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Anthony Wade, a contributing writer to opednews.com, is dedicated to educating the populace to the lies and abuses of the government. He is a 53-year-old independent writer from New York with political commentary articles seen on multiple websites. A Christian progressive and professional Rehabilitation Counselor working with the poor and disabled, Mr. Wade believes that you can have faith and hold elected officials accountable for lies and excess, regardless of party.
(48 comments) SHARE Wednesday, October 22, 2008 Preparing the Cover Story for the Theft of the Election
The Associated Press came out with a poll today that defies logic and reason. The claim is that the race is now in a dead heat. With the theft of Election 2008 underway, now the crafting of the cover story begins.
(14 comments) SHARE Thursday, September 4, 2008 Sarah Palin, A Wolf in Moose Clothing
The reviews are in from the Palin speech. The GOP is gushing but the truth is she was arrogant and condescending. Let's cut through the spin.
(1 comments) SHARE Sunday, January 15, 2006 Birth of the Red-Letter Christian Movement
For too long there has been a purposeful split in this country for Christians. No More. It is not if you are left or right, but if you are correct in the eyes of God.
(15 comments) SHARE Wednesday, July 25, 2012 First They Came For the Soda"
The constitution and the proper role of government hangs in the balance in the NYC hearings on the soda ban...
(11 comments) SHARE Sunday, August 29, 2010 Recognizing Glenn Beck's Religion
Beck said yesterday that we cannot recognize Obama's Christianity. The actual problem is that we can recognize Beck's.
(22 comments) SHARE Tuesday, June 7, 2011 The Bush Effect -- The Morons Are Coming!
Sarah Palin is a result of the dumbing down of the Presidency; also known as The Bush Effect. How low have we set the intellectual bar because of Sarah?
(5 comments) SHARE Tuesday, September 30, 2008 A Tale of Two Economies
Trickle-down economics has come home to roost. There are two classes in this caste system. The rich and the poor. The rich expect the poor to bail them out of their problems. The answer needs to continue to be a resounding "No!"
SHARE Tuesday, October 7, 2008 Team McFailin Desperation and Mud
Four weeks to go and the McFailin campaign is left wallowing in their own desperation and the mud they keep trying to fling at the country, hoping it covers up their failed plan for America.
(19 comments) SHARE Friday, October 21, 2011 What Would Jesus Protest?
As the 1% gets desperatem they enlist Christians again to do their dirty work. Do you honestly think Jesus would line up with the Fox News crowd? Not if you read the Bible...
(80 comments) SHARE Tuesday, September 13, 2011 The Republican Vision of Healthcare
At last night's debate we caught a glimpse into the nightmare vision the GOP has for your healthcare. You should be afraid. You should be very afraid.
(40 comments) SHARE Friday, September 2, 2011 The Real Victims of Real Class Warfare
Forced to the streets to hustle some money for insulin. There is class warfare in this country but the ones crying the loudest are the ones waging the real war.
(32 comments) SHARE Tuesday, November 18, 2008 Personal Foul! The NFL Loses All Credibility
The Steelers-Chargers game this past Sunday saw the most egregious display of fixing a game in the history of sports. At least 33 million dollars was made and the NFL has sold out their integrity and credibility for it.
(12 comments) SHARE Monday, September 3, 2007 The Ghosts Inside the Machine
The machine and its media are picking our candidates America. There are voices outside this machine, being marginalized. Listen to the ghosts America, listen to the ghosts.
(9 comments) SHARE Saturday, August 16, 2008 Saddleback: Pandering Disguised as a Political Forum
The Rick Warren Forum was held tonight and hailed by CNN. Unfortunately, it was your typical vanilla event, designed to not truly inform as much as it was designed to allow organized pandering.
(1 comments) SHARE Saturday, October 15, 2005 Something Wicked This Way Comes
As indictments are being handed down, be wary of the storm of distraction which invariably will be heading our way...
