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By Tammy Bruce
Topic - John Mueller
Signature's 2013-14 season opens with the blockbuster musical "Miss Saigon" by Claude-Michel Schonberg and Alain Boublil, composers of "Les Miserables." They based it on Puccini's opera "Madame Butterfly," the tragic love story about an American officer and a Japanese geisha girl. In their retelling, the setting becomes Saigon in the 1970s during the Vietnam War.
President Obama recently made an appearance at the Group of 20 summit, and the conventional wisdom was that Germany, the United States and other relevant economic power players would broker a deal that would save the euro from looming disaster. Then the European Union (EU) can go back to growing their economy in peace.
The national security state that has expanded in response to the Sept. 11 attacks will not shrink in the near future, even though al Qaeda's top leadership has been decimated and the U.S. government faces extreme budget pressures.
The airline security kerfuffle and the nation's slow economic recovery aren't undermining an uptick in Thanksgiving travelers taking to the skies, ensuring long security lines potentially exacerbated by a planned boycott of body-scan machines Wednesday.