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Emotional Spin For A Change

Watch emotional spin doctor Alastair Campbell* break down in a TV interview on the Iraq war’s 'dodgy dossier'.

Is it genuine or just another shameless spin?

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American Empire [Part 2]

As his presidency was drawing to a close, Dwight David Eisenhower gave the people of the United States a clear and unmistakable warning. He clearly spelled out the dangers involved in maintaining a defense industry that is constantly researching new weapons and a defense industry that employs millions of people, military and civilian. I believe that what he had to say then is more important now than it was when he delivered his speech. I believe it should be read by everyone in America that cares for its future.

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Britain, You Better Wake Up

The more I read about the Chilcot inquiry the more disturbed I am. The fallacy imbued in the heart of British ‘democracy’ is staggering. While some commentators are concerned with questions to do with the legality of the war, the most crucial issue here is actually the disappearance of ethical judgment from our public and political life.

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My Two Cents

I’m only guessing, but a major problem with being President has to be people around you being more likely to stick their face in a cast iron oscillating fan than tell you the truth. Let’s say you slip and fall and rip a hole in your pants down to your ankle while spilling hot coffee on a little blind girl in a wheelchair in front of a nationally televised audience. The worst you could expect to hear from a staffer is “well, that could have gone better.”

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Congress Thinks Backing White House Plays it Safe

America frequently makes wars because a cowardly Congress allows the White House to itself make the decision for war, a law school dean says.

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Much Madness

And once again the crowd goe...

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The Idea of One Democratic, Secular State in Multinational Palestine

The West Bank has largely been...

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Midterm malfunctions

Okay, Democrats, settle down...

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Trading Places

 “What protection teaches us...

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The Banality of Evil in the War on Drugs

The New York Times published...

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Army Burn Hall School & Collage 75 years

Burn Hall takes its origin f...

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