January 19th, 2004


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Happy birthday to Edgar Allan Poe, who was born in this day in 1809.

Also, a date I missed over the weekend: on January 17, 1961, in his farewell address, President Eisenhower warned against the rise of "the military-industrial complex."

Today's headline: Imam Accused of Lies on Terrorist Links

Fine Post editorial on why Maryland doesn't need slot machines.

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"In a perfect world, caucuses would be a very good way of figuring out which of the candidates has been persuasive. But what started out as a person-to-person, humanized event has gotten to be very organized and professionalized."
-Gary Hart