July 1978
National Review;7/21/1978, Vol. 30 Issue 29, p874
The article reports on developments related to politics and government in the United States. It is observed that it is illegal to discriminate against Allan Bakke. Senators have converted the $1.2 billion Navigation Development Act into a $2.6 billion pork barrel. It was apparent after the sixth closure attempt that Big Labor did not have enough votes to break the Senate filibuster against the labor reform proposal.


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