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Nancy Pelosi Committed to Bringing the War to an End

The pundits are so busy spinning whether Nancy Pelosi’s choice to back Murtha as Majority Leader was a mistake that they are overlooking the fact that our first woman Speaker of the House actually has an agenda and honestly the people, the voters, care more about that anything else. Pelosi wrote on the HuffPo today, […]

Taking a Deeper Look: ‘Kerry’s misstatement bore unpleasant truth’

Bill Fletcher Jr., a a long-time labor and international writer and activist takes a deeper look at John Kerry’s misstatement and makes some points, that I have made here in the past about the misstatement and other’s have made as well. Many kids today don’t have too many “economic options; if one has not done […]

Is Karl Rove Leaving The White House In ‘Weeks’?

Is Karl Rove getting ready to pack it in and leave the Bush administration? Maybe so and sooner than later, Think Progress reports today via the White House Bulletin, a service of Bulletin News: The rumors that chief White House political architect Karl Rove will leave sometime next year are being bolstered with new insider […]

Dominican Activist Sonia Pierre Receives RFK Award

Today, the Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Award went to a woman raised in a migrant worker camp who has fought discrimination against poor Dominicans of Haitian descent. It is estimated that 500,000 to 1 million ethnic Haitians live in the Dominican Republic, many living in isolated village slums. Sonia Pierre’s activism began three decades […]

U.S. Military Plans $125 Million Gitmo Legal Compound

AP News reported today that the U.S. military announced “plans to build a $125 million compound at the Guantanamo Bay Naval Base where it hopes to hold war-crimes trials for terror suspects by the middle of next year.” The compound, designed to accommodate as many as 1,200 people, would include dining areas, work spaces and […]

Gross Over-spending

James Carville has been quick to note that he felt the DNC could have done more for Congressional candidates in the mid-terms, but I haven’t heard him say a word about Hillary Clinton’s gross overspending in her re-election bid: In a race that was virtually a shoe-in for Hillary, she somehow managed to outspend her […]