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FCN Editorial Time to squash violence. Period!

FINALCALLNEWS (FinalCall.com) - A recent quote by rap star Ja Rule sums up the tragedy, not only of the senseless murder of Jason "Jam Master Jay" Mizell, but of the overwhelming incidents of violence in the Black community. Describing why concerns about his safety have grown with his fame, he said: "It’s sad, because that feeling is mainly towards my Black...

FCN Editorial The peril of an imperial presidency

FINALCALLNEWS October 22, 2002 If lines were not clear before Oct. 10, the congressional vote to give President Bush war-making powers against Iraq will further expose domestic and international divisions over how America should proceed. With the peace movement growing and the world still unconvinced, America’s democratically elected leaders bowed a bit lower to an imperial presidency. A presidency that apparently knows...

FCN Editorial Bush argument falls flat

FINALCALLNEWS (FinalCall.com) - If President Bush’s prime time speech Oct. 7 was like a prosecutor making a case for action, the argument was not compelling enough to merit unilateral attacks on Iraq by America. In addition, any closing argument by prosecutors would have been balanced by a closing argument from defense lawyers, who in this case would not argue for Saddam...