Archives for General News

February 2010

Sunday, February 28:

Sheila Samples: Van Jones returns, sends Glenn Beck love

Sheila Samples: White House Is Rethinking Nuclear Policy

Jim Angleton: Liberalism, atheism, male sexual exclusivity linked to IQ (2 comments)

Guyana's Ambassador to Venezuela, Dr. Odeen Ishmael: Union of South American Nations (UNASUR) takes united action to rebuild Haiti

Abbas Sadeghian, Ph.D.: Mousavi: Iran's Green Movement Is Standing Firm on Its Rightful Demands,Payvand Iran News

Sheila Samples: Mahmoud al-Mabhouh was sedated before being suffocated, Dubai police say

Sheila Samples: Obama signs one-year extension of Patriot Act (2 comments)

Sheila Samples: British Police Arrive in Israel to Investigate Alleged Mossad Hit

Sheila Samples: Turning Point: When Soldiers Have Had Enough

Sheila Samples: Paul burned by Tea Party blowback (1 comments)

Sheila Samples: Pelosi's Challenge - Corraling Votes for a Health Bill

Ellen Brown: Attack of the GMOs: GMO Alfalfa Will Make Organic Dairy Impossible (7 comments)

Sheila Samples: McConnell predicts no Senate GOP support for health care bill

Martha Rosenberg: In Battle for Pubic Opinion and Appetites, Agribusiness Handed its Lunch (1 comments)

Rick Rozoff: South Atlantic: Britain May Provoke New Conflict With Argentina (2 comments)

Saturday, February 27:

maryann tobin: Death of Sea World trainer raises new questions about keeping killer whales in captivity By Maryann Tobin

Sheila Samples: Ethics panel clears 7 on earmarks

Sheila Samples: Ahmed Chalabi's renewed influence in Iraq concerns U.S. - washingtonpost.com

Sheila Samples: More than a million set to lose jobless benefits in March (1 comments)

Sheila Samples: Supreme Court scrutinizes state, local gun control

Sheila Samples: Russia Angered By US Missile Defense Plan

Don Smith: Liberalism, atheism, male sexual exclusivity linked to IQ (3 comments)

Sheila Samples: Democrats Vote To Renew Patriot Act (2 comments)

Don Smith: More doom and gloom for your reading pleasure: How to invest for a global-debt-bomb explosion

Sheila Samples: McChrystal: Taliban hears our footsteps

Sheila Samples: Marines say Taliban cleared from Marjah

Sheila Samples: Huge quake hits Chile; tsunami threatens Pacific

Mac McKinney: ‘State of catastrophe’ as huge quake hits Chile

OilGuy: Tide Turns As Kurds Push For Oil Law Amid South's Sudden Bright Future

Merle Savage: Exxon's Collateral Damaged

Linda Milazzo: UPDATED: 8.8 "GREAT" CHILE QUAKE; Pres Bachelet A Steady Leader; Japan Prepares For Tsunamis (2 comments)

Sheila Samples: GOP Senate race grows heated over Israel

Sheila Samples: Will Foreign Drones One Day Attack the U.S.? (1 comments)

Friday, February 26:

Mac McKinney: Porter Stansberry: This is one of the biggest Wall Street frauds ever

Sheila Samples: Democrats pull provision on penalizing intel personnel for interrogation methods

Sheila Samples: Patriot Act Extended for Another Year (1 comments)

Jason Leopold: National Archives, Watchdog Demand DOJ Probe Destruction of John Yoo's Emails

Sheila Samples: Blackwater likely to receive Afghan contract

Ann Garrison: Rwanda: grenade attacks in Kigali, arrest and assassination threats

Margaret Bassett: Citi to Reshape Its Board as 3 Directors Stand Down

Sheila Samples: Former DOJ-ers Doubtful On Missing Yoo Emails Story

Jeffrey Joseph: 'Turn Off FOX Campaign' Penetrates the U.S. Military (1 comments)

Sheila Samples: Obama May Prohibit Home-Loan Foreclosures Without HAMP Review

Mac McKinney: Iran Sunni rebel says U.S. offered him military aid: report

Sheila Samples: White House Gives Congress Green Light To Finish Health Care

Sheila Samples: Hillary Clinton criticizes former Fed chairman Alan Greenspan's oversight

Sheila Samples: Giant iceberg breaks off from Antarctic glacier

Joan Wile: RAIN-DRENCHED, WIND-TOSSED NEW YORK CITY PEACE GRANNIES HOLD MEMORIAL FOR THE 1,000 DEAD G.I.s IN AFGHANISTAN

Thursday, February 25:

Margaret Bassett: Autism Society of America: Advocating for Autism Inside and Outside the Beltway (1 comments)

Sheila Samples: The Drive to Eliminate Social Security in America

Margaret Bassett: Whirlpool Workers File Legal Action

Sheila Samples: Six hours later, stalemate remains

Margaret Bassett: Bernanke Defends Fed's Ability to Supervise Banks

Margaret Bassett: Fed Reviewing Goldman's Moves on Greek Debt

Richmond Shreve: Poll shows concern about American influence waning as China's grows - washingtonpost.com

Jeffrey Joseph: By Omitting the Word "Abortion" in His Healthcare Proposal, Obama Ignores Half the Country (7 comments)

Bernard Pollack and Danielle Nierenberg, Border Jumpers: U.S. Ambassador to Zimbabwe, Charles Ray, on Agricultural Development in Zimbabwe (3 comments)

Sheila Samples: Obama may compromise on consumer agency to pass financial regulation

Margaret Bassett: Boards of Education Rewriting History and Science

Sheila Samples: Former vice president Cheney released from hospital after fifth heart attack (1 comments)

Margaret Bassett: You can Watch the White House Health Care Summit Here

Dick Thomson: The Vatican reflects on the New Age

Arlene montemarano: Stand Up While You Read This! - Opinionator Blog - NYTimes.com

Margaret Bassett: Larger Threat Is Seen in Google Case

Sheila Samples: China firm on suspending US ties

Wednesday, February 24:

Joan Brunwasser: Police supervisor encouraged cover-up, knew officer planted gun while still on Danziger Bridge

Sheila Samples: Gates Calls European Mood a Danger to Peace - NYTimes.com

Sheila Samples: Former White House adviser Van Jones lands new D.C. gig at liberal think tank - washingtonpost.com

