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Tuesday, December 7, 2021

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 is flawed in so many ways that analysis of the complex events that led us to the precipice is difficult at best.

How did we get here? Can we save what once was a great country built upon noble notions of freedom? Is redemption possible or even desirable?

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Alberto Gonzales and the Bush power grab

By JOSE DE LA ISLA

President Bush has finally announced that 14 terrorist suspects will go on trial. He has acknowledged the detainees have been in CIA hands and are now in military custody. Congress still has to authorize court procedures for the trials. This is a pivotal moment. It is a "paradigm change," a time when one conceptual way of understanding could give way to another.

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Former Texas Gov. Ann Richards dies from cancer

Two years before she was elected governor of Texas, Ann Richards electrified the 1988 Democratic National Convention with a keynote speech in which she joked that the Republican presidential nominee, George H.W. Bush, had been “born with a silver foot in his mouth.”

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Lamont: Iraq war weakened America

Democrat Ned Lamont said Wednesday the U.S. is weaker because of the war in Iraq backed by rival Sen. Joe Lieberman, and he called for shifting forces to Afghanistan and elsewhere.

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GOP Senators challenge Bush on terror bill

The White House and three powerful GOP senators reached an impasse Wednesday over a Bush administration plan to allow tough CIA interrogations, underscoring election-season divisions among Republicans on the high profile issue of security.

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Terrorist in the Oval Office

By JOHN HALL

Like it or loathe it, President Bush’s speech from the Oval Office on the fifth anniversary of the 9/11 attacks may be one of the handful of addresses that historians consult about his presidency.

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