Tag Archives: Los Angeles

The Los Angeles Chalk Wars

Has the US Police State ever gotten down to such a base level of Stupid before? The Los Angeles cops and Occupy are now battling it out over the Occupy practice of chalking side walks and walls with political messages. … Continue reading

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Houston Police behaving badly

Here’s the link. I think they took the video down from where the former link pointed. The Houston mayor says in a quote at the end of it that whoever published the video should be prosecuted. Punished as harshly as … Continue reading

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Dodgers sportscasters recall Chavez Ravine, not Battle of Chavez Ravine

Chávez Ravine isn’t just the site of Dodger Stadium. Major League announcers mentioned it knowingly today during the Cubs game, looking over at its Hollywood-like “Think Blue” sign, but Chávez Ravine is no mere physical feature. It names the Hispanic … Continue reading

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Ugly Dolls more than skin deep

Do you remember several years ago, when Ugly Dolls crawled out of the Cabbage Patch like that season’s Troll Doll? We have an obsession with fugly. Except they were trendy, hand sewn in someone’s attic and sold at exclusive boutiques, … Continue reading

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Kaiser Dumpanente, caught ‘cutting health care costs’

It was just a week or so ago that I was out walking my dog, and ran into a gentleman who thought he had seen me at his heart clinic. We got to talking, and he informed me of his … Continue reading

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All the news fit to be shown to Americans

What explains the decision to have a different cover story in this week’s domestic issue of Newsweek? Losing Afghanistan everywhere else, Annie Liebowitz: My Life In Pictures here. Continue reading

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Apple Pan unchanged since 1947 or 1987

This is my favorite eatery in LA. You stand along the wall until there’s a seat free at the counter. You’re breathing down their necks, actually. Luckily those seated are eating at the pace they are being served. Fast. The … Continue reading

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