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Entries from January 2004

New Reasons to Celebrate Friday!

January 30th, 2004 · 1 Comment

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Tags: Personal Life

My New Toy

January 25th, 2004 · No Comments

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Tags: Personal Life

Malignant Melanoma: Surgery

January 25th, 2004 · 23 Comments

I’ve been doing a lot of thinking lately, about the changes wrought in my life by being diagnosed with malignant melanoma, a potentially-deadly skin cancer. However, writing about it has turned out to be less easy. Perhaps this is because when I write, I really have to do some thinking, whereas when I’m “just thinking about it”, I can easily flit off in my mind to something else when I don’t want to think too much about “it.”

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Tags: Malignant Melanoma

It’s Okay, As Long As They Tell Us

January 23rd, 2004 · 3 Comments

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Tags: Politics-In-General

We are NOT crooks!

January 22nd, 2004 · 1 Comment

So CalPundit today had a fascinating story about Republican congressional leaders hacking into the computers of their Democratic counterparts.

As I was reading it, I heard a startling noise behind me. Someone was cackling and exclaiming, “I am not a crook!”

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Tags: Politics-In-General

pResidential Commentary on Marriage

January 22nd, 2004 · No Comments

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Tags: Social Issues

Misrepresentations

January 22nd, 2004 · No Comments

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Tags: Politics-In-General

Nothing Up My Sleeve

January 21st, 2004 · No Comments

This pretty much speaks for itself…

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Bush may seek an additional $40 billion or more for military operations in Iraq and Afghanistan next year — on top of the $400-billion military budget he will send to Congress next month, congressional sources and budget analysts said on Wednesday. But Bush is unlikely to send the request to Congress until after the November presidential election to minimize any political damage, the sources said.

Read the rest of the story at Findlaw.

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Tags: Politics-In-General

If The Headline Is Big Enough…

January 21st, 2004 · No Comments

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Tags: Law and Legal Issues

Would That It Were Bush FOR 30 Seconds

January 20th, 2004 · 2 Comments

MoveOn.org recently sponsored a political advertising contest called “Bush in 30 Seconds”. And the winners have been announced.

The ads themselves would be funny, if they weren’t so veridical.

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Tags: Politics-In-General