Dennis Kucinich

Dennis Kucinich is former US Congressman and two-time presidential candidate from Ohio who served 16 years in the U.S. House of Representatives. Visit his website at KucinichAction. Follow him on Twitter: @Dennis_Kucinich

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Monday, September 9, 2013 - 3:01pm
How the White House and the CIA Are Marketing a War in the YouTube Era
Governments have always used fear and manipulation of emotion to get the public to support wars. The Bush administration did it in 2002 in Iraq and it is happening again in Obama's push for war in Syria.
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Friday, September 6, 2013 - 12:58pm
Top 10 Unproven Claims for War Against Syria
In the lead-up to the Iraq War, I researched, wrote and circulated a document to members of Congress which explored unanswered questions and refuted President Bush's claim for a cause for war.
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Saturday, November 17, 2012 - 11:10am
Obama Administration Must Account to Congress for Targeted Assassinations
The use of drones in Pakistan has inflamed anti-American sentiment in the region. Photograph: Mk Chaudhry/EPA According to news reports , President Obama maintains a list of alleged militants to be assassinated. Some are US citizens. None will get to plead his case.
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Wednesday, October 10, 2012 - 7:45am
Weapons of Mass Distraction: The Big, Long Lie about Iraq Lingers Still
Ten years ago, on October 10, 2002, the United States House of Representatives made one of the most calamitous mistakes of a generation. Congress, with willful blindness, voted to attack, invade and occupy a sovereign, oil-rich nation in the Middle East that did not attack us and did not pose a threat to the American people.
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Tuesday, October 2, 2012 - 2:53pm
Iraq: Ten Years, a Million Lives and Trillions of Dollars Later
Ten years ago today the debate over the Iraq War came to Congress in the form of a resolution promoted by the Bush Administration. The war in Iraq will cost the United States as much as $5 trillion. It played a role in spurring the global financial crisis. Four thousand, four hundred, eighty eight Americans were killed. More than 33,000 were injured.
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Wednesday, August 22, 2012 - 11:21am
Tilling the Ground for the Seeds of Terrorism
After more than 10 years of war against al Qaeda and the accompanying global "war on terrorism," we have failed to learn that our actions create reactions. Our presence creates destabilization, then radicalization. Occupations create insurgencies.
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Friday, July 15, 2011 - 8:21am
Debt Political Theater Diverts Attention While Americans' Wealth Is Stolen
The rancorous debate over the debt belies a fundamental truth of our economy -- that it is run for the few at the expense of the many, that our entire government has been turned into a machine which takes the wealth of a mass of Americans and accelerates it into the hands of the few. Let me give you some examples.
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Wednesday, July 6, 2011 - 9:48am
The US Must End Its Illegal War in Libya Now
This week, I am sponsoring legislation in the United States Congress that will end US military involvement in Libya for the following reasons:
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Thursday, May 19, 2011 - 3:19pm
US Actions, Not Obama's Words Tell Story of US Middle East Policy
We all want to be supportive of our President as he attempts to broaden America's positive role in the Middle East and North Africa. But it is important to critically analyze what the President does, not what he says, when it comes to U.S. policy abroad.
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Wednesday, March 24, 2010 - 2:18pm
Healthcare: What President Obama Didn't Say
The gentleman from Ohio — the last man standing on health care, as he put it in this conversation with Esquire.com just before Sunday's vote — reveals the personal moments behind his decision, and how the fate of a nation, if not a presidency, could have turned out a lot differently had he said "no," as told to Mark Warren, Sunday, March 21, 2010:
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