Editorial: Moving beyond ethanol

The Associated Press made a splash with its investigation into corn-based ethanol in the United States last week, and now it has the whole industry up in arms over the findings.

Elliot: Maybe the NSA knows

Fifty years after the assassination of JFK, as headline writers named him, we know less about the details of that slaying than we know about NSA's current and recent snooping of pretty much everyone, including Mickey Mouse and the Tooth Fairy.

Lee: Why I'm not a patriot

I have a serious problem with people telling me I should be proud to be an American. It is a messy, complicated, and uneasy predicament. To know that I am a product of an operation that systematically imported blood and flesh from one continent to another and used those bodies as labor to build a nation is unsettling.

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