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December 2006

Sunday, December 31:

W. Christopher Epler (Bill): The Christian Right and the Political Left should get married! (4 comments)

Steven Leser: Progressivism the Journey – How I approach Progressivism (1 comments)

Kevin Zeese: Saddam Killed in the Nick of Time for U.S. Interests (1 comments)

Philip Farruggio: Happy New Year... The Clock is Ticking

Timothy V. Gatto: 2006 Saw Iraq, Darfur, Death and Now Some Hope? (1 comments)


Gary Denson: America's Policy On Illegal Immigration (2 comments)

Mickey Z.: Hussein and Ford = Dead Criminals (1 comments)

Ron Fullwood: Three Thousand Wake-Up Calls In Iraq (4 comments)


David Swanson: The Ethics of Palestinian Resistance (8 comments)

John Carey: Can America "Win" in an Age of Disunion (14 comments)

Saturday, December 30:

Jayne Lyn Stahl: Instant Karma (5 comments)

Jay Janson: *Saddam & Reagan! Progressives Should Hammer Sound Bites Like Conglomerate Owned Media Does!

Matt Vrabel: The Integrated National/Economic Security Problem and the "Six Fix Plan" Solution

larry beinhart: 2007-- Year of Madness (4 comments)

Alamgir Hussain: The Moral Dilemma of Saddam's Execution (3 comments)

Martha Rosenberg: New Year's Resolutions for Big Pharma (2 comments)

Georgianne Nienaber: Christmas Charities Got Your Goat?

Joan Brunwasser: Crocs, Costco and the Mindful Shopper (18 comments)

Timothy V. Gatto: I Never Believed My Generation Had "Sold Out" (7 comments)

Carlos T Mock, MD: Must gay rights wait for our 'comfort'?

Stephen Lendman: Former Longtime Confidant Accuses Ariel Sharon of Assassinating Yasser Arafat (2 comments)

Jason Miller: And the Empire Mourned....Dissecting the Big Lie (4 comments)

Bob Geiger: The Saturday Cartoons (2 comments)

Rob Kall: Killing Saddam Helps Al Qaeda , Hurts USA (7 comments)

Carol Wolman: *Psychiatrist says Bush needs to be impeached for the good of "we the people". (11 comments)

Timothy V. Gatto: *The Reform That Enables All Other Reforms (5 comments)

John Carey: 2006 in Review: Money, Media Spotlight Best For Communists Countries (3 comments)

David Caputo: *Saddam Hussein - R.I.P. (8 comments)

Jane Stillwater: Sherlock in India: Will keep my eye out for the stolen uranium!


Ron Fullwood: Death To Every Leader Who Kills Innocents With An Army?

Friday, December 29:

E. T. SIMON: December 29, 2006, the headline reads: Saddam Executed.

Michael Boldin: Saddam was Right and Bush was Wrong (3 comments)

Bob Regl: Bush Is Guilty of Crimes Against Humanity (2 comments)

Jan Baumgartner: The Hanging of Saddam Hussein (6 comments)

NancyT: Patriot's Day: The Revolution Will Not Be Televised

NancyT: Election Reform: Grow it from the grassroots

NancyT: *Request by Voters for Rational Election Reform Legislation (2 comments)

Diane M. Grassi: NCAA Gives New Meaning to Gender-Bias

NancyT: *Dear American Patriot: Amending the Holt Bill (1 comments)

Alamgir Hussain: Unfettered Religious Freedom in Islam – A Fact or Fiction?; Part 4 (11 comments)

Laura Robeson: What better way to demonstrate that it's wrong to kill people than by killing someone? (2 comments)

Marc McDonald: The Real Reason Republicans Hate Hillary Clinton (12 comments)

STUART HUTCHISON: *New Jersey Impeach Time (6 comments)


Kevin Zeese: Americans Want a Rapid Exit from Iraq but Elected Leaders Aren't Even Considering It (2 comments)

Don Williams: Big Media Should Not Be A Tool In The Cycle of War

Melinda Pillsbury-Foster: *Gerald Ford: The man who gave America the NeoCons

Timothy V. Gatto: Two Republican Wars and the Price of Ignorance (4 comments)

Frank J. Ranelli: Bush's Wonderland and through the Looking Glass of Iraq (4 comments)

Walter Brasch: Making the World Safer for Terrorism (1 comments)

Brent Budowsky: Gerald Ford's Powerful Indictment Of The Iraq War (1 comments)

Andrew Bard Schmookler: Abusive Families and the Pattern of Fascism (4 comments)

Rob Kall: Tapping the Power of story (9 comments)

Missy Comley Beattie: More than Harm (2 comments)

Ron Fullwood: Battling Bush's Enemies In Iraq

Joel S. Hirschhorn: A New Year's Resolution for ALL Presidential Candidates (3 comments)

Mary Pitt: TOO LITTLE TOO LATE (16 comments)

Larry Sakin: Don't Cry For Gerry Ford, America

Patricia Johnson: Wrong War, Wrong Place, WrongTime

Alamgir Hussain: Unfettered Religious Freedom in Islam – A Fact or Fiction?; Part 3 (8 comments)

Gary Vance: Dear Hillary, Drop Out of the 2008 Race (2 comments)

Charles Bonacci: A Christian Iraq? The GOP Gets it Wrong Again.

John Carey: Video Games and What's Going On In Your Child's Brain (6 comments)

Jane Stillwater: The Mile High Club: Are airlines soon going to be a thing of the past? (2 comments)

Christopher Patton: Immigration and Spirituality (1 comments)

Thursday, December 28:

Steven Leser: *Iraq War – So Much About Which to Work and Worry, Why Spend Time & Effort to Execute Saddam Hussein?

