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  • The Real Reason We Are Bombing Syria

    09/29/2014 5:06:31 PM PDT · by mylife · 37 replies
    Huffington post ^ | 9.23/14 | Dennis Kucinich
    The administration's response to the conjunction of this weekend's People's Climate March and the International Day of Peace? 1) Bomb Syria the following day, to wrest control of the oil from ISIS which gained its foothold directly in the region through the U.S., Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Turkey and Jordan funding and arming ISIS' predecessors in Syria. 2) Send the president to UN General Assembly, where he will inevitably give a rousing speech about climate and peace, while the destruction of the environment and the shattering of world peace is on full display 5,000 miles away. Nothing better illustrates the bankruptcy...
  • Rep. Kucinich: President George W. Bush and Vice President Cheney Should “Absolutely” Be In Jail

    09/09/2014 3:12:32 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 34 replies
    Fox News Radio ^ | September 08, 2014 | (Alan Colmes Show)
    Monday on “The Alan Colmes Show,” Alan spoke with former Congressman and Presidential candidate Dennis Kucinich about what President Obama should do about ISIS, and had some harsh criticism for President Barack Obama and the Bush Administration regarding policy in Iraq. Rep. Kucinich, who is also a Fox News contributor, said the US should not be a policeman for the world and let Syria handle ISIS, and said that President Barack Obama was not as anti-war as he is portrayed. He also said President George W. Bush and Vice President Dick Cheney should “absolutely” be in jail for their role...
  • Cruz: Harry Reid thinks Koch brothers are the Grinch who stole Christmas

    03/14/2014 8:05:11 AM PDT · by Laissez-faire capitalist · 21 replies
    BizPac Review ^ | 3/14/2014 | Tom Tillison
    As the U.S. Senate took up a bill to provide financial aid to Ukraine, U.S. Senator Ted Cruz, R-Texas, rose to object to an IMF bailout Majority Leader Harry Reid attached to the legislation. In the process he blasted Reid for repeatedly demonizing the billionaire Koch brothers - Reid tried to blame the Koch brothers for halting progress on the Ukraine bill. "I'm beginning to think [the Koch brothers] are a character almost out of Dr. Seuss in the majority leader's mind, they are the grinch who stole Christmas in his telling," Cruz said. Cruz accused Reid of "using his...
  • MUSLIM TROPHY IN SYRIA: LIFELESS BODY OF DECAPITATED CHRISTIAN CHILD

    09/22/2013 7:22:31 AM PDT · by FR_addict · 151 replies
    LiveLeak ^ | Sept. 18,2013 | LiveLeak
    A young Christian girl beheaded in Syria. The sign of extremism and fanatics, the long beards, is present in each and everyone of these subhuman Muslims who killed this small child, in their jihad to Allah – inspired by the Quran. This is Obama, Britain, France, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Jordan and Turkey funded and supported handiwork. Don’t put your support behind any of these people, whether for military action in Syria, asylum, immigration, another hate preaching mosque. This is what is moving into your town, your country, your society, your neighborhood: video... This video is written with false propaganda claiming...
  • One Hour Fox news Interview with Assad on NOW.

    09/18/2013 3:36:47 PM PDT · by Recovering Ex-hippie · 169 replies
    FOX NEWS
    INTERVIEW WITH ASSAD ON FOX NOW...WITH KUCINICH AND A FOX REPORTER....NO LIMIT ON QUESTIONS. aSSAD SPEKING IN ENGLISH..fOX PANEL TO FOLLOW
  • DENNIS KUCINICH REPORTEDLY INTERVIEWS SYRIAN PRESIDENT ASSAD

    09/18/2013 11:26:29 AM PDT · by ConservativeMan55 · 27 replies
    The Blaze ^ | 9/18/13 | Oliver Darcy
    Former Democratic Congressman and presidential candidate Dennis Kucinich reportedly interviewed Syrian President Bashar al-Assad on Tuesday.
  • Inhumane War in the Name of Humanity

    08/31/2013 12:18:26 AM PDT · by Freedom of Speech Wins · 6 replies
    Truthdig.com ^ | 8/30/13 | Dennis Kucinich
    Inhumane War in the Name of Humanity Posted on Aug 30, 2013 Gage Skidmore (CC BY-SA 2.0) Former Rep. Dennis Kucinich. By Dennis Kucinich The following letter was sent by former Ohio Rep. Dennis Kucinich on the day of publication to about 200,000 recipients. Dear Friend, Eleven years ago I warned America we were about to get into a war based on lies. I led 125 members of Congress to oppose the Iraq War resolution. When I raised questions then, some of our leading Senators, such as John Kerry, Hillary Clinton, and John Edwards voted yes. The media was squarely...
  • Dennis Kucinich says attack on Syria will make U.S. "al-Qaida's air force" (Does MSNBC & CNN agree?

