Bush tells us he is trying to keep America safe from attack. But what about attack from within our own borders? For the past six years, our own democratic freedoms have been continually attacked by the Bush administration. This is not new for our government. We are dangerously headed down the same path McCarthy recently paved, only this time, the president himself is heading the scare, and terrorists have replaced communists.
In the latest spate of Bush’s executive decisions, he has vetoed the bill that would make specific torture practices, including waterboarding, illegal.
If you’re reading this, chances are good you are either a student, or you work at this (soon-to-be) university. I’m a student here, and I’m considered a “non-traditional” student because I’ve returned to school in my thirties after a 14-year hiatus.
I went and voted. Other voters who turned out at the polls on Nov. 6 may have noticed Utah has electronic voting machines now. Within the confines of voting booths, expecting privacy and anonymity, we found the logo of “Diebold,” the emissary of Big Brother staring up at us.
A call to Eve Ensler:I have had the privilege of performing in the Vagina Monologues for the past two years. This last year, I was able to co-produce it as well. The experience has been transformative, to say the least. But there is one aspect that I cannot remain silent about: the fact that performance […]