fix articles 10630, howard dean
How To Contact The 544 Unelected Superdelegates Pledged To Clinton (tags)
7 more weeks remain to prevent a woman more hawkish than Obama from becoming the Democratic nominee
Help Me Ronda! “Billionaires For Bernie”: Why Sanders Needs an Independent SuperPAC (tags)
JFK Said: "Things Do Not Happen. Things Are Made to Happen." In 2015-2016, LIBERAL Billionaires Such as Ronda Stryker, Nick Hanauer, and Ted Turner (To Name a Few) Can Help Elect Bernie Sanders President by Giving His Supporters Fundraising and Spending Near-Parity With Hillary Clinton's $1 Billion.
Some Of Those Touted As 2016 Presidential Candidates (tags)
Will the Greens and Libertarians be gamechangers in 2016?
US to Delist & Arm American-Killing Terror Cult (tags)
Continuity of Agenda: Neo-Cons and Obama administration sponsor global terror against Iran.
Howard Dean's Police State of Vermont, Sotomayor and Government Crime (tags)
In this non-fiction book preview, a detailed investigation into the police state constructed by Howard Dean and his cronies all with the blessing of Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor.
State Sponsored Terror U.S.A. (tags)
The government authored threat contained herein displays a custom, policy and procedure established in the United States for over a decade that is highly offensive to the United States Constitution and U.S. law.
Craven Democrats (tags)
"“The some 3,000 (corporate) lobbyists in Washington, whose dirty little hands are all over the bill, have once more betrayed the American people for money.” “The bill is another example of why change will never come from within the Democratic Party. The party is owned and managed by corporations.”
Z Street - The New Zionist Extremist Group (tags)
The pro-Israeli front group spreading destructive Zionist dogma
Health Advocate McGuire Speaks Out for Single-Payer (tags)
Andrew McGuire, who's been active in grass-roots health campaigns for over 35 years, came to San Diego May 7 to speak at the First Unitarian-Universalist Church as part of his campaign to get a single-payer health care system enacted and operating in California. McGuire was eloquent about the "immoral, demeaning and lethal" health care system the U.S. has now, and the political pressures making reform impossible at the federal level,but even some progressives in his audience were concerned about details in the plan he was promoting.
Barack Obama Pirate Captain of Derivative TARP TANIC and Nuclear Iran (tags)
The more things change, the more they stay the same.
E-Book of Tarpley's "Obama: Postmodern Coup The Making of a Manchurian Candidate (tags)
This book exposes Obama, but it does so from a standpoint that is fundamentally different from almost all other critical studies seen so far. The basic thesis shared by the authors of this book is that Obama is a right-winger, an elitist, a creature of Wall Street, and a deeply troubled personality, running far to the right of his main opponent, Sen. Clinton, on all major issues, including the two critical areas of economics and foreign policy.
Queer Democrats Fail to Endorse for President (tags)
The predominantly Queer San Diego Democratic Club failed to endorse a candidate for President after a contentious meeting November 29. On the first ballot, Hillary Clinton received eight votes, John Edwards seven, Barack Obama three, Dennis Kucinich two and 14 club members voted against making an endorsement at all. The club also voted to oppose statewide Proposition 91 on the February ballot, which would block legislators from using gas tax money to balance the state budget.
Mexico,CIA,Guantanamo Rendition Plane, Cocaine, Homeland 'Security' (tags)
''Increasing suspicion even more was the suggestion, in a report of a committee of the European Parliament, that in addition to having been used in drug trafficking the Gulfstream II had flown CIA rendition flights to Guantanamo.'' - Daniel Hopsicker , www.madcowprod.com
Is Dennis Kucinich an Alternative for U.S. Workers? (tags)
Millions of U.S. workers and youth have come to reject the inhuman conditions the crisis of capitalism is producing: the War on Iraq, the Katrina disaster, attacks on immigrants, stagnant wages, cuts in social services, the health care crisis, and on and on. On the basis of events, consciousness is changing, starting with the most advanced and active layer of the workers and youth, and is increasingly directed toward a break with the capitalist system and its representatives. It is in this context that Dennis Kucinich, a six time congressional incumbent from Ohio, who is now in his second run for U.S. president, has generated interest among those disaffected with the “business as usual” politicians. Kucinich presents himself as a “progressive alternative”, and to his credit he stands out favorably on many issues when compared to the rest of the mainstream candidates. He has been a vocal and consistent opponent of the War on Iraq from the very outset, calling for a full withdrawal of U.S. troops. He has said that if he wins the presidency, his “first acts in office will be to cancel NAFTA and the WTO”. He is also the only presidential candidate who openly opposes for-profit health care in favor of a national single-payer system.
Daily Kos: CIA Engineered Controlled Opposition? (tags)
Ever wonder why you lost your posting privileges at Daily Kos after writing about the Israeli terror regime or how 9-11 was in part an inside job? This article will explain why.
9/11:CIA,Daily Kos,Markos Moulitsas Zúniga,ICTS Israel, Securacom Kuwait,ragingbull Fraud (tags)
And it was probably not fear of right wing El Salvador death squads that led the parents of Markos Moulitsas Zúniga to the U.S. at the time of his birth,as was the case of most poor Salvadorans fleeing for their lives from the right wing death squads of the regimes the U.S. and Ollie North and Kos' future employer the CIA were backing.They probably just wished to give him U.S. citizenship and a chance to join this right wing 'elite'.
[btlsummary]Commutation of Lewis Libby's Jail Sentence Last Act of... (tags)
BETWEEN THE LINES Syndicated Radio Newsmagazine --Weekly Summary
Democratic presidential candidates debate where to wage war next (tags)
In the first debate between candidates for the Democratic Party’s 2008 presidential nomination, the leading contenders made clear that whatever their differences with the Bush administration’s handling of the war in Iraq, they are all committed to maintaining the US occupation of the oil-rich country and that, if elected president, they would not hesitate to use US military power anywhere in the world to defend the geo-political interests of American imperialism. The debate, which was broadcast by MSNBC television from South Carolina State University, included ostensible front runners New York Senator Hillary Clinton, Illinois Senator Barack Obama and former North Carolina senator and vice presidential candidate John Edwards, as well as Delaware Senator Joseph Biden, Connecticut Senator Christopher Dodd and New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson. Also included were Ohio Congressman Dennis Kucinich and former Alaska senator Mike Gravel.
Silence the Democrats (tags)
NEW MEXICO BIDS FAREWELL TO CONSUMER PROTECTION: LOBBYISTS KILL ASPARTAME BAN (tags)
How corporations destroy consumer protection legislation to product their product from liability suits, questions, and legislative action
The Anti-War Movement Sourced the Democrats’ Victory! (tags)
The Democratic Party, read “The War Lite” Party, is basking in the glow of victory today. It has regained control of the House of Representatives, and the U.S. Senate for the first time in 12-years. The two issues that it won on-The Iraqi War and the whacky persona of President George W. Bush-had little or nothing to do with the Democratic Party. Those two matters were actually sourced by activists in the Anti-Iraqi War Movement!
Solid Liberal Opposes 86 and 87? (tags)
Things I learned after exploring who funded a flyer that I received.
BREAKING INTEL: BUSHFRAUD'S NOVEMBER SURPRISE IS A KARL ROVE TERROR SCRIPTED OPERATION (tags)
Item: Yesterday on CNN and Fox News, V.P. Dick Cheney gave a tacit endorsement to Hillary Clinton for President in Nov 2008. This comes a week after Clinton visited major air bases in Canada aka British Intelligence MI-6 cells linked directly to Permindex, the British company that plotted and executed the murder of President JFK. Reference: True Colors, JFK Jr., and the attempted assassination of then V.P. Albert Gore Jr. in 1998 linked to the Bush-Clinton Crime Syndicate....
Rahm Emanuel heads North American Mossad + PROMIS + laundered profits to Israel/Russian (tags)
Rosen is also tied to Ted Olson, Coca Cola copyright controversy and a scandal now developing which will link Rosen to Rahm Emanuel and the Mossad in the sale of and transfer of PROMIS Software involving the alleged Russian spy Robert Hanson and the Chicago Mercantile Exchange and laundered profits to both Israel and the Russian Federation...
Parallels between Nazism, Zionists striking (tags)
Take this, Bill O'Reilly! Someone had to tell you...
The Coming Repression (tags)
If one listens closely to those directing U.S. foreign policy, accusations, infighting, and panic are clearly audible. If one listens closer still, bursting seams can be heard. The U.S. corporate-ruled elite are in a crisis they can’t escape from; what this means for the public is easily discernable, if one only listens.
Lebanon, Iran, Syria, Sudan: coldly premeditated neocon wars (tags)
Before emotions and disinformation gain the upper hand, consider what General Wesley Clark wrote in 2003--that by late 2001, the Neocon-led Pentagon was planning a five-year campaign of wars against seven countries: Iraq, Syria, Lebanon, Libya, Iran, Somalia and Sudan. (And don't expect to hear about this from Lieberman, McCain, Pelosi, Feinstein, Howard Dean, or the Clintons.)
Pro-Israel Donors Rally For Joe, as Left Takes Aim (tags)
What is insidious about the two pro-Israel PACs mentioned. They don't reveal what they stand for in their names and both PACs are from outside of Connecticut. It is the policy of pro-Israel PACs across the country to only contribute money to politicians outside of their respective states based solely on a candidate's position on Israel. In other words, these Israel-Firsters, for they are nothing less than that, have made a policy decision that the welfare of Israel should have a higher priority than the desires of the voters in the states where they funnel their contributions. No dual-loyalty problem for these guys.
MR. GORBACHEV, OOPS!, MR. BUSH TEAR DOWN THAT WALL-FULL CITIZENSHIP RIGHTS FOR IMMIGRANTS (tags)
A FOOLPROOF PLAN TO END THE IMMIGRATION PROBLEM
Mexico Drug Bust connected to John Negroponte's Dept.Homeland Security,9/11 (tags)
The DC-9 busted in Ciudad Del Carmen,Campeche, Mexico on April 11 by the Mexican army is clearly connected to Republican business owners,the Titan Corp of San Diego,and penny stock fraud.It is also connected to Huffmann Aviation of Venice, Florida that played a role in 9/11. And Howard Dean used it in his 2004 presidential campaign !
I*L*L*E*G*A*L Spells Apartheid (tags)
And people wonder why they/we protest?
New American Org. Appeals to World to Help Save Democracy in the U.S. (tags)
If groups like the National Endowment for Democracy (NED) use American government money—and a big dose of hypocrisy—to subvert democracy abroad, the International Endowment for Democracy (IED) hopes to use foreign monies to help build a real democracy in the country that needs it most, the U.S.A.
It's Spring and Talk of Impeachment is in the Air (tags)
Extra! Extra! Senator files censure motion against President Bush and the media actually report it the next day!
Democrats, Like Cheney, Are Shooting Their Own (tags)
Cheney can’t tell a quail from a Republican, which may be understandable from an intellectual point of view, but the Democratic Party’s killing off of progressive Congressional candidates is something more treacherous: suicide.
Howard Dean’s Disdain for the Bill of Rights (tags)
Howard Dean and his top advisor/appointee William Sorrell implement plans in the 1990s thru the present to undermine constitutional rights in Vermont.
HOWARD DEAN’S LEGACY STILL HAUNTS VERMONT (tags)
Lawsuits arising out of Dean’s unconstitutional appointment policies in Vermont still costing Vermonters.
Ex-Rep. Findley: “It’s Time to Exit Iraq!” (tags)
On Dec. 1, 2005, at a public forum, on Capitol Hill, ex-Rep. Paul Findley (R-IL), urged President George W. Bush to pull U.S. troops out of Iraq-promptly. He offered a four point plan to that end. Findley said that his greatest fear is that Bush “will persist in his quest for a military victory.” He praised Rep. John Murtha (D-PA) for demanding an “early and complete exit from Iraq.” Findley called for ending the U.S.’ “ugly role in the killing fields of Iraq.”
Vegetarians Between Meals: This War Cannot Be Stopped by a Loyal Opposition (tags)
The refrain of the Democrats about being misled into supporting the invasion of Iraq has become really tired. And someone other than the White House smearmongers needs to say it: The Democrats cannot be allowed to use faulty intelligence as a crutch to hold up their unforgivable support for the Iraq invasion.
PROSECUTE HOWARD DEAN’S APPOINTEES/CRIMINALS (tags)
Equal opportunity criminal prosecution for Howard Dean’s top appointees/cronies….
Opportunity Knocks for the Green Party (tags)
President George W. Bush’s approval numbers are falling faster than the values of Ken Lay’s Enron stock. Nationwide, Bush is at 39 percent, while in Maryland, he has dipped further to 33 percent. As Bush’s goes, so goes the GOP. It’s time for the Green Party to make its move. The Democrats are part of the corrupt Two-Party duopoly. The country needs an alternative. In MD, Kevin Zeese is running as a Green Party candidate for the U.S. Senate.
A Message to the Anti-war Demonstrators (tags)
2005, posted at revcom.us
Guantanamo. . . “shock and awe”. . . “collateral damage”. . . Fallujah. . . Abu Ghraib. Behind the words stand the cities reduced to rubble, the bodies in the streets, the hooded prisoners, the kicked-down doors, and the children—crying in terror or silently watching the humiliation of their parents. All justified by outrageous lies.
The horror grinds on, every day.
Iraq cannot wait.
Iraq cannot wait for “pendulum swings.” Iraq cannot wait for possible resolutions to set “reasonable” deadlines for hypothetical timetables. Iraq cannot wait for the 2006 U.S. elections—especially (but not only) when the major Democrats all oppose withdrawal from Iraq, and some even support more troops being sent.
Nor will Bush be swayed simply by public opinion turning against him, or the war. Bush himself seems to believe he’s on a “mission from God” and the pack of neo-conservatives, Christian fascists and kluckers who surround him have demonstrated their intent to hold on to power. What do the 2000 elections tell us, after all, if not that?
Iraq—and the world—cannot wait. We cannot tolerate three more years of slaughter and lies and madness.
TUES. 8/30: Protest Against Schwarzenegger Fundraiser at Anaheim Angels Ballpark (tags)
Registered Nurses from the California Nurses Association (CNA) will sponsor "Nurses & Family Night at the Ballpark" opposite an Arnold Schwarzenegger fundraiser to be held during the Los Angeles Angels-Oakland A's game in Anaheim this Tuesday, August 30. Nurses will be on hand to protest Schwarzenegger's record-setting corporate fundraising and his $80 million special election which contains a variety of propositions that benefit his corporate donor to the detriment of nurses and other Californians.
Rumour Mongering - turning the tables on the Capitalist Media (tags)
Or how to create a media system which is a public utility, instead of a capitalist brain washing outfit, in really easy steps...
Clash of Cultures: Wal-Mart in Flagstaff (tags)
"A scandal occurred at the flashpoint of the campaign. Wal-Mart placed an advertisement that showed the 1933 book burning at the Berlin opera plaza. Whoever prohibits Wal-Mart prohibits freedom of thought. Wal-Mart apologized for its bad taste.."
Howard Dean, Extortion, Bribes and other problems (tags)
DNC Chair Howard Dean’s problems with the Bill of Rights, the Law and Ethics.
GOV. HOWARD DEAN POSTS on APFN.net/ I am providing the first public challenge (tags)
Let's see some action!
The Web: 'Tidal wave of generosity' online (tags)
Great story about how online contributions are integral to the tsunami relief effort.
