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Back on Dec. 4 during a city council meeting in Detroit, council member JoAnn Watson said the citizens’ support of President Barack Obama was reason enough for the president to bailout that city’s financial mess. She was apparently scolding...
SACRAMENTO — From my skimpy research on New Year's resolutions, I've learned that 40% of us make them, and about 90% end in failure. A dismal record of weak will. Yet, New Year's resolutions should be encouraged because they're vital to self-...
Tags: Lobbying, Jerry Brown, Executive Branch, White House, Government
The Hartford Courant"Our marriage is like the Electoral College," says the narrator in "Marooned," a Garrison Keillor short story. "It works OK if you don't think about it." At noon Monday, I will be one of those thinking about the Electoral College, as I have the...
James D. Hodgson Former secretary of Labor James D. Hodgson, 96, who as secretary of Labor in the early 1970s helped shepherd the Occupational Safety and Health Act into law, died Nov. 28 at his Malibu home, his family announced. The cause was...
Tags: Astronomy, BBC, Japan, Television, Obituaries
Jules WitcoverWASHINGTON -- President Obama, in his year-end interview on "Meet the Press" Sunday, was asked what his priorities were for the first year of his second term. He listed four: immigration reform, stabilizing the economy through debt reduction and...
Daily Press photographer Rob Ostermaier spent some time chronicling a day in the life of a late-shift welder at Newport News Shipbuilding. The shipyard's welders ensure the structural integrity of the nation's aircraft carriers and submarines. The...
I’d wanted to take an actual Mormon to see “The Book of Mormon,” but the closest I could come was the lovely and patient older daughter — so well scrubbed and shimmery that she looked like an Irish coin. “Come on, Coin,...
Tags: Christianity, Comedy (genre), Jesse Jackson, Mormonism, Waffles
The best part about the end of the presidential election other than the end of a presidential election is speculating about who will run in the next presidential election. In the wake of their sound defeat at the polls, the Republicans are especially...
When Vince Vaughn suggested that Steve Byrne create a sitcom, the comic — who's Irish and Korean — came up with the premise for the TBS series "Sullivan and Son." Vaughn — a longtime friend and supporter — is an executive...
FrameworkThe 1980 Republican National Convention nominates Ronald Reagan for president and George H.W. Bush for vice president....
FOX 17 ReporterThe arrival board at Gerald R. Ford International Airport said “Cancelled” in bright red Wednesday, next to flights that were supposed to be heading into Grand Rapids from La Guardia or Newark. While a few flights were able to get off the...
Victor Davis HansonIn 2008, Barack "No Drama" Obama was the coolest presidential candidate America had ever seen -- young, hip, Ivy League, mellifluous and black, with a melodic and exotic name. Rock stars vied to perform at his massive rallies, where Obama often began...
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