PRAY FOR THE PRESIDENT
The Democratic Leadership Council, the lost-inside-the-Beltway group
that last fall championed the disastrous Democratic strategy of cozying
up to the Bush Administration on military issues whi
It was a drama too good to miss, made for TV, if not for Hollywood.
Emerging from their meeting in Belfast the day before US forces
announced Baghdad had fallen, George W.
In his address to the nation on the eve of the invasion of Iraq, George
He might have the toughest detail this war has to offer.
William Kristol's April 7 editorial in The Weekly Standard denouncing
critics of the war on Iraq as "anti-American" is startlingly reminiscent
of the menacing directives issued for decad
On March 19, shortly after Saddam Hussein defied President Bush's
deadline to go into exile, Tom Brokaw of NBC broke into Law & Order,
airing on the East Coast, to announce the start
In December, when hospitals in Atlanta and Richmond announced that they
were opting out of the federal smallpox vaccination plan, opinion
leaders reacted as if the physicians had enlisted with
The risks of war? There was the risk of being bombed if you had the
misfortune to live in a neighborhood where US targeters thought Saddam
Hussein might be located.
According to a recent Gallup Poll, 78 percent of white Americans
supported invading Iraq, but only 29 percent of blacks.
On April 6, Deputy Defense Secretary Paul Wolfowitz spelled it out:
There will be no role for the United Nations in setting up an interim
government in Iraq.
Let's say that from the east while you look south
An icy snowball hits you in the mouth.
You see the kid who did it run, the wretch,
Consider this hypothetical situation.
Globalization: Use this word in a sentence, especially as the cause of
something bad, and you will get knowing nods all around.
The quest for El Dorado, the mythic city of gold, is at the heart of the
tumultuous history of the Americas.
Refracted through your tide-washed hours, this prince
drifts through algid brine, kelp-wound: his ship has foundered
in your sky. For his sake you discover land, build
ANTI-SEMITIC OR ANTI-HYSTERIA?