Tag Archives: Political Pandering

The Closer

The man did write The Art of the Deal and on Thursday, May 26, 2016, Donald Trump closed the deal: Donald J. Trump officially secured the number of delegates he needed to clinch the Republican presidential nomination Thursday, according to … Continue reading

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Almost Beyond Pandering

San Diego isn’t Hollywood. The drive down there takes you through San Clemente, where Nixon had his Western White House, as they called it, then past Camp Pendleton, the largest Marine base in the West, then past La Jolla, where … Continue reading

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Marginal Nastiness as Strategy

Abraham Lincoln said it best – “Quotes you find on the internet might not always be accurate.” He didn’t say that? Who knew? Life can be so disappointing, but then some quotes do float free of attribution – someone should … Continue reading

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Say Anything

No one sets out to live in Hollywood. It’s not that kind of place. It’s not exactly homey – maybe it’s the tour busses rolling down the streets all the time, or endless days of endless sunshine without even a … Continue reading

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Can’t Anybody Here Play This Game?

Almost everyone finds politicians useless, but if pressed, would find it hard to say why. We elect these guys to keep things running reasonably smoothly, or at least to keep collapse and catastrophe at bay – and with the vague … Continue reading

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