Issues we discussed:
Someone wore a pin that showed the Republican party eliphant with the words "Got Fascism?"
Allen school burning down (early 60s).
Veterans for common sense, a web site.
WalMart and don't trust the Bend chamber of commerce to help out. It was pointed out that many small businesses in the Bend area don't even participate in the chamber of commerece. Someone mentioned that WalMart had dug up an ancient burial site in Hawaii and were hiding the bones in a trailer. Someone else suggested that maybe we could bury some artifacts out at the proposed site and in Bend and then claim it as an historical site.
A gay couple attended. One of them had written a letter to the Bulletin that was rejected. The reason given for the rejection was that it contained a paragraph claiming the Jesus was Gay.
We also discussed the shooting of the Italian journalist and how we weren't likely to get a clear answer from either the Bush administration, or the U. S. military.
One person complained that we don't have any checks and balances in this country anymore.
The Democratic party meeting is held every Wednesday at 11:30 At Ernesto's restaurant . The atmosphere is fun and informal. Come on out and vent your spleen.