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Kucinich Article of Impeachment to be read on the House Floor today.

Tuesday, July 15th, 2008

From a Kucinich email I got this morning: This afternoon, at approximately 5 p.m. (EDT), the Clerk of the House of Representatives will give the first reading of the Article of Impeachment of President George Bush. Article One charges the President with deceiving Congress with fabricated threats of Iraq WMDs to ...

Is the Associated Press blurring the lines between news and opinion?

Monday, July 14th, 2008

AP has been around, according to Politico, for 162 years. Recently, many in the blogosphere have turned sour on AP due to some legal grumblings by a blogger that was lifting entire articles from AP and posting them on his blog. But that isn't what this post is about. AP has, ...

ICC might issue arrest warrant for Sudan President.

Friday, July 11th, 2008

With any luck the bastard will be charged with genocide in the Darfur region. The International Criminal Court is considering issuing a warrant for Omar Hassan al-Bashir, the so-called President of Sudan. From CNN: The ambassador said Friday that the International Criminal Court has indicated to Sudanese officials that al-Bashir may ...

Once again..its all about kill, kill, kill for the lunatic right..

Sunday, July 6th, 2008

C&L has the transcript of Glen Beck running his piehole about the SCOTUS Gitmo ruling. This sick demented bag of shit doesn’t even know wtf he is ranting about. He has no idea what was decided in the SCOTUS ruling and that doesn’t stop him from saying kill..kill, kill them ...

If you’re the wrong color, religion or ethnicity-You might be a terrorist.

Friday, July 4th, 2008

Add to that..you don't even have to be suspected of a terrorist crime. Profiling is fearmongering at its best. To do profiling without even suspecting the individual of a crime first goes against the Constitution and our Bill of Rights. Yet the FBI is considering this method of ‘ferreting out' ...

Is Obama a conservative or a progressive realist?

Wednesday, July 2nd, 2008

Craig and I go around about this occasionally. I say Obama is centrist, Craig says he is a liberal. Lately three issues have shown that Obama does tend to be more centrist in my humble yet very vocal opinion; The death penalty stand he has taken, the FISA position and ...

Trying to force a regime change in Iran the old fashion way-through covert ops.

Monday, June 30th, 2008

The old fashioned way is using clandestine and/or covert ops by various US governmental agencies. The usual agencies are the CIA and the Joint Special Operations Command (JSOC). Seymour Hersh addresses these operations in his latest article for the New Yorker. Mr. Hersh received the information on new covert ops against ...

Darren Manzella is discharged…

Friday, June 27th, 2008

H/Tto Steve Benen at The Carpetbagger Report for this update. If your not familiar with his name or the issue, let me give you the history of this wonderful man. In December Army Sgt. Darren Manzella was interviewed on 60 Minutes by Leslie Stahl. He is a gay man and he ...

SCOTUS rules in favor of gun owners in DC

Thursday, June 26th, 2008

As a gun owner and a progressive, I have mixed feelings about the ruling today. While I do think the NRA is full of shit on most issues or the non-issues they turn into issues, I believe there is a fundamental right to bear arms. That said however, I do ...

From Baghdad to Beijing

Thursday, June 26th, 2008

IAVA is sponsoring a few of our wounded veterans in their quest to participate in the 2008 Paralympics in Beijing. The video below is about those brave soldiers. If you have a few bucks to spare would you consider donating to this worthwhile cause? IAVA and our brave vets would really ...

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