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  • Haditha: Where Are They (the Accusers) Now?

    01/18/2012 6:16:53 PM PST · by smoothsailing · 20 replies
    Andrew Breitbart-Big Peace ^ | 1-18-2012 | Diana West
    Haditha: Where Are They (the Accusers) Now? Diana West January 18, 2012 Eight charged; seven cleared; one, please, let’s hope, to go.Finally, the last “Haditha” trial is in progress, and, thanks to Nat Helms at Defend Our Marines, everything you need or want to know about the proceedings, the witnesses, the facts about the case of SSGT Frank D. Wuterich, the last of the Marine Mohicans, is here. Tim McGirk, source of the Haditha myth-acre. Of course, I still have a few questions — the exact same questions I had when I first looked at the case back in late...
  • A Coup or a Revolution? Ukraine Seeks Arrest of Ousted President Following Deadly Street Protests

    02/26/2014 4:06:57 PM PST · by No One Special · 2 replies
    Democracy Now ^ | February 24, 2014 | Interview Transcript
    Guests Nicolai Petro, professor of politics at the University of Rhode Island. He has been in Odessa, Ukraine, since July 2013 as a Fulbright research scholar. Timothy Snyder, professor of history at Yale University, author of Bloodlands: Europe Between Hitler and Stalin. His latest article for The New York Review of Books is "Fascism, Russia, and Ukraine." **** Ukraine is in a state of crisis two days after the countrys democratically elected president was ousted following months of street protests that left at least 82 people dead. On Saturday, Ukraines Parliament voted to remove President Viktor Yanukovych, a move Yanukovych...
  • Worse Than Nixon? Committee to Protect Journalists Warns About Obama Crackdown on Press Freedom

    10/11/2013 11:05:20 AM PDT · by Laissez-faire capitalist · 30 replies
    Democracy Now ^ | 10/11/2013 | Amy Goodman
    In its first report on press freedom in the United States, the Committee to Protect Journalists warns Obama has ushered in a paralyzing climate of fear for both reporters and their government sources. Among the case it details: six government employees - plus two contractors, including Edward Snowden - have faced felony criminal prosecutions since 2009 under the 1917 Espionage Act for leaking classified information to the press, compared with three such prosecutions in ALL previous U.S. administrations. ...
  • Computer Glitches Plague Obamacare Launch as New York Accidentally Says Site Won't Be Up Until 3013

    10/07/2013 3:03:15 PM PDT · by Laissez-faire capitalist · 40 replies
    DemocracyNow! ^ | 10/7/2013 | Staff (Amy Goodman)
    "We apologize for the inconvenience. The marketplace is currently undergoing regularly scheduled maintenance andf will be back up Monday, 10/7/3013." That's the message New Yorkers received this weekened when they attempted to sign up for health insurance via the new online health exchange or marketplace, a key componenet of ObamaCare. ...
  • Will The US Intervene In Syria? (Chris Hayes & Amy Goodman Agree On Need For Congressional Approval

    08/31/2013 9:20:39 AM PDT · by Laissez-faire capitalist · 13 replies
    Chris Hayes discusses the United States considering military action in Syria with former Congressman Tom Perriello, Amy Goodman, host of "Democracy Now!" and Eli Lake, senior national security correspondent for Newsweek and The Daily Beast.
  • George Soros: Media Mogul (Lefty Businessman Spends Millions Funding Journalism)

    08/19/2011 8:23:22 AM PDT · by markomalley · 21 replies
    Media Research Center ^ | August 15, 2011 | Dan Gainor and Iris Somberg
    On April 8, House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi headlined a Boston conference on ''media reform.'' She was joined by four other congressmen, a senator, two FCC commissioners, a Nobel laureate and numerous liberal journalists. The 2,500-person event was sponsored by a group called Free Press, one of more than 180 different media-related organizations that receives money from liberal billionaire George Soros. Soros, who first made a name for himself in investing and currency trading, now makes his name in politics and policy. Since the 2004 election, the controversial financier has used his influence and billions to push a laundry list...
  • Arrested Democratic Fundraisers Pro-Taliban, Pro-Iran Agenda

