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Obama's Senate Health Care Bill: A "Uniquely American" Idiocy (and 35 Ways It Can Be Fixed)
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.
WSJ Uses 'Reporting' to Print Free Political Advertising for Anti-Labor Group
Posted on: Dec 23, 2008, Source: Firedoglake
Political agendas instead of news. Welcome to the Wall Street Journal.
Nancy Pelosi Puts Lipstick on a $700 Billion Pig
Posted on: Sep 29, 2008, Source: Firedoglake
There's no excuse for cheering for this pig of a bailout.
Which are McCain's Biggest Lies?
Posted on: Sep 10, 2008, Source: Firedoglake
With so many to choose from it's hard to say, but the truth is McCainâ€™s biggest lies are about Obamaâ€™s tax cuts.
Pentagon Manual: OK to Destroy Gitmo Interrogation Notes
Posted on: Jun 9, 2008, Source: Firedoglake
At Gitmo, destroying evidence is standard operating procedure.
81% of Americans Dissatisfied with Our Country's Direction -- the Highest Level Ever
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.
Al Gore Launches $300 Million Climate Change Initiative, Meanwhile Bush Keeps Torturing
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.
McCain Gets Remedial Economics Lesson
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.
Hillary Wants to Let Greenspan Decide Whether to Rescue Home Owners
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.
Corporate Media Uses Rev. Wright as Excuse for Racist Remarks About Black Pastors
Posted on: Mar 17, 2008, Source: Firedoglake
Let us be clear. Barack Obama does not have a "pastor problem."
Did DC Media Applaud Bush After Approving Waterboarding?
Posted on: Mar 10, 2008, Source: Firedoglake
What were they thinking?
McCain: The Answer to Bush's Prayers
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.
The Oscar for Best Performance by a Candidate Goes to...
Posted on: Feb 25, 2008, Source: Firedoglake
And the winner is . . .
Isn't FISA Enough?
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.
House Democrats Call Bushâ€™s FISA Bluff
Posted on: Feb 15, 2008, Source: Firedoglake
This President has falsely cried "wolf" too many times.
Senate Passes Bush's Massive Illegal Spying Program, Immunity for Telecoms
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.
John McCain Owns Bush's Surge...and Its Consequences
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.
McCain Humiliates Himself at CPAC
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?
Economic Panic Makes GOP Bipartisan
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
Bushâ€™s Energy Policy: Begging for More Oil
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.
The Surge in Delusions Is Working
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.
Hillary's New Hampshire Victory Speech: "I Listened... and Found My Own Voice" [VIDEO]
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.
Well Done, Iowa: All Three Top Dems Trounce Huckabee
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.
Did Bush Risk Bhutto To Save Musharraf?
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.
State Health Care Reforms Need National Leadership
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.
Disappearing In Secret Pakistani and US Prisons
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...
Who Will Stand with Chris Dodd for the Constitution?
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.
US Consciously Kills Civilians In Afghanistan
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.
SCHIP Is Back, House to Vote Again This Week
Posted on: Oct 25, 2007, Source: AlterNet
Scarecrow: This is one we can win and/or make the opposition pay dearly next November.
Dodd: Warrantless Wiretaps Are a "Victory" for Terrorists
Posted on: Oct 24, 2007, Source: AlterNet
Scarecrow: Senator Dodd leads on the FISA bill, while Senators Clinton and Obama follow...sort of.
Valerie Plame: People Are Suffering Because My Identity Was Leaked
Posted on: Oct 19, 2007, Source: AlterNet
Scarecrow: Asked to assess the damage to these individuals, Plame replies, "It would be serious."
If Blackwater Is Kicked Out Of Iraq, Whoâ€™s Next?
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.
Bush Vows to Abandon Millions of Sick Children
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.
Bush's Texas Oil Buddy Banks On Iraq's Failure
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.
Bush "Can't Remember" Disbanding of Iraqi Army and Other Revelations
Posted on: Sep 3, 2007, Source: AlterNet
Scarecrow: A new Bush biography reveals his retirement plans, administration infighting and more.
Will Anyone Stop Bush and Cheney's Planned War With Iran?
Posted on: Aug 31, 2007, Source: AlterNet
Scarecrow: Wake up Democrats, you are being asked to fund an aggressive war against Iran.
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