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The President's appointment of General Lute to oversee the war is a major topic of discussion among the military officers here at the Air War College. They are perplexed and in some cases critical of the appointment. The criticism is not directed at General Lute, but rather it...
Hispanics still atop minority numbers Web Posted: 05/16/2007 11:11 PM CDT Guillermo Contreras Express-News Hispanics continued their dominance as the largest minority in this country, contributing to a growth spurt that has given the United States more people of color than ever...
Immigration Burden or Boom for Tax Rolls? By ERIC HORNG May 16, 2007 Overcrowded classrooms and emergency rooms. Overwhelmed police and fire departments. Bankrupt Social Security, Medicare and welfare programs. Skyrocketing taxes. It's a gloomy scenario that some say could...
White House backs off alien safeguards By Stephen Dinan THE WASHINGTON TIMES May 17, 2007 The Bush administration, trying to win an immigration agreement with Democrats, is backing away from safeguards designed to target businesses that hire illegal aliens and to prevent a...
KIDS IN CHARGE 'LORD OF THE FLIES' AS REALITY TV SHOW By MICHAEL STARR CBS surprised the TV world by announcing a new show, "Kid Nation," that sounds a lot like "Lord of the Flies."May 17, 2007 -- THIS is one town where kids will rule - literally. CBS' new reality show, "Kid...
My belief that America must initiate a Manhattan style project on energy independence has been strengthened by the briefings here at the National Security Forum. Our reliance on foreign sources of energy places us in a very dangerous position both in the short term and for the...
Dell Hell: Computer Giant Faces Consumer Lawsuit Dell is the No. 2 computer seller in the United States, but now some say the technology giant is ripping off its customers. New York state Attorney General Andrew Cuomo has filed a lawsuit against Dell, accusing the company of...
Blind man finds bias in denial of gun permit A North Dakota man who says he would only use the gun for self-defense at close range couldn't get a permit in Moorhead. By David Peterson, Star Tribune Last update: May 15, 2007 – 9:52 PM A North Dakota man who is styling himself as...
Hays County man charged with child abuse fights to keep his parental rights Foster mother says children who once woke regularly from nightmares, now are smiling and happy. Click-2-Listen By Molly Bloom AMERICAN-STATESMAN STAFF Thursday, May 17, 2007 SAN MARCOS — The Dripping...