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Ding Dong despair manifested itself in a myriad of ways over the weekend as Americans came to realize that Hostess Brands Inc. as they know it is likely no more. A petition went up online asking President Obama to nationalize the Twinkie industry and...
World NowArgentinan president Cristina Fernandez proposal to nationalize a majority interest in the country's biggest oil company is a reaction to rising imports....
Jacket CopyHeavy-duty plots that feed into parents' deep fears drive two new novels onto the L.A. Times bestseller list this week. Holding steady at No. 3 is Anne Lamott's "Imperfect Birds." The author's seventh novel finds affluent Bay Area parents Elizabeth......
Today's topic: Should the U.S. government have spent billions to keep General Motors from liquidation only to eventually steer it to Bankruptcy Court? An earlier bankruptcy would have saved taxpayers billions Point: Daniel J. Ikenson General Motors...
The federal government has taken over 17 failing banks and thrifts this year, seizing them at a rate three times faster than last year. At that pace, it will "nationalize" 85 banks by year's end, compared with three -- yes, three three -- in 2007. Yet...
At the moment, D.C. and Detroit are brooding on a Morton's Fork: Watch the American automakers auger in and take hundreds of thousands of jobs with them, or bail out these failed and incorrigible companies whose management so richly deserves whatever hell...
Times Staff WriterLOOKING back on it now, the Dodgers' move from Brooklyn to Los Angeles in the late 1950s can be viewed in two vastly different lights: To get it done was the eighth wonder of the world. Once complete, it was the stage-setter for much that pro sports has...
William PfaffPARIS -- The disclosure that current American drone warfare operations are directed from the presidential office in the White House, with the president himself selecting persons to be assassinated by unmanned American drone aircraft in the Muslim...
Rafael Corredoira's understanding and explanation of the U.S. petroleum markets is ludicrous. ("More domestic production won't lower gas prices," April 20.) I would need a full page to rebut his assertions. He is as astute as Nancy Pelosi and her view...
Central Florida Political Pulse - Orlando SentinelBy William E. Gibson, Washington Bureau WASHINGTON –Â Democrats this year are running local-oriented campaigns. Republicans are trying to nationalize the elections while vilifying President Barack Obama and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. So says...
The Associated PressIn a defining moment for American capitalism, President Barack Obama ushered General Motors Corp. into bankruptcy protection Monday and put the government behind the wheel of the company that once symbolized the nation's economic muscle. The fallen...
The Swampby Mark Silva Barack Obama is not on the ballot today. Yet, when the day's voting is done, many will insist that he was. In Virginia, where the polls opened before dawn, there wasn't much trouble getting in and out......
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