It’s hilarious how FRC claims that the brochure in question was “leaked.” Makes the entire situation sounds ominous doesn’t it? Don’t be fooled by FRC’s shuck-and-jive. There are certain facts about the brochure that FRC omitted.
|By: Alvin McEwen Thursday May 23, 2013 7:00 pm|
|By: cgibson Thursday May 23, 2013 6:00 pm|
Amid concerns that Koch Industries could buy several major U.S. newspapers from Tribune Company, industrial billionaire David Koch was forced to step down as trustee of WNET, New York City’s largest public TV station, after the New Yorker revealed how WNET gave Koch inappropriate influence over its programming. Mr. Koch was floating a seven-figure donation over WNET’s leadership as the station aired a movie that portrayed him as a particularly greedy Manhattan resident.
Sure enough, WNET didn’t get David Koch’s hefty donation.
|By: Kevin Gosztola Thursday May 23, 2013 5:01 pm|
The speech by President Barack Obama, which touched upon perpetual war, his authority to carry out drone strikes, the efficacy of drones, closing Guantanamo Bay prison, adhering to the rule of law when fighting terrorism and even national security leaks, was wide-ranging and bewildering. It was longer than the “State of the Union” address he gave this year.
|By: Laurel Ramseyer Thursday May 23, 2013 4:00 pm|
If the measure gets legislative approval again during 2015 session (Nevada’s legislature convenes in odd-numbered years), the question will be placed on the November, 2016 ballot. The governor’s approval is not needed on constitutional resolutions.
|By: DSWright Thursday May 23, 2013 2:59 pm|
American Citizen Anwar Al-Awlaki was killed by a drone strike in Yemen solely on the authority of President Barack Obama. Al-Awlaki never received a trial, was never indicted, nor given any opportunity to address the allegations against him. But today during President Obama’s extensive terrorism speech Mr. Al-Awlaki finally received his trial, a show trial.
|By: TBogg Thursday May 23, 2013 2:01 pm|
I was about to do a Shorter Barack Obama Speech, but SteveM from No More Mr. Nice Blog nailed it in under 140 characters
|By: TBogg Thursday May 23, 2013 2:00 pm|
How was your IRS Protest Holiday celebration?
|By: Kevin Gosztola Thursday May 23, 2013 1:00 pm|
Academy Award-winning director Alex Gibney held a special screening for his new documentary, We Steal Secrets: The Story of WikiLeaks, in Washington, DC, on May 21. Gibney also participated in a question and answer session after the film that was moderated by POLITICO‘s Josh Gerstein.
|By: Jon Walker Thursday May 23, 2013 12:01 pm|
It looks like medical marijuana may finally be coming to New Hampshire after several years of false starts and hard fought legislative battles. On Thursday, the New Hampshire senate approved the use of marijuana for therapeutic purposes. In a bipartisan vote of 18 yea to 6 nay the Senate adopted an amended version of HB 573, which has previously been approved by the House.
|By: DSWright Thursday May 23, 2013 10:54 am|
President Obama speaks at the National Defense University on his terrorism policies. The speech comes in the wake of official acknowledgement that the Obama Administration has killed at least 4 American citizens without due process.