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08 April 2010
David Frum: Fox “has an interesting in pushing the Republicans to the margin”
Apr 8, 2010 5:15:00 AM
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Obama & Medvedev Sign Nuclear Reduction Treaty; Relations With Russia "Vastly Improved"
Wash Post: President Obama and Russian President Dmitry Medvedev signed a sweeping new arms reduction pact on Thursday that pledges to reduce the stockpile of deployed, strategic nuclear weapons in both countries and commits the old Cold War adversaries to new procedures to verify which weapons each country possesses. Obama arrived in this historic city Thursday morning to formalize a step toward the vision he laid out here a year ago -- of a world without nuclear weapons. The leaders met privately for about an hour before signing the pact in a ceremony hosted by the Czechs and full of symbolism. U.S. officials said the full document, just now finished after months of negotiation, would be posted in full on the Internet later today. The treaty, called New START, imposes new limits on the ready-to-use, long range nuclear weapons and pledges to reduce the two biggest nuclear arsenals on the...
Va Governor Admits Mistake & Acknowledges Slavery Had Something To Do With The Civil War
A Wash Post follow-up to yesterday's Imagine If Germany Announced That April Was Going To Be Nazi Month ... That's What Va Just Did: After a barrage of nationwide criticism for excluding slavery from his Confederate History Month proclamation, Virginia Gov. Robert F. McDonnell (R) on Wednesday conceded that it was "a major omission" and amended the document to acknowledge the state's complicated past. A day earlier, McDonnell said he left out any reference to slavery in the original seven-paragraph proclamation because he wanted to include issues he thought were most "significant" to Virginia. He also said the document was designed to promote tourism in the state, which next year marks the 150th anniversary of the start of the Civil War. However, Wednesday afternoon the governor issued a mea culpa for the document's exclusion of slavery. "The proclamation issued by this Office designating April as Confederate History Month contained a...
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