Daily Archives: March 21, 2005

Culture Of Life: Collaboration

Pharmacist Zeena Qushtiny was dressed in the latest Western fashion and wearing a sparkling diamond necklace when she was taken at gunpoint from her pharmacy in Baghdad by insurgents. Her body was found 10 days later with two bullet holes … Continue reading

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Humorous Insert

Thank whomever somebody has a sense of humor about all this. Other 293 Million Americans Waiting For Congress To Pass Bills For Them The success of Congress’s record-breakingly speedy passage of a bill specifically crafted for the parents and brother … Continue reading

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On the Culture Of Life

A modified letter on the matter of Terri Schiavo coverage suggested by Goose, sent to dozens of mainstream media outlets: Dear Sir or Madam: I know it is too late to make a difference in the outcome of the legislation, … Continue reading

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Culture Of Life: Guantanamo

Hundreds of US nationals are picked up around the world by a foreign government fighting a “war for national security”. The government in question is reacting to evidence that a recent bombing on its territory which left thousands of civilians … Continue reading

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Culture of Life: Death Be Not Proud

Gerri Santoro was the mother of two daughters, and recently estranged from her abusive husband. For whatever reason, Gerri met another man, Clyde Dixon, and (gasp!) had sex with him. She became pregnant. Fearful of what her husband would do … Continue reading

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Culture Of Life: Shoot First, Pay Later

Two bursts of automatic gunfire rang out across a busy street in west Baghdad, echoing off the walls of the Australian embassy and one of the city’s major hotels. A few seconds later, a three-vehicle convoy belonging to a private … Continue reading

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Culture Of Life: Monsanto

On the west side of Anniston, the poor side of Anniston, the people ate dirt. They called it “Alabama clay” and cooked it for extra flavor. They also grew berries in their gardens, raised hogs in their back yards, caught … Continue reading

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Culture Of Life: Touring Cancer Valley

Snaking along an 80-mile stretch of the Mississippi River between New Orleans and Baton Rouge, the tour traveled “Cancer Alley,” so-called for its dense cluster of petrochemical plants, oil refineries and other toxic industries. At the southwestern end of the … Continue reading

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