Archives for General News

April 2012

Monday, April 30:

Mitt Romney, evangelicals seek marriage of convenience

Savage's Great New Shitstorm

Single Payer Health (9 comments)

Terrorist Plots, Helped Along

What to expect on May Day - Occupy Wall Street

Is Netanyahu misleading Israelis over Iran?

Occupy May Day protest chance to regain autumn momentum

Federal judge stops Texas from banning Planned Parenthood from receiving state funds

Chances of Iran Strike Receding, U.S. Officials Say

Obama criticized in reversal on child farm labor regulations

Robots R'US: Drones Reported On 63 Bases In The USA (1 comments)

Tom Engelhardt: A Global-Profiling President

Legal Headaches Can Emerge From Exposure to Psychological Wreckage

Repeal of Emergency Manager Law Kept off Michigan Ballot because of Wrong Font Size

\Florida Judge Rules Gov. Scott's Random Drug Testing of State Employees Unconstitutional

FCC-Required Political Ad Data Disclosures Won't Be Searchable - ProPublica

Sunday, April 29:

Israeli intel ex-chief: Netanyahu's policy on Iran misleading, messianic

Video: Jeremy Scahill on America's Covert Wars

Senate Democrats plan another trap for Mitt Romney with female voters

Afghan Taliban deny fresh US talks

How Big Pharma Gets You To Stay on a Drug For Life

DEATH OF OSAMA? Judge Denies Request For Release Of Bin Laden Death Pictures

US slowdown intensifies global economic crisis

Promises, Promises: Romney's Pledges Raise Questions

Lynn Buske: Consumers Dump Kellogg's "Natural" Kashi After GMO Report (3 comments)

Ex-Israeli spy boss attacks Netanyahu and Barak over Iran

Man With NO Shame: Romney Takes Credit For Auto Bailout

Obesity and Type 2 Diabetes Cases Take Toll on Children

New Scandal for Murdochs - Call for inquiry into Salmond adviser and News Corp

A Critique Of The Broken-Record Counterfactual Message of The New York Times On Environmentalists and Scientists

Sen. Franken praises Labor Department for withdrawing new child labor rules

Robert Gibbs: Romney's slogan is Obama "didn't clean up our mess fast enough"

Sheila Dean: "OBAMA: Stop Attacking Elderly U.S. Citizen Latinos in Texas" by Linda Vega

South Carolina ALEC Member Literally Exempted ALEC From State Lobbying And Ethics Laws

Obama Signs Executive Order To Protect US Troops, Veterans, and Their Families From Predatory Lenders

Who is Autistic? (2 comments)

Finally....Factual Details Leading Up To Trayvon Martin Shooting (9 comments)

*Commuting for American priests & Ethiopian Security (1 comments)

Whatever Happened To ALEC's PR Campaign? (1 comments)

Teens Drinking Hand Sanitizer To Get Intoxicated (1 comments)

A Cure-all for the Financial Ills of our time? (27 comments)

What the Hell are White People Angry About? Pt. I

Secret religious right Facebook group plotting cyber attack on gay community

*MSNBC: Evidence of Multiple Shooters, Night Raid in Sgt. Bales Case

What Everyone Who Uses The Internet Needs To Know About CISPA

Robert Fisk: The Children of Fallujah - the hospital of horrors (2 comments)

Saturday, April 28:

CISPA Passes the House: Why We Should Be Wary

Sen. Rubio Fined For Receiving Improper Donations During 2010 Senate Race

Blow to Kochs & Chamber: FEC Disclosure Loophole Closes On Secret Donors As Court Won't Stay Ruling (2 comments)

Guess What Drugs and Illegal Substances Are Showing Up in Chicken? (5 comments)

FCC Votes to Put Broadcasters' Political Ad Hauls Online (1 comments)

Friday, April 27:

DSK: New York sex scandal orchestrated

U.S. Amasses Stealth-Jet Armada Near Iran

Fast And Furious: GOP Moves Towards Holder Contempt Resolution At Issa's Behest

ATF: 70 percent of guns found in Mexico come from US (3 comments)

Report: American Corporations Are Adding More Jobs Overseas Than At Home Yet They Get Tax Breaks and Subsidies Here

Non-Profit Education Group, Kaplan, Becomes 14th Company To Drop ALEC | ThinkProgress

You Can Be A Patriot or a Profiteer...But You Can't Be Both.

US 'intelligence war' triggers 'Occupy spy base' in UK

University Presidents Weave A Trail of Deceit

Food Stamps In Crosshairs Of Republicans' Plan To Save Military (1 comments)

Thinking can undermine religious faith, study finds (2 comments)

Padilla takes torture case to US Supreme Court

Broadcasters' Last-Ditch Push to Hide Political Ad Data (1 comments)

Thursday, April 26:

Washington Post's Kaplan and Other For-Profit Colleges Joined ALEC, Controversial Special Interest Lobby (1 comments)

In Hacking Inquiry, Murdoch Plays The Fool

Did You Like George W. Bush's Foreign Policy?

Dan Froomkin: Corporate Campaign Contributions Show Some Industries Giving Up Appearance Of Bipartisanship

Why Have Medical Journals Not Retracted These Fraudulent Articles? (6 comments)

Enlightened Backbone of Liberalism Amputated: How it Happened (4 comments)

FCC Vote Could Bring Increased Transparency to Political Ads

Drones for "urban warfare"

NSA Domestic Spying Continues Under Obama - Whistleblower Makes Explosive Disclosures

Philadelphia School District announces its dissolution

Five Pennsylvania Legislators Leave ALEC

Exxon Makes $104 Million In Profit Per Day So Far In 2012, While Americans Are Stuck With A Higher Gas Bill

Your Taxes Will Pay For The Coast Guard To Babysit Shell's Arctic Drilling

Sherwood Ross: U.S. Contingency Plans To Attack Iran Readied in 2005

Facebook and Google Turned Into Government Spies?

House GOP Would Kick 280,000 Children Off School Lunch Program To Protect Tax Cut For Millionaires

Pepe Escobar: A Full Spectrum Confrontation World? (1 comments)

Assembled in America ... a step toward 'made in America'

Texas AG releases voters' Social Security numbers in mix-up

Republican National Committee Files Complaint Over Obama Travel (1 comments)

Charles Taylor aided and abetted Sierra Leone war crimes, Hague court finds

Stop Working More Than 40 Hours a Week - Research Reveals It Actually Decreases Productivity

Obama Vows to Fight for Climate Action, Make Global Warming a Key 2012 Issue (3 comments)

Rupert Murdoch at the Leveson inquiry -- Day 2 | Admits there was a cover-up at NoTW

Rearranging the Deck Chairs at the Postal Service (1 comments)

Did Conservative Sting Operatives Target Planned Parenthood--Again?

