01 Dec 2009

Escalating to End the Afghan War: Invoking Iraq, the Troops, and the Oft-Exploited Tragedy of 9/11

Obama’s speech at West Point made the case for escalating a war to ultimately end it in 2011. Iraq, the troops, and 9/11 were invoked to deflect criticism on the war.

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01 Dec 2009

Waiting to See What Obama Says on Afghanistan

Democrats and supporters of Obama wait and wonder what to do with their opposition to war as a leader they have supported greatly tries to sell a hawkish strategy on Afghanistan to the nation at 8 pm ET from West Point Academy.

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25 Nov 2009

Single Payer Advocates Address Deep Flaws in Democratic Health Bill

On the day before Thanksgiving, members of single payer advocacy organizations gathered for a press conference to voice strong concerns with a Democratic health bill that they feel fails to address the biggest problems with health care in America.

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