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September 27th, 2010

Pakistan furious over Nato cross-border Taliban raids

Pakistan reacted angrily today after Nato said US helicopters had crossed into its territory from Afghanistan to attack militants, claiming to have killed more than 50 Taliban fighters.The admission that two incursions had taken place over the weekend by helicopters from the Nato-led International Security Assistance Force (Isaf), and possibly ... continue reading

September 27th, 2010

NATO airstrikes in Pakistan kill more than 50 militants; Islamabad protests

KABUL — Pakistan disputed NATO's claim Monday that its forces have the right of hot pursuit across the Afghan border after coalition helicopters launched airstrikes that killed more than 50 militants who had escaped into Pakistan following an attack on an Afghan security post.Pakistan said it had strongly protested to ... continue reading

September 27th, 2010

Rebuke from Islamabad after NATO airstrikes kill 55 on Pakistani soil

JALALABAD, AFGHANISTAN - The Pakistani government on Monday strongly condemned a pair of NATO airstrikes on Pakistani soil that NATO officials said killed about 55 suspected insurgents over the weekend. "These incidents are a clear violation and breach of the U.N. mandate" that governs the conduct of the U.S.-led international ... continue reading

September 27th, 2010

Howard Zinn's last testament to the immorality of war

Howard Zinn died this year. He is perhaps best known for his People's History of the United States, a book that has featured in The Simpsons and was recommended by Matt Damon's character in the film Good Will Hunting. This book, which offered a view of US history in terms ... continue reading

Thomas Steinbeck

Thomas Steinbeck is a photographer and an author. He is the son of John Steinbeck.

September 27th, 2010

John Steinbeck, Michael Moore, and the Burgeoning Role of Planetary Patriotism

My father, John Steinbeck, was a man who held human history in great reverence, and in particular the biographies of those people who had risked their lives, their fortunes, and their worldly honor to defend the rights and prerogatives of those who were powerless to defend themselves. Under his guidance ... continue reading

Donna Smith

Single-Payer Advocate

September 27th, 2010

Firefighter’s Family Gets the Healthcare Boot

You’ve seen them. I’ve seen them. Around Labor Day especially. Firefighters standing on the street corners of America with firefighters’ boots collecting money for Jerry’s kids, kids who have muscular dystrophy. What we often don’t see or hear are the stories behind some of those street-corner firefighter-fundraisers. I heard one ... continue reading

September 27th, 2010

British general plays down July 2011 Afghan drawdown

A top NATO commander in Afghanistan said on Monday there should be no rush to withdraw alliance forces in 2011 because once they are gone, it would be much harder to send them back if necessary. Lieutenant-General Nick Parker, second-in-command of the International Security Assistance Force behind U.S. General David ... continue reading

September 27th, 2010

Pakistan protests NATO airstrikes on its territory

ISLAMABAD — Pakistan has criticized a pair of NATO airstrikes on its territory that killed over 50 militants, saying they were a violation of its sovereignty. U.S. officials have said they have an agreement that allows aircraft to cross a few miles (kilometers) into Pakistani airspace if they are in ... continue reading

September 27th, 2010

US seeks to ease Internet wiretaps: report

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration is drawing up legislation to make it easier for US intelligence services to eavesdrop on the Internet, including email exchanges and social networks, The New York Times said Monday. The White House intends to submit a bill before Congress next year that would require all ... continue reading

September 26th, 2010

Pentagon destroys thousands of copies of Army officer's memoir

Washington -- The Department of Defense recently purchased and destroyed thousands of copies of an Army Reserve officer's memoir in an effort to safeguard state secrets, a spokeswoman said Saturday. "DoD decided to purchase copies of the first printing because they contained information which could cause damage to national security," ... continue reading

September 26th, 2010

Mistakes widespread on foreclosures, lawyers say

Paperwork mistakes that led one of the nation's largest mortgage servicers to halt foreclosure evictions in 23 states last week have happened elsewhere and affect tens of thousands of foreclosures, say lawyers for homeowners.Ally Financial's GMAC Mortgage acted after manager Jeffrey Stephan gave a statement to opposing lawyers that he ... continue reading

September 26th, 2010

GMAC moves on foreclosures

GMAC Mortgage, a unit of Ally Financial, is moving forward with foreclosure proceedings using disputed affidavits, despite saying last week that it would halt evictions and sales of repossessed properties until it completed an internal review of its procedures.The controversy, which has prompted investigations into GMAC by the Attorneys General ... continue reading

September 26th, 2010

GMAC move calls foreclosures into question

DETROIT, Sept. 25 (UPI) -- Regulators and real estate lawyers say paperwork problems at GMAC Mortgage have thrown the propriety of scores of U.S. home foreclosures into question.The nation's fourth-largest mortgage lender informed brokers and real estate agents last week that it was suspending foreclosures due to legal paperwork that ... continue reading

September 26th, 2010

Is Gideon Levy the most hated man in Israel or just the most heroic?

