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July 2009: "The Washington Post indicated that a slump in visitors to Mr. Froomkin’s well-known Web column, White House Watch, contributed to its decision not to renew his contract in June. The popularity of Mr. Froomkin’s column was tied in part to its consistent critiques of the Bush administration, and he acknowledges that his page views declined after President Obama took office."http://www.nytimes.com/2009/07/13/business/media/13froomkin.html
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Date Fairness.com Resource Read it at: Jun 19, 2011 Miss Manners: Musician’s admirers are sometimes out of line
QUOTE: It never fails that at least one individual (or couple, and sometimes more), usually louder and more aggressive, will “break in line,” very quickly, to say something to me while I’m talking to or signing the CD of the person who’s been waiting in line. It seems impossible to ignore these interlopers, but I always feel guilty giving them this attention, because it extends even more the wait period for those still in line.
Washington Post Jun 19, 2011 Some of Va.’s ‘Brown v. Board’ college grants go to whites
QUOTE: Half a century after many Virginia public schools shut their doors rather than accept black students, the state is offering college scholarships to compensate those whose education suffered in the era of “massive resistance” to desegregation. Among the recipients: white students.
Washington Post Jun 13, 2011 Activists cry foul over FBI probe
QUOTE: The search was part of a mysterious, ongoing nationwide terrorism investigation with an unusual target: prominent peace activists and politically active labor organizers....The apparent targets, all vocal and visible critics of U.S. foreign policy in the Middle East and South America, deny any ties to terrorism. They say the government, using its post-9/11 focus on terrorism as a pretext, is targeting them for their political views.
Washington Post Jun 07, 2011 Homeland Security Department curtails home-grown terror analysis
QUOTE: The Department of Homeland Security has stepped back for the past two years from conducting its own intelligence and analysis of home-grown extremism...The decision to reduce the department’s role was provoked by conservative criticism of an intelligence report on “Rightwing Extremism” issued four months into the Obama administration, the officials said.
Washington Post Apr 27, 2011 China’s brutal repression
QUOTE: China is governed by a violently repressive regime. And the United States, through its economic policies, is helping it stay that way.
Washington Post Apr 25, 2011 Why I am suing Washington City Paper
QUOTE: Simply put, this lawsuit is about the truth — and the need to correct the record, even when you are a public figure, when your character and integrity are falsely and recklessly attacked.
Washington Post Apr 24, 2011 Supreme Court confronts whether Nev. conflict-of-interest law violates free speech
QUOTE: And the justices themselves are under increasing scrutiny from the left and right about whether their activities outside the courtroom cast doubt on their neutrality inside it… The Nevada Supreme Court elevated the matter when it agreed with Carrigan that restricting his ability to vote on council business violated his First Amendment right of free political speech.
Washington Post Apr 24, 2011 Are drones a technological tipping point in warfare?
QUOTE: The British study noted that drones are becoming increasingly automated. With minor technical advances, it said, a drone could soon be able to “fire a weapon based solely on its own sensors, or shared information, and without recourse to higher, human authority.”
Washington Post Apr 22, 2011 Montgomery judge set to rule Monday on county’s collective bargaining disconnect
QUOTE: “You have collective bargaining, but the county executive can basically do what he wants…” Carey R. Butsavage, an attorney for the union suing the county, said the union refuses to be left with the status quo, in which Leggett asserts he can essentially do what he pleases under the collective-bargaining law.
Washington Post Apr 22, 2011 ‘Veterans court’ faces a backlog that continues to grow
QUOTE: Veterans whose claims had already spent years in the VA system often wait several more years for the court to rule on whether they will receive disability payments and free health care. Some have abandoned their appeals. Others, including soldiers from as far back as World War II, have died before a decision was issued.
Washington Post Apr 20, 2011 Obama weighs disclosure order for contractors
QUOTE: “Now, under the guise of ‘transparency,’ the Obama administration reportedly wants to know the political leanings of any company or small business, including those of their officers and directors, before the government decides if they’ll award them federal contracts.”
Washington Post Apr 20, 2011 Even in an era of budget cuts, these government programs won’t die
QUOTE: But they have survived, again and again, thanks to powerful lobbies or high-placed patrons in Congress… “If lawmakers can’t cut programs that cost a few million, how are they going to cut deficits that are going to be in the trillions?”
Washington Post Apr 20, 2011 Virginia board rejects proposal that would have allowed gay adoptions
QUOTE: A state board overwhelmingly voted… to continue a practice that some argue allows faith-based organizations in Virginia to discriminate in adoptions… “Its broad language would place an undue and unconstitutional burden on private faith-based child placing agencies by forcing us to compromise our religious beliefs in order to maintain our license to operate.”
Washington Post Apr 15, 2011 As Bahrain stifles protest movement, U.S.’s muted objections draw criticism
QUOTE: "The kingdom has largely silenced the opposition, jailing hundreds of activists in a crackdown that has left the Obama administration vulnerable to charges that it is upholding democratic values in the Middle East selectively…”
Washington Post Apr 14, 2011 Top USDA official, leaving to work for Rahm Emanuel, accused of discrimination
QUOTE: The allegations include age and gender discrimination and the promotion of employees supportive of the Democratic Party… The workers said they raised the allegations “because of a hostile work environment, retaliation and/or prohibited personnel practice.”
Washington Post Apr 14, 2011 A Post reporter shares her perspective on hazards for female journalists abroad
QUOTE: Foreign female journalists face challenges most often in parts of the world where protections for women are weak even in peacetime… places where wives, mothers and daughters have few legal rights. Their lives often include forced marriage, genital mutilation, beatings and a long list of daily indignities that make the problems of first-world women seem negligible.
Washington Post Apr 13, 2011 TSA, Congress vow to review pat-down of 6-year-old girl
QUOTE: The incident, recorded and posted on YouTube by her parents... is “another example of mistreatment of an innocent American at the hands of TSA."
Washington Post Apr 13, 2011 Cuccinelli advises against proposed rules that could pave way for gay adoption
QUOTE: Cuccinelli (R) angered gay-rights activists last year when he urged the state’s public colleges and universities to rescind policies that ban discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation… Several gay-rights organizations held news conferences in Northern Virginia and Richmond on Wednesday to lobby McDonnell to eliminate discrimination in the adoption process.
Washington Post Apr 08, 2011 Why humanitarian wars can go so wrong
QUOTE: The big democracies usually stand idly by during the worst atrocities, including the Holocaust and the genocide in Rwanda… Western democratic leaders have powerful political incentives to do humanitarianism on the cheap… These governments were more worried about the safety of their own soldiers than about protecting Bosnian civilians.
Washington Post Apr 07, 2011 Once the hobby of tech geeks, iPhone jailbreaking now a lucrative industry
QUOTE: Within minutes, the computer science major can download code onto his customers’ iPhones and fling open the portal to an alternative world of apps and software that Apple condemns... The practice has now evolved into a lucrative industry with millions of consumers.
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