President Bush had a break from U.S. politics during his G-8 summit sojourn over the last week, but as he geared up for his return on Monday, the president threw down the gauntlet, challenging Democrats in Congress on their votes against Atty. Gen. Alberto Gonzales and pledging to push his immigration bill through the legislative process despite resistance.
In championing ?24,? Pat Buchanan and Bush administration apologists oversimplify a complex depiction of counter-terrorism and also use an idealized fictional violence to justify real-world abuses of the law and authority.
Posted on Apr 25, 2006
Adam Elkus is a writer living in Pacific Palisades, California. He has published two stories: ?Thesis,? in Strawberry Press Magazine (April 2004; Volume 1, Issue 10); and “Seventeen Years of Silence” in two magazines—Wanderings (May 2005; Issue #2) and Altar Magazine (Issue #5). He is involved in several human rights organizations, and is also one of the co-founders of a small poetry venue in Venice, California called the Electric Avenue Artists Society. Elkus tells us he’ll be attending American University in the fall.