Archives for Best Web OpEds

December 2008

Wednesday, December 31:

Gene Messick: Was the "Credit Crunch" a Myth Used to Sell a Trillion-Dollar Scam?

Hans Bennett: Philly IMC: The Payday loan game

sameh abdelaziz: Israel's 'victories' in Gaza come at a steep price


Gene Messick: Clearing the air after decades of Neoliberalism's wreckage

Sheila Samples: Mark Morford: The Last Road Trip

Sheila Samples: The GOP's 'Magic Negro' Debacle

Sheila Samples: Disinformation, secrecy and lies: How the Gaza offensive came about

Amanda Lang: Chris Hedges: Why I Am a Socialist

Joan Brunwasser: It's Overtime for Hamas' Leaders and Time for Them to Go (1 comments)

Joan Brunwasser: JEWISH WORLD / Pro-Israel camp would be wise to heed Muslim cries for peace (1 comments)

Laudyms: The IAF, bullies of the clear blue skies - Haaretz

sometimes blinded: Lump This Myth with 'Frosty the Coalman' |

sometimes blinded: Oregon/Wahington listen up: Idaho Miners Won't Have to Restore Groundwater |

Darren Wolfe: The Left, The Right, and The State (2 comments)

Aurora: Party to Murder - Chris Hedges (3 comments)

Aurora: Memo for Obama - from Uri Avnery

Margaret Bassett: Chihuahua City now a model for cleaning up Mexico's police

Margaret Bassett: In 2009, Economy Will Depend on Unlocking Credit (3 comments)

Daniel Geery: Why Doesn't Israel Work For Peace? (1 comments)

Margaret Bassett: Blair Still to be Top Spy, Despite Silence on Nomination

Tuesday, December 30:

Sheila Samples: BOB HERBERT: Add Up the Damage (1 comments)

Sheila Samples: Nir Rosen: Gaza: the logic of colonial power

Sheila Samples: Michael Munk: Warfare, corruption breed terrorism

Sheila Samples: VANITY FAIR: Farewell to All That: An Oral History of the Bush White House

Richmond Shreve: Gaza: the rights and wrongs (Economist)

Mike Kuykendall: The End of the Bush Era (2 comments)

Aurora: Lights Out in Gaza, News Blackout in US

Meryl Ann Butler: Uncle Jay Explains: Year-end! 12-22-08 (2 comments)

Aurora: "We Have No Words Left" (1 comments)

Kevin Gosztola: High Five 2008

Josh Mitteldorf: Scott Horton: Why We Must Prosecute Bush (1 comments)

Rob Kall: Rob Kall: Middle East Politics Divides Progressives (21 comments)

Monday, December 29:

Margaret Bassett: Obama picks a moderate - Salazar (1 comments)

sometimes blinded: CounterPunch: Israel's Attempted Endgame in Gaza (1 comments)

Sheila Samples: Cheney: 'I Don’t Have Any Idea' Why People Don't Like Me

Sheila Samples: PAUL KRUGMAN: Fifty Herbert Hoovers

Sheila Samples: Was the 'Credit Crunch' a Myth Used to Sell a Trillion-Dollar Scam?

Sheila Samples: MoveOn's shocking retreat from the battlefield

Sheila Samples: Robert Fisk: Leaders Lie, Civilians Die, and Lessons of History Are Ignored

Sheila Samples: Chris Hedges: Why I Am a Socialist (2 comments)

Sheila Samples: Chris Floyd: Shock, Awe and Lies: The Truth Behind the Israeli Attack on Gaza

Amanda Lang: ISRAEL & GAZA: After the 'Military Targets' Run Out (1 comments)

Hans Bennett: Prop 8, Jim Crow, Nuremberg and Other Unjust Laws

Aurora: The Gaza Crisis: December 2008

Aurora: Gaza: Where Civilians Become Targets (1 comments)

Aurora: "100 Eyes for an Eye" - Norman Solomon (1 comments)

Daniel Geery: David Michael Green on Obama

Sunday, December 28:

Gustav Wynn: Spoonamore Explains How (and Why) He Believes Connell Rigged Ohio 2004 (2 comments)

Sheila Samples: Q&A: Richard Falk: Israel Bars Credible Observers from Gaza

Sheila Samples: Stephen Lendman: The Federal Reserve Abolition Act (2 comments)

Sheila Samples: ERIC MARGOLIS: America needs period of pain

Stephen Fox: Obama Will Use Lincoln Bible: What does this Portend?

Aurora: Israel's P.R. Offensive (1 comments)

Aurora: To be in Gaza is to be Trapped

Sheila Samples: Newsweek : The Noose Tightens (2 comments)

Sheila Samples: FRANK RICH: You’re Likable Enough, Gay People

sometimes blinded: t r u t h o u t | "Living Under the Trees" Photoessay (1 comments)

Richmond Shreve: Weiner: The Year of Living Gloomily (WaPo)

Richmond Shreve: The Gas Tax (NY Times Editors) (1 comments)

Richmond Shreve: NY Times' Friedman Advocates High Gas Tax

Margaret Bassett: Rabbi Yona Metzger: 'My Dream Is to Create a United Religious Nations' (1 comments)

Sherwin Steffin: Should the Obama Generation Drop Out?

