Who’s next? L.A. or London?

Wembley Stadium in London.

By Pete Zarustica/E Pluribus Unum We don’t build palaces for kings and pharaohs any more; we build them for football teams. Where we build these stately (and hugely expensive) pleasure palaces is the source of much speculation and anguish. NFL commissioner Roger Goodell said recently that he wants league franchises in Los Angeles and London. […]

Obamacare’s “Mickey Mouse” rollout

Walt Disney shows plans for Disneyland to Orange County officials in 1954.

By Jim Tortolano/E Pluribus Unum A charismatic leader overreaches, or seems to.  His biggest accomplishment starts disastrously.  Poor planning, a fistful of first-day glitches and disappointed customers.  Media criticism, finger-pointing and near-panic. Sounds an awful lot like a description of the bumpy rollout of “Obamacare,” as one portion of the Affordable Care Act is popularly […]