Now that every dissident within a hundred miles of Beijing has been intimidated, jailed or internally exiled; now that the Chinese communist party has shut down formerly legal means of citizen redress, like petitioning the government; now that free assembly has been banned, unsightly...
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It looks like Congressional Democrats are going to cave in to the Bush administration, this time on telecom immunity for illegal surveillance of Americans. Maybe public opposition will stop the roll over. Maybe this is a drama that will end better than it is going right now. But...
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As networks rushed to excise programming that might evoke the Sept. 11 tragedy, a record 25. 2 million viewers tuned in to watch a stand alone episode of "The West Wing" last week that explored issues raised by the attacks.
The special episode, "Isaac & Ishmael," began as a security...