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Volume II, Number 4625 November 2002
George W. Bush often jokes that trading Sammy Sosa to the Chicago Cubs when he was an owner of the Texas Rangers baseball team was his biggest professional mistake. The latest Bush trade, freedom for security, makes even less sense. Americans are now both less safe and less free. It would appear that Bush has a slow learning curve, assuming that he cared about liberty when he made the trade. He didn't.
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Tim was working too hard on web design this weekend and won't have an article this week.
Articles from previous weeks are in our archives. If you're not careful, you might learn something.
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In an effort to increase sales of Lupron, a lucrative anticancer drug, TAP Pharmaceuticals representatives targeted potential customers in prostate cancer support groups. Internal TAP documents show that sales representatives in 1997 and 1998 were instructed to get close to patient support groups, even to attend meetings themselves, to pitch the company's hormone therapy. And people say that drug companies have no souls.
Boston Globe, 12 November 2002.