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September 15th, 2008

Obama says McCain is running dishonest campaign

By Terence Hunt / Associated Press CHICAGO — In a presidential race turning increasingly negative, Democratic nominee Barack Obama drew on editorial comments from U.S. newspapers and magazines Monday to accuse John McCain of running a dishonest campaign with some of the "sleaziest ads" ever seen.Obama's running mate, Sen. Joe ... continue reading

March 20th, 2008

Police Arrest 22 at Syracuse Iraq War Protest

Syracuse, New York (WSYR-TV) - More than 20 people were arrested during a protest on the fifth anniversary of the Iraq war in downtown Syracuse Wednesday. Around lunchtime, a small group of people gathered for an anti-war protest. Members of the Syracuse Peace Council and their supporters gathered at Clinton ... continue reading

April 21st, 2007

Former peasant joins ranks of China's richest

By David Barboza / International Herald Tribune SHANGHAI: A 52-year-old farmer turned developer is as plain as his company's English name - Country Garden. But the company's debut Friday on the Hong Kong stock exchange has put him in the record books. Shares of Country Garden soared 35 percent on ... continue reading

February 17th, 2007

UCSB War Protest History

The anti-war movement has a long history on the UCSB campus By Matt Cota / KSBY-6 The House of Representatives tonight passed a resolution disapproving of President Bush's move to surge more U.S. forces into Iraq. The vote was 246-182. It's the first move by Congress to take control of ... continue reading

August 14th, 2006

3 Rangers charged in Tacoma bank heist

By David Bowermaster / Seattle Times The robbers apparently knew what they were doing. As one kept track of the time, counting down the minutes, the others brandished automatic weapons to rob the tellers. All wore masks and what appeared to be body armor under their clothing. When they were ... continue reading

December 18th, 2005

Bush fund-raisers cash in by giving — then receiving

Toledo Blade President Bush's corporate champions see the spoils of his administration in coal. And timber. And credit-card payments, Afghan electric lines, Japanese bank transfers, and fake crab.America's business leaders supplied more than $75 million to return Mr. Bush to the White House last year - and he has paid ... continue reading

September 28th, 2005

Overdue Credit Card Bills Hit Record High

By Jeannine Aversa / Associated Press Charge it! That familiar refrain is producing an unwanted response for more Americans: Your bill is overdue! Surging energy prices, low personal savings and the higher cost of borrowing have combined to produce a record level of overdue credit card bills. The American Bankers ... continue reading

September 23rd, 2005

U.S. Initial Jobless Claims Rise to 432,000 on Katrina Filings

(Bloomberg) -- The number of Americans filing first- time claims for jobless benefits rose 8,000 to the highest in more than two years as more applications arrived from people dislocated by Hurricane Katrina. Claims rose to 432,000 in the week ended Sept. 17 from a revised 424,000 the prior week, ... continue reading

September 2nd, 2005


TRAGEDY UNFOLDS, HELP ARRIVES The President tours the disaster areas:President Bush's show of reassurance as he traveled to the Gulf Coast on Friday competed with TV coverage of raging fires, gun-wielding thugs and throngs of distraught evacuees, as "chaos" remained a frequent description for Hurricane Katrina's dire aftermath. A Congressman ... continue reading

March 2nd, 2005


An 82 year old California woman refuses to leave the hospital: "When you pay Kaiser insurance month after month for 50 years like I have, you expect to be treated like a good patient and a human being." A California millionaire refuses to present identification and, thus, can't go very ... continue reading

January 25th, 2005

Dream On America

The U.S. Model: For years, much of the world did aspire to the American way of life. But today countries are finding more appealing systems in their own backyards. By Andrew Moravcsik / Newsweek Not long ago, the American dream was a global fantasy. Not only Americans saw themselves as ... continue reading

January 20th, 2005

Major Donor Information

Presidential Inaugural Committee ACS State & Local Solutions, Inc.WashingtonDC$250,000 A.G. SpanosStocktonCA$250,000 AFLAC, IncorporatedColumbusGA$100,000 AFLAC, IncorporatedColumbusGA$150,000 A. J. ScribanteOmahaNE$100,000 Alan B. FabianCockeysvilleMD$100,000 Al Hoffman, Jr.Fort MyersFL$100,000 Alagem Capital Group, LLCBeverly HillsCA$250,000 Alexander F. TreadwellWestportNY$100,000 Altria Corporate Services, Inc.New YorkNY$250,000 American Bankers AssociationWashingtonDC$25,000 American Chemistry CouncilArlingtonVA$25,000 American FinancialCincinnatiOH$250,000 American Health Care AssociationWashingtonDC$50,000 ... continue reading

December 31st, 2004

Dollar Mixed, Ending 2004 at 9-Year Low

By Kevin Plumberg NEW YORK (Reuters) - The dollar eked out some gains against the euro on Friday, the last trading day of 2004, but the beleaguered U.S. currency ended the year at a nine-year low against a basket of major currencies. The yen also gained across the board on ... continue reading

September 28th, 2004

Bush's Hometown Paper: You Broke Promise, We Endorse Kerry

The Lone Star Iconoclast Kerry Will Restore American Dignity2004 Iconoclast Presidential Endorsement Few Americans would have voted for George W. Bush four years ago if he had promised that, as President, he would: Empty the Social Security trust fund by $507 billion to help offset fiscal irresponsibility and at the ... continue reading

April 5th, 2004

Bill Moyers interviews Nixon whistleblower John Dean. Bush and Blair discussed attacking Iraq nine days after September 11th. Prosecutors have expanded their inquiry into the White House's leak of a CIA officer's name. (CIVIL) WAR IN IRAQ--A YEAR LATER: A grisly wake-up call in Fallujah. The confrontation between America and ... continue reading

