The First 2016 Candidate Is Jim Webb

By: Thursday November 20, 2014 7:50 am

In an unexpected move the first official Presidential candidate for 2016 is former Democratic Sen. Jim Webb from Virginia. He announced the launch of his exploratory committee in a letter on Webb2016.

 

Haim Saban and Sheldon Adelson Discuss 2016 Election and Ensuring US Support for Israel

By: Monday November 10, 2014 3:53 pm

Two billionaires – one aligned with the Democratic Party, one aligned with the Republican Party – had a surprisingly frank discussion Sunday before the Israeli-American Council. The billionaires, Sheldon Adelson and Haim Saban, support different parties but both agree that the US must be closely aligned with Israel and feel President Obama has not done enough.

Billionaire Haim Saban has been a major supporter of the Democratic Party and is expected to be one of Hillary Clinton’s patrons should she decide to run for president in 2016. Billionaire Sheldon Adelson is a major supporter of the Republican Party and played a significant role in the 2012 Republican Party presidential primary and is expected to do so again this cycle.

On Doug Henwood’s Piece About Hillary Clinton

By: Wednesday October 29, 2014 6:10 pm

The thesis of Henwood’s piece is in black and white in front: the world is about to experience global warming disaster, and the economy is clearly ailing, but from Hillary Clinton one can expect more of the same. “And that shouldn’t surprise us,” we are told. So what’s wrong with business as usual?

Late Night: Surely Not to Live in Pain and Fear

By: Monday July 14, 2014 8:00 pm

Tragically, the truth keeps getting buried in an unmarked grave somewhere because the up-tight politicians, short-sighted profit-chasers, and narrow-minded hypocrites of the corporate media machine are all either directly involved in systemic fraud and serial abuses of power or are complicit in the ongoing cover-ups that have been concocted in order to keep covering up the cover-ups of all the earlier cover-ups.

Chris Christie And Scott Walker Facing Criminal Investigations

By: Friday June 20, 2014 1:03 pm

The field for the 2016 Republican presidential primary is hemorrhaging moderates. Both New Jersey Republican Governor Chris Christie and Wisconsin Republican Governor Scott Walker are facing criminal investigations that could knock them out of the presidential race or even end their careers.

Late Night: The Endless Loop

By: Thursday April 10, 2014 8:00 pm

It seems that Hillary Clinton has been making a bit of a buzz lately with a trip out west wherein she announced, by not announcing, her candidacy for the Presidency in 2016. Really? Is that the best we can do; be saddled for eight years with Mrs. Welfare Reform, Mrs. Wall Street and media deregulation, and Ms. Iraq War, all rolled into one?

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