What's playing out in Washington this week is a classic example of that old political shibboleth, "that may be what I said but that's not what I meant." Republicans are piously assuring us they have no desire to shut down the government only to go marching off toward the cliff. ...
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I have to admit that watching the show “Sister Wives” on TLC made me think about what it would be like to have so-called wives in my family. To tell the truth, it doesn’t seem like such a terrible idea. If you think about it, the only bad part are too many children by all those...
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Mike Lee, Utah’s senator-elect and among the most prominent of Tea Party conservatives, met in Israel with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
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September 17, 1998 | 8:00 pmOrel in Hebrew means God's light. Orel Gigi was only 4 1/2 years old when she died in a car accident on Aug. 2, but to her parents and all who knew her, she was like her name -- a ray of divine light. "Her smile and outstretched arm towards anybody was magic, and a heart could not...
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Much of the school was outraged. All spring, Bauchman was subjected to ridicule and abuse from students -- and, allegedly, from the music teacher. Graduation day became an impromptu anti-Bauchman protest. Parents and students joined hands to sing the...