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A national consortium of state politicians and powerful corporations, ALEC presents itself as a “nonpartisan public-private partnership”. But behind that mantra lies a vast network of corporate lobbying and political action aimed to increase corporate profits at public expense without public knowledge. Read more...
Lawrence O'Donnell gives us “Another Episode of When Republican Draft Dodgers Run for President” After taking a shot at Mitt Romney last week for his “evolving” comments on the Vietnam war, O'Donnell took another bite at the apple with Read more...
Lawrence O'Donnell took Mitt Romney to task for his evolving comments on the Vietnam War and his deferments that he could have easily turned down if he was ever serious about his statements that he felt the need to serve there. O'Donnell also Read more...
By now everyone has probably heard the story about how Ted Nugent managed to get out of serving in the Vietnam war, where he literally quit bathing for a week and was urinating and defecating in his pants so the draft board would think he was Read more...
March 23, 1945 - Curbing Enthusiasm, Cautious Optimism.
March 23, 1945 - Allied Armies cross the Rhine, moving faster than press can report it. Speculation on allied victories. Air Raids on Japan destroy 20% of industrial capacity in Tokyo. Senate extends Draft without a single "no" vote. State Department gives UN Conference Special name. Read more...

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July 29, 1965 - Vietnam, Civil Rights And Medicare.
News of the day for July 29, 1965. Local New York news, plus World News, including reaction to LBJ Vietnam buildup address, Abe Fortas appointed to Supreme Court, Civil Rights demonstrations throughout the South, another day in paradise. Read more...
The presence of openly serving gays in the military will be so offensive that many Americans will not be willing to serve their country, says one conservative leader who has campaigned against gay rights. The Family Research Council's Tony Read more...
Bill Moyers ended his show this week with an editorial comment on what he thinks we should do if President Obama chooses to escalate the war in Afghan Read more...
PfAW's Right Wing Watch: On Tuesday, Focus on the Family released audio of a special James Dobson radio program, recorded last Friday after John McC Read more...
I know John McCain oftentimes doesn't speak for the McCain campaign, but someone in the press ought follow up on this immediately. [media id=6094] [ Read more...