IMMIGRATION POLITICS--Hundreds of thousands of Central Americans wouldn’t flood the U.S. border if things weren’t pretty bad back home.
MY TURN--The common element of predatory abusers is their power over their victims.
OTHER WORDS-As our nation grapples with its legacy of anti-Asian racism, it’s important to consider the subtler forms of racism too.
PUBLIC HEALTH POLITICS--A public health watchdog on Wednesday praised California's proposal to add the so-called "forever chemical" PFOA to the state's list of chemicals known to cause cancer.
LEANING RIGHT--Something very bad just happened by a great man who could have, and should have, done much better addressing the ills of our nation.
LA HOUSING RIGHTS-In the ongoing debate over banning single-family zoning and turning more people into renters, an important detail has been disturbingly overlooked:
MY TURN--The term Hate Crime is a misnomer since a state of mind cannot be a crime. Thus, hate cannot be a crime. The proper name is not “crime” but “enhancement.”
THE CITY--Apparently, Eric Garcetti, the mayor of Los Angeles never noticed that his close partner and fundraising champion, Rick Jacobs, with whom he has been embedded for years, had been sexually harassing his LAPD security detail and tongue kissing journalists without authorization or consent.
LEANING RIGHT--Contrary to the belief of many, no one single party has cornered the market on compassion to immigrants, including from nations so godawful that they have forced millions of migrants to illegally flee for their lives.
NEW GEOGRAPHY-America’s political culture has been shaped by its rural and urban environments, each of which tends to be dominated by one party. Urban Republicans are now as rare as rural Democrats.
PLANNING WATCH-According to former President George W. Bush, if you are fooled once, you can’t be fooled again.