Some of our special stories in September dealt with America’s deepening economic crisis, the political/media failures of the Establishment, solving a three-decade-old mystery about George H.W. Bush, the Founders’ actual views on government, and more.
“Why Do All Hail Gen. Petraeus” by Robert Parry, examining the myths surrounding the new CIA director. (Sept. 1, 2011)
“Is Obama to Blame for America’s Mess?” by Robert Parry, assessing the President’s responsibility for what went wrong. (Sept. 3, 2011)
“Jesus: Redistributionist-in-Chief” by Rev. Howard Bess, contrasting the Gospel message with right-wing Christianity. (Sept. 4, 2011)
“Democracy v. the Greedy Rich” by Kevin Zeese, detailing how the rich gained so much control. (Sept. 6, 2011)
“Resetting the American Narrative” by Robert Parry, describing how the debate over “free markets” could be revised. (Sept. 8, 2011)
“Bush’s October Surprise File in Dispute” by Robert Parry, challenging the continued secrecy around George H.W. Bush’s whereabouts. (Sept 9, 2011)
“Bird-dogging Torturers in NYC” by Ray McGovern, recounting his encounters with Bush administration higher-ups. (Sept. 9, 2011)
“Who Are These People?” by Robert Parry, marveling at the limited Iraq War mea culpa of the New York Times’ Bill Keller. (Sept. 12, 2011)
“CNN Panders to Tea Party” by Robert Parry, reporting on CNN’s craven collaboration with Tea Party extremists. (Sept. 13, 2011)
“On Libya, Now They Tell Us” by Robert Parry, noting the Big Media’s belated admissions about the dark side of the Libyan rebels. (Sept. 15, 2011)
“Cheney’s Unintended Admissions” by Robert Parry, culling a few truths from the ex-Vice President’s self-serving memoir. (Sept. 16, 2011)
“Dick Cheney: Son of the New Deal” by Robert Parry, reflecting on the irony of how this right-wing icon found success. (Sept. 16, 2011)
“Tea Party Gets the Constitution Wrong” by Robert Parry, exposing the sloppy historical analysis from the Right. (Sept. 18, 2011)
“The Dark Legacy of Reaganomics” by Robert Parry, recounting how Ronald Reagan’s policies damaged America. (Sept. 20, 2011)
“Running from Right-Wing Clowns” by Phil Rockstroh, wondering why liberals flee in the face of right-wing nonsense. (Sept. 21, 2011)
“Bill Gates v. Photojournalists” by Don North, reporting on the dashed hopes of cameramen who cover wars and other dangerous places. (Sept. 22, 2011)
“Obama’s Double Talk on Palestine” by Marc H. Ellis, dissecting the President’s contortions over Palestinian statehood. (Sept. 24, 2011)
“The One Answer: Tax the Rich” by Robert Parry, explaining why raising taxes on the rich would solve so many problems at once. (Sept. 26, 2011)
“Taking a Bush Secret to the Grave” by Robert Parry, exposing a three-decade-old secret about the identity of George H.W. Bush’s key October Surprise alibi witness. (Sept. 27, 2011)
“Moneyball: the Value of Reason” by Lisa Pease, looking at the deeper message underlying a popular movie. (Sept. 29, 2011)
“Would the Founders Back Health Law?” by Robert Parry, examining “original intent” about American competitiveness. (Sept. 29, 2011)
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