Must! Do NOW !-1 Focus 1 Mission 1 Goal 1 RESULT=NewVote by J20 (tags)
HOW DARE THEE? Democracy IS Deliberatley Criminally, Hastily being frog-marched to the GallOWs. Adding insult to injury it's Horribly OutRageous that, Insidiously it is and OFFICIAL State-Secret! The powers that be have coldly calculated that America and Americans will lie to themselves, tell themselves lies and Live with a Lie. For the most part they may be right, many are physically & emotionally energy-sapped, distracted, conTrolled, apathetic, demoralized and even Zombified. Many millions though, are ascending to that MounTain Top where the view is so grand, omnicient and the scent wafting from the grounds of our election system, smells FOUL with falseness, fraud and an unholy alliance of corporations, judges and elected? officials AND money twisting, unsportsmanlike a process requiring fairness, transparency, integrity into an abomination- a crime syndicate having undue control of the Public and Human right to Vote. The basic Way to petition Our Servant, elected governments, for a redress of grievances. This Liberty Lover has written a Paul Revere-esque chain letter, a powerful invocation to Clot the Bleeding Wound inflicted by a felonius assault on Democracy. We will NOT or canNot Live within a comfortable, despicable LIE. If you say it's crazy to expect a NewVote, take your lazy negativeness over to Ukraine, the real loser over there needs supprters. You know whats crazy, Bush's approval rating hac been at 48%-for months, 50% of 118million voters is 59mil, partisan claims of 60.7mil are being bandied about in the cuckoos-nest money-motivated manipulated Media.48% =56.6mil! It's ENABLING to Allow the habitual theft to happen over and over. Whats really crazy is snuffing out the life of an 180-pound Human with a 500-pound missile! (excerpt); America faces an apocalyptic moment. On November 2nd, at least thirty three million Americans (John Conyers estimates more than half of all who voted) lost their right to vote; their votes are indeterminate since they cannot be verified by hand count! This is an amazing and historically disastrous fact! Most of us were forced to vote on computers lacking paper evidence of who we voted for. Can any election be more than a sham under such a condition? Even worse, our votes could have been secretly and invisibly changed to favor George Bush or other Republican congressional candidates by the Republican owned business entities that secretly counted them. And all this after publicly promising their Republican associates they'd win! The bottom line: we really cannot know which Congressman, Senator or President was actually elected on November 2, for the vote-counting was able to be secretly and privately manipulated and then blocked from audit because there were no paper trails required. Thus, the entire national election of November 2 was fundamentally and uncorrectably flawed! Below is a letter I'm sending to one hundred non-profit organizations who represent the best of America's thinkers and doers. I'm asking them to be the Paul Reveres of this country and save us from the corporations now in control attempting to turn America into the largest, most powerful fascist nation the world has ever experienced. The American people don't want that. They abhor it and won't stand for it. I urge each of you to spread this letter as far and as wide as you can. It is a matter of life and death. The life of a democracy that began the 4th of July 1776 but which will die on January 20th 2005 unless we demand and achieve a new, honest election before that date. The People are Coming! The People are Caring! The People are CaaaaRRRinG! LET FREEDOM RING! Let My People GO! *****
RALPH NADER, UN CANDIDAT BAILLONE DANS UNE ELECTION SANS ENJEUX (tags)
En combattant la candidature de Ralph Nader, qui porte les idées progressistes depuis plusieurs décennies, pour donner un blanc-seing au clone démocrate de G.W. Bush, les notables du mouvement « N’importe Qui Sauf Bush » ont ruiné cinq années de mobilisation croissante depuis la naissance du mouvement alter-mondialiste en 1999 à Seattle, jusqu’au mouvement anti-guerre qui a rassemblé des millions de personnes dans le monde en 2003, et qui exige aujourd’hui la fin de l’occupation étrangère en Irak et en Palestine. Au moment où la prétendue "guerre contre le terrorisme" s'intensifie, le mouvement pacifiste reste à reconstruire.
Road Ahead: Nonpartisan Alliance vs the Right (tags)
[A summary of the independent intervention by the left in Chicago, the lessons learned, and future prospects]
Time to Crash the Party (tags)
Instead of bemoaning the Bush election victory and calling Canadian Immigration, progressives should be busy organizing and planning to take over the Democratic Party, so this kind of debacle will not happen yet again.
Bush's Hidden Majority (tags)
Bush's Hidden Majority
Silver Linings Dept: Russ Feingold Shows Dems the Way to 2008 (tags)
While Kerry’s timid Republican-lite, pro-war, pro-free trade campaign was a loser, progressive Sen. Russ Feingold, running against the war, against the Patriot Act, and against NAFTA, trounced his opponent to win a third term in bellweather Wisconsin, showing Democrats what they need to do to win next time.
Will of the People Will Not Be Expressed in This Election (tags)
The Will of the People Will Not Be Expressed in This Election
Revolutionary Worker #1257, October 31, 2004, posted at http://rwor.org
There is a big problem.
Millions of people are looking at the U.S. presidential election as a crucial turning point in world events. And at the same time the workings of this system have worked coldly to stifle their voices and choices.
Lies and Misleading Statements from the Debates (tags)
Both Kerry and Bush, in their own ways, were prevaricators in the debates. Bush lied more often and bigger, but Kerry did his share. His biggest lie may have been to say he’ll fight the war and win in Iraq.
Gag and Bear It: Why We Lefties Have to Vote for Kerry (tags)
It’s time to face some hard realities—Nader is not going to bring us a third party, but too many votes and he could bring us Bush and the Republicans, and these days, that could mean we’re on the road to a real one-party state, not just a state with two parties that seem pretty indistinguishable.
Our worst fears: Vote Tampering (tags)
By entering a 2-digit code in a hidden location, a second set of votes is created in the Diebold central tabulator, a program installed in 1,000 locations, which controls both paper ballots and touch-screens, each system handling up to a million votes at a time. Full story After invoking the 2-digit trigger, this second set of votes can be changed so that it no longer matches the correct set of votes. The voting system will then read the totals from the bogus vote set. It takes only seconds to change the votes, and to date not a single location in the U.S. has implemented security measures to fully mitigate the risks. It is not too late to do so, and the corrective measures are relatively simple. This program is not "stupidity" or sloppiness. It was designed and tested over a series of a dozen version adjustments, and has been in place for four years.
New World Disorder Issue Three Now Online! (tags)
The furthest fringes of the culture - in its obscure webpages, zines, and samizdat publications, eerie shortwave and streaming audio radio voices that sound like they're coming from the other side (or maybe just a trailer in Lawrence, Kansas) - and the memes they contain, can be used a magic mirror, a shewstone, Delphic vapors where the future can be divined, where the cultural matrix you will find yourself in the future can be glimpsed now.
Kerry campaign shakeup 3 staffers walk the plank (tags)
John Forbes Heinz Kerry's inability to stand for anything and lackluster efforts, while snowboarding and windsurfing have created this mess. Howard Dean we miss you!!!!
Vetting free speech not such a swift idea (tags)
Those Campaign Commercials (tags)
BTL: Terrorist Alerts: Genuine Threats or Political Ploy? (tags)
Interview with Craig Eisendrath, senior fellow with the Center for International Policy, conducted by Between the Lines' Scott Harris
Life and Lies Under the Terrordome (tags)
How intensely war moves on the "home front" are being escalated! How suspicious the timing of all this is! How completely flimsy all the supposed "evidence" turned out to be!
Bush is his own Enemy (tags)
"In the slipstream of the Iraq war, he carried out one of the greatest tax gifts for the economic elites in the history of the country. He cut pensions and income support and promoted the privatization of schools and the health system. He cut the pay of soldiers.."
Leftist KPFA Appeasers READ THIS (tags)
childish regression to fantasy about politics
BTL:Activist Granny D, 94, Launches Campaign for Senate Seat in New Hampshire (tags)
Speech by Doris "Granny D" Haddock, 94-year-old U.S. Senate candidate and activist, produced by Between the Lines' Melinda Tuhus
Andy Stern and SEIU Offer the Same Worn-Out Policies (tags)
To Many young activists, SEIU is considered the progressive Union. But, in the last analysis, the policies of SEIU's leadership are no different from those of any other AFL-CIO Union. They fail to take on the employers in a serious way and refuse to break politically with the Democratic Party.
