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September 30th, 2008

Congratulations, Corporate Crime Fighters! Coup Averted for Three Days! ...from Michael Moore

Friends, Everyone said the bill would pass. The masters of the universe were already making celebratory dinner reservations at Manhattan's finest restaurants. Personal shoppers in Dallas and Atlanta were dispatched to do the early Christmas gifting. Mad Men of Chicago and Miami were popping corks and toasting each other long ... continue reading

September 26th, 2008

Bailout foes hold day of protests

Grassroots groups and online activists rally against the proposed taxpayer rescue of Wall Street. NEW YORK (CNNMoney.com) -- The public backlash against the Bush administration's proposal to use tax dollars to bailout Wall Street spilled into the streets Thursday. "People all over the country are up in arms about this," ... continue reading

September 20th, 2008

Union workers protest, ask McCain for one of his homes

By Ed Runyan / Youngstown Vindicator UAW Local 1112 President Jim Graham said McCain ‘has a total disconnect with the middle class.’ WARREN — They didn’t actually bring a U-Haul of furniture with them or a person losing their home to foreclosure, as promised. But local health-care union members and ... continue reading

September 16th, 2008

Cousin John, where did you go? ...by Adam Vaulx Boles, John McCain's cousin

St. Petersburg Times Recently, my father gave me an envelope full of press clippings which chronicle the history of a very notable part of our family. Most of the articles come from the Florida Times-Union, a Jacksonville-based paper he read during the '60s and '70s when he taught at Lake ... continue reading

August 20th, 2008

Union activists protest GOP headquarters

Associate Press RENO, Nev. -- Union activists kicked off a three-week tour of presidential battleground states with a protest at the Washoe County Republican headquarters and were headed to Carson City on Tuesday in a bid to help elect Democrat Barack Obama as the best candidate to turn around the ... continue reading

July 18th, 2008

McCain adviser Gramm quits after 'whiners' remarks

By Devlin Barrett / Associated Press WARREN, Mich. - Republican presidential candidate John McCain pledged Friday to help auto workers rebuild their industry and in the process jump-start the entire U.S. economy. On the day McCain visited one of the areas hardest hit by the economic downturn and rising gas ... continue reading

April 23rd, 2008

Protests greet McCain at Toledo fundraiser

FOX Toledo DOWNTOWN TOLEDO -- In making his first appearance in Toledo since the Ohio Primary, Republican presidential nominee and Arizona Senator John McCain was greeted with protesters outside the Toledo Club before a private fundraising event Tuesday evening. Lucas County Democrats marched downtown in unison with members of the ... continue reading

April 18th, 2008

Corrupt Systems ...by Cindy Sheehan

Corrupt Systems Cindy Sheehan (Pelosi), too, is frustrated with the ongoing war in Iraq but believes that impeachment would be divisive and distract Congress from improving the lives of working families. Spokesperson for Nancy Pelosi: Drew Hammill The above quote from House Speaker, and my opponent, Nancy Pelosi's spokesperson would ... continue reading

April 4th, 2008

81% in Poll Say Nation Is Headed on Wrong Track

By David Leonhardt and Marjorie Connelly / New York Times Americans are more dissatisfied with the country’s direction than at any time since the New York Times/CBS News poll began asking about the subject in the early 1990s, according to the latest poll. In the poll, 81 percent of respondents ... continue reading

April 2nd, 2008

Protesters urge Bush to end war, invest in America

By Jennifer Kohlhepp / Freehold News Transcript FREEHOLD TOWNSHIP, NJ — Hundreds of protesters chanted, "Bring the troops home, end the war now" as President George W. Bush touched down in Freehold aboard Marine One last week. Local individuals and families joined New Jersey Citizen Action (NJCA), Democracy For America, ... continue reading

March 27th, 2008

No glimpse of Bush for protesters

By Joanne Huist Smith / Dayton Daily News RIVERSIDE, OH — Protesters hoping President George Bush's motorcade would pass their way prior to his speech at the National Museum of the United States Air Force about the war on terror never got a glimpse of the commander in chief. About ... continue reading

