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  • Criticism of tea party is more than justified

    Columnist Leonard Pitts recently applauded Rep. Maxine Waters for her comment about where the tea party should go ("Sometimes, you just have to stand up to a bully," Aug. 28). He admitted that her remark had been intemperate, and I believe Ms. Waters...
  • Get your story straight, Mr. Pitts

    After reading Leonard Pitts' column applauding Rep. Maxine Waters for telling the tea party to go to hell, I could only shake my head in wonder at how he ever got a job with a newspaper ("Sometimes, you just have to stand up to a bully," Aug. 28). I...
  • Cheap shots at the tea party

    I am offended by columnist Leonard Pitts' applause for Rep. Maxine Waters' telling the tea party to "go straight to hell," as well as by letter writer Thad Paulhamus' remark that "the tea party, and by extension, the entire Republican Party with which...
  • Can't vote for Obama, scared by the Republicans

    I agree with Dovey Kahn and Fred Pasek that some will have to hold their nose when voting in the election for president ("Why I'm stuck with Obama," Sept. 4, and "Voting for the Republican, by default," Sept. 6). I certainly can't vote for President Obama...
  • When thinking of Wasserman Schultz, Allen West says he "needs a bucket"

    Updated below with response from Wasserman Schultz' spokesman. Congressman Allen West is once again going after Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz with unusually strong language. During a radio talk show interview in Houston on Monday,...
  • Obama needs to focus more on black economic crisis

    Obama needs to focus more on black economic crisis
    It is no secret that the Congressional Black Caucus did not initially support Barack Obama's campaign to become president of the United States. During the 2008 primary campaign, half of the members backed then-Sen. Hillary Clinton. It was not until the...
  • Lois Medlock dies at 82; South L.A. community activist

    Lois Medlock, a leading community activist who spent more than 50 years battling to preserve and improve her South Los Angeles neighborhood, has died. She was 82. Medlock died Oct. 31 of bladder cancer at Brotman Medical Center in Culver City, said her...
  • Tommy Jacquette dies at 65; South L.A. activist helped found the Watts Summer Festival

    Tommy Jacquette dies at 65; South L.A. activist helped found the Watts Summer Festival
    Tommy Jacquette, who channeled a simmering rage to become one of South L.A.'s most important social activists, died this week of complications from cancer, his daughter said. He was 65. Jacquette died Monday at his home in Watts, not far from where the...
  • Why Congress didn't bring the troops home

    To a crescendo of clicking cameras, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi stepped before a row of shimmering U.S. flags last March to make an announcement Americans had been waiting four months to hear. November's elections had swept Democrats into power on a...
  • Hospital's overseer still has a mission

    Fifteen months ago, he was brought in to save Martin Luther King Jr./Drew Medical Center, which had struggled for decades with patient-care problems. But last Friday, Dr. Bruce Chernof presided over the shutdown of the much smaller entity it had become....
  • King-Harbor inspection report released

    Los Angeles County supervisors put their seal on the closure of Martin Luther King Jr.-Harbor Hospital on Monday, voting unanimously to shut inpatient services and promising to pay up to $16.3 million to nearby private hospitals and doctors bracing for...