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  • Tea party Republicans blame Obama for the shutdown they planned

    Tea party Republicans blame Obama for the shutdown they planned
    The government shutdown has revealed the impressive skill of tea party Republicans to say untrue things with sincerity so convincing that they almost sound as if they believe what they are saying. Michele Bachmann, with her toothy grin and startling wide-...
  • Yom Kippur, the unnecessary war?

     Yom Kippur, the unnecessary war?
    Maale Gamla, Israel — Was the Yom Kippur War, which began 40 years ago this month, inevitable? Documents newly released from the Israeli state archives and their integration with American archival material suggest that it wasn't. The records show...
  • Opportunity Lost: How Schwarzenegger failed to rescue California GOP

    Opportunity Lost: How Schwarzenegger failed to rescue California GOP
    Arnold Schwarzenegger has a story he has often told about the lightning-strike moment he became a Republican. He had just arrived in the United States in the roiling year 1968, with the closely fought Richard Nixon-Hubert Humphrey presidential race in...
  • Colorado hemp offers hope for struggling farmers

    Colorado hemp offers hope for struggling farmers
    SPRINGFIELD, Colo. — Out near a lonely highway southwest of town, a farmer's son stuck some seeds in the ground last spring to see what would happen. What he pulled from the soil made history and has sown new hope for struggling farmers both here...
  • Watergate's Saturday Night Massacre gets more interesting with age

    Watergate's Saturday Night Massacre gets more interesting with age
    The Saturday Night Massacre was a scorched-earth moment in the Watergate affair. On Oct. 20, 1973, the two highest-ranking members of the Justice Department, Atty. Gen. Elliot L. Richardson and his deputy, William D. Ruckelshaus, quit rather than follow...
  • PASSINGS: James Street, Bob Kurland

    PASSINGS: James Street, Bob Kurland
    James Street Standout University of Texas quarterback James Street, 65, a former University of Texas quarterback who took over the Longhorns' wishbone offense and led them to the 1969 national championship, died Monday at his home in Austin, Texas,...
  • Thursday's TV Highlights: 'Hatfields and McCoys: White Lightning'

     Thursday's TV Highlights: 'Hatfields and McCoys: White Lightning'
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of July 28 - August 3, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     --------------------   SERIES The Hero The season finale...
  • In CNN's 'Our Nixon,' president vents about 'All in the Family'

    In CNN's  'Our Nixon,' president vents about 'All in the Family'
    The Writers Guild of America might think of “All in the Family” as the second-greatest sitcom of all time, after “Seinfeld,” but were he alive today, Richard Nixon would almost certainly disagree. As “Our Nixon,” a...
  • Rodeo clown with Obama mask has big defender: Rush Limbaugh

    Rodeo clown with Obama mask has big defender: Rush Limbaugh
    Anybody with half a brain should have known it was wrong to put an Obama mask on the face of a rodeo clown Saturday at the Missouri State Fair. It was wrong for the announcer, a local school superintendent, to rile up the crowd by saying, “We&...
  • Oprah Winfrey brings drama to 'The Butler' trailer

    Oprah Winfrey brings drama to 'The Butler' trailer
    Moviegoers well-acquainted with Oscar-nominated director Lee Daniels’ eyebrow-raising filmic oeuvre may be shocked to learn that his latest movie, “The Butler,” seems, at first blush, rather short on salacious surprises. This from the...
  • Auto-racing film 'Rush' takes another route with Niki Lauda's help

    Auto-racing film 'Rush' takes another route with Niki Lauda's help
    TORONTO — It was 37 years ago, but Niki Lauda recalls his brush with death as if it happened this morning. The Austrian Formula One driver had been in a ferocious nip-and-tuck battle for most of the season with his British rival James Hunt when...