    08/28/2013 7:27:04 AM PDT · by Laissez-faire capitalist · 27 replies
    Cleveland Plain Dealer ^ | 8/28/2013 (8:17 am) | Sabrina Eaton
    Former Cleveland congressman Dennis Kucinich, who has met repeatedly with Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad, was quoted yesterday in a Capitol Hill newspaper as saying that a U.S. military strike on Syria would turn the U.S. military into "al Qaida's air force." ...
  • Dennis Kucinich: Obama 'Constructed a Framework' allowing him to avoid responsibility for anything.

    05/20/2013 8:42:09 AM PDT · by Arcy · 30 replies
    Radio Interview | 5/20/13 | Arcy
    During an interview with Geraldo River this morning, Dennis Kucinich said that president Obama has "constructed a framework" that shields him from taking responsibility.
  • Videos: The new BFF of the conservative movement is … Ex Rep. Dennis Kucinich, on Talking Points

    05/13/2013 2:12:30 PM PDT · by Ernest_at_the_Beach · 18 replies
    Hot Air ^ | 10:01 am on May 13, 2013 | Ed Morrissey
    Well, if you live long enough, you get to see everything, and not just once but twice, apparently.  Froner Rep. Dennis Kucinich, who has long been a gadfly to administrations of both parties, ripped the Obama White House over both the Benghazi and IRS scandals over the weekend in no uncertain terms.  When asked by Fox News Sunday’s Chris Wallace whether Kucinich thought the talking points had been massaged for political reasons, Kucinich could hardly contain his contempt (via Daniel Halper and Andrew Kaczynski):
  • DUmmie FUnnies 01-17-13 (Kucinich betrays DUmmies, joins Fox News!)

    01/17/2013 1:16:33 PM PST · by Charles Henrickson · 30 replies
    DUmmie FUnnies ^ | January 17, 2012 | DUmmies and Charles Henrickson
    As you can see above, at one time, the DUmmies had no greater hero than Dennis Kucinich. There was nobody they liked better. The former Boy Mayor of Cleveland, the former Wunderkind of the Cuyahoga, the truest, bluest progressive in Congress, the prog-preferred presidential aspirant in '04 and '08, and a moonbat as wacky as the DUmmies themselves--there was no one who could surpass Dennis Kucinich in the eyes of the DUmmies. But all that has changed now. Due to Ohio losing a seat in Congress, Rep. Kucinich was forced into a primary against fellow congressperson Marcy Kaptur--and he...
  • Fox News Signs Dennis Kucinich As Contributor

    01/16/2013 2:14:53 PM PST · by ConservativeMan55 · 70 replies
    Fox News Channel has signed former Congressman Dennis Kucinich as a paid contributor to FNC and Fox Business network. Kucinich, who was for years a liberal stalwart in the House of Representatives, will provide analysis and commentary across all of FNC and FBN’s programs, beginning with Thursday’s edition of “The O’Reilly Factor.”
  • Kucinich joins Fox News Channel

    01/16/2013 1:42:18 PM PST · by SMGFan · 50 replies
    Former Rep. Dennis Kucinich (D-Ohio) is joining Fox News Channel as a regular contributor, the channel announced Wednesday. Kucinich, the liberal firebrand and former two-time presidential candidate, will make his first appearance on the channel on Thursday night during "The O'Reilly Factor," according to The Associated Press. Read more: http://thehill.com/blogs/blog-briefing-room/news/277595-kucinich-joins-fox-news-channel#ixzz2IB1Dxtg8
  • Dem renews call for 'Department of Peace' after Conn. shooting

