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This morning, the Associated Press reported that Syria accepted Russia's proposal to put its chemical weapons under international control, as a step to avoid a possible military attack by the United ...
by Liberty Equality Fraternity and Trees
Comment Count 33 comments on Tue Sep 10, 2013 at 06:18 AM PDT with 19 Recommends
Pew and USA Today released their polling results from their latest survey of public opinion on the administration's proposed military intervention in Syria. Over the past week, the percentage of ...
by Liberty Equality Fraternity and Trees
Comment Count 7 comments on Mon Sep 09, 2013 at 10:20 AM PDT with 8 Recommends
Earlier this morning, John Kerry described the planned attack on Syria as "unbelievably small": "We will be able to hold Bashar al-Assad accountable without engaging in troops on the ground or any ...
by Liberty Equality Fraternity and Trees
Comment Count 174 comments on Mon Sep 09, 2013 at 06:19 AM PDT with 86 Recommends
As part of the full-court press in favor to promote the illegal bombing of Syria, White House chief of staff Denis McDonough was doing the rounds on the Sunday shows this morning. McDonough has a ...
by Liberty Equality Fraternity and Trees
Comment Count 26 comments on Sun Sep 08, 2013 at 08:14 AM PDT with 34 Recommends
I've been feeling nothing but contempt for John Kerry lately--because of his warmongering and shameless fearmongering, his weaselly responses in congressional hearings, his vile invocations of the ...
by Liberty Equality Fraternity and Trees
Comment Count 516 comments on Thu Sep 05, 2013 at 08:55 PM PDT with 218 Recommends
Bernie Sanders, Independent senator from Vermont, went on the Ed Show today to discuss the upcoming Senate vote on Obama's desired military intervention in Syria: You know, I’m keeping an open ...
by Liberty Equality Fraternity and Trees
Comment Count 32 comments on Wed Sep 04, 2013 at 09:38 PM PDT with 87 Recommends
In the Senate Foreign Relations Committee vote on the Syria AUMF, only two Democrats voted no: Chris Murphy and Tom Udall. Murphy and Udall, along with Rand Paul, were the only ones to vote against ...
by Liberty Equality Fraternity and Trees
Comment Count 14 comments on Wed Sep 04, 2013 at 06:11 PM PDT with 16 Recommends
Yesterday, John Kerry did his Sunday morning war propaganda tour, appearing on the Sunday shows to beat the war drums with a largely deferential press. When American politicians are trying to ...
by Liberty Equality Fraternity and Trees
Comment Count 62 comments on Mon Sep 02, 2013 at 11:49 AM PDT with 35 Recommends
Human rights expert Charli Carpenter has an excellent piece up on Foreign Policy on the looming military intervention in Syria, entitled "Don't Call This a Humanitarian War." First, here's some ...
by Liberty Equality Fraternity and Trees
Comment Count 60 comments on Sun Sep 01, 2013 at 06:29 AM PDT with 47 Recommends
Republican Rep. Scott Rigell (VA-02) has organized a letter signed by both Republican and Democratic colleagues urging the President to seek Congressional authorization before any military ...
by Liberty Equality Fraternity and Trees
Comment Count 17 comments on Wed Aug 28, 2013 at 12:54 PM PDT with 10 Recommends
In his new memoir, 'The Age of Deception,' the former head of the International Atomic Energy Agency, chief UN nuclear inspector, and Nobel winner Mohamed ElBaradei has recommended ...
by bill kramer
Comment Count 185 comments on Fri Apr 22, 2011 at 02:18 PM PDT with 335 Recommends
Sure. It's bad, but you've got to have a plan, right? Everybody does, and everyone's plan is a scheme for how they are going to beat the system.
by DisgruntledCurmudgeon
Comment Count 4 comments on Wed Nov 10, 2010 at 11:14 PM PST with 2 Recommends
When my friend Jodie Evans recently tried to make a citizen's arrest of Karl Rove, he declared the Downing Street Minutes to be "a complete fabrication." Of course, this "complete fabrication" was ...
by David Swanson
Comment Count 15 comments on Fri Apr 02, 2010 at 09:02 PM PDT with 42 Recommends
Former prime minister Tony Blair's testimony was streamed live at 4:30 a.m. ET at the Iraq Inquiry website and on other sites, such as the UK ...
by David Swanson
Comment Count 19 comments on Fri Jan 29, 2010 at 07:22 AM PST with 17 Recommends
During the elections, Sarah Palin was offended Katie Couric dared to ask her what news sources she read up in Alaska. Who can forget this: I have a vast variety of sources where we ...
by henry porter
Comment Count 35 comments on Thu Jun 04, 2009 at 09:42 PM PDT with 14 Recommends
Crossposted from Antemedius: Liberally Critical ...
by Edger
Comment Count 21 comments on Fri Mar 20, 2009 at 08:08 AM PDT with 20 Recommends
But sometimes you just have to get stuff out there. [Survivors say Israelis shelled Gaza building where troops told them to shelter http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/M/...
by Inky99
Comment Count 143 comments on Fri Jan 09, 2009 at 05:08 PM PST with 58 Recommends
A major incident occurred today that will probably not receive much discussion in the US press or even on this venerable site, engrossed as we all are in the latest election news. But yesterday was ...
by Marcion
Comment Count 13 comments on Mon Sep 15, 2008 at 11:47 AM PDT with 13 Recommends
Dear Senator Obama, So many words. So many symbols. So many twists and turns. So much fog. So much noise. So much Fox and Murdoch and CNN and in_deed SO MUCH LYING. So much ...
by understandinglife
Comment Count 26 comments on Fri Jul 04, 2008 at 09:35 PM PDT with 9 Recommends
Throughout the entire tenure of the George W. Bush Administration, they have been lying to us. Congressional Republicans who served any time since 2001 can no longer deny their role and complicity. ...
by GreyHawk
Comment Count 10 comments on Thu Jun 05, 2008 at 07:25 AM PDT with 20 Recommends