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Before There Was Saddam's
WMD, There Were SUPERPREDATORS

Although it's mostly been forgotten now, the same scam was run 20 years ago
to keep Americans in line with fear of "superpredators" — i.e., poor teenagers
who were going to kill everyone without remorse

Open Mike: Mike's Featured Bloggers

Donna Smith

Donna Smith

Single-Payer Advocate

April 15th, 2014

Happy April 15th! What If Our Taxes Paid for Our Health Care?

It's tax day, April 15th. It's a day most Americans learn to dislike. Even some ...

David Swanson

David Swanson

Activist and Author, War Is a Lie

April 11th, 2014

Rumsfeld Personifies Our Society

When Donald Rumsfeld used to hold press conferences about the Iraq war, the press corps ...

Donna Smith

Donna Smith

Single-Payer Advocate

April 7th, 2014

Putting Resources Into the Single-Payer Movement -- Now More than Ever

During the most intense period of debate about the Affordable Care Act/Obamacare, those who advocated ...

Julie Sokolow

Julie Sokolow

Healthy Artists

April 5th, 2014

The War Against Poets and Adjuncts: Is Obamacare Enough?

This article originally appeared at Huffington Post on April 4th 2014.“Other than teaching, how does ...

Donna Smith

Donna Smith

Single-Payer Advocate

April 1st, 2014

So Many Ways Corporations Kill People -- GM Robbed Us and Risked Our Lives

This blog isn't really about health care and the need for an improved and expanded ...

Tom Engelhardt

Tom Engelhardt

TomDispatch

April 1st, 2014

In Memoriam: Jonathan Schell (1943-2014)

Crossposted from TomDispatch “Up to a few months ago, Ben Suc was a prosperous village ...

Bernie Sanders

Bernie Sanders

Senator (I-Vt.)

April 1st, 2014

Democracy vs. Oligarchy

In his 1943 painting "Freedom of Speech," Norman Rockwell illustrated American democracy in action by ...

Donna Smith

Donna Smith

Single-Payer Advocate

March 31st, 2014

How Long Some in the US Will Survive Under New Health Law

Many millions of Americans are familiar with the dance of the profit-first health care system ...

Julie Sokolow

Julie Sokolow

Healthy Artists

March 29th, 2014

The single payer movement expands

This article originally appeared in Health Care Finance News on March 14th 2014.  Article by ...

David Swanson

David Swanson

Activist and Author, War Is a Lie

March 26th, 2014

There Is A Deeper Wave Than This

A wave of action is coming on April 4th, the date they killed MLK, the ...

Donna Smith

Donna Smith

Single-Payer Advocate

March 25th, 2014

Searching for the US Health System's 10,000 Missing Dead in 2014

Who is searching for the US health care system's dead this year? More than 10,000 ...

Laurel Krause

Laurel Krause

Director, Kent State Truth Tribunal

March 21st, 2014

Kent State Truth Tribunal Addresses the United Nations Human Rights Committee

On March 13, 2014 the Kent State Truth Tribunal addressed the United Nations Human Rights ...

Donna Smith

Donna Smith

Single-Payer Advocate

March 19th, 2014

When the U.S. Health Care System Keeps Killing, Who Cares Enough to Fight?

We can tally the deaths that we know are caused by denials of care or ...

Laurel Krause

Laurel Krause

Director, Kent State Truth Tribunal

March 17th, 2014

Kent State Truth Tribunal Heads to Geneva

On May 4, 1970, members of the Ohio National Guard fired between 61 and 67 ...

Marc Adler

Marc Adler

Freelance Journalist

March 17th, 2014

Secrets: The True Nature of America's War Machine

Daniel Ellsberg’s 2002 book, Secrets, A Memoir of Vietnam and the Pentagon Papers, offers a timely and ...

Lewis Lapham

Lewis Lapham

Lapham's Quarterly

March 17th, 2014

Crowd Control: Political Revolt and the Accumulation of More

[This essay will appear in "Revolution," the Spring 2014 issue of Lapham's Quarterly. This slightly adapted ...

Nick Turse

Nick Turse

Journalist, TomDispatch

March 17th, 2014

Washington’s Back-to-the-Future Military Policies in Africa: America’s New Model for Expeditionary Warfare

Crossposted from TomDispatch Lion Forward Teams? Echo Casemate? Juniper Micron? You could be forgiven if ...

