Politics
by | Dec 5, 2019

Sacramento When Orange County went belly up in 1994, the stories seemed to write themselves. One of the nation’s richest counties couldn’t pay its bills. Quirky Treasurer Bob Citron was the only Democrat elected to countywide office, yet Republican officials…

by | Dec 5, 2019

To begin at the beginning, my alter ego and braino super pal Judah M. Friedman and I are riding around glorious Los Angeles in the rain. In our woolly Jewish heads, we’re trying to digest some things. Two heads are…

by | Dec 5, 2019

Once again, Congress failed to pass its budget before the end of the fiscal year on September 30. It also failed to do this critical part of its job before the continuing resolution, or CR — which it enacted in…

by | Dec 4, 2019

Washington Do you spend much time reading the Journal of the American Medical Association? I must say I do not. Perhaps that is because I exercise regularly, eat nutritious meals, avoid drinking to excess, put in a 40-hour week —…

by | Dec 4, 2019

On Wednesday, House Judiciary Committee chairman Jerry Nadler (D-N.Y.) takes over as ringmaster for the ongoing impeachment show. He’s billing his opening act as an inquiry into the “historical and constitutional basis of impeachment” and “the Framers’ intent.” Nadler claims…

by | Dec 4, 2019

Saturday, LSU and Georgia will battle for the SEC Championship in Atlanta, and with a good performance in that game it’s likely Joe Burrow, the Tigers’ quarterback, will lock up this year’s Heisman Trophy. It’s hard to find a better…

by | Dec 4, 2019

“He stole it,” Joe Biden says of Pete Buttigieg’s “Medicare for All Who Want It” plan. The accusation came as part of Biden’s eight-day “No Malarkey” bus tour of Iowa, a state with an ever-shifting poll leader that currently sees…

by | Dec 4, 2019

Peter Wehner, a former official in the George W. Bush administration, has achieved minor fame as a critic of Christians who voted for Donald Trump. He has become a darling of the establishment media, which is always up for a…

by | Dec 4, 2019

Life is interesting, isn’t it? And when the Democrats roll out “the Resistance,” their pathetic public corruption of our social contract, life also takes on aspects of shamefulness and hypocrisy. Take, for example, Act Two of their seasonal theatrical production,…

by | Dec 3, 2019

Amazing. But typical. So the news emerges that with the forced retirement (for health reasons) of Georgia GOP Sen. Johnny Isakson, the Republican governor of Georgia, Brian Kemp, is set to replace the conservative Isakson with financial executive Kelly Loeffler….

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