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Jimmy Carter

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  • Congress has vital role to play in nation's foreign affairs

    Put aside the overheated spat about the wisdom of inviting Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to address a joint session of Congress this week. The deeper constitutional issue involves the insistence by President Barack Obama that the House and...
  • Jeb Bush's Lake Forest stop shines light on big money politics

    Jeb Bush's Lake Forest stop shines light on big money politics
    Republican presidential contender Jeb Bush has been making headlines. Foreign policy is one important test for anyone seriously seeking the White House, and Bush has recently delivered an articulate speech on the subject at the Chicago Council on Global...
  • Netanyahu's disgraceful attack on Obama over Iran

    To the editor: I was sickened by the spectacle in Congress on Tuesday as Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu used every means possible to promote his own political credentials in Israel before the upcoming election. ("Netanyahu warns against Iran...
  • Arthur L. Alarcon, 9th U.S. Circuit's first Latino judge, dies at 89

    Arthur L. Alarcon, 9th U.S. Circuit's first Latino judge, dies at 89
    Arthur L. Alarcon, the first Latino appointed to the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, died Wednesday at his Pacific Palisades home. He was 89. He was recently diagnosed with cancer, according to a court statement. The native Angeleno and son of a...
  • 'Kid Presidents' shares surprising tales from presidential childhoods

    'Kid Presidents' shares surprising tales from presidential childhoods
    Know about the president and the pears? Few people do. The anecdote can be traced to Herbert Hoover’s childhood, and you’ll find it in the new book, “Kid Presidents: True Tales of Childhood From America’s Presidents”...
  • President Bush signs books at Anderson's in Naperville

    President Bush signs books at Anderson's in Naperville
    For some, it was a bucket list moment. For others, it brought bragging rights or just the opportunity to see one of the most iconic figures in our nation’s recent history. Whatever the reason, downtown Naperville was alive with a substantial...
  • Highland Park family tackles addiction on multiple fronts

    Highland Park family tackles addiction on multiple fronts
    After losing their son Jordan to a heroin overdose in early 2014, Mark and Julie Filler made the courageous choice to bring the family's eight-year battle into the open with the hope of preventing similar tragedies. The Highland Park family is about...
  • Report: Federal agencies are becoming better communicators

    Report: Federal agencies are becoming better communicators
    Coming froma federal agency most often associated with senior citizens, the poster is striking: An upside-down sky diver screams as she falls through the clouds. "Have you helped someone plan their Someday?" it asks in bright, yellow letters that...
  • Look inward for the 'single overarching threat' to America

    To the editor: Wow! From the gloomy predictability of the Op-Ed page, I find a pinpoint of radiance in Andrew J. Bacevich's piece on the Obama administration's plodding foreign policy. ("Lacking a foreign policy vision, Obama administration muddles along,...
  • A Grammy for James Franco? Weird tales from the spoken word category

    A Grammy for James Franco? Weird tales from the spoken word category
    Who do you think should win the Grammy this year? Polymath actor/director/artist/etc. James Franco? High camp maestro John Waters? Recently deceased comedy diva Joan Rivers? Inspirational disco queen Gloria Gaynor? Or should the prized award go to...
  • Abolish West Point--and the other service academies, too

    Abolish West Point--and the other service academies, too
    Most Americans are familiar with the prestige that surrounds the United States military service academies. Various names and phrases, spoken like solemn incantations, attest to their sacrosanct status: the Point, the Long Gray Line, Annapolis, cadets....