Letters to Editor 2004 Articles

Letters to Editor 2004

   

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ChickenBones: A Journal is most excellent.  I guess you remember me. (smile)   I just wanted

to let you know that I love your site. . . .  I was telling a friend about ChickenBones: A Journal

and decided to hobble  to the computer to write you.  I am never … Read the rest

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Letter to Barack Obama:  Adolfo Perez Esquivel Articles

Letter to Barack Obama:  Adolfo Perez Esquivel

   

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I believe, Barack, that after following your erring way, you find yourself in a maze,

unable to find the exit and you are burying yourself more and more in violence,

devoured by the domination of power, and you think you possess all the power

anyone could have, and that … Read the rest

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A.W. Henderson Letter to Harry S. Truman

   

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I do not see, in the improvement of the Negro’s economic condition, the solution

to the “American Dilemma.” It is just one of the more important factors that must

be changed to make democracy live. Innocent people have suffered long enough.

 

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Letter to Sister Cynthia McKinney Articles

Letter to Sister Cynthia McKinney

   

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The countries of Africa are wealthy, they produce rich minerals, oil, gold, diamonds and a host of other

things which the world can ill afford to live without but yet they are the poorest in the world. Africa

is being destroyed for its wealth. We believe we have found … Read the rest

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A Letter to the Red States Articles

A Letter to the Red States

   

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Since our aggregate divorce rate is 22 percent lower than the Christian Coalition’s,

we get most of the happy families; you get a bunch of single moms.

You get The Alamo; we get Yosemite.

 

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 Letter to the Red States

Our Split Will Be Beneficial to the Nation

 

 

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ADDENDUM AN APOLOGIA Articles

ADDENDUM AN APOLOGIA

   

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But here in this brutal attack on Ms. Rice, he comes off as a henchman in defense of

American racism and imperialism. His primary tactic is to redirect criticisms of

America’s shortcomings elsewhere. From Crouch’s perspective, we are too indulgent

in “romantic blubberings about Africa,” a continent, for him, … Read the rest

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Levon’s Hard Truths Articles

Levon’s Hard Truths

   

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For according to our wayward brother, “the plain truth is that we are all individuals.” He has

also given up his romantic ideas about Africa. So for him Pan-Africanism has been tossed

out with the bath water. He said, “I often thought of migrating to Africa.”

But now he … Read the rest

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The Liberal Republicanism of Gordon Wood Articles

The Liberal Republicanism of Gordon Wood

   

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The Federalists wrote the Constitution, according to Wood, to insert republican checks

on American democracy, and upon democratic individualism. But to get the people

to ratify the Constitution, the Federalists had to appeal to the sovereignty of the people.

As a result, they secured the triumph of the very democracy … Read the rest

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