The New York Times tells how a U.S. soldier intervened to stop the torture of an Iraqi prisoner by Iraqi police. Except that never happened, and the New York Times own document proves it. Why does the Times feel it has to lighten this tragic tale? Because the truth is so awful: the U.S. countenanced wide-scale torture by its puppet government, and still does.
|By: Jeff Kaye Saturday October 23, 2010 12:31 am|
|By: Leo W. Gerard Friday October 15, 2010 9:32 am|
Private Republican campaign fund-raising groups are concealing their donors from the public because the GOP does not trust American voters to handle the information. Republican operatives want to shield voters from knowing who is actually paying for GOP attack ads. The GOP fears the consequences if Americans know the truth – exactly which giant corporations and Wall Street banksters are funding vicious screeds against Democrats because those covert donors believe Republicans will deliver for big business.
|By: Cynthia Kouril Friday October 1, 2010 4:15 am|
This morning, judges woke up to coffee and information that I hope, will profoundly change their attitude toward the legitimacy of the legal pleadings being promulgated.
|By: kyledeb Saturday September 18, 2010 3:01 pm|
Senator George LeMieux (R-FL) is starting to feel the heat of pro-migrant voters, specifically Latino voters. Tonight, Univision will air a debate in which current Florida governor and U.S. Senate nominee Charlie Crist will come out in support of the DREAM Act. The day before yesterday, Representive Kendrick Meek (D-FL), and also a nominee for U.S. Senate, hand delivered a letter to LeMieux. This part of Meek’s letter says it all:
|By: Scarecrow Wednesday September 15, 2010 1:22 pm|
Sometimes you need a Rosetta Stone to translate the New York Times when it tries to unravel the moral muddle of the Obama Administration’s Afghanistan policy. Today’s example shows the Times hopelessly mired in doublespeak from the very first paragraph.
|By: Tony Collings Sunday September 12, 2010 3:20 pm|
It’s admirable that some news organizations said they would not have shown images if the Florida pastor had burned the Koran, but a case can be made that the images should have been shown.
|By: Leo W. Gerard Friday September 10, 2010 7:56 am|
How is it that America finds herself in the position of schoolyard patsy, woe-is-me victim of China’s illegal trade practices that are destroying U.S. renewable energy manufacturing and foreclosing an energy-independent future? Come on, America. Stand up for yourself. Tell China that America isn’t going to hand over its lunch money anymore; international trade law will be enforced now. That’s the demand the United Steelworkers union made this week when it filed suit detailing how China violates a wide variety of World Trade Organization obligations.
|By: Norman Solomon Friday September 10, 2010 1:35 am|
We don’t have to choose from choices handed down by party power brokers.
|By: Jim Moss Thursday September 9, 2010 7:30 pm|
At a recent conference, The New York Times‘ publisher and chairman Arthur Sulzberger, Jr., stated that he eventually expects the “Gray Lady” will no longer be a physical newspaper.