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HOW LOU CORREA HAS EXPLOITED AND BETRAYED HIS COMMUNITY FOR POLITICAL AMBITION (tags)

Republicans Again Fail to Block Iran Nuclear Deal (tags)

Iran

America's Sham Democracy (tags)

police state

Iran's Longstanding US-Inflicted Nightmare (tags)

Iran

Dirty Fast Track Politics (tags)

trade

Bernie Sanders: Populist or Opportunist? (tags)

politics

Keystone XL Pipeline: Down but not Out (tags)

environment

Proposed Senate Bill Risks Undermining Geneva (tags)

Iran

World Reaction to US Government Shutdown (tags)

shutdown

Obama's War on Syria Delayed, Not Deterred (tags)

Syria

Obama Making More Enemies Than Friends (tags)

Obama

Obama's Grand Bargain 2.0 (tags)

class war

Obama’s Still Shopping for a Grand Bargain (tags)

President Obama’s recent closed-door sessions with Republican congressmen to reach a “grand bargain” has roused suspiciously little attention in the mainstream media. What scant reporting has occurred presents the following narrative: President Obama is a “middle ground” politician attempting to breach political divides with erstwhile Republican opponents. In reality these meetings are not between political opposites, but kindred spirits; perfectly matched ideologies that differ only in implementation, and only by degrees.

Thomas Perez: Obama's Labor Secretary Choice (tags)

labor

Democrats and Labor: A Tale of Abuse (tags)

The Democratic Party’s participation in the recent national “sequester” cuts is yet another big dent in their love affair with organized labor. But break-ups are often a protracted process. Before a relationship ends there is usually a gradual deterioration based on irreconcilable differences, until the split becomes inevitable. The decades-long marriage of labor unions and the Democratic Party is nearing such a divorce. Labor unions are becoming frustrated as the Democrats flaunt their affair with corporate America and Wall Street.

Waging War on US Workers (tags)

labor

Cold War Politics Redux (tags)

anti-war

Next: Police Drones—Recording Conversations In Your Home & Business To Forfeit Property? (tags)

Any conversation picked up by a drone inside a home or business, police can take out of context to institute arrests; or civil asset forfeiture to confiscate the home/business and other assets.

Obama Authorizes Greater Wall Street Theft (tags)

class war

Republican Paul Ryan's Budget: Cruel and Unusual Punishment (tags)

class war

Money Power Runs America (tags)

class war

America's Media: Dancing Around the Budget Debate Charade (tags)

corporate medias

McCain/Kerry Support Imperial War on Libya (tags)

anti-war

OBAMA MUST FULFILL HIS PROMISE ON IMMIGRATION- EPCC (tags)

US President Barack Obama on Tuesday stood at the U.S.-Mexico border in El Paso, Texas again promised a ?comprehensive immigration reform? and a ?pathways to citizenship? to get Latino votes in the campaign for the coming 2011 elections. The EPCC stated that ? the EPCC is happy that the president and the Democratic Party is working to make their promise a reality. But he must do it now or before the election year, or else he will lose more popular votes?

Republicans Win Without a Shutdown (tags)

The first fight over the federal budget in 2011 is over, and the Republicans have won. For at least the past 30 years Republican ideas — that government is bad, that the private sector is always more efficient than the public sector, that wages and benefits need to be cut to make America's workers "competitive" with the rest of the world, and government spending needs to be cut even if it risks turning the current recession into a full-fledged depression — have ruled. Progressives need to understand the depth of the Republicans’ triumph in order to begin the task of reversing it.

