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  • Rodriguez: The 'Mad Men' mystique

    Rodriguez: The 'Mad Men' mystique
    Who the heck would want to be like Betty or her ad man ex, Don? That's what I asked myself recently when I passed a Banana Republic window display featuring the retailer's new "Mad Men"-inspired clothing collection. "Are you a Betty?" read a poster with...
  • Sarkis Soghanalian dies at 82; international weapons dealer

    Sarkis Soghanalian dies at 82; international weapons dealer
    Sarkis Soghanalian, an international weapons broker who was nicknamed "The Merchant of Death" for selling arms to dictators on behalf of the United States, died Oct. 5 at a hospital in Hialeah, Fla. He was 82. The cause was heart failure, said his son,...
  • A festival, a rebellion, an awakening

    A festival, a rebellion, an awakening
    I pitched a tent Monday night in a neighborhood of the angry, the disaffected and the disillusioned. "Are you aware that the sprinklers come on at night?" a fellow camper asked as I drove my tent stakes into the ground. I wasn't, but hey, a little...
  • Afghanistan, Pakistan and the U.S.: Repairing relations

    Afghanistan, Pakistan and the U.S.: Repairing relations
    After a year of calamitous turns in the relationship between Washington and Islamabad, many Americans are wondering how this troubled alliance can possibly be repaired. Even more may be wondering whether we can simply extricate ourselves from it,...
  • Cult vs. religion: what's the difference?

    Cult vs. religion: what's the difference?
    A pastor supporting Rick Perry calls Mormonism a "cult." Is that untrue? Well, what's the difference between a "cult" and a "religion"? Not easy to say. Many people think they know the difference when they see it. Scientology and the Rev. Sun Myung Moon'...
  • Separation of church and state is as important for ministers as it is for politicians

    Separation of church and state is as important for ministers as it is for politicians
    It was said of Al Smith, a Roman Catholic, that if he won the 1928 presidential election he would take orders from the Vatican and not uphold the Constitution. John F. Kennedy famously confronted that anti-Catholic prejudice in a 1960 speech to the...
  • John A. Mote, Methodist pastor

    John A. Mote, Methodist pastor
    The Rev. John Anson "Jack" Mote, retired pastor of the old Wilson Memorial United Methodist Church, died of pancreatic cancer Oct. 4 at his home on Camano Island, Wash. The former North Baltimore resident was 91. Born in Piqua, Ohio, he was a graduate of...
  • Reflecting on his art

    Reflecting on his art
    ALISO VIEJO — The artist calls the piece "Metronome." It is one of two dozen art pieces that trick the eye as part of a 42-piece exhibition at Soka University of works by Arie A. Galles, a professor of painting and drawing at the Aliso Viejo...
  • Goldberg: American imperialism? Please

    Goldberg: American imperialism? Please
    And so it ends. The United States is leaving Iraq. I'm solidly in the camp that sees this as a strategic blunder. Iraqi democracy is fragile and Iran's desire to undermine it is strong. Also, announcing our withdrawal is a weird way to respond to a...
  • Two films, two wars

    Two films dealing with war and politics in the tinderbox of the Middle East are coming to Newport-Mesa for one-night special screenings. The city of Costa Mesa on Friday night will host a screening of "Patrol Base Jaker" at the Triangle Square Cinemas....
  • Two centuries later, group seeks to bring home sailors killed off the shores of Tripoli

    Two centuries later, group seeks to bring home sailors killed off the shores of Tripoli
    For the American sailors off Tripoli — five of them from Maryland — it was a suicide mission: Sail the small ship heavy with explosives in among the enemy fleet, set the blast to go off in 15 minutes, jump into lifeboats and get as far away as...