Political gamesmanship pushing debt vote to brink
The Globe and Mail - 05/31/2011
One of the singular features of the American political system is that there are two kinds of votes in Congress. The first involves passing real legislation. The second aims simply to embarrass the other side.
Two powerful earthquakes shook Southern California in back-to-back days last week, stoking fear among residents that a major earthquake isn’t far off. Jerome F. Hajjar, a professor of civil and environmental engineering at Northeastern, says it’s not a matter of if California will experience a huge, devastating earthquake, but when. And only some of the buildings in the state are prepared to withstand such a quake, he says.
- by Molly Callahan July 9, 2019
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