Archive for September 29th, 2006

Why are Americans proud to be Americans?

| September 29, 2006 | 2 Replies
Why are Americans proud to be Americans?

Ask most Americans, and they will say they are proud to be Americans.  They might not be proud of its current government, but they will say they are proud to be Americans. But what, exactly, does this mean? Pride is usually something that is earned by accomplishing a goal:  I’m sure we can all think […]

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6 out of 10 Iraqis approve of attacks on U.S. troops

| September 29, 2006 | 2 Replies
6 out of 10 Iraqis approve of attacks on U.S. troops

In past months, President Bush has repeatedly touted the “good news” whenever the Iraqi people displayed their purple fingers with big smiles and exercised their right to vote.  Bush argued that we should trust in the voice of the Iraqi people. As far as I know, Mr. Bush hasn’t acknowledged this recent unofficial vote by the […]

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The Gardener of Eden

| September 29, 2006 | 3 Replies
The Gardener of Eden

I know who Mrs. Cain was.  We don’t talk about her or her family much, but things just wouldn’t have been paradise without her or them. She was one of the many illegal immigrants in Paradise that did the actual work of tending the Garden of Eden–you know, the hoeing, planting, weeding, landscaping.  And later, […]

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Just On The Chance We May Be Wrong…

| September 29, 2006 | 3 Replies
Just On The Chance We May Be Wrong…

The Bill passed by congress on the detainee and interrogation issue is one of the more frustrating examples of Democratic cowardice and political expedience.  It does not substantively change anything.  Personally, I feel the only utility in having a law in the first place is to use as a cudgel in case certain parties get […]

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