News Corp. Exec Considered Enlisting Newspaper Editors in Lobbying Effort

Wednesday, April 25:

What You Need To Know About The Violence Against Women Act

TSA Screeners at L.A. Airport Charged With Taking Bribes

Mom: TSA agents at Wichita airport treated daughter, 4, like a terrorist

Report: NATO misleads with 'Afghan-led' label

ALEC Official Admits Group's Promises To Reform Are Bulls**

Under Control: Relax, Our Nuclear Spill isn't an 'EPPI' (2 comments)

Amazon Arrogantly Ignores ALEC Boycott While Funding Voter Suppression

Antarctic Ice Melting From Below

Murdoch Confirms U.S. Department of Justice Investigation Into News Corporation

DOCUMENTARY SHORT: The Truth About Clean Energy Jobs

Wall Street Lobbied Hard To Water Down Law On Congressional Insider Trading

Erin Brockovich storms Hill's "ivory tower' to promote new doc about impending water crisis

Two Blue Dogs Defeated in Pennsylvania Primaries (7 comments)

Violence Against Women Act: House GOP drafts version, senate fight continues

Debt Collectors Take Places Alongside Hospital Staffs

Blue Cross Faces Allegations That It Drives Up Prices By Stifling Competition

Military Shift Campaign Donations From Ron Paul To Obama In March

In Violation Of Religious Tax Exemption Status, Maryland Catholic Churches Organize To Repeal Marriage Equality Law (2 comments)

TARP Profit A Myth, Claims TARP Inspector General Christy Romero

Schumer Grills Pearce As Arizona Immigration Bill Heads for Supreme Court

INFOGRAPHIC: What You Need To Know About The Violence Against Women Act

Austerity Pushes The UK Back Into Recession -- Will American Conservatives Learn The Lesson?

James Murdoch at the Leveson inquiry - Tuesday 24 April

Rupert Murdoch at the Leveson inquiry testifies about phone hacking, relationship with PMs, and BSkyB scandal

It's Baaaaaack--US finds Fourth Mad Cow (2 comments)

China and Russia Launch Naval Exercises in Yellow Sea

Plutocratic Stratocracy Extorts Additional $680M for Israel's Iron Dome Missile Defense System

Laboratory Chimps Get a New Lease on Life

*Pie in the Sky Platinum Idea. Let's mine near earth asteroids say Planetary Resouces, Inc. (1 comments)

Tuesday, April 24:

Bradley Manning judge orders release of state documents

What Happens When All The Money Vanishes Into Thin Air? (1 comments)

Dan Froomkin: Secret Service, GSA Scandals Attract More Interest Than War

Federal Judge William Acker Says Up Front He's Going to Cheat Me--And Then He Does It (1 comments)

Everything the Leveson Inquiry Knows About James Murdoch - Evidence Now Online

Is Rupert Murdoch About to Take Down David Cameron?

Eight of the Top Ten 2012 Super PAC Donors Are Republicans

Planned Parenthood Worried It's The Target Of New Undercover Sting

Bobby Jindal Sold His Soul and LA Children's Future To ALEC For Political Gain

A Growing Number of State Legislators Condemn ALEC - Drop Membership

IRS Whistleblower Letter On ALEC Sent By Common Cause Names Names (2 comments)

ALEC Says It Plans To Craft Legislation To Take Down State Renewable Energy Targets | ThinkProgress

ALEC and ExxonMobil Push Loopholes in Fracking Chemical Disclosure Rules

Appearing For The Defense Of Arizona's Controversial Immigration Law: Murdoch's Fox News

Latest News Corp. Investigation Emails Show 'Cozy Contacts' With UK Official Over BSkyB Bid

Justice Dept. makes 1st arrest in BP oil spill; ex-engineer accused of obstruction of justice (1 comments)

Defense Department Plans New Spy Service

Live Blogging Bradley Manning's April Motion Hearing | Kevin Gosztola

Senate to vote on array of Postal Service overhaul proposals

Outlay of $14 Trillion Hasn't Solved Problem of Debt

Nick Turse: Memory Failure at the Pentagon

Twitter Account & Messages Not Legally Yours According To Court (2 comments)

Occupy the Voting Booth

Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman: Egypt more dangerous than Iran

Half of new graduates are jobless or underemployed

Scientists Have Designed a Phone That Works Like X-Ray Glasses (1 comments)

Monday, April 23:

Obama announces new sanctions on Syria and Iran

Israel bans a textbook promoting Arab rights as 'unbalanced'

Spectacular Day for Tenants, Rent Control & Eviction Protections in the Courts of Law

Romney says Obama is "a president who by his own measure has failed'

Alabama AG wants trial date set in Gulf Coast states' suit against BP

Rep. Allen West Ousted From NAACP Event Following Communist Remark

Occupy The Justice Department Implicates Obama Administration Integrity

A "Neighbor From Hell" Can Wreak All Sorts of Legal and Psychological Havoc

Lewis Lapham: Machine-Made News

Wingnuts Furious: Mormon "Cultist' Mitt Romney To Spew Inoffensive Pablum At Liberty University Commencement (2 comments)

Big Ag Industry Rallies To Support New Pro-Child Labor Legislation

Are You "Spring Trained" for Occupy's May Day Strike? (4 comments)

U.S. Transit Hub-Base in Kyrgyzstan for Afghan Heroin

$42 Billion: Medicare Finds Savings From Competitive Bidding

The Entrepreneur of the Future Enabled at Better World Forum 2012

Report: Rep. Dana Rohrabacher, R-CA Denied Access into Afghanistan

Media Favored Romney Over Obama During GOP Primaries: Study

Michigan's Emergency Manager Laws Are Dismantling Democracy from Within with ALEC-branded Shock Doctrine

Dept of Homeland Security & ICE Purchase 450 Million Rounds of .40 Caliber Hollow Point Ammo (3 comments)

*#OWS Forecloses on Bank of America - Every Night (2 comments)

Sunday, April 22:

George Zimmerman Released From Fla. Jail

Obama to target foreign nationals' use of new technologies in human rights abuses

Israeli military ready for action in Iran: military

"They Pretend to Pay us and We Pretend to Dress"

How the Media Has Shaped the Social Security Debate -- The Press Plays a Dubious Role (4 comments)

Family of missing Fort Bragg private say they haven't given up hope

Sherwood Ross: U.S. and/or Israel Far More Likely To Attack Iran Than Iran to Attack Israel (3 comments)

Weekend to Stop Drone War Crimes

What a Difference a Day Makes: Life on the Front Lines of Occupy Federal Hall

Army cancels Ted Nugent's performance at Fort Knox over Obama comments

Murdoch to testify about his political influence in UK, move that could discomfit ruling class

Your Propaganda Tax Dollars at Work

Wikileaks to Break 'Bank Blockade' with US Foundation

American Nuns Reject Vatican's Orders -- Say They Are Not Going To Stop "Caring For The Least Among Us"

