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January 2006

Tuesday, January 31:

Amanda Lang: The Party of Davos

Amanda Lang: Analysis: State of the Union Agitated

Joan Brunwasser: Jesse Jackson Jr.: Bush's failures are hurting us all on every front

Joan Brunwasser: Bernard Weiner: Reforming the Democrats--Or a Third Party?

Joan Brunwasser: John Edwards: The America We Believe In

Amanda Lang: Bush's legacy of budget debt

Joan Brunwasser: The Silence of the Scams, Psychological Resistance to Facing Election Fraud, by Diane Perlman, PhD

Monday, January 30:

Amanda Lang: A New Intelligence Failure?

Amanda Lang: What Bush Will Say, What You Should Know

Amanda Lang: STATE OF THE UNION: We Are Fu*ked - Headline on Largest Progressive Blog

Amanda Lang: Health Debtor Accounts

Joan Brunwasser: Judge Abner Mikva: Why Bush Needs a New Lawyer

Amanda Lang: Fox News Fans the Hysteria: The Coming War on Iran

Amanda Lang: Louisiana in Limbo

Amanda Lang: Palace Revolt

Amanda Lang: Why evangelicals are mastering the art of college debate

Amanda Lang: STATE OF THE UNION: National Security

Amanda Lang: Bush's track record: Some hits, many misses

Amanda Lang: Polls Show Many Americans are Simply Dumber Than Bush

Amanda Lang: Beating Around the Bush By the Bourse

Amanda Lang: KRUGMAN: A False Balance

Amanda Lang: The Proposed Iranian Oil Bourse

Joan Brunwasser: Eleanor Clift: The Great Divider-Bush's SOTU Speech

Joan Brunwasser: Robert Parry: Alito Filibuster and Word Games

Joan Brunwasser: Washington Post Editorial critical of Bush's Wiretapping

Joan Brunwasser: 10 Questions that no one asked Americans about Sam Alito

Joan Brunwasser: Frist Skewered by Russert on Meet the Press

Sunday, January 29:

Joan Brunwasser: More on Alito: Mr. Smith Comes to Washington by Paul Savoy

Rob Kall: The Myth of the American Political "Center" and the Nomination of Radical Sam Alito

Saturday, January 28:

Amanda Lang: Nicholas Kristof's Brothel Problem

Friday, January 27:

Joan Brunwasser: An Alito Filibuster Would Make the Democrats "Look Bad?"

Thursday, January 26:

Amanda Lang: STATE OF THE UNION: The Economy

Amanda Lang: STATE OF THE UNION: Health Care

Amanda Lang: STATE OF THE UNION: Energy and the Environment

Amanda Lang: The Fact-Challenged, Spin-Filled, Easily Debunkable Universe of Scott McClellan

Amanda Lang: Former NSA Director Hayden Lied To Congress And Broke The Law

Amanda Lang: In 2002, Bush administration OPPOSED legislation to make it easier to wiretap under FISA

Amanda Lang: FIORE: 'iRepress'

Amanda Lang: If Reid Can't Cajole And Bluster 41 Democrats Into Saving Democracy, He Should Resign His Position.

Amanda Lang: You've Got Jail

Amanda Lang: IVINS: Not Backing Hillary

Amanda Lang: President Jonah -- A Dig led by Gore Vidal

Rob Kall: This Isn't A "Vote Of Conscience" Concerning A Filibuster;

Rob Kall: NY Times: Senators in Need of a Spine; Time to Filibuster

Wednesday, January 25:

Joan Brunwasser: Bush: Back to the Bubble

Rob Kall: Who are the 8 Turncoat Dems Holding up the Alito Filibuster?

Rob Kall: Secrecy as a Spoil of Victory

Joan Brunwasser: Why Democrats Are United against Alito

Tuesday, January 24:

Joan Brunwasser: Evidence? We Don't Want Your Stinkin' Evidence! by Ernest Partridge

Rob Kall: Warriors and wusses

Joan Brunwasser: "Hacking" and the paper ballot-optical scan voting system

Joan Brunwasser: Why the Democrats Should Filibuster Alito

Joan Brunwasser: My Father's Abortion War: by Eyal Press

Joan Brunwasser: EJ Dionne Jr.: Rove's Early Warning

Joan Brunwasser: Buzzflash Editorial: The Power of One

Monday, January 23:

Amanda Lang: Cheney's War Workshop Plots Another Attack

Joan Brunwasser: While Senate Dems crumble, pro-life zealots are already celebrating a new anti-woman Supreme Court

Rob Kall: Oceans in Peril

Rob Kall: NY Times: Judge Alito may be a fine man, but he is not the kind of justice the country needs right now.

