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Entries by Byron Williams from 12/2010

What Did McConnell Learn From Election Results?

| Posted 12.01.2010 | Politics

One of the byproducts of the midterm elections is that it ties the political fortunes of the president with members of Congress from both parties. "Just say no" will not suffice for two years.

We Need to Talk About Body Scans, Not Scream About Them

| Posted 12.02.2010 | Travel

The implied constitutional right to privacy in relation to body scans has not been balanced against another implied right that most Americans also hold dear: the right to feel reasonably safe when boarding an airplane.

President Obama and the Path Not Taken

| Posted 12.08.2010 | Politics
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Here's another pop quiz: Which president had the highest approval rating at their respective midterm elections? A) Ronald Reagan (1982) B) Bill Clin...

Maybe Phil Knight Can Bring Christmas to Haiti

| Posted 12.23.2010 | Impact
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Dear Santa: I realize correspondence from me at this late date might be the height of absurdity. I'm not quite sure where I stand on the "naughty or ...

Eliminating the Death Penalty Can Save California Money

| Posted 12.27.2010 | Los Angeles

California no longer possesses the luxury of supporting emotion-based policies that cannot deliver on their promises. And the death penalty, despite claims to the contrary, heads that list.

The Consequences of Speaking out

| Posted 12.30.2010 | Politics
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Is there a Paul Kattenburg within the Obama administration? If there is (or was), the ship has most likely sailed on any potential influence he or she may have on shaping policy in Afghanistan.