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Cindy Sheehan

Gold Star Mom, Activist

October 5th, 2010

More B.S. Charges Against Me

In November 2009, I joined a caravan of peace activists that gathered at Travis AFB in Fairfield, Ca to head to Creech AFB in Nevada where many of the drone strikes in Afghanistan are coordinated and controlled from. We were scheduled to stop at several AFBs along the way to ... continue reading

October 5th, 2010

Forensic Scientist to Present New Evidence of Command Responsibility for Campus Shootings at Final Kent State Truth Tribunal in New York City

October 5, New York City, NY – On October 9th &10th, 2010 filmmaker Michael Moore will again livecast the hearings of the Kent State Truth Tribunal (KSTT), streaming real time accounts of participants, witnesses and family members of the 1970 Kent State shootings that left four students dead and nine ... continue reading

Laurel Krause

Director, Kent State Truth Tribunal

October 5th, 2010

Kent State: The Death of Innocence and the First Amendment

Since the beginning of 2010, the Kent State Truth Tribunal has been focused on collecting and understanding the truth about the circumstances that surrounded the killing of four students and the wounding of nine others at Kent State University in Ohio on May 4, 1970. As new evidence emerges that ... continue reading

Michael Moore

Author and Filmmaker

October 5th, 2010

LeBron Sets a Good Example

LeBron James begins the pre-season tonight with the Miami Heat as they take on the Detroit Pistons in Miami. I saw an article yesterday on the Nation's website that showed LeBron on the list of most hated athletes (spoiler alert: they're all black). The anger up in Cleveland continues over ... continue reading

Yoko Ono

Artist, Musician and Peace Activist

October 4th, 2010

Let’s Tweet a Million Wishes for PEACE for John Lennon’s birthday, October 9th

Dear Friends On October 9th at 7.45pm GMT, I will relight IMAGINE PEACE TOWER in Reykjavik, Iceland in memory of my late husband John Lennon. Please ask all your friends to join us LIVE at www.IMAGINEPEACETOWER.com 7.45pm GMT = 8.45pm UK = 2.45pm NY = 11.45am LA = 4.45am Japan ... continue reading

Coleen Rowley

FBI Whistleblower

October 4th, 2010

Presidential Powers: Prudence or Perversion? Playing Jeopardy

If we're playing Jeopardy, and we are, this would be the answer: It's the real no-brainer answer to the legal and ethical questions posed by the University of St. Thomas Law School in allowing "torture memo" authors John Yoo and Robert Delahunty to speak this Thursday, October 7th. Let's hope ... continue reading

Joan Wile

Founder, Grandmothers Against the War

October 4th, 2010

New York City Super-Elderly Take a Lead in Protesting the Wars in Iraq and Afghanistan

Just because one is 80, 90 or older, don't think for one moment one doesn't still retain the power to effectively protest the wrongs committed by our Government. Many old people wished to go to Washington D.C. Saturday, October 2, to join the One Nation March to advocate an end ... continue reading

October 4th, 2010

US stocks post best September since 1939

NEW YORK — Wall Street managed to wrap up its strongest September since 1939 despite underlying concerns that the US economy is recovering too slowly to sustain growth. Historically one of the slowest months of the year, September saw the Dow Jones index close 7.72 percent higher than the previous ... continue reading

Michael Moore

Author and Filmmaker

October 4th, 2010

The Decline and Fall of the American Empire

Just to help you kick your week off on a positive note, please enjoy this heartwarming story from the state of Tennessee: Imagine your home catches fire but the local fire department won't respond, then watches it burn. That's exactly what happened to a local family tonight. A local neighborhood ... continue reading

October 4th, 2010

Firefighters watch as home burns to the ground

OBION COUNTY, Tenn. - Imagine your home catches fire but the local fire department won't respond, then watches it burn. That's exactly what happened to a local family tonight. A local neighborhood is furious after firefighters watched as an Obion County, Tennessee, home burned to the ground. The homeowner, Gene ... continue reading

October 4th, 2010

12 Documentaries That Changed the World

1. Fahrenheit 9/11 (2004)Michael Moore's tirade against the Bush administration's war on terror ignited arguments over everything from the Patriot Act to The Pet Goat. Along the way, it grossed a record $222 million worldwide.[click here to see #2 through #12 'Documentaries that Changed the World' from Entertainment Weekly] continue reading