ALEC Exposed: Now Tell the IRS to Investigate Here

Arizona Immigration Law Arriving At Supreme Court This Week

Stuck in the Past? DOE's Cold War Mindset Leads to Blown Bucks on Nuclear Labs

Lawmakers Unite with Activist Groups to Press for Constitutional Amendment on Citizens United

Undocumented Immigrants Paid $11.2 Billion In Taxes While GE Paid Nothing

ALEC, a Tax-Exempt Group, Mixes Legislators and Lobbyists

Right-Wing Operatives At Abramoff-linked NCPPR Take Up ALEC's Voter Suppression Agenda

ALEC lobbying platform circulating legislatures aims to kill state health care exchanges (1 comments)

Peace has a day in Court

Saturday, April 21:

Charles W. Colson, Watergate Felon Who Became Evangelical Leader, Dies at 80

BP blamed for ongoing health problems (3 comments)

RNC's Reince Priebus Tells CNN He Won't Back Romney Yet "Out Of Respect' For Gingrich

At Wal-Mart in Mexico, a Bribe Inquiry Silenced (1 comments)

Whistleblower: The NSA is Lying -- The U.S. Government Has Copies of Most of Your Emails

Lawmakers Unite With Activist Groups To Press For Constitutional Amendment On Citizens United

Pope: Women Will Never Become Priests (3 comments)

U.S. Republicans seek to provide Israel with $680 million for Iron Dome anti-missile system (2 comments)

Romney defends father against Schweitzer's "polygamy" comment (3 comments)

Meet the Media Companies Lobbying Against Transparency

Jeb Bush Says He Would 'Consider' Being Romney's Running Mate...But Endorses Rubio For The Job

Prosecutors Not Prepared For What Hit Them At Friday's George Zimmerman Hearing

Stephen M. Walt: Time to get U.S. nukes out of Europe

Federal Cancer Research Funding Crisis Threatens Detroit, Nation

Did a 15 year old define your multi-million dollar brand online before you did?

Egypt's Tahrir Square: Tens of thousands protest plutocratic stratocracy's rule

Friday, April 20:

Newest Michigan museum showcases racist artifacts

Romney on Keystone: "I will build that pipeline if I have to myself' (1 comments)

Moscow May Skip NATO Summit

Walmart Workers & Supporters Rally and Demand Justice at South L.A. Walmart

The Politicization Of Domestic Violence

The Catholic League's Campaign Against Jon Stewart Has Officially Begun

As case arrives on US shores, Rupert and James Murdoch again summoned to testify in hacking inquiry in UK

Phone hacking: News International faces nearly 50 new claims

Citibank Deaf to Shareholders Rebuke Thinks it was Just Poor Communication, Not Poor Decision Making

To reform the tax code, kill the Bush tax cuts

Vermont Legislature Calls for a Constitutional Amendment to End Corporate Personhood and Doctrine of Money as Speech (1 comments)

Oklahoma personhood bill fails in Legislature

Israeli Conservative Movement Approves Ordination Of Gay Rabbis

62% Of Karl Rove-linked American Crossroads Super PAC and Crossroads GPS Organizations Fundraising Secret Donors

Case Dismissed Against Julian Heicklen, Jury Nullification Advocate (1 comments)

Zimmerman's Wife Admits Z Used Self-Defense Excuse Years Ago (18 comments)

Catholics, Really? Bishop In Search Of Hitler and Stalin Says Obama Good Enough Match

This Week in Poverty: Georgia Tries to Get to Zero Welfare Recipients

Whistleblower: The NSA Is Lying--U.S. Government Has Copies of Most Of Your Emails

McConnell Breaks With House GOP, Agrees To Uphold Last Year's Debt Deal

Romney Blames Obama For Bad Economy At Factory Shuttered Under Bush

Religious Right 'War' Room: Give Me Your Tired, Your Poor, Your Hispanic Vote

The horrific ramifications of the Gulf oil spill

GOP Rep. Foxx, Who Has 'Very Little Tolerance' For People With Student Loans, Is Heavily-Financed By For-Profit College

American Bar Association Wants Changes After Report Slams DOJ (1 comments)

*Up To Their Same Old Tricks: The Art Police (2 comments)

Report on Iran's Nuclear Fatwa Distorts Its History

Thursday, April 19:

CHART: How Obama And Romney Compare On Energy Issues

Ousted Secret Service agent plans to sue

The European Stabilization Mechanism, Or How the Goldman Vampire Squid Just Captured Europe (3 comments)

$4.2 million settlement for student paralyzed by bully's punch

Military Labels Rape Victims "Crazy"

Dispatches From The War On Women: A Military Rape Scandal (1 comments)

Dan Froomkin -- ALEC's Strategy Shift May Yet Bring Corporate Gains

Black Helicopters and Heavily Armed Soldiers Conduct Drills In Downtown Chicago As Preparation for NATO Summit Confronta

Black Helicopters and Heavily Armed Soldiers Conduct Drills In Downtown Chicago As Preparation for NATO Summit Confronta

New Haven evicts Occupy camp

Settlers in West Bank outpost build new homes on private Palestinian land

House includes pipeline in transportation bill, set for Senate battle

W.H. escalates budget war with Hill GOP

Child Sexual Abusers Tend To Be A Crafty And Elusive Bunch

Read the Tax Returns From Karl Rove's "Dark Money' Group (Donors Still a Mystery)

ALEC Sends Out an SOS to Breitbart Bloggers (2 comments)

Fraser and Freeman: Creating a Prison-Corporate Complex (1 comments)

Occupy the Pennsylvania Primary?

KFC, Taco Bell and Pizza Hut's Owner Is The 12th Corporation To Drop ALEC

Congressional Approval Up 70% Since February! That's Up From 10% To 17%

Former Bush EPA chief Whitman sounds alarm on chemical security

Deformities in Gulf Seafood Found After BP Oil Spill

Down-sizing the American Dream using ideological red meat (1 comments)

Wednesday, April 18:

Panetta offers steps to curb sex assault in military

REPORT: Broadcast News Networks Misrepresent Intelligence On Iranian Nuclear Issues (1 comments)

Colombian Escort Speaks About Secret Service Scandal

CIA seeks new authority to expand Yemen drone campaign

Secret Service: Scale of prostitution party in Colombia revealed (1 comments)

Investigation: Two Years After the BP Spill, A Hidden Health Crisis Festers

L.A. City Council Housing Committee Unanimously Votes for Motion to Prohibit Rent Only Online Demands by Landlords

Warren Buffett says he has Stage 1 prostate cancer

Dick Clark, host of "American Bandstand," dies at 82

Why Did A Lawyer With GOP Ties Die On A Walk to the Drugstore?

