Articles of Interest
May 29, 2007, 1:00am

As the threat of global climate crisis grows, the global mechanisms for averting disaster are being gutted. A new report published by the National Academy of Sciences found that from 2000 to 2004, global industry emitted roughly 7.9 billion tons … Read more »

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May 29, 2007, 1:00am

Congress has just voted to fund the war for another year… Read more »

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May 24, 2007, 1:00am

In March and in April I voted for emergency spending legislation that would have fully funded our troops in Iraq, but also changed their mission to a sound one. That mission would have taken our troops out of the middle … Read more »

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May 23, 2007, 1:00am

My young friends, you are not leaving here in ordinary times. The ancient Greeks had a word for a moment like this. They called it “kairos.” Euripedes describes kairos as the moment when “the one who seizes the helm of … Read more »

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May 23, 2007, 1:00am

After weeks of negotiations with the White House in the wake of President Bush’s veto of the Iraq war supplemental appropriations bill, congressional leaders relented yesterday by removing a timetable for withdrawal from the legislation


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May 22, 2007, 1:00am

Michael Baroody, who made his living lobbying against the commission of consumer product safety, has been nominated by President Bush to head the Consumer Product Safety Commission.

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May 22, 2007, 1:00am

As you know, energy independence and global warming have become top-tier issues, uniting Americans across the country. The public is clamoring for action, with environmentalists, working Americans, inner-city communities, technology innovators, investors, security moms, family farmers, and more demanding change … Read more »

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May 21, 2007, 1:00am

As Monica Goodling, a key player in the United States attorney scandal, prepares to testify before Congress on Wednesday, the administration’s strategy is clear. It has offered up implausible excuses, hidden the most damaging evidence and feigned memory lapses, while … Read more »

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May 18, 2007, 1:00am

Yesterday, the House passed a comprehensive $646 billion defense spending bill by an overwhelming vote of 397-27. The bill authorizes “more than $100 billion in military procurement.
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May 17, 2007, 1:00am

Several decades ago, a popular strategy emerged in college basketball known as the “four corners” offense.
It was a stall tactic… Read more »

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