Wisconsin Democrats Plan Capitulation (tags)

worker struggles

Hidden Provisions in Wisconsin Bill (tags)

worker struggles

Wisconsin's Spirit: Courage for Other States to Emulate (tags)

worker struggles

Live Reporting from the Wisconsin Protests (tags)

Madison, Wisconsin IMC is offline right now- however there are other NONCORPORATE places to go for breaking news from Wisconsin-

US Workers: Resurgent or Waging a Rearguard Action? (tags)

worker rights

Hard Times in Illinois (tags)

worse coming nationwide

More on Obama's Capitulation and Betrayal (tags)

capitulating to Republicans

Military gay ban (tags)

Military gay ban

CONTINUED TAX CUTS 4 WEALTHY ELITE AMERICANS IS PUTTING SALT IN POORER AMERICAN WOUNDS ~ (tags)

U.S. WEALTHY ELITE TAX BREAKS & TAX FREE SLUSH FOUNDATIONS DAMAGE TO AVERAGE AMERICANS IS ENDLESS & OBVIOUS.... PRESIDENT OBAMA

partisan backing for US escalation in Afghanistan (tags)

Are you still registered Democrat? 100% of the US Senate, Democrats and Republicans together, voted to approve the war criminal General Petreaus to make war to steal the oil and other minerals from the Caspian Sea and Afghanistan, and encircle Russia and China, the former being the biggest mineral prize of all, all at the behest of Democrat Pres Obama.

The Economics Behind Immigration Reform (tags)

How convenient for Goldman Sachs. Just as most working people were demanding that the Goldman bosses and other Wall Street criminals either be massively fined, jailed or worse, the nation’s attention is suddenly forced to react to the racist immigration law in Arizona. And although the two incidents are not directly related, they represent a trend that is likely to increase in the months and years ahead.

immigration-law-reform (tags)

immigration-law-reform

Obamcare - A Health Care Rationing Scheme to Enrich Insurers, Drug Companies and Large Hos (tags)

Obamacare will make a bad health care system worse.

Sen. Blanche Lincoln announces opposition to Employee Free Choice Act EFCA. (tags)

Employee Free Choice EFCA: "I cannot support that bill. I cannot support it in its current form," Lincoln told those gathered for the luncheon at the governor's mansion. "I may not have said that as clearly before, but I'm saying it now."

Stewart Acuff, special assistant to AFL-CIO President John Sweeney touts EFCA (tags)

Employee Free Choice Act: Acuff told his Denver audience that he believes the legislation will come before Congress in seven to eight weeks and that he is hopeful Senate Democrats will be able to round up 60 votes.

Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich sure sounds like an Ernie Hancock clone! (tags)

Ernest Hancock is a Libertarian clone of blow hards Kyrsten Sinema and Sheriff Joe Arpaio. All of them never shut up and want all the publicity they can get.

Urgent Urgent Urgent Urgent Urgent (tags)

Express your opposition to the Wall Street bailout now!

The Odds of Change: A Statistical Look at Our Democrat’s Voting Records (tags)

We want change. Obama says he will deliver change, as did the Democrats in '06. Yet nothing could be farther from the truth. Even the statistics prove the Democrats have failed us.

FCC wants to relax media ownership constraints (tags)

FCC wants to relax media ownership constraints

Full rights for all immigrants! (tags)

A new mass leaflet.

Democracy broken into to (tags)

and corrupted

Join Chomsky, Sheehan, Zinn, etc: Out of Iraq Now! (tags)

petition: Wht we stand for immediate withdrawal of all U.S. troops from Iraq Now!

Betrayed Already! (tags)

The article below makes clear that if the Dems are true to the people who just put them in power they will elect Rep Jack Murtha House Majority Leader. But Nooooo! Checking the news this afternoon you will learn that they have betrayed the American people already by selecting a pro Bush/pro war hawk. So much for the "opposition." Please spread this truth far and wide. jamie

Action Alert: Thank Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez for Speaking Truth to Power! (tags)

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez calls the Devil by his current name George Bush and Democrat Party leaders show their true colors...blue and yellow.

Labor must take the road of class struggle! (tags)

A Working Class Emancipation labor bulletin

Discover the Secret Rightwing Network Behind ABC's 911 Deception (tags)

Check this out.

Bush demands congressional rubber-stamp for police-state powers (tags)

In the fourth of a series of speeches aimed at fueling public fears of terrorism to boost his administration’s failing political standing, President Bush appeared before an audience of right-wing policy experts in Atlanta, Georgia Thursday. The speech was focused on the demand that Congress move quickly to legalize the program of warrantless wiretapping of Americans, the existence of which was revealed late last year.

