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Iraq Corruption Whistleblowers Vilified, Fired, or Detained

Hey this is special… Look how we’re treating Iraq corruption whistleblowers: One after another, the men and women who have stepped forward to report corruption in the massive effort to rebuild Iraq have been vilified, fired and demoted. Or worse. For daring to report illegal arms sales, Navy veteran Donald Vance says he was imprisoned […]

Obama’s Friends and Cuba

I think we can all agree with the assertion made by Barack Obama in an AP interview on Saturday that “Bush has created a partisan atmosphere” in Washington. And I can’t help but agree that sometimes we need to “bring both parties together,” to get things done on the Hill. So hearing that Obama views […]

Tim Robbins and Bill Maher Take On Stephen Hayes

Tim Robbins and Bill Maher took on Cheney biographer Stephen Hayes in the “first episode of this season of Real Time with Bill Maher.” Hayes still insists that there was a relationship between Al Qaeda and Iraq in spite of all the evidence. Maher has a great bit about how 9/11 actually changed nothing (taxes […]

Leonardo DiCaprio’s ‘The 11th Hour’

Yesterday John Kerry sent out an email from Leonardo DiCaprio to promote DiCaprio’s new film “The 11th Hour.” Kerry said in the opener of the email: Our climate crisis demands action, and to get action we need awareness and activism — so I’m really happy to see great work being done by people like Leonardo […]