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Enough Appeasement: Why We Need Media Criticism Delivered In A Cruise Missile

This article was first published in the New York Press on February 8, 2005. Thank God for the Iraqi insurgency. If it weren’t for the resistance tying us down, we would have already moved against far more serious foes like…

December 14th, 2010 | Comments (23)

Mugged By Mediocrity: Dr. Dolan Schools Neocon Imbecile John Agresto In The Art Of Character Assassination

Meet John Agresto, the corrupt neocon labeled a “mediocrity” by 16 academic organizations The slime just keeps spewing from the blubbery lips of my former employer, John Agresto, Provost of the American University of Iraq-Suleimaniya (AUI-S). As those who’ve read…

December 1st, 2010 | Comments (62)

Iraqi Students Interview John Dolan

Earlier this month, The eXiled’s John Dolan published an explosive account about his year in Iraq teaching at the American University in Sulaimani, the capital of the Kurdish-controlled region in the north of the country. The university, known by its…

November 4th, 2010 | Comments (40)

 Neocon Like Me: How I Spent A Year In Iraq Teaching With The Bush-Cheney Crazies

This article was first published at Alternet. The hero of this story is the $100 bill — or rather, the wad of $100 bills. My first meeting with those lovely $100 bills came at the end of my interview for…

October 11th, 2010 | Comments (96)

Why We Fight: Homeowners' Association Forecloses On American Soldier's Home While He's Fighting In Iraq...Soldier's Family Owned $300,000 Home Free & Clear, But Wife Missed 2 HOA Payments, Leading To Rapid Foreclosure & Sale Of House...That's Right Folks, Just Because Some Americans Risk Their Lives To Defend America's Freedom, They Shouldn't Expect Any Free Lunches...Foreclosing On Deadbeat Soldiers' Homes Is The American Way, And If You Don't Like It, You C'n Just Git Out!

July 1st, 2010 | Comments (8)

The A-Team: How Dumb Exactly?

It’s pretty simple, really. If you don’t like action films, don’t go see The A-Team. That is, if you complain when a film has explosions, and a lot of shooting and punching and special effects crashes and whatnot, and no…

June 14th, 2010 | Comments (26)

eXile Classic: 20 Reasons We're Ashamed To Be Americans

This article was first published in The eXile on March 6, 2008. In this post-Russian presidential election issue, while the righteous American editorialists wag their fingers at Russia’s farcical elections, we want to hold up a giant mirror (with loudspeaker…

March 5th, 2010 | Comments (41)