak back in Washington. It rained here in Los Angeles. Things were dismal everywhere, and the day before the markets had crashed. The Dow fell eight hundred points. And the Trump presidency seemed … Continue reading

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Well On the Way to Ending America

The press is the enemy of the people. No president had ever said that before. That’s Hitler stuff. Putin says that. Erdogan in Turkey and Duterte in the Philippines and al-Sisi in Egypt say that. American presidents don’t. They never … Continue reading

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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 Nostalgia Wars

Americans live in the past, when they were young. For most Americans, but not all, life peaked in their senior year in high school. It’s been all downhill since then. That keeps Facebook in business, but there’s a small cohort … Continue reading

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The Deconstruction Begins

Donald Trump did change things. Now everything moves too fast. What happened recently seems like years ago – Charlottesville and Trump’s angry and defiant defense of the “fine people” who marched alongside the torch-bearing white nationalists, shouting about how Jews … Continue reading

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