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Entries by Byron Williams from 08/2007

Contempt for Prison Reform

| Posted 08.05.2007 | Politics
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California's prison overcrowding dilemma is one of the state's most critical issues and it remains below the radar screen of importance for many.

Bailey Died for Basic American Principles

| Posted 08.09.2007 | Media
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Oakland Post editor Chauncey Bailey's murder could suggests a closer relationship to barbarism than our deeply held democratic values acknowledge.

Lessons Behind Flozelle Woodmore's Liberation

| Posted 08.12.2007 | Politics
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As I researched the Woodmore case, I discovered what was tantamount to absurdity run amok. How could this woman remain behind bars?

Roots, Consequences of Subprime Woes go Deep

| Posted 08.16.2007 | Business
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The real moral hazard lies in government's willingness to be there for Wall Street when it propped up the housing market on the backs of low-income individuals, using subprime loans to enhance their profits.

Caring about Michael Vick

| Posted 08.21.2007 | Politics
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Like O.J., the Vick story blurred the lines of commentary such that one could not distinguish if they were reading the editorial page or the sports section.

It Wasn't Gonzales; It Was September 14, 2001

| Posted 08.28.2007 | Politics
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Manipulating the tragedy of 9/11 in the most political means possible, the president used the toxins of fear to render the Constitution to a secondary consideration.