June 07, 2007, 1:00am
The Surgeon General of the United States is supposed to be “America’s chief health educator.” But unfortunately, it is unlikely that Holsinger will give the American public sound “scientific” advice. Holsinger has a long history of prejudice toward gays and … Read more »
June 06, 2007, 1:00am
The jail sentence and fine imposed on Scooter Libby, the former chief of staff for Vice President Dick Cheney, are an appropriate… Read more »
June 06, 2007, 1:00am
While Washington lawmakers play procedural games with an out-of-control executive branch, Iraqi legislators are working to bring an end to the occupation of their country.
From AlterNet… Read more »
June 05, 2007, 1:00am
An Inconvenient Summit
Every year, eight of the world’s top industrialized nations tackle an ambitious global agenda at the Group of Eight (G8) summit. Whereas previous years’ summits have been “chilled” by discussion of the U.S. blunder in … Read more »
June 04, 2007, 1:00am
In 1964, when the Vietnam War “was only a small dark cloud on the very distant horizon,” President Lyndon Johnson privately told National Security Adviser McGeorge Bundy, “I just stayed awake last night thinking of this thing, and the more … Read more »
June 02, 2007, 1:00am
When it comes to the federal budget, the Bush administration wants to look both prudent and generous. It’s neither.
From The New York Times… Read more »
May 31, 2007, 1:00am
With the Iraq supplemental debate behind them, both Democrats and Republicans have begun rallying around a September deadline to reassess President Bush’s escalation strategy.
From the Center for American Progress… Read more »
May 30, 2007, 1:00am
Occurring only 18 months after Hurricane Katrina, the devastating tornadoes in Greensburg, KS this month again prompted the question of whether our government can adequately respond to another Katrina-like storm.
From The Center for American Progress… Read more »
May 29, 2007, 1:00am
As the threat of global climate crisis grows, the global mechanisms for averting disaster are being gutted. A new report published by the National Academy of Sciences found that from 2000 to 2004, global industry emitted roughly 7.9 billion tons … Read more »