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Kucinich Wins Virginia Democratic Party Poll

By David Swanson

Congressman Dennis Kucinich has won the Virginia Democratic Party's online presidential primary straw poll. Candidates in the poll included the six Democrats who have qualified to appear on the primary ballot in Virginia on February 12.

Join Gore Vidal, Dennis Kucinich, and David Swanson in New Hampshire and Live Online

From 8-10 p.m. ET on Sunday, January 6th, and at any time thereafter, you can watch a forum on the Constitution and impeachment with Gore Vidal, Dennis Kucinich, and David Swanson live from Manchester, N.H., at

Or you can participate by joining us in Manchester, N.H., at 540 N. Commercial Street.

Watch previous events now, including a forum that included Ray McGovern, a former CIA analyst of 27 years, John Kaminsky, the head of Maine Lawyers for Democracy, and Dennis Kucinich, at

Hate Us for Our WHAT?

By David Swanson

Of course we've long since established that they do not hate us for the reasons they say they hate us. For example, our military bases in their countries have nothing to do with it. When I mention to people in the U.S. that Italians or Czechs or Germans or Koreans are protesting new U.S. bases, the response is usually along the lines of:

David Swanson Opposing Construction U.S. Military Base in Vicenza, Italy

Rep. Weiner Joins Call for Cheney Impeachment Hearings

By David Swanson

On Thursday, Congressman Anthony Weiner told Bob Fertik of that he would sign onto Congressman Robert Wexler's letter to Chairman John Conyers urging the commencement of impeachment hearings for Dick Cheney. Wexler, together with Congress Members Luis Gutierrez and Tammy Baldwin, hopes to have a majority of Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee sign the letter.

Momentum Building for Cheney Impeachment

Put Your Shoulder to the Wheel

In the space of a few days, nearly 100,000 people have already signed onto a call by Congressman Robert Wexler to begin impeachment hearings for Dick Cheney. Please add your name and encourage everyone you know to add theirs. Please send this link to every list you can:

Hear Congressman Robert Wexler Live Online at 9 p.m. EST, Thursday, December 20th
Florida Progressive Radio, hosted by Kenneth Quinnell of the Florida Netroots Caucus and the Florida Progressive Coalition. Listen live at and

Rep. Wexler and other House Judiciary Committee members have opened up the possibility of impeachment hearings for Dick Cheney. There are now at least 8 members of the committee on board. Six of them are among the 24 co-sponsors of Congressman Dennis Kucinich's resolution to impeach Cheney. Learn more, and ask your representative to co-sponsor and call for hearings at