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Archives for September 17, 2010
University officials say the film was pulled because it didn’t undergo a process to ensure its scientific integrity.
Every now and again, the curtain is pulled back on the newsroom of National Public Radio. NPR’s ombudsman does so today with the story of Harry Shearer’s complaint that he couldn’t promote his film about Hurricane Katrina on other NPR shows, because he had already been booked to appear on Talk of the Nation.
For the most part, there’s no middle ground on the question of tax cuts and allowing the so-called ‘Bush tax cuts’ to expire. People are either on one side or the other, especially since the theory of whether lower tax cut spurs economic growth remains a hotly debated point.
The science of getting kids interested in science, the homeless lawmaker, the rally to restore sanity, farmer vs. farmer in the ethanol debate, and baseball in Vietnam.