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Profiles In Candor: Carter, Gore Dare To Speak Out
Some presidents or vice presidents have a lot of time after their departure to shape their legacy, and those with a literary bent are particularly prone to the temptation. While most have adhered to a type of gentlemen's agreement not to harshly criticize their successors, Jimmy Carter and Al Gore...
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Why Didn't You Stand Your Ground, Mr. Carter?
I don't get it. First you speak an important truth to the American people. Then you take it back. Why didn't you stand your ground? I'm sure I'm only one of millions who felt heartened to hear the news that the former president, Jimmy Carter, had declared that, the Bush administration was the worst...
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Why Bush Hasn't Been Impeached
Congress, The Media and Most of The American People Have Yet To Turn Decisively Against Bush because To Do So Would Be To Turn Against Some Part of Themselves.
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Who's Afraid of Jimmy Carter? George Bush
How touchy is the Bush administration about criticism? Very touchy, indeed, especially if the source of that criticism is a certain former president. When Jimmy Carter, whose approval ratings dwarf those of George Bush these days, gets to talking about what's wrong with the current president the...
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Olmert Did Not Act Alone: The U.S. Role in the Lebanon Debacle
Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert continues to resist pressure that he resign following the publication late last month of the interim report by a special Israeli commission on Israel's war on Lebanon last summer. Military chief Dan Halutz has already been forced to step down and Defense Minister...
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Mistakes Were Made . . . (But Not By George Bush)
This week's quiz question: What is the psychological difference between Attorney General Alberto Gonzales's admission, "I acknowledge that mistakes were made here," and George Bush's comment in his January address to the nation, "Where mistakes have been made, the responsibility rests with me"?...
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Jimmy Carter Slams Bush Administration
Former president cites international relations, environment, faith-based initiatives
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Will Al Gore Face His Inconvenient Truths About Our Stolen Elections?
Al Gore has just made his second major contribution to our national political dialog. His first, "An Inconvenient Truth," has helped make the perils of global warming real to the American mainstream. Now his "Assault on Reason" is excerpted in Time Magazine. With it he paints a compelling portrait...
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Father of Christian Zionism Leaves the Building
OAKLAND, Calif. - The right-wing U.S. Christian evangelist Jerry Falwell, who died Tuesday at the age of 73, is perhaps best known for his fundamentalist social positions and tirades against lesbians, gays and feminists, not to mention "pagans", "abortionists" and assorted other miscreants.But...
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Jerry Falwell: Agent of Intolerance
Jerry Falwell, found unconscious in his office Tuesday, expired at age 73, spent much of his life hurling maledictions, and it is probably best to let him speak for himself. He was, after all, a preacher. In 1984, Falwell called the gay-friendly Metropolitan Community Church "a vile and Satanic...
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