Jules Predicts And the winner is …

  Jules Predicts Although early polls declare Clinton and Trump to be in a dead heat, I predict that the clear and decisive winner of the 2016 presidential election will be … Hillary Rodham Clinton. But … And another PS, this time from Hugh Clarkson in New Zealand: I predict that the Don will pick… Continue reading Jules Predicts And the winner is …

Jules Predicts Hillary’s Veep

I predict that Hillary Clinton’s choice for vice president will be male and ethnic, either Black or Hispanic. Probably Hispanic. Maybe sharing a name with a revolutionary or a former slave. PS I’ve enjoyed and appreciated your many replies, and there’s one I just have to share. It’s from Erin Caslavka in northern California. In… Continue reading Jules Predicts Hillary’s Veep

Jules Predicts: Guns and Florida

Jules Predicts? Four times now (most recently in 2012), I’ve made five predictions about events in the not-too-distant future. Starting tomorrow, you’ll see my predictions and be able to judge their correctness, or lack, thereof. — jules PS I’d intended to end there, but given today’s event in Orlando, Florida, I’ll make one more prediction. Despite the mass murder of Americans by a self-declared enemy of America, the state of Florida will impose not… Continue reading Jules Predicts: Guns and Florida

Oscar de la Renta

San Francisco loves its fights, especially intellectual fights. Here’s a current one — along with paintings and sculpture, the de Young Museum has hosted several major fashion exhibits: Saint Laurent, Bulgari, Gaultier, and now, Oscar de la Renta. Fashion’s popular, but is it art? We say yes. And even if it’s not elevated to the… Continue reading Oscar de la Renta