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February 2006

Tuesday, February 28:

Melinda Pillsbury-Foster: Why Scooter Libby is Toast and Rove will provide the butter:

Stephen Lendman: What the price of gold may be telling us

Jon Korein: Support Our Troops

Jane Stillwater: Asleep at the wheel: Our leaders snooze while our government speeds out of control!

John McDonald: Is South Dakota Abortion Bill the New Gay Marriage Amendment?

Missy Comley Beattie: Choose Chaos, Unity or, Better Yet, Impeachment

William Wilson: How to Win the War on Terror: Impeach Bush!

Joshua Frank: Senator Feinstein's War-Profiteering (2 comments)

David Sirota: Second Bush security official says corporate interests must supersede national security

Mike Whitney: The Smoking Gun

Todd Huffman, M.D.: Sowing Dragon's Teeth

Doug Thompson: Time to set truth free

Philip Farruggio: Out of Bounds

Jason Miller: Miscreants, Murderers, and Malefactors: (1 comments)

Matthew Cardinale: APN Interviews US Rep Thompson on FEMA, Katrina Accountability

Ted Bohne (foul language warning): Our money being used as toilet paper by Bush Regime (1 comments)

Monday, February 27:

William Fisher: DEATHS IN U.S. CUSTODY

Cindy Sheehan: Speak for Yourself (1 comments)

John Perry: The Ugliest Truth (1 comments)

Ardee: Power attracts money in politics (7 comments)

Richard Girard: Delusional State of the Nation

Rob Kall: Dubaious Decisions

Thom Hartmann: Thom Hartmann: When Americans No Longer Own America (2 comments)

Bob Burnett: Searching for the Democrats - Telling the Truth

Joshua Frank and Sunil K. Sharma: Wesley Clark a War Criminal? (6 comments)

David Swanson: *About That Anthrax

Andrew Bard Schmookler: Why We Lose: Field Notes from Leftist America (2 comments)


Lynne Glasner: Cold War - Hot War: We’re in the Red

Missy Comley Beattie: Protests at Military Funerals


David Sirota: The Corporatist Manifesto Tells Pundits of America: Unite!

Bill Burkett: I'm An American, And I'm Not Going To Take It Anymore. I've had enough! (5 comments)

Katherine Brengle: *Boycott South Dakota for Stripping Women of Their Fundamental Human Rights

Patricia Goldsmith: One Nation Under Psy-Ops

Sunday, February 26:

Rob Kall: The Wimp Factor; Defining the Real Wimps (1 comments)

Ted Bohne: A Proclamation (3 comments)

Michael Hammerschlag: HUNTING TRUTHS – The Trouble with Harry

John McDonald: Bush and Dubai Ports: A Snow Job (2 comments)

Rev Bill McGinnis: *The Martin Luther King Speeches: Why Can't We Copy Them?

Todd Huffman, M.D.: Bring 'em Home

Robert D. Daily (Driftwood): DEMOCRACY?

Illinois Ballot Integrity Project: Will DuPage (IL) Voters get "scrunched" in early voting?

John Renesch: Where Did The Compassion Go?


Walter and Rosemary Brasch: This Column Doesn't Exist (1 comments)

Mary Shaw: Abu Ghraib in Our Own Backyard

Mickey Z.: U.S. Racism and Fear: Nothing New (1 comments)

Ted Bohne: The Bush Regime has clearly lost any connection with reality!

Saturday, February 25:

Melinda Pillsbury-Foster: A NeoCon Strategy exposed: Why the NeoCons focus so many attacks on women

William Fisher: DEATH IN U.S. CUSTODY

Jon Korein: The Troublemaker in the Middle

Steven Leser: *The Samarra Mosque Dome Bombing – The Tet Offensive of the Iraq War (5 comments)

David Swanson: Huge March Planned for Eve of Katrina Evictions (1 comments)

Stephen Crockett: Time to Disband Homeland Security and Renew Democracy (2 comments)

Jason Leopold: White House 'Discovers' 250 Emails Related to Plame Leak

Katherine Brengle: *The Last Bastion of Free Speech: The Internet

Ted Bohne: Bush's disconnection from America shines again!

