Well folks, it’s finally here. The day you’ve either been dreading or looking forward to: It’s the day you read my last bit of work to appear in our little (multiple-award-winning) newspaper.
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It should go without saying that I love cars, but I also know that there are way, way too many of them on Southern California roads.
Now that the countdown to the day we, the class of 2007, leave these hallowed caves, er, halls and enter the much-ballyhooed real world is measured in weeks instead of months or years, the time to start shifting one’s focus from schoolwork to a real-live paying job (or three) is truly upon us.
Question: Do people who knowingly and willingly move in next door to an airport, auto racing track, railroad line, factory or any other bothersome place, have the right to whine and complain about the noise, traffic and other ill effects, especially to the point that the adjacent business is eventually run out of the neighborhood?
I think it’s finally safe to say that our society is now firmly under the control of lawyers.
When it comes to assigning blame for global warming, air pollution and all the rest of the planet’s ills, California lawmakers (and the lemmings that continue to support them) have no qualms about sabotaging the rights of individuals or the economy.
I’m sure most of you are familiar with the story of how on Monday, B-list (or is that C-list?) actor/comedian Eddie Griffin plowed a super-rare, super-expensive and super-fast Enzo Ferrari into a concrete wall at Irwindale Speedway.
I’m sure we all have at least one hobby or interest that is so uncommon, inconsistent with our personality or just plain “out there” that it makes those around us just stand there, mouths agape, and ask “Why?”
It’s said that the only thing that’s constant is change, and nowhere does this seem more true than in the world of journalism.
Have you ever been in a situation where jumping to conclusions landed you in hot water?