(4 comments) SHARE Tuesday, October 24, 2006 The Importance of Understanding Polls, Lying 101
Two recent online polls display the inherent bias sometimes found in them. There are still forces out there trying to distract the national discourse before the most important election of our liftimes, just two weeks away.
(34 comments) SHARE Saturday, December 29, 2007 Fox News Fascism Ron Paul Excluded From Debates
Unbelievable but true; Fox News has crossed the line yet again in denying access to the next GOP debate to Ron Paul. Dr. No must be really starting to scare some folks in the machine.
(91 comments) SHARE Monday, December 22, 2008 Revisionist History and False Bravado
Stop with all the nonsense. Sixty-six million people voted for Obama. You were not responsible for all of their votes. Time for a reality check.
(30 comments) SHARE Wednesday, September 5, 2007 The Machine Turns on Ron Paul
Fox News displays its bias and the republican debate again collapses into, "I can blow up the world better than you can!" All except Ron Paul, who fought through the bias and mocking to again steal the show.
(6 comments) SHARE Tuesday, September 18, 2007 Democracy and Dissent Tasered Into Submission
There is no debate in the matter of Andrew Meyer. A kid who was asking a legitimate question at an appropriate time, on a campus he pays to attend, was assaulted by six cowards in police uniforms. They tasered him after they had subdued him and with it, dissent and democracy were silenced.
(14 comments) SHARE Friday, August 26, 2011 God Answers The Balanced Budget Amendment Nonsense
The Tea Party loons say that the Federal Government should balance their budget like a family of four. God sends some reminders of why the government should not be treated like an average family...
(4 comments) SHARE Tuesday, April 22, 2008 Tipping Point in Autism-Vaccine Debate
The government now concedes a connection between vaccines and autism. The pro-corporate crowd are already moving the goalposts in the debate.
(4 comments) SHARE Friday, May 30, 2014 Morning Joe - An Exercise In Denial
Michael Bloomberg uses a commencement speech to chide the graduates as petty retribution for other students from a different school shouting down Ray Kelly. Yet somehow, Joe Scarborough thinks the actual story is that liberals do not want to hear opposing views.
(25 comments) SHARE Friday, August 21, 2009 There's Nothing Progressive About the Dem Party; Time for a Common Sense Movement
The cancer that is destroying this country is the system that only allows these two parties to participate in what is supposed to be an open democratic process.
The inherent problem with what the progressive movement has become is that it aligned itself within the broken system it originally wanted no part of.
(2 comments) SHARE Tuesday, November 16, 2010 The End Result of the Mugging of the Truth
We can talk all day long about the many and varied problems with this country and its political discourse. But in the end, it will be the mugging of the truth that will bleed us all to death.
(6 comments) SHARE Tuesday, June 5, 2007 Merchants of Death, The Politics of Perpetual Fear
For forty years we were sold fear on a repeating loop. The unseen enemy was the communist and they hated America. It was a great model but it died when the USSR collapsed. A decade later the same model is being used again; only the terrorist has replaced the communist. Tonight at the GOP presidential debate we saw the gang of nine continuing to sell you all they have left, fear and death.
(1 comments) SHARE Monday, March 27, 2006 In Defense of Christ and True Christianity
I understand the frustration of watching a fallen world become more depraved with each passing day but making broad generalizations about the sincerity of Christianity is not the solution. Christ is the way, the truth, and the life...
(20 comments) SHARE Thursday, November 6, 2008 Mapping Out the Progressive Vision at the Dawn of a New America
The radical left is as dangerous as the radical right. The Progressive Movement must redefine itself now and commit itself to not becoming a part of the politics of hate and divisiveness that has crippled our country for too long now.
(3 comments) SHARE Saturday, December 17, 2005 The Coronation of King George
President Bush took to the airwaves today to tell America he is now their King, no longer answerable to courts or checks and balances.
(8 comments) SHARE Thursday, May 3, 2007 A Clear Choice for America
Ten wannabe-conservatives took the stage tonight to tell you they would be better at blowing up the world than the next guy. The only ray of conservative hope was found in Ron Paul. If only the media would give the Paul's and Kucinich's of the world a fair chance.
