by Bob Wheeler It’s been a few days, but I still wanted to take some time to put my spin on the State of Union Address. Not point by point, but in […]
While some sunlight has been shed on the hefty sums shoveled into congressional campaign coffers in an effort to influence the Democrats’ massive healthcare bill, little attention has been focused on the far larger sums received by President Barack Obama while he was a candidate in 2008.
A new figure, based on an exclusive analysis created for Raw Story by the Center for Responsive Politics, shows that President Obama received a staggering $20,175,303 from the healthcare industry during the 2008 election cycle, nearly three times the amount of his presidential rival John McCain. McCain took in $7,758,289, the Center found.
“The man who never looks into a newspaper is better informed than he who reads them; inasmuch as he who knows nothing is nearer to truth than he whose mind is filled […]
by Aengus Cargo Mr. President, Mr. Vice President, Speaker Pelosi, Majority Leader Reid, Senator Bennet, Senator Udall, Representative DeGette: As we all know, the nation has been alive with discourse of all […]
THE DEPROLIFERATOR — Two days of nuclear reckoning are bearing down fast on the Obama administration. First, it’s scrambling to complete what’s called a nuclear posture review (posture n. Position assumed by […]
Oh hell, MTV plays what certainly looks like a bad public relations stunt replete with silly hair and some acting that makes the WWF look Shakespearean and the next thing you know […]
THE DEPROLIFERATOR — At New Paradigms Forum, Christopher Ford writes that an attack on our military and commercial satellites “would be no less an act of war than attacking one of our […]
I’m not a Republican, but I know many people who are. I have GOP friends, co-workers and family members, and for that matter I used to be a Republican myself. A long […]
When I began reading an article by Kevin Sack in Friday’s New York Times entitled For Public, Obama Didn’t Fill in Health Blanks, my preconceptions about the American public broke from the […]
Prolific book and op-ed writer Michael Lind is a senior fellow at the New America Foundation. He’s been described as a “recovering conservative,” though it’s difficult at times to determine whether he’s […]