The Democrats and Cindy Sheehan

Cindy Sheehan is exactly what we needed. Following the 2004 elections, the antiwar movement was left in shambles, unable to recover from the malfunctions of the Democratic Party. had capitulated its antiwar position by supporting John pro-war Kerry. United for Peace and Justice did not organize a single rally against the Iraq occupation. Indeed, … Continue reading “The Democrats and Cindy Sheehan”

Gitmo’s Kangaroo Court

The Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) obtained two leaked e-mails from former military prosecutors at Guantanamo Bay over the weekend. The e-mails both claim that the military committees set up to try detainees at Guantanamo Bay in Cuba are "rigged, fraudulent, and thin on evidence against the accused." In the first e-mail obtained by the Australian … Continue reading “Gitmo’s Kangaroo Court”

With Hand on Heart: Pelosi Admits Israel Comes First

“The lessons we should learn from all The fighting in the days of old When providence bestowed divine The sanctuary purified Let lightning circle all you hold And don’t uproot the olive grove.” – Mirah, “Jerusalem” I think it is finally time we stood up and thanked Rep. Nancy Pelosi, the darling Democrat from the … Continue reading “With Hand on Heart: Pelosi Admits Israel Comes First”

Horowitz’s Gang Smears the Dead

David Horowitz and gang never cease to amaze. From their crackpot intellectualism to their red-baiting antics, it’s clear the folks over at are nothing short of fascist. On April 25, Ann Coulter wannabe and FrontPage darling Debbie Schlussel had this to say about the death of peace activist Marla Ruzicka, who, as I am … Continue reading “Horowitz’s Gang Smears the Dead”

Support the Troops, Oppose Their Actions

On Saturday, Nov. 6, 2004, U.S. forces pounded Fallujah and razed a civilian hospital. "Witnesses said only a facade remained of a small emergency hospital in the center of the city," reported the BBC News on the day of the military blitz. "A nearby medical supplies storeroom and dozens of houses were also damaged as … Continue reading “Support the Troops, Oppose Their Actions”

‘Dead Wrong’ and Probably Not for the Last Time

The presidential Commission on the Intelligence Capabilities of the United States Regarding Weapons of Mass Destruction released its findings [.pdf] on March 31, and the jury is no longer undecided. The intelligence community was “dead wrong” in almost all of its pre-war claims leading up to the Iraq invasion. Many of the failures that the … Continue reading “‘Dead Wrong’ and Probably Not for the Last Time”

Howard Dean Still Selling Out the Antiwar Movement

It was just over two years ago that I learned a little-known “antiwar” Democrat from Vermont was planning to run for president. At a rally on the eve of Bush’s Iraq invasion, a fellow protester handed me a leaflet touting the now infamous Howard Dean, hoping that the propaganda would entice me to support his … Continue reading “Howard Dean Still Selling Out the Antiwar Movement”

Recovering From Kerry

The Iraq war is an illusion. It is just a segment on the nightly news. The death and destruction doesn’t concern us. Or so alleged all those who buried their antiwar convictions and signed on to support John Kerry in 2004. Since their pragmatic flop, the war has raged on. Thousands more have perished. Billions … Continue reading “Recovering From Kerry”

Democrats and Iran: Look Who Supports Bush’s Next War

By now you have probably heard about the Bush Administration’s secret plan to attack Iran and how US Special Forces units have been operating in the country for some time. Seymour Hersh, the maverick journalist for The New Yorker, broke the story earlier this week. "The immediate goals of the attacks would be to destroy, … Continue reading “Democrats and Iran: Look Who Supports Bush’s Next War”