Archive for April, 2013

JFK Assassination: 50 Years Later

Posted on April 27, 2013 by

Google 1963 50th Anniversary and you might be surprised.  Near the top of the list is Birmingham, Alabama with its civic and business leaders inviting visitors to commemorate “the movement that changed the world.”  We’re told that travelers can take in the historic attractions of the civil rights era while enjoying the fine hotels, restaurants and [...]

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Republicans Won’t Block Obama’s Labor Pick

Posted on April 18, 2013 by

Senate republicans tried but failed to rattle President Obama’s nominee for Secretary of Labor, Thomas Perez, with questions about his tenure as Assistant Attorney General for Civil Rights. But the 51-year-old progressive lawyer and activist deftly deflected charges by GOP Senators on the Labor Committee with his straightforward answers and command of the issues. Unable [...]

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Can We Trust Obama on North Korea?

Posted on April 7, 2013 by

While Barack Obama took a few hits from progressives last week for signaling to republicans that he’ll negotiate on social security and for his unnecessary remark about Kamala Harris’ looks, the president faced virtually no opposition from the left on his handling of North Korea. I wanted to hear what opponents of American military “hegemony” [...]

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