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Charles Giles

Former EMT Charles Giles responded on 9/11 and was injured when the towers collapsed.

September 30th, 2010

Senate Must Pass S.1334 for 9/11 Workers

Let me begin by saying thank you to ALL who have fought valiantly and diligently in this fight to get our elected officials to do the right thing. A fight that should have never been. Passage of the James Zadroga 9/11 Health & Compensation Act should be a no-brainer. Many ... continue reading

Donna Smith

Single-Payer Advocate

September 30th, 2010

Gimme a Break, Real Women Don’t Abhor Compassion

It’s about now that the campaign ads start to annoy beyond belief – especially in this year of the nasty, selfish and supposedly self-made, conservative woman candidate. They may not know it, but compassion is strength. It’s easy to be selfish and self-absorbed but it takes a real woman to ... continue reading

Other Worlds

Economic Justice

September 30th, 2010

An Alternative Environmental Future for Haiti

Haiti is famous around the world primarily for its problems, one being advanced ecological destruction. However, as with its other problems, citizens – with international friends and the occasional help of the government – are working to turn this around and create a healthy environment. Aldrin Calixte tells of the ... continue reading

Michael Moore

Author and Filmmaker

September 30th, 2010

Dwight Was Right

Today's OpenMike blog So...it turns out President Eisenhower wasn't making up all that stuff about the military-industrial complex. That's what you'll conclude if you read Bob Woodward's new book, Obama's War. (You can read excerpts of it here, here and here.) You thought you voted for change when you cast ... continue reading

Reggie Cervantes

9/11 Rescue Worker

September 29th, 2010

A Good Day on Oxygen

James Zadroga was a NYC detective who died from his 9/11 exposure. HR 847 is named after him and passed today in Congress to provide Health Care for sick 9/11 responders. 982 responders have died since the attacks from our toxic exposure. It has taken our nation 9 years to ... continue reading

September 29th, 2010

Liberal MP wants to help AWOL soldiers stay in Canada

OTTAWA — Another controversial vote will take place in the House of Commons this week as MPs vote Wednesday on a bill that would allow war deserters to stay in Canada.Bill C-440, from Liberal MP Gerrard Kennedy, had it's final hour of debate Monday. Kennedy said he's looking to help ... continue reading

September 29th, 2010

House passes 9/11 Health & Compensation Act

The House has just passed final congressional approval of the James Zadroga 9/11 Health & Compensation Act, which provides medical care for persons exposed to harmful toxins from the 9/11 terrorist attacks. First responders, cleanup workers and those living within the terrorist attack areas are eligible for care.The bill passed ... continue reading

September 29th, 2010

House Approves Zadroga 9/11 Health Bill

Voting for the second time on the measure, the House of Representatives approved by a 268-160 vote today a $7 billion health bill for first responders who fell ill at the World Trade Center site, more than nine years after the September 11th terrorist attacks.The bill was voted down during ... continue reading

September 29th, 2010

VIDEO: Assistant attorney general blogs against gay student body president

For nearly six months, Andrew Shirvell, an assistant attorney general for the state of Michigan, has waged an internet campaign against college student Chris Armstrong, the openly gay student assembly president at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor.Using the online moniker "Concerned Michigan Alumnus," Shirvell launched his blog in ... continue reading

September 29th, 2010

It's time for nation to stand together for jobs, education

In Washington this Saturday, I will join tens of thousands of Americans to march for jobs, justice and education. The march is called together under the banner of One Nation: Working Together, a large coalition of more than 400 organizations.Why do we march? We march for hope. We've seen the ... continue reading

September 29th, 2010

Whose America Is That?

Nothing about the content of the Pledge to America is surprising--it's the same Bush-era economic agenda that got us into the mess we're in today: deregulate business, starve government services, starve the middle class and starve the working class so corporate special interests and the wealthy can feed on the ... continue reading

Dean Baker

Co-Director, CEPR

September 29th, 2010

Foreclosure Funny Business

Virtually everyone has had the experience of being forced to pay a late fee or a bank penalty because of some fine-print provision that we overlooked. Sometimes, begging by good customers can win forbearance, but usually we are held to the written terms of the contract, no matter how buried ... continue reading

September 28th, 2010

Recession rips at US marriages, expands income gap

WASHINGTON -- The recession seems to be socking Americans in the heart as well as the wallet: Marriages have hit an all-time low while pleas for food stamps have reached a record high and the gap between rich and poor has grown to its widest ever. The long recession technically ... continue reading

