I may not be working for Firedoglake anymore but … It’s STILL Cartoon Friday! During my two years at Firedoglake I turned the Watercooler — MyFDL’s end of the night wrap up post — into something I looked forward to assembling every night. Partway through that process, I realized
The US media and the Dutch Safety Board have been saying that it is unsafe to investigate the wreckage of MH-17, however, this video proves otherwise, and shows that the only people that attempted to make the site unsafe at any time were the Kiev military which is proven by
Can’t keep track of which NFL player has committed what crime? Want to avoid filling in your Fantasy Football League with past or current domestic violence felons? Sort by your favorite team, crime or position! Here’s a nifty website (Link) that takes the data from USA Today’s updated arrest list
While reading through the pages of Truthdig the other day I came across this comment below posted by Jack Gabel: “origins of Al Qaeda and the 9/11 memory still shackle their minds – either they’re unwitting useful fools or rich assets – jihadi terrorism is a product of western intelligence
This week on the FDL Book Salon at 5:00pm eastern:
Saturday, July 16th, Civil Rights Attorney, Abby Dees will be here to discuss her new book, Queer Questions Straight Talk, Hosted by Teddy Partridge. Abby’s website and blog.
Sunday, July 17th, Editor of The Washingtonian magazine, Garrett Graff will discuss his new book, The Threat Matrix: The FBI at War in the Age of Global Terror, Hosted by Cynthia Kouril. Garrett’s website.
Have we made any real progress toward the dream?
Stop the Inhumane Treatment of Bradley Manning Add your name to our letter urging the humane treatment of Bradley Manning by lifting unnecessary restrictions on his sleep, exercise, and communication. » Read the whole letter and add your name. Sign the letter to the Commanding Officer of Bradley Manning’s brig
Show me an enacted program to raise employment massively, and I’d be willing to talk about ways to fix the budget in a humane way, closing military bases, withdrawing from Afghanistan and Iraq, raising taxes, and plenty of other wholesome devices. Until then, forget it. The notion that we have to do something “now” or else is just a flaming lie. We’ve been told this for twenty years. Who can still believe it?
This report should come as no surprise to anybody: BP and several other big European companies are funding the midterm election campaigns of Tea Party favourites who deny the existence of global warming or oppose Barack Obama’s energy agenda, the Guardian has learned. An analysis of campaign finance by Climate