Tag Archives: Trump Tweets

The Guns of This August

Don’t go to Paris in August. The place isn’t the same. Everyone’s on vacation – the French folks have left the city for the beaches down south, or up in Normandy. There’s good surfing in Biarritz and there’s the French … Continue reading

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Tweeting Up a War

The Republic of Korea – South Korea – gave us a Fourth of July present in 1976 – the Korean Bell of Friendship in Angel’s Gate Park down in San Pedro – a massive bronze bell housed in an amazing … Continue reading

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Know Your Man

Americans know all about spies. That started on October 5, 1962, with the release of the first James Bond film – and twenty-four of those would follow. Sean Connery had a long run as Bond. David Niven has one shot, as … Continue reading

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Dark on The Inside

Woodward and Bernstein really stuck it to Nixon – dispassionately. Everyone saw the movie – Woodward and Bernstein chased down the facts of the matter. There was something odd about that Watergate burglary. They found out what was odd about … Continue reading

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Not a Normal Day

Sometimes there’s a normal day in Washington. Those with opposing views work things out. They compromise, but the idea that compromise is a good thing seems to have waxed and waned. In 2010 it was the Tea Party crowd – … Continue reading

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Exhausting the Possibilities

America should be exhausted by now. How long has Donald Trump been president? There’s a widget for that – 147 days at this moment – but it seems much longer. Every day is “an extraordinary day in Washington” – no … Continue reading

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When Sorrows Come

Brush up your Shakespeare. Start quoting him now. Polonius is dead – Hamlet stabbed him – and poor Ophelia “divided from herself and her fair judgment” is dead too. Things are a mess, and getting worse. That’s what Claudius explains … Continue reading

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