Robert Arend: Harry Kelber:The Unemployed Now Have Their Own Union, and It's Catching on Quickly

Sheila Samples: G.O.P. Expects Little From Health Forum

Margaret Bassett: G.M. to Close Hummer After Sale Collapses

Margaret Bassett: Bernanke Forecasts Long Period of Low Interest Rates

Danielle Nierenberg, Border Jumpers: Wausau Daily Herald: Husband and his wife are helping an African nation farm its was out of poverty

Sheila Samples: Gentle White House Nudges Test the Power of Persuasion

Sheila Samples: Russia opposes harsh Iran sanctions

Sheila Samples: Fearing an Obama Agenda, States Push to Loosen Gun Laws

Sheila Samples: Bernanke: Record-low rates still needed

Sheila Samples: Supreme Court rules that police can ad lib Miranda warnings

Margaret Bassett: Plastic Rubbish Blights Atlantic Ocean

Sheila Samples: William Pfaff: U.S. Allies in Europe Begin to Pull Back

Martha Rosenberg: Grassley Investigates Lilly/WebMD link Reported by Washington Post (1 comments)

Scott Horton: Justice's Vendetta Against a Whistleblower: Six Questions for Jesselyn Radack (1 comments)

Sonia Ahmed: Pakistani Beauty Queens meet President Musharraf

Kathy Malloy: Israel turns to US for backup plan against Iran

Kathy Malloy: Iran grounds plane with Rigi holding US-issued passport

Kathy Malloy: In Passage of Jobs Measure, a Glimpse of Bipartisanship (1 comments)

Kathy Malloy: Recalls May Not Solve Problem, Toyota Official Says

Kathy Malloy: U.S. plans for possible delay in Iraq withdrawal

Joe Sims: Desperate times in America: selling food stamps to pay for bills (1 comments)

Odyseus_97: BBC News - US trade deficit widens as imports outpace exports

Tuesday, February 23:

Joan Brunwasser: Visiting a Modern-Day Slave Plantation

Joan Brunwasser: Gov't Sued Over Cell Phone Tracking

Sheila Samples: C Street house target of clergy's IRS complaint (2 comments)

Sheila Samples: War game shows how attacking Iran could backfire

Sheila Samples: Top US general: US has Plan B for slower Iraq exit

Sheila Samples: U.S.: Gov't Sued Over Cell Phone Tracking

Sheila Samples: Some Republicans already saying no to Obama's proposed health care 'starting point'

Sheila Samples: Destroying C.I.A. Tapes Wasn't Opposed, Memos Say

Sheila Samples: In Passage of Jobs Measure, a Glimpse of Bipartisanship

Sheila Samples: Recalls May Not Solve Problem, Toyota Official Says

Dave Berman: Manifest Positivity Advocacy Journalism Collective Seeks Collaborators

Ellen Brown: Growing Number of Candidates Campaigning for State-owned Banks (7 comments)

Margaret Bassett: SPLC Suit Wins $2.75 Million Settlement for Exploited Workers

Margaret Bassett: Deal to Sell Hummer to China Company Nears Collapse

Margaret Bassett: New Hotel for the Common Man

Margaret Bassett: List of Troubled Banks at 16-Year Peak, F.D.I.C. Says

Rick Rozoff: Impending Explosion: U.S. Intensifies Threats To Russia And Iran (2 comments)

Lynn Buske: Corporate Baking Giant Sara Lee Hijacks Organics (1 comments)

Amy Fried, Ph.D.: Think Progress: Brit Hume Continues Ignorant Arrogance

Abbas Sadeghian, Ph.D.: Iran: Pressure Mounts to Dissolve Largest Student Group, Payvand Iran News

Patrick J. O'Donoghue: Venezuela's Chavez needs no gurus to think through Fifth International

Daniel Geery: Criminal Wants Investigation as to Why He Cannot Destroy Earth

Daniel Geery: I Was Misled When I Gambled Our Life Savings Away

Margaret Bassett: Trial Begins over Lawsuit Targeting Anthem Blue Cross

Margaret Bassett: UnitedHealth, other Health Insurers' Stock up on Medicare News

Arlene montemarano: ExpertClick - Health Scandal of the Decade -" Monsanto's GMO Perversion of Food (2 comments)

Monday, February 22:

Sheila Samples: Dick Cheney hospitalized with chest pains (2 comments)

Evelyn Pringle: Glaxo Birth Defect Litigation Reveals Paxil Promoters on Speed Dial

Sheila Samples: Afghans Voice Their Fears Amid Marja Campaign

Danny Schechter: Is It Time For Dems To Start A WE Party to Challenge Dems/Dinos? (8 comments)

Sheila Samples: 'Public and Politicians Are Losing Patience with Afghanistan Mission'

Sheila Samples: Did Netanyahu authorize killing of Hamas commander in Dubai?

Margaret Bassett: Israel Unveils New Drone that can Fly to Gulf (2 comments)

Roger Shuler: Story of UAH Shootings Takes on Broader Dimensions

Sheila Samples: NATO Airstrike Is Said to Have Killed Afghan Civilians

Sheila Samples: Outgunned Taliban Mounting Tough Fight In Marjah (1 comments)

Sherwood Ross: Secy. Clinton Says Iran Headed For Military Dictatorship (2 comments)

Written by Adam Armstrong Media Feb 19, 2010: Feds Wanted Private Data on Visitors to Liberal News Site (11 comments)

David Smith: Five gay men arrested in Kenya (1 comments)

Joan Brunwasser: In CPAC Meltdown, Breitbart Forced to 'Apologize' for 'Apparently' Lying About ACORN 'Pimp' Story

Mac McKinney: Afghan officials: Airstrike kills 33 civilians

Better World Order: US super-rich get five times more income than in 1995

Sunday, February 21:

Margaret Bassett: Oil Servicer to Buy Rival in $11 Billion Agreement

Sheila Samples: Obama to Urge Oversight of Insurers' Rate Increases

Sheila Samples: US general: Marjah just the start

Mark Crispin Miller: Notorious Saudi prince is Fox News Corp's 4th-largest voting shareholder

OilGuy: Oil prices rise amid mixed economic data as euro concerns ebb

Sheila Samples: Rep. Baird returns from Gaza, chides White House, Israel

Don Smith: Wall Street's Bailout Hustle : Rolling Stone (1 comments)

Sheila Samples: Israel drones 'could target Iran'

Sheila Samples: Clinton criticized for dodging question on Israel nukes

Sheila Samples: Israel PM 'signed off' on Dubai hit

Margaret Bassett: ACLU Calls on U.N. Human Rights Official to Stop Teen's Torture in Montana Prison

Sheila Samples: How we pay with plastic will change Monday with new credit card rules

Sheila Samples: AP finds all Baptist group's 'orphans' had parents

Margaret Bassett: ACLU Sues USAID: Are We Exporting US Taxpayer-Funded Religion?