SHARE Wednesday, July 13, 2005 The Spin Cycle
Cutting Through the Lies and Disinformation About Treasongate
SHARE Wednesday, June 28, 2006 Divisiveness, The Republican Party's True Agenda
The Republican Party announced their "American Values Agenda" this week. A platform of divisive social issues to avoid having to deal with their own ineptitude as we head toward the mid-term elections. America must remind them what we truly value and what our agenda truly is.
(43 comments) SHARE Saturday, February 10, 2007 The Hillary Illusion
The machine is growling again America. A plan was hatched a few years ago to present Hillary Clinton as a viable national candidate but it was and still is, an illusion. How is it that obvious? Because it is the republican machine selling us the Hillary illusion and for good reason.
(2 comments) SHARE Saturday, September 10, 2005 Cronyism Kills
Michael Brown is caught lying about his credentials, Chertoff should also be investigated, and the good ole boys network is killing Americans with incompetence.
(8 comments) SHARE Wednesday, January 24, 2007 28% and Counting, the Disintegration of a President
In his sixth State of the Union George W. Bush left no doubt that he exists in a vacuum of his own making; where up is down and black is white. He should just rename these speeches State of Denial and be done with it. Either way, he continues his precipitous slide toward the darker pages of American history seemingly oblivious as to how to stop himself.
(44 comments) SHARE Saturday, September 1, 2007 Racism in the Dirty South
The "Jena Six" are facing 100 years in prison for having a schoolyard fight. They are really on trial because they are guilty of being black in a community that is 85% white. Unfortunately, that is still a deadly mix in America today.
(13 comments) SHARE Saturday, January 6, 2007 The Utter Stupidity of Direct TV
Direct TV is representative of corporate America today. Mega-monopolies who care more about policies than people. Mine is just one story of thousands i am sure.
(1 comments) SHARE Saturday, July 29, 2006 Christians United for Israel? How About Christians United for Christ?
This past week saw Christians United for Israel descend upon DC. Mixing politics and Christianity the event is a microcosm of everything wrong with evangelical leadership today. We should be united for Christ and leave the political blustering to the false prophets.
(5 comments) SHARE Wednesday, January 3, 2007 On the Eve of the New America, The Edge of Madness Returns
Tomorrow the new Congress begins the work of the American people. The work that has been ignored for the last four years. Meanwhile, George W. Bush takes to the papers to write an arrogant op-ed piece that clearly displays one thing. He obviously does not get it.
(75 comments) SHARE Friday, February 22, 2008 The Abuse of the Word "Censorship"
It is time for people to remember that guidelines are not censorship. Freedom is not the absence of limitations; that is anarchy. There are some here who advocate anarchy and they can pack up their handful of comments and go on home now.
(1 comments) SHARE Friday, November 18, 2005 Desperation on the Precipice of Disaster
The president's disapproval rating is at 66% and the desperation is palpable. People who are inherently dishonest and irresponsible continue to lecture us about what they are, reprehensible.
(7 comments) SHARE Thursday, January 24, 2008 4,000 American Kids, Lied to Death
An independent report this week confirmed what we have known for years. George Bush orchestrated a campaign of lies to go to war. The media sold it to us. When will enough be enough?
(9 comments) SHARE Tuesday, October 30, 2007 Parents Versus Big Pharma, The Autism Battle Rages On
Notorious government shill, WSJ, publishes another article mocking parents of autistic children who dare question the official government story about the links to mercury based vaccines. The truth remains at large...
(2 comments) SHARE Saturday, July 23, 2005 The Web of Lies Runs Deeper
Rove-Libby-? Who is the last card that will unravel this web of lies? Judy Miller knows, but she is not talking.
(3 comments) SHARE Tuesday, August 30, 2011 Epitaphs for the Living
A brief poem of praise in light of the passing of Margaret Basset. That we would speak our hearts to those we care about today because tomorrow is promised to none.
