By Martin Bosworth I live in Washington, D.C. For those who don’t know, that means I have no Senator or official Representative to speak for me in Congress. I have a shadow delegate, Eleanor Holmes Norton, who does an admirable job of fighting for our rights, but she has no vote. I’ve supported and fought […]
Feb. 12, 2008 The Honorable Hillary Clinton United States Senate Washington, D.C. 20510 Dear Sen. Clinton, When I stepped into the voting booth in the New York state primary Feb. 5, I pulled the lever for Sen. Barack Obama, not you, my state’s junior senator. But I had misgivings. Not any more. Any doubts I […]
Presumptive GOP nominee John McCain last night told reporters that: â€œAnyone who worries about how long weâ€™re in Iraq does not understand the military and does not understand war.â€ Maybe. Maybe not. But my reply would be this: anyone who doesn’t worry about how long we’re in Iraq does not understand the American public. As […]
Yup, that’s about the size of it.
Earlier today, Sam asked a very important question: When it comes to convincing the public that it’s somehow justifiable to give a pass to corporations that illegally spied on Americans without a warrant, how stupid do you think we are? Well, the answer is that the so-called “Democratic” Congress doesn’t give a damn what we […]
It’s FISA Day in your Senate – amazing how this was scheduled for Potomac Primary Day, huh? – and Matt Browner Hamlin has the agenda up at Holdfast. My big issue is item #4: retroactive immunity for telecoms. Verizon and AT&T have done all they can to pretend that they had no idea that their […]