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Michigan Mauls Public Education

Dec 7, 2011
In the ongoing, hitherto successful, conservative-led effort to divert education money to corporations, Republican lawmakers in Michigan are exploiting the economic downturn to push a set of initiatives that would outsource teaching jobs, curtail collective bargaining rights and defang teachers’ unions. (more)

New Bill Allows Warrantless Spying

Mar 17, 2006
OK, OK, it's not time to get hysterical yet This one doesn't look likely to pass, but Four senators have introduced a bill that would allow the NSA to eavesdrop, sans warrant, for up to 45 days GOP Sen Arlen Specter objected, saying the law would allow government to "do whatever the hell it wants" Oh Right What a departure that would be.