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Entries by Philip N. Cohen from 08/2010

Schwarzenegger 1, Obama 0

| Posted 08.05.2010 | Politics

Obama's spokesperson's statement to the Advocate was so short they didn't even spell out "LGBT" : "The President has spoken out in opposition to Pro...

Citizenship: Because I Said So

| Posted 08.09.2010 | Politics

The modern state's reasons for granting or denying citizenship are a mix of "because I said so" and "because we matter and you don't."

Home, School?

| Posted 08.25.2010 | Business

Homeownership and college education were booming trends after the mid-20th century, together ballooning the U.S. middle class -- and distinguishing th...

Sex Crimes, Incarcerated

| Posted 08.29.2010 | Politics

The Justice Department has released its latest estimates of sexual victimization among U.S. prisoners. The numbers, and their political context, have ...