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Robert Reich on “Gunning for Dean”

Robert Reich, former Labor Secretary in the Clinton Administration, weighs in on recent criticism of Howard Dean in his latest blogpost. Reich lists several possible motives for beating up on Dean, none of them respectable, and all of them examples of what’s rotten about politics. Done in by a “scream,” not a lie, nor larceny, […]

Hoyer In – Murtha Out

Steny Hoyer is in — Jack Murtha is out: House Democrats chose Representative Steny H. Hoyer of Maryland as their majority leader today after a bruising fight that cast a cloud over the party‚Äôs post-election celebration. The election of Steny Hoyer over Jack Murtha, by a vote of 149 to 86, was an awkward step […]

Irony Alert II: Trent Lott

Waging Peace

Waging peace — what a concept. Worth repeating in it’s entirety… Waging peace By Marianne Williamson | November 16, 2006 THE FBI recently reported that the United States is facing a wave of murders and gun violence. Cities across the country are seeing significant increases in violent crime. In Boston, the number of homicides is […]

US Plans Last Big Push in Iraq

Last week the people spoke, but George W. Bush still isn’t listening. In denial and defiant, the Guardian U.K. reports that “Bush has told senior advisers that the US and its allies must make “a last big push” to win the war in Iraq and that instead of beginning a troop withdrawal next year, he […]