Tag Archives: Republicans and Minorities

In a Snit and Claiming That as Policy

Times change, and sometimes it’s just not like the old days. Back in 1973 it was the Saturday Night Massacre – the Attorney General resigns, rather than do what President Nixon tells orders him to do, fire the special prosecutor … Continue reading

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Induced Xenophobia

It’s hard to be xenophobic in Los Angeles. You’d have to stay home with the windows closed. Back in the eighties it was sitting and sipping scotch down in San Pedro late at night with the retired Croatian merchant marine … Continue reading

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When Dinosaurs Roamed the Earth

Species go extinct – cataclysmic events do happen, or things slowly change and the physical characteristics of the critter, once a perfect match for the environment, are now somewhat unsuitable for the new hotter or colder, or wetter or drier … Continue reading

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