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Alito, abortion and the South

November 2, 2005 - If news coverage is any indication, it seems abortion is shaping up to be a key focal point -- and maybe the focal point -- of the Supreme Court confirm I'm hearing from progressives who think this single-issue focus is a bad idea. There are lots of ration battle over Judge Samuel Alito.

"No one could have anticipated"

By R. Neal
November 1, 2005 - Posted by R. Neal In July of 2004, FEMA conducted an exercise called "Hurricane Pam". You may have heard of it. It predicted the disastrous effects of a hypothetical Category 3 hurricane striking New Orleans, and was used as a model for planning FEMA's response.