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CPAC: The Right Wing Olympics

Tom Andrews | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Tom Andrews

The more Americans know the truth about those being showcased at CPAC, the more they might think twice before being taken in by their focus group driven campaign commercials and casting their votes this fall.

Veterans Speak Out On Why We Must Close Gitmo

Tom Andrews | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Tom Andrews

A group of twenty veterans from all over the United States traveled to Capitol Hill January 21 to talk to members of Congress about why the prison at ...

The Politics of Torture and Guantanamo Bay

Tom Andrews | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Tom Andrews

Combat Veterans and Senator Elect Scott Brown (R-MA) Arrive on Capitol Hill With Opposite Messages. Your voice is needed too. It's a big day here in ...

Matt Alexander Talks Some Common Sense on Gitmo (Video)

Danielle Celena Belton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Danielle Celena Belton

With the anniversary of the president's proclaimed commitment to closing Guantanamo this week, New Security Action is releasing a new video highlighting Republican fearmongering related to Gitmo.

New York Times Recycles Debunked Gitmo Recidivism Story

Danielle Celena Belton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Danielle Celena Belton

The New York Times is repeating a claim they made last May that Guantanamo Bay detainees are "rejoining the fight," based on a sketchy, leaked Pentagon source.

Former Gitmo Guard Befriends Ex-Detainees Through Facebook

Danielle Celena Belton | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Danielle Celena Belton

In a breath-taking story that shows both the power of forgiveness and how technology can build bridges, a former Guantanamo Bay prison guard met with and apologized in person to two former detainees.

The Company You Keep

Tom Andrews | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Tom Andrews

Yesterday's announcement by acclaimed musicians that they were signing onto our National Campaign to Close Guantanamo Bay generated a harsh response from Liz Cheney and Bill Kristol.

Flip-flopping With Jim DeMint

Danielle Celena Belton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Danielle Celena Belton

Conservatives lare focusing on how often President Obama says the word 'terrorism.' Not on his actions. Not on his abilities. But word counting. This is where they want to take our national security debate.

Mark Kirk: The Officer of Misinformation on Afghanistan

Danielle Celena Belton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Danielle Celena Belton

Perhaps this is another case of speak crazy first, pull back with common sense later. After all, now the misinformation is out there, just like Rep. Mark Kirk (R-Illinois) wanted.

Music Matters

Matthew Alexander | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Matthew Alexander

Music is perhaps the freest expression of art in an open society. In my travels to more than 50 countries, a sense of pride has always emerged for American culture abroad in the form of music.

A Gitmo Christmas Carol: Say 'Bah Humbug' to Cheney (Video)

Danielle Celena Belton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Danielle Celena Belton

New Security Action released this video over the holidays as part of a concerted effort to call for the closing of the prison at Guantanamo Bay. Here are some facts about the prison at Guantanamo Bay: