Archives for General News

August 2009

Monday, August 31:

Stanimal: Obama Retains Bu$h Picks (1 comments)

Dana Jill Simpson: IRANIAN STUDENTS MARCH TOWARD DEMOCRACY, FREEDOM AND EQUALITY AND NEITHER THE MULLAH'S NOR AHMADINEJAD CAN STOP THEM (3 comments)

Margaret Bassett: Four Years After Katrina, Thousands Are Homeless and Struggling In New Orleans

Margaret Bassett: U.S. Ramps up Withdrawal from Iraq (3 comments)

Roger Shuler: Justice in Siegelman Case Will Begin in Montgomery, Alabama (3 comments)

Sheila Samples: Sarah Palin gets 1,070+ invitations - Mike Allen - POLITICO

Scott Baker: Cellphones Cause Brain Tumors, Says New Report By International EMF Collaborative

Stanimal: Afghanistan Was Lost Before the Illegal Occupation Began (1 comments)

Margaret Bassett: McChrystal Says US Needs New Afghanistan Strategy (12 comments)

Sheila Samples: US general: New strategy needed to defeat Taliban

Margaret Bassett: A.C.L.U. Lawyers Mine Documents for Truth

Sheila Samples: U.S. Meetings With Lobbyists Go Unreported

Sheila Samples: "Today Show" Hires Jenna Bush (1 comments)

Sheila Samples: U.S. Considers Missile Defense Plans

Sunday, August 30:

Sheila Samples: Israel accuses IAEA of withholding Iran info (1 comments)

Sheila Samples: Despite mounting pressure, Israel ups settlements

Margaret Bassett: Bus Tour, Campaign-Style Events to Promote Health-Care Reform (1 comments)

Sheila Samples: Cheney advocated attack on Iran, but Bush wanted diplomacy (1 comments)

Sheila Samples: Former PM Olmert indicted in three corruption affairs - Haaretz - Israel News

Stanimal: GM & China FAW Sign Joint Agreement (1 comments)

Stanimal: IAEA Says Iran Not Diverting Nuclear Technology For Military Purposes

Don Smith: Cheney Calls Interrogation Inquiry ‘Political' - NYTimes.com (1 comments)

Sheila Samples: US troops ordered out of Kyrgyzstan after Russia deal (3 comments)

Sheila Samples: Holder's CIA decision comes under fire (1 comments)

Sheila Samples: VIDEO: Cheney digs in

Sheila Samples: RNC Uses New Scare Tactic on Reform (1 comments)

Sheila Samples: U.S. Assembles Metrics to Weigh Progress in Afghanistan and Pakistan

Kent Welton: AuditTheFed.com - Sign The Petition

Sherwood Ross: Rise of Mercenary Armies Imperil World, Peace Movement (1 comments)

Garland Favorito: VOTER GA CASE HISTORY AND STATUS

Sheila Samples: Raw Story: Cheney ‘OK' with violating felony torture statute (2 comments)

Joan Brunwasser: Whole Foods Looks and Acts More Like Wal-Mart Than a 'Sustainable' Natural Foods Store

Saturday, August 29:

Sheila Samples: As Kennedy laid to rest, a papal prayer request is revealed

Sheila Samples: Opposing groups protest outside abortion doctor's clinic

Margaret Bassett: Clash in Alabama Over Tennessee Coal Ash

Sheila Samples: US denies making deal with Israel - The National Newspaper

Meryl Ann Butler: California Fire Update: Station Fire Saturday 8-29-09 with new photos (8 comments)

Sheila Samples: Bush shoe thrower to be freed

Sheila Samples: The Washington Independent - DOJ May Skirt Court Order on Interrogation Documents

Sheila Samples: Blackwater Founder Erik Prince Accused in U.S. District Court of Intent to Kill (1 comments)

Stanimal: Oil Tanker Spits In Two Near Suez

M. Wizard: How Wall Street's High Tech Advantage is Screwing You

Stanimal: Chinese Boy Kills Sister

Robert Arend: Found After 18 Years in Captivity in Antioch, California: by Dreamweaver

Sheila Samples: U.S. drops demand for Israel building freeze in East Jerusalem (1 comments)

Sheila Samples: U.S. eyes 12 giant "bunker buster" bombs (1 comments)

Sheila Samples: Netanyahu calls for 'crippling sanctions' against Iran (2 comments)

Friday, August 28:

Abbas Sadeghian, Ph.D.: Deadly Fatwa: Iran's 1988 Massacre ,Peyvand Iran news (2 comments)

Sheila Samples: 2006 Justice Memo Cites Food Strike by Detainees at Supermax Prison in Colorado

Sheila Samples: Reuters - INTERVIEW-CIA probe must go to highest level-UN rights boss

Joan Brunwasser: In Birmingham, Holder Lobbied on Behalf of Siegelman

Sheila Samples: New Documents Describe in Extraordinary Detail Process of "Rendition," Torture

Mark Crispin Miller: Obama's DoJ still going after Siegelman (2 comments)

Sheila Samples: Carter urges removal of Israeli settlements

Meryl Ann Butler: California Fire Update: Station Fire 1:30 pm, Pacific Time 8-28-09 (8 comments)

Sheila Samples: IAEA confirms Iran's improved nuclear cooperation

Sherwood Ross: New Era Dawning For Animal Rights? (7 comments)

Dori Sig: Protest today in Reykjavik - Iceland -

Mike Colpitts: Housing's Big Problem

R-CALF USA: Group Requests Separate Investigations into Packer's Use of Imported Canadian Cattle

Sheila Samples: Abuse Issue Puts the C.I.A. and Justice Dept. at Odds

Abdus Sattar Ghazali: Teaching hate to school children (3 comments)

Doug Morrison: The Beginnings of a Conversation

Thursday, August 27:

Margaret Bassett: U.S. Adults Struggle To Keep Up With Economic Changes

Margaret Bassett: AIG Stock Tripled in August (1 comments)