October 3rd, 2010

U.S. REP. GABRIELLE GIFFORDS CALLS FOR FORECLOSURE MORATORIUM

TUCSON – U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords today called for an immediate three-month national moratorium on foreclosures so lenders and loan servicers can address rampant problems that have led to homeowners being wrongly removed from their homes.“Foreclosures are at an all-time high nationally and Arizona has the third-highest foreclosure rate in ... continue reading

October 3rd, 2010

Banks Should Follow Chase and Declare Moratorium on Foreclosures

The rest of the banking industry should follow JPMorgan Chase’s example and declare a nationwide moratorium on home foreclosures, AFL-CIO Executive Vice President Arlene Holt Baker said today. Chase has announced it is temporarily halting the processing of home foreclosures.In rallies and town hall meetings across the country, union members ... continue reading

October 2nd, 2010

Big crowd gathers for liberal rally in Washington

Tens of thousands of people rallied near the Lincoln Memorial in the U.S. capital on Saturday as liberal groups attempted to energize their base a month before pivotal congressional elections.[...]Denise Gray-Felder, a spokeswoman for the organizers of the rally, estimated that 175,000 to 200,000 people attended.Roxanne Bunnell, a 29-year-old student ... continue reading

October 2nd, 2010

'One Nation' rally draws unions, progressives to Mall to counter tea party

Tens of thousands of people gathered on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial on Saturday, part of the "One Nation Working Together" rally - an effort by progressive activists hoping to serve as a counter to the conservative tea party movement and energize the electorate amid fears that the Democrats ... continue reading

Barry Eisler

Author and former CIA agent

October 2nd, 2010

This is Your Brain On War

Andrew Sullivan's defense of President Obama's claimed power to have American citizens assassinated nicely reveals much of the illogic behind, and many of the dangers inherent in, America's Forever War. Let's examine it point by point. 1. Assassination of American citizens, even if arguably extreme, has only been ordered applied, ... continue reading

Mike Ferner

Veterans for Peace

October 1st, 2010

'MR. OBAMA: END THESE F***ING WARS! WAR IS THE OBSCENITY!'

Mission accomplished. No arrests made. We even got the banner back. Here's our press release:Today at 1:00pm eastern time, U.S. military veterans hung an enormous banner on the front of the Newseum, wrapping their message around the First Amendment chiseled in five stories of limestone.Opposed to the wars and occupations ... continue reading

October 1st, 2010

Bank Of America Joins JPMorgan In Suspending Foreclosures

Bank of America is joining JPMorgan Chase and GMAC is suspending foreclosure processes in 23 states that weren't reviewed properly.[click here to read three more sentences of this four-sentence article from Business Insider] continue reading

October 1st, 2010

Connecticut halts all foreclosures for all banks

Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal on Friday ordered a moratorium on all foreclosures by all banks for 60 days--the most radical action taken by a state on issue of document irregularities.California also expanded the moratorium on foreclosures it announced last week on Ally Financial foreclosures to include those by J.P. ... continue reading

October 1st, 2010

NATO convoys attacked in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan – Assailants launched two separate attacks on tankers carrying fuel for foreign troops in Afghanistan on Friday, showing the vulnerability of NATO supply lines a day after the Pakistani government itself shut one down.The events stand to complicate a difficult war in Afghanistan, especially if the Torkham border ... continue reading

Michael Moore

Author and Filmmaker

October 1st, 2010

Five Ways the Democrats Can Avoid a Catastrophe and Pull Off the Mother of All Upsets

Today's OpenMike blog The election is one month from tomorrow and, yes, it looks hopeless. November 2nd -- the day the Dems are expected to crash and burn. Sadly, it's a situation the Democrats have brought upon themselves -- even though the majority of them didn't create the mess we're ... continue reading

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My father, Francis (Frank) Moore, passed away this morning a few months shy if his 93rd birthday. He was a great dad I am blessed to have had him in my life. I...

Apr 20th
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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
7:31 PM
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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
7:28 PM
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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
12:41 PM
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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
2:00 PM
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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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