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APRIL CALENDAR

Fri, April 2Leon Vest Jim & Sandy
Sat, April 3Mary Carves The Chicken
Sun, April 4Open Mike
Wed, April 7Karaoke
Fri, April 9Jenny Kerr Duo
Sat, April 10Re-Orchestra
Sun, April 11Open Mic
Wed, April 14Karaoke
Thurs, April 15Mike Pasad
Fri, April 16Alice Stuart
Sat, April 17Ideal Husbands
Sun, April 18Open Mic
Wed, April 21Karaoke
Thurs, April 22Amy Obenski
Fri, April 23Rusty Evans-- Ring of Fire
Sat, April 24Houston Jones Band
Sun, April 25Open Mike
Wed, April 28Midnight on the Water
Fri, April 30Buddy Craig

MAY CALENDAR
Sat, May 1Hucklebuck and the What You Wants
Sun, May 2Open Mic
Wed, May 5Karaoke
Fri, May 7Most Chill Slack Mob
Sat, May 8Mother Truckers
April, 2004 - Volume 29, Number 04

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ARTICLES:
Did Judge Dufficy Lie And Deceive The Voters By Jim Scanlon
  Did Judge Michael Dufficy subvert the election process when he was officially quoted, "The year 2000 was the most unpleasant of my life. Accusations were thrown at us from all directions... It wasn't fun being a target, especially since I knew I didn't do anything improper?"
No Child Left Behind? Children Will Be Left Behind By Dan Seligman
George Bush's school accountability law, enacted to much fanfare two years ago, is something of a fraud. It cannot possibly perform as advertised.
Media Ignores 911 Evidence Where's the Outrage? By Stephen Simac
As the events of 9/11 fade into Americans' short term memory loss, officially sanctioned investigations into what really happened have been studiously ignored by the media, most politicians and the public.
Return Aristide to Haiti; Try Bush As A Global Pirate By Daphne Muse From the Black Commentator
Thus, the new "prime minister" of Haiti appears as surprised as the rest of his countrymen when conveyed the title by an "eminent" rump of persons chosen by the occupying power.
Bush's Re-election Campaign Is Costing You Money By Karen Nakamura
Now that the presidential campaign is in full swing, John Kerry and George Bush have stepped up fundraising efforts across the country. It's not unusual for the President to pick up several million dollars at each stop.
Gulf War II Syndrome? Military Equipment and "Pneumonia" By Stan Goff
To understand the official military response to the mysterious "pneumonia" breaking out among American troops in Iraq, we have to understand that troops are equipment.
Countywide Plan Update Promises Conflict
The Sierra Club says the proposed countywide plan update allows for a 60% increase in commercial development
Environmental Training Offered
Get the Dirt on the Environment by signing up for the 32nd Training Program of the Environmental Forum of Marin (EFM).
Bush Allows Gays To Be Fired For Being Gay
Despite President Bush's pledge that homosexuals "ought to have the same rights" (1) as all other people, his Administration this week ruled that homosexuals can now be fired from the federal workforce because of their sexual orientation.
Mysterious Death Benefits Bush By Bob Fitrakis
The subject line on yesterday's email read: "Another mysterious accident solves a Bush problem. Athan Gibbs dead, Diebold lives."
Crops Widely Contaminated by Genetically-Modified DNA
US scientists are warning of a potentially "serious risk to human health" after the discovery that traditional varieties of major American food crops are widely contaminated by DNA sequences from GM crops.
McEvoy Ranch Announces 2004 Estate Tours:
Rare Look At Stunning Ranch And One-Of-A-Kind Olive Milling Operation
PETALUMA, Calif. (April 29, 2004) - McEvoy Ranch, the largest US producer of estate-grown, certified organic extra virgin olive oil, has announced 2004 public tour dates.
Dying of Neglect: The State Of Iraq's Children's Hospitals And US Promises By Justin Huggler
In Iraq's hospitals, children are dying because of shockingly poor sanitation and a shortage of medical equipment. In Baghdad's premier children's hospital, Al-Iskan, sewage drips from the roof of the premature babies' ward, leaking from waste pipes above.
News Briefs
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Seventh Iraq War Veteran Kills Himself By Mark Benjamin
A Colorado-based Army Special Forces soldier back from Iraq shot himself in the head in his front yard Sunday night, according to police-at least the seventh soldier who has committed suicide after serving there.
Pentagon Tells Bush Climate Change Will Destroy Us By Mark Townsend and Paul Harris
Climate change over the next 20 years could result in a global catastrophe costing millions of lives in wars and natural disasters.
Bush Supports Sending Jobs Overseas
Last month President Bush strongly endorsed (1) the loss of US jobs to foreign labor markets, personally signing a report (2) that touted overseas outsourcing despite more than 8 million (3) Americans being out of work.
Garage Sales to Clean Out The White House
Fairfax residents Patti Breitman and Alice Lucas want to do all they can to help defeat G.W. Bush in November. So they're holding a garage sale
Cows Ate GM Maize and Died-Public Inquiry Needed
Could this be the "three mile island" or the "thalidomide" of GM: the clinching evidence that there is something seriously wrong with most if not all GM food and feed?
The Marriage Business By Frank Scott
Just as gays and lesbians develop a middle class and conservative values which not only accept, but desire marriage and family, a reactionary movement would deny them. In trying to stop unavoidable change, fundamentalism will ultimately fail.
The Abuses Of Haiti By Edward W. Miller
Haitian President Jean Bertrand-Aristide was taken involuntarily to the Central African Republic following a US coup d'etat on February 28th 2004.
MOO TOWN NEWS By Judy Borello
When Intelligent Minds Think Stupid
Condolences to Point Reyes Station and Congrats to Bolinas! By Jeanette Pontacq
This month's column is dedicated to the proposition that many are blinded by their own agendas and cannot see their own contribution to the results they decry.
Haiti, Spain And Us By Frank Scott
Political events in Haiti and Spain offer lessons in how democracy is meaningless theory, when under the control of dominating minorities, but meaningful practice, when moving activated majorities to create radical transformations.
Letters To The Editor

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