October 20th, 2003

Welcome to Iraq, The Home of The Whopper! Just one of the tragedies of our occupation of Iraq. Why didn't Bush listen to the State Department's warnings over an occupation of Iraq? Bush sees election cash in rebuilding Iraq. The BANK OF AMERICA steps up outsourcing to India. Genetically modified ... continue reading

October 21st, 2002

Change the leadership! Life is short, be something. Are dogs the new terrorists ? Jeb gives Neil a hand. A Harken Oil Timeline. Bush takes on sex. Taiwan Schmaiwan. The Bank of America moves to India. Ex-GOP Gov. blasts Michigan GOP. Let the mighty eagle soar! Write the President a ... continue reading

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George W. Bush Debuts New Paintings Of Dogs, Friends, Ghost Of Iraqi Child That Follows Him... President Bush has a new hobby -- painting! --...

Apr 17th
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Big new story from David Sirota and Pando on top Christie adviser and appearance of corruption at New Jersey's pension fund: REVEALED: Gov....

Apr 17th
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FBI Uncovers Al-Qaeda Plot To Just Sit Back And Enjoy Collapse Of United States WASHINGTON—The FBI announced today that it has uncovered a...

Apr 15th
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Revealed: Rahm Emanuel's top donor bought stock in Marriott just before it was awarded huge contract As schools are closed and pensions cut,...

Apr 9th
2:00 PM
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I'll be at First Time Fest today in New York City at the screening of my first film, Roger & Me. Loews Village 7 at 12:30 pm. Come see it on the big...

Apr 5th
9:48 AM
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Revealed: Rahm Emanuel cuts public pensions, diverts money to benefit campaign donors If you've read the financial news out of Chicago the last...

Apr 4th
2:19 PM
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Please take a moment today to think of Casey Austin Sheehan, son of Cindy and Patrick, who was murdered by U.S. foreign policy in Sadr City, Baghdad ten years...

Apr 4th
2:00 PM
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ICYMI - I've joined this "thunderclap" to support the Connecticut legislators who voted yes on last year's Act Concerning Gun Violence...

Apr 3rd
7:38 PM
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I've joined this "thunderclap" to support the Connecticut legislators who voted yes on last year's Act Concerning Gun Violence Prevention...

Apr 2nd
8:27 PM
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I am opposed to the death penalty, but to every rule there is usually an exception, and in this case I hope the criminals at General Motors will be arrested...

Apr 1st
3:55 PM
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How Long Some in the US Will Survive Under New Health Law Donna Smith Those who must access care to live and can afford it are not...

Mar 31st
10:13 PM
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Last night, The Good Wife on the East Coast started 40 minutes late due to the overrun of the NCAA basketball game. If you had your DVR set for the show, you...

Mar 24th
5:41 PM
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Watching films today, looking for the ones I'm going to pick for my film festival this summer. I (and a whole bunch of others!) have this thing we put on...

Mar 23rd
4:48 PM
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When the U.S. Health Care System Keeps Killing, Who Cares Enough to Fight? Donna Smith We have largely forgotten that people are at...

Mar 21st
5:56 PM
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Tell the White House not to give up on Dr. Vivek Murthy's nomination as Surgeon General despite the ferocious opposition from the NRA: Don't give...

Mar 21st
5:38 PM
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This criminal would never see a jail cell, nor would his cronies. In fact, they'd later be rewarded with re-election: Presidential Address on War with...

Mar 19th
9:40 PM
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The crime of the century -- our invasion & slaughter in Iraq -- started 11 years ago tonite in this 7pm (ET) hour, March 19th, 2003: CNN Coverage of...

Mar 19th
9:08 PM
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Washington’s Back-to-the-Future Military Policies in Africa Nick Turse Nick Turse is an award-winning journalist, historian,...

Mar 17th
4:59 PM
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"I think democracy is the most revolutionary thing in the world." -- Tony Benn, 1925-2014 Tony Benn in 'Sicko'

Mar 14th
10:07 AM
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RIP Tony Benn, one of the UK's greatest leaders: Tony Benn, veteran Labour politician, dies aged 88 Former cabinet minister died at...

Mar 14th
9:53 AM
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Please read this important story from K. Ford K.: Am I the Face of the New American Middle Class? I began to feel I had slipped so low...

Mar 13th
2:24 PM
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Yesterday Dianne Feinstein revealed that the CIA has been spying on the Senate Intelligence Committee. This is all about the report the committee has produced...

Mar 12th
6:48 PM
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Health Care for All Colorado has brought Mercy Killers, a show written and performed by Michael Milligan about our murderous for-profit healthcare system, to...

Mar 10th
1:08 PM
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Health Care Dramas that Sting and Why We Have to Watch Donna Smith The realities Milligan has written into the show cut deep into...

Mar 10th
1:02 PM
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Did you know the Lehrer Newshour on PBS has been produced for 20 years by a company owned by conservative cable billionaire John Malone? Me neither. After...

Mar 7th
8:39 PM
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Mr. Obama, if int’l law is so damn crucial . . . | The Russian intervention deserves criticism. But let’s be clear. The...

Mar 6th
1:21 PM
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Enron billionaire John Arnold thinks everyone should believe him when he says we've got to cut pensions because he's so incredibly rich: John...

Mar 5th
4:20 PM
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More in David Sirota's continuing series on the billionaire takeover of PBS: More PBS conflict woes as activists move to eject David Koch from board of...

Mar 3rd
12:35 PM
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Ukraine: One ‘Regime Change’ Too Many? Ray McGovern Is “regime change” in Ukraine the bridge too far for the neoconservative...

Mar 2nd
9:25 PM
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