Margaret Bassett: Finding Farmworkers

Sheila Samples: Marines converge on Taliban holdouts in Marjah

Sheila Samples: Probes overlook McChrystal's role in costly Afghan battles

Don Smith: Rating senators: mixed messages about who's progressive (6 comments)

Deano: CNN Poll: 71% of Americans believe Iran has nuclear weapons (10 comments)

Martha Rosenberg: Dolls and Drudges Don Pants: Gail Collins Discusses Her New Book

OilGuy: Libya Faces Tough Energy Sell Following Scant Oil & Gas Claims and Government Fiascos

Saturday, February 20:

Sheila Samples: Marines Do Heavy Lifting as Afghan Army Lags in Battle

Sheila Samples: Israeli immigration officials copied British passports used by hit squad, ministers told

Arlene montemarano: FDR: (Democratic National Convention June 27, 1936) - Miller Center of Public Affairs

Sheila Samples: Boos as Ron Paul wins CPAC straw poll (1 comments)

Sheila Samples: Millions of Unemployed Face Years Without Jobs (1 comments)

Daniel Geery: NYT Wants More Afghan Civilian Deaths

PrMaine: F.C.C. Opens an Inquiry for a Game Show on Fox, Edward Wyatt

Better World Order: Only 21% Say U.S. Government Has Consent of the Governed (1 comments)

maryann tobin: Tax season could spell disaster for short sales & foreclosure victims (Video) By Maryann Tobin

Ross Levin: Bob Barr booed at CPAC for saying 'waterboarding is torture' (1 comments)

Sheila Samples: Thou shalt not post Ten Commandments on government property, unless ...

Sheila Samples: In Marja, it's war the old-fashioned way

Angola 3 News: Remembering Safiya Bukhari: An Interview With Laura Whitehorn

Jennifer Hathaway: The Richest 1% Have Captured America's Wealth

Jennifer Hathaway: The Economic Elite Have Engineered an Extraordinary Coup, Threatening the Very Existence of the Middle Class

Sheila Samples: US super-rich get five times more income than in 1995

Sheila Samples: BREAKING: Alexander Haig, former secretary of state, dies

Margaret Bassett: Ex-U.N. Official ElBaradei Eyes run for Egypt's Top Job

Joe Walsh: Karl Rove was told to go to jail in Portland, Oregon

Margaret Bassett: Without more Federal Help, States Might Cut Medicaid

Margaret Bassett: Pawlenty Repeats False Tale about Obama Teleprompter

Margaret Bassett: What Happens When Fed Exits Mortgage Market?

maryann tobin: Mortgage fraud and kickbacks alleged at Citibank, JP Morgan Chase & Bank of America (Video) By Maryann Tobin

Friday, February 19:

Sheila Samples: Beleaguered US to blow up some chemical weapons

Angola 3 News: Former Prisoners Describe Psychiatric Toll of Solitary Confinement, by Susan Sharon, MPBN

Ann Garrison: Election Rwanda 2010: Who will be allowed to run?

Better World Order: Poison Pills in Senate Whistleblower Bill May Become Law - Take Action

Sheila Samples: Russia rebuffs Israel over tougher sanctions on Iran

Sheila Samples: Navy agrees to study impact of Camp Lejeune's toxic water

Margaret Bassett: Carlyle Group Loses $330 Million on Bankruptcy of Japanese Telecom Willcom

Evelyn Pringle: Paxil Birth Defect Trial - Battle of the Experts

Sherwood Ross: SEC Got 6 Warnings About Madoff, Failed To Stop Ponzi Scheme

Benjamin Hill: Obama's Making Lives Easier With New Guidelines For Loan Modification Programs

Robert Arend: The Obama Administration: February 1-14, 2010

Sheila Samples: Bush lawyers who approved waterboarding to face no discipline

Carol Cleveland: Some Good Works in Afghanistan -- Really ! (2 comments)

Joan Brunwasser: Health Reform D-Day Approaches

Sheila Samples: Bush vet jabs McCain, Palin, Cantor

Margaret Bassett: 74,000 Virus-infected Computers Found

Margaret Bassett: A Shift in the Export Powerhouses

Margaret Bassett: F.B.I., Laying Out Evidence, Closes Anthrax Letters

Jim Dean: *Surge Towards Health Care Reform (1 comments)

Sheila Samples: Panel Approves Bible Classes For Public Schools (1 comments)

Sheila Samples: States Consider Medicaid Cuts as Use Grows

Sheila Samples: China anger at US over Dalai Lama

Roger Shuler: What Role Did "Crazy" Comment Play in Alabama Shootings? (8 comments)

Richmond Shreve: 2 Chinese Schools Said to Be Linked to Online Attacks - NYTimes.com

Margaret Bassett: Falkland Islands Officials say Oil Drilling to go Ahead

Margaret Bassett: Canadians Rescued after Ship Sinks off Brazil

Joan Brunwasser: California's Death Spiral

Diane M. Grassi: Baseball, Rawlings Bring New Meaning to Free Trade: Postscript

Margaret Bassett: Past Clouds Future of Europe's New Antitrust Enforcer

Margaret Bassett: More Using Program to Prevent Foreclosure

Arlene montemarano: Limit CIA Role To Intelligence By Harry S Truman 1963

Robert Arend: Cory Doctorow: School Used Student Laptop Webcams to Spy on Them at School and Home

Elias F. Harb: Zionist Organization of America calls for Jewish boycott of the University of California at Irvine - INTIFADA (1 comments)

Thursday, February 18:

Olga Bonfiglio: Food Fight (2 comments)

Garland Favorito: VoterGA GA Legislative Update - DRE ban bill, ballot access bills introduced!!!

