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“They” are bad for America

“They” said that Jack Kennedy could never be elected President of the United States because he was a Roman Catholic.

“They” said that Madeleine Albright would never be confirmed as the first woman to hold the position of Secretary of State. 759 more words


In praise of GOV.UK

Two things made me take up my (electronic) pen today.

First, on BBC TV yesterday the wonderful Martha Lane Fox gave the annual Richard Dimbleby lecture… 387 more words


Across The Routed Plain

There is a page on the USPS website which was written to boggle the mind.

It is a story worthy of the read for anyone who views the postal system as a fading presence. 379 more words

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Sweden's Wallstrom

From the Spectator:

A few weeks ago Margot Wallström, the Swedish foreign minister, denounced the subjugation of women in Saudi Arabia. As the theocratic kingdom prevents women from travelling, conducting official business or marrying without the permission of male guardians, and as girls can be forced into child marriages where they are effectively raped by old men, she was telling no more than the truth.

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First Selectman: Few Understand Magnitude Of Tribal Recognition Changes

NORTH STONINGTON, Conn. (AP) _ The first selectman of North Stonington says he is relieved to see several Congress members are calling for a review of the rule changes for federal recognition of American Indian tribes. 125 more words



INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana (The Adobo Chronicles) – The furor that has erupted over an Indiana law that gives businesses the right to refuse service to gay people has prompted the state’s legislature and its governor, Republican Mike Spence to go back to the drawing board to amend, if not totally repeal the law. 50 more words


Congressman Heck Speaks At Legislature

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Republican Congressional Rep. Joe Heck says he’s working on several federal bills designed to help Nevada.

The former state senator told members of the Nevada Legislature on Monday that he’s working on Nevada-specific policy goals including advancing drone technology and increasing international tourism. 96 more words