John Atcheson

John Atcheson

John Atcheson is author of the novel, A Being Darkly Wise, and a book on our fractured political landscape entitled, WTF, America? How the US Went Off the Rails and How to Get It Back On Track, both available from Amazon. Follow him on Twitter @john_atcheson

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Friday, April 06, 2007
Snatching Defeat From The Jaws of Victory
The Republican spin machine has settled on their talking points regarding the Democrat's vote to bring an end to the Iraqi war. As usual, they're singing in unison. To hear the administration, Fox News, and the right wing pundits tell it, the Democrats are — all together now — undermining the troops, micro-managing the war, and leaving us vulnerable to terrorism. The Dem's response? Well, so far, they're all over the map — as usual.
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Monday, August 14, 2006
What We Learned from Mainstream Media Last Week (and What We Didn't)
Lesson #1: The thwarted attempt of the English-born PAKISTANI terrorists justifies Bush's IRAQI misadventures.
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Wednesday, February 22, 2006
Hotter, Faster, Worser
Over the past several months, the normally restrained voice of science has taken on a distinct note of panic when it comes to global warming. How did we go from debating the "uncertainty" behind climate science to near hysterical warnings from normally sober scientists about irrevocable and catastrophic consequences? Two reasons.
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Wednesday, December 15, 2004
Methane Burps: Ticking Time Bomb in the Arctic Tundra
The Arctic Council's recent report on the effects of global warming in the far north paints a grim picture: global floods, extinction of polar bears and other marine mammals, collapsed fisheries. But it ignored a ticking time bomb buried in the Arctic tundra.
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