Tinker, Tailor, Soldier….Muslim?

Are American Muslims here only to spy on us? Are they inherently evil? Are they keeping deep dark secrets hidden in the bowels of...

More on…Project for a Ruined American Century

We have come to the end of December 2009. We recently completed a year in which a former political administration, the Republican Bush Administration,...

The Case for Ending the Wars in Iraq and Afghanistan–Now.

After almost one trillion dollars spent and over 4,000 lives lost, it is time to end the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and bring...

Do We Run the Military or Does the Military Run Us?

In the living memory of many seniors in this country, a relatively unpopular President of the United States fired one of the most popular...

Neocons and Neo-Fascists in the Global Village

What is America? Is it merely a flag? Is it an armed force, with tanks and guns and planes? After all, that’s what many...

Helen Thomas and the Problem of Palestine

Helen Thomas is a long-time, award-winning, ground-breaking reporter and columnist for the Associated Press, one of the remaining news services. She has,...

Are Neocons Making Us Latin America?

This is not about immigration or our borders. It is not about cultural differences or becoming more Hispanic. This is about a growing income...

The Obama Presidency, Looking Back

It’s been a quarter of a year now, a little more, since the end of the Obama Presidency. The contrast, and the events that...

The Cost of War in Iraq and Afghanistan

Since 2001, the United States alone has spent over $687 billion on the Iraq war. We have spent over $228 billion on the war...

Dick and Junior Go to War

This will be short. There is not much to say that is not obvious to anyone with a brain. In 2001 we were attacked...

Lessons for the “Tea Baggers” on the Bush Recession and Republican...

In November of 2008, while Barack Obama was winning an election, George W. Bush was already planning his exit. In addition to the two...