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Join The Chicago Protest Against NATO

Planning for huge protests outside this month’s NATO summit have already begun. Find out how you can participate. [...]

Good Riddance, Rahm Emanuel

Rahm Emanuel’s politics brought the Democratic Party surging forward in 2006 and 2008, but that burst of energy was like what comes after a snort of cocaine. [...]

No Blue Dogs in 2010

America needs every voter who sincerely believed in the promises of 2008 to push to make sure that those promises are fulfilled. If Rahm Emanuel won’t do anything about the Blue Dogs, then the Democratic rank and file should. [...]

Warn Rahm Emanuel and Barack Obama About the Danger of Hubris

“That’s not Change! That’s more of the Same!” — Joseph Biden

Late last week, word was leaked from the White House that both President Barack Obama and White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel had “warned” liberal activists not to air advertisements criticizing Democrats who failed to live up to those activists’ policy expectations.

You [...]

If Drowning a Man 183 Times is not Torture, What Is?

“We do not torture.” — President George W. Bush, November 7, 2005

“The United States is a nation of laws. My Administration will always act in accordance with those laws, and with an unshakeable commitment to our ideals.” — President Barack Obama, April 16 2009

“No one is above the law.” — Attorney General Eric [...]

Rahm Emanuel is a Conniving Jerk Who Pays His Property Taxes

The “reports” come in from all over the internet and the papers, day after day after day:

Don Surber of the Charleston Daily Mail:

Democrat Rahm Emanuel put his Chicago residency in the name of a charity to avoid property taxes…

Phil Gremillion at The Daily Advertiser of Lafayette, Louisiana:

Check out his chief of [...]

Congressional Candidate Alan Augustson Asks: When Have the Illinois Democrats Done Enough?

Alan Augustson, who may be running as a Green Party candidate in the special election to succeed Rahm Emanuel, is asking Illinois liberals if they have finally had enough with the corrupt Democratic Party. Some excerpts from his long statement:

With Governor Rod Blagojevich officially disgraced, another office is added to the list of pending [...]

Rahm Emanuel's Crass Use of Power Comes to a Head

If Rahm Emanuel is found to have engaged in criminal corruption with Rod Blagojevich, I won’t be a bit surprised. [...]

Rahm Emanuel

What is your reaction to the selection as Chief of Staff of machiavellian Rahm Emanuel? [...]

Green Congressional Candidate Alan Augustson Blasts Rahm Emanuel Over $700,000,000,000.00 Bailout

Today, Illinois Congressman and DC power player Rahm Emanuel voted for the $700 Billion bailout bill. His Green Party challenger in the 5th District, Alan Augustson, has issued a statement this evening unconditionally condemning Emanuel’s vote:

I wish to state for the record my extreme displeasure with Congress, for its passage of the $700B so-called [...]