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  • Obama and un-relevance

    WASHINGTON -- Is the United Nations still relevant? On Tuesday, President Obama lectured the world organization on living up to its promise to settle disputes through collective action, at a time when its credibility remains in doubt. Just as he has...
  • Obama's choice on Syria

    WASHINGTON -- Ever since Barack Obama entered the Oval Office in 2009, his foreign policy has been driven in large part by a determination to reverse that of his predecessor, George W. Bush, who put the United States on a reckless course of...
  • TV Picks: 'Alpha House,' 'Eagleheart,' JFK on TCM, Lincoln by wire

    TV Picks: 'Alpha House,' 'Eagleheart,' JFK on TCM, Lincoln by wire
    "Alpha House" (Amazon). Yonder comes the first fruit of Amazon Studios' semi-innovative pilot derby, upon which I reported and opined at length last spring — see here, here and here — marking its arrival as a producer of original streaming...
  • Familiar territory: Haven't we been here before?

    For if the trumpet give an uncertain sound, who shall prepare himself to the battle? -- First Corinthians This is where we came in. For we've seen this movie before, or rather this all too real, all too familiar tragedy. And travesty. In the Korean...
  • Syrian chemical weapons threat eerily familiar?

    PARIS -- Since the beginning of December, military gas (sarin, a nerve agent) has claimed a major place in discussion of the civil war in Syria. The Syrian government has admitted to holding major stocks of (unidentified military) gas in or near the areas...
  • By `applaud' he means give the raspberry

     
    Romney surrogate John Sununu: When you take a look at Colin Powell, you have to wonder whether that's an endorsement based on issues or whether he's got a slightly different reason for preferring President Obama. CNN Host Piers Morgan: What......
  • Weeks in review

     
    A roundup of state and local news-review and weekly political chat shows. Descriptions provided by the broadcast outlets in most cases: Connected to Chicago (.mp3 file, right click to download) WLS-AM 890. Host Bill Cameron with Greg Hinz of Crain's......
  • Colin Powell: I’m endorsing Barack Obama

     
    During an interview Thursday on “CBS This Morning,” former Secretary of State Colin Powell endorsed Barack Obama's re-election. Powell, a Republican, said he was more comfortable with Obama's stands on such issues as climate, education,...
  • Crystal Blog contest, 2012

     
    I am now tallying these results and will present an aggregated prediction Monday afternoon, listen to "Mondays With Johnny" at 12:30 on WGN-AM 720 and I may try to slip them in. The obvious drawback to offering predictions about Tuesday’s......
  • This weekend: Anne Hathaway hosts ‘Saturday Night Live’; ‘Family Guy’ marks 200th episode; Christina Ricci visits ‘The Good Wife’

     
    The highlights this weekend: 1. Anne Hathaway hosts “Saturday Night Live,” which can satirize the election results with Barack Obama (Jay Pharoah), Mitt Romney (Jason Sudeikis) and Joe Biden (Sudeikis again). Hathaway can help them spoof &#...
  • Leave Susan Rice alone!

     
    What, exactly, is the beef against U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice? That she lied to the public when she went on the Sunday shows five days after the attack in Benghazi? Or that she should have known that what she was......
  • Political commercials: Which were the worst?

     
    The 2012 election season gave us some of the most annoying political commercials that money can buy. In swing state Florida, we were subjected to them hour after hour, especially in the final days. Please tell me which ones you thought were the worst....