On October 4, 2001--less than a month after that horrific day--George W.
Bush and the members of his National Security Council were nailing down
the details of the coming war in Afghanistan.
George W. Bush's budget sketches the precipitous decline in our fortunes
on his watch, while blurring the full costs of his shameless pander to
Like the perennial quest for a "Star Wars" antimissile system, the space
shuttle has never been an entirely rational program.
Suddenly, there are serious discussions about the danger of monopoly power.
In 1992 Congress passed a law designed to increase the diversity of
television programming and to amplify traditionally underrepresented
We know in advance that Colin Powell's performance will be flawless.
Bush's Gulf of Credibility
The President's State of the Union address deepened the gulf between
word and deed. Poll-tested packaging hid the untruths within.
If the Democratic Party in exile is ever to find a new voice and sense
of purpose, it will first have to get around a peculiar obstacle left
behind by the Clinton era: The man did not really go
Arnie Arnesen does not know exactly when the political wind shifted. It
might have been on the day Trent Lott was forced to step down as Senate