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Outing Harvey Weinstein isn’t enough

Outrage over sexual assault shouldn’t be a partisan contest. Whether you’re Bill O’Reilly, Roger Ailes, Bill Clinton, Bill Cosby, Donald Trump, Harvey Weinstein or Bob in Accounting, sexual predation is inexcusable. But as bad as their behavior, I’m similarly outraged … Continue reading

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Guns and other insanity

So, the consoler-in-chief has visited Las Vegas in the wake of a mass slaughter at a concert there, and, unlike yesterday’s shameful performance in Puerto Rico, he stayed on script.  He called the gunman “sick and demented, ” but he … Continue reading

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Sports, patriotism and the national anthem

With everything else to worry about, – think North Korea, health care, hurricane victims – Donald Trump  should be excoriated for distracting us with his attack on the National Football League players and team owners who make political statements by choosing … Continue reading

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“What Happened?” Clinton gets it

“What Happened?” It’s a question many have been asking at least daily for the last ten months. So it’s an apt title for Hillary Clinton’s new book, a reasonably clear-eyed analysis of the 2016 presidential election debacle.  While she glosses … Continue reading

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Joe DeNucci, Contender for the People

Joe DeNucci won most of his fights in the ring and in politics. In a long series of majority decisions, he won his fight for the hearts of the people. But on Friday, at the age of 78, the state’s … Continue reading

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Harry was saved from Harvey, but questions remain

After three harrowing days, our cousins and their dog, Harry (see photo from drier days), were rescued Monday from their home in the Meyerland section of Houston. They live but a stone’s throw from a bayou in a gracious neighborhood … Continue reading

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Sanders supporters’ sour grapes votes did us in

Taegan Goddard, author of Political Wire and one of the best, most even-handed aggregators around, just sent out this disturbing alert: Disappointed voters for Bernie Sanders who refused to hold their noses and vote for Hillary Clinton and voted instead for … Continue reading

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