Gideon Levy is the most hated man in Israel – and perhaps the most heroic. This “good Tel Aviv boy” – a sober, serious child of the Jewish state – has been shot at repeatedly by the Israeli Defence Force, been threatened with being “beaten to a pulp” on the ... continue reading

September 26th, 2010

FBI raids six locations in Minneapolis as part of terrorism investigation

The FBI executed six search warrants in Minneapolis this morning, including homes of political activists, in connection to a terrorism investigation. The warrants were "seeking evidence related to an ongoing Joint Terrorism Task Force investigation into activities concerning the material support of terrorism," said FBI Special Agent Steve Warfield, spokesman ... continue reading

Coleen Rowley

FBI Whistleblower

September 26th, 2010

Inspector General Criticism Doesn't Faze FBI Raids on Midwestern Anti-war Activists

The war on dissent, rather than terrorism, continued full steam with FBI SWAT teams breaking down doors at 7 am Friday (Sept 24) morning and raiding the homes of several anti-war leaders and activists in Minneapolis, Chicago and possibly a couple other Midwest cities. Members of the FBI's "Joint Terrorism ... continue reading

September 25th, 2010

US asserts state secret in Awlaki targeted killing case

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama's administration has invoked the state secret privilege to avoid a lawsuit on behalf of Yemeni-American cleric Anwar al-Awlaki, whose father charges the US government of targeting him for assassination. Nasser al-Awlaki last month asked two civil rights groups to sue the White House and the ... continue reading

Jeff Cohen

Director, Park Center

September 25th, 2010

Colbert Annoys Press Corps ... Again

Let's face it: Some in the Washington press corps still resent Stephen Colbert because he so brilliantly lampooned them to their faces at the 2006 White House Correspondents Dinner over their coziness with the Bush White House. Yesterday, some elite journalists couldn't contain their anger after Colbert testified before Congress ... continue reading

Fr. Dick Preston

Father Dick Preston is the priest who married Michael Moore and his wife and is featured in 'Capitalism: A Love Story.'

September 25th, 2010

Prayer and Thanksfulness Given

Having just heard that the Genesys Healthcare management and the unionized LPN/technical staff are going back to the negotiation table, we offer this simple prayer: We thank you, God of Creation, we of Genesys Health management and employees, as we choose to come back together to discuss, negotiate, and share ... continue reading

September 24th, 2010

Liberals seethe over Dem punt on tax cuts

Liberals are expressing outrage that Democrats are not holding a vote to extend tax cuts for the middle class before the elections.Two weeks after President Obama delivered an impassioned speech on the need to raise taxes for the wealthy, Democrats on Capitol Hill have delayed a vote on the politically ... continue reading

September 24th, 2010

Obama administration objects to injunction against 'don't ask, don't tell'

The Obama administration objected Thursday to immediately ending the military's ban on openly gay service members, saying that an injunction to stop the "don't ask, don't tell" policy might harm military readiness at a time of war. In a filing with a federal court in California, the Justice Department said ... continue reading

September 23rd, 2010

VIDEO: Michael Moore on Countdown with Keith Olbermann

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September 23rd, 2010

US military deaths in Afghanistan at 1,200

As of Thursday, Sept. 23, 2010, at least 1,200 members of the U.S. military had died in Afghanistan as a result of the U.S. invasion in late 2001, according to an Associated Press count.The AP count is six more than the Defense Department's tally, last updated Thursday at 10 a.m. ... continue reading

September 23rd, 2010

Mixed messages from Obama, Petraeus on Afghanistan pullout

WASHINGTON - Even as new disclosures reveal that President Obama was leaning hard on the Pentagon to come up with an exit strategy for Afghanistan with no “wiggle room,” US troops on the ground are increasingly seeking out just that.As they make their case, soldiers tend to point to the ... continue reading

September 23rd, 2010

US official: CIA runs elite Afghan fighting force

WASHINGTON – The CIA has trained and bankrolled a well-paid force of elite Afghan paramilitaries for nearly eight years to hunt al-Qaida and the Taliban for the CIA, according to current and former U.S. officials.Modeled after U.S. special forces, the Counterterrorist Pursuit Team was set up in the months following ... continue reading

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Time to put the cuffs on Chris Christie -- not for the bridge scandal, but for this: Chris Christie's $300m pension proposal broke state anti-corruption...

Apr 18th
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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
3:28 PM
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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
2:19 PM
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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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