Bill C. Davis

Bill C. Davis

Bill C. Davis is a playwright.  Archive of his Common Dreams' articles here. His personal website here.

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Thursday, December 13, 2001
'All Gone to Look for America': An Alternative Anthem
The lyric that is haunting these red white and blue days is from a Simon and Garfunkel song that could be a national anthem. The lyric is “….all gone to look for America.” America is a search you can arrive to or leave for. The essence and definition of America is elusive and varied but the...
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Monday, December 10, 2001
The Curious Narrative From Author Unknown
An Afghan journalist records on videotape Mike Spann, well-scrubbed CIA agent-hero interrogating John Walker, wretched and grimy traitor; two young Americans on opposite sides in a prison in Afghanistan – one standing with a gun – the other on his knees bound and silent. One brainwashed, perhaps,...
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Friday, December 07, 2001
Zahn on Jazeera – Cable Clash
The former Fox personality, Paula Zahn, from her new fair and balanced desk at CNN, was having an intense discussion with the anchorman from al-Jazeera. Paula abandoned her journalistic cool, which she must have learned during her term at Fox, and jumped on the al-Jazeera anchorman for saying that...
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Friday, November 30, 2001
George, the Pope and the Sanctity of Human Life
George and the Pope agree about the sanctity of human life. Both claim to be loyal to the teachings of Jesus. Sure, they’ve had their disagreements in the past. The Pope asked George to spare the life of Karla Faye Tucker, a convicted murderer who was, like George, born again. But her rebirth didn’...
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