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Mike Leigh's latest film, " Happy-Go-Lucky," centers on the unsinkable Poppy Cross, a teacher who tries to make everyone around her happier. It is an effort rebuffed by some, welcomed by others and at times even difficult to watch. In dealing with an...
Luis Lopez traveled north from Guadalajara, Mexico, and crossed illegally into Southern California. Fifteen years old, he was the sixth of 10 children. Figuring he'd need to speak English to get a job, his parents enrolled him at Franklin High School in...
Times Staff WriterLike every aspect of parenting, traveling with kids is a learning experience. (A moment of respectful silence for the sanctimonious second-grade teacher who came up with that term, the secular equivalent of offering up your suffering for the poor souls in...
Born to an African mother and a European father, Frederick Douglass was, by any standard, one of the extraordinary men of the 19th Century and the most powerful black man of his age. William McFeely's compelling biography covers the career of Douglass...
Tags: Politics, Frederick Douglass, Racism, Rebellions, Literature
Contributing columnistWhat with TV shows devoted to celebrity genealogy and several websites offering families a way to build their family trees, many retirees decide to devote time to finding their roots. My mother was raised in Casey County, and she always said we were...
U.S. District Judge William H. Yohn ruled against Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter's plan to take distribution of free food to homeless people out of the parks to the front of City Hall, and ultimately, indoors. The judge said on Thursday that he saw no...
According to President Barack Obama, entrepreneurs and small business owners cannot take credit for their inventions or business success because their accomplishments were only made possible by the government's investments in infrastructure. Is this a...
Cal ThomasStephen Covey, the management guru who died this week, would have had a hard time selling his books in Benjamin Franklin's America, or Abe Lincoln's. His best seller "7 Habits of Highly Effective People" would have been considered a self-evident truth,...
Tags: Ethics, Politics, Barack Obama, Mitt Romney, Elections
Stephen Covey, the management guru who died this week, would have had a hard time selling his books in Benjamin Franklin's America, or Abe Lincoln's. His best seller "7 Habits of Highly Effective People" would have been considered a self-evident truth,...
The United States of America is the embodiment of the struggle of humanity to rise from the tyranny of feudalistic oppression. It is a laboratory where great experiments to discover the limits of human potential are performed. To quote from Thomas Paine&...
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