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Seduced by a domineering mistress called politics

I arrived in Washington on March 1, 1981 on what I thought then would be a two-year sabbatical from journalism. I wanted to spend a couple of years learning government…

Liberation that wasn’t from liberators who aren’t

Of the many lies told by the Bush Administration about the invasion of Iraq, and there are now too many to catalog, few stand out as prominently as Vice President…

Stupid is as stupid does

Too often, voters make the serious mistake of assuming that political candidates and elected officials are smart.

Most of them aren't. In fact, many of them are…

George Allen’s rampant racism: A long, sordid history

In 1984, I worked as a contract field consultant for the National Republican Congressional Committee and also as a writer for the Voices for Victory Program in the Reagan-Bush Presidential…

The terrorist who lives at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue

In George W. Bush's perverted, pathetic, partisan view of the world, anyone who disagrees with his lunacies is not only wrong but unpatriotic - a traitor who cannot be trusted…

Abandon hope all ye who vote here

How many more must die because of the deceit and arrogance of the American government and its despotic leader George W. Bush?

How much deeper must America…

Freedom’s just another word for everything to lose

When you sweep away the hype, the lies and the politics of George W. Bush's so-called "war on terror," you are left with one inescapable conclusion: The President of the…

Ashamed to be an American

I never thought I would reach the point where I was ashamed of my country.

I was wrong. …

Bush’s bullying, erratic behavior, spurs more GOP defections

As Republicans continue to distance themselves from the political suicide of George W. Bush's policies and his failed war in Iraq, some are also privately expressing doubts about his mental…

It’s the system, stupid

America is in free fall - a failed nation led by failed leaders with failed ideas serving a lemming-like populace that views failure as an acceptable alternative.

Today's America…