For almost four decades, under cover of his supposedly "objective" reporting, Woodward has represented the viewpoints of the military and intelligence establishments. Often he has done so in the context of complex inside maneuvering.
Chairman Genachowski is now squarely in the crosshairs of the netroots community. Should he cave to corporate special interest and sell out Net Neutrality, it will become the signature action of a failed Obama appointee.
Student lending reform could have passed the Senate long ago, but because it had to wait on health care, the lobbyists have had plenty of time to chip away at the Senate. But colleges across the country can't wait another year for relief.
Some will try to paint our push for candidates like Bill Halter as a "purge" of "moderates" from the Democratic party. It's not. Blanche Lincoln is a radical corporatist. That's not the "center" of anything.
Quantum theory says that an observer can literally change reality. What is to stop the Obama White House from sending out teams of ACORN-trained "observers" to "change" our communities into whatever they want?
There is no "we" in the protester's view, no welcome for your tired, your poor, your huddled masses of fellow Americans, much less immigrants. There is only my family, my friends, my neighborhood, my church and my ethnic group,
If you voted last year, gave money last year, obsessed over the blogs and debates and Sarah Palin last year, then right now is the whole ball game. Here, in ascending order of difficulty, are five things you can/should do.