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CNNUnited Nations -- Embroiled in his campaign for re-election, President Barack Obama addressed the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday in a sweeping speech meant to honor slain Ambassador to Libya Chris Stevens, confront Iran and Syria, and...
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...
Tags: Saudi Arabia, Islam, Moravian College, Libya, Muammar Gaddafi
firstname.lastname@example.orgAs 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, Voting, Democracy, Politics
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-...
Tags: France, Francois Hollande, Rachel Marsden, Russia, Europe
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, Democracy, Libraries, Politics
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...
LIJIN China — Six months pregnant, 38-year-old Ma Jihong was healthy and fit, her body toned from working in the cotton fields. So when 10 people from the local family planning office showed up one morning in October, she slipped through a gap in...
LAKE BUENA VISTA — Deep in the heart of make-believe magic, Brooks Johnson is delving into the political philosophy of Vladimir Ilyich Lenin and the Russian Revolution. You can almost hear Mickey Mouse in his high-pitched voice screaming, "Oh,...
Sep 25, 2012 |Story| KTLA-LTV
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
Jun 15, 2012 |Story| Los Angeles Times
Jun 23, 2012 |Column| Orlando Sentinel
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