Story | Nov 9, 2012 | 2:59 PM
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Story | Aug 7, 2014 | 9:51 AMA painted glass sign inscribed “The Buck Stops Here” sat on Harry Truman's desk during his presidency. The expression originated from poker in which a buckhorn-handled knife was used to indicate the person whose turn it was to deal. If the individual did not wish to deal, he could pass the responsibility by passing the “buck” to another. Truman believed the president must make the decisions and accept responsibility for those decisions. The buck — the responsibility — stopped with him.
Story | Sep 30, 2013 | 1:35 PM
The 1975 movie, “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest,” starring Jack Nicholson, contains a moral that weak-kneed Republicans like Carl Rove and John McCain could learn from. In the movie, after learning that many mental-ward patients can...
Story | Nov 30, 2011
Story | Jan 25, 2012 | 5:05 PM
Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) is the Democratic Party’s choice to represent La Cañada when Assemblyman Anthony Portantino (D- La Cañada Flintridge) steps down at the end of 2012. On Sunday, local Democratic Party delegates endorsed Gatto,...