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by Zlatko Waterman
January 16th, 2008, 3:03 pm
Forum: Culture, Politics, Philosophy
Topic: EXCELLENT BACKGROUND ARTICLE ON PAKISTAN (Scott Ritter)
Replies: 1
Views: 387

EXCELLENT BACKGROUND ARTICLE ON PAKISTAN (Scott Ritter)

Background: history, politics, the US and its involvement, etc..

Well written:

(here)


http://www.commondreams.org/archive/2008/01/16/6410/


--Z
by Zlatko Waterman
January 8th, 2008, 10:02 am
Forum: Culture, Politics, Philosophy
Topic: A DIFFERENT VIEWING ANGLE
Replies: 3
Views: 653

Gracias para su comentario, Arcadia . . .de nada . . .

--Z
by Zlatko Waterman
January 7th, 2008, 12:33 pm
Forum: Culture, Politics, Philosophy
Topic: A DIFFERENT VIEWING ANGLE
Replies: 3
Views: 653

A DIFFERENT VIEWING ANGLE

Like some of the commentators on this article ( I know the geographical areas referred to in this article rather well), I must agree that the price of real estate often makes Thoreau-like musings irrelevant. This is a thoughtful piece of work, however. The similarity of my own background to this wri...
by Zlatko Waterman
December 31st, 2007, 7:35 pm
Forum: Culture, Politics, Philosophy
Topic: RON PAUL ON IMMIGRATION
Replies: 2
Views: 498

RON PAUL ON IMMIGRATION

Good idea? Bad idea?

Make sure to read some of the comments below the article . . .

http://www.antiwar.com/blog/2007/12/29/ ... aceful-ad/



---Z
by Zlatko Waterman
December 13th, 2007, 8:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Dormant
Replies: 19
Views: 2309

Pablo Casals started on a world tour playing cello concerts when he was 90 . . .

and finished the tour . . .

And went on after that!



--NCM
by Zlatko Waterman
December 12th, 2007, 6:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Dormant
Replies: 19
Views: 2309

Dear Doreen: You are precious to all of us, and as far as health problems go, they are a real bastard. I won't retell my own history because most contributors here already know it-- and it doesn't add anything. What I have learned from my friends and relatives who have been ill is this: Everything o...
by Zlatko Waterman
December 10th, 2007, 2:18 pm
Forum: Culture, Politics, Philosophy
Topic: BRITAIN'S IRAQ WAR IS ENDING; WHO WON?
Replies: 4
Views: 938

BRITAIN'S IRAQ WAR IS ENDING; WHO WON?

Great Britain is in the process of recalling nearly all the 46,000 troops it sent to Iraq to co-operate with the BUSHKO invasion.

What next?


article here:


http://www.reuters.com/article/latestCr ... SL08668175



--Z
by Zlatko Waterman
December 9th, 2007, 11:41 am
Forum: Culture, Politics, Philosophy
Topic: U.S. WAR RESISTERS IN CANADA
Replies: 38
Views: 3635

Don't forget good old "Balls Up" Margaret Thatcher and the "Malvinas" fiasco:


http://www.yendor.com/vanished/falklands-war.html

Humans ( either gender) are unpredictable.


Even British humans ( and that's my ancestors-- all the way back to Sir Thomas . . .)



--Z
by Zlatko Waterman
December 8th, 2007, 2:44 pm
Forum: Culture, Politics, Philosophy
Topic: Caught in a self-made trap.
Replies: 24
Views: 2485

(paste) I was listening to the sound track to Oh Brother Where Art Thus this morning. I remember you saying you played the mandolin. Do you have any music you can share? ( end paste) Try Dan Tyminski's records if you like the O Brother music. Also the Nashville Bluegrass Band. Both wonderful groups....
by Zlatko Waterman
December 8th, 2007, 11:29 am
Forum: Culture, Politics, Philosophy
Topic: Caught in a self-made trap.
Replies: 24
Views: 2485

ST:

It's too late to impeach-- I agree . . .

--Z
by Zlatko Waterman
December 7th, 2007, 5:04 pm
Forum: Culture, Politics, Philosophy
Topic: Caught in a self-made trap.
Replies: 24
Views: 2485

I suppose I should add to our shopping list the current revelation of the CIA destroying the videotapes of "harsh interrogation" ( read: torture). A "necessary step" to "preserve national security" as Michael Hayden said? ( article below has a different point of view-- and more links) http://www.cro...
by Zlatko Waterman
December 7th, 2007, 3:40 pm
Forum: Culture, Politics, Philosophy
Topic: Caught in a self-made trap.
Replies: 24
Views: 2485

On Pearl Harbor Day: Oddly enough, Hester, in the Lewis Carroll world of international politics, the CIA revelations ( and, as you pointed out-- another BUSHKO lie exposed . . .) have prompted an odd response from Israel: to threaten Iran with military action . . . Story ( from Reuters) here: http:/...
by Zlatko Waterman
December 6th, 2007, 3:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Happy Chanukah!
Replies: 16
Views: 2023

May peace prevail again in your part of the world, Judih . . .

( and in our part, too-- it's all one world . . .)

Caution: Utopian leftist speaking above . . .


Peace to all,


--Z
by Zlatko Waterman
December 5th, 2007, 3:06 pm
Forum: Culture, Politics, Philosophy
Topic: Norman Mailer died two weeks ago
Replies: 99
Views: 5289

Bad joke from Bob Hope ( circa 1968): BH: Y'know folks, I ran into a Jesus-freak on the street the other day-- he broke into a broad grin and shouted: "JESUS IS COMING BROTHER!!" I looked at him and said: "I guess you haven't heard the good news and the bad news . . ." (BH continues) "Jesus is comin...
by Zlatko Waterman
December 2nd, 2007, 4:39 pm
Forum: Culture, Politics, Philosophy
Topic: LOBBYISTS AHOY !
Replies: 2
Views: 292

LOBBYISTS AHOY !

It's a "bull market" for the next set of corporate sweeteners, spinners and arm-twisters:


http://www.truthout.org/docs_2006/120207A.shtml



--Z

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