| Jul 22, 2013
| 2:38 PM
Conservatives have argued for years that the American Civil Liberties Union is willing to subordinate its core mission to liberal politics. It’s an overstated indictment and there are lots of counter-examples, such as the ACLU’s opposition...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 12:10 PM
Rush Limbaugh took to the radio airwaves on Monday morning to address a report on the website Politico that said he and fellow conservative talker Sean Hannity were about to be dropped from the country's second-largest radio network, Cumulus.
While he ...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 2:38 PM
Now he’s got 100 problems. Rapper Jay-Z was widely praised for his business savvy after he announced a plan to give away 1 million copies of his new album to Samsung Galaxy smartphone users through a special app.
But that app has generated a...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 6:17 PM
Let's just be happy, for a moment, that at least this time Anthony Weiner didn't blame Al Qaeda.
In 2011, when allegations first arose that Weiner had been sending inappropriate messages and pictures to several women, he vehemently denied them. Weiner,...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 1:22 PM
Probably nothing causes members of Congress more unease than having to talk about death. It’s only been four years since healthcare reform became more about whether President Obama wanted to throw mama from a train via “death panels”...
| Jun 16, 2013
| 7:59 AM
I thought I might weigh in on Rush Limbaugh’s overheated critique of Jeb Bush’s accusation Friday that the GOP brand has become tarnished because the party is perceived as “reactionary.”
Instead, I got distracted by Bush’...
| Jan 23, 2013
You'd almost think that someone had stapled several
resumes together and put them in Raul Ruiz's file: magna cum laude at UCLA; three graduate degrees from Harvard (a medical degree and masters in public policy and in public health); doctoring to poor...
| Jan 8, 2013
It's official. President Obama has named former Sen. Chuck Hagel (R-Neb.) as his nominee for secretary of Defense. Hence, we may be in store for the worst Defense secretary nomination fight since George H.W. Bush's failed appointment of Sen. John Tower...
| Feb 12, 2013
| 10:44 AM
New York Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg has donated $1 million to a campaign to elect three board candidates who strongly support current L.A. schools Supt. John Deasy....
| Mar 18, 2013
| 1:23 PM
Future historians of the Barack Obama presidency, where would you rather travel? To that perpetually sunny corner of Polynesia where our 44th president was born? Or to the windy city on Lake Michigan he most recently called home?
| May 28, 2013
| 8:00 PM
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