Sheila Samples: Who are the Tea Party activists? (1 comments)

Sheila Samples: Fed probe urged on cancer chemical in Marine water

Sheila Samples: To Be Announced at Ground Zero: 1,000 Architects and Engineers Call for Grand Jury into 9/11 (2 comments)

Sheila Samples: 'UN nuclear chief confirms Iran program peaceful'

Rob Kall: AMERICAblog News: So I went to the White House today...

Sheila Samples: VIDEO: Dick Cheney surprises CPAC

Sheila Samples: Gibbs: Obama gives 'strong support' to Dalai Lama (1 comments)

Sheila Samples: CPAC 2010 Updates: Latest News, Video From Conservative Political Action Conference

Richmond Shreve: "Plane crash into North Austin building" Austin Texas Photo Gallery | Statesman.com (11 comments)

Gustav Wynn: Breaking: Austin Kamikaze Pilot Targets IRS Office, Posts Screed Online (2 comments)

Sheila Samples: 'West unjustly pressuring Iran over nuclear fuel proposal'

Sheila Samples: Ex-NYC police boss gets 4 years in prison

Joan Brunwasser: The top 400: Income way up and taxes way, way down

Lawrence Velvel: More On The Bubbe Meisse of SIPC and The Trustee

Richmond Shreve: Book Bytes - 72: Smarter Grids, Appliances, and Consumers | EPI

Sheila Samples: Afghan Police Unit May Have Joined Taliban

Sheila Samples: U.N. Rejects "Militarization' of Afghan Aid

Sheila Samples: Officers blamed in Afghan ambush that killed 5 U.S. troops

Roger Shuler: Did Mismanagement Lead to Alabama Campus Shootings?

Margaret Bassett: McConnell Voted Against Debt Panel, but he Has some Suggestions

Evelyn Pringle: Paxil Birth Defect Litigation - First Trial A Bust For Glaxo (1 comments)

Margaret Bassett: Enzi Becomes First GOP Leader To Officially Accept Health Summit Invite

Rick Rozoff: Afghanistan: Charlie Wilson And America's 30-Year War

Margaret Bassett: China Intensifies Tug of War With India on Nepal

Rick Rozoff: NATO Expansion, Missile Deployments And Russia's New Military Doctrine (1 comments)

Margaret Bassett: Agreement Is Near on New Overseer of Banking Risks

Margaret Bassett: Malicious Software Infects Corporate Computers

Wednesday, February 17:

Lynn Buske: New USDA Rules Establish Strong Organic Standards for Pasture and Livestock

Joan Brunwasser: Pregnant woman jailed for having thought about abortion (1 comments)

Sheila Samples: Nato denounces Russia-Abkhazia deal (1 comments)

Sheila Samples: Clinton Issues Another Warning to Iran (1 comments)

Sheila Samples: Haiti judge to free some detained US missionaries

Sheila Samples: Woods to Discuss His Past, Future at Feb. 19 Meeting

Lawrence Velvel: Comments On The Hearing Of February 2nd Before Judge Lifland

Sheila Samples: Praying for Obama's Death

Roger Shuler: Are Universities Breeding Grounds for Discrimination?

Sheila Samples: Some worry how Starr appointment will affect Baylor

Sheila Samples: Democrats put Missouri's Kit Bond in 'Hypocrisy Hall of Fame' for stance on stimulus

Abbas Sadeghian, Ph.D.: Attacks on the Press 2009: Iran ,Peyvand Iran News

Sheila Samples: Rachel Maddow Stuns Rep. Aaron Schock By Calling Out His Spending Hypocrisy (VIDEO)

Martha Rosenberg: Resisting Antibiotic Resistance (2 comments)

Sheila Samples: Poll: Large majority opposes Supreme Court's decision on campaign financing (1 comments)

Sheila Samples: Senator Evan Bayh's departure sparks debate about partisanship in Congress (2 comments)

the web: YouTube Documents Free Speech Under Attack at UC Irvine (2 comments)

Tuesday, February 16:

Grant Lawrence: Is American Terror Mastermind of Mumbai, Poona Attacks Being Protected by CIA?

Sandy Shanks: Peace in Afghanistan?

Sheila Samples: Ray Gosling Mercy Killing Claims to Be Probed by Police - ABC News

MikeHersh: A Tale of Two Bags: Brown Bags vs. Tea Bags (7 comments)

Margaret Bassett: Economy Prompts Fresh Look at ND's Socialist Bank

Margaret Bassett: Mortgage Rates Poised to Jump as Fed Cuts Funds

Sheila Samples: Senators Call on Reid to Use Reconciliation For Public Option - SpeakEasy

Margaret Bassett: In Des Moines, Downtown Is a Team Effort

Margaret Bassett: HSBC Is Said to Be Drawn Into U.S. Tax Evasion Inquiry

Margaret Bassett: Poll Reveals Most Americans Don't Know They Got a Tax Cut

Sheila Samples: The Man Who Conned the Missionaries

Sheila Samples: Lindsey Graham: White House mulling indefinite detention

Margaret Bassett: Marines Meet Roadside Bombs, Sniping in Marjah

maryann tobin: Bank of America eager to foreclose takes house with no mortgage

Yvona Fast: *What's in a Label? (3 comments)

Roger Shuler: Federal Jury Awards $2.7 Million in Sexual Harassment Case

Sheila Samples: Afghan Taliban Military Chief Captured, Aides Confirm

Sheila Samples: Iran hits back at U.S. over dictatorship comment (1 comments)

Sheila Samples: New York mayor unveils plan to cut jobs, services

Sheila Samples: Tea party leaders will meet with Steele and other Republican operatives

Scott Baker: Pentagon study says oil reliance strains military Urges development of alternative fuels By Bryan Bender, Globe Staff

Margaret Bassett: Pharma Giant Gets Cozy With Congress, Spends $100 Million in Advertising to Cash in on Health Reform

Ann Garrison: Twas, Tutsis, and Hutus united against Kagame

Monday, February 15:

Joan Brunwasser: Afghanistan's outsourced war

Margaret Bassett: The Convention Crashers

Sheila Samples: Afghan offensive meets resistance

Margaret Bassett: India Worries as China Builds Ports in South Asia (4 comments)

the web: AARP: Health Care Reform - The Fight Isn't Over! (4 comments)

Press Release: British Journalist Seized by Hamas in Gaza (1 comments)

the web: *Big news re: Blue Cross (1 comments)

