Opinion

                
  • Renewal of Patriot Act runs into trouble

    Renewal of Patriot Act runs into trouble

    December 2, 2005

    The USA Patriot Act, major parts of which have to be reauthorized by Congress before the end of the year, has run into unexpected trouble, with both Democrats and some Republicans balking on conceding powers desired...

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  • Editorial: Keep the pressure on

    Editorial: Keep the pressure on

    December 2, 2005

    President George W. Bush is continuing his lies to justify the unjustifiable. In a Nov. 30 speech crafted to contain a brewing rebellion against his failed Iraq policy, he led off with a long-discredited whopper, alluding...

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  • Election reform measures defeated in Ohio

    Election reform measures defeated in Ohio

    November 29, 2005

    CLEVELAND — Ohio voters roundly defeated four proposed constitutional amendments on the ballot on Nov. 8. Simply stated, the amendments dealt with absentee voting (Issue 2), campaign finance laws (Issue 3), how election districts are drawn...

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  • Ohio to allow state investments in private firms

    Ohio to allow state investments in private firms

    November 29, 2005

    CLEVELAND — Hold onto your hats! Ohio’s recently passed Issue 1 could mean a lot of different things. Only time will tell exactly what Ohio voters did on Nov. 8. But voters across the country would...

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  • Ed Roybal Presente

    Ed Roybal Presente

    November 2, 2005 By Rosalío Muñoz

    Ed Roybal, first 20th Century Mexican American elected to the Los Angeles City Council (1949-1963) and to the House of Representatives (1963-1992) was a progressive Latino politician long before there was something called a Chicano movement....

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