Dancing with the Devil

IF NOTHING ELSE CAME OUT OF YESTERDAY’S SPEECH AT THE UN, we now know what is on Venezuelan proto-fascist Hugo Chavez’s reading table. “Noam Chomsky, and this is one of his most recent books, Hegemony or Survival: The Imperialist Strategy of the United States,” he said, hoisting the tome aloft at the podium. “I will just leave it as a recommendation.” His Chomsky citation merely proves what … [Read more...]

False Hope is on the Way

The Wall Street Journal has reportedthe new Democratic 527 organization “Win Back Respect” – which recently aired a series of commercials accusing the president of secretly plotting to bring back the draft – is set to air a campaign ad featuring the father-in-law of one of the 9/11 victims criticizing George W. Bush’s foreign policy. (Remember the outrage when George W. Bush featured a few … [Read more...]

Kofi Annan’s “Illegal” War on Democratic Iraq

With the credibility of the United Nations at an all time low, UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan moved last week to further discredit the 21st century’s League of Nations. On Thursday, Annan told the BBC that the Coalition’s war in Iraq “was not in conformity with the UN charter from our point of view, [so] from the charter point of view, it was illegal.” Perhaps Annan hoped his overheated plea … [Read more...]