Archives for Best Web OpEds

October 2007

Wednesday, October 31:

Norla Antinoro: Other Ways to Swig a Cat by Andris (5 comments)

Mike Kuykendall: Telcos Pull Rockefeller's Strings

Sheila Samples: War protests: Why no coverage?

Sheila Samples: Military Lawyers and the Gitmo Commissions

Margaret Bassett: The Democratic duel of the race Walter Shapiro

Laudyms: MuzzleWatch: the CAMERA Israel's Defamers conference

Joan Brunwasser: Putting the 'Israel Lobby' in Perspective

Joan Brunwasser: The Evangelical Movement's Breakdown Ain't so Cute After All (2 comments)

Tuesday, October 30:

Sheila Samples: Chris Floyd: The Undead Walk Among Us: Chalabi Returns!

Sheila Samples: Bush: 'That's How I Work'

Margaret Bassett: Kucinich Questions Bush\'s Mental Health


Philip Knab: Remember the Dishwasher the Government Took 50K From? Help Him Get His Money Back.

Dan Lieberman: The New Statism

jerryL: A primer for living in a totalitarian state

Kathlyn Stone: War protests: Why no coverage? (3 comments)

Russ Wellen: New Embassy in Iraq a White Elephant

Russ Wellen: The Horror Is Getting to Matt Taibbi

Monday, October 29:

Sheila Samples: Forget Impeachment, Put Bush and Cheney in a Straightjacket (1 comments)

Sheila Samples: Pepe Escobar: 'War on terror' is now war on Iran

Sheila Samples: The Prophet Of Climate Change: James Lovelock (5 comments)

Joan Brunwasser: The Wiretap this Time by Studs Terkel

Philip Knab: Remember the immigrant dishwasher the feds seized $59,000 from? Help him get his money back before he is deported.

W. Christopher Epler (Bill): The Hitler Comparison

Rob Kall: Paul Krugman: Fearing Fear Itself (3 comments)

Sheila Samples: Democrats are hocking their agenda as if they were at a fire sale

Sunday, October 28:


Sheila Samples: Swanson: Depleted Uranium and Depleted Democracy (5 comments)

Joan Brunwasser: Bush Preaches Democracy, Proposes Tyranny: The Fraudulent War on Terror

Elaine: Kenya's Maternal Wards Deliver Abuse With Babies

Joan Brunwasser: Fascist America, in 10 easy steps

Saturday, October 27:

Sheila Samples: White House Leak: Cheney's Plan for Iran Attack Starts With Israeli Missile Strike

Sheila Samples: Before Fires, Bush Cut Fire Preparedness Budgets, Outsourced Forest Service Work

Sheila Samples: The Politics of Paranoia: Jane Harman's War on the First Amendment

Sheila Samples: Bush’s “permission to fly” proposals: Preaching liberty, promoting tyranny (2 comments)

Margaret Bassett: Why Democrats are afraid to raise taxes on the rich

Eileen Fleming: Realizing God's dream for the Holy Land (2 comments)

Mac McKinney: ROVING EYE: 'War on Terror' is Now War on Iran

Georgianne Nienaber: No Hallowen Hoax. Just a Nightmare That Won't End

Friday, October 26:

Margaret Bassett: Bush, Cheney, Rice and Kucinich on Iran - John Nichols

Steven Leser: Edwards plans big for presidency

Margaret Bassett: MPR: Five years after his death, Wellstone still inspires

Russ Wellen: "Attack Iran and You Attack Russia" (2 comments)

Russ Wellen: How Do We Back Out of Our Nuclear Cul-de-Sac? (1 comments)

Joan Brunwasser: Republicanists Are Losers Video of the Moment

Joan Brunwasser: Dems are Losers Video of the Moment

Norla Antinoro: Antinoro: Bootprints of a "Lame Duck"

Thursday, October 25:

Joan Brunwasser: CA SoS Bowen: Support for vendor disappoints

Mark E. Smith: Straitjacket Bush - Los Angeles Times

R. G. Wilson: Peace: A New Way of Thinking about Achieving and Preserving It (2 comments)

Sheila Samples: US WAR ON IRAN - 'Closer to Reality'

Sheila Samples: Mazza: More muck on Maher

Daniel Geery: Screw the campaigns; I'll do what's correct.

