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Entries by Byron Williams from 01/2006

Time to Reclaim our Democracy

| Posted 01.03.2006 | Huffington Post

Why send elected representation to Washington if the president believes he can unilaterally determine any policy that is remotely related to a war that has no definable end?

Historical Ignorance may be Bliss, but it is also Dangerous

| Posted 01.05.2006 | Huffington Post

Recently, I received an email from a reader in dissent who began with the following comment: "Never before in the brief but noteworthy history of our ...

The true meaning of a fundamentalist Christian

| Posted 01.07.2006 | Huffington Post

I am a fundamentalist Christian who trusts women to make the right choices with their bodies, supports marriage equality and opposes the death penalty...

California takes "a great first step"

| Posted 01.10.2006 | Huffington Post

Clean elections have the potential to return us back to the Tip O'Neil axiom: "All politics are local." Instead of dialing for dollars, candidates would spend more of their time engaging with voters.

I Want a Different King

| Posted 01.12.2006 | Huffington Post

I have very little use for the Martin Luther King, Jr. that will be commemorated during the annual holiday. Can someone explain to me why Netscape is offering MLK Jr. weekend trips from $199.00?

What was New York's Junior Senator Thinking?

| Posted 01.18.2006 | Politics
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If there is a plantation metaphor that is warranted, Senator, it is with your paternalistic attitude. The only thing missing from your statement was a magnolia tree, a rocking chair, and a mint julep.

C'mon Al

| Posted 01.26.2006 | Huffington Post

Having covered the 2004 Democratic Convention, I thought that the Rev. Al Sharpton clearly gave the most entertaining speech. Moreover, I thought th...

Congress Must Have Your Support to Reform

| Posted 01.29.2006 | Huffington Post

Call me cynical if you must, but there is something about Congress reforming itself that has an oxymoronic, if not comedic, overtone.

The State of the Economy is Alarming

| Posted 01.31.2006 | Huffington Post

The president's alternative universe soliloquy belies some economic truths that cannot be dismissed by thunderous partisan applause. The state of the economy is alarming.