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NOVEMBER CALENDAR

Fri, Nov 7Jerry Hannon
Sat, Nov 8The Latrells
Sun, Nov 9Open Mike
Wed, Nov 12Karaoke
Fri, Nov 14Hot Buttered Rum
Sat, Nov 15Junk Yard Buddahs
Sun, Nov 16Open Mic
Wed, Nov 19Karaoke
Fri, Nov 21Sun Masons
Sat, Nov 22Jenny Kerr
Sun, Nov 23Open Mike
Wed, Nov 26Midnight On The Water
Fri, Nov 28Mondai & Friends
Sat, Nov 29Jimbo Trout & The Fish People
Sun, Nov 30Open Mike
November, 2003 - Volume 28, Number 11

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ARTICLES:
Sick, Wounded U.S. Troops Held in Squalor By UPI Investigations Editor MARK BENJAMIN
  Hundreds of sick and wounded U.S. soldiers including many who served in the Iraq war are languishing in hot cement barracks here while they wait-sometimes for months-to see doctors.
Police Cleared, By Police, In Grime Death
Anatomy Of A Coroner's Inquest By Jim Fox
The headline in the Friday, Oct. 17th Marin Independent Journal was "Police cleared in Grime's death." According to the family this is far from true.
Hyatt Family Compound On Ag Land Approved By Supes By Elena Belsky
Who is caretaking the vision of the Marin Countywide Plan (CWP)? Agricultural properties are now regularly being placed in jeopardy by the desire for trophy homes.
Vehicle License Fees Are Lifeline To Local Governments By Karen Nakamura
Most Californians cried foul when Gov. Gray Davis raised the Vehicle License Fees (VLF) by three-fold. It's the issue that broke the voter's back.
Letter From Chile (From Beneath The Flat Earth) By Jim Scanlon
A Chilean friend brought to my attention an unusual eight day workshop being presented by the University of Tarapaca in Arica, Chile, a seaport in the shadow of the Andes, one of the driest spots on earth.
Nuyens to Challenge Kinsey for 4th District Supervisor By Don Deane
Louis Nuyens has announced his candidacy for Marin County 4th district Supervisor, challenging incumbent Steve Kinsey. The vote is slated for March 2, 2004.
MMWD Defends Rate Hike System By Carol Sterritt
From time to time a reporter must look beyond personal prejudices and play "devil's advocate" in terms of important issues. Here in Marin, almost everyone believes that he or she is an environmentalist.
North Sea Faces Collapse Of Its Ecosystem By Richard Sadler and Geoffrey Lean
Fish stocks and sea bird numbers plummet as soaring water temperatures kill off vital plankton
Woolsey: We Must Do The Right Thing For Our Troops
Lynn Woolsey votes no on 87 billion, and yes on increasing health benefitsfor the troops.
A Brief History of Computerized Election Fraud in America By Victoria Collier t r u t h o u t | Perspective
In the 2000 election, George W. Bush stole the presidency by combining various forms of vote fraud, not all of which could be concealed from the American public.
Chilean Supreme Court Moves Against American CIA Connected Terrorist By Jim Scanlon
In a move that is sure to cause difficulties for the Central Intelligence Agency, George W., George H.W., and Jeb Bush, the Chilean Supreme Court has moved to indict US citizen and international terrorist Michael V. Townley for the murder of General Carlos Prats who commanded the Chilean army before the US initiated coup
The Coming Currency Devaluation By Cliff Droke
After repeated warnings from currency analysts and market advisors (including yours truly) that the US currency system is on the verge of becoming a blocked, two-tier system we now have confirmation that the country is one step closer to realizing this.
Harry Pothead Goes To Hollywood By Stephen Simac
I was feeling a certain 'I told you so' righteous rage for the Support the Troops suckers. They still believe Saddam planned 9/11.
A Single Payer Plan That Will Improve Health And Lower Costs By Stephen Simac
Over ten thousand doctors nationwide have signed on to The Physicians for a National Health Program proposal. Their plan calls for federally funded medical insurance for all Americans.
Students, Nuns and Sailor-Mongers, Beware
Atty. Gen. Ashcroft is pulling out all the stops to prosecute protesters.
Financial Fitness For West Marin On KWMR

PLAN COLOMBIA: Cashing-in on the Drug-War Failure

San Domenico Eighth Grader Wins

Marin County Proposes Wood Burning Ordinance
In an effort to protect public health and the environment, the Marin County Board of Supervisors considered the adoption of an ordinance that will reduce wood smoke pollution in new home and renovations of existing homes at its Oct. 28 meeting.
Bush Rule Change Will Degrade California's Waters
October 16th marked the 31st anniversary of the Clean Water Act, and environmental groups anticipate the imminent release of the Bush administration's decision to rollback clean water protections.
Henry James (Hal) Airey 1923-2003

Start Making Sense By Frank Scott
California replaced a very unpopular political hack who represents the rich, with a very popular unpolitical hack who represents the rich.
America's Learning Curve By Edward W. Miller
Statements by two well-known Muslims at opposite ends of the earth made headlines in October
MOO TOWN NEWS By Judy Borello

Watching the Neighborhood, Part I By Jeanette Pontacq

Deadly Symbols By Guy Meyers
Many peace-loving, one-world seekers object that refusing to honor or respect the symbols-flags, anthems, pledges, oaths, etc. is going too "far." It is extremism.
The Tower Experience:
An In-depth Analysis & Spiritual Perspective On The Events Leading Up To September 11, 2001 & Beyond...
The Hazards Of A Smoke-Free Environment By Robert W. Tracinski
The Real Threat is Not Cigarettes But the Unfettered Power of Government
Letters To The Editor

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