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The Bush Administration's Top 40 Lies about War and Terrorism
Bring 'em On!
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Bush's Vietnam-sized Credibility Gap
WASHINGTON -- President Bush has a huge credibility gap stemming from his exaggerated rhetoric that led the United States to attack Iraq. The Bush hype recalls the Lyndon B. Johnson era when LBJ's misleading statements and deceptions led us deeper into the disastrous Vietnam War. Johnson later...
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Iraq: Anatomy of a Quack-Mire
How could such smart people get so much wrong? "I really do believe we will be greeted as liberators," U.S. Vice President Dick Cheney declared on television just as U.S. troops were massing along the border between Kuwait and Iraq on the eve of Washington's march to Baghdad. "Wildly off the mark...
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Dems Have Shot In '04 -- If They Don't Go Wobbly
Doubts About Bush's Postwar Credibility Could Lift Left
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There Must Be Weapons Of Mass Destruction In Here Somewhere
The Central Intelligence Agency is investigating the accuracy of the Bush administration's conclusions that Iraq represented an imminent and direct threat to the United States. The administration cited U.S. intelligence assessments that Iraq possessed weapons of mass destruction and had ties to al-...
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U.S. Miscalculates in Iraq
Watching the Shiite Muslims marching through Karbala and Baghdad last week brought back uncomfortable memories. It was Iran in 1979 and 1980; Jimmy Carter was president, and the insufferable Walter Cronkite was counting off the number of days Americans were being held prisoner in the U.S. embassy...
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Bush's Sneak Attack on 'Average' Taxpayers
AUSTIN, Texas -- There was Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld on Sunday morning repeatedly warning the Iraqis that prisoners of war are protected by the Geneva Convention and that showing pictures of POWs is wrong. That would be the same Donald Rumsfeld who refused to classify the POWs at the U.S...
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The 'Macho President' Ignores Calls for Peace
President Bush's prime-time televised news conference provided him a great opportunity to make his case that Saddam Hussein's Iraq is a ''direct threat'' to the United States. Bush failed to do so, mainly be- cause the facts don't support his viewpoint. The president certainly convinced me that he...
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Iraq and The Unhappy Lessons of History
Even those who do not agree with our policy toward Iraq would do well to consider the reasoning behind its formulation. The President's advisors insist that this nation's strategic priority must be to demonstrate that the United States will use force, overwhelming force, to achieve a more secure...
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Bush on the Warpath Without Proof
Early next month the war with Iraq apparently will begin. There's nothing like a good war to stir up patriotic fervor. Moreover, the so-called chicken hawks at the Defense Department have wanted to invade Iraq for years because they think that will bring an end to the conflict in Israel. The...
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