Archives for General News

December 2012

Monday, December 31:

Piers Morgan Threatens To Deport Himself If Obama Doesn't Act On Guns (5 comments)

New Year's Resolutions for the NRA

'I Voted?' documentary in final production (1 comments)

Hillary Clinton Has Blood Clot Between Brain And Skull, Doctors Say

Hernandez Family foreclosure Sparks anti-Eviction Outrage (2 comments)

Al Qaeda in Yemen offers bounty for U.S. ambassador (1 comments)

State Department made grievous mistake over Benghazi: Senate report

Risk, Ethics, and Policy Issues Arise With 'Mutant ' Military Human Enhanced Army, Researchers Warn

Reid Settles It: Social Security Off the Table! (2 comments)

Best of 2012: International journalism

Sunday, December 30:

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton admitted to hospital with blood clot following concussion (2 comments)

Fear, Congress, and Denial

Atheist group sues IRS for "discriminating against' secular non-profits

U.S. sailors sue Japanese utility over radiation

GM Salmon: Coming to a Store Near You

Newtown Task Force Returns Biden to Gun Control Arena

Obama on Meet the Press: Targets GOP inaction on cliff

McConnell reaches out to Biden, Reid steps back

Lindsay Graham: I Will Destroy America's Solvency Unless The Social Security Retirement Age Is Raised (3 comments)

Lisa Jackson EPA resignation a refusal to support Obama Keystone XL pipeline decision? (4 comments)

2012: Another Year in Mainstream Media Malpractice (10 comments)

Saturday, December 29:

Jackson Quitting EPA Hands Successor Fracking Fight (1 comments)

GOP Senators Propose Raising Medicare Age (2 comments)

Peter Z. Scheer: Truthdig Is Safe

Anatomy of an Air Attack Gone Wrong (1 comments)

Senate Votes to Extend Electronic Surveillance Authority

Oil Over People in Texas

Syrian leader Assad said to be isolated, fearful as regime faces collapse

Gun sales surge in Virginia after Newtown

Thank you Gander Mountain

Friday, December 28:

Gay Republican Group Takes To The NY Times To Oppose Hagel

German Finance Minister Schäuble Says Worst Over in Euro Crisis

CIA's Global Response Staff emerging from shadows after incidents in Libya and Pakistan

Deprogramming Progressives Indoctrinated into Supporting Austerity

Led Freakin' Zeppelin Gets Award at the White House but doesn't trash the place

What Could Have Been: The Most Important Bills Blocked by Republicans in 2012

Thursday, December 27:

2 Rocket Launchers Turned In During LAPD Gun Buyback (PHOTOS) (1 comments)

FBI Ignored Deadly 'Sniper-Assassin' Threat to Occupiers: Instead Plotted with Bankers to Attack Protest Movement

FBI Ignored Deadly Threat to Occupiers: US Intelligence Machine Instead Plotted with Bankers to Attack Protest Movement (3 comments)

Don't Tell My Neighbors About My Firearm: Gun Owners (14 comments)

Retired Gen. Norman Schwarzkopf, who led 1991 Operation Desert Storm, dead at 78 - The Washington Post (2 comments)

Battle over the facts concerning Chuck Hagel (11 comments)

How The Pro-Gun Lobby Snuck Extra Protections For Gun Owners Into Obamacare

Supreme Court Rejects Hobby Lobby Attempt To Block Obamacare Contraception Mandate

The FBI vs. Occupy: Secret Docs Reveal "Counterterrorism" Monitoring of OWS from Its Earliest Days (3 comments)

Joe Conason: Veterans Denounce Neoconservative "Swiftboating" of Chuck Hagel

EPA head Jackson to resign post

The Craziest Republican Legislative Proposals Of 2012 (1 comments)

Christian right blames atheists for Sandy Hook shootings

Wednesday, December 26:

George H.W. Bush Fighting Fever in ICU (2 comments)

Pastor Terry Jones Tries to Infect Times Square with Bigotry with Hilarious Results (2 comments)