    12/17/2012 2:50:15 PM PST · by Sub-Driver · 51 replies
    Dem renews call for 'Department of Peace' after Conn. shooting By Pete Kasperowicz - 12/17/12 02:57 PM ET Rep. Dennis Kucinich (D-Ohio) on Monday afternoon resumed his call for a federal "Department of Peace," which he said is needed to counteract a "cultural matrix" in the United States that produces violence. "On a global level, this type of thinking justified war and brings the slaughter of innocents. Nationally, it sows seeds for murder," he said on the House floor. "Yet war abroad and violence at home are not inevitable. We have it within our power to recreate America today." "Let...
  • Rep. Kucinich calls for radiation warnings on cell phones

    08/06/2012 11:24:07 AM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 36 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | August. 6, 2012 | Stephen Dinan
    Rep. Dennis Kucinich has introduced a bill that would require cell phones to warn consumers how much radiation is coming from their phones, saying that until science can disprove a link to cancer, the public should be told more information. His bill, the Cell Phone Right to Know Act, would also demand a study of cell phones and health, looking at a broad array of signals that smart phones now send out, ranging from the phone to bluetooth to WiFi. "Consumers have a right to know the radiation levels of cell phones and whether they are buying the phone with...
  • Join Kucinich Action

    07/24/2012 11:12:07 AM PDT · by don-o · 15 replies
    I am pleased to announce the formation of Kucinich Action, a new organization dedicated to empowering individuals to engage with the political process. With this new organization, we endeavor to build a powerful grassroots movement to return the power to the people in our political system. Kucinich Action is a natural evolution of what our movement has been doing: standing up, speaking out, acting on our beliefs, and changing the outcome on behalf of the people. We will also empower individuals with the skills to participate and engage in the process of government decision making at all levels. With this...
  • Kucinich lends moral support to postal hunger strike

    06/26/2012 5:49:01 AM PDT · by rightwingintelligentsia · 13 replies
    The Hill ^ | June 25, 2012 | Tomer Ovadia
    Rep. Dennis Kucinich (D-Ohio) on Monday helped kick off a hunger strike of postal workers protesting what they say is an effort to privatize and dismantle the cash-strapped United States Postal Service. The strike — which includes 10 postal workers, union activists and supporters, but not Kucinich himself — is the latest in a long saga of efforts to reform the postal service as it faces a dim financial future. While lawmakers generally agree that postal reform is necessary, they disagree on the specifics.
  • Kucinich Not Planning a WA State Run

    05/19/2012 7:40:39 AM PDT · by bkopto · 5 replies
    Northwest News ^ | May 18, 2012 | Mike Cole
    Dennis Kucinich, longtime Democratic Congressman from Ohio, has finally put an end to speculation about his intention in regards to a Washington State Congressional seat. As strange as this situation is, after eight terms consistently being reelected, Ohio had enough negative population growth to end up losing two Congressional seats. Kucinich ended up in a district that was merged with a neighboring district, and was forced into a showdown with Marcy Kaptur, the Dem currently seated in that other district. Despite repeated visits to Washington State, even before his primary loss, and a fair deal of support from some local...
  • Dennis Kucinich opts out of Washington state race, will retire

    05/16/2012 11:21:51 PM PDT · by Libloather · 19 replies
    Yahoo ^ | 5/16/12 | Rachel Rose Hartman
    Dennis Kucinich opts out of Washington state race, will retireBy Rachel Rose Hartman | The Ticket – 9 hrs ago Ohio Rep. Dennis Kucinich announced Wednesday he has decided against running for Congress in Washington state, where activists had urged him to launch a campaign. In a statement, Kucinich signaled the end of his 16-year congressional career: *SNIP* Blah, blah, blah. *SNIP* "Dennis Kucinich has to decide what his legacy is going to be. Will he be remembered as a principled member of Congress or the narcissist who lost two Congressional races in two states the same year?" Democratic state...
  • MSNBC Hosts Grieve Over Kucinich Loss In Ohio (w/Video)

    03/07/2012 11:03:29 AM PST · by smoothsailing · 41 replies · 1+ views
    MSNBC Hosts Grieve Over Kucinich Loss In Ohio March 7, 2012 "That's amazing," a shocked Rachel Maddow reacted... "That means that there's not going to be a Dennis Kucinich in Congress anymore..." Maddow lamented. "He was the dependable guy with the progressive community. He'll be missed," Al Sharpton said. "He's a guy that you could always count on when it came to a universal healthcare conversation..." Ed Schultz said. Kucinich wasn't just popular with the MSNBC crowd as Chris Matthews will note. "Dennis is very popular in these circles, in media circles. We all know him," the "Hardball" host revealed......
  • In battle of incumbents, Kucinich loses House seat in Ohio (Dennis The Menace Voted Out 0f Office!)