W. Christopher Epler (Bill): The Achilles' heel of American corporate fascism is BOYCOTTS, BOYCOTTS, & MORE BOYCOTTS (6 comments)

Paul Lehto: Facing Activist Burnout Head-On (5 comments)

Stephen Crockett: Gerald Ford's Historic Mistake (6 comments)

Timothy V. Gatto: Neocon Talk Show Hosts, the Double Standard and Liberals (5 comments)

Scott Shuster: My Birthday Wish List (2006) (1 comments)

Rob Kall: Politics and Positive Psychology; Reconciling and Integrating Them (24 comments)

Gene C. Gerard: Bush's Use of Pardons Isn't Very Compassionate

Joan Brunwasser: Three open letters to Kathy Dopp, Jonathan Simon and voting activists everywhere

Bernard Weiner, The Crisis Papers: "Shallow Throat": Don't Let Dems Drink Bush's Iraq Kool-Aid

Timothy V. Gatto: *Bush Gets Away with Murder...Really! (6 comments)

Gustav Wynn: Separation of Christmas and Jesus? (3 comments)

Bob Geiger: Why John Edwards Changes Everything (16 comments)

John Carey: Fondly Recalling President Jerry Ford (1 comments)

Charles Lenchner: Jimmy Carter's Sin Against Israel (7 comments)

Wayne Madsen: Why the Bush Crime Family Wants Saddam Iced (3 comments)

Ron Fullwood: Further Down That Bloody Path In Iraq (2 comments)

Ashu M. G. Solo: Questioning State-Sanctioned Murder

Andrew Kishner: Say No to the Divine Strake (2 comments)

Iftekhar Sayeed: The Role of Anytus

Robert Weitzel: The Crucible of Impeachment: If Not Now, When? (4 comments)

Elaine Brower: *Wake Up and Smell 2007 (8 comments)

Matt Vrabel: Solving Illegal Immigration – The "MAC Plan" (2 comments)

Rich Herschlag: Merchant Marines (2 comments)

Wednesday, December 27:

Ron Jacobs: Take This War and Shove It! (4 comments)

Dale Hill: Dirty Ol' Egg Suckin' Dog (s)

Stephen Osborn: A Small, but Important Error

Mark E. Smith: Iran-Contra Redux: Here We Go Again (3 comments)

Peter Michaelson: Last Al Qaeda Standing

Rob Kall: The Dem Price for Bush's Surge or Iran Adventure (3 comments)

Mark Sashine: Things to Remember (3 comments)

Timothy V. Gatto: I Really Want to Make a Point Here (3 comments)

James Brett: Horsefeathers!

Andrew Bard Schmookler: Sequel to the "Good Will Toward Men" Essay

Martin Zehr: Saladin Lives!

Stephen Lendman: Reports of Fidel Castro's Impending Death Have Been Greatly Exaggerated (1 comments)

Anai Rhoads Ford: Racial Profiling: Multiple Immigration Raids (2 comments)

Karen Fish: Annan, Mandela, Saud and Garland Prophesied Iraq Perfectly Beforehand (1 comments)

Bill Wetzel: How My Uncle Came to Have a Drink with President Ford

Wayne Madsen: Before We Go Eulogizing Gerald Ford. . . (9 comments)

Stephen Lendman: A Look Back and Ahead In An Age of Neocon Rule (7 comments)

David Swanson: *New Year's Utopianism Needed Fast (3 comments)

Tuesday, December 26:

W. Christopher Epler (Bill): 10 Happy Thoughts for 2007! (3 comments)

John Carey: Who Is Shaping White House and Pentagon Thinking on the Next Steps In Iraq and Iran? (4 comments)


John Perry: Presidential Complicity

Muhammad Khurshid: Pakistan, Afghanistan Bickering Endangers Lives of Millions of Tribesmen (1 comments)


John Carey: Sixty Two Years Ago: The Battle of the Bulge (6 comments)

David Teachout: The Blasphemy Challenge (8 comments)

Charles Bonacci: *Iran Sanctions a bad idea for Troops in Iraq? Or just bad in General? (1 comments)

Pamela Drew: America's Perfect Intelligence Targeting Activists (3 comments)


Carlos T Mock, MD: Disappointed that the Republican Party has not censored an open attack to the 1st amendment to our Constitution (1 comments)

Brent Budowsky: Brent Budowsky: American Deaths In Iraq Surpass American Deaths On 9-11 and President Bush Wants To Escalate Again (4 comments)

Carol Wolman: A sad Christmas (3 comments)

Timothy V. Gatto: We Don't Have a Lot of Time Left (1 comments)

Dan Merica: Bush Esculating His War (4 comments)

Monday, December 25:

the web: Further fallout from Carter's new book (8 comments)

W. Christopher Epler (Bill): If this isn't a Class War, then what the bloody hell is it? (17 comments)

Richard Dubin: A cloth-o-silver slut

Vince Williams: BUSH'S BLUNDERLAND a parody . . .

David Caputo: *American Thinker says 9/11 skepticism "extremely dangerous" (12 comments)

John Moffett: When Kings Go Mad (4 comments)

Rob Kall: Pelosi and Conyers-- Smarter than Impeachment- (74 comments)

Linda Milazzo: YES WE CAN CAN! IF WE WANNA YES WE CAN CAN!! (8 comments)

Sunday, December 24:

Randolph T. Holhut: A Toon For Our Time: Hugh Harman's "Peace on Earth"

Sheila Samples: Will Stinky Cut The Big One? (4 comments)

Jane Stillwater: The biggest threat to America: The nuclear bomb? No, the dollar store! (3 comments)

Angela Stark: "They Lost My Vote" (a musical rendition)

andi novick: What do Jews, Muslims, Christians, Atheists and Corporate Media have in Common with the Evangelical Right?

Michael Richardson: Trading Alphabet Soup for Code Words

sameh abdelaziz: Everything is possible! (6 comments)

Steve Bhaerman: Christmas In the Trenches

Steven Leser: *Iraq War - Pardon the Troops Accused of Crimes (15 comments)

Jayne Lyn Stahl: Shock and Awe: The Politics of Redaction (4 comments)

Alan MacDonald: Real Victory over Empire (1 comments)

Richard Backus: The Demise of the American middle class (16 comments)

Martha Rosenberg: Kennedy, Foley, Haggard, Frey: A year of excuses not apologies (1 comments)

Clifford Hoeft: Why I Comment (15 comments)

Bob Portune: Denial (1 comments)

Jeane Doyle: The Christmas Present We Want From the DNC (6 comments)

Timothy V. Gatto: Eyes Wide Open (5 comments)

Saturday, December 23:

Debby Bodkin: Letter to Pope Benedict - From the Eyes of a Child...

