November 02, 2002, 2:00am
While we are all rooting for President Bush to win the War on
Terrorism, it is important that we know the facts about the homeland
and national security debate. The assertion that Democrats are not
committed to homeland and national security is ludicrous and is a
perfect example of the ability of the Republican spin machine to distort
the issues. In fact, a little history is in order:
- Before September 11th, Bush and his advisors did not pay
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October 11, 2002, 1:00am
How incredible is it that only twenty-five hours were spent in the Congress debating WAR!!
Posted on Oct. 11 , 2002
According to Senator Robert Byrd, the Congress only spent twenty-five hours
debating WAR when twenty-five hours were spent filing for a sewage permit.
According to Senator Edward Kennedy, twenty-three days were spent debating the Agriculture Bill.
I’d like my visitors today to read a piece I asked Robert Borosage to
write that says much of what I feel – … Read more »
September 22, 2002, 1:00am
“THE WAY WE WERE”/”THE WAY WE ARE”
LIGHT THE CORNERS OF MY MIND
MISTY WATERCOLOR MEM’RIES
OF THE WAY WE WER
When I sing that song now, I can’t help but think about it politically.
OF THE HOUSE WE LEFT BEHIND
LOVELY DEMOCRATIC MEM’RIES
OF THE WAY WE WERE
It was 1993… a time of hope… of new possibilities. We believed
that our children would live in an age of extraordinary opportunity.
We had a Democratic Congress that … Read more »
December 11, 2001, 1:00am
Remarks by Barbra Streisand
Thank you. Thank you, Speaker Gephardt, for that kind introduction
and for coming all the way fromWashington with your busy schedule
to present me with this award. You’ve been a great leader inCongress
who’s done so much for the working people of this country and we’re
all looking forward toyour being the next Speaker of the House. I
promise never to write the Democrats a challengingletter again – at
least for a couple of weeks.
I… Read more »
February 03, 1995, 1:00am
The following speech in support of federal support for the arts was given by Barbra Streisand at the John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts on February 3, 1995:
I’ve stood up and performed in front of thousands of people — but let me tell you, this is much more frightening. Maybe it’s because this is The John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard, and I’m neither a politician nor a professor. I like to think … Read more »
June 12, 1992, 1:00am
By Barbra Streisand
JUNE 12, 1992
Welcome to the year of the woman. We’ve come a long way. Not too long ago we were called dolls, tomatoes, chicks, babes and broads. We’ve graduated to being called tough cookies, foxes, bitches, and witches. I guess that’s progress. Language gives us an insight into the way women are viewed in a male dominated society. Take our business for example. Though I’m sure this would hold true for women in positions … Read more »