Tag Archives: Dubya

Cost of Bush’s wars? At least $12K per American


The U.S. in Afghanistan is looking a lot like the U.S.S.R. in Afghanistan. The cost of the war there and in Iraq, our other quagmire, is one of the two main causes of our record deficit, the other being lowered … Continue reading

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Shock and Awe 3.0, pre-released in Libya


Buried in the 16th paragraph of the NYT story about the Allied air assault on Libya: The international effort, called Operation Odyssey Dawn, may also present a double standard: While the West has taken punitive action against Libya, a relatively … Continue reading

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Hey, Dem girls — time to wake up


David Lynch fans may remember the scene in Mulholland Drive where The Cowboy says “Time to wake up” to the Naomi Watts character, whose real life turns out to be a nightmare. Democrats will wake up in a nightmare, too, … Continue reading

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