The On-Going Fight Against Lead Poisoning

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            New Orleans      Mi companera is on one lead-free listserv after another.  A Community Voice, the former Louisiana ACORN, and an affiliate of ACORN International, has been a lead crusader for decades now.  From time to time, they have the resources for major testing programs, and the results are always depressing in New Orleans …

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The NY Times and James O’Keefe: Goes Around, Comes Around

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Marble Falls      This is a season that just keeps on giving.  Not the least of the gifts is irony.  I say this as I read the latest protest in the current saga of James O’Keefe, rightwing saboteur, convict, and serial scammer, and his misnamed Project Veritas versus the New York Times.              Here’s the deal.  The Times was sued by O’Keefe’s Project Veritas …

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Measuring Counts

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Montreal         There are probably thousands of sayings about measurements.  “Measure twice, cut once,” is the rule in carpentry and many other trades.  In business, “if you can’t measure it, you can’t manage it.”  In life and much of work, “if you don’t measure it, you can’t improve it.”  In general, “a good measurement is worth a thousand expert opinions,” and …

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