| Jan 10, 2011
| 6:49 PM
(An earlier version of this column incorrectly stated that George W. Bush would have won the 2000 election under any recount scenario.)
Ignore the talk of a partisan cooling-off period following the shooting in Arizona.
Political division has become too...
| Jan 24, 2011
President Barack Obama and speechwriter Cody Keenan, a Chicago native, were praised for the president's address after the Arizona shootings. Next comes Obama's State of the Union speech on Tuesday. Here are 10 things to talk about:
1. Sometimes a long...
| Feb 10, 2011
A Solana Beach World War II memorabilia dealer is looking to sell an historic desk set belonging to Adolf Hitler.
Craig Gottlieb is selling the 50-pound all-bronze desk set estimated to be worth between $750,000 to $1 million. He was contacted by the...
| Feb 23, 2011
Contemporary history is seldom as relevant and engaging as Douglas Waller's new biography, "Wild Bill Donovan: The Spymaster Who Created the OSS and Modern American Espionage," which is — by turns — fascinatingly instructive and thoroughly...
| Jul 27, 2011
| 11:55 AM
If indeed karma, good and bad, does exist in this world, I wish it would rear its head soon. Glenn Beck, in particular, seems ripe for a major does of cosmic blowback.
The Weeping Pundit’s latest crime against all that is good in this world is his...
| Jul 28, 2011
| 8:12 PM
SOLANA BEACH, Calif. - Missing since the end of World War II, the original portraits of Adolf Hitler's parents have surfaced and will soon be put up for auction in Solana Beach.
The portraits of Alois and Klara Hitler could go for $100,000 or more,...
| Feb 16, 2012
| 9:43 PM
The saddest fact about "Bury the Dead," Irwin Shaw's anti-war play on stage in a thought-provoking production at Theatre UCF, is how relevant it still is.
Shaw wrote his fantastical musing on the waste of life caused by war in 1936, when World War I...
| Mar 9, 2012
| 7:18 PM
It is safe to say that last week, 99 percent of the people in this country had never heard the name Joseph Kony. That percentage is falling by the second thanks to an organized YouTube, Twitter and Facebook campaign that says as much about the power of...
| Mar 28, 2012
Two albums used by Adolf Hitler to document priceless pieces of art and furniture stolen by the Nazi's were discovered in private homes and donated to the National Archives. This is a huge find. These albums were in the hands of Hitler during World...
| Mar 31, 2012
| 2:51 PM
VIENNA (Reuters) - The tombstone marking the grave of Adolf Hitler's parents was removed from an Austrian cemetery this week to deter neo-Nazi commemorations of the German dictator.
The owner of the grave in Leonding - an unidentified woman that Austrian...
| Jul 21, 2011
| 1:51 PM
RedEye met Lewis on the day the film came out in the U.S., which was also the day after a night at Studio Paris and Hub 51 left him tweeting, “I am very hungover. I am very busy. This is an ill-advised combination. Chicago, my apologies.” No...
| Sep 20, 2011
| 12:42 PM
Back Off, Mom. Parents Who Hover Impede Kids' Activity (Source: Time.com)
Parents, if you want your kids to get more exercise, you'd be wise to get out of their way.
In a new study, published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine, researchers...