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Alfred Gingold | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Alfred Gingold

Our mortgage bank says we have to pay our next door neighbor's water bill. Last month, we got a letter from Chase Home Finance stating that...

Monsanto's Permit to Poison Us

Ronnie Cummins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Ronnie Cummins

Dan Quayle couldn't spell potato, but he made sure they'd be genetically engineered. Here's how Monsanto got their permit to poison us: On May 26, 19...

We Are Losing Our Nation to Lies About the Necessity of War

Rep. Dennis Kucinich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rep. Dennis Kucinich

While millions of Americans are out of work, losing their homes, losing their savings, their pensions, and their retirement security, we are literally sending pallets of cash overseas to benefit warlords and corrupt politicians.

The Greatest Casualties of this Long War are the Children of the World

Rep. Dennis Kucinich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rep. Dennis Kucinich

What a terrible legacy this generation of leaders will leave for the children of the world unless we finally come to an understanding of the utter futility of war.

I'm Circulating a Letter to My Colleagues Regarding the Mavi Marmara Incident

Rep. Dennis Kucinich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rep. Dennis Kucinich

In its violent commando raid on the Mavi Marmara, the government of Israel showed no concern as to how its conduct may affect the lives of defenseless, innocent people, its friends and allies, and in particular the US.

Oily Apocalypse or Green Wave?

Rep. Dennis Kucinich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Rep. Dennis Kucinich

We can seize this moment. We as individuals can begin a green wave of sustainability to save the planet -- and ourselves.


Ellen R. Shaffer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ellen R. Shaffer

Seeing the House pass the health care reform bill felt like a moment of triumph. The legislation offers significant improvements for health coverage for many, while ducking the most far-reaching controls on costs. But there are bitter disappointments.

China to US: We're Just "Emotionally Unavailable"

Mike Elk | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Mike Elk

You hear that President Obama? Don't fall into China's trap. While China is hanging out at the bar with its boys, it's going to be stealing our jobs and ruining the global economy.

Dennis Kucinich: Health Care Vote Announcement Coming Soon

The Associated Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Cleveland Congressman Dennis Kucinich holds a news conference this morning on Capitol Hill to announce how he will vote on health care. ...

The Kucinich Health Care Vote

Tom Hayden | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Tom Hayden

The ultimate question Kucinich faced was whether he, as symbolic leader of the congressional left, was willing to take responsibility for appearing to bring the everything to a crashing halt.

Et tu, Dennis?

Andrew Slack | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andrew Slack

To Dennis Kucinich: You know as well as any one else that this current bill will save millions and that your voting against it will kill millions. Don't slit the throat of health care reform with your pen.

Withdrawing from Afghanistan: What's the Rest of Our Plan?

Josh Mull | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Josh Mull

It's pretty much conventional wisdom at this point that we're going to have to negotiate with the Taliban. Washington, Kabul, and Islamabad will div...

Kucinich: 'Democrats Need To Take A More Aggressive Stance'

Raw Story | Sahil Kapur | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rep. Dennis Kucinich (D-OH) on Wednesday said the Massachusetts election was a "wake up call" for Democrats and that his party had better change cours...

Ryan Grim and Jeff Muskus

Bipartisan House Group Pushing For Enforcement Of War Powers Act | Ryan Grim and Jeff Muskus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rep. Dennis Kucinich (D-Ohio) has pulled together a group of five Republicans and eight Democrats who plan to introduce a special resolution on the Ho...

We Finally Have Health Reform! And I Think I'm Going To Be Sick

Nelson Montana | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Nelson Montana

The Republican strategy was ingenious. They forced the administration to concede and compromise, got much of what they demanded and still complain when it fails. Brilliant.

House Votes To Expand Sanctions On Iran, Focuses On Oil

AP | JIM ABRAMS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The House voted Tuesday to impose new economic sanctions on Iran as lawmakers cast doubt on Iran's willingness to respond to diplom...

Kucinich Keeps Single-Payer Alive

Michael Carmichael | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Carmichael

While Americans pay more for their health care than any other nation, more Americans realize that they are not getting their money's worth.

The Fed Under Fire (VIDEO)

Harry Hanbury | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Harry Hanbury

As details emerge of how the Fed secretly doled out more than a trillion dollars during the financial crisis, a rare bipartisan movement in Congress demands that the Fed be held accountable.

Ryan Grim

Bill To Audit Fed Sponsored By More Than Half Of House | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The effort to increase the transparency of the Federal Reserve's operations has picked up surprising momentum over the last month, and has now surged ...

My 2008 "McLaughlin Awards" [Part 2]

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
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Chris Weigant

Love her or hate her, you have to admit that John McCain's selection of Sarah Palin for the Republican ticket this year was without any doubt the boldest political tactic of the year.

War Crimes and Incompetence -- the Real Shoes Thrown at Bush

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Last week the Senate Armed Services Committee released a report which basically called Bush and his entire National Security Council war criminals.

A Response To Rep. Elijah Cummings

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

The loopholes which allow such corporate excess were not exactly handed down to Moses on tablets -- each and every loophole was approved by Congress.

Peace Gnome to the Rescue

Mike Sheehan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mike Sheehan

Rep. Kucinich (D-OH) -- whom we around here affectionately refer to as the "Peace Gnome" -- is urging the L.A. City Council to free a captive elephant languishing in a county zoo.

BOO!! Two Spine-Tingling Tales Of Terror

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

[Today's Hallowe'en column is in two ghastly parts -- one frightful, fingernail-chewing tale for each side of the corpse-ridden and zombified politica...

An Analysis of Kucinich's Impeachment Case Against Bush

Elizabeth Holtzman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Elizabeth Holtzman

The American people still have a chance to witness the Constitution in action as it appropriately limits the powers of this president, preventing further abuses by him or by his successors.