It was a cold, gray morning, chance of flurries. As I braced for the
weather that's buffeted the East Coast recently, I thought: What a
spiraling blizzard of bad policy we face.
The maiming or killing of a single Iraqi civilian in an attack by the United States would constitute a war crime, as well as a profound violation of the Christian notion of just war.
History was made on February 27 when for the first time Big Labor
formally broke with a sitting President's war policy.
Who says there's nothing new under the sun?
A generation ago, when I worked at the Washington Post, the
right-wing fringe occasionally referred to us as "Pravda on the
Potomac." We reporters were amused but also rankled.