Tag Archives: Nancy Pelosi

More Dangerous By the Day

Saturday didn’t work. President Trump addressed the nation. He had talked things over with the key people involved in the matter – Vice President Pence and Senate Majority Leader McConnell and his son-in-law Jared Kushner – and there was a … Continue reading

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Trusting the Women

“At the age of eleven or thereabouts women acquire a poise and an ability to handle difficult situations which a man, if he is lucky, manages to achieve somewhere in the later seventies.” ~ P. G. Wodehouse, Uneasy Money Donald … Continue reading

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The Sheer Force of His Mighty Will

Perhaps it was a negotiating tactic but it didn’t seem like one: Talks between President Trump and congressional Democrats aimed at ending the partial government shutdown collapsed in acrimony and disarray Wednesday, with the president walking out of the White … Continue reading

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Nancy and Sluggo

There are icons. There are Jungian archetypes. And there are comic strips that capture and define the culture. Everyone at one time or another has been Charlie Brown in Peanuts – lost in a world where nothing quite works out … Continue reading

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Now Dawning on America

It was a Frank Capra movie. Jimmy Stewart, the idealistic new senator, somehow stops the corrupt old men who think they run the country – or he finds out that the big bankers cannot ruin his life after all – … Continue reading

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When Exhaustion is Progress

Things were hot out here in 1992 – on April 29, a jury acquitted four officers of the Los Angeles Police Department for use of excessive force in the arrest and beating of Rodney King. But everyone had seen the … Continue reading

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Idiot’s Delight

“Idiot’s Delight” is that odd 1939 MGM comedy – or drama, or musical, or something, with a screenplay adapted by Robert E. Sherwood from his 1936 Pulitzer-Prize-winning play. The movie stars Clark Gable, in the same year that he played … Continue reading

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