Wednesday, October 24:

James Brett: 3Com at the Abattoir

Margaret Bassett: Congresswoman Woolsey on Congress & Bush Administration

Sheila Samples: Pentagon Used Independent Military Newspaper For Pro-Bush PR Campaign

Sheila Samples: Bush's Response to 9/11 Was Deadlier Than the Attacks Themselves

Russ Wellen: Mark Morford: American Kids Dumber Than Dirt (11 comments)

Russ Wellen: Fires Bring Back Specter of Katrina for Bush

Russ Wellen: Why We All Need to Root Against the Rockies (1 comments)

Sheila Samples: Ritter: Bush's World War III 'Solution' (1 comments)

Tuesday, October 23:

Joan Brunwasser: Desire and the Green Cure (1 comments)

Joan Brunwasser: The Consequences of Failing to Impeach:

Sheila Samples: Hightower: Is a Presidential Coup Under Way?

Russ Wellen: Neocons Elevate Ahmadinejad to Pantheon of Hitler, Stalin and Mao

Rob Kall: It's the Oil

Monday, October 22:

Steven Leser: Obama Should Repudiate and Cancel His Gay Bash Tour, and Do It Now

Daniel Geery: Patriots take heed! Or shut the hell up.

Sheila Samples: Unfit for Office (2 comments)

Sheila Samples: Who's Afraid of Gen. Petraeus? (2 comments)

Sheila Samples: Palestinians' lives invisible to Israelis

Josh Mitteldorf: Who will rule us after the next 9/11? (Slate article by Ron Rosenbaum) (2 comments)

Sheila Samples: PLUTOCRATIC PATTERN! A professor newly arrived from Mars can’t explain all that strange Clinton hatred

Rob Kall: Robert Fisk: Secret armies pose sinister new threat to Lebanon

Rob Kall: Benazir Bhutto: Only democracy can defeat Pakistan's extremists

Margaret Bassett: Naomi Wolf "The End of America: Letter of Warning (2 comments)

Margaret Bassett: John Dean: Vanishing Voters

Margaret Bassett: Reading Barack Obama

Margaret Bassett: Gerald Ford Off-the-Record

Sunday, October 21:

Rob Kall: Top Diary on Daily Kos: Representative Pelosi and Senator Reid -- YOU SUCK (5 comments)

Jim Freeman: Finally, Action! Ron Paul Introduces Bill to Defend Constitution!

Josh Mitteldorf: Suicide is Not Painless

Saturday, October 20:

Eileen Fleming: Waking Up from the Holocaust Hangover (18 comments)

Sheila Samples: Mazza: I am ‘that big of a lunatic,’ Bill Maher (2 comments)

Friday, October 19:

Sheila Samples: Christopher Dickey: War and Deliverance

Sheila Samples: Freedom Rider: Nancy Pelosi, Public Enemy Number One (6 comments)

Sheila Samples: Ackerman -- Today's Must Read

Thursday, October 18:

Margaret Bassett: Nancy Pelosi, Public Enemy Number One (BAR)

Rob Kall: War is never simple but it must at least be just

Rob Kall: The one candidate who is already acting like a leader (1 comments)

Margaret Bassett: John Cory | America, Land of Fear? (4 comments)

Margaret Bassett: The Iran hawks Juan Cole on 08 election question

Russ Wellen: 'Politics Have Interfered With Our Work'

Russ Wellen: How bin Laden Beat George Bush

Wednesday, October 17:

Margaret Bassett: Genocide: An inconvenient truth

Sheila Samples: Homeland security: the lethal illusion (3 comments)

Rob Kall: Truthdig - Reports - Dissent From the Front Lines

Margie Burns: Calling all bloggers: Are you 'covered' under House 'reporter's shield law'? (1 comments)

Joan Brunwasser: Trouble with Touch Screens, Indeed

W. Christopher Epler (Bill): Bush warns of World War III if Iran goes nuclear (1 comments)

Rob Kall: The Most Polarizing Candidate is NOT Hillary

Margaret Bassett: Housing market flame-out may burn us all

Tuesday, October 16:

Margaret Bassett: Robert Parry on MSM's "sliming" of Al Gore (2 comments)

W. Christopher Epler (Bill): Have the Republicans Picked Another Losing Fight on SCHIP?

Margaret Bassett: Top Democrats' reluctance to consider impeachment

Peter Dearman: Keeping the momentum on Burma

Margaret Bassett: Churchgoers\' support for Giuliani perplexes religious right

Monday, October 15:

Sheila Samples: Krugman: Gore Derangement Syndrome (5 comments)

Sheila Samples: Friedman: Who Will Succeed Al Gore? (1 comments)

