MILITARY COMPLEX - Although critics of the Biden administration’s Build Back Better plan to increase funding for U.S. education, healthcare, and action against climate catastrophe say the United States Can’t Afford It, there are no such qualms about ramping up funding for the U.S. military.
HEALTH CARE POLITICS - The emergency room. You go there for help when you’re really in trouble or have no place else to turn.
PERSPECTIVE - I still remember sitting at home with my parents and watching the news clips of Colonel Colin Powell presenting the U.S. case for war against Iraq.
DEAR CITYWATCH - Why is Metro allowing unauthorized activists to redesign Colorado Blvd.
VOICES--Following today’s introduction of a City Council motion to suspend Mark Ridley-Thomas from his official duties due to federal felony bribery and fraud charges, L.A. Controller Ron Galperin announced that he will stop paying Mr. Ridley-Thomas’s salary if the suspension is approved: