Stories by David Sirota

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Posted on: Jun 3, 2004, Source: The Progress Report

The most prominent theory behind CIA Director George Tenet's resignation is that he's the designated fall guy for pre-9/11 intelligence failures.

Posted on: May 16, 2004, Source: The Progress Report

Chaos rules in Iraq as the head of the Iraqi Governing Council is assassinated and reports about accountability for the Abu Ghraib scandal continue to surface.

Posted on: May 5, 2004, Source: The Progress Report

The Election Assistance Commission (EAC) -- created to avoid a repeat of the 2000 election debacle -- is discussing electronic voting this week. Unfortunately, it's broke and will have to "abandon or delay much of its intended mission."

Posted on: Apr 27, 2004, Source: The Progress Report

The administration's deep belief that it has the right to act as it pleases was in full evidence at the opening of the Supreme Court hearing concerning Dick Cheney's 2001 energy task force.

Posted on: Apr 7, 2004, Source: Center for American Progress

Here's a point-by-point analysis of the errors, evasions and omissions in Condoleezza Rice's testimony in front of the 9/11 commission.

Posted on: Mar 28, 2004, Source: The Progress Report

The smear campaign against Richard Clarke reveals the Bush administration's anxiety over the 9/11 Commission's probe.

Posted on: Mar 16, 2004, Source: The Progress Report

While Conservatives claim that the triumph of the Socialist Part in Spain is a triumph for terrorists, the real lesson is that if you mislead the people in a democratic society they will hold you accountable.

Posted on: Mar 11, 2004, Source: The Progress Report

Well before the debris from Ground Zero was cleared, the White House at every turn began distracting the public from its pre-9/11 security failures, trying to reap political advantage from the terrorist attacks themselves.

Posted on: Feb 2, 2004, Source: The Progress Report

What do you get when you add 'industry suggestions' to generous campaign contributions? Some not very regulatory 'regulations.'

Posted on: Feb 1, 2004, Source: The Progress Report

In what may be the most deceitful budget in history, President Bush calls for more money for missile defense and less for education, energy, aviation, and AIDS.

Posted on: Jan 27, 2004, Source: The Progress Report

While the administration claims to be serious about the growing deficit and still points to tax cuts as a solution, the true extent of our nation's budgetary woes is underestimated.

Posted on: Jan 8, 2004, Source: The Progress Report

While Cheney's role in a massive bribery scandal at Halliburton is under investigation in Europe, the U.S. media has neglected to report the charges.

Posted on: Dec 29, 2003, Source: AlterNet

Much-ballyhooed signs of economic recovery ignore the alarming fact that the middle class continues to rapidly erode.

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