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February 2nd, 2010

As food distribution improves, Haitians want U.S to 'take over'

PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI -- International relief organizations backed by American soldiers delivered hundreds of tons of rice to homeless residents of the Haitian capital Sunday, laboring to ease a food shortage that has left countless thousands struggling to find enough to eat. But even as food-aid workers enjoyed their most successful ... continue reading

January 28th, 2010

Earthquake may have exposed reserves

Jan. 26 (Bloomberg) -- The earthquake that killed more than 150,000 people in Haiti this month may have left clues to petroleum reservoirs that could aid economic recovery in the Western Hemisphere’s poorest nation, a geologist said. The Jan. 12 earthquake was on a fault line that passes near potential ... continue reading

January 25th, 2010

Blair’s appearance at Iraq inquiry to spark mass anti-war protest

Thousands of anti-war campaigners are preparing for Tony Blair’s appearance at the Iraq inquiry in what could be the biggest political demonstration since last year’s G20 protests. Riot police will be on stand-by around the Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre, close to the Houses of Parliament, as the former Prime ... continue reading

January 18th, 2010

Bringing the Military's Might to Aid Haiti

Water, water everywhere, and yesterday it finally got to people who need it. Paratroopers from the 82nd Airborne landed on a hill where survivors had gathered. So often these days, the face of America is that of a soldier - in this case, Captain Jonathan Hartsock: "I brought my paratroopers ... continue reading

January 16th, 2010

President Barack Obama throws full military might into aid effort

The American secretary of state, Hillary Clinton, flew into Haiti yesterday to spearhead a huge aid operation that the US administration hopes will serve as a symbol of America’s humanitarian spirit and an example of the prowess of its armed forces. For Clinton, who called the supply of aid “a ... continue reading

January 16th, 2010

Haiti aid flow grows; feuds over reaching victims

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti – Hungry, haggard survivors clamored — and sometimes fought — for food and water Saturday as donors squabbled over how to get aid into Haiti and rescuers waged an increasingly improbable battle to free the dying before they become the dead.Haiti's government alone has already recovered 20,000 bodies ... continue reading

January 12th, 2010

Reviled by Democrats, Xe (formerly Blackwater) aims to be part of Obama's Afghanistan strategy

WASHINGTON — Blackwater Worldwide's legal woes haven't dimmed its prospects in Afghanistan, where the company is a contender to be a key part of President Barack Obama's strategy for stabilizing the country. Now called Xe Services, the company is in the running for a Pentagon contract potentially worth $1 billion ... continue reading

January 4th, 2010

Yemen instability threatens regional stability: Clinton

WASHINGTON (AFP) – US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton warned Monday that instability in Yemen, where the United States has closed its embassy over fears of an Al-Qaeda strike, threatens regional stability. Word of a possible attack by the fundamentalist group prompted Washington to close its embassy in the Yemeni ... continue reading

December 17th, 2009

Congress investigating charges of 'protection racket' by Afghanistan contractors

A House oversight subcommittee said Wednesday that it has begun a wide-ranging investigation into allegations that private security companies hired to protect Defense Department convoys in Afghanistan are paying off warlords and the Taliban to ensure safe passage. "If shown to be true, it would mean that the United States ... continue reading

December 9th, 2009

US says bin Laden sometimes slips into Afghanistan

Al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden may periodically slip back into Afghanistan from his remote hideout in neighboring Pakistan, a senior White House official says, adding a new twist to the mystery of the elusive terrorist's whereabouts.President Barack Obama's national security adviser, James Jones, said bin Laden, believed hiding mainly in ... continue reading

December 8th, 2009

President Obama told me to stop ‘demeaning’ him, says Rep. Conyers

President Barack Obama recently called Rep. John Conyers Jr. to express his frustrations with the Judiciary Committee chairman’s criticism.In an interview with The Hill, Conyers said his opinions of Obama’s policies on healthcare reform and the war in Afghanistan have not sat well with the president.According to the lawmaker, the ... continue reading

December 7th, 2009

US downplays 2011 Afghanistan troop withdrawal target

The Obama administration is striving to soften a contentious July 2011 target to begin withdrawing troops from Afghanistan, describing the timeline as a signal of urgency and the beginning of a lengthy transition rather than a "drop-dead deadline". A decision by the US president to name a date for the ... continue reading

December 4th, 2009

Victory at Last!