Protest Aesthetics- What the Left Can Learn from Las Vegas (tags)
From Issue 3 of The Journal of Aesthetics and Protest. Street Theater and the left in general needs a new relationship with "the truth".
The People's Media Reaches More People Than FOX Does (tags)
While Big Media is "simply in the business of selling products, the people's media reaches more people than FOX does.
Take Back America Meeting (tags)
Progressive Democrats call for strong program, grass roots organizing
Thousands at D.C. meeting say: ‘Take back America’ (tags)
WASHINGTON – Over 2,000 participants in a “Take Back America” conference here June 2-4 cheered speakers who urged a bolder, pro-peace, pro-worker, pro-equality program to rally voters against George W. Bush and the Republican right in November.
Rat in a Drain Ditch, Caught on a Limb (tags)
It’s been a long, dark, strange trip these past three-plus years, but rejoice, dear readers: Bush is toast! How can this be, you ask, and how can one be so sure? Read on, and be ye comforted: Find out why the Bushman goeth come November.
Photoshop for Democracy (tags)
New and old media groups are using parody and Adobe Photoshop to mobilize young voters for the 2004 elections. Their message? "Let's have a good laugh at the powers that be, and let's work together to make America a better place."
Exit NeoConservatives, Enter NeoLiberals (tags)
Israel's Democratic Operatives in the U.S. are Preparing to Pick Up and Run with the Bush War.
Bob Avakian:Elections,Resistance & Revolution:The Pyramid of Power and... (tags)
If it’s war you want, vote Kerry (tags)
As the Bush administration comes under increasing fire for its decision to attack Iraq, the Democratic contender, John F. Kerry, is profiting from his perceived status as a critic of Bush’s foreign policy. A patrician grandee with a pleasing mix of liberal and patriotic views might seem to many Americans a welcome relief from the bellicose Texan with his faux swagger and his team of men who seem to have ‘military-industrial complex’ written across their menacing foreheads. But if anti-war Americans do elect Kerry for that reason, they will have duped themselves. Warmongering will be worse under Kerry than under Bush, and real peaceniks should therefore vote for Dubya.
The Democrats and “Bush’s war” (tags)
The war being waged against the Iraqi people is not just the criminal enterprise of the Bush administration, but a bipartisan policy. Behind all the hand-wringing by erstwhile Democratic liberals about not “abandoning” the Iraqi people lie the strategic interests of American imperialism in maintaining a military stranglehold over the oil resources of Iraq and the entire Middle East. The election of Kerry will not mean a withdrawal of American troops from the Iraq. They will continue to kill and die there in increasing numbers. Opposition to this slaughter can be advanced politically only through a decisive break with the Democratic party and the emergence of an independent political mass movement of working people determined to fight against war and social inequality.
Bush raises $170 Million, Kerry surges to $61 Million (tags)
Bush is aided by a network of 455 top fund-raisers who have each gathered at least $100,000 for the campaign.
Scary, Scary John Kerry (tags)
Well at least Kerry is an environmentalist though, right? Not exactly. Despite John Kerry’s cozy relationship with ghoulish green organizations like the Sierra Club and the League of Conservation Voters, he should not be mistaken for a friend of nature. Kerry does not support the Kyoto Protocol, and as he told Grist Magazine in an interview last year, “[The Kyoto agreement] doesn't ask enough of developing nations, the nations that are going to be producing much greater emissions and which we need to get on the right course now through technology transfer.” Somebody should mention to Senator Kerry that currently, despite the US accounting for only 4% of the world's population, we still emit over a quarter of the globe’s Co2. But no, Kerry won’t call on the US to set an example to developing countries, that would asking too much of the US. And just last year Kerry decided not to cast a vote against a portion of Bush’s chainsaw Forest Plan (HR 1904), which authorized $760 million to thin out dense national forests under the pretext of increasing ecosystem health. This, combined with his support for Fast Track legislation, bombing of Afghanistan, and chemical fumigation in Colombia to counter coca and opium production -- provides us with a clear indication that not only is Kerry not an environmentalist, he’s also not that good at pretending to be.
THE REIGN IN SPAIN FALLS MAINLY ON THE LAME (tags)
After a terrorist attack by al-Qaida that left hundreds of their fellow countrymen dead, Spanish voters immediately voted to give the terrorists what they want -- a Socialist government that opposes America's war on terrorism. Al-Qaida has changed a government.
Delivering the NO! to Bush and All That He Stands For (tags)
Dissecting the Electable John Kerry (tags)
Why John Kerry doesn’t deserve your support (tags)
For people who genuinely care about opposing the U.S. military machine and about standing up for justice and against oppression, there are many good reasons to vote against George Bush. But there are no good ones to vote for John Kerry. Kerry doesn’t represent an alternative to Bush, but rather another form of the same political program that Bush stands for--sometimes presented with a kinder, gentler face, and sometimes not even that. We deserve better than this two-party system which consistently produces a choice between two evils.
Kerry’s Support of Iraq Invasion & Bush Doctrine Still Unexplained (tags)
Back in October 2002, when Senator Kerry voted to grant President Bush a blank check to make war, he tried to scare the American public into thinking that such an invasion was essential to the defense of the United States. Despite a lack of credible evidence, Kerry categorically declared that “Iraq has chemical and biological weapons” and even claimed that most elements of Iraq’s chemical and biological weapons programs were “larger and more advanced than they were before the Gulf War.” Furthermore, Kerry asserted that Iraq was “attempting to develop nuclear weapons,” backing up this accusation by claiming that “all U.S. intelligence experts agree” with such an assessment. He also alleged that “Iraq is developing unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) capable of delivering chemical and biological warfare agents, which could threaten Iraq’s neighbors as well as American forces in the Persian Gulf.” Every single one of these claims, no less than similar claims by President Bush, was false.
It's Time to Break From the Two-Party System! (tags)
Despite all the propaganda from the "Anybody But Bush" Democrats, George Bush would never have been able to carry out his attacks without the active support of the Democratic Party. It was the Democrats in Congress who voted to support Bush's "war on terrorism," the war on Afghanistan, the Patriot Act, the Iraq war, and the $87 billion for the occupation of Iraq. Most Democrats voted for Bush's tax cuts for the rich and "No Child Left Behind." Sixteen Senate Democrats, including Senate Democratic leader Tom Daschle, voted for Bush's "Partial Birth Abortion" Ban.
Gays, God and Guns (tags)
Howard Dean warned that, if Democrats were not careful, Republicans would attempt to turn this election into a mandate on "gays, God and guns." As events of the past few weeks have demonstrated, Dean was right.
Taiwan independence: necessary, beyond campaign rhetoric (tags)
George Bush, Howard Dean, and Jacques Chirac have shown a lack of comprehension about Taiwan. John Kusumi sets 'em straight.
RAISE HELL IN DIXIE (tags)
This two part article will descibe just how and why the Southern primaries may be the defining moment of the 2004 cycle.
God or no God, I don't like that demon antiChrist, Our Mr. bush Jr. very much (tags)
By Annan not publicly addressing this very serious issue, will not be fooling me he hasn't heard it mentioned. The families of Iraq are accounted almost entirely by "comprehensive, extremely detailed" measurements. So what the hell is going on about supporting our world community by not condemning war crimes?, Just where is Annan on the issue of an international commitment kept I want asked religiously across this world. Now.
