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  • Syria's turmoil is internal, but meddling could inflame Middle East

    PARIS -- The unclarified mystery about the struggle in Syria is what it is all about. Did it begin in repercussion to the Arab uprisings elsewhere? Or is there a sinister external explanation? Who began it? The story commonly offered is that children...
  • George and Mitt Romney: Like father, unlike son

    George and Mitt Romney: Like father, unlike son
    In an effort to drum up interest in his presidential bid for the 1968 elections, Michigan's governor, George Romney — Mitt Romney's father — went into the belly of the beast. During the summer of 1967, the elder Romney gave a stump speech in...
  • Book review: 'The Real Romney' adds fuller picture of candidate

    Book review: 'The Real Romney' adds fuller picture of candidate
    Let's face it, Mitt Romney seems more than a little opaque. On the one hand he's über-rich, incredibly smart and nakedly ambitious; on the other he seems somehow robotic, shut-down and so happy to embrace the pragmatic option that the core of his...
  • McManus: Obama's common touch

     McManus: Obama's common touch
    The State of the Union address is a political exercise in the best of times. But when a president is running for reelection and Congress is dominated by his most bitter opponents, there's even less pretense than usual. The State of the Union address that...
  • Two Michigan Romneys: One beloved, one struggling for acceptance

    Two Michigan Romneys: One beloved, one struggling for acceptance
    As Michigan-born Mitt Romney looks to his native state to put his presidential campaign back on track in today's Republican primary, he is relying in part on the fond memories of the folks there for his father, former Gov. George Romney, thrice elected in...
  • Mitt Romney Easily Wins Michigan Straw Poll On Mackinac Island

    Mitt Romney Easily Wins Michigan Straw Poll On Mackinac Island
    Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney easily defeated Rick Perry and the rest of the field to win the National Journal Hotline/National Association of Home Builders Straw Poll of GOP activists attending a weekend conference in Michigan. According...
  • Romney and the revival of the Northern Republican

    Romney and the revival of the Northern Republican
    Something interesting is happening in the Republican Party, and it's not the unexpected rise of Herman Cain and his 9-9-9 plan. The really significant development is the resilience Mitt Romney is showing as a top-tier candidate. Ironically, Romney, the...
  • Perry and Romney: 'They don't like each other'

    Perry and Romney: 'They don't like each other'
    If the recent CNN/Western Republican Presidential Debate in Las Vegas was any indication, the coming months on the campaign trail are likely to be nasty between Mitt Romney and Rick Perry. After a shouting match between the two at the debate, Romney --...
  • Rick Perry rides 'Ponzi' bull

    As I expected, Republican presidential frontrunner Rick Perry couldn’t bring himself in his first  national debate to concede an inch from his tough stance that Social Security is a “Ponzi scheme” and “a monstrous lie.” And...
  • Letters to the editor and op-eds: Los Angeles Times

    Letters to the editor and op-eds: Los Angeles Times
    Below is a sampling of recent letters to the editor and op-eds printed by the Los Angeles Times about local issues or local authors. To have your views printed in the Pasadena Sun, please send an email to Editor Dan Evans at dan.evans@latimes.com or...
  • Fred Karger: A man with a mission

    Fred Karger: A man with a mission
    For decades, a fear of discrimination kept Fred Karger from seeking office and coming out as openly gay. When the Laguna Beach resident, a Republican and partner in a top political consulting firm, publicly came out in 2006 after campaigning against...