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  • proper n. State University, as the shortened form of any public university name.


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  • The Secrets Behind 'State Secrets': How Turkey's Mafia-like 'Deep State' (and its Neocon Friends) Penetrated the America yahooBuzzArticleHeadline = 'The Secrets Behind \'State Secrets\': How Turkey\'s Mafia-like \'Deep State\ '(and its Neocon Friends) Penetrated the America'; yahooBuzzArticleSummary = 'Article: As messy and ugly as this, for lack of a better phrase, "Turkish DeepState Gate" scandal appears, the consequences of continuing to do nothing about it - of allowing the government\'s outrageous use of \'state secrets\' to insure Dennis Hastert, Richard Perle, Douglas Feith, Marc Grossman and others are never investigated, could be horrific. '

    The Secrets Behind 'State Secrets': How Turkey's Mafia-like 'Deep State' (and its Neocon Friends) Penetrated the America

  • Language matters, and for that reason state Rep. Kevin Priola R-Adams County and Secretary of State Scott Gessler ought to pick their words more carefully.

    Robert Schwab: McCarthyism in the Colorado Capitol

  • POLS UPDATE: In a press release from Strong Colorado after the jump, basically every liberal group in the state takes a swing at Scott Gessler's decision to moonlight at his old law firm while serving as Secretary of State.

    SOS not full time, $68,500 not enough - Gessler to keep lawyering

  • "Unfortunately, right now, the state budget is very much affected by politics," said State Senator Eric Schneiderman, a Manhattan Democrat who called the governor's proposal "a starting point."

    A State of Dysfunction

  • Given that assumption, the early speculation was that Clinton would tap Wendy Sherman, former director of Emily's List and assistant secretary of state for legislative affairs and later counselor to Secretary of State Madeleine Albright.

    Will Jack Lew be second time lucky?

  • An American State must also be a state of free men who give over brawling, resting on industry, justice, love, not on war, cunning and violence -- a State where liberty, equality, and fraternity are deeds as well as words ... and the American church tuning all to harmony of freedom for the mind, freedom for the heart, freedom for the soul.

    Rev. Chuck Freeman: Patriotism Should Equal First Principles, Not Military Might

  • We understand that the current state of the State's finances is dire, but cuts of this magnitude will severely impair the State's arts communities and dramatically reduce the general well-being and vitality of the State and all of its citizens.

    Leonard Jacobs: Arts Leaders Blast NY Gov. Paterson's Proposed Slash of Culture Funding

  • The Green-Rainbow Party nominee for Massachusetts governor in 2002 and a candidate for the state legislature in 2004, Stein ran for Secretary of State in March 2006.

    Jewish Women in Environmental Activism

  • If passed next Tuesday, June 8, Prop 15 will launch a pilot project to give candidates the option to use or reject public money -- to be raised by upping yearly state registration fees for lobbyists from a paltry $12.50 per year to a more realistic $350 -- to run for Secretary of State.

    Wendy Block: Rattling a Fair Elections Foe

  • Capito said in a statement after Goodwin's appointment that she is disappointed in the process the preceded it, which included divergent opinions from the Secretary of State and state Attorney General -- both Democrats -- on when the special election should be.

    Joe Manchin picks Carte Goodwin to replace Byrd


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