By the time you read this, the election season will, hopefully, be behind us. It would be a mistake, however, to forget the stench that accompanied it. Presidential debates were spun before they began, arranged to prevent the exchange of ideas, regulated to restrict what was seen, and designed to foreclose confrontation and follow-up.
Archives for October 2004
Among the millions of documents the government has classified to protect national security is information about the favorite cocktail of the Chilean dictator, Augusto Pinochet, and a joke about terrorists attacking Santa Claus.
Sex education in Texas is okay when abstinence is the message, according to the 15-member Texas Board of Education. Of the four textbooks under consideration, only one acknowledges condoms and none discusses other contraceptives.
NCAC will celebrate its 30th anniversary on Tuesday, November 16th at the exciting new Rubin Museum of Art in New York City which houses the largest collection of Himalayan art on display in the Western world.