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Rob Crisell
Rob Crisell is a writer, actor, teacher, and attorney in Southern California. After two decades in publishing, national nonprofit work, law, and commercial real estate, Rob is now a full-time writer and educator. He’s the author of two books: “The Zoo of Impossible Animals” (an adventure novel for children) and “Shakespeare’s Book of Wisdom” (an advice book for young adults). He is a graduate of Yale University and George Mason University Law School. For details, visit his website at www.robcrisell.com or his YouTube channel.
by | Jan 14, 2021

In his book Modern Times, historian Paul Johnson describes the 1960s and early 1970s as “America’s suicide attempt.” So far, the 2020s have some Republicans gazing into the abyss once again. But if you’re starting to feel immortal longings, step…

by | Jan 10, 2021

We knew it couldn’t last.  This week, rumors that Kim Kardashian and Kanye West are seeking a divorce sent shock waves around the world, causing couples everywhere to ask themselves: “If they can’t make it, who can?” I kid. (Is…

by | Jan 5, 2021

Last Thursday, bitterly divided Americans came together to bid good riddance to that annus horribilis, 2020. Like the traitorous Thane of Cawdor in Macbeth — who faced his execution with unexpected dignity and grace — nothing about 2020 became it…

by | Dec 17, 2020

“We must all hang together, or most assuredly, we will all hang separately.” – Attributed to Benjamin Franklin, 1776 Last night, I had dinner inside a restaurant with my wife and our two dear friends. That might not mean much…

by | Dec 10, 2020

Welcome to California, where our dictator has movie star hair, a dayglo smile, and an impeccably progressive resume. What he likely doesn’t have any longer is the support of a majority of his constituents. Californians don’t like to break the…

by | Dec 2, 2020

“If you want a friend in Washington, get a dog,” Harry Truman is often credited as saying. Besides being friends, dogs also make for excellent scapegoats, especially if you happen to be a frail, 78-year-old president-elect who takes a solo…

by | Nov 21, 2020

After the colossal dumpster fire that was the Democrats’ performance in the House of Representatives on Election Day, circular firing squads took aim at one another during a November 5 conference call with House members. Under the onslaught of this…

by | Nov 14, 2020

If you liked the basement campaign, you’re going to love the bunker presidency. This year’s presidential election showed that slightly more than half of America no longer wants a president who speaks to them openly and often. They don’t want…

by | Oct 24, 2020

Dear President Bush, Howdy! Long time no see. I’m glad you and Laura are enjoying retirement in Crawford. After all your years of service to this country — and all the abuse you patiently endured from the Left and (occasionally)…

by | Oct 22, 2020

It’s been nearly a month since the first debate between President Donald J. Trump and Joe Biden — an event variously described as a “train wreck,” “hot mess,” and “incomprehensible squabble.” To help you endure what is sure to be…

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