Archive for October, 2014

We Can’t Agree About Obama

Posted on October 26, 2014 by

The pounding and pummeling of Barack Obama by Republican candidates in contested U.S. Senate races is painful to watch. To cope, I’m paying no attention to individual races and I’m preparing for the worst. It’s very tempting, of course, to blame the President for this situation. He misjudged and mismanaged his opponents from the start [...]

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That’s O.K. What’s O.K.?

Posted on October 18, 2014 by

Here’s an example of how “millennials” use language differently than previous generations of Americans: I had an early evening meeting in Mid-Wilshre, L.A., had only enough time to find a meter but did’t have any change. Three or four 20-somethings were clustered near a building and – after I parked – I approached waving a [...]

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Obama’s Final Two Years

Posted on October 3, 2014 by

Remember how it felt with two years left in the Bush Administration? Pummeled by six years of Bush / Cheney / Rumsfeld, we knew a month before the 2006 election that the electorate was shifting our way and that Congress would flip to the Democrats. Speaker Pelosi and then the Presidency! But the elation passed [...]

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