This story has been updated. Click here for the latest. FreedomWorks, the national conservative group that helped launch the tea party movement, sells itself as a genuine grassroots operation, and for years it has battled accusations of "astroturfing" —posing as a populist organization while doing the bidding of big-money donors. Yet internal documents obtained by Mother Jones show that FreedomWorks has indeed become dependent on wealthy individual donors to finance its growing operation. Last month, the Washington Post reported that Richard Stephenson, a reclusive millionaire banker and FreedomWorks board member, and members of his family funneled $12 million in October through two newly created Tennessee corporations to FreedomWorks' super-PAC, which used these funds to support tea party candidates in November's elections.
Rep. Dennis Kucinich, D-Ohio Leaving Congress after sixteen years (1997-2013), Rep. Dennis Kucinich does not sound bitter or angry even though he lost his seat to a fellow Democrat, thanks to some nasty gerrymandering by Ohio Republicans.
A new law authorizing indefinite detention of terrorism suspects, including American citizens, has been permanently blocked by a federal judge. U.S. District Judge Katherine Forrest this week followed up on her earlier ruling in May, when she issued a preliminary injunction denying the Obama administration the power to enforce a key provision of the 2012 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). President Barack Obama had signed the bill into law on New Year’s Eve, barely two months after Forrest, an Obama appointee, assumed office. One paragraph in particular, Section 1021(b)(2), allows the U.S. military to hold anyone accused of having “substantially supported” al-Qaeda, the Taliban or “associated forces” until “the end of hostilities.” Forrest said the U.S.
In 1999, I travelled to Iraq with Denis Halliday who had resigned as assistant Secretary-General of the United Nations rather than enforce a punitive UN embargo on Iraq. Devised and policed by the United States and Britain, the extreme suffering caused by these "sanctions" included, according to Unicef, the deaths of half a million Iraqi infants under the age of five. Ten years later, in New York, I met the senior British official responsible for the imposition of sanctions. He is Carne Ross, once known in the UN as "Mr. Iraq." I read to him a statement he made to a parliamentary select committee in 2007:
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By Natasha Hull-Richter (age 11), When leaders wouldn't lead And the country was in need, Wellstone chose to take a stand Reaching out a helping hand. With the wisdom of a Franklin, The eloquence of Jefferson, The Courage of a Kennedy, He fought for peace for you and me.
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Global Research Editor’s note As September approaches, we are reminded that the anniversary of the tragic events of 9/11 will soon be upon us once again. 11 years later, are we any closer to the truth about what really happened on that fateful day? For the next month until September 11, 2012, we will be posting on a daily basis important articles from our early archives pertaining to the tragic events of 9/11.
Posted by clnews _Featured_ , Politics Wednesday, July 25th, 2012 Michael Snyder Activist Post Every single day more Americans fall into poverty. This should deeply alarm you no matter what political party you belong to and no matter what your personal economic philosophy is. Right now, approximately 100 million Americans are either “poor” or “near poor”.
Cancer Industry Lies About Mammograms & Chemo (continued) by MIKE ADAMS (NATURAL NEWS) And when it comes to these new mammogram recommendations, they've decided to simply abandon the science and keep pushing more radiation imaging tests for women (mammography). The Cancer Industry is a Complete Failure