Al Gore Won Florida in 2000 & Handed the Presidency to George Bush with a Preemptive Surrender

by Jon Schwarz Intercept Nov 10, 2018 At midnight on election day last Tuesday, vote tallies showed Republican candidates ahead in key races in Florida, Georgia and Arizona. However, many votes remained to be counted in all three states. The stakes are high: two Senate seats (Florida and Arizona) and two governorships (Florida and Georgia), plus … Continue reading Al Gore Won Florida in 2000 & Handed the Presidency to George Bush with a Preemptive Surrender

America’s New Aristocracy Lives in an Accountability-Free Zone

Accountability is for the little people, immunity is for the ruling class. If this ethos seems familiar, that is because it has preceded some of the darkest moments in human history. by David Sirota Guardian Oct 5, 2018 When the former Enron CEO Jeffrey Skilling was released from prison a few weeks ago, the news conjured memories of … Continue reading America’s New Aristocracy Lives in an Accountability-Free Zone

Brett Kavanaugh Framed as a Martyr to the #MeToo Movement

Innocent until proven guilty. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell floated a lot of arguments to defend Brett Kavanaugh, but that’s the one that carried the day: “We owe it to the American people to underscore that you’re innocent until proven guilty.” by Ted Rall Oct 8, 2018 The Kavanaugh confirmation battle was a grenade wrapped in an … Continue reading Brett Kavanaugh Framed as a Martyr to the #MeToo Movement

America Has Become Even More Dangerous

by Gordon Duff NEO Oct 10, 2018 The confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh by the US Senate may seem unremarkable to the three dozen or so nations now targeted by US sanctions and impending “color revolutions.” The list has expanded, India, China, and Russia of course, but in truth, there is no end to the list. The … Continue reading America Has Become Even More Dangerous

Don’t Despair about the Supreme Court

It would be naive to depend on the Supreme Court to defend the rights of poor people, women, people of color, dissenters of all kinds.   by Howard Zinn Progressive October 21, 2005 John Roberts sailed through his confirmation hearings as the new Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, with enthusiastic Republican support, and a few weak … Continue reading Don’t Despair about the Supreme Court