Saturday, October 27, 2012
"In Case You Missed These Stories" @ Consortium News
Some of our special articles from September, focusing on the U.S. presidential election, the prospect for war with Iran and various historical twists and turns.
“A Strange New Watergate Book,” reviewed by Jim DiEugenio. (Sept. 2, 2012)
“Romney’s New Global Warming Joke” by Robert Parry, noting how the GOP presidential nominee finds climate change amusing. (Sept. 3, 2012)
“Obama Ruling Shields Torturers” by Ray McGovern, criticizing the Justice Department’s decision against prosecution. (Sept. 7, 2012)
“Narrowing Love Thy Neighbor” by Rev. Howard Bess, regretting how some Christian faiths have forgotten Jesus’s commandment. (Sept. 7, 2012)
“Mushroom Cloud Sales Pitch Is Back” by Peter Dyer, comparing the hysteria over Iran to past hysteria over Iraq. (Sept. 8, 2012)
“A Test for the Right’s Machine” by Robert Parry, reflecting on the Right’s challenge in securing the election for Mitt Romney. (Sept. 8, 2012)
“Romney’s Audacious Corporate Raid” by Robert Parry, citing the similarities between a Bain corporate takeover and Romney’s election as president. (Sept. 10, 2012)
“The Neocons and 9/11” by Robert Parry, explaining how the neoconservatives contributed to the intelligence failure and then profited. (Sept. 11, 2012)
“Would Neocons Control Romney?” by Paul R. Pillar, assessing the neoconservative advisers around the GOP nominee. (Sept. 12, 2012)
“Romney’s Jaw-Dropping Incoherence” by Robert Parry, cataloging how the GOP nominee shifts positions and jumps the gun. (Sept. 13, 2012)
“US Media Distorts Iran Nuke Dispute” by Robert Parry, noting a rare rebuke on pro-Israeli bias from the Washington Post’s ombudsman. (Sept. 14, 2012)
“The Constitution’s Unhappy Birthday” by Beverly Bandler, worrying about growing threats to the founding principles. (Sept. 17, 2012)
“Why the Mideast Exploded, Really” by Ray McGovern, looking at the whys of Muslim resentment rather than the whos and hows. (Sept. 17, 2012)
“The Delusional Mr. Romney” by Robert Parry, observing how the GOP nominee sees himself as disadvantaged. (Sept. 18, 2012)
“Cuba’s Post-Castro Future” by Don Ediger, projecting what a new era might be like. (Sept. 19, 2012)
“How to Save the GOP” by Robert Parry, explaining that the only way to restore the Republican Party is to reject the right-wing takeover. (Sept. 20, 2012)
“Dismantling FDR’s Legacy” by Beverly Bandler, warning what another extremist Republican victory might mean. (Sept. 20, 2012)
“Lucky Voters Can Pick Romney” by Robert Parry, reporting on how the Romneys view the rest of America. (Sept. 21, 2012)
“Netanyahu’s Red Line on Obama” by Lawrence Davidson, showing how the Israeli prime minister views the U.S. president. (Sept. 25, 2012)
“The Fuzzy Line of Terrorism” by Coleen Rowley, dissecting the strange logic on delisting an Iranian terror group. (Sept. 27, 2012)
“Romney’s Curious View of Freedom” by Robert Parry, contrasting the different founding narratives driving the two campaigns. (Sept. 28, 2012)
“Netanyahu Backs Off on Iran” by Ray McGovern, interpreting the Israeli prime minister’s strange speech to the UN. (Sept. 28, 2012)
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