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The lede reads: “Daniel hoped he hadn’t made a big mistake. It was a birth day present coming fr om Europe. Shipping was a big part of the price.” I’m copying from the page above, so it’s all [sic]. The package arrived from the U.K. weeks before my Virgo birthday. ” ‘What if you don’t like it?’ I got nervous, but he said he could send it back.” Sure, I could retype the whole first page I wrote on my gift on my MacBook, or scan and copy a doc that would come close. But any accuracy would be c...
Tags: Art, Macbook, Harry, Sunday Times, Voice, Dad, Ajblogs, Judy, Daniel, East Village, Lolita, Keats, Cornwall England, Europe Shipping, Waltham Mass, Adlai

Weirdo O’Rourke

Friends of the young Bill Clinton and Barack Obama spoke of the special glow of promise they had about them, even back in their early twenties. Angels sat on their shoulders. History gave them a wink and said, “Hey, good lookin’, I’ll be back to pick you up later.”Robert O’Rourke? Not so much. He was just a weirdo. That isn’t my word, it’s how his friends saw him. “You’re supposed to make friends with future secretaries of state, not weirdo musicians,” one O’Rourke pal, Adam Mortimer, told the N...
Tags: Texas, News, Senate, White House, Virginia, New York City, Elizabeth Warren, NFL, America, Barack Obama, Bloomberg, Normandy, Ted Cruz, New York Times, Bill Clinton, Dallas

For local filmmakers, the Valley Film Festival feels like home

The Valley Film Festival, which kicks off Halloween night and runs through Sunday at Laemmle’s NoHo 7 in North Hollywood, has grown into an international destination for celebrating cinema. But while it includes entries from the UK, South Africa, Ukraine and Luxembourg this time around, VFF remains focused on celebrating the San Fernando Valley’s unique place in the world of cinema – and the filmmakers who live and create movies about it – like festival founder and director Tracey Adlai envision...
Tags: Hollywood, News, California, Washington, Iraq, Uncategorized, Los Angeles, Siri, Sport, Chicago, Soccer, Glendale, Kaiser, Wisconsin, Luxembourg, Local News

Here’s Where The Federal Probe Into Orange County’s Jail Informant Scandal Should Begin

LOS ANGELES ― The U.S. Department of Justice’s civil investigation into a tainted jailhouse informant program in Orange County, California has officially begun. For more than three years, the Orange County district attorney’s office and sheriff’s department have been embroiled in a sprawling jailhouse informant scandal ― one that may have involved the violation of numerous defendants’ civil rights, and that threatens to upend a number of already settled murder cases. The DOJ is examini...
Tags: News, California, Court, Los Angeles, Barack Obama, Chico, Jesus, Orange County, Donald Trump, Doj, Erickson, Huffington Post, Sanders, Northern California, Martin, U S Department of Justice

Is the Left Playing with Fire Again?

By Pat Buchanan Is the Left Playing with Fire Again? Patrick J .Buchanan USA –  -( To those who lived through that era that tore us apart in the ’60s and ’70s, it is starting to look like “deja vu all over again.”And as Adlai Stevenson, Bobby Kennedy and Hubert Humphrey did then, Democrats today like Chuck Schumer and Nancy Pelosi are pandering to the hell-raisers, hoping to ride their energy to victory.Democrats would do well to recall what happened the last time they rode ...
Tags: Usa, John Lewis, Maryland, Guns, California, America, Eu, Reagan, Noah, Chicago, Democrats, Hillary Clinton, Ronald Reagan, Newark, Nancy Pelosi, Vietnam

The Decay Of American Politics

An Ode to Ike and Adlai Cross-posted with My earliest recollection of national politics dates back exactly 60 years to the moment, in the summer of 1956, when I watched the political conventions in the company of that wondrous new addition to our family, television.  My parents were supporting President Dwight D. Eisenhower for a second term and that was good enough for me.  Even as a youngster, I sensed that Ike, the former supreme commander of allied forces in Europe in World ...
Tags: Europe, Tpp, New York, Isis, News, Obama, Washington, Wall Street, Senate, Iraq, Africa, Israel, America, Iran, Harvard, Hillary Clinton

Anthurium no. 1038 "Adlai Lowe"

I swear that was the name 1038 got assigned forever ago; I didn't change it to fit this bloom. I just got really lucky, because the bloom is literally very close to the soil line, and also it's about as tiny and inconspicuous as an Anthurium bloom can possibly be. Adlai is also noteworthy for blooming while in a 3-inch pot; it's not the first seedling to try (that'd be 0835 Brenda Dharling), [Author: mr_subjunctive]
Tags: Gardening, Adlai, Pretty Picture, Mr_subjunctive, Unpretty Picture, Anthurium, Anthurium seedlings

Bloomberg vs. Trump? – Run, Mike, Run!

By Pat Buchanan Michael Bloomberg Patrick J .Buchanan USA –  -( The morning of the New Hampshire primary, Donald Trump, being interviewed on “Morning Joe,” said that he would welcome his “friend” Michael Bloomberg into the presidential race.Which is probably the understatement of 2016.The three-term mayor of New York and media mogul whose fortune is estimated at $39 billion, making him one of the richest men on earth, told the Financial Times on Monday he is considering a ru...
Tags: Florida, New York, Bloomberg, Gop, Hillary Clinton, Ronald Reagan, New Hampshire, Election 2016, Republican, Donald Trump, Michael Bloomberg, New York State, Financial Times, Bernie Sanders, Clinton, Joe