28 Apr 2014

Begich Running to Obama’s Left in a Red State Because of Social Security

Even in the red state of Alaska, Senator Mark Begich (D) feels the need to run to President Barack Obama’s left to win over seniors.

22 Apr 2014

Jamie Kirchick’s Strange Stories On Serbia

If conversations between foreign lobbyists and US journalists are so benign and inconsequential then why are people like Neusner and Goldfarb getting paid?

25 Feb 2014

NRCC Attacks Democrat Over Social Security Cuts

To really understand how completely President Obama threw Democrats under the bus by putting chained-CPI in his budget last year, look no further than Florida. There the NRCC is attacking Alex Sink (D) in the special congressional election for saying positive things about Obama’s past grand bargain efforts. From the

26 Aug 2011

WikiLeaks Cables: How Various Countries Manage Their Terror Watch Lists

(photo:Truthout.org) *From the archives A batch of United States diplomatic cables recently published by the media organization, WikiLeaks, contain a few assessments of how other countries’ governments manage their terrorism watch lists. The assessments reveal much about how countries have tried to implement security regimes for travel in the aftermath of

31 Jul 2011

Bernie Sanders to Primary Obama? Don’t Make Me Laugh

Every time the Democrats do something to betray the promises of the 2008 election and bitchslap the people who believed in them, someone comes into the comments and says “will you support a primary for Obama NOW Jane?” I answered the question yesterday during the Democratic Irrelevance Senate Debt Ceiling