Dr. Jill Stein on why the recount matters in USA Today

Dr.  Jill Stein: Our electoral system is under increasing threat. There is nothing more important to our American way of life than our democracy. The lifeblood of this nation is the principle that each citizen’s vote is equal when it comes to choosing our president. But in the age of computerized voting machines and unprecedented […]

Dr. Jill Stein explains the recount on The View

Great interview with Jill Stein explaining the hows and whys of the recount effort. Disappointed with Whoopi at the end ambushing Stein with the falsity that she has done nothing over the last 4 years and not letting Stein have time to respond to explain Stein’s activism in the last 4 years and the media blackout up through the election, including from the The View.

“Not to stand up to protest the forces of death is to become part of them”: Hilary Rodham [sic]

We all know that Obama turned his back on the peace movement when he moved from the Illinois legislature to the US Senate.  But it is rarely discussed that Obama’s accomplice in promoting the Iraq and Afghanistan wars, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, was once part of an anti-war movement – – 40 years ago. […]

Hillary Clinton for NY Governor in 2010?

KW: Wow! It’s funny. Hillary Clinton just said in an interview that she wanted to quash rumors that keep coming up that she may run for Governor in NY in 2010. I follow these things pretty closely, and, I don’t remember hearing that rumor. Oh, well. It’s not like we like to mention Democrats around […]

Fri. 9/4 on PBS: FEC/Campaign Spending/Hillary Movie Debate

from Ballot Access News Bill Moyers Journal Hosts Attorneys on Both Sides in Citizens United v FEC Case September 3rd, 2009 Bill Moyers Journal, a weekly interview show on Public TV, hosts two attorneys on the September 4, Friday evening broadcast. They are Trevor Potter and Floyd Abrams. Potter is a former FEC Commissioner who […]

Ex-Congressman Rick Lazio will run for Governor of NY

In the article, Newsday lists as possible 2010 Governor candidates: Rick Lazio (who just filed papers) and Rudy Giuliani on the Republican side. And, David Paterson and Andrew Cuomo on the Democratic side. In their poll, Newsday listed as possible choices for Governor candidate:  David Paterson, Rudy Giuliani, Rick Lazio, Peter King, Andrew Cuomo,  Michael […]

New York Assemblymember J. Gary Pretlow is a Hypocrite

Ballot Access News: New York Bill to Double Vote Requirement for “Party” Status New York Assemblymember J. Gary Pretlow (D-Mt. Vernon) has introduced A2681, to change the definition of “political party” from a group that polled 50,000 votes for Governor, to a group that polled 100,000 votes for Governor. Assemblymember Pretlow has been in the […]

Kirsten Gillibrand to fill Hillary Clinton’s Senate seat, aide says — Newsday.com

As of a Friday evening AP story, it is official: Governor David Paterson has officially appointed Kirsten Gillibrand as Senator from NY. (That means that Paterson did not appoint: Attorney General Andrew Cuomo, Congressman Steve Israel (who took Governor Paterson on a trip to Iraq), Carolyn Kennedy, or longshot choice County Executive Thomas Suozzi…) Kirsten […]

Robert Kennedy, Jr. for NY AG????

In what was probably a face-saving move, Caroline Kennedy withdrew from seeking the US Senate seat vacated by Hillary Clinton.  Will President Obama now appoint her to her grandfather’s position of Ambassador to England? Royalty to Royalty? Paterson may have decided to remove a potential gubernatorial primary challenge by appointing New York Attorney General Andrew […]

Update: Hillary Clinton and Roland Burris

Some stories that might be important to our readers (though, I bet you heard the news elsewhere.) Hillary Clinton has been confirmed as Secretary of State. (That means she is no longer a Senator for New York. And, New York has an open Senate seat which will be appointed by Governor Paterson.) Roland Burris has […]

The Associated Press: Regulator: Gov.’s Senate process may break NY law

The Associated Press: Regulator: Gov.’s Senate process may break NY law Posted using ShareThis (Excerpt from) AP Regulator: Governor’s Senate Process May Break New York Law By MICHAEL GORMLEY  ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Gov. David Paterson’s secretive process to select Hillary Rodham Clinton’s successor in the U.S. Senate conflicts with his campaign promises to open […]

Source: Caroline Kennedy wants Clinton’s Senate seat — Newsday.com

Source: Caroline Kennedy wants Clinton’s Senate seat — Newsday.com Caroline Kennedy telephoned Gov. David A. Paterson Monday afternoon and said she’d like to fill Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton‘s seat in the U.S. Senate, the governor confirmed. Posted using ShareThis

Is Change on Obama’s Agenda?

On January 20, George W. Bush’s presidency will end.  President-elect Barack Obama will take office, having been elected on a platform of “change”.  Many Americans are eagerly waiting to see what the new Obama Administration will do; but we already know from his Cabinet picks that “change” is not really on the agenda. Hillary Clinton, […]

Statement from Cynthia McKinney in Cuba

From Cynthia McKinney About A Close Encounter of a Different Kind Hello!  I am typing on a Spanish language keyboard and so, I am having to make adjustments.  Please pardon me if things are not quite right.  However, I am so excited, I hope you won´t mind me sharing with you my experiences as I prepare […]

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