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  • Night of nonsense

    Night of nonsense
    WASHINGTON -- In the 12 months we have to steel ourselves for the next State of the Union spectacle, let us count the ways that this spawn of democratic Caesarism -- presidency-worship -- has become grotesque. It would be the most embarrassing ceremony in...
  • Hail to the chiefs! A road trip to where presidents took their last breaths

    Hail to the chiefs! A road trip to where presidents took their last breaths
    Slowly my fingers slid along the surface. "You know, that's made of Quincy granite," our tour guide said, as my hand went down the edge of John Adams's tomb. Across the room, my travel partner — and future best man — Bryan Buckler did...
  • State Of The Union — A Night Of Nonsense

    In the 12 months we have to steel ourselves for the next State of the Union spectacle, let us count the ways that this spawn of democratic Caesarism — presidency-worship — has become grotesque. It would be the most embarrassing ceremony in the...
  • Lady Hillary of Benghazi

    Hillary Clinton kept her cool last week as she fielded questions from two congressional committees about the State Department's failure to protect our envoys at Benghazi. Until a senator from Wisconsin, Ron Johnson, pressed her on the subject. That's when...
  • Bob Sheppard dies at 99; Yankee Stadium PA announcer

    Bob Sheppard dies at 99; Yankee Stadium PA announcer
    Bob Sheppard, the Yankee Stadium public-address announcer known as the "Voice of God" for his resonant introductions of baseball players from Joe DiMaggio to Derek Jeter, has died. He was 99. Sheppard died Sunday at his home in Baldwin, N.Y., the Yankees...
  • Live review: Hootenanny Festival 2010

     
    For some, the Fourth of July is a good opportunity to re-read the Declaration of Independence, or the writings of Thomas Jefferson, John Adams or George Washington to reacquaint themselves with the spirit behind the nation’s founding. The Hootenanny...
  • A citizen's required reading for July 4th: The Declaration of Independence (with music)

     
    After all these years do you really know what it says? And a striking special video of the National Anthem by a loyal Ticket reader....
  • Mamie Gummer gets the royal treatment

     
    As the daughter of Hollywood royalty, Mamie Gummer knows a thing or two about the inner workings of the social elite. But in her latest role, Gummer -- whose mother is Meryl Streep -- will draw on history to channel......
  • L.A. Phil's Borda and Bohnett to attend White House dinner

     
    LA Philharmonic chairman David Bohnett with his guest Deborah Borda, president and CEO of the LA Phil, will be attending a White House state dinner tonight honoring British Prime Minister David Cameron and his wife Samantha Cameron....
  • Robert Gates warns: 'We are now in uncharted waters' with our dysfunctional politics

     
    Robert Gates speaks candidly about the troubles in the nation's Capitol....
  • Obama and Lincoln: trash-talking, Civil War-era style

     
    After President Obama remarked on how comments about him compared to those directed at Abraham Lincoln, we take a look at some historical trash talk....
  • David McCullough: I admire Barack Obama very much

     
    David McCullough, the Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer of Harry Truman and John Adams, had good things to say about President Barack Obama in an interview with CNN's Fareed Zakaria this morning. “I admire him very much,” McCullough said of...