Besides the broad movement against unaccountable central authority, the election of Donald Trump was a statement against the political correctness that increasingly entails speech codes and the denial of speech. In their protests, liberals go on claiming the high road. … More Two books help to understand the endurance of liberalism and why it now falters
Of the first compliments ever paid my news photography, one in particular was of the more backhanded variety. It was a case of negation than of positive expression. Someone just wasn’t happy and wanted me gone. Indeed, there were circumstances, and they require a bit of explaining. While moving around the country during the 1980s, I was a … More When ‘No more of his film, thank you’ signified my improvement as a news photographer
Without endorsement from major newspapers, without support from the political class, without leading in polls, and withstanding late campaigning by the popular President Barack Obama, Donald Trump turned blue states red and dumped Hillary Clinton by the wayside. Clinton was a focus-grouped candidate (remember the Listening Tour?) with a fake cause (first woman president). She … More With the possibility of 11th-hour change, here are suggestions for Trump’s ‘national growth and renewal’
Desert Breeze Senior Living has accustomed its neighbors in Mission Lakes Country Club to the arrivals of emergency responders, to the comings and goings of staff members and vendors, and to delivery vehicles and commotion. We also know that two dogs have died in disgusting, neglectful circumstances at 64507 Brae Burn Avenue, which is one of three … More Another emergency call brings responders back to Desert Breeze Senior Living
Desert Breeze Senior Living brings traffic and congestion, including police and emergency response vehicles. … More Desert Breeze Senior Living operates in defiance of Mission Lakes Country Club bylaws
Some words and phrases I avoid when speaking and writing, either because they’re too trendy, too affected, or they suggest thoughtlessness. Years ago I took a copywriter job at a big agency. “Welcome aboard,” I heard more than once the first week. We would get“on the same page” when I joined the new project. Soon after … More Are you -based or -centric? Take this usage test to find out if you suck or blow.