Monthly Archives: May 2004

Finger Lickin’ Good?

Ted Rall gets it right again in his latest cartoon. Juneau’s biennial Celebration is next week, and our daughter is in one of the many Tlingit dance groups. Looks like it’ll be pretty cool, and I’ll try to post a … Continue reading

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Dave Dellinger

Democracy Now (again) has a very moving piece on the life-long non-violent protester Dave Dellinger, who just died. Remarkably, it appears that Dave’s books are out of print and difficult to find. One seller apparently still has a few copies … Continue reading

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Jimmy Massey

Democracy Now came through with a great interview of Marine staff sergeant Jimmy Massey today. Massey discusses how his platoon quite routinely killed innocent civilians at checkpoints, and the effect this had on him. If you can’t listen to the … Continue reading

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What would Jesus do?

From the latest torture news in the Washington Post (expletives reinserted): “Do you pray to Allah?” one asked. “I said yes. They said, ‘Fuck you. And Fuck him.’ One of them said, ‘You are not getting out of here health[y], … Continue reading

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Bequeathing Democracy

Editorial cartoonist and commentator Ted Rall has been penning some pretty strong cartoons since the torture scandal broke out. I can appreciate the guy’s moral outrage, especially when newspapers want to go ho-hum on page three about every atrocity we … Continue reading

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Hersh exposes Rumsfeld

I just have to join every blog in the universe and point to today’s new Seymour Hersh article in the New Yorker: The roots of the Abu Ghraib prison scandal lie not in the criminal inclinations of a few Army … Continue reading

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Kurt

I’ve always enjoyed reading Vonnegut, though I haven’t read a novel of his in years. At 81 the guy still makes me laugh. His latest article is worth a look. I know now that there is not a chance in … Continue reading

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