[00:02]Few would dispute that the term applies to the
[00:05]Unabomber, whose manifesto, published in 1995, scorns
[00:10]science and longs for return to a pretechnological utopia.
[00:20]The remaining 12 million men - the nonfelons - who
[00:23]still aren't voting at the rate their fathers did
[00:26]might just be stubborn.
[00:31]Keep in mind that they will howl at anything, so a
[00:34]month from now they'll find another vapid reason to howl.
[00:40]Yet the result could be remembered as a message
[00:43]more profound than the disparate mutterings of a grumpy
[00:48]electorate that has lost faith in its leader-as a growl of
[00:53]hostility to the rising power of the state.
[00:58]As Mr. Shure of the Center on Budget noted, "The
[01:02]cruel irony is that in a recession like this, the people's
[01:05]needs go up at the same time that the states' ability to
[01:10]meet those needs goes down."
[01:15]On January 1st 1804, Haiti became the world's first
[01:19]independent black republic, after a successful 12-year
[01:23]revolt by slaves, inspired by Jacobin principles, ousted
[01:29]the French from what was then a fabulously rich sugar colony.
[01:37]Get out your party horns - there was some positive
[01:40]news about Michigan employment this week. Two good
[01:43]things: Our state jobless rate dropped, which means
[01:47]unemployment may be stabilizing…内容来自 听力课堂网：http://www.tingclass.net/show-8124-239785-1.html