Lawrence Davidson – Letting Saudi Arabia Off the 9/11 Hook

On Nov. 27, 2002, a bipartisan commission was established by Congress to investigate the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center and Pentagon. By the time the commission was created, President George W. Bush had characterized the attacks as “acts of war,” adding that “freedom and democracy are under attack.” It was therefore to be expected that anyone who was …


Leid Stories – 02.02.16

So, What Have We Learned from the Iowa Caucuses?
Leid Stories deconstructs the Iowa caucuses. The first voting event in the 2016 presidential election, it defied predicted outcomes and winnowed the ranks of both Republican and Democratic contenders. But it also confirmed the validity of and need for serious grassroots political movements that challenge the status quo, says Leid Stories.


Scott C. Tips – The Passage of the DARK Act Shows the Arrogance of Our Politicians

On July 23, 2015, the United States House of Representatives voted upon and passed (by a 275-150 majority) H.R. 1599, the so-called “Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act of 2015,” otherwise known as the DARK Act.  The DARK Act is a more accurate description of the bill – which must now be taken up by the Senate – as the …