Joe Mathews: Angelenos are, fundamentally and literally, a city of losers. We are people, or descendants of people, who lost at politics, commerce, love, family, or religion someplace else.
Ellen Brown: The marital problems of Greece and the Eurozone stem from an arbitrary set of rules that were entered into and can be changed by agreement.
Every Friday the LA Progressive features a comment that was particularly noteworthy. This week we are featuring a comment submitted by Wayne Williams, commenting on “The Walled Garden: Fading Away at the California Democratic Party,” by Brad Parker. Wayne writes: “Those of us who have watched the machinations of the party leadership parade before us [...]
Guess who’s contritely telling al-Jazeera he should have resigned from his senior State Department post when he and Colin Powell lost their battle with Dick Cheney, Condi Rice, John Ashcroft and Don Rumsfeld over observing the Geneva Conventions in America’s two wars, one illegal and the other totally botched? Yup, it is that ol’ neo-con [...]