Sheila Samples: Bernanke Personal Bank Account Struck by ID Theft - ABC News

Don Smith: PolitiFact | Sorting out the truth in politics

Richard Spisak: The Town Hall Meeting Palm City Florida, the Bridge is Found (2 comments)

Roger Shuler: Private Insurers Breed Medicare Fraud (1 comments)

Sheila Samples: The Associated Press: Kansas Rep.: GOP looking for 'great white hope'

Sheila Samples: Young Afghan freed from Guantanamo to sue US government

Margaret Bassett: Gov., Aides Said To Be Clear of Fed Pay-to-Play Probe

Margaret Bassett: Toyota to Close Union Plant in California

Margaret Bassett: Oath Keepers Aim to Curb Federal Power

Margaret Bassett: Report of Global Exchange Delegation to Honduras

Sheila Samples: Cheney's Jihad - By Peter Bergen

Sheila Samples: Health care industry contributes heavily to Blue Dogs

Sheila Samples: ElBaradei Foes Leak Stories to Force His Hand on Iran

Sherwood Ross: Prosecuting Bush and Cheney Could Spare Future Generations (3 comments)

Sheila Samples: Merkel: Settlement freeze crucial to resumption of Mideast peace talks

Sheila Samples: Files prove Pentagon is profiling reporters | Stars and Stripes

Roger Shuler: It's Really Not About Don Siegelman (1 comments)

Sheila Samples: Patrick backs push to appoint successor - The Boston Globe (1 comments)

Meg White: Private Health Insurance Companies Increase Healthcare Costs and Reduce Care: End Them (5 comments)

Greg Palast: Expert Fired Who Warned Levees Would Burst (6 comments)

Don Smith: T.R. Reid explains how health care works overseas (1 comments)

Wednesday, August 26:

Sheila Samples: National Whistleblowers Center - NWC Releases Deposition Video Of Whistleblower Sibel Edmonds

Meryl Ann Butler: Congressman Kucinich Remembers Senator Kennedy

Sheila Samples: Deaths, Missing Detainees Still Blacked Out in New CIA Report - ABC News

Sheila Samples: Dominick Dunne: 1925-2009: Vanity Fair

Danny Schechter: Facts, and Understanding, are Often in Conflict (1 comments)

Sheila Samples: CIA sacked Baghdad station chief after deaths of 2 detainees

Phyllis Huster: Honoring Ted Kennedy and Deeper Sorrow for the Emerging Epidemic of Glioblastoma Brain Cancer (2 comments)

karmacounselor: *Remembering Ted Kennedy

Sheila Samples: US and Israel spar over settlements

Margaret Bassett: Deal Between SMU, Ex-Condo Owners to End Land Fight Falls Apart

Margaret Bassett: The Torture Archive - What Were They Hiding?

Dori Sig: *Bankers cars destroyed in Iceland (5 comments)

Polidoc: World Water Week Looks at Corruption in Private-Public Partnerships

Tom Fields: DOE's Idaho National Laboratory cuts fuel use 20%

Scott Baker: EPA: Chemicals Found in Wyo. Drinking Water Might Be From Fracking by Abrahm Lustgarten, ProPublica (2 comments)

Sheila Samples: BREAKING NEWS: Edward Kennedy, Senate Stalwart, Dies

Don Smith: YouTube - Sen Coburn Tells Women Crying Over Health Care "Govt Is Not The Answer"

Scott Baker: CNN: Massachusetts Sen. Ted Kennedy dead at 77

Linda Milazzo: Ted Kennedy, Lion of the Senate, Dead at 77. Please Share Your Sentiments On His Passing... & quotes by or about him (60 comments)

Sheila Samples: Feingold to Obama: Announce Withdrawal Timetable from Afghanistan

Tuesday, August 25:

Abbas Sadeghian, Ph.D.: Photos: Senior Opposition Figures Paraded in Tehran Court,Peyvand news of Iran

Sheila Samples: Obama administration uses Blackwater in drone killings

Rob Kall: Rob's Twitters

Pam Miles: The Brilliant Investigative Reporting of Larisa Alexandrovna and Muriel Kane

Scott Baker: NY Times: Visitors From Planet LaRouche By Robert Mackey

Joan Brunwasser: As Whole Foods Boycott Grows on Facebook, Brand Perception Drops

Meryl Ann Butler: First Ministry of Peace in Latin America to be created in Costa Rica

Sheila Samples: Obama White House v. CIA; Panetta Threatened to Quit

Sheila Samples: New US Deaths Make 2009 Afghan War's Deadliest

Sheila Samples: FDA probes weight-loss pill alli over liver damage reports

Margaret Bassett: Taking Stock After America's Worst Nuclear Accident

Margaret Bassett: Washington, DC Vigils to Close the SOA

Sheila Samples: Dick Cheney: new doubts about President Obama

Sheila Samples: US Drinking Water and Watersheds Widely Contaminated by Hormone Disrupting Pesticide, Atrazine

Sheila Samples: Israel agrees settlement talks

Margaret Bassett: Faith UCC in Grantville (Penn.) Breaks Ground on Food Pantry Expansion

Roger Shuler: How Much Money Will Be Wasted On The Siegelman Case? (1 comments)

Don Smith: Attorney General Eric Holder opens CIA abuse investigation -- chicagotribune.com

Cindy Sheehan: International People's Declaration of Peace! (2 comments)

Margaret Bassett: Peace Activist Cindy Sheehan Targets Obama's Vacation (3 comments)

Margaret Bassett: Report: North Korea Invites US for Nuclear Talks

Rob Kall: Doing a Josh Marshall, Washington Post Asks Readers to Check Data Dump on CIA Torture

Joan Brunwasser: This Isn’t Reform, It’s Robbery

Monday, August 24:

