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  • Hugs for veterans; slugs for money-wasters

    Hugs for veterans; slugs for money-wasters
    Time for another round of hugs and slugs. We start with a big round of slugs for everyone involved in the NorthStar charter-school fiasco — one of the worst examples of education "reform" this state has ever seen. Revelations in this mess...
  • Saturday's TV Highlights and Weekend Talk Shows

    Saturday's TV Highlights and Weekend Talk Shows
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of May 26 - June 1, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies   -------------------- SERIES Trisha's Southern Kitchen In the season...
  • Former Sen. Arlen Specter Dies After Long Battle With Cancer

    Former Sen. Arlen Specter Dies After Long Battle With Cancer
    PHILADELPHIA -- Former U.S. Sen. Arlen Specter, who embodied a vanishing breed of liberal Republicanism before switching to the Democratic Party at the twilight of his political career, died Sunday after a long battle with cancer, his family announced....
  • Halloween mask sales predict Obama win 60-40

    Halloween mask sales predict Obama win 60-40
    Polls may show a hotly contested presidential election. But sales of Halloween masks of the candidates are already calling the race. President Obama masks have been outselling those of his Republican challenger Mitt Romney by a 60% to 40% margin,...
  • A real-life adventurer

    A real-life adventurer
    Listening to novelist and political commentator Mark Helprin recount his life is a bit like listening to Forrest Gump — an eloquent, New York-born Forrest Gump. Helprin is hardly slow-witted, but like the titular hero of the Oscar-winning 1994...
  • PASSINGS: Norma Zimmer, Dick Walsh, Robert F. Ellsworth, Robert Traylor, Burt Reinhardt

    PASSINGS: Norma Zimmer, Dick Walsh, Robert F. Ellsworth, Robert Traylor, Burt Reinhardt
    Norma Zimmer Singer was Welk 'Champagne Lady' Norma Zimmer, 87, the "Champagne Lady" of television's "The Lawrence Welk Show" and a studio singer, died Tuesday at her home in Brea. Her son, Larry, did not give the cause of death. Zimmer performed on...
  • In New Hampshire presidential primary victory speech, brittle Massachusetts stiff blasts incumbent as an 'arrogant, inept, reckless ....great divider'

     
    Though I felt Mitt Romney's speech last night was unnecessarily ugly in its attacks on President Obama, I must admit after now having done my research that it wasn't all that different in tone and approach from the speech given......
  • Newt's swan song in the key of F, as in Florida?

     
    I'm kind of missing Newt Gingrich already. It's pretty obvious that the Republican sachems are putting the citrus state death-squeeze on his choleric, solipsistic, haymaker-swinging, high-concept, low-road, zany Nicolas Cage-style presidential campaign....
  • Romney feels Bill Clinton's pain....but will he have his luck?

     
    The fear among Republicans is that Mitt Romney, if he ends up as the party’s nominee for president, will be 2012’s version of Walter Mondale, Bob Dole or John Kerry. All three — Mondale in 1984, Dole in 1996 and......
  • Presidents elect, minus nine years

     
    There has been some talk, not only on this blog, that first-term New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, 49, may be considering a run for president in 2016 or, if the Republican candidate wins next fall and runs for re-election as......
  • Webliography: The WWHHD (What Would Hillary Have Done?) question and the idea that Clinton should replace Joe Biden on the 2012 ticket

     
    Updated with more links and pull quotes Wool-gathering here after the Bears' victory, wondering if Hillary Clinton would have been a much different president than Barack Obama and whether it might be smart for Obama to ask her to tap......
  • Rick Perry snags Fabrizio, Warfield, other top campaign advisers

     
    Texas Gov. Rick Perry has hired pollster and political strategist Tony Fabrizio and  media strategist  Nelson Warfield, who helped Gov. Rick Scott's 2010 dark horse triumph, and several other top national campaign advisers for his presidential candidacy....