Robin Abcarian: Perspective

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Teen killer's 'affluenza' defense is a lot of baloney

Not classy: 'Anchorman' Ron Burgundy takes over local newscast

Will Ferrell, as "Anchorman's" Ron Burgundy, reads local news on Bismarck, N.D., TV station. Robin Abcarian is not amused.

Are Sikhs turban-wearing TSA targets? App tracks claims of profiling

There is an update to a free app, FlyRights, that allows travelers to file discrimination complaints directly to the TSA.

Costco's Bible sin: Fact or fiction?

Is LAX shooting the result of anti-government hatred?

Halloween: Is your costume racist? Where's the line?

Editor Tina Brown is so over the printed word

Liz Cheney sells out gay sister for shot at U.S. Senate seat

Liz Cheney, gay marriage

Black 'Hooters Girl' fired over not 'natural' blond hair

Like gay marriage, medical marijuana is here to stay

Government shutdown spurs name-calling; a turn-off or a turn-on?

Democrats and Republicans are paying little political price for invective.

Sinead O'Connor's hopeless advice for Miley Cyrus

Michael Jackson loses in court — and it's about time

Ted Cruz Obamacare filibuster: He's no Wendy Davis

Miss America pageant: Always a few steps behind

Ariel Castro's suicide: A just end

Diana Nyad: What an inspiration

Sarah Palin on Syria: 'Let Allah Sort it Out'

Shellie Zimmerman says marriage is on shaky ground

Bob Filner may turn out to be Republicans' best friend

Long starved of power, many San Diego liberals were willing to overlook Filner's reputation. Now it looks like a big mistake.

Did Ted Cruz, the Canadian, get the kind of healthcare he now scorns?

Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas was born in Canada, which has the kind of national healthcare he now scorns.

San Diego's long Filner nightmare might soon be over

Tennessee judge oversteps in ordering name change for Baby Messiah

A Baby Messiah? The parents, not a judge, should determine his name.

Gloria Allred is easy to criticize, but just wait 'til you need her

Gloria Allred is back in the news and -- not that she gives a flying fig ¿ but the haters are out in force.

Oprah Winfrey's 'racist moments' are sobering

Paula Deen isn't off the hook for her food or behavior

Detainment of Glenn Greenwald's partner an abuse of U.K. Terrorism Act

The detention of Glenn Greenwald¿s partner, David Miranda, as he traveled through England to Brazil should come as no surprise.

If Zimmerman 'got away with murder,' how 'stand your ground' law helped

If Zimmerman 'got away with murder,' how 'stand your ground' law helped

A bankrupt Detroit, maybe down but never out

Anthony Weiner's wife wants to reassure us. Don't trust her.

Anthony Weiner's wife takes his side after another sexting scandal. But her assurances mean nothing.