Tag Archives: End of the Republican Party

A Great Disturbance in the Force

Yoda felt a great disturbance in The Force. This was a bad thing. Alderaan had been destroyed by the Death Star – the whole planet, gone – but that was in 1977 – in a space-adventure movie. These days, on … Continue reading

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The Primal Scream Party

Everyone agrees that the second presidential debate in Saint Louis was a bit strange: The presidential campaign took a dark turn here Sunday night as Donald Trump leveled a stream of harsh charges at Hillary Clinton during their second debate, claiming … Continue reading

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After Trump

There’s something up with Trump, but there has always been implicit violence in the air: The Secret Service protected MSNBC reporter Katy Tur after Donald Trump launched a personal attack at a December rally. The candidate had previously blasted her … Continue reading

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The End of It

Cleveland is over, but not really. Their basketball team, the Cavaliers, finally won it all, and their baseball team, the Indians, leads its division this year. They’re pretty good. The football team, the Browns, is once again hopeless – but … Continue reading

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That Slow Boat to China

In 1870 or so, it was best not to hang around the Boston House at the corner of Davis and Chambers streets near the waterfront in San Francisco. The place was run by James “Shanghai” Kelly and often the whiskey … Continue reading

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The Unexpected Inevitable

Well, that was unexpected, and inevitable, and the Washington Post summed it up nicely: Donald Trump, the celebrity mogul whose brash and unorthodox presidential bid was counted out time and again, became the de facto Republican nominee Tuesday night after … Continue reading

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Republican Poison

There are a few more primaries left – Indiana in early May, California in early June – but unless Hillary Clinton goes to jail or Donald Trump works himself up so much that he has a massive stroke, it will … Continue reading

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