Pardon John Kiriakou, CIA Whistleblower Convicted of Classified Leak

By: Tuesday January 15, 2013 4:16 pm

Days before John Kiriakou, a former CIA officer convicted of a classified leak, is scheduled to be sentenced to thirty months in jail, support for him is growing. Ralph Nader, consumer advocate and former presidential candidate, Joan Claybrook, a lawyer who once served as president of Public Citizen and Bruce Fein, lawyer active on civil [...]

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 [...]

The Confines of US Elections & the Scorn a Person Can Face for Challenging Them

By: Thursday January 5, 2012 8:43 pm

(update below) Various “progressive voices” that agree or sympathize with GOP presidential candidate Ron Paul’s positions on wars, foreign policy and civil liberties have spoken in favor of the possible impact Paul could have on debate in this country during the 2012 Election. Those individuals have been quickly met with fervent disapproval from liberals who [...]

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