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Wednesday, May 18, 2022

DST Compromise Reached

An agreement was reached Thursday to extend daylight-saving time in an effort to conserve energy, but not to the extent the House approved in April.

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Freedom’s Just Another Word for Everything to Lose

Ignoring both protests from civil liberties groups and the U.S. Constitution, the House of Representatives renewed the USA Patriot Act Thursday, voting mostly along party lines, seeking to make permanent the government’s unprecedented powers to investigate U.S. citizens.

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An Unknown Commodity

The bottom line is that nobody, including Roberts, knows what kind of justice he is likely to be. Not Bush. Not Democrats. Roberts will not be filibustered, and he will be confirmed. We can only hope, for everyone’s sake, that he proves to be a good justice.

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Phony Purple Heart Promotion Draws Ire

Want to land a bridesmaid? Carry a few fake Purple Hearts around and crash a wedding. That’s one of many tactics in the movie “Wedding Crashers” used by actors Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson to win over the ladies. But the idea crosses the line for some veterans and members of Congress, who will introduce legislation Friday to make such an act a federal offense.

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Above the Law

Karl Rove played fast and loose with the law when he oh-so-casually dropped information about CIA agent Valerie Plame Wilson on Time reporter Matthew Cooper but that screw up won’t cost him his job. People who control figureheads like Presidents don’t get fired.

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