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  1. On Native GroundTHE Planet is Burning, and Republicans Don't CareRead the original story

    Nov 13, 2014 | American Reporter

    It was lost amid all the hoopla of the mid-term elections, but even if people paid attention, the release of the most unambiguous report on global climate didn't seem to register with most Americans. It emphatically stated that global warming is "unequivocal," that humanity's role in creating it is "clear," and that greenhouse gas emissions are at the highest levels in history and wreaking havoc on the planet.


  2. On Native GroundWITH New Film, a Modicum of Justice for Gary WebbRead the original story

    Oct 18, 2014 | American Reporter

    Justice delayed is often justice denied, but with the release of the film, "Kill the Messenger," investigative reporter Gary Webb can perhaps receive a decade after his death the redemption that was denied him while he was alive. On Dec. 9, 2004, Webb committed suicide.


  3. Ar EditorialDO or Die? not this Time, We HopeRead the original story

    Mar 10, 2014 | American Reporter

    When the invasion of the strategic Ukrainian region of Crimea was still imminent, I wrote that the first thing the Obama Administration should do in response is to reinstate the proposed defensive missile shield in Poland proposed by the Bush Administration but dropped by the Obama White House in 2009. The first to propose the same thing was U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida, who told the New York Times a few days after the then-accomplished Russian invasion of the Crimea that he wanted "a review" of the antimissile plan.


  4. On Native GroundDEMOCRATS: Don't Worry About 2016 - Until they Win in 2014Read the original story

    Nov 16, 2013 | American Reporter

    New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley, former Montana Governor Brian Schweitzer, Minnesota Senator Amy Klobuchar, and New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand are some of the names being tossed around. Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren? It was a tough enough job convincing her to run for the Senate, and she has no stomach for a presidential run.


  5. Brasch WordsTHE Late Great Commonwealth: Catching Up to the Gop PrimaryRead the original story

    Apr 2, 2012 | American Reporter

    It's the beginning of April, and that means I have just finished celebrating New Year's Eve, and will soon begin shopping for Valentine's gifts. In a month or two, I may even get around to toasting St. Patrick.


  6. On Native GroundA War Without End: Patriarchy VS. the PillRead the original story

    Mar 26, 2012 | American Reporter

    Remember Sen. Ted Kennedy's description of the kind of America we would if Robert Bork, a conservative solicitor general for President Nixon during the Watergate years, was appointed to the U.S. Supreme Court? "Robert Bork's America is a land in which women would be forced into back-alley abortions, blacks would sit at segregated lunch counters, rogue police could break down citizens' doors in midnight raids, schoolchildren could not be taught about evolution, writers and artists would be censored at the whim of government, and the doors of the federal courts would be shut on the fingers of millions of citizens for whom the judiciary is often the only protector of the individual rights that are the heart of our democracy."


  7. The WilliesSEN. John Thune is Your Candidate, RepublicansRead the original story

    Jan 31, 2012 | American Reporter

    I am sorry that today Florida voters must decide among a group of men - who are all imperfect - which should be the next President of the United States. Anyone who has seen the video on our front page of former Mass.


  8. Only on AP: Clinton server ran software that risked hackingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2011 | KIII

    The private email server Hillary Rodham Clinton used while secretary of state was connected to the Internet in ways that made it more vulnerable to hackers. An Associated Press review found her server used remote-access software that allowed connections directly from the Internet.


  9. Campaign 2012'Video Terrorist' Andrew Breitbart Sees Good Hunting in 2012Read the original story

    Sep 26, 2011 | American Reporter

    Surrounded by a throng of reporters and bathed in the bright lights of tv cameras from all over the world, Andrew Breitbart was in his element. He is the man who utterly embarrassed the Obama Administration with hidden-camera exposes on his Web site of heedlessness at two ACORN welfare offices visited by a videographer, James O'Keefe, who dressed up actors as pimps and prostitutes who applied for financial help.