Media Non-event of 6/26/2006 (tags)

An important story was buried by the mainstream media last week: the 6/26 Senate Democrats hearing on Pre-Iraq War Intelligence. I offer this analysis of the media non-coverage of that damning (ergo, ignored) event. I hope you find it both enjoyable and informative -- and lament that no one else has done this bit of writing yet! Your servant, CPTMAY

SEC,Christopher Cox,Hillary Clinton and Barbara Boxer Aid CIA'S In-Q-Tel penny stock fraud (tags)

Before beginning any criticism of Barbara Boxer for anything whatsoever it would be unfair to not to praise her for her stance against the Bush Regime's Iraq war from the very beginning.Below is a list of the sad minority of Senators who had the courage or common sense not to place that decision in the hands of the mad man some call 'president', George W Bush.Of course the far right hypocrite Hillary Clinton is another story.She who cries of a 'far right conpiracy' against her and hubby Bill Clinton,is one.

Senate hearing on CIA nominee: Democrats rubberstamp Bush police-state spying (tags)

The Senate hearing Thursday on the nomination of General Michael Hayden to head the Central Intelligence Agency demonstrates the bipartisan congressional support for the Bush administration’s assault on the democratic rights of the American people. While there were scattered criticisms of the methods of the Bush administration, particularly its failure to consult with Congress, every senator on the Intelligence Committee accepted the premise that the United States is engaged in a “war on terror” and that the Bush administration’s escalation of domestic surveillance and wiretapping is a product of that war.

U.S. SENATORS REACH A COMPROMIZE ON IMMIGRATION REFORM LEGISLATION (tags)

On March 27, 2006, after the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee approved its version of the Comprehensive Immigration Reform legislation it was delivered to the full U.S.

Tell the Sentate: Get some Ovaries, Censure Bush! (tags)

Amazingly, over 15 Senate Democrats voted to censure Clinton for a blow job, but now can't muster the indignation to tell Bush he was wrong for boldly defying U.S. law and ILLEGALLY spying on Americans! Right now there are only three sponsors of Russ Feingold's bill to censure Bush and it is set to be introduced on the Senate floor this Friday. Tell the cowering Senators: "GET some OVARIES or we will GET YOU OUT!!"

News Junkie Scott's Blog (11/16/05) (tags)

Senate approves $500 billion war budget.

BTL:Some Congressional Democrats Now Push for White House Accountability on... (tags)

...False Pre-Iraq War Claims ~ Interview with U.S. Rep. Maurice Hinchey, D-N.Y. conducted by Between the Lines' Richard Hill

SAT. 10/15: Iraq Vets & CodePink to Challenge Sen. Clinton Support for War (tags)

As the Death Toll of American Troops in Iraq Nears the 2000 Mark, Iraq Veterans Against the War and CodePink Join Forces to Challenge Senator Hillary Clinton on her Pro-War Record Outside 'Hollywood' Star-Studded Fundraiser on Saturday WHEN: Saturday, October 15th at 12:30 PM WHERE: Outside Sen. Clinton Fundraiser at the home of Marta Kauffman 335 Rimpau (near 3rd St.) in Hancock Park section of Los Angeles

News Junkie Scott's Blog (10/8/05) (tags)

"Al Qaeda consists of at most a couple of thousand fanatics."

News Junkie Scott's Blog (10/7/05) (tags)

Florida city considers eminent domain against poor, Black, coastal community.

News Junkie Scott's Blog (10/6/05) (tags)

Congress seeks to slash food aid for poor.

News Junkie Scott's Blog (10/5/05) (tags)

Killer flu recreated in the lab.

Onward, Christian theocrats: the Yankee Taliban on the attack (tags)

“Our goal is a Christian nation,” says Terry Randal. “We are called by God to conquer this country.”

