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People Who Live in Seven (or so) Houses Shouldn't Throw Roses

Article: People Who Live in Seven (or so) Houses Shouldn't Throw Roses

so•cial•ism [www.merriam-webster.com] sÅ-shÉ™-li-zÉ™m, noun, 1837 1. any of various economic and political theories advocating collective or governmental ownership and administration of the means of production and distribution of goods 2. a) a system of society or group living in which there is no private property b) a system or condition of society in which the…

Debate Highlights II

Article: Debate Highlights II

Everyone knew it was coming. McCain’s eyelids had been telegraphing it like Morse since the final degate began. The Ayers/Acorn one-two, Rev. Wright and Tony Rezko implicitly implied, the money shot for the McCain/Palin rally monkeys. Obama had been sticking his jaw out, waiting for it, and when McCain landed the punch Obama reacted as…

President Bush Signs Obama's Mercury Export Ban into Law

Article: President Bush Signs Obama's Mercury Export Ban into Law

WASHINGTON, DC, October 15, 2008 (ENS) – A bill introduced by Senator Barack Obama that will help protect Americans and people around the world from mercury poisoning by banning the export of elemental mercury from the United States, was signed into law last night by President George W. Bush. Senator Obama, the Democratic presidential candidate,…

Debate Highlights: Part I

Article: Debate Highlights: Part I

Barack Obama, in a display of wisdom and sanity that should alone qualify him for the presidency, declined John McCain’s offer earlier this summer to have 493 Town Hall debates, each one of which would have been the televised equivalent of poetry-themed refrigerator magnets; just mix the same set of words up in different orders…

Coming of Age

Article: Coming of Age

The presidential candidates put their attack politics aside yesterday and successfully argued their positions for 90 minutes at what was supposed to be a town hall style debate. Audience participation was limited to reading questions off of cue cards and then staying silent, but both candidates seemed to appreciate the walk and talk format that…

Will Candidates' Green Talk Lead to Presidential Action?

Article: Will Candidates' Green Talk Lead to Presidential Action?

WASHINGTON, DC, February 4, 2008 (ENS) – Millions of Americans will vote in the Super Tuesday primary elections on February 5th, and many will consider the candidates’ shade of green before casting their ballots. From addressing climate change to touting biofuels, the presidential hopefuls promise a wide range of sustainable actions if elected. But which…