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Happy “Mission Accomplished” Anniversary

Today (May 1) is the fourth anniversary of one of the most dishonest propaganda speeches in modern American history. President Bush did his flight suit strut on the deck of the U.S.S. Abraham Lincoln in front of a banner proclaiming “Mission Accomplished.” Bush proclaimed, “With new tactics and precision weapons, we can achieve military objectives […]

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Great Recap of Media Debacles etc. on Iraq War

The folks at Fairness and Accuracy in Media (FAIR) have a superb timeline of media duplicity, cravenness, and occasional truth before and during the war with Iraq. [FAIR does some excellent analyses, even if they did scowl at my work in 1991.   They tagged me “the media’s favorite opponent of national agricultural programs” and complained,   “Bovard achieved […]

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