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  • Obama's 'don't ask' discharge: Choi talks

    by Mark Silva Dan Choi, a gay National Guard platoon leader, faces discharge from the military -- with the Obama administration "quietly shelving the president's campaign promise to repeal the 16-year-old "don't ask, don't tell" policy with the tacit acquiesce
  • Obama to grads: 'Body of work' ahead

    by Mark Silva President Barack Obama addressed squarely, and with a measure of humor, tonight the very words that a public university had used this year in refusing to confer an honorary degree upon a president, a graduate of Harvard...

    West Palm Beach Mayor Backs Meek For Senate

    U.S. Rep. Kendrick Meek, D-Miami, today picked up a big-name Palm Beach County endorsement in his race for the U.S. Senate. West Palm Beach Mayor Lois Frankel came out in support of Meek, a fellow Democrat, saying the city needs...

    Bonfires, joyful chaos and food on sticks

    Here's Owl Meat's missing Funtastic Thursday Memorial Day post, missing because I managed to publish the wrong one last Thursday. It was worth waiting for. ELBefore I became an urban monk, I had an abundance of pastoral family outings in...

    Obama's new top-court nominee: Reaction begins

    President Barack Obama's selection of Sonia Sotomayor for the U.S. Supreme Court has two predictable consequences: Celebration of the first Hispanic appointment -- she's Puerto Rican from the Bronx -- mingled with "conservative" admonishments that she's...