Margaret Bassett: Carcieri Orders 12 'Shutdown Days', Municipal Aid Cuts

Sheila Samples: Rendition of Terror Suspects Will Continue Under Obama

Sheila Samples: Man who sold Iraq war now vetting embedded journos: report

Margaret Bassett: Google Foresees Profit from YouTube

Margaret Bassett: Task Force Recommends Creation Of New Group to Conduct Interrogations - Print

Margaret Bassett: Oil Prices Continue to Rise; Shares Fall Back

Margaret Bassett: Afghan Cabinet Minister Claims Karzai Victory

Margaret Bassett: Report Cites Abuse at State Juvenile Prison Centers

Margaret Bassett: C.I.A. Abuse Cases Detailed in Report on Detainees

Sheila Samples: Millions Face Shrinking Social Security Payments (2 comments)

Sheila Samples: Holder to Appoint Prosecutor to Investigate CIA Terror Interrogations

Sheila Samples: Thousands of Israelis petition to boycott Sweden retailer IKEA (1 comments)

Don Smith: Socialized Medicine? Not Quite | CommonDreams.org

Sheila Samples: Merchants of Death: Memo Reveals Details of Blackwater Targeted Killings Program

Margaret Bassett: Obama May Abandon Effort to Reach Health Deal With Republicans

Sheila Samples: Attack on Obama riles Beck's advertisers

Sheila Samples: Healthcare insurers get upper hand

Sheila Samples: Obama Approves New Team to Question Key Terror Suspects

Sheila Samples: While vets suffer, VA staff get big bonuses (1 comments)

Sheila Samples: No increases for Social Security checks

Pam Miles: "Mad as Hell" Doctors hit the road for Single Payer Health Plan (4 comments)

Roger Shuler: Rove Launches a Slimy Spin Campaign (1 comments)

Margaret Bassett: Daschle Has Ear of White House and Industry

Joan Brunwasser: BPA industry fights back Public relations blitz takes cue from tobacco companies' past tactics

Nicolas Mottas: Greek wildfires: Thousands Flee Athens

Joan Brunwasser: The Beltway consensus: the Left is to blame for health care battle (1 comments)

Joan Brunwasser: The Policy-Speak Disaster for Health Care

Joan Brunwasser: New Hack of Sequoia Voting Machine Changes Votes Undetectably

Sunday, August 23:

Sheila Samples: US: Afghan situation deteriorating (1 comments)

Sheila Samples: NEWS ALERT: Justice Dept. Report Advises Pursuing C.I.A. Abuse Cases

Sheila Samples: CIA sets up another drone base in Afghanistan (1 comments)

Margaret Bassett: U.N. official: Zimbabwe's Woes 'Pose Signficant Challenge'

Margaret Bassett: Mexico's Economy Taking Hits from All Directions (1 comments)

Margaret Bassett: High Winds Drive on Greek Wildfires

Rob Kall: Baucus: “I Want a Public Option”

Sheila Samples: Obama May Abandon Effort to Reach Health Deal With Republicans

Margaret Bassett: Former Top Interrogators Back Wide-Ranging Criminal Probe Into Torture

Margaret Bassett: McCain Agrees With Sarah Palin's ‘Death Panel' Myth (1 comments)

Sheila Samples: Homelessness grows in shadow of White House

Sheila Samples: One-man play by U.N. official draws ire in Israel

Margaret Bassett: Special Election Draws in Top Party Leaders

Don Smith: Afghan conflict serious, 'deteriorating'-Mullen | Reuters

Sheila Samples: Report Provides New Details on C.I.A. Prisoner Abuse

Sheila Samples: Swine Flu Campaign Waits on Vaccine (1 comments)

Sheila Samples: U.S. Shifts, Giving Names of Detainees to the Red Cross

Joan Brunwasser: A School Bus for Shamsia (2 comments)

Joan Brunwasser: 5 Myths About Health Care Around the World

Margaret Bassett: Clock Ticks Down on a Deadly Chemical Stockpile (2 comments)

Margaret Bassett: Millions Face Shrinking Social Security Payments (2 comments)

Lance Ciepiela: Exclusive Interview With FBI Whistleblower Sibel Edmonds

John Lorenz: Where did that bank bailout go? Watchdogs aren't sure

Viki_FL: Physican Speaks in Support of Health Reform (1 comments)

Robert Arend: The Obama Administration: August 1-16, 2009

Armand Biroonak: Shifting from Defense to Green Jobs is Easy (2 comments)

Sheila Samples: Pentagon Plans For Global Military Supremacy: U.S., NATO Could Deploy Mobile Missiles Launchers To Europe

Saturday, August 22:

Rob Kall: Competition lacking among private health insurers

Margaret Bassett: Report Reveals CIA Conducted Mock Executions

Don Smith: Competition lacking among private health insurers

Sheila Samples: BBC: Brazil calls Obama over US bases

Sheila Samples: Former Armey aide charged in Abramoff scandal

Sheila Samples: William Calley apologizes for My Lai massacre (1 comments)

Sheila Samples: Bush raised 'terror alert' for political gains

Sheila Samples: Israeli-besieged Gaza cancer patients have only painkillers

Don Smith: AP sources: Report shows CIA interrogation methods

Martha Rosenberg: Back-to-School Shopping with $300 (3 comments)

Don Smith: The Nation: The Power of Online Politics

Ezili Danto: The Kidnapping Coup

Friday, August 21:

Stanimal: Outrage Over Lockbrie Bombers Release (1 comments)

Don Smith: YouTube - Barney Frank Confronts Woman At Townhall Comparing Obama To Hitler

Abbas Sadeghian, Ph.D.: A visit to Iran by the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights is urgent

Sheila Samples: Report Reveals CIA Conducted Mock Executions

Don Smith: BillionairesForWealthcare

Margaret Bassett: White House Deal with Drug Firms Draws Flak (2 comments)

Margaret Bassett: It May Be Time to Find a New Credit Card

Joan Brunwasser: Raw Story: Rove op-ed reveals he had inside information about probe

