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TennCare Sit-In

July 1, 2005 - Quick activist alert: 12 Tennessee citizens are in the 11th day of a sit-in at Gov. Bredesen's (D) office in Nashville. They have been joined by 50 or more demonstrators outside, protesting Bredesen's proposed deep cuts in the TennCare health system -- almost a third of a million people kicked off the rolls.

Property Rites

June 30, 2005 - Many pundits -- especially on the political right -- are incensed about the Supreme Court's recent verdict in Kelo v. City of New London, which backed the Connecticut town's use of eminent domain to take (with compensation) a woman's house for economic development.

TennCare Vs. The Wal-Mart Low Road

June 29, 2005 - In what could become a landmark case, the state of Tennessee is going to federal court today seeking approval to cut back on coverage offered by the state-paid TennCare health program.

Inside Track

June 29, 2005 - Rep. Robin Hayes (R-NC), who was picked to accompany President Bush at Fort Bragg yesterday -- instead of the shunned colleage Rep.