Archive for February 8th, 2003

Of the many intelligent replies to the New York Sun’s editorial advocacy of censorship, Arthur Silber’s gets nearest to the heart of the matter: In effect, the Sun announces its own, newer version of preemption: let’s destroy civil liberties now, and with absolute certainty, so as to avoid the possibility that those same civil liberties […]

Aaron Haspel | Posted February 8, 2003 @ 8:42 PM | Philosophy,Politics

Sam Hamill was right. He had no business at “Laura Bush’s tea party” — not because of his fatuous politics, but because of his fatuous poetry. State of the Union, 2003 I have not been to Jerusalem, but Shirley talks about the bombs. I have no god, but have seen the children praying for it […]

Aaron Haspel | Posted February 8, 2003 @ 7:19 PM | Poetry,Politics

American story really. The New York part is that the poor bastard had to pay $220,000 for a cab license. It’s lovely notwithstanding.

Aaron Haspel | Posted February 8, 2003 @ 11:00 AM | Culture,Politics