In a Time of Universal Deceit, Telling the Truth is Revolutionary.
Tuesday, May 21, 2024

Israel has screwed its last remaining ally


With allies like this, who need enemies?

If the Israelis had deliberately set out to undermine about the only friend they have left in the world, they couldn’t have done a better job. Their tragic bombing of women and children in Lebanon had nearly the same impact on a White House hoping to turn voter attention away from its failures in Iraq and the nation’s growing loss of international respect.

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Mr. Gibson, your apology is not accepted


Thanks for the apology, Mel. But on behalf of my people, most if not all of us don’t accept. Yes, your words, deeds and thoughts were "despicable." But we all know in vino, veritas. Drunken tirades are filled with truths that sobriety gives bigots the control and presence of mind to mask.

You may be sorry that you let loose and were caught saying what you said, but we all know you meant every word.

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Leaving bad news behind


President Bush’s forays out of Washington have followed a clear pattern.

A mid-morning departure on Air Force One; brisk handshakes with dignitaries on arrival; a speeding motorcade into town; a quick grip-and-grin session with local pols and fat cats; a speech, generally less than 30 minutes, before a screened audience that the White House likes to call a "conversation"; and back to Washington in plenty of time for dinner.

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Israel breaks promise to halt bombing


Israeli warplanes carried out airstrikes in southern Lebanon on Monday, hours after agreeing to temporarily halt raids while investigating a bombing that killed nearly 60 Lebanese civilians, mostly women and children seeking shelter.

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Iraq war splits America like never before

The controversial war in Iraq has split the nation even more than Vietnam and politicians on both sides of the political aisle agree the differences go so deep that the wounds make take longer to heal, if in fact they ever do.

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Security issues may drive insecure voters

With violence escalating in the Mideast and the Iraq quagmire deepening day-by-day, security may once again be the issue on voters’ minds when they head into the polling place for the midterm elections in November.

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