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Lame Ducks Filibuster Justice

- Where is the common sense, ability to compromise and generosity of spirit that used to be part of national lawmaking? Congress is wreaking havoc on the rights and needs of the people they are sworn to serve.
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No Pity for Charlie

- Trinity's Honor System teaches students that there's no substitute for acting with honor and integrity every single day. One dishonest act can destroy a lifetime of good work.
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Sick Slick Politics

- “Shakedown.” I wasn’t the only one shaking my head in disbelief when the news broke around mid-day today that Texas Republican Congressman Joe Barton apologized to BP executives for President Obama’s demand that the oil company set aside a large…
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The Politics of Pell Grants

- My email alerts for federal student financial aid have been bouncing all over the place recently announcing either the worst catastrophe ever to befall student aid or the most promising future yet for Pell Grants.   The federal student loan program…
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Game On

- jousting I’m not all that upset about Scott Brown’s victory in the Massachusetts Senate race. Say, what? My Democratic friends are saying I’ve lost my mind. My Republican friends (yes, I have one or two) are wondering what I’m up to.…
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Tennis Rules

- tennis Hmm.  Maybe we should apply Tennis Rules to Joint Sessions of Congress.   Yesterday, Tennis Superstar Serena Williams learned the hard way that you can’t just go shouting out whatever you darn well please when you’re playing by U.S. Tennis Rules.  …
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