Friday, February 24:

anonymous: The ultimate treachery

Mick Youther: *Here We Go Again

Jane Stillwater: UNCLEAN: Muslims killing Muslims is "Haram"

Mary Ann Gould, Coalition for Voting Integrity: DoJ threatens to sue Pennsylvania, Democracy at Risk

Bob Burnett: Searching for the Democrats - Blue Clues (1 comments)

Missy Comley Beattie: Pop Goes the Weasel

Stephen Dinan: From Spiritual Feudalism to Spiritual Sovereignty

Mike Whitney: Rumsfeld Zeros in on the Internet

Richard Wise: Capital Punishment: Don't Improve It, Get Rid of It

Don Williams: Media misses bigger target--Cheney's public policy atrocities


tedbohne: Bush must be stopped from harrassing Hugo Chavez

Charles Sullivan: Corpses in the Garden (1 comments)

Missy Comley Beattie: Escape to Crawford (1 comments)

Gene C. Gerard: Out of Touch with the Military's Reality

Rob Kall: Should the Number One Candidate Criterion be Ability to Buy TV Ads? (3 comments)

Ernest Partridge, Co-Editor, The Crisis Papers: Perception is Reality (1 comments)

Heather: The Mess of Our Administration (1 comments)

Thursday, February 23:

Joshua Frank: The Democrats Pull Out Plan (1 comments)

Rev. Bill McGinnis: The Dubai Ports Deal: Another Scenario For Bush Impeachment (1 comments)

thepen: Is There Not ONE Courageous Activist In The Entire State Of Nebraska?

Robert C. Koehler: Safe to be Racist (1 comments)

Mary Ann Gould of the Coalition for Voting Integrity and Susan Pynchon, Florida: *The Death of Democracy (1 comments)

Mike Whitney: Whose Bombs were They (2 comments)

Norma Sherry: The Big "A"

AmeriPundit: Re: Dubya on the Dubai Port Deal (and the Constitution)

Dr. Gerry Lower, Eugene, Oregon: Sinners and Saints

Missy Comley Beattie: Someone Please Arrest George Bush (3 comments)

David Swanson: Sweat Shop Workers Tour US Colleges That Sell Their Products

Rob Kall (foul language warning): Progressive, My Ass (4 comments)

Todd Huffman, M.D.: Where's The Party?

Mary Pitt: WALKIN' UP ON A JACKASS (1 comments)

Rob Richie and Ryan O'Donnell: The Electoral College: A new approach to reform

Katherine Brengle: The Other Shoe Drops: The Insanity of the UAE Ports Deal (2 comments)

tedbohne: Now Bush has managed to piss off the Russians!

Wednesday, February 22:

Rob Kall: "Ports Deal Reviewed By Angencies. Trust Us" OH, BTW, There's a terrorism Connection. Oops

Jane Stillwater: Drug smuggling made easy: Why GWB wants to sell America's ports to his friends? (1 comments)

Steve Bhaerman: Wake Up America (2 comments)

Bob Burnett: Searching for the Democrats - Show Me the Values

Jerry Politex: Province of Michigan: A Modest Proposal

Andrew Bard Schmookler: S.O.S. (Save Our System): Strategy for Defeating the Bushite Regime

Doug Thompson: Secret Service agents say Cheney was drunk when he shot lawyer (1 comments)


Mark A. Goldman: New Government

E. T. SIMON: The Revolution Has Begun! (3 comments)

Bill Doyle: Money Transfers from UAE to 9/11 Hijackers (1 comments)

Driftwood: How many and when will... (1 comments)

Barry Gordon: Deja Vu All Over Again (2 comments)

Tuesday, February 21:

Bernard Weiner, The Crisis Papers: Slicing Away Liberty: 1933 Germany, 2006 America (1 comments)

Mike Whitney: Iran was not referred to the Security Council for Noncompliance

CA State Senator Debra Bowen: *Urge CA SofS McPherson to reverse decision on Diebold (1 comments)

Ken Anderson: Masters of Message

Doug Thompson: The S.O.B. has to go (1 comments)

Christine Tomlinson: Why Liberal Democracy Has Failed

Rob Kall (foul language warning): Diagnosis and Treatment of Right Wing Little Dick Syndrome (4 comments)

Bob Burnett: Why America Fights?

