Tag Archives: Immigration Reform Dead

Civil Society and Trust

What holds relationships together, and families together, and sports teams together, and rock bands and labor unions and quail-hunting clubs together, and nations together, is trust. Each party trusts that the other party isn’t going to do something really stupid … Continue reading

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Persistent Misconceptions

Okay, this year’s Super Bowl wasn’t much, a blowout as they say, but it had to have a narrative. The guys from one of the two states that have legalized pot beat the team from the other state that legalized … Continue reading

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Eventually Seeing the Problem

Everyone says it, and has said it since the 2010 midterm elections, when the Tea Party crowd wrested control of the House from the John Boehner Republicans – the government has ground to a halt. Nothing gets done. There’s the … Continue reading

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Dropping All Pretense

It’s getting cold out, even here in Los Angeles, and the days are getting shorter, and we all live in the moment. In late October it’s hard to remember the middle of March: Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus presented … Continue reading

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Cut Those Cards Again

Las Vegas is a miserable five-hour drive from here in Hollywood – if you drive fast and no one screws up. Someone always does. Someone always wrecks on up ahead, usually a tour bus full of retirees, and you find … Continue reading

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