BTL:2004 Presidential Election Campaign To Break All... (tags)
...Spending Records Big contributors get what they pay for. Interview with Charles Lewis, executive director of the Center for Public Integrity, conducted by Between the Lines' Scott Harris
BTL:Bush Avoids Accountability in Iraq-WMD Blame Game (tags)
Interview with Scott Ritter, former chief U.N. weapons inspector in Iraq, conducted by Between the Lines' Scott Harris
Dean's Rough Ride (tags)
From the narrow perspective [of the party establishment], Dean represented a political Antichrist. The unvarnished way he talked. The glint of unfamiliar, breakthrough ideas in his speeches. His lack of customary deference to party elders (and to the media's own cockeyed definition of reality).
Josh Frank on 2004, Howard Dean, and Electoralism (tags)
Open Letter to Dean Supporters (tags)
You can still influence the Democratic nomination process in a meaningful way. The answer is to back Representative Dennis Kucinich, who has vowed to remain in the race through the convention. If the convention becomes a "brokered" deal, which it appears will happen, then the more Progressive voices there the better for our issues.
Bill for Confiscation (tags)
Bill for Confiscation of Firearms H.R.2403
Libertarian Presidental canidate Gary Nolan polls 34% (tags)
Presidental canidate Gary Nolan wins University or Rochester NY poll against George W. Bush, and John Kerry.
Why I turned my back on AntiWar.com (tags)
"Raving pan-Arabists and Indymedia hacks from four separate continents used my work to support their positions. US interview requests were scarce, but I was sought after by Muslim radio station hosts in South Africa for my wisdom."
BTL:Leading Democratic Presidential Candidates Ignore Issues of... (tags)
...Women and Poverty Interview with Gwendolyn Mink, author and activist, conducted by Between the Lines' Melinda Tuhus
STUPIDITY IS ALL AROUND (tags)
Hit the theme from the old Mary Tyler Moore show. New lyric: stupidity is what's all around.
So Much for Working Within The System (tags)
A quick look at the ineffectiveness of "working within the system," the demise of Howard Dean, and other progressive candidates. The elite leave few crumbs for the masses.
Arizona Is No Longer a Cowboy Libertarian- Conservative Bastion (tags)
Arizona's desert-dwelling Democrats are sick of losing, and of George W. Bush. That's why John Kerry is their man.
Slaying The Beast Before The Election Is Canceled (tags)
The Bush administration is guilty of so many crimes that they don’t dare give up the grips of power. The seriousness of their crimes rivals those brought to trial at Nuremberg. Every single senior member of this administration is guilty of war crimes, war mongering and crimes against humanity.
ThinkPeaceSpeakPeaceActPeace by VOlunTEer for KUCINICH (tags)
SupPOrT the TroOPS? TrancePORT the TROOPS ! hoME ! Anti - War = Pro - Peace. Do You Promote Peace? ARE You 4 Peace? Did You Protest to Protect? You DO Know There is a PEACE CanDiDate. CAN You Support Peace by Supporting the Only Peace CanDiDate with a PEACE Plan? Respect the Troops Who Are Stuck There. HONOR Those Who Have Been Wounded and TRY to Heal the Families Grieving for their Loved, LOST by Demanding A Cease and Desist on the Archaic Ritual of KiLLing in THIS, the 21st Century!
Video of 6 Dennis Kucinich Speaking Engagements (tags)
Iowa Caucus Weekend w/ Dennis Kucinich 4 Q & A's and speech from 6 stumps in Iowa
Voters riled by war, health costs, economy (tags)
MANCHESTER, N.H. – Health care, jobs and the Iraq war were the issues on voters’ minds as they turned out in record numbers for the Jan. 27 presidential primaries here. Over 214,000 voted in the Democratic primary, far exceeding any previous year’s total.
Dangerous Dean (tags)
Despite his campaign assurances that as president he would protect personal privacy, Democratic candidate Howard Dean, less than two years ago, advocated "smart card" IDs for all Americans and pushed a requirement that PCs include card readers to assure a user's identity before going online.
In Defense of Polluters: Howard Dean's Vermont (tags)
Tremblay contends that Dean "is a business man with big money. He is not a farmer. He doesn’t care about the people or the environment. He doesn’t care that the air stinks or that there are flies everywhere. He doesn’t care that his trucks ruin the roads and make it unsafe for your children to ride their bikes. He doesn’t care that he destroys your way of life, and unfortunately the state of Vermont doesn’t care either."
"Howard Dean's environmental record in Vermont is toxic." (tags)
Tom Elliot, the former political director of the Sierra Club in the 1990s, who valiantly protested governor Dean's environmental mishaps reminisced, "Howard Dean's environmental record in Vermont is toxic."
Hanoi John (tags)
The book he doesn’t want you to see: When Kerry ran for election to the U.S. House of Representative in 1972, “he found it necessary to suppress reproduction of the cover picture appearing on his own book, The New Soldier. His political opponent pointed out that it depicted several unkempt youths crudely handling an American flag to mock the famous photo of the U.S. Marines at Iwo Jima,” according to Vietnam Veterans Against John Kerry. “Suddenly, copies of the book became unavailable and even disappeared from libraries. But the Lowell (Mass.) Sun said of the type of person shown on its cover: ‘These people spit on the flag, they burn the flag, they carry the flag upside down, [and] they all but wipe their noses with it in their efforts to show their contempt for everything it still stands for,’” the New American reported. Even today it is hard to find this infamous photo and book.
Dean Dumps Debt On Iowa Deli (tags)
West Des Moines, Iowa, January 26, 2004 - They came to town, tried to get your vote and then left for New Hampshire. But one presidential candidate may have left a big bill for a small West Des Moines deli.
George W Bush and the real state of the Union (tags)
Today the President gives his annual address. As the election battle begins, how does his first term add up?
The Top 100 Heroes of Peace (tags)
Everyone on this list have spoken at great risk to their jobs and their lives.Not a few of them have lost their jobs and too many have lost their lives speaking out against the Bushes and the Blairs and the Sharons.Suicides, Plane Crashes, Accidents.One was bulldozed to death.
The New White Supremacy in the Corporate Media (tags)
With NBC publishing their full-page color ad in The New York Times today illustrating who and how MSNBC will be covering what the ad titled as the "Battle for the White House" NBC has illustrated their commitment to news by whites and therefore, for whites. It wouldn't be so bad if the ad and NBC's news reporting practice illustrated a reasonable balance of coverage but it most certainly does not and for that matter nor does any other corporate network broadcasting America today.
Happy Martin Luther King Day (tags)
Another End-Run by the President
Producer says OK, copy his new Iraq war film (tags)
Filmmaker Robert Greenwald says that he will allow his movie "Uncovered: The Whole Truth About the Iraq War" to be copied by the general public.
When Are Nazi Comparisons Deplorable? (tags)
Bush supports object to MoveOn.com's Hitler ad, yet Rush Limbaugh routinely calls women's rights advocates "femi-Nazis" and the NY Post ran a column describing Howard Dean as a Josef Goebbels follower.
Political appeals to bigotry grow (tags)
Conservative columnist Cal Thomas recently questioned Howard Dean's faith because his wife is Jewish. Marrying her, Thomas opined, was "strange at best, considering the two faiths take a distinctly different view of Jesus."
Howard Dean Hype: The Pro-War Views of an "Anti-War" Candidate (tags)
SupPOrT the TroOPS? TrancePORT the TROOPS ! hoME ! (tags)
Anti - War = Pro - Peace. Do You Promote Peace? ARE You 4 Peace? Did You Protest to Protect? You DO Know There is a PEACE CanDiDate. CAN You Support Peace by Supporting the Only Peace CanDiDate with a PEACE Plan? Respect the Troops Who Are Stuck There. HONOR Those Who Have Been Wounded and TRY to Heal the Families Grieving for their Loved, LOST by Demanding A Cease and Desist on the Archaic Ritual of KiLLing in THIS, the 21st Century!
MoveOn.org demonstrates the growing power of the 'net in US politics (tags)
In an election year where more young voters are expected to turn out, the 'net is heating up as a sincere battle ground for politicians. The curious thing is that the trends are bucked by people who have their own way of doing things.
