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Barack Obama

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  • Commentary: Obama's position correct on birth control

    Re "Commentary: Obama wages war against the Catholic Church," Feb. 19: I find that Dr. R. Claire Friend's claim that "Obama's war against the Catholic Church is far greater than a simple demand that employer provide contraception and abortion in the...
  • Mailbag: Obama reporting was 'entirely accurate'

    Re "Mailbag: Photos were too flattering for president," Feb. 21: All the comments about your reporting of President Obama's visit to Corona del Mar were in heated agreement that your photos "were too flattering." According to one writer, "A huge pro-...
  • Mailbag: Join the grass-roots effort to stop the charter

    There is a true grass-roots movement to oppose the proposed city charter by just-plain Costa Mesa folk who may want a charter but resent the way this one is being processed. It is truly a David vs. Goliath battle about principles over politics in...
  • Mailbag: A presidential visit should be embraced

    On a glorious Southern California winter day, crowds greeted the president of the United States in Corona del Mar. The mood was festive and exhilarating. There were large groups who supported and opposed President Obama with signs and banners. I gathered...
  • Mailbag: Republicans twisted account of Obama visit

    After reading the Daily Pilot, I am amazed at how the anti-Obama demonstrators twist and create their own reality. As I drove to an early morning appointment Feb. 16, I observed many people with pro-Obama signs all along East Coast Highway. I drove by...
  • Commentary: Media allows religion to distort discourse

    After reading the Feb. 19 commentaries in the Daily Pilot titled "Obama wages war against Catholic Church" and "Readers should give Muslim column a chance," I am bewildered by the current lack of factual honesty in our public discourse. The first piece...
  • Commentary: Obama protest from the eyes of a participant

    President Obama visited Corona del Mar for a meet-and-greet fundraiser Feb. 16, and the news media reported the event with pictures. Where was the fair and the balanced? Only one brave reporter, Brian Calle with the Orange County Register, reported...
  • Mailbag: Keep spokesman on government side of the fence

    Re. "City Life: Costa Mesa needs to hire Lobdell permanently," (Steve Smith column, July 26): I sure hope that Bill Lobdell's employment at the L.A. Times and Daily Pilot has come to an(other) end, this time for good. He was a reasonably good editor and...
  • Mailbag: Don't leave elections up to Madison Avenue

    In his initial years as president, Barack Obama was quick to blame all of our failures on George Bush. But after three years in office, he takes none of the credit/blame for our financial woes, high unemployment, low wages and our involvement —...
  • Community Commentary: Why Obama doesn't care about the U.S. credit rating

    Just when the world financial markets had seemed to stabilize after five weeks of the violent convulsions caused by the first credit downgrade in the history of the United States, Standard & Poors announced the U.S. remains on negative credit watch, and...
  • Editorial: 'Don't ask, don't tell' is finally buried

    It's hard to believe there was a time when gay men and women were not allowed to disclose their sexuality while serving in the military. That time was last week. Here in the land of free expression, those who put on a uniform were not even allowed to...
  • Community Commentary: Obama put the country before the markets

    Former Orange County Treasurer Chriss Street makes some statements about President Obama, makes some conjectures, and then draws some conclusions that are, well, out of left field ("Community Commentary: Why Obama doesn't care about the U.S. credit...