    03/06/2012 9:29:33 PM PST · by VideoPaul · 50 replies · 1+ views
    CNN Breaking News Alert ^ | 3/6/12 | A. Killough
    (CNN) - Rep. Dennis Kucinich of Ohio lost his bid for re-election in the state's Democratic primary Tuesday night to fellow longtime House Democrat Marcy Kaptur, CNN projects. The two veteran lawmakers were drawn into the same district this cycle after a heated redistricting battle that followed the loss of two Congressional seats in the state.
  • Dems propose 'Reasonable Profits Board' to regulate oil company profits

    03/01/2012 3:39:35 PM PST · by ColdOne · 74 replies · 5+ views
    The Hill ^ | 3/1/12 | Pete Kasperowicz
    Six House Democrats, led by Rep. Dennis Kucinich (D-Ohio), want to set up a "Reasonable Profits Board" to control gas profits. The Democrats, worried about higher gas prices, want to set up a board that would apply a "windfall profit tax" as high as 100 percent on the sale of oil and gas, according to their legislation. The bill provides no specific guidance for how the board would determine what constitutes a reasonable profit. The Gas Price Spike Act, H.R. 3784, would apply a windfall tax on the sale of oil and gas that ranges from 50 percent to 100...
  • Democrats’ first step in regulating profits of all businesses

    01/19/2012 3:38:37 PM PST · by Starman417 · 12 replies
    Flopping Aces ^ | 01-19-12 | DrJohn
    Dennis Kucinich is arguably one of the most anti-American members of the United States Congress and seems continuously determined to prove it. He has introduced a plan to regulate oil company profits- or, rather to prevent them. Six House Democrats, led by Rep. Dennis Kucinich (D-Ohio), want to set up a "Reasonable Profits Board" to control gas profits. The Democrats, worried about higher gas prices, want to set up a board that would apply a "windfall profit tax" as high as 100 percent on the sale of oil and gas, according to their legislation. The bill provides no specific guidance...
  • Kucinich to challenge fellow Ohio Dem (Marcy Kaptur - winner may face Joe the Plumber)

    12/28/2011 2:14:05 PM PST · by Libloather · 5 replies
    The Hill ^ | 12/28/11 | Cameron Joseph
    Kucinich to challenge fellow Ohio DemBy Cameron Joseph - 12/28/11 11:24 AM ET Rep. Dennis Kucinich (D-Ohio) will run against fellow Democratic Rep. Marcy Kaptur next year. He will file the paperwork on Wednesday afternoon, he announced. Redistricting erased two House seats in Ohio, pushing the two incumbents into a single district. The new district contains areas of Kucinich's Cleveland base and Kaptur's Toledo base. After publicly shopping for a district in Washington state and mulling a challenge to Rep. Marcia Fudge (D-Ohio), Kucinich decided enough of his base was intact to mount a primary challenge against Kaptur, who is...
  • Cavuto Corners Dem Congressman Supporting Wall Street Protesters: Why Didn't You Back The Tea Party?

    10/05/2011 10:17:29 PM PDT · by Nachum · 13 replies
    Newsbusters ^ | 10/5/11 | Noel Sheppard
    Change font size: A | A Noel Sheppard's picture A number of Democratic members of Congress came out Wednesday throwing their support behind the protest known as Occupy Wall Street. Fox News's Neil Cavuto interviewed one of them on Your World marvelously asking Rep. Dennis Kucinich (D-Oh.), "So why didn’t you celebrate when Tea Partiers were running around the country and protesting all the spending and protesting the budget and the debt getting out of control? I don’t remember you glomming on to that one" (video follows with transcript and commentary):
  • Ron Paul says he'd consider putting Dennis Kucinich in his Cabinet

