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  • Thom Tillis' North Carolina win is a victory for a redefined GOP

    In the battle between the GOP establishment and the tea party, Thom Tillis' nomination for the U.S. Senate seat from North Carolina scored a win for party elders who are trying to exert control over the elections and wrest the chamber from Democrats....
  • Sterling and Bundy: A master class on racism in the 21st century

    So … a white NBA team owner walks onto a cattle range. Strike that. A white rancher walks into a sports arena... Damn. I’m trying to wring some grim humor out of the news, but I’m getting my racists all mixed up. Maybe there&...
  • Sterling's wife describes alleged mistress as gold digger in lawsuit

    Donald Sterling’s wife of more than 50 years describes his alleged mistress as a gold digger who seduces older, wealthy men and persuades them to shower her with gifts, according to a lawsuit filed in Los Angeles County Superior Court on March 7....
  • Sterling's race case is a tawdry novel, or a movie of our age

     Sterling's race case is a tawdry novel, or a movie of our age
    An unwritten American novel is playing out in Los Angeles. It's about rich, whiny racist Donald Sterling, the owner of the Los Angeles Clippers. And it's about his cooing kitty cat of a girlfriend, who infuriated him by bringing black people to his games....
  • Donald Sterling's racist behavior gets him booted from NBA for life

    Donald Sterling's racist behavior gets him booted from NBA for life
    Donald Sterling, 80, the now-banished owner of the Los Angeles Clippers, reminds me of every guy I've heard say, "I can't be racist. I've even dated black women." Recordings released by the gossip website TMZ and confirmed by the NBA of Sterling, who is...
  • NAACP faces tough questions over ties to Donald Sterling

    NAACP faces tough questions over ties to Donald Sterling
    Officials at the Los Angeles chapter of the National Assn. for the Advancement of Colored People faced tough questions Monday about the organization's long relationship with Clippers owner Donald Sterling after a recording of racist remarks allegedly made...
  • Sugary drinks and the epidemic childhood obesity [Letter]

    Sugary drinks and the epidemic childhood obesity [Letter]
    Reporter Meredith Cohn's recent article about the World Health Organization's new sugar recommendations highlighted the concerns of medical and public health experts over the epidemic of childhood obesity ("Officials urge consumers to cut back on sugar,"...
  • Dominoes start to fall in state House, Fort Lauderdale commission races

    Dominoes start to fall in state House, Fort Lauderdale commission races
    Miriam Oliphant's brother, Robert L. McKinzie, is running for Fort Lauderdale City Commission in District 3 / Britt — Broward Politics (@browardpolitics) April 8, 2014 Robert McKinzie Jr.'s candidacy is now official. And much of the...
  • Voters are told to hold everything - yes, everything - at some polling places

    Voters are told to hold everything - yes, everything - at some polling places
    Broward and Palm Beach County voters can rest easy. Elections supervisors in the two counties say they won’t implement the restroom ban imposed by Miami-Dade County. In the state’s most populous county, voters who need to go while waiting to...
  • Handsome Rob Lowe says good-looking people have it tough. Please.

    “Don’t hate me because I’m beautiful,” the old commercial goes. And generally speaking, that’s decent advice: Hate is never a good idea, and there are few things in the world less attractive than envy. That said, actor Rob...
  • Book excerpt from Allen West's 'Guardian of the Republic'

    Book excerpt from Allen West's 'Guardian of the Republic'
    An excerpt from Chapter 10 of Guardian of the Republic   I always knew it would have to be a black president who was approved by the elites and the media, because anybody that they didn’t agree with, they would take apart. —Supreme...