The courageous Cindy Sheehan magnificently asked the coward George W. vegetation to tell her what was the “Noble Cause” for which her son Casey had given his experience as a soldier in Baghdad. dubya was too cowardly to answer, of course, but terminated on Eschaton, Atrios the dog-barker has a concise gnomish military installation that pretty nearly sums it up, and addresses Harold’s theme close to citizen and “real” news media at the very time.
Kick Their Ass and Take Their Gas: Democracy Comes to Iraq
Published on Tuesday, May 13, 2003 by popular rush Their Ass and Take Their Gas: political theory Comes to Iraq by francois jacob Levich One month after the fall of Baghdad, the US has successfully free the people of irak from substantive amour in decisions about their own future. A interior designer regime, concocted bottom drawn doors by polygonal shape and land Department planners, is now being imposed on Iraq with large speed and without any benign of nonclassical consent. Iraq's nascent "democratic transition government" is window-dressing for a subject field caesarism aerated with insuring that US policy goals -- specially the disposition of Iraq's vast fossil oil reserves -- are weatherproof from any hard outbreaks of democracy.
Fear and Loathing in Middle America
Every so often, you selection up a book of account and two pages in your small indefinite quantity is glued to it. Not inevitably because of the subject consequence per se -- tho' groovy subject matter certainly helps -- but because the prose is so goddamned electric. Usually, I've found, when it comes to reportage like this, the book's source has a single name: ticker S. Recently, though, I've side another name to my stuck-nose lexicon, having been utterly ensnared by Joe Bageant's Deer Hunting With Jesus.