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We're not far off from a time when discontented McCain supporters will say things like, "Argh! I stubbed my toe! Damn you, Obama, and your move-around-my-furniture-while-I'm-sleeping ways!"
We put a comic on the hot seat. This week's victim...
SARA FAITH ALTERMAN
| November 11, 2008
Victory at last
It may at first seem like hyperbole for Harvey Silverglate to call the Boumediene decision the most important of his lifetime. But it is important to acknowledge how deeply surreal and atavistic these cases have become.
Letters to the Boston editor, June 27, 2008
BOSTON PHOENIX LETTERS
| June 25, 2008
Summertime, and the reading is easy.
Several shelves’ worth of summer reads
| June 09, 2008
March to war
During the course of two weeks in May, America’s top-ranking military officer went from warning that war with Iran could cripple the US military to rattling his saber at Tehran.
Why isn’t the press paying more attention to a possible attack on Iran?
| June 04, 2008
Reignite your rage
It’s tempting, five years into the Iraq War, to regard that conflict with fatalistic resignation.
Bush’s War almost tells the whole story
| March 18, 2008
Straight outta Kafka
We want to get into the shower and not emerge until November 2008.
The Bushies’ enthusiasm for torture is indefensible
PHILLIPE AND JORGE
| July 25, 2007
Isn’t there a better term than ‘girlfriend’?
What do Rhode Island state Senator Maryellen Goodwin, Shaha Riza, Miledis Hilario, and Karla Jensen have in common?
Guys and dolls
BRIAN C. JONES
| May 30, 2007
On April 23, MIT sophomore David Sheets cataloged Web sites that can’t be reached on Boston’s free wireless network due to a screwy filtering program.
Oddities and ephemera from the week gone by
| April 25, 2007
Return of the Bud-I
We guarantee that you will be entertained.
Cherry Arnold’s Buddy hits the big screens
PHILLIPE AND JORGE
| April 25, 2007
Bush's secret army
The 9/11 attacks provided a catalyst: an unprecedented justification to forge ahead with a radical agenda molded by a small cadre of neoconservative operatives.
Meet the American mercenaries of Blackwater, who fight outside of the law and take direction from the radical Christian right
| March 21, 2007
Who’s the Nancy?
The GOP’s many mistakes this election season included the massive one of attacking House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, the soon-to-be Speaker of the House.
Dubya slouches to mere mincing minion among DC’s new political elite
PHILLIPE & JORGE
| November 15, 2006
I could not believe what I was reading when your editorial suggested an independent commission like the one that investigated 9/11 should investigate the improprieties of the Big Dig.
Letters to the Boston editor: August 4, 2006
| August 02, 2006
The Ninth Annual Muzzle Awards
Nearly five years after the terrorist attacks of 9/11, our political culture has been warped beyond recognition.
Our annual New England roundup of those who undermined freedom of speech and civil liberties. But first, a word about George W. Bush.
| July 04, 2006
Pentagon withholds details of spying on anti-war groups
Given growing attempts at government surveillance, Alden Eagle, a coordinator for the Rhode Island Community Coalition for Peace (RICCP), seems right on target when he says, “Anybody is a potential terrorist.”
| June 21, 2006
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