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Satan is with us. “Of course,” you say. Or, “No way.” Perhaps you scoff — or shudder. Whether he lurks in your belief system or not, the devil is often encountered as a caricature, metaphor or character on page or screen.
A widely reported study of a few decades ago involved asking passersby what they thought of important passages from the Declaration of Independence — without telling them that’s where they were from.
What does it mean to be called a conservative?
You know about productive workspaces and productive systems, but how about productive clothing and productive body size?
President Bush’s proposal to partially privatize Social Security by allowing workers to invest in personal retirement accounts took a pounding from Sen. John Kerry on the campaign trail.
WASHINGTON - President Bush signed the biggest rewrite of U.S. bankruptcy law in a quarter century on Wednesday, making it harder for debt-ridden Americans to wipe out their obligations.
We were greatly amused by the call last week from a coalition of "consumer" and "public interest" groups to "protect public broadcasting from politically motivated bureaucrats and lawmakers." They’re especially anguished about political string-pulling on the Public Broadcasting System, which feeds at the federal trough.
Voters will decide at the ballot this year if they want to outlaw affirmative action programs and any special programs or preferences for women and minorities.
Kids are going to change our world for the better. We can count on it. As per my last column (“Next generations resetting our world,” Tribune, Sept. 15), I reported on the idea that as certain society systems collapse, the next generations will step forward and “reset” our trajectory. (See The Fourth Turning by historians William Strauss and Neil Howe.)
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. Federal regulators on Monday said they are ready to discipline Internet service providers who secretly favor certain types of data traffic, like Web surfing, over others, like file sharing.
Arizona’s reputation as a progressive state rests in part on its encouraging cutting-edge technology, its development of clean, productive industry and its efforts to fashion a public education system that fully prepares students for the high-skills jobs of the 21st century.
There is no evidence that Bishop Thomas O’Brien had malicious intent on that terrible night last June when the car he was driving struck and killed Jim Reed. Nor is there reason to believe he was drunk, or that he sped away in hopes of avoiding detection.
While Thanksgiving is a time to gather with family and friends and be thankful for your blessings, it is also a day that can pose dangers for pets.
James Hamm, a convicted murderer who cleaned up his act, won release from prison and earned a law degree, is Arizona’s poster boy for prisoner rehabilitation. But he should not be admitted to the Arizona Bar and allowed to practice law.
It seemed at first that Keith Moore was going to take his medicine. Not all drunken lawyers do.
Tonsils. Oh, how we may come to miss them.
Although circumstances vary, the numerous cases of injury or death involving the sheriff's office for which Maricopa County has paid more than $13.7 million in claims over the past decade have one thing in common: Sheriff Joe Arpaio accepts absolutely no responsibility.
Dorcas R. Hardy and Bart Fleming: The U.S. healthcare system is in need of genuine reform, but the plan prescribed by Congress needs a label, "This plan is hazardous to your health and your finances."
The U.S. health care system is in need of genuine reform, but the medicine being prescribed by Congress needs a clear label, “This plan is hazardous to your health and your finances.”
In not many days we will know whether James Hamm’s long climb will end in his admission to the Arizona bar.
His acceptance speech was easily the most brief, but the thoughts shared Friday night by United Food Bank President and CEO Bob Evans were certainly among the most poignant.
MEXICO CITY - Javier Sicilia caught the world's attention after his son and six others were murdered in Cuernavaca, south of Mexico City, by elements connected with a drug cartel. Sicilia was a poet, writer and author who took up the cause of justice. I say "was" a poet because following the murders five months ago, he gave up writing poetry. This, for an acclaimed writer, is like a vow of chastity. And that was among the topics in a revealing interview that goes deep into what motivates a victim to become a seeker of dignity. The interview was published Aug. 14 by Thelma Gomez Duran of El Universal, the large major daily here.
“Allowing Loughner to plead guilty for a ‘life’ sentence is a tragedy in and of itself.”
January 5, 2005
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