Joan Brunwasser: The Mysterious Death of Bush's Cyber-Guru (1 comments)

Ezili Danto: Caring For Haiti by Michael Barker

Sheila Samples: Former IAEA Head Hans Blix: 'Iran Won't Simply Sit There and Accept an Attack'

Margaret Bassett: Ex-Clinton Prosecutor Starr Named Baylor President (2 comments)

Sheila Samples: The Marines move on Marja: A perilous slog against Afghanistan's Taliban

Sheila Samples: Biden and Cheney Trade Criticism on Sunday News Programs

Sheila Samples: Bayh Decides Against Re-election Bid

Don Smith: Live near a freeway? Heart disease risk may be higher - latimes.com

Sheila Samples: Errant U.S. Rocket Strike Kills Civilians in Afghanistan

Margaret Bassett: Expecting a Surge in U.S. Medical Schools

Margaret Bassett: The Populism Problem

Margaret Bassett: The Boss' Secret: Cashing in on Your Death

Sunday, February 14:

Don Smith: Spanish Inquiry of Alleged Bush-Era War Crimes Begins Monday | AfterDowningStreet.org (1 comments)

maryann tobin: Homeowners beware: Lenders use loophole to win foreclosure by default By Maryann Tobin (2 comments)

Margaret Bassett: Top Contributors to Barack Obama | OpenSecrets

Margaret Bassett: Can the FBI Secretly Track Your Cell Phone?

Margaret Bassett: A Small Business Finds a Catch in Federal Aid

Rick Rozoff: NATO's Role In The Military Encirclement Of Iran

Joan Brunwasser: How They Vote In Holland

Cheryl Biren: US Military Censors Haitian Press (3 comments)

Saturday, February 13:

Joan Brunwasser: Health Insurance Giants Cleaning Up!

the web: Are your car tires really a ticking time bomb?

Sheila Samples: Ex-IDF chief: Israel can't handle nuclear Iran alone

Sheila Samples: Haiti and the Loan that Wasn't

Joan Brunwasser: 'Most Dangerous Man in America' revisits war dissenter Daniel Ellsberg's critical choice

Sheila Samples: Iran begins drilling for oil in Caspian Sea

Sheila Samples: Beware - Aspartame Has Been Renamed 'AminoSweet'

Sheila Samples: Adm. Mullen to discuss Iran in Israel

Sheila Samples: Bombs slow US advance in Afghan town

Sheila Samples: Senate Republicans: Filibuster everything and win in November?

Sheila Samples: U.S. Envoys Head Out on a Mission to Rally Iran's Neighbors

Daniel Geery: Living With Flat Earthers & "Morans"

Sheila Samples: Obama Making Plans to Use Executive Power

Sheila Samples: Senate Democrats race to regain bipartisan coalition on jobs bill

Sheila Samples: News Analysis - Afghan Offensive Is New War Model

Ann Garrison: *Election Rwanda 2010: Paul Kagame, Victoire Ingabiré, & Memories of Genocide

Friday, February 12:

Rob Kall: Few Want Members of Congress Re-Elected, Poll Finds (3 comments)

Edwin Rutsch: Building a Culture of Empathy: Dominic Barter on Empathy as Super Food

Sheila Samples: More Pain for Devastated Haiti: Under the Pretense of Disaster Relief, U.S. Running a Military Occupation

Sheila Samples: Sarah Palin is speaking to big crowds in Central Florida -- Media not invited

Sheila Samples: U.S. Marines launch major offensive in Afghanistan

Sheila Samples: No independent probe of Gaza war

David Fiderer: Suspicious Timing Surrounding The "De-risking" of AIG's Toxic Obligations

Sheila Samples: A Kennedy Departs Congress, Ending an Era

Sheila Samples: Civilians flee Afghan town ahead of US assault

Roger Shuler: Richard Shelby Deserves a Thrashing--And He's Getting One (2 comments)

Sheila Samples: 3 House retirements spur debate on whether Republicans are losing momentum

Sheila Samples: Obama Has Increased Drone Attacks

Mac McKinney: HOW TO GET AID TO THE LAKOTAH SIOUX IN DIRE NEED AFTER SNOW STORMS

Mac McKinney: HUE & CRY FOR AN AMERICAN DISASTER: Massive Sioux Indian Reservation Battles Snow with Three Plows (3 comments)

Sheila Samples: Deal on Jobs Shows Limits of Push for Bipartisanship

Sheila Samples: Obama will help select location of Khalid Sheik Mohammed terrorism trial

Sheila Samples: Report: Top five insurers made $12 billion in profits last year, dropped 2.7 million people (2 comments)

Rick Rozoff: Romania: U.S. Expands Missile Shield Into Black Sea

Robert Arend: Gerald Posner: My Resignation from The Daily Beast (3 comments)

Mac McKinney: SURPRISE: Taliban Regime Pressured bin Laden AGAINST Anti-US Terror

Andrew Steele: Swallowing the Official Account of 9/11: A Condition for Running for Office (13 comments)

Bia Winter: How much will YOUR State send to Israel in the next 8 years? (1 comments)

Ralph Lopez: *Shooting Fish in a Barrel in Helmand Province (1 comments)

Thursday, February 11:

Sheila Samples: Hard Times for Holder Continue

Sheila Samples: Democrats rush to curb corporate election spending before Nov. vote

Sheila Samples: BREAKING: Bill Clinton hospitalized in New York, receives two stents (2 comments)

Sheila Samples: PROMISES, PROMISES: War widows' futile fight

Sheila Samples: 'Christian' Manifesto Comparing Liberals to Nazis Gathers Signatures of Religious Right Leaders -- and Catholic Bishops (8 comments)

Gustav Wynn: Mike Connell Story Finally Breaks Media Blackout...In Skin Mag

Sheila Samples: Black Leaders Push Obama for Jobs Bill (1 comments)

Sheila Samples: Iran to shut down Google email service: report

Roger Shuler: Rahm Emanuel: We're Not Re-Litigating the Past (9 comments)

Abbas Sadeghian, Ph.D.: Iranian opposition reports widespread protester turnout ,Payvand Iran News (2 comments)

Margaret Bassett: Once Stigmatized, Food Stamps Find Acceptance

William Cormier: Security guards do nothing as 15-year-old girl is beaten

Margaret Bassett: Totally Occupied: 700 Military Bases Spread Across Afghanistan

Wednesday, February 10:

