Sunday, April 17, 2011

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How I View the American Crisis
As Republicans move to dismantle the New Deal, Americans must take stock of how the nation got here, writes Robert Parry. April 17, 2011

Interstates and States of Grief
At the 150th anniversary of the Civil War, the South is leading a new rebellion as pointless as the last, observes Phil Rockstroh. April 15, 2011

Twenty Years Ago, a Lost Opportunity
[Excerpt] "Twenty years ago, there was a chance to expose some of the darkest secrets of Ronald Reagan’s presidency: how his men had sabotaged President Jimmy Carter’s reelection campaign and how the Iran-Contra scandal had really begun." ...

A lengthy detailed historical record, with Mr. Parry's work sleuthing inside the national controversy as an investigative journalist who put everything in his career on the corporate media firing line. If you wondered how he became one of the most important journalists in the United States, read this one article linked above.

Robert Parry posted this on April 15, 2011

Outrage Mounts over Bradley Manning
Legal experts and citizens are demanding that President Obama relent on the treatment of Pvt. Bradley Manning, says Kevin Zeese. April 14, 2011

Why Pakistan Resists CIA Strikes
U.S. drone attacks and other lethal special operations inside Pakistan have angered the population, reports Gareth Porter. April 14, 2011

America's 'Great Disappointment'
The craziness that pervades the U.S. political/media system represents a failure of meaningful democracy, laments Michael Winship. April 13, 2011

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