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Political muck-raking galore.

Ides of March, p1

The title was appropriate when drafted, as it is now subjected to the fluidity of a dynamic calendar, it shall stay. The gross negligence of the journalism profession is categorically well-documented, so to say that any one particular incident is the proverbial tipping point is rather unnecessary. So rather than castigate them further than their […]

The logical next topic

Others have said they would personally be happy to pay higher taxes. I welcome their enthusiasm. I’m pleased to report that the IRS accepts both checks and money orders. From George Bush’s State of the Union speech. MA: It seems like along general party lines the Republicans wanted a permanent ban and Democrats wanted something […]

Who wants to handle the truth?

An interesting quote : Some of the requests for changes, however, could not be accommodated. With respect to the negotiations over the conclusions, one of the challenges the committee faced was a flawed notion that we should be able to reach a compromise on each conclusion. Certainly, in most negotiations there are areas for compromise. […]