Mad About Cuts in Education While Big Business is Bailed Out?

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Jan 232009
 

I sure am, and you should be, too. Huge budget cuts have been proposed by Arizona’s conservative legislature to K-12 and higher ed, with K-12 getting the brunt of the cuts. Read this excellent and brief editorial from Vail School District superindent Calivin Baker on proposed K-12 budget cuts, as compared to recent bailouts of […]

Top Five Reasons Obama Followers Shouldn’t Rest Easy

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Oct 212008
 

In case there was any question about who I support this election. ;~) TOP 5 REASONS OBAMA SUPPORTERS SHOULDN’T REST EASY 1. The polls may be wrong. This is an unprecedented election. No one knows how racism may affect what voters tell pollsters—or what they do in the voting booth. And the polls are narrowing […]

The Cost of War

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Mar 192008
 

From Jeremy Funk, Americans United for Change: Five years ago today, President Bush declared war on Iraq. He went on TV and addressed the American people, saying: The people of the United States and our friends and allies will not live at the mercy of an outlaw regime that threatens the peace with weapons of […]

And I’m Following Sister Joan, Too

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Aug 082007
 

For more than 2 months now I’ve had the June 2007 issue of The Sun crammed into my backpack, with the goal of reading James Kullander’s interview with Sister Joan Chittister, titled “Be Not Silent: Sister Joan Chittister Speaks Out On War, Feminism, And The Catholic Church.” Today, finally, I read the interview, and was […]

Mike Gravel for President

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Aug 082007
 

My candidate for the 2008 presidential campaign is former Alaska senator Mike Gravel. Here are some environmental facts: http://www.grist.org/news/maindish/2007/08/07/gravel_factsheet/index.html?source=daily And here’s his website: http://www.gravel2008.us/ Rock on, Mike!