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Beat the Devil

Alexander Cockburn

So there were WMDs in Iraq after all. They're called digital cameras.
Partly because of them, the United States faces one of the most
humiliating defeats in imperial history.

The stark fact that significant portions of our planet are under the
supervision of exceptionally stupid and ill-informed people is provoking
unwonted expressions of anger and alarm.

As one who regards Gerry Ford as our greatest President
(least time served, least damage done, husband of Betty, plus Stevens
as his contribution to the Supreme Court), I'd always imagined th

Six years after Kip Kinkel, dosed up with Prozac, killed his parents and two students at Thurston High, in Oregon; five years after Eric Harris, dosed with Luvox, embarked on his day of slaughter

I'm for anything that terrifies Democrats, outrages Republicans, upsets the apple cart.

I'm an optimist by disposition, but some weeks it's hard to find evidence of progress in human affairs.

Kerry has the nomination almost within his grasp, and has also emerged from the bruising kiss of imputed scandal. Unless Ms.

Apparently to McNamara's mortification, Errol Morris, whose film The Fog of War I discussed in my last column here, passes over his subject's thirteen-year stint running the World Bank, wh

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