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Governing is Not Like Running A Business

On the NPR program "Day to Day" (May 4 2006),  Doug Sutherland, Lands Commissioner for Washington State, says: "I got rid of bare land…As forest land, it had little or no value." Reporter Austin Jenkins continues:  Sutherland fiercely defends the land swap as a smart business move. He says the forest was no longer earning any […]

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One Branch of Government

"The House will not take up an emergency supplemental spending bill for Katrina and the war in Iraq that spends one dollar more than what the president asks for," said House Majority Leader John Boehner, R-Ohio. "Period." (USA Today, Updated 5/4/2006 9:08 PM ET) This is an interesting commentary on what the role of the […]