Corp. Media Bias,Polls,Waffling,VoteBuying SPARKS New Dynamic of Self-Publishing (tags)
The candidates believing the assessment by the weapons-manufacturer-owned-media and their ridiculous polls, because they get coverage fall into trap of having to accept and be defined by it. Later finding out their dependence on orchestrated reality control and conventional wisdom, causes the rug to be pulled out from under them> as events, time and the fluidity of the new info-sharing environment made possible by real peoples participation with self-publishing, pushes the envelope to more accurate and genuine picture, actual portrayal of the environment, Here on the ground in 2004.The truth, morality and validity of the progressive message is that powerful. NPR DEBATE OBSERVATIONS
Vote 2004: God's Champ & Internment Camps (tags)
"I really believe I'm hearing from the Lord it's going to be like a blowout election in 2004." -- Pat Robertson "Some of these Arab Americans are probably intent on doing harm to us." -- Congressman Howard Coble (R)
Dean and the world: the nonradical candidate (tags)
The real Dean, judging by his prepared speeches rather than his oral flubs, offers something much more like the bipartisan, Cold War, leader-of-the-free-world policy Americans know and remember. Whether that is the best policy for the post-9-11 world is another question. But at least let us stop pretending that in foreign policy, Dean is something radical. He is not.
Message to Congress: Extend jobless benefits (tags)
WASHINGTON – The New Year was a time of revelry for the corporate rich as government reports confirmed a surge in profits and productivity in the final quarter of 2003. George W. Bush trumpeted the news as proof that his trillions in tax cuts for the wealthy has pulled the nation out of recession.
How Will Bush Deal With the Deficits? Connecting the Dots to Iraq (tags)
Bush administration's perpetual war and attendant defecit spending responsible for illusory economic prolificacy.
Club for Growth Attacks Dean (tags)
Iowans, we believe are smarter than this rich white man's club gives them credit. They know what "club for growth" really means. It means rich conservatives grow their own wallets.
Bring Them Home NOW (tags)
Another fine analysis from Stan Goff. We're not asking for any favors. We DEMAND. A great letter by Stan Goff, a former high-ranking special forces soldier, which criticizes "liberals" and anti-war activists for backing Dean. A great contribution to the "lesser evilism" debate.
PEACE PEOPLE! Possabilities of Progressive Policies is Presently Powerfully Popular (tags)
We are living in the past if we think the voting public is not ready to elect a progressive, populist President. This is not the past. Dean's way is precisely the WRONG approach. Heck, look what Dean did to Vermont - he took a 74% re-elect rate and whittled it down to 50.4% in 2000, before quitting in 2002 to "run for President" while the ranks of "progressives" and republicans grew in Vermont until no Democrat could get elected, and his own Lt. Governor lost to the Republican in 2002 - Vermont is governed by a Republican and NO POSITION DEAN EVER HELD IN VERMONT IS IN DEMOCRATIC HANDS NOW.(incls.-2000 Vote Analysis, Are You a Burning Flame, GrannyD, Jane Fonda + Poem)
Bush Cedes Presidency (tags)
Petulance grows in cancerous amounts
Why Dennis Kucinich? (tags)
There are essentially two fundamental courses that America may take in the world, at this particular juncture: Imperialism or multilateralism.
Police brutality begins trial in inglewood california. (tags)
Police brutality on trial in inglewood california.
The Double-Whammy and the 50-50 Balance (tags)
Second- and third-generation Arab-Americans, many of them Christians who previously had little affinity for their ethnic roots, now find themselves under siege by the Bush administration -- and are fighting back in a united way.
The Man from Vermont is Not Green (He's Not Even a Liberal) (tags)
"Dean's attempts to run for president as an environmentalist is nothing but a fraud," Smith told Wild Matters. "He's destroyed the Agency of Natural Resources, he's refused to meet with environmentalists while constantly meeting with the development community, and he's made the permitting process one, big dysfunctional joke."
The Internet and Mobocracy (tags)
The political movement of affluent, college-educated, angry liberals needed a candidate for the same reason that Bar Mitzvah DJ's need a way to pull people onto the dance floor. Howard Dean is the left's Cha-Cha Slide.
Doctor of Deception: Howard Dean at it Again (tags)
Howard Dean Lies.
Does this man really deserve your vote? (tags)
At best, Dean represents the Democratic Party’s recognition that it has lost the support of many liberals--and an attempt to pull them back into the fold in 2004. But Dean is certain to move rightward once he has won the support of progressives and knows that he can count on their votes--in the hopes of appearing more "electable" to the political establishment.
It's hard to say which was worse for Howard Dean: the capture of Saddam Hussein or Al Gore's endorsement.
Dirty political games in the 2004 campaign (tags)
An anonymous email campaign is circulating. With the subject line of "Jews Beware" it characterizes Howard Dean as anti-Israel: "I urge you that if you have any love for America and Israel you should not and cannot vote for Howard Dean."
Rush Limbaugh, The Neanderthal Ape (tags)
"I applaud Rush Limbaugh for being the watchdog that he is and protecting us from terrorists like Al Gore."
The Dean Deception (tags)
"Howard is not a liberal. He's a pro-business, Rockefeller Republican."
The Campaign of Hate and Fear (tags)
Am I saying that critics of the war aren't patriotic? Not at all--I'm a critic of some aspects of the war. What I'm saying is that those who try to paint the bleakest, most anti-American, and most anti-Bush picture of the war, whose purpose is not criticism but deception in order to gain temporary political advantage, those people are indeed not patriotic. They have placed their own or their party's political gain ahead of the national struggle to destroy the power base of the terrorists who attacked Americans abroad and on American soil.
Web Address To Help Dean's Campaign (tags)
Web Address to Help Dean's Campaign: http://www.deanforamerica.com/site/PageServer?pagename=emailSignup&s_oo=Uwnsw PoOSyePLhYs3lnipg..
If Howard Dean Were President (tags)
Sen. Leiberman's comment this last Sunday.
It?s been a good year (tags)
The extreme Left has made a terrible strategic mistake shacking up with the Islamists. In one sense, they?re not as incompatible as they might appear: Islamism may be religious in origin but in its political form it is simply this decade?s brand of oppressive statism, as communism was before it. But the only question now is how deeply this strategic error infects the less insane Left. On National Public Radio the other day, Howard Dean advanced the theory that the Saudis had tipped off Bush about 9/11 in advance. When the Democratic presidential front-runner is cheerfully wearing his tinfoil hat in public, it?s no wonder the other fellows are scrambling to sound just as loopy.
Dennis Kucinich Says Federal Law Should Treat Pot Like Alcohol (tags)
December 4, 2004 - Washington, DC, USA Kucinich Promises To End Marijuana Arrests; Establish "Guidelines Similar To Those Already In Place For Alcohol"
Betrayed by Bush, GOP's anger is moot (tags)
Small-government Republicans have been stirred up by conservative talk show hosts like Rush Limbaugh and Sean Hannity. But when the election comes, the libertarian faction's anger will be "almost irrelevant... Are they going to vote for Howard Dean?"
Governor, You're No George McGovern (tags)
Dean favored an alternative war resolution (sponsored by Sens. Joseph Biden, D-Del., and Richard Lugar, R-Ind.) that differed little from the one that passed. True, Biden-Lugar called on Bush to seek a United Nations Security Council resolution authorizing the war, but it did not require Bush to obtain such a resolution, if the Security Council balked. In other words, Dean favored a congressional resolution authorizing exactly the course that Bush took.
Howard ' no comment' Dean (tags)
Conflict of Interest infected Dean’s Vermont Record concerning police shooting. Dean refuses multiple press requests for comment.
The Clark/Dean gap, as seen by a member of both movements (tags)
Dean is playing the tried and true tactic of a conservative democrat pretending to be liberal during primaries. Clark has skipped the primaries, and is already doing the election-winning work of making himself appear non-threatening to wavering republicans.
