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Entries from April 2004

Orwellian Olsens & the Nekkid Bloggers

April 30th, 2004 · 5 Comments

I’m always on the look-out for new (to me) blogs of interest. Someone (I won’t say who) told me about some kind of “nekkid” blog ring. Apparently this blog ring does not involve — well, not visibly — nudity, but does involve bloggers who periodically blog “sans sartorium,” if you’ll allow me to coin a […]

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Tags: The Bush Regime · The U.S. & The World · The War President · Wag the Dog

Three Mistakes Worth NOT Repeating

April 29th, 2004 · No Comments

As America entered this new century, three events happened in quick succession that may have defined America’s priorities, and perhaps the world’s priorities, for the next twenty years. They are listed here in no particular order:

1 – The contested election between Bush and Gore.

2 – The Dot Com stock market crash.

3 – The September 11th attacks.

Each one of these events shares one common trait: they are all national failures.

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Tags: Politics-In-General

A Strategy for Scalia

April 29th, 2004 · No Comments

Justice Scalia has recently come under fire for duck-hunting with the Vice-President even as the Vice-President’s case was about to come before the Supreme Court. That Court — which some say is behaving these days more like a political arm of the government than a judicial branch — heard arguments yesterday in Cheney’s attempt to […]

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Tags: The Bush Regime


April 27th, 2004 · 30 Comments

The President and Vice-President of the United States go to the Supreme Court today to see if they can withhold information from the American people. At issue is whether oil companies can write the United States Energy Policy without fear that we, the people, will find out how the government and legal system are being […]

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Tags: Corporations · Economy · greed · Law and Legal Issues · Politics-In-General · Social Issues · The Bush Regime

Kerry-rigging the Presidency

April 26th, 2004 · No Comments

The Presidency of the United States is broken. Our government has virtually been taken over by Big Business and the Military-Industrial Complex (war profiteers). The country, because of this, is divided. Many people understand that what is happening is destructive and that it has long-term consequences for us. Whether the issue involved is the economic […]

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Tags: Politics-In-General

Blessed Are They

April 26th, 2004 · No Comments

Blessed are the young, for they shall inherit the national debt. — Herbert Hoover

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Tags: Social Issues

A Matter of Priorities

April 26th, 2004 · 2 Comments

The police have reopened a case originally — and probably wrongly — deemed a suicide in 1946. If this was a murder, rather than a suicide, it occurred 58 years ago. Someone sent them a three-page, single-spaced letter, signed “M. Smith,” saying that she had flirted with Harold Vest and her boyfriend went into a […]

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Tags: Law and Legal Issues

Two for One: Saving Social Security & the War

April 24th, 2004 · 3 Comments

The War President has a problem. It’s not likely to be one that will cause him to lose his political office, but it could — and it’s a serious problem nonetheless.

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Tags: Corporations · General Social Issues · greed · Humor · Politics-In-General · The Bush Regime · The War President

The Cost of Heros

April 23rd, 2004 · 4 Comments

In America, major league, big time sports raise billions in revenues. On occasion we hear of a team or a player giving of their time and money for a good cause. This article is not about them. This article is about a professional athlete who turned his back on the game, and more surprisingly the […]

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Tags: The U.S. & The World

Guest Bloggers

April 23rd, 2004 · No Comments

For the past several months, I’ve toyed with the idea of inviting other people to blog on this site. Certainly, anyone can post comments to already-posted blog entries. But what happens if someone has something they want to talk about that hasn’t been covered by me? Tonight, in an attempt to address that issue, The […]

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Tags: Blogs & Blogging