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Neocons to Bush: On to Damascus, Tehran, Pyongyang!
Excerpt: Hawks tell Bush how to win war on terror This book by Richard Perle and David Frum of the American Enterprise Institute was touted on their website back in November. It is now available at your friendly neighborhood bookstore. In...
Posted on December 31, 2003 10:44 AM Comments: 0
Our Keystone Cops -- Should I Laugh or Cry?
Excerpt: FBI urges police to watch for people carrying almanacs...
Posted on December 29, 2003 07:53 PM Comments: 0
Is the National Election of 2004 a Charade?
Excerpt: A Tyranny of Symbols This is one of a pair of articles appearing in the November/December 2003 edition of Columbia Journalism Review. It bears the sub-banner assertion: "Neither political party is serious about addressing our major domestic problems. Can the...
Posted on December 29, 2003 07:08 PM Comments: 0
Architecture of Power Changing Our World
Excerpt: Right Web This is a web site created by the Interhemispheric Resource Center to map the players involved in the rightward course of American politics. Included are profiles of individuals, descriptions of institutions and organizations -- and their interlocking memberships....
Posted on December 23, 2003 11:17 AM Comments: 0
Class Warfare in America
Excerpt: Health and Poverty in the US...
Posted on December 22, 2003 06:03 PM Comments: 0
U.S. Options in Iraq
Excerpt: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly This is a succinct analysis by Charles Peņa of the CATO Institute of what we are facing in Iraq and a triage of options for coping with them. While invoking memory of the...
Posted on December 20, 2003 01:14 PM Comments: 0
Dangerous Religion
Excerpt: Bush's Theology of Empire This is a lengthy, thoughtful rumination on how Bush has gotten his religion, his God, and his Imperial ambitions for US all jumbled together. The first insight Wallis provided me was Dubya's contribution to the Neocon...
Posted on December 19, 2003 04:28 PM Comments: 0
Spare me the hypocrisy
Excerpt: World Knows our Foreign Policy Better Than We Do This is just a beautiful, brief, factual treatment of why the world mistrusts us so and why they don't buy into all the surary lies about "democracy" that Bush so sanctimoniously...
Posted on December 19, 2003 07:35 AM Comments: 0
A possible sleeper?
Excerpt: 9/11 Chair: Attack Was Preventable Interesting. Right now it looks like only CBS has this story. So it might be a sleeper that the rest of the media will slowly awaken too. If it is half as significant as it...
Posted on December 18, 2003 05:01 PM Comments: 0
Saddam Was Not in Hiding But a Captive?
Excerpt: Saddam Was Not in Hiding This is a novel take on why Saddam was so disheveled at the time of his capture by US troops. DEBKA.com is a site based in Jerusalem specializing in secret, inside stories on terrorism and...
Posted on December 17, 2003 12:35 PM Comments: 0
And from Russia . . .
Excerpt: . . . this interesting perspective. Izvestia Editorial, Russia, December 15"Tony Blair is right to say that no longer does an evil shadow hang over Iraq ... However, it is unlikely that it will be easier [for the coalition],...
Posted on December 17, 2003 10:29 AM Comments: 0
An Australian view
Excerpt: War may prove more of a blunder than a crime - www.smh.com.au I found this view from Australia both balanced and challenging - certainly one of the better takes on Iraq I've seen. Here's the cnclusion: And Washington has yet...
Posted on December 17, 2003 10:23 AM Comments: 1
He Is No George Bush!
Excerpt: Dean's Foreign Policy Howard Dean made a foreign policy address last night in Los Angeles which this author, John Tirman, thinks has the punch in criticising Bush's judgement that can take Dean from being an "anti" insurgent to a prospective...
Posted on December 16, 2003 03:42 PM Comments: 0
Rumsfeld and Saddam Go Back A Way Together
Excerpt: Rumsfeld and Hussein This is a nice piece tracing the connections between American administrations, including Rumsfeld's on behalf of Reagan in the 80s, with Saddam Hussein. The graphic is marvelous. And Jim Lobe, the author of the article, is developing...
Posted on December 16, 2003 03:19 PM Comments: 0
wrong war at the wrong time
Excerpt: Chellanging 'Pre-emption' Well, there are still a couple of people left with some common sense - I'm talking about Byrd (see link above) and Dean. The rest of the crew - including some Democratic candidates so desperate they're willing to...
Posted on December 16, 2003 07:27 AM Comments: 0
And under this rock, we have . . .
Excerpt: After Cheney's Private Hunt, Others Take Their Shots . . . one of the meanest pesons ever to be vice president of the United States. Going out and shooting 70 or so pen-raised pheasants released for him like so many...
Posted on December 15, 2003 04:17 PM Comments: 0

Excerpt: Saddam Hussein arrested in Iraq...
Posted on December 14, 2003 10:42 AM Comments: 0
Another Krugman Bullseye
Excerpt: Looting the Future When I first saw this piece I skimmed it and moved on; it was too stark. But I couldn't get the idea of looting the future out of my mind and revisited it. We had regime change...
Posted on December 6, 2003 11:11 AM Comments: 0
Molly Strikes Home!
Excerpt: The Uncompassionate Conservative Molly Ivins thinks the clue to understanding W is to realize that there are 3 strands of Texas tightly blinkered by class at work. The strands are religiosity, anti-intellectualism, and machoisms. She assumes that his religiosity is...
Posted on December 4, 2003 10:49 AM Comments: 1
Uncovered: The Whole Truth About the Iraq War
Excerpt: Bringing Down the House This item from AlterNet focuses on how the 5-Cs (Connecting Computers Can Create Community) are being used by MoveOn to distribute Robert Greenwald's new documentary on the Iraq war. While the author is enthusiastic about the...
Posted on December 3, 2003 12:23 PM Comments: 0



















































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