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Monday, April 14, 2008

Tonight @ the Marcus Center - 7:30 PM

The Marcus Center’s woman-centric Smart Talk Lecture Series has lined up some big names for its current season, but it’s unlikely that Lisa Ling or Marlo Thomas’ upcoming lectures will be quite as intense as tonight’s from Valerie Plame Wilson. It’s hard to top the international intrigue in Plame’s story: loving wife . . .
Wednesday, April 9, 2008

Don Wescher

CAN THIS COUNTRY FACE THE TRUTH? The power grab of our leadership these last seven years is intolerable to our democratic system. Why aren't our Congressional leaders like Conyers and Pelosi protecting us by calling for investigatory hearings?
Wednesday, March 26, 2008

Remember McCain’s role in the fiasco

Well, that’s history. That’s the past. That’s talking about what happened before. What we should be talking about is what we’re going to do now.” The man who spoke those words is Sen. John McCain, and the subject was the Iraq war and its origins in official falsehood, strategic error and wishful thinking.
Wednesday, March 5, 2008

The maverick must explain his support for Bush’s war polic

Within the next two weeks, the number of American troops killed in Iraq is likely to reach 4,000, assuming that the average number of fatal casualties per day remains steady. It is an arbitrary number, given meaning by the fact that the nation may briefly take notice, but a day will come in this presidential...
Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2008

McCain supported Bush’s disastrous war budgets

As a presidential candidate, John McCain stands out not only for his vocal endorsement of the unpopular war in Iraq, but also because one of his own sons is a Marine Corps officer on active duty there. He supports the war, even at the price of his own career or the life of a child he loves.
Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2008

He’s already changed principles and positions

As he said not long ago, he favors dispatching generations of American soldiers to Iraq for a hundred years or more, while spending trillions of borrowed dollars not only on that war, but others to come in unspecified countries.