Monthly Archives: November 2004

Courts Schmorts

One last process note from itaffectsyou.org: “When the courts make unconstitutional decisions, we should not enforce them. Federal courts have no army or navy . . . The court can opine, decide, talk about, sing, whatever it wants to do. … Continue reading

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The Head Meat Packer

Just to clue you in on master carver Tom DeLay — I had heard he was scolded a few times by the Senate ethics committee, but did not know what for. Here’s a summary from Zachary Roth posted 11/23 on … Continue reading

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Product or Process

One person told me that he supported Reagan over Carter in 1980 because, right or wrong, Reagan was decisive. Once again we have a republican president waging immoral wars, subsidizing torture, ballooning the national debt, and working to restrict civil … Continue reading

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Third Way

What next? This question is a natural condition of life. Our human brains have allowed us merely to create more complex sets of details which to overlook. In the days of pre-civilization we would have spent our days living — … Continue reading

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A Case In Point

Check the full text of the remarks made at ILCA workshop in Washington, D.C., Nov. 12, 2004 by Jeff Cohen What I’ve found inside TV news is a drunken exuberance for stories involving celebrity, lurid crime and sex scandal — … Continue reading

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Going Forward

Over the past three weeks, I have highlighted many issues facing us as Americans hoping that you connect the various threads in order to see the bigger picture. It is true that most often we as humans are unable to … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Day

I am of course thankful for family and friends, and (despite recent events) for being a citizen of the United States. Along this line, I am most thankful for the 22nd Amendment to the U.S. Constitution: Section 1. No person … Continue reading

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Meanwhile

How the hell did Bush get elected? The religious thing put him over the line, with some significant voter suppression, but he should not have even come close. Any reasonable person educated on the relevant topics could come to only … Continue reading

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So Long, Farewell

As I noted on November 2, I have been pursuing a teaching position in South Korea. I have since signed a 12 month contract (I’m a contractor!) with a school in Incheon, and will be leaving in a couple of … Continue reading

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Keeping and Eye on the Right

Here’s a good source: Texas Freedom Network Here’s a good reason: Creeping Creationism by Katrina vanden Heuvel I’ve written before about how the Right wants to dismantle the achievements of the 20th century–the New Deal, environmentalism, civil rights and civil … Continue reading

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