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  • Twitter co-founder: Freedom of expression is a human right

     
    Twitter's Biz Stone argued that freedom of expression is a human right in a post on the company's blog Friday, coinciding with Egypt's blackout of the Internet and cellphone service. "Our goal is to instantly connect people everywhere to what is most...
  • Is real democracy an option in Egypt?

     
    As cable news dishes out scenes of tear-gassings, burning buildings and tanks rolling through the streets of Cairo, I'm reminded of a story my father-in-law, who was born and raised in that city, used to tell. He was a young......
  • Rohrabacher, Righeimer defend Honduras visit

    COSTA MESA — U.S. Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-Huntington Beach) on Tuesday defended an unusual trip he made to Honduras with now-Costa Mesa Councilman Jim Righeimer. The trip was discussed in U.S. diplomatic cables released by WikiLeaks and published...
  • Cupcakes Coup De Gras

    Cupcakes Coup De Gras
    The Streets Of Houston Have Turned Into A Battlefield. The Mighty Minions In This Culinary Conflict: cupcakes. That's Right...cupcakes. These Sweet Little Soldiers Are Poised To Jump Into The Trenches And Strike At The Most Discriminating Palettes....
  • Book review: 'The Fear Within' by Scott Martelle

    Book review: 'The Fear Within' by Scott Martelle
    In his cogent, nuanced account of the 1949 prosecution of American communists under the Smith Act, former Los Angeles Times staff writer Scott Martelle sees this case fitting into a troubling pattern. From the Alien and Sedition Acts of 1798 to the...
  • Mailbag: Messing up language is all too common

    In his column, Joseph Bell explained the word game "Literati" (The Bell Curve: Enjoying some Christmas Day word play," Dec. 30). He admires the use of this game to remind ourselves of how "solid English words with exact definitions" are being commonly...
  • January 13: Author - John Truman Wolfe Talks About His Book, Crisis by Design: The Untold Story of the Global Financial Coup and What You Can Do About It

    January 13: Author - John Truman Wolfe Talks About His Book, Crisis by Design: The Untold Story of the Global Financial Coup and What You Can Do About It
    John Truman Wolfe To purchase a copy of the book: Crisis by Design: The Untold Story of the Global Financial Coup and What You Can Do About It There's been a coup d'état. It was not a mob of AK-47 wielding militia overthrowing a dictator in a third-...
  • Egypt's Mubarak Will Stay; Protests Continue

    Egypt's Mubarak Will Stay; Protests Continue
    Disappointment for protesters in Egypt tonight after a day of speculation that President Hosni Mubarak would step down from his 30 year rule.  Instead, he told Egyptians he won't leave until the country's elections in September. After weeks of protest...
  • Libya Unrest Spreads To Tripoli

    Libya Unrest Spreads To Tripoli
    * 50 fresh dead arrive in hospital, hundreds injured * Government says protesters trying to split country * "Stop the massacre now!" say Muslim leaders * Disturbances reported in capital (Recasts with shootings, adds quotes) TRIPOLI, Liybia (REUTERS)...
  • Sounding Off: Pragmatism in the voting booth

    Two years ago, John McCain and the Republican establishment took a gamble with our nation's security and future by naming a know-nothing neophyte as his running mate on the GOP's presidential ticket. Perceived political advantage cynically trumped the...
  • Congressman who tightened U.S.-Cuba embargo is retiring

    Congressman who tightened U.S.-Cuba embargo is retiring