Opinion

Aug 162017
 
White Los Angeles Against White Supremacy

  Anything L.A. – Los Angeles Liberal Magazine – unequivocally condemns white supremacy, hate groups, hate crimes and white hypocrisy in Washington D.C.   We all have CULTURAL preferences and sentiments. The concept of white supremacy, KKK and the Neo-Nazi movement however has nothing to do with cultural sentiments. These people actually believe that their […]

Aug 072017
 
Time Marches On The Investigation Continues

  Sanctions on Russia, leaked transcripts, White House renovations. Special Counsel Robert Mueller continues working while the President, Senate and Congress are vacationing.   First, the House of Representatives passed a bill blocking the White House from interfering with planned sanctions on Russia. Then in a rare show of bi-partisan unity – and in spite […]

Jul 302017
 
White House Infighting vs. Nuclear Threat

  Anthony Scaramucci is in. White House chief of staff Reince Priebus is out. No transgenders in American military. Obamacare stands. North Korea threatens.   New Communication’s Director Sean Spicer is on the way out. New communication’s director – Anthony Scaramucci – is in. In just days we’ve learned A LOT about him. He is […]

Jul 222017
 
Trumpcare Fails, Sessions Is Disloyal, Loyal Spicer Resigns

  Last week in the United States. The strong rule. The weak continue losing. Common sense is out the window. Francis Coppola created a monster.   Trumpcare falls flat which would be a reason to celebrate except the proposed “repeal” of Obamacare without an immediate “replacement” might leave even more people without health insurance than […]

Jul 162017
 
The Inappropriate Trumps

The puzzling question for today is the meaning of the word “inappropriate”. According to Dictionary.com inappropriate means: “not appropriate; not proper or suitable: an inappropriate dress for the occasion.” As far as I know, if you make a stain on my floor, refer to Grandma as “the old witch”, call Doctor Smith Bob or wear […]

Jul 092017
 
2017 G20 Summit, 2018 Global Climate Action, Volvo Electric, Ethics Belly-Up In Washington

  Highlights of last weeks’ Los Angeles news, California news, United States news and world news   The 4th of July has come and gone. President Trump visits the troops this #IndependenceDay. Just kidding, he’s golfing again. pic.twitter.com/GkySCD80tO — Mike Sington (@MikeSington) July 4, 2017   Los Angeles sworn in its Democratic City Leadership for […]

Jul 032017
 
Travel Ban, Voter Rolls, Women And Media

  Highlights of an eventful week: from the President’s attack on Mika Brzezinski to the fake video in which he pummels CNN reporter   It’s been yet another eventful week, the Republican – and atrocious! – healthcare plan not withstanding: The still unconstitutional but revised travel ban went into effect. The latest version – partially […]

Jun 252017
 
Remembering Otto Warmbier

22 years old Otto Warmbier has died only days after being returned to the United States by North Korea. The University of Virginia student – on his way to Hong Kong for a study-abroad program – used the days before the program was to start for a brief tour of North Korea. As he was […]

May 212017
 
Betty Shelby Got Away With Murder

Even though we have seen the video of how the killing of 40-year-old, unarmed, African American, Terence Crutcher unfolded, white Tulsa police officer Betty Jo Shelby was acquitted by a jury. During the testimony, officer Shelby defended herself by saying that she shot Crutcher because he didn’t obey her command to lie on the ground […]

May 182017
 
Washington Shenanigans

The shenanigans in Washington D.C. don’t seem to stop: The shocking firing of FBI Director, James Comey President Trump’s strange reference to tapes of their conversations in the White House Comey’s alleged memo which supposedly claims that President Trump asked him to stop investigating Gen. Flynn who – in the words of the President – […]

Apr 192017
 
Fresno Shooter In Custody

An arrest has been made. The African American shooter is charged with killing three (four?) people (all white males from 36 to 58 years old) as well as two counts of assault with a deadly weapon. Even though the killer – Kori Ali Muhammad, 39 – shouted “Allahu Akbar” (which means “God is great” in […]

Apr 122017
 
America Has Changed

Has anyone else noticed that America has changed or is it just me? It seems that lately whenever I turn on the TV set there is some shocking news coming at me. In the last few days in particular the news has been overwhelming my sensibilities. The new administration in Washington D.C. and its eyebrow-raising […]

Apr 072017
 
U.S. Strikes Syria

  America stood up for Muslims barred from entering the United States by President Trump’s suspended travel ban!   Less than 48 hours after the city of Sheikhun, in Syria’s Idlib province was bombarded with a lethal nerve gas which killed more than 80 including at least 30 children (presumably by the Assad regime), United […]

Mar 162017
 
Hawaii Has Spoken: NO Travel Ban

  A federal judge in Hawaii, U.S. District Judge Derrick K. Watson, stopped President Trump’s revised travel ban cold in its tracks. The judge blasted the new Executive Order on travel ban as unconstitutional, discriminatory and damaging to Hawaii’s economy (harming in particular education, technology and tourism industries). The modified travel ban was to suspend […]

Mar 072017
 
Insanity Rules

This is a brief overview of national news. This time, draw your own conclusions: are we moving forward or is the America we all love disappearing? President Trump cast wire-tapping accusations on President Obama. Obama dismissed them as nonsense. James Brien “Jim” Comey, Jr., the Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation asked the Justice […]

Feb 222017
 
New Immigration Enforcement And L.A.

Los Angeles Mayor, Eric Garcetti made the following statement on DHS Plans for Implementing the President’s Executive Orders on Immigration: “Stoking fears of mass deportation, turning our backs on refugees and children, denying asylum-seekers the right to see a judge, and showing indifference to suffering are not policies to make us safer — they’re a […]

Jan 152017
 
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday

We celebrate Martin Luther King’s Day every year. This year – just days before the Inauguration Ceremony during which a President Elect who expressed his disregard for civil and human rights will be sworn into the office – it seems more significant than ever. We all know who Martin Luther King Jr. was and what […]

Jan 102017
 
Impact Of Meryl Streep’s Appeal

As we just reported in our 2017 Golden Globes’ memorable moments, Meryl Streep took a stance in defense of freedom of the press during her Cecil B. DeMille Lifetime Achievement Award’s acceptance speech. As it turns out her appeal had immediate impact. She called on the foreign press and American public to support the Committee […]

Dec 252016
 
President Obama’s Legacy: How The Unpopular President Saved America

The Obama era is coming to an end, President Elect Trump will be sworn in the office in a few short weeks. Nearly half of Americans look forward with anticipation and hope to his inauguration and his turn at the wheel. It is a tradition however to look back before closing a chapter. President Obama […]

Dec 242016
 
Jane Fonda The Ageless Idealist

Jane Fonda – daughter of the legendary actor Henry Fonda – is a world famous, Oscar-winning actress, Hollywood star, aerobics’ guru and a best-selling author. She is also a lifelong social activist who: Protested against the Vietnam War and Iraq War Took an active part in the Civil Rights Movement for equality for African Americans […]