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He may be an ass, but the federal prosecution of John Edwards is a complete farce.  The Pakistani culture battle over mustaches. Federal judge blasts mandatory minimums, scolds prosecutors for overcharging in low-level drug cases. William Grigg has more on the Mississippi woman who was arrested after traveling to Alabama to buy Sudafed. Upstart Internet [...]
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