(3 comments) SHARE Sunday, August 20, 2006 It's The Law Stupid
This past week saw a return to the rule of law in this country and immediately the president was having none of it. For a brief moment though, we remember what this country was founded on, checks and balances, as Bush continues to thumb his nose at democracy.
SHARE Wednesday, February 1, 2006 Empty Rhetoric from a Vacuous Presidency
America is onto this President who fancies himself a champion of democracy but sells us fear. A man who claims the mantle of liberty while his cronies arrest Cindy Sheehan for wearing a simple tee shirt and drag her from the people's house in chains.
SHARE Friday, July 21, 2006 George Bush, Hypocrisy and the Culture of Death
In the mind of George W. Bush, research which could ease human suffering crosses a "moral boundary that our decent society needs to respect." Apparently that boundary does not exist for soldiers or civilians in war. You cannot be for life and have as much blood on your hands as Mr. Bush.
(10 comments) SHARE Wednesday, February 6, 2008 The Hillary Illusion, Redux
As i wrote a year ago, Hillary as a candidate is an illusion. Once again the machine has left us with the lesser of two evils choice and this time, that choice is clearly Obama.
(14 comments) SHARE Wednesday, October 3, 2007 Whatever Happened to Discernment?
Too many Christians and Christian leaders are duped by the forces that do not have the true purpose of Christ in their hearts. Case in point last month, Pastor Frances Lloyd spreading fear far and wide at the bidding of noted shill Glenn Beck.
By their fruit, you shall know them.
(2 comments) SHARE Thursday, April 17, 2008 There is No Debate, The Free Press is Dead
Last night ABC officially killed the concept of a free press. It turned a presidential debate into an attempt to assassinate the candidacy of Barack Obama. America should be outraged.
(7 comments) SHARE Tuesday, September 12, 2006 Bush Shamelessly Exploits the Dead, Hijacks our Shared Memories and Pain
Faced with disasterous poll numbers and real oversight after the mid-term elections, George W. Bush used the anniversary of 911 to once again try and sell us his failed war at all cost vision. His speech contained nothing new, except new heights of arrogance and the shameless exploitation of the dead. Not only does the emperor have no clothes, he has no conscience.
(7 comments) SHARE Tuesday, June 26, 2007 Chris Matthews Refuses to Tame the Shrew
Parasites like Ann Coulter exist only at the behest of those who pay them any attention. Chris Matthews felt compelled to give this shrew a full hour tonight; and then proceded to not question any of her lies.
(91 comments) SHARE Saturday, February 16, 2008 The Dark Side of Impeachment
Amid the clamor and zeal for impeachment, have progressives really lost sight of what effect it will have on what should be paramount; an end to the GOP reign over the Executive Branch of government.
(5 comments) SHARE Tuesday, October 17, 2006 The Death of a Nation
With a whimper, America died today. George W. Bush and his Rubber Stamp Congress passed the Military Commissions Act, officially torching our Constitution. What is truly sad is the GOP thinks this is a "winner" this November.
I do not believe there are people out there that truly believe in their hearts that this law represents what America is supposed to stand for.
I pray I am right.
(65 comments) SHARE Saturday, February 23, 2008 Clarifying Progressive Priorities; Election 2008
Let us not forget the lessons of the last eight years. Progressivism's first and quite frankly, only priority right now should be ensuring the end of the policies of the Bush Administration. The election must be paramount.
(19 comments) SHARE Monday, July 2, 2007 The Day the Rule of Law Died
George Bush rewarded the traitor to America that is Scooter Libby today. Considering Libby covered up crimes that lead back to Bush, he has essentially covered up his own crimes and gave Libby no reason to tell the truth. Remember this day America and who stands for it and against it when you vote next year. Rest in peace Rule of law, we will miss you.
(18 comments) SHARE Tuesday, February 26, 2008 There are Lives in the Balance
There is too much at stake this election year to continue to allow intellectual thugs ruin the debate. You vote does matter. No matter how broken the system may be, to pretend there is no difference between candidates is to have a hidden agenda.
