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Published on September 5 2004

..went to see one of the "Johns" at a Rally in Stevens Point. Interesting evening (even got a handshake!!), topped off by a visit with my buddy Michele to our favorite Japanese restaurant. :D

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Published on April 2 2004

David Wyss, chief economist at Standard & Poor's, recently commented: "There is no difference from an economic standpoint from outsourcing manufacturing jobs, which we have been doing for 20 years, and outsourcing white-collar service jobs, except college-educated...

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Published on March 26 2004

Wisconsin John Kerry and George W. Bush are virtually tied among likely voters in Wisconsin according to a survey by the American Research Group. A total of 46% of likely voters say they would vote for Kerry if the presidential election were being held...

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Published on March 24 2004

A Worker-Union DisconnectAt the annual executive meeting of the nation's labor leaders this month, the AFL-CIO accused the Bush administration of being AWOL while US jobs have gone overseas and millions of Americans lack health insurance. But where has...

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Published on March 22 2004

Go read Lileks

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Published on March 11 2004

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Published on March 11 2004

Behind the gender gap "President Bush makes overtures to women, but is largely solidifying support among men." Does this strike anyone else as being a somewhat poorly worded headline? Or is it just me?

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Published on March 5 2004

JS Online: State factory jobs hit lowest since '92 Nationally, there are signs of an economic comeback, with initial jobless claims falling, productivity improving and factory orders mostly increasing. Still, Wisconsin's manufacturing positions were down...

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Published on March 3 2004

The Next Best Thing to Being President With John Edwards's decision to quit the race, expected to be announced officially today, John Kerry's nomination as the Democratic candidate for president is secure. Speculation about his choice for vice president...

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Published on February 22 2004

Yahoo! News - Nader Announces He'll Run for President "WASHINGTON - Consumer advocate Ralph Nader (news - web sites) announced Sunday he is running again for president, this time as an independent," Al Sharpton is jumping up and down!! "I am no longer...

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