David Swanson

David Swanson

Activist and Author, War Is a Lie

March 13th, 2014

World Has No Idea How U.S. Decides on Wars

People from Yemen and Pakistan and elsewhere have told me, and have testified in the ...

Nathaniel Batchelder

Nathaniel Batchelder

Peace House Oklahoma City

March 12th, 2014

Negotiations With Iran Serve U.S. Interests

Ongoing negotiations with Iran could lead to normalized relations, even a major trading partner with ...

Rebecca Solnit

Rebecca Solnit

Author

March 12th, 2014

By the Way, Your Home Is On Fire: The Climate of Change and the Dangers of Stasis

Crossposted from TomDispatch As the San Francisco bureaucrats on the dais murmured about why they ...

David Bromwich

David Bromwich

Professor

March 12th, 2014

The Voice: How Obama Became a Publicist for His Presidency (Rather Than the President)

Crossposted from TomDispatch Like many days, March 3rd saw the delivery of a stern opinion ...

Donna Smith

Donna Smith

Single-Payer Advocate

March 9th, 2014

Health Care Dramas that Sting and Why We Have to Watch

Michael Milligan has been touring Colorado with the Health Care for All Colorado Foundation performing ...

Mattea Kramer

Mattea Kramer

National Priorities Project

March 6th, 2014

The Pentagon’s Phony Budget War: Or How the U.S. Military Avoided Budget Cuts, Lied About Doing So, Then Asked for Billions More

Crossposted from TomDispatch Washington is pushing the panic button, claiming austerity is hollowing out our ...

Peter Van Buren

Peter Van Buren

Author, 'We Meant Well'

March 6th, 2014

Silencing Whistleblowers Obama-Style: Supreme Court Edition?

Crossposted from TomDispatch The Obama administration has just opened a new front in its ongoing war ...

Tom Engelhardt

Tom Engelhardt

TomDispatch

March 6th, 2014

Missing in Action: What Happened to War and the Imperial Drive to Organize the Planet?

Crossposted from TomDispatch There is, it seems, something new under the sun. Geopolitically speaking, when ...

Wendell Potter

Wendell Potter

Corporate Whistleblower and Author

March 6th, 2014

Dizzying array of options in Obamacare can lead to expensive mistakes

With fewer than 30 shopping days left before Obamacare open enrollment ends on March 31, ...

Julie Sokolow

Julie Sokolow

Healthy Artists

March 2nd, 2014

A Powerful Art Show for Universal Health Care (VIDEO)

The New York Times recently internet-debuted our short film, Healthy Artists: The Movie. The film ...

Ray McGovern

Ray McGovern

Retired CIA analyst

March 2nd, 2014

Ukraine: One ‘Regime Change’ Too Many?

Is “regime change” in Ukraine the bridge too far for the neoconservative “regime changers” of Official ...

David Swanson

David Swanson

Activist and Author, War Is a Lie

February 27th, 2014

Oppose Force to Save Starving Syrians

I've been asked to debate Danny Postel on the question of Syria, and so have ...

Donna Smith

Donna Smith

Single-Payer Advocate

February 27th, 2014

Second Guessing a Life: US Health Care System Robs Security and Human Dignity

The dysfunction of the US health care system does more damage than causing the deaths ...

FBI Uncovers Al-Qaeda Plot To Just Sit Back And Enjoy Collapse Of United States www.theonion.com WASHINGTON—The FBI announced today that it has uncovered a...

Apr 15th
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Revealed: Rahm Emanuel's top donor bought stock in Marriott just before it was awarded huge contract pando.com As schools are closed and pensions cut,...

Apr 9th
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I'll be at First Time Fest today in New York City at the screening of my first film, Roger & Me. Loews Village 7 at 12:30 pm. Come see it on the big...

Apr 5th
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Revealed: Rahm Emanuel cuts public pensions, diverts money to benefit campaign donors pando.com If you've read the financial news out of Chicago the last...

Apr 4th
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Please take a moment today to think of Casey Austin Sheehan, son of Cindy and Patrick, who was murdered by U.S. foreign policy in Sadr City, Baghdad ten years...

Apr 4th
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ICYMI - I've joined this "thunderclap" to support the Connecticut legislators who voted yes on last year's Act Concerning Gun Violence...

Apr 3rd
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I've joined this "thunderclap" to support the Connecticut legislators who voted yes on last year's Act Concerning Gun Violence Prevention...

