In Case You Missed These Stories
Editor’s Note: Because we've been publishing more stories, some readers say they miss some as they fly by. So, every month, we plan to point out some special stories from the previous month.
Here is a selection from May, focusing on the last gasp of the Democratic primaries and new disclosures about George W. Bush's alleged “war crimes”:
"The Right’s America-Hating Pastor" by Robert Parry, describing the anti-Americanism of the Right’s financial benefactor, Sun Myung Moon. (May 2, 2008)
"Beware the Terrible Simplifiers" by Bill Moyers, regarding the piling-on over the Rev. Jeremiah Wright case. (May 3, 2008)
"Reflections on Israel’s 60th" by Rabbi Michael Lerner, commenting on how World War II’s bitter legacy shaped Israel. (May 5, 2008)
"US Media Trivializes Campaign 2008” by Robert Parry, observing how the press corps keeps missing what’s important. (May 6, 2008)
"McCain and the Unitary Executive” by Robert Parry, noting John McCain’s likely choice of right-wing judges for the Supreme Court. (May 13, 2008)
"Bush Operative Pushes Voter-ID Law” by Jason Leopold, describing Republican efforts to disqualify voters. (May 14, 2008)
"Torture Policy Undermines 9/11 Case” by Jason Leopold, noting how the Bush administration’s use of torture has compromised justice. (May 15, 2008)
"Tough Talk and Wishful Thinking" by Robert Parry, reminding America of that dangerous mix. (May 16, 2008)
"The Bushes and Hitler’s Appeasement" by Robert Parry, recalling the Bush family’s historic role in coddling the Nazis. (May 18, 2008)
"An Appeal to Admiral Fallon" by Ray McGovern, urging the former chief of Central Command to speak out about threats to Iran. (May 19, 2008)
"Bush’s Endless Hypocrisy on Terror" by Robert Parry, noting how George W. Bush and his family have harbored terrorists. (May 21, 2008)
"Bush’s ‘War Crimes’ and Misdemeanors" by Robert Parry, citing internal government evidence of “war crimes.” (May 22, 2008)
"Hillary Clinton's Shark-jumping Moment" by Lisa Pease, criticizing Hillary Clinton's comment about assassinations. (May 24, 2008)
"Remembering Sydney Pollack" by Lisa Pease, recognizing the great achievements of a politically savvy director. (May 27, 2008)
"What’s Wrong with Oklahoma?" by Richard L. Fricker, looking at a Red State with extreme politics. (May 28, 2008).
"McClellan and the Media Enablers" by Jeff Cohen, observing how the media helped the White House spread its lies. (May 31, 2008)
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