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C'mon, Senators Clinton and McCain

(329) Comments | Posted March 6, 2008 | 8:24 PM

UPDATE, 12-1-08:

Obama Names Susan Rice as UN Ambassador; Advocates "Forceful Action" Against Genocide


Read Susan Rice's original piece from March 6, 2008, below:

In this election we have two candidates who will manipulate the truth and one, Senator Obama, who will tell it.
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Ready to Lead on Day One?

(266) Comments | Posted December 26, 2007 | 4:56 PM

UPDATE, 12-1-08:

Obama Names Susan Rice as UN Ambassador; Advocates "Forceful Action" Against Genocide


Read Susan Rice's original piece from December 26, 2007, below:

Senator Clinton today launched her campaign's closing argument based on the theme "Big Challenges, Real Solutions: Time to Pick a President." Her...

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Who's Got the Foreign Policy Experience We Need?

(245) Comments | Posted November 28, 2007 | 4:02 PM

It's getting wild out there.

Bill Clinton told voters in Muscatine, Iowa, yesterday that he had "opposed Iraq from the beginning." Earlier this week, Hillary Clinton claimed she was the "face" of US foreign policy throughout the 1990s. Then, Hillary Clinton said Barack Obama would be the least experienced...

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Blackwater Is Just the Tip of the Iceberg

(76) Comments | Posted October 5, 2007 | 7:13 PM

The scandal surrounding the conduct of Blackwater contractors in Iraq is just the most recent example of contractors and criminals run amok in that ill-conceived war. Since the occupation began, the U.S. military and its contractors have relied on shady characters and even criminals to do the outsourced business of...

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Why Karl Rove Has To Go

(0) Comments | Posted July 14, 2005 | 6:31 PM

Conservative hacks claim Rove broke no laws. They insist the calls for Rove’s resignation are nothing more than the desperate acts of Democrat pit bulls in heat. In fact, Rove’s defenders are blowing nothing but smoke at America – using a diversionary tactic to focus the public on a secondary...

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Bush's Speech: Is He for Real?

(0) Comments | Posted June 29, 2005 | 11:46 AM

Watching President Bush’s speech last night on Iraq, I had what Virginia Woolf termed a “moment of being” – a rare instance of clarifying insight so stark and powerful as to be cleansing. But unlike in To the Lighthouse, this moment was neither purifying nor edifying. It was...

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Iraq: We Should Leave When We're Done

(0) Comments | Posted May 10, 2005 | 3:41 PM

Gary Hart poses a critical question: Does the Bush Administration intend to establish permanent U.S. bases in Iraq? The truth is, of course, what Rumsfeld might call a “knowable unknown”. The effort and expenditure to construct concrete and steel military facilities may be one indication of such intent, but...

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