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  • Mailbag: Former county treasurer is one to talk

    Re: "Libertarianism is our American roots," Community Commentary, Dec. 22: This letter is in response to the publication of Chriss Street's letter concerning libertarianism and Washington "fat cats." My first response is, really? With Street's financial...
  • Community Commentary: Obama's jobs bill deserves a layoff

    Did you know that the so-called jobs bill adds the unemployed to the list of "protected classes" who can sue any employer for discrimination based on the applicant's perception that their unemployed status led to their not being hired? How crazy is that?...
  • 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...
  • Gingrich visits Newport Beach

    Presidential hopeful Newt Gingrich promised to drive down the price of gasoline and change the culture in Washington during a Southern California fundraising tour that included stops in Newport Beach, Tustin and Pasadena. He emphasized lower gas prices...
  • Supporters, protesters await Obama in Corona del Mar

    Though President Obama's Thursday visit to a breakfast fundraiser in Corona del Mar will be closed to the public, there will be plenty of signs that the Democratic president is visiting a Republican stronghold. Conservative protesters plan to get their...
  • Obama protesters, supporters gather at Morning Canyon, Poppy [Updated]

    Obama protesters, supporters gather at Morning Canyon, Poppy [Updated]
    Supporters and protesters -- including a horse named Sinatra -- started arriving about 6 a.m. Thursday at Morning Canyon Road and Poppy Avenue on East Coast Highway, taking over about six corners in Corona del Mar ahead of President Obama's visit. Police...
  • Obama: 'three of toughest years'

    President Obama was greeted with cheers of "Four more years!" as he entered Jeff and Nancy Stack's beige-colored stone home situated on a small hill overlooking the ocean. Many of the 170 supporters, seated at tables under a white tent in the backyard...
  • Obama visit rattles Corona del Mar

    Obama visit rattles Corona del Mar
    President Obama swept through Corona del Mar on Thursday morning, raking in at least hundreds of thousands of dollars from supporters while rattling the sleepy village. Obama protesters and fans crowded intersections along East Coast Highway, near the...
  • Commentary: Obama wages war against Catholic Church

    Having fought to free ourselves from the tyranny of King George, we Americans find ourselves with the boot of yet another monarch planted firmly on our throat. Mark Steyn compared President Obama to Henry VIII, the absolutist monarch who fought the...
  • Mailbag: Front page photos were too flattering to Obama during presidential visit

    Mailbag: Front page photos were too flattering to Obama during presidential visit
    I am extremely disappointed in how you reported President Obama's visit to Corona del Mar last week ("Obama visit rattles CdM," Feb. 17). I opened up the Daily Pilot the following day to see only signs supporting him on a full-front cover picture. This is...
  • 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-...