ray (rayslinky) wrote,
ray
rayslinky

    On Monday, Gov. Rick Perry (R-Texas) said he sees no problem with ignoring the U.S. Supreme Court ban on organized school prayer "at this very crisis moment in our history." He defended a decision to have a Protestant minister open a middle school assembly with prayer last week.
      -Jerry Falwell-"Defending Prayer in School"-The Liberty Alliance, October 26

    As for Mr. Ashcroft, he has gone so far as to turn away firsthand information about domestic terrorism for political reasons. Planned Parenthood, which has been on the front lines of anthrax scares for years and has by grim necessity marshaled the medical and security expertise to combat them, has sought a meeting with the attorney general since he took office but has never been granted one.
      -Frank Rich-"How to Lose a War"-New York Times, October 27



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ok, so i have a serious question to pose: if we are about defending freedom and democracy and trying free the people of afghanistan and the world from terror by replacing that horribly repressive taliban "regime", why have there been no women included in talks about the transitional government? indonesia, with the largest muslim population in the world, has female president megawatti after all. wait - its just more hypocrisy.
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