Adrian Kuzminski: Going Local

David Caputo: *The Nation weakly trashes 9/11 skeptics (10 comments)

W. Christopher Epler (Bill): If Bush Jr. is Scrooge, the Bush Sr. should be Jacob Marley

John De Herrera: The Article V 100: An Untitled Documentary

Lawrence Fiarman: Our American Spirit

Andrew Bard Schmookler: Why "Good Will Toward Men" Has Become More of a Challenge for Me: My Christmas Thoughts (4 comments)


Jason Miller: Shouting Truth to Depraved Power (and Its Unwitting Accomplices): Stephen Lendman Sounds Off

Timothy V. Gatto: The Administration from HELL! (4 comments)

Black Box Voting: We Need Legislation to Assure Freedom of Access to Elections Information (1 comments)

Rob Kall: Dear DCCC; Video Hound and Youtube Bigot Goode for his "Macaca Moments" For Starters, as well as The Rest of the '08 Op (3 comments)

Ron Fullwood: Bucking Up Our Soldiers for the Ideological Occupation

Larry Sakin: The Gift In George's Stocking

Uzi Silber: Observing the Sabbath With My Children Every Week - Shul Is Not What You Might Think (3 comments)

Shirley Cloyes DioGuardi: KOSOVA'S LAST CHANCE (11 comments)

John Carey: Asian Culture and Christmas (2 comments)

Bob Burnett: All I Want For Christmas is...the Truth (8 comments)

Mark McVay: The Way Forward (1 comments)

TED BOHNE: From "We're absolutely, we're winning" in Iraq," to "'We're not winning, we're not losing.'

Lewis Lafontaine: *The Iraq War through the Lens of Muslim History (3 comments)

Michael Richardson: Reflections on Christmas by Robert Ingersoll, the "Great Infidel"

Rollyn Carlson: Deck the Fence and other Dysfunctional Holiday Observations

Vince Williams: GEORGIE, THE RED-STATE "REIGN-DEAR" (1 comments)

Friday, December 22:

Philip Martin: *A Young Marine Speaks Out (5 comments)

Robert Parry: Bush's 'Global War on Radicals' (3 comments)

Timothy V. Gatto: Our National Mental Health is Suspect (Mine Too) (14 comments)

James Brett: Free Trade is Not Free! (6 comments)

Bob Geiger: On Snowe-Landrieu Bipartisan Initiative: Kiss My Democratic Ass (5 comments)

Richard Mathis: America goes to Pot and Prisons (5 comments)


Brent Budowsky: Everyone Is Losing This Insane War. U.S. Should Champion A Cease Fire (2 comments)

Maryann Mann: The Survival of George W. Bush (11 comments)

Linda Seligson: Breast Cancer News Cause for Joy and Anger

Thursday, December 21:

Amy Fried, Ph.D.: Fighting the Enemies of Liberty - and "Dangerous" Questions

Walter C. Uhler: Put on the Spot, Our Punk President Lies Yet Again (5 comments)

Gabriele Zamparini: Cannon fodder in Christmas times

Layla Anwar: A Letter to an American GI, From Iraq

John Pagoda: Freedom - by Accident or Design

Andrew Bard Schmookler: Evil and the Oval Office: A Spiritual, but also Naturalistic, Perspective on the Bushite Regime (5 comments)

Ron McBride: The Kicking Jackass (2 comments)

Heather Moore: All Pigs Are "Some Pig;" Please Spare Them From Slaughter (2 comments)

John Carey: American Culture: The Donald, Rosie and Miss USA Take Us All For A Ride (10 comments)

Erik Lie-Nielsen: is Our Mother A Big, Fat Lying Whore? (2 comments)

Michael Butler: *It Is Time For A National Spotlight On The Media

Lawrence R. Velvel: The DeFacto Closing Of The Flagships And Possible Replacements For Them.

Jayne Lyn Stahl: "Natural Partners" -- Consider the Out-source (4 comments)

Timothy V. Gatto: The Radicalization of Timothy (23 comments)

Peter Rost: Miss USA: The Wolf in the Henhouse. (9 comments)

Heather Wokusch: How Breaches in the US Nuclear-Weapons Program Endanger You

Scott Shuster: Once Again Bush Gets It Wrong. Who'd O' Thunk? (3 comments)

Faisal Kutty: The Universal Lessons of Hajj

Lawrence R. Velvel: 1898 Redux

Russ Wellen: Surf-veying the Progressive Web (2 comments)

Robert Raitz: Welcome to "The Jungle" (2 comments)

Lydia Howell: Abu Ghraib at Home: Human Rights Day 2006

Curt Day: Who Is Winning the War on Terror? (1 comments)

Dale Hill: Lou, Get Real and Get Off Public Education

Hilton Obenzinger: Meditations in a Time of Delusions and Lies – 16: The Iraq Study Group: Shattering the Elite

Wednesday, December 20:

Dan DeWalt: New England Towns Mobilize for Impeachment


Bob Koehler: Ignorant Armies

W. Christopher Epler (Bill): Preaching to the Democratic Choir is America's Salvation (2 comments)

Gustav Wynn: Flip-Flop versus Flim-Flam? Artillery for Hillary (1 comments)

Jodin Morey: *Impeachment Good for Republicans and Democrats

Todd Huffman, M.D.: Asleep And Dreaming

Timothy V. Gatto: *Trying to Make Sense of This War and The Democrats (2 comments)

Dean Powers: Bush Considers Size Enlargement Despite Problem Taking Leaks (2 comments)

Rady Ananda: Death Bed Unity for HCPBs (Hand Counter Paper Ballots) (4 comments)

