Marc Morano is the executive editor of Climate Depot and former climate researcher and communications director for the Senate Environment & Public Works Committee. He is involved in the AllPainNoGain petition effort.

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July 7, 2008, 8:30 PM EDT
Boston (CNSNews.com) - Left-wing filmmaker Michael Moore on Tuesday appeared to back off his earlier allegation regarding President Bush's involvement in the flights of Saudi Arabian citizens out of the U.S. in the days following the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.
July 7, 2008, 8:30 PM EDT
Boston (CNSNews.com) - A supporter of Democratic nominee John Kerry compared conservatives to Adolf Hitler in a series of interviews with the media at the Democratic Election Night party in Boston's Copley Square. Joe Pulliam of Bedford Mass., said "Thomas Jefferson - liberal, Abraham Lincoln - liberal, Jesus - liberal, Adolf Hitler - conservative. Hey where do you stand?" Pulliam told CNSNews.com.
July 7, 2008, 8:29 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Political analysts are questioning the wisdom of the Bush administration in selecting a prominent Democratic donor with extensive ties to the Enron business scandal as the manager of a $350 million taxpayer supported development project in Africa. Frank Savage is considered one of the most generous African-American donors to Democratic Party causes, but in light of Enron's bankruptcy, is also characterized by one critic as a "shameless" personification of the recent American corporate scandals.
July 7, 2008, 8:29 PM EDT
(1st Add: Corrects attribution of quote in story's final paragraph)Washington (CNSNews.com) - Talk radio and cable news outlets were blasted by liberal activists during a seminar in Washington, D.C. Thursday, with one speaker describing the followers of conservative-dominated radio programs as "drunks."
July 7, 2008, 8:29 PM EDT
(Correction: Fixes spelling of Sorensen)(CNSNews.com) - He's been dead for nearly 40 years and served as president for less than three years, but John F. Kennedy's political reputation remains so potent in 2002 that even conservatives are invoking Kennedy's name to try to score political points.
July 7, 2008, 8:29 PM EDT
(Language in this article may be offensive to some readers)Washington (CNSNews.com) - The author of a book denying the existence of a liberal media in America declared that the right wing media "machine" is now so powerful that it acts as "a steamroller" of liberal ideals.
July 7, 2008, 8:29 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - The Boulder, Colo. City Council will join environmental activists in taking legal action against the federal government to try to control greenhouse gas emissions which environmentalists say is the cause of "global warming."Boulder City Council members voted Tuesday to join with Greenpeace U.S.A. and Friends of the Earth, in a planned lawsuit that could end up costing local taxpayers $7,000.
July 7, 2008, 8:29 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Some Republican activists in New York City say they are becoming increasingly concerned about the influence being exercised by "liberal Democrats" on the 2004 GOP National Convention in New York.The activists are also angry about the prominent role of New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg in the fundraising and planning of the convention. Bloomberg was a life-long Democratic Party fund-raiser and activist until he switched to the Republican Party to win the mayoral nomination and eventually the election in 2001.
July 7, 2008, 8:29 PM EDT
Washington (CNSNews.com) - Organizers and those attending Thursday night's Africare Awards dinner honoring entertainer/activist Harry Belafonte made a concerted effort to suppress protests and questions regarding Belafonte's racially charged comments. Belafonte abruptly turned his back and ended an interview, thundering "Goodnight," when asked about the recent controversy.
July 7, 2008, 8:29 PM EDT
Chicago (CNSNews.com) - President Bush is heading a "radical extreme administration," according to the Democratic presidential candidates who took part in a debate in Chicago on Sunday. Jesse Jackson's Rainbow/PUSH coalition sponsored the debate as part of its 32nd annual convention.Rep. Richard Gephardt of Missouri summed up the mood when he declared that a "radical extreme administration has sold your government to the special interests of the country."
