Wednesday, January 09, 2008

In the News: Jan-09

Court hears Indiana voter ID case - 9 Jan 2008 at 1:16pm - WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court appeared reluctant Wednesday to strike down the nation's strictest requirement that voters show photo identification before being allowed to cast a ballot.

Panel urges less secrecy, more openness - 9 Jan 2008 at 1:18pm - WASHINGTON -- The government is lagging far behind in declassifying its secrets and the problem is getting worse as agencies create billions more electronic records containing classified information.

Thought for the day:
Of all the preposterous assumptions of humanity over humanity, nothing exceeds most of the criticisms made on the habits of the poor by the well-housed, well-warmed, and well-fed. -Herman Melville (1819 - 1891)


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