(urth) The Politics Of Gene Wolfe
walters at doubtfulpalace.com
Wed Mar 18 13:54:13 PDT 2009
> Only later did I read about the plan - THAT
> ACTUALLY MADE THE CITY BALLOT - to tear down the prison and replace it
> with a peace center. Only 72% of people in the city voted against it.
The text of the proposition was:
"Shall it be City policy that the City should explore and facilitate the
acquisition of Alcatraz Island from the United States Government to
transform it into a Global Peace Center?"
In other words, it wouldn't have done squat, even if by some miracle it
I'm not sure if that makes it more or less ridiculous.
Tim Walters | http://doubtfulpalace.com
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