Our beloved John Ashcroft is touring the country to campaign for the PATRIOT Act, extolling it’s virtues in protecting us from terrorism. Why campaign for an act already enacted, you ask? Not only would he like to extend it, but soon we’ll see the new, improved VICTORY Act which elevates his power to that of [...]
Posted by Chris in Politics on August 20th, 2003 | Comments Off
My brother Carl sent me this neat test to determine which presidential candidate (who has declared candidacy) is my best match for election 2004. I was 100% with Dean, but only 19% with G.W. Bush. Go figure!
Posted by Deana in Politics on August 18th, 2003 | 3 Comments »
Two new books worthy of our attention. A new book by Ted Nace that you can read online. From the Gangs of America website: Corporations are the dominant force in modern life, surpassing even church and state. The largest are richer than entire nations, and courts have given these entities more rights than people. To [...]
Posted by Deb in Politics on August 18th, 2003 | 3 Comments »
It seems like 2003 is the year that my dream cars all die. First the Sparrow, and now the EV1.
Posted by Chris in Technology on August 17th, 2003 | Comments Off
I love well-researched overview articles. The Independent has a great one about the issues surrounding Mel Gibson’s new film, The Passion. Basically, it’s likely to be: hard to watch, because it’s gruesome and in Aramaic; hard to believe, because it’s presented as “what really happened” but has major factual errors; and hard to swallow, because [...]
Posted by Chris in Film on August 16th, 2003 | Comments Off