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  • Bet on a dark horse

    Bet on a dark horse
    Of course it's too early to talk about 2016. Now that we've gotten that out of the way ... The most interesting dynamic about the presidential race so far is that the Democrats are behaving like Republicans — and vice versa. Since 1940, with the...
  • Purpose of the Olympics

    I'm disgusted with government leaders and citizens, especially our own, who refuse to recognize what the Olympics are about. The Olympics are not about protesting — anything: human rights, invasions (such as Russia into Afghanistan during which...
  • A too-early look at the 2016 presidential race: Bet on a dark horse

    Of course it's too early to talk about 2016. Now that we've gotten that out of the way ... The most interesting dynamic about the presidential race so far is that the Democrats are behaving like Republicans -- and vice versa. Since 1940, with the...
  • Charlie Crist says race was a reason many Republicans hated his hugging Barack Obama

    Charlie Crist says race was a reason many Republicans hated his hugging Barack Obama
    Original post | 11 a.m. Updated with Republican and Democratic responses | 11:38 a.m. and 3:25 p.m. The infamous 2009 hug between President Barack Obama and then-Gov. Charlie Crist prompted widespread revulsion among Republicans, and began the...
  • Obama's crowning legislative achievement is now his albatross

    WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration's latest delay in fully implementing the employer mandate in its embattled health-care insurance law confirms the harsh fact that it remains a huge political albatross hanging around the president's neck. The...
  • A trust deficit

    Most people accept the notion that politicians don't always tell the truth. Some lies are harmless enough; others more consequential. Lyndon Johnson skirted the truth when he promised during the 1964 presidential campaign not to send any more American...
  • Passings: John Cacavas, Joan Mondale

    John Cacavas Composer's career was helped by Telly Savalas John Cacavas, 83, a composer, arranger and conductor who parlayed his friendship with actor Telly Savalas into a prolific career scoring music for film and television, including a theme to...
  • Letters: Gloves for food handlers? Hold on.

    Letters: Gloves for food handlers? Hold on.
    Re "Glove law steams chefs," Feb. 2 Your article about complaints from chefs over California's new law requiring restaurant workers to use gloves for handling ready-to-eat food misses an important point. Gloves seem like a good idea at first, but Mother...
  • Letters: Jimmy Carter's energy foresight

    Re "The future of Keystone XL," Editorial, Feb. 4 The Times writes: "If developed nations had started earlier … oil pipelines and Arctic drilling rigs would hold little attraction." Given no credit, Jimmy Carter did start early. He is...
  • Letters: Canada and guns

    Re "One border, two views on firearms," Feb. 3 I am as much in favor of defending oneself and one's property with as many guns as a person wants. But when I read about Louis DiNatale's arrest after attempting to enter Canada and quickly turn around...
  • Letters: Teaching profession is no place for tenure

    Re "Deasy provides fodder for both sides in lawsuit," Feb. 3 United Teachers Los Angeles President Gregg Solkovits calls the lawsuit against teacher tenure in California "an attempt to deprofessionalize teachers." While his union's argument about...