Going, Going, Gone

Monitoring the “fall of the lastest Gilded Age“: Richard and Amanda Peacock spent five years building their dream home, a 10,000-square-foot, orange mansion overlooking the ocean here. They filled it with leopard-skin chairs, pinball machines, antique Coca-Cola signs and six sports cars. It had a room full of 100 hunting … Continue reading

The Shrinking GOP

In the news this morning… The GOP is shrinking swiftly: A new Gallup analysis shows that the precipitous decline in the number of people who identify themselves as Republicans is widespread across nearly every demographic group — a development that suggests that there is no simple solution to solving the … Continue reading

Supreme Court Upholds California Medical Marijuana Law

Attorney General Eric H. Holder said in March, that the federal government would not be devoting a great deal of effort to “prosecuting low-level marijuana cases” and now… The Supreme Court has “rejected appeals from two hold-out counties in Southern California that objected to the state’s 13-year-old medical marijuana law and claimed … Continue reading