Dick Armey's Attempted Armed Coup of the Tea Party

How You Can Lose Money on Paper And Still Win at Tax Time Like Romney

In Georgia, judge blocks controversial abortion law

Tuesday, December 25:

US deploying troops to 35 African countries

Egypt approves constitution drafted

Police probe NBC's David Gregory on gun clip

New York gunman left note declaring plan to kill people

Israel approves another 1,200 settlement units around Jerusalem

Assad end near but Syrian conflicts will continue

Sandy Hook Weapon Present at Fire Fighter Death Scene (24 comments)

When U.S. drones kill civilians, Yemen's government tries to conceal it

No Easy Route If Assad Opts to Go, or Stay, in Syria

Monday, December 24:

Do Released FBI documents reveal plans to assassinate OWS activists? (12 comments)

Sandy Hook Massacre: Deport Piers Morgan Petition Goes to Barack Obama [VIDEO]

Our Messy Mix of Aggression and Passivity (6 comments)

Conservative Mormon Senator Arrested for Drunk Driving | Alternet (6 comments)

Russian military presence in Syria poses challenge to US-led intervention

Afghan female police officer shoots dead US military adviser

Illinois Eavesdropping Law Finally Dead: State Attorney's Career also Likely Dead. (2 comments)

FBI Documents Reveal Secret Nationwide Occupy Monitoring (8 comments)

Rebecca Solnit: 2013 as Year Zero for Us -- and Our Planet

FreedomWorks Feud: War Inside Tea Party Group Gets Nastier

NY Post: NJ town to station armed cop at schools (1 comments)

Sunday, December 23:

Navy SEAL dead in Afghanistan in reported suicide (1 comments)

Israel's Avigdor Lieberman's chances for speedy pre-election trial dwindle as prosecution mulls harsher indictment (2 comments)

Boehner faces a political cliff over budget fracas in Washington (1 comments)

HooHa: What The Banksters Have Wrought

Millions of Mental Health Records Go Missing as Americans Stock Up on Guns (1 comments)

Patrick Kennedy Could Beat Scott Brown in Massachusetts Senate Race

5 Senior Citizens Serving Life Without Parole for Pot

ABC's This Week: A Tone-Deaf Grover Norquist Wades Into The Wrong Side of Gun Control Debate (1 comments)

Gun owners vs. the NRA: What the polling shows

John Boehner Favorability Hits Record Low In New Poll - Least Popular Among All Leadership

LaPierre Blames "Bad Guys" and "Gun-Free Zones" For Deaths Caused By NRA Lobbying (5 comments)

UP with Chris Hayes: Australia - A Model for US Gun Control and Reform [video] (1 comments)

Texas Senator Embraces Federal Gun Control, Limits On Large Magazines

Ted Kennedy Jr. Mulling Massachusetts Senate Bid

Saturday, December 22:

Review of FBI forensics does not extend to federally trained state, local examiners

Calif. judge reprimanded for telling rape victim her body would have 'shut down' if she didn't want to have sex (1 comments)

Bosses Can Fire Hot Workers For Being 'Irresistible': All-Male Court

Syria conflict: West prepares for post-Assad uncertainty

Egyptian vice president resigns his post

Pope: Future of Mankind at Stake Over Gay Marriage! (12 comments)

NRA's LaPierre calls for armed guards in schools after Newtown shooting | World news | guardian.co.uk

Full Text of Wayne Lapierre's NRA Statement... and protesters' Shouts (2 comments)

Democratic House Candidates Now Have A Nearly 1.2 Million Vote Lead Over The Republicans (1 comments)

Occupy Atlanta Claims City Deceived Court, Spied on Protesters in Conjunction with Dept. of Homeland Security, Others (1 comments)

Friday, December 21:

6 Things the NRA Didn't Blame For Mass Shootings

Mother Jones: Do Armed Civilians Stop Mass Shooters? Actually, No.

