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Seventeen Again

Break from politics here … there will be endless subjects to chew on in that domain.  Today’s post is about the extraordinary yoga class I took at midday. Background: I started doing yoga … Continue reading

November 16, 2016 · 1 Comment

Kick Da Bums Out

After picking my jaw up off the floor around 9pm last night (California time), my brain started thinking about the meaning of this shock. Some of the detailed post-vote exit … Continue reading

November 9, 2016 · 8 Comments

Hillary as Lyndon Johnson

Last night, I attended a party celebrating the 25th year reunion of our 1991 Stanford Law class. It was nice to catch up with these amazing, talented people. During the party, … Continue reading

October 23, 2016 · 5 Comments

In Defense of Ethan Strauss

Alternate title: “Draymond and Trump: Separated at Birth?” Alternate title 2: “Poking the Eight” Ethan Strauss of ESPN published an article today entitled: “Golden State’s Draymond Green problem“. It’s a … Continue reading

October 19, 2016 · 1 Comment

Foiling the WordPress Commenting “Bug”

My sister Kathy alerted me to a problem with commenting on this site. I had checked the “enter name and email” setting in WordPress to minimize spam. But then, Kathy pointed out … Continue reading

October 19, 2016 · 1 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 · 3 Comments

Obama’s Crime: Nonconfrontation

I’ve been waiting seven years to write this blog post. The reason I hadn’t yet done so is because I didn’t want to sound like one of those right-wing nut-jobs who … Continue reading

October 15, 2016 · 2 Comments

Late to the Rooting Party

Last week, I rooted my Google Nexus 5X phone. For non-techies, that means I am now “lord and master” of my phone, not Google. If that still doesn’t make sense … Continue reading

August 29, 2016 · 4 Comments

The Private Prison Implosion

This is what’s happening to the Corrections Corporation of America’s stock price right now: pic.twitter.com/fJDNBgBILl — Shane Bauer (@shane_bauer) August 18, 2016 This morning, as I was settling down to start … Continue reading

August 18, 2016 · Leave a comment

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