Scott Horton: Rove's Sorry Victim Act

Margaret Bassett: Hawaii's 50th Birthday Lost in Wave of Economic Gloom

Margaret Bassett: The Days of the Internet Free Lunch Are Numbered

Bernie Sanders: Healthcare Reform 101

Scott Baker: Propublica: FRAC Act—Congress Introduces Twin Bills to Control Drilling and Protect Drinking Water

Sheila Samples: Feinstein: CIA Assassination Program Went ‘Beyond the Simple Planning Stage'

Sheila Samples: Outsourcing for killers

Margaret Bassett: GOP Push Bumps Rating on Missouri's Skelton

Margaret Bassett: From Junkyard to Community Garden

Nima Sharif: Stop Fundamentalism in Iran

Eileen Fleming: The "Big Get" Don Hewitt and "60 Minutes" Didn't Get

Joan Brunwasser: Health Care Rats Come Out of the Woodwork

Joan Brunwasser: How Yawning Got One Court Spectator Six Months in the Slammer & Eight Other Disturbing Acts of Judicial Tyranny

Joan Brunwasser: Conyers May Call Rove, Miers to Testify Publicly About Attorney Firings

Sheila Samples: UN 'inspects Iranian nuclear site'

Sheila Samples: George W. Bush vets dismiss Tom Ridge claims - Andy Barr - POLITICO.com (1 comments)

Thursday, August 20:

Michael Hammerschlag: HEALTH FIASCO (1 comments)

Sheila Samples: Lawyers Showed Photos of Covert CIA Officers to Guantanamo Bay Detainees

Pokey Anderson: Former NM SoS Indicted on Misuse of Over Million Dollars in HAVA Funds

Joan Brunwasser: Tom Ridge: I Was Pressured To Raise Terror Alert To Help Bush Win (2 comments)

Joan Brunwasser: Karl Rove, Rupert Murdoch and Media Bias

Margaret Bassett: Biden at Mt. Sinai: U.S. will Give $1.2B to Computerize Medical Records (1 comments)

Sheila Samples: GOP senators warn Holder against CIA abuse inquiry (2 comments)

Sheila Samples: Dean Challenges Obama on Public Option

Sheila Samples: Government Ending 'Cash for Clunkers' Program Monday (1 comments)

Mark Crispin Miller: Rove steps in it (3 comments)

Rob Kall: Rove op-ed reveals he had inside information about probe

Danny Schechter: SEARCHING FOR OUR ECONOMIC DEPRESSION""AND FINDING IT!

Margaret Bassett: On Talk Radio, Obama Stands by Health Care Plan

Sheila Samples: Global Security - Chemical Weapons Disposal Lawsuit Dismissed

Margaret Bassett: Kennedy, Looking Ahead, Urges a Quick Filling of Senate Seat

Margaret Bassett: Conrad Co-op Proposal Gets Lukewarm Response

Margaret Bassett: U.S. Indicts Swiss Banker and Lawyer on Tax Charges (1 comments)

Sheila Samples: Afghans vote for president amid fears of attacks

Janis Kay: Jon Stewart Gives Props To Barney Frank (VIDEO)

Sheila Samples: Roger Waters narrates UN film on West Bank separation fence

Sheila Samples: GOP senators against special prosecutor to probe CIA

Sheila Samples: Healthcare lobbyists: 6 for EACH member of Congress

Paul Fidalgo: Report: Widely Used Voting Machine Missed 0.4% of Ballots

Margaret Bassett: Baghdad Erupts Once Again (2 comments)

Rob Kall: NJ Hate Mongering Blogger Was Paid by FBI

TUQUYEN MACH: US Supreme Court orders Evidentiary Hearing for Condemned-to-Death Alleged Cop Killer, Troy Davis (1 comments)

Wednesday, August 19:

Odyseus_97: Honduras Military Coup Engineered By 2 US Companies?

Tex Pitfield: *Electric Cars Have Great Merit (2 comments)

Sheila Samples: U.S. Officials Get a Taste of Pakistanis' Anger at America

Sheila Samples: Judge Rejects Freezing of Assets in Terror Case

Sheila Samples: C.I.A. Sought Blackwater's Help in Plan to Kill Jihadists

Maidhc Ó Cathail: The Land of the Rising Military-Industrial Complex (1 comments)

Sonia Ahmed: Miss Pakistan World 2009, Ayesha Gilani competes in the 5th largest beauty pageant

Don Smith: Whole Foods health-care boycott gathers momentum (The Boston Phoenix)

MedicalWhistleblower: *President Signs UN Convention Against Torture of Disabled

Sheila Samples: Democrats Seem Set to Go It Alone on a Health Bill

Sheila Samples: Majority in Post-ABC Poll Say Afghan War Not Worth Fighting

Margaret Bassett: DLA Piper, Armey Part Ways, but Are All Smiles

Margaret Bassett: Major Attacks in Baghdad Reveal Iraq's Vulnerability

Tim Carpenter: PDA TO HOST MEDINA HEALTHCARE FORUM FEATURING REP. DENNIS KUCINICH (1 comments)

Janis Kay: Barney Frank Confronts Woman At Town Hall Comparing Obama To Hitler

Don Smith: Support Governor Don Siegelman : Learn, Give, Act

Sheila Samples: Swiss Bank UBS to Divulge at Least 4,450 Account Names

Martha Rosenberg: Remembering Woodstock's Women Musicians: Both of Them (2 comments)

Margaret Bassett: The FDIC is Broke

Sheila Samples: Hundreds killed and hurt in Baghdad

Sheila Samples: A Thousand Little Gitmos

Sheila Samples: White House Is Seeking to Repair Intraparty Rift About Public Option

Tuesday, August 18:

ncvoter: 8/17. Hack Intercepts NEDAP Voting Machine Signal, NEW Research Database on US Voting Systems, Disclose Aspen Ballots?

