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We Won Round One on Health Care

Tuesday, 29 December 2009, 2:50 pm | Scott Galindez

There are widespread opinions out there on the Senate version of health care reform. I understand people's frustration with how "Traitor Joe" Lieberman and "Ben Arnold" Nelson held the Senate bill hostage. More >>

Clinton Campaign: "Obama Must Win All States"

Tuesday, 4 March 2008, 9:53 am | Scott Galindez

Austin, Texas - Huh? That's what Clinton's campaign is saying, talk about lowering expectations. For almost a month, the Clinton campaign has been pointing to March 4 as its "firewall." It pretty much wrote off its chances of winning any of the last ... More >>

Scott Galindez: Ohio Back In The Spotlight

Tuesday, 26 February 2008, 10:45 am | Scott Galindez

In 2004, Kenneth Blackwell, long lines and accusations of problems with voting machines dominated the headlines. Ohio and Florida were the battleground states everyone pointed to as the bellwethers in the race between Kerry and Bush. More >>

Scott Galindez: Where's the Substance?

Wednesday, 20 February 2008, 11:36 am | Scott Galindez

Where's the Substance? By Scott Galindez t r u t h o u t | Perspective More >>

Scott Galindez: Stay Positive, Let Voters Decide

Thursday, 14 February 2008, 11:49 am | Scott Galindez

Democrats have a golden opportunity to capture the White House and increase their majorities in Congress. They have to be careful though; the closeness of the race for the nomination has created several minefields that need to be avoided. More >>

Scott Galindez: Super Tuesday Preview

Tuesday, 5 February 2008, 10:09 am | Scott Galindez

Obama's lead over Clinton in California grew by two points, with 46 percent saying they would support him, compared to 40 percent for Clinton. Obama had a 4-point lead over Clinton among white voters, with 45 percent of their support to her 41 percent. More >>

Scott Galindez: The Torch Is Passed

Wednesday, 30 January 2008, 11:34 am | Scott Galindez

"With Barack Obama we can turn the page on the old politics of misrepresentation and distortion," he said; "we can close the book on the old politics of race against race." Kennedy is understood to be repulsed by Mr. Clinton's racial politics. More >>

Scott Galindez: Obama vs. Billary

Friday, 25 January 2008, 9:04 am | Scott Galindez

The race for the Democratic Party nomination for president has increasingly become a three-way race. The problem for John Edwards is he is no longer the third person in the race, Bill Clinton is. More >>

Scott Galindez: The Real Delegate Count

Tuesday, 15 January 2008, 11:24 am | Scott Galindez

The Associated Press and other media outlets are trying to tell us they know how many delegates each candidate will get out of Iowa, just as I told you they would in a previous article. Florida and Michigan make the delegate count even more confusing. More >>

Scott Galindez: Candidates Making Final Push

Wednesday, 9 January 2008, 10:46 am | Scott Galindez

On the eve of the today's vote in New Hampshire, all of the candidates held major rallies throughout the state of New Hampshire. Barack Obama was upbeat, predicting victory today. "There are moments every generation has to make its mark on history." More >>

Scott Galindez: Democrats Win Big in Iowa

Monday, 7 January 2008, 7:17 pm | Scott Galindez

When John Edwards took the stage to concede to defeat in Iowa, he declared victory for change and defeat for the status quo. He was right. Sixty-eight percent of the participants in the Democratic Caucus voted for a candidate running on a theme of ... More >>

Edwards and Obama Pledge to Fight Poverty

Tuesday, 24 July 2007, 12:16 am | Scott Galindez

According to census figures, just under 13 percent of the US population lives in poverty. The American middle class is vastly larger and middle-class Americans, unlike poor Americans, have time and money to give to political campaigns - which is why ... More >>

The Handwriting on the Wall Is Written in Blood

Thursday, 31 May 2007, 2:34 pm | Scott Galindez

"I think the handwriting is on the wall that we are going in a different direction in the fall." "We can no longer support an endless occupation in Iraq and Afghanistan." The quotes above are not from anti-war Democrats. No, it's not Rep. Ron Paul (R-Texas) ... More >>

Scott Galindez: Shame on You, Ann Coulter II

Tuesday, 6 March 2007, 10:48 am | Scott Galindez

The most popular column I ever wrote for Truthout was a response to Ann Coulter's disgusting attacks against Max Cleland . We are now in another election cycle, and Ann Coulter again is making tasteless comments. More >>

Galindez: Howard Dean's 50-State Strategy Pays Off

Tuesday, 14 November 2006, 10:59 am | Scott Galindez

The chairman of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC), Rahm Emanuel, stormed out of Democratic National Committee (DNC) chairman Howard Dean's office in May after an expletive-filled tirade against the DNC's spending too much money, ... More >>

Scott Galindez: It's About Checks and Balances

Tuesday, 24 October 2006, 2:53 pm | Scott Galindez

This November 7th, there is a strong argument for voting for process. Our forefathers set up three branches of government to insure that power would not be concentrated in the hands of a few. I am not arguing that under ideal circumstances one party ... More >>

9 Nuke Powers Violating Non-Proliferation Treaty

Tuesday, 10 October 2006, 1:15 pm | Scott Galindez

As North Korea becomes the eighth confirmed nuclear power (Israel is not confirmed but considered the ninth) some of the blame has to go to the original five nuclear powers. When the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty went into effect in 1970, the five ... More >>

Scott Galindez: Hands Off Connecticut

Tuesday, 25 July 2006, 3:02 pm | Scott Galindez

Here we go again … There is a grass-roots movement picking up steam in the nutmeg state, but the old guard is rushing in to maintain the status quo. Bill Clinton is rushing to Connecticut to save Joseph Lieberman for the party insiders who don't ... More >>

Someone Should Tell Bush Why We Went to War

Thursday, 23 March 2006, 11:43 am | Scott Galindez

After yesterday's presidential news conference, I am beginning to wonder if George W. Bush knows why we went to war with Iraq. He should just come clean and admit that we went to war because Dick, Wolfie, and Rummy told him to. More >>

Scott Galindez: Remove All Torturers from

Tuesday, 11 October 2005, 11:11 am | Scott Galindez

The Bush administration and those who support the Iraq war frequently justify it by saying that Saddam Hussein tortured his people. They say that Iraq is better off without him. I agree that Saddam needed to go, but with the reports from Abu Graib ... More >>





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