Archive for April 30th, 2008

What is truth? Here are some quotes to consider.

| April 30, 2008 | 4 Replies
What is truth?  Here are some quotes to consider.

What is truth?  Such a timely topic these days, now that we seem to be in the post-truth era.  I gathered these quotes on the meaning of truth from my favorite quote site, The Quotations Page. In a time of universal deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary act. George Orwell (1903 – 1950) Any […]

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Diversion of crops for fuel use is “criminal”

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Diversion of crops for fuel use is “criminal”

The United States and the European Union have taken a “criminal path” by contributing to an explosive rise in global food prices through using food crops to produce biofuels, the United Nations special rapporteur on the right to food said today.At a press conference in Geneva, Jean Ziegler of Switzerland said that fuel policies pursued […]

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Arrest Bush

| April 30, 2008 | 1 Reply
Arrest Bush

Arrest George W. Bush. That is the suggestion of Ted Rall, writing on Common Dreams.   Who should arrest President Bush? There is, however, a person who could begin holding Bush and the others accountable for their crimes. She is Cathy L. Lanier, the 39-year-old chief of D.C.’s Metropolitan Police Department. Chief Lanier, take note: you […]

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This Just In: Hannah Montana May Have A Clitoris!

| April 30, 2008 | 6 Replies
This Just In:  Hannah Montana May Have A Clitoris!

What are we to make of this latest flap over a teen icon revealing herself as a potentially sexual being? I was only dimly aware of Hannah Montana till the Vanity Fair scandal (if scandal is the word). Now it seems I can’t get away from her, which is, of course, the goal of marketing—to […]

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