Category Archives: Op-Ed

The George Zimmerman Verdict – A View From the Jury Room.

In yet another example of the news media botching its legal analysis of another high profile Murder trial, there is outrage, rioting and possibly undue violence occurring on the streets of America as we speak as a result of another … Continue reading

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Music In 2012: Ten Things I’ll Remember

1. The E! Network’s show Opening Act took a quick and dirty approach to the format popularized on Making The Band a decade ago – take a group of young talented unknowns, give them some development and see if a … Continue reading

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Requiem for a Space Shuttle (Endeavour)

Creator God, you make all things and weave them together in an intricate tapestry of life. Teach us to respect the fragile balance of life and to care for all the gifts of your creation. Guide by your wisdom those … Continue reading

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Do Trees Have Standing? Space Shuttle Endeavour Remix

When I was in law school, required reading was Christopher Stone’s essay: Should Trees Have Standing? –Toward Legal Rights for Natural Objects, 45 S. Cal. L. Rev. 450 (1972). That essay was cited in Justice Douglas’ dissent in Sierra Club … Continue reading

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Why I support marriage equality when I don’t really believe in marriage.

I never wanted to walk down the aisle in a white dress. I never fantasized about what my wedding would look like or where my honeymoon would be. Perhaps I wasn’t a “normal” teenaged girl, or maybe because I am … Continue reading

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Whitney Houston, Rest in Peace

I was truly saddened to hear of the death of Whitney Houston last night. Not because I consider myself a fan, I wasn’t, but because yet another gifted artist was unable to slay her dragons. Whitney had an amazing voice … Continue reading

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Prop 8: Not Quite There Yet

On Nov. 4, 2008, Americans held their heads up high knowing they elected the first black president. But also on that day 7,001,084 Californians voted to strip gay Californians of the right to marry, including 50.1% in Los Angeles County. … Continue reading

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Chicken Politics

I know, Chick-Fil-A lovers, it’s a bitter pill to swallow. Chick-Fil-A is finally opening up around town, meaning no more tedious drives into Torrance. And now this. According to Equality Matters, Chick Fil-A funds anti-gay agendas. You already put up with them … Continue reading

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What I am thankful for:

  My mom (an angel in heaven), my family, my family history, my cats, mother ocean and my photography!

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Op-Ed: Texas Executes so Many People it Can’t Afford to Buy them a Burger

Texas is all over the news this week. First, the state prisons stopped serving lunch on weekends, saying, “If they don’t like the menu they shouldn’t come here.” Maybe I’m a bleeding heart liberal, but I don’t think those people … Continue reading

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