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Truth has a way of asserting itself despite all attempts to obscure it. Distortion only serves to derail it for a time.

Americans who oppose the Cheney-Bush junta demonstrate sanity, not cowardice.

Forget truth. That is the message from our government and its apologists in the media who insist that the Iraq invasion is a great success story even though it was based on a lie.

On April 11th--the day of the most widespread and uncontrolled looting in Iraq--Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld produced one of the more sour notes of the nascent postwar period.

The right-wing ideologues are dead serious about dismantling government.

Now that the war has been won, is it permissible to suggest that our emperor has no clothes?

Richard Perle's resignation as chairman of Donald Rumsfeld's
Defense Policy Board on March 27 capped a tumultuous month for the
neoconservative who spent the past decade stoking the fires for t

As student antiwar activists work to make their case against war persuasive to ambivalent classmates, the leaders of a Stanford University peace group have launched a different kind of campaign--

Soothed by calm words, we are about to be driven into the flames of

History was made on February 27 when for the first time Big Labor
formally broke with a sitting President's war policy.


The sacrificial lamb for a decade of profit-driven tale-spinning.

February 12, 2015

Doesn’t our acknowledgment of the abuse prove our fundamental decency?

December 15, 2014

Yoo’s “torture memo“ was part of a Bush administration conspiracy to violate the federal torture act.

December 12, 2014

What the CIA found out about its torture program is much different than what officials have said publicly.

December 10, 2014

Virtually every Bush-era claim about torture doesn’t withstand scrutiny after the investigation.

December 9, 2014

Lawmakers say the CIA redacted “key facts” from a long-awaited investigation into the agency’s cruel interrogation tactics.

August 6, 2014

McConnell finds himself in another tight re-election race with his career on the line, and another crisis in Iraq.

June 19, 2014

There is a model for Dick Cheney’s belief that when it comes to being greeted as liberators, second time’s a charm.

June 18, 2014

The federal government is really bad at preserving records—and this has led to many scandals.

June 18, 2014