Lewis Lafontaine: He follows his father, but with shorter strides. –Virgil (1 comments)

sherry clark: We the People Must Win the War on Earth! (2 comments)


Karen Fish: U.S. Military Draft Announced in Simple Code Today by President Bush

David Swanson: *Congress v. Muslims

Nicola Nasser: A Counterproductive U.S. Advice to Palestinians

Iftekhar Sayeed: REGIME CHANGE, LANGUAGE CHANGE (1 comments)

J. Thomas Duffy: The Sounds of Christmas

John Carey: TIME Magazine's Misguided Salute to the Self-Absorbed (5 comments)

Rob Kall: Tara Trumping the Media and Its Failure to Cover Bushidiot's War Stupidity (3 comments)

Dave Lindorff: Only the American People Can Save Us Now (4 comments)

Ron Fullwood: More Soldiers For Bush's 'Ideological War'

Bernard Weiner, The Crisis Papers: Santa: Please Grant Us These Wishes

Bob Burnett: Why Can't Bush Admit We've Failed in Iraq? (8 comments)

Stephen Lendman: Chavez Landslide Tops All In US History (2 comments)

Tuesday, December 19:

the web: Health Question and Answer Session (Satire) (1 comments)

Steven Leser: *Iraq War – When the Wrong Path Was Taken and What to Do Now

Timothy V. Gatto: *More Money and Politics: Today It's Lieberman's Turn (2 comments)

Dave Lindorff: Sinister Cabal Takes over Washington

John Perry: My Letter to Russ Feingold (3 comments)

Jayne Lyn Stahl: "To Impeach or Not to Impeach"

Rob Kall: The Good War-- Against Christmas

Bob Geiger: GOP Senate Did One Thing in 2006: Kill Democratic Initiatives (1 comments)

Mickey Z.: Top Ten Ways to Change the World in 2007

Ron Fullwood: New Pimp for the Bush Occupations (1 comments)

Shmuel Rosner: Who deserves Democracy? (2 comments)

sherry clark: The Thirteen Days of X-mas!

Marc McDonald: How Did America's Founding Fathers Feel About Christmas? (2 comments)

Larry Sakin: Less Than Zero

Mark McVay: Road to Nowhere (1 comments)

Phil Rockstroh: Expanding Markets and Dying Oceans: Eating the Planet Like a Bag of Doritos for Jesus (15 comments)

Alan McConnell: Impeachment, Nancy, and John (4 comments)

Debby Bodkin: Letter to Pope Benedict - Waves of Confusion-Penance is a Personal Choice--Not a Public Relations Tool! (1 comments)

Richard Neville: CLINGING TO THE DEVIL'S COAT TAILS (2 comments)

Monday, December 18:

W. Christopher Epler (Bill): Is our new razor's edge between Carville/Clinton centrists and perfectionist progressives? (3 comments)

thepen: Take Their Troop Surge In Iraq And SHOVE IT (2 comments)

Ramzy Baroud: Aljazeera: The Plot thickens (1 comments)

John Carey: Secretary of State Rice: Under Fire by Predecessors (4 comments)

Dave Zirin: Brawl in the Garden (2 comments)

Marcy Winograd: Open Letter to Next Intell Chief Reyes from Marcy Winograd (2 comments)

Jude Acosta: And What Exactly Is An Enlightened Panic?

Stephen Crockett: A Democratic Southern Strategy – Compete!

Paul Rogat Loeb: Democrats and the Youth Vote

Katherine Hughes: Why Is the US Government So Afraid of Justice in the Case of Dr. Rafil Dhafir

Timothy V. Gatto: Money and Politic's and Politicians With Money

Mike Whitney: Bush's Mad-dash to History's Dustbin (1 comments)

Kent Welton: An Inconvenient President - Our Modern Tragedy

Andrew Bard Schmookler: Reason and Emotion in the Anti-Bushite Movement, Or, Hey Democrat-hating Lefties, Get Real (45 comments)

Joel S. Hirschhorn: Class War Weapon of Choice – For the Holidays and All Days (7 comments)

David Swanson: *Video: Powell Asked About His Pre-War Lies (3 comments)

Joshua Frank: Death by Coke (2 comments)

Sunday, December 17:

Jane Stillwater: OPEC & Apocalypto: We've got the early review....

Jan Baumgartner: The Decline of Darfur

Rollyn Carlson: Pro Choice: A Misguided Moniker from the Get Go

Alamgir Hussain: Malaysia: Portrait of a 'Great Moderate Islamic Nation'

Patti Lynn: *Freedom and Justice For All (1 comments)

Martha Rosenberg: Kicking Wyeth Habit Saves Women's Lives--Study (1 comments)

Rabbi Michael Lerner: How the Jews and Secularists Did Not Steal Christmas (3 comments)

Rob Kall: Waking Up in America-- the Last Holdouts (10 comments)

Michael Leon: The Progressive Magazine's Shame (10 comments)

TED BOHNE: Requiem for the masses

Jason Miller: Call me Ebenezer, but Christmas as we know it needs to go... (1 comments)

Sheri Myers: These Ohio Reformers Urgently Need our Support

Jon Faulkner: *Democrats Must Impeach Or Risk War (3 comments)

Jayne Lyn Stahl: The Testimony of Carne Ross (2 comments)

Stephen Crockett: U.S. Policy Failures in the Post 9-11 World (1 comments)

Timothy V. Gatto: Face the Nation Wasn't Face the Facts (9 comments)

Steve Young: WHAT ABOUT ME?

