January 5,  2003 Monday

US launches ID program
Edmonton Sun, Canada - 1-5-04
... would like to identify you through a digital fingerprint ... airport last week in response to the new US ... Brazil's Foreign Ministry has requested that Brazilians be ...
US tourists entering Brazil face screening
Miami Herald, FL - Jan 3, 2004
Responding to a move by the United States to fingerprint and ... immigration authorities on Friday to begin fingerprinting and photographing American tourists as ...
Entry to US tightened
Buffalo News, NY – 1-5-04
... Airport in Cheektowaga, but he said the airport ... promise it won't harm the flow of tourists ... xenophobic" and "absolutely brutal," ordered police to fingerprint ...

Have a vision not clouded by fear.
-Cherokee Proverb

Are we safer yet?
Working for Change, CA - By Ellen Goodman - 1-5-04
... As Jessica Stern, author of “Terror in the Name of God ... A mayor told an NPR reporter that his city was “on the front line of the war on terrorism.” His city was Peoria, Arizona....
The arrest of Saddam makes me feel delighted but not safer...

All in the Family
Mother Jones, CA - 1-5-04
... ethically questionable dealings with such companies as Enron, Zapata Petroleum, and Halliburton ... the military-industrial dots right up to the conduct of the Iraq ...

"George W. Bush is a giant corporation disguised as a human being."
–Ralph Nader

Credit: www.buzzflash.com 

Limbaugh wins more time to keep medical records private
Bradenton Herald, FL - 1-5-04
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. - Rush Limbaugh's medical records will remain off-limits to prosecutors for at least another 15 days while his attorneys pursue an appeal ...

"The bad news is that Rush Limbaugh was charged with buying black-market painkillers. The good news is that this shows the liberals were right all along." - Art Buchwald

click here for his column

Roswell mayor poised for state Senate bid
Atlanta Journal Constitution, GA - 1-5-04
... He broke the 30-year reign of Roswell Mayor Pug Mabry in 1997 when he tapped ... seat Johnny Isakson is vacating to run for the US Senate seat of Zell Miller ...

Statue sought in honor of Zell Miller
Atlanta Journal Constitution, GA - Dec 15, 2003

"Love is always creative, fear always destructive. "
--Emmet Fox

SUBJECT: God said that?

Who is Pat Robertson's God, James Baker?


Either James Baker or W. Maybe it's Tom Delay.

"As Mankind becomes more liberal, they will be more apt to allow that all those who conduct themselves as worthy members of the community are equally entitled to the protections of civil government. I hope ever to see America among the foremost nations of justice and liberality." - George Washington

Rivals Seek to Slow High-Flying Dean
Guardian, UK - 1-5-04
... Given a chance to ask each other questions in the Sunday's debate ... Dean stressed that
he is the only candidate who offers a clear ... `What we need is a Democrat ...

"You would think, especially after the capture of Saddam, that Rumsfeld could pack it in, go out on top and settle down in that ranch in Taos, N.M., that he co-owns with, among others, Dan Rather."

-- From a Time magazine year-end portrait of Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld by Michael Duffy and Mark Thompson.

"If you don’t turn on to politics, politics will turn on you."---Ralph Nader

 "I am not the problem. I am a Republican."
-- J. Danforth Quayle, Republican Vice-President


I recently started a new site and I'd like to link to you. I started
www.greenangus.com  to highlight what I think are important news stories
and, well, bitch and moan about politics today; my family is sick of
listening to me...

Love your site!

Thanks for your time,


Good luck with your site!  I love your pic of Ann Coulter

"Liberals feel unworthy of their possessions. Conservatives feel they deserve everything they've stolen." -Mort Saul



I have no idea where this mountain is located.  It was sent in by Doc.  Thanks Doc, beautiful picture.