CPAC: Ron/Rand Pual supporters yelled “War Criminal” at Rumsfeld & Cheney

As part of his “Je ne regret rien pas” book tour, the 78-year-old former defense secretary [Rumsfeld] stopped by the Conservative Political Action Conference on Thursday, where he got the group’s annual “Defender of the Constitution” award. Only another person with such an ironic spin on the phrase “Defender of the Constitution” could present the […]

Obama joins Cheney’s Endless War: 50,000 US Soldiers to Stay in Iraq,

from DemocracyNow.org Obama to Announce 19-Month Timeline for Withdrawal of Iraq Combat Troops Meanwhile, on the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, Obama said he will soon announce a plan to end the war in Iraq. President Obama: “I am now carefully reviewing our policies in both wars, and I will soon announce a way forward […]

Inauguration Watch: The embarkment of the motorcade

More live blogging from one green’s perspective: KW: Can’t help but notice the beautiful and imposing tree on the White House lawn, that watches over the sleek, black limos and their flashing lights. Interesting how the characters went over two-by-two with their counterparts. Lynne Cheney seemed to be exuding friendship and that kind of cozy, […]

Video: Dick Cheney admits to torture and war crimes: What will you do?

KW: This is great video, created on December 16, 2008 about Dick Cheney’s tv admissions about torture. Includes some graphic scenes from Abu Ghraib In this MSNBC report, Professor Jonathan Turley points out that Dick Cheney has admitted to authorizing torture (essentially admitting to war crimes), and our citizens and our country are at fault […]

Electoral College News from Nebraska: And, what next?

Ballot Access News reports that even thought most of Nebraska’s Electoral College votes went to Bush, Obama has now won “one Electoral College Vote” from that state. Ballot Access News goes on to explain the history of some states having proportional apportionment of their Electors, rather than winner-take-all (which history was stated incorrectly in a […]

Movement in lawsuit against Dick Cheney to fix Electoral College for 2008

Our Green Party colleague Asa Gordon, from the DC Statehood Green Party, is brilliant. In 2000, he filed a lawsuit as a non-attorney, pro se citizen, to try to intervene in the Florida recount. He was actually able to argue before a federal judge on the matter. And, for the 2008 election, Asa Gordon has […]