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|Volume 68, Issue 14,
Friday, September 13, 2002
It's not always easy living in Houston. One hundred degree
heat coupled with humidity unseen outside the dankest middle-school locker
room is nobody's idea of pleasant. The air is dirty. Hell, sometimes I
light up a cigarette just to clear out my lungs. There should be a Surgeon
General's warning on everybody's front door to remind us what we will be
facing when we leave each morning.
Let Arabia take care of itself
It now seems cliché and obvious to say this, but
9/11 changed the way America looks at the world. President Bush has reintroduced
an old dynamic to diplomacy and foreign policy: either you are with us,
or you are against us. Relationships are reexamined and shaken, sometimes
taken to the extreme of war.