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  • McManus: Touching the 'third rail'

    "We have not had the courage to stand up and look Americans in the face," Texas Gov. Rick Perry said when he was asked about Social Security at the Republican presidential candidates' debate this week. "It has been called a Ponzi scheme by many people...
  • Goldberg: Obama, abroad, is adrift

    Since President Obama has been having a rough time lately, let me belatedly congratulate him on his apparently successful policy of regime change in Libya. Initially, I favored a more robust and decisive intervention when Obama seemed to dither, and then...
  • Quinn defends raises, says no pension vote until after election

     
    Posted by Monique Garcia at 3:25 p.m. Gov. Pat Quinn today said the Illinois Senate will not head back to Springfield to vote on a nearly $3.7 billion pension borrowing plan until after the November election. The governor also defended......
  • German official challenges Facebook on data it keeps on non-users

     
    A German data protection official is challenging how Facebook Inc. handles data from people who have not signed up for its service without their explicit permission in yet another clash between a major Silicon Valley company and Germany’s strict data...
  • Convicted Orange County sheriff collects $215,000 pension

     
    Orange County pension records show that convicted former Sheriff Michael S. Carona collected about $215,000 last year in retirement payments — and he was just one of more than 400 county pensioners who received more than $100,000 in retirement in......
  • Newton: It's legacy time for Villaraigosa

    Newton: It's legacy time for Villaraigosa
    First of two parts | Part two Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa doesn't like to talk about his legacy. He's still moving forward, plowing through the work that is left for him to accomplish with two years remaining. Like it or not, though, this is what faces...
  • Patt Morrison Asks: Benefit buster Lanny Ebenstein

    Patt Morrison Asks: Benefit buster Lanny Ebenstein
    Lanny Ebenstein wants you to vote to kneecap the state's public workers unions by banning their right to collective bargaining. Other measures scrambling to qualify for the November 2012 ballot would drop the hammer specifically on public employees'...
  • McManus: Obama sides with the 99%

    McManus: Obama sides with the 99%
    Conservatives were quick to accuse President Obama of embracing class warfare in his speech last week in Osawatomie, Kan. And liberal Democrats were thrilled to see a hint of the populist president they had hoped they were voting for in 2008. The...
  • Gregory Rodriguez: The war between the whites

    The fourth-grade teacher in Virginia who performed a mock slave auction in her classroom April 1 — with the white kids pretending to buy and sell the black kids — was duly chastised by school officials for her racial insensitivity. Given...
  • Scams that target seniors

    •Too-good-to-be-true investments: These include Ponzi schemes, questionable annuities and offers to market financial products. •Grandparent scams: Callers pose as grandchildren who need money for bail or because they're stranded in another...
  • Social media wrap: Carly Fiorina vs. Barbara Boxer, Marco Rubio vs. Charlie Crist -- Part 1

     
    Thought traditional campaigning was no-hold-barred bashing worthy of an Ultimate Fighting title? Think again. Facebook and Twitter take their places in both red and blue corners....