To Comfort The Afflicted
And Afflict The Comfortable

To Comfort The Afflicted And Afflict The Comfortable

Monday, August 19, 2019

Joe Conason

Joe Conason is an American journalist, author and liberal political commentator. He writes a column for Salon.com and has written a number of books, including Big Lies, which addresses what he says are myths spread about liberals by conservatives.

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This Trump Scandal Is Radioactive

BY JOE CONASON Often enough, the ambitious phrase "Middle East peace plan" emanates from the Trump White House, often associated with presidential son-in-law and senior...

First, She Made Us Listen

BY JOE CONASON Whatever Congress may do in the weeks and months to come, the introduction of the "Green New Deal" resolution is a major...

My Last Cup Of Starbucks

BY JOE CONASON The biography of Howard Schultz is the stuff of American capitalist folklore: a man who grew up in a Brooklyn housing project...

A Conspiracy Theory That Makes Sense

BY JOE CONASON Like so many other things in American life, political conspiracy theories just aren't as good as they used to be. Back in the...

What The Shutdown Really Means

BY JOE CONASON The unprecedented government shutdown is approaching the end of its first month with no foreseeable relief. The costs and the risks are...

The Grim Truth About Impeachment

BY JOE CONASON Sometime during the coming year, Americans are almost certain to confront the question of whether to impeach Donald Trump. The facts that...

The Rule Of Law Or The Shadow Of Tyranny

BY JOE CONASON Those old enough to recall the presidential politics of the 1990s may still hear a certain righteous sentence ringing in their ears:...

With Mueller, Patience Is Patriotic

BY JOE CONASON Everyone clamoring for Robert Mueller to finish his investigation of the Trump campaign's connections with the Kremlin should do us all a...

Pardon Manafort – And Go To Jail

BY JOE CONASON For more than a year, Donald Trump has dangled presidential pardons before former associates who might provide evidence against him. He teased...