Monday, February 20:

Jason Miller: Check Your Conscience at the Door: We're Building an Empire (1 comments)

Matthew Cardinale: Soldier Fears Retaliation for Civil Rights Complaint

Marjorie Gersten: Paper Ballot Optical Scanners Explained Again

Larry Beinhart: What It Means To Be A Republican

Black Box Voting: *Action Alert: Subpoenas for key voting industry witnesses (1 comments)

David Swanson: *Antiwar and Impeachment in Virginia

Dave Zirin: White Blindness: The Winter Olympics and Defending Bryant Gumbel (1 comments)

Driftwood: How can it be... (1 comments)

Lisa Pease and Lloyd A. Dent: *Action alert: Tell the LA Times about Diebold

Bob Burnett: Searching for the Democrats -- The National Security Rap (2 comments)

E. T. SIMON: Not Everything Must Be Okay With Mr. Whittington (1 comments)

John Lindsey Adams: Runaway Train


Mark A. Goldman: Saving America by Losing Elections (1 comments)

Joshua Frank: Cindy Sheehan's Message to the Democratic Party

Rev. Bill McGinnis: The "Direct Proposition To Impeach," A Way For Any One Congressman Or Delegate To Bring Bush Impeachment To The Floor Of

by Mary Pitt: Talking to Bush Republicans (3 comments)

Carol Wolman: *Strategy for meeting with Congresspeople on impeachment

ted bohne: Condi's letting her mouth write checks her ass can't cash!

Sunday, February 19:

Stephen Crockett: The Republican Talk Radio “Big Lie”


Betty Clermont: Aspire Visa Execs Are Biggest Ralph Reed Donors

Evelyn Pringle: SSRIs - Nightmares by the Dozen (2 comments)

Melinda Pillsbury-Foster: ACTION AGENDA - Oppose Cyber Storm (1 comments)

Carol Wolman: *Why this petition above all others? (1 comments)

Gene C. Gerard: The U.S. and Iran: Birds of a Feather

Stephen Crockett: Typical Missed News Story: Alternative State of Union

Joel S. Peskoff: A Preposterous Postulate: No Talk of Inequality at King's Funeral (1 comments)

Katherine Brengle: It's the Term Limits, Stupid. (2 comments)

Rev. Bill McGinnis: A Plan For The Immediate Impeachment Of Bush, Cheney, and Rumsfeld (3 comments)

Rob Kall: Who Are the Enemies of Democracy? (5 comments)

Ted Bohne profanity warning: Browns critically flawed Grading system for FEMA and the Government with Katrina

Saturday, February 18:

David Swanson: *Founding Fathers, Baseball, Apple Pie, and Impeachment (1 comments)

James Parker: A Hail Mary pass, Karl Rove

Joshua Frank: From Howard Dean to Paul Hackett (3 comments)

David Swanson: *Road to Peace Goes Through Santa Cruz

Rob Kall: Redneckville (8 comments)

Doug Thompson: Partisan political pukes (2 comments)

Douglas Drenkow: Priorities

2LT Dennis Morrisseau: *Declare We Are Not At War

Friday, February 17:

Mick Youther: It doesn’t matter if you’re right or left—Bush is wrong


Bob Burnett: Searching for the Democrats -- The Leadership Issue (1 comments)

Don Williams: Old time quail hunter has questions for Dick Cheney

Jerry Politex: Bush, the Gravedigger, and Cheney's Gunshot Victim

Ted Bohne: New pictures of prisoner abuse speak volumes about America

Doug Thompson: Traitorous bitches and bastards

Missy Comley Beattie: Tripping Our Sensory Breakers

Stephen Dinan: Marrying Science and Spirituality (1 comments)

