March 7, 1978 - Oil, Coal And Settlements Everywhere.

March 7, 1978. Sharp divide among Israelis about settlements in Arab territories. Coal Miners Strike. Carter invoking Taft-Hartley to settle strike. Panama Canal Treaty debate continues. Rhodesia border clashes with Zambia. Cairo looking to Washington for leadership in Middle-East Peace talks. Kuwait Oil Minister seeks boost in prices. Larry Flynt recovering from surgery following shooting. Mid-West feeling effects of Coal Strike.

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Scott Horton: None of Us Were Like This Before Fact-esque: Democratic Strategists vs Reality Words of Power: From the Gulf to Lockerbie to

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Reining In Defense Budgets

Steve Benen writes the defense post that I've been considering for the last few days. He's asking, so where are those responsible Republican fisca