Bush & the Democrats: Liars in the service of imperialist conquest (tags)
Despite all their bickering with Bush, the Democrats too can scarcely contain their glee about the unchallenged power of U.S. armies of world conquest. After all, the Democrats like the Republicans are in the pockets of the big capitalists who want their domination of the world defended at all costs.
The Democrats don’t deserve our support (tags)
There is no reason to assume, as many do, that a Gore presidency would have avoided war after September 11. Clinton oversaw UN-sponsored sanctions against Iraq that led to the deaths of more than 1 million Iraqis, and U.S. warplanes dropped bombs on Iraq almost daily during his time in office. And Clinton signed the Iraq Liberation Act in 1998, calling for the U.S. "to seek to remove the regime headed by Saddam Hussein." Clinton’s Secretary of State Madeleine Albright admits in a recent Foreign Affairs article, "I personally felt [Bush’s new Iraq] war was justified on the basis of Saddam’s decade-long refusal to comply with UN Security Council resolutions on weapons of mass destruction."
NO VOTER LEFT BEHIND (tags)
'We Didn't Know' Will Be No Excuse - The Wall (tags)
No longer content to chop away at Palestine until it eventually disappears, Israel is now using the "security fence" as a vehicle for the more rapid and overt methods of large-scale ethnic cleansing. This grave step ushers in the terminal stage of the cleansing process, in which years of organized persecution, brutality, bigotry and theft, all the patriotic acts required in the effort to dehumanize another people, finally succeed in radically dehumanizing the perpetrators.
The Corporate Media's Numbers Racket (tags)
he number of times the corporate media have published articles, radio and television news stories about and interviewed Gov. Howard Dean on his run for the presidency of the United States of America compared to the other candidates running in the Democratic party presidential nomination process is running at approximately 30% more in Governor Dean’s favor.
Sam Francis Says It Loud: I'm a Paranoid White Racist (tags)
In response to the piece by Sam Francis below, which focuses on how African American critic Shelby Steele takes out of context Howard Dean's ridiculous embrace of the confederate flag to pacify Southern Racists. Mr. Francis, in turn, takes Steele's words out of context.
Shelby Steele Says It Out Loud: Whites Not Equal In The New America (tags)
Misinterpreting Mr. Dean's remark as an effort to use "identity to seek political power in precisely the same way that Rev. Al Sharpton does," Mr. Steele went on to ruminate about why there is no white identity in American politics, even though, as he freely acknowledged, there are certainly non-white identities”
Washington Post columnist discovers that Howard Dean is a warmonger like Bush (tags)
Howard Dean is no George McGovern. He opposed the Iraq war, he says, because it was "the wrong war at the wrong time," not because it was emblematic of a fundamentally misguided American foreign policy. Dean has not, in fact, challenged the reigning foreign policy paradigms of the post-9/11 era: the war on terrorism and the nexus between terrorism and rogue states with weapons of mass destruction. "I support the president's war on terrorism," he told Tim Russert this summer. He supported the war in Afghanistan. He even supported Israel's strike against a terrorist camp in Syria because Israel, like the United States, has the "right" to defend itself. (European Deanophiles take note.) Dean does not call for a reduction in American military power but talks about using the "iron fist" of our "superb military." He talks tough about North Korea and at times appears to be criticizing the Bush administration for not addressing that "imminent" threat more seriously. And he especially enjoys lacerating Bush for not taking the fight more effectively to al Qaeda, a bit like John F. Kennedy criticizing Eisenhower in 1960 for not being tough enough on communism.
SYMPATHY FOR THE DEVIL (tags)
I don't know what I was thinking sending Jeff back into the polluted waters of the so-called mainstream political scene, McNary, having already gone native but I guess I'm just a cruel bastard.
Why the Democrats are afraid of Howard Dean (tags)
Both power centers of the Democratic establishment — the Kennedy left and the Clinton middle — are frantic at the prospect of losing control of their party to Howard Dean. They fear a McGovernesque debacle that would hand the G.O.P. a super-majority in the Senate.
Howard Dean Video (tags)
This man just doen't get enough credit. Watch video of our next President.
Dean Cloaks Himself in the Flag (tags)
Hell yeah! If he just had Strom Thurmond on his ticket to run as his vice President, Dean would have my vote!
Howard Dean’s Anti-Constitution Message (tags)
Dean's Disdain for the Bill of Rights
What a Pig Knows About Sunday: (tags)
Wesley Clark knows as much about politics as a pig knows about Sunday. How much is that? Not much...
Fashionable anti-Semitism and anti-Israelism (tags)
Do not look for the Islamic community here to acknowledge that the United States, in little over a decade, freed Kuwait, saved most of the Bosnians and Kosovars, tried to feed Somalis, urged the Russians not to kill Chechnyans, belatedly ensured that no longer were Shiites and Kurds to be slaughtered in Iraq, spoke out against Kuwait's ethnic cleansing of a third of a million Palestinians — and now is spending $87 billion to make Iraqis free.
Protests across the nation: ‘Bring the troops home’ (tags)
WASHINGTON – In the first major antiwar protest since Bush declared an end to combat operations in Iraq on May 1, tens of thousands marched near the White House Oct. 25 carrying placards reading, “Bush lied, thousands died” and chanting, “End the occupation now – Bring the troops home!”
The Angry Mind of a Counter-Demonstrator (tags)
No bias in the media? The D.C. Chapter of Free Republic notified C-Span of the day's events well in advance, yet were told that coverage would be limited to the anti-American, communist-backed group A.N.S.W.E.R. I guess several hundred Americans rallying for their country were not deemed "newsworthy."
The Crucial Alliance (tags)
Representative Dennis Kucinich (D-Ohio) proposes an immediate US retreat from Iraq. Fighting back in the Terror War is not optional, but that doesn't stop Kucinich. He'll grant a victory to terrorists as long as it helps take down president Bush.
HOWARD DEAN NEWS – RUTLAND HERALD, JULY 1997 (tags)
Dean’s subversion of the Bill of Rights through judicial appointments.
HOWARD DEAN’S LEGACY UNDER FIRE (tags)
DEAN’S APPOINTEES DEFEND AGAINST CIVIL RIGHTS CHARGES IN FEDERAL COURT………
Wesley Clark: Stalking-Horse for Bush Junior (tags)
It is this obviousness with Bush’s stalking-horse Clark that offends even the weakest minds. The obviousness that the vast majority of all the people, all the time, never even see at all. Lincoln was wrong!
Conservative-Libertarian Split: Liberals Get It, Conservatives Don't (tags)
The left is aware of the emerging conservative-libertarian schism while the right for the most part remains in denial.
Attack of the Dean-Leaners (tags)
"At some point, no one can say precisely when, libertarians apparently swore a feudal oath of fealty to the Republican Party... with this alliance (such as it is) we hold our noses and vote for Republican in close presidential elections, while they pay lip service to limited government."
Retired General Wesley Clark: Stalking-Horse for Bush Junior and The Grey Men (tags)
Should Wesley Clark win the primary nomination for president for the Democratic party, America loses and Bush wins; or Clark wins the general election and America loses. America loses and Empire the only winner.
Kucinich Proposes Unconditional Surrender in Iraq (tags)
Six out of ten Americans can't name a single one of the Democratic Presidential candidates. Dennis Kucinich is trying to get noticed by proposing unconditional surrender in Iraq. Ann nails the Democrats (again).
It doesn't get any better (tags)
It doesn't get any better than this
Under Fire, Rush Now Faces Drug Allegations (tags)
For the Record - Rush is a big supporter of the "War on Drugs". Ha, ha, ha, ha, ha, ha, ha....
Rush Limbaugh RESIGNS for racist commentary. (tags)
Well, another right wing shitbag puts his foot in his mouth and screams "THATS NOT WHAT I MEANT"....But apparently Rush couldnt convince anyone with his rhetoric and QUIT. Maybe Rush and Ann Coulter should team up for an old time Sunday right wing comedy hour, called it "Racist Fatty and Extremist Skinny"
Say no to the California recall and Schwarzenegger the Liar (tags)
Schwarzenegger said in his announcement on Jay Leno’s show that he would not accept special interest money and would be beholden to no one but “the people.” Then he turned around and raised millions from special business interests for his campaign, including from at least one company that violated environmental laws. He is just another lying, hypocritical Republican.