  10. Campaign 2012SPEECHES We Didn't Hear at the RNCRead the original story

    Aug 29, 2011 | American Reporter

    You could've knocked me over with a feather late last night when a Fox News hostess went to Chris Wallace, host of the network's flagship show, Fox News Sunday, and asked him what he thought of the evening's speeches by Ann Romney, wife of GOP nominee Mitt Romney, and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, whom many had wanted to run for president himself and who was a perennial favorite of conservatives as a potential vice-presidential pick for the Romney ticket. Lifting both hands and displaying his thumbs, Wallace responded, "Two speeches: One 'thumbs up,' one 'thumbs down.'


  11. On Native GroundPLAYING Chicken with the U.S. EconomyRead the original story

    Jul 14, 2011 | American Reporter

    As the game of political chicken continues in Washington, it looks more and more like the rest of us will be plucked. The Republicans in Congress talk of the need to reduce the deficit, yet completely refuse to raise taxes on the wealthy, or close tax loopholes that benefit the wealthy.


  12. On Native GroundOBAMA Wavers, and Democracy Hangs in the BalanceRead the original story

    Dec 10, 2010 | American Reporter

    There's a reason why the left-wing blogosphere called them "The Catfood Commission." If the various proposals for reducing government spending by cutting Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid were enacted, many of us would be dining on Friskies for supper.


  13. Democrats Prepare To Do Battle In First DebateRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Sky News

    Hillary Clinton will tonight face her four rivals for the Democratic nomination for the White House in the party's first televised debate. The former first lady and secretary of state, regarded as the favourite throughout the 2016 race, will take to the stage in a casino in Las Vegas in a CNN/Facebook debate.


  14. Meet The Press' Chuck Todd: Hillary Not Helping Herself With "Policy Adjustments" [Video]Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Accuracy In Media

    NBC's Meet the Press moderator Chuck Todd has joined his colleagues, Andrea Mitchell and Chris Matthews, in expressing their concern about Hillary Clinton's flip-flopping - especially her latest on the TPP - and the effect it will have on her presidential campaign. Todd said that Clinton is facing a much stiffer challenge from Senator Bernie Sanders than she expected, but she isn't helping her campaign with her numerous flip-flops: It would be fair to say that she is not helping herself with her growing list of, shall we say, 'policy adjustments' when it comes to the progressive movement.


  15. Democrats ready to duel in first debateRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    After watching millions tune in to two different Republican debates, Democrats now have their turn as five major Democratic candidates will debate Tuesday evening in Las Vegas, giving Hillary Clinton her first direct challenge of the 2016 race. Clinton warmed up by stopping by a union organizing rally outside the Trump Hotel in Vegas, as she both praised efforts by union supporters and took some jabs at the GOP frontrunner as well.


  16. Trump Faces Tough Questions At Bipartisan NH EventRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago |

    Independent-minded voters in politically important New Hampshire challenged Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump on Monday over his "divisive" style and his attitude toward women.


  17. Democratic debate a breakout chance for O'Malley, othersRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    " Stuck far behind Hillary Rodham Clinton and Bernie Sanders in the race for the Democratic presidential nomination, Martin O'Malley needs a breakout moment in the party's first debate to catch up to the front-runners. DES MOINES, Iowa " Stuck far behind Hillary Rodham Clinton and Bernie Sanders in the race for the Democratic presidential nomination, Martin O'Malley needs a breakout moment in the party's first debate to catch up to the front-runners.


  18. Beyond the county: Dems gear up for debate, Oregon students return after campus shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Union

    In this Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2015 file photo dentist Walter Palmer, arrives back at his office following a lunch break in Bloomington, Minn.


  19. Few original Brownback cabinet secretaries remain after nearly five yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Capital-Journal

    Dennis Taylor served as secretary of administration when Gov. Sam Brownback first came into office before leaving for the Kansas Lottery and eventually ending up with the Kansas Bar Association. Pat George recently stepped down as secretary of the Department of Commerce, which oversees most of the state's corporate incentive programs.


  20. Five Democratic presidential candidates set for first debateRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | St. Petersburg Times

    The Republican presidential debates have become appointment television. Tens of millions of Americans have tuned in to watch Donald Trump whack his unwieldy field of opponents - pooh-poohing Jeb Bush's energy level, for example, or disparaging Carly Fiorina's appearance.