Syria peace stymied by 'outside forces,' Russia says

Rise of the Killer Drones: How America Goes to War in Secret (1 comments)

NLRB unionization rights poster rule delayed following emergency injunction in DC Appeals Court

WTF? Regulators to Ease a Rule on Derivatives Dealers, Broad Swaths of Energy Corps, Hedge Funds, and Banks Jackpot

Repressed Memory Case Tramples Sex Abuser Priest (8 comments)

DC Politicians Stuck Fighting Wrong Health-Care Battle While Front-Line Care Givers Actually Produce Measurable Results

Obama targets oil and gas speculators with proposed new oversight of energy markets

Big Coal Polluters Get a Pass in Obama's Environmental Plan

Russian Warships to Patrol Syrian Coast

Karzai: Any future strategic parrtnership deal with must specify US funding billions for Afghan troops

DOJ Confirms Previously-Denied File Said to Implicate US Officials in Nuclear Espionage by Erik Larson (2 comments)

Tennessee's 'Don't Say Gay' Bill Passes House Committee

Gulf fishermen report eyeless shrimp, malformed fish hearts after oil spill

Do the Wealthy Lie, Cheat and Steal More Than the Rest of Us? (18 comments)

Republican Hosted M16 Shooting Event To Take Gabby Giffords 'Out' Wins GOP Nomination To Fill Her Seat

The evidence that may be Sheriff Joe Arpaio's undoing

Internet Inventor Urges Government: Stop the Snooping Bill

Afghanistan Schoolgirls Poisoned In Suspected Anti-Education Attack

Citizens United Thugs Execute Corporate Coup D'etat

Corporations Supporting ALEC Are Risking Damage To Their Brands Dave Johnson's picture, by Dave Johnson

Bush/Cheney Butcher's Bill: Thousands housed in formaldehyde-contaminated trailers after Katrina may get payments

Murdoch Watch: Criminal charges considered over newspaper phone hacking in UK

Kevin Gosztola: About Julian Assange's New Revolutionary Television Show (1 comments)

NYT: Poll: Most in US link extreme weather to warming, climate change (1 comments)

What local cops learn, and carriers earn, from surveillng your cellphone records

NYPD confiscates condoms from sex workers

Citigroup investors reject bigger executive pay deal

Watch the First Episode of Wikileaks' Julian Assange's TV Show, Featuring M.I.A.'s Music

AfPak: Mutiny on the Bounty

Tuesday, April 17:

DOJ review of flawed FBI forensics processes lacked transparency

Female Veterans Say Military Kicked Them Out And Classified Them As "Crazy' After Reporting Sexual Assault

Sherwood Ross: *Cut Off Aid To Israel If It Attacks Iran (3 comments)

Mitt Romney's Long Involvement In The Politics Of Motherhood

Stung by gas prices, Obama seeks new oil market crackdown

Romney tries to "bracket' Obama, plans "prebuttal' speech in Charlotte

Pentagon Freezes Workforce Size, but Increases Outsourcing; Public Debt Transferred To Defense Corp Profit

Did the U.S. Special Forces Under Bush/Cheney Train Iranians Now on Terror List?

Time for Koch Brothers to Resign from ALEC

If It's an Election Year, Why Does the Federal Election Assistance Commission Have No Commissioners?

US Treasury Dept. Wording Could Exclude Millions from Health Care Benefits

NYPD Arrests Occupiers For "Sleepful Protest"

ALEC Cries Uncle - Eliminates Its Public Safety and Elections Task Force - Restructures (1 comments)

Those Laboratory Mice Were Children (1 comments)

Israel frees former hunger striker Khader Adnan

Buffett Rule Vote: Tax Measure Fails In Senate

Court Provides Huge Victory for Low Income Section 8 Tenants Facing Eviction (1 comments)

Mitt Romney Endorses Rocky Anderson

Penguin Smarter than Many (most?) Americans

Time for Kochs to Resign from ALEC (1 comments)

Special Report: Tax time pushes some Americans to take a hike

Dilip Hiro: How to Trump a Superpower

Huge Majority Of Americans Think Tax System Unfairly Benefits Rich

Corporations That Spent The Most On Lobbying Saw Tax Rates Decline: Report

Is Washington State Dem Chair Dwight Pelz trying to help Republicans? (9 comments)

Journalists Begins To Take Notice Of Unregistered Lobbying Phenomenon

Supreme Court Rejects Jeffrey Skilling's Appeal In Enron Case

Women job losses: A deeper look at the data

Does anyone realize what the GOP just did? Hint: It involves the super super-rich (1 comments)

Latin America's drug war evolution: Decriminalization and regulation

Federal Reserve Officials Leave For Wall Street Armed With Privileged Info To Screw U Out Of Your Pension - Again

Nuclear Titanics

Monday, April 16:

Senate rejects consideration of "Buffett rule' tax increase for millionaires

Ann Romney To Diane Sawyer On Tying Family Dog To The Car Roof: "The Dog Loved It' (1 comments)

Taxed by the boss: By David Cay Johnston

P5 +1 Iran nuclear talks went swimmingly! Netanyahu is fuming

Senate Republicans Filibuster Buffett Rule

Truth or Consequences

For Economists Saez and Piketty, the Buffett Rule Is Just a Start

Waukesha, WI...Again? Investigation into Romney Sub Sandwich Bribe Allegations Nearly Done

Why the Mean Old White Man Panic? Huge Wave of Second-Generation Immigrant Voters on the Horizon

Prescription Drug Abuse Drives Huge Spike In Poisoning Deaths Among Children: Report

Media Firms Sue to Open Zimmerman File

Obama's World Bank Pick: Dartmouth President Jim Young Kim

Gawkers' Fox News "mole" Joe Muto speaks out - Video

Mitt Romney's Hot Mic Moment Reveals His Tax Plan To Be A Mirage

Government Saves Countless Lives From Tornadoes In Koch And Inhofe Country

Conservative Scholar: Supreme Court Should Uphold Obamacare (1 comments)

More military personnel might have been involved in misconduct before Obama's trip

Latin America v. Obama: US Policy on Cuba, Drug War, Economy Under Fire at Colombian Summit

Mystery donor gives $10 million to Karl Rove's Crossroads GPS group to run ads against Obama and Democrats

Two Federal Judges Suggest 20th Century Is Unconstitutional (3 comments)

Miami-Dade Fire Captain Blames Trayvon Martin Killing On 'Shitbag' Parents Of 'Urban Youths'

Israeli official: 40% of names on Shin Bet fly-in blacklist were not activists

Romney Book: 'Nonworking Parents' Produce 'Indolent' and "Unproductive' Kids

GOP Nebraska Gov Vetoes Prenatal Care For Undocumented Women, Cites Nonexistent Planned Parenthood Connection (1 comments)

Unmitigated Disaster Dick Cheney Calls Obama An "Unmitigated Disaster' (6 comments)

Romney Bundler Lobbyies For Birther Dominican Republican Presidential Candidate

Mitt Romney offers wealthy donors a preview of his presidential plans - Lucky 1% hits pay-dirt payouts!

Did Reagan-Appointed Federal Judge Engage In A Criminal Conspiracy?

Is the right really breaking up with its racists?

