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Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Many In The Syrian Town Of Homs Feel As If The Civil War Has Ended

By Patrick J. McDonnell, Los Angeles Times HOMS, Syria — On the long-militarized edges of Syria’s Old City of Homs, volunteers Monday took down walls of cinder block and brick that had long served as shields against snipers hidden in the ruins of the rebel-held ancient quarter. “For us, the war is over,” said Firas Alabdallah, […]

May 13, 2014

Jobless Demand End To Pay-Per-View Town Hall Meetings

Several Republican members of Congress, fed-up with being grilled on their plans to privatize Medicare and other controversial Tea Party measures, are exclusively holding pay-per-view town halls, where attendance will cost you. The response from their constituents has only been to increase the volume. Paul Ryan, architect of the Republican plan to to shift Medicare […]

August 25, 2011