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Marc Ash: This Isn't Working

Tuesday, 14 April 2009, 12:03 pm | Marc Ash

Still well short of the Obama administration's 100th day in office, substantive judgment would normally be premature at best, but these are extraordinary times. The raging inferno of corruption that began in the Bush years burns out of control now, and ... More >>

Let the Thing Be Pressed

Tuesday, 17 March 2009, 2:10 pm | Marc Ash

Still no end in sight to the corruption in Washington. While the Democrats now control both houses of Congress and the White House, the raging wildfire of corruption continues unabated. More >>

Marc Ash: The Threat of Realism

Friday, 5 December 2008, 9:49 am | Marc Ash

Still some 50 days out from inauguration, it's far too early to jump to conclusions about how the new administration will handle war on two fronts, but if you think war on two fronts is a bad idea, there's some writing on the wall that doesn't bode ... More >>

Congress Still Corrupt and Useless

Friday, 27 June 2008, 11:26 am | Marc Ash

For those who thought Tom Delay's departure would really change anything in Congress, this past week was a strong cup of coffee. On Capitol Hill, politics and greed still trump the good of the nation, still trump the Constitution, still trump all. More >>

Time to Bow Out

Saturday, 8 March 2008, 6:00 pm | Marc Ash

Hillary Clinton had a good day on March 4. She reminded us she exists in her own right, and we may feel free to assume she played more than a trivial role in the Clinton presidential administration of the 90s. That said, she is the second most ... More >>

Marc Ash: Provocation In The Strait Of Hormuz

Wednesday, 9 January 2008, 8:50 am | Marc Ash

Two separate news reports relying mostly on information provided by the Pentagon were picked up and disseminated by US mainstream media outlets Monday. The reports point to two separate instances involving US armed forces. More >>

Marc Ash: Chuck's Senate

Thursday, 8 November 2007, 9:15 am | Marc Ash

On the day that Senator Charles Schumer used his vote on the Senate Judiciary Committee to all but assure that George W. Bush's latest pick, Michael B. Mukasey for attorney general, would be confirmed, The New York Times obliged him by publishing - in a ... More >>

Marc Ash: Law or Lawlessness

Saturday, 4 August 2007, 1:30 pm | Marc Ash

We are not a nation of laws, if law cannot be enforced at the highest levels of our government. It's that simple. Noting the Constitution assigns both the right and the obligation to Congress to intercede when the executive branch violates the law ... More >>

Marc Ash: Dealing With the Devil

Tuesday, 1 May 2007, 7:59 pm | Marc Ash

One hundred billion dollars. People often ask why we are in Iraq and why the war cannot be ended. One hundred billion dollars. With that kind of money flowing into the pockets of defense contractors and everyone connected to them, "the war" will ... More >>

Marc Ash: September 11th, Truthout.Org Report

Wednesday, 13 September 2006, 10:49 am | Marc Ash

This report is dedicated to those lost. In this report, we will attempt to clarify to the best of our ability what brought about the attacks of September 11th, 2001. More >>

Marc Ash: Special Counsel Fitzgerald Under Attack

Wednesday, 6 September 2006, 11:18 am | Marc Ash

Special Counsel Patrick J. Fitzgerald and his investigation of the outing of undercover CIA operative Valerie Plame are under attack by multiple mainstream media organizations acting simultaneously. The reports are - at best - shoddy journalism and at worst ... More >>

Marc Ash: I Have a Hammer

Tuesday, 3 January 2006, 1:11 pm | Marc Ash

I remember sitting on the floor of the Rockland County Center for the Arts building in New York, on a spring day in 1964. Eight years old. My mother, bless her soul, was the director of that small non-profit community art center. We had gathered to ... More >>

Marc Ash: From Camp Crawford To The Streets Of DC

Tuesday, 4 October 2005, 11:00 am | Marc Ash

An interview with TO managing editor Scott Galindez about his coverage of the events at Camp Casey in Crawford, Texas, and the migration of what began there to the massive anti-war demonstration in Washington, DC, on September 24th and beyond. More >>

Marc Ash: John Bolton Is Not a Moderate

Wednesday, 1 June 2005, 2:16 pm | Marc Ash

I've been watching over the past few days with a mixture of shock and awe at the redefining of moderation in the Senate. Within minutes of the Democrats' successful bid to extend debate on the Bolton nomination they were being attacked in print for ... More >>

Marc Ash: Honest Election

Tuesday, 2 November 2004, 2:10 pm | Marc Ash

We stand at a crossroads for our nation. At issue is the fabric of American life. There is a perception that choosing the right leader is the most important thing. Surely that will matter, but even more crucial is our commitment to American values. More >>

Marc Ash: African America to the Rescue

Monday, 1 November 2004, 11:11 am | Marc Ash

Well here we are again, broke down and miles from nowhere. Every day eventually turns into night and we're in the dark part of it now. I often wonder, if it were not for African Americans would we have any civil rights at all? More >>

Marc Ash: Edwards v. Halliburton

Tuesday, 5 October 2004, 10:44 am | Marc Ash

The Bush campaign has its game face on in the aftermath of the first debate between Mr. Kerry and Mr. Bush, but there has to be some low level panic setting in based on Mr. Bush's performance. More >>

Marc Ash: May the Best Man Win

Friday, 1 October 2004, 1:06 pm | Marc Ash

Tonight George W. Bush and John Kerry will face off in the first of three presidential debates that may well decide the direction of our nation for the next four years. The importance of the debates to the two candidates is profound, but it pales in ... More >>

Marc Ash: Bush v. Rather et. al.

Tuesday, 21 September 2004, 11:07 am | Marc Ash

The continued attention paid to the source of documents obtained by CBS allegedly documenting inconsistencies in George W. Bush's accounts of his national guard service provides a powerful portrait of our times. More >>

Marc Ash: Alternatives To Mindless Slaughter

Monday, 23 August 2004, 10:25 am | Marc Ash

There is a human catastrophe looming at The Shrine of Ali in Najaf, Iraq. More >>

 

 

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