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[snip] You can't have it both ways. In a paper for the AEI-Brookings Joint Center (, University of Chicago law professor Cass Sunstein adds up the projected cost of the Kyoto Protocol and the approximate cost of the Iraq war so far and finds them roughly equal--at $300 billion each. Though he's no fan of the protocol, Sunstein says this raises questions about Bush's claim that it was so expensive it would cause "serious harm to the U.S. economy."

[snip] Everything you need to know about the McCormick Tribune Freedom Museum. Steve Rhodes describes his visit there (, writing, "A guide approaches me asking 'Why are you taking notes?'"

[snip] "All architects would learn something if they could hang off of one of their buildings five years after it was built," says architect Mary Brush, quoted in AIA Chicago's newsletter "Focus." She's regularly suspended hundreds of feet above the ground while she inspects Chicago buildings to see if they're up to code.

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