HE VIEW FROM HERE - At the conclusion of the Tuesday, June 20, 2022 January 6th Committee’s presentation, Co-chairperson Rep. Liz Cheney (R-WY) called out Trump White House Counsel Pat Cipollone to testify live before the cameras.
RUSSIAN WAR - The Ukraine-Russia war has raged for more than a hundred days.
GUEST COMMENTARY - It is hard to be sanguine about the future. The breakdown of the ecosystem is well documented.
GUEST COMMENTARY - It is shameful and unconscionable that this country has allowed gun violence to become the leading cause of death among children in the United States – but that is the reality.
LABOR WATCH - America is suffering from a worker shortage, but a more persistent and perhaps even urgent problem is the profound lack of skills among younger Americans.
MY THOUGHTS - Have you noticed that all the Southern California channels always start the 11:00 News with police chases, accidents, or something awful?
GUN CONTROL - Ready, aim, fire: "I believe in Jesus, guns and babies." So declares Kandiss Taylor, GOP candidate for governor of Georgia, in a campaign ad.
GUEST COMMENTARY - “The threats became much more specific, much more graphic, and included not just me by name but included members of my family…”
CONNECTING CALIFORNIA - Watching Top Gun: Maverick made me feel sad—for San Diego.
THE VIEW FROM HERE - After Ben Franklin answered the question what form of government the Constitutional Convention had created, the questioner did not ask, “Why a republic?”
GUEST COMMENTARY - Over five millennia, urban centers have been drivers of civilization and progress, and have adapted in ways that have changed their form and function but assured their survival.