Vol. VII, No. 10 October 2001

Honk if you think its my fault

YOU have the blood of all those people on your hands by giving aid and confort to the enemies of this country. I doubt you will loose any sleep. You expresso sipping, klog wearing, sudo-elit Stallinist never do. Thanks buddy, they really couldn't have done it without you.

Warmest Regards,

J. Paul Parker jpaulparker@worldnet.att.net
Marysville, California

Year Zero

by Jonathan Wallace


A Hard Rain: Thoughts After Witnessing the World Trade Center Attack

The Missing

I Didn't See Terror


No Breast-beating

What War Will Mean

War and Law

Thirteen Questions for President Bush
by Martin Lee

Before the attacks in New York and Washington, your administration quietly tolerated Saudi Arabian and Pakistani military and financial aid for the Taliban regime, even though it harbored terrorist mastermind Osama bin Laden.

Two Names Twice
by Ken Brown

If there is a hero in these hard times it is the city of New York.

Life Against Death
by Peter Bearse

How do we recognize the evil in our midst? How do we truly fight it; indeed, exorcise it or cast out the devils in and around us, in order to move, however uncertainly, towards heaven rather than hell on earth?

Thoughts About What Can Be Done
by Benjamin Ferencz

In the unfortunate absence of any permanent international criminal court, the Security Council, following its own precedents, can quickly set up an ad hoc international criminal tribunal to try the accused.

Don't Promote Hate
by Don Gingrich

A direct attack will only give credence to the message of hate that these fanatics have been spreading.

Childhood's End
by Harry Kapsales

My gorgeous, magnificent, wonderful city has been abused and violated.

Why Did This Happen?
by Fred Fariss

Looking for answers to the "why" will only increase the confusion, fear and a feeling of helplessness.

Disjointed Rambles on the Current Hot Topic
by Lizard

Afghanistan: "oh god your entire command structure is still intact and all we've done is really piss you off and oh god please don't nuke us, we're so sorry".

Richard Thieme's Islands in the Clickstream: The Only Thing We Have to Fear

The enemy is fear, terror, and falsehood.

Just Barely
by Matthew Hogan

If the killers won, it is only temporary and just barely.

Choosing Humanity
by Ben G. Price

We will better serve the cause and be instruments of victory if the furrows of our brains are tilled by our betters and sewn with pap that will surely sprout jingoistic waves of ingrained obedience.

Not in Our Son's Name
by Phyllis and Orlando Rodriguez

Our son died a victim of an inhuman ideology. Our actions should not serve the same purpose.

Support the President

by Bob Wilson

We must support the President totally in prosecuting retribution against those who took this unspeakable action against us all.

Statement From the War Resisters' League

Let us seek a world in which security is gained through disarmament, international cooperation, and social justice - not through escalation and retaliation.

John Spragge's Crossing the Medicine Line

But today, the flags of my friends are flying, and today, I feel privileged and grateful to see it.

Letters to The Ethical Spectacle

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I would love this book even if my brother Joe hadn't written it.... Its a funny and nuanced children's story about a kid who believes he's too big and noisy, and a revelation that comes when he visits Africa with his parents.

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