Sheila Samples: California board votes to drop healthcare coverage for 60,000 children (1 comments)

Sheila Samples: Huckabee in Palestine, causing tension (1 comments)

Sheila Samples: Mental Stress Training Is Planned for U.S. Soldiers

Sheila Samples: Muddied waters: Russia finds 'piracy' cargo ship but what really happened?

Sheila Samples: U.S. Army captain linked to bribes in Iraq (2 comments)

Janis Kay: The Public Option's Last Stand, and the Public's | Robert Reich's Blog

Joel Wendland: State Legislators Press for Public Option in Health Reform

Sheila Samples: Iraq May Hold Vote on Early U.S. Withdrawal

Jerry Policoff: Arlen Specter Pledges To Help Enable State Single-Payer Movement (13 comments)

Sheila Samples: Obama, Mubarak to Discuss Mideast Peace

Deborah Emin: Jon Cooper is thinking about running for the Senate

Joan Brunwasser: Former Gov. Dean calls public option indispensable

Monday, August 17:

Abbas Sadeghian, Ph.D.: Many faces of a revolutionary

Don Smith: Man carries assault rifle to Obama protest -- and it's legal - CNN.com (2 comments)

Don Smith: Democrats Push for Keeping Public Insurance Option - NYTimes.com

Janis Kay: Sen. Bernie Sanders: Strong Turnout, No Shouting at Vermont Town Meetings on Health Care (VIDEO)

Margaret Bassett: Troy Davis : Finality over Fairness

Margaret Bassett: Public Health-Care Option Optional: White House

Martha Rosenberg: Vytorin: Both Kinds of deception (1 comments)

Joan Brunwasser: Siegelman confronts Obama adviser: ‘Time for Dr. Obama to perform surgery on Rove-appointed attorneys’

Sheila Samples: Pentagon Worries Led to Command Change

Sheila Samples: Raw Story -- Deal: United States soldiers will deploy to Colombia (1 comments)

Sheila Samples: AFP: Two US soldiers, US civilian killed in Afghanistan

Sheila Samples: Obama picks fight with left on health reform

Sheila Samples: Memos Show Nixon's Bid to Enlist Brazil in a Coup

Rob Kall: Anti-Immigration Activists See Opportunity in Health Care Debate

Rob Kall: Anthony Weiner: No Public Plan Will Cost "100 Votes" In the House

Sheila Samples: Dean wants Obama to stand by public option (2 comments)

Sheila Samples: Key Feature Of Obama Health Plan May Be Out

Joan Brunwasser: Netherlands: "Hacking at Random" Summer Hacker Festival Further Disses Computer Voting

ncvoter: 8/17 Voting News. Why the "new hack" matters. CA SOS Boen at Open Source, Double Voting in Online Election, Videos

Sherwood Ross: WINNERS AND LOSERS IN THE AMERICAN WARFARE STATE (4 comments)

Sunday, August 16:

Roger Shuler: Siegelman and the Rove Testimony: What's Next?

Abbas Sadeghian, Ph.D.: Iranian Reformists Challenge Supreme Leader,Iran Peyvand News (2 comments)

Scott Horton: Karl Rove's Convenient Memory Lapses (1 comments)

Sheila Samples: The Himalayan Times - NKorea issues nuke threat

Sheila Samples: Israel envoy to U.S.: We have no plan to strike Iran

Sheila Samples: Competing Ads on Health Care Plan Swamp the Airwaves

Sheila Samples: Obama's Safety: Hate Groups Thrive Amidst Town Hall Health Care Debates

Margaret Bassett: The Brutal Truth About America's Healthcare

Margaret Bassett: Dick Armey Leaves Firm Amid Health Care Flap

Margaret Bassett: Remarks by President Obama at Grand Junction Health Care Town Hall

Margaret Bassett: Emanuel Wields Power Freely, and Faces the Risks (1 comments)

Margaret Bassett: G.I. Jane Breaks the Combat Barrier as War Evolves

Don Smith: White House appears ready to drop 'public option' - Yahoo! News (3 comments)

Sheila Samples: Swine flu jab link to killer nerve disease: Leaked letter reveals concern of neurologists over 25 deaths in America

Saturday, August 15:

Abbas Sadeghian, Ph.D.: IRAN: Allegations of Rape in Detention Centres,Iran Peyvand News (3 comments)

Andrew Kreig: Forensic Expert Dr. Cyril Wecht Blasts Rove-Inspired DoJ Abuses (4 comments)

Sheila Samples: Deadly contractor incident sours Afghans

Margaret Bassett: Mose Jefferson Was Out to Help a Friend, his Attorney Says

Sheila Samples: "Sensitive" Oil Industry Memo Lays Out Plan For Astroturf Rallies Against Climate Change Bill (1 comments)

Josh Mitteldorf: Taliban Funding and US Assistance to Afghanistan, by Jean MacKenzie for Global Post

Sheila Samples: Arabs states ask for EU support on Israel nuke resolution

Sister Begonia: Gaza Under Siege

Sheila Samples: Governor's Race Exposes Republican Rift in Texas (1 comments)

Margaret Bassett: Internet Service Provider's NSL Challenge (ACLU)

Joel Wendland: Fox News: Still Unfair and Unbalanced (1 comments)

Friday, August 14:

Don Smith: Where's the music? (22 comments)

Margaret Bassett: Top Broadband Firms Wary of Using Stimulus Funds

M. Wizard: Fear for Obama's Safety Grows as Hate Groups Thrive on Racial Backlash (1 comments)

Mikhail Lyubansky: Tasered Mom: "I Posed No Threat'

ncvoter: Voting News 8/9. New voting hack, Internet voting in defense bill, Tennessee lawyering up, Apsen transparency

R-CALF USA: Yet Again, Group Urges USDA to Withdraw NAIS Plans

Sheila Samples: Suspended Quarterback Michael Vick Signs Deal With Philadelphia Eagles (2 comments)

Don Smith: Daily Kos: State of the Nation (1 comments)

Sheila Samples: False ‘Death Panel’ Rumor Has Some Familiar Roots (4 comments)

Sheila Samples: Asia Times: US tweaks its rules of engagement

DC Rapier: The Family - Totalitarianism for Christ (5 comments)

ncvoter: 8/12 Voting News. Diebold quietly patches flaw, TX election database down, Tenn again, Hack $ cheap!

