Peace Passion: May 2004 Archive

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This is the Peace Passion Archive for: May 2004
Honor the veteran, but . . .
Excerpt: Opinion > By the Light of Other Wars" href="http://www.nytimes.com/2004/05/31/opinion/31MON2.html">The New York Times > Opinion > By the Light of Other Wars This is as good a memorial Day editorial I have seen, but it still leaves me with a...
Posted on May 31, 2004 04:23 AM Comments: 0
Uh huh - we become the thing we attack
Excerpt: Amnesty Slams "Bankrupt" Vision of US in Damning Rights Report This is no shock, unless you are doing the usual American sleep walk. We have become what we hate - we are now the main target of Amnesty International for...
Posted on May 27, 2004 04:26 AM Comments: 0
Not exactly an uplift, but damned well done
Excerpt: Cold Turkey Kurt Vonnegut at his best here is writing about everything, but mostly war and peace and phony Christian politicians. You gotta love it - but I suggest that after you finish it, you restore you spirit with the...
Posted on May 20, 2004 07:03 PM Comments: 0
WarIsStupid.com
Excerpt: warisstupid.com Great theme. Great quotes. One of my favorites is right near the top of the first page: Hawkeye: "War isn't Hell. War is war, and Hell is Hell. And of the two, war is a lot worse." Father Mulcahy:...
Posted on May 18, 2004 06:03 PM Comments: 0
Do unto others . . .
Excerpt: Tuesday was most depressing. First, I watched a couple of hours of testimony about prison abuse before the Senate and saw the political posturing on both sides. Then came the news of the beheading of an innocent American civilian in...
Posted on May 12, 2004 06:01 PM Comments: 2
So now we're killing civilians!
Excerpt: Reuters | Latest Financial News / Full News Coverage I guess I'm glad someone is taking notice that we are killing civilians and this is not good. But of course we're killing civilians. We've killed about 10,000 of them give...
Posted on May 11, 2004 09:44 AM Comments: 0
Mothers Day and World peace
Excerpt: Julia Ward Howe - she who wrote the "Battle Hymn of the Republic" and later came to regret it becuse it glorified war, is the guiding spirit behind Mother's Day and it's a spirit of world peace. I learned this...
Posted on May 10, 2004 05:12 AM Comments: 0