Charles Sullivan: The Making of a Zombie Culture

Michael Hammerschlag: COOL HAND DICK- Questions remain in VEEPSHOOT (1 comments)

Rev. Bill McGinnis: Grounds For Impeachment Of Bush, Cheney, Rumsfeld, and Others: The Federal Crime Of Conspiracy To Commit Torture

Matthew Cardinale: Interview: US Rep. McKinney on Katrina, Race, Class

Katherine Brengle: *War Crimes, continued... (1 comments)

Thursday, February 16:

Mickey Z.: Celluloid Subversives

Anthony Wade: DickCheneyShotAGuyInTheFaceGate

tedbohne: These new pictures of prisoner abuse speak volumes about America

Rob Kall: Republicans vs. Democrats = War of the Sexes (3 comments)

Jane Stillwater: Syria just changed over to the euro: I want to change to the euro too!

Swami Beyondananda: 2006 State of the Universe: Swami Calls for An "Up-Wising!"

Missy Comley Beattie: Waiting for the Quails to Come Home to Roost (1 comments)

Carol Wolman: *A concrete step toward impeachment (4 comments)

Ramzy Baroud: Weathering the Globalization Storm

Katherine Brengle: War Crimes (1 comments)

Wednesday, February 15:

Rev. Bill McGinnis: Any Person, Military Or Civilian, Who Violates A Federal Criminal Law Becomes A Criminal Subject To Prosecution (2 comments)

Melinda Pillsbury-Foster: The Roots of our Freedoms:

Robert C. Koehler: The Nader Effect (3 comments)

Matthew Cardinale: 25 US Reps Want Bush Impeachment Inquiry (1 comments)

Bob Burnett: Searching for the Democrats -- The View from 50,000 Feet

Steve Thomas: Our country is in crisis

Michael Arvey: Moving On: 2006

Manuel Valenzuela: Land of the Puppet People

Ted Bohne: How about gun safety?

Missy Comley Beattie: When Harry Met Cheney (1 comments)

John McDonald: The Gang that Couldn't Shoot Straight

Katherine Brengle: The Law Stands... in the Way of No Powerful Man (1 comments)

Tuesday, February 14:

Dave Lindorff: Democrats, Like Cheney, Are Shooting Their Own (1 comments)

Andrew Bard Schmookler: S.O.S. (Save Our System): Our Choice of Battlefield is Now Clear

Robert A. Wilson, Illinois Ballot Integrity Project: Are Chicago and Cook County Wasting $25 Million on Inferior, Non-Compliant Voting Technology?

Lynne Glasner: Who’s Amok?

By Bernard Weiner, The Crisis Papers: Pushing Them Off the Precipice of Power (1 comments)

Mike Whitney: Hurricane Katrina; National Failure or Criminal Negligence

David Swanson: *Taking Protest to Congress Members' Homes


Doug Thompson: Business as usual at the Bush White House

Ted Bohne: Well, now we're all naked

Mickey Z.: Making Friends with Black People

Lonna Gooden VanHorn: A Coward Cast in Bronze (1 comments)

Monday, February 13:

Ken Anderson: The Republican Guard

Missy Comley Beattie: The Bush Buffet--Eat At Your Own Risk

Robert A. Wilson, Illinois Ballot Integrity Project: Illinois Certification - a Recipe for Disaster?

Bob Burnett: Iran - Deja Vu All Over Again

Mike Whitney: The Pentagon’s War on the Internet (1 comments)

AmeriPundit: Cheney, Guns, Social Security, Vigilance, and Tort Reform

Robert Parry: Why U.S. Intelligence Failed, Redux

Doug Thompson: Is the President above the law?

Patricia Goldsmith: Use Your Imagination (1 comments)

David Swanson: *How You - Yes, You - Can End the War

Sunday, February 12:

Anthony Wade: Will You Remember?

Missy Comley Beattie: The Friendly Fire of Dick Cheney (3 comments)

Mike Whitney: Riding-high with Hugo Chavez

Stephen Crockett: *Removing Attorney General Gonzales (1 comments)

Katherine Brengle: Walk Tall and Carry a Big Shtick

Saturday, February 11:

David Swanson: *Debating Impeachment Among Democrats

Mick Youther: The Tragedy of Donald Rumsfeld

Mike Whitney: Frog-marching the Media to the Gallows


Jane Stillwater: Data-mining our blogs: It's like tuna sleepwalking through quicksand!

