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Lieberman: ‘Thank God’ political momentum is with Republicans

Sen. Joe Lieberman (I-CT), the poster child of liberal bloggers’ ire, has done it again. Once the darling of Democratic political heavyweights — he campaigned in 2000 as the vice presidential running mate of then-Vice President Al Gore — the Connecticut senator now appears to enjoying sparring his his former…

Stevens to retire from Supreme Court during Obama’s term

NEW YORK — The leader of the liberal wing of the US Supreme Court, John Paul Stevens, again has said he may soon bow out, which would open a door to President Barack Obama's second pick to the high court.…

Chomsky: Obama is ‘delivering, but for financial institutions’

GOP’s goal is to ‘prevent governability,’ renowned scholar tells Raw Story The nature of the current recession has made it clear to most Americans that a new wave of financial reforms is necessary to prevent another crash. MIT professor Noam Chomsky alleged that the Democratic establishment’s reluctance to reestablish post-Depression…

Michael Moore: ‘Democrats are a bunch of wusses…It’s disgusting… I’m sick of them’

Oscar-winning filmmaker talks “Capitalism,” politics and Oscars with Raw Story Just over a year ago, Michael Moore vigorously campaigned for President Obama and the Democratic Party. But watching them jettison the public option from health care legislation appears to have been the final straw. “These Democrats are a bunch of…

Former Mexican foreign minister calls for ‘North American union’, unified currency

Prolific Mexican politician and intellectual Jorge Castañeda believes that a greater North American community — a “North American Union” — with economies tied together under a European Union-style system, complete with open borders and a unified currency, is the wave of the future. In a new interview with Web site…

US media omission: Iran calls for global nuclear disarmament

The American public has not been informed by the US news media about highly newsworthy statements made by Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad on Friday February 12. He said the era of nuclear weapons is over, suggesting Iran has no plans to build “inhumane” A-bombs. Ahmadinejad called for a world free…

Ted Nugent: Obama makes me want to ‘throw up’, Rolling Stone publisher ‘should die’

Ted Nugent is an angry, angry man. In a recent interview with culture publication Royal Flush, the so-called “Motor City Madman” let loose with a series of tirades that would make anyone’s mother blush. On President Obama, the southern rocker said he believes “Mao Tse Tung” had arrived, “and his…

Authors: McCain aides worried that Palin was ‘mentally unstable’

It’s a perfect storm for former lawmaker Sarah Palin. A book due out this week by political journalists John Heilemann and Mark Halperin has all the right politicos sweating and backpedaling, from John McCain to the Senate majority leader, and even Bill and Hillary Clinton. But in “Game Change“, it’s…

Obama promises ‘no intention’ of sending troops to Yemen

President Barack Obama says he has “no intention” of sending US troops to fight militants in Yemen and Somalia and that Al-Qaeda’s activities are still centered along the Afghanistan-Pakistan border. “I have every intention of working with our international partners in lawless areas around the globe to make sure that…

Judge rules FBI can’t keep Cheney interview buried

A federal judge ruled on Thursday that the FBI must release its June 2004 interview with then-Vice President Dick Cheney concerning the leaking of the identity of CIA operative Valerie Plame. The Bush and Obama administrations have both sought to keep the interview secret, but Judge Emmet Sullivan has determined…

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