Umhaider is an Iraqi woman who lost one of her sons during bombings and she is in the U.S. for the treatment of her other son who has 100 peices of shrapnel inside him and Candy is a gulf war vet who has overcome hatred and bitterness indoctrinated by the army and has gotten a long awaited forgiveness.This is a reminder of who suffers in war
Today NPRI ran a full page ad in the Nation Magazine (see page 13 on the June 16th 2003 edition) addressing the credibility gap between what the Pentagon says about depleted uranium, and what the science says. Please pick up a copy. If you have Adobe Acrobat reader, you can also view the ad on-line here:
It seems that the U.S. government has become the expert on regime change. The problem is that they have ignored some of the worst examples of bad regimes because of valued trade status, being allied in the war on terror, and economic importance.
from the herald:
Bay state students who hail from seven terrorism-sponsoring nations would be summarily ejected from public colleges and universities under a new Republican bill that sparked accusations of a witch hunt from Islamic activists and civil libertarians.
Last year MADD ranked Massachusetts as one of the three worst states at fighting drunken driving and underage drinking, mainly because its laws do not mandate that blood alcohol levels above the legal limit are proof of intoxication.