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Monthly Archives: February 2002

Truth In The Guardian. We Are Indeed In The End Times

Give Peace A Chance? No Way. It is the Palestinian leadership’s rejection of the Barak-Clinton peace proposals of July-December 2000, the launching of the intifada, and the demand ever since that Israel accept the “right of return” that has persuaded me that the Palestinians, at least in this generation, do not intend peace: they do [...]

DeFazio pitches Social Security changes at meeting

By Les Gehrett Albany Democrat-Herald U.S. Rep. Peter DeFazio shared his plan to stabilize the nation’s Social Security system at a town hall meeting in Albany that drew more than 60 people Tuesday night. He started the meeting by reassuring seniors that the system is not broke and will continue honoring its current obligations. “We’ve [...]

I’ll Tell You What, Kofi. You Donate Your Salary.

AIDS Fund Falls Short of Goal and U.S. Is Given Some Blame Nine months after Secretary General Kofi Annan called on wealthy nations to contribute at least $7 billion a year to a global fund to fight AIDS, donations have fallen far short of that goal. Advocates and some lawmakers blame the White House, saying [...]

First We have an editorial in the Oregonian extolling the virtues of Enron whistleblower Sherron Watkins A big round of applause for Sherron Watkins. The Enron vice president has done her coworkers and the country a commendable public service. She tried to help save her employer. It nearly cost her her job. Then We have [...]

A Reality Check in Afghan Homeland Asia: Two U.S. men and their brother run afoul of authorities in their business dealings. Actually it sounds like the brothers, who grew up in the U.S, tried to throw their weight around and got stomped.

WorldNetDaily:Muslims decry influence of Valentine’s Day

February 12, 2002 Don’t confirm Pickering: Appeals court nominee carries too much baggage A Register-Guard Editorial Charles Pickering, a federal trial judge in Mississippi and now President Bush’s nominee for the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, has become something of a political lightning rod. This, of course, is the intent of the Democrats. Any [...]

Twenty Billion For New York? It Doesn’t Add Up.

Wasted Aid

The Only Good Juror Is An Ignorant Juror

Jurors consulted dictionary; court orders new trial Looking up a medical term probably influenced the verdict, the Iowa Cour of Appeals rules.

A Quote For The 21st Century

Beware the Yikes of March “It is now the age of now. This concept grinds our critical, seething minds to a halt.”