Updates and Pictures From Today’s Capitol Hill Action in Support of Torture Whistleblower John Kiriakou

By: Friday May 9, 2014 9:49 am

Imprisoned CIA torture whistleblower John Kiriakou is in the midst of serving a 30 month sentence at the Federal Correctional Institute in Loretto, Pennsylvania. On May 1st, he became eligible to be transferred to a halfway house closer to his wife and 5 young children in Arlington, VA. According to John’s Letters from Loretto published [...]

On May 9th, Stand Up for Imprisoned Torture Whistleblower John Kiriakou in Washington, DC

By: Monday May 5, 2014 1:00 pm

On Friday, May 9th in Washington, DC, supporters of imprisoned torture whistleblower John Kiriakou will visit a select group of congressmen and senators to request that they contact the Bureau of Prisons to immediately move John to a halfway house near his family. If you can get to Capitol Hill on Friday, we urge you [...]

Facebook Ads are Up and Running

By: Saturday July 23, 2011 11:27 am

Jane wrote yesterday about the launch of our Google Ads campaign to alert people in key election states that Social Security and Medicare are on the chopping block. She mentioned that we would also be running Facebook ads. I just wanted to pop in and give a quick update and let everyone know that the Facebook ads have now been approved, and are up and running.

For Obama, Abortion Proves Not So Much a Right as a Bargaining Chip

By: Monday April 11, 2011 3:56 pm

At the end of the health care debate, when Obama was desperate to get the final bill passed in the House, he agreed to make a deal with Bart Stupak (D-MI) on the issue of abortion, by offering an executive order that restricted the availability of insurance coverage for reproductive health. The right to abortion [...]

DC Council Passes Medical Marijuana Law

By: Tuesday May 4, 2010 2:30 pm

Earlier today, the Washington, DC City Council¬† voted unanimously in favor of medical marijuana. The bill will now go to Mayor Adrian Fenty’s desk, where he is expect to sign it. This will add DC to the long list of states that have already approved the use of cannabis for medical purposes. Medical marijuana has [...]

The Difference Between Hollywood and Washington, D.C.

By: Tuesday March 2, 2010 7:29 am

HOLLYWOOD: Knows the difference between a hero and a villain. Not surprised when a movie fails because the audience finds it emotionally unsatisfying.

DC: Populated by political stenographers who can’t seem to tell the difference between a hero and a villain. Stunned when the general public can.