Tag Archives: Michael Bloomberg

Down to Joe

Nothing is ever settled in politics but somehow Super Tuesday led to Consolidation Wednesday. Everything was falling into place. The Democrats have their nominee. Joe Biden would run against Donald Trump in November. That had not been settled, really, but … Continue reading

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A Work in Progress

At the moment it’s not over. That would be Super Tuesday, three days after the South Carolina primary – fourteen state primaries and the American Samoa caucuses – 1344 delegates up for grabs – a third of all available delegates. … Continue reading

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The Amateur in Trouble

The History Channel has put its 2012 docudrama The Men Who Built America back in its broadcast rotation. So, once again, “Cornelius Vanderbilt grows from a steamboat entrepreneur to the head of a railroad empire, and gets into a heated … Continue reading

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Fully in Charge

Republicans didn’t want John McCain to be their nominee in 2008 – he’d been squishy on immigration, saying those folks who had come here to find work were family folks, good people, worthy of a little respect. That didn’t go … Continue reading

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Life in the Big City

Los Angeles isn’t really a city – the old line is that it’s two hundred suburbs in search of city – but it is huge. San Pedro and the Port of Los Angeles, twenty miles south of downtown, are within … Continue reading

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The Golden Circus

Thirty-two years in Southern California, and the last twenty of those years in Hollywood, are probably enough. Another day in paradise may be one too many, but then there’s nothing much to be done about that. Moving everything to a … Continue reading

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