    08/27/2009 1:07:23 PM PDT · by HorowitzianConservative · 5 replies · 418+ views
    NewsReal Blog ^ | August 27, 2009 | Claude Cartaginese
    Amy Goodman of the Marxist Democracy Now! network reported yesterday on the arrest of a leading Democratic donor named Hassan Nemazee. Here is the story, in its entirety: Back in the United States, a leading Democratic donor has been arrested and charged with seeking to defraud the financial giant Citibank. Hassan Nemazee is accused of submitting forged documents to secure a $74 million loan. Nemazee has given at least $150,000 to the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee since 2006 and supported several other leading Democratic politicians. Not much to sink your teeth into there. Could it be that Goodman is downplaying...
  • Amy Goodmans Canadian Bacon Moment

    12/10/2009 6:44:33 AM PST · by Michael van der Galien · 20 replies · 1,108+ views
    David Horowitz's NewsRealblog ^ | 10 December, 2009 | Karen Northon
    A recent headline in the British Columbian newspaper The Globe and Mail reads Amy Goodmans Border Woes Have Americans in a Tizzy. Really? Because this is the first Ive heard of it. Dont know who Amy Goodman is? Youre not alone. As host of the television/radio program Democracy Now! (undoubtedly the most ironic misnomer in the history of news media), her activist-style journalism has kept her operating on the periphery of mainstream media. Fact is, a quick Google news search shows that the only U.S. news outlets to report on her ordeal have been, well, Amy Goodman for Democracy Now!...
  • FREE SPEECH TV: The Sad State of Marxist Journalism

    07/31/2009 7:54:50 AM PDT · by liesel2000 · 6 replies · 299+ views
    NewsReal Blog ^ | July 31, 2009 | Claude Cartaginese
    While the rest of the left wing media has gotten bored with the topic and has long since returned to its favorite subject namely, the cult-like hero-worship directed toward Barack Obama Amy Goodmans Democracy Now! still refuses to believe that in a small corner of Central America, an unpopular leader with Marxist tendencies has been soundly rejected and ousted from office. After weeks of airing story after story about Honduras, building up to a symphonic-like crescendo, Goodman treated us last night to an interview with Zelaya himself!
  • Senate Says, Leave Your Guns At Home

    07/24/2009 6:12:31 AM PDT · by liesel2000 · 44 replies · 965+ views
    NewsReal ^ | July 24, 2009 | Claude Cartaginese
    As reported last night by a smirking and evidently pleased Amy Goodman, the far-left host of Democracy Now!, the Senate, in a very close vote, failed Tuesday to pass an amendment designed to allow individuals with concealed carry permits in their home states to travel with those weapons across state lines. By defeating the measure, introduced by Republican Senator John Thune of South Dakota, the Senate has sent a clear message to those law-abiding citizens already vetted in their home states with regard to responsible gun ownership: If you travel or move across state lines, forget about protecting yourselves and...
  • Media bias against republican convention

    09/06/2008 11:41:50 AM PDT · by mainestategop · 5 replies · 440+ views
    Mainestategop ^ | 9/06/08 | mainestategop
    Been away for awhile, busy at work. I wanted to point out today some observations I made about the republican convention. The news media and Katie "Koran" Couric have presented the Democratic convention in glitz and glamor with touching family scenes with Obama and his little girls and with big talk about the past 8 years being crap. (never mind that the 8 years previous with Clinton, the fact we are at war, and the rat congress are mostly to blame. Especially Clinton and the Dems. Lets not forget the RINOS.) All the Democrats are bringing up how their policies...
  • Antiwar rally to feature Latours Folksingers join hands to end the war

    09/05/2008 1:32:09 PM PDT · by mainestategop · 8 replies · 384+ views
    BANGOR, Maine Folk singers Larry and Leslie Latour, along with Judd Esty-Kendall, will open a Join Hands to End the War. Build the Peace. Rebuild the Economy rally at 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 13, at Paul Bunyan Park on Main Street. [snip] Among the featured speakers will be Mary Trotochaud who with her husband, Rick McDowell, moved to Baghdad in 2003 to work with emerging Iraqi civil society organizations and coordinate relief and development projects for the American Friends Service Committee. Other speakers include labor activist Katrina Bisheimer; Iranian-American history student Hosain Aghamoosa; social worker Doug Crate; Veterans for...
  • Sheriff's investigation: Anarchists discussed kidnapping (RNC) delegates

    09/03/2008 12:22:17 PM PDT · by MplsSteve · 27 replies · 407+ views
    A year ago, the Ramsey County sheriff's office began looking closely at a group called the Republican National Convention Welcoming Committee. What it found, according to an 18-page search warrant application and affidavit, led to weekend raids on two Minneapolis homes and a temporary St. Paul office for the self-described anarchist group. According to the document, investigation learned: The self-described anarchist group whose main goal was to "crash" the Republican National Convention," according to its Web site traveled to or communicated with affinity groups in 67 cities to recruit members and raise money. Group members discussed the possibility...
  • Ayerss Soulmates Planned GOP Kidnappings: Police

