Articles by mfumento

Mr. Fumento, a D.C.-based freelance writer and former paratrooper, has been embedded three times in Iraq and once in Afghanistan. You can e-mail him at

Barack Obama and the FDR-Great Depression Myth

Obama apparently either doesn’t know his history or doesn’t care.

mfumento November 26, 2008

When Anbar Was "Lost???

What became "the conventional wisdom" on Anbar was misleading.

mfumento September 10, 2008

Zarqawi's Death Makes the Job Easier

An embedded reporter's view from Iraq

mfumento June 20, 2006

The Band of Brothers (and Their Mothers)

What's on the minds of Iraqi soldiers' parents?

mfumento May 11, 2006

The Second Battle for Fallujah

Reflecting on my recent trip to Iraq

mfumento May 4, 2006

WiFi Fears Are Nothing But Hype

Remember when microwave ovens caused cancer?

mfumento April 6, 2006

Embryonic Stem Cell Hucksters Exploit Paralysis Victims

There's bad news and there's more bad news

mfumento March 31, 2006

CBS's Stem Cell Shenanigans

Network needs someone who can restore honesty

mfumento March 6, 2006

Here's to Absolute Free Speech (Within Limits)

Daily Illini editors print Muhammad cartoons

mfumento March 3, 2006

Science Journals Deliver 'Political Science'

Why do media treat them as sacrosanct?

mfumento February 23, 2006

Amazing Offer! PR Firm Gives 18 Holes of Golf at Top Course to ALL Reporters!

Writing in Human Events, Lisa De Pasquale exposed the cozy relationship between Eamon Javers, Business...

mfumento February 16, 2006

What's Up (or Down) with AIDS?

Don't let statistics become politically incorrect

mfumento February 16, 2006

Toss Out New Orleans 'Toxic Soup' Myth

Time was when the mention of Louisiana's culinary delights brought to mind such fare as the "jambalaya,...

mfumento February 3, 2006