The 10 Craziest Quotes From The NRA Press Conference

NRA calls for armed police officer in every school (1 comments)

Protect Disabled Veterans; Defend Social Security; Tragedy in Connecticut (2 comments)

Thursday, December 20:

Julian Assange: Wikileaks to release "million more files in 2013" (1 comments)

Mosque arsonist tells court: "I only know what I hear on Fox News" (3 comments)

Israel settlements: UN steps up pressure (1 comments)

Peter Madoff Is Sentenced to 10 Years for His Role in Fraud (1 comments)

Celebrities like Cyndi Lauper and Mike Ruiz using their power to help address the LGBTQ homeless youth crisis in NYC

Video Report: US & European Orwellian Surveillance Deepens

12 Items Walmart Apparently Considers More Dangerous Than Assault Weapons

CNN Poll: Are GOP policies too extreme? Yes, according to over 50% of the public now

Feinstein Releases Statement on "Zero Dark Thirty" (1 comments)

Ecosystems in Upheaval, Biodiversity in Collapse

US cop caught on tape giving two women body cavity search during routine traffic stop

Kucinich: NO to #CatFoodChristmas (1 comments)

Ira Chernus: The Mideast Surprise of 2013? (1 comments)

Israel lobby rails against Pentagon favorite

Wednesday, December 19:

Four State Department Officials Are Out After Benghazi Report (1 comments)

The United States Needs Sensible Gun Legislation Now (1 comments)

Video: Corrupt British Government Buys Silence On Torture

As Texas Goes; Martha Rosenberg interviews New York Times columnist Gail Collins about her new book

Republican House leaders try to build support for Boehner's "Plan B"

Obama puts Democrats in bind with Social Security concession (2 comments)

Obama set January deadline for gun proposals

Conservative U.S. jurist Robert Bork dies at 85 (2 comments)

Obama threatens veto of Republican plan, fiscal talks turn sour (1 comments)

Obama's Historic Assault on Social Security (2 comments)

'Tis The Season To Be Jolly: Slaughter of the Innocents (1 comments)

Environmental Threat Highlights Great Lakes Restoration Challenges

Sixth Grader Brings Christmas Joy to Classmates (1 comments)

Corruption and Fraud in the Financial Industry Gets Worse and Worse

11 Things Harder to Get Than Guns: Abortion, Drugs & More

Two Confounding Items in the News Regarding the Murdering of Children (8 comments)

The Myth of the Fiscal Cliff: Another False Apocalypse (1 comments)

Israeli attacks on children escalate

The tragedy of eight-year old Sarah

Tuesday, December 18:

Inquiry Into Libya Attack Is Sharply Critical of State Department

Anonymous Targets Westboro Baptist Church After Newtown Vigil Protest Threat

Outdated Agency Regs Undermine Freedom of Information to Meet Either Obama's 2009 Order or Congress's 2007 Law

9 appalling gun laws backed by ALEC and NRA

Peter Van Buren: Torture Superpower

Fear and Loathing Unto Death: Extreme Individualism, Shredding the Social Fabric, and the Sandy Hook Massacre (2 comments)

Obama agrees to cut Social Security, largely spare the Pentagon, and retain many Bush era tax cuts (20 comments)

A Death on the Subway and Many Deaths in Washington, D.C. (1 comments)

Stealth Target of Defense Spending Cuts: Privatizing the VA System and Military Benefits

Corruption, tax evasion has cost developing world $6 trillion - report (1 comments)

Richard Engel and NBC News team freed from captors in Syria

Clean Air Hangs Off The Fiscal Cliff (1 comments)

Chicago law school gets $1 million to endow visiting Israeli prof (3 comments)

Monday, December 17:

Bin Laden film leak was referred to Justice; leaker top Obama official

Sandy Hook Shooting Sparks Gun Sales Surge Across Connecticut, US (1 comments)

Prevent the Westboro Baptist Church from protesting Sandy Hook funerals.

Connecticut Gun Laws Are So "Strict' You Can Have A Grenade Launcher On Your AR-15

Marine Drags Oil Co into Court

Nikki Haley appoints Rep. Tim Scott to Senate

Who Is FOX News' Gun Advocate John Lott?

