*+-Norman Solomon: Paul Wellstone talked about representing and fighting for what he called the democratic wing of the Democratic Party and I would like to fight for the progressive wing of our social movements in Congress.
*+-David Swanson: The Neoconservatives, despite wandering in the wilderness after their Iraq debacle, are trying to keep the dream of serial wars in the Middle East alive.
*+-Privateers from the 16th to the 19th centuries, were private warships authorized by a country with ‘letters of marque’ to piratize foreign ships. It actually was state-supported piracy. “Argh,” was the pirates cry. Today’s U.S. Ship of State has been Roved, piratized, propagandized, neoconned, and corpratized. Their cry: “Money is power and power is money.” […]