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  • Do your neighbors vote? A DC group wants you and them to know; some residents outraged

     
    A Fairfax, Va., group is sending letters to Florida residents detailing, by name and address, whether they and their neighbors have voted in the past couple of presidential elections. The letters from Americans for Limited Government, which declares its...
  • Suicide Silence: Fans crowd vigils for vocalist Mitch Lucker

     
    Fans gathered in Riverside on Thursday night to remember Mitch Lucker, a vocalist for the heavy metal band Suicide Silence who was killed in a motorcycle accident in Huntington Beach. The band posted a statement on its Facebook page Thursday......
  • What was the point of bailing out GM?

    What was the point of bailing out GM?
    Today's topic: Should the U.S. government have spent billions to keep General Motors from liquidation only to eventually steer it to Bankruptcy Court? An earlier bankruptcy would have saved taxpayers billions Point: Daniel J. Ikenson General Motors...
  • Will Government Motors do better than General Motors?

    Will Government Motors do better than General Motors?
    Today's topic: How can the federal government simultaneously regulate GM, protect the taxpayers' interests as the company's dominant shareholders and help the carmaker turn out products that people want to buy? CEObama Point: Daniel J. Ikenson The Obama...
  • Is GM really too big to fail?

    Is GM really too big to fail?
    Today's topic: Given how far the demand for cars has fallen this year, would the failure of General Motors have put more stress on the industry, or just accelerated the "right sizing" that was already underway? In other words, was the company really too...
  • Have any Patriot Act horror stories come true?

    Have any Patriot Act horror stories come true?
    Today's topic: Where are the demonstrated examples of abuses of liberties because of the Patriot Act? Are there any provisions of the law that civil libertarians would find acceptable? Julian Sanchez and Jena Baker McNeill continue their debate on the...
  • The Patriot Act: Looking back to 2001

    The Patriot Act: Looking back to 2001
    Today's topic: In hindsight, did Congress and the president react too hastily in 2001 by passing the Patriot Act just weeks after the 9/11 attacks? Did the revisions in 2005 adequately address concerns that the act went too far or didn't go far enough?...
  • The Patriot Act: Does it actually work?

    The Patriot Act: Does it actually work?
    Today's topic: Where can you point to the Patriot Act's success in stopping terrorists? Wednesday through Friday, Jena Baker McNeill and Julian Sanchez discuss the Patriot Act, portions of which Congress is considering reauthorizing. Point: Jena Baker...
  • Does the 'public option' have to imitate Medicare?

    Does the 'public option' have to imitate Medicare?
    Today's topic: What about a public plan that isn't modeled after Medicare? For example, how about co-ops or local plans such as L.A. Care? Give market forces room to breathe, and costs will decrease Point: Michael F. Cannon The dirty little secret,...
  • Nightclub 954: Brand-spanking-new (with an emphasis on the spanking)

    Nightclub 954, which is located in south Fort Lauderdale on the New River across from the Riverfront, is housed in the venue that most locals associate with the Squeeze and Sea Monster nightclubs. Now, the venue offers three promoter-driven dance nights...
  • Boys track notebook: Driscoll leaves with something to cheer about

    CHARLESTON, Ill.--Pierre Washington-Steel and Jeremy Wilk did not just earn all-state honors Saturday in the Class 1A track and field state meet. They earned the final all-state awards in their school's history. The runners provided one last thing to...