Today in the closest of votes the senate decided not to ammend the constitution to pohibit flag burning.Â I feel very srongly about this amendment.Â In a nation that is so blessed to protect the liberty of individuals it would be very dangerous to add such a rule into our fundamental law.Â I would never […]
General George Casey outlined a plan for troop withdrawl from Iraq, just in time for the election.Â All of this comes with the caviat that conditions on the ground with dictate what happens.Â I think it is interesting that the Democrats proposed to do just this, and now the General seems to be planning the […]
Cannon, I am probably more concerned about John Jacob.Â Jacob who is challenging Cannon in the June Republican primary has made this election about illegal immigration.Â Jacob is capitalizing on a growing anti-immigrant attitude that pervades Utah.Â Â John Jacob is a single issue candidate who is on the wrong side of that issue, as he just […]
Two weeks ago I took a train from Glenwood Springs, CO to Grand Junction, CO.Â The train was on time.Â In my entire history of riding the Amtrak Choo Choo Train this was the first time that I ever rode an on time train!
The New York Times ran an article today talking about my original home town and it’s love for George W. Bush. Out of the whole United States there are only three states where at least half of the folk still believe W is doing a good job, and sadly I live in one of those […]
Is this how we conduct our just war: Survivors say furious Marines rampaged through a quiet street, bursting into homes and gunning down Iraqi civilians -Â Â including children, women and an old man in a wheelchair. Their account appears to match details emerging from a military investigation into the 24 Iraqi civilians killed under disputed […]