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Four months into the Obama Administration, loyal Bushie Mary Beth Buchanan is still clinging tenaciously to her post as U.S. attorney in Pittsburgh and is pursuing a politically flavored prosecution of former Allegheny County coroner Cyril Wecht. But after a federal appeals court ruled that the case had to be reassigned to an impartial judge, taking it away from George W. Bush-appointee Arthur J. Schwab, she’s having an extremely hard time. Yesterday, Judge Sean J. McLaughlin issued a 55-page ruling that all but eviscerated the case Buchanan has been attempting to bring. In the three year war of Buchanan versus Wecht, it’s increasingly looking like a decisive win for Wecht.
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“Civilization masks us with a screen, from ourselves and from one another, with thin depth of unreality. We habitually live — do we not? — in a world self-created, half established, of false values arbitrarily upheld, largely inspired by misconception, misapprehension, wrong perspective, and defective proportion, misapplication.”