Author: radowl

Prevent Terrorism by Staying Away 0

Prevent Terrorism by Staying Away

Originally published Dec 30, 2001 Enough. This is enough madness. If the future is filled with latex and decontaminates and Anthrax, I say enough — no more. Let’s get back to normal, by any means necessary. But how? With The...

John Ashcroft’s America: Shut Up and Toe the Line! 0

John Ashcroft’s America: Shut Up and Toe the Line!

If I’m to believe Attorney General John Ashcroft correctly, my vocal and vigorous objections to his dragnet style of justice are unpatriotic, and worse, aid terrorists in their cause. By extension, I abet terrorism, because I don’t go along in...

Oh brother don’t hate me: Christianity vs Islam: a family feud 1

Oh brother don’t hate me: Christianity vs Islam: a family feud

Published 2001 December (After 9-11 began to digest) Stories of twins are ancient, harking back to the Hebrew tales of Cain and Abel, Isaac and Ishmael, Jacob and Esau, and the countless other myths that all cultures tell in one...

The Dogs of War Are Howling – Woe to Us 0

The Dogs of War Are Howling – Woe to Us

áOriginally published September 15, 2001 War: a word most of us don’t really understand, but suddenly we find ourselves in the midst of one. The first war of the 21st century says president Bush. Just a year and change into...

War: a self-fulfilling prophecy 0

War: a self-fulfilling prophecy

War: a word most of us don’t really understand, but suddenly we find ourselves in the midst of one. The first war of the 21st century says president Bush. Just a year and change into the new Millennium and already...

Something to keep in mind as you spend those tax checks 0

Something to keep in mind as you spend those tax checks

Now that tax checks from the Treasury are arriving in mailboxes around the country, it is time for a check of another sort — a reality check. The money arriving from the government — “Bush Bucks” a friend calls his...

Bush Pres. Part II, First Week, First Scandel, ElectionGate 0

Bush Pres. Part II, First Week, First Scandel, ElectionGate

By Jason M. DeBord November 2000 The Honeymoon is over and the bride has woken up wondering exactly who she married. Does Bush really love me, or am I just a tool for his ambitions? Did he cheat to win...

Bush Lite vs Clinton Lite: Taste’s Great vs Less Filling 0

Bush Lite vs Clinton Lite: Taste’s Great vs Less Filling

As America begins a big yawn this presidential season that lasts until the party conventions in August, our choice for President has whittled down to tastes great or less filling; a choice between Bush Lite or Clinton Lite. Actually, both...

Tobacco Settlement: A Pack a Day to Keep the Bill Collector Away 0

Tobacco Settlement: A Pack a Day to Keep the Bill Collector Away

As the first payments from the $206 billion tobacco settlement are delivered to state governments, it looks like the money will not be used where it could do the most good: to help people who want to quit using tobacco....

God not Guns: DeLay’s Answer to Columbine 0

God not Guns: DeLay’s Answer to Columbine

“God, not guns,” is House Whip Tom DeLay’s answer to gun violence. Presumably his catchphrase is a better alternative to the modest gun law reforms in response to Columbine that he killed legislatively; another victory not for God, as he...