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Category Archives: California Rising

Wither America? Welp

It’s been a few weeks since Bernie dropped out. I’ve canceled my $17/month contributions. But I can’t figure out how to stop getting the Bernie texts on my phone.  I … Continue reading

May 2, 2020 · 6 Comments

Prediction: New York Times Will Dissolve

It recently occurred to me that, sometime in the next four to eight years, the New York Times will probably dissolve. That is, the world’s leading newspaper, founded in 1851, … Continue reading

January 26, 2020 · 1 Comment

I Was Right (Oh My)

  This will be my last political post for the foreseeable future. So it’s only fitting that I sum up the 13 years of blogging I’ve done on this topic. In … Continue reading

December 23, 2016 · 5 Comments

All But the Yukon

I was reading some news tonight about Mr. Trump’s administration appointments coming from the fossil fuel interests, and how that might imperil the environment. So I Googled “california epa” to see if … Continue reading

December 18, 2016 · Leave a comment

Secession: Conflict of Laws

In my mind, Donald Trump’s appointment of Jeff Sessions as Attorney General raised the odds of California secession from “speculative” to “even odds”. The core principle here at work is that … Continue reading

December 17, 2016 · Leave a comment

Secession: Conflict of Values

This is first of a series of posts in which I’ll articulate my views of the “why” for California secession. I begin with the deep chasm of values separating California from EORA … Continue reading

November 23, 2016 · 3 Comments

A Little Less Crazy

Over four years ago, I published my first California Rising post: Dreaming of Coastal America. That post announced my new political position: “California secession”. Over the past four years, I’ve discussed this … Continue reading

November 22, 2016 · Leave a comment

I Voted for Donald Trump

I voted for Donald Trump today. Not a surprise to some of you who have been reading my blog posts. For those of you who haven’t, here’s an allegory of my … Continue reading

October 16, 2016 · 4 Comments

On Thugs

/tldr; People make big money on thugs. Same can’t be said for “good” blacks, women, or gays. Coming schism in America. Long version: Given that the #Dallas shooting was about “Black … Continue reading

July 8, 2016 · Leave a comment



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