Margaret Bassett: Anniversary of an Assassination

Margaret Bassett: The Tennessee Coal Ash Disaster (4 comments)

Margaret Bassett: Do Your Part To Get Credit Under Control

chris rice: Massive Israeli air raids on Gaza VIDEO

Saturday, December 27:

Franz J. T. Lee: Franz J. T. Lee: Marxism ... Concerning modern theory and praxis of global socialist revolution

Kitty Antonik Wakfer: Obama's Black Widow

DC Rapier: Two Dangerous Bush-Cheney Myths (1 comments)

Sheila Samples: BOB HERBERT: Stop Being Stupid (1 comments)

Sheila Samples: Don Siegelman: Karl Rove Destroyed My Life

Sheila Samples: Rick Warren Doubles Down, Accuses Critics Of 'Christophobia'

Sheila Samples: Sara Roy: If Gaza falls . . .

Sheila Samples: Gaza massacres must spur us to action

Amanda Lang: Will Bush's illegal wiretapping be made legal? VIDEO (1 comments)

Richmond Shreve: Without a Villain ...

Darren Wolfe: The "Great Slump" of 2008 (PART 1/2)

B. Ross Ashley: Top 25 Censored Stories for 2009 | Project Censored

Camillo "Mac" Bica: War Crazy

Darren Wolfe: Why College Is A Waste of Money

Josh Mitteldorf: En Route to Military Rule by Wm Norman Grigg (8 comments)

Friday, December 26:

Laudyms: Disingenuous New York Times Story on Global Imbalances

Richmond Shreve: Fox News: "Historians Pretty Much Agree" FDR Prolonged the Great Depression" (3 comments)

Sheila Samples: Chris Floyd: Christmas 2008: Hell in the Holy Land (2 comments)

Sheila Samples: PAUL KRUGMAN: Barack Be Good (2 comments)

Sheila Samples: Joe Conason: What Nixon Admitted (and Cheney Won't)

Josh Mitteldorf: Madoff: Are we being told the whole story? (3 comments)

Margaret Bassett: Obama "slights" the South in picking his team (1 comments)

PrMaine: Guardian Daily: The Bush Years

chris rice: Big Oil, Russia, WWIII, and Dick Cheney

Aurora: GOP's Double Standards Applied in Minnesota Recount

Margaret Bassett: How the West's Energy Boom Could Threaten Drinking Water for 1 in 12 Americans (2 comments)

Thursday, December 25:

Sheila Samples: Merry War on Christmas -- The Religious Right Isn't Going Anywhere (2 comments)

Sheila Samples: VIDEO: Does Rove Hate America? Calls Infrastructure Spending 'Goofy Pie-In-The-Sky Spending' (1 comments)

Sheila Samples: Five Bailout Lessons From Katrina

Sheila Samples: Seasonal forgiveness has a limit. Bush and his cronies must face a reckoning (2 comments)

sometimes blinded: NOAA new appointee -- More Scientist for Cabinet and Change

sometimes blinded: Labor's Fresh Face -- Harkens to FDR's Frances Perkins

chris rice: How You Ended The War

Darren Wolfe: Here Come the Progressives! (5 comments)

GLloyd Rowsey: From The Monthly Review Foundation

chris rice: Should Cheney Be Prosecuted for Torture of Prisoners?

Margaret Bassett: Seymour Hersh: "After 9/11 We Became a Different Country" (5 comments)

DC Rapier: The Globalization Tapes

PrMaine: No More Bail-out Money

Aurora: FBI Director Calls Cheney's big Lie (Scott Horton, Harpers)

Wednesday, December 24:

Sheila Samples: Torture, Slaughter and Lies

Sheila Samples: Hey Reagan Democrats: NOW Do You Get It? (1 comments)

Sheila Samples: TARP This: Paulson Bailout Riddled With Deception

Sheila Samples: Why Al Franken should NOT be riding private planes

Sheila Samples: Chris Floyd: Rotted From the Head: Senate Details Torture System -- But So What?

Sheila Samples: The Right Wing's Latest Argument Against Public Health Care -- We'd Like It Too Much

Amanda Lang: The Making of a Mess

Amanda Lang: The Great Crash, 2008

Margaret Bassett: Is Obama's Education Pick the Sarah Palin of the School System? (1 comments)

Margaret Bassett: Pentagon Tries to Lock Obama Into an Outrageously Bloated Budget

Joan Brunwasser: So, will it be Senator Franken? (3 comments)

Sheila Samples: Cheney wielded the war to deceive (3 comments)

Richmond Shreve: Laissez-Faire Capitalism Should Be as Dead as Soviet Communism (9 comments)

Richmond Shreve: Friedman: Time to Reboot America (Times)

Rachael Styles: The Truth About Our World

chris rice: Greek riots in pictures Part I

Tuesday, December 23:

Sheila Samples: Eugene Robinson: The Price Of Their Security (3 comments)

PrMaine: Laissez-Faire Capitalism Should Be as Dead as Soviet Communism (1 comments)

Sheila Samples: VIDEO: Cheney Lies on Fox: Congress Told Us We Didn't Need Approval for Spying (1 comments)

Sheila Samples: Wall Street Exec's Exorbitant Pay in 2007 Could Have Covered Bailout Costs?

sometimes blinded: Corruption Destroys Afghanistan -- more $$ than current bailout

Richmond Shreve: Harshaw (Times): Free-Range Clinton?

sometimes blinded: EPA Eases Emissions Regulations for New Power Plants -- CO2 not an Issue

Aurora: The Movement to Try George W Bush et al for War Crimes (1 comments)

Darren Wolfe: Nazi Economics

Aurora: Asked for his "Highest moment", Cheney replies "9/11" (1 comments)

Darren Wolfe: Free press? Hardly.

