Doubts Grow That Assad Ordered Chemical Attack

By: Monday September 9, 2013 10:36 am

Apparently some members of Congress, even after seeing the best evidence the Obama Administration can muster, are not convinced Assad ordered the attack.

 

Cory Booker Holds a Massive Lead in Democratic Primary

By: Wednesday August 7, 2013 11:20 am

Barring some amazing new developments, Newark Mayor Cory Booker is going to be the Democratic nominee for the special Senate election this year. A week out from the primary Booker holds a massive lead over the rest of the field

Congressman Proposes Wall Street Sales Tax

By: Friday July 12, 2013 12:35 pm

Congressman Rush Holt, one of many candidates vying for the New Jersey Democratic Party’s nomination for U.S. Senate, has put out a campaign ad endorsing the financial speculation tax.

Occupy Innovation

By: Friday January 27, 2012 3:10 pm

If the US fought for the post-carbon economy the way it fights for nebulous state-building goals in foreign wars, the future would be brighter, cleaner, safer and cheaper, with more jobs and perhaps – because it would need to secure less of that foreign oil -fewer wars. If the country built new classrooms with the same urgency it built armored vehicles, more American teens could be choosing between colleges instead of choosing between minimum and sub-minimum wage jobs – and fewer would eventually need public assistance. If the government spent more on blackboards and less on bullets, it would create more jobs today and more innovation in the future.

The Circumstantial Case against Bruce Ivins Gets Weaker

By: Wednesday May 25, 2011 5:51 pm

The whole case depends on the FBI’s contention that a flask Ivins had–RMR-1029–was “the murder weapon.” But in fact, the FBI only has proof that Ivins had what might be one of eight or more potential precursors to the murder weapon. Their efforts to equate the two ignore some interim steps about which they seem to have little evidence (and what they have they’re not examining very closely).

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