    09/03/2008 10:02:17 AM PDT · by vadum · 10 replies · 253+ views
    Capital Research Center ^ | September 3, 2008 | Matthew Vadum
    The Pioneer Press reports that the Ramsey County, Minnesota, Sheriff's office investigated an anarchist group that was considering kidnapping delegates to the Republican Party's convention in St. Paul. The would-be terrorists, who called themselves the "Republican National Convention Welcoming Committee," planned to shut down the convention. The group bears a striking resemblance to the Weathermen, a violent terrorist group founded by Barack Obama's unrepentant terrorist associate William Ayers. According to the news report: # The self-described anarchist group - whose main goal was to "crash" the Republican National Convention," according to its Web site - traveled to or communicated with...
  • Goodman, "Democracy Now!" crew busted at GOP convention protest (barf alert)

    09/03/2008 7:20:54 AM PDT · by raccoonradio · 10 replies · 170+ views
    LibTalkRadio ^ | 09/03/08 | LTRadio
    From Democracy Now! website: ST. PAUL--Democracy Now! host Amy Goodman and producers Sharif Abdel Kouddous and Nicole Salazar have all been released from police custody in St. Paul following their illegal arrest by Minneapolis Police on Monday afternoon. All three were violently manhandled by law enforcement officers. Abdel Kouddous was slammed against a wall and the ground, leaving his arms scraped and bloodied. He sustained other injuries to his chest and back. Salazars violent arrest by baton-wielding officers, during which she was slammed to the ground while yelling, Im Press! Press!, resulted in her nose bleeding, as well as causing...
  • DN! Goodman Arrested During RNC Protest

    09/02/2008 5:57:27 AM PDT · by bocopar · 62 replies · 219+ views
    Bob Parks: Black & Right ^ | 9/2/08 | Bob Parks
    It would appear "Do you know who I am?" didn't work this time. According to the Democracy Now! website, Democracy Now! host Amy Goodman was unlawfully arrested in downtown St. Paul, Minnesota at approximately 5 p.m. local time. Police violently manhandled Goodman, yanking her arm, as they arrested her. Poor thing. Every criminal considers his or her own personal arrest as "unlawful". But just because you are AMY GOODMAN, doesn't mean you can obstruct the police in the performance of their duties, and then cry when you get "manhandled".
  • Obama's Amerikkka Corps

    06/19/2008 7:51:14 AM PDT · by vadum · 21 replies · 108+ views
    Capital Research Center ^ | June 18, 2008 | Matthew Vadum
    Obama's Amerikkka Corps is coming to your town. Barack Obama's campaign is mobilizing 3,600 volunteers for six weeks of political work in 17 states, calling the campaign jobs "Obama Organizing Fellowships," the Washington Post reports. In exchange for working on the presumptive Democratic presidential candidate's campaign, fellows are promised training in community organizing techniques, which is a euphemism for leftist political agitation. (Perhaps fellows will be instructed in the fine art of fraudulent voter registration ACORN-style.) As this month's Foundation Watch report on Obama's radical roots notes: Agitation is what Chicago-born Saul Alinsky (1909-1972), the father of community organizing, called...
  • Liberals Say The Stupidest Things (Have Fun Listening To Your Lib Friends Alert)

    09/05/2007 11:46:34 AM PDT · by goldstategop · 41 replies · 2,072+ views
    American Thinker ^ | 08/24/2007 | James Lewis
    Here's a fun exercise for conservatives: Spend some time just listening to your liberal friends. Don't bother to say anything at all. You'll be amazed. I've certainly been wowed every time I've tried it. Libs believe the darndest things. They're not as cute as the things kids come out with, but having millions of adults who are stuck in false beliefs puts our society at a lot greater risk. Among the pearls of political wisdom I picked up from ordinary, friendly, prosperous and apparently intelligent lib friends were the following: 1. Christians. Believing Christians are scary folks, sort of proto-fascists,...
  • The Jena 6: Goodman's Blaxploitation Continues

    09/05/2007 11:29:54 AM PDT · by bocopar · 10 replies · 883+ views
    Bob Parks: Black & Right ^ | 9/5/07 | Bob Parks
    On an almost daily basis, Amy Goodman continues to parade a string of poor, Black Americans on her show as victims. The motive is clear. People like Goodman, in their typical liberal superiority complex, feel like Black people will only get a fair shake if she cares for them, as an owner cares for their pets. I've used that analogy several times before. If your cat pees in the corner, most of us understand the cat really doesn't know any better. When Black people misbehave, according to liberals, they didn't know what they were doing. As Whoopi Goldberg recently said...
  • Katrina: Democracy Now!'s Annual Blaxploitation

    08/31/2007 6:48:56 AM PDT · by bocopar · 24 replies · 712+ views
    Bob Parks: Black & Right ^ | 8/31/07 | Bob Parks
    I am not a glutton for punishment. I watch portions of Free Speech TV's Democracy Now! because it's a part of my daily employment duties. You know, make sure it properly airs so the local libs don't go off in a conspiracy theory tirade. They know I work where I work, and are always suspicious I may be up to some funny business. But as a Black man, I am also disgusted on an almost daily basis by the parade of Black victims trotted out by hostess Amy Goodman. It's as if she considers herself this Great White Hope; the...
  • Minuteman Founder Jim Gilchrist Storms Off Debate With Columbia Student Organizer

    10/16/2006 10:15:31 PM PDT · by NewRomeTacitus · 142 replies · 4,285+ views
    Democracy Now ^ | 10-11-06 | Amy Goodman
    AMY GOODMAN: Jim Gilchrist, who was the speaker at the event, joins us now from Irvine, California. He is the founder of the Minuteman Project and the co-author of "Minutemen: The Battle to Secure America's Borders". Here in studio in New York, Im joined by Karina Garcia. She is the political chair of the Chicano Caucus at Columbia University. Her group organized the protest outside the Minuteman event. We asked a representative from Columbia University to join us as well, but they declined our invitation. Let's start with Jim Gilchrist. Can you talk about why you came to Columbia and...
  • Air America Network in Turmoil: Mike Malloy and Lyndon LaRouche

    08/31/2006 12:37:35 PM PDT · by rface · 102 replies · 4,429+ views
    National Ledger ^ | Aug 31, 2006 | Cliff Kincaid
    Liberal Air America radio host Mike Malloy had his show abruptly terminated on Wednesday, allegedly for financial reasons. The network is failing but there could be another factor behind the Malloy debacle. There is still fallout from Malloys recent decision to turn over two-and-a-half hours of his three hour show to a former associate of ex-con Lyndon LaRouche, a perennial candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination who campaigns against what he views as British and Zionist control of the U.S. political system. The LaRouche organization is frequently labeled as a cult. The former high-level LaRouche associate, Webster Griffin Tarpley, was...
  • HBO Reality And Democracy Now! Gloating

    05/18/2006 5:57:52 AM PDT · by bocopar · 24 replies · 781+ views
    Bob Parks: Black & Right ^ | 5/18/06 | Bob Parks
    In the performance of my daily work duties, I was watching some of Wednesdays edition of Democracy Now! Now while this is one of my more painful duties, I often find myself stopping and watching out of sheer disgust and this was another of those instances. This Sunday night, HBO will be premiering the documentary "Baghdad ER" and DN hostess Amy Goodmans demeanor during her interviews with the filmmakers and an Army doctor showed her contempt for our sons and daughters who were passing through the Baghdad hospital.
  • Democracy Now's Goodman: U.S. Uses Cartoon Riots to Gin Up War Against Iran, Syria

    02/08/2006 5:41:42 PM PST · by governsleastgovernsbest · 64 replies · 1,111+ views
    Hardball/NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    by Mark Finkelstein February 8, 2006 - 20:21. Hardball's screen graphic "Global Fury" presumably referred to the rioting over the Mohammed cartoons. But it might also have been a subliminally sardonic comment about Chris Matthews' guest, Amy Goodman, host of the far-left radio show "Democracy Now." If Hillary is an angry woman, perhaps she's taken lessons from Goodman. This is one angry lady. Goodman's explanation by way of a justification of the rioting? "This is about people feeling marginalized. This has to do with the war in Iraq, this has to do with 'the Occupation' [translation: Israel's claim to a...
  • ZOT this Fashist!

