BY CAL THOMAS Tribune Media Services "How could this happen?" asked Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in response to the attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya that killed Ambassador J. Christopher Stevens and three others.
This editorial appeared in Thursday's Los Angeles Times:
WASHINGTON - A leading American Muslim group is gathering in Washington for its most important meeting of the year, two weeks before the anniversary of Sept. 11 and in the midst of difficult times for their community.
My prayers go out to the Steve Irwin family. He was a great man who will never be forgotten. What he did was inspiring to many and raised people's hopes. He also had a great outlook on life. He will be remembered in all of our minds and will be an icon to so many. May his family be blessed to have known such a humble and wonderful man.
WASHINGTON - Fifty years ago Sunday John Kennedy gave one of the best political speeches I ever heard, a plea for religious tolerance that has strange pertinence today when a little-known minister has been threatening to burn a Quran to strike a blow against Muslims.
I used to live on an old farm place that had a little concrete building about 50 feet from the house. I think it was about four feet high and slightly dug into the ground.
Democrats are trying to make Republican ties to business a scandal that costs them votes and elections, but the Democrats are really just up to their old tricks trying to divide Americans.
Brainerd City Council candidate Mary Koep's weekly radio show will be suspended for the duration of the 2002 election.
The sports world honors the anniversary of Sept. 11 with moments of silence in baseball, observances at European soccer games and a candlelight vigil at U.S. Olympic headquarters.
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