Archive for March, 2006

A quick post on immigration

Monday, March 27th, 2006

Id like to take a moment to contemplate what happens when a state sends off half of the poor population to other states, and then holds city elections without them. The city of New Orleans is doing just that. Its like the ultimate gerrymander, most of the black, poor population that made up New Orleans […]

Military Imperialism

Monday, March 13th, 2006

I saw this film called “Why We Fight” yesterday, and I think that everyone reading this post should see it. It’s about the military industrial complex and the huge military machine that the United States has become. We espouse a benevolent hegemonic discourse, but for some reason we cannot keep out of violent conflicts. Every […]

The Good Ol Boys Club

Friday, March 10th, 2006

Well it seems that the recent Dubai ports deal has fallen due to a blatant prejudice against the United Arab Emirates. Make no mistake about it; the decision was based on the nationality of its people. The company has the best record for port operations in the world; it passed an initial background inspection, and […]

Citizen Accountability

Thursday, March 2nd, 2006

I have seen President Bush lie, steal, cheat, kill, destroy civil liberties, deny our history of scientific discovery, promote the parochial religious belief of creationism, create a culture of fear and the illusion of representative government, and get re-elected. Now a new and improved section in the recently renewed Patriot Act gives continued power to […]