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Gov. Jeb Bush blames the victims

By R. Neal
October 27, 2005 - Posted by R. Neal Florida Gov. Jeb Bush is taking the heat for another bungled hurricane relief response in Florida. Yesterday in a press conference he said "Don't blame FEMA. This is our responsibility." He also blamed the victims:

Wal-Mart PR offensive takes a hit

October 26, 2005 - No sooner did I hit "publish" on the previous post about Wal-Mart's highly-publicized list of proposed good deeds -- a new low-cost health plan, a zero-waste environmental policy, supporting a minimum-wage hike -- than I find this story, due to appear in Wednesday's

Letters Dep't

October 20, 2005 - A letter in today's Raleigh News & Observer regarding Rep. Walter Jones, N.C. Republican and Iraq war critic. Apparently there is dissension in the ranks: