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Calling on Congress to Stop a War
Let's hear it for the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA). After more than five years of effort, incorporating technologically advanced, exhaustive inspections of Iran's declared nuclear facilities (and, to a lesser degree, some undeclared facilities as well), the fruit of its labor has been...
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Bush Eyes Iran with Evil Intent
Chuck Hagel, a student of history, can read until the cows come home before he finds any administration as arrogant and incompetent as President George W. Bush's. Hagel's spot-on assessment of Bush's disastrous presidency really should dominate the campaign for his successor. Whatever the...
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How the Peace Movement Can Win: A Field Guide
The Republicans, led by George W. Bush, Rudy Giuliani and their hard-core neoconservative hit squads, have spent millions on television messages supporting the military surge in Iraq. They mounted a major campaign to demonize MoveOn.org in order to derail the group's proven ability to raise funds...
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Biden: Impeachment if Bush Bombs Iran
PORTSMOUTH - Presidential hopeful Delaware Sen. Joe Biden stated unequivocally that he will move to impeach President Bush if he bombs Iran without first gaining congressional approval. Biden spoke in front of a crowd of approximately 100 at a candidate forum held Thursday at Seacoast Media Group...
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Disservice Journalism at the Democratic Presidential Debates
It was LaShannon Spencer's lucky night. She'd been picked, you see, to ask a question at yesterday's Democratic presidential debate . And she had a good one. "We constantly hear healthcare questions and questions pertaining to the war," she observed, "but we don't hear questions pertaining to the...
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Shame on Clinton, Obama, Dodd & Biden for Skipping AG Vote
Michael Mukasey was confirmed late Thursday by the U.S. Senate to serve as the nation's 81st Attorney General. This means that, despite the fact refused to commit during the course of his confirmation hearings to abide by the Constitution or to hold the president accountable to the rule of law, the...
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All Cowboys Out Now
Jan Schakowsky is one of the few members of Congress who have made confronting the radically privatized war machine a legislative priority. Even before Blackwater operatives gunned down seventeen Iraqis and wounded some twenty-four others in Baghdad in September, propelling the issue of private...
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Noun + Verb + 9/11 + Iran = Democrats' Defeat?
When President Bush started making noises about World War III, he only confirmed what has been a Democratic article of faith all year: Between now and Election Day he and Dick Cheney, cheered on by the mob of neocon dead-enders, are going to bomb Iran. But what happens if President Bush does not...
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Obama Introduces Iran Measure In Senate
Democrat Barack Obama introduced a Senate resolution late Thursday that says President Bush does not have authority to use military force against Iran, the latest move in a debate with presidential rival Hillary Rodham Clinton about how to respond to that country's nuclear ambitions.Clinton's...
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The Power of Inspection and the Claim of Impeachment
Last night's Democratic debate marked the first time a number of candidates have spoken sanely and frankly about the Cheney-Bush design for a world war. Tim Russert asked each candidate to "pledge" to prevent Iran from developing the capacity to make a nuclear weapon. A mindless and demagogic...
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