Monthly Archives: March 2006

Saddam Was Better

It’s time. The criticism of our invasion and occupation of Iraq has been tempered by the caveat: “But the world is better off with Saddam gone.” It’s bullshit. The evidence overwhelmingly shows the opposite. Iraqis were better off with Saddam. Saddam’s neighbors were better off with Saddam. The world was better off with Saddam. And…


Fun and Games and War

War! Good God ya’ll, what is it good for? Profits. Domestic political control. Distraction. Artificial scarcity in the oil market. Shaping a New World Order. Many reasons, really. It just depends on your perspective and goals. Rebuilding America’s Defenses, by the Project for a New American Century, lays it all out in easy-to-read type. But…


Let’s Get a Few Things Straight

Today’s America is a confusing America. The world is even more confusing. It’s hard to know what’s acceptable in our Imperial State and our world-spanning empire. It’s not acceptable to write a letter to a local newspaper’s editorial page calling for the end of the Bush Administration. A Veteran’s Administration nurse did that. After dealing with…