Opinion

                
  • Take 10 to stop Alito

    Take 10 to stop Alito

    January 27, 2006

    Block out 10 minutes. Call your senator. Tell her/him to reject Judge Samuel Alito. Then call your family, friends and co-workers and ask they do the same. It is a patriotic duty. It is urgent. It...

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  • DeLay proposes sending Abramoff to Pluto

    DeLay proposes sending Abramoff to Pluto

    January 27, 2006

    As NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft waited on a launch pad at Cape Canaveral to embark on a nine-and-a-half year mission to Pluto, Rep. Tom DeLay (R-Texas) took to the floor of the House of Representative to...

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  • Bush official: Mine safety not my priority

    Bush official: Mine safety not my priority

    January 27, 2006

    news analysis President Bush’s Mine Safety and Health chief David Dye shocked senators from both parties when he got up and left in the middle of a Jan. 23 Senate hearing on the West Virginia mining...

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  • In Chicago, cuts in AIDS funding increase misery

    In Chicago, cuts in AIDS funding increase misery

    January 22, 2006

    The cuts in AIDS funding are already being felt by local agencies. The Ryan White CARE Act was flat funded in the last budget. The word on the street is that they will be focusing on...

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  • A popular look at physics today

    A popular look at physics today

    January 20, 2006

    A Briefer History of Time By Stephen Hawking with Leonard Mlodinow Bantam, 2005 Hardcover, 176 pp., $25 If you aren’t a scientist but seek to understand the latest theories of physics, then this book is for...

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