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  • Here's one prediction you can take to the bank: In 2016, Focus on the Family will still be spewing paranoid nonsense

     
    In advance of the 2008 election, Focus on the Family released "Letter from 2012 in Obama’s America," warning their followers what life would be like in the fall of 2012 were Barack Obama to be elected. It's both frightening and......
  • King's Easter epistle on civil disobedience

    King's Easter epistle on civil disobedience
    This year is the 50th anniversary of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s decision to violate an injunction forbidding him to pray, sing or march in public in Birmingham, Ala. On Good Friday 1963 (which fell on April 12 that year), King led a march from...
  • Lifting a burden from special ed parents

    The welcome lifting of the federal consent decree on Baltimore City Public Schools does not mean all is well for students with disabilities in Baltimore and Maryland — far from it. Yet, the General Assembly rarely pays any attention to the fact that...
  • Vote no on gerrymandering

    Vote no on gerrymandering
    Whenever proponents of Maryland's new congressional districts make their pitch, there is something missing: the map itself. The gerrymandered map of Maryland's congressional districts produced by Gov. Martin O'Malley and a majority of the General Assembly...
  • Former U.S. Sen. Charles Percy dies

    Former U.S. Sen. Charles Percy dies
    Charles H. Percy, a brilliant businessman who represented Illinois for nearly 20 years in the U.S. Senate, once headed the chamber’s powerful Foreign Relations Committee, and harbored unrealized ambitions to run for the presidency, died early...
  • The Klimts and the Supreme Court

     
    Patt Morrison Asks: E. Randol Schoenberg on the Klimts and the Supreme Court....
  • By George, ‘Leighton Courthouse’ shows how to play the naming game

     
    George N. Leighton, 6/29/2012. Tribune photo by Terence Antonio James In a startling break with tradition, Cook County has just named its central courthouse after former Judge George N. Leighton. The tradition I’m referring to isn’t the long-...
  • Bob Dylan to receive Presidential Medal of Freedom

     
    What does American musical icon Bob Dylan have in common with former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright and ex-astronaut John Glenn? All are on the list of 13 recipients of the Presidential Medal of Freedom. It's the nation's highest civilian honor,...
  • Goldberg: People Inc.

    Goldberg: People Inc.
    "Corporations are people, my friend," Mitt Romney declared in a testy back-and-forth with hecklers last summer in Iowa. It was among the first of what appears to be a growing list of gaffes Democrats will use to hang around Romney's neck in the less than...
  • Tuesday's Talk Shows

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Oct. 16 - 22 in PDF format TV listings for the week of Oct. 16 - 22 in PDF format (from latimes.com/entertainment/news/tv) Weekly TV Listings and more can be found......
  • Kagan confirmed as Supreme Court justice

     
    The U.S. Senate has voted to confirm Elena Kagan as the nation's third female justice on the United States Supreme Court. The final vote was 63-37, with five Republicans supporting the nomination and one Democrat voting no. President Obama's second......