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The "war on terrorism" is in trouble, and at the very moment the Bush Administration needs it most--election season. George W.

The publication of former Ambassador Joseph Wilson's book, The Politics
of Truth: Inside the Lies That Led to War and Betrayed My Wife's CIA
Identity
, affords a fresh opportunity to cons

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.

President Bush failed the country in its hour of greatest need, according to his administration's top anti-terrorism advisor during the crisis.

When federal authorities come by,
It's criminal if you concoct a lie.
The Feds don't think that lies are okey-dokey.
Will Chalabi, then, soon be in the pokey?

George Bush owes the public a big explanation on WMDs.

When is a special counsel not a special counsel?

When the Ashcroft Justice Department appoints one to investigate the White House.

Even though the Joseph Wilson affair has convulsed the capital for many
weeks, much of what makes it important is still ignored.

For information on David Corn's new book, The Lies of George W. Bush: Mastering the Politics of Deception, see www.bushlies.com.

Click here to read David Corn's weblog on the Joe Wilson scandal.

Blogs

The tragedy of September 11, 1973 belongs not just to the Chileans. It belongs also to the military coup’s enablers—the taxpayers of the United States.

September 11, 2013

Obama discussed the targeted killing operation today, but will anything really change?

May 23, 2013

Contrary to popular belief, the president has only increased the scope of our global program to detain and torture people.

April 24, 2013

Fixing the CIA is a tall order, but it can be done.

March 27, 2013

Unchecked use of drones is counterproductive, says the retired Marine general who is close to Obama.

March 22, 2013

A curious paradox, but one that’s part of a pattern of Middle East bungling by the US.

March 13, 2013

The US Attorney General has recently stated that drone strikes on Americans are possible and that banks complicit in the financial crisis are too big to prosecute.

March 12, 2013

The Obama administration should have argued the case against Anwar al-Awlaki in a court of law, not on the pages of The New York Times.

March 11, 2013

Two more children have been added to the deadly toll of civilian casualties.

March 4, 2013

The covert program surfaced in a piece about John Kerry’s announcement of increased aid to the fighters.

March 1, 2013