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According to Chalmers Johnson, Bush's imperial presidency may be the final chapter in the collapse of American democracy.
Iraq has become a liability the GOP can hardly afford.
As he observes his eighty-fifth birthday, here's a tribute to 'the most decent man in the US Senate,' who has left his mark on politics and on the American people.
By refusing to negotiate at home and abroad, Bush has become isolated and dangerous.
The South is more purple than red, and Democrats don't need to sell their souls to win it back.
Bush is on the defensive. The GOP is mired in corruption. The media are waking up. Civil liberties are beginning to matter. See? Good things did happen in 2005.
2005 added up to this: No credibility for the President, or for the Democrats, or for the New York Times, which took a year to figure out whether the Constitution is worth fighting for. 2006 should be exciting.
Compassionate conservativism n. An expensively cultivated
phrase created by a decades-old and well-funded Radical Right program
of Orwellian doublespeak.
While Rahm Emanuel sticks with a "stay-the-course" approach,
despite polls that show Americans want out of Iraq, Carl Levin becames
the latest high-level leader to make a compelling argument for
How can the left build a new majority? EMILY's List has a big piece
of the answer.
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