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August 19th, 2002

Top Republicans are a little uncertain about the prospects of Gulf War II, perhaps because GW2 will bring armageddon. Did the US use germ warfare in the Korean War? Here's something to look forward to. And something else to look forward to. If only there were an oil pipeline to ... continue reading

August 6th, 2002

Egypt throws an ill and aging peace activist in jail while the Bush administration looks the other way. American officials oppose naming their own detainees from the unconstitutional post 9/11 dragnet. London's Observer looks at our imminent war. Brent Snowcroft--National Security Adviser during Gulf War I and good friend to ... continue reading

May 4th, 2001

Crap. The Sequel: The Crap Ends Here

Dear friends, Well, the mail has been pouring in since my last letter. It's been running about 5 to 1 in support of my view that Bush's "reversals" of Clinton's last-minute orders were not only made possible by Clinton's 8-year postponement of them, but were not even reversals -- as ... continue reading

November 8th, 2000

Just In: Bush or Gore May Win!

Dear friends, It's a cliffhanger! From my vantage point -- and, hey, whadda I know? -- I'm gonna go out on a limb and predict that.... EITHER BUSH OR GORE IS ABSOLUTELY GONNA WIN! And when they do, just as soon as those votes in Florida are recounted and/or challenged ... continue reading

August 26th, 2000

Sleep Now In The Fire

Dear friends, My first video for the band "Rage Against the Machine" has been nominated as "Best Rock Video of the Year" by MTV. The annual MTV Video Music Awards will be telecast live from Radio City Music Hall on September 7. The video is for the song, "Sleep Now ... continue reading

August 3rd, 2000

War Movies

Dear friends, Mark this date on your calendar--Wednesday, May 17, 10pm -- the premiere episode of our second season of "The Awful Truth" on the Bravo network. Twelve new shows, all in color, mostly in English. Lots of chase scenes. The return of Karen Duffy and Ben Hamper. Back to ... continue reading

August 2nd, 2000

Philly Cheese and Cheney Please

Dear friends, Two nights of watching the Republican Convention/Infomercial and I'm in hog-heaven. It is the funniest show I've seen on TV in years. How they were able to round up every one of the 37 black Republicans in the country and then trot them out on the stage to ... continue reading

July 19th, 2000

Bush and Gore Make Me Wanna Ralph

Dear friends, DISCLAIMER: If you are planning to vote for Al Gore in November, good for you. Don't let what I'm about to say change your mind because I've been told by all the experts that if you do change your mind based on what I'm about to say, George ... continue reading

April 30th, 2000

April 30 Should Be a National Holiday

Dear friends, This letter is for those of you who were born after the Vietnam War. Many of you are in high school right now. Some of you have recently graduated and are working the Slurpee machine at the 7-11 (your way of celebrating the greatest economic boom in history!). ... continue reading

March 24th, 2000

The Awful Truth Premier and Three Kings

Dear Friends, Mark this date on your calendar -- Wednesday, May 17, 10pm -- the premiere episode of our second season of "The Awful Truth" on the Bravo network. Twelve new shows, all in color, mostly in English. Lots of chase scenes. The return of Karen Duffy and Ben Hamper. ... continue reading

October 12th, 1999

the 6 billionth human

Dear friends, Earlier today, the 6 billionth human on the planet was born. I thought this happened three months ago but, what with all the earthquakes, hurricanes, and West Nile-like mosquitoes loose in Queens, I guess someone had to revise downward. According to the U.N., the blessed event finally took ... continue reading

April 15th, 1999

The Bombing of Kosovo

Dear friends, As we file our taxes today (procrastinators, all of us), and we sign our names on the bottom line of our 1040 tax forms, perhaps we should ask ourselves if what we are doing is signing a death warrant for people we don't even know. Because each night, ... continue reading

December 18th, 1998

Mike's Dinner at the White House

Dear Friends, I met Bill Clinton outside a Port-O-John last night and told him what he needed to do. Earlier in the week, I had received a call from the network chief at Britain's Channel Four Television (the producer of our upcoming show, "The Awful Truth") asking me what my ... continue reading

June 30th, 1997

U.S. Moves To Avert Iraqi Loss; Envoys Tell Allies In Persian Gulf Of Shift in Policy

January 1, 1984, Sunday, Final Edition by Don Oberdorfer / Washington Post The United States, in a shift of policy, has informed friendly Persian Gulf nations that the defeat of Iraq in the 3-year-old war with Iran would be "contrary to U.S. interests" and has made several moves to prevent ... continue reading

March 3rd, 1997


March 19-20 marks the two-year anniversary of the U.S. bombing and invasion of Iraq. After all of the death and destruction, and with the Bush administration claiming a mandate to continue their war, there's a new urgency and a stronger determination within the global antiwar movement to bring the troops ... continue reading

January 28th, 1997

Iraq Election Guide

Answers to key questions and political lists to watch Select a question to see the answer: Who devised Iraq's election system? Who is eligible to vote? What will this election determine? How will voters select the government? How will national assembly seats be assigned? What turnout is expected? Why do ... continue reading

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If you have a moment today, I hope you can read the obituary for my father Francis (Frank) Moore, who died this past Saturday at the age of 92: Francis...

Apr 22nd
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My father, Francis (Frank) Moore, passed away this morning a few months shy if his 93rd birthday. He was a great dad I am blessed to have had him in my life. I...

Apr 20th
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Time to put the cuffs on Chris Christie -- not for the bridge scandal, but for this: Chris Christie's $300m pension proposal broke state anti-corruption...

Apr 18th
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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
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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 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 Donna Smith 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? Donna Smith 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 Nick Turse 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 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? 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 Donna Smith 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 . . . | The Russian intervention deserves criticism. But let’s be clear. The...

Mar 6th
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