car·riage re·turn

n. the lever or mechanism on a typewriter that would cause the cylinder on which the paper was held (the carriage) to return to the left margin of the page

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The Los Angeles Times:Hillary Clinton blows name of next Russian president [27 Feb 2008]

So naturally late in the Ohio debate when it came time for the trick question,the kind of TV interview question that got George W. Bush so much unwanted,embarrassing and prolonged attention Read on…

Filling the New Cabinet,Part IV:Defense

The Contenders

- Senator Chuck Hagel (R-NE,1997-present):President,McCarthy and Company (1991-1996);President and CEO of United Service Organizations (1987-1990);Deputy Director/Chief Operating Officer,Economic Summit of Industrialized Nations (1990);Deputy Administrator of Veterans Affairs (1981-1982);Sergeant,2nd Battalion (Mechanized),47th Infantry Regiment,9th Infantry Division,IV Corps,Vietnam,United Read on…

Filling the New Cabinet,Part II:State

The Contenders: –Governor Bill Richardson (D-NM,2003-present):Democratic Primary Candidate for President (2008);Secretary of Energy (1998-2001);United States Ambassador to the United Nations (1997-1998);US Representative from New Mexico (1983-1997);Staff,United States Senate Foreign Relations Committee (1975-1978);Staff,United States Department of State (1973-1975)

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Let the Train Blow the Whistle When I Go –A Farewell to Chuck Hagel

In years past the term “maverick”was ascribed to Sen. John McCain of Arizona for his willingness to break ranks with fellow Republicans,cross the aisle,and vote with the opposition on issues such as gun control and financial/taxation legislation. Though McCain has a historically strong conservative voting record (82.3% lifetime rating from the American Read on…