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Da Vinci Code Madness

Is there some truth to the bestseller The Da Vinci Code and the soon to be released film version, that is causing the latest wave of outcry from the Catholic church? One cardinal is calling for a boycott of the film and another is urging legal action… In the latest Vatican broadside against “The Da […]

Kerry Urges Students to “Speak Out” Against Iraq War and “Demand Leadership”

A number of news sources are reporting on John Kerry’s speech yesterday at Grinnell College in Iowa. The resounding message of Kerry’s speech, as I noted here last night, is that students, American’s need to “speak out” and “demand leadership.” The Des Moines Register reports that Kerry visited the “Iowa college town Saturday as part […]

“This Administration May Be Over”

A prominent GOP pollster Lance Tarrance, the chief architect of the GOP’s ’60s and ’70s Southern strategy, told a group of journalists and political wonks last week that “This administration may be over.” “By and large, if you want to be tough about it, the relevancy of this administration on policy may be over.” A […]

What Can We Do About Iraq and Iran? Speak Out!

Bob Burnett poses this question on the Huffington Post, “What Can We Do About Iraq and Iran?” He goes on to suggest that a nationwide boycott or strike might be a plan. I’m not sure whether or not that could be effective, but I do agree with Burnett on this: “In these perilous times, it’s […]