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  • Just what we don't need: A new Sagebrush Rebellion

     Just what we don't need: A new Sagebrush Rebellion
    Some 50 political leaders from nine Western states gathered in Salt Lake City this month to discuss plans to wrest control of millions of acres of public lands from the federal government. One wonders whether, like a dog chasing a car, they've figured out...
  • Rancher Cliven Bundy's ignorant slavery remarks

    Rancher Cliven Bundy's ignorant slavery remarks
    Here's an important lesson for politicians and talk show hosts: Be careful whom you put on a pedestal. They might fall on you. Yes, I'm referring to the saga of Cliven Bundy. I'm laughing too hard at the Nevada rancher's former political cheerleaders to...
  • The Bundys and the dispute over conservative principles [Letter]

    The Bundys and the dispute over conservative principles [Letter]
    The recent Nevada ranchers standoff with the federal government has caused considerable discussion in the media ("After Nevada ranch stand-off, emboldened militias ask: where next?" April 17). On the one side are the supporters of Cliven Bundy and his...
  • Woeful race tale in People's beauty, Nevada's 'beast'

    Woeful race tale in People's beauty, Nevada's 'beast'
    Let's title this, "Beauty and the Beast 2.0." First, the beautiful part … Since 1990, People magazine has named a Tinseltown A-lister its "Most Beautiful Person." For the honor's silver anniversary, the pop-culture bible anointed Lupita Nyong'o...
  • On race, meet dumb and dumberer

    Oh, my Lord, where to begin? You already know what this column is about. You know even though we are barely three sentences in. You knew before you saw the headline. There are days in the opinion business when one story makes itself inevitable and...
  • The debt we owe racists [Commentary]

    The debt we owe racists [Commentary]
    The racist comments of Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy, who wondered aloud if blacks were better off in slavery, and NBA owner Donald Sterling, who warned his Mexican and African-American girlfriend not to bring blacks to games played by his Los Angeles ...
  • 3 suspected in sparking Colby fire plead not guilty to federal charges

    3 suspected in sparking Colby fire plead not guilty to federal charges
    The three men accused of sparking last month's Colby fire near Glendora pleaded not guilty Tuesday to federal charges. The defendants -- Clifford Eugene Henry, 22, of Glendora, and Steven Robert Aguirre, 21, and Jonathan Carl Jarrell, 24, both described...
  • Los Angeles Real Estate Heats Up With Mogul Money

    Numbers don't lie. Like box office grosses, home sales reflect economic reality. Per real estate news firm Data Quick, year-over-year residential real estate sales prices are up 18.4% across the Los Angeles area in early 2014 and the inventory of homes...
  • An Orwellian nation of Obamathink

    The nightmare societies portrayed in the George Orwell novels "1984" and "Animal Farm" gave us the word "Orwellian." That adjective reflects a vast government's efforts not just to deceive and control the people, but also to do so by reinventing the...
  • Protect Maryland's wilderness areas [Letter]

    Protect Maryland's wilderness areas [Letter]
    At the request of Gov. Martin O'Malley, the Maryland General Assembly is considering legislation to expand 14 of Maryland's existing wilderness areas and add nine new ones, increasing by nearly 22,000 acres the state's Wildlands Preservation System ("...
  • ­­­Top five reasons to ski Colorado

    ­­­Top five reasons to ski Colorado
    Stewart Ward, a former employee of Blue River Sports in Breckenridge and an avid skier, spends a lot of time in the Colorado mountains. Although Utah has great snow, he said, Colorado has a lot to recommend it. 1. Great German ski towns, like...