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Sunday, September 26, 2021

Supremes decline Schiavo appeal

The Supreme Court on Thursday refused to order Terri Schiavo’s feeding tube reinserted, rejecting a desperate appeal by her parents to keep their severely brain-damaged daughter alive.

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Politics, not compassion, drive Schiavo circus

Terri Schiavo’s personal tragedy is taking on a more political tone in Congress, where House Majority Leader Tom DeLay likens the struggle over her fate to attacks on himself, and a Democratic critic accuses Republicans of opportunism.

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Real patriotism

It has taken awhile, but serious and principled opposition to renewing parts of the USA Patriot Act is growing in the form of an improbable coalition that includes some of Washington’s leading conservatives, the ACLU, gun rights groups, libertarians and medical privacy activists.

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Yegads! Some in Congress are not even lawyers

When long-time Nebraska football coach Tom Osborne retired, he was bugged by a desire to remain active. John Ensign, a Las Vegas veterinarian, felt a little pressure from Bill Clinton. Sheriff Dave Reichert had chased robbers and serial killers in King County, Wash., long enough that he wanted to take on new challenges. Rush Holt, a physicist at Princeton University, mastered plasma physics, but he couldn’t figure out Newt Gingrich.

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Cheney emerges from the shadows

Vice President Dick Cheney, who has avoided the spotlight since taking the oath of office for a second term more than two months ago, is once again stepping from the shadows to tout President Bush’s Social Security plan and boost White House foreign policy goals.

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