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Entries by Jayne Lyn Stahl from 01/2010

Time for a Peace Budget

| Posted 01.01.2010 | Politics

New Year's resolutions hold little fascination maybe because they usually end on New Year's Eve, but last night under the electric blue moon it occurr...

Tom Fenton's Junk News: The Failure of the Media in the 21st Century

| Posted 01.06.2010 | Books

Junk News: The Failure of the Media in the 21st Century is a gem that makes compelling arguments about what may need to happen to save newspapers and broadcast media.

Ban Merriam Webster's Dictionary?

| Posted 01.24.2010 | Books
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In a small town less than a hundred miles south of Los Angeles, a school district will soon meet to decide whether or not to ban Merriam Webster's Col...

Campaign Finance Decision: Mirandize Banks?

| Posted 01.29.2010 | Politics

Entitlement to constitutional rights and the legal status of personhood imply accountability. So, by extension, if corporations are entitled to First Amendment protection, then why can't they be arrested?

A Corporate Gains Tax?

| Posted 01.30.2010 | Business
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During his State of the Union speech on Tuesday, the President called for reducing the capital gains tax on small businesses to the delight of many Re...

Khalid Sheik Mohammed: An Immodest Proposal

| Posted 01.31.2010 | Politics

An Obama administration insider told the Washington Post that "New York is out" for the trial of Khalid Sheik Mohammed, the so-called mastermind of t...