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Archive for August 12, 2006

A second open letter to Woollen
A second open letter to Woollen
8:01 a.m.
Hail Caesars!
Feb. 2, 1965: Construction begins
7:30 a.m.
FLASHPOINT for Aug 12, 2006
As the election draws nigh and so many unqualified folks seem to be running this year, here's an idea for the Gang of 63 come 2007: How about setting some minimum qualifications for some of ...
7:30 a.m.
Editorial: Final curtain call
According to stories by The New York Times, the Education Department has stripped the National Theater of the Deaf of an annual $687,000 grant that provided two-thirds of the company's annual budget. The cuts were ...
7:30 a.m.
Editorial: Bush team strong-arms FDA
That was the finding of the Union of Concerned Scientists, which surveyed nearly 1,000 FDA employees. Among the troubling results: 61 percent of respondents knew of cases in which political appointees injected themselves into FDA ...
7:30 a.m.
Letter: Oil executives use leak to gouge consumers
The oil companies only know two things: shortages and price increases. These, of course, lead to higher profits.
7:29 a.m.
Letter: Put confirmation of Bolton on fast track
But I would like to commend Mr. Greenspun for his support of the nomination of Mr. John Bolton as the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations.
7:29 a.m.
Letter: Cockroach symbolism extends elsewhere
There is an old, fitting Texas adage that might have had the Bush clan in mind, which is, "Politicians are like cockroaches. It ain't what they eat and carry off, it's what they fall into ...
7:29 a.m.
Editorial: 'Finest hour' gets darker
That is an allegation made by some commissioners and staffers of the top panel to investigate the terrorist strikes. They believed evidence they had gathered showed probable cause that federal military and aviation officials illegally ...
7:29 a.m.
Gold wins record poker payoff
Jamie Gold isn't a familiar face in the high-stakes "Big Game" on the Strip, where poker's leading professional players mix it up for staggering amounts of cash.
7:28 a.m.
But why do they call at dinner?
Telephone banks to drum up support for candidates are a time-honored tradition in political campaigns - not quite as personal as a knock on the front door by the candidate, but more intimate than a ...
7:28 a.m.
CAMPAIGN AD REALITY CHECK
What the ad says
7:28 a.m.

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