When a Ban Only Seems to Work

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Styroban

Last autumn Culver City was agog over the coming ban on polystyrene usage by restaurants in deference to the environmental harm caused by Styrofoam remnants in nearby waters and walkways. Hardly a word has been mentioned lately. The headlines have gone to pot and to sanctuary city status, which will be determined at Monday evening’s City Council meeting. Meanwhile, the … Read More

Anti-Trump’er Cries Uncle When Honored

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While President Trump may take a bow this morning for trying to avoid the latest London massacre by the latest crazed Islamist, the boys and girls at Orange Coast College think more like the Muslim killer, as in: Destroy all who disagree with you. A month ago, you may recall, the Costa Mesa community college embarrassingly made news (“Student Victim … Read More

Look Who Is Lecturing Us About Lying

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Ms. Rice
Ms. Rice

You will forgive me, dear reader, for further blackening the crooked face of the Obama presidency. Shameless Susan Rice, intended to be an obscure hire, grew – unimpressively — into one of the major dupes of the morally crippled administration. Lacking a sense of humor,  Shameless Susan today sports a morally fattening sense of irony. Already securely lodged in history … Read More

School District’s Reserves Ease Pain of Brown Cutback

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Mr. Reynolds
Mr. Reynolds

Because Gov. Brown “thinks the economy is worse than other people do,” he has tentatively subtracted $1.3 million from the School District’s proposed funds for next school year, says Asst. Supt. Mike Reynolds. However, Mr. Reynolds is optimistic. “It looks much better than the governor is thinking,” he said. when Mr. Brown issues the final version of his budget in … Read More

Who Ever Heard of an Irish Illegal Alien?

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Sheriff McDonnell
Sheriff McDonnell

Jim McDonnell and I would like to bow deeply and thank the uncharacteristically sensible Los Angeles Times for caring, by thunder, about the future of Mr. McDonnell’s soul and his professional life. Having long ago sold theirs, the Times reserves ample space daily to fret over the souls of the wretches who have not sold out. Top story in yesterday’s … Read More

Holly and Collie – and the Game’s Goal Is Racism

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Colin Kaepernick, left, and his hair, right. Photo, Marcio Jose Sanchez/Associated Press
Colin Kaepernick, left, and his hair, right. Photo, Marcio Jose Sanchez/Associated Press

Proving again that snugly tailored justice awaits societal misfits spouting faux racism accusations, anti-American Colin Kaepernick, failed football player, has been shrunk to unemployment. Reportedly known to former San Francisco 49er teammates as Collie because of his penchant for dogging it, the fired quarterback seems to be regarded as toxic by NFL teams for his racist, anti-American rantings. To attract … Read More

Learning How to Interview the Right Way

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Dr. Limbaugh
Dr. Limbaugh

Third in a series   Re “West’s Limbaugh, Born to be a Leader” Almost 30 years into his career as a college administrator, Dr. James Limbaugh became vice president for strategic planning at Angelo State University in his native Texas. “You know how, whenever you are a vice president, inevitably you grouse about the president,” Dr. Limbaugh said the other … Read More

Council Will Confront New Dollar Crisis

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Mr. Clarke
Mr. Clarke

Reiterating an earlier statement regarding the toxic topic of sanctuary cities, Mayor Jim Clarke said that the headline agenda item on Monday evening’s City Council agenda is not going to be a marathon of haggling over Culver City’s pop status. “I have no interest in spending hours upon hours just to reaffirm something we already are doing so we can … Read More

Blocking Cuban Refugees Was Different, Small Says

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Mr. Small, left, with Mayor Jim Clarke
Mr. Small, left, with Mayor Jim Clarke

Third in a series Re “Now Small Has Clarity on Sanctuary Bid” With the City Council scheduled to study and probably approve Culver City becoming a sanctuary city at next Monday evening’s meeting, Councilman Thomas Small is expected to be an eloquent advocate for sanctuary status. He said recently that after meeting with two Bay Area state legislators, he is … Read More

Does Race Really Matter to Young People?

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Ms. Thomas
Ms. Thomas

First of two parts   The silly, routinely deliberately inaccurate New York Times was found lying face-down in the sandbox yesterday. Caterin’ today to low-rent readers who believe it is elitist to acknowledge that any English word should end in “g,” the Times looked around the room.  Only peace and quiet. Disgusting. Calm does not sell newspapers. Chaos does. Well-cooked … Read More