September 28th, 2010

Parents say bullies drove their son to take his life

Asher Brown's worn-out tennis shoes still sit in the living room of his Cypress-area home while his student progress report — filled with straight A's — rests on the coffee table.The eighth-grader killed himself last week. He shot himself in the head after enduring what his mother and stepfather say was ... continue reading

September 28th, 2010

GOP groups overwhelm Dems with political ads

WASHINGTON – In one way at least, the fight for control of Congress is grossly one-sided.Just five weeks from midterm elections, groups allied with the Republican Party and financed in part by corporations and millionaires have amassed a crushing 6-1 advantage in television spending, and now are dominating the airwaves ... continue reading

September 28th, 2010

Despite economy, Americans don't want farm work

VISALIA, Calif. – As the economy tanked during the past two years, a debate has raged over whether immigrants are taking jobs that Americans want. Here, amid the sweltering vineyards of the largest farm state, the answer is no. Most Americans simply don't apply for jobs harvesting fruits and vegetables ... continue reading

September 28th, 2010

PROMISES, PROMISES: Waiting for Abu Ghraib amends

WASHINGTON – Fending off demands that he resign over the Abu Ghraib prison scandal, then-Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld told Congress in 2004 that he had found a legal way to compensate Iraqi detainees who suffered "grievous and brutal abuse and cruelty at the hands of a few members of ... continue reading

Coleen Rowley

FBI Whistleblower

September 28th, 2010

Update about the Government’s New War on Peace

In the first of 20 some rallies being conducted outside FBI offices in cities around the country, a few hundred peace and civil liberties activists gathered yesterday in Lake Wobegon Minneapolis. Some of last week’s victims of FBI raids and grand jury subpoenas spoke out: The Minnesotans who had gathered ... continue reading

Michael Moore

Author and Filmmaker

September 28th, 2010

A Fine Whine

Today's OpenMike blogBIDEN: (sniffling) What's the matter with our base? Why don't liberals like us any more! OBAMA: They like us still... but they're mean to us! BIDEN: And we're the opposite of mean! Like, we're so nice to the Republicans -- we don't even make them have to do ... continue reading

September 28th, 2010

Biden warned Obama during Afghan war review not to get 'locked into Vietnam'

On Thanksgiving weekend in 2009, as President Obama was crafting his final Afghan war strategy, Vice President Biden fired off six handwritten memos by secure fax from Nantucket island in Massachusetts, where the Biden family traditionally gathered to celebrate the November holiday. As Biden had for months, he was keeping ... continue reading

September 28th, 2010

Military thwarted president seeking choice in Afghanistan

President Obama was on edge. For two exhausting months, he had been asking military advisers to give him a range of options for the war in Afghanistan. Instead, he felt that they were steering him toward one outcome and thwarting his search for an exit plan. He would later tell ... continue reading

September 27th, 2010

AP Poll: Many think health overhaul should do more

WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama's health care overhaul has divided the nation, and Republicans believe their call for repeal will help them win elections in November. But the picture's not that clear cut.A new AP poll finds that Americans who think the law should have done more outnumber those who ... continue reading

September 27th, 2010

Biden to Dems: 'Stop whining'

Vice President Joe Biden stoked a firestorm of liberal discontent with President Barack Obama on Monday – demanding that the Democratic base “stop whining” and start fighting Republicans instead of the White House. Biden, speaking at a frozen yogurt plant in New Hampshire, said he wanted to “remind our base ... continue reading

September 27th, 2010

Vice President Biden to Democratic Base: 'Stop Whining'

At a fundraiser in Manchester, NH, today, Vice President Biden urged Democrats to "remind our base constituency to stop whining and get out there and look at the alternatives. This President has done an incredible job. He’s kept his promises."The remarks, made to roughly 200 top Democratic activists and donors, ... continue reading

September 27th, 2010

Hottest Day on Record in Downtown L.A. at 113 Degrees

LOS ANGELES -- The mercury hit 113 degrees in downtown Los Angeles Monday, making it the hottest day on record in L.A, according to the National Weather Service. According to weather.com the temperature in downtown Los Angeles hit 113 degrees around 12:15 p.m., Santa Monica hit 96, West Hollywood was ... 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... www.theonion.com 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
12:41 PM
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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
3:28 PM
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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
9:48 AM
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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
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 ...by Donna Smith www.michaelmoore.com 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? ...by Donna Smith www.michaelmoore.com 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 ...by Nick Turse www.michaelmoore.com 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 www.theguardian.com 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? www.huffingtonpost.com 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 ...by Donna Smith www.michaelmoore.com 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 . . . | RootsAction.org act.rootsaction.org The Russian intervention deserves criticism. But let’s be clear. The...

Mar 6th
1:21 PM
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