Sunday, January 22:

Rob Kall: Iran's really big weapon

Rob Kall: Al Jazeera: Bin Ladens propaganda- Valuable gift to Washington

Rob Kall: Paul Krugman: The K Street Prescription

Rob Kall: Maureen Dowd; Googling Past the Graveyard

Rob Kall: Frank RIch: Truthiness 101: From Frey to Alito

Amanda Lang: Experts: 'Decapitation' May Not End Terror

Amanda Lang: How Close Are We To Democracy's End? Marcus Garbus

Amanda Lang: Bush-Linked Florida Company and the Katrina Evacuation Fiasco

Amanda Lang: Abortion Before Roe: How the Coat Hanger Became the Symbol of the Abortion Rights Movement

Amanda Lang: NADER: Congressional Ethics After Abramoff

Amanda Lang: DOWD: Googling Past the Graveyard

Rob Kall: Fighting the Theft of New Orleans

Saturday, January 21:

Joan Brunwasser: Joe Conason: A tip for the cowardly press corps

Joan Brunwasser: The Right to Vote by Jesse Jackson, Jr.

Rob Kall: Dennis Kucinich: The Big Fix

Rob Kall: Maureen Dowd: Looking for a Democratic Tough Guy, or Girl

Friday, January 20:

Joan Brunwasser: In the age of ballot-box stuffing, the mechanical voting machine promised accurate election tallies. Sound familiar?

Rob Kall: Filthy Frist, Beyond Dirty, Did Frist Abet Day Traders Operating in His Office

Amanda Lang: Sam Alito and the End of Constitutional Checks and Balances: The Senate Dems are About to Hang Themselves

Thursday, January 19:

Amanda Lang: HUFFINGTON: Dems Pick Kaine for State of Union Response; What the Hell Are They Thinking?

Joan Brunwasser: Republicans Gone Wild by Sidney Blumenthal

Joan Brunwasser: Loot the Vote: The Bush Faction's Future Victories are already in the Bag

Joan Brunwasser: Debunking the myth of the "liberal media" by Eric Alterman

Joan Brunwasser: Evidence of a Stolen Election by Paul Craig Roberts

Joan Brunwasser: Who's Afraid of Bush?

AmeriPundit: A First-Rate Country Run by Second-Rate People

Joan Brunwasser: Melinda Pillsbury-Foster: "The NeoCon fantasy becomes reality: Alito and his clones are coming, coming, coming..."

Joan Brunwasser: How the Press played dumb about the K Street project

Amanda Lang: Lieberman again proves he is most "tone-deaf" politican in DC

Amanda Lang: Drug Addled -Why Bush's prescription plan is such a fiasco

Amanda Lang: Fudging The Numbers

Joan Brunwasser: How long will the media let Bush hide the Abramoff meetings?

Rob Kall: Josh Marshall's Talking Points Memo Cites PA rep. Fitzpatrick as Bamboozler of the Day

Rob Kall: Breaking Ranks

Rob Kall: Americablog: How long will the media let Bush hide the Abramoff meetings?

Amanda Lang: Key presidential advisor used non-profit to launder Abramoff money.

Amanda Lang: Denis MacShane: US should talk to Iran, before it's too late

Amanda Lang: Nobody's laughing now

Wednesday, January 18:

Joan Brunwasser: Let's Expose Diebold's Potemkin Offices

Amanda Lang: President's power grab threatens rule of law

Amanda Lang: GOP housecleaning must be thorough

Amanda Lang: Iran Crisis: Cheney Plays the Egypt Card

Amanda Lang: Is It Warm in Here? We Could Be Ignoring the Biggest Story in Our History

AmeriPundit: No Remorse

Amanda Lang: Another Undeclared War?

Amanda Lang: Scandals are bleeding GOP

Amanda Lang: Buffett: U.S. Trade Deficit Is a Threat

Amanda Lang: Murdoch's $1 Billion Bet

Amanda Lang: The rape of Darfur

Amanda Lang: Nuclear power 'cannot tackle climate change'

Amanda Lang: Beyond K Street

Amanda Lang: Health care solution

Amanda Lang: They've got your number - FOR SALE!!

