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  • Guilty pleasure

    Guilty pleasure
    Should you share a home with a near-teen, you will be conversant in "Glee." Not glee, as in giddy. But "Glee," as in the must-see (or record or Hulu or friend) TV show. You may fancy yourself a gleek. Or would-be gleek. The show skews considerably younger...
  • Book Review: How the plan to fall apart soon fell apart

    Book Review: How the plan to fall apart soon fell apart
    The World That Never Was A True Story of Dreamers, Schemers, Anarchists and Secret Agents Alex Butterworth Pantheon: 496 pp., $30 For more than 100 years, anarchism has been an embarrassing stepdaughter in the family of international radicalism, the...
  • 'Courage and Consequence' by Karl Rove

    'Courage and Consequence' by Karl Rove
    Karl Rove is a true believer, as the subtitle to his memoir suggests, in a fighting faith. Much that vexes our current politics flows from the fact that he is an exemplar rather than a singular case. "Courage and Consequence: My Life as a Conservative in...
  • Presidents -- the good and the bad

    Presidents -- the good and the bad
    We tend to lionize or demonize our presidents. It would be tough to find many Abraham Lincoln detractors -- or, for that matter, many Warren G. Harding fans. But even our greatest heroes occasionally failed, and the worst presidents could boast of some...
  • Ranking the veeps

    Ranking the veeps
    Today's question: Give us your list of best and worst vice presidents in recent history. Previously, Lichtman and Edwards debated the proper role of the vice president, discussed how history might treat Dick Cheney and digested the current candidates'...
  • The 'assistant president'

    The 'assistant president'
    Today's question: The Constitution doesn't define the vice president's role beyond a handful of government tasks. What should be the role of the vice president? Previously, Edwards and Lichtman discussed how history might treat Dick Cheney and digested...
  • Everything you wanted to know about presidential inaugurals

    The Inaugural Ceremony Inaugurations are organized by the Joint Congressional Committee on Inaugural Ceremonies. All presidents must be sworn in, which involves taking the oath of the office. The oath is listed in Article II of the U.S. Constitution: "I...
  • 'Glee': A hairlicious distraction before Thanksgiving

     
    Distractions, distractions, distractions. That was the theme of the latest “Glee.” But there is one distraction that I haven’t mastered. What exactly am I going to do when Fox puts the surefire hit on hiatus after the initial 13-episode ru...
  • Paul V. Coates – Confidential File, Feb. 22, 1960

     
    William Pelley Still Haunts Us William Dudley Pelley looks like any other elderly man, but the assumption dissipates itself when he opens his mouth. His hair is gray; his face, lined; his manner of speech, halting, uncertain. A few weeks short of his 70th...
  • Karl Rove's new book has plenty of politics, but reflections on family, youth as well

     
    Karl Rove's new autobiography focuses on politics, but some reviewers have been intrigued by what Rove reveals about his upbringing and family life....
  • A 'South Pacific' reunion at the Ahmanson

     
    The opening night of Rodgers and Hammerstein's "South Pacific" at the Ahmanson Theatre proved to be an enchanted evening for old-school musical buffs and teen and twentysomething "Glee" fans alike. Wednesday's celebrity guests included stars of the 1958...
  • Abolish the vice presidency

    Sarah Palin is the product of a design flaw -- the unintended consequence of the founders' decision to create the vice presidency. For two centuries, presidential nominees have used the office to balance the ticket by naming a running mate from a...