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Entries by Richard (RJ) Eskow from 10/2006

Six Reasons Republicans Can't Win The War on Terror

| Posted 10.03.2006 | Politics
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The President has declared a "Global War on Terror." The result is the global collapse of antiterrorism.

Christians Should Ask Who The GOP Really Represents. Could It Be ... Oh, I Don't Know ... Perhaps ... Satan???

| Posted 10.05.2006 | Politics
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The lifestyle of the Rightwing Rich and Famous is decadent beyond worldly measure. Behind their calculated squeaky-clean image lies a bacchanal without end.

Surprised GOP Reacts - Thought Child Molester Would Be 'Greeted As Liberator'

| Posted 10.06.2006 | Politics

Welcome to another episode of "GOP/SVU: Special Victims Unit." In yet another sign of their confusion and desperation, the Republicans have brough...

The Real Difference Between "Foley and Studds" in 9 Statements (Plus 3 About "Ethics" And 2 About Clinton)

| Posted 10.07.2006 | Politics
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The Democratic leadership did not protect a predator, conceal his wrongdoing, or allow him to continue his activities in secret.

Korean Thunder: We Now Return To Our Regularly Scheduled Incompetence

| Posted 10.09.2006 | Politics
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The GOP's ideologically-driven fixation on Iran - which is still five to ten years from developing a bomb - led them to bungle every chance they had to prevent this from happening.

CT Voters Should Remember Joe's Rose Garden Moment: He Betrayed The Real "Moderates" And Prolonged the War

| Posted 10.10.2006 | Politics
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Why is it that all those Washington pundits are still saying Joe's a "moderate" and a "bipartisan" guy, when he killed the bravest attempt at nonpartisanship we've seen in Washington in a decade?

Neocons in Space: Pre-emptive War Goes Interplanetary

| Posted 10.12.2006 | Politics
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This represents, in effect, a re-establishment of the Cold War and a declaration of his unilateral right to move beyond the spirit of those treaties that helped end it.

The Antiwar South

| Posted 10.13.2006 | Huffington Post

We shouldn't make the mistake of thinking that Southern voters are a monolith when it comes to voting. Religion isn't the only factor that influences them.

The Immoral Moderates: Hillary Clinton and Chris Shays

| Posted 10.16.2006 | Politics
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Hillary's recent statements in support of torture makes her the latest example, while Shays' ongoing moral implosion proves that the phrase "moderate Republican" is now an oxymoron.

A Brave Conservative Exposes The GOP's "Vulnerability Gap" On Terror

| Posted 10.17.2006 | Politics
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Ervin's book, "Open Target," describes an Administration that's all but indifferent to protecting the American people from further terrorism.

Music's Future: Dylan Vs. Ultragrrrl in the Race For the Sonosphere

| Posted 10.18.2006 | Huffington Post

With millions of songs to download, where does a listener begin? There's too much, it's too diffuse, and there's not enough time.

Support The REAL Contract With America

| Posted 10.20.2006 | Politics
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I may have my differences with some Democrats, but every single one of them will work to defend the Constitution against the depredations of the GOP.

Disposable Heroes: The GOP's Contempt for Wounded Soldiers

| Posted 10.24.2006 | Huffington Post

Any American who honors our military heroes - and I hope that's all Americans - should be outraged at the GOP's mistreatment of them. The practice of...

Contrarianism on Dawkins and Obama: or, God and Man at HuffPo

| Posted 10.24.2006 | Huffington Post

I understand politics is the art of the possible, but I felt Obama could and should have made stronger statements about the war and other critical issues when he first came to town.

Republican Surrender Monkeys

| Posted 10.26.2006 | Huffington Post

Sorry about your kids, Mr. and Mrs. America (and Mr. and Mrs. Iraq) - but we've got elections to win.

Dick Cheney Is Right - And Good For My Love Life

| Posted 10.30.2006 | Politics
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Of course Cheney's correct when he says that the terrorists watch our electoral process. They don't want the gravy train to stop now.

True Moderation: Why Lincoln Chafee Must Be Defeated

| Posted 10.31.2006 | Politics
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Steve Clemons argues for the re-election of Republican Lincoln Chafee on the grounds that "we need to support moderates who are willing to stand up to extremists."