Amanda Lang: Swiftboaters are 'Gangs' in a Moral America

Amanda Lang: Purple Heartbreakers - Bush & Neocon Chickenhawks Attack War Heroes

Amanda Lang: Covering their butts

Amanda Lang: DIONNE: Murtha and the Mudslingers

Amanda Lang: Plantation by Kos

Joan Brunwasser: Ernest Partridge: The Gulliberal Problem

Amanda Lang: The (Backdoor) Draft Returns Quietly

Amanda Lang: Real Men Go to Tehran

Amanda Lang: Target: Iran; here we go again

Amanda Lang: Bush as the 'Mad Hatter'

Amanda Lang: Big Brother is watching you (and blowing it)

Amanda Lang: Strange Bedfellows v. Bush and Cheney

Rob Kall: The Rapture of America

Rob Kall: CT-Sen: Lieberman freaking out about Lamont

Tuesday, January 17:

Joan Brunwasser: Bush's Warrantless Spying: Does the President Really Know Best?

Amanda Lang: The toughest job - Heading up BushCo Trial of Saddam a Thankless Job

Amanda Lang: So Much Corruption, So Little Time, So Here's an Update

Amanda Lang: Senate and Citizens: Save Our Constitution

Amanda Lang: Bugging America: The Liberties of the Subject

Amanda Lang: Supreme Court allows death with dignity

Amanda Lang: Exclusive: Selling the Amazon for a Handful of Beads

Amanda Lang: Bush Has Crossed the Rubicon

AmeriPundit: War's stunning price tag

Joan Brunwasser: The Ostroy Report: Gore "Not Running" in '08? Get Real!

Monday, January 16:

Joan Brunwasser: How to Rig An Election

Joan Brunwasser: Marjorie Cohn: Alito Threatens Dr. King's Dream

Joan Brunwasser: Jonathan Alter: A power outage on Capitol Hill

Rob Kall: Al Gore Speech: the American values we hold most dear have been placed at serious risk by the unprecedented claims of th

Joan Brunwasser: Feinstein Wimps out on Alito. Dems Still Have a lot to learn about Winning

Joan Brunwasser: Still Seeking A Fair Vote

Joan Brunwasser: The perils of electronic voting by Emanuele Lombardi

Sunday, January 15:

Amanda Lang: Cronkite: Time for U.S. to get out of Iraq

Amanda Lang: Lobbying: The Web Widens -- Ney In VERY DEEP DOO DOO

Amanda Lang: CLIFT: GOP is full of 'closet' pro-choicers, Alito Overturn of Roe v. Wade could crack party

Amanda Lang: Know Your Creationists

Joan Brunwasser: Mark Crispin Miller Connects the Dots on Election Problems

Amanda Lang: NYTimes Ed. WARNS of Bush's Imperial Presidency

Amanda Lang: Ariel Dorfman on How Bush Makes Fiction of Us All

Amanda Lang: Rotting Within, Tremors Without The State of the Empire, 2006

Amanda Lang: What the FBI Repairman Wore When He Tried to Bug Edward Said

Amanda Lang: Don't Blame Israel

Joan Brunwasser: Filibuster Alito, Impeach Bush by Paul Rogat Loeb

Amanda Lang: Iran, Blogging Against the Regime

Amanda Lang: Chomsky: 'There Is No War On Terror'

Saturday, January 14:

Joan Brunwasser: Alito's Ugly Association by Joe Conason

AmeriPundit: Men Intoxicated with Power and Courtiers Who Serve Them

Rob Kall: Bob Herbert:: The Law Breaker in the Oval Office

Amanda Lang: The BUSH Songbook - For When You Just Gotta Sing

Friday, January 13:

AmeriPundit: Bush on Bin Laden's Satellite Phone: Wrong Again

Amanda Lang: BAGEANT: Revenge of the Mutt People

Amanda Lang: Fighting shy

Amanda Lang: For lack of body armor, troops die. Why the delay?

Amanda Lang: Ahmadinejad: Not Crazy, Cunning

Amanda Lang: RAIMONDO: War, Lies, and Videotape

Amanda Lang: Murtha: Situation in Iraq is a CIVIL war - Global war on terrorism, a 'myth

Amanda Lang: Executive Orders that would allow Bush to suspend the Constitution and the Bill of Rights

Rob Kall: Toxic Right Wing Anti Paper Ballot Propaganda: "Don't Strangle E-Voting With Paper"

Rob Kall: Meek, mild and menacing

Rob Kall: THE (Broken) TRIANGLE: Progressive Bloggers in the Wilderness

Thursday, January 12:

Joan Brunwasser: Embattled Lobbyists Face Their Watergate

Joan Brunwasser: It's been a long trek since Nov. 2, 2004 -- now getting shorter: by Robert Lockwell Mills