Sheila Samples: Spies, Lies and FISA

W. Christopher Epler (Bill): Income inequality hits post WWII record (4 comments)

W. Christopher Epler (Bill): For American Jews, Dissent Against Israel Has Become Mainstream

Joan Brunwasser: NYT Editorial: Spies, Lies and FISA

Sheila Samples: Bob Herbert: The Trivial Pursuit

Sheila Samples: Frank Rich: The ‘Good Germans’ Among Us

Sunday, October 14:

Kathlyn Stone: The ‘Good Germans’ Among Us (1 comments)

Margaret Bassett: Guns in the Toy Department: The Incipient Police State

ladybroadoak: Video humor: Sarbanes-Oxley and Homeland Security to Oversee Cubicle Protocol

Saturday, October 13:

Rob Kall: NY Times: Spies, Lies and FISA

Rob Kall: Frank RIch: The ‘Good Germans’ Among Us

Joan Brunwasser: Still waiting in Florida (2 comments)

Joan Brunwasser: Where have you gone, Paul Wellstone? (1 comments)

Warren Pease: TOPOFF 4 and Vigilant Shield 08: a view from the "feverish fringe"

Margaret Bassett: | Let\'s abolish the Electoral College

Nicolai N. Petro: An Orthodox balm for Europe |

Friday, October 12:

Sheila Samples: TOO BIG FOR THE WHITE HOUSE (1 comments)

Sheila Samples: Cohn: Torturous Contradictions

Philip Knab: Ellis Island: "The Island of Tears".

Margaret Bassett: The State | 10/11/2007 | Security and priorities

Sheila Samples: Liberal Base Proves Trying to Democrats (1 comments)

Thursday, October 11:

Margaret Bassett: The State | 10/11/2007 | Security and priorities

Sheila Samples: Bush and the Phone Companies: Partners in Crime

Sheila Samples: Free speech could lead to online disconnect

Sheila Samples: Conason: Right-Wing Health Care Mythology (1 comments)

JohnPeebles: The Triumph of the National Security State

Russ Wellen: Are "Rational Business Decisions" the Best Newspapers Can Do Today?

Russ Wellen: New Guard Hiring the Old Guard

Russ Wellen: Iran, the Inflatable Bogeyman

Russ Wellen: Failing Prevention, Can We Recover from a Nuclear Attack? (3 comments)

Rob Kall: The Martyring of Che Guevara (2 comments)

Wednesday, October 10:

Sheila Samples: So Who's Afraid of the Israel Lobby?

Sheila Samples: Smile, Though Your Head Is Aching

Steve Fournier: Current Invective » Blog Archive » High Court Repudiates Rule of Law

Ginger Carter: Big Banks Are Selling Us Out on Climate Change

Jeffrey Kaye: Beware Misdirection on Torture Scandal: The DDD Story

Rob Kall: Pelosi Loses Her Smile When Anti War Dems Are Brought Up (2 comments)

Kathlyn Stone: George Galloway: Should Che be an icon? Yes

Joan Brunwasser: William Tell Overture Mom Video

Joan Brunwasser: Slavery is alive and well in the U.S. (4 comments)

Sheila Samples: Surrender, Dorothy

Sheila Samples: Giuliani Suffers From "9/11 Tourette's" (2 comments)

Tuesday, October 9:

Sheila Samples: Bob Herbert: High-Stakes Flimflam

Sheila Samples: Oil, Israel, and America: The Root Cause of the Crisis

Russ Wellen: Why Are Weapons Systems So Expensive? (3 comments)

Daniel Geery: Genflecting for Israel

Mark Sashine: Where did AIPAC come from?

Russ Wellen: Noam Chomsky: US a Nuclear Outlaw

Sheila Samples: Harkavy: Our Slave Labor in California, Iraq

Monday, October 8:

Margaret Bassett: Carl Bernstein: Hillary's Politics From 1968 to 2008 (3 comments)

Frank J. Ranelli: Bush and the modern GOP: Same party, same problems

Russ Wellen: Russia's Inter-Generational Catastrophe

Margaret Bassett: John Nickols' opinion on Daniel Ortega (2 comments)

Laudyms: Heroism, Modernism, and the Utopian Impulse - James Bowman

Rob Kall: DLC Wanker Harold Ford, Jr. sides with Bush on SCHIP (1 comments)

Sunday, October 7:

Margaret Bassett: Understanding Republican Party Authoritarians (1 comments)