Paul Karsh: What To Do for Health Insurance Reform While Congress is Away (1 comments)

Joan Brunwasser: Jason Leopold: Rove "Driving Force" Behind US Attorney Firings

Sheila Samples: Bagram base 'another Gunatanamo', says ACLU

Sheila Samples: National Guard drill at high school to prepare for possible H1N1 riot | Sun Journal

Sheila Samples: Thousands Line Up for Promise of Free Health Care

Thursday, August 13:

Sheila Samples: Al Jazeera English - CENTRAL/S. ASIA - US in Afghanistan for 'a few years'

Don Smith: Atlantic Wire: Spoiling for a Bush-Cheney Fight

Margaret Bassett: Unlikely Duo Seeks Middle Ground on Health Care

Joan Brunwasser: Your request is being processed... Afghan Election 2009: Taliban Commander Threatens To Cut Off Any Finger St

David Kendall: Single Payer 101

Don Smith: TheHill.com - Former exec: Insurers fomenting town hall chaos (2 comments)

Sheila Samples: A Window Into C.I.A.’s Embrace of Secret Jails

Sheila Samples: Raw Story -- Emails show Washington Post reporter coordinated attorney firing story with White House (1 comments)

Sheila Samples: Obama assassination, killing of Latinos in latest batch of Atwater councilman's e-mailed 'jokes'

Roger Shuler: Rove Did NOT Deny Involvement With Siegelman Case (2 comments)

Sheila Samples: Obama Faces Rising Anxiety on Afghanistan

Sheila Samples: Cheney Uncloaks His Frustration With Bush (1 comments)

suraj sazawal: Senate Committee Says USAID Must Reconsider Proposed Vetting System

Degalla: From Tainted Food to Rigged Elections: Sound and Fury's "Fatally Flawed" Exposes Suspicious AZ Elections

John Miller: U.S. Activists to Gather in Timor-Leste for Anniversary of Historic Independence Vote

Craig Harrington: America's Smart Grid

ncvoter: Prevent Election Fiascoes in Tennessee - Enact Paper Ballot Law NOW (1 comments)

Wednesday, August 12:

Don Smith: McDermott on health care reform: 'This is war' (1 comments)

Mark Crispin Miller: Computer scientists hack e-voting machines (AGAIN) (3 comments)

Press Release: Thousands of Progressive Bloggers, Activists to Gather In Steeltown for "NETROOTS NATION"- Convention

Margaret Bassett: Why Young Adults Become Uninsured and How New Policies Can Help

Sheila Samples: Study: Militancy on the rise in US

Margaret Bassett: More Than 500 Days of Recession

Sheila Samples: Ex-US Army Corps official admits war zone bribes

Sheila Samples: Feds criticize Iraq interpreter contract

George Washington: Poll: What's Up With the Town Hall Protests?

Sheila Samples: Grassley Endorses "Death Panel" Rumor: "You Have Every Right To Fear" (1 comments)

Margaret Bassett: Billionaire Buys Half-off S.F. Office Building

Margaret Bassett: SPLC Report: Return of the Militias (2 comments)

Sheila Samples: Bush's torture legacy haunts the US

Margaret Bassett: 2 U.S. Architects of Harsh Tactics in 9/11's Wake

Sheila Samples: US, UBS reach deal over tax dispute

Margaret Bassett: AlterNet: The Tragedy of Our 'Disappeared' Veterans (2 comments)

Roger Shuler: Did Rove Follow Siegelman Case in Alabama? Oh, Yes (1 comments)

Margaret Bassett: Use of Drones in Pakistan and Afghanistan: Deadly, but Legal?

Rob Kall: Technical Problems on OEN

Tuesday, August 11:

Allan Wayne: 353 new species discovered in Eastern Himalayas by Nepal News

Monday, August 10:

Sheila Samples: Governors oppose DoD emergency powers

Margaret Bassett: Obama Web-Tracking Proposal Raises Privacy Concerns (1 comments)

Margaret Bassett: Coal's Future Wagered on Carbon Capture

Margaret Bassett: Taliban Seize Building for Attack on Afghan Government Offices

Margaret Bassett: Head of MI-6 Defends Against Torture Allegations (2 comments)

Sheila Samples: As Dubai's Glitter Fades, Foreigners See Dark Side

GL Rowsey: Mandatory Euthanasia Counseling in Latest Health Bill? (1 comments)

Sheila Samples: Key Democrat Feels the Heat in Indiana District After Voting for House Health-Reform Plan

Georgianne Nienaber: Will Hillary Face Down Congo's Kabila? Or Will He "Crush" Her Also?

Viki_FL: White House Launches "Reality Check" Website RE Healltchare

Don Smith: Dead by Mistake: Within health care hides massive, avoidable death toll by CATHLEEN F. CROWLEY AND ERIC NALDER

Roger Shuler: Anti-Gay Harassment Escalates Into Workplace Retaliation

Sheila Samples: UN chief calls for global push to combat climate change

Scott Baker: *Live Global Oil Consumption/CO2 Emissions Clocks

Press Release: NETROOTS NATION CONVENTION WELCOMES PRESIDENT BILL CLINTON FOR THURSDAY KEYNOTE

Sheila Dean: Comparing PASS Act with Real ID, v 2.0

Allan Wayne: Is Nepal becoming a breeding ground for Tibetan revolt?By Indra Adhikari

Sunday, August 9:

Sheila Samples: Obama’s Embrace of a Bush Tactic Riles Congress (1 comments)

Sheila Samples: 51 US soldiers in Iraq diagnosed with swine flu

Sheila Samples: Hillary Clinton: 'We are under no illusions' - Harry Siegel - POLITICO

