Warnings unheeded

Nearly 50 years ago, another Republican president said farewell to the nation with a warning about the growing strength of the ties between the military and corporations.  Eisenhower said: Now this conjunction of an immense military establishment and a large arms industry is new in the American experience....

Pravda, Anyone?

In a long and stunning expose, today’s NYTimes chronicles the symbiosis between the Pentagon and the retired officers who serve as on-air military analysts for the various news organizations. The article is based on 8000 pages of email messages, transcripts, and other records they sued the Defense...

Bush Battles Budget

Talk about Alice in Wonderland. Like the Red Queen’s, BushLogic tends to circle back on itself to become its own opposite, canceling itself out as well as violating all its previous positions. An item in today’s WaPo illustrates just how far down the rabbit hole we’ve fallen under the...