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Chronicle says Bush attacking Federalism

Presidents Day finds the president busily expanding federal power at the states' expense.
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Of course, at the same time the SCOTUS is promoting States' rights over Federal law when it comes to issues such as the minimum wage, and columnist Neal Pierce argues that reading between the lines of the Bush budget shows war on cities, states.
What's the answer to this paradox? The common thread is attacks on the rights and prosperoity of all but the favored (i.e, wealthy) few...

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Looks like ?Connecticut-born? Bush is trying to assert his

place as a Good Ole Suthun Boy by reversing the Civil War and reasserting States Rights. Beware the new convert, they're always more Catholic than the Pope.

Rob Boyter

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"reading between the lines"

Sometimes when we "read between the lines" we see things that aren't there.

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