Sheila Samples: Retired general: US strike on Iran 'feasible and credible' - Israel News, Ynetnews (1 comments)

Martha Rosenberg: John Hughes Not Ferris Bueller Like in Real Life

Sheila Samples: Criminal investigation into CIA treatment of detainees expected - Los Angeles Times

Margaret Bassett: Attorney General Poised to Launch CIA Abuse Probe (2 comments)

Margaret Bassett: Twitter Collapse Could be Linked to History of Russia-Georgia Conflict (2 comments)

Margaret Bassett: Three Banks Fail as 2009 U.S. Total Rises to 72

Margaret Bassett: Hunger Hits Detroit's Middle Class

ncvoter: Voting News 8/7.Voting machines for sale, Fed Bills gain sponsor,Calls for TN official to implement paper ballot law

Andrew Kreig: *Gagged FBI Translator Claims Evidence of U.S. Reps Bribery (3 comments)

Sheila Samples: Blackwater used 'child prostitutes in Iraq' (1 comments)

Sheila Samples: Obama Reverses Stand on Drug Industry Deal (1 comments)

Sheila Samples: Attacks on Homeless Bring Push on Hate Crime Laws

Eileen Fleming: The Many Layers of Nahalat Shimon beg the question: Where's the money coming from?

Saturday, August 8:

Abbas Sadeghian, Ph.D.: n Iran, second trial for protesters begins , Payvand Iran news,

Sheila Samples: The BRAD BLOG : Deposition of Sibel Edmonds Completed, DoJ a 'No Show', All Questions Answered... (2 comments)

John Kusumi: Chinese dissident leans into campaigning

Rev. Dan Vojir: Eric Prince's Blackwater: Christofascism At Work (2 comments)

Sister Begonia: Rights Groups Appeal For UN Investigation of Rendition

R-CALF USA: Group Praises Announcement by USDA, Justice Department to Explore Antitrust, Anticompetitive Activities in Ag Markets

Sister Begonia: CUBA: Fullest Possible Social Inclusion for the Disabled

Sister Begonia: CUBA: Compulsory Rural Boarding School on the Way Out

Friday, August 7:

Sheila Samples: US Congressman: Iran is Threat, Not Israeli Settlements (2 comments)

Sheila Samples: Turning the US army against Americans | Dan Kennedy

ncvoter: Voting News 8/6. TN County missing voting machine, PA group needs audit help, NVRA Diebold certified

Linda Milazzo: Winograd For Congress Sponsors Rare Reading of "My Name Is Rachel Corrie"

Martha Rosenberg: Should Your 3-Year-Old Be On Antidepressants? (10 comments)

Abbas Sadeghian, Ph.D.: peyvand Iran News,At Iran post-vote prison, dereliction of duty confirmed

Sheila Samples: Jenny Sanford Moving Out Of Governor's Mansion

Sheila Samples: Diplomat: Public clashes with US damaging Israel (1 comments)

Sheila Samples: 5 U.S. Servicemen Killed in Afghanistan

Sheila Samples: The Health Insurers Have Already Won - Business Week Cover Story

Meryl Ann Butler: Episcopal Bishop's letter to Sec'ty of State re: eviction of Palestinian families (1 comments)

Sheila Samples: CNN Refusing to Run Health Care Ad Critical of Insurance Industry (1 comments)

Sheila Samples: Security, drug war on agenda at North America summit (1 comments)

Sheila Samples: Florida senator to resign seat (2 comments)

Sheila Samples: Ouch! Early flu shot season comes with 3 jabs

GL Rowsey: IRS Audits Harvard Management Company’s Investment Activities

Muhammad Khurshid: Most Dreaded Terrorist Of Pakistan Is Dead In Drone Attack?

Thursday, August 6:

Sheila Samples: U.S. to Reform Policy on Detention for Immigrants

Sheila Samples: White House to Democrats: 'Punch back twice as hard' - Carrie Budoff Brown

Sheila Samples: Harry Reid: GOP 'run by a talk show host' - Alex Isenstadt

Sheila Samples: Cash-for-clunkers flush with cash again - Manu Raju

Margaret Bassett: Ex-Chief of A.I.G. Settles S.E.C. Case for $15 Million

Margaret Bassett: White House Has Difficulty Measuring Afghan Progress

Margaret Bassett: Watch the Tortured Logic Video -- Torture Memos

Don Smith: Change.org - Stop Opponents of Health Care Reform from Distorting the Truth

Don Smith: White House Affirms Deal with Big Pharma (6 comments)

Martha Rosenberg: Can We Have An Overweight Surgeon General? (7 comments)

Sheila Samples: The Post Ends 'Mouthpiece Theater'; Milbank, Cillizza Apologize

Margaret Bassett: Senate Committee's Bipartisan Health-Care Reform Talks Move Toward Center

Mac McKinney: YOUR NEED TO KNOW: Diseased African Monkeys Used to Make Swine Flu Vaccines

Allan Wayne: NOAA's Arrival Means Economic Victory for Oregon, by Lori Tobias

Odyseus_97: Is This the Source of the Forged ‘Kenyan Birth Certificate?’

