Read David Swanson of After Downing Street, who does an admirably thorough job detailing the media reaction to Defense Secretary Robert Gates’ announcement of “cuts” to the military budget. Newspapers and cable news outlets have focused on Gates’ plan to cut funding for the F-22 fighter and the dovish-sounding statement by Gates that “Every defense [...]
Three demonstrations by progressives were planned for Inauguration Day, 2009. Three of them failed.
The first, planned by me, grew out of the simple desire back in October of 2008 to be able to stand on the Inaugural Parade route in January, no matter who was elected President, and hold a sign reminding the new [...]
At the Inauguration next month, the activist organization After Downing Street is organizing two activist events. On January 19 at 11 am, people will gather at Dupont Circle to listen to some speeches and then throw shoes at the White House The shoes will be only symbolically thrown; they’ll be collected afterward and donated to [...]