Tag Archives: Republicans and the Constitution

The Party of Sour Crankiness

Oh well, it seemed like a good idea at the time – but when something’s not working, and you now know it’s never going to work – for structural reasons, or practical reasons, or because the parties in question simply … Continue reading

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The Coming Year of Transparent Nonsense

The context – New Years Day here in Hollywood – the streets were empty. Everyone was over in Pasadena watching that Tournament of Roses Parade – which is kind of the apotheosis of corporate kitsch – or else they were … Continue reading

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