Monthly Archives: March 2008

Love it or Leave it Request from Bureau of Prisons Employee: My Response

From: Kerry L. Wolford [mailto:klwolford@bop.gov] Sent: Mon 3/31/2008 2:12 PM To: Kirstein, Peter N. Subject: Why? I’m truly curious.  If you hate America and our government so much, why don’t you leave? Kerry Wolford   From: Kirstein, Peter N. Sent: … Continue reading

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Slovenia Art Exhibit to Examine Progressive Themes, Publish Essay

I was asked to submit an essay that will accompany a Slovenian exhibit in display text, appear possibly in an exhibition book and in the press. Slovenia is a member of the eurozone of the European Union and was part … Continue reading

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Mehrene Larudee to Appear at A.A.U.P. Academic Freedom Conference at St Xavier

AAUP-IL Spring Conference & Annual Meeting 2008 Illinois A.A.U.P. 2008 Conference and Annual Meeting at Saint Xavier University, March 29 at 12:30 p.m.   ACADEMIC FREEDOM: TRUTH AND POWER Mehrene Larudee of DePaul University will speak on this topic at 12:30 … Continue reading

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4000 Americans Killed in Iraq War Theatre

Four thousand Americans have died as of March 23, 2008 and they have killed directly or indirectly hundreds of thousands of Iraqis in this war of conquest, colonialism and mass murder. While not all of these deaths were American K.I.A., they … Continue reading

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March 19, 2008 Start of 6th Year of Criminal Iraq Mass Murder

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Daniel Pipes’s Campus Watch Excoriates Response to Post on N.Y.U. Academic Freedom Conference

  The New McCarthyism is at hand on university campuses. I spoke at New York University on February 23, 2008 at a conference on “Freedoms at Risk.” One of its major themes was academic freedom. Organised by the student council of … Continue reading

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The Hypocrisy of Alan Dershowitz

Alan Dershowitz has equated the investigation of Governor Eliot Spitzer’s use of prostitutes with the crimes of the Stalinist era in the former Union of Soviet of Socialist Republics. The Harvard law professor, writing in the Wall Street Journal on March … Continue reading

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Five More American Soldiers Killed in Senseless McCain-Clinton War

Dear Senator John McCain, Republican of Arizona: I am so pleased your surge is working and that you are mighty proud of the success in this war of aggression.  I am also delighted that your “brother”-in-arms Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton, … Continue reading

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Observations and Assertions About the 2008 United States Primary Campaign

  1) I know Al Gore is wondering if he will be at the top of the ticket due to a deadlocked Democratic convention with neither candidate receiving the magical 2025 delegate majority. Will they turn to him as they did to … Continue reading

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America’s Best Columnist, besides Maureen Dowd, Chronicles Criminal Costs of Iraq War

This is a column that should be mandatory reading and the subject of formal presidential debates between Senator John McCain and his eventual Democratic opponent. This country is a disgrace, a rogue state, a vicious killer and an oppressor of its … Continue reading

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Major Academic Freedom Conference at St Xavier University: A.A.U.P. Illinois

On Saturday, March 29, 2008 the Illinois Conference of the American Association of University Professors will conduct its annual meeting. The sessions will take place in the Butler Reception Room on the campus of St Xavier University in Chicago. The … Continue reading

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