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Thursday, December 2, 2021

Prudes lose a round

In a rare win for freedom of expression, the Federal Communications Friday ruled a love scene from the canceled TV show “Angel” that showed a female character turning into a vampire and biting her partner’s neck did not overstep federal indecency rules.

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Losing the war on hunger

Tyranny has many expressions. They include poverty and hunger, facts of life in the developing world that obstruct the broader fulfillment of Bush’s noble ambition. Yet America’s modest commitment to fighting world poverty and hunger seems only to become more modest in comparison with the ambition to make the world a better, safer place.

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Senate moves to cash in on identity theft issue

Knowing a good political issue when it sees one, a Senate committee will hold hearings on identity theft and information brokers following the revelation that a databank with information on millions of people was accessed by criminals.

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Libs have high hopes for Dean

A year ago, an activist group from the Seattle area gave Howard Dean a thin, golden statue of a backbone. The Oscar-like award honored the former Democratic presidential candidate and Vermont governor for standing up against the Iraq war and other Bush administration policies.

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The invasion of privacy committee

A committee set up recently to advise the Homeland Security Department on privacy issues is little more than a group of rubber-stamping yes-men who benefit from department invasion of privacy and abuse of Constitutional protections.

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Congressional FUBAR

Before last year’s election, Congress passed a Medicare drug entitlement that was outrageously, irresponsibly expensive – a budget breaker, an economy stopper – but while many in Congress admit as much, they claim innocence for their errant votes.

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New democracy, same old politics

With backroom deals and patronage promises, sharp elbows and pointed arm-twisting, a panoply of Iraqi politicos are laboring to build a national government from a fractious populous riven by ethnic, religious and tribal rivalries and long-held hostilities.

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