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Trump in Chinatown

The title of Roman Polanski’s 1974 film Chinatown was a bit of shorthand. That movie wasn’t about Los Angeles’ Chinatown at all. It was about the California water wars in the early years of the last century. Somehow, no one … Continue reading

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Expect Disastrous Results

That was a hell of a thing. The week opened with the Dow dropping 719 points and then recovering, closing down “only” 617 points, one of the worst days Wall Street has seen in quite a while. And things had … Continue reading

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Elementary Trump

Nothing is what it seems. That’s the premise of every Sherlock Holmes story. That’s the premise of the Adventure of the Abbey Grange – Holmes and Watson called to the scene of a murder. The Scotland Yard folks are puzzled … Continue reading

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