Monthly Archives: June 2007

Regarding Bush Loss on Immigration Bill–Letter to Washington Post

  The Bush Administration, and the Democrats, have been burned by their defeat on immigration.   This was a terrible Bill in the first place.  It failed to respond to the American spirit of lawful behavior and fair play.   Why … Continue reading

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Regarding Supreme Court Decision to Hear GITMO Case–Letter to NY Times

  The Guantanamo enemy combatants should receive no access to Courts.    One can only hope that these detainees will not be permitted again to run in the streets among other Islamic extremists.    These individuals were captured during operations in areas where they constituted an … Continue reading

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Regarding Costs under “No Bid” Contracts Issued by the Department of Homeland Security–Letter to Washington Post

  The use of "no bid" contracts is clearly provided for in the Federal Procurement Regulations under select circumstances.  There is nothing inherently wrong with no bid contracts, and in many instances it is the only rational way to respond to a public … Continue reading

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Regarding Senate’s Defeat of Immigration Reform Bill–Letter to NY Times

  The Senate,in blocking this Bill, has listened to the will of the People.  Even if we have to round up and deport illegal immigrants one at a time, it’s better to enforce the existing immigration laws than it is … Continue reading

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Regarding Supreme Court Decision on Use of Race in Assigning Schools–Letter to NY Times

The use of race in assigning students to schools was a bad idea, and undermined the concepts of the neighborhood school and pride of belonging. It’s time that something was done to revise the law in this area. This Court is showing itself … Continue reading

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Regarding Tony Blair Leaving Office–Letter to LA Times

  Tony Blair was a knight in shinning armor. If only Gordon Brown can be a shadow of the person that Blair has been in office.  I believe that Blair’s greatest undoing, his support of President Bush in the Iraq war, … Continue reading

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Regarding New Poll–Younger Generation Leaning Left–Letter to NY Times

  At 66  I am more than prepared to leave this nation to the younger  generation–in your referenced poll that means to the age group 17-29.   To me, there was nothing in this poll that was surprising, except for … Continue reading

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