    02/08/2006 12:53:07 PM PST · by fingerlakestennesee · 197 replies · 7,796+ views
    In this war freedom should come first not after! In New Hampshire the Motto is Live free or Die! I don't need Bush spying on law abiding americans and taking our freedoms. Anyone who surrenders a square inch of freedom to the government in the name of saftey is a traitor and should be treated like one! Let the Bush Fashists all drop dead! Filthy Commys! LET FREEDOM RING!
  • Cynthia McKinney's CIA Agent Involved in Plame Letter

    07/24/2005 6:35:03 AM PDT · by fight_truth_decay · 72 replies · 5,835+ views
    RedState ^ | UPDATED Jul 23rd, 2005 | John Cole
    This is mind-numbing: Revisiting the issue that helped spur her ouster from Congress three years ago, Rep. Cynthia McKinney led a Capitol Hill hearing Friday on whether the Bush administration was involved in the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. The eight-hour hearing, timed to mark the first anniversary of the release of the Sept. 11 commission's report on the attacks, drew dozens of contrarians and conspiracy theorists who suggest President Bush purposely ignored warnings or may even have had a hand in the attack claims participants said the commission ignored.That, in and of itself, is nothing unusual for...
  • I need help with my turn page paper on the collapse of communism

    04/30/2004 10:13:23 AM PDT · by johnmartineu · 381 replies · 5,673+ views
    myself | 4/30 | johnmartineu, author of the NY Times bestseller, "kittens ripped my turn page paper"
    Hi! My name is John Martineu. Im 18 and a student of Dover high School in Dover Delaware. I have been assigned a final term project. We are to do a 20 page turn paper on different subjects. I am doing one on the collapse of communism. Since you coservatives know alot about this, I was wondering if you could help me out. First Id like to know what communism is and how it is different from socialism? Second I would also like to know about why Russia collapsed. Third could you tell me why you refer to certain people...
  • Michael Moore: "Clark Is The Butcher Of Kosovo" [But We Need Him To Butcher Bush]

    01/23/2004 2:35:59 PM PST · by Hon · 43 replies · 567+ views
    Democracy Now ^ | October 15, 2003 | Michael Moore
    AMY GOODMAN: I guess what surprised so many people when you sent out your letter, and now in your book, on Wesley Clark, I dont think people were surprised that he ran for president, but that hes called the anti-war worrier, that this is the man who said the rest of the world has got to get with us, this is the man who presided over the bombing of Yugoslavia. MICHAEL MOORE: Well, yeah, I put it in Bowling for Columbine, Im so upset still about what happened in Kosovo, its in my movie. I found a way to work...
  • RADIO INTIFADA (Pacifica Radio gets worse. 800 number to call)

    08/01/2003 3:01:27 AM PDT · by DPB101 · 55 replies · 1,046+ views
    Greg Yardley ^ | 8/01/03 |
    In June, Pacifica Radio's Los Angeles station, KPFK-FM, hosted a thirty-hour marathon of Dr. Kwaku Person-Lynn's anti-Semitic "Afrikan Mental Liberation Weekend." It was the first time this once-annual program appeared for almost a decade. It had been banned by station management in 1993, after a long, hard-fought pressure campaign to remove it. Afrikan Mental Liberation Weekend typically includes claims that the Jews disproportionately participated in the slave trade and persecuted blacks; in the past, he responded to criticism by calling the regional director of the Anti-Defamation League a "psychotic, idiotic, European Jew." He has regularly played tapes by Nation of...
  • CNN's Aaron Brown on the network's coverage of the anti-war movement (Barrrfffffff)

    04/09/2003 9:45:58 PM PDT · by Timesink · 31 replies · 749+ views
    CNN's Aaron Brown on the network's coverage of the anti-war movement, the media's sanitization of the invasion of Iraq and why he believes this is an inappropriate time for reporters to ask questions about war. A discussion with Amy Goodman, Aaron Brown, Steve Rendall and Jeremy ScahillDemocracy Now! April 4, 2003THIS IS A RUSH TRANSCRIPT AMY GOODMAN, DEMOCRACY NOW!: You're listening to Democracy Now!'s The War and Peace Report, I'm Amy Goodman. With more than 25 years of journalism experience, Aaron Brown is CNN's lead anchor during breaking news and special events as well as anchor of Newsnight. Before...
  • Pacifica Radio Network Becomes Antiwar Voice

    03/24/2003 12:06:38 PM PST · by Drango · 34 replies · 478+ views
    WSJ ^ | March 24, 2003 | ANNA WILDE MATHEWS
    <p>A few weeks ago, Amy Goodman played master of ceremonies at a peace rally in Washington. Later that day, she attended a different antiwar protest, involving many of the same people, this time doing interviews for the show she hosts on Pacifica Radio -- and wound up getting arrested outside the White House.</p>