Rob Kall: BBC News; Broadband access essential to health (1 comments)

Rob Kall: BBC News - Prisoner Facebook pages removed after victim taunts

Rob Kall: Haiti judge to free U.S. missionaries

Sheila Samples: US imposes new sanctions on Iran

Sheila Samples: Charlie Wilson's way

Sheila Samples: Aerial Photos of Trade Center on 9/11 Released

Sheila Samples: Iraq orders former Blackwater security guards out

Abbas Sadeghian, Ph.D.: Iranian government turning off communication

Sheila Samples: Fabricated quote used to discredit climate scientist

Margaret Bassett: Bernanke's How-To on Rate Increase Lacks a When

Sheila Samples: Binyam Mohamed torture appeal lost by UK government

Danny Schechter: IT WAS TWENTY YEARS AGO--MANDELA FREE AT LAST (1 comments)

Lance Ciepiela: Breaking-NY Police Release 9/11 Photos

Jason Hamza van Boom: A Swiss Politician's Conversion: Facts vs Myth

Tuesday, February 9:

Sheila Samples: US seeks significant Iran sanctions

Sheila Samples: U.S. Army closes in on Afghan town (1 comments)

Margaret Bassett: How Unemployment Affects your Income Taxes

Margaret Bassett: My Big Fat Greek Bailout (1 comments)

Margaret Bassett: New Jersey, Home of the Servers

Margaret Bassett: New European Leadership Faces Economic Hurdles

Abbas Sadeghian, Ph.D.: Upcoming anniversary of Islamic republic: peaceful demonstration or blood bath? (3 comments)

Mac McKinney: Slavery in US Prisons--Interview with Robert King & Terry Kupers (1 comments)

Georgianne Nienaber: Congo's Kabila Wants Peace Without Justice; Rebel Generals Join Forces (3 comments)

Sheila Samples: UK: Iraq inquiry to question US officials

Scott Baker: South Carolina To Root Out 'Subversives', Make Them Pay Five Dollars

Sheila Samples: McCain, Facing J.D. Hayworth as G.O.P. Foe in Primary, Tilts to Right

Roger Shuler: What Should We Learn from Richard Shelby's Game of "Alabama Hold 'Em"?

Ted Newcomen: German pensioners 'kidnapped' financial adviser - BBC News

Sheila Samples: Mitch McConnell's 2010 strategy: Divide and conquer

Sheila Samples: Sen. Shelby releases holds on nominees

Sheila Samples: Republicans may opt out of Obama's health-care summit

Martha Rosenberg: Valentine Tips for Men: Drill Bits Are Not Romantic (1 comments)

Jerry Policoff: PA Dem State Committee Takes Single-Payer Healthcare Mainstream, Unanimously Endorses It (41 comments)

Ross Levin: Former Green Party Candidate to Challenge Mass. Gov. Deval Patrick as a Democrat

Monday, February 8:

Margaret Bassett: With Shake-Up, SAP Seeks Better Customer Relations

Margaret Bassett: China Lists $9.6 Billion in Shares of U.S. Companies

Margaret Bassett: Technology Leading to More Invasive Marketing

Margaret Bassett: Motor City Faces Transportation Crossroads

Sheila Samples: U.S Vows To Bury Goldstone Report At UN (2 comments)

Ezili Danto: A call for humanitarian help from Croix-des-Bouquets, Haiti

martinweiss: After Buying Spree, China Owns Stakes In Top US Firms (2 comments)

SM Kovalisnky: Chicago Counselor at Law lends aid to NY mother and gay teen son

Sheila Samples: David Plouffe advising White House on 2010 midterm elections

Margaret Bassett: Rep. John Murtha Dies at 77

Sheila Samples: In a Message to Democrats, Wall St. Sends Cash to G.O.P.

Rob Kall: john murtha dead at 77

Sheila Samples: China's hawks demand cold war on the US (2 comments)

Sheila Samples: BREAKING: Rep. John Murtha dead at 77 (1 comments)

Sheila Samples: Palin e-mails reveal a powerful "first dude'

Sheila Samples: Obama Plans Bipartisan Summit on Health Care (1 comments)

Sheila Samples: Palin says she might run in 2012, that Obama can be beat

Dave Lindorff: Mumia Abu-Jamal's Case Stuck in Hellish Limbo

Sheila Samples: Soldier father accused of 'waterboarding' daughter, 4, because she can't recite alphabet

Sheila Samples: Blix: Straw 'gave incorrect answers' to Iraq inquiry (2 comments)

OilGuy: Rogue Aluminium Shipments Suggest Chinese Metal Stockpiles are Being Re-Exported

Margaret Bassett: Balancing Act on U.S. Trade Policies

Margaret Bassett: Obama To GOP: Fine, Let's Talk (Updated)

Margaret Bassett: Obama: We Can't Back Off Healthcare Reform

Margaret Bassett: Free vs. Paid, Murdoch vs. Rusbridger (3 comments)

Margaret Bassett: After Turmoil at Merrill, Thain Will Lead CIT Group

Margaret Bassett: Britain Plans to Cut Flow of Foreign Students

Margaret Bassett: Six Soldiers Killed in India Avalanche, 400 Missing

Sunday, February 7:

Mac McKinney: Who Dat? Saints March to Super Bowl Win Over Colts! (2 comments)

Sheila Samples: Karzai demands end to Nato raids

Ezili Danto: Ratcheting up the genocide in Haiti: Blocking Aid Delivery (1 comments)

Sheila Samples: Corruption fears stalk Haiti after the quake

Sheila Samples: Arctic sea ice vanishing faster than 'our most pessimistic models' (4 comments)

Michael Hammerschlag: UKRAINE 2010 PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION- radio report (2 comments)

Sheila Samples: US to launch Fallujah-style attack in Afghanistan

Margaret Bassett: Two Dead, 100 Injured in Power Plant Explosion

Sheila Samples: Gates urges sanctions on Iran as Ahmadinejad orders higher enrichment of uranium

Sheila Samples: Obama tries to boost beleaguered Democratic National Committee

Sheila Samples: Hundreds of thousands without power after Eastern snowstorm

Sheila Samples: Wall Street Republicans Form "Action Tank' To Push Corporate Agenda

Sheila Samples: Palin Responds to "Run, Sarah, Run' (3 comments)