US has one of the highest number of employees working in low wage jobs of high paying industrialized nations

Court Rules Employers Not Liable If Workers Skip Breaks

Iceland forgives mortgage debt of its population

Geithner: Romney claims on women and job losses "ridiculous and very misleading'

Chase Madar: Legal Atrocities

Obama On Secret Service Prostitution Scandal: 'I'll Be Angry' If Colombia Allegations True (1 comments)

Sunday, April 15:

Israel arrests 40 pro-Palestine activists at Ben Gurion Airport

Crocker: Afghanistan pullout sets stage for 2nd 9/11 (2 comments)

Iran, big powers agree - to keep talking

How Mitt Romney Ruined Countless Lives And Helped Create The Welfare State (VIDEO)

Mitt Romney: Poor Stay-At-Home Moms Should Work (VIDEO)

Dick Cheney: Barack Obama 'unmitigated disaster' for the country (1 comments)

Top 10 Ways to Remember the Titanic (Slideshow) (1 comments)

Bank of New York Case Tests IRS Power to Halt Foreign Tax Abuses

Extreme Weather Hits US in Night of Tornadoes

Romney Flashback: Poor Mothers Should Be Required To Work Outside The Home Or Lose Welfare

Breaking news: Kucinich seriously considering running for Congress in Washington State (21 comments)

"Mama, will Baba Roumieh visit us in Shatila camp?"

Plutocratic stratocracy strikes at Egyptian Revolution

A Veteran's Death, the Nation's Shame - Veterans Commit Suicide at a Rate of One Every 80 Minutes (1 comments)

5 Killed as Violent Storms Cut Across Central Plains

January Mitt: Mothers Should Be Required To Work Outside Home Or Lose Benefits (4 comments)

Earth Rights Review: News from Africa

Saturday, April 14:

Iran demands U.S., Europe hold off attack as long as nuclear talks continue, sources say

Assange Show Premiere: Time to Watch "The World Tomorrow" (PHOTOS) (2 comments)

Obama's dirty dozen: Secret Service men behaving badly in Colombia

Sherwood Ross: Liberal Magazine Urges Obama To Quit Afghanistan Now (1 comments)

Amazon.com shareholder proposal for disclosure of political spending; company meeting

Documents provide rare insight into FBI's terrorism stings (2 comments)

The real criminals in the Tarek Mehanna case (4 comments)

Will a "Fight To The Finish" Tear Occupy Apart or Save Its "Soul?" (9 comments)

Friday, April 13:

Secret Service Agents Relieved of Duty in Colombia (1 comments)

Prosecutors: Zimmerman 'profiled,' confronted Trayvon Martin before shooting him (1 comments)

Vermont Senate Votes to Overturn Citizens United (4 comments)

GA Baptist Ministry Cuts Off Funds To Women's Health Clinic That Provides The Morning After Pill

After Complaining About Being Silenced, ALEC Is Deleting Critical Comments From Facebook Page

In Latest Press Release, ALEC Claims To Be 'Transparent, Open'

Virginia House Speaker To Female Activist: Do I Need To Use Littler Words? (3 comments)

Fox News hits back at 'bitter' Newt Gingrich over claims of campaign bias

Murdoch's Times faces email hacking damages claim

Naval Commander Stands Trial for Telling Supercommittee to End the Wars and Tax the Rich

Tennessee senate to define holding hands, kissing as "gateway sexual activity (2 comments)

Charles M. Young: Yes, The 99% Spring is a Fraud (6 comments)

Ann Romney defends role as stay-at-home mom after Democratic pundit's remarks

Exclusive: Leah Bolger's Statement to the Judge of her Hearing for Disruption of Super Committee Charge (12 comments)

Sherwood Ross: Pentagon Continuing Foreign Base Expansion (2 comments)

10 Big Companies That Pay No Taxes (and Their Favorite Politicians)

Einer Elhauge: If Health Insurance Mandates Are Unconstitutional, Why Did The Founding Fathers Back Them?

The Latest SEC/Goldman Sachs Sweetheart Deal Is the Worst One Yet - White Collar Felons Walk

Scrap the Cap; Dennis Kucinich in WA, on Social Security, Taxation, War, Trade, and Justice (3 comments)

North Korean Rocket Said to Fail Moments After Liftoff

Thursday, April 12:

Will Florida's Sunshine Law be Victim in George Zimmerman Prosecution? (15 comments)

Cellphone Radiation Detector App Banned

Pro-Oil Outside Groups Spend More Than $16 Million On Energy Attack Ads Since January (1 comments)

U.S. Presses First-Ever Charges Under LGBT Hate Crimes Law

'Arizona's Largest Energy Company' Will Leave ALEC

Two More Companies -- Including Candymaker Mars, Inc. -- Sever Ties With ALEC

Federal Government Disagrees With Ann Romney: Raising Children Not 'Work'

4 feet of hail in Texas? Reports, photos, & video

13 Ways You Can Be Tracked

Murdoch hacking scandal moves to US

American Crossroads vs. President Obama

Bringing Hate To Paradise: Will Bali Suffer From The Wrath of NOM? (3 comments)

UK attorney to file 4 lawsuits in US against Murdoch's News Corp, says more suits will emerge as inquiry widens (1 comments)

National Review Drops 2nd Contributor, Robert Weissberg, Over Racism

Police Watchdog: UK Authorities Used Poor Judgment In Phone Hacking Scandal

John 'Cougar' Mellencamp to WI Gov Scott Walker: Cease Campaign's Use Of 'Small Town'

Fla. Gov. Rick Scott wins 'Muzzle" award for First Amendment 'violations'

House GOP Freshmen Face Opposition From Democrats, Tea Party In Re-Election Bids

TARP Bailout Money Fails To Reach Neediest Homeowners After Two Years: Report

NJ flood victims ask: Where did those millions in federal aid go?

Juan Cole: The Iran Conundrum

Gawker's Fox News Mole Reveals Himself As Assoc Producer on The O'Reilly Factor

James O'Keefe Depos in Vera Lawsuit: Breitbart Paid Pimp, Ho Mad Cheddar For ACORN Videos

139 Female Soldiers Have Died in Iraq and Afghanistan

Conservative Billionaire Foster Friess Makes Obama Assassination Joke

6 Years Ago: Heritage Foundation Praised Romneycare For Building 'Patient-Centered' Health Care Market

Marcus Bachmann Is Still Practicing Ex-Gay Therapy

Lobbying Group, Business Roundtable, For Big Business Boasts Of 100 Meetings A Year With Congress

Conservative Washington Examiner Blasts Bank Settlement: 'It Doesn't Redress The Crime Committed'

'A Community To Which We Belong' (1 comments)

Howard Dean Advises Corporate Health Care Clients To Fund "Both Sides,' Run Attack Ads

Wednesday, April 11:

Chris Christie Calls Americans Couch Potatoes

Leave Penguin Alone

Romney's ambitious agenda for first day in office won't be easy to achieve

Hackers Take Over National Organization For Marriage's Twitter Account

George Zimmerman Charged With 2nd Degree Murder In Trayvon Martin Killing

Murdoch's US-based News Corp braced as lawyer brings phone-hacking scandal to NYC courts

