davidl on March 1st, 2011

So much for the new tone, civility and all that.  Representative Charles Rangel (NY – 15) has, in so many words, called President Barack Obama, a/k/a Dumbo, a slave master, from Jordan Fabian, Hill:- State governments taking steps to “abolish” collective bargaining rights for workers is similar to slavery, Rep. Charles Rangel (D-N.Y.) contends. Speaking […]

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http://news.cnet.com/8301-13578_3-20005458-38.html Millions of Americans arrested for but not convicted of crimes will likely have their DNA forcibly extracted and added to a national database, according to a bill approved by the U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday. By a 357 to 32 vote, the House approved legislation that will pay state governments to require DNA […]

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http://news.cnet.com/8301-13578_3-20005458-38.html Millions of Americans arrested for but not convicted of crimes will likely have their DNA forcibly extracted and added to a national database, according to a bill approved by the U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday. By a 357 to 32 vote, the House approved legislation that will pay state governments to require DNA […]

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on July 4th, 2009

Two hundred and thirty-three years ago, the men of the Second Continental Congress made a bold gesture as they sought to uncleave themselves from their ties with Great Britain.  A gesture intended to convey that they were serious about the war that was already raging on the American Continent.  A gesture intended to tell the […]

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Bruce at Q&O dives into the swamp known as Gustav in relation to the RNC. It’s a worthy article, but one point of disagreement: Frankly, keeping Bush out of the convention limelight is a positive. How to do that without Gustav is all but impossible. Gustav provides a perfect excuse and, interestingly, Bush himself grabbed […]

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