fix articles 2499, byron dorgan
Feinstein & 8 Other Democrats Join Repubs to Approve Anti-Labor, Racist, Anti-Gay Judge (tags)
Senator Dianne Feinstein has sunk to a new low in joining with Ben Nelson of Nebraska; Daniel Akaka of Hawaii; Robert Byrd of West Virginia; Tim Johnson of South Dakota; both Arkansas Senators, Blanche Lincoln and Mark Pryor; and both North Dakota Senators, Kent Conrad and Byron Dorgan and 49 Republicans in approving racist, anti-labor, anti-gay Leslie Southwick as Justice in the US 5th Court of Appeals, which includes Texas, Louisiana and Missississippi.
Environment Hating Senators List (tags)
This is from the League of Conservation Voters. It shows the percentage of votes "for" the environment of members of the US Senate who are morally bankrupt and do what the corporations want them to do in return for the campaign contributions they were given. The complete list is here: http://www.lcv.org/scorecard/ Click on "Look up Scores"
How the media often is lying with the truth (tags)
This is an interesting story because the media seems to be distorting the facts with the truth. The headline seems to imply that Senator McCain is some sort of hero for trying to solve a tribal dispute. The truth is the tribe claims to have been screwed by the government out of royalties of $100 billion and the only thing Senator McCain is doing is asking them to settle out of court for less then 10 percent of the damages. Hell any $200 an hour lawyer could do that.
Why Are Gas Prices So High? (tags)
A Primer on Oil: Past, Present, Future of Oil and Gas in the United States
The Senate's Priorities: No Mexicans (tags)
The U.S. Senate today exposed its real immigration agenda, and it has little to do with securing borders, drug runners, or terrorists.
BTL:Challenges to U.S. Cuba Travel Ban Derailed in Senate (tags)
Interview with Mavis Anderson, Latin America Working Group, conducted by Between the Lines' Denise Manzari
Breaking the grip of Big Oil (tags)
The day after President Bush advised Americans to deal with skyrocketing gas prices by avoiding unnecessary driving, he flew to New Orleans for a photo-op, burning up about 11,437 gallons of jet fuel, worth over $24,000. Apparently, it all depends on what you consider “necessary.”
Israel's Control Over Washington (tags)
Is there really any doubt that Jewish Americans call all the shots in Washington?
Republicans Strip 'No War Profiteering' Section (tags)
The White House and the House Republicans took out a section of a bill that would have imposed stiff penalties for war profiteering. With one-party rule in Washington, there will be no oversight (and no penalties) if anyone steals any (or all) of the $87 billion dollars President George Bush wants to spend on the US - Iraq War
Pentagon's Terrorism Futures Market Plan Condemned (tags)
The Pentagon [was about to set] up a stock-market style system in which investors would bet on terror attacks, assassinations and other events in the Middle East. Defense officials hope[d] to gain intelligence and useful predictions while investors who guessed right would win profits.
The FCC Rolls Over (tags)
Members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, Black Caucus and Asian Pacific Congress called the FCC's rules "a blow to diversity" undermining regulations "intended to promote minority participation, and preserve multiple media voices and opinions"
Israel is Buying Our Politicians! (tags)
According to a Fortune magazine survey of Washington insiders, the second most powerful lobby in the United States is the American Israeli Public Affairs Committee, or AIPAC. A tape transcript in which former AIPAC president David Steiner discusses lobbying activities on behalf of the Israeli government reveals the blatant corruption in the American political system.