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Swift Boat Veterans

Paul Blumenthal

Super PAC Mad Men

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 03.08.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The 2012 Republican presidential primary campaign has been the most negative in recent memory. The main culprits are well-funded super P...

Unfortunately, Anger Works

Dave Helfert | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dave Helfert

If its horror can lead us to constructive change in ourselves and our society, a glimmer of silver lining might yet emerge from the attempted political assassination in Arizona.

Karl Rove, Sarah Palin and Tim Griffin Walk Into a Bar...

Shannyn Moore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Shannyn Moore

Why did Karl Rove's right-hand man and special assistant to George W. Bush, under Congressional investigation for felony vote caging, come to Alaska over 20 times last year?

Swift Boat Alumns Ready 11th-Hour TV Campaign Against Obama

Washington Post | Matthew Mosk and Chris Cillizza | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A new group financed by a Texas billionaire and organized by some of the same political operatives and donors behind the Swift Boat Veterans for Truth...

T. Boone Pickens: From Swift Boater To Pluralist

Larry Gellman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Larry Gellman

In just a few years Pickens has moved from being a totally partisan political animal to a man who is looking for the partial truth in the disparate views of a variety of people.

Obama Meets With T. Boone Pickens, Avoids Swift Boat Question

AP | BETH FOUHY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

RENO, Nev. — Democrat Barack Obama met Sunday with Texas oil baron and longtime conservative activist T. Boone Pickens to discuss strategies for...

Pickens Plan Sounds Like A Poor Pick For We The People

Sandy Goodman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Sandy Goodman

If you think you can trust Pickens, remember he contributed $3 million to the Swift Boat Veterans For Truth that buried John Kerry's 2004 presidential candidacy in a cesspool of lies.

Swift Boat Veterans Target Obama

Washington Post | Mary Ann Akers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Just as they sought to destroy John Kerry in 2004, the founders of the Swift Boat Veterans for Truth group are aiming their guns at this season's pres...

The New York Times Rewrites Its Swift Boat Past

Eric Boehlert | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Eric Boehlert

Is the Times actually suggesting that the media did their due diligence during the dog days of August 2004 and quickly highlighted the holes in the Swift Boat allegations?

McCain Taking Donations From Swift Boaters

USA Today | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Republican John McCain, who four years ago condemned independent ads challenging Democrat John Kerry's military record, has accepted nearly $70,000 fo...

Swift Boat Vets' PR Firm Now Pushing Abstinence-Only Campaign

Think Progress | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

On Sunday, the Washington Post reported that the National Abstinence Education Association (NAEA) is launching a $1 million "Parents for Truth" campai...