BREAKING: George Zimmerman in custody, will be charged in Trayvon Martin case

Even The Daily Caller Debunks Romney's Attack On Obama About Women

US Signals a Hard Line in Iran Talks

Iowa Gov. Branstad Attacks 'Shadowy' Bloggers Exposing Pink Slime, Says Asking About Industry Cash Is A 'Smear' (1 comments)

Communist Party slams Allen West (1 comments)

Wendy's Is The Latest Corporation To End Its Membership With ALEC

Altria Group, Union Pacific, Peabody Energy & UPS Shareholders Call On Companies To Disclose ALEC Ties

George Zimmerman to be charged in Trayvon Martin shooting, official says

Ralph Nader Supports Rocky Anderson for President

ALEC Too Toxic For McDonalds

Paul Ryan Claims Secret Democratic Support (3 comments)

Iran to offer new proposals at nuclear talks

Are Americans oblivious to History, stuck on Stupid or just ideological Idiots?

FBI Attempts to Hold Sibel Edmonds' Book Hostage

A Major Oil Speculator Is Bankrolling The Latest Karl Rove Attack Ad Accusing Obama Of Raising Prices At The Pump (1 comments)

Mississippi Considers Banning Abortions 6 Weeks After Gestation, Even In Cases Where Women's Health Is At Risk

Privacy: Fifth Circuit Considers Constitutionality of Cell Site Location Data

Defense Dept. Allowed Dubious Contractors to Self-Verify as Disabled-Vet Owned - Even Though They Were Not

Homeland Security and Navy Award Contract to Hack into Gaming Systems

Russia Joins Europe on Mars Mission

Mylan Fentanyl Patch New Choice Of Drug To Abuse

Part 6 Heiress Lives In A Tent: The New Face Of The Homeless In America (1 comments)

AUDIO: Hannity Blabbed Content of "Off The Record" Conversation with George Zimmerman (2 comments)

Tuesday, April 10:

Chris Christie: Nation Becoming "People Sitting On A Couch Waiting For Their Next Government Check'

Police Cruiser Shot Up in Trayvon Martin Neighborhood (2 comments)

George Zimmerman Speaks Out on His Terms

NRA, Ralph Reed group plan get-out-the-vote effort

Murdoch's Sky News admits hacking emails for stories - how is this different than Wikileaks and Assange?

How Murdoch's Aussie Papers Cover Climate Change - NOT Fair and Balanced!

George Zimmerman's attorneys withdraw from Trayvon Martin case

Huck Tells Conservatives To Tune Out Rush

Finally! Supreme Court Will Reconsider Citizens United (2 comments)

Rick Santorum Suspends Campaign

Republican "War On Women" Is Not A Left-Wing Invention - Yep, It's Real

Not Just The NRA: Former ALEC Leader, The Head Of Gun Owners Of America, Sides With Shooter Of Trayvon Martin

Why Is Your Cell Phone Company Paying For Global Warming Denial?

Top Ten Koch Facts

Santorum Withdraws From Primary

Exclusive: McDonald's Says It Has Dumped ALEC

Major Republican Super PAC Prepares to Take On Obama

Debt Collectors Threaten to Kill Pets, Rape Mothers, and Desecrate Corpses--And We Aren't Kidding (1 comments)

Koch-Funded 'Bush' Economist Uses New Math To Find That Health Reform Increases The Deficit

'Frequent fliers' strain emergency medical system - Series on the 1% that accounts for 22% of healthcare spending (1 comments)

WaPo/ABC Poll: U.S. Public Opposes Military Action Against Iran; Supports Diplomacy And Sanctions

Tom Engelhardt: The Smog of War

Stand Your Ground Laws Coincide With Jump In 'Justifiable Homicides'

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Withdraws Support From ALEC (2 comments)

George Zimmerman Had More Legal Authority To Shoot And Kill Than Our Troops Do At War

Conservative Media Promote Deceptive Unemployment Talking Point

U.S. Aid to Israel Equals $4.9 Million a Day for 64 Years

Part 5 Heiress Lives In A Tent: The New Face Of The Homeless In America (1 comments)

Part 4 Heiress Lives In A Tent: The New Face Of The Homeless In America

Monday, April 9:

Trayvon Martin case: George Zimmerman starts fundraising website (1 comments)

Tax Loophole Romney Made Famous Now In Crosshairs Of Democrats, White House (1 comments)

Occupy East End rejects MoveOn Takeover Attempt

Wisconsin's Repeal of Equal Pay Rights Adds to Battles for Women

A CEO With Shaky Ethics Has At Least One Staunch Defender

U.S. filmmaker repeatedly detained at border (3 comments)

Obama Administration Silencing Pakistani Drone-Strike Lawyer (1 comments)

Greenwald: Report, U.S. trained M.E.K. terror group

The Reason CEOs Make 350 Times More Money Than Their Workers -- And Why That's Terrible for the Economy (4 comments)

Peter Van Buren: Joining The Whistleblowers' Club

Wisconsin Equal Pay Law Repealed Because "Money Is More Important For Men" (1 comments)

Scott Walker Quietly Signs Controversial Anti-Abortion, Abstinence Measures On Eve Of Holiday

Young Progressives Firing Up Grassroots Campaigns Across the Country

After 1 year, White House abandons push for federal contractors to disclose political giving

Scott Walker: Not Just the Scourge Of Public Employees

For Army troops, prescription drugs may add to fog of war

Part 3 Heiress Lives In A Tent: The New Face Of The Homeless In America (1 comments)

German author Grass banned entry in Israel

Sunday, April 8:

US Gives Afghans Control Over Nighttime Raids, Meeting Top Demand

"The Earth is Full" --- it's a fact (2 comments)

International Drone Summit: Killing and Spying by Remote Control

Rick Steve's "I've been duped" (1 comments)

Major Corporations Flee Conservative Voter Suppression Group

National Review Fires John Derbyshire After Racially-Inflammatory Article

Sayonara to Mike Wallace And the TV News Era He Led (1 comments)

Sen. Grassley Tweets President Obama Is "Stupid" -- David Axelrod Fires Back

Voter Suppression 101: How Conservatives Are Conspiring to Disenfranchise Millions of Americans

Part 2 Heiress Lives In A Tent: The New Face Of The Homeless In America (3 comments)

More women vets are homeless, but housing scarce

Dan Froomkin: New Bush-Era Torture Memo Released, Raises Questions About What Has Changed And What Hasn't

Mike Wallace dies: Veteran journalist and former "60 Minutes" correspondent was 93

Philadelphia Freedom: Birthplace of the Constitution Takes Center Stage (3 comments)

Welfare Limits Left Poor Adrift as Recession Hit - NYTimes.com

Is Your Drinking Making You an Almost Alcoholic? Interview with Alcoholism Expert (2 comments)

