Tag Archives: Hillary Clinton

The Big Dog Barks

Bill Clinton, once known as President William Jefferson Clinton, is now called the Big Dog, affectionately. When he talks he takes over the room. He can explain incredibly complex matters with grace and humor – he knows his stuff, in … Continue reading

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The Competition

This is the weekend – the Super Bowl, and it’s Super Bowl 50 this time. This seems to have become an institution that defines America, or maybe it’s simply the only experience left that everyone actually shares in our fragmented … Continue reading

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She Grew

Things change. There was the Los Angeles Democratic Presidential Debate, January 31, 2008, at the Kodak Theater (now the Dolby Theater) on Hollywood Boulevard, sponsored and run by CNN – and it was good to have a friend who was … Continue reading

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After Iowa

Iowa is over. As it nears midnight here in Los Angeles – the middle of the night in the middle of the country – Donald Trump no longer seems invincible. Ted Cruz – the nasty and vindictive and clever little … Continue reading

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Missing Quite a Lot

Some think that Donald Trump is dangerous, a narcissistic authoritarian who plays to fear and resentment – he will make this country great again, after the Treaty of Versailles humiliated us and left us with no military at all. No, … Continue reading

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Waiting for the New Year

New Year’s Eve was a Thursday night this time, and New Year’s Day was a Friday, so the New Year really wouldn’t begin until Monday, when everyone gets back to work, which left people far too much time to think … Continue reading

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New England Saturday Night

For a good time, try Manchester, New Hampshire, on a Saturday night – said no one, ever. That’s a place where nothing’s happening, ever. The wildly transgressive comic and cultural critic Sarah Silverman was raised in Manchester – her mother … Continue reading

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