Daily Archives: September 5, 2010

Weekend link dump for September 5

Whistle while you work… The party of know-nothings. Movements are about something real. Where are the women in technology? Every time I see another stupid Charles Krauthammer or Jonah Goldberg column, I think how much better a place the world … Continue reading

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Paper ballots: Views differ

One reason why Harris County will make paper ballots available to anyone who wants them this year is because Beverly Kaufman is afraid we won’t get enough replacement voting machines in time for the election. In a letter to county … Continue reading

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Bell scores $2 million verdict against RGA

Chris Bell racks up his second legal victory related to a lawsuit stemming from the 2006 Governor’s race. A state district judge Tuesday ruled that the Republican Governors Association violated state campaign finance laws and ordered it to pay Chris … Continue reading

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Dropout factories

Lots of people have recommended this Washington Monthly story about colleges with extremely low graduation rates, and now I’m recommending it to you. I’d never given this any thought before, but having read the story, it’s quite clear to me … Continue reading

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