Tag Archives: Religious Freedom

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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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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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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That Reagan Sunset

Nothing is random. That masthead photo at the top of the page, which has been up there since early March 2007, is not just a sunset, it’s a political sunset. It’s sunset on June 12, 2004, looking northwest from Mulholland … Continue reading

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Finding the Right Lever

The Obama administration is waging a War on Religion! Nonsense, the Republicans are waging a War on Women (and perhaps a war on the seventeenth through the twentieth centuries). If you’re with the Catholic Bishops and the Republicans, the first … Continue reading

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Riding the Wedge

Okay, first a clarification. This isn’t about riding the Wedge at the east end of the Balboa Peninsula down in Newport Beach. Bodysurfing is something you do, or, if you’re an old fart, you watch – unless you’re stuck in Kansas … Continue reading

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