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  • Mallard Fillmore, justices, Boehner: Letters

    The duck's just not funny The only sin for a comic strip is to be unfunny. Not only is Mallard Fillmore not funny; it defies comprehension most days. Who or what are those Arizona-residing rabid Chihuahuas often found in the strip? I can only guess...
  • What's in a scent? Perfume makers adapt to EU rules

    PARIS (Reuters) - Seaweed may not be the first ingredient that springs to mind for perfume. But algae are among obscure ingredients to which perfume makers are turning to preserve the scent of their fragrances in the face of new EU anti-allergy...
  • Alito agrees: Your birth control is not your boss business [Commentary]

    Alito agrees: Your birth control is not your boss business [Commentary]
      Abortion-rights protesters gathered outside the Supreme Court building on Monday holding signs that read "Birth Control: Not My Boss's Business." Much to their chagrin, Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito agreed in his ruling in the Hobby Lobby case....
  • Women take another hit from Supreme Court

    The following editorial appeared in the San Jose Mercury News on Tuesday, July 3: This U.S. Supreme Court session has been tough on American women. A couple of weeks ago the court struck down laws requiring buffer zones for protesters around Planned...
  • A prescription for getting past the Hobby Lobby fight: Get rid of the 'meddle-man' and have employees buy their own insurance

     
    Friday's print column Maybe now, with righteousness and indignation on full boil as the nation debates the U.S. Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby ruling, we can recognize the wisdom of moving away from the employer-provided insurance model that's at the source....
  • Meddling, Uber, and green bucks: Letters

    Meddling in workers' lives It is stunning to me that in 2014 the choices for women as far as their personal contraception can be even influenced by their employers. Is this not a personal decision for the woman to make? In her dissent in the Hobby...
  • Hobby Lobby ruling not as overreaching as billed

    Abortion-rights protesters gathered outside the U.S. Supreme Court building on Monday holding signs that read "Birth Control: Not My Boss's Business." Much to their chagrin, Justice Samuel Alito agreed in his ruling in the Hobby Lobby case. Of course,...
  • Resentment behind the waning patriotism of liberal Americans

    You wouldn't think, five years into the Obama presidency, that so many liberal Americans wouldn't like America. A new Pew survey found that 44 percent of Americans don't often feel pride in being an American, and only 28 percent said that America is...
  • At Hobby Lobby, customers split on Supreme Court decision

    At Hobby Lobby, customers split on Supreme Court decision
    I went to the Hobby Lobby in Davie the other day to get reaction to last week's big Supreme Court ruling involving the family-owned crafts chain. Like our high court justices, shoppers were sharply divided over whether a corporation could exclude benefits...
  • Will South Pasadena's Rialto theater rise again?

    Will South Pasadena's Rialto theater rise again?
    In a city that takes pride in historic preservation, the closed Rialto Theatre in South Pasadena has been a particularly painful eyesore. The 1,200-seat movie palace, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, has survived two fires and even...
  • Natural persons fall behind 'corporations are people'

    Mitt Romney said it, and on Monday the Supreme Court upheld it: Corporations are people, my friend. The 2012 Republican presidential nominee was jeered when he made the claim in 2011 at the Iowa State Fair. But somewhere, perhaps in his $55,000 car...