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Entries by Robert Scheer from 03/2012

The Ayatollah Is Right About One Thing: Nuclear Weapons Are Sinful

| Posted 03.01.2012 | Politics

How to explain the Ayatollah's recent seemingly logical and humane religious proclamations on the immorality of nuclear weapons? His statement challenges the acceptance of nuclear war-fighting as an option by every U.S. president since Harry Truman.

Dennis Kucinich: Conscience of the Congress

| Posted 03.08.2012 | Politics

He has been a national symbol of resistance to excessive government power and waste. He has been a champion of social justice. His has been a rare voice, and one way or another it must continue to be heard. When it came to the struggle for peace over war, Dennis was the conscience of the Congress.

At Last, Some Decency on Wall Street

| Posted 03.15.2012 | Politics

Clearly people comfortable in the Washington-Wall Street axis have no sense of shame. They know all too well what Goldman and the other financial swindlers have been up to, causing so much misery for tens of millions throughout the world.

Voters Have Two Candidates, No Choice

| Posted 03.22.2012 | Politics

With Mitt Romney's likely victory at the GOP convention, voters are left with only two reasons to vote against Barack Obama: Either they are desperate to return a white man to the White House or they feel strongly that it is time to break the glass ceiling denying Mormons the presidency.

Five Hypocrites and One Bad Plan

| Posted 03.29.2012 | Politics

The Supreme Court is so full of it. The entire institution, as well as its sanctimonious judges themselves, reeks of a time-honored hypocrisy steeped in the arrogance that justice is served by unaccountable elitism.