Hillary Clinton lends her voice to teens troubled by bullying for being or being perceived as ‘gay.’ This is a great American lending her powerful voice to the “It Gets Better” project.
|By: Teddy Partridge Tuesday October 19, 2010 2:21 pm|
|By: Jim White Thursday October 14, 2010 6:58 am|
While debate rages in the United States on whether to allow George W. Bush’s tax breaks for the wealthiest Americans to expire, Hillary Clinton spoke Thursday in Brussels before a planned Friday meeting of “Friends of Democratic Pakistan”, calling for Pakistan to expand its tax base. Clinton’s call for Pakistan to force the rich to bear their fair share of the tax burden seems to be a message that the US should heed, as well.
|By: TheCallUp Monday October 11, 2010 5:34 am|
Former President Bill Clinton — a favorite both in Israel, and amongst pro-Israel supporters here in the US — recently made an abrupt shift in his public statements on Israel, breaking completely from the dominant ‘neo-conservative, inner-beltway’ narrative on US foreign policy in the Middle East.
|By: Kevin Gosztola Friday October 1, 2010 6:44 pm|
An article written by Susan M. Reverby, a professor of women’s studies at Wellesley College, has uncovered details on a study conducted between 1946 and 1948 in Guatemala, which involved experiments on Guatemalans. Essentially, the Public Health Service (PHS) inoculated people with syphilis.
|By: Jeff Kaye Thursday September 30, 2010 3:36 pm|
President Obama’s Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton, invited Henry Kissinger to talk about the history of U.S. involvement in the Indochinese wars. Behind the special treatment for war criminal Kissinger is the current administration’s aggressive pursuit of war in Afghanistan and military and covert operations around the world.
|By: Scarecrow Wednesday September 29, 2010 12:28 pm|
Finally, the Obama Administration and human rights advocates agree that when government officials condone, order or engage in kidnappings, renditions, blackmail, beatings and torture, those officials should be held personally accountable and sanctioned under international law . . . As long as they’re Iranians.
|By: letsgetitdone Tuesday September 14, 2010 11:50 am|
The other day, in one of their e-mails, Democracy For America (DFA) posed the choice for me in the 2010 elections this way:
This election, the choice is clear:
* Republicans like John Boehner and Mitch McConnell want to retain the Bush-Cheney reckless tax cuts for the wealthy that created out of control budget deficits and lead America into a jobs-losing recession.
* Democrats like Barack Obama and Patrick Leahy want to return to the booming Clinton-Gore economy that led to balanced budgets and created over 22 million new jobs.
|By: sharonkelly Wednesday September 8, 2010 1:21 pm|
Opposition is mounting to the “Burn a Koran Day” scheduled for September 11th in Florida. General David Petraeus said it could harm our troops, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton called it unrepresentative of Americans. Attorney General Eric Holder called it “idiotic and dangerous,” and the Vatican has called the planned demonstration “outrageous and grave.”
|By: Chuckie Corra Tuesday August 24, 2010 3:17 pm|
North Korea’s got another U.S. citizen being held captive in their closed off state. Last year around this time, we remember that Bill Clinton came to the rescue for two American journalists who were being held hostage. This time around, another former president is ready to venture into the country and hopes to come out with another imprisoned U.S. Citizen
|By: letsgetitdone Monday August 16, 2010 8:42 pm|
Hint: it’s not Republicans.
Social Security remains one of the greatest achievements of the Democratic Party since its creation 75 years ago. Although Republicans have historically fulminated against the program (Ronald Reagan once likened it as something akin to “socialism”), they have actually made little headway in touching this sacred “third rail” in American politics. President Bush pushed for partial privatization of the program in 2005, but the proposal gained no policy traction (even within his own party) because Social Security continues to be hugely popular with American voters. It’s a universal program that benefits all Americans, not a government handout to a few privileged corporations.