Scott Brinton
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Well, far-left liberals got exactly what they wanted: a caricature of a president against whom a resistance movement could coalesce. Right-wing conservatives got exactly what they wanted . . . more
Because of fake news, a 28-year-old father of two from North Carolina opened fire with an assault-style AR-15 rifle at a Washington, D.C., pizzeria called Comet Ping Pong on Dec. 5. No one was hurt, thank goodness. more
To have predicted Donald Trump’s stunning Nov. 8 victory, one only needed to rewind time 22 years, to 1994 –– the year low-fi-alternative musician Beck released “Loser.” Most folks probably don’t recall . . . more
I recall the fear that I felt in 2008, in the waning days of George W. Bush’s presidency. The economy was in free-fall. Wall Street was . . . more
I blame Sweden for Donald Trump’s stunning victory last week. Yes, Sweden. In 1997, “Expedition Robinson” first appeared on Swedish television. Three years later . . . more
Pulling the frayed plastic bag from the muck revealed a killing field. A dozen or more fiddler crabs lay dead beneath the bag . . . more
For every large-scale social movement, there is a “tipping point, that magic moment when an idea, trend or social behavior crosses a threshold, tips and spreads like wildfire.” So wrote New Yorker staff writer Malcolm Gladwell in . . . more
I remember bright yellow trams as they lumbered along a virtually lifeless Vitosha Boulevard in Sofia, Bulgaria’s capital. They squeaked and creaked as they . . . more
President Obama was officially sworn in for his second term on Sunday, and the inauguration festivities got under way early on Monday, Martin Luther King Jr. Day. more
The eight students and one teacher shuffled into the center of what was left of the dining room of a red-brick ranch home on a canal in Long Beach’s East End last Friday. more
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