Monthly Archives: March 2002

“High Noon” Independent Media Summit

It may not have compared in terms of sheer drama and suspense, and certainly not in terms of violence, to the classic Gary Cooper film of the same name. But a recent “High Noon” summit on Main Street in Urbana, … Continue reading

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WELCOME TO SECURITY CHECKPOINT #63702

PLEASE REMOVE ALL VISUAL OR TEXTUAL PRINTED MATTER, ALL RECORDED AUDIO AND/OR VIDEO MEDIA, ALL WRITING IMPLEMENTS, AND ALL RECORDING DEVICES FROM YOUR PERSON AND LUGGAGE. PLACE ALL SUCH OBJECTS ON THE CONVEYOR BELT TO YOUR LEFT. PLEASE BE PREPARED … Continue reading

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Axes of Evil

Axes like chop chop felling old growth? Or Axis like Hitler (when we can’t say “Hitler”)? And Evil like Knievil? Or Evil Empire evil? Maybe evil like an apple full of tacks or a river full of PCB’s. Maybe we … Continue reading

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NICE THINGS

The nice thing about family values is it makes us feel good when we go off and have babies so politicians can send them to war to protect family values.† Checks and balances. The nice thing about compassionate conservatives is … Continue reading

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Open Cabaret: A New Venue for Creativity and Community

As they move their base of creative operations to a larger space, the facilitators of the Friday Night Open Cabaret are hoping to simultaneously expand the eventís presence in the community. Held every Friday night from 8 to 10pm at … Continue reading

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Enron the Symptom, Not the Disease

Has anyone in America not heard of the Enron scandal? For some reason it seems to have already received more media coverage than the savings and loan debacle of the 1980s, and the end is seemingly not yet in sight. … Continue reading

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