MidEast Policy and the Democratic Candidates (tags)
The Israeli-Palestinian conflict is spiraling out of control, the venture into Iraq did not yield a quick victory and spillover of positive change, the U.S. position in the Middle East is more precarious, and U.S. allies in the region are more vulnerable to the forces of extremism. A new direction is needed.
JUDICIAL WATCH – WATCHING HOWARD DEAN (tags)
Dean's refusal to open his gubernatorial records.
What Liberals Believe (tags)
Rich Lowry is editor of National Review and he has a deep understanding of Democrats and Liberals
Howard Dean: Assclown (tags)
None of the Democrats has the guts to come out and demand that U.S. forces turn tail and run when the going gets tough. If only one of them had the courage to demand cowardice like a real Democrat!
Poor Americans continue to multiply under Bush as Republicans continue to ignore trend (tags)
A new federal report due out Sept. 26 will show poverty increasing even more. And still Republicans like Bush and Kelsey "Frazier" Grammer continue to ignore the problem.
Dean's Corruption in the Green Mountain State (tags)
Conflict of interest and corruption in Dean's Vermont.
Ann Coulter: The Conservative's Muse (tags)
Ann Coulter is on a roll, however. She has clearly orchestrated her career as the outspoken, muse of the far right; the babe of the neo-cons, the conservative's Tokyo Rose. Some might suggest she saw the writing on the wall and knew she had a good thing. Perhaps so. Perhaps not. Perhaps she believes the bilge she tosses out as truth. That possibility is even more startling.
Last Rights (tags)
But of course, a classic coup is "not necessarily assisted by either the intervention of the masses or, to any significant degree, by military-type force." It's an inside job, carried out by factions within the elite. Who says? The man who literally wrote the book on the subject: right-wing guru -- and Pentagon advisor -- Edward Luttwak.
Cronies v. Qualifications, Howard Dean’s Dilemma (tags)
Dean’s desire to appoint unqualified cronies to high positions.
Four More Years? (tags)
With polls showing that up to 16% of the electorate is philosophically libertarian, this could be the real swing vote in 2004. Will libertarians decide that the Democratic candidate is the lesser of two evils for once? Or will they simply stay home in disgust on Election Day?
People-Powered Graphics (tags)
Unofficial site created by Dean for President volunteers, offering free printable graphics and resources to our fellow volunteers.
GOP = Goldwater's Old Party? (tags)
Antiwar libertarian bloggers and Internet columnists often link to left-of-center websites like Indymedia, Common Dreams, Alternet.org and CounterPunch while others consider voting for Democratic candidate Howard Dean.
DEAN: Reborn as a Neo-Conservative (tags)
The DLC speaks and the candidates follow! Dean adopts the hawkish, AIPAC view of Iraq, Afghanistan and the Middle East.
PETITION to HOWARD DEAN (tags)
Petition to Howard Dean expressing serious concerns with his hawkish Mideast stance and relationship to AIPAC
Furor Over Gay Marriages: The Insane Ravings of the Marriage Police (tags)
The death of the lesser of two evils: if not Camejo, then Flynt! (tags)
When Real Politics gloriously and excitingly raises its head in the recall effort, many leftists bleat nervously about Republican plots, and the need to rally to the Democratic Party and its man in Sacramento.
Petition to Howard Dean for Clarification of Stance on I/P Conflict (tags)
Time to corner and expose the "good Doctor"
Kookcinich gets a big fat zero from South Carolina Democrats (tags)
Looks like Dennis "Seabiscuit" Kookcinich is having some problems getting out of the starting gate.
Democrats Considered "Too Liberal" (tags)
If Democrats are considered "too liberal", what does that make those who consider Democrats to be right-wing fascist?
BTL:Corporate Media Must Widen Their Iraq-Gate Investigation Beyond the... (tags)
..."16 Words". Interview with Steve Rendall, senior analyst with Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting, conducted by Between the Lines' Melinda Tuhus
A Closer Look At The “Anti-War” Candidates Of the Democrat Party (tags)
Dennis Kucinich, Howard Dean, Carol Mosely-Braun, and Al Sharpton, are painting their candidacies as anti-war.
Martin Sheen: Open Letter: You Have Some Explaining To Do (tags)
Dear Mr. Sheen. This is just a quick letter. Not much needs to be said. You have endorsed Howard Dean, and I find this odd.
Billionaire investor Warren Buffett for President? Some Green Party voters say "Yes&q (tags)
Moveon.org's primary was yet another attempt to marginalize the Green Party. Here is your chance to participate in a Green primary.
Live Online Discussion - WP Writer Tries to Defend Dean as a Progressive (tags)
What an IDIOT!
Al Sharpton (tags)
Why you should vote for Al Sharpton.
A VOTER REVOLUTION (tags)
a poem about taking back America...
BTL:Presidential Candidate Warns Against GOP Cover-Up of... (tags)
...Iraq War Intelligence Manipulation. Interview with Dennis Kucinich, Ohio congressman and Democratic presidential candidate, conducted by Between the Lines' Scott Harris
BEYOND BUSH - Part I ( By Michael C. Ruppert ) (tags)
Michael C. Ruppert looks into the future and shares his thoughts (repost)
GREEN PARTY SETS SITES FOR 2004 PRESIDENTIAL RACE (tags)
GREEN PARTY SETS SITES FOR 2004 PRESIDENTIAL RACE - ENDS MYTH OF DEMOCRATIC CANDIDATE SUPPORT
THE LEFT SPITS ON THE WORKING CLASS (tags)
The Left continues to spit in the face of the working class.
A VOTER REVOLUTION (tags)
Democratic Party History: a Revealing Rap Sheet (tags)
A history of the Democratic Party's role in co-opting and diverting independent political movements, while advancing the agenda of the global capitalist police state. This and similar pieces can be found at
Howard Dean supporters, stop sleep walking. He's not a true progressive (tags)
repost from Portland IMC noting must-read articles about Dean -- and his limitations. Kucinich is a true progressive that doesn't simply make stuff up along the way in accord to political winds -- and even if you don't think he's electable, supporting him now through early primaries can really push the debate into areas we want to have sunshine
Drip, Drip, Drip (tags)
Stephen Moore, president of the Club for Growth, triumphantly predicts the result of the Bush tax cuts; "local towns or cities are going to say: 'Hell, no! You're not going to raise my taxes. Get rid of the welfare programs!' ''
A VOTER REVOLUTION (tags)
a short poem...
Where are all those Iraqi weapons? (tags)
“Where are the weapons of mass destruction?” That is the first of many awkward questions George W. Bush faces as the vaunted victory in Iraq unravels in chaos. Another question is: “How long will the occupation last and how much will it cost?”
Howard Dean Blasts FCC (tags)
Presidential Candidate Howard Dean today wrote to FCC Chairman Michael Powell, urging the FCC to avoid further deregulation of the American media. The text of the letter:
Unionists launch drive to win White House (tags)
DES MOINES – Nearly 1,000 union leaders and activists from the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees got a close-up look at the Democratic presidential candidates at the union’s first-time Presidential Town Hall here on May 16 and 17. In his opening remarks AFSCME President Gerald McEntee blasted the Bush White House, calling the 2004 elections “critical for AFSCME members and all of America’s working families.”
Dumping Bush-Regime Change in 2004 (tags)
Makes the case for developing an electoral arm for the peace movement that can defeat Bush and the War Party in 2004. Stresses need for independent political action groups.
Urgent: Survey for Senator Kerry (tags)
The Peacenik Top Ten (tags)
A look at the ten most popular objections to war and some common-sense responses to them.