Lora Chamberlain: Regarding Election Reform and What YOU Can Do

Kathy Dopp: *Experts for the U.S. Congress to Consult with on Election Integrity Legislation (4 comments)

Robert Raitz: Culture Clot... (19 comments)

Saturday, December 16:

Steven Leser: *Bush and Spending – So Now President Bush Wants to Talk Fiscal Responsibility? (3 comments)

Dana Scully: That's Soy Gay! (11 comments)

wcproteus: Much has been swept under the "conspiracy theory" rug. (4 comments)

Bo Lipari: New Yorkers for Verified Voting Needs Your Help

Mac McKinney: Return the Lunatics to the Asylum (2 comments)

Kenneth Anderson: The Old American Century: Twenty Years of Realist Foreign Policy

Missy Comley Beattie: Will the Next Leader Please Stand Up? (6 comments)

Dave Lindorff: Innocents Abroad: America cracks down on Guantanamo detainees, despite overwhelming evidence most are not terrorists

Andrew Kishner: Divine Misgivings

Mikael Rudolph: *SD Dem Senator Tim Johnson Falls Ill, Cheney Salivates (1 comments)

Larry Sakin: The United States of Egoism

Jude Acosta: What Exactly Is An Enlightened Panic? (4 comments)

Pete Lafond: *What you don't know about the most violent Pedophiles (3 comments)

Rev. Bill McGinnis: Sending More Troops Into Iraq Is Like Pouring More Water On A Gasoline Fire. (21 comments)

Linda Milazzo: THE DISAPPEARANCE OF GEORGE P. BUSH (10 comments)

Friday, December 15:

Larry Sakin: Book Review- Imagine No Superstition; The Power to Enjoy Life with No Guilt, No Shame, No Blame by Stephen Frederick Uhl


sameh abdelaziz: The Amazing Study!

Jane Stillwater: The Holocaust: Who died & from what? Historians, put your thinking caps on! (4 comments)

Georgianne Nienaber: Ebola! What would Dian Fossey Do?

Paul Foote: Jeane Kirkpatrick: America Cannot Impose Democracy

Lawrence Velvel: Sanity, Competence, And The Latest Washington Crock About Iraq. (2 comments)

John De Herrera: *Article V Convention (2 comments)

Timothy V. Gatto: *Either Fight Like A Big Dog, or Stay on The Porch (4 comments)

Carlos T Mock, MD: Open Letter to New Jersey Lawmakers

Juda Engelmayer: Carter and Baker: The Final Opportunity to Infuse Anti-Israel Idealism into a New Political Era

Abbas Sadeghian: Ahmadinegad's real crimes (8 comments)

Andrew Bard Schmookler: Disagreement about Zbig: Acknowledging the Problem of Power (2 comments)

Dave Lindorff: Progressives Should Relax about Control of the Senate (4 comments)

Ron Fullwood: Democrats Determined to Take the Lead Managing Mideast Unrest

Gary Vance: Christians Rebuke Dr. Dobson (9 comments)

Heather Wokusch: It's Not Just Bush: We're Accountable Too

James R. Brett, Ph.D.: A Bad Week


Scott Shuster: Did The Holocaust Really Happen? (14 comments)

Don Williams: Don't Be A Party To New Nukes (2 comments)

Rob Kall: Will Republicans Find the Courage to Tell Bush and Cheney It Is Time To Go? (11 comments)

ddjango: Flying Over the Cuckoo's Nest (5 comments)

Bob Burnett: Iraq? The Next Six Months

Brent Budowsky: Senate Control Should NEVER Change Hands by a Governor Disregarding The Will Of His People (3 comments)

Thursday, December 14:

Timothy V. Gatto: My Response to The First 100 Hours of Congress (4 comments)

Jayne Lyn Stahl: Dukes of Hazard

James Nimmo: Just as Pinochet, who recently died, was hounded for HIS war crimes... (1 comments)

Debby Bodkin: Letter to Pope Benedict - Waves of Sadness

Teresa Albano: U.S. eyewitness to Venezuela's elections

Irv Thomas: Lost in the Shuffle: Last Weekend's Impeachment Rallies

Vince Williams: NEEDED: LARGE POWERFUL FAN to blow the DIRT back at ROVIANS

Dean Powers: Lions and Tigers and Fragility, Oh My! (1 comments)

Sherwood Ross: U.S. Losing Information War Against Muslim Jihadists (5 comments)

Sunsara Taylor: As American as Shopping and Torture: Street Theater on International Human Rights Day

Dorothy Reik: letter to Pelosi from PDA Santa Monica (6 comments)

W. Christopher Epler (Bill): A Song of America (2 comments)

Bob Geiger: On Protecting Senate Minority, Reid Shows Honor GOP Lacked (2 comments)

bobkoehler: Rules of Engagement

Andrew Bard Schmookler: Let Things Ripen Some on Impeachment: Patience Will Be Rewarded

Randolph T. Holhut: Impeachment Should Not Be A Taboo For Democrats (1 comments)

Charles Sullivan: The Cash Cows of Personal Debt (1 comments)

Marc McDonald: Newspapers That Once Called Upon Clinton To Resign Are Silent On Bush (1 comments)

Abbas Sadeghian: Sword and Seizure:Muhammad's Epilepsy and creation of Islam (31 comments)

John Carey: How Did We Get Into This War? (2 comments)

Wayne Madsen: Litvinenko's Death: Where the Far Right Meets International Crime (3 comments)

Robert Weitzel: The Darwinian Case For Impeaching The President

Brent Cole: George W. Bush is not President or a United States Citizen (2 comments)

eileen fleming: *STOP the Destruction of Lives and Homes in the Holy Land

Lawrence Fiarman: More Than A Day Late And Many Dollars Short

Anai Rhoads Ford: Soldiers Lose The War For Their Freedom of Speech

Tim Anderson: The Collapse of Australia's Pacific Intervention

Stephen Lendman: Omissions In the Iraq Study Group Report (7 comments)

Wednesday, December 13:

Steven Leser: January 20, 2009 – It Still Seems so Far Away it is Hard to Keep Thinking About Tomorrow

Diane M. Grassi: Troops Pay Hidden Cost Of Multiple Deployments

David Swanson: *How to Spend the War Money

Timothy V. Gatto: My Suggestions for Congress (2 comments)

Ernest Partridge: The Public Interest and the the Limits of Volunteerism.

thepen: The President's IGNORING Tour


Lonna Gooden VanHorn: Give the Money You Would Have Spent on My Christmas Present to the Dennis Kucinich for President 2008 Campaign!