    09/21/2011 9:53:21 AM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 113 replies
    Ron Paul says he'd consider putting Dennis Kucinich in his Cabinet By Justin Sink - 09/21/11 12:02 PM ET Rep. Ron Paul (R-Texas) says he would consider putting the liberal congressman Dennis Kucinich (D-Ohio) in his Cabinet if he wins the presidency in 2012. Paul said his libertarian political philosophy helps him connect with some on the far left — including Kucinich, who shares Paul’s general anti-war stance. Paul joked that if he brought the Ohio congressman aboard in his administration, he might have to create a "Department of Peace." "You've got to give credit to people who think," he...
  • Kucinich to Immelt: Resign (the rookie Hussein's Jobs Czar under fire)

    09/06/2011 5:25:29 AM PDT · by Libloather · 16 replies
    The Street ^ | 8/26/11 | Dan Freed
    Kucinich to Immelt: ResignBy Dan Freed 08/26/11 - 01:22 PM EDT NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- General Electric chief Jeffrey Immelt should resign from his position as head of the President's Council on Jobs and Competitiveness because many of his company's goals conflict with the council's goal of boosting U.S. employment and economic output, Rep. Dennis Kucinich (D-Ohio) argued Wednesday in a little-noticed press release. "If he does not resign, the White House should remove him," Kucinich said in the statement. Kucinich's statements came in response to a story in the Washington Post describing General Electric's transfer of sophisticated aviation technologies...
  • Qaddafi Regime Offered Kucinich All-Expense Paid Trip to Libya to Broker Peace

    08/26/2011 6:48:15 PM PDT · by Nachum · 12 replies
    Fox News ^ | 8/26/11 | Staff
    Rep. Dennis Kucinich, who has been one of the most outspoken critics of the Obama administration's military intervention in Libya, confirmed Friday that he was invited to visit the North African nation in an attempt to end months-long conflict between the Qaddafi regime and the rebel forces who have been aided by NATO air strikes. (Snip) But Kucinich, who was worried about security, declined the offer and visited Syria instead. In a statement, Kucinich said he was contacted by both sides seeking a peaceful solution to the conflict.
  • Liberal Democrat Dennis Kucinich:willing to sell America out to stay in Congress

    08/23/2011 8:03:27 AM PDT · by jmaroneps37 · 5 replies
    coachisright.com ^ | August 23, 2011 | Kevin “Coach” Collins
    Recently, Dennis Kucinich said America’s use of unmanned drones amounted to “summary executions, extra-judicial killings justified by faceless bureaucrats using who-knows-what “intelligence,” with no oversight whatsoever and you get the idea that we have slipped into spooky new world where joystick gods manipulating robots deal death from the skies and then go home and hug their children.” With this bottom feeding statement Kucinich has left behind his image as the goofy little kid in high school who would do ANYTHING to gain acceptance into the “in crowd.” But here we are, thirty years later and this little jerk keeps getting...
  • Rep. Dennis Kucinich is headline speaker at Seattle's "Hempfest"

    08/19/2011 9:00:38 PM PDT · by bimboeruption · 24 replies
    The Plain Dealer ^ | 8-19-2011 | Sabrina Eaton
    Cleveland Democratic Rep. Dennis Kucinich is making yet another trip to the left coast over the weekend - this time to be a headline speaker at Seattle's "Hempfest," which advertises itself as "The World's Largest Protestival." Kucinich is scheduled to address the event on Saturday afternoon, right after Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn. Other luminaries slated to address the three day gathering at Seattle's Myrtle Edwards Park include Wayward Bill of the United States Marijuana Party, representatives of "Moms for Marijuana" and "Gramma's for Ganja," as well as someone from High Times Magazine who goes by the name "Stinkbud." According to...
  • Dennis Kucinich vs. Rob Frost in Washington State

    08/02/2011 11:41:49 AM PDT · by SatinDoll · 9 replies
    GOP USA - Frost for Congress | Aug. 2, 2011 | Satin Doll
    I received an email from GOP USA with a paid advertisement from Frost for Congress. "I'm Rob Frost, GOP County Chairman and proven conservative leader, and I'm ready to take on Dennis Kucinich. I've already raised nearly a quarter of a million dollars to mount this challenge and the NRCC Young Guns program has me "on the radar" as a top contender in 2012. If we can raise $1 million before Kucinich is forced to decide where to run, we can deter him from entering a new race. So will you follow this link right away to make a contribution...
  • Tom McClintock 'That's Why This President Is So Dangerous'

