Democracy Now! ‘Expands’ the Presidential Debate (WATCH)

By: Wednesday October 3, 2012 6:52 pm

democracynow on livestream.com. Broadcast Live Free The Commission on Presidential Debates (CPD) is holding its first presidential debate tonight with Democratic Party presidential candidate Barack Obama and Republican Party presidential candidate Mitt Romney. Excluded from the debate will be Libertarian Party candidate Gary Johnson and Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein, who are both on [...]

The Illusion of Democracy in the 2012 Presidential Election

By: Wednesday October 3, 2012 3:57 pm

All presidential candidates able to get a percentage of support in a national poll, qualify for federal matching funds or get on enough state ballots to win the number of electoral votes needed to become president should have a right to run in elections in the United States. Tonight, only Democratic Party presidential candidate President [...]

A Vote for Torture That Scars Prisoners vs. a Vote for Torture That Does Not Leave Scars

By: Monday October 1, 2012 1:28 pm

This election, Charlie Savage of the New York Times writes, will decide the future of “interrogation methods in terrorism cases,” whether torture techniques used by the administration of President George W. Bush are restored. GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney favors “enhanced interrogation techniques” or torture. President Barack Obama has maintained certain torture techniques should not [...]

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