Forget "Miami Vice" and high-speed chases on cigar boats and shootouts with South American thugs armed with semiautomatic weapons.The really heavy federal drug enforcement artillery is now being trained on suburban car salesmen."
How Speculators, Spooks, and Con Men Helped Build the Bush Dynasty: Bush's legendary talent for moral flexibility and political spinelessness, which surfaced in a career built on professional coattailing, appears to be a family trait, an identifying characteristic--the way the Kennedy clan will always be associated with hot sex and rum-running.
Making Money the Old-fashioned Way-- Dealing With the Yakuza and Building Golf Courses in China -- The same year George Bush was running for president on a platform attacking Willie Horton, denouncing flag burning, and extolling family values, his brother "Pres" Bush was doing deals with Japanese gangsters and Chinese dictators.
Who Is Richard Brenneke and Why Is He Saying Those Terrible Things About George Bush and the October Surprise?
Over the Past Decade a Republican White House, With the Help of a Democratic Congress, Has Dismantled FDR's Vision of the American Dream. Now We're in for a Dickens of a Christmas.
The story of the long twilight struggle that ended government subsidized housing in Houston.
Bill Clinton promised voters in 1992 that he would shrink the defense budget, reorder Cold War priorities and rein in America's undercover warriors who had sold guns to the Ayatollah, supported an illegal Nicaraguan war, bankrolled Manuel Noriega and secretly armed Saddam Hussein.
Welcome to the digital frontier, where network by network, metaphor by metaphor, a splendid, global, multimedia palace is being built through trial and error.
To the city's social elite, Teresa Rodriguez seemed to talk sense. Did she also talk them out of $30 million?
Depending on how money is defined, the nation's supply is either flat or running out of control. The confusion may be intentional.
California's new $10 billion energy bailout plan is being greeted with skepticism by both industry experts and consumer groups. That’s not surprising because the state of California, which has already proven itself to be “the gang that couldn’t deregulate”, has rushed to implement an emergency plan that looks increasingly like a band-aid on a severe gut-shot wound.
The coalition of unions, consumer and women's groups who have been fighting the bankruptcy law are just about out of ammo. Both houses of Congress are expected to pass the measure this week, and President Bush has said he's ready to sign it into law.