Monthly Archives: March 2018

Climate-Wise Actions for Laguna Beach

Concerned about climate change? Here are some steps Laguna Beach residents (and everyone else) can take to combat climate change and help the environment.  Walk more, drive less. Use the trolley…it’s free.  Turn lights off at home.  Use LED light … Continue reading

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The Laguna Beach March For Our Lives in Photos

The Laguna Beach March For Our Lives in Photos Along with the main March For Our Lives in Washington D. C., Laguna Beach residents had a large turn out of students, parents, and grandparents at the protest at Main Beach … Continue reading

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The Republican Diet

The Republican Diet We were discussing the South Beach diet, when I recalled that Ronald Reagan once called Ketchup a vegetable. Unfortunately, this was to justify cuts in the school lunch program. Then we recalled that George H. W. Bush … Continue reading

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Trump’s Testosterone Trip

Trump’s Testosterone Trip Why should Trump, Fox News, and Trump’s new lawyer get all the fun in proposing conspiracy theories. Invoking the Quid Pro Quo amendment, we all can propose conspiracy theories. Mine is that in the past few days, … Continue reading

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Most of Steel Tariffs Dropped

Since we wrote several articles on the steel tariffs, we have to update when they are essentially canceled with our favorite trade partners. We had argued that they did not really punish China, which we now understand was the main … Continue reading

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Facebook’s Influence

Facebook’s Influence Update, March 25:  These revelations are too big for an incremental update.  The Washington Post just revealed that in the 2014 election, at least 20 foreigners from Cambridge Analytica were participating in state elections at decision making jobs, … Continue reading

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Dear Republicans: This is a Great Time to Consider Retirement

Dear Republicans: This is a Great Time to Consider Retirement The new CNN cited polls show that your demographic groups are down 13% to 20% from the last election. Your President is the least popular in history. He has decided … Continue reading

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Big Brother Is Here, and He Is Trump

BIG BROTHER IS WATCHING YOU Since “1984” by George Orwell, written in 1949, we have all been worried about a Big Brother following us. The invention of phony wars to regulate us hasn’t been much considered. George Bush’s powers of … Continue reading

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Ship of Fools Makes Wise Men Walk the Plank

Ship of Fools Makes Wise Men Walk the Plank Apparently we are discovering a law of sociology, that a group of like people will guarantee that only similar people will enter or stay in the group. The case we are … Continue reading

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Trump’s Encouragements of World Dictatorships

Trump’s Encouragement of World Dictatorships An historical theory of world governments is that they tend to follow worldwide political trends. Countries follow each other in becoming more liberal and international, or more conservative and chauvinistic. They can become more democratic, … Continue reading

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