Syndi Holmes The Economy: We Only Have Ourselves to Blame
It is easy to condemn the blatant criminality of Bernie Madoff and the excessive bonuses of Wall Street because it makes us feel so self righteous and indignant. But we are all guilty of the same crime of greed, if to a lesser extent.
Mar 14, 2009 - 9:00:02 PM
Syndi Holmes Some Thoughts On Katrina & The Passing Of The Chief Justice
With all the live television coverage coming out of New Orleans, showing that the majority of those citizens left behind in the city were overwhelmingly black, I found it remarkable that when President Bush visited the devastated areas for the first time, he was able to find a crowd of survivors who were overwhelmingly white in Mississippi.
Sep 4, 2005 - 11:07:00 PM
Syndi Holmes $300 Billion Plus Now Spent - So are You Safer Now? One Day in May
Tuesday, May 10th, 2005 was an auspicious day for American taxpayers as the Senate unanimously passed a $82-billion "emergency" spending bill for the continuing "war on terror," following passage of the bill by the House of Representatives last week and President Bush praised Congress for its bipartisan support of the measure and said he was looking forward to signing it.
May 11, 2005 - 3:50:00 PM
Syndi Holmes Religious Liberty?
In response to J. Grant Swank's article on the Mayflower Compact & God, one must point out the Puritans' intolerance of anyone who did not hold to their beliefs. While they sought religious freedom, Puritans strictly limited that option only to themselves.
Feb 20, 2005 - 7:29:00 PM
Syndi Holmes Eliminate the Madness
As a citizen of America, I am tired of the threats this government is constantly putting forward with their vague "intelligence" and colour-coding, coupled with their admonitions that citizens should not worry because they are there to protect us.
Oct 25, 2004 - 10:08:00 AM
Syndi Holmes Of Helicopters and Sell Outs
The President isn't telling us is that he himself is seriously considering outsourcing a 1.6 to 1.8 Billion Dollar contract to build a new fleet of Presidential helicopters.
Sep 1, 2004 - 4:02:00 PM
Syndi Holmes An Unfathomable Loss
Except for those of us who would have normally been reading the local papers, most of America and the world would have never been aware of the death of Lance Corporal Alexander Arrendondo this past Tuesday in Najaf.
Aug 28, 2004 - 6:47:00 PM
Syndi Holmes The Object Lesson of Guantanamo
Our soldiers are not fighting for the freedom of Afghanistan or Iraq - they are, under the guise of patriotism, being used unwittingly to implement this administration's bastardised version of democracy.
Aug 24, 2004 - 6:12:00 PM
Syndi Holmes The Roots of Terrorism
The roots of terrorism are two-fold. The first lies in the greed of the exploiters. The second lies in the ignorance of the exploited.
Jul 16, 2004 - 12:18:00 PM
Syndi Holmes Freedom to Read
The Freedom to Read Amendment would prohibit the Department of Justice from
using any money in their budget to search a library or bookseller using the
wide-sweeping powers granted under section 215 of the PATRIOT Act.
Jul 2, 2004 - 9:22:00 PM
Syndi Holmes The Coming Tide
The dismantling of the American middle and working classes and the dissolution of the democratic republic.
Apr 4, 2004 - 11:49:00 PM
Syndi Holmes Dissent is Patriotism
We do not live in a country that must use threats to force people into line - that is a tactic of thugs and facists.
Mar 13, 2004 - 6:39:00 PM