Ray McGovern Triumphs Over State Department

By: Friday September 26, 2014 6:50 am

Ray McGovern was put on the State Department’s Diplomatic Security BOLO list– Be On the Look Out– one of a series of proliferating government watch lists.[/caption]If you don’t know Ray McGovern yet, you probably should.

You see, Ray just beat down, in court, Hillary Clinton, the State Department, and a small part of Post-Constitutional America.

 

Secret Emails Show Lack Of Support For Hillary Clinton Among Democratic Activists

By: Friday September 19, 2014 9:01 am

According to secret emails reviewed by The Hill, some influential Democratic Party members are less than enthused about the prospect of Hillary Clinton becoming president. The Google group called “Gamechanger Salon,” hosts 1,500 Democratic Party aligned operatives in activism and media. A years worth of emails revealed “significant dissatisfaction” with Hillary Clinton.

Here’s What It Costs to Invite Hillary Clinton Over

By: Monday September 8, 2014 7:55 am

Want to have Hillary Clinton show up at your next event? Kid’s birthday party? Political rally? It’s easy, as long as you have a lot of freaking money to spend.

A ‘found” document posted on Cryptome.org lays out the terms for Hillary to attend your event.

Colbert Swallows the Hill-Pill

By: Friday August 8, 2014 7:00 pm

After a long day of anti-comedy at work I sat down determined to be info-tained by watching the comedy news. The Daily Show had ended but I consoled myself that I was not too late for the Colbert Report (better show, anyhow). I turned on the TV as Colbert was introducing the show and, not yet paying full attention – I thought I heard that his interview guest was going to be Hillary Clinton, and I said to myself, “shit, don’t really need that”. I did decide to stay for the pre-interview skits and turn the channel when Clinton came on to watch something that would hopefully be less offensive.

Unfortunately, my plan was dashed when Hill hit the stage early for the very staged “interview.”

Late Night: Hillary Clinton on The Daily Show Promotes Standard Elite Narrative

By: Monday July 21, 2014 8:00 pm

Hillary Clinton had a lengthy conversation with Jon Stewart on The Daily Show last Wednesday. Clinton promoted her latest book, Hard Choices, which she wrote to “pull the curtain back so people could get an idea on what we were doing in the world.”

Stewart brought up Clinton’s never-ending tale of whether she will run for president in two years.

This One Chart Illustrates Why Hillary Clinton Is in Such a Dominating Position

By: Thursday July 17, 2014 12:35 pm

If you want a very simple explanation why Hillary Clinton is not only the 2016 Democratic frontrunner, but also able to scare off any serious competition, you need only look at this graph from Gallup.

Demagoguing Feminism for Fun and Profit

By: Tuesday July 15, 2014 8:45 am

This morning we’re all treated to a feminist screed by John Chait about some comments Diane Ravitch made about Campbell Brown.

If you’re surprised that someone like Chait should suddenly wrap himself in the mantle of feminism and set himself up as judge and jury as to who’s a good feminist and who’s not, don’t be. Because that demagogue party is just getting started.

Snowden is Not a ‘Civil Liberties Violator’—But One Prominent National Security State Apologist Thinks So

By: Tuesday July 8, 2014 1:24 pm

Over at Lawfare blog, which is a bastion on the Internet for United States national security establishment thinking, editor-in-chief Benjamin Wittes is pushing this argument that National Security Agency whistleblower Edward Snowden is to blame for a massive civil liberties violation. That violation involves providing 160,000 emails collected by the NSA to the Washington Post for the purpose of publishing a major piece of journalism that would be in the public interest.

A Lack of Alternatives Makes Choices Easy

By: Tuesday July 1, 2014 1:21 pm

The lesson that Hillary Clinton seemed to learn from 2008 is that the best way to win a primary is as early as possible. She has done a great job of positioning herself. Most importantly, she has been extremely effective at locking up the big donors, campaign staff, and endorsements to deprive any potential rival of oxygen. By doing this early Clinton created a self-sustaining feedback loop.

Bill Clinton Speaks Positively About Medical Marijuana and States Experimenting with Legalization

By: Monday June 30, 2014 10:57 am

Bill Clinton has clearly been evolving on the issue of marijuana while out of office. In a Meet the Press interview Clinton acknowledge there is real evidence behind medical marijuana and supports letting states experiment with reform.

SUPPORT FIREDOGLAKE
Follow Firedoglake
TODAY’S TOP POSTS
CSM Ads advertisement
Advertisement