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  • 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:...
  • The Arab crisis: The tragedy of the Arabs

    A civilisation that used to lead the world is in ruins--and only the locals can rebuild it A THOUSAND years ago, the great cities of Baghdad, Damascus and Cairo took turns to race ahead of the Western world. Islam and innovation were twins. The...
  • 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...
  • What the box office doesn't say about America

    To the editor: When Jonah Goldberg says, "The left may be anti-military," I am not sure if he is saying that is a possibility or that we liberals are in fact that way. ("Hollywood, where liberal values reign -- except at the box office," Op-Ed, July 7)...
  • A narrow and dated view of college [Letter]

    A narrow and dated view of college [Letter]
    Robert L. Ehrlich Jr.'s most recent column ("College: where kids become leftists," May 28) is a perfect exemplar of the necessity some folks feel to firmly grasp tradition in the face of progressive change. The entire column, with its many pointed...
  • Paul Greenberg: Europe remains Europe, more's the pity

    Others may have taken a three-day weekend for Memorial Day, but the news never stops. Especially out of Europe, which continues to produce more bad news than it can safely absorb, which may explain why it was the origin of two world wars during the last...
  • Chicago-area home prices up 2% in April

    Chicago-area home prices up 2% in April
    Chicago-area home prices rose 2 percent in the month of April alone, enabling local housing market values to remain more than 10 percent ahead of last year, according to a housing barometer released Tuesday. The S&P/Case-Shiller home price index showed...
  • In Theory: Shunning the idea of an atheist-in-law

    A section of a recent Pew Center Research poll on political polarization and family life asked Americans how they would react if a member of their immediate family told them they were going to marry one of the following: an atheist, a gun owner, someone...
  • Supreme Court's ultimate test: When rights collide

     Supreme Court's ultimate test: When rights collide
    Just as spring brings baseball and autumn means football, early summer is Supreme Court season. For a few weeks, all eyes turn to the Marble Palace, as the court tackles (or punts) many of the great legal issues of our time. The latest string of...
  • Park Ridge collective property values fall

     Park Ridge collective property values fall
    Park Ridge's collective property value plummeted almost 18 percent from 2012 to 2013, vexing city officials who said construction activity increased last year. Those same officials said they worried the drop would herald more problems for the troubled...