The state of Florida has been increasingly accused of being making more money off of the incarceration of its citizens that it does growing and distributing orange juice. If that seems funny to you I assure you that it is a very serious statement and sad commentary on Florida’s concern with upholding the Constitution of the United States.
Archive for January, 2008
Senator John McCain, mild mannered candidate for President of the United States and leader of the free world has been reported to actually be the infamous Dr. Strangelove. For those of you that thought that the Stanley Kubrick film, “Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb,” was based on a fictitious story may have to re-examine that belief.
Speaker Nancy Pelosi, President Bush could have achieved his goal of “regime change” in Iraq quickly and without the violence of war. Saddam Hussein offered, weeks before his country was invaded, to leave Iraq and go into exile. President Bush withheld this offer from public view-and refused it
Howard Zinn, an American historian, and activist gave us, A People’s History of the United States, a more realistic view of America without interjecting the “political correctness” so inherent in the text books given to today’s students. Comparing Zinn’s version with the textbooks you and I read in school reminds me of how our current President, ahem, George Bush and his sidekick Dick Cheney have been trying to re-write American history to conform to their own warped view of the universe.