Under Michael Chertoff, DHS Used David Horowitz Propaganda in Intell Report

By: Friday March 12, 2010 6:35 am

Newsweek’s Mark Hosenball reports that Dianne Feinstein and other Senate Dems have accused the Department of Homeland Security’s spooks of using right wing propaganda to develop finished intelligence reports on Muslims.


The House’s Local Jobs Bill – Actually a Jobs Bill

By: Friday March 12, 2010 5:07 am

Obviously it hasn’t run through the legislative wringer yet, but the Local Jobs For America Act proposed by House Education and Labor Secretary George Miller looks like an exceedingly good piece of policy. It would provides through the community development block grant program $100 billion dollars to create local jobs through state and municipal budgets. Miller claims he could create or save a million jobs with that money.

Mike Stark, Back on the Hill for FDL

By: Thursday December 10, 2009 7:23 am

With the insurance companies crying “we win,” members of Congress are either going to give them what they want or stop the looting. We hope Keith Ellison will be there when it counts. We already know Tammy Baldwin won’t.

Keith Ellison’s phone: (612) 522-1212 (MN), (202) 225-4755 (DC)

Tammy Baldwin’s phone: (608) 258-9800 (WI), (202) 225-2906 (DC)

Dana Milbank’s 750 Word Quota and the Future of Progressive Activism

By: Thursday June 4, 2009 9:30 am

I saw Dana Milbank hovering for a few minutes at the back of the panel I was speaking on at America’s Future Now yesterday. He fills his word quota for the day by concluding that there were fewer people at this year’s conference and therefore less passion, but anyone who lived through the Clinton years should have been able to predict that if a Democrat won the White House most

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