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August 24, 2003

Liberty, War & Politics
Values & Life



Liberty, War & Politics

Canada Arrests 19 in Case with Sept 11 Parallels
Reuters, Yahoo! News, news.yahoo.com, August 22, 2003

...Canadian police arrested 19 men last week in a case that, according to court documents obtained by a newspaper, has eerie parallels to the preparations for the Sept. 11 attacks on the United States...


Conservative backlash
The Baltimore Sun, SunSpot.net, August 22, 2003

Some top conservative groups are opposing portions of the Patriot Act.

...Mr. Ashcroft doesn't address the concerns that have inspired three states and 154 local governments, including Baltimore, to pass resolutions in protest of the Patriot Act. Among these is the power granted to police to secretly obtain records of phone calls, Internet use, library visits and other personal information without probable cause of criminal activity....


Congressional Complicity in WMD Duplicity
by Jacob G. Hornberger, The Future of Freedom Foundation, fff.org, August 22, 2003

...By authorizing the president to make that determination [to go to war], the members of Congress abrogated their constitutional duty to make it. In so doing, they ensured that there would be no independent screening process by which the president’s justifications for war could be tested...

Deaths Due to Empire

War foes were right
by Don Williams, Knoxville News-Sentinel, KnoxNews.com, August 22, 2003

...True conservatives were right...

...like several thousand others, those U.N. workers would be alive today except for the will to empire by Dick Cheney, Donald Rumsfeld,...


From Apocalypse to Anticlimax
by Joe Sobran, www.sobran.com, July 31, 2003

...The weapons of mass destruction never appeared, even when Hussein was fighting for his very survival...


Grounds for Optimism?
by Butler Shaffer, LewRockwell.com, August 26, 2003

...The lobotomized voices that insist upon passive submission to authority, may find themselves screeching to a rapidly depleting audience....


Bush Administration Deception on Iraq: Only the Tip of the Iceberg
by Ivan Eland, The Independent Institute, Independent.org, July 22, 2003

...Some ex-generals associated with the administration in one way or another--for example, Brent Scowcroft and Anthony Zinni--had the courage to speak out against the imminent war. But their criticisms echoed down the empty canyons of the nation’s capital as reporters, analysts and politicians hid in the bushes as Bush’s war juggernaut roared ahead...


The 10 Commandments Question
by Llewellyn H. Rockwell, Jr., LewRockwell.com, August 22, 2003

...Those who live off the loot would be very pleased for you to believe that their system is ordained of God. That would help immunize them from criticism...

...They say they want separation of church and state but what they really want is for the rule of the state and its laws and morality to enjoy overarching and undisputed authority...

...The architects of the constitution would have been aghast to see a federal judge telling a state supreme court that it cannot display the 10 commandments...



Values & Life


Kids and the Culture These Days
by Jesse Ogden, LewRockwell.com, August 22, 2003

...Families are slowly being taken out of the picture, their loving, guiding hands are no longer there, but is anyone even noticing this anymore? The last forty years of radical changes are tearing this country and traditional culture apart...