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.
The capture of Saddam Hussein is being treated as a celebratory occasion, but it is one that the Bush Administration might come to regret.
Nancy Reagan is right-on for blasting proposal to replace FDR with her Ronnie.
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A new ad questioning the patriotism of Democratic candidates is shameless.
Echoes of Vietnam emanating from Iraq are all too clear.
Bush now wants us to believe the Iraq war was about spreading freedom by force, but liars can't be liberators.
Bush must reverse his misguided policy and get out of Iraq now.
As long as firms are willing to hire them, immigrants will come.
California's opportunist attorney general looks past the allegations against Schwarzenegger.
Sorry to betray such a low level of lust for revenge, but as a card-carrying member of the American Civil Liberties Union, I am duty-bound to defend the rights of even those I loathe.