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  • How is Susan Rice's mistake worse than Colin Powell's?

    The Sun's editorial regarding President Barack Obama's possible choice of Susan Rice for secretary of state is on the mark ("Obama's conundrum," Nov. 30). Why should one statement destroy the reputation and credibility of a hardworking government...
  • How black is black enough?

    I suddenly find myself concerned about my blackness. It had never occurred to me to worry about it before. Then came the incident last month on ESPN's "First Take" program that initially got commentator Rob Parker suspended and then, last week, fired...
  • Wake up, socially liberal fiscal conservatives

    Wake up, socially liberal fiscal conservatives
    Dear Socially Liberal Fiscal Conservative Friend, That's pretty toothy, so I'm going to call you Bob. But whatever specific name you go by, Bob, you know who you are. You're the sort of person who says to his conservative friends or co-workers...
  • Iraq's bitter lessons

    Iraq's bitter lessons
    It has been 10 years since then-Secretary of State Colin Powell's U.N. speech on Iraq's weapons of mass destruction. I watched the secretary's presentation intently on assignment to Fort Jackson, S.C. that day. The presentation, of course, would make...
  • The Markley TV Club: Final Season of 'West Wing'

    The Markley TV Club: Final Season of 'West Wing'
    My roommate Pat and I recently, for some reason, watched the final season of “The West Wing” together on Netflix, which produced a number of arguments, speculations, and asides that I have compiled in an e-mail exchange for the inaugural...
  • How the U.S. hung a potential Iranian ally out to dry

    How the U.S. hung a potential Iranian ally out to dry
    The plight of the organized resistance to the regime in Iran, particularly the violent persecution of the group known as the Mujahedeen e-Khalq (MEK/PMOI), has been one of the great, untold stories in international politics. It is a story of deadly...
  • Dick Cheney tells NBC: My letter of resignation was ready if needed

     
    Cheney also says: "I didn't set out to embarrass the president or not embarrass the president. If you look at the book there are many places in it where I say some very fine things about George Bush. And believe every word of it."...
  • Hurricane Irene: The main topic Sunday morning

     
    CBS plans to offer a special hurricane newscast anchored by Scott Pelley at 11 a.m. on WKMG-Channel 6. CBS' "Face the Nation" will offer the latest on Irene at 10:30 a.m. "Face the Nation" also offers an interview with former Secretary of State Colin...
  • Colin Powell rips Dick Cheney’s book as ‘rehash’ with ‘cheap shots’

     
    Cheney's contention that Powell didn't support former President George W. Bush particularly rankled Powell. "Well who went to the United Nations and regrettably, with a lot of false information…it was me, it wasn't Mr. Cheney," Cheney said on...
  • Weekend Talk Shows

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Aug. 28 - Sept. 3 in PDF format TV listings for the week of Aug. 28 - Sept. 3 in PDF format (from latimes.com/entertainment/news/tv) Weekly TV Listings and more can......
  • Sunday shows: Ron Paul, Fugate, Warner, Powell

     
    Ron Paul, Republican presidential candidate, Virginia Democrat Mark Warner and FEMA Director Craig Fugate....