Free the Jena 6!

by Bill Press -- Just when I was wondering whatever happened to the Rev. Jesse Jackson, he popped up again, accusing Barack Obama of "acting like he's white" – for not making more…

Iraq: No deadline? Then no dollars

by Bill Press -- For anybody looking for new insights, a new start, or renewed hope about the war in Iraq, Gen. Petraeus' long-awaited testimony before Congress and the American people was more…

Don't believe the general

by Bill Press -- You know the old Chinese proverb: "Fool me once, shame on you. Fool me twice, shame on me." You may also know the George W. Bush translation, from more…

CIA: Asleep at the switch

by Bill Press -- In the days and weeks following Sept. 11, how many times did we hear some terrorism expert say: If only the CIA had known al-Qaida operatives were in more…

Bush loses his brain

by Bill Press -- Some people walk through Washington and never leave a footprint. Karl Rove walked though Washington and left his jackboot prints everywhere. He is at once the most brilliant, more…

The great Democratic surrender

by Bill Press -- Use it or lose it. That's the first lesson of political power – which Democrats still haven't learned. As they proved by their vote on the NSA wiretap more…

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…