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3 stories today: Republican Rand Paul filibustered for half a day in the Senate because he is upset that the Obama White House is claiming the right to order unmanned drone attacks against American citizens on American soil. Republican Senators John McCain and Lindsey Graham have complained about Paul’s complaining. It’s a surprisingly complicated issue. […]

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Sequestration and Pointy Fingers

There are things I don’t understand about this whole sequestration thing, like where the word “sequestration” comes from. Terms like “fiscal cliff” and “debt limit,” are pretty self-explanatory but “sequestration?” Huh? Really, though, I’m more concerned with the particulars than with the lingo. “Drastic budget cuts” have descended upon us, says the media. But that

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