Home | Hegemony | Archives | Blogroll | Resume | Links | RSS Feed | subscribe by email    

Flagrancy

to Reason

 

blog roll


    william odom says..., 2004-09-30 12:12:44 | Main | kicking them when they're down..., 2004-10-01 15:41:17

    the right lizard won:

    handily, we might add, in the realm of perception, which is the only one that mattered or for that matter existed. Both debators failed to make their cases appear consistent (unilateralism on iraq, multilateralism on NK/Iran, and visa-versa) though either could have bothered to do so easily (multilateral allies want us to go unilateral on NK is/isn't a reason to go unilateral, yadda).

    The debate failed to attract much of the electorate, but beat out last cycle by about 20 million: 63 million tuned in, still well short of the 80 million mark in the 1980 debates.

    In the realm of substance it may have been a tie or at least close, but discussing such would wash over the lack of much substance:

    1. Israel-Palestine.
    2. Plan Columbia. Drug war.
    3. Our global system of torture and abuse.
    4. AIDS, TB, malaria.
    5. Haiti, Congo, Cuba, Taiwan.
    6. Any of our friendly dictators, be they in central asia or the greater middle east.
    7. Any discussion of the problems in US policy in addressing third world development. Trade as foreign policy.

    But we got really trashed drinking on "it's hard work".


:: posted by buermann @ 2004-10-01 15:36:06 CST | link





    go ahead, express that vague notion
    Name:
    Email:
    Homepage:
    Comment

    your turing test:

journals, notes,
and
other curmudgeonry

Enforcing
American
Hegemony
- A Timeline -

Oil for Nothing:
US Holds On Humanitarian Supplies
Iraq: 1997-2001


the good book
and other cultural
artifacts


The Autobiography
of
Mother Jones


Contact Info:
buermann[at]
flagrancy[dot]net



"Any man who is not a radical at 20 has no heart. A man who is not a cynic at 50 has no mind."