(5 comments) SHARE Saturday, October 13, 2007 An Open Letter to MSNBC/CNBC
Allen Wastler (Managing Editor of CNBC) does not deserve his job. He has decided that if a poll does not reflect his preformed conclusions, that it is in the best interest of democracy, to subvert it.
SHARE Sunday, February 12, 2006 Will You Remember?
This November America is faced with the first steps in taking this country back. All that is required is that they remember.
(1 comments) SHARE Monday, June 5, 2006 The Politics of Distraction The Gay Marriage Ploy
Don't be fooled again. George Bush could care less if gays get married as long as you are talking about if they should. That is how he wins. The 2006 elections will be about many issues. It will not be about gay marriage stupid.
(4 comments) SHARE Sunday, December 23, 2007 A Message of Hope
A moment to pause and consider what can still be good; that there still can be hope.
(3 comments) SHARE Monday, October 2, 2006 Jesus, Enemy Combatant. When the Christian Right Becomes the Christian Wrong
The GOP is ratcheting up their usual trump cards this election season; fear, loathing and divisiveness. To divide, they have many strategies but they have enlisted and received help from a source that should know better, Christian leaders.
How in the world can any Christian leader scripturally instruct their congregations to vote republican?
(9 comments) SHARE Wednesday, January 9, 2008 Ron Paul as an Independent; It is Time
In the dust of the New Hampshire primary, lays the chances of Ron Paul winning the GOP nomination. It is time to really scare the machine and have the Paul message go independent.
(3 comments) SHARE Wednesday, August 2, 2006 Feeding the Sheep Nation
We have a system that protects itself, is fed by bribes, and supported by the media machine. It is time to stop the sheep mentality the powers that be rely upon to continue the erosion of this country.
SHARE Tuesday, November 29, 2005 Softball Continues, Matthews Shills Again
After insulting 66% of Americans yesterday, Matthews was back tonight trying to convince us that all of the recent corruption is "non-partisan. It is time to tell MSNBC that Chris Matthews has to go.
SHARE Monday, October 3, 2005 What I Learned In Louisiana
Having just returned from a week in northern Louisiana, where I was afforded the opportunity to assist the evacuees, I have a better perspective about the essence of the human spirit.
(5 comments) SHARE Thursday, June 7, 2007 Libby Gets Scootered
Valerie Plame is a patriot hero to this country. Scooter Libby is a traitor to his country. The hypocrisy coming from the right is overwhelming in its stench over the light punishment Libby received this week.
SHARE Monday, November 6, 2006 The Consent of the Governed
One day left before America revokes the consent of the governed from the party that no longer deserves the power they have so easily abused for five years.
(3 comments) SHARE Saturday, August 27, 2005 The Decline of Civilization
Questioning the society on the cusp of such grand sorrow and loss. The truth is fading into irrelevancy.
SHARE Wednesday, December 28, 2005 This is Our Lives on Holiday
As the holiday season winds down, it is time to refocus on where we were and more importantly, where we are going. The rest of our lives await, as we beg to dream of taking our country back.
SHARE Thursday, April 20, 2006 When the Fake Press Gets Too Frisky
Jonah Goldberg, paid republican shill posing as a journalist is confused about who is a whistle blower versus who is a leaker. Allow me to explain Mr. Goldberg.
(1 comments) SHARE Tuesday, August 1, 2006 Feeding the Sheep Nation
We have a system that protects itself, is fed by bribes, and supported by the media machine. It is time to stop the sheep mentality the powers that be rely upon to continue the erosion of this country.
(1 comments) SHARE Friday, August 12, 2005 An Open Letter to Christians
Romans 9: 1-2 - I speak the truth in ChristI am not lying, my conscience confirms it in the Holy Spirit I have great sorrow and unceasing anguish in my heart.
(6 comments) SHARE Thursday, February 7, 2008 The McCain Mutiny, A Political Farce
All this week we have heard the cries of the far right that John McCain is not a conservative. Don't fall for it America! Their only hope in November is to turn McCain into a moderate; which he is not.
