Blue focuses on the history of the LAPD, and attempts to use the lessons learned as a template for national reform. The Rampart Scandal, L.A. riots, Daryl Gates and Bill Bratton are highlighted.
Rugby and doping, yes. But The Straight Dope involves much more. Government agency overreach and abuse, hubris, willful negligence, loyalties and broken friendships. In-depth investigative journalism
A reflection of my feelings during a dark period of depression and PTSD
The last great gasp of the Ottoman Empire; A setback in the rise of Churchill; The long term nationalistic aftereffects on Australia, New Zealand, Ireland and Turkey; and the weakening British Empire
Pavones, Costa Rica, a remote, undeveloped fishing village is transformed into a surfing Mecca after being discovered by, Dan Fowlie, a flamboyant California entrepreneur. Squatter wars a tuna farming