Joan Brunwasser: Preventing Vote Fraud

Joan Brunwasser: Ending Legal Bribery: The case for public campaign financing

Amanda Lang: Alito Almanac: Right-Wing Revelation

Amanda Lang: Tracks of Her Tears: The Swift Boaters and Sam Alito

Amanda Lang: SIROTA: Newt's New Con

Amanda Lang: U.S. law professor : Iraq war is "Pure Evil" - An American "Killing Field"

Amanda Lang: The Impeachment of George W. Bush

Rob Kall: Presidential Maybe Biden Can't Even ask Alito Questions Effectively

Joan Brunwasser: Alito Hearings: Not Buying the Sob Story

Joan Brunwasser: Alito & the Ken Lay Factor

Rob Kall: John Nichols: Alito's nod to executive power looms as dangerous

Wednesday, January 11:

Amanda Lang: Conservative mag: Abramoff Scandal IS a Republican Scandal

AmeriPundit: (The lack of) Fairness in the Alito Hearings

AmeriPundit: The Alito testimony you won't hear

Amanda Lang: A Formula for Slaughter

Amanda Lang: JAMAIL: 'Democracy' Brings Bleak Days to Iraq

Amanda Lang: RAIMONDO: Abramoff and the Israeli Connection

Joan Brunwasser: The Soon-to-be-Indicted Rep. Bob Ney of Ohio's Connection to Electoral Fraud

Tuesday, January 10:

Amanda Lang: Bremer's New Memoir Is Scathing Attack on Rumsfeld

Joan Brunwasser: Encounter in Hadassah Hospital: "A Hospital Meeting" by Mike Levine

Joan Brunwasser: One Dog, One Bite: The Demise of the NY Times by Bryan Zepp Jamieson

Amanda Lang: Bush Con Jobs: Will the US Need an IMF Bail Out?

Amanda Lang: Bush: Alito will bring "a lot of class to that court"

Amanda Lang: IVINS: Not Proud to Be an American

Amanda Lang: Figuring Out Alito -- Just See Disgraceful BUSH v. GORE

Amanda Lang: Bush's Unlikely Co-conspirators

Joan Brunwasser: Is Philly Public Radio Censoring Ads?

Joan Brunwasser: Censorship, NPR and Miller's New Book: "Fooled Again"

Rob Kall: Cracking The Alito Codebook

Joan Brunwasser: Did the NSA help Bush hack the Vote?

Monday, January 9:

Joan Brunwasser: Martin Garbus: Angry and Furious at the Collaborationist Democrats

Joan Brunwasser: Daily Kos: More King George

Joan Brunwasser: With Democrats Like Harris Miller, Who Needs Diebold? (Or Republicans for that Matter)

Rob Kall: Frank Rich: The Wiretappers That Couldn't Shoot Straight

Joan Brunwasser: New Book by Lance deHaven-Smith: Al Gore really did beat W in 2000

Rob Kall: How the GOP disciplined K Street and made Bush supreme.

Sunday, January 8:

Joan Brunwasser: Rigged Elections Not Taken Seriously Enough

Joan Brunwasser: Boston Globe: Alito May Be The Worst Choice

Joan Brunwasser: Reach Out and Touch No One by Maureen Dowd

Joan Brunwasser: Reviews of What Went Wrong in Ohio & Black Box Voting

Saturday, January 7:

Joan Brunwasser: Newspapers Urge President to Quit!

Amanda Lang: Analysis: GOP Woes Don't End With DeLay

Amanda Lang: The NYT's Unconscionable Decision to Sit on the NSA Story for a Year

Amanda Lang: Libby, Franklin, the OSP and Sibel Edmonds - What's It All About?

Amanda Lang: Analysis: Iraq's dark realities

Rob Kall: Ted Kennedy: Alito's Credibility Problem

Friday, January 6:

Amanda Lang: RIAMONDO: Sharon's Epitaph - He made Israel into a world power

Amanda Lang: Primal smirk

Joan Brunwasser: Latest Update from Black Box Voting

Amanda Lang: Dems and Privacy Politics

Amanda Lang: Prosperity in George Bush's Economy?