Bernard Weiner, The Crisis Papers: Exiting the Rat-Hole: Iraq & CheneyBush

Dana Pearson: Open Letter to Warren Buffett (1 comments)

Shelby LaPre: RadioPower, Signing Off

Daniel Geery: Hold your hat! Here we go again... two morons, one sore loser lead the way.

Norman Finkelstein: The Media Lynching of Jimmy Carter (2 comments)

Leslie Roberts: In Response to the NYT article on election changes

Richard Mathis: Does Mel Gibson's Apocalypto aid and abet al-Qaeda? (2 comments)

Bob Burnett: Ten Suggestions For the First 100 Days (6 comments)

Jayne Lyn Stahl: Earth to Ahmadinejad (18 comments)

Ron Fullwood: Sadr and his countryfolk have to live in Iraq, not Bush . . .

Todd Huffman, M.D.: George's War (5 comments)

Jayne Lyn Stahl: Annan Speaks

Carol Wolman: *Are "we the people" paralyzed? (6 comments)

Tuesday, December 12:

David Swanson: *Videos of an Impeachment Rally

Andrew Kishner: Divine Misgivings

Timothy V. Gatto: *An Open Letter to Speaker-Elect Pelosi (5 comments)

Stephen Soldz: Abusive interrogations: A defining difference between psychiatrists and psychologists

Rob Kall: Envisioning a Positive Future for Congress, America, Humanity and The Planet (6 comments)

Erik Lie-Nielsen: An Insane presidency (2 comments)

J R: New Secretary of Defense, Robert Gates, advocates expanding the Drug War in Afghanistan and Iraq

Mickey Z.: An Open Letter to the People of Iraq (1 comments)

Missy Comley Beattie: Convicted of Tresspassing? Stupid, Illogical, Absurd!! (1 comments)

Russ Wellen: A Donation to OpEdNews Is an Investment in Yourself

Carol Wolman: *talk for impeachment rally- Dec. 10th, SF

Ron Fullwood: Bush Convinced He Knows Better Than Americans On Iraq (1 comments)

Robert Jensen: Saying goodbye to my "Fargo" accent (3 comments)

Monday, December 11:

Move On: Action Alert! Urge Re-vote for FL-13

Angela Stark: South Dakota: Corruption from the top down

Mickey Z.: Defending our interests (lessons from Panama)

Kent Welton: Social Security Communes

Paul Rogat Loeb: Hillary Clinton and My Visa Bill (3 comments)

E. T. SIMON: O, the Billy Gloat was out bleating again! (3 comments)

Jane Stillwater: Macbeth visits the Holy Land: Zionists with 60 years of blood on their hands? (3 comments)

Stephen Soldz: 650,000 dead given voice in Congress

Timothy V. Gatto: Where is America Going?

Andrew Bard Schmookler: The Pro-Life Position on Climate Change

Joel S. Hirschhorn: Economic Apartheid Kills (1 comments)

Rob Kall: Tom DeLay Learns About Blogging (2 comments)

Sunday, December 10:

Rev. Bill McGinnis: Congress Can Overrule The President On Any Decision - Including Our Policies On Iraq.

Angela Stark: Fake Tallies - It's Nothing New

andi novick: Stop AT&T Merger which Threatens our Internet Access

W. Christopher Epler (Bill): Is John McCain a wannabe Smirking Chimp?

Jason Miller: Bread, Bread, Everywhere, Yet not a Morsel to Eat

Mickey Z.: Felonious Monk

Ron Fullwood: Iraqi Fledglings Still Refusing To Fly Solo (2 comments)

Robert Richardson: COUTURE TERRORISM (2 comments)

Democracy Now / Amy Goodman / Elizabeth de la Vega: Impeachment roadmap

Walter C. Uhler: The South Continues to "Make" Race: Will the Supreme Court Follow? (1 comments)

Daniel Geery: To collapse or to continue? (3 comments)

Edward McSweegan: Hoaxes, Statistics and Anthrax

the web: Big Oil vs. "An Inconvenient Truth"? (2 comments)

John Carey: War On Terror Lacks an Integrated American Effort (2 comments)

Julian Edney: 1% now owns 40% (2 comments)

Tim Anderson: East Timor after Alkatiri: nation or protectorate?

Irv Thomas: On this very day, 65 years ago... (8 comments)

Teresa Albano: Sean Bell: What justice requires

Jude Acosta: Viral Fear and The State of National Insecurity (6 comments)

Robert Raitz: Saving face or saving lives. (2 comments)

Larry Sakin: Ain't Democracy Grand? (2 comments)

Linda Milazzo: KENNEDYS, BUSHES and OIL: Public Interest vs. Self Interest (8 comments)

Saturday, December 9:

Joe Parko: Israeli Nuclear Whistleblower Speaks Out (1 comments)

Matthew Cardinale: US Rep. Cynthia McKinney's Full Remarks on Her New Bush Impeachment Bill (3 comments)

W. Christopher Epler (Bill): Samo, Samo: Civilization (vs) the Barbarians (1 comments)

Josh Marshall: Talking Point Memo Daily Media Digest (1 comments)

Media Matters: It's All About the Center


Carlos T Mock, MD: Chicago, a sick city (2 comments)

Andrew Bard Schmookler: Glued to the Tube for Zbig: A Fantasy of a Hearing the Democrats Should Convene

Ron Fullwood: Bush Still Looking For A 'Way Forward' In The Face Of His Iraq Failure (2 comments)

Thomas L. Walsh: Who Is Being Rude Here?

