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Entries by Carl Pope from 09/2006

The Old West and the New West

| Posted 09.05.2006 | Politics
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by Marilyn Snell, guest blogger In 1963, my grandfather's Phoenix law-firm partner won a case before the U.S. Supreme Court that would forever alter ...

Does Anyone Remember Speaker Foley?

| Posted 09.05.2006 | Politics
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Republicans can't even agree among themselves, so they are not fleeing an empowered opposition, fleeing their own internal contradictions and failures, and the daily news from Iraq.

When You Have Been Bitten by a Snake...

| Posted 09.07.2006 | Huffington Post

"Liberia does not have a long tradition of respect for human rights and civil society" is the understated way that Silas Siakor put it to me yesterday...

An Enemy of the People

| Posted 09.10.2006 | Huffington Post

Ground Zero cleanup decisions will balance public health against a list of economic factors that even includes the impact on tourism.

Perhaps the Center Can Hold

| Posted 09.15.2006 | Politics
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Environmental issues appear to be resonating in this year's elections in a way that they haven't since 2001 -- a combination of Katrina, heat waves, d...

Cynics on Parade

| Posted 09.18.2006 | Politics
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Washington, D.C. -- When last witnessed, former Bush pollster and spinmeister Frank Luntz was conceding to the BBC that, yes, global warming was a rea...

Laying Down the Gauntlet

| Posted 09.19.2006 | Politics
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Al Gore, perhaps inadvertently, gave the most important speech of his life in New York yesterday. He rose to answer the question, "What is to be done?...

A Week to Remember

| Posted 09.25.2006 | Politics
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Last week signaled a new pace of environmental change. Look at these seismic seven days: The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals handed the Bush Administra...