Stories by Stephen Pizzo

Stephen Pizzo is the author of numerous books, including Inside Job: The Looting of America's Savings and Loans, which was nominated for a Pulitzer. subscribe to Stephen Pizzo's feed

Posted on: Feb 19, 2006, Source: News for Real

Given how ambitious and wide-ranging the incompetence of this administration has been, it's high time we started keeping track of its many failures.

Posted on: Jan 18, 2006, Source: News for Real

The corrupt Republicans who took office on a mandate of fighting corruption have launched yet another dirty smear campaign.

Posted on: Jan 9, 2006, Source: News for Real

While Democrats saw Indian gaming as supporting another downtrodden minority, the GOP saw it like the mob did: as a cash cow.

Posted on: Dec 19, 2005, Source: News for Real

If Bush wants to know where domestic spying leads, he should read some of the millions of files the East German Stasi compiled on its own citizens.

Posted on: Dec 13, 2005, Source: News for Real

Maybe we need a new party, since the party that claims to support us has given up any pretense at actual opposition to Bush's war or anything else.

Posted on: Dec 7, 2005, Source: News for Real

Big Tobacco, Big Pharma and Big Energy are trying hard to convince us they really do care. And they do -- they care about keeping things exactly the way they are.

Posted on: Dec 5, 2005, Source: News for Real

We now have a certifiable loon in charge of the most powerful military on the face of the earth. Shouldn't someone do something?

Posted on: Nov 29, 2005, Source: News for Real

Only now is the general public starting to learn how corruption swept through the GOP after the party's rise to majority status in the '90s. But it didn't happen suddenly.

Posted on: Nov 22, 2005, Source: News for Real

Instead of focusing on this administration's screw-up <i>du jour</i>, isn't it time for the mainstream media to start taking real account of the messes Bush has created already?

Posted on: Nov 21, 2005, Source: News for Real

We must engage with Democrats now to help win control of the House and Senate in 2006's mid-term elections.

Posted on: Nov 17, 2005, Source: News for Real

It took 36 years to confirm that Nixon lied. Do we have to wait another 36 years to find out whether the Bush administration lied to us too?

Posted on: Nov 14, 2005, Source: News for Real

We know now that George W. Bush is not trainable. What we see is what we get -- and that's exactly what we're going to get for three more years unless we stop him.

Posted on: Nov 8, 2005, Source: News for Real

In the French riots, it's poor immigrants making all the noise. Here, it will be American workers who had a taste of middle-class life, only to have it snatched away.

Posted on: Nov 2, 2005, Source: News for Real

Bush's record of handling actual crises hardly inspires confidence, which is why his big plan to fight avian flu is just one more cause for worry.

Posted on: Oct 31, 2005, Source: News for Real

Another generation of American kids are dying and being maimed for life because someone in high office lied and then covered it up -- or, in this case, <i>tried</i> to cover it up.

Posted on: Oct 28, 2005, Source: News for Real

Legal experts are already debating whether the Wilsons have a case. These are the same experts who thought Jones' case was going nowhere in court -- instead of leading to Clinton's impeachment.

Posted on: Oct 27, 2005, Source: News for Real

Karl Rove may have more to worry about than prosecutor Fitzgerald, when even the most loyal members of Bush's clan get axed when they become a liability.

Posted on: Oct 26, 2005, Source: News for Real

Ninety percent of Americans believe the Bush administration is guilty of illegal or unethical behavior in the CIA leak case. Where does that leave our president?

Posted on: Oct 25, 2005, Source: News for Real

As Fitzgerald began following the Plame leak, he discovered it was part of a conspiracy to conceal crimes much bigger than just blowing a CIA agent's cover.

Posted on: Oct 21, 2005, Source: News for Real

Why not just streamline hiring at federally funded faith-based organizations by requiring that everyone's religious affiliation be tattooed on their arms?