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Posted on: Dec 22, 2009, Source: Firedoglake

The White House and the Senate Democratic leadership should be assailed for the travesty of a health "reform" bill now slouching towards Christmas eve.

Posted on: Dec 23, 2008, Source: Firedoglake

Political agendas instead of news. Welcome to the Wall Street Journal.

Posted on: Sep 29, 2008, Source: Firedoglake

There's no excuse for cheering for this pig of a bailout.

Posted on: Sep 10, 2008, Source: Firedoglake

With so many to choose from it's hard to say, but the truth is McCain’s biggest lies are about Obama’s tax cuts.

Posted on: Jun 9, 2008, Source: Firedoglake

At Gitmo, destroying evidence is standard operating procedure.

Posted on: Apr 4, 2008, Source: Firedoglake

How do you know when government has abysmally failed and driven the country into a ditch? Just ask the American people.

Posted on: Mar 31, 2008, Source: Firedoglake

Two contrasting stories on CBS' 60 Minutes illustrated for the hundredth time why selecting the right person for President matters.

Posted on: Mar 28, 2008, Source: Firedoglake

McCain's advisers had to explain that he really did want to help deserving homeowners and really would consider regulatory remedies.

Posted on: Mar 25, 2008, Source: Firedoglake

I wonder what Paul Krugman, who has pointed to Alan Greenspan's role in fostering the current financial crisis, would think of this.

Posted on: Mar 17, 2008, Source: Firedoglake

Let us be clear. Barack Obama does not have a "pastor problem."

Posted on: Mar 10, 2008, Source: Firedoglake

What were they thinking?

Posted on: Mar 5, 2008, Source: Firedoglake

The Republicans now have their man -- they didn't really want him, and some of them still hate him -- but he fits their requirements perfectly.

Posted on: Feb 25, 2008, Source: Firedoglake

And the winner is . . .

Posted on: Feb 18, 2008, Source: Firedoglake

We have FISA because government will always abuse its authority, exceed its bounds and expand its surveillance beyond its original designs.

Posted on: Feb 15, 2008, Source: Firedoglake

This President has falsely cried "wolf" too many times.

Posted on: Feb 13, 2008, Source: Firedoglake

There are nearly 20 weak Democrats who simply cannot be relied upon to stand against the Republicans when fundamental rights are at stake.

Posted on: Feb 11, 2008, Source: Firedoglake

Let McCain take all the credit he wants for the surge. It looks like the voters will hold him responsible for the consequence -- all of them.

Posted on: Feb 8, 2008, Source: Firedoglake

What must John McCain have been thinking, as he stood there, smiling, waiting for the booing to end?

Posted on: Jan 18, 2008, Source: Firedoglake

It helps greatly that the current Chairman of the Federal Reserve Board, Ben Bernanke, appears to be an intelligent, non-ideological adult

Posted on: Jan 16, 2008, Source: Firedoglake

If the GOP assumes they can separate Bush's catastrophic polices from the damage those policies have on the US economy, they're in for a surprise.

Posted on: Jan 11, 2008, Source: Firedoglake

McCain and Lieberman are proclaiming the surge a success, even though the surge achieved none of the President's stated goals.

Posted on: Jan 9, 2008, Source: Firedoglake

When Clinton castigated the oil companies, the insurance companies, the drug companies, the predatory loan companies, she was echoing Edwards.

Posted on: Jan 4, 2008, Source: Firedoglake

Over 236,000 Iowan's turned out in bitter cold to participate in the Democratic caucuses, about twice as many as participated in the GOP caucus.

Posted on: Dec 28, 2007, Source: Firedoglake

The Bush Administration did not kill Benazir Bhutto, but they want us to believe that only Al Qaeda is responsible and they're not.

Posted on: Dec 26, 2007, Source: Firedoglake

While California's funding approach remains uncertain, plans in other states are already blocked by opposition to higher taxes.

Posted on: Dec 19, 2007, Source: Firedoglake

Sound familiar? A lawless government engages in unlawful arrests; people just disappear and are held in secret prisons for years, without charges...

Posted on: Dec 17, 2007, Source: Firedoglake

Dodd and friends know how important it is to stop the atrocious Intelligence Committee bill and they need your help.

Posted on: Oct 29, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Scarecrow: There's a "macabre kind of calculus" about whether the "target" was "worth" the likely number of civilian deaths.

Posted on: Oct 25, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Scarecrow: This is one we can win and/or make the opposition pay dearly next November.

Posted on: Oct 24, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Scarecrow: Senator Dodd leads on the FISA bill, while Senators Clinton and Obama follow...sort of.

Posted on: Oct 19, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Scarecrow: Asked to assess the damage to these individuals, Plame replies, "It would be serious."

Posted on: Oct 15, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Scarecrow: The Blackwater incident is just part of a larger pattern of US devaluing the lives and rights of Iraqis.

Posted on: Sep 24, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Scarecrow: The insurance industry is relieved Bush is so concerned about their profits that he'd jeopardize health care for millions of children.

Posted on: Sep 14, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Scarecrow: An oil contract between Hunt Oil and the Kurds sheds new light on Bush's plan for a permanent occupation of Iraq.

Posted on: Sep 3, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Scarecrow: A new Bush biography reveals his retirement plans, administration infighting and more.

Posted on: Aug 31, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Scarecrow: Wake up Democrats, you are being asked to fund an aggressive war against Iran.