The official declaration of George W. Bush as the next president of the United States put an end to the debate over the winner of the election, but not to questions raised about the American electoral process.Bush was certified as the winner of the election by his opponent, Vice President Al Gore, after a formal count of the electoral votes Saturday.
For the last two and a half years of my life, I have lived without the aid of my parents. Next Thursday and for the three and a half weeks following it, I will live at home again. Each time I return, I am reminded of the warmth home brings and the comfort my family gives me.
Ive read John LaFleurs article (Retailers sold out Christmas to be politically correct, SN 11/30), and Ive read many of the responses to his obviously biased article. First of all, LaFleur, isnt one of the big themes of Christmas Peace on Earth, Good Will Toward Men? Doesnt this include all people, regardless of faith or beliefs?
While I in no way endorse John LaFleurs narrow-minded views ( Retailers sold out Christmas to be politically correct, SN 11/30), I felt it necessary to take issue with some responses the column received. Susie Farnells letter (Overadvertising is fault of Christians, SN 12/4) was a contradiction in itself.
Like Kevin Hardy, I have struggled with the e-mail subject-line issue (Please Read: Dont include subjects with e-mails, SN 12/1). For a while I, too, quit using subject lines altogether, but I felt guilty for copping out and filling my friends boxes with boring nones.
Shakespeare wrote, What is in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet. Until recently, that was a nice line to recite and use in English papers, but now it holds a little more meaning for me. I recently discovered that my last name is spelled wrong.