Tag Archives: Hillary Clinton

Unhappy Families

Someone once said that friends are God’s apology for family. The provenance of clever quips is always problematic, but someone said that – you get to choose your friends, but you’re stuck with your family. God ought to apologize. Every … Continue reading

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A Question of Trust

Structure – that’s what’s missing. After high school for some, and after college for others, and for some of us, after graduate school, it’s a lifetime of work, of things that must be done, on time – about forty-five years … Continue reading

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The Unashamed Socialist Steps Up

As April was ending, as it does each year, Baltimore had eaten up all the news cycles. When the desperate and outraged people of a major American city have finally had enough, and when there’s the right precipitating event, riots … Continue reading

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Between the Potency and the Existence

In 1925 – the year that F. Scott Fitzgerald published The Great Gatsby and we had that epic Scopes trial in Tennessee over teaching evolution, or even science, in our schools – T. S. Eliot was in London and in … Continue reading

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The Reason Why

America votes for a new president on November 8, 2016 – at the moment only 573 days from now, roughly eighteen months from right now. Here’s a handy countdown clock – a useful reminder not to take the big news … Continue reading

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Accepting the Inevitable

Americans really don’t love a winner. That’s why Damn Yankees ran for 1,019 performances in its original 1955 Broadway production and the film version was a big hit in 1958, and why a new version is in the works. When … Continue reading

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Hillary by Default

A little over seven years ago there was that Los Angeles Democratic Presidential Debate, on January 31, 2008, at the Kodak Theater over on Hollywood Boulevard. Kodak has pretty much gone bankrupt – everything went digital and Kodak didn’t – … Continue reading

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