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February 18, 2013

Breaking News:

Death of Israeli Prisoner ‘X’ Prompts an Investigation -

Sunday, February 17, 2013

Oregon and Colorado House Reps to Introduce Marijuana Decriminalization Bill in Congress -

Wednesday, February 6, 2013

Since Sandy Hook -

Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Dear Harry: Thanks For The Knife In The Back -

Thursday, January 24, 2013

Poisoned US Soldiers, Secretary of the Army and KBR -

Thursday, January 24, 2013

Why is France in Mali? -

Tuesday, January 22, 2013

Ukrainian Ex-PM Tymoshenko Facing Murder Charges -

Saturday, January 19, 2013

Increased U.S Military Presence in Africa: Why Now? -

Monday, January 14, 2013

Did Armstrong Use Taxpayer Funds For Doping? -

Sunday, January 13, 2013

UAE paying men to marry women over 30 -

Saturday, December 15, 2012

Demand A Plan to End Gun Violence -

Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Honeywell CEO Taken By Surprise By Anti-Austerity Activists

When Honeywell CEO David Cote arrived at Saint Anselm College, he had expected a warmer reception. As the host of Monday’s “Fix The Debt” campaign event, Cote, whose company has come under heavy scrutiny by corporate watchdogs and tax advocates for its use of offshore tax havens, spoke only for three minutes before activists from the “Flip The Debt” campaign interrupted him with a message of protest, before being escorted out by police. “Fix the Debt claims to seek bipartisan solutions to reduce the deficit, but Fix the Debt is nothing more than a CEO lobby whose real objective is…

AARP Response to Progressive Press Report on Older Jobless Workers


AARP’s statement in response to our feature titled “Older Jobless Workers Face Unhealthy Bias.” Dear Ms. Dilek: Thank you for contacting AARP about the nation’s fiscal crisis and deficit reduction. We appreciate feedback such as yours and have taken note of your views. It is my pleasure to respond. Congress passed legislation on January 1, 2013 to avert the so-called “fiscal cliff,” a series of spending cuts and tax increases that would have taken effect at the end of 2012 without the adoption of some changes. AARP is pleased that the agreement included several elements that AARP strongly supports. For…

Committees Hold the Real Power in Congress


The most powerful people in Congress aren’t elected. News programs report on groups of Representatives and Senators examining witnesses. Those sessions are usually comfortable and polite. Sometimes, they’re not. Those are congressional committee hearings.