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Revisiting History
November 30, 2005 · The administration is finally being challenged on their decision to invade Iraq, and they have started their standard "noise and outrage" response to confuse the public. But a lot happened in the lead up to the invasion, and a review of the chronology makes their current denials look feeble. By John Lovchik

No Easy Exit
November 23, 2005 · Congressman Murtha provided a blueprint for what needs to be done in Iraq. Having the troops languish in Iraq as a target for the insurgents does no good, and the men and women of the U.S. military have done all they can in Iraq - their mission has been completed. By Neil Snyder

An Orchard Full of Bad Apples
November 23, 2005 · Corruption has always been part of our political system - the money, access and power attainable through shady deals and pay-to-play schemes is often too enticing to resist. But the culture of corruption that swept into Washington with the appointment of George W. Bush is a sight to behold. By Mollie Bradley-Martin

Bobcats in a Brave New World
November 19, 2005 · Since defense secretary Donald Rumsfeld and vice president Dick Cheney teamed up to lead the charge to create a New World Order, the whole universe has become untidy. Very untidy. My friend Bernie says Dick and Rummy's big plan to take over the world by waging continuous war is kinda like baptizing a bobcat -- ain't gonna happen. By Sheila Samples

In Lawsuit, Team Bush Swore Saddam Was Behind 9/11
November 17, 2005 · A lawsuit filed by two families on behalf of the estates of 9/11 victims represents the one and only time that the truth or falsity of the Saddam-9/11 connection has ever been tested - and the testimonies of top administration officials managed to convince the judge. By Evelyn Pringle

The Blame Game
November 17, 2005 · The argument that the Bush administration did not polish – that's the nicest word I could think of – the intelligence concerning Iraq's capabilities in the weeks and months leading to the onset of hostilities is preposterous. By Michael Shannon

Good Reason to Worry
November 16, 2005 · In its systematic and concerted effort to portray a link between Saddam and bin Laden, the White House propaganda team was so successful that a poll conducted in late 2002 showed that over half of the people polled believed that Saddam was connected to 9/11. By Evelyn Pringle

The Magic Words
November 16, 2005 · In an article discussing last Tuesday's election, I finally heard the magic words I've been waiting years to hear: "It's not just that they lost these elections," said Democratic pollster Geoffrey Garin, "but that none of their old tricks worked that they've relied on to give them the edge in close contests." By Patricia Goldsmith

Believe What We Say, Not What We Do
November 12, 2005 · The Bush administration thinks we are all a bunch of idiots, too stupid to know the difference between truth and lies. Bush & Co. seem to think that, regardless of what the facts are, they can get us to believe the opposite. If it’s day, they’ll convince us it’s night. Black, white. You know the drill. By Ken Sanders

The Tragedy of Paris
November 10, 2005 · The revolution that is sweeping across one of the oldest democracies in the world is not a bolt from the blue - it was predictable, and was predicted. By Jonathan Muggleston

Bush's War on Veterans
November 9, 2005 · About one-fourth of all homeless Americans are veterans. According to the National Coalition for Homeless Veterans, nearly 200,000 veterans are homeless on any given night. Two percent of them are female. This is how our government treats those who have so bravely fought for their country. By Mary Shaw

1918 All Over Again?
November 9, 2005 · The influenza pandemic of 1918 is a model for what we are likely to face with the bird flu. And unless the Bush administration responds more boldly we will relive the 1918 pandemic, only this time it will be worse. By Gene C. Gerard

A Discussion with Mark Crispin Miller
November 5, 2005 · On November 3-4, 2005, Mark Crispin Miller, author of Fooled Again, took part in an online discussion at DU, answering questions from members of our message board.

The Republicans' Gathering Storm
November 3, 2005 · In 1994, Democrats were hit with the political equivalent of "the perfect storm." For today's beleaguered Republicans watching the gathering clouds anxiously, the good news is that the forecast does not call for another perfect storm in 2006. The bad news is that, instead, they face something much worse. By Bennet G. Kelley

A Message from Tom DeLay
November 2, 2005 · Dear Valued Friend, I want to personally thank you for all your support in the wake of the recent news of my "indictment" on conspiracy charges. I assure you that I and my wife Nancy, our children George Walker and Laura, and of course our rottweiler "Gipper" have gained much pleasure and comfort from your many messages of love and kindness. Satire by Trevor Siegler


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