Crisis: America's missing cukes!

A mostly political Weblog.
Oct. 22 2007 5:43 AM

America's Missing Cukes!

Plus--Mike Huckakis for President?

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Gran Salida, Cont: Compelling anecdotal evidence from Knoxville, Tenn.! ... Non-anecdotal evidence from the Mesa, Arizona, school system, with some numbers attached. ... 2:33 P.M.

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Sometimes, the gossip is, sadly, true. 12:24 P.M. link

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If Media Matters for America  had been around in 1973:

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In a test, Homeland Security screeners failed to find 60-75 percent of smuggled explosives at Chicago and L.A. airports. "This is is yet another reminder of why we need Congress to enact comprehensive immigration reform," said HSA Secretary Michael Chertoff. [He said that?--ed. Better check. Doesn't he say that every time his agency screws up?] ... 12:49 P.M.

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