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Thursday, December 2, 2021

State Department Warned Bush War Plan Was Flawed

The State Department warned President Bush U.S. Central Command before the invasion of Iraq of “serious planning gaps” for postwar security, according to newly declassified documents but Bush dismissed the warning and ordered the military to proceed.

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Trent Lott Gets Even

The Senate is crammed with “lone wolves and immense egos,” former Majority Leader Trent Lott writes in a memoir that settles a few scores with fellow Republicans and recounts an improbable partnership with a Democratic president.

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Taking Themselves Far Too Seriously

So what have we learned here, folks? That certain right-wingers, including a partisan cheerleader on the radio, wouldn’t know a joke if it were delivered by a platoon of clowns parachuting into their yard. Ah, but what do I care? My son thinks I’m swell.

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Time is Running Out

President Bush suffered an undeniable setback in Iraq when drafters failed to agree on a new constitution by the Aug. 15 deadline in spite of the strenuous efforts of U.S. envoy Zalmay Khalilzad and Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld.

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Yet Another Passing Era

Developers are as busy as ever bulldozing much of what used to be America, transforming the place into a homogeneous conglomeration of chain stores and condos. But, here and there, you can find architectural treasures that somehow escaped the wrecking ball, keeping alive vestiges of an almost vanished past.

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Handwriting on the Wall

Public support for the war in Iraq has eroded substantially over the past few months and doubts are mounting over President Bush’s ability to stop the bleeding and recapture the hearts and minds of the American people.

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