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Editor’s Picks: News and Opinion Around the Web

Two articles today, an OpEd in the New York Times and a column at Truthdig by E.J. Dionne highlight the ongoing struggle over how...

Majority Rules in a Democracy

Only in America is a legislative body voting on a majority-rules basis considered nuclear, something  drastic and unholy. Specifically, the U.S. Senate's commitment to obstruction protected by the...

Editor’s Picks: News and Opinion Around the Web

Anthony Weiner pulled off the kid gloves and called the GOP a 'Wholly Owned Subsidiary Of The Insurance Industry,' see the video at Crooks and Liars. South Dakota, that center of scientific endeavor and bitter cold, is urged to use astrology to explain global warming to its students by 36 recently evolved members of the state legislature and Jim Hightower provides some guidance on dancing with the devil in today's picks.

Editor’s Picks: News and Opinion Around the Web 2/10/10

Sean Hannity seems to think that the "world" is limited to the eastern US. in Texas if you report a doctor for malpractice you may go down on a felony rap. Canada seems to have become infected with the paranoia of its southern neighbor, and from Inquisition headquarters: The "Christian Manifesto" brands liberals as Nazis. These stories and more in today's picks.

GORDON DUFF: WHAT IS BEING KEPT FROM YOU

TAKE IT OR LEAVE IT, I DON'T CARE AMERICA'S GOVERNMENT LIVES UNDER A CLOUD OF FEAR By Gordon Duff STAFF WRITER/Senior Editor A couple of weeks ago,...

GORDON DUFF: NEW PATRIOTISM; RESTORING OUR REAL FREEDOMS

NO MORE CORPORATE RUN "MILITIA" GROUPS NO MORE CONTROLLED PRESS AND "POLITICS AS USUAL" By Gordon Duff STAFF WRITER/Senior Editor I am sick and tired of what...

Cowardly Congress Thinks Backing White House Plays It Safe

While the Constitution’s Article I, Section 8, invests Congress with the power “to declare War,” the law school dean points out this has been largely ignored since President Harry Truman in 1950 “de facto changed the Constitution so that not the Congress, but the President, and he alone, makes the decision on war.”

Tim Wilkes, veteran, (R)(NC-7thCD) going up against Representative McIntyre

Third Republican announces run for McIntyre's House seat Published: Friday, January 29, 2010 at 11:24 a.m. Last Modified: Friday, January 29, 2010 at 11:24 a.m. The Republican...

Fred Smith Gulf War Veteran in Election Run Against US Representative...

Incumbent Rush Challenged by Three in 1st District (Bronzeville) January 28, 2010 By Susan S. Stevens Bobby Rush The 1st Congressional District, which forks from Bronzeville to...

GORDON DUFF: OP-ED ON BARACK OBAMA

TIME WE TOOK STOCK IN WHAT IS REAL AND ISN'T TIME TO GET MAD AT THE RIGHT PEOPLE By Gordon Duff STAFF WRITER/Senior Editor I belong to...

Bible Belt Bravado: The Beat Goes On

Tennessee has thrown caution, and reason, to the wind, deciding to use taxpayer dollars to indoctrinate children in public schools in the ways of Jesus Christ. The quaint notion of separating Church and State be damned. A curse on the prohibition of governments establishing religion. Who needs the First Amendment when we have the Lord?

VETERANS Speak up: Have Your US Representatives/Senators Helped you?

Looks like US Representative Buyer is being looked at in the media. Maybe our C141 pilots from Charleston AFB should get involved. ...

Cancers in OUR US IRAQ Veterans

R B Stuart returns with coverage of veterans with cancer in The Huffington Post. Ms Stuart we have missed your writings. The...

Repya A Veteran(I) Runs for Governor of Minnesota

Repya turns to fight for IP endorsement in gubernatorial race Veteran of three wars pledges he'd be one-term leader By Bill Salisbury [email protected] Updated: 01/20/2010 03:37:50 PM...

VERMONT GULF WAR VETERANS RECOGNIZED

VERMONT to be APPLAUDED MOST STATES CHARGE AN ADDITIONAL FEE FOR SPECIFIC AUTO TAGS Vt. to offer 6 new license plates for veterans 11 a.m. The...

What Exactly is Voter Anger?

ABC News defines voter anger as: Anti-incumbent, anti-establishment sentiment. Voters are down on Washington. They are deeply divided over the health care plan in Congress and a majority thinks the country is on the wrong track. However ABC fails to explain what it means by voters think the country is on the wrong track. For example, ABC along with most of mainstream media and even the Democratic Party don’t want to talk about the costs of the war in Afghanistan, and continued occupation of Iraq or Democrat support for defense budgets competitive with the Bush administration. Could it be that our country going in the wrong directionmeans– the Republican direction - in the same direction as got Democrats elected in the first place