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jkarns at etb.net.co
Mon Sep 12 21:16:46 MSD 2005
On Sat, 3 Sep 2005, Mike Orr wrote:
> The article by William Odom is really excellent.
> Talking about how all the major fears of the consequences of a pullout have
> already happened. And asking why Democrats have refused to take Bush on.
Hmm. If only that would happen ... but perhaps they're wary of being
For those outside of the U.S., with short memories, or both, Paul
Wellstone was a Senator who was willing to stand up to the Busch mafia,
and had voted against the Iraq war in the Senate.
He was considered by virtually all who knew him to be of very high moral
character, often described as "impossible to dislike", and very dedicated
to the principles of democracy (as much as that word is being abused by he
current administration). He was killed, along with his wife, daughter two
pilots and two staff members, in a crash of a Beech King plane (25% fewer
fatal crashes than other planes in its class). No cockpit voice recorder
or flight data recorders were found - both FAA requirements - strangely
missing after an FBI team arrival on the scene from Minneapolis, within
two hours after the crash. After conducting an investigation, two
university professors, James Fetzer PhD., and Don Jacobs PhD., both
authors of numerous books, collaborated on yet another, "The Strange Death
of Senator Paul Wellstone", and concluded that it had been an
.. then there was the death-by-car-accident of Athan Gibbs (shortly after
publication of a widely circulated article), an advocate of paper trail
electronic voting, who had developed a product he called "TruVote" made by
his company under the same name. His product could have ended the black
> I loved it when Michael Moore went up to congresscritters asking whether
> they'd volunteer their sons in the war and giving them a recruitment
> brochure--and the congresscritters ran away.
I liked his published references to "Resident Bush" in alluding to the
highly suspicious circumstances of the 2000 presidential election.
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