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  • Republicans defy critics of speaker on Islamic terrorism; venue backs out, forcing relocation

    Republicans defy critics of speaker on Islamic terrorism; venue backs out, forcing relocation
    Palm Beach County Republicans are going ahead with their plan to host a speaker to discuss the threat from radical Islamic terrorism, but they're now searching for a new location. The speaker in question is Geert Wilders, considered an anti-Muslim...
  • Ford employees 'disciplined, discharged' after harassment complaints

     Ford employees 'disciplined, discharged' after harassment complaints
    A Ford Motor official said the company has "disciplined and discharged" a number of employees at its Chicago assembly plant after a civil lawsuit was filed against the company in November alleging sexual harassment of female workers. The official...
  • Florida diversity, death penalty and LIP: Letters

    Florida diversity, death penalty and LIP: Letters
    Diversity lacking in ad On Monday, I watched a visit Florida-type commercial on television and noted the lack of diversity. Everyone in the commercial was white. The state of Florida is truly multicultural in population and in tourists; yet the appeal...
  • Texas gay discrimination bill opens father-son split

    Texas gay discrimination bill opens father-son split
    Beau Miller and Patrick Summers have been partners for four years, but last December was the first time they spent Christmas at Miller's parents' home. It seemed like a breakthrough, since the younger Miller is an HIV-positive gay activist and his...
  • In Theory: A judge's 1st Amendment decision raises questions

    A federal judge recently ruled that the New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority cannot prohibit a pro-Israel group from displaying an advertisement that reads, "Killing Jews is Worship that draws us close to Allah," along with "That's His Jihad....
  • White privilege impacts blacks and whites: My Word

    White privilege impacts blacks and whites: My Word
    An April 27 Sentinel article ("Pastors work to advance racial understanding") attributed this quote to me: "If you get any calls from my neighbors about a black man in the neighborhood," he told them, "it will probably be me." Fortunately, I have no...
  • Netanyahu meets with victim of videotaped police beating, promises action

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu expressed shock Monday over a videotaped police beating of an Ethiopian Israeli man, and promised action to improve relations with the Ethiopian Jewish community. The Israeli leader's strong response came...
  • Why no talk of Gray's disabilities?

    Why no talk of Gray's disabilities?
    According to what I've read, Freddie Gray was exposed to lead in early childhood. This resulted in neurological damage, developmental impacts and learning disabilities. Yet, I have seen no discussion of how disability issues factored into the tragic...
  • 'Children of Giant' explores legacy of 'Giant' in Marfa, Texas

     'Children of Giant' explores legacy of 'Giant' in Marfa, Texas
    Hollywood invaded the small West Texas town of Marfa 60 years ago this summer to make the epic "Giant," based on Edna Ferber's bestseller chronicling 25 years in the lives of a powerful rancher, his strong-willed, opinionated wife and a surly ranch hand...
  • GOP needs to order its pizza with acceptance — not hate

    By Eugene Robinson The only purpose of the "religious freedom" laws in Indiana and other states is to assert that discrimination against gay people is acceptable. The only way to "fix" such measures is to repeal them. As events last week have shown,...
  • Here's why Indiana's law is nothing like Jim Crow laws

    By Jonah Goldberg "It's the Jim Crow law of our time." That exact quote, or one very much like it, has come from the mouths of reporters, editorialists, activists, corporate CEOs and, of course, politicians, all because of Indiana's Religious Freedom...