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Executive Committee Meeting
Executive Committee Members, the Next meeting will be held on Thursday March 20th at 7 pm. You are encouraged to attend but If can not be there, please email Mike Oatney at: email@example.com.
Election Diary Rescue 2014: Week 9
The following diaries are examples of this week's Election Diary Rescue. This post features a collection of 37 diaries. (MT-Sen) Citizens United: I'll Work Beyond a Sound Bite by Dirk Adams - Dirk Adams, a Montana rancher and Democrat running to be the next U.S. senator from Montana, talks about...
True Detective: Form and Void (1.8)
"It's been weeks since I've left my mark. Would that they had eyes to see." Most mysteries resolve their stories by going with one of three options. They can go the Law & Order route where everything is a stream of evidence that builds to a conclusion. A leads to B which leads to C, and the...
Meet Joe Olivo, GOP poster child for everything
Bloomberg News this week offered the state of Washington as a powerful rebuttal to those who claim hiking the minimum wage would kill jobs. Washington, it turns out, has had the nation's highest minimum wage since 1998 and over the past 15 years enjoyed annual job growth well above the...
Sources: Little evidence plane was attacked
Investigators and intelligence sources say fate of Flight MH370 is shrouded in mystery.
Russia preparing counterproposals over Ukraine
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Russia said Monday it is drafting counterproposals to a U.S. plan for a negotiated solution to the Ukraine crisis, denouncing the new Western-backed government as an unacceptable "fait accompli" and claiming that Russian-leaning parts of the country have been...
'Burger King baby' seeks birth mom on Facebook
In 1986, a newborn wrapped in a red sweater was found abandoned in the bathroom of a fast-food restaurant. Nearly three decades later, the baby is all grown up and looking for her biological mother, and tens of thousands of people are trying to help.
Rand Paul’s Preemptive Strike
Sen. Rand Paul may not be a foreign policy hawk but he is a political one. He wrote, in a recent critique of his Republican colleagues: “What we don't need right now is politicians who have never seen war talking tough for the sake of their political careers.” Incoming! Paul was talking about...
Do Terrorists Usually Claim Responsibility for Their Attacks?
If the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines flight 370 on Saturday was an act of terrorism, the perpetrators remain unknown. Authorities have dismissed the only claim of responsibility: an email from an obscure group called the Chinese Martyrs’ Brigade. How many acts of terrorism go unclaimed?
Opinionator | Draft: A Collaborative Effort
After my father’s death, his notes were on my desk, his voice in my head, and I was mindful of his specific writerly style and slightly old-fashioned cultural sensibility.
Room for Debate: Can Writing Be Assessed?
The SAT is making the essay component of the college admissions exam optional. Is this a sign that writing can't be properly graded?
Op-Ed Columnist: The Leaderless Doctrine
There has been a shift in Americans’ understanding of the role of the U.S. and the nature of power, with complex and unnerving consequences.
Senate Democrats’ All-Nighter Flags Climate Change
A Democratic staff member wheeled graphs into the Senate chamber before an all-night session by the “climate caucus.”
City Room: Discussion of ‘Bright Lights, Big City’ With Gary Shteyngart