October 27th, 2007

Friends Come To The Aid Of 9/11 First Responder

NBC10 BARNEGAT TOWNSHIP, N.J. -- A fundraiser was held Friday night to help a man who used to make a living helping others. The Jersey Shore resident was one of the first responders to the attacks at the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001. But as NBC 10’s Doug ... continue reading

October 23rd, 2007

Many offer aid to Barnegat man who assisted at ground-zero

By Emily Previti / Press of Atlantic City An emergency medical technician, whose medical and financial troubles following his work at the World Trade Center site have left him set to lose his Barnegat home at the end of this month, said he has been bombarded with calls and e-mails ... continue reading

October 21st, 2007

Barnegat man's work at WTC leaves him ill, facing foreclosure

By Emily Previti / Press of Atlantic City BARNEGAT TOWNSHIP, NJ - Charles Giles has endured failing health, mounting medical bills and limitations to life as he knew it before Sept. 11, 2001. Soon, he might add homelessness to the list. When Giles, then an EMT, responded to the disaster ... continue reading

May 30th, 2005

Memorial Day

THE MARCH OF FREEDOM Mission Accomplished: Yesterday, Iraqi government forces launched an offensive ("Operation Lightning") on the insurgents of Baghdad. Today, the US military mistakenly arrested the head of the largest Sunni political party and the insurgents of Baghdad blew up a crowd of protesting Iraqi policemen. Mission Accomplished: Four-star ... continue reading

March 28th, 2005

Some Creditors Make Illegal Demands on Active-Duty Soldiers

By Diana B. Henriques / New York Times Sgt. John J. Savage III, an Army reservist, was about to climb onto a troop transport plane for a flight to Iraq from Fayetteville, N.C., when his wife called with alarming news: "They're foreclosing on our house." Sergeant Savage recalled, "There was ... continue reading

March 27th, 2005

Soldiers Face Hurdles Back Home While Away at War; Federal Law Is Supposed to Safeguard Them Against Creditors

Associated Press WASHINGTON - When Army reservist Steve Welter was called up for active duty in Iraq last August, his wife never thought she would face her own fight to save the family's home from foreclosure. A 65-year-old federal law, which Congress expanded last year, provides a range of protections ... continue reading

March 2nd, 2005

U.S. Soldier Fights To Keep Home While In Iraq

Wife Says Bank Threatens To Foreclose On Sergeant's House, Sell Belongings WFTV-9 OSAWATOMIE, Kan. -- A Kansas soldier who is on active duty in Iraq is also fighting for his home.Sgt. Steve WelterA bank is trying to foreclose on Sgt. Steve Welter's house in Osawatomie, which is illegal. It is ... continue reading

December 12th, 2004

News finds Kerik in cash conflict; Got thousands, didn't report it

By Russ Buettner / Daily News Former New York City Police Commissioner Bernard Kerik accepted thousands of dollars in cash and gifts without making proper public disclosures, a Daily News investigation has revealed. Kerik failed to report the gifts on financial disclosure forms he was required to file with the ... continue reading

December 7th, 2004

Seeking Quick Loans, Soldiers Race Into High-Interest Traps

By Diana B. Henriques / New York Times From Puget Sound in the Northwest to the Virginia coast, the landscape is the same: the main gate of a large military base opens onto a highway lined with shops eager to make small, fast and remarkably expensive loans, no questions asked. ... continue reading

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George W. Bush Debuts New Paintings Of Dogs, Friends, Ghost Of Iraqi Child That Follows Him... www.theonion.com President Bush has a new hobby -- painting! --...

Apr 17th
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Big new story from David Sirota and Pando on top Christie adviser and appearance of corruption at New Jersey's pension fund: REVEALED: Gov....

Apr 17th
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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
9:48 AM
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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
3:55 PM
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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
9:40 PM
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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
9:53 AM
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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
8:39 PM
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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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