Lebanon's wretched triad: Domestic workers"Women "Palestinians

Saturday, April 7:

Heiress Lives In A Tent: The New Face Of The Homeless In America (7 comments)

*Please Help the Hopi Cloud-callers and the Diné Save Their Water (1 comments)

RESOURCE WARS: Frackers Outbid Farmers For Water In Colorado Drought (1 comments)

Tulsa Shootings That Left At Least 3 Dead Were Related, Police Say

WTF? Michigan Republicans Illegally Passed Over 96% of Bills Under 'Immediate Effect'

Republican Governor Scott Walker Eliminates Wisconsin Equal Pay Law

Netflix forms PAC

Zbigniew Brzezinski and Robert Kagan on the State of America

Sanford Police Deny Report Armed Neo-Nazis Are Patrolling Town In Case Of "Race Riots'

Greece: Protesters hit news anchor with eggs and yogurt live on air

ALEC loses its anonymity (1 comments)

Incompetent Wisconsin Vote Counter Gives Up Vote Counting Duties | ThinkProgress

In 2009, Admitted "Racist" Derbyshire Argued Women Shouldn't Vote: 'Women Voting Is Bad For Conservatism'

Shale Shocked: 'Remarkable Increase' In U.S. Earthquakes 'Almost Certainly Manmade,' USGS Scientists Report (1 comments)

CNN's Erick Erickson Supports Master's Ban On Women

This Is How Much It Costs to Own a Vagina: An Itemized List (2 comments)

Campaign Ads: How To Free the Files at Your TV Station

Intuit Is Now The Fourth Company To Drop Voter Suppression Group ALEC

Armed neo-Nazis patrol the streets of Sanford FL, looking for race riots in wake of Trayvon Martin shooting

US justice department indicts former CIA officer over leaks to journalists

Matt Damon about to start filming "anti-fracking blockbuster" (1 comments)

Police link shootings in Oklahoma; 3 dead

Himalayan avalanche buried 117 Pakistani troops, army says

Is WeHo City Councilmember John D'Amico, Landlord's New Point Person?

Highlights of the Brandywine Peace Community's Good Friday Protest at Lockheed Martin (video)

Friday, April 6:

Seymour Hersh: Our Men in Iran?

Current TV countersues Olbermann, seeks damages

Keith Olbermann sues ex-bosses at Current TV for more than $50 million, cites show's glitches

Hi-Ho! The US is a Police State (6 comments)

BBC News Magazine: Forty years in solitary confinement and counting (1 comments)

BREAKING: Kraft Becomes Third Corporation To Drop ALEC

UK's Sky News: We Hacked In The Public Interest (1 comments)

GAME ON: Mr. 1 Percent, Revealed (1 comments)

Romney using ethics exception to limit disclosure of Bain holdings (2 comments)

NYT Female Golf Writer Admonished For Voicing Opposition To Augusta National's Gender Discrimination Policy

Lobbying Groups Fight To Stop FDA From Regulating Chemical Linked To Erectile Dysfunction And Miscarriages

Meet The ALEC Staffers Who Help Corporations Write Our Laws Complete With Contact Info To Let Them Know What U Think (1 comments)

Almost Half of U.S. Tax Money Goes to Military and Health Care (4 comments)

Cause of 2008 Financial Collapse Remains Lost on Corporate Chieftains (1 comments)

Russian warns against arming Syrian opposition (1 comments)

Collateral Damage in the Marcellus Shale (1 comments)

Britain Set for Sweeping Internet, Phone Monitoring

Frustrated And Desperate, Bankers Form Super PAC

US Unemployment Claims Hit 4-year Low Of 357K (4 comments)

ICC won't probe Gaza war because Palestine 'not a state'

Senate's Mitch McConnell tells Obama to 'back off' Supreme Court

Thursday, April 5:

Obama Indicts Sixth Whistleblower Under the Espionage Act (1 comments)

Another Merrill Lynch-Type Collapse at JPMorgan?

Finance expert says speculators are behind high oil and gasoline prices

Michael Vick, Katrina Were Turning Points in Animal Welfare--Humane Leader (3 comments)

Thousands of Dolphins Dying in Gulf Waters (1 comments)

*Drilling for oil and gas on Mars.Terra-forming Mars (5 comments)

Russia Deploys S-400 Missiles in Far East

Resident of Student-Housing Development Dies In a Hail of Bullets

ACA repeal would hit for-profit hospitals ratings

Stopping Climate Change is Much Cheaper Than You Think

GALLOP: Obama Solidifying Lead Among Independents in Swing States

Rupert Murdoch's Sky News admits senior exec approved hacking emails of 'canoe man'

Scott Walker: 'God's Got A Plan' For Me That May Include Higher Office (1 comments)

Gingrich's Health Care Think Tank Files For Bankruptcy

Companies Pledge 15,000 Jobs For Military Spouses

Colbert celebrates Peabody win for super PAC segments

Bill McKibben: How You Subsidize the Energy Giants to Wreck the Planet (3 comments)

The "Voter Fraud' Fraud

President Obama Locks Horns With Chief Justice Roberts Over Health Care Case

PepsiCo Ends Partnership With Koch-Funded Right-Wing Front Group ALEC

'We're beginning to awake from our (environmental) slumber' (2 comments)

Wednesday, April 4:

The Obama DOJ and strip searches (9 comments)

Who Got the Most Votes in Tuesday's Primaries? Not Mitt Romney (2 comments)

Progressive Movement Compels Coca-Cola To Pull Support From Koch-Funded ALEC Over Voter Suppression Efforts

Israel's U.S. envoy: Award to Helen Thomas shows Palestinians aren't ready for peace

Afghan bomb kills at least 10, including 3 GIs

Khalid Sheik Mohammed, alleged 9/11 mastermind, to face new trial

The BRICS Will Shape A New World Order, Just Like The US Did After WWII

Greek Suicide: Austerity Measures Led Elderly Pharmacist To Killing Himself In Syntagma Square

5 Ex-Cops Sentenced in Katrina Killings Case

Wisconsin Planned Parenthood Bombing Draws FBI Vow To Protect Public Access To Abortion Clinics

West Hollywood City Councilmember's Proposal to Subsidize Landlords With Affordable Housing Funds Gets Slapped Down

Conservatives love to hate Islam: evidence from a questionable Newsmax article

University Presidents Play Hanky Panky With Taxpayer Dollars

Republican Fifth Circuit Pitches A Partisan Tantrum After President Obama Speaks Out About Supreme Court

Porn Stars Call For "World's Largest Wank Out" To Oppose Santorum

Sheila Dean: Canada's Privacy czar sounds alarm on drones patrolling U.S. border

Participatory Democracy: From the Port Huron Statement to Occupy Wall Street, Tom Hayden

Tuesday, April 3:

Time Running Out for Sustainable Future

Hedges V. Obama : Chris Hedges Gives Rundown of Day in Court

The Facts Behind the Government's New "Hospitality' Guidelines for Immigrant Detainees

