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June 3, 2015

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Cubans wait to witness scope of American influence
Friday, May 29, 2015
guest column:
If you want to see the face of the new Cuba, talk to Niuris Higuiera, co-owner and chef of Havana’s Paladar Atelier (paladar is the name Cubans use for privately owned restaurants).
Some who rape don’t realize they’re rapists
Friday, May 29, 2015
Guest Column:
Brian Banks was one of America’s best high school football players when, in 2002, at age 16, he was accused of rape.
Taxpayers will shoulder the financial burden of defunct schools’ students
Friday, May 29, 2015
guest column:
A push is on among consumer groups to have the U.S. Department of Education cancel the federal student debt incurred by students at Corinthian Colleges, a for-profit chain that just went belly-up.
Virginia senator’s goal: No more illegitimate wars
Friday, May 29, 2015
guest column:
The Revolutionary War and Civil War ended in Virginia, which was involved, by the 9/11 attack on the Pentagon, in the beginning of today’s war with radical Islam. Now a Virginia senator is determined that today’s war shall not continue indefinitely without the legitimacy conferred by congressional involvement congruent with the Constitution’s text and history.
Photo: Members of the act that would eventually be called
‘American Ninja Warrior’ gets shot of ‘Absinthe’ as Almas Meirmanov storms course
Thursday, May 28, 2015
Almas Meirmanov is the type of guy who can perform a one-handed handstand at any waking moment and, therefore, is not to be trusted.
Here in Las Vegas, we honor history; only finest explosives will do
Thursday, May 28, 2015
Guest Column:
Dada artist Marcel Duchamp put a urinal on a gallery wall and it was art. In a piece he called “L.H.O.O.Q.,” a French pun on the phrase “She has a hot behind,” Duchamp drew a mustache and goatee on a picture postcard version of the Mona Lisa — and dadadadadada.
Allowing 10 candidates in debates won’t shield Fox News from anger
Thursday, May 28, 2015
Guest Column:
Time flies when you’re having fun. Memorial Day weekend, the Fourth of July and then, the next thing you know, it will be Aug. 6, the anniversary of the bombing of Hiroshima and the date of the first Republican presidential debate.
Let’s focus not on nicotine delivery, but the drug itself
Thursday, May 28, 2015
guest column:
“We need a national debate on nicotine,” Mitch Zeller said.
Iraqis wonder about ISIS fight: ‘Where is America?’
Thursday, May 28, 2015
guest column:
Obama administration critics often charge that the president has no strategy in the war against the Islamic State, but that’s not true.
Underfunded ATF must survive
Thursday, May 28, 2015
guest column:
Here we go again. Rather than fund the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, let’s tear it up and hand it over to the FBI. The cost of that, of course, would be four to six times what just giving the maligned agency the kind of support it needs to carry out its statutory authority would amount to.
Blacks ‘fixing’ selves isn’t answer to police brutality
Thursday, May 28, 2015
Guest Column:
Maybe some people didn’t understand the question.
Proper tools offer a path out of poverty
Thursday, May 28, 2015
guest column:
An awkward truth for bleeding hearts like myself is that there has never been much rigorous evidence that outside aid can sustainably lift people out of poverty.
Conservative ideals are behind the push to end the death penalty
Thursday, May 28, 2015
guest column:
Without a definitive judicial ruling or other galvanizing event, a perennial American argument is ending. Capital punishment is withering away.
Photo: Dee Snider performs at Fremont Street Experience o
Dee Snider takes on ‘Rock Vault’ (again), says Twisted Sister ‘is one of the best live bands ever’
Thursday, May 28, 2015
Dee Snider says “ ‘Rock Vault’ is a tribute band of a bunch of add-on people who were not the people who played on these classic albums except for (guitarist) Howard Leese.”
Photo: Carlos Santana
Carlos Santana reunites with his classic bandmates for a new, throwback album
Wednesday, May 27, 2015
The Kats Report:
“We’re still chipping away, like Michelangelo chipped away at David."

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