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Poster: Posse comitatus

Why is it that the cable news networks show President Bush giving the same speech over and over again without interruption — on social security, on the war in Iraq, you name the topic — but they cut out of the NSA hearings the moment Arlen Specter started asking a mildly difficult question? I’m just saying…

Let us give a moment of thanks for C-Span.

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Christy Hardin Smith

Christy Hardin Smith

Christy is a "recovering" attorney, who earned her undergraduate degree at Smith College, in American Studies and Government, concentrating in American Foreign Policy. She then went on to graduate studies at the University of Pennsylvania in the field of political science and international relations/security studies, before attending law school at the College of Law at West Virginia University, where she was Associate Editor of the Law Review. Christy was a partner in her own firm for several years, where she practiced in a number of areas including criminal defense, child abuse and neglect representation, domestic law, civil litigation, and she was an attorney for a small municipality, before switching hats to become a state prosecutor. Christy has extensive trial experience, and has worked for years both in and out of the court system to improve the lives of at risk children.

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