Tag Archives: Southern Strategy

Fatally Flawed

There are some problems that cannot be solved. No one is ever going to come up with that perpetual-motion machine – the laws of physics, which every scientist from Newton to Einstein has carefully observed and documented, preclude that. It’s … Continue reading

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How These Things Happen

There’s an old saying about never missing the water ’til the well runs dry, and more than a few blues songs and country and western songs of regret, where the fine woman’s gone, the woman the man stupidly took for … Continue reading

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Racing Along

Colin Powell should know better – “evidence” is not a verb – but what he was getting at early this year was clear enough: There’s also a dark – a dark vein of intolerance in some parts of the party. … Continue reading

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California’s Gift

Everyone makes fun of us out here. “There is science, logic, reason; there is thought verified by experience. And then there is California.” That pretty much sums it up. Those words are from the writer Edward Abbey – Larry McMurtry … Continue reading

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Old Movies Always Playing

Out here in Hollywood you get used to it. The social conservatives – the evangelicals and End Times folks anticipating the Rapture, the values-voters and whatnot – have no use for Hollywood. All the movies and television shows are filled … Continue reading

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Escalating the Culture Wars That Were Supposed To Be Over

You know, if you’re going to San Francisco, be sure to wear some flowers in your hair. And if that advice seems odd to you, you missed the culture wars of the sixties. The words are from a hit song … Continue reading

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