Politics

Tuesday 6:25am: I slept in. In the days between Christmas and New Year’s, who doesn’t? Accordingly, it’s quiet out. REAL quiet. I’m just hoping I make gate today on ‘ol Citizen’s Cab…



“The trouble with political jokes is that they often get elected to office.” Tracing the origins of this quote was rather interesting. A cursory search of the quotes reveals it could be; Will…


The campaign is being launched in three cities this week: San Diego, Los Angeles, and San Jose. The California Is Not For Sale initiative will be staging protests using cutouts of all…




Support for an assault weapons ban is a sinking ship, according to this poll published on December 16, 2015. Just 45 percent of the people polled were in favor of legislation that bans the sale…




It’s my last day driving before heading back east for Christmas. And I’m not feeling very well. (Cough! Cough!) Digression: Can someone help me with this “back east” thing? Are we talking…





Via Gods & Radicals: This essay by Jonathan Woolley is among the great works published in A Beautiful Resistance—Everything We Already Are, available in print or digital. Roy Cohn: What’s it like? After? Belize:…











Musician Frank Zappa talked a lot about politics. He spoke mostly in defense of the first amendment’s protections of the freedom of speech and expression. In his autobiography The Real Frank Zappa  writes;…


Yeah, it’s still the slow season in the taxi world. And now it’s cold. Christmas cold. And it’s getting rainy, too. El Niño ‘n all… The good news is, after a short…