Just four days before the 2004 presidential election, a prestigious British medical journal published the results of a rigorous study by Dr. Les Roberts, a widely respected researcher. Roberts concluded that close to 100,000 people had died in the invasion and occupation of Iraq. Most were noncombatant civilians. Many were children.
Jose Manzanares is a 23-year-old from Caldwell, working for Americorps National Civilian Community Corps in Meadville, Mississippi, located 140 miles north of New Orleans and 192 miles north of Biloxi. He runs a shelter for approximately 60 to 90 Hurricane Katrina victims, and spoke with BW just before midnight on September 5.
The first thing that comes to mind when conjuring Northern Idaho isn't usually arts-related. And while there isn't as much going on up north as there is in Boise or Sun Valley, there's still a fair bit of arts-related activity. Who knew?
For this week's sans-Bingo-Lingo, we asked for your submissions. None came. So, we were left with no choice but to create our own drama. Our editor, who has been cavorting the cosmic sands of Burning Man for over a week, has found the time to e-mail his regards (i.e., "What's the scoop?") about once every two or three days. As much as we appreciated the concern, we resented the crap out of how his e-mails reminded us of where he was, versus where we are. So we decided to punish him.