I arrived in Japan on Wednesday the 4th and arrived here in Hiroshima on the 5th (by a four hour bullet train ride from Tokyo). Since I arrived here, I have been thinking about the people from “The Greatest Generation” that I have known—because I am here to help the peace community commemorate two of the “Greatest” crimes against humanity perpetrated by the US Government.
that's from cindy sheehan's 'august 6th, 1945: a day that will live in infamy' and tomorrow on her radio program she'll be discussing the dangers of the nuclear craze with arnie gunderson so try to make a point to listne to that.
susan at on the edge had an important point this week that i think she may have been the only one making:
Our administration, with the Republicans it so often supports, wants to end the subsidized loan program for graduate students, thus making it more difficult for anybody to pursue any advanced degree.
In the end, of course, college will be so expensive only the rich will have access. State education systems will eventually be done away with.
so if they do away with the subsidized loan program, what's left? do most people realize that graduate students don't qualify for pell grants? i doubt it.
barack's been a disaster on every level.
let's close with c.i.'s 'Iraq snapshot:'