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As Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu prepares for his unprecedented Congressional address, his allies in the U.S. are ramping up the hysteria to help him blow up a potential deal to limit ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 129 comments on Sun Mar 01, 2015 at 01:39 PM PST with 94 Recommends
Next Tuesday, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will deliver an unprecedented address to the United States Congress. Now, there's nothing new about Netanyahu inserting ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 239 comments on Sun Mar 01, 2015 at 12:00 PM PST with 93 Recommends
The knives are starting to come out in the White House as March 3 approaches, when Israeli Prime Minister, Binyamin Netanyahu, will attack President Obama's Iran diplomacy in front of Congress. ...
by David Harris Gershon
Comment Count 204 comments on Wed Feb 25, 2015 at 12:30 PM PST with 253 Recommends
At the beginning of the day, you stand on the verge of becoming the most powerful person on the planet; by the end of it, you're unemployed and being forced to make a speech expressing humility and ...
by Virally Suppressed
Comment Count 28 comments on Wed Feb 18, 2015 at 12:06 PM PST with 38 Recommends
All photos in this post are by Prince Balume and Achilles Balume, and are posted here with permission. In 2006, DR Congo passed a new constitution, which is similar ...
by rb137
Comment Count 42 comments on Sun Feb 08, 2015 at 04:30 PM PST with 36 Recommends
So, you really have to work hard at lying or fibbing or misstating the facts to get the traditional media elites to come down hard on you when it comes to so-called "Free trade". Those elites have ...
by Tasini
Comment Count 16 comments on Mon Feb 02, 2015 at 10:49 AM PST with 21 Recommends
This article originally appeared at TomDispatch.com. To receive TomDispatch in your inbox three times a week, click here . After a State of the Union Address , we’...
by TomDispatch
Comment Count 1 comments on Thu Jan 29, 2015 at 09:45 AM PST with 5 Recommends
Earlier this week, conservative website forbes.com published a scathing article about Boehner's invitation to Netanyahu to address Congress. Titled "Bibi Netanyahu -- aka 'The Republican Senator ...
by AmBushed
Comment Count 279 comments on Thu Jan 29, 2015 at 10:55 AM PST with 451 Recommends
Cross-Posted from DeSmogBlog Heather Zichal, former top climate and energy aide to President Barack Obama his top aide in crafting his 2008 presidential campaign energy platform, has joined the ...
by Steve Horn
Comment Count 3 comments on Thu Jan 22, 2015 at 01:41 PM PST with 3 Recommends
Less than one month ago, Republican Senator and possible 2016 presidential candidate Lindsey Graham (R-SC) traveled to Jerusalem to deliver a simple message to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 23 comments on Wed Jan 21, 2015 at 01:57 PM PST with 28 Recommends
The "Democratic Donkey" was originally a political attack twisting President Andrew Jackson's name to "Jackass," but Democrats embraced the symbolism of an animal associated with hard work. I've ...
by Doctor RJ
Comment Count 23 comments on Mon Dec 22, 2014 at 11:37 AM PST with 21 Recommends
Cross-Posted from DeSmogBlog The U.S. State Department recently announced that Amos Hochstein, currently the special envoy and coordinator for international energy affairs, will take over as the ...
by Steve Horn
Comment Count 9 comments on Mon Dec 08, 2014 at 12:23 PM PST with 11 Recommends
Cross-Posted from DeSmogBlog DeSmogBlog’s Steve Horn and Republic Report’s Lee Fang have co-written an in-depth report on the influence the government-industry revolving door has had on Big Oil��
by Steve Horn
Comment Count 5 comments on Thu Nov 20, 2014 at 12:04 AM PST with 5 Recommends
I started writing politics after George Bush got reelected in 2004, meaning I've been a correspondent in what I'd taken to calling "the War on Information" for a full ten years as of last Sunday. ...
by iSenseChange
Comment Count 3 comments on Thu Nov 06, 2014 at 01:09 PM PST with 0 Recommends
Welcome to the Overnight News Digest with a crew consisting of founder Magnifico, current leader Neon Vincent, regular editors side pocket, maggiejean, wader, Man Oh Man, rfall, and JML9999. ...
by side pocket
Comment Count 45 comments on Sun Oct 12, 2014 at 08:58 PM PDT with 35 Recommends
As you know, as the new movie "Killing the Messenger" is now released in theaters ( unfortunely, in my own country, not before next November), there are now various articles around both media pages ...
by Emilie Laurent
Comment Count 6 comments on Sun Oct 12, 2014 at 11:08 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
Why do Republicans, despite their comically inept philosophical ideology win way more than they deserve to?...Because they have a better story. The Republicans say "YOU can make it in America ...
by Witmaster
Comment Count 13 comments on Tue Oct 07, 2014 at 12:10 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
This article originally appeared at TomDispatch.com. To receive TomDispatch in your inbox three times a week, click here .  On April 4, 1967, Martin Luther King delivered a  speech  at Riverside ...
by TomDispatch
Comment Count 2 comments on Tue Sep 23, 2014 at 08:56 AM PDT with 8 Recommends
“They can kill me but I won’t give up. What right do the Americans have to come here and poison our lands? I’ll protest every day if I have to. The cops might as ...
by FishOutofWater
Comment Count 54 comments on Mon Sep 22, 2014 at 12:44 PM PDT with 103 Recommends
Fulbright Commission hearing on the Vietnam War, 1971 John Kerry of Vietnam Veterans Against the War, April 22nd, 1971: In our opinion, and from our experience, ...
by Simplify
Comment Count 11 comments on Fri Sep 19, 2014 at 12:11 AM PDT with 4 Recommends