Shocking Chart: Six of the deadliest mass shootings have happened since 2007

REPORT: Number of preschool-aged children killed by guns was nearly double the number of law enforcement officers (1 comments)

Bushmaster assault rifle company issues "man cards" quiz (1 comments)

Sen. Daniel Inouye Dies At 88, As Senate Loses Its Most Senior Member (1 comments)

Hawaii Sen.Daniel Inouye Dead At 88

Current TV: Following Sandy Hook, gun deaths continue through weekend

Joe Scarborough's Stirring Soliloquy On Gun Control

Award-winning NBC News foreign correspondent Richard Engel missing in Syria since last Thursday

Hal O'Leary: Look To the Mirror (3 comments)

Gun Control Legislation From Frank Lautenberg Would Ban High-Capacity Magazines Post-Sandy Hook

Remember All the Children, Mr. President (3 comments)

Gun Rights Groups' Political Spending Crushes That of Gun Control Supporters

Conservative Group. Club for Growth, Tells Republicans To Hold Hurricane Sandy Relief Package Hostage

Is the Real Gun Problem Mental Illness? (1 comments)

Meet New SC Sen. Tim Scott: The Tea Party Lawmaker Who Wanted To Impeach President Obama And Kick Kids Off Food Stamps (1 comments)

High court fight looms over right to carry a gun

16,808,538 US gun applications in 2012 so far...enough to arm NATO 5 times over (8 comments)

DeMint Replaced By Tim Scott-- African American Endorsed by Tea Party (1 comments)

National Rifle Association Hides Facebook Page To Avoid Hosting Flame Wars

Club For Growth Turns On Boehner: 'This Is The Republican Position?'

Engelhardt: Supersizing Secrecy

Alabama Suit Cites FBI Tapes As Proof Of Lawmaker Racism

GOP to Boast Only African-American in Senate - Rep. Tim Scott to Be Named As DeMint Replacement

A Simple Graph Showing the American Manufacturing Worker Is Suddenly an Incredible Bargain

5 craziest right-wing responses to Sandy Hook (44 comments)

Crime Report: American Presidents and their Advisors are War Criminals

Syrians Airstrike Kills Palestinian Refugees

Sunday, December 16:

Obama to tap Kerry to be next secretary of state

Justice Dept. Shelved Ideas to Improve Gun Background Checks

Feinstein Says She'll Introduce New Assault Weapons Ban Bill

Boehner opens door to tax hikes, shifts U.S. fiscal cliff talks

Obama faces fierce pressure over gun control as senators call for weapons ban (2 comments)

Ignoring Warnings Can Be Fatal (1 comments)

Sherwood Ross: On The Massacre in Connecticut (2 comments)

'I Am Adam Lanza's Mother': A Mom's Perspective On The Mental Illness Conversation In America (23 comments)

Saturday, December 15:

Leaking barge spilling fuel oil into New York waters (1 comments)

F-35 Spooks Honest Discussion (5 comments)

Police kill man accused of shooting officer, 2 employees at Alabama hospital (1 comments)

How You Can Help the Families Affected By Newtown Massacre

Sandy Hook Teacher, Victoria Soto, 27, Died Protecting her First-Graders (3 comments)

Over 80,000 Sign White House Petition Calling For Gun Regulation Bill In Just 24 Hours (1 comments)

9/11 Recalled In Bangladesh (1 comments)

The Tahoe Oligarchy

Hilary Clinton Faints, Suffers Concussion

Canada, U.S. sign visa info sharing agreement, part of perimeter security deal (1 comments)

Please Refrain From Mass Shootings Until Talk of New Laws Passes: NRA (4 comments)

Friday, December 14:

The Hagel Haters (1 comments)

Russia denies "Syria regime falling" remarks

Israeli FM resigns after indictment

Syrian rebels say Americans, Britons helped train them in Jordan (1 comments)

Media Mystify Susan Rice (4 comments)

Idiot Huckabee Goes on Fox News & Says Connecticut School Massacre Occurred Because We 'Removed God From Our Schools' (1 comments)

Democratic Legislators "Challenge President Obama. to Act" After Yet Another Failure to Mention Gun Control

