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  • Bereft of democracy

    "(Chris) Christie is the caricature of a Third World despot," writes Chris Hedges of the reeling New Jersey governor. "He has a vicious temper, a propensity to bully and belittle those weaker than himself, an insatiable thirst for revenge against real...
  • State Senate ethics panel to meet on Calderon allegations

    State Senate ethics panel to meet on Calderon allegations
    SACRAMENTO -- The state Senate’s Committee on Legislative Ethics is scheduled Thursday to meet for the first time in two decades, as the panel prepares to look into allegations of misconduct by a sitting lawmaker— Democratic Sen. Ronald S....
  • Leah Remini says Scientology was 'a lie,' she was a 'hypocrite'

    Leah Remini says Scientology was 'a lie,' she was a 'hypocrite'
    Leah Remini is opening up further about her controversial decision to leave the Church of Scientology, calling herself a "hypocrite" for staying with the organization and saying everything the church taught her was "a lie." The "King of Queens" alum...
  • Scientology on Leah Remini: 'self-absorbed' bid to 'grab attention'

    Scientology on Leah Remini: 'self-absorbed' bid to 'grab attention'
    The Church of Scientology has spoken out against Leah Remini's latest comments about her experience with the organization, calling the former member's account "absurd, insulting and motivated entirely by a desire to grab attention." The "King of Queens"...
  • Ex-Chicago State worker wins whistleblower lawsuit

    Ex-Chicago State worker wins whistleblower lawsuit
    A Cook County jury has awarded a former Chicago State University employee $2.5 million in damages and back pay after deciding he was fired in retaliation for reporting alleged misconduct by the university president and other top officials. A judge could...
  • Doctors, nurses, pharmacist reprimanded by state boards

     
    These disciplinary and licensing actions were announced recently (in December) by Pennsylvania's licensing boards against professionals who live and work in the Lehigh Valley area. The information is taken verbatim from the PA Department of State's...
  • Pray away the gay? Certainly not. But we can ban dangerous therapy.

    Pray away the gay? Certainly not. But we can ban dangerous therapy.
    There may have been a time when the impulse to “cure” people of their homosexuality through psychological or spiritual intervention was accepted as an ethical course of action. Those days are long gone. And yet even today, despite all...
  • When friends date jerks

    When friends date jerks
    For two years, Landis Wiedner watched a girlfriend settle for what she thought was an "awful" relationship. "It always seemed like she was mothering him," Wiedner, 29, recalls. "And he would ditch her, or not show up to things." Her friend, who had...
  • Ghosts of Germany's WWII past rise again in 'Generation War'

    Ghosts of Germany's WWII past rise again in 'Generation War'
    When plans for a Holocaust memorial in Berlin were announced years ago, German writer Martin Walser wondered how many monuments to shame his country would have to build. It was a telling sentiment for a nation that could not cleanse the past yet wanted...
  • Why is this fine wine making me a bit queasy?

    A recurring concern in the workplace is whether or not it's appropriate to accept gifts from vendors or suppliers. Every five or so years, typically around the holidays in December, I receive a note from a reader perplexed about the appropriateness of...
  • Ethics commission finds probable cause sheriff broke law

    Ethics commission finds probable cause sheriff broke law
    ONLINE: Listen to the meeting and the audiotapes of Israel's and Pereira's statements to investigators, and read the full investigative report at SunSentinel.com/BrowardPolitics. The Florida Commission on Ethics said Wednesday that it had found probable...