Category Archives: John Bolton

With Newt, You Get Armageddon

By Emilia 1956 So Newt Gingrich is the current GOP front-runner. A lot of people on the Right and some on the Left laud him as an intellectual. He’s not, really. A Doctor of Philosophy degree doesn’t make you an … Continue reading

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Clinton’s Photographic Appeasement

KCNA via KNS/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images That picture is what Kim Jong-Il wanted all along. In poor health, the Dear Leader is trying to manage a power transition to his chosen heir and craves the legitimacy of international politics. … Continue reading

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John Bolton: Some Follow-up Questions

Neocons will keep crawling out from under their rocks for years to come. Each has their own motive; Cheney, for instance, just wants to stay out of jail. But John Bolton, Bush’s strange choice of Ambassador to the United nations, … Continue reading

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