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Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014 12:01 am
 What a Christmas little Bastrop had! It’s still a mystery how Santa Claus got it down the chimney, but Bastrop got a nifty present that most children could only dream about: A big honkin’, s...
Thursday, Dec. 26, 2013 12:01 am
 Timmy Geithner has landed.The Secretary of the Treasury in President Obama’s first term resigned early this year, and we lost track of him for months. But in November, Geithner reappeared, hav...
Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013 12:01 am
Coca-Cola is running a stealth advertising campaign. Stealth? Yes, it’s a nationwide product promotion that’s being run below the public radar! Why would a corporation as ad-depen...
Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013 12:01 am
 In December 1972, I was part of a nationwide campaign that came tantalizingly close to getting the U.S. Senate to reject Earl Butz, Richard Nixon’s choice for secretary of agriculture.A coalit...
Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013 12:01 am
Election days can be dizzying – like trying to absorb a three-ring circus with all three acts going at once.In last week’s elections, the national media focused tightly on the center ring, where t...
Thursday, Nov. 14, 2013 12:01 am
 Goldman Sachs churns out enormous profits from its high-rolling, casino investment schemes, while also churning out fat paychecks for its top executives. They literally sack up the gold, even as...
Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013 12:01 am
The very fine public servant, Russ Feingold, cautioned against the steady slippage of our democracy toward autocracy back in October 2001, when he stood tall as the only U.S. Senator to vote against t...

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