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  • Steve Hummer, Atlanta Journal-Constitution

    Old joke about the relationship between writers and editors: A writer and an editor are lost in the desert. Just as they are about to wither from thirst, they stumble upon a cool, clear oasis. The writer falls to his knees and fills his cupped hands...
  • Report: Dodgers Looking to Auction Media Rights

    Report: Dodgers Looking to Auction Media Rights
    LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- The Dodgers are looking make some money from their media rights a year ahead of schedule as they prepare to take on a new owner. The Wall Street Journal reported Saturday that lawyers for the beleaguered team sought permission...
  • Is Obama launching a new fall attack on Fox News?

    Is Obama launching a new fall attack on Fox News?
    From the Z on TV blog: Last year at this time, President Obama and his top White House advisers were about to launch a disastrous campaign against Fox News. I say disastrous because the acting communications director, Anita Dunn, who sounded the call to...
  • Harry Reid-Sharron Angle race gets even uglier in Nevada

    Harry Reid-Sharron Angle race gets even uglier in Nevada
    The increasingly contentious Nevada Senate race between Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and his ultra-conservative Republican opponent, Sharron Angle, took an ugly turn last week when the candidates accused each other of going easy on child molesters &#...
  • Book review: 'Making Our Democracy Work' by Stephen Breyer

    Book review: 'Making Our Democracy Work' by Stephen Breyer
    The United States Supreme Court likes its mystery: Cases are argued in public, briefs are available for all to read, but its real work is carried out in conferences attended by the nine justices alone. So private are those deliberations that in the rare...
  • Book review: 'The Conservative Assault on the Constitution' by Erwin Chemerinsky

    Book review: 'The Conservative Assault on the Constitution' by Erwin Chemerinsky
    Southern Californians with a taste for politics or public policy probably know Erwin Chemerinsky best as the reliably liberal voice in countless left-right radio and television debates about timely legal questions or as a key contributor to Los Angeles...
  • Fall preview: books

    Fall preview: books
    Fall, it seems, starts earlier every year. Certainly, that's true of publishing: Jonathan Franzen's "Freedom" — arguably the big book of the season — has been a topic of discussion since mid-August, while other anticipated titles (Tom...
  • Book review: 'Inherently Unequal' by Lawrence Goldstone

    Book review: 'Inherently Unequal' by Lawrence Goldstone
    Inherently Unequal The Betrayal of Equal Rights by the Supreme Court, 1865-1903 Lawrence Goldstone Walker & Co.: 242 pp., $26 In the years immediately following the Civil War, America appeared to possess the will and the means to end racial...
  • Libya: It's the Constitution, stupid

    Libya: It's the Constitution, stupid
    There's a debate swirling in the country right now about the War Powers Act in relation to the war/non-war/"squirmish" in Libya.  The U.S. House of Representatives has voted to cut funding for the Libyan war unless President Barack Obama seeks...
  • Weekly remarks: GOP's Rep. Bob Goodlatte seeks balanced budgets

     
    Republican Goodlatte says Washington regulations inhibit growth of new jobs; Democrat Obama's remarks did not arrive....
  • Should the crosses at Camp Pendleton come down? [Most commented]

     
    The crosses at Camp Pendleton erected to memorialize fallen Marines are a sensitive issue. On the one hand, the religious symbols are a way to honor people who scarified their lives for our country. On the other, there's the constitutional......