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Deep Fat Fryer Debate in Texas Demonstrates Good and Bad in Federal, State Control

There is a debate raging in Texas this year because the State Commissioner of Agriculture Sid Miller is ready to give local school boards the decision on whether or not they can use deep fat fryers in their schools. 633 more words

Blogging and Defamation in Nevada

Yesterday I gave a short statement to the Nevada Assembly Judiciary Committee regarding a bill making its way through the legislature, Senate Bill 444.  Before I include it here, I wanted to give some background information that I think would be useful to fellow bloggers. 1,411 more words



Edgemont residents who were disappointed when they saw that the second draft of the Town’s comprehensive plan hadn’t changed much from the draft they objected to in droves a year ago had better show up Tuesday for the Steering Committee’s final public hearing. 1,131 more words

Town Of Greenburgh

Sen. Rand Paul Reintroduces Constitutional Amendment Requiring Congress to Live by the Laws it Passes

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Sen. Rand Paul today reintroduced a Constitutional amendment that would hold Congress to the same standard as the American people by requiring all laws to apply to Congress, just as they do to ordinary Americans. 58 more words

2016 Election

Florida Senate: Use Expanded Medicaid Savings For Education

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TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami/AP) — Florida Senate leaders are standing their ground when it comes to expanding Medicaid and keeping hospital funding. 492 more words


Privatization: A Zombie Idea That Cannot be Killed

Paul Krugman’s column in today’s NYTimes describes several “zombie policies” that the Republican presidential candidates are recycling endlessly, ideas that are either demonstrably false or demonstrably bad. 200 more words