Reading Time: 13 minutes The reelection of Barack Obama will ensure 16 full years of George W. Bush’s national security policies, adding more noxious infringements on American civil liberties by the year.
Reading Time: 1 minute RT’s Abby Martin interviews Russ about a recent WhoWhatWhy article on the incredible shrinking choices in national politics—and what can be done to reverse the trend.
Reading Time: 3 minutes A recent survey of unnamed foreign policy advisors to Mitt Romney reveals that he knows little and cares less about what he will do about a perilous world when he becomes president. And that’s the good news.
Reading Time: 2 minutes A video is making the rounds, showing what pretty clearly appears to be Mitt Romney slipping a piece of paper out of his pocket at the start of the debate. People are saying that this violates the rules. WhoWhatWhy explains whether it does or not.
Reading Time: 2 minutes If you didn’t really understand what Obama and Romney were talking about, you aren’t alone. Read about what it will take for clarity.
Reading Time: 4 minutes We would be well advised to pay more attention to figures departing the Obama circle—and to figure out why, really, they left.
Reading Time: 2 minutes In Syria, the regime is criticized for being from a religious minority. So how do we feel about that issue when it’s the United States we’re talking about?
Reading Time: 3 minutes Mitt Romney is accusing Barack Obama of leaking sensitive national security material, essentially betraying the country. But everyone leaks—including Romney…and especially the “national security” people.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Are Romney and Obama essentially the same? Not on everything, that’s for sure.
Reading Time: 1 minute We don’t usually post material from the cable talk channels. But this is one for the ages. Everyone must watch.
TVWhoWhatWhy: Russ Baker interviewed on the David Pakman Show regarding the GOP nomination. March 29, 2012
Reading Time: 1 minute TVWhoWhatWhy: Russ Baker interviewed on the David Pakman Show regarding the GOP nomination. March 29, 2012, click “Read More” to watch.
Reading Time: 1 minute Recently, Mitt Romney had a little trouble proving his “NASCAR cred.” Here’s some satirical video that may or may not be enlightening.
Reading Time: 4 minutes Did you look through the very limited tax filings Mitt Romney released? Didn’t think so. Here are a few things you should know. And a few questions that still need to be asked. Hope they’re not too taxing!
Reading Time: 4 minutes The New York Times staff are in (partial) revolt. But it’s corporate-owned media that is truly revolting. Here’s a solution: let’s build something better, together.
Reading Time: 1 minute Can/should a reporter call a candidate on semantic nonsense? Watch this video–in its entirety—and see reporter be reprimanded by Romney press secretary for sticking to his guns. Will this reporter keep his job? Stay tuned.
Reading Time: 4 minutes The New York Times is all over Romney. There’s precious little digging or deep analysis, but a lot of superficial stuff that adds up to this: The establishment is a-ok with this guy, and you should be too.