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Robert Jensen

Articles by Robert Jensen

Beyond Grief And Rage

Beyond Grief And Rage

Jan 13, 2009 Robert Jensen

When Israeli bombs are dropping on Gaza, as the U.S. government continues to provide military, diplomatic and...

The Coming Train Wreck

The Coming Train Wreck

Nov 09, 2006 Robert Jensen

On Election Day 2006, the U.S. public didn't switch trains but simply ratified a different group of...

Give Thanks No More

Give Thanks No More

Nov 24, 2005 Robert Jensen

One indication of moral progress in the United States would be the replacement of Thanksgiving Day and its...

Shooting The Messenger

Shooting The Messenger

May 19, 2005 Robert Jensen

The focus on the Newsweek story is part of the tried-and-true strategy of demonize, disguise, and divert but...

Iraq's Non-Election

Iraq's Non-Election

Jan 28, 2005 Robert Jensen

There will be no "election" on Jan. 30 in Iraq, if that term is meant to suggest an even remotely democratic...

The Irony Of Arafat

The Irony Of Arafat

Nov 11, 2004 Robert Jensen

Yasser Arafat died as the leader of a country that does not yet exist, and therein lies the tragic nature of...

A Stupid White Movie

A Stupid White Movie

Jul 09, 2004 Robert Jensen

It's a conservative movie that ends with an endorsement of one of the central lies of the United States,...

Bush's Nuclear Hypocrisy

Bush's Nuclear Hypocrisy

Feb 13, 2004 Robert Jensen

Bush would do well to listen to his own words, such as this comment on "Meet the Press" last weekend: "See,...

Intelligence Failure

Intelligence Failure

Feb 03, 2004 Robert Jensen

Not quite in the sense Bushies would have you believe, though. The Democrats could contest the Bush...

Hard Truths Remain

Hard Truths Remain

Dec 16, 2003 Robert Jensen

Saddam Hussein's capture and the hope he will be held accountable for crimes against the people of Iraq and...

Just The (Documented) Facts, Ma'am

Just The (Documented) Facts, Ma'am

Oct 09, 2003 Robert Jensen

Newsroom bosses love 'Documented Facts' because they provide a reflexive defense to charges of incompetence,...

Evasion, Invention, Obfuscation

Evasion, Invention, Obfuscation

Sep 10, 2003 Robert Jensen

Bush's shifting focus and recent emphasis on terrorist threat in Iraq begs an obvious question: If Iraq is...

Iraqi Liberation, Bush Style

Iraqi Liberation, Bush Style

Sep 05, 2003 Robert Jensen

If WMD and terrorist links fail as rationalizations for war, don't worry; let us now praise the liberation of...

Groping For A Cause

Groping For A Cause

Apr 29, 2003 Robert Jensen

How blatantly can an administration lie to promote a war and get away with it? We'll find out in the coming...

The Wrong Sequence

The Wrong Sequence

Apr 15, 2003 Robert Jensen

President Bush has told the Iraqi people: 'We will help you build a peaceful and representative government...

Images We Choose (To Ignore)

Images We Choose (To Ignore)

Apr 10, 2003 Robert Jensen

It was the picture of the day -- the toppling of a Saddam Hussein statue in Baghdad -- and may end up being...

Myths And Facts

Myths And Facts

Mar 20, 2003 Robert Jensen

This war is not the result of a failure of diplomacy. This war is not a pre-emptive war. This war is not...

Confronting Our Fears

Confronting Our Fears

Mar 18, 2003 Robert Jensen

I am finally ready to admit what for months I have kept hidden. I am terrified. I am more scared than I have...

Contempt For Democracy

Contempt For Democracy

Mar 04, 2003 Robert Jensen

George Bush says he wants to use war to help create democracy in Iraq? As a step toward bolstering his...

Smoking Guns And Big Guns

Smoking Guns And Big Guns

Feb 06, 2003 Robert Jensen

There was no need for a smoking gun because the nation with the biggest guns in the world had made it clear...