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We Learned Nothing From 9/11

They say everything changed on 9/11. No one can dispute that. But we didn't learn anything.
Maui Time  |  Ted Rall  |  08-29-2011  |  Commentary

End of an Effigy: Twilight of The Burning Bush Fire Starternew

As the Bush administration prepares to leave Washington, business is about to burn out for Rick Fornoff's profitable invention -- The Burning Bush Fire Starter -- and he says he's just fine with that.
Mountain Xpress  |  Jon Elliston  |  12-01-2008  |  Politics

An Irreversible Five Years for Iraqnew

Can Iraq emerge from the ordeal of George W. Bush's invasion as a place where people lead reasonably safe and happy lives?
NOW Magazine  |  Gwynne Dyer  |  03-28-2008  |  International

Impeachment Popular With Vt. Voters, Not With Repsnew

Voters in 40 Vermont towns have voted to start impeachment proceedings against George Bush, but elected officials are slow to act.
Seven Days  |  Kevin Kelley  |  03-16-2007  |  Politics

Franken Earnestnew

Al Franken, the Left's funniest frontman, chats it up.
Seven Days  |  Ken Picard  |  04-26-2006  |  Commentary

Swing ... and a Missnew

Just when the time might be ripe, Clinton and Wilson hold back on criticizing Bush.
Pasadena Weekly  |  Carl Kozlowski and Justin Chapman  |  04-14-2006  |  Politics

Bush and the Unspoken Message

When Bush is left unscripted, words come out so twisted you wonder if he puts his words in an Osterizer before pouring them out of his mouth.
Random Lengths News  |  James Preston Allen  |  02-02-2006  |  Commentary

Can't Stop, Won't Stopnew

Domestic surveillance is hard to defend, regardless of how long Bush campaigns behind it.
Los Angeles CityBeat  |  Editorial  |  01-26-2006  |  Commentary

The Bush Family Coupnew

The son revisits the sins of the father on America.
The Village Voice  |  James Ridgeway  |  01-04-2006  |  Politics

Time to Impeach Bushnew

The president's admission that he authorized spying on citizens, without judicial oversight, angers well-meaning folks of all political persuasions. Outrage isn't enough. Congress needs to hold Bush accountable.
Illinois Times  |  Roland Klose  |  12-28-2005  |  Commentary

Journalists Should Expose Secrets, Not Keep Them

The twin issues of government secrecy and civil liberties have burst into flames. The big spark came when The New York Times reported that domestic spying by the National Security Agency has been going on for years on the orders of President Bush.
Random Lengths News  |  Norman Solomon  |  12-22-2005  |  Commentary

Teach Them Less and They'll Pass the Testsnew

The No Child Left Behind Act is a silent neutron bomb going off inside our school systems. Low performance scores could cause dumbed-down curricula to be fed to immigrant children with the specific aim of helping them pass standardized performance tests.
North Bay Bohemian  |  Peter Byrne  |  06-06-2005  |  Commentary

Next Time We Have a Moral Values Debate, Can We Include Everything?new

In the recently concluded depressing fiasco otherwise known as the presidential election, a large number of voters listed "moral values" as their main concern in deciding whom to vote for. For some reason, only Christian conservatives (and Karl Rove) get to define what's included in the category "moral values."
The Athens NEWS  |  Terry Smith  |  11-18-2004  |  Commentary

The Same on Both Sidesnew

One thing unites liberals and conservatives: loud, ugly, moronic confrontation.
Tucson Weekly  |  Randy Serraglio  |  10-22-2004  |  Commentary

94 Reasons Not to Vote for George W. Bushnew

It doesn't matter who you are or what you believe, George W. Bush has betrayed you, specifically and repeatedly. The editor of Orlando Weekly lays out the reasons law-and-order types, devout Christians, fiscal conservatives and others should oppose a second term for Bush. He sources his opinions, too.
Orlando Weekly  |  Bob Whitby  |  10-13-2004  |  Politics

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