Daily Archives: August 31, 2011

New verb — Who will ‘Pinochet’ Cheney?


The mainstream media are shrugging at Lawrence Wilkerson, Colin Powell’s former chief of staff, who has started a one-man campaign to bring down Dick Cheney. Wilkerson has publicly stated he’ll testify against Cheney — chief fabricator of lies used to … Continue reading

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The repo man is bigger, badder than Irene


Some people are arguing over whether politicians and the media hyped the hurricane. Was the coverage of Irene too intense, were the predictions too doom-ridden? But these are the wrong questions. It’s a given that politicians will ask people to … Continue reading

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