Members of Congress have either forgotten or been scammed on this essential factor in the financial bailout negotiations: they could remedy supply-and-demand.
The first trial under a 1994 US law that allows prosecution for torture committed abroad begins today in Miami. The US is prosecuting the son of former Liberian president Charles Taylor. Why are we not prosecuting those who tortured detainees in Iraq, Afghanistan and Guantanamo?
The House of Representatives begins deliberations today at 8 am. First on the agenda is 3 hours of debate on Paulson’s
ripoff of the taxpayer bailout for Wall Street.
When Barack Obama challenged McCain for not knowing whether he would meet with the President of Spain, did McCain actually mutter “HORSES**T” under his breath?
Two small children, 7 and 9 years old, were kidnapped and given to the CIA and disappeared in 2002. They have reportedly been tortured. We don’t known whether they are alive or dead.
The Iraq war will have cost $800 billion some time this year; estimated true costs for the total war range between 1 and 5 trillion dollars.
People for the American Way is hosting a contest to see who can write the best haikus about John McCain and Sarah Palin.