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"Just Say No!" to the Robin Hood-in-Reverse Bailout (tags)
How people can stand up to threats on the economy by Wall Street banking/securities corporations, where are alternatives to save the economy that don't involve theft of taxpayer dollars??
PalCo Bankruptcy Plan; Maxxam Sells Redwoods to Developers (tags)
At Pacific Lumber's Chapter 11 bankruptcy hearings, parent corporation Maxxam (Houston, TX headquarters) submits plan in Corpus Christi court to sell land for development to pay off their debt to creditors and continue logging with even less restrictions on their remaining land. CA residents are excluded from any decision making process in the bankruptcy proceedings.
FBI Raids John Doolittle, Investigates Abramoff Lobbyist Scandal (tags)
Would like to remind the FBI agents investigating John Doolittle's involvement with lobbyist Jack Abramoff to remember Doolittle's interference with FDIC regulators who attempted to investigate C. Hurwitz's role in the Texas S&L collapse!!
U.S. Ambassador Sam Fox:From Swift Boat War Fraud to Brussels,Belgium SWIFT Finance Fraud (tags)
Sam Fox would be an economic,political and social parasite by any other name but to place him as U.S. Ambassador to Belgium after the W Bush Regime's SWIFT financial spying scandal by ex Treasury Secretary John Snow and the U.S. CIA in Belgium is a lot like putting a fox in charge of the chicken coop.
Democratic Party leaders rally behind pro-war Senator Lieberman (tags)
Three-term US Senator Joseph Lieberman, the Democratic vice-presidential candidate in 2000 and a candidate for the party’s presidential nomination in 2004, is trailing in his bid for renomination in the August 8 Democratic primary in Connecticut. A poll published July 20 showed a four-point lead for Lieberman’s challenger, multi-millionaire businessman Ned Lamont, whose campaign is fueled mainly by anger over the war in Iraq.
Slave Labor: Made in the U.S.A. (Excerpt) (tags)
Under the influence of disgraced super-lobbyist Jack Abramoff, former House Majority Whip Tom DeLay became an apologist for slave labor camps — on American soil.
Open letter to John Doolittle (4th dist) about Hurwitz/Maxxam (tags)
Our regional congressman John T. Doolittle (R) for Oroville and the surrounding Sierra foothills to Modoc 4th district has along with Tom Delay & Richard Pombo prevented a federal investigation of Maxxam corporation's CEO Charles Hurwitz for the S & L collapse.
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.”
Watergate: First in a series of ‘very American coups’ (tags)
WASHINGTON — Suddenly, the Watergate conspiracy is back in the headlines with the revelation that former FBI officer, W. Mark Felt, is the mysterious “Deep Throat” who fed Washington Post reporter Bob Woodward tips on the plot that gripped the nation in 1973-74.
BTL:Big Oil Buys Influence in Washington, Crafting Legislation that... (tags)
...Adds to the Industry's Record Profits ~ Interview with Bob Williams, director of the Politics of Oil Project at the Center for Public Integrity, conducted by Between the Lines' Scott Harris
Whitehouse now tied to Delay corruption scandal! (tags)
Bush Florida 2000 recount committee still owes lobbyist's former firm $314k
Honor voting rights Martyrs with deeds (tags)
Chaney, Goodman, and Schwerner. The names of the three civil rights martyrs still ring like a bell four decades after they disappeared in Neshoba County, Mississippi, June 21, 1964.
Club for Growth member Bob. J Perry funded 'Swift Boat' ads (tags)
Houston homebuilder, Christian zealout and hardcore GOP backer Bob J. Perry was funded, at least partially, the 'Swift Boat' attack ads since recanted by one Veteran.
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.
GOP-Corporate PAC funded TX take-over, perhaps illegally (tags)
The group gained financial traction largely by tapping Warren Robold, a Washington-based fund-raiser already affiliated with Americans for a Republican Majority, a political arm of House Majority Leader Tom DeLay of Sugar Land.
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.
BTL:Groups that Defeated Congressional Energy Bill Gear Up to... (tags)
...Fight Any New Attempt to Pass the Measure Interview with Winona Hauter, director of Public Citizen's Energy and Environmental Program, conducted by Between the Lines' Melinda Tuhus
CHERYL SEAL REPORTS: Weekly Update with Twisted Photo Section (tags)
Bush peddles instruments of torture abroad, former Joint Chiefs of Staff advisor reveals truth about anthrax vaccine, rightwing Congressman claims his divorce caused by women in scarves
Unbelievable Racial Slur/Treatment From Texas Senator (tags)
Arrogant bigotry from Texas GOP Senators during Congressional redistricting in Texas. Republicans are proud of their power, Rep. Tom DeLay is there to help them get their quotas of Republicans in Congress, and racial comments are now Politically Correct in the Aryan GOP.
Woman says she was harassed by family man Schwarzenegger for two days to have sex (tags)
A woman who worked behind the scenes in one of Schwarzenegger’s movie’s a few years ago says he harassed her for two days about having sex with him in his movie trailer. Is this a pattern with California's wannabe governor?
Even Republicans are calling Schwarzenegger a liar – just one day into his campaign (tags)
Just one day into his campaign for governor of California, Arnold Schwarzenegger is being called a liar, Hollywood opportunist and con man. And that’s just by fellow Republicans.
GOP slammed for ‘police state tactics’ (tags)
WASHINGTON – An angry melee July 17 in which Ways and Means Chair Bill Thomas (R-Calif.) called out the Capitol police to evict Democratic House members from a congressional meeting room is part of a ruthless Republican “power grab,” warn lawmakers, labor, and other grassroots advocates.
DeLay Denies Misuse of FAA in Redistricting Dispute (tags)
"I don't see how anybody can read that report and come back that there was not a misuse of resources. Mr. DeLay made all the contacts to the FAA and found out where Pete Laney was located," said Rep. Gene Green, D-Houston.
D.C. rally targets 2004 elections: ‘Take back America’ (tags)
WASHINGTON – Wearing plastic top hats and chanting, “Who needs Medicare? I’m a millionaire!” over 1,000 mock-capitalists marched to Vice President Dick Cheney’s residence, June 6, to thank him for pushing through another trillion dollar tax cut for the rich while slashing Medicaid and education.
The gang that couldn’t think straight (tags)
Now some U.S. lawmakers are calling for congressional hearings to find out whether the Bush Administration truly did overhype the threat posed by Iraq. Republican Sen. John Warner, chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee and a former secretary of the Navy (as well as one of Liz Taylor’s ex-husbands), has said his panel will take part in such a probe. But somehow House Majority Leader Tom DeLay thinks this is all unfair.
Bush tax cut leaves 16 million kids behind (tags)
CHICAGO – With eyes as big as headlights, Tatiana Graves is the center of the world to her doting family. It’s hard to imagine anyone leaving this chubby-cheeked cherub behind.
Urgent: Survey for Senator Kerry (tags)
DUMP THE INCUMBENT$ !!! (tags)
Sen. Diane Feinstein of California said while she has disagreed with Bush's Iraq policy, "I stand fully behind our troops who may be going into harm's way." (SHE VOTED FOR THE WAR)
Finally! A Peace Rally To Cheer (tags)
Thousands rally in support of Bush Houston crowd hears politicians, veterans praise president's Iraq policies