Georgianne Nienaber: Rape Epidemic Raises Trauma of Congo War

Michael Bonanno: 'A Coup Has Occurred'

Margaret Bassett: Edwards takes to the rural areas

Richard Mathis: Privatizing Murder, Or Blackwater: The Perfect Combo Of Christianity, Capitalism And Killing (1 comments)

Margaret Bassett: Why are there no war crimes trials? Andrew Greeley (4 comments)

Sheila Samples: Frank Rich: Nobody Knows the Lynchings He’s Seen (1 comments)

Sheila Samples: How Congress Forgot Its Own Strength

Rob Kall: WaPo: More Torture Memos; Bush administration's secret legal decisions defy Congress and the courts

Rob Kall: The Republican Collapse

Saturday, October 6:

Diana Freedman: The People's Press Blogger Search

Margaret Bassett: - Lincoln, Nebraska - Opinion - Columns

Laudyms: Loaded Language and Loaded Guns: The Meaning of Opposites

Abraham007: A Republic, If We Can Keep It

Margaret Bassett: Opinion: Federal action needed to keep border safe (1 comments)

Richard Mathis: Mitt Romney: He's Never Met A Position He Didn't Take (1 comments)

Richard Mathis: Limbaugh's "Phony Soldiers" Slur

Abraham007: Freedom Rider: Ahmadinejad Sane, Bush Crazy

Dan Merica: The Great American Job Sellout

Friday, October 5:

Sheila Samples: Krugman: Conservatives Are Such Jokers

Sheila Samples: Froomkin: Torture, Continued

Sheila Samples: Eugene Robinson: Bush's Veto Lies

Sheila Samples: A Comedy of Arrows (1 comments)

Dan Merica: Hypocrisy Rules The West

ladybroadoak: Individuals Really Can Make a Difference

Thursday, October 4:

Sheila Samples: The president's misplaced priorities

Sheila Samples: Sirota: With "Progressives" Like These, Who Needs Enemies?

Sheila Samples: Yet more impeachable revelations: We sit on a decisive precipice (1 comments)

codyco: Why Do Blackwater Personel Make $1,222 a Day? (1 comments)

Jim Freeman: Baghdad in New York--Immigration Raids

Timothy V. Gatto: Loaded Language and Loaded Guns

Margaret Bassett: Jim Hightower | AN EARLY AND EXCLUSIVE PRIMARY

Russ Wellen: Blame Blackwater on the Baby Boomers

Laudyms: For The People Of A Forsaken Republic

Russ Wellen: "Insane on Asylum" (1 comments)

Rob Kall: James Dobson: The Values Test (3 comments)

Russ Wellen: Does an Iraq Tax Belong on Progressives' Agenda?

Russ Wellen: Is There Anything "Socially Redeeming" About the Subversive Sarah Silverman? (5 comments)

Wednesday, October 3:

Russ Wellen: John McCain -- Wandering Down Dominionist Alley Again

Margaret Bassett: Top Five Dirtiest Presidential Campaigns

Margaret Bassett: October 1, 2007: Underground movement

Laudyms: Who Runs The World (7 comments)

Russ Wellen: "Witness for the Persecution"

Russ Wellen: Press Gave Clarence Thomas a Free Pass

Russ Wellen: General Petraeus: "Sycophant Savior"

Rob Kall: Robert Fisk: Dinner in Beirut, and a lesson in courage

Russ Wellen: "A.Q. Khan's Nuclear Wal-Mart: Out of Business or Under New Management?"

Tuesday, October 2:

Margaret Bassett: Dianne Feinstein, symbol of the worthless Beltway Democrat (2 comments)

Margaret Bassett: NewsHour: Conversation | Gravel Discusses Funding, Iraq

Eileen Fleming: Seeing Elephants is a Matter of Conscience

James Brett: Seymour Hersh: "Shifting Targets"

Russ Wellen: Anita Hill (remember her?) Answers Back Clarence Thomas

Russ Wellen: Is It Too Early for a Post-Mortem on the Democratic Congress? (1 comments)

Monday, October 1:

Sheila Samples: The UN Gets a Bad Case of the Flu (2 comments)

Joan Brunwasser: Palm Beach County: Electomachine

Rob Kall: George Monbiot: If you want to support the monks, then call Gary Player to account

Sheila Samples: Ian Lind: The Decline of our Democracy

Kathlyn Stone: Iraq: The Hidden Facts: Message From The Iraqi Resistance.


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