Monthly Archives: February 2017

Why are these people getting so much money?

With some news stories, I just take a deep breath, let a mild wave of cynicism pass through my system and shake my head at the ways of the world. Here are several items of note from the past week: ■■■ … Continue reading

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A lie by any other name …

One of these days, a bold newspaper may run a banner headline that says: TRUMP TO TRUTH: DROP DEAD It would delight or enrage readers, depending on political perspective, and set off endless rounds of debate in the media business … Continue reading

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Who’s in charge of the Kings — and who will tell us?

As the Sacramento Bee, like newspapers and media outlets across the country, wrestles with how to deal with lies, baseless claims, misstatements and “alternative facts” on the nation’s political stage, let me suggest the newspaper get some practice with mere … Continue reading

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Kings show no class in trading Cousins

With typical duplicity and lack of class, the honchos running the Sacramento Kings  decided to dump DeMarcus Cousins amid all the showcase glitter of the NBA All-Star Game. After years of proclaiming their loyalty to Cousins, team manipulators cut their franchise player loose … Continue reading

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“Eleanor Rigby” got her through the pain of Vietnam

Ah, look at all the lonely people! Ah, look at all the lonely people! Eleanor Rigby picks up the rice in the church Where a wedding has been Lives in a dream Waits at the window, wearing a face That … Continue reading

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