Filibuster Wars (tags)

Filibuster Wars Power Grab at the Height of the Empire http://rwor.org/a/004/filibuster-wars.htm The Senate was heading for a major showdown, as the Republican majority and Vice President Cheney conspired to strip the Democrat minority of their ability to even filibuster the most extreme judicial nominees. Then, after playing chicken for two weeks, a "Gang of 14" Senators suddenly announced they had reached a "historic compromise based on mutual trust" -- and they announced that they had saved the Senate from destruction. And the media oohed-and-aaaahed over the last minute development. But it quickly became pretty obvious, that nothing here was an obstacle to the most dangerous plans for remaking the courts. And did the compromise "safe the filibuster" as the media said? In fact, the compromise said "If you don't take the filibuster, we promise not to use it." Which, if you think about it, gives the top reactionaries what they want. Part of this "compromise" is that the Democrats immediately stopped their opposition to Precilla Owen and several other of Bush's judicial nominees -- these are people who are literally monsters of an extreme kind, who had been stalled in the Senate (in some cases for years.) So this "compromise" meant that these vultures are headed for powerful courts. And, it is also clear that huge new showdowns lie just ahead -- as the White House and Senate brace for a struggle over putting extreme rightwing judges on the supreme court. The following article (written just before the "compromise" was announced) lays bare the stakes and dynamics of this whole crisis.

The Vile and Self-Defeating Betrayal That is Bipartisanship (tags)

The Democrats finally had a plan to put a wrench in the Republican juggernaut—a shutdown of the Senate. And what did they do? Let a bunch of sell-out DLC-types blow it with a bi-partisan compromise that will just put more right-wing judges on the appellate bench. ----------------

Revolutionary Communists Take on Christian Fascists Over Schiavo (tags)

"One thing that God has brought to us is Terri Schiavo to elevate the visibility of what's going on in America."

Tom DeLay, Congressman from Texas, House Republican Majority Leader,
speaking to his co-thinkers of "Family Research Council"

Tom DeLay is a powerful right-winger who wraps his ambitions in a frenzied god-speak. He is the cynical manipulator, who redistricted Texas to disenfranchise political opponents, and is now rewriting congressional ethics procedures to rescue himself from his own colossal corruption. He is an aggressive liar, who recently dared describe Terri Schiavo as "lucid."

But, for a half second there among allies, he let out something true.

This huge national power struggle over Terri Schiavo's fate has, in fact, elevated the visibility of what's going on in America.

21 Senate Democrats Support More War Spending (tags)

21 Senate Democrats sent a letter to Pres Bush on Jan 13, 2005 calling for a LARGER military, proving that the capitalist Democrats are just as evil as their twin party, the capitalist Republican Party, both parties of war, the death penalty, prisons, police and increasingly on the part of the Democrats, anti-abortion, to match the anti-abortion, anti-science Republicans. THEY ARE EQUALLY EVIL.

GOP blocks war-profiteering amendment (tags)

The Leahy/Daschle amendment would have created new penalties -- including up to 20 years in jail -- for government contractors convicted of inflating the cost of goods or services.

Happy Martin Luther King Day (tags)

Another End-Run by the President

Hey, They're Taking Slash-and-Burn to Extremes! (tags)

Republican leaders are deploying scorched-earth tactics, as if they ruled the nation 80-20, not 51-49, because cooperating with Democrats would cost even more votes from the conservatives.

Reasons for war--NOVEMBER 11--2002 (tags)

HOW QUICKLY WE ALL FORGET WHY WE ARE IN IRAQ. HEY RIGHT WINGERS READ THIS ARTICLE AND RE THINK YOUR POSITIONS....

Clinton Makes Ammends for Own Piss-poor Mistakes (tags)

Bill Clinton says, "You know, everybody makes mistakes when they are president. Some of us perjure ourselves. Others of us simply state British intelligence might have valuable information."

The Myth of McCarthyism (tags)

Broken Clock Leftist fifth column trash love that word "McCarthyism", almost as much as their other buzzwords. You know like racist, fascist, homophobe, xenophobe, ad nauseam...

Why keep Americans guessing about 9/11? (tags)

Even the arbiter of the "Mainstream" Presstitutes are beginning to have to old their nose and ask: What's that smell?

Urgent: Survey for Senator Kerry (tags)

Vote Today

Senate Likely to OK Alaska Refuge Drilling - Official (tags)

Despite wrangling by the Leaders of the Senate Democrats to stall a vote on this subject, the Republicans say that they will be able to push it allong soon enough.

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