Day: November 4, 2012

Why is the left defending Obama?

The author’s “Progressive case against Obama” stirred strong reactions. He takes on his critics BY MATT STOLLER The 2012 election is next Tuesday. We face a choice between Barack Obama, a candidate whose Presidency we can examine and evaluate, and Mitt Romney, who is a dangerous cipher. My argument – made last week in “Progressive Case Against Obama“, is thatContinue reading

OpEds: Vote Independent or Stay Home

by Stephen Lendman Voting for Obama or Romney is like choosing between death by hanging or firing squad. Either way you’re dead. The same goes for choosing Republicans or Democrats. Each party replicates the other. On issues mattering most, not a dime’s worth of difference separates them. They’re pro-corporate, pro-war, pro-Israel, anti-populist, anti-civil and human rights, and anti all valuesContinue reading