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2/8/2007
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KPCC 89.3FM (Southern California Public Radio) The following commentary by FTCR President Jamie Court, was broadcast on Thursday, February 8th, 2007 on Southern California Public Radio.Click here to listen to the audio of the commentary. -------------- Jamie Court: Like many Californians, I don't like having to vote twice in the same year, let...
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1/25/2007
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Marketplace Radio Program (American Public Media) The following commentary by FTCR President Jamie Court, was broadcast on Thursday, January 25th, 2007 on American Public Media's Marketplace program on NPR. Click here to listen to the audio of the commentary. -------------- TESS VIGELAND - Host: Today, presidential hopeful Barack Obama said it's...
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1/14/2007
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The Albany Times-Union (New York) The following Op-Ed commentary from the Albany Times-Union, published on January 14, 2007, was written by John M. Simpson, stem cell project director for the Foundation for Taxpayer and Consumer Rights, a Santa Monica, Calif.-based nonprofit, nonpartisan consumer advocacy group. His e-mail is john@consumerwatchdog...
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1/8/2007
Posted by Consumer Watchdog
The Oakland Tribune John M. Simpson (john@consumerwatchdog.org) is the stem cell project director for the Foundation for Taxpayer and Consumer Rights in Santa Monica. He wrote this Op-Ed commentary for the Oakland Tribune, published Monday, January 8th, 2007. --------------- Aso-called "working group" of out-of-state scientists and patient...
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1/5/2007
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The Los Angeles Times Make health insurers play fair -- Any plan to reform healthcare must tackle the biggest obstacle to insuring everyone -- private insurers. The following commentary was published the Los Angeles Times on Friday, January 5th, 2007. Jamie Court is president of the Foundation for Taxpayer and Consumer Rights, based in Santa...
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1/2/2007
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Marketplace Radio Program (American Public Media) The following commentary by FTCR President Jamie Court, was broadcast on American Public Media's Marketplace radio program on NPR on Tuesday, January 2nd, 2007. Listen to the audio of the commentary here. ------------ KAI RYSSDAL - HOST: The 110th Congress will be sworn in on Thursday. Speaker-to-...
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11/22/2006
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The San Jose Mercury News (California) John M. Simpson is the stem-cell project director for the non-partisan, non-profit Foundation for Taxpayer and Consumer Rights in Santa Monica. He wrote this article for the Mercury News, published Wednesday, November 22, 2006. ------------------ One of the problems of Proposition 71 that created California's...
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11/2/2006
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Marketplace Radio Program (American Public Media) The following commentary by FTCR President Jamie Court, was broadcast on the Marketplace radio program on Thursday, November 2, 2006. Click here to listen the commentary. ----------------- KAI RYSSDAL: Last year the Supreme Court handed down a ruling in a case called Kelo versus the City of New...
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11/1/2006
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The Sacramento Bee (California) The following Op-Ed commentary by FTCR's John M. Simpson was published in the Sacramento Bee on Wednesday, November 1, 2006. ---------------- The California Institute for Regenerative Medicine is going to dole out $3 billion in taxpayer money over the next decade to support the state's stem cell researchers....
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10/11/2006
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Marketplace Radio Program (American Public Media) The following commentary by FTCR President Jamie Court, was broadcast on the Marketplace radio program on Wednesday, October 11, 2006. Click here to listen the commentary. ----------------- KAI RYSSDAL - Host: It's easy to be cynical about politics. But a poll out today from Pew and the Associated...