With both chambers of Congress soon to be under Republican control, Wall Street is on the offensive. Banks are expanding their political influence, fighting to roll back the measures already in place and working to block further reforms. In our money-driven political system, they have plenty of ammunition with which...
“The American people deserve a public debate on all the options to dismantle ISIS, including their costs and consequences."
U.S. politicians and policymakers continue to back a brutal military campaign whose primary purpose is not to defend Israel but rather to protect its longstanding effort to colonize the West Bank... The explanation for America's impotent and morally bankrupt policy is the political clout of the Israel lobby.
How could anyone vote for legislation that doesn't uphold the constitutional standard of probable cause?
What does this say about our political system, and about the influence of intelligence agency lobbying despite public sentiment in favor of more restraint?
The CIA should never have had a torture program, never should have lied about what it was doing and never should have been given broad authority to review the Senate oversight report.