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On Friday, the Lehigh Valley's gutsiest freedom fighter will once again head for Libya, his native land. He was there when the monstrous Moammar Gadhafi took power in a 1969 coup, he was there for the first eight years of Gadhafi's rule, resisting the...
email@example.comAs the 2012 general election approaches, more and more attention is being given to one of the archetypal tools of democracy — the vote. But as more and more people spend more and more time obsessing over who's going to vote for whom, it...
Two years ago, Californian and citizen of the world Sarah Shourd was released from prison in Iran after an intense international campaign to free her. A bit more than a year later, that effort, including pressure from the State Department, Oman (the...
The Hartford CourantThe 14-minute Internet trailer "The Innocence of Muslims" that set off a storm of violence in Libya and Egypt was a low-quality, second-rate production that was difficult to watch because it was so amateurish. The film's history remains confused, but...
Sept. 17 marks the 225th anniversary of the adoption of the United States Constitution by the 1787 Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia. As Costa Mesans consider adopting a new city constitution, we should look at our nation's seminal governing...
Tags: Elections, Crime, Law and Justice, Politics, Voting, Democracy
KTLA NewsLAGUNA HILLS, Calif. (KTLA) -- A pastor was sentenced on Friday to 330 years in prison after being convicted of sexually assaulting five young parishioner boys in his Lake Forest apartment, the Los Angeles Times reported. Oscar D. Perez Perez, of Lake...
It would seem that we're now at the stage of global economic lunacy where the worldwide socialist slide is so far gone that the president of Russia is lecturing the world, and particularly Europe, about the risks of socialism. Speaking at the Asia-...
The Newport Beach Public Library brought a bit of democracy to residents through an interactive program and display. "Searching for Democracy," a program that debuted in April, "gives people a different spin on something we all take for granted," said...
Tags: Arts and Culture, Politics, Libraries, Democracy
I recently received a flattering note from a discerning Manchester reader, explaining that "you are one of the few reasons we keep buying the Commie Courant." By "Commie Courant," I'm sure he didn't really mean that The Courant was part of the...
World NowThe Chinese equivalent of Twitter has blocked remarks from Hillary Clinton that implicitly swiped at human rights abuses in China, according to a Hong Kong group that monitors Chinese media....
World NowIn a divided country wracked with ethnic violence and edging toward reform, one of the most stubborn battles may be a war of words: Is it Burma or is it Myanmar? After Suu Kyi toured Europe and Thailand, calling her country “Burma” as she...
CNNATHENS, Greece -- New Democracy leader Antonis Samaras was sworn in Wednesday as Greece's new prime minister, following months of political uncertainty for the debt-stricken country. He was inaugurated at the presidential mansion after meeting with...
Sep 26, 2012 |Column| Allentown Morning Call
Sep 19, 2012 |Story| Interior Journal
Sep 12, 2012 |Column| Los Angeles Times
Sep 14, 2012 |Story| Hartford Courant
Sep 15, 2012 |Story| Daily Pilot
Sep 14, 2012 |Story| KTLA-LTV
Sep 13, 2012 |Story| Baltimore Sun
Sep 7, 2012 |Story| Daily Pilot
Aug 28, 2012 |Story| Hartford Courant
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Jun 20, 2012 |Story| KTLA-LTV
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