Daily Archives: September 29, 2007

Just extend Medicare to cover anyone who wants it

Geeze, it’s not rocket science. “Employed, but underpaid and uninsured: Consider a waiter making $27,000 who is uninsured, either by choice or because his employer doesn’t provide insurance. If the governor has his way, that person could find himself having … Continue reading

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Only a Southerner could write this

“Know how many people live in Anbar province, where all this vaunted progress allegedly has taken place? Five percent of Iraq’s population. It’s like pacifying Utah while New York and LA are in flames.” Symbols trump substance in controversy, by … Continue reading

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Groucho says

“Outside of a dog, a book is man’s best friend. Inside of a dog, it’s too dark to read.” The Feast of St. Groucho, Philosopher’s Playground, September 29, 2007 And many others. Did you know that Groucho had a long … Continue reading

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How some of us cope with the home team

The 2007 Dodgers: As Seen Through the Kübler-Ross Model. It’s not just baseball. It’s never just baseball in LA.

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Babara Boxer on LA traffic

“A recently released study shows that residents of Los Angeles experience the worst traffic in the nation. The only surprising fact from this study is that the average resident spends only 72 extra hours stuck in rush-hour traffic. For most, … Continue reading

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Comment spam hell

Hi gang, I’m getting lots of comment spams lately for some reason, close to a thousand yesterday, so if you posted a comment and it didn’t show up, sorry, I’m sorry, but it was mowed down with the spam. If … Continue reading

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