Articles of Interest
September 24, 2007, 1:00am

Scientists believe global warming will “shift viticultural regions toward the poles, cooler coastal zones and higher elevations.” What that means in regular language: Get ready to say bye-bye to French Bordeaux and hello to British champagne.

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September 20, 2007, 1:00am

The Republican obstruction campaign continues. Yesterday, the Republican minority in the Senate filibustered and blocked two measures that had majority support in the House, and bipartisan majority support in the Senate.

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September 19, 2007, 1:00am

While policymakers in Washington wrangle over how much progress we’ve made in Iraq, one thing is clear: The war on terror is making some people rich.

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September 19, 2007, 1:00am

The Inspector General Act of 1978 states Inspectors General (IG) are appointed within the federal government to “conduct, supervise, and coordinate audit and investigations” for “the purpose of preventing and detecting fraud and abuse.”

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September 18, 2007, 1:00am

One of the persistent problems of industrial agriculture is the inappropriate use of antibiotics. It’s one thing to give antibiotics to individual animals, case by case, the way we treat humans.

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September 18, 2007, 1:00am

Please, please, I tell myself, leave Orwell out of it. Find some other, fresher way to explain why “Operation Iraqi Freedom” is dependent upon killer mercenaries.

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September 16, 2007, 1:00am

Following the dastardly attacks of 9/11, it was evident that the nation had to do some careful thinking about the proper balance between national security and civil liberties.

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September 15, 2007, 1:00am

We’ve heard from General Petraeus, from Ambassador Crocker, and on Thursday night from President Bush. What we haven’t heard this week is anything about the tragic reality on the ground for the ordinary citizens of Iraq, which is in the … Read more »

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September 14, 2007, 1:00am

President Bush’s actions have been what you’d expect from a man whose plan is to keep up appearances for the next 16 months.

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September 14, 2007, 1:00am

If the job market weakens further, more Americans may soon need to turn to unemployment compensation. And many of them will be shocked at the system’s painful inadequacies.

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