Friday May 3
Retired Marine Corps Colonel Rep. Paul Cook Starts Semper Fi PAC
Freshman Rep. Paul Cook , who served in the Marine Corps from 1966-1992, yesterday registered a new leadership PAC, Semper Fi PAC .
The Political Economy of Drones
Douglas Valentine and Nicolas Davies detail the strategic use of torture and assassination by US forces during the Iraq War; RAVE ON: Lee Ballinger on the latest in the war on youth: police crackdowns on raves; THE AFGHAN WAR COMES HOME TO PHILLY: Dave Lindorff reports on the drone base in Philadelphia, which is now a legitimate target of Al Qaeda; ... (more)
Helping Dems in CD 31
Jerry Lewis is no longer in Congress but he was replaced by a Republican even though the district is slightly Dem.
Lawmakers look to toughen standards for recall
Future bids to oust public officials through recall could get a lot harder under the terms of legislation given preliminary approval Tuesday by the Senate.