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.
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A hypocritical Bush uses 9/11 images but resists an accounting of the truth.
Mel Gibson's movie is a blood libel against the Jewish people.
Does he have no sense of accountability or shame?
Quack, quack. So much for the constitutionally mandated separation of powers.
Is it just me, or is President Bush's demeanor a bit Napoleonic these days?
Using the ends to justify the means repeats the folly of Vietnam.
Now, can we talk of impeachment?
Despite Bush's rhetoric, the US is opposing true democratic voting.
Scripted campaign over, Arnold now aims to balance budget on backs of those who can least afford it