State of the Union Address

  • Blogs

    February 13, 2013

    [UPDATED with Hot Gassing Defended:] Christopher Jordan Dorner War Is Over!

    See the update at the end of page 5 on the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department defending the use of "hot gas," which could have sparked the cabin fire, on the suspect.ORIGINAL POST, FEB. 7, 9:48 A.M.: The word coming out of the Los Angeles Police Department this morning is meant to apply to t ... More >>

  • Columns

    November 29, 2012

    What Does 'Wey' Mean?

    [¡Ask a Mexican!] And should the U.S. bring back the guest-worker program for Mexicans?

  • Blogs

    January 28, 2012

    Dana Rohrabacher Gets Lectured For Lying on HBO's Real Time with Bill Maher

    ​As expected, Dana Rohrabacher--Orange County's senior career politician--embarrassed the county during a Jan. 27 appearance on HBO's Real Time with Bill Maher and then got into a Twitter fight with a viewer who called him "a pathetic old queen.""I'm happy, not gay," Rohrabacher felt the need to d ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 26, 2011

    Like Crazy at Sundance: Greetings From Planet Sundance, Earthlings

    ​I'm a little behind. On sleep, this blog, student loans--you name it! Earlier today, someone mentioned Obama gave his State of the Union address last night. I had no idea, and it reminded me how insular this festival can become. Insular and subjective. I currently reside on Planet Sundance, i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 24, 2007

    Signs and Portents and E. Howard Hunt

    I'm not much of one for sign and portents, the stars aligning, etc., but I was struck by a certain confluence of events yesterday. First came the news of Watergate felon E. Howard Hunt's death. Then came the opening statements in Scooter Libby's trial. Hunt was always irked by the fact that he was ... More >>