Richmond Shreve: Dionne: The Big Tent (TNR)

Bob Ranney: An Even Keel

Eileen Fleming: Message to Hillary and USA Christians

Darren Wolfe: Torture Proponents Have No Serious Argument

Joel Wendland: Symbolism and the Inaugural Prayers

Darren Wolfe: Abolish the SEC (3 comments)

Monday, December 22:

Sheila Samples: VIDEO: Why did Cheney confess on national television? (1 comments)

Laudyms: How 'Suspicious' Plane Crashes and Assassinations Benefit the Right Wing (2 comments)

Sheila Samples: Paul Krugman: Life Without Bubbles

Sheila Samples: SEC Whistleblower Speaks on Madoff Fraud

sometimes blinded: Bush's new rules threaten Medical Treatments

Hans Bennett: Talk Is Cheap, Human Life Is Not, Justice and Freedom for Palestinians Now! (1 comments)

Better World Order: Democracy Now! | Linda Bilmes: "The $10 Trillion Hangover: Paying the Price for Eight Years of Bush" (1 comments)

B. Ross Ashley: An open letter to Tarek Fateh, in Seven Oaks Magazine.

Rob Kall: Juan Cole: Rick Warren: "I love Muslims . . . I happen to love Gays and Straights"

Darren Wolfe: Cooling Is Warming (7 comments)

Margaret Bassett: Obama as geo-politician (1 comments)

Margaret Bassett: Unions pose difficult political test for Obama

Rady Ananda: The Disciples of Hatred, in Their Own Words and Images

Bob Sommer: Would you have volunteered if you knew Rick Warren's was the first voice you'd hear? (1 comments)

Sunday, December 21:

Sheila Samples: General George S. Patton was assassinated to silence his criticism of allied war leaders claims new book (4 comments)

Sheila Samples: Missing the Target With $700 Billion

Sheila Samples: The Gray Lady’s Torture Problem

Joan Brunwasser: The Dirty Dozen of 2008

Michael Collins: Mr. Anonymous and the Not-So-Spontaneous Birth of the Libertarian Movement

Sheila Samples: Obama's Blago Report: Only One Rahm Call to Governor

Sheila Samples: Frank Rich: Who Wants to Kick a Millionaire?

Sheila Samples: White House philosophy stoked mortgage bonfire

Better World Order: Cheney: If president does it during wartime, it's legal

Saturday, December 20:

Sheila Samples: Bob Herbert: Hope Amid the Gloom

Sheila Samples: White House Lied About Iraqi Yellowcake Buy, But That’s Not the Biggest Scandal

Sheila Samples: Thanks, NYTimes - 5 Torturous Years Too Late (1 comments)

Joan Brunwasser: Destroying What the UAW Built (2 comments)

GLloyd Rowsey: Obama's Unprogressive Foreign Policies (1 comments)

M. Wizard: FBI says, it has "No hard evidence connecting Bin Laden to 9/11" (1 comments)

Margaret Bassett: The truth? Gov. Blagojevich can't handle the truth

Margaret Bassett: Cheney Throws Down Gauntlet, Defies Prosecution for War Crimes

Margaret Bassett: Tortured Reasoning

M. Wizard: Dick Cheney: Osama Bin Laden Not Involved in 9/11 (8 comments)

M. Wizard: Dick Cheney's 9/11 Connection (4 comments)

Laudyms: If criminal penalties are removed, what will deter lawbreaking by political officials? (1 comments)

Aurora: Newsweek: "The Noose Tightens"

Aurora: Obama's PROMISE to reverse executive orders. (6 comments)

Sheila Samples: Kimberley Strassel: Bush on His Record

Aurora: Why was Cheney so quick to admit he's a war criminal? - Marjorie Cohn (3 comments)

Aurora: Rule of Law Idea Spreading Faster Than at any Time..

Better World Order: Olbermann refers to Bush 9/11 'lies' as 'Insult the Dead-gate'

DC Rapier: Cheney all but admits to War Crimes on TV

Aurora: "Mr Obama, Make Media Reform a Priority"

Friday, December 19:

Sheila Samples: Ehud Barak claims Iran would nuke US (4 comments)

Sheila Samples: Fallon talks sense into Israel on Iran

Sheila Samples: Jamison Foser: Matthews for Senate (?)

Sheila Samples: Patrick J. Buchanan: Obama's War

Sheila Samples: Cheney Throws Down Gