If the Supreme Court strikes down all or part of President Obama’s signature health care law, some Democratic operatives appear to be hoping that outrage towards an out of control “activist” Supreme Court could be leveraged for politic advantage. However, polling to date shows that popular outrage over the Court’s potentialecision against the Act is [...]
|By: Jon Walker Wednesday June 27, 2012 8:42 am|
|By: Jane Hamsher Tuesday January 31, 2012 10:50 am|
Occupy Supply was able to buy five new command post tents worth $5000 each for a fraction of that price, but when it came time to decide which occupations got them, we opted to do it in the most democratic way possible: allow people to nominate occupations based on their activism history, and then let our community decide where they should go.
|By: Jon Walker Saturday March 12, 2011 7:15 am|
I want to thank the Firedoglake community for all their support and positive feedback over the past two years. I never thought I could take part in directly shaping American policy, but thanks to this site and its dedicated readership, I’ve seen it happen. I hope you will please join the FDL Membership Program and [...]
|By: Michael Whitney Friday February 25, 2011 7:04 am|
Just hours after it was revealed that PayPal had frozen the account of the Bradley Manning Support Network, a group raising funds for alleged Wikileaker Pfc. Bradley Manning, the payment processing giant backed down after public pressure to restore access to the account.
In just 8 hours, more than 15,000 Firedoglake activists signed a letter to PayPal demanding the company “drop its unreasonable demands of the Bradley Manning Support Network and restore access to the group’s PayPal account.”