To clarify, I don’t think the leaders of the local Young Americans for Freedom have any connections with Students For War (see comment below) although I think anybody who holds a “support our troops” rally at a teach-in for peace may as well tell people they are “pro-war.” Looks like we all missed Afghanistan Day, […]

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Although Daily columnist and former editor-in-chief Jon Schwartz’s friend in ROTC doesn’t have a problem with anti-war protestors, the LSA senior who wouldn’t know “organizing” if it hit him on the head, still thinks last week’s anti-war protests were inappropriate: “The anti-war protesters on this campus, though, are too caught up in organizing their rallies […]

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Iraq news …The Times of London: Iraq Section “How a walkover turned into a three-day battle” “… If the display of firepower had not been so devastating, the whole operation might have been comical. “If the Americans are like this when they have one building to deal with, what are they going to be like […]

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Neglected news from over the weekend … Jennifer Granholm will address U-M graduates during the spring commencement April 26. “Protesters like you encourage the enemy.”The Ann Arbor News reports that 250 people attended a pro-war rally on the Diag Saturday. What the article almost left out: the rally was attended by counter-protestors from both campus […]

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Enough of MSA for a while, there’s a war on: Toronto Star: “Language always one of war’s first casualties“ Financial Times: “Ideologues reshape world over breakfast“ “With a few words of caution – that the war to oust Saddam Hussein was not yet over – the panel of speakers, part of the Bush administration’s ideological […]

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There’s something that’s been bugging me that I need to get off my chest. It is summed up in this comment posted anonymously on my website below:“It is clear that Affirmative action is not favored by students. As a result, MSA should stop spending so much money on Affirmative Action and, instead, channeling that money […]

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I just added the point totals for the non-elected candidates in the LSA-SG Election to that results page. If anybody has other election results they’d like to see here (UMEC, Engin senior class officers) feel free to email them to me at rob at goodspeedupdate.com and I’ll post them. MSA History enthusiasts: I just posted […]

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