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Entries from July 2005

Friendly Fire

July 30th, 2005 · 2 Comments

The United States military fires off so many bullets that they’ve been forced to try to find a more “eco-friendly” way to do it. It seems that conventional bullets pollute the water table. Not surprisingly — when you consider the hatred the current Administration has for science — the first attempt has only made things […]

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Tags: The War President

Five Hours Lost

July 26th, 2005 · 5 Comments

Oh the joys of blogging. I just spent five hours — couldn’t sleep last night — writing a blog article on the Constitution. I tried to create a screenshot of an email I had received that was going to be the finishing piece of my post. Outlook 2003 appeared to be locked up. So I […]

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Tags: Blogs & Blogging

Just How Dumb

July 21st, 2005 · 2 Comments

At the end of an article about Karl Rove and the Republican “Talking Points” that explain — with a perfectly straight face and all the faux sincerity they can muster — how Rove was really just trying to save reporters from accidentally publishing inaccurate news stories, Mark Shields says, All of this raises one nagging […]

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Tags: The Bush Regime

The End Is Not Near

July 16th, 2005 · 1 Comment

I’ve mentioned before that one reason I blog is that it helps me to learn. It would be more fun if there were more people commenting, so that a dialogue might develop, but I learn something about myself just from writing — and sometimes from re-reading — my blog entries, even if no one else […]

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Tags: Politics-In-General

Believe It…Or Not

July 15th, 2005 · No Comments

This is what you’re supposed to believe. Although all evidence points to Karl Rove as “The Leak” who outed a CIA agent in the run-up to a war — and although there have been repeated rumors of Rove’s affinity for “dirty tricks” like planting a bug in his own office and claiming his opponent did […]

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Tags: The Bush Regime

Haiku Monday Wednesday Night

July 13th, 2005 · 7 Comments

Apparently, I missed Haiku Monday. So I decided to make tonight “Haiku Wednesday Night.” As I pointed out over at Chepooka’s — still one of the best websites around — Haiku is normally comprised of 17 syllables in a 5-7-5 pattern. I actually enjoy Haiku. It’s quirky. Reminds me of Hector Hugh Munro — a.k.a. […]

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Tags: Personal Life

KKKMJ Wising Up?

July 13th, 2005 · No Comments

Word is that the owners of KKKMJ Radio are possibly hedging their bets. Perhaps they’ve recognized that you can only put so much crap on the radio — especially when we’re learning that the largest purveyors of that crap are treasonous folk like Karl Rove, who haven’t hesitated to sell-out CIA agents and America in […]

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Tags: Media

It Depends On What The Meaning Of ‘Maybe’ Is

July 12th, 2005 · 1 Comment

On July 2, 2005 — in an article titled Bush’s Right-Hand Man Commits Treason: America Says ‘So What?’” — Unspun™ reminded folk that in January 2004 we said Karl Rove was involved in the CIA leak targeting Joseph Wilson’s wife to punish Wilson for crossing the White House. On July 6, I pondered the question, […]

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Tags: The Bush Regime

Protecting Meaningful Lives

July 8th, 2005 · 2 Comments

The recent bombings in London have raised to a fever pitch the willingness to trample on individual civil liberties. “Actions that governments take to fight terrorism are totally justified because protecting life is a lot more important than protecting civil liberties.” — Octavia Nasr, Arab View: “Enough, enough” (July 8, 2005) CNN. To a certain […]

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Tags: Constitutional Issues


July 7th, 2005 · No Comments

A comment posted this morning to an older article I wrote — Confronting the Judicial War on Faith — provides the impetus for today’s post on the Constitution of the United States.

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Tags: Constitutional Issues