Citizens Rally In Front Of White House To Demand President Obama Take Action On Gun Control

A Timeline Of Mass Shootings In The US Since Columbine (1 comments)

Bloomberg Pressures Obama To Take Up Gun Control Legislation

Israel: Lieberman Resigns Over Scandal

Texas judge lifts order that halted work on Keystone XL pipeline (2 comments)

BREAKING: At least 27, including 20 children, dead in Connecticut school shooting (28 comments)

Cop Corruption Blues: Red Flags & Black Marks (2 comments)

U.S. Terrorism Agency to Tap a Vast Database of Citizens (4 comments)

Thursday, December 13:

Noam Chomsky Interview Transcript Part 2. America in Decline, America Blocking Democracy, and Thoughts on Gaza (10 comments)

Innocent Man Kidnapped, Stripped, Beaten and Drugged in Secret CIA Jail -- Court Rules in His Favor, Against CIA (8 comments)

Republicans Continue To Delay Sandy Aid (2 comments)

Least Surprising News Ever: Trade Deficit Dots Connect To Billionaires

EXCLUSIVE: Susan Rice drops out of running for secretary of state (15 comments)

Frustration sets in as fiscal cliff talks stall

Insurance Industry Gives Attention to Climate Change (5 comments)

Congressional Committee Debates Drone Policy (1 comments)

Russia says Syrian rebels might win

Jeremiah Goulka: Rearranging the Deck Chairs on the Republican Titanic

Don Siegelman's Imprisonment Has 'Karl Rove's Hands All Over' It: Ex-Congressman

The Soft Repression Continues (4 comments)

Everybody's Home: An Unlikely Alliance Challenges the Financial Borg (2 comments)

Ron Paul Joins Dennis Kucinich to Demand Obama Drone Documents (3 comments)

Palestinians aren't getting "one cent," says Israel (1 comments)

Wednesday, December 12:

Fed makes new rate pledge as it launches fresh stimulus (1 comments)

Iceland's Hörður Torfason -- How to Beat the Banksters (6 comments)

Assad Fires Scud Missiles at Rebels, U.S. Says

Merry Christmas From the Gun Lobby (12 comments)

7 Shocking Ways the Military Wastes Our Money - None To Do With National Defense

Military Spouses Group Changes Membership Policies To Exclude Lesbian

Van Hollen: Boehner May Be Waiting Till After He's Re-Elected Speaker To Cut Budget Deal

Federal Reserve To Keep Rates Low Until Unemployment Drops Below 6.5% (2 comments)

Teamsters president warns of brewing "civil war' in Michigan (2 comments)

Silverman PSA to "bros': Support reproductive rights "if you ever want to see a vagina ever again' (3 comments)

GOP Consultant: Voter ID, Longer Lines Are Partisan Strategy

Scott Walker Abandons Voter Suppression Plan In Light Of $5.2 Million Price Tag

New Report Raises Questions: Should American Taxpayers Be Giving Their Minerals Away To Mining Companies?

Republicans STILL Insist That Bush Tax Cuts For Wealthiest Americans Be Made Permanent, Reports Say

Three arrested in Libor manipulation investigation

Gun-selling website Armslist.com faces lawsuit in woman's shooting death

Eleven EU countries get Parliament's all clear for a financial transaction tax

U.S. Will Recognize Syrian Rebels, Obama Says

Questions on Whether Boehner Could Sell a Deal to G.O.P.

