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People's Blog for the Constitution. Open The Government’s 2010 Secrecy Report Card is out.

People's Blog for the Constitution

According to the site, the report is focused “on making the federal government a more open place to make us safer, strengthen public trust in government, and support our democratic principles.” The Report Card is described as, …a quantitative report on indicators of government secrecy. As Palin and Beck rise on the right, where is the left's answer? What Obama's Presidency Needs: A Big Reset. Some free advice for President Obama: take a deep breath, admit the Democratic Party has failed to grasp the enormity of economic upheaval in this country—and start using government's powers to create jobs, jobs, jobs.

What Obama's Presidency Needs: A Big Reset

The Obama White House is dabbling in small ideas when what the country needs is a big reset of this presidency. My suggestion: dump the measured moderation. It’s not working as economic strategy or as politics. » She’s The Boss – The Disturbing Truth About Nancy Pelosi NoisyRoom.net: The Progressive Hunter. By: Terresa Monroe-Hamilton Purchase your copy here… Recently, I picked up a copy of She’s The Boss – The Disturbing Truth About Nancy Pelosi by Rochelle Schweizer. 3rd World America, Here We Come? September 15, 2010 | Like this article?

3rd World America, Here We Come?

Join our email list: Stay up to date with the latest headlines via email. Democracy Now! Co-Host Juan Gonzalez: Are middle-class Americans becoming an endangered species? Now President Obama has argued that his administration made the right decisions to move the country forward. Barack Obama: Our options are limited. WikiLeaks Readying Massive Leak of Iraq-Related Documents. Only in America Can Blair Go Out in Public. By David Swanson When U.S. media pundits claim that every other nation on earth honestly believed the absurd lies George W.

Only in America Can Blair Go Out in Public

Bush told about Iraqi weapons and ties to terrorism, the grain of truth is that one leader of one foreign nation went along with the lies: British Prime Minister Tony Blair. Bush gave Blair a medal of freedom as a reward. I picture millions of Iraqi refugees without proper food or medicine in Jordan and Syria strong in spirit and grateful for their fate thanks to Blair's assistance in freeing them from their homes. On August 31st, President Obama spoke from the Oval Office, assuring us that the War on Iraq had been launched to disarm a nation. TomDispatch. Will John Boehner's lobbyist ties hurt the GOP.

Never Forget: Bad Wars Aren't Possible Unless Good People Back Them. Michael Moore I know we've been "free" of the Iraq War for two weeks now and our minds have turned to the new football season and Fashion Week in New York. And how exciting that the new fall TV season is just days away! But before we get too far away from something we would all just like to forget, will you please allow me to just say something plain and blunt and necessary:

Historians Urge Court to Unseal Nixon’s 1975 Grand Jury Testimony. WASHINGTON - September 14 - A key piece of Watergate history that remains shrouded in secrecy – former President Richard Nixon’s grand jury testimony of 1975 – should be made public, historical experts have told a court.

Historians Urge Court to Unseal Nixon’s 1975 Grand Jury Testimony

In documents filed in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, history professor Stanley Kutler, the American Historical Association, the American Society for Legal History, the Organization of American Historians and the Society of American Archivists explained the importance of the grand jury testimony to the historical record. Public Citizen is representing Mr. Public Citizen Press Room. Sept. 14, 2010 Historians Urge Court to Unseal Nixon’s 1975 Grand Jury Testimony Former President’s Testimony Would Complete the Public Record About Watergate Saga, Missing 18.5 Minutes of Tape, More WASHINGTON, D.C. – A key piece of Watergate history that remains shrouded in secrecy – former President Richard Nixon’s grand jury testimony of 1975 – should be made public, historical experts have told a court.

Public Citizen Press Room

O'Donnell warned of "orgy rooms" in college dorms - War Room. We already knew that Delaware Republican Senate nominee Christine O’Donnell has strong feelings against masturbation and in favor of absolute chastity. So perhaps it’s no surprise that O’Donnell is also on the record warning that coed dorms and rooms on college campuses are a slippery slope that could lead to … “orgy rooms” and “menage a trois rooms”! O'Donnell's Victory Renews Her Fight Against the Scourge of Sex in America. *To my fans, this isn't typically the kind of article I publish.

O'Donnell's Victory Renews Her Fight Against the Scourge of Sex in America

But, I think this story is a good opportunity to take some poetic licenses. So far, it seems I pulled this article off; I've gotten good comments on DailyKos and Open Salon. Newsletter: September 2010. September 2010, Vol. 9, No. 9 In this issue: In 1787, the United States adopted the Constitution that still guides us today.

Newsletter: September 2010

U.S. Constitution Grants People Ultimate Power For Revolution. Lonely Progressive Looking for Action?

U.S. Constitution Grants People Ultimate Power For Revolution

Find Your Mojo Here! Here at Opednews, we're redoubling our commitment to envisioning and fighting for big change, not just traffic bumps that slow down the corporatist duopoly fueled by billionaire sociopaths. Chris Hedges Interviewed by Rob Kall, on the dying media, the Middle East, Rebellion in America and more. Thanks to volunteer Nancy Parish for transcribing listen to or download the audio version of the podcast here image captured from a video by Cheryl Biren, photo-edited by Rob Kall Rob Kall: Tonight my guest is Chris Hedges.

Chris Hedges Interviewed by Rob Kall, on the dying media, the Middle East, Rebellion in America and more

12 of America's Most Crooked Candidates on the Ballot in the 2010 Election. September 15, 2010 | Our Menace Isn't Insane Right-Wingers, It's Unrivaled Corporate Power and the Decay of Our Democratic Institutions. September 13, 2010 | Do Not Pity the Democrats - Chris Hedges' Columns. Right Wing Leftovers. GOP con game. U.S.-Saudi Arms Deal Moves Ahead. Quran Burning / Rationalized Islamophobia. Ten Things Dems Could Do to Win. Nancy Pelosi reassures Congressional Black Caucus on job creation - Marin Cogan. Just after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi addressed the legislative conference of the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Wednesday, Rep. Michael Steele's 'Fire Pelosi' bus tour: 48 states or bust.

Republican National Committee chairman Michael Steele hit the road in a big red bus Wednesday. Is the Tea Party waiting to burst out of the GOP's chest? Tea Party candidates emerged victorious in many of their primary races. Come General Election, Republican ballots will reflect the Tea Party tilt. The Root: Newt Gingrich Adds To Right-Wing Rumors. Consortiumnews.com. Conservative and Tea Party Rallies and Trainings Dominate the Capital: Are Progressives and Liberal Democrats About to Be Out-Organized? September 12, 2010 | G.O.P. Insurgents Win in Del. and N.Y. Rep. Mike Castle: The 'Lies' Of Hannity And Limbaugh Were 'Significant' Reasons I Lost To Christine O'Donnell. In an interview with Fox News Wednesday, Rep. Understanding Fascism and anti-Semitism.

Fascism is coming to the USA... Literally (no kidding) The Rise of American Fascism. Letters: The Democratic fear-based strategy - Salon. Judge delays decision in 'Creech 14' drone trial - Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2010. Issues/2010/News.Release.court_9.14.pdf. A.M. Politics Links: Nancy Pelosi predicts victory, Gen. Petraeus watches paint dry. Why Democrats will keep control of Congress in November. Senate opens impeachment trial agains... - Google News. 'Louisiana way' on full display at Judge Thomas Porteous' trial: Stephanie Grace.