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What They're Saying About H.R. 1406 — the "More Work, Less Pay Act"

It’s not about what you ate for breakfast: at its best, Twitter is a democratic news feed of sorts, serving up 140-character headlines written by whoever wants to write them, linking to longer, more informative articles written by journalists or citizens. Twitter feeds can subvert the story line supplied by the corporate-dominated news media. Last [...]

Conservative Jabber Machine Continues to Spew Amazing Untrue News. Stand up to it.

Two weeks ago, an anonymous piece in the American Spectator alleged that the office of U.S. Representative Henry Waxman met with the Federal Communications Commission to plan various ways to end free speech on the Internet. This anonymous piece provides no documentation of the claim, which runs counter to Waxman’s civil libertarian record.

One week [...]

Dodd, Feingold and Wyden to Filibuster FISA Today. Tell Your Senator to Jump In.

Senators Christopher Dodd and Russell Feingold released a statement last night in which they promised not only to filibuster H.R. 6304, the bill to unconstitutionally nullify the Fourth Amendment, but to work to modify the bill even if that effort fails.

On the Democracy Now! radio show yesterday with Amy Goodman, Feingold intimated that there [...]

Where Was The Terrorist Attack After Protect America Act Expiration?

A little right wing publication called The Conservative Voice expresses the paranoia with which George W. Bush and the Republican Party are pushing for extraordinary search and spy powers for the government to use against American citizens with the passage of the FISA Amendments Act. Their headline: “FISA Expiration Means American Deaths”.

They couldn’t get [...]