    07/09/2011 10:50:33 AM PDT · by Brown Deer · 27 replies
    You Tube ^ | Jul 7, 2011 | libertywriters
    From C-SPAN, Rep. Tom McClintock (R-California): 'That's Why This President Is So Dangerous'
  • US House votes to bar military aid to Libyan rebels

    07/07/2011 3:43:31 PM PDT · by george76 · 7 replies
    AFP ^ | July 07, 2011 | Olivier Knox
    The US House of Representatives voted Thursday to forbid the Pentagon from providing military equipment, training, advice or support to Libya's rebels. By a 225-201 margin, lawmakers debating an annual Pentagon spending bill adopted an amendment restricting Washington's ability to help fighters looking to overthrow longtime Libyan strongman Moamer Kadhafi. The House was expected to vote Friday on approving the underlying bill, but the provision on Libya's rebels could face stiff opposition in Senate, which must approve the legislation to send it to Obama to sign into law. Republican Representative Tom Cole of Oklahoma introduced the measure at a time...
  • Dennis Kucinich: I Learned from My Meeting with Syrian President Assad that He Does Care...

    07/04/2011 10:39:20 AM PDT · by DeoVindiceSicSemperTyrannis · 18 replies
    MEMRI TV ^ | June 29, 2011 | Syrian TV
    Video 3008: US Congressman Dennis Kucinich on Syrian TV, June 29, 2011 Congressman Kucinich: There are great democratic aspirations for freedom. This is part of this desire for freedom, which is really sweeping the region and the world. The government is listening to the people. There has to be an agreement between the opposition and the government. When those agreements start to come together, things will change. I have no doubt that they will change. But you’re at the point right now where it must… From what I have seen, the government shows a willingness to listen, and shows a...
  • TheDC Exclusive: Rep. Kucinich praises Syrian dictator on Syrian television [VIDEO]

    06/30/2011 12:28:52 PM PDT · by nuconvert · 13 replies
    Despite Ohio Democratic Rep. Dennis Kucinich saying a Syrian media report “mischaracterized” a press conference he gave while on a “fact-finding” trip to Syria, video footage of an interview he gave on Syrian television while in Syria clearly shows Kucinich being deferential to and even laudatory of Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad. In an exclusive video obtained by The Daily Caller, Kucinich openly praises Assad, whose regime has reportedly killed over 1,300 demonstrators and injured many more since protests against the dictatorship began earlier this year. (Report says Kucinich praised Syrian dictator, congressman says statement ‘mischaracterized’) “What I learned from my...
  • Congressmen ask Clinton to protect Americans in flotilla

    06/28/2011 11:04:32 AM PDT · by mojito · 36 replies
    Jerusalem Post ^ | 6/28/2011 | Jordana Horn
    Six members of the United States Congress wrote to US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton last week, asking her to "do everything in [her] power" to help "ensure the safety of all American citizens on board The Audacity of Hope." The Audacity of Hope is a US flagged ship bearing 36 American passengers intending to participate in this week’s flotilla to challenge Israel’s naval blockade of Gaza. Its passengers include Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Alice Walker, former US ambassador to Ecuador Samuel Hart, and activist Hedy Epstein. 15 ships are expected to participate in the flotilla. The six members of Congress...
  • President Obama hasn’t always agreed with Senator Obama

    06/25/2011 2:47:20 PM PDT · by tobyhill · 11 replies
    washington post ^ | June 24, 2011 | David A. Fahrenthold
    On Capitol Hill this year, one of President Obama’s most troublesome critics has been Senator Obama. President Obama, for instance, wants Congress to raise the national debt limit. But his opponents have brought up a statement that then-Sen. Barack Obama made in 2006: The first-term Democrat representing Illinois said that merely debating a debt-limit increase was “a sign of leadership failure.” President Obama now insists that he had the right to dispatch U.S. forces to the conflict in Libya without authorization from Congress. Critics have noted that Sen. Obama seemed to feel differently about the proper use of military force...
  • Dennis Kucinich Gets Nasty With CNN's Brooke Baldwin

