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Dubai is one of the seven princedoms of United Arab Emirates (UAE). It bars Israeli citizens from setting food in its country. It “bans all products m...

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An interesting fight is shaping up over real estate transfer taxes.  It has implications for a lot of municipal elections this year, including Ra...

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For an interesting story on a newspaper being covered by a newspaper, go to the Independent Weekly’s story about ongoing changes at The News & Obs...

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Obsessions can be two-edged swords, like Ahab’s pursuit of the white whale. Mayor Meeker’s obsession is unusual. He’s fixated on downtown. His current...

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Conventional Wisdom says the 2008 Presidential nominations will be decided by money.  Especially with a de facto nationwide primary looming in ea...

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David Stockman lied to the American people about the federal budget a quarter-century ago.  This week, he got indicted for doing essentially the ...

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Cancer is cruel.  Politics is cruel.  John and Elizabeth Edwards now must live at the intersection of both. Much of the reaction to her can...

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President Bush says there was “nothing improper” about the U.S. Attorney firings.  Strictly speaking, he’s right.  U.S. Attorneys come and g...

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Rudy Giuliani continues his own version of a surge, widening his lead over John McCain again in the latest polls. A Republican frontrunner who support...

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With great ballyhoo (and a keen eye for the fast buck) Hollywood has announced it has discovered Jesus’ tomb. It has also found Jesus’ wife and son – ...

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