Archive for November, 2002

American death squad

November 12th, 2002 – 7:27 pm
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“As you probably know, the CIA engineered the murder of a man and five companions in Yemen. A missile fired from one of our drones killed them. If indeed they were al-Qaida operatives, I have no sympathy for them. They have chosen to wage a campaign against us, and they are now casualties of that […]


November 11th, 2002 – 9:49 pm
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“What happened on November 5, 2002 was the culmination of a hostile takeover of the Democratic Party that began more than a decade ago under the leadership of a group of conservatives, corporadoes, and con men who convinced their political colleagues that the salvation of the party lay in destroying its purpose.” Back on Tuesday […]

The face behind the mask

November 11th, 2002 – 8:55 pm
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“I think of the G.O.P. as the costume party. It wears a sunny mask, which conceals a reality that is far more ideological, far more extreme, than most Americans realize.” Bob Herbert has a good op-ed piece in today’s New York Times about just how extreme some of the views held by major members of […]

Back to the blog

November 11th, 2002 – 8:50 pm
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I just realized that I haven’t posted anything to this blog in nearly two weeks, despite there being a plethora of things to talk about. Hopefully I’ll be able to get myself back on track, starting this evening.