Tuesday, December 11:

Bradley Manning: pre-trial hearing ends as case goes to military judge

Climate talks branded a lot of hot air (2 comments)

Free Speech in Qatar: "You Can't Talk Everythings" (2 comments)

Sherwood Ross: More than 30 Top U.S. Officials Guilty of War Crimes, Boyle Says (4 comments)

To Cut Carbon, Tax it (2 comments)

Clinton cancels Mid East trip due to illness (2 comments)

Koch Brothers Postpone Post-Election Meeting

Michigan House OKs contentious right-to-work bill as protesters mass on state Capitol grounds

Who Says It's Not Safe? US Cattle and Hog Producers Furious Over Russia Meat Ban (3 comments)

Poisoning the Well: How the Feds Let Industry Pollute the Nation's Underground Water Supply

Recent large earthquake near Fukushima (3 comments)

David Vine: The True Costs of Empire (1 comments)

China's Economy to Outgrow United States' by 2030 (1 comments)

Monday, December 10:

Walmart CEO To Be Picketed in NYC at Speech on Global Responsibility (2 comments)

Former US president slams drone attacks (6 comments)

McCain to try to join Foreign Relations Committee ahead of Secretary of State hearings (1 comments)

Elite Navy SEAL dies in rescue mission to save US doctor in Afghanistan (+video) (1 comments)

Public Buses Across Country Quietly Adding Microphones to Record Passenger Conversations

12 Essential Elements of Strategy to Get Money Outta Politics (MOP) (7 comments)

Christian privilege in U.S. reinforces prejudice against non-religious: report (1 comments)

Senator Stephen Colbert? South Carolina's favorite son leads poll

Israel suspected over Iran nuclear program inquiry leaks (1 comments)

Stephen Colbert Is Actually Leading the Polls to Be Picked as South Carolina's Next US Senator (2 comments)

Israeli Leaders and Hamas Need Each Other (1 comments)

Israeli President Shimon Peres on Peace: "We Have to Open Negotiations Right Away" (1 comments)

12.21.12 - The Birth of World 5.0 (10 comments)

Lewis Lapham: Drugs and the National Security State (1 comments)

U.N. Ambassador Questioned on U.S. Role in Congo Violence

Sunday, December 9:

Arab states agree on aid for Palestinians

Nuclear Weapons: Who Cares Any More?

Hoax Portrays Fox News VIewers as Having 80 IQ (27 comments)

Wisconsin iron workers to join Michigan rally against Right to Work on Tuesday (1 comments)

Lebanese politicians continue playing the Palestinians

The Warning In Gary Webb's Death, by Robert Parry

Charlie Crist: Now I'm a Democrat

US Admits It Has Hundreds of Afghanistan Teenagers Detained

Annual Delivery of Wreaths En Route to Arlington Cemetery

Scott Walker's Son Used Same-Day Registration, Accompanied By Dad, Scott Walker!! (1 comments)

Syrian Rebels Tied to Al Qaeda Play Key Role in War

Former Powell adviser "skeptical' of "politicized' US intelligence on Syria

Stop Waging War and Playing World COP--Petition

Saturday, December 8:

Sherwood Ross: Petraeus Punished For Making Love, Not War (4 comments)

Hammerblog- DISASTER AVERTED, KILLING PHIL, GAZA ATTACKS, PALESTINE RECOGNIZED, JULIENNE FRIES, NEW PHARAOH, - ASS'S ADD

Morsi calls for constitution vote to go ahead

They Want Us to Eat What? Doubts About GM Salmon

Jobless Benefits Should Be Included In Fiscal Cliff Deal, Democrats Say

Déja' Vu in Doha

10,000? What 10,000? Grassroots Challenge Goal Goes Down the Pete Peterson Memory Hole

Charlie Crist Registers As A Democrat At White House Christmas Reception (3 comments)

Air Force May Be Developing Stealth Drones in Secret

Rural Law Firm Shields $262 Million in Secret Donations During Election Campaign (1 comments)

In Private Manning Case, Jailers Become the Accused (1 comments)

Caught: Hannity's Sleight of Hand on Bush Tax Cut Claims (10 comments)

Friday, December 7:

Charlie Crist, Democrat: Former GOP Governor Changes Party Affiliation (1 comments)

Only four major cities voted Republican in the 2012 presidential election

NATO shares blame for "insecurity' in Afghanistan: Karzai

Texas Republicans Reconsider Cuts To Women's Health Clinics After Realizing Unintended Pregnancies Are Likely To Rise (1 comments)

The Senate Report on CIA Interrogations You May Never See

U.S. Air Force in Corrupt Practice (1 comments)

