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State Governments for Sale | Journalists Confess | Pelosi Lashes Out

by WS Editors | Jun 15, 2004 | Politics

State Legislators for Sale—In our June 1 FYI we reported that 1,300 of Washington’s corporate lobbyists have given the Bush campaign more than $1.8 million since 1998. Fifty-two from this group additionally gathered more than $6 million from big business donors for the 2004 Bush re-election bank account. These discoveries came from the difficult-to-decipher reports […]

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The Electoral College Is Seen By Many as the Deplorable College

by Thomas F. Schaller | Jun 15, 2004 | Politics

Editor’s note: We were fascinated by a recent column in the Washington Post that wondered if “this time Bush could be the candidate on the losing end of the equation.” What was being examined was the weird algebra of the Electoral College, the systematic mishmash that has denied the presidency to three popular-vote winners over the years. […]

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American Dereliction of Duty in Iraq Gives World Terrorists Recruiting Posters

by WS Editors | Jun 1, 2004 | Foreign Policy

An editorial-page cartoon by Nick Anderson in the Louisville Courier Journal showed a bearded, smiling Saddam Hussein peering through the bars of a prison cell. He was giving a thumbs-up and a “nice work, guys!” comment to two American soldiers as they wired a hooded Iraqi prisoner for electric shocks. Another cartoon, in the Hackensack, New Jersey,Record, […]

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Lobbyists in the Bush Camp | Bob Edwards Redux | New Jobs for Two Heroes

by WS Editors | Jun 1, 2004 | Politics

Washington for Sale—More that 1,300 corporate lobbyists have given more than $1.8 million to George W. Bush’s campaign apparatus since 1998, according to a detailed study by the nonpartisan Center for Public Integrity. Fifty-two of those donors have done additional fund-raising for Bush’s 2004 campaign, raising more than $6 million of the Bush organization’s projected […]

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The Fifty Years Since Brown Have Not Solved an American Quandry

by WS Editors | May 15, 2004 | Politics

On May 17, 1954, the United States Supreme Court unanimously declared that racially segregated public schools are inherently unequal and are in violation of the equal protection laws guaranteed by the 14th Amendment to the Constitution, adopted in 1868. Before that spring day, 50 years ago, 17 Southern states and the District of Columbia had […]

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