Sheila Samples: Prejudice and principle brew at tea party meet

Press Release: Pennsylvania Democrats Unanimously Endorse Single Payer Senate Bill 400 and House Bill 1660 (6 comments)

Rob Kall: NYPD Cops Fudged Crime Stats in Compstat Model Program Now Used in 100s of US Cities (8 comments)

Margaret Bassett: Tea Party Gets Thumbs-up from Sarah Palin (1 comments)

OilGuy: Oil Prices Fall Sharply as General Market Sells Off

Rick Rozoff: U.S. Extends Missile Buildup From Poland And Taiwan To Persian Gulf

Saturday, February 6:

Darren Wolfe: Fears of 'Lehman-style' tsunami as crisis hits Spain and Portugal (2 comments)

Paul A. Moore: The Dumpster in the Shadow of the Super Bowl (2 comments)

Sheila Samples: FBI wants records kept of Web sites visited (1 comments)

Sheila Samples: John Yoo Renews Claim That President's Authority to Torture Depends on What Is "Necessary"

Sheila Samples: US depicts Iran as mega threat to global security

Sheila Samples: Russia says Iran's security concerns legitimate

Margaret Bassett: G7 Meets Amid Doubts Over Relevance

Margaret Bassett: At Least 3 Dead After Midair Collision Near Boulder Airport

Sheila Samples: Mudslides smash cars, homes near L.A.

Sheila Samples: Taliban use modern anti-detective IEDs

Sheila Samples: Sarah Palin Is Vocal and Ready, but for What?

Margaret Bassett: Details Emerge in Web Rape Case (1 comments)

Margaret Bassett: Debris Basins Clogged by Rocks and Mud; Officials Fear More Mudlside Damage this Afternoon

Sheila Samples: U.S. outpost in Afghanistan was left vulnerable to attack, inquiry finds

Sheila Samples: Gates says he doubts Iran's willingness to broker nuclear deal

Sheila Samples: Iraq video shows missing U.S. contractor

OilGuy: Oil Price Alert: Oil Plunges, Bond Markets Vote America

Margaret Bassett: Tea Party Convention Draws Worldwide interest, Scrutiny (2 comments)

Rob Kall: 'I'm Not Saying Your Mother's a Whore': How Fox News Censored Jon Stewart vs. Bill O'Reilly

Margaret Bassett: Bush Tax Cuts Scheduled to Expire - Video

Margaret Bassett: House Likely to End Health Insurers' Antitrust Exemption

OilGuy: Is China's Success Coming at the Expense of it's Neighbours

Friday, February 5:

Margaret Bassett: BAE Settles Corruption Charges

Margaret Bassett: Labor Market Shows Signs of Rebirth in New Data

Sheila Samples: Amid US fury, China stands up for Iran diplomacy

Sheila Samples: Shocker: Tea Party Convention Opening Speaker Suggests a Return to Jim Crow Voting Laws

Sheila Samples: GOP leader rejects White House terms for deficit commission (1 comments)

Sheila Samples: U.S. commanders in Afghanistan face tougher discipline for battlefield failures

Danny Schechter: We Need To Remain Concerned About Haiti's Superbowl Of Disaster (2 comments)

Sheila Samples: Republican lawmaker's budget plan gets Obama's attention

Roger Shuler: It's Time For Obama To Play Rough With Richard Shelby (7 comments)

Sheila Samples: Mid-Atlantic could get up to 28 inches of snow (1 comments)

Margaret Bassett: Obama Admits Health Care Overhaul May Die on Hill

Margaret Bassett: Jobs Bill Slowed by Hunt for GOP Votes

Michael Richardson: U.S. citizen gets 2 years in prison for service in Taiwan legislature

Margaret Bassett: States of Pain - Fifty Stories

Sheila Samples: Fire Department Bills for Basic Services Horrify Residents, Insurance Companies

Sheila Samples: Obama Prepares for 2 Supreme Vacancies

Sheila Samples: New York AG Goes After Bank of America

Sheila Samples: Seymour Hersh: Direct Quotes: Bashar Assad

Richmond Shreve: Amazon gives the self-published a second life - USATODAY.com

Margaret Bassett: Fort Hood Report Calls for Change in Pentagon Hate Group Policy

Margaret Bassett: Marin County to Provide Power, oust PG&E

Robert Arend: The Obama Administration: January 17-31, 2010

Rev. Dan Vojir: Drama Queens: New Research 2000 Poll Shows 30% of Republicans To Be Reactionary And Irrational (2 comments)

Robert Arend: Politico: Al Franken Lays into David Axelrod over Health Care bill (1 comments)

Sheila Samples: Obama Maps a Way Forward for a Health Overhaul

Thursday, February 4:

Jennifer Hathaway: US SoldierS' Deaths Embarrass US and Pakistan

Joe Quinn and Niall Bradley: Underwear Bomber Redux - Was Mutallab An Israeli "Secret Weapon"?

OilGuy: The Problem With Price Forecasting - Is There a Better Way?

Margaret Bassett: Bipartisan Group Of Lawamkers Introduce Bill To Block 9/11 Trial

Margaret Bassett: Ex-UBS Client Pleads Guilty to Hiding $10 Million in Offshore Bank Accounts

Sheila Samples: The Expanding US War in Pakistan

Sheila Samples: House passes bill to return to pay-as-you-go budget rules, raise debt limit

Margaret Bassett: Cuomo Sues Bank of America as It Settles With S.E.C

Mac McKinney: Top Intel Officer: U.S. May Kill Americans Abroad (2 comments)

Margaret Bassett: Big Banks Are Feeding Like Parasites on the Govt.'s Money

Sheila Samples: 10 Americans in Haiti Are Charged With Abduction

the web: Coalition Supports Improvements for Troop Voting; Rejects Risky Internet Ballot Proposals

Sheila Samples: Military Officials Say Afghan Fight Is Coming

Sheila Samples: Criticism of Obama on national security likely to remain big issue

Roger Shuler: Siegelman Prosecutor Might Land Key Guantanamo Post

Sheila Samples: U.S. General Says Situation in Afghanistan No Longer Deteriorating (1 comments)

Lynn Buske: ACTION ALERT:Genetically Modified Alfalfa Threatens Organic Agriculture

Sherwood Ross: Cowardly Congress Lets President Drag USA Into War (4 comments)

