Monthly Archives: January 2016

Why do we laugh, even when it’s not funny?

Last night I went to the opening of the The Metromaniacs at the Old Globe Theater in Balboa Park. It was amazing. A perfect combination of mischief, mistaken identities, misplaced infatuation, and true love triumphs in early Enlightenment Paris; The Metromaniacs is a non-stop verbal rhyming treat for the ears. Set against the backdrop of […]

The GOP may be shouting the loudest, but it is into an increasingly progressive and diverse electorate

The New Year has arrived and presidential politics is in a fractured state as fissures between the GOP establishment elite and a vocal revolutionary hungry far-right base widen with each perceived slight by the other. Despite the influence of deep-pocketed coffers like the Koch Brothers, Sheldon Anderson, Paul Singer, and Harold Simmons, the establishment no […]

They Are Terrorists, Not Patriots

Stop calling them anti-government extremist groups. Militiamen. Right-wing militants. Zealots. Or even more grossly inaccurate, Patriots. In the days since gunmen took over a federal wildlife refuge in Burns, Oregon all eyes have been trained on the tense situation and a renewed call to not only recognize but combat domestic terrorism within the United States. […]

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