Let others deal with the details of President Obama’s Afghan speech, with the on-ramps and off-ramps, those 30,000 U.S. troops going in and just where they will be deployed, the benchmarks for what’s called “good governance” in Afghanistan, the corruption of the Karzai regime, the viability of counterinsurgency warfare, the ... continue reading

November 30th, 2009

A Last-Minute Meeting On Afghanistan

President Obama convened a last-minute meeting of his national security team tonight to discuss the language that his administration will use to describe its new strategy for Afghanistan.  Two administration sources confirmed that the meeting, which began at 5:00 pm, included cabinet officials like Defense Secretary Robert Gates.  The officials ... continue reading

November 27th, 2009

President vs. party on troop increase

President Obama will reveal his new Afghanistan war strategy in a speech Tuesday evening to cadets at West Point, but his most skeptical audience is likely to be the powerful Democrats on Capitol Hill who oppose a troop buildup. Top Democrats have made it clear to Obama that he will ... continue reading

November 24th, 2009

Obama plans to send 34,000 more troops to Afghanistan

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama met Monday evening with his national security team to finalize a plan to dispatch some 34,000 additional U.S. troops over the next year to what he's called "a war of necessity" in Afghanistan, U.S. officials told McClatchy. Obama is expected to announce his long-awaited decision ... continue reading

November 12th, 2009

Envoy Questioning More Troops in Afghanistan Was Military Hawk Under Bush

The American ambassador who has told President Obama he has serious concerns about increasing troop levels in Afghanistan urged the Bush administration repeatedly not to withdraw forces while he was the top military commander there. Army Lt. Gen. Karl Eikenberry also forcefully pressed NATO to contribute more troops to the war ... continue reading

November 11th, 2009

U.S. ambassador dissents on Afghan troop increase

The U.S. ambassador in Kabul sent two classified cables to Washington in the last week expressing deep concerns about sending more U.S. troops to Afghanistan until Afghan President Hamid Karzai's government demonstrates that it is willing to tackle the corruption and mismanagement that has fueled the Taliban's rise, said senior ... continue reading

November 10th, 2009

Obama down to four options on Afghanistan

ABOARD AIR FORCE ONE — President Barack Obama is down to four strategic options as he nears a decision on whether to plunge thousands more troops into the Afghan war, the White House said on Tuesday.Obama will sift the four approaches on Wednesday in his latest meeting with top military ... continue reading

November 6th, 2009

Report: 237 millionaires in Congress

Talk about bad timing.As Washington reels from the news of 10.2 percent unemployment, the Center for Responsive Politics is out with a new report describing the wealth of members of Congress.Among the highlights: Two-hundred-and-thirty-seven members of Congress are millionaires. That’s 44 percent of the body – compared to about 1 ... continue reading

November 1st, 2009

Clinton in Pakistan encounters widespread distrust of U.S.

Reporting from Islamabad, Pakistan - Every time Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton tried to win over Pakistanis during her three-day charm offensive last week, they fired back a polite but firm message: We don't really trust your country. No matter how hard Clinton tried to reassure audiences in Lahore ... continue reading

October 30th, 2009

Clinton faces Pakistani anger at Predator attacks

ISLAMABAD — U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton came face-to-face Friday with Pakistani anger over U.S. aerial drone attacks in tribal areas along the Afghan border, a strategy that U.S. officials say has succeeded in killing key terrorist leaders.In a series of public appearances on the final day of ... continue reading

October 28th, 2009

Car bomb in crowded Pakistan market kills 100

PESHAWAR, Pakistan – Suspected militants exploded a car bomb in a market crowded with women and children Wednesday, killing 100 people and turning shops selling wedding dresses, toys and jewelry into a mass of burning debris and bodies. The attack in the northwestern city of Peshawar was Pakistan's deadliest since ... 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
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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
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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
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"I think democracy is the most revolutionary thing in the world." -- Tony Benn, 1925-2014 Tony Benn in 'Sicko' www.youtube.com

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
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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