Archive for the 'Life and Life Only' Category

Hillbilly Elegy

Hillbilly Elegy Anybody who’s a friend of Peter Thiel is not a friend of mine. Well, not exactly, but what bugged me about the press for this book is that they neglected to point out J.D. Vance’s entrenchment with right wingers, as in this book was seen as an insight into the poor white underbelly […]

The Debate

What kind of crazy, fucked-up world do we live in where Bernie Sanders has a heart attack and comes back stronger than ever? One in which Elizabeth Warren is busy snatching defeat from the jaws of victory. The best line of the night? When Bernie said what the people want, that 71% want Medicare For […]

Brandi Carlile Does Joni Mitchell’s Blue

It was a religious experience. The only song I clapped for was “California,” otherwise I sat there transfixed, driven deep into my own soul. How often do you go to a show and know every word, literally? Joni Mitchell was a known quantity because of “Both Sides Now” and “The Circle Game.” Actually, Joni’s songs […]


The Democrats are so dumb. They let the Republicans define the debate. Now the offender is California. It’s an uninhabitable wasteland filled with homeless that has no affordable housing. Taxes are high and the state is about to crater. THEN WHY ARE SO MANY PEOPLE LIVING HERE? The homeless problem is a national one. Tracing […]