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  • How Sarah Palin wound up in Baltimore

    How Sarah Palin wound up in Baltimore
    If you're wondering how the heck Sarah Palin's campaign bus wound up in Baltimore ... Wait, it's not a campaign bus, Palin insists, but a "bus to be able to express to America how much we appreciate our foundation." So, if you're wondering how the heck...
  • McManus: The write stuff

    McManus: The write stuff
    The news from Washington — bickering over the debt ceiling, poor prospects for the economy — hasn't been uplifting lately. It's time for some beach reading. And I have just the ticket. There's a whole crop of potential Republican presidential...
  • Doyle McManus: Tim Pawlenty's gambit

    Doyle McManus: Tim Pawlenty's gambit
    Last week's Republican mini-debate may not have been the most auspicious way for a presidential candidate to introduce himself to a national audience. The stage in South Carolina didn't include most of the party's top names; instead, it boasted former...
  • Monterey Peninsula's bargain hotels, food and activities

    Monterey Peninsula's bargain hotels, food and activities
    Clint Eastwood knows how to set a scene on screen or at Mission Ranch, his strikingly handsome hotel and restaurant in Carmel. The hotel, a historic property, has a multimillion dollar view of the sea and beautiful grounds to match. Magenta bougainvillea...
  • How Fat is Your State?

    How Fat is Your State?
    Not only is obesity bad for your health, it's one major factor behind skyrocketing healthcare costs. Even so, Americans are still losing the battle of the bulge in a big way. In fact, a new report from the Trust for America's Health says rates have...
  • Sarah Palin's hair gets own TV show

    Sarah Palin's hair gets own TV show
    Is there no end to the media's fascination with Sarah Palin?  She's not running for president, resigned from her last elected office and, increasingly, is only famous for, well, being famous.  But that doesn't stop us from watching. Palin's already...
  • Thursday morning talkers: Pressure builds on Weiner to resign

    On weekday mornings, I'll post the most controversial, shocking and (of course) ridiculous stories for your reading pleasure. That way, when you walk into work, you'll be the master of witty conversation. Articles  • His constituents still like...
  • 'Dr. Strangegov'? Twitter users suggest alternative names for Palin's movie

    'Dr. Strangegov'? Twitter users suggest alternative names for Palin's movie
    Today's news that a pro-Sarah Palin documentary will debut in June has the political world buzzing about a potential presidential run for the former governor of Alaska. The $1 million film, titled "The Undefeated," paints Palin as an "inspirational...
  • Sarah Palin abandons bus tour -- halfway through

    Sarah Palin abandons bus tour -- halfway through
    Sarah Palin has a habit of doing these kind of things, doesn't she?  Less than a month after she embarked on her touted nationwide tour of historical sites across America, Palin never seems to have gotten much farther than the East Coast.  In fact,...
  • Irrational nuclear fears lead to potassium iodide shortages in U.S.

    There is great fear in the world today about Japanese nuclear reactors exploding in a Chernobyl-level disaster. Citizens in Japan are scrambling to get ahold of potassium iodide, which can protect against radiation poisoning of the thyroid gland.  Here'...
  • Gregory Rodriguez: A political history lesson

    Gregory Rodriguez: A political history lesson
    God bless the American media. Over the last two weeks, thousands of well-educated journalists and political experts have made their mortgage payments by commenting on the antics of an idiot congressman who tweeted a picture of his genitals, and an idiot...