We are now privatizing disaster response -- apparently the lesson the Administration drew from Katrina is that you can't be blamed for failing if you announce in advance that you won't even try.
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Our federal system still allows enormous positive energy to bubble up at the state and local levels even if D.C. is dizzily distracted.
Once again, it turns out that "free trade" really comes with some undisclosed costs -- like the return of a childhood malady that largely ended in California with the banning of lead in gasoline.
During an astonishing panel in Washington last week, six former heads of the EPA accused the Bush administration of neglecting global warming and other environmental problems.
"Any fool can destroy trees. They cannot run away; and if they could, they would still be destroyed -- chased and hunted down as long as fun or a doll...
Last week I blogged about the plea in Alaska Governor Frank Murkowski's State of the State message for a big, state-funded public relations campaign t...
ExxonMobil seems to be avoiding paying its debts to taypayers not just in Alaska, but across the map. And the Bush administration, of course, is eager to help the company cover its tracks.
Pete McCloskey, the maverick who challenged Nixon on the Vietnam War and helped write the same Endangered Species Act that Pombo is trying to gut, announced that he would take Pombo on in the Republican primary.
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