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  • When do ministers cross the line?

    When do ministers cross the line?
    Today's question: At what point does a minister cross a line between merely sharing private views and involving a church in a political campaign, thereby inviting IRS scrutiny? Previously, Lynn and Stanley debated whether churches should receive tax...
  • Hillary and Arnold in the Obama administration

    Hillary and Arnold in the Obama administration
    Today's question: Is there a role for Hillary Clinton in the White House? How about Arnold Schwarzenegger? Previously, Lilly and Weigel weighed potential Cabinet picks and discussed Rahm Emanuel's selection as chief of staff. A step down for Clinton...
  • Why the rush to Manhattanize L.A.?

    ++++++++++++++++++++ || || ++++++++++++++++++++ Last week, the City Council voted 12 to 0 to approve a sweeping set of zoning changes that will encourage larger and more dense development downtown. The new rules are only the latest move toward the...
  • Something's fishy in Peru

    Are food and drink -- their need, their taste, their origin -- hot political matters? Yes they are, at least here in Peru, where the politics of catastrophe have collided with South American squabbles twice recently. The first fracas was the canned...
  • Desire is irrelevant. I am a machine.

    "No fate." It's from a movie. To be exact, it's from "Terminator 2: Judgment Day," the huge 1991 vehicle for future California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger. If you know your Terminator lore, you know that this sequel took the evil Terminator from the...
  • Vivian Monroe dies at 85; shaped the Constitutional Rights Foundation

    Vivian Monroe dies at 85; shaped the Constitutional Rights Foundation
    Frustrated by America's collective ignorance of the Bill of Rights, a group of lawyers founded the Constitutional Rights Foundation in Los Angeles to try to do something about it. They made an early move they quickly considered brilliant: hiring Vivian...
  • William A. Wilson dies at 95; first U.S. ambassador to the Vatican

    William A. Wilson dies at 95; first U.S. ambassador to the Vatican
    William A. Wilson, a Los Angeles businessman and a member of President Reagan's "kitchen cabinet" who was appointed the first U.S. ambassador to the Vatican, has died. He was 95. Wilson died early Saturday in Carmel Valley, Calif., where he had a home,...
  • Financial crisis fails to get its just due with TV talking heads

    It's hard to know where to start in dissecting the inane debate on the economic crisis that has dominated the presidential race in recent days. Commentators, particularly of the cable television variety, have probed Sarah Palin's (suspect) chops for...
  • Sarah Palin's ties to Alaskan Independence Party are played down

    Tonight, Sarah Palin will be nominated as the Republican Party's choice for vice president of the United States. But back home, she has cheered the work of a tiny party that long has pushed for a statewide vote on whether Alaska should secede from...
  • In campaigns, as in basketball, the refs get worked

    Phil Jackson huffed along the sidelines and unleashed a post-game rant: His Lakers were manhandled, but the Celtics got all the calls. Basketball is not a bad primer, it turns out, on how our political ballclubs carry on. Team McCain has been...
  • Time to make candidates answer on Iraq

    If you go to the Republican National Committee's website, you can watch the clock labeled "Days Since Barack Obama Visited Iraq." Tick, tick, tick. Nearly 900 days and counting. Over at moveon.org, a young mother in a 30-second ad looks into the camera...