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While George W. Bush has been President, we've had two of the biggest intelligence screw-ups in US history.
Before, incompetence and sloth; after, lies and the wrong war.
The "war on terrorism" is in trouble, and at the very moment the Bush Administration needs it most--election season. George W.
The quest for homeland security is heading, in ad hoc fashion, toward the quasi militarization of everyday life.
Seymour Hersh has been much more right than not in his reporting on the current Administration.
Additional support for this article was provided by the Fund for Constitutional Government.
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.
We were ready--
Oh, so ready.
Sure, it happened, but those were the breaks.
That we never, ever make mistakes.
This year is the tenth anniversary of the end of
apartheid in South Africa, the fortieth anniversary of the Civil
Rights Act of 1964 and the fiftieth anniversary of the Supreme
The same political figures
who engineered the current debacle in Iraq are now trying to blame
the United Nations for more than $10.1 billion worth of oil revenue
they claim Saddam Hussein d