up the draft machine?
Pentagon is quietly moving to fill draft board vacancies nationwide.
While officials say there's no cause to worry, some experts
aren't so sure.
Death culture propaganda: The London Guardian
linked to this piece with the headline: "The comatose
woman tearing the US apart." How awful for establishment
mouthpieces like the Guardian: Terri's case has drawn attention
to the death culture! It's all the troublesome Christian Right's
fault! And, of course, despite the obvious video evidence
of her responsiveness (if
you haven't seen this,
you must go and watch the clips), the Guardian completely
glosses over her real situation and state to once again reiterate
the lies of Michael Schiavo and his attorneys. This is sickening
stuff. Ya'll be quiet and go eat your Soylent Green, okay?...
Guardian Propaganda Piece: Playing God
week could provide the last act. After a decade of exhausting
every legal measure - and all the furore the Christian right
can rustle up - the Schindlers have arrived at the final round
of their struggle with their son-in-law for control of Terri's
snake in the road leads to wildlife violation
Vermont man now faces a $600 fine and could lose his hunting
and fishing privileges for three years because he found a
dead rattlesnake on the side of the road, picked it up and
took it home as a souvenir, putting it in his freezer.
sue to save dragonfly
wetlands-inhabitating Hine's emerald dragonfly was listed
an an endangered species in 1995. Finally, eight years later,
ecologists and environmental protection groups believe they've
waited long enough for the government to designate critical
habitat for this eye-catching species.
lines drawn over 'sound' science
the California tiger salamander is central to a battle over
what defines sound science, how much landowners should have
to give up to protect threatened species, and whether Santa
Barbara County's salamander population is truly unique.
OKs 'God' resolution
than 100 people gathered shoulder-to-shoulder at Kennesaw's
City Hall to cheer on their City Council as it passed a resolution
Tripp Gets $595,000 from U.S. in Privacy Suit
U.S. government will pay over half a million dollars to Linda
Tripp, a central figure in the Monica Lewinsky scandal, as
part of a settlement of lawsuits that accused U.S. officials
of violating her privacy, court documents showed on Monday.
forcing injured workers to sign waivers before treatment
have to sign a waiver every time you get hurt," said
McJimsey, who consented to four post-injury waivers during
her 25 years at the plant. "The only excuse is if you're
Long queue at drive-in soup kitchen
cars come out of the Ohio hills in all shapes and sizes, from
the old jalopies of the chronically poor, to the newer, sleeker
models of the new members of the club, who only months ago
considered themselves middle class, before jobs and their
retirement funds evaporated.
Bush to Meet Firefighters, Schwarzenegger
Democratic Gov. Gray Davis and Republican governor-elect Arnold
Schwarzenegger will join Bush as he surveys the charred region
on foot and by air. Bush also will meet with area firefighters,
who battled flames that swept across more than 743,000 acres,
caused more than 20 deaths and destroyed more than 3,570 homes.