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September 1st, 2005

Gas Prices Surge as Supply Drops

By Jad Mouawad and Simon Romero / New York Times For the first time since the 1970's, gasoline lines reappeared yesterday in some corners of the country. Three days after Hurricane Katrina dealt a devastating blow to the nation's largest energy hub, the worst-case possibility was quickly becoming a reality: ... continue reading

September 1st, 2005

THE BOWL

When the Levee Breaks: "It appears that the money has been moved in the president’s budget to handle homeland security and the war in Iraq, and I suppose that’s the price we pay. Nobody locally is happy that the levees can’t be finished, and we are doing everything we can ... continue reading

September 1st, 2005

AND CHAOS ENSUES

HOW TO HELP Help for Katrina survivors Searching for... | "I'm Okay..." | More OFFER HOUSING THE SURLY BONDS OF EARTH After dilly-dallying for two days and jet-setting from Crawford to the West Coast and back to Crawford, President George W. Bush returned to Washington late yesterday afternoon to address ... continue reading

August 31st, 2005

Sheehan marches in Austin

News 8 Austin Cindy Sheehan met with hundreds of supporters at the State Capitol Wednesday evening and then marched to Austin City Hall. Sheehan was camping outside President Bush's Crawford ranch. She lost her son in the Iraqi War and says she wants to talk to President Bush, face-to-face. Her ... continue reading

August 31st, 2005

Experts: $4 a gallon gas coming soon

Pricing analysts say consumers can expect even higher prices at the pump. By Grace Wong / CNN/Money NEW YORK - Consumers can expect retail gas prices to rise to $4 a gallon soon, but whether they stay there depends on the long-term damage to oil facilities from Hurricane Katrina, oil ... continue reading

August 31st, 2005

Bush: U.S. Must Protect Iraq From Terror

By Jennifer Loven / Associated Press CORONADO, Calif. - President Bush on Tuesday answered growing anti-war protests with a fresh reason for American troops to continue fighting in Iraq: protection of the country's vast oil fields that he said would otherwise fall under the control of terrorist extremists. Bush, standing ... continue reading

August 31st, 2005

THE BOWL

When the Levee Breaks: "It appears that the money has been moved in the president’s budget to handle homeland security and the war in Iraq, and I suppose that’s the price we pay. Nobody locally is happy that the levees can’t be finished, and we are doing everything we can ... continue reading

August 30th, 2005

Oil and High Water

In Katrina's wake oil prices have spiked, but the real price increase may not be felt until the winter By Hilary Hylton / Time As Hurricane Katrina hurled toward the Gulf of Mexico bad memories flashed through Tony Lentini's mind. Last Sept. 7th, Hurricane Ivan hammered a similar area, and ... continue reading

August 30th, 2005

Bush to Cut Short His Vacation

By Peter Baker / Washington Post SAN DIEGO, Aug. 30 -- President Bush decided today to cut short his month-long vacation and return to Washington to oversee the federal government's response to Hurricane Katrina, which cut a swath of devastation across the Gulf Coast states, killing dozens of people and ... continue reading

August 30th, 2005

LIFE GOES ON... or not

THE MARCH OF FREEDOM Iraq may finally be too hot a spot for the businessmen of Halliburton. The company passed on a $37 million contract to repair oil wells and the contract was instead given to an Iraqi state-owned company. Because of the instability of the Iraqi government, Halliburton was ... continue reading

August 30th, 2005

AND THE PRESIDENT PLAYED GUITAR

Hurricane Katrina has annihilated the Gulf Coast. The first hand accounts from survivors are harrowing. The death toll is mounting. For those who survived, everything is gone. Louisiana's governor says the devastation is greater than their worst fears. New Orleans is filling with water.Hundreds are trapped in their attics.In Biloxi, ... continue reading

August 29th, 2005

Bush on road after weekend of dueling demonstrations

By Richard Benedetto / USA Today CRAWFORD, Texas — After a weekend in which the countryside near his ranch was dominated by demonstrations both in favor of the Iraq war and against it, President Bush travels to Arizona and California today on domestic business: promoting the new Medicare prescription-drug benefit ... continue reading

August 29th, 2005

LIFE GOES ON... or not

THE MARCH OF FREEDOM Iraq may finally be too hot a spot for the businessmen of Halliburton. The company passed on a $37 million contract to repair oil wells and the contract was instead given to an Iraqi state-owned company. Because of the instability of the Iraqi government, Halliburton was ... continue reading

August 29th, 2005

LIFE GOES ON... or not

THE MARCH OF FREEDOM Iraq may finally be too hot a spot for the businessmen of Halliburton. The company passed on a $37 million contract to repair oil wells and the contract was instead given to an Iraqi state-owned company. Because of the instability of the Iraqi government, Halliburton was ... continue reading

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Apr 18th
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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 www.theonion.com 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 pando.com As schools are closed and pensions cut,...

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

Apr 4th
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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
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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
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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
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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
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How Long Some in the US Will Survive Under New Health Law ...by Donna Smith www.michaelmoore.com Those who must access care to live and can afford it are not...

Mar 31st
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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
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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
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When the U.S. Health Care System Keeps Killing, Who Cares Enough to Fight? ...by Donna Smith www.michaelmoore.com We have largely forgotten that people are at...

Mar 21st
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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
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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
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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
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Washington’s Back-to-the-Future Military Policies in Africa ...by Nick Turse www.michaelmoore.com Nick Turse is an award-winning journalist, historian,...

Mar 17th
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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
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RIP Tony Benn, one of the UK's greatest leaders: Tony Benn, veteran Labour politician, dies aged 88 www.theguardian.com Former cabinet minister died at...

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

Mar 13th
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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
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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
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Health Care Dramas that Sting and Why We Have to Watch ...by Donna Smith www.michaelmoore.com The realities Milligan has written into the show cut deep into...

Mar 10th
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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
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Mr. Obama, if int’l law is so damn crucial . . . | RootsAction.org act.rootsaction.org The Russian intervention deserves criticism. But let’s be clear. The...

Mar 6th
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