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March 30, 1990
Theodore Bikel in "Cheap Way to Make Hay at Expense of Culture" (Op-Ed Page, March 15) seems to confuse freedom of expression with entitlement to subsidy. Many taxpayers do not object to the creation of art which they might find offensive, but resent the notion that they must have their sensibilities insulted at their expense.
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BUSINESS
March 30, 1990
Theodore Bikel in "Cheap Way to Make Hay at Expense of Culture" (Op-Ed Page, March 15) seems to confuse freedom of expression with entitlement to subsidy. Many taxpayers do not object to the creation of art which they might find offensive, but resent the notion that they must have their sensibilities insulted at their expense.
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BUSINESS
December 10, 1987 | JIM SCHACHTER, Times Staff Writer
In Edmond, Okla., last year, a mailman enraged that he might be fired, unleashed a barrage of pistol shots in the post office where he worked, killing 14 people before he turned a gun to his head and killed himself. In Los Angeles, a fired executive wouldn't leave his house for a year, ashamed that the neighbors would know he was out of work. In Dallas, a management systems expert, told to clear out his desk, programmed his computer to erase the company's accounts-receivable records.
BUSINESS
April 29, 1988 | DOUGLAS FRANTZ, Times Staff Writer
Lona Jupiter had spent almost two years telling the public why her bank was eliminating 5,000 jobs, but she was still surprised when she was laid off last February. "I was surprised, but there had been precedents and I could understand it," said Jupiter, who had spent 17 years with Wells Fargo Bank and risen to senior vice president and head of communications. "It's not as traumatic as it would have been five years ago, when banks never let people go.
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May 15, 1988 | CARLA LAZZARESCHI, Times Staff Writer
Peter Lomenzo, a former senior vice president of Great Western Savings, was fired late last year after he and his superiors repeatedly clashed over business strategy. Although hurt and surprised, Lomenzo was hardly devastated. Now the head of a Santa Monica industrial film company, he looks back with a philosophical shrug: "This kind of thing happens to a lot of good people." Indeed. The ax has fallen on Lee Iacocca, Sally Quinn and Steven Jobs. Billy Martin has been sacked a half dozen times.
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