Vol. VIII, No. 11, November 2002


Waist Deep in the Big Muddy

by Jonathan Wallace

I hope that George W. Bush's confidence is better placed than George A. Custer's, who shouted "Hurrah, boys! We've got 'em!" as he led the charge of 225 cavalry against 3,000 Sioux at Little Big Horn.



Iraq and the Boys Who Cried "Wolf"
by Wayne Grytting

If your cause is just, then how many dead Iraqi children is it worth?

Another American Century
by Sy Schechtman

Who is to be the judge of the integrity and virtue of the nation who strikes preemptively?

Between Iraq and a Hard Place
by Ben G. Price

We have come to a point in American history when a war of aggression is openly proposed and defended by legislative appeasers of a regime without shame or conscience.

Richard Thieme's Islands in the Clickstream: Flesh

"I was so naÔve," she told me, " I didnít realize the United States was teaching them how to torture under the cover of that agency."

There is No Place Like Home
By Tommy Ates

Lower-middle class and poor American children are continuing to get the shaft in terms of accessing educational opportunities and state resources in order to improve social conditions.

Digital-Rights-Management as Newspeak
by Seth Finkelstein

In battles over copying and rights, the very language itself is a skirmish.

Grand Conspiracy Theories are Dumb
By Matthew Hogan

Never attribute to evil what you can to stupidity and apathy.

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