Charles Rangel has been in Congress for four decades. Until recently, he chaired the powerful Ways and Means Committee, the chief tax-writing panel in the House of Representatives. And now, House investigators have charged him with 13 ethics violations including failure to report (and pay taxes on) $75,000 in rental income plus at least a half-million […]
Founded in February 2007, Journolist was an online listserve consisting of some 400 self-described liberal journalists. It functioned essentially as a secret society of email communications, where members could coordinate the way they reported on certain stories – all off the record. Conservatives were barred from joining the group. Now we learn that when the racist, anti-American rantings […]
Shortly after Election Day of 2008, Malik Zulu Shabazz, an avid supporter of Barack Obama, became the subject of controversy when it was revealed that he had dispatched two members of his New Black Panther Party to stand outside an open polling station in Philadelphia and intimidate white voters with racial slurs and threats of violence. An inveterate racist […]
Jodie Evans is a radical activist best known as the co-founder of Code Pink for Peace. She has led several trips to Gaza, Egypt and Israel to deliver cargoes of “humanitarian aid” to Gaza’s Hamas-led government, and to publicly denounce Israel. She was also a major fundraiser for Obama’s 2008 presidential campaign.
In February of this year, New York Democrat Anthony Weiner said, from the House floor: “Make no mistake about it. Every single Republican I have ever met in my entire life is a wholly owned subsidiary of the insurance industry.” In March, Weiner launched an assault against “right-wing” media, accusing them of having disseminated “an enormous amount of […]
In 1992, Joel Rogers co-founded the New Party, a Marxist coalition that endorsed and helped elect left-wing political candidates; one of its most noteworthy members in the mid-1990s was Barack Obama. After the New Party closed its doors in 1997, it was reinvented the following year by Joel Rogers’ partner, Daniel Cantor, as the Working Families Party, which became a powerful front group for ACORN. Rogers […]