AMERICAN REPORTER ARCHIVES (I)

Vol. 12, No. 3,015 - The American Reporter - October 27, 2006



Ink Soup: NOTES FROM THE LANGUAGE JAIL
by Clarence Brown

SEATTLE, Wash -- "I've gotta use words when I talk to you." Thus A= peneck Sweeney in T.S. Eliot's "Fragment of an Agon." [MORE]

A BLOODY CHRISTMAS EVE UNITES DIVIDED INDONESIA
by Andreas Harsono

JAKARTA, Dec. 25, 2000 -- Hendra Putra said a final prayer at a Chr= istmas vigil Mass on Sunday evening and offered a friend a ride home. Talki= ng quietly, the two men headed to Putra's small Honda motorbike in a little= [MORE]

Commentary: TOWARDS A MORE PERFECT UNION
by Cindy Hasz

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Dec. 16, 2000 -- Listening to George Bush and Al = Gore both give the speeches of their lives on Wednesday night, I was struck= [MORE]

Opinion: THE BUSH COUP
by Lionel Rolfe

LOS ANGELES -- I guess Al Gore had no choice but to concede the ele= ction to the man who stole it from him. [MORE]

On Native Ground: TIME TO FIX OUR NATION'S ELECTORAL SYSTEM
by Randolph T. Holhut

DUMMERSTON, Vt. -- The first step in finding asolution to a problem= [MORE]

Congratulations At Last, Mr. President!

by Joe Shea

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. Dec. 13, 2000 -- In back-to-back speeches unique for t= heir historic circumstances and distinguished by ringing appeals to the bet= ter part of human nature, President-elect George W. Bush and losing Democra= tic presidential nominee Vice President Al Gore spoke Wednesday night to th= e nation that for 36 days has been transfixed by their unprecedented post-E= lection Day contest for the presidency. [MORE]

Humor ... AND NOW, CLINTON'S RESIGNATION SPEECH =
by Mark Scheinbaum

Please stand by for this message from the President of the United Sta= tes. [MORE]

Ink Soup: GOING BANG
by Clarence Brown

Chairman: Bang! The Committee on the Expulsion of the State of Florida = will come to order. [MORE]

SUPREME COURT: RECOUNT ISSUES RETURN TO FLA., BUT TIME'S UP
by Joe Shea

WASHINGTON, Dec. 12, 2000 -- In a complex opinion that essentially = told the Florida Supreme Court to create uniform standards for counting dis= puted ballots in this year's presidential election but that it is too late = to actually count the votes, and told Florida's legislature its slate of Ge= orge W. Bush electors is certified to Congress but that if uniform standard= s are adopted and a recount completed before Dec. 18 their slate may be cha= llenged by one for Vice President Albert Gore Jr., the U.S. Supreme Court l= ate tonight skillfully handed the presidency to Bush and walked away with t= he black robes of its reputation torn to rags. [MORE]

FATE OF NATION IN HANDS OF SUPREME COURT
by Joe Shea

WASHNGTON, Dec. 11 -- After a long morning of argument frequently interr= upted by questions, theUnited States Supreme Court took under consideration= [MORE]

News Analysis: IN 'UNWISE' DECISION, A PROSPECT OF CIVIL WAR
by Joe Shea

WASHINGTON, Dec. 10, 2000 -- In an unusual display of the "judicial= [MORE]

An AR Special Report: FLA. HIGH COURT ORDERS FINAL RECOUNTS
by Joe Shea

TALLAHASSEE, Dec. 8, 2000 -- In a stunning and solomonic 4-3 decisi= on Friday afternoon that may have rescued Vice President Al Gore's presiden= tial hopes from extinction, a divided Florida Supreme Court ruledfor both G= ore and Texas Gov. George W. Bush in ordering a manual recountof all "under= votes" in any of the state's 67 counties "where such arecount has not occur= red." It was not immediately clear exactly how many votes must = berecounted, or whether the recount can be completed by midnight Tuesday,th= e court's deadline. [MORE]

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