Mark A. Goldman: Four suggestions for solving your problem

Mickey Z.: The U.S. government hates democracy (lessons from Italy) (2 comments)

Friday, December 8:

Stephen Crockett: Economic and Political Populism Is Here To Stay (1 comments)

James Richard Brett: Political Syncretism (1 comments)

Timothy V. Gatto: We Won't Get Fooled Again (2 comments)

Dave Lindorff: A Congress of Whores and Pipsqueaks (2 comments)

Don Williams: Send Email Saying No to New Nukes (2 comments)

Rob Kall: One Month After Nov 7, It's Clear, The New Left Won, and the Crash of the Right Is Gaining Momentum (14 comments)

Steve Young: THE DEATH OF RIGHT-WING TALK RADIO RELEVANCE...R.I.P.: August, 1988 - December 4, 2006 (8 comments)

Bob Burnett: Killing Conservatism (3 comments)


Mary Shaw: Stealing Christmas? (3 comments)

Steven Leser: Election 2006 Continued Wrap up – The Coming Economic Swoon and Did Republicans Throw the Election? (1 comments)

Stephen Lendman: The Spirit of Democracy in Venezuela (14 comments)

Michael Richardson: The Perfect Crime

Erik Lie-Nielsen: "BONG HITS 4 JESUS" - Unbelievable US Supreme Court Case (3 comments)

Ted Condas: War Changes Everything (1 comments)

clifford hoeft: wean Bush from the 9/11 teat (1 comments)

Sheri Myers: *The Mystic Voting Hall - for the Love of Democracy

John Carey: Baker, Hamilton Commission on Iraq Reports (5 comments)

Josh Mitteldorf: Why we're not getting out of Iraq (4 comments)

J R: Look at Who Undermines Democracy (1 comments)

Erik Lie-Nielsen: The Neo-Conservative Coup in the United States

Larry Sakin: The Dirty Little Secret of Terrorist States (6 comments)

Thursday, December 7:

Joseph Zodda: Iraq Study Group Oddness

Dennis Kucinich: A Quest for Integrity (6 comments)

Eric Foner: George Bush - He's The Worst US President Ever (1 comments)

Cindy Sheehan: Breakfast with Dennis Kucinich

David Swanson: *The Best Reasons Not to Impeach, And Why They're Wrong (1 comments)

Brent Budowsky: The First Catastrophic President In American History Says: "Not Satisfied With The Pace Of Progress In Iraq" (1 comments)

Jay Esbe: *Ruminations of a "Seether"

Michael Bonanno: Shock Over Richards's Rant is Curious

andi novick: Remember the Pinto or Why Isn't the Performance of Our Voting Machines as Important as the Performance of Our Blenders

Carol Wolman: What's the deal? (2 comments)

Timothy V. Gatto: A Most Dangerous Time (1 comments)

Russ Wellen: Kofi Annan's Parting Remarks on Our Nuclear Future -- or Lack Thereof (10 comments)

Al Krass: A Modern Day Amos

Scott Shuster: Will Bush Listen? Do Pigs Fly? (7 comments)

Ron Fullwood: America is the Author of the Civil War in Iraq (4 comments)

Mickey Z.: Don't expect U.S. to create democracy in Iraq (lessons from Greece) (1 comments)

Wednesday, December 6:

Russ Feingold: Sen. Feingold Comments On the Iraq Study Report (2 comments)

David Swanson: *Permanent Bases and Temporary Presidents

Ernest Partridge: A Window of Opportunity (2 comments)

Bob Koehler: Electronic Treason

Andrew Bard Schmookler: The Good News Implied in Feingold's Decision Not to Run

Doug Soderstrom, Ph.D.: Progress: Man's Greatest Mistake (2 comments)

James Richard Brett: Libertarian Democrats? (7 comments)

Randolph T. Holhut: Making a List: Who Are The Most Influential People in American History? (4 comments)

Robert Parry: Democrats Cave on Gates Nomination

Faisal Kutty: Universal Declaration of Human Rights: A Western Construct? (2 comments)

Katrin Reichhold: Putting 'Good' and 'Evil' into Perspective through the eyes of a 'Political Agnostic' (5 comments)

Rob Kall: Elder Bush Cries (22 comments)

Kathy Dopp: The Urgent Need for Effective Election Integrity Legislation

Jeremy Hammond: Iran and the Violation of the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty (1 comments)

Timothy V. Gatto: *Two Presidents and Two Lies (8 comments)

Ron Fullwood: Mr. Gates' War

Doug Thompson: Iraq Study Group Report: Smoke, mirrors and the fog of war

Bernard Weiner, The Crisis Papers: Who Brought Us to the Iraq Abyss? (4 comments)

Bob Burnett: Making the Connection Between Iraq and Israel (1 comments)

Dean Powers: Iraqi Study Blah, Blah, Blah (2 comments)

Tuesday, December 5:

Timothy V. Gatto: Living in Christian Fundamentalist Heaven-On-Earth (1 comments)

Missy Comley Beattie: The Unhappy President at the Helm (1 comments)

Georgianne Nienaber: The Day the Coleen Rowley Campaign Faced the Advertising on the Wall (3 comments)

Alan McConnell: Why Impeachment Would Be Good For the Country (3 comments)

Dale Hill: Welcome To My Town

Mark Harris: None Dare Call It Reason (4 comments)

Michael Martin: Is the Republican Party Becoming Irrelevant?

Vince Williams: GEORGE WASHINGTON v. george bush. . . Hamlet: See what a grace was seated on this brow, . . .Look you now what follows

Press Release: *Make DC Voting Rights Act Happen

Bev Harris: Election Forum: the Vote Counters vs. "We the People"

Paul Cilwa: The Chatty Extremist Christian

Matt Kjeldsen: The 9/11 Conspiracy Theories (We Must Have A New And Completely Independent Investigation Into The Events Of 9/11) (3 comments)

J R: It's Still About The Drug War (2 comments)

Ben Marble: HBO Comic Relief for WHO?

Alex Margolin: Human Rights NGOs Drop the Ball on Human Shields

robert weitzel: Because The Bible Tells Me So? (3 comments)

Robert Raitz: The falling house of cards. (6 comments)

Michael Richardson: What Election Fraud Looks Like

Dave Wheelock: *Is Impeachment Really Off the Table, Nancy? (4 comments)

Ron Fullwood: Best Way Forward In Iraq

Phil Lindsey: Other Shoe Hits the Floor !!

