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Entries by Bruce Fein from 12/2010

Slouching Towards Tyranny

| Posted 12.10.2010 | Politics

The state of civil liberties and national security in the United States is alarming. In the American Empire, the former are routinely crippled or lacerated in the false name of the latter.

American Exceptionalism Is Un-American

| Posted 12.17.2010 | Politics

The boast of American exceptionalism betrays ignorance of the Founding Fathers and the tarnished history of the United States. In any event, to overlook faults because other nations are more flawed is juvenile, and leads nowhere.

Henry Kissinger: Moral Midget Destined for Obscurity

| Posted 12.20.2010 | Politics

At key points in his ego-driven career, Henry Kissinger was confronted with a choice between power and moral principle. He chose power, and became a moral dwarf.