Missy Comley Beattie: George Bush's Praise the Lord Presidency (2 comments)

Joshua Frank: Federal Food Policy (1 comments)

Sibel Edmonds: Whistleblowers Are Not Protected, Mr. Goss

Ted Bohne: For God's sake, someone's got to do something

Friday, February 10:

Mickey Z.: "Against vicious injustice"

Gene C. Gerard: Bush Administration Ignored Coal Mine Safety Issues

Bob Burnett: Bush Eavesdropping - Why do We Care?

Stephen Dinan: Deeper Lineage of America

Barry Weintraub: *Your homework, class! Let's all write to the NSA

Richard Wise: Carter and Lowery Spoke Truth to Power (1 comments)

Don Williams: Becoming one with the snow job

Doug Thompson: Intel pros say Bush is lying about foiling 2002 terror attack

Jason Leopold: Cheney Spearheaded Effort to Discredit Wilson

Thursday, February 9:

Jason Miller: Shed Your Addiction:

Jane Stillwater: Why there WILL be a war on Iran: Bush's daddy will pay for it

Missy Comley Beattie: Boo (1 comments)

Katherine Brengle: *The President Who Cried Wolf (1 comments)

David Swanson: *Impeachment Versus Arianna

Doug Thompson: John Boehner is just another Tom DeLay

Sen. Russ Feingold: Bush's Warrantless Wiretapping Program is Illegal and Unconstitutional

Jerry Politex: 25 Bush Lies In 60 Minutes

Manuel Valenzuela: The Bolivarian Revolution (2 comments)

Charles Sullivan: Government without Representation

Katherine Brengle: Sweeps: Media Boycott Part II

Wednesday, February 8:

Robert C. Koehler: Give Peace A Vote

Doug Thompson: They came to praise King and bury Bush (2 comments)

Missy Comley Beattie: Nicknames (1 comments)

Christine Tomlinson: Issues Around the NSA Domestic Surveillance Program

Megan Bronson: Addicted to Oil?!! Get a Grip Mr. President! (1 comments)

Peter Rost, M.D.: THE NEW ROBBER BARONS (2 comments)

Bob Burnett: Bush Eavesdropping - Is It Legal?


Mary Shaw: The Right-Wing War on Women (1 comments)

David Swanson: *Inequality and War

Rev. Bill McGinnis: *Inherent Presidential Power Is Always Subject To The Inherent Congressional Powers To Make Laws And Enforce Oversight

Matthew Cardinale: 22 US Reps Want Bush Impeachment Inquiry


Katherine Brengle: *We are the Meteor (1 comments)

Tuesday, February 7:

Joshua Frank: The Hillary and George Show

Michael Arvey: Don'T Know Much About History

Satire by Bernard Weiner, The Crisis Papers: Bush Takes Heat on Oprah's Couch

Ernest Partridge, Co-Editor, The Crisis Papers: The View from Abroad: A Personal Reflection

Richard Neville: CARTOONS THAT SHAKE THE WORLD (1 comments)

Missy Comley Beattie: Fast Times at the Capitol Complex

Melinda Pillsbury-Foster: The hard truths we must confront:

Cindy Sheehan: Numbers (1 comments)

Monday, February 6:

James Boyne: Bush's Next Speech (1 comments)

Bob Burnett: Bush Eavesdropping - How's it Done

Norma Sherry: Whose Life is it Anyway? (1 comments)

Katherine Brengle: Echoes of Fascism: Rhetoric We've Heard Before

Gene C. Gerard: Tax Shelters Disguised as Health Care Reform

Missy Comley Beattie: Bush Step Down Now (1 comments)

Stephen Soldz: When Promoting Truth Obscures the Truth:

Patricia Goldsmith: Greenwave (5 comments)

Douglas Drenkow: "DON'T TREAD ON ME"!

