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A Time to Weep

June 19th, 2004 · 3 Comments

Future historians studying the decline and fall of America will mark this as the time the tide began to turn — toward a mean-spirited mediocrity in place of a noble beacon. These words were part of a moving commencement address by Ted Sorensen delivered to the New School University in New York City. The thoughts […]

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Tags: Politics-In-General

The Winds of Spin

June 14th, 2004 · 3 Comments

It was 12 noon, Pacific Daylight Savings Time. I was riding my motorcycle through the Mojave Desert. The gods of weather had smiled down upon me: it was in the mid 80’s as opposed to the seasonal 100 plus degrees. I had a 360 degree view of the stark beauty that is the desert in […]

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Tags: Politics-In-General

A Week to Remember

June 2nd, 2004 · 6 Comments

The days between Memorial Day and D-Day are especially poignant this year since it was sixty years ago the Allies launched an invasion that ultimately ended World War II. It was an invasion the likes of which the world had never seen. So many men and machines heading for five beaches. It was daring in […]

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Tags: The Decline of America

The American Sacrifice

June 1st, 2004 · 1 Comment

“Sacrificing human rights in the name of national security, turning a blind eye to abuse abroad and using pre-emptive military force where and when the powerful choose to act has damaged justice and freedom, and made the world a more dangerous and divided place.” So who is this opinion from? There are so many opinions […]

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Tags: The Bush Regime

One Mundane News Day

May 30th, 2004 · 10 Comments

There was a sad and remarkable juxtaposition of news articles on the web Friday. I saw the same thing on many news websites but the San Francisco Gate (sfgate.com), probably intentionally, put these two articles back to back: (05-28) 09:06 PDT BALTIMORE (AP) — Two young relatives were arrested in the deaths of three children […]

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Tags: Culture Wars

Can You Hear Me Now?

May 27th, 2004 · 21 Comments

In the very near future (measured in months, not years) you’ll be able to make long distance calls anywhere in the world using your high speed internet connection with the same quality as you have now with a regular telephone. There is a recent technology called VoIP (Voice Over Internet Protocol) that converts your voice […]

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Tags: The Internet

Bush vs Eve

May 25th, 2004 · 6 Comments

There have been just SO many different and creative ways to let the world know of your political preference that you would think everything has been tried at least once. That’s before you meet The Axis of Eve.

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Tags: Politics-In-General

The First Step

May 23rd, 2004 · No Comments

Dear Reader, It has come time to take an honest look at a problem. In fact, it’s not just a problem but a Problem. Many have tried to solve this problem with limited results. Millions have been poured into an attempt to eradicate this from our country, yet it still exists. Some believe that it’s […]

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Tags: The Decline of America

Jesus Loves It When You Honk

May 20th, 2004 · 23 Comments

OK, we have all seen them. You know, the car filled with Christian bumper stickers like “Honk If You Love Jesus” or “Warning: This Car Will Be Unoccupied During the Rapture.” Another group of G-d’s “Special Ones” are those who hold up signs and shout at you while the light is red. They tell you […]

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Tags: Freedom of Speech

Blind Date With Satan

May 19th, 2004 · 7 Comments

Someday in the future I can imagine a game show on TV where the contestants will be all trying to win a blind date with Satan. They’ll be made to do so many things they would “never do in their normal life” like pretending to support someone only to pull the rug out at a […]

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Tags: The Decline of America