July 7, 2008, 8:29 PM EDT
Washington (CNSNews.com) - Organizers and those attending Thursday night's Africare Awards dinner honoring entertainer/activist Harry Belafonte made a concerted effort to suppress protests and questions regarding Belafonte's racially charged comments. Belafonte abruptly turned his back and ended an interview, thundering "Goodnight," when asked about the recent controversy.
July 7, 2008, 8:29 PM EDT
Chicago (CNSNews.com) - A group of African-Americans protestors gathered outside the Sheraton hotel in downtown Chicago Monday to protest Jesse Jackson during his 32nd annual Rainbow/PUSH conference.Protestor Willie Ellis said he wanted to tell America, "Open your eyes: Jesse Jackson is for Jesse Jackson and Jesse Jackson only. "He stole from the people long enough. It's time the people know the true man Jesse Jackson is. He has rode on black peoples' coattails long enough," Ellis told \b CNSNews.com.
July 7, 2008, 8:29 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com)- The Bush family political dynasty has eclipsed the Kennedy family's dynasty by projecting "dullness," according to one political observer. The Bush family continued to enjoy huge electoral success in 2002, while the Kennedy family suffered several political setbacks.Larry Sabato, political scientist with the University of Virginia, told CNSNews.com "the Bushes have managed partly through creating dullness to convince people that they represent stability and effectiveness.""Dullness is a very saleable political quality," he added.
July 7, 2008, 8:29 PM EDT
Chicago (CNSNews.com) - California Rep. Barbara Lee (D-Calif.) says the Bush administration is pursuing "white supremacist" policies in America."This administration and allies in Congress are rolling back advances in racial equality, economic opportunity and gender equity," Lee said in a speech at the Rainbow/PUSH organization's 32nd annual convention on Monday.
July 7, 2008, 8:29 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Republicans may have prevailed in November's mid-term elections, taking control of the Senate and enlarging their majority in the House, but one author sees a time before the end of this decade in which the tables will be significantly turned against the GOP.John B. Judis predicts nation's changing demographics and shifting political scene will create a Democratic majority in the country by 2008.
July 7, 2008, 8:29 PM EDT
Chicago (CNSNews.com) - Former President Bill Clinton said "extreme conservatives" are in now in control of the White House, Congress, much of the federal judiciary system, and a growing share of the media.Clinton made the remarks during a keynote address to Jesse Jackson's 32nd annual Rainbow/PUSH Coalition Conference in Chicago on Tuesday. Clinton warned the crowd of Jackson supporters to never stoop to the "demoniz[ing] tactics of right-wing talk-show hosts."
July 7, 2008, 8:29 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - As 2002 draws to a close, the Natural Resources Defense Council is lashing out at the Bush administration for allegedly reaching out to corporate "polluters" to "weaken" environmental protections. But, the administration finds support from the National Wilderness Institute, where spokeswoman Kathy Benedetto labels the criticism, "politically motivated."
July 7, 2008, 8:29 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - A prominent Democratic donor currently serving as the Bush administration's manager of a $350 million development project in Africa is one of several former Enron officials being sued by the U.S. Department of Labor for "failing to protect [Enron] workers."Frank Savage, the managing general partner of the federal Overseas Private Investment Corporation's (OPIC) Africa Millennium Fund, has also failed to raise the required $122.5 million from the private sector in order to make the fund operational.
July 7, 2008, 8:29 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - A public policy group has issued two new studies warning that one million people currently covered by health insurance might lose all coverage because of the looming state budget deficits. The group is calling on the federal government to intervene and offer fiscal relief to the states. But a critic of the reports calls them a "premature call to action."
July 7, 2008, 8:29 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - The lawyer who represented Al Gore in the hotly contested Florida post-election recount in 2000 is now facing ethics charges in what one local newspaper described as a "bizarre" case.The Florida Bar's grievance committee found probable cause to charge David Boies with three counts of ethics violations. The ruling on July 10 accused Boies of misconduct, giving financial assistance to a client and improperly supervising other lawyers.