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*Court upholds Vermont’s right to…

Court upholds Vermont’s right to limit campaign spendingVermont, one of my favorite places, continues to quietly be perhaps the most progressive state in the country. A federal appeals court panel upheld a Vermont campaign-spending law today in a ruling that…

*This should be satire, but…

This should be satire, but it’s notGame show prize:  A six month job Buenos Aires, Argentina.  Other countries may have television programs that lure entrants with offers of a million dollars, a new car or a luxury holiday. But in…

*US puts its oil interests…

 US puts its oil interests ahead of human rights The Bush Administration has thrown its weight behind a global oil corporation in a court battle against human rights claims.  The State Department has asked a federal court to dismiss a…

*Dick Armey

Dick ArmeyA few weeks ago, House Majority Leader and Texas Republican Dick Armey came out against the noxious spy-on-your-neighbor TIPS program.Today Armey was quoted as being in favor of lifting the Cuba embargo and  being opposed to an Iraq war. …