Monthly Archives: August 2006

The White Hat for TT* – C. Loving

* TT = (car)Toon Tuesday

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The Right To Bare Breasts

This is a suggestion from one of our peace-loving members. Most of us want peace and most of us don’t think what these women and men are doing is indecent. Speaking for myself, I do strongly feel that what our … finish reading The Right To Bare Breasts

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The Greezy Wheels Are Singin’ on Sunday

I consider this a pretty special treat for Singin’ on Sunday. I hope we can do this, again, many times. The Rag reported and promoted the Austin music scene extensively in its heyday between 1966 and ’77. Why should we … finish reading The Greezy Wheels Are Singin’ on Sunday

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The Status of the First Amendment – R. Jehn

This morning, I was reading Raed in the Middle. He’d been in Lebanon, Syria and Jordan, but it was his trip across the country after arriving in the US that aroused my anger. This is exactly where we’ve been going … finish reading The Status of the First Amendment – R. Jehn

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Negotiations with Iran – D. Hamilton, S. Russell, N. Hopkins

This could also be titled The Middle East, Part VIII. rdj This post was updated on 27 August 2006 at 5:35 pm PDT. The US has consistently blocked resolution of all issues with Iran by refusing to agree to, or … finish reading Negotiations with Iran – D. Hamilton, S. Russell, N. Hopkins

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A Recipe for FF – Kate Braun

Until recently (within the past 5 years or so) no one in the U.S. had heard of stevia. It was prohibited. No plants, no seeds could be imported. Then the soft-drink lobby figured out it was a Dirt Cheap way … finish reading A Recipe for FF – Kate Braun

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TT – The Arab League – C. Loving

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I Read the News Today. Oh, Boy ! – D. Hamilton

Or, if you prefer, “The Middle East, Part VII.” rdj “Israel Seizes Deputy Palestinian PM. RAMALLAH, West Bank (Reuters) – “Israel seized Palestinian Deputy Prime Minister Naser al-Shaer, a top official of the Hamas militant group, at his home in … finish reading I Read the News Today. Oh, Boy ! – D. Hamilton

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Hu’s on First? – P. Munak, courtesy K. Braun

Karl Rove: You could get some mileage out of a trip to China.George W. Bush: Plenty of miles, all right.R: I mean, get pictures of you with the President of China.W: Who’s the president of China?R: Yes, Hu’s the president … finish reading Hu’s on First? – P. Munak, courtesy K. Braun

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Singin’ on Sunday – R. Jehn

Here’s another new game, if you would consider playing. After all, we have Foodie Friday and Cartoon Tuesday; why shouldn’t we start Singin’ on Sunday? This is a little ditty I recorded over twenty years ago in a fit of … finish reading Singin’ on Sunday – R. Jehn

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The Middle East, Part VI

There is no circumstance that justifies the use of cluster bombs. The following report could have come out of Afghanistan, Iraq, Angola, Cambodia or any place cluster bombs and landmines are used. After the article is the latest message from … finish reading The Middle East, Part VI

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The Middle East, Part V

Alan writes:“There is no country of Palestine. Being a Palestinian is only good for being discriminated against. The Israeli right have seen to this as part of the essential plan to drive them out, as Herzl explicitly stated in his … finish reading The Middle East, Part V

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