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It is never easy to communicate wisdom. Even more difficult to do so in an engaging way that makes it very, very easy to read and understand. Mickey Z. has accomplished this difficult task in his new book No Innocent Bystanders.
Senator McCainâ€™s insistent claims that the US is winning the war in Iraq thanks to his "surge" strategy are the military-political equivalent of the junk securities that Wall Streetâ€™s shady financiers have been selling around the globe.
The Wall Street Journal reports the Fed is considering another rate cut. â€œas recession fears mount.â€
Martin Tierney is one of a tiny number of mainstream journalists willing to review our book, 'Guardians of Power'. In June 2006, he published an accurate outline of our argument in the Herald, commenting: "It stands up to scrutiny."
In the recent presidential "debate," both candidates expressed their eager, unstinting, even feverish support for the so-called "War on Terror" being waged by Washington and its proxies around the world.
Congress will of course, give Bushco EVERYTHING asked for. The Demos in Congress will be slobbering like Pavlovâ€™s dog to pony up. Those Demos in Congress are some funny poltroons. Yes they are. I would of course, offer up David Obey as the power point presentation for congressional poltroonery. Buffoonery? Chumpery? Yeah, either way.
The feeling of joy that I felt that day was unparalleled. Rarely do I experience in my job as a writer, whose main focus is war and conflict, this overpowering sense of elation. I had to tell someone that 11,000 toys would be shipped to Palestinian refugee camps before the Muslim holiday.
The Republican record of neglect of basic infrastructure reads like a police blotter: levees in New Orleans, a major bridge in Minneapolis, a collapsing power grid, bursting water mains, and outdated sewage treatment plants.