Daily Archives: February 28, 2003

ANTI-WAR POETRY BY KIM ADDONISIO

I was flattered and pleased that my anti-war poem led off last week’s special edition of Virtual Occoquan. But this week on Wood’s Lot I found what I think is the best anti-war poem of recent times. Here is Kim … Continue reading

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SLUMMING THROUGH THE BLOGOSPHERE

After a month in the small, safe world of Salon blogs, my curiosity got the better of me. I had already discovered some excellent non-Salon blogs, thanks to the posts and blogrolls of fellow Sloggers: K. at Different Strings , … Continue reading

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PICKING A FUEL-EFFICIENT HYBRID CAR

UCS has a thorough new report on how to select from the new breed of fuel-efficient hybrid cars .  Excerpt: Using new research into the cost and performance of hybrid technology, this report provides a comprehensive assessment of the technology, … Continue reading

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KIESLING’S RESIGNATION

Wood’s Lot links to the full NYT text of life-long diplomat John Brady Kiesling’s scathing letter of resignation.  Excerpt: The policies we are now asked to advance are incompatible not only with American values but also with American interests. Our … Continue reading

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IRAQ RIGHT AND LEFT: USE CHEMICAL WEAPONS NOW, REBUILD LATER

Znet carries the story by Stephen Kerr on Rumsfeld’s plan to circumvent and subvert the Chemical Weapons Convention to allow “crowd control” during the upcoming Iraq War by using the very WMD that are allegedly causing the war in the … Continue reading

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