Margaret Bassett: House Republican Asks for Probe of Navy Whistle-blower's Firing

Mac McKinney: CHRISTMAS FALSE FLAG? Congressional hearing reveals US intelligence agencies shielded Flight 253 bomber (2 comments)

Wednesday, February 3:

OilGuy: OilPrice.com Oil Market Summary for 01/25/2010 --" 01/29/2010

Sheila Samples: Bush and Blair did strike Iraq deal, says Welsh MP (2 comments)

Sheila Samples: Gates criticizes F-35 progress, fires top officer

Sheila Samples: National Prayer Breakfast Draws Controversy

Sheila Samples: Patriot Act - Eight Years Later

OilGuy: Wind Power and Renewables Under Fire over Corruption and Shortcuts

OilGuy: Energy Funds Adjust positions to reflect an anticipated change in trading limit guidelines

Susan Galleymore: A Dearth of Imagination Leads to Wasting Perfectly Good Waste

Margaret Bassett: Troop Deaths Draw Focus to U.S. Presence in Pakistan

Sheila Samples: US's strike threat catches China off guard

Sheila Samples: Obama's silent war shocks Pakistan (1 comments)

John Miller: Timor Groups Write UN Security Council on Justice with International Support

Sheila Samples: Drones and Death: The Israeli Connection (1 comments)

Rick Rozoff: Hillary Clinton's Prescription: Make The World A NATO Protectorate

Patrick J. O'Donoghue: VENEZUELA: Pimentel out ... new broom Tania Diaz' chance to turn VTV around

Ursula Siebert: *We need to stop the corporate takeover of our electoral process (1 comments)

GLloyd Rowsey: Army Specialist Marc Hall sits in jail over a song

Sheila Samples: Does the US Still Maintain Secret Prisons in Afghanistan?

Roger Shuler: Will Smarts Translate Into Strength for Obama? (1 comments)

Sheila Samples: 3 American Soldiers Die in Attack in Pakistan

Margaret Bassett: Obama Continues Policy Outreach to Republicans

OilGuy: Gazprom: Angel or Demon?

Don Smith: British Journal Retracts Paper Linking Autism and Vaccines - NYTimes.com

Tuesday, February 2:

Rob Kall: Early draft of the Constitution found in Phila

Sheila Samples: Iran: No problem with nuclear plan

Sheila Samples: AIG plans to pay $100 million in another round of bonuses

Sheila Samples: Wikileaks shuts down, unable to plug funding gap (4 comments)

Mac McKinney: Haiti Earthquake: Voodoo High Priest Claims Aid Monopolized by Christians

OilGuy: A Mortally Wounded Private Sector (1 comments)

OilGuy: As the Middle East Peace Talks Hit Deadlock, Talk of Israel Joining the European Union Increases

Martha Rosenberg: Why Are Pfizer's Ghostwritten Hormone Therapy Articles Not Retracted?

Mac McKinney: America's Secret Afghan Prisons by Anand Gopal

Sheila Samples: Obama's EU summit snub sparks diplomatic row

Margaret Bassett: Some News Outlets Ready to Try Charging Online Readers

Margaret Bassett: Obama Promotes Small-Business Plan

Margaret Bassett: Exxon Defends XTO Energy Deal, Warns Against New Regulation on Hydraulic Fracturing (1 comments)

William Cormier: The Corporations Already Outspend The Parties

Roger Shuler: Scalia and the U.S. Chamber: An Ugly Combination (2 comments)

Sheila Samples: Palin wants Rahm Emanuel fired (1 comments)

Sheila Samples: Iran says missile efforts 'defensive in nature'

Sheila Samples: Ex-minister says Blair mislead cabinet on Iraq

Sheila Samples: Deaths in Pakistan 'drone' attack

Sheila Samples: Gates Shakes Up Leadership for F-35 (1 comments)

Margaret Bassett: Sioux Reservation Struggling after Winter Storms

Sheila Samples: Rising FHA default rate foreshadows a crush of foreclosures

Monday, February 1:

Cheri Roberts: High Desert Tiny Towns: Illegal Dumping and the Homeless (3 comments)

Roy Lipscomb: Grass-roots reporting of election problems in Illinois

Don Smith: How chemical companies hide dangerous chemicals

OilGuy: Oil and Gas Industry Weathers Shifting Climate

Sheila Samples: 'Climate emails hacked by spies' (3 comments)

Joan Brunwasser: CA Senate Approves Single-Payer Health Care Bill

Joan Brunwasser: Haiti women's micro-lending bank brings big cash to rescue

the web: Grayson to Pelosi: 'We are 200,000 strong' (4 comments)

Sheila Samples: China, Iran Spur U.S. to Develop Air-Sea Battle Plan

Sheila Samples: U.S. missile test mimicking Iran strike fails

Sheila Samples: Plan to oust Saddam drawn up two years before the invasion

Margaret Bassett: Goldman Sachs and the $100 Million Question

Margaret Bassett: In $3.8 Trillion Budget, Obama Pivots to Trim Future Deficits

Sheila Samples: Dem. senators spent weekend with bank, energy, tobacco lobbyists (1 comments)

Sheila Samples: CIA moonlights in corporate world - Eamon Javers

Sheila Samples: Another U.S. War? Obama Threatens China and Iran (1 comments)

Margaret Bassett: U.S. Examines Whether Blackwater Tried Bribery

Sheila Samples: New media help conservatives get their anti-Obama message out

Sheila Samples: Tough old soldier battles new enemy: Suicide epidemic

Sheila Samples: Netanyahu leaning toward probe into alleged Gaza war crimes

Sheila Samples: Call for Blair to face trial in Scotland

Sheila Samples: Jeb Bush is back, and some think he's looking presidential (1 comments)

Sheila Samples: Hamid Karzai: 'There Has To Be Peace Now'

Danny Schechter: AS HAITI AID MISSION FAILS, WHAT NEXT TO SPEED RECOVERY? (1 comments)

Eric Malone: Prop 8 Trial Week 3: The Cliffhanger (1 comments)

Sheila Samples: Iraq to file lawsuit against US, Britain

Sheila Samples: Pakistani Taliban Leader Is Reported Dead (1 comments)

Nathan Runkle/Mercy for Animals: New MFA Investigation Reveals the Sour Truth Behind Milk Production (1 comments)

Sheila Samples: Gibbs' egregious remarks

 

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