The Original American Malcontent

Experience hath shewn, that even under the best forms of government those entrusted with power have, in time, and by slow operations, perverted it into tyranny.

Tuesday, August 02, 2005

The Bolton Embarrassment
By John Nichols, The Nation. Posted August 2, 2005.

Our newly appointed ambassador to the U.N. has already tarnished a long history of notable, thoughtful and respected public servants.

It's not Weak to Ask 'Why?'
By Sean Gonsalves, AlterNet. Posted July 27, 2005.

What right-wingers call 'blame America first' is really just common sense.

Trouble in the Land of the Free
by John Atcheson in Common Dreams

Mr. Bush can not only use taxpayer's money to set up Soviet-Style propaganda events, but he can have US citizens kicked out of these public meetings by strong-armed stooges impersonating Secret Service Agents. That, at least, was the conclusion last week by the US Justice Department Attorney who said there was not enough evidence to prosecute an unnamed man who kicked three people out of one of Mr. Bush's "town hall" meetings in Denver this past March. The White House, by the way, refuses to release the mystery thug's name.


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