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Entries by Chris Weigant from 03/2007

Another Veterans' Health Care Crisis: The Politicization Of PTSD

| Posted 03.07.2007 | Politics
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While congressional committees are grilling the medical brass this week, they should be aware that cutting corners on veterans' medical treatment may not be limited to ignoring moldy walls.

Congress And Iraq; Sausages And Laws

| Posted 03.09.2007 | Politics
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Pelosi's legislation is not a toothless resolution or a stand-alone condemnation of the war -- this is a bill that has to pass or the war is going to run out of money within a very few months.

Whose Head Will Roll Next?

| Posted 03.14.2007 | Huffington Post

Does any of the following sound familiar? A country's leader, facing a hostile legislature, insists on his "absolutist" rights, which proclaim that the executive "is released from the laws."

More Leahy (And Less Feinstein) On TV, Please

| Posted 03.21.2007 | Politics
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I have to admit, I'm getting more than a little tired seeing Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) on television news shows, leading the Democratic charge a...

"Bong Hits 4 Jesus"? Ras Tafari! Amen!

| Posted 03.23.2007 | Politics
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"Bong Hits 4 Jesus" Wow. I have to say, I'm truly impressed. Nobody at my high school had the guts to attempt a prank of this magnitude -- or for th...

After Bush Vetoes The Iraq Bill... What?

| Posted 03.28.2007 | Huffington Post

It will be vetoed. Bush actually appears eager to do so. What happens after this point is where things get interesting, which is why Democrats better have a solid plan of action ready to go.