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Matter of Opinion archive for Feb. 19, 2008

TUESDAY, FEB. 19, 2008

Folks, we're dumber than ever

(Movie poster for 2006 movie Idiocracy in which the world 500 years from now is so dumb...well, it's too complicated to explain it here. Just rent it, dudes.) Loved Susan Jacoby's column today on why we're getting so dumb in this country. If you read...

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Behind the Teck Cominco deal

Les Blumenthal of McClatchy Newspapers has an interesting look at the tug-of-war between EPA officials trying to hold the Canadian smelter responsible for the cleanup of slag at Lake Roosevelt and Bush administration officials who quietly cut a deal.Many of the officials formerly worked for...

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