Supreme Court will take up California's ban on same-sex marriage and parts of DOMA

Unemployment rate drops to 7.7% as economy shrugs off Sandy (2 comments)

Obamacare Health Insurance Rules Saved Customers $1.5 Billion Last Year: Study (3 comments)

Justice Department Nabs Record $3 Billion From Health Care Fraud Settlements

After Romney Loss, GOP Resurrects Plan to Rig Electoral College (3 comments)

An Interview with Cornel West on Occupy, Obama and Marx (3 comments)

Thursday, December 6:

Thousands of US troops arrive near Syrian shore on USS Eisenhower (3 comments)

Mitch McConnell Filibusters His Own Bill To Avoid Debt Default (1 comments)

After election setbacks, diehards battle pragmatists for control of GOP (1 comments)

Karl Rove And Dick Morris: Too Embarrassing For Fox News (2 comments)

Climate Change? U.S. Shrugs (16 comments)

GOP Defectors Sign Letter On Compromising On The Fiscal Cliff (4 comments)

R-CALF USA says KSU COOL Study Conflicts with WTO Findings

R-CALF USA Seeks Confirmation Regarding an Apparent Conflict of Interest in Beef Checkoff Program

ACTION ALERT: Fight to Keep Gimmicky Synthetic Nutrients from Polluting Organic Food

Welcome to the New One World Privatized Corporate Run World Order (2 comments)

SC Senator Jim DeMint Resigning From Congress To Run Conservative Heritage Foundation

Cynthia McKinney and IAC Co-Director Sara Flounders travel to Pakistan in solidarity with Political Prisoner Aafia Siddi (1 comments)

Jim DeMint to Leave Senate to Run Heritage Foundation

Pepe Escobar: Obama in Tehran?

Sherwood Ross: U.S. Failure To Act Swiftly on GW Imperils U.S. And The World (1 comments)

N.C. prisoners tortured with hot sauce on their genitals (1 comments)

Noam Chomsky Interview transcript part 1-- On Media, healthcare, Economics, Jobs, Dangers of Human Intelligence (9 comments)

ACLU files complaint over 17 yr old teen's sentencing to 10 years of church attendance

Wednesday, December 5:

California EDD: Backlog of 20,000 Disability Claims-No Payments- Explain That, Pam Harris! (8 comments)

Israel's West Bank Settlements Violate International Law (1 comments)

Senate rejects treaty to protect disabled around the world

Vermont Law vs Nuclear Power (1 comments)

No Warrant, No Problem: How The Government Can Still Get Your Digital Data

Tamoxifen Makes Women Live Longer Says Manufacturer of Tamoxifen (2 comments)

Officials: Serbia's NATO ambassador leaps to death

Chip Rogers, Georgia State "Mind-Control" Senator, Resigns To Take Broadcasting Post With GA PBS Affiliate

Glen Ford: Massacre in Cleveland: Lynch Law Was Never Repealed (1 comments)

Senate Passes $631 Billion Military Spending Bill, Vote: 98-0 (1 comments)

Bradley Manning lawyer: soldier's treatment a blemish on nation's history

US Senate fails to ratify UN treaty on disabilities

Fox News Puts Karl Rove on the Bench (3 comments)

West Point cadet quits, cites 'criminal' behavior of officers, promoting fundamentalist Christianity (18 comments)

Germany launches attempt to ban country's only far-Right party

Georgia Doctors Challenge New "Fetal Pain Laws" (6 comments)

To Fight Climate Change, College Students Take Aim at the Endowment Portfolio (3 comments)

The Retirement of Hillary Clinton (14 comments)

Tuesday, December 4:

Is Rwanda the Victim in a Modern Day Salem Witch Trial? (33 comments)

Cheering U.N. Palestine Vote, New York Synagogue Tests Its Members

When Fiction Is Truth: EI Makes It to Prime Time (1 comments)

Jim DeMint: Boehner's offer "will destroy American jobs' (2 comments)

'This Time, Israel Has Defied the Whole World'

