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Now that the defense industry in the United States has taken a bit of a budgeting hit at home, they’re getting more aggressive overseas . ...
by Mark Fiore
Comment Count 14 comments on Fri Apr 24, 2015 at 06:50 AM PDT with 32 Recommends
- by Peter Greene | writer, teacher - May 8, 2014 This article written by a teacher spoke to me. It spells out in the kind of ...
by Eric Nelson
Comment Count 13 comments on Fri May 09, 2014 at 05:54 PM PDT with 18 Recommends
David Corn at Mother Jones has done it again! He's found a 2009 video of a speech Rand Paul delivered to students at Western Kentucky University, in which he accuses Dick Cheney of war profiteering:
by ericlewis0
Comment Count 233 comments on Mon Apr 07, 2014 at 10:10 AM PDT with 277 Recommends
I believe that in the final analysis, this story is about the "banality of evil." You see, in recent months the terms "police state" and "surveillance state" have been used with increased frequency,
by Ray Pensador
Comment Count 18 comments on Wed Dec 11, 2013 at 11:54 PM PST with 22 Recommends
I've joked before about the old line from Aliens , “We manufacture those, by the way.” Seems like it's time to recycle the line again. Media Matters investigated ...
by tytalus
Comment Count 10 comments on Wed Apr 03, 2013 at 10:01 AM PDT with 18 Recommends
The election is over and it went exactly like Nate Silver and I told you it all would. Needless to say I get less attention and affection than Nate Silver. I became specially active trying to quell ...
by timtimes
Comment Count 5 comments on Thu Nov 22, 2012 at 05:55 AM PST with 2 Recommends
I don't know how many on the blog have been through a bad hurricane, but the result is a lot of destruction and a lot of hours huddled inside waiting for the worst to pass. Post hurricane ...
by bcdelta
Comment Count 1 comments on Tue Jul 31, 2012 at 08:56 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
Appearing in tomorrow's edition of the Boston Pheonix Romney's Shadow Years David S. Bernstein writes: I also add one that I believe I am first to write about: Romney's and Bain's investment, via ...
by JTinDC
Comment Count 9 comments on Wed Jul 18, 2012 at 05:02 PM PDT with 10 Recommends
True homage is never reflexive. If we refuse to learn from those who gave up the chance to know love, and loss, and the satisfaction of a life well lived, by seeking to understand why they were ...
by flitedocnm
Comment Count 6 comments on Mon May 28, 2012 at 03:38 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
Below is an excerpt from an article I posted for the Raging Chicken Press . The Rules for Frackers is a mini-series, for the Chicken, that will look at different strategies the Natural Gas Industry ...
by S Kitchen
Comment Count 4 comments on Sun Apr 29, 2012 at 03:48 PM PDT with 8 Recommends
Co-authored by Derrick Crowe This week, the three military contractors that do the most business with the Pentagon announced their quarterly profits for 2012. Their profits continue to grow while ...
by RobertGreenwald
Comment Count 8 comments on Fri Apr 27, 2012 at 10:56 AM PDT with 21 Recommends
On some level, all our services, all the resources and functions of our society, are optional.  Many we've had for so long we simply accept them, others are contentious points of debate, others ...
by jmkiru
Comment Count 65 comments on Tue Apr 10, 2012 at 05:09 PM PDT with 245 Recommends
It's rare to see the masks come off the predator and scavenger classes, but John Aravosis at Americablog ...
by Susan Gardner
Comment Count 132 comments on Tue Sep 27, 2011 at 09:07 AM PDT with 67 Recommends
KBR Wants Former Employee Who Sued Over Rape To Pay Them $2M Ryan J. Reilly | August 23, 2011, 10:40AM Military contractor KBR is trying to get a woman who said she was ...
by Karen Hedwig Backman
Comment Count 8 comments on Tue Aug 23, 2011 at 09:47 AM PDT with 8 Recommends
Once upon a time, I ran for office (some artifacts still exist at http://jdsoor....
by JD SoOR
Comment Count 8 comments on Sun Aug 21, 2011 at 06:14 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
Less than a week after holding forth at the Aspen Institute about how Stand for Children's ...
by Hyde Park Johnny
Comment Count 8 comments on Mon Jul 11, 2011 at 03:30 AM PDT with 10 Recommends
About 150 activists from across the United States — mostly union teachers — gathered at the “National Conference to Fight for Public Education” in Chicago on Wednesday, July 6, 2011. ...
by Hyde Park Johnny
Comment Count 2 comments on Sun Jul 10, 2011 at 01:28 AM PDT with 10 Recommends
"Teachers got two types of pay raises. And people in public life got labor peace," He said. "Can anybody explain to me what the children got?" Later, the mayor was more to the point: "
by Hyde Park Johnny
Comment Count 8 comments on Mon Jun 27, 2011 at 04:00 AM PDT with 11 Recommends
Extreme profit health insurance company thugs -- in this case, evil Aetna -- often claim that one reason that their premiums are, well, so extreme, is because they ...
by james321
Comment Count 14 comments on Sat Jun 18, 2011 at 04:29 PM PDT with 8 Recommends
After 10 years without insurance for herself and her child, my significant other recently qualified for our state's SCHIP program. Over the past few weeks, I've had an opportunity to compare her ...
Comment Count 7 comments on Wed Feb 16, 2011 at 12:25 PM PST with 8 Recommends