jEFFSTANA on August 17th, 2006

At least twice, email found my mailbox, purportedly as an example of reader angst at lax immigration policy advocated by “liberal media”. First, that this “letter to the editor” is making the rounds by email, suggests a certain fabrication and an alternative means of dissemination and persuasion. Still, this does not change the message. It […]

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jEFFSTANA on July 15th, 2006

Haven’t thought this one out all the way yet, but for those of you with strong emotions about what constitutes animal cruelty and specifically animal testing in the medical world, take note. Covance Inc. is hoping to build a new facility in Chandler, Arizona. The plant would potentially be one of the largest test centers […]

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jEFFSTANA on June 12th, 2006

It took awhile to get my mind around the fundamentalist, christianist platform on abortion. Obviously, no one celebrates abortion; yet the depth of anti-abortion passion exhibited by the religious right rates single-issue political status with these zealots. Take the story of a long time acquaintance of mine. He asserts his general affinity for the common […]

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