Joe Conason

Joe Conason is the editor-in-chief of The National Memo.

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Tuesday, July 04, 2017
On July Fourth, A Message For The Patriotic Resistance
On this Fourth of July, Americans live restlessly under a presidential administration hostile to the ideals embodied in the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution. Most Americans despise the president — a blustering, feckless lout who ignores those documents as he undermines freedom of...
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Tuesday, May 16, 2017
Impeach Trump? Transcript Will Tell Whether President Blabbed Secrets To Russians
If Donald Trump disclosed highly classified state secrets to the Russian ambassador and foreign minister, he may be vulnerable to impeachment — not because he broke the law, which evidently he did not, but because he committed an act that would be considered criminal and perhaps treasonous if...
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Monday, March 23, 2009
AIG is Chump Change -- Let's Find Corporate America's Hidden Billions
The popular urge to claw back the bogus bonuses paid by American International Group is irresistible and fully justified, but should the Treasury someday retrieve every single bonus dollar, that total of $165 million will make no difference to anyone except a few disgruntled traders. From the jaded perspective of the financiers, the uproar over the AIG bonuses may provide a welcome distraction from far more important (and lucrative) abuses in the world's offshore tax havens.
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