(urth) The Politics Of Gene Wolfe

brunians at brunians.org brunians at brunians.org
Wed Mar 18 14:38:16 PDT 2009

It's like Berkeley being a nuclear free zone.

No nuclear reactors in Berkeley! Except for the two or three they got at
the various physics schools at the University....


>> 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
> had passed.
> I'm not sure if that makes it more or less ridiculous.
> --
> Tim Walters | http://doubtfulpalace.com
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