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Posts published by “Alexander Cockburn”

Farewell to Our Greatest President

We bid a sad adieu to Gerald Ford. Here at CounterPunch it has always been our position that Gerald Ford was America's greatest President. Transferring…

How the FBI Spied On Edward Said

“The FBI has a long, ignoble tradition of monitoring and harassing America’s top intellectuals. While people ranging from Albert Einstein, William Carlos Williams to Martin…

Three Card Monte and the One-Party State

How lion-like the Democrats sound as they circle around Social Security, bellowing their defiance! After years of servility some of them even presume to shake…

Candidate Kerry

I tried shouting “Kerry-Edwards” on the step out to my garden. The cat yawned and the flowers drooped. Democrats know this in their hearts. Twit…

America’s Greatest Editor Moves On

By year’s end the greatest newspaper in the United States will have relocated from California’s North Coast to Eugene, Oregon. Bruce Anderson is leaving Boonville.…

Bush, Kerry and Empire

As one who regards Gerry Ford as our greatest president (least time served, least damage done, husband of Betty, plus Stevens as his contribution to…

Understanding the World with Paul Sweezy

I’m an optimist by disposition but some weeks it’s hard to find evidence of progress in human affairs. There on the tv screen was Secretary…

The Uproar Over Nader

Here's how a life-long, very radical organizer put it to me in the week after Nader announced he was entering the race. "I have never…

Winning with Ralph Nader

Listening to Democrats screaming about Ralph Nader’s entry into the presidential race I finally understand the mindset of those Communist dictatorships that used to take…

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