Sunday, February 5:

Lynne Glasner: Roll Over Karl Rove – That Dog Don’t Hunt

Mary Kiraly: *The Volunteer Strike: Taking the Iniative back from our political 'leaders' (2 comments)

Dan Merica: Bush Propaganda Machine Twist Message of Toles Cartoon (1 comments)

Jack Hughes: State of the Union: Disaster

AmeriPundit: America's #1 Problem

Michael Leon: Bush Heading for Major Legal Defeat

Rev. Bill McGinnis: Supreme Court Case Little v. Barreme Proves That Laws Of Congress Always Outrank Inherent Executive Powers

Barbara Tutor: Rudiments of Radical Social Dynamics

Katherine Brengle: Drinking the Sand (or How to Sell It Without Selling Out) (3 comments)

Saturday, February 4:

Jonathan Springston: Bus Riders Form Union in Atlanta

Mickey Z.: Betty Friedan asked: "Is that all?"

AmeriPundit: My "Scaridness"

Carol Wolman: Boycott Exxon-Mobil (1 comments)

Mike Whitney: Why Russia caved-in on Iran (2 comments)

Larry Scott: Cooking the VA's Books (1 comments)

Rev. Bill McGinnis: The President Has No Inherent Power Which Permits Him To Violate FISA Or Any Other Law Duly Enacted By Congress

Gerald Rellick: From Box Cutters to Nukes: George Bush’s Snake Oil (2 comments)

Ron Fullwood: 'Power of Mischief: Military Industry Executives are Making Bush Policy and the Country is Paying the Price'

Charles Sullivan: The Failure of Citizenship

Katherine Brengle: Network News Boycott: Save Your Soul

Friday, February 3:

Jason Miller: "Evolution is Intelligently Designed: Social Darwinism, Silver Spoons, and Our Emperor’s Call to Arms to Sustain the Ric

Stephen Dinan: E Pluribus Unum

Cindy Sheehan: Capitol Police Apology is "Crock of Horse Manure" (3 comments)

Mary Shaw: No Blood for Bling

Doug Thompson: Bush approved multi-agency program to spy on Americans (1 comments)

Mike Whitney: Time to Scrap the NPT

Don Williams: Interview with President Al Gore, Part 2

Missy Comley Beattie: Imagine

Katherine Brengle: *Trading One War for Another

Matthew Cardinale: 17 US Reps Want Bush Impeachment Probe (1 comments)

Rev. Bill McGinnis: John Negroponte, Porter Goss, The Generals, Senate Republicans And Others Must Be Faithful To Their Oaths Of Office

Thursday, February 2:

David Swanson: *WH Memo: Phony UN Planes to Provoke War

Bob Burnett: The Democrats' Response - Welcome to Weenie World (2 comments)

Mike Whitney: The Tyranny that follows Economic Collapse

Manuel Valenzuela: The Pestilent Presidency

Duane Thorin: Be Afraid, Be Very Afraid: Is History Repeating Itself? (4 comments)

Wednesday, February 1:

Joshua Frank: The Brutal Education of a Neophyte: An Excerpt from Left Out!

Matthew Cardinale: 14 US Reps Want Bush Impeachment Probe (3 comments)

Mike Whitney: Afghanistan Five Years Later

Robert C. Koehler: Hole in the Future

Ted Bohne: It's time people!! (1 comments)

Rep. John Murtha (D-PA): Letter to Bush (1 comments)

Doug Thompson: One con too many

Bob Burnett: My President is an Alien


Andrew Bard Schmookler: Field Notes from Bush Country: The Closing of the Bushite Mind

Missy Comley Beattie: The World Can't Wait for Bush to Care

Lynn Landes: Voting Systems Lawsuit Reaches U.S. Supreme Court (1 comments)

Cindy Sheehan: What Really Happened at the State of the Union (9 comments)

Robert Jensen: The paradox of pornography (1 comments)

Richard Wise: Democrats Elevate Alito to Supreme Court

Anthony Wade: Empty Rhetoric from a Vacuous Presidency


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