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Random Religious Ramblings (Rumblings?)

BY GAREN YEGPARIAN We’re the first Christian nation! (Spoken in an almost "Nyah–nyah–my dad can beat your dad up" tone) Yay! Whoopee! Fireworks exploding! We’re thrilled. Who cares? Why is that relevant today? Is it even beneficial to tout this? This article has no pretense of being coherent from one paragraph to another except in

We Don’t Have to Politicize Everyone

By Garen Yegparian WRONG! So here’s the story. I was at a party–I know you’re shocked–whoever heard of going to a party this time of year? It contained quite an eclectic mix of people–running the political gamut left to right–Armenian and non-Armenian alike. It struck me as a house warming/Christmas/law school party (interesting remark overheard–"Now

S’a’ddam Shame

BY GAREN YEGPARIAN What a week! Heydar Aliyev dies and Saddam Hussein is captured. And thereby hangs a tale. Besides the obvious initial snickers and commen’s–"What if it’s one of Saddam’s doubles they found," and the major effort required by some who suffered under Aliyev’s tyranny to suppress whoops of joy at his demise–and besides

ANC of Burbank announces endorsemen’s

The Armenian National Committee of Burbank announced last week its endorsemen’s for the offices of city council and school board members. The committee decided to endorse incumbents Bill Wiggins and Dave Golonski–as well as newcomer Stacey Murphy. The decision was based on the in-depth personal interviews–examination of the candidates’ responses to the questionnaires prepared by

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