Research: Over 1 Million U.S. Cable Subscribers Cut Cord in 2011

GAO: National Debt Would Skyrocket If ACA 'Obamacare' Not Implemented (2 comments)

Medical Examiner's Mistake Leads to Woman's Wrongful Imprisonment in Alabama

Pro-Romney Super PAC Gets Half Its Donations - $20.5 Million - From The Financial Industry

Farming Vs. Fracking: The Water Wars Begin

BDS update: Israel's Ides of March (1 comments)

Obama Blasts GOP's "Radical Vision" For America

The National Security Committee Knew They Were Going to Get FALSE Confessions from Torture (1 comments)

Incredible Footage Of Dallas: Tornadoes reportedly cause 'tremendous damage' (VIDEO) | Semis tossed around like toys (1 comments)

3 tornadoes tear through Dallas-Fort Worth area

*Vesta, "the asteroid" is a planet covered by calderas and fault zones not just craters and the whole surface has melted. (4 comments)

Sign up for the Midwest Trifecta April 13-15, with Col. Ann Wright & Kathy Kelly (1 comments)

Don't Koch Block the Debate

International Criminal Court : No Cast Lead probe as PA not A State (3 comments)

Should Occupy Get Involved in Electoral Politics? (3 comments)

Fukushima Radiation Moving Steadily Across Pacific

Anti-government 'sovereign movement' on the rise in U.S., By Kevin Johnson

Tom Engelhardt: The Intelligence Bureaucracy That Ate Our World

Justices Approve Strip-Searches for Any Offense (10 comments)

Heartbroken House GOP Just Wants Its Beloved Earmarks Back

James Murdoch Out As BSkyB Chairman: Reports

Ann Romney Trust Invested In Goldman Sachs Fund That Exited Sex Site Backpage.com

California Assemblyman Nathan Fletcher quits GOP

It's About Sustainability, It's ALL About Sustainability... (1 comments)

Fox Nation Falsely Suggests "Taxpayers Lose $2 Billion" On Solar Trust

SoS Hillary Clinton praises U.S. for uproar over Limbaugh comments

Obama: Ryan Budget Is "Thinly Veiled Social Darwinism'

U.S. Offers $10 Million Reward for Pakistani Militant

Medicaid pushes for fewer early births

SEC Probes Groupon

The Ryan budget's priorities in two graphs

Officials across US are looking to expand the foreclosure settlement.

The Zimmerman Police Informant Hypothesis

Monday, April 2:

War On Women Taking Its Toll On The GOP

Analysis: ALEC and Old Yeller (aka Kochs and NJ Gov Chris Christie)

Why Israel is even less likely to strike Iran now

Attack On Iran Would Be 'Disastrous' For Middle East, Turkish Prime Minister Warns

GSA chief resigns amid reports of excessive spending

Thanks To Florida Pro-Gun Law, Tampa Can't Stop 2012 RNC Convention Protesters From Packing Heat (14 comments)

Five Preposterous but Persistent Conservative Myths (1 comments)

"Officers, Why Do You have Your Guns Out?"

Syria agrees to Annan's peace plan deadline

Gunman opens fire at East Oakland college

"Lips-Moving, Must-Be-Lying" Santorum Claims California Universities Don't Teach American History

New Poll: Majority Want WI Gov. Scott Walker Recalled - 53% Disapprove; 46% "Strongly Disapprove"

Wendell Potter: Hope the Supremes Strike Down ObamaCare? Get Ready for PanemCare

Where does News Corporation get its money from? The Murdoch empire infographic

Tibet Self-Immolation Wave Among History's Biggest

Wisconsin's Recall Elections Are Set for June 5

Komen's Founder Apologizes to Congress, Asks for Some Money

The War Machine's new high-tech uniforms

Michael Klare: Welcome to the New Third World of Energy, the U.S. (1 comments)

Photo Report from Occupy San Francisco

WI Planned Parenthood bombed in act of domestic terrorism

House Republicans struggle to find allies across the aisle for Medicare overhaul

Arizona Law Will Make it a Crime to be Annoying on the Internet (2 comments)

Forbes.com: The Rise And Fears Of The New Elite

Sunday, April 1:

Hillary Clinton, Joe Biden Take On Romney As GOP Rallies Behind Front-Runner

Secretary Hillary Clinton Says Syrian President Assad 'Must Go'

How Mitt Romney Fumbled The "Hot Mic' Opportunity And Informed The World That He Thinks The Cold War Never Ended

POLL: Women Voters Abandon GOP In Key Battleground States As Contraception Battle Takes Its Toll (1 comments)

Too poor for school uniform, Pakistani boy kills self

Reality Check: Effective U.S. Corporate Tax Rate Much Lower Than Most Other Developed Nations

Man whose WMD lies led to 100,000 deaths confesses all

International Coalition Pledges Millions in Aid to Syrian Rebels

Trayvon Martin's parents seek federal review of prosecutor

ACLU blasts Baltimore police for handcuffing schoolchildren

Man denied entry into U.S. to bury his son

Hospital Involved In Death Of Anna Brown Has Locations MO, OK, IL, And WI

Unpaid bloggers' lawsuit vs Huffington Post tossed

Nate Silver: For Romney, a Widening Gap Between Urban and Rural Support

Recall drama: Romney, Santorum back Scott Walker at Wisconsin GOP dinner

Fed Focuses on 8 Firms Not Part of Mortgage Settlement: Goldman Sachs, HSBC, US Bancorp, SunTrust, MetLife, PNC, OneWest

U.S. obstruction of Afghan massacre investigation alleged

Pro-Corporation Bush Holdover Rankles Consumer Product Safety Commission (1 comments)

Video: Justice Scalia Echoes Republican Political Rhetoric During The Affordable Care Act Argument

Bill Kristol: Right wing attacks on Trayvon Martin "ridiculous'

U.S. calls on Iran to prove its nuclear program not intended for military means

Newspaper Slams Alabama Governor For Signing Grover Norquist's Anti-Tax Pledge (1 comments)

In Addition To Baptizing Dead Jews, Helpful Mormons Hitched Up Thomas Jefferson and Sally Hemings For All Eternity

Goldman Sachs Tied To Under-Age Sex Trafficking Site (1 comments)

Police Tracking of Cellphones Raises Privacy Fears

Joint Chiefs Offended By Paul Ryan Lie That They "Did Not Support Obama Defense Budget" (1 comments)

Keith Olbermann's Angry Email Trail Traces Breakup With Current TV

Koch Brothers, Rove's Crossroads, Chamber of Commerce Face Possible Campaign Donation Disclosure After Ruling

Supreme Court to Hear Arguments on the Constitutionality of the US Constitution (5 comments)

Trayvon Martin case audio: Screams were not George Zimmerman's, 2 experts say

George Galloway Wins Shock Election in Bradford, U.K

 

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