Apr 2nd
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I am opposed to the death penalty, but to every rule there is usually an exception, and in this case I hope the criminals at General Motors will be arrested...

Apr 1st
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How Long Some in the US Will Survive Under New Health Law ...by Donna Smith www.michaelmoore.com Those who must access care to live and can afford it are not...

Mar 31st
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Last night, The Good Wife on the East Coast started 40 minutes late due to the overrun of the NCAA basketball game. If you had your DVR set for the show, you...

Mar 24th
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Watching films today, looking for the ones I'm going to pick for my film festival this summer. I (and a whole bunch of others!) have this thing we put on...

Mar 23rd
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When the U.S. Health Care System Keeps Killing, Who Cares Enough to Fight? ...by Donna Smith www.michaelmoore.com We have largely forgotten that people are at...

Mar 21st
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Tell the White House not to give up on Dr. Vivek Murthy's nomination as Surgeon General despite the ferocious opposition from the NRA: Don't give...

Mar 21st
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This criminal would never see a jail cell, nor would his cronies. In fact, they'd later be rewarded with re-election: Presidential Address on War with...

Mar 19th
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The crime of the century -- our invasion & slaughter in Iraq -- started 11 years ago tonite in this 7pm (ET) hour, March 19th, 2003: CNN Coverage of...

Mar 19th
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Washington’s Back-to-the-Future Military Policies in Africa ...by Nick Turse www.michaelmoore.com Nick Turse is an award-winning journalist, historian,...

Mar 17th
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"I think democracy is the most revolutionary thing in the world." -- Tony Benn, 1925-2014 Tony Benn in 'Sicko'

Mar 14th
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RIP Tony Benn, one of the UK's greatest leaders: Tony Benn, veteran Labour politician, dies aged 88 www.theguardian.com Former cabinet minister died at...

Mar 14th
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Please read this important story from K. Ford K.: Am I the Face of the New American Middle Class? www.huffingtonpost.com I began to feel I had slipped so low...

Mar 13th
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Yesterday Dianne Feinstein revealed that the CIA has been spying on the Senate Intelligence Committee. This is all about the report the committee has produced...

Mar 12th
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Health Care for All Colorado has brought Mercy Killers, a show written and performed by Michael Milligan about our murderous for-profit healthcare system, to...

Mar 10th
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Health Care Dramas that Sting and Why We Have to Watch ...by Donna Smith www.michaelmoore.com The realities Milligan has written into the show cut deep into...

Mar 10th
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Did you know the Lehrer Newshour on PBS has been produced for 20 years by a company owned by conservative cable billionaire John Malone? Me neither. After...

Mar 7th
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Mr. Obama, if int’l law is so damn crucial . . . | RootsAction.org act.rootsaction.org The Russian intervention deserves criticism. But let’s be clear. The...

Mar 6th
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Enron billionaire John Arnold thinks everyone should believe him when he says we've got to cut pensions because he's so incredibly rich: John...

Mar 5th
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More in David Sirota's continuing series on the billionaire takeover of PBS: More PBS conflict woes as activists move to eject David Koch from board of...

Mar 3rd
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Ukraine: One ‘Regime Change’ Too Many? ...by Ray McGovern www.michaelmoore.com Is “regime change” in Ukraine the bridge too far for the neoconservative...

Mar 2nd
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Latest from David Sirota on Enron billionaire John Arnold smuggling anti-pension propaganda into "neutral" institutions like PBS and now, the...

Mar 1st
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Second Guessing a Life: US Health Care System Robs Security and Human Dignity ...by Donna Smith michaelmoore.com The dysfunction of the US health care system...

Feb 27th
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Five Stories I Am Currently Following

Today, April 17th, 2014

Died in Iraq, April, 2004

Army Spc. Casey Sheehan, 24, was killed in Sadr City, Baghdad

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Died in Iraq, April, 2004

Marine Cpl. Jason Mileo, 20, was killed by friendly fire near Baghdad

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Died in Iraq, April, 2004

Army 1st Lt. Osbaldo Orozco, 26, was killed when his vehicle rolled over

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Died in Iraq, April, 2004

Marine Cpl. Jesus Antonio Medellin, 21, was killed in central Iraq

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Died in Iraq, April, 2004

Army Capt. Tristan N. Aitken, 31, was killed at Baghdad airport

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