From the Desk of Randi Rhodes: Well, Donald Trump will not be our next president. But then everybody has known that for a long time… with the possible exception of Donald Trump. Today Trump released a statement saying “After considerable deliberation and reflection, I have decided not to pursue the office of the Presidency.” [...]
4/28/2011 – Yesterday a liberal friend of mine told me (in response to my query) that he would never go see the film Atlas Shrugged Part 1 because he read a review in the Los Angeles Times that was critical, and that in any case the author of the novel on which the film is based, Ayn Rand, is a fascist beloved by conservatives because she justifies their greed and selfishness.
“Suddenly, a season of peace seems to be warming the world,” the New York Times exulted on the last day of July 1988. Protracted and bloody wars were ending in Afghanistan, Angola, Cambodia and Nicaragua, and between Iran and Iraq. But the most dramatic development was still to come.
The U.S. midterm elections register a level of anger, fear and disillusionment in the country like nothing I can recall in my lifetime, says political activist Noam Chomsky
To the Iraqis the revelations from the WikiLeaks organization that the war was brutal and bloody have hardly come as a surprise. One Iraqi stated, “We know all these things, and more, “It was war…what do you expect?”
JIM LEWIS, an independent candidate running with no party affiliation for Florida Attorney General has issued this statement rarely heard in politics todays. Why is it so rare? BECAUSE HE MAKES PERFECT SENSE