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Monday, April 14, 2003
NEWSFLASH: The UCLA Academic Senate has just voted for a resolution to condemn the war in Iraq -- after the war is already over! On the same day that the Bush Administration declared that heavy fighting was done, a group of UCLA faculty members passed the following resolution:
We, the faculty members of the University of California Los Angeles, say to the President of the United States, that we:
More than 200 members of the Academic Senate requested the special session of the Senate. Of the 196 members who voted on the resolution, a grand total of 7 voted against the resolution. Nine abstained. An astounding 180 faculty members voted for the resolution. For those of you in San Francisco, that's about 92% voting against war in Iraq, 3.5% voting for war, and 4.5% abstaining. Those numbers look like Saddam Hussein's election results. These people are teaching college students at UCLA.
NOTE: Watch for my column, which should come out tomorrow night on Townhall.com -- I'm going to interview some of these wackos and find out what is going on.