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Archive for the 'iraq' Category

Mendacity

Thursday, August 7th, 2008

Lies and liars.

“We Have War Criminals In the White House”

Thursday, October 4th, 2007

Andrew Sullivan

“A New Demagogic Low, Even For Him”

Wednesday, August 22nd, 2007

Joe Klein and Karen Tumulty on this morning’s Bush speech to the VFW.

Following Rove’s Resignation, (More) Desperation Sets In

Wednesday, August 22nd, 2007

Is it a coincidence that dimbulb Bush– having lost the better [sic] part of his brain– is now comparing Iraq to Vietnam? Someone please whisper in dumbass’s ear: When it comes to analogies, it’s best not to include our two biggest foreign policy blunders in the same sentence.

A Farewell to Turdblossom: Deconstruction of a Wilt

Wednesday, August 15th, 2007

James Carville dissects Karl Rove: Mr Rove’s famous electoral strategy – focusing on the Republican base first – is also largely responsible for a shift in international public opinion against the US. It would not be fair to blame Mr Rove for the Iraq war. But it is clearly fair to blame his strategy for [...]

“Just Another Vacation From Reality”

Friday, August 10th, 2007

Washington Post opinion Cheney channels Strangelove

“Buying The War” on PBS

Thursday, April 26th, 2007

Try to catch the rebroadcasts if you haven’t seen it. Essential!

It Can’t Happen Here

Wednesday, April 25th, 2007

No, in the view of some, it already has. With apologies to Sinclair Lewis…may I present Naomi Klein. [thanks to CJR Daily for pointing out the Guardian piece].

“The Truth is Always More Heroic Than the Hype”

Wednesday, April 25th, 2007

Swampland points out a couple things yesterday and today: * Tillman/Lynch testimony and the Marine who tallied can’t-recalls at the Gonzales hearing * Stewart vs. McCain: no contest

“In War, Truth Is the First Casualty” –Aeschylus, Greek tragic dramatist (525 BC – 456 BC)

Tuesday, April 10th, 2007

Frontline World: “War of Ideas/Requiem” CJR Daily: Demands Unmet, the Taliban Take an Afghan Journalist’s Life ABC News The Blotter: Russian Journalist Dies in Suspicious Fall From Window