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Entries from January 2004

Noise Pollution

January 20th, 2004 · No Comments

I’ve already invited this guy to move back to California… …at least long enough to help me with my neighbor’s dog. The City of Clovis apparently refuses to back up their own municipal ordinances, even when they rise to the level of being a misdemeanor. (Of course, I’m slowly researching a way to deal with […]

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Tags: Social Issues

Who’s Scorched?

January 19th, 2004 · 1 Comment

Two Colorado state legislators want to pass laws that afford protection for those who claim to have been raped from having their identities publicly broadcast. “Sooner or later, the identity of the victim will get out. To try to enforce a scorched earth policy against anyone disclosing the name really doesn’t make a lot of […]

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Tags: Law and Legal Issues

Two Questions

January 19th, 2004 · No Comments

I’ve said more than once that there are two important questions American voters should be asking themselves going into this election year. This article discusses those questions.

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Tags: Politics-In-General

Tell It Like It Is

January 19th, 2004 · No Comments

Well…. White House officials said that preparations for the speech this year had been slightly more pressured than last, when Mr. Bush gave his address a week later, on Jan. 28. “So the speechwriters were even more stressed than usual,” the senior administration official told reporters. Wouldn’t it be nice if he could just go […]

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Tags: Politics-In-General

Scalia & Cheney

January 19th, 2004 · No Comments

Surprise! NOT.

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Tags: The Rule of Law

Bush’s Pro-Corporate Agenda Angers Even the Republicans

January 17th, 2004 · No Comments

Even Republicans are beginning to recognize the sort of thing that I’ve been trying to explain for eons: Bush’s agenda is all about supporting Big Business. It’s all about enriching his own friends. When President Bush announced his plan to permit illegal immigrants to work in the USA, he outraged conservatives from radio host Rush […]

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Tags: Politics-In-General

Women & the Bush-NASA Alliance

January 16th, 2004 · No Comments

Someone recently asked, “Why is [women being underrepresented in science] a ‘particular concern’ because of George Bush’s newfound interest in the space program?” Do not read this response while eating or drinking anything….

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Tags: Humor

There Ought To Be Limits

January 16th, 2004 · 8 Comments

In 1999, while campaigning to become the President of the Land of the Free, in response to a website that poked fun at him, now-President George W. Bush said, There ought to be limits to freedom. Since then, he’s acted as if this were a campaign promise — and one which must be kept at […]

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Tags: Politics-In-General · Religion · The Bush Regime · The Rule of Law

[K]Nights of the Bush Table

January 15th, 2004 · No Comments

For a few years now, the American public has been willing to dismiss those who (like me) have tried to argue that our current President is just the latest in a familial disease that’s infected our government. No doubt, they’ll continue to do so for awhile longer.

Yet, increasingly people who are either responsible for having helped King George I and II into their positions, or who have worked closely with them, are beginning to speak out — and ever more vociferously.

Hopefully, soon, even non-intelligent people will begin to wonder….

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Tags: Politics-In-General

You See, The Trouble Is, I’m Actually An American…

January 11th, 2004 · No Comments

Several blogs I read have been linking to a well-written first-hand reaction of someone outside the United States to the now-entrenched paranoia of the United States. If democracy were sick and terrorism were the disease, the Bush Administration’s “cure” has surely killed the patient.

In fact, this is exactly what has happened.

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Tags: Homeland Security