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  • 10 years ago

    When the news first broke that a Dubai company was to take over several major American ports, including ones in New York, New Jersey, and Miami, nobody was paying attention because Dick Cheney had just shot a man in the face. Charles Schumer, the ...

  • 10 years ago

    And then Dick Cheney shot someone. It was Saturday, February 11. He didn't do it on purpose. He thought he was shooting at quail. But there wasn't any quail, there was just a 78-year-old lawyer in a bright orange vest. Dick Cheney shot him in the ...

  • 11 years ago

    This is what it looks like in the voting equipment center, also known as the warehouse, in Broward County, Florida, on election night: Five rows of double three-prong outlets cased in brushed steel, a blue stepladder on wheels, five wooden shelves...

  • 11 years ago

    July 2003 The first time I meet John Edwards I'm struck dumb. He's glowing. He reminds you of whoever that was that you once knew, the most charismatic guy you ever met. Wow! What a smile. And those teeth. And what fun he's having. He launches int...

  • 12 years ago

    I meet Democratic presidential hopeful Dennis Kucinich on December 18 at Cornell College outside of Iowa City. The peace walkers are there. One of them, an emaciated kid with a beard, gives a short speech about hope and stars and enlightenment. Th...

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