Sholeh Patrick

MLP: Resolving Fort Ground(s) dispute

July 12, 2018 at 5:00 am

Let it not be said your Mrs. Language Person rebukes requests. One Mr. Faulkner Person (he of that blessed breed of grammar enforcers, Oh faithful teachers of English!) did ask, “Should it be ‘Fort Ground’ or ‘Fort Grounds’? S or no S?”S. B...

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RESEARCH: A birthday important to every American

July 10, 2018 at 5:00 am

Due process. Equal protection. Citizenship. With such heavy emphasis on democracy’s fundamentals, it’s no wonder the U.S. Constitution’s 14th Amendment — sometimes called the “state powers” amendment — is the one most frequently litigated. ...

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RESEARCH/OPINION: Happy birthday to this ‘simple’ monk

July 05, 2018 at 5:00 am

The Dalai Lama, the ever-smiling sage, garbed simply in red and yellow and recognized across the globe, turns 83 this week. I wrote before about speaking with him once in a quiet garden, experiencing an unexpected jolt of physical electrici...

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Research/Analysis: July 4th was ‘day that really counted’

July 03, 2018 at 5:00 am

We’re late, according to at least one founding father. Independence Day, wrote John Adams in a letter to his wife in 1776, should be celebrated on July 2 — the day the Continental Congress voted in favor of it. So why is it two days later? ...

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RESEARCH/ANALYSIS: SCOTUS wraps up ‘18 term with a big bang

June 28, 2018 at 5:00 am

The travel ban isn’t the only Supreme Court decision making national waves. Wednesday brought a tidal turn in union law, overturning decades-old precedent and which could result in an exodus of public employees from, and their payments to, ...

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RESEARCH/ANALYSIS: Is Data flipping your burger?

June 26, 2018 at 5:00 am

With a growing population of California transplants in North Idaho, CaliBurger should be a familiar fast food chain. How about Flippy? If you’ve been to a Pasadena location recently, odds are he flipped your burger. Then cleaned the grill.C...

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Minimum wage, rent incompatible, study says

June 21, 2018 at 5:00 am

How many hours would the average minimum wage worker (at the federal hourly rate of $7.25) need to work each week to afford a modest two-bedroom apartment in this country? According to the latest study, 122. That doesn’t bode well for new o...

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Opinion - Patrick: Lao Tzu’s four rules for living

June 19, 2018 at 5:00 am

Lao Tzu (Lao Tse or Laozi) was an ancient Chinese philosopher and founder of Taoism. Said to be a contemporary of Confucius around 550 B.C.E., in his book “Tao Te Ching” he described four cardinal virtues which, when simply practiced as a w...

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You’re a grand old (living) flag

June 14, 2018 at 5:00 am

What is it about a piece of cloth that can cause such intense emotion? Nearly two and a half centuries after a painful war of independence and its official adoption by the Continental Congress on June 14, 1777, the Stars and Stripes continu...

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Tough guys take care of themselves

June 12, 2018 at 5:00 am

For men and all who love them: This is Men’s Health Week — a perfect prelude to Father’s Day. Since memorialized by congressional resolution in 1994, the annual program heightens awareness of common and preventable health problems, and prov...

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