The lawn signs suggest that my west Los Angeles neighborhood is among the most liberal in the nation. Yet no one apologizes for their white privilege when someone steals their Prius catalytic convertor.
Here’s why L.A. is destined to become another San Francisco, where property crime is so out of hand that Walgreens is closing once profitable stores because it no longer can protect its merchandise.
Nonprofit companies prey on the public’s mistaken belief they are altruistic organizations doing God’s work. Much too often, they are merely legal tax dodge schemes. Some, like Consumer Reports, engage in business practices they purport to oppose.
In a democracy, people get the leaders they deserve. Michigan residents should be asking themselves why Ohioans are so much more deserving of great leadership. President Trump has an opportunity to capitalize on the failure of Michigan’s Whitmer and Nessel to investigate their state’s biggest health care network.
Given the national furor over the excessive police force, it’s a wonder that Kamala Harris is rumored among Joe Biden’s top picks for a running mate. Harris once prosecuted a mentally ill woman who was severely injured in a police encounter. She also refused to prosecute a corrupt California utility whose negligence resulted in eight deaths and the decimation of an entire neighborhood.
The circumstances leading to the firing of editor page editor James Bennet make clear that when it comes to dishonesty, intolerance, and creating alternative realities, the New York Times and President Trump are two peas in a pod.
If you know who AOC is and are unfamiliar with the accomplishments of Elaine Luria, I’ve proven my case as to why America can no longer allow Twitter and the media to dominate the country’s political discourse.
Adversity is a test of a person’s courage and character and the Black Lives Matter protests revealed the leaders who were up to the task and those that weren’t. And, of course, there were the shameful.