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  • Some terrific new childrens books

    Some terrific new childrens books

    February 15, 2008

    BOOKREVIEWRight now public libraries and local bookstores are featuring titles for African American history month, and next month they will be featuring titles on women’s history. Here are some new titles for children that you won’t...

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  • White House seeks to block food sales to Cuba

    White House seeks to block food sales to Cuba

    March 11, 2005

    The Bush administration wants to close a hole in the U.S. economic blockade against Cuba. Congress passed legislation in 2000 opening up sales of U.S. farm products to the island nation, but machinations at U.S ports...

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  • What I wish I had said on Veterans Day

    What I wish I had said on Veterans Day

    November 22, 2001

    Last Veterans Day, I was in a nursing home with a broken ankle, and all us war veterans were invited to a meeting in the day room. We had the usual inspirational patriotic songs and then...

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  • Ft. Benning, Ga. has a school for terrorists

    Ft. Benning, Ga. has a school for terrorists

    November 22, 2001

    Terror:violence promoted by a group to achieve or maintain supremacy.Terrorism:the systematic use of terror, violence, and intimidation to achieve an end. (American Heritage Dictionary, college edition.) Since the vicious and compounded horrors of Sept. 11, U.S....

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  • Forging a peace majority

    Forging a peace majority

    November 22, 2001

    The Bush Administration seeks to ride the crest of popular demand for security against terrorism through Congress and the courts with their own agenda. Their wish list includes re-authorizing CIA sponsored assassinations and terror against liberation...

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