Tag Archives: Stephen Miller

The Suddenly Shrinking President

Richard Parker wrote Lone Star Nation: How Texas Will Transform America back in 2014 and Karen Olsson ended her review of his book with this: Parker comes across as a kind of affable tour guide at a major attraction, who … Continue reading

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Now the Purge

Donald Trump fired Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen, or he forced her to resign, or they mutually agreed she should resign, or she quit because the situation was hopeless. The odd thing is that she did what she was asked … Continue reading

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All-American Shaming

Americans used to know all about shame. High school kids used to have to read The Scarlet Letter – Nathaniel Hawthorne’s dismal tale of the Puritan Massachusetts Bay Colony during the years 1642 to 1649 – the tale of the … Continue reading

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Anticipating Carnage

Donald Trump’s inaugural address was drafted by Stephen Miller, the kid from Santa Monica High School out here – the kid who hated the school’s Spanish-language announcements and the endless damned festivals of minority “cultures” and all the rest – … Continue reading

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Trying to Settle Things

Some things were settled on the third Sunday in January. Tom Brady did it again. The New England Patriots are going to the Super Bowl, again. Jacksonville was always unlikely – the Jacksonville Jaguars are a team from the land … Continue reading

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Regarding Claims of Genius

Jerry Lewis finally died in 2017 – the famous comedian who had become a national embarrassment. His broad and crude and very loud slapstick routines from the fifties didn’t age well. Over time they seemed more like assault, in the … Continue reading

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Patriot-Provocateurs

Anyone who has taught high school English has had problem students – the smart-ass, the brooding potential psychopath, or the class clown, or the rebel, with or without a cause, but usually without a cause. Anyone who has taught high … Continue reading

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