Archive for April 1st, 2012

DailyBeast: Rush Limbaugh: My Enemies Are Lying About My Financial Health

Limbaugh boasts to Howard Kurtz that a boycott has had minimal impact on his show. Why the targeting of advertisers after the Sandra Fluke ‘slut’ comments fell short—and why it isn’t over.

 

Mar 30, 2012 4:45 PM EDT

The storm over Rush Limbaugh hasn’t completely abated, but he appears to have weathered the worst.

While Limbaugh’s detractors are still pushing an advertising boycott, he has started speaking of the effort as a failure.

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Annabel Valencia, 21, of Redlands, greets an Akita dog that she seeks to adopt from the Devore Animal Shelter. (Gabriel Luis Acosta/Staff Photographer)

 

Jim Steinberg, Staff Writer
Posted: 03/31/2012 02:33:02 PM PDT

Photo Gallery: Animal Services Commission proposed

SAN BERNARDINO – Animal rights advocates applauded last week’s decision by the Board of Supervisors to direct the county’s administrative office to perform a feasibility study to create a framework to establish an Animal Service’s Commission.

At the very least, the decision, some say, opens a channel between those advocates and the county’s animal control officials, some of whom have come under scrutiny in the recent past over concerns about how animals are being treated at the county’s Devore animal shelter.

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By DON THOMPSON, Associated Press
Saturday, March 31, 2012

(03-31) 14:46 PDT Sacramento, Calif. (AP) —

The agency overseeing California’s high-speed rail project has issued a back-to-the-drawing-board business plan that dramatically lowers the system’s estimated cost and expands its initial phase, but critics say it still remains too costly and does not deliver what voters intended.

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Advocates of judicial restraint say conservative justices should be wary of the impulse to strike down the healthcare law passed by Congress.

 

By David G. Savage, Washington Bureau
March 31, 2012, 5:05 p.m.

WASHINGTON — When the incoming Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. came before the Senate for confirmation seven years ago, President Reagan’s solicitor general gave him a warm endorsement as a “careful, modest” judge.

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