Netanyahu Addresses AIPAC Before Speech To Congress

By: Monday March 2, 2015 9:30 am

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spoke today at AIPAC claiming the US-Israeli relationship has never been stronger. The speech comes before Netanyahu is set to give a speech tomorrow before the US Congress on a possible deal the US is working on with Iran regarding  nuclear weapons and sanctions. The speech has created controversy given [...]

US Media Dropping The Ball On Ukraine ‘Volunteers’

By: Monday March 2, 2015 8:02 am

It us astonishing the number of people who are in denial. What you see is what you get. #Ukraine #NAZIS! #Ukraine — Mister Ka (@Mister_Ka) February 23, 2015 It is no secret that the US corporate or “mainstream” media is not particularly good at journalism. A majority of the American people do not trust what they [...]

Larry Summers Shifts To See Rentier Capitalism As Threat

By: Friday February 27, 2015 12:16 pm

Former Clinton Treasury Secretary and Economic Advisor to the Obama Administration Larry Summers has had a change of heart. After decades of promoting deregulation of the financial system that expanded the power of Wall Street, Summers now sees the dangers of rentier capitalism. At a discussion on technology and the workforce hosted by the Hamilton [...]

Scott Walker Claims Fight With Unions Has Prepared Him To Take On ISIS

By: Friday February 27, 2015 7:05 am

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker told a crowd at the annual meeting of the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) that he was qualified to take on ISIS because he fought unions in his home state claiming “If I can take on a 100,000 protesters, I can do the same across the world.” Since when is dealing [...]

FCC Approves Net Neutrality Rule

By: Thursday February 26, 2015 10:03 am

FCC votes on #NetNeutrality plan opposed by @comcast, which spent $107M on lobbying @mmasnick — MapLight (@MapLight) February 26, 2015 The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted today to approve a rule to regulate internet service providers to promote an open internet often known as net neutrality. The vote marks a stark loss for [...]

John McCain Calls For US War In Ukraine, Libya, Syria, And Iraq

By: Thursday February 26, 2015 6:54 am

Yesterday Senator John McCain spoke at the New America Foundation’s Future of War Conference on his vision for American foreign policy – war. McCain said the US should send (more) ground forces into Iraq and expand the combat mission into Syria to destroy ISIS. McCain lamented that Libya had fallen into chaos and said the [...]

Department Of Homeland Security Under Shutdown Threat

By: Tuesday February 24, 2015 7:36 am

The Department of Homeland Security has been caught in the crossfire between the White House and Republican members of Congress over President Obama’s executive actions on immigration. House Republicans combined funding with DHS and rolling back President Obama’s executives actions in hopes of forcing Democrats to vote against the White House’s immigration policies. Senate Democrats [...]

Democratic Party Goes Soul-Searching

By: Monday February 23, 2015 10:05 am

What does the Democratic Party stand for? No one seems to know, not even Democrats according to a recent report published by the Democratic National Committee. The report, authored by a group within the DNC called the Democratic Victory Task Force, states that “It is strongly believed that the Democratic Party is loosely understood as [...]

White House ‘Rewriting’ Afghanistan Withdrawal Agreement

By: Monday February 23, 2015 7:54 am

(May 2014: Obama says US combat role is over in Afghanistan, that it is time to “turn the page.”) And the lipstick comes off the pig. After the White House spent months promoting a false narrative about getting out of Afghanistan – with its usual enablers in the corporate media – the truth has become [...]

Clinton Foundation Taking Funds From Foreign Governments, Keystone XL Group

By: Friday February 20, 2015 1:04 pm

Corps aided by #Clinton during tenure at State Dept donated to Clinton-connected nonprofits — (@twittlesis) February 20, 2015 The Clinton Foundation has resumed taking money from foreign governments according to a report in the Wall Street Journal. After Hillary Clinton became Secretary of State in 2009 the Clinton Foundation stopped taking money [...]

Chris Christie Losing Donors And Support

By: Friday February 20, 2015 8:15 am

The POLITICO Caucus: Christie slips from first tier — POLITICO 2016 (@politico2016) February 20, 2015 New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has been a having a tough time in recent weeks. First he spent time in London explaining and re-explaining his stance on childhood vaccinations only to then face scrutiny over his history of [...]

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