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  • Editorial: Honor the fallen in the civil rights war too

    On Memorial Day, we will again honor Americans who died in service to their country. Many of these men and women were, of course, gay, serving under that shameful compromise known as "Don't Ask, Don't Tell," and in deeper secrecy before that. With...
  • It's A Gray Area: We should be skeptical of our government

    People in our country mostly seem to possess an innate faith in government. Probably that has evolved because, while our governments generally are unnecessarily expensive, wasteful and intrusive, they have not been overtly corrupt like so many others...
  • It's a Gray Area: Muslims are the latest targets of discrimination

    In so many ways, one of the biggest civil rights issues of our day is the way we treat Muslims in our country. Yes, 9/11 was an act of war against the United States, and yes, it was carried out by radical Muslims. But it is our obligation to realize...
  • 12-year-old has 'chance of a lifetime' to meet Obama

    12-year-old has 'chance of a lifetime' to meet Obama
    When Alex Posa, 12, was asked if he wanted to meet the president, he didn't hesitate to say yes. The experience didn't disappoint. "I was pretty excited," Alex said. "I couldn't wipe the smile off my face for the next week." The Ensign Intermediate...
  • Newport Chamber of Commerce discusses economic outlook

    The upcoming election and federal tax reforms were hot topics Friday morning at the Newport Beach Chamber of Commerce's Economic Forecast for 2013 breakfast. "This is very topical — the connection between politics and the economy," said Casey...
  • Clinton stumps at UC Irvine

    Clinton stumps at UC Irvine
    President Bill Clinton endorsed a slate of Democratic congressional candidates in a rally Tuesday night at UC Irvine. More than 4,000 attended the "California's Voice" event at the Bren Events Center, where the two-term president campaigned for 26th...
  • Cassity: Some reasons to vote for Obama (not really)

    Every living adult American (and some of the dead ones in and around Chicago) who embraces their civic duties will soon face a major decision: How should we vote Nov. 6? As local issues have been covered ad nauseum by me and others of late, I'll focus my...
  • Romney visits Costa Mesa

    Romney visits Costa Mesa
    Mitt Romney criticized President Obama's health-care reforms and other regulations that some small businesses find burdensome during a campaign stop Monday at a Costa Mesa manufacturing plant. The presumptive Republican nominee, who met with business...
  • Mailbag: Fire pits are a 'public health hazard'

    Re. "Wu: Fire rings are a political boomerang," Oct. 14: Jack Wu, haven't you read the letters? How can you invoke the words of Albert Einstein while you ignore the words of highly credentialed wood-smoke toxicology experts? I have a feeling you are...
  • Mailbag: Some reasons to stop reading Cassity's column

    Re. "Cassity: Some reasons to vote for Obama (not really)," (Oct. 26): The latest in a series of farcical columns by Chuck Cassity is nothing short of a free political advertisement, facilitated by the Daily Pilot, on behalf of Mitt Romney. I am...
  • Mitt Romney coming to Newport

    Mitt Romney coming to Newport
    Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney plans to attend an evening fundraiser in Newport Beach on Friday. Organized by a Romney fundraising committee, the private cocktail reception at the Balboa Bay Club and Resort is expected to draw...
  • 'Billionaires for Romney' to protest his visit Friday

    Local political activists are planning to meet Mitt Romney's visit to Newport Beach on Friday with a mocking wink and nudge when they dress up as faux-billionaires to protest the wealthy's influence in Washington politics. Led by 29-year-old entrepreneur...