    06/15/2011 2:01:20 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 59 replies
    U.S. Democratic Congressman Dennis Kucinich showed his nasty and perhaps sexist side in his treatment of CNN Anchor Brooke Baldwin just moments ago on CNN Live. While fielding questions about his lawsuit against the Obama Administration for the U.S. military involvement in Libya, Brooke asked him an essentially rhetorical question of why he calls it a "war" when, at present, the U.S. doesn't have a large set of ground soldiers there. "That's a silly question," Kucinich angrily responded, and which completely lost any chance of this blogger's positive mention of Kucinich in this matter. "If it looks like a war,...
  • Speaker Boehner Throws Down the War Powers Act Gauntlet On Libya

    06/02/2011 6:39:39 PM PDT · by opentalk · 47 replies
    abc news ^ | June 2, 2011 | Jake Tapper
    In the immortal words of the vice president, this could be a big $%^ing deal: House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, is throwing what one Republican calls “a legal and political hot potato at the President.” In a resolution to be voted on in the House tomorrow, Boehner is giving the president two weeks –until the Pentagon Appropriations bill comes up –to either: a) Ask for authorization for the military intervention in Libya, or b) Figure out how to disengage the US from the NATO operation in Libya. The resolution states: “The President has not sought, and Congress has not provided,...
  • House Delays Vote on Resolution to Pull U.S. Forces Out of Libya (Kucinich tries to stop Obama)

    06/01/2011 2:01:36 PM PDT · by Libloather · 22 replies
    WHSV ^ | 6/01/11
    House Delays Vote on Resolution to Pull U.S. Forces Out of LibyaWASHINGTON (AP) Posted: 4:08 PM Jun 1, 2011 The House has delayed a vote on a resolution pulling the U.S. military out of Libya. The measure's chief sponsor, Democratic Rep. Dennis Kucinich of Ohio, says President Barack Obama and the Republican leadership are trying to buy time to build support for the war. In a statement, Kucinich said the GOP leadership told him the vote, slated for Wednesday, had been delayed to obtain more information and consult with the administration. Kucinich says Obama violated the War Powers Act requiring...
  • Longer Libyan Commitment Sets Up Showdown With Congress

    06/01/2011 1:11:52 PM PDT · by Palter · 3 replies
    Fox News ^ | Chris Stirewalt
    Congress and Obama on Collision Course Over Libya War "NATO and partners have just decided to extend our mission for Libya for another 90 days. This decision sends a clear message to the Qaddafi regime: We are determined to continue our operation to protect the people of Libya." -- NATO Secretary-General Anders Fogh Rasmussen in a statement. House Republican aides tell Power Play that a vote scheduled for today on Ohio Democrat Rep. Dennis Kucinich’s bill that would force the U.S. to withdraw from the Libyan civil war was yanked from the schedule only after it became clear that it...
  • House To Vote Next Week On Libya War Resolution -GOP Aide

    05/27/2011 7:13:46 PM PDT · by opentalk · 16 replies
    DOW JONES NEWSWIRES ^ | Siobhan Hughes
    The U.S. House of Representatives will vote next week on a resolution that would require U.S. President Barack Obama to withdraw U.S. armed forces from military operations in Libya, the biggest test yet of congressional support for the two-month-old intervention. An aide to House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R., Va.) said that the resolution would come up for a vote next week. The resolution is written by Rep. Dennis Kucinich (D., Ohio), who has been opposed to the intervention since it began in March.
  • Kucinich Runs for His (Political) Life

    05/24/2011 1:48:29 AM PDT · by Berlin_Freeper · 29 replies
    weeklystandard.com ^ | May 23, 2011 | DANIEL HALPER
    Ohio's congressional delegation is shrinking; Washington state's is growing. So with the prospect of losing his congressional seat to redistricting, Ohio congressman Dennis Kucinich is exploring a House run in Washington, far away from Cleveland, the city he was once the mayor of. “My district appears to be on the block, so I am looking at options, and I am not limiting those options to Ohio,” Kucinich told the New York Times.
  • Kucinich ponders hitting the road

