- Orange County, California, USA
- December 31
- Michael Fox has a J.D. from the University of Wisconsin Law School and a Ph.D. from the University of California, Irvine.
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"Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin
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Thanks for the
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was not governor when Prop
passed, his support for
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passed because the state's
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We’ve heard lots of moralism about the economy recently from both ends of the political spectrum. Wall Street is guilty of greed and homeowners in trouble are guilty of irresponsibility. Instead of offering a cogent systemic analysis of how we got into this financial mess, and the best wa… Read full post »
In his talk at Wasilla on August 17, 2008, with Palin in the audience, Brickner described terrorist attacks on Israelis as God's "judg… Read full post »
The McCain-Palin campaign is making a lot of noise about the large crowd that came to cheer Sarah Palin at her appearance in Lady Lake, Florida, last week. Local fire officials estimated the crowd at 25,000 to 30,000, while the McCain-Palin campaign claims an audience twice that size.&nbs… Read full post »
I read several newspapers and numerous blogs every day, but I think my understanding of the 2008 presidential election has been shaped most deeply by a few books I read many years ago.
Here’s a short list of books that were written long before Sarah Palin entered our collective conscious… Read full post »
Now that lipstick has become the symbol of the Sarah Palin campaign, perhaps we should look more closely at the what the Bible and Christianity has had to say about this fundamental cosmetological device.
It is clear that the Bible isn’t very happy about cosmetics in general, condemning in seve… Read full post »
In Monday’s Salon.com, Alex Koppelman debunks an e-mail that is circulating that purports to contain a list of books that Sarah Palin wanted banned from the public library when she was mayor of Wasilla, Alaska. According to Koppelman, “The list is fake” and “Palin n… Read full post »
Few Americans have suffered as much from the housing crisis as has John McCain.
While the liberal media and the Democrats have jumped all over McCain for owning at least eight homes (and for not knowing how many he owns), the terrible toll that the housing crisis has taken on… Read full post »
Anyone who has seen The Devil Came on Horseback, the heart-breaking documentary film about the genocide in Darfur, will recall ex-marine officer turned unarmed observer Brian Steidle’s comment that “If these photos were seen” — that is, the photos that Steidle himself to… Read full post »
More than 30 years after the last helicopter carried the last American out of Saigon at 07:53 on April 30, 1975, the Vietnam War is still being fought in the American media and the presidential campaign.
The subtext of the McCain campaign’s constant references to McCain’s Vietnam W… Read full post »
Disaster capitalists are staking out the U.S. banking industry.
Private equity firms have long wanted to move into banking. And given the financial crisis that many banks are now facing, isn’t this a good time to allow private equity firms, with their billions of … Read full post »
The New York Times has a weekly real estate feature called “Property Values” that shows “What You Get for…” a certain a mount of money.
I would have liked Obama to have taken the opportunity to speak at Saddleback Church about the crucial and positive role that faith institutions and people of faith have played in many of our most important national struggles: abolition, civil rights, nuclear disarmament, and opposition to the wars i… Read full post »
Barack Obama is close to picking his vice-presidential running mate. For both political and substantive reasons, it ought to be Hillary Clinton.
First the political reasons.
Hillary Clinton’s 17 million votes show that she would bring enormous political power to the ticket, far more than… Read full post »