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  • Why are Americans so easily taken to war?

    To the editor: Professor Joseph J. Ellis' essay should be mandatory reading for all Americans. ("The American way of war: It may surprise you," Op-Ed, July 1) When any politician is eager to go to war, watch out. Any objective reading of U.S. history...
  • The American way of war: It may surprise you

     The American way of war: It may surprise you
    "We must resist our dreams of managing history." —Reinhold Niebuhr, "The Irony of American History" (1952) When you study how the U.S. goes to war, there is a prevalent though not perfect pattern. The triggering event is often a sudden crisis...
  • Presidential pillows: Famous hotels where U.S. chief executives have bedded down

    Presidential pillows: Famous hotels where U.S. chief executives have bedded down
    Warren Harding died here" doesn't quite have the tourist draw of "Washington slept here," but for the Palace Hotel in San Francisco, the distinction of being the only hotel where a president of the United States drew his last breath is enough to put it...
  • 'Glee' Recap: I Am Unicorn

    'Glee' Recap: I Am Unicorn
    It seems as though dreams really do come true as the 'Glee' gods grant my wish of having Idina Menzel, aka Rachel's mom, Shelby, return as a guest star in season three. Even better? A Rachel and Shelby duet, of course! The dynamic duo sang "Somewhere...
  • Medical bungling most likely killed Garfield

    Baltimoreans were astonished to find resting on their porches and steps early on the morning of July 3, 1881, an "Extra" edition of The Baltimore Sun. This was a first time in The Sun's 44-year history that the paper had been printed on a Sunday, and...
  • L.A. Walks: Rancho Palos Verdes, Del Cerro Park

    L.A. Walks: Rancho Palos Verdes, Del Cerro Park
    Nobody walks in L.A.? Ridiculous! This is one in a series of articles exploring the many opportunities for walking in (and around) a major city. RANCHO PALOS VERDES, DEL CERRO PARK Distance: 4 miles Duration: 1½ to 2 hours Difficulty: 3...
  • 'Glee' Recap: I Kissed a Girl

    'Glee' Recap: I Kissed a Girl
    Cue the Katy Perry music! Ladies and gentlemen, I present to you "Lady Music Week" at William McKinley High. The brainchild of Finn, aka Fetus Face, according to Santana, "Lady Music Week" is music by ladies, for ladies. Fetus Face is worried abut...
  • 'Glee' Recap: Hold on to Sixteen

    'Glee' Recap: Hold on to Sixteen
    Spoiler alert: This recap contains the results of this year's glee club sectionals competition. And the winner is...New Directions. Obviously. Seriously, who did you think was going to win? We wouldn't have much of a season if our star glee kids didn't...
  • Debt ceiling? William Jennings Bryan raised the roof in Chicago a century ago

    Debt ceiling? William Jennings Bryan raised the roof in Chicago a century ago
    In 1896, a politician gave a fiery speech in Chicago about dollars and debts that, by comparison, makes the rhetorical barrages exchanged recently in Washington seem like after-dinner remarks at a morticians' convention. The nation was in a prolonged...
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  • 'Glee' recap: Girls (And Boys) On Film

    'Glee' recap: Girls (And Boys) On Film
    At the beginning of this film-inspired "Glee," we find Will and Emma dancing around all Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers-like to "You're All the World to Me" in old school black and white. But wait...didn't y'all essentially break up? I'm confused. But...