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Ready, set…the next Pete Rose

Recently, Georgia RB Todd Gurley was suspended from NCAA Collegiate Football play by the University of Georgia amidst allegations that he received money in return for signed and sold jerseys and other memorabilia associated either with himself or the University of Georgia. 231 more words

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Nonsequitur: An Extra Serving of Federal Regulations for Thanksgiving

On Friday, the Obama Administration announced its “new” regulations, those that are about to be finalized and implemented. The Agency Rule List for 2014 includes… 34 more words


The DSCSA Standards Guidance is here!

By Tish Eggleston Pahl

This morning, FDA met another of its milestones in implementing the Drug Supply Chain Security Act (DSCSA) and posted a Draft Guidance, … 449 more words


Replacing the Council Tax in Scotland

I think I can (reasonably) safely predict that this will not be the last post by me on this subject. Today the Scottish Government announced its intention to establish an independent commission on a replacement for the council tax as a means of raising local taxation from the domestic sector. 1,088 more words


Water Distribution in the West Bank: A System Frozen in Time

Naama Baumgarten-Sharon

On February 12, 2014, European Parliament President Martin Schultz addressed the Israeli Parliament (Knesset), quoting a claim that the average Israeli used four times more water than the average Palestinian in the West Bank. 989 more words

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Newtown and the deep problem of gun rights (#NaBloPoMo Day 22)

A few days ago, a fellow NaBloPoMo participant urged fellow bloggers to speak up for common sense gun regulations. As a Canadian, an observation I make is that a major part of the problem is that gun advocates think that their position also qualifies as “common sense”. 714 more words

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POS Puts to Rest the Myth Most Voters Did Not Vote

Public Opinion Strategies, a GOP pollster, has finally put to rest the myth that a majority of US voters did NOT vote this election as President Obama insisted when he said, “To everyone who voted, I want you to know that I hear you. 717 more words