David Corn: Dick Armey Quits Tea Party Group in Split Over Direction | Mother Jones (1 comments)

Republicans losing blame game on fiscal cliff

Dick Armey Quits Tea Party Group, Citing Internal Split

John Boehner Faces Conservative Fury For Booting Members From Key Committees

Elizabeth Warren Posied to Join Senate Banking Committee

Afghan Government Bans US Control of Prisons, Detainees

UN chief urges faster response to global warming (3 comments)

US Building $100-Million Underground Bunker at Secret Israeli Missile Base

U.S. Navy Denies Iranian Claim to Have Captured Drone

UN Calls on Israel to Open Nuclear Program to Inspections (1 comments)

Fox News chief's failed attempt to enlist Petraeus as presidential candidate

Israel feels heat from allies over settlements

Murdoch's tabloid "The Sun" made illegal payment to US serviceman to obtain Saddam picture, says MP

Ashley Judd exploring Senate run Against Mitch McConnell (1 comments)

Nuclear Power Whistleblowers Charge Federal Regulators With Favoring Secrecy Over Safety (1 comments)

Engelhardt: The Washington Straitjacket

Disruptions: Silencing the Voices of Militants on Twitter (1 comments)

Israel rejects outcry over settlement plan

Monday, December 3:

GOP "Doomsday Plan' Neither a Plan Nor Doom-y

45 Signs The Middle Class Is Being Systematically Wiped Out Of Existence (1 comments)

U.N. suspends Syria aid operations due to insecurity

GOP Senators Assert Veto Power Over Legislation In Waning Days

GOP Rep. Cole: Question Bush If You're Going To Question Rice

Boehner, House GOP leaders offer "fiscal cliff' counterproposal

Louisiana's School Voucher Program Declared Unconstitutional

Analysis: Richest developed countries' fossil fuel subsidies five times greater than climate finance

German Media Commentary on New Unrest in Egypt

Climate Change: Scientists Forecast Dramatic Temperature Increase (3 comments)

Wisconsin anti-union law draining unions as planned

US Slams Israel On New Settlement Plan

Obama Opens Twitter Q&A On Fiscal Cliff

Security Obsession Drives 100 Scientists from NASA: Top Security Clearance Needed to Help Steer the Curiosity Rover? (1 comments)

Israel stands by settlements plan despite growing diplomatic crisis (1 comments)

Sherwood Ross: U.S.-U.K. Genocide Against Iraq 1990-2012 Killed 3.3 Millions (1 comments)

Jan Brewer's Immigration Backlash Begins

Meet VA Gubernatorial Candidate Ken "Transvaginal Ultrasound" Cuccinelli, Virginia's Todd Akin

Norquist still calling cadence in GOP ranks

Steve Fraser: The National Museum of Industrial Homicide

Sunday, December 2:

Bradley Manning trial postponed amid debate over pre-trial confinement (2 comments)

Israel seizes $120m in Palestinian tax revenue over UN vote (1 comments)

Obama pipeline decision may preview energy policy (1 comments)

Geithner: Republican Lawmakers Will End Up Accepting Higher Tax Rates (1 comments)

DIA to send hundreds more spies overseas (2 comments)

Transcript: Glen Ford on Groundhogs Day, Susan Rice, Gaza, Obama, and the Silence of the Progressives (3 comments)

Patient With Drug Side Effect May Be a "Hog" Say Newly Released Merck Emails (4 comments)

Tipping Point: Top Obama Lawyer Mulls Ending Endless War (8 comments)

Clinton and Hague attack Israel decision to build new settlements (3 comments)

Saturday, December 1:

Air Force Stonewalls F-35 Defects (6 comments)

Hamas complains to Egypt after Israeli army kills Gazan (1 comments)

GOP lawmakers say fracking study could hurt job growth (1 comments)

What is a Filibuster and Why Should It Be Reformed?

Bobby Jindal's school voucher program ruled unconstitutional

SPLC files groundbreaking lawsuit accusing conversion therapy organization of fraud

Iceland Did it Right...and Everyone Else is Doing it Wrong (3 comments)

 

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