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Psst, Maria, There’s Poverty in CA

Maria Shriver missed the point when she donned her journalist cap for Oprah and “traveled to Virginia and Kentucky to interview families living in poverty.” It’s “a worthy issue for any journalist to highlight,” notes a SacBee editorial today, but it’s one that Maria could have covered at home and she could even “invite her […]

Last Best Chance to Air on HBO Tonight

Get the TIVO’s ready. Last night I reported on a documentary airing on PBS tonight: Two Days in October. Also premiering tonight on HBO is Last Best Chance. I’ve seen this one, too. It’s powerful, it’s thought provoking, it’s a wake up call. Last Best Chance was produced with support from the Nuclear Threat Initiative. […]

DeLay to Be Booked – No Special Treatment

Tom DeLay is set to be booked in a Texas county jail this week with no special Treatment, despite attempts by his lawyer to avoid fingerprinting and a mug shot. DeLay’s arraignment is set for Friday before state district Judge Bob Perkins in Travis County, Texas. “Perkins believes that if God was charged with a […]