Monthly Archives: February 2002

W’s SOU

1 February 2002 by Joe Futrelle At PDX people cluster around omnipresent TV’s, and longish bursts of static can be heard, or maybe it’s applause. CNN is carrying W’s SOU live, and congress keeps dutifully leaping to its feet and … Continue reading

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HEADLINES FROM 2001

8 January 2002 Sam Markewich MOTHER NATURE MISTAKEN FOR AL QUEDA MEMBER, KILLED IN CAVE BOMBINGS ALBINO CAVE-DWELLING SKINKS MASSACRED BY US BOMBS HUMMER JEEPS SERIOUS DETERENT FOR SUICIDE BOMBERS ON BAY BRIDGE ENRON PLACED ON US GOV. TERRORIST LIST … Continue reading

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A Three Part Discussion on Nukes, Famine, Omar, Jobs, Jesse Helms, and The Hague

28 December 2001 by Anne Bargar The “president” put up his dukes and he’s forgot about Pakistan’s Nukes and refuses to examine our part of the famine in a war that was more than a fluke The Times says jobs … Continue reading

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cheap flags

12 January 2002 by Kate McDowell Cheap flags. Only 3 months of war and they’re already tattered. Strips of white and red trail behind Subarus. Blue fields, once smaller in surrounding rectangles, feel their demise creeping slowly up the stripes. … Continue reading

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Medea’s Cloak Returned

9 January 2002 by Michael Feltes There are moments when I awaken that I feel like my bed clothes are on fire There’s suffering woven into the fabric: the pain of mothers walking beside their young daughters into the gaping … Continue reading

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Pretzel, Pretzel…

15 January 2002 pretzel, pretzel, in my throat, who’s the leader who can gloat? who can watch a football game when all around the world’s aflame? hey, that rhymed, I’m pretty clever I bet that I could do another I’m … Continue reading

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