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October 2010

NPR’s Overdue Execution

First, the United States government should not be in the news business at all. Arguments and debates about public affairs should be …

Tea-party Tory

The Tory budget cuts defense 8 percent and military personnel by 7,000. Translated here, that would mean a cut of $60 billion …

US Reacts to WikiLeaks Iraq Documents

"Threat" and "danger" were catchwords that rang through all of Washington late on Friday, as WikiLeaks published almost 400,000 classified Pentagon documents …

Food Stamp Nation

If you would chart America’s decline, this program is a good place to begin. As a harbinger of the Great Society to …

Hypocrisy Anyone?

Why we all forget the aforesaid facts when we cry out for equal rights and freedom of speech, thought and action in …

America’s Permanent War Agenda

Like George Bush, Obama plans permanent war and more military spending than all other nations combined at a time America has no …

Why the US doesn’t talk to Iran

When the collapse of the Soviet system and the subsequent discussions of "peace dividends" in the United States threatened the interests of …