A recall can be a greater exercise in democracy than a general election

Democracy is like a leaky roof: if you want to reduce damage and costs, you fix it before the downpour of election noise.

In contemporary America especially, primary and general elections have a long leadup, and unless one feels especially driven to promote an issue or candidate, it’s reasonable to…

Why is Democratically-controlled LA contradicting Biden’s homie Newsom?

We’ve been hearing for years about how the earth only has 12 years to live due to global warming — and I refuse to use the copout newspeak (with the initials C.C.) implying that we should move the goalposts to make life easier for the alarmists and hope people forget.

Would Noem be different if in Alaska?

South Dakota Governor Kristi Noem championed freedom (or, as some would call it, greed) with an intrepidness unthinkable in sophisticated enclaves where so many would depend on government for instructions and sustenance.

Of course, she has received a great deal of criticism for dwelling on such antiquated ideas as weighing…

What matters is how such things might be reported — or ignored

This solar event itself likely won’t mean much to you — but those who have a few minutes to ponder the details might come to a very different conclusion.

As December 21 approached, we were treated to references to the shortest day of the year. While the date or even…

Chris Dungan

The biggest problem and achievement of this L.A. based data scientist and sociologist is melding so many interests into unique career steps.

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