Politics & Policy

Don’t Despair

The Democrats won control of the House and Senate. Nancy Pelosi will be the next speaker of the House. Rummy has been retired. John Bolton, probably the flyest ambassador we ...
Politics & Policy

Twist-Tied in L.A.

It was billed as the biggest act of civil disobedience in Los Angeles history — rivaled only by Californians’ defiant use of appliances during peak hours back in the days ...
Politics & Policy

Karr None

I have a confession to make: I am the Zodiac killer, that elusive serial murderer who haunted the Bay Area back in the days of peace, love, and dope. Granted, ...
Politics & Policy

Protest Crasher

On Saturday, I headed to downtown Los Angeles for a march to “stop the U.S.-Israeli war” and “defend Palestine and Lebanon,” an event spearheaded by the ANSWER (Act Now to ...
Politics & Policy

Chavez Cheers

A Cuban immigrant ran up to me last night, flush with excitement at rumors coming from her Miami relatives that Fidel Castro had died, wanting to know if it was ...
Politics & Policy

Bibi Was Right

“Our security problems are not about to go away with the withdrawal; they will only begin.” The prophecies of Israel’s former prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu have come to fruition, and proponents ...