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Mark Ames

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Mark Ames

Mark Ames is the founding editor of the eXile and author of Going Postal: Rage, Murder and Rebellion: From Reagan’s Workplaces to Clinton’s Columbine. He is an editor at The eXiled Online and a regular guest on MSNBC’s The Dylan Ratigan Show. 


News and Features

A senator and congressman argue that free trade is the best way to improve US relations with Russia and Georgia. What's in it for us?

After the way they goaded us into an epic military disaster, why do media warmongers still have jobs?

Deconstructing Russia coverage on the Washington Post editorial page.

In light of all of the corruption and cronyism that have marked the career of Lawrence Summers, why is Obama considering him for treasury secretary?

Deconstructing the New York Times fairy tale about how nasty Russia invaded innocent Georgia.

There's only one explanation for the pundits who declared Sarah Palin finessed Thursday's debate: A nation of losers sorely needed a redemption narrative.

He may talk tough about Russia, but John McCain's political advisors have advanced Putin's imperial ambitions.

John McCain is making a big show of criticizing the government "bailout" of insurance giant AIG. But it turns out that AIG is one of the largest donors to his pet think-tank.

McCain's running mate says she's ready to launch World War III, but on whose behalf?

What are we to make of a straight-talking maverick who spends his 70th birthday on the yacht of an A-list con man?