The Foxification of America

by Bill Press -- Lured by the irresistible bait of $5 billion, the Bancroft family finally agreed to sell the Wall Street Journal to right-wing robber baron Rupert Murdoch. Chalk up one more…

Return of the Junior G-Men

by Bill Press -- J. Edgar Hoover is grinning in his grave. As reported by ABC's Brian Ross, the FBI has adopted a plan to recruit 15,000 covert informants in the United more…

Are you feeling safer yet?

by Bill Press -- Osama bin Laden. Where, oh where, can he be? In the spring of 2003, as President Bush was busy sending the nation into war with Iraq, reporters repeatedly more…

Republican family values

by Bill Press -- Republicans routinely paint themselves as the party of "family values," without spelling out exactly what values they're talking about. Well, now we know. Louisiana Sen. David Vitter, one more…

Unequal justice under the law

by Bill Press -- According to the Washington Post, George Bush has been holding private sessions with historians and philosophers, seeking advice on how to save his legacy. Forget it, Mr. President. more…

Making talk radio fair and balanced

by Bill Press -- Have you listened to the Ed Schultz show lately? Or Stephanie Miller, Randi Rhodes or Bill Press? If not, there's a good reason. Unless you subscribe to satellite more…

Can 'enemy combatants' rot in jail?

by Bill Press -- In the late 19th century, British war correspondent and novelist Rudyard Kipling observed, "The first victim of war is truth." Today, it's even worse. The first victim of more…

Bush restarting nuclear arms race

by Bill Press -- The problem with modern society, the great British novelist Evelyn Waugh once complained, is that "we never succeeded in turning the clocks back a single second." Well, George more…