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  • Bill and Hillary Clinton National Airport: a woman finally gets a (half) airport name

     
    (Reluctantly updated, 4 p.m. 3/21/12 with reference to the Amelia Earhart Airport in Atchison Kansas.) So Little Rock has voted to rename its airport Bill and Hillary Clinton National Airport, after the former president and current U.S. secretary of...
  • Can Barack Obama win public sentiment on health care?

     
    Television unfurled many talking heads Thursday about the U.S. Supreme Court's upholding the health care law. Those talking heads usually split along political lines. But two historians stood out with their assessments on CNN. “President Obama got a...
  • A natural history that almost wasn't: 'America's Other Audubon'

     
    As a little girl in Ohio in the mid-1800s, Genevieve "Gennie" Jones would accompany her country doctor father in his buggy as he visited patients. Along the way they'd discuss the natural world, which turned into a lifelong passion. Then......
  • When slimy tactics collide

     
    It's pretty clear that the presidential power to make recess appointments when Congress isn't in session was established to assure a speedy and orderly transition when vacancies unexpectedly arise in key goverment positions when Congress is not in town...
  • On Location: New York’s Roosevelt Hotel stars in ‘Man on a Ledge’

     
    To Los Angelenos, the name Roosevelt Hotel calls to mind the Spanish-style building on Hollywood Blvd., the site of the first Academy Awards. But it's the other Roosevelt Hotel, the one in New York City, that is getting star treatment in the new Sam...
  • McManus: Americans Elect meets reality

    McManus: Americans Elect meets reality
    What happens if you start a political party and nobody comes? Six months ago, a newfangled third party burst onto the scene, full of hope and promise. It was called Americans Elect, and it sought to give voters a choice many said they were looking for:...
  • Little Rock airport renamed in honor of Bill and Hillary Clinton

    At Little Rock National Airport, it's two for the price of one. No, we're not talking about airfares, but Clintons. The Arkansas capital's Municipal Airport Commission voted unanimously Tuesday to rename the airport in honor of the former president and...
  • Patt Morrison Asks: Two from the 'typosphere'

    Patt Morrison Asks: Two from the 'typosphere'
    There'll be a pair of Pasadena institutions along Colorado Boulevard for New Year's -- the Rose Parade, and a company marking 100 years in business. Anderson Business Technology, nee Anderson Typewriter Co., has bucked two trends: It's been a one-family...
  • State of the Union: Obama to vow to 'fight obstruction with action'

    State of the Union: Obama to vow to 'fight obstruction with action'
    President Obama will vow to "fight obstruction with action" in his State of the Union address tonight, signaling the extent to which he will use an unpopular Congress as foil as he campaigns for a new term this year. "As long as I'm president, I will...
  • Ouch!

     
    In seeming praise of her members, (Chicago Teachers Union president Karen Lewis) quoted John F. Kennedy: “It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles or where the doer of the......
  • Regulation or rule of law, Gov. Romney?

     
    There's a line that former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney must know well, the one about the vast difference between campaigning and governing. He's in ''campaigning'' mode now. In a speech at the University of Chicago on Monday, the Republican...
  • Rx for the GOP: You should own universal healthcare

     
    GOP should embrace universal healthcare....