As Long as We’re Talking About the Constitution…

“In questions of power, then, let no more be heard of confidence in man, but bind him down from mischief by the chains of the Constitution.” – Thomas Jefferson All over the country, and even in the press, the U.S. Constitution is being discussed in regards to the president’s war powers. This is apparently a … Continue reading “As Long as We’re Talking About the Constitution…”

Iraq: State of the Disunion

Scott Horton: All right my friends, welcome to the Weekend Interview Show for December 3, 2005. I’m your host, Scott Horton. My Web site is My first guest is the Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter who broke the story of the My Lai massacre, Seymour Hersh. Since 9/11, he has been writing an alternative history of … Continue reading “Iraq: State of the Disunion”

Who’s Behind the Coming War With Iran?

Writing in The American Conservative‘s Aug. 1 issue, former military intelligence and CIA counterterrorism officer Philip Giraldi, now a partner in Cannistraro Associates, says that the vice president (who, according to the U.S. Constitution, has no authority but to break a tie vote in the U.S. Senate up to and until the day the president … Continue reading “Who’s Behind the Coming War With Iran?”

Individualism vs. War

Chris Hedges is a Pulitzer Prize-winning veteran foreign correspondent, having covered foreign conflicts in Argentina, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Columbia, Guatemala, Bosnia, Iraq, Sudan, Algeria, India, Israel/Palestine, Turkey, and Kosovo for the New York Times, Dallas Morning News, Christian Science Monitor, and National Public Radio. Based on this experience, he authored the books War is a … Continue reading “Individualism vs. War”

Poisonous Misinterpretations

“This is not an isolated criminal act we are dealing with, it is an extreme and evil ideology whose roots lie in a perverted and poisonous misinterpretation of the religion of Islam.” – Tony Blair Listen to Scott’s interview with Robert Pape stream download mp3   Why do they hate us? Does Islam, or a … Continue reading “Poisonous Misinterpretations”

How Large a Crater Will We Leave?

Juan Cole, professor of Modern Middle East and South Asian History at the University of Michigan, has lived in the Middle East and is fluent in Arabic, Persian, and Urdu. His blog, Informed Comment, has earned its place at the top of the list for people interested in understanding events in the Islamic world outside … Continue reading “How Large a Crater Will We Leave?”

War Is the Health of What?

Paul Craig Roberts is not a leftist, a liberal, a socialist, or a Democrat. He never has been. Roberts was the assistant secretary of the U.S. Treasury for Ronald Reagan. (We all know that the one-world socialist types in the Reagan White House were in the vice president’s office.) Paul Craig Roberts is a supply-sider … Continue reading “War Is the Health of What?”

Slavery in the Service of Liberty

A majority of Americans had finally gotten over the fearmongering that convinced them to support the invasion of Iraq. The panic and bloodlust produced by the Sept. 11 attacks had faded after nearly four years. Listen to Scott’s interview with Debbie Hopper & Scott Kohlhaas stream download mp3        But after the July … Continue reading “Slavery in the Service of Liberty”