(6 comments) SHARE Monday, August 20, 2007 Karl Rove Is Right
I know enough to pay attention when Karl Rove is manuevering. His attacks on Hillary are designed to help her, because he knows she is unelectable.
(5 comments) SHARE Thursday, January 11, 2007 The Blood Stained Hands of Rhetoric and Accountability
Enough is enough. Words matter. If you are reporting on this ongoing dance between the cautious dems and the insane president, you need to stop using phrases designed to frame things unfairly. Not doing so makes you just as guilty as those who pull triggers. The pen is a weapon, words can kill.
SHARE Tuesday, November 22, 2005 The Party of Lies, Swift-Boating the Truth
Jean Schmidt not only called a 37-year Marine veteran a coward but she then lied to smear another veteran in trying to blame him. Swift-Boating as policy continues.
(4 comments) SHARE Wednesday, November 1, 2006 Clouding the Hearts and Minds
The GOP is in overdrive trying to distract voters with just six days to go before America stands up collectively and says, no more.
(1 comments) SHARE Tuesday, November 7, 2006 A New Dawn in America, The Tsunami of Change
Sanity returned to America today as we will wake up tomorrow with the dawn of a new opportunity. The opportunity to right the wrongs. But take heed democrats. The following is what you need to do in the next two years unless you wish to be but a comma in our history.
(21 comments) SHARE Wednesday, March 7, 2007 The Libby Verdict - Nothing is Sacred to the Hypocritical Republican Right
When Bill Clinton lied under oath in a personal matter of sexual indiscretion, the rule of law was under attack and impeachment was the only remedy according to the right wing. Now that Scooter Libby is convicted of worse crimes, in a matter of treasonous activity, they are crying for a pardon. Oh, the sweet smell of hypocrisy.
(4 comments) SHARE Friday, October 5, 2007 Freedom Doesn't Need Watching, The Merchants of Death Do
As the sand covers the bodies of our dead children in Iraq, new fake groups are formed by millionaire elite's desgined to ensure that more and more of your kids die in their wars. These merchants of death do not deal in freedom, let alone watch it.
SHARE Saturday, June 24, 2006 Update on the Left Behind Video Game
I have responded to emails from the "Left Behind Team" and Pastor Rick Warren trying to clarify the controversy surrounding the soon to be released "Eternal Forces" video game
SHARE Thursday, October 27, 2005 The Politicization of Criminals
Beware the talking points. The GOP media heads will try their best to minimize the indictments but at the end of the day, there is no criminalization of politics, just criminals.
(3 comments) SHARE Sunday, September 4, 2005 This is The Republican Party Vision for America
Their vision is one of Darwinian logic. It is the politics of Natural Selection. In a game where they have the tools of survival, and wont share them, they decide that the rules are survival of the fittest.
(12 comments) SHARE Saturday, February 17, 2007 Run Al, Run
An open appeal to the one man who can turn this country around in 2008. The man who won in 2000 and should be President today; Al Gore.
SHARE Saturday, January 7, 2006 Hammering Home The Point, The Delay Era Passes
As Delay steps aside, let us not lose focus on the problem he represents, corruption. It is not business as usual, not bipartisan. 2006 gives us a chance to truly take back this country.
SHARE Saturday, November 4, 2006 Desperation on the Cusp of Madness
Two Days to go and the rhetoric is flying fast from the desperate GOP. The standard Rovian talking points simply border on madness when you really break them down though.
SHARE Monday, October 3, 2005 Are you Kidding Me?
Judy Miller is free and expects us to believe that Scooter Libby was her source. I know she is in the business of passing fiction off as news, but does anyone really buy this?
SHARE Wednesday, November 9, 2005 Lack of Class Warfare
A combined 89 billions in cuts to the poor while 70 billion is handed back to the rich. This is not about class, it is about a lack of class.
(2 comments) SHARE Thursday, June 22, 2006 Of Country and Truth
Make no mistake America, the powers that be will do whatever they can to prevent the GOP from losing control this November. There is too much at stake for them because then the truth might come out.