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Entries by Tom Engelhardt from 06/2010

Living in the 51st State (of Denial)

| Posted 06.01.2010 | Politics

Who can deny that our American world is in trouble? I was born in a country that thought it could rebuild anything. You're living in one lacking recuperative powers.

From the Gulf to Gaza and Afghanistan, the Familiar Way Proves the Wrong Way

| Posted 06.04.2010 | Politics

History, or the future (however you want to look at it), has a funny way of rearing up and biting leaders who think they know what they're doing. Take Barack Obama.

Entering the Soviet Era in America

| Posted 06.15.2010 | Politics

Drunk on war as Washington may be, the U.S. is still not the Soviet Union in 1991 -- not yet. But it's not the triumphant "sole superpower" anymore either.

America Detached from War: Bush's Pilotless Dream, Smoking Drones, and Other Strange Tales From the Crypt

| Posted 06.24.2010 | Politics

The drone is our latest wonder weapon and a bragging point in a set of wars where there has been little enough to brag about.