Thoughts before the Debates
When I was in Spain and Germany, it was bolstering to my convictions when I saw US politics from across the ocean. Most with whom I spoke fear the US greatly. Others find it is a sign of a lack of morality in the American people that Bush could possibly be re-elected.
We have to keep working, getting one vote at a time, in order to strenghten democracy. A good sign for democracy is the overturn of that part of the the “Patriot” Act. that FBI uses to acquire info from telephone and Internet without telling us.
In true form, Ashcroft does not see infringement of our rights as dangerous to our society. “We believe the act to be completely consistent with the United States constitution,” he told reporters at talks with European Union officials in the Netherlands.
Also good news, Eisenhower endorsing Kerry!