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June 17th, 2010

'Shame on you': BP exec pilloried by lawmakers

WASHINGTON — Channeling the nation's anger, lawmakers pilloried the boss of the company that caused the Gulf calamity Thursday in a withering day of judgment. Unflinching, BP chief executive Tony Hayward said he was out of the loop on decisions at the well and coolly asserted, "I'm not stonewalling."That infuriated ... continue reading

June 17th, 2010

VIDEO: Woman with tar on hands arrested at hearing

A woman with tar-stained hands was forcibly escorted out of the Energy and Commerce Committee hearing room after interrupting BP CEO Tony Hayward’s opening statement.The woman, Diane Wilson, who was one of the first members of the public allowed into the room, stood and screamed that Hayward needs to be charged ... continue reading

June 16th, 2010

BP engineer's testimony contradicted by e-mail released by congressional investigators

Last month, Mark Hafle, BP's senior drilling engineer for the oil well that's now spewing millions of gallons of crude into the Gulf of Mexico, testified in Kenner that he and his team believed they had worked in concert with a contractor to come up with the safest possible design ... continue reading

June 15th, 2010

BP cut corners in days before oil well blowout in Gulf of Mexico, documents say

BP made a series of money-saving shortcuts and blunders that dramatically increased the danger of a destructive oil spill in a well that an engineer ominously described as a "nightmare" just six days before the blowout, according to documents released Monday that provide new insight into the causes of the ... continue reading

April 28th, 2010

REP. KAPTUR AND PCCC DELIVER 140,000 SIGNATURES TO JUSTICE DEPT – CALLING FOR CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION OF GOLDMAN SACHS

"Nobody on Wall Street is too big for jail"Rep. Marcy Kaptur (D-OH) announced a letter addressed to Attorney General Eric Holder asking for a criminal investigation of Goldman Sachs immediately after the SEC announced fraud charges against Goldman.The Progressive Change Campaign Committee, a 400,000-member organization, spearheaded grassroots mobilization around the ... continue reading

April 11th, 2010

Steele Warns GOP Against Getting 'Distracted' By RNC Troubles

Michael Steele delivered something of a mea culpa at the Southern Republican Leadership Conference this afternoon. In his first major address to his party since the string of scandals and resignations that has plagued the last two weeks at the RNC, Steele apologized for the problems at the party organization ... continue reading

April 9th, 2010

Stupak at peace with health vote

MENOMINEE -- Regardless of whether he decides to fight to keep his current job, U.S. Rep. Bart Stupak is proud of his controversial vote that helped pass health care reform and is willing to defend it. Stupak, under fire from the right and left and the subject of national speculation ... continue reading

April 9th, 2010

Lawmaker Stupak won't seek re-election: sources

(Reuters) - Representative Bart Stupak, a Michigan Democrat who raised anti-abortion concerns about President Barack Obama's healthcare overhaul but later voted to pass it, has decided not to seek re-election this year, Democratic sources said on Friday. Stupak's decision to support healthcare reform gave President Barack Obama the votes he ... continue reading

April 1st, 2010

Lawmakers got a deal on rent, pastors charge

A group of Columbus pastors is asking the Internal Revenue Service to investigate whether certain members of Congress owe taxes and penalties on cut-rate rent from a Washington boarding house that has a tax exemption as a church. If the members did pay below-market rental rates to the C Street ... continue reading

March 25th, 2010

Democrats face death threats and vandalism over healthcare reform bill

Leading Democrats moved today to condemn acts of vandalism and death threats against legislators after several members of Congress were targeted by angry opponents of the healthcare reform measure.The FBI was called in to help handle a torrent of abuse, from bricks through congressional office windows to sinister, obscene phone ... continue reading

March 25th, 2010

Lawmakers concerned as health-care overhaul foes resort to violence

The pitched battle over health care has unleashed a rash of vandalism and attacks directed at politicians, with at least 10 House Democrats reporting death threats or incidents of harassment or vandalism at their district offices over the past week. More than 100 House Democrats met behind closed doors Wednesday ... continue reading

March 22nd, 2010

Rep. Randy Neugebauer: I yelled 'baby killer' during Rep. Bart Stupak's speech

The 'baby' talk can now stop.Randy Neugebauer, a Republican Congressman from Texas, has stepped forward and admitted to yelling 'baby killer' while Michigan Democrat Bart Stupak was addressing the House floor Sunday night. But Neugebauer says he was referring to the health care bill, not to Rep. Stupak."In the heat ... continue reading

March 22nd, 2010

House sends health care bill to Obama's desk

WASHINGTON - Summoned to success by President Barack Obama, the Democratic-controlled Congress approved historic legislation Sunday night extending health care to tens of millions of uninsured Americans and cracking down on insurance company abuses, a climactic chapter in the century-long quest for near universal coverage. Widely viewed as dead two ... continue reading

March 19th, 2010

My Congressman, Bart Stupak, Has Neither a Uterus Nor a Brain ...a letter from Michael Moore

Friends, I live in Michigan, in one of the 31 counties represented in the U.S. House of Representatives by none other than Mr. Bart Stupak, a Democrat. You've probably never heard of him. He's a pretty quiet guy, a former Michigan State Police trooper who boldly decided to run some ... continue reading

March 10th, 2010

Michael Moore on 'The Rachel Maddow Show'

(BEGIN VIDEO CLIP) MICHAEL MOORE (V.O.): Before they could take your house, they needed to change the regulations and the rules. What's this photo I found here? It was in an annual report of the FDIC. WILLIAM BLACK, FORMER BANK REGULATOR: John Gilleran [sic], the head of the Office of ... continue reading

March 10th, 2010

Stupak Gets A Primary Challenge From The Left

A former teacher and county commissioner will challenge Rep. Bart Stupak in the Aug. 3 Democratic primary in Michigan, the Detroit Free Press reported this afternoon. Connie Saltonstall, a former commissioner in Charlevoix County, told me this evening she's challenging Stupak over his refusal to allow health care reform to ... continue reading

March 4th, 2010

Stupak Says Anti-Abortion Bloc Would Risk Health Bill

The leader of a group of House Democrats pressing for tougher language banning the use of federal funds for abortion says he’s willing to risk the defeat of the health-care bill if the lawmakers don’t get their way. Representative Bart Stupak of Michigan says Senate-passed language on abortion isn’t acceptable ... continue reading

November 8th, 2009

House backs anti-abortion amendment

WASHINGTON – The House of Representatives voted on Saturday to tighten a ban against using federal funds to finance abortions under the proposed Democratic healthcare reform legislation. Opposition Republicans joined forces with anti-abortion Democrats to pass the amendment to the healthcare legislation on a vote of 240-194. The House approved ... continue reading

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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
2:00 PM
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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
7:38 PM
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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
8:27 PM
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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
10:13 PM
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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
5:41 PM
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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
4:48 PM
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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
5:56 PM
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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
5:38 PM
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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
9:08 PM
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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
4:59 PM
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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
10:07 AM
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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
2:24 PM
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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
6:48 PM
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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
1:08 PM
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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
1:02 PM
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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
1:21 PM
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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
4:20 PM
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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
12:35 PM
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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
9:25 PM
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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
12:58 PM
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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
1:40 PM
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