Pigs on Parade: Our Corporate Democrats

It was perhaps inevitable that once our political system was captured by corporate interests, there would come a time when virtually all the candidates available to us were hypocrites. We’re looking at that time now on the national level. All three candidates still standing are corporate...

Phil Hare: The Real Opposition On Peru Deal

I mentioned the other day that a revolt was brewing in the Democratic rank-and-file over the unconscionable trade deal with Peru that the House plans to vote on today. It’s a sad commentary on the state of the party that the only opposition from Democrats is coming from freshmen representatives within...

Democratic Revolt Brewing Over Peru Deal

You would probably have expected to see a revolt of the Democratic rank-and-file against its leadership over, say, telecom immunity, the Mukasey nomination, the continued funding of the Iraq war, or any number of other high-profile hot-button issues with Constitutional ramifications that endanger our...

Costa Rica Gives In to Bush Intimidation Over CAFTA

Loyal Bushie Fred Hiatt, WaPo editorial editor/writer, is having multiple orgasms over Costa Rican voters’ acceptance of a Very Bad deal. He actually has the gall to call this surrender to naked threats and blackmail by GOP hack Mark Langdale, a Texas telecommunications and real...