Robert Scheer, a contributing editor to The Nation, is editor of Truthdig.com and author of The Great American Stickup: How Reagan Republicans and Clinton Democrats Enriched Wall Street While Mugging Main Street (Nation Books), The Pornography of Power: How Defense Hawks Hijacked 9/11 and Weakened America (Twelve) and Playing President (Akashic Books). He is author, with Christopher Scheer and Lakshmi Chaudhry, of The Five Biggest Lies Bush Told Us About Iraq (Akashic Books and Seven Stories Press.) His weekly column, distributed by Creators Syndicate, appears in the San Francisco Chronicle.
What a wonderful image of democracy and tolerance the Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts has presented to the world by allowing same-sex marriages.
Someone's lying--big-time--and neither Congress nor the media have
begun to scratch the surface.
President Bush is again refusing to take responsibility
for any of the horrors happening on his watch.
"How do you ask a man to be the last man to die for a mistake?"
So, it was a holy war, a new crusade. No wonder George W. Bush could lie to Congress and the American public with such impunity while keeping the key members of his Cabinet in the dark.
Why won't they just admit they blew it? It is long past time for the President and his national security team to concede that before the Sept.
It is the beginning of the end for the United States in Iraq. No amount of glib optimism from Bush Administration soothsayers can conceal that reality.
Watergate insider calls this White House "scary."
President Bush failed the country in its hour of greatest need, according to his administration's top anti-terrorism advisor during the crisis.
So now that the Spanish people have spoken, voting out of office the party that led them to war in Iraq, will President Bush give the back of the hand to Spain, as he did last year to our democra