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  • The CIA vandalized American honor

     The CIA vandalized American honor
    " . . . but we tortured some folks." — President Barack Obama, Aug.1. OK, in the first place: "tortured some folks"? Really? Was there not something annoyingly breezy in the president's phrasing last week as he acknowledged the abuse of...
  • Hamas values child martyrs [Letter]

    Hamas values child martyrs [Letter]
    Letter writer Judy Chernak eloquently addresses the realities of fighting a war against a terrorist organization that has enmeshed itself in a civilian population ("Hamas must give up its rockets before talks can proceed," July 29). Every Palestinian...
  • Palm Beach County holds the line again on property tax rates

    Palm Beach County holds the line again on property tax rates
    Palm Beach County's property tax rate won't increase, but most tax bills will cost more anyway under a preliminary budget plan county commissioners approved Tuesday. Commissioners for the fourth year in a row held the line on the tax rate, agreeing to...
  • Ask Amy: 'Just friends' with ex? Unlikely

    Dear Amy: My ex and I have a long history, and I guess we are (sort of) friends. We both loved each other very much but we fought way too much, which made the relationship impossible. I have moved on to someone else, and I am pretty happy. However, I...
  • The God Squad: Hitting a barrier on baptism

    Q: I'm an avid reader and fan of your column and follow it in our local paper, the Patriot-News (Harrisburg, Penn.). I'm Protestant by upbringing, but my husband is Catholic. We attend a Catholic church, and our three children were baptized Catholic. I...
  • Evidence trail

    With Bob Jones Neither vulnerable. South deals. NORTH S-8 7 6 H-K 9 7 4 D-K 5 3 C-A J 5 WEST EAST S-K Q J 10 5 3 S-9 4 2 H-Q 10 8 5 2 H-6 D-Void D-Q J 8 C-10 7 C-Q 9 8 6 4 2 SOUTH S-A H-A J 3 D-A 10 9 7 6 4 2 C-K 3 The bidding: SOUTH...
  • Commentary: Grand jury is wrong about airport

    In my more than eight years on the Newport Beach City Council, I have learned that effective governance involves a continual search for balance between unfettered growth and protection of the quality of life in the community. Too much emphasis on...
  • Hollywood, where liberal values reign -- except at the box office

     Hollywood, where liberal values reign -- except at the box office
    In the film "Obvious Child" Jenny Slate plays Donna Stern, a stand-up comedian who specializes in making jokes about her private parts, with the occasional foray into fart humor. She is about to go onstage. Her friend offers her some encouragement: "You...
  • Hollywood, where liberal values reign -- except at the box office

    In the film "Obvious Child," Jenny Slate plays Donna Stern, a stand-up comedian who specializes in making jokes about her private parts, with the occasional foray into fart humor. She is about to go onstage. Her friend offers her some encouragement:...
  • Republican leader seeks support from gays and lesbians

    Republican leader seeks support from gays and lesbians
    Attempting to make inroads with a Democratic-leaning voting bloc, the Palm Beach County Republican Party is reaching out to the gay and lesbian community. Chairwoman Anita Mitchell hopes gays and lesbians will see the Republican Party as something other...
  • Connecticut's Changing Landscape Reflects Cultural Shifts

    Connecticut's Changing Landscape Reflects Cultural Shifts
    The Connecticut landscape has dramatically changed over the 250 years since The Hartford Courant was founded. Once covered mostly with farms, forests and small agricultural villages, today, our landscape is suburban subdivisions, strip malls, office...