Tag Archives: Religious Exemption from the Law

The Eye of Some Tiger or Other

Out here in Hollywood they keep product and the making of the product separate. Some of us live between the two. One block down the street there’s Sunset Boulevard. Turn right, at the Laugh Factory, and you’re on the Sunset Strip … Continue reading

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Longing for Lubbock in the Fifties

The rest of America has long had a problem with Texas – they talk funny down there, and they dress funny, and they keep saying everything is bigger and better in Texas. They’re America’s egotistical rich buffoons, who were skewered … Continue reading

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This Sort of Country

Hollywood isn’t exactly the heartland of America – maybe that’s Peoria, or Waco, or Altoona – but we still do the Fourth of July out here, even if every conservative in the country says we have no right to do … Continue reading

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Carefully Considered Appropriate Hyperventilating

There’s Fox News for the perpetually outraged, and their massive outrage machine is a fine business model for delivering eyeballs to advertisers. There are millions who are outraged that Obama is in the White House, who have been outraged about … Continue reading

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Corporate Religion Triumphant

It’s all Bill Clinton’s fault, but many things are. There was the 1999 Financial Services Modernization Act that Clinton signed into law, which rid us of that Glass-Steagall thing from the thirties that kept investment and commercial banking separate. The … Continue reading

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Shifting Into Reverse

As the 2012 Republican primary process lurched to its sad conclusion – after the caucuses and twenty surreal debates, along with the scattered state primaries – it became clear that Obama would face Mitt Romney, which was fine with the … Continue reading

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Not Broccoli This Time

The Supreme Court doesn’t allow cameras in the room during oral arguments, and they’d never consider allowing those oral arguments – with the best legal minds in the country presenting differing views on momentous issues that will change all our … Continue reading

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