Amanda Lang: A Manhattan Project on IEDs? Simple is Dangerous

Amanda Lang: Looking for a Bad Idea? Visit 1600 Penn

Rob Kall: The Democrats' Silent Spring

Amanda Lang: Dissecting Sam Alito

Joan Brunwasser: Bush Family Values Photo Album

Thursday, January 5:

Amanda Lang: JAMES MOORE: "Branded" - No-Fly List Grows to 80,000 + 1

Amanda Lang: Abramoff, the GOP Corruption Machine & What Dems Need to Do

Amanda Lang: Take It Back, Jack: the Abramoff Scandal Inspires a Flood of Charitable Giving

Amanda Lang: The new Gilded Age

Amanda Lang: Could publication of the domestic-spying story lead to indictment of the New York Times?

Amanda Lang: Bush's Vets: Losing their minds

Amanda Lang: PITT: Incoming

Amanda Lang: A Cult of Presidential Power: The Unrestrained President

Amanda Lang: PILGER: The Quiet Death Of Freedom

Amanda Lang: COLE: Abramoff and al-Arian - Lobbyist's "Charity" a Front for Terrorism

Amanda Lang: Abramoff Fed Washington's Outstretched Hands

Amanda Lang: The comptroller: Washington's prophet of fiscal doom

Amanda Lang: Scandal's sordid stain

Amanda Lang: Cronies At The FEC

Amanda Lang: There is Nothing to Fear but Cheney Himself

Joan Brunwasser: Bush's War on Professionals: by Sidney Blumenthal

Amanda Lang: An Atheist Manifesto

Wednesday, January 4:

Amanda Lang: The Bush Family Coup

Amanda Lang: 9-11 Families Pan NSA Snooping

Amanda Lang: 2nd Scandal To Potentially Implicate Hastert in Year

Amanda Lang: The Abramoff Scandal Is a Republican Scandal

Amanda Lang: The man who bought off Washington

Amanda Lang: Miller's Moment - Unsung Hero of Congress Stopped Bush in Tracks

Amanda Lang: HUFFINGTON: Congressional Oversight 2006

Amanda Lang: W, fear — together again in yet another campaign

Joan Brunwasser: Loser McCain's Torture Amendment Gutted

Joan Brunwasser: The Abramoff Matter from TPM (Talking Points Memo)

Tuesday, January 3:

Joan Brunwasser: Media New Year's Resolutions

Joan Brunwasser: In 2006, Voting Fraud is the Keystone Issue

Amanda Lang: Analysis: Abramoff plea may rock GOP boat

Amanda Lang: A Life, Wasted -- Who Will Be Asked To Be The Last To Die In Iraq?

Joan Brunwasser: Abramoff Will Sing, and Many Corrupt Republicans Will Finally Get Their Due

Joan Brunwasser: LA TImes: Voting System Results Still Out

Joan Brunwasser: Question for Judge Alito: What about One Person One Vote?

Amanda Lang: Eminent domain now big business

Joan Brunwasser: Our Worrisome MDP by Robert B. Reich

Amanda Lang: Speculation After Seeing (Yet Another) Bush Photo With A Cut On His Face

Amanda Lang: Top Ten Anti-War News Stories of 2005 and the Underreported Stories of the Year

Amanda Lang: The Political Folly Awards of 2005

Amanda Lang: "Old Half-Witted Sheep" - A New York Times Editorial Contemplates Iraq

Rob Kall: A Nation Under Siege by Liars and Law Breakers in the White House

Monday, January 2:

Joan Brunwasser: Cast ballots... Into the Trash

Joan Brunwasser: David Wallechinsky: What is the Bush Administration Trying to Hide?

Joan Brunwasser: None Dare Call It Stolen: Ohio, the Election and America's Servile Press

Sunday, January 1:

Amanda Lang: Dollars to doughnuts, Bush's drug benefit is no bargain - Year of Reckoning...

Amanda Lang: The Army, Faced With Its Limits

Joan Brunwasser: Democratic Underground: Coalescing Evidence of Massive Voter Registration Fraud in Ohio 2004

Amanda Lang: MAHER: Thoughts on 2005

Amanda Lang: House That Jack Built Comes Tumbling Down on Tuesday

Amanda Lang: The Incredible Bush Double-Standard on Classified Leaks

Amanda Lang: KRUGMAN: Heck of a Job, Bushie

Amanda Lang: It was a heckuva thing to say

Amanda Lang: Abramoff ready to rat on members of Congress

Amanda Lang: Behind the Eavesdropping Story, a Loud Silence

Joan Brunwasser: What's All the Fuss About Diebold in FL and CA? by John Washburn for Vote Trust USA

Joan Brunwasser: A Law That Counts

Joan Brunwasser: Paper Backup for Voting Worth Cost: The Morning Call Online


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