WASHINGTON — Former Secretary of State James Baker is riding to the rescue of President Bush. So what else is new?
One of the most successful techniques used by the right wing is creating shadow organizations designed to ape mainstream institutions in an effort to undermine them. By deceptively using scientific names and manipulating research, much of the public can’t tell the difference between the reputable groups and the reputed ones.
What an irony, what a pathetic irony that everything the right-wing driven Republican Party has been wound tight to hate, despite and oppose has landed right in its own lap.
The biggest misnomer in the Mark Foley fiasco is that his transgressions were caused by the closet. We hear that his career ended in tragedy because living in secrecy warps the mind and leads to sleaze on the sly. This, of course, is often true, as in the case of […]
WASHINGTON — Say it isn’t so. Hawkish Henry Kissinger is advising President Bush about Iraq war strategy? This is deja vue all over again.
Last week, the House passed legislation that would establish military tribunals for the detainees at Guantanamo Bay and other combatants in the global war on terror.
WASHINGTON — President Bush may rue the day when he declared Iraq the “central front in the war on terrorism” after running out of all his other official rationales for the unprovoked invasion of that Persian Gulf country.
As luck would have it, Yom Kippur, the Jewish Day of Atonement couldn’t have come at a better time for embattled Senator George Allen (R-Va.). Having just learned of his Jewish lineage, he has an unexpected chance to wash away his impressive array of sins.
Almost half of Americans, according to the polls, think that the recent fall in oil prices, and gas prices at the pump, is being orchestrated by the big oil companies to improve the changes of otherwise-desperate Republicans at the polls in November.