    05/15/2011 3:42:15 PM PDT · by Second Amendment First · 48 replies
    Politico ^ | May 15, 2011 | Erika Lovley
    Not long ago, Rep. Dennis Kucinich was championing the anti-war movement on the presidential stage with the likes of Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama. But now, the die-hard liberal who launched his 30-year career on a high note as the “boy mayor of Cleveland” has become something of a political outlaw on the hunt for a new House district reportedly as far west as Washington state and as far north as Maine. It’s a moment brought on by a set of circumstances ranging from dreary to bizarre. The anti-war movement has almost disappeared. He’s bracing to be redistricted out of...
  • Ohio Congressman Dennis Kucinich considers outsourcing himself to another state

    05/08/2011 2:47:38 PM PDT · by rob88888 · 23 replies
    Orlando Examiner ^ | May 8, 2011 | Robert Elliott
    The Cleveland area is likely to suffer the loss of a seat, and Kucinich's district is likely to be the one that gets erased. Most Congressmen faced with such a scenario would do one of two things: a) retire from public office and get a real job in the private sector, or b) face off against another incumbent Congressman in a battle for a single seat. In fact, this is precisely what happened to Democrat Congressman John Dingell of Michigan in 2002. Michigan lost a congressional seat after the 2000 Census, so Dingell defeated another incumbent Democrat, Lynn Rivers, in...
  • Kucinich might run in another state if he loses Ohio seat

    05/04/2011 10:07:30 AM PDT · by flutters · 22 replies · 1+ views
    The Columbus Dispatch ^ | May 4, 2011 | Associated Press
    CLEVELAND -- A spokesman says a liberal congressman who could lose his Ohio district is hearing from people across the country who want him to run in their states. Republicans in control in Ohio might eliminate the Cleveland seat held by eight-term Democrat Dennis Kucinich during this year's redistricting. Ohio will lose two House districts because of U.S. population shifts. Kucinich was in Washington state for appearances last week. Spokesman Nathan White tells The Plain Dealer of Cleveland that Washington is among 20 states where people are urging Kucinich to run. Washington will add one new congressional seat. Kucinich has...
  • Dennis Kucinich Confirms He Is Considering Running In Another State (Video)(GREAT NEWS FOR OHIO!)

    05/06/2011 1:56:33 PM PDT · by bimboeruption · 28 replies
    Real Clear Politics ^ | 5-6-2011 | Unknown to me
    "If I don't have anywhere I can run in Ohio, I have to start thinking about what my options are," Rep. Dennis Kucinich (D-OH) said. "I prefer to continue serving the district I've served for as long as I have. But that's not my choice to make in terms of the map."
  • Creepy Video of Dennis Kucinich: Ventriloquist

    04/16/2011 3:28:29 PM PDT · by therightliveswithus · 10 replies
    Pundit Press ^ | 4/16/11 | Aurelius
    And I thought I saw everything. Apparently Dennis Kucinich is not only a trained ventriloquist, but is an incredibly creepy trained ventriloquist... Let me set the scene for you in words (which makes it even stranger sounding): Man- Do you know [Kucinich] is a trained ventriloquist? Interviewer- What? [Cuts to Dennis Kucinich holding a creepy puppet with a straw hat and checkered outfit] Puppet- (Singing) God bless America. Whenever I feel afraid, I hold my head erect! Interviewer- How? How do you keep winning elections? Puppet- You're going to have to ask Dennis.
  • Rep. Dennis Kucinich and other Democrats attack Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker at hearing

    04/14/2011 4:20:18 PM PDT · by Jean S · 24 replies
    Cleveland Plain Dealer ^ | 4/14/11 | Sabtrina Eaton
    WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Rep. Dennis Kucinich of Cleveland and other Democrats used a congressional hearing today to attack GOP Gov. Scott Walker's efforts to limit the collective bargaining power of Wisconsin's public employees unions.
  • Clinton To Congress: Obama Would Ignore Your War Resolutions

    Update: Rep. Brad Sherman (D-CA), who asked Clinton about the War Powers Act during a classified briefing, said Clinton and the administration are sidestepping the measure's provisions giving Congress the ability to put a 60-day time limit on any military action. "They are not committed to following the important part of the War Powers Act," he told TPM in a phone interview. "She said they are certainly willing to send reports [to us] and if they issue a press release, they'll send that to us too." The White House would forge ahead with military action in Libya even if Congress...