Sister Begonia: 'CIA and Mossad paying $1,000 to Christian converts in northern Iraq'

Wednesday, August 5:

Sheila Samples: Jury Convicts Former Congressman Jefferson of Bribery (1 comments)

Sheila Samples: Obama as the Joker Betrays Racial Ugliness, Fears

Sheila Samples: U.S. Considers Remaking Mortgage Giants

Danny Schechter: COG OR COA: WHY IS OBAMA MORPHING INTO BUSH 2? (19 comments)

Sheila Samples: Steele blasts Obama's first 200 days (1 comments)

Margaret Bassett: Kohl's Hiring as it Opens Six Bay Area Stores

Margaret Bassett: 2nd Day of South Korean Factory Raid (1 comments)

Margaret Bassett: Federal Judges Order California to Release 43,000 Inmates

Scott Baker: Industries Hurt Most by Soaring Health Costs

Sheila Samples: Obama team mulls new quarantine regulations - Josh Gerstein

Pam Miles: Organizing for August Town Halls (6 comments)

Sheila Samples: Ahmadinejad starts new term in Iran

Roger Shuler: Obama's White House Counsel Has Ties to Republican PR Firm (1 comments)

Sheila Samples: Banks Slow to Modify Mortgages

Sheila Samples: Leadership Vacancy Raises Fears About USAID's Future

Don Smith: Teabagger's RECESS RALLY: Nationwide Rally against Socialized Medicine

Sherwood Ross: Panetta Seeks To Whitewash CIA Crimes (5 comments)

ncvoter: 8/4 Voting News. EAC goes YouTube, NY Sticker Shock, Ohio helps voters, Bad ideas for elections spread

cumhur özkaya: The Relation Beetween News And Advertisement In Turkish Media

Tuesday, August 4:

Sheila Samples: Blackwater Founder Implicated in Murder (1 comments)

Margaret Bassett: Health Care Debate a Campaign Cash Cow

Sheila Samples: Israel seeks ways to silence human rights groups 

Darla: Unraveling red tape in U.S. heatlh care system by Teddye Snell (1 comments)

blogger: Berlin Freigeist Festival - Peace, Free Spaces & 9/11 Truth

Robert Arend: The Obama Administration: July 18-31, 2009

R-CALF USA: USDA Partners with Private Company to Help Sell Ear Tags to U.S. Farmers and Ranchers

Sister Begonia: Halted ’03 Iraq Plan Illustrates U.S. Fear of Cyberwar Risk

Margaret Bassett: Higher Costs Spur Rise in U.S. Consumer Spending (1 comments)

MedicalWhistleblower: *Suppression Of Airline Whistleblowers Is Systemic

Sheila Samples: Rather sues to return CBS execs to $70 million suit

Sheila Samples: Calls for inquiry over torture allegations

Odyseus_97: The Biggest Shift from North to South: 'Time to De-Grow' | CommonDreams.org

ncvoter: 8/3 Voting News. Dominion takes NY, USPS pushes Vote By Mail, TX county ditching paper, Pa wants levers

Abbas Sadeghian, Ph.D.: Confusion in dealing with Iran (4 comments)

Monday, August 3:

Sheila Samples: NEWS ALERT: Bill Clinton to Seek Release of U.S. Reporters in North Korea

Margaret Bassett: Startup's Stickers Identify the Source of Food

Iftekhar Sayeed: Videos, trip basis of case against Ga. terror suspect

Sheila Samples: How many civilian deaths are acceptable? (1 comments)

Sheila Samples: U.S. generals to demand thousands of additional soldiers for Afghanistan

Sheila Samples: Israel urged to commit to Arab plan

Roger Shuler: Rove's Spin Lands Him in Criminal Territory (1 comments)

Rob Kall: AlaskaReport.com: Todd and Sarah Palin to divorce (3 comments)

Sheila Samples: US mulls new Iran sanctions as Ahmadinejad endorsed as president

Sheila Samples: Israel's Lieberman says will quit if indicted

Joan Hangarter: *Schwarzenegger cuts funding for all California Domestic Violence Programs-you don’t need to be a psychic to predict an (3 comments)

Heather Wokusch: Beyond Sicko: What You Really Need to Know about Health-care Reform (1 comments)

Sunday, August 2:

Abbas Sadeghian, Ph.D.: Trial in Iran Aims to Bolster Regime,Wall Street Journal/World

Sheila Samples: US commander weighs more troops in Afghan war

Sheila Samples: Senate Democrats spar over public plan - Carrie Budoff Brown and Patrick O'Connor

Sheila Samples: UN, U.K. slam Israel's eviction of Arab families from East Jerusalem

Martha Dominguez: An Opportunity to Get Involved with the Maya and Lenca People of Honduras

Sheila Samples: Afghan Poll Workers Ambushed; US Soldiers Killed

Sheila Samples: 'West sought to prompt color revolution after June vote'

Sherwood Ross: Obama Says King Paved His Way, But King Would Reject Obama's Wars

Margaret Bassett: Distortions Rife in Health Care Debate

Rev. Dan Vojir: Whoopi Goldberg to Sister Act to Pedaphile Priest to Mother Theresa

Dan Lieberman: The New Puritans - Calculating the trajectory of the Middle East conflict

Margaret Bassett: Proposed Counseling for Seniors in Health Plan Spurs New Battle

Sister Begonia: Iraq in throes of environmental catastrophe, experts say

Robert Arend: Philadelphia workers file racial discrimination case: byEdmund DeMarche & Chloe Melas for CNN

Margaret Bassett: Prolonged Aid to Unemployed Is Running Out (1 comments)

Saturday, August 1:

the web: Creating Outrage (3 comments)

Liberty Bell: Obama's longtime doctor says healthcare reform plan falls short

Margaret Bassett: Stimulus Funding Provides $17 Million Loan to Community Hospital

Lynn Buske: Farm Policy Group: Make Selection of Key Organic Advisors Transparent

Margaret Bassett: Alabama Area Reeling in Face of Fiscal Crisis

Margaret Bassett: Slice of Central US Safe from Recession Shrinking

Margaret Bassett: Camillus House Advocate Pedro José Greer to Receive White House Honor

Martha Rosenberg: How Has the Recession Affected Your Jewelry and Cruise Ship Needs?

Don Smith: PolitiFact | The Obameter: Tracking Barack Obama's Campaign Promises

Margaret Bassett: In Rural America, Skepticism of Health Care Reform

Scott Baker: The Progress Report: Mine owner wants a tax on land to revive ruined Zimbabwe

Scott Baker: Propublica: Plan to Pay Sick Nuclear Workers Unfairly Rejects Many, Doctor Says

 

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