Steve Young: Bill O'Reilly vs Stephanie Miller (1 comments)

Ashu M. G. Solo: Education Deficit Disorder

Sandy Todd: Jim Wallis Pushes Religiosity as Democratic Party Future

Jim Bush: Dispatch from: Katy, Texas

Debby Bodkin: Letter to Pope Benedict -- Waves of Faith, Hope and Love

Colleen Turner: The "Iraqi Kid Runs for Water" Video (4 comments)

Rich Herschlag: George's World, George's World

Mickey Z.: Don't let Dick Cheney read your palm

Monday, December 4:

thepen: The SECRET Plan To Stay In Iraq

Jayne Lyn Stahl: One Step Forward, Two Steps Back (1 comments)

W. Christopher Epler: It's one thing to say Bush is a nut. It's quite another to say he's clinically insane.

David Swanson: *Mandate for Peace Sends Letter to Every Democrat in House and Senate

Stephen Soldz: The destruction of Jose Padilla (5 comments)

Timothy V. Gatto: The 800 Pound Gorilla in The Living Room (1 comments)

Steven Leser: *Republican Corruption Fallout Continues – The New Hampshire Election Phone Jamming Scandal

Wayne Madsen: Litvinenko Suspected of Smuggling Nuclear Materials (1 comments)

Andrew Bard Schmookler: The Democrats and the Anti-Bushite Movement: How This Important Alliance Should Work (7 comments)

Carol Wolman: *Bush's "legitimacy" (1 comments)

Rob Kall: Courtesy of the USA; Rape and Torture of Heroes of Democracy (15 comments)

Bob Geiger: Shameful Milestone Reached For Minimum Wage

Joel S. Hirschhorn: Honest Centrism for Populist Democracy (7 comments)

Stephen Lendman: The End of the Bush Dynasty (7 comments)

Sam Vaknin: White Farms, Black Farmers

Sunday, December 3:

Mikael Rudolph: *National Call-In TODAY for Peace AND Impeachment

sameh abdelaziz: Here we go again, the decider decided!

glenn Kirk: Drowning In Jesus Fish (1 comments)

Bob Cesca: 9/11 Is Why He's The Worst President Ever (1 comments)

Michael Richardson: The obsolete Voting Machine

Bill Burkett: The Theft of America and Her Future

David Swanson: *Honesty in Iraq (1 comments)

Bryan Farrell: Canada's Commitment to Failure

ddjango: George Bush: The Voices In His Head

Walter C. Uhler: The Times Continues to Understate the Influence of Feith's "Gestapo Office" in the Run-up to War

Dean Powers: Sean Hannity Reads, Attacks Opednews Article on Radio (4 comments)

Lynne Glasner: The Uniter: The Peace Dividend Redux

Cenk Uygur: The Republicans Lost Iraq (2 comments)

Mark McVay: Drug Wars; Time to Put Down the Shovel (7 comments)

Steve Young: Is White House Whistleblower Ready to Bring Down Bush? (3 comments)

Vince Williams: RIGHT for the JOB???

Michael Richardson: Why Elections Do Not Matter

Gary Vance: A Conscientious Objector Objects to Rangel Draft Proposal (25 comments)

Paul Lehto: E-Voting Gives Election Cheaters and Conspiracies a Free Hand

Richard Mathis: What violent video game would Jesus play today?

Mickey Z.: What we're up against (lessons from Guatemala) (3 comments)

Mikael Rudolph: Who Killed the Kennedys After All? (5 comments)

Saturday, December 2:

Philip Farruggio: Deja Vu Depression Blues

Ron Watt: NIST White Paper Rebuttal


Jeff Deeney: An Open Letter to the Honorable Judge Alan M. Rubenstein (3 comments)

Ragnar Redbeard III: O Come Let Us Adore Them: (1 comments)

Press Release Origins USA: Donaldson Paper Is Important First Step - But Should Go Further

Andrew Bard Schmookler: Stranger in a Familiar Land: The Introduction to My Book, *The Illusion of Choice* (1 comments)

Todd Huffman, M.D.: Titillation Of The Trivial (1 comments)

Stephen Crockett: Democratic Presidential Candidates Look Good

Mikael Rudolph: *Bush Emulates Jesus' Captors and Torturers (3 comments)

Larisa Alexandrovna: Was a former KGB agent murdered over false-flag terrorism within Russia? (1 comments)

Paul Titterton: I did not realise I was Anti Semitic (9 comments)

Stephen Lendman: The Spirit of Resistance in Mexico City (1 comments)


Friday, December 1:

James Richard Brett: The Iraq Civil War: A Neocon Surprise

Larisa Alexandrovna: Alex: Smoking Gun, Literally? (1 comments)

Mick Youther: *Our Number One Priority (3 comments)

Jayne Lyn Stahl: Some Clarification Needed on the Word "Criminal" (2 comments)

Joshua Frank: Jon Tester's Neopopulism (1 comments)

Randolph T. Holhut: A Young Man's Chronicle of Hell (1 comments)

Jane Stillwater: JFK, RFK, 9-11 & Waco: The ultimate bodice-ripper! (7 comments)

Dean Powers: XRay Naked Pics for "Officer in Remote Location" (6 comments)

Don Williams: The final unraveling in Iraq

Dave Lindorff: Fighting the Iraq Home

Charles Sullivan: Ghosts in the Machine: Encounters with the NSA (2 comments)

Frank J. Ranelli: Vigilante Troops Doll-out Ultra-harsh Punishment for Stealing Wood!

thepen: A Proposal for Election REFORM by Coordinated State Ballot Initiatives

Dale Hill: What We Did Not Find In South Korea

Jay Esbe: *Beware!! March of the Arctic/IslamoFascist Penguins: Just the facts. (6 comments)

eileen fleming: *Give the Gift of Hope to Israel-Palestine

Roger Harkness: The Commander in Chief Must Be Relieved of His Command

Bob Burnett: The Politics of Triage

Rob Kall: Sue the Bastards!! Take the E-Voting Machine Manufacturers and Secs of State To Court (3 comments)


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