Archive for June, 2002

Another step toward a

June 8th, 2002 – 10:12 pm
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Another step toward a police state As you may have heard, last week Attorney General John Ashcroft made another move in his continuing mission to pick away at Constitutional protections in the name of fighting terrorists [remember when Communists used to be the stalking horses for things like this?]. This time it was by establishing […]

A Quote “The country is

June 4th, 2002 – 8:41 pm
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A Quote “The country is headed toward a single and splendid government of an aristocracy founded on banking institutions and monied incorporations and if this tendency continues it will be the end of freedom and democracy, the few will be ruling and riding over the plundered plowman and the beggar . . . I hope […]

Democrats taking progressive voters for

June 4th, 2002 – 8:18 pm
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Democrats taking progressive voters for granted. Again. I just finished reading a great article by Alexander Cockburn and Jeffrey St. Clair (at Counterpunch) about the Senate race this year in Minnesota, where the Democrats have gone nuts because the Greens had the nerve to pick a candidate of their own to run, rather than just […]

Bravo • We, reserve combat

June 4th, 2002 – 8:00 pm
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Bravo • We, reserve combat officers and soldiers of the Israel Defense Forces, who were raised upon the principles of Zionism, sacrifice and giving to the people of Israel and to the State of Israel, who have always served in the front lines, and who were the first to carry out any mission, light or […]

Keeping the war going Bush

June 3rd, 2002 – 10:32 pm
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Keeping the war going Bush made a speech at West Point on Saturday in which he basically said that the US must be prepared to strike at 60 countries around the world to prevent weapons of mass destruction from falling into the hands of terrorists. In other words, self-defense now seems to include striking first, […]

Global warming is apparently unstoppable

June 3rd, 2002 – 10:07 pm
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Global warming is apparently unstoppable Today the Bush administration released a report admitting that global warming is happening, and that the cause of it is human actions, namely the burning of fossil fuels. So why then did the US decide not to be part of the Kyoto Protocol? Because apparently there’s nothing to be done […]