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Entries by Robert Scheer from 09/2009

Obama's Meaningless War

| Posted 09.02.2009 | Politics

Meaningless is the right term for the Afghanistan war, because our bloody attempt to conquer this foreign land has nothing to do with its stated purpose of enhancing our national security.

A 9/11 Reality Check

| Posted 09.09.2009 | Politics

What if eight years ago the World Trade Center had been leveled by a small nuclear bomb that took out most of lower Manhattan as well? How many millio...

Obama's Presidency Isn't Too Big to Fail

| Posted 09.16.2009 | Politics

A president has only so much capital to expend, both in tax dollars and public tolerance, and Barack Obama is dangerously overdrawn.

Saving the Obama Revolution

| Posted 09.23.2009 | Politics

The Obama Revolution will be made possible only if the President follows the model of the incredibly successful Reagan revolution and heeds the political base that made his presidency possible.

Exorcising America's Diplomatic Demons

| Posted 09.30.2009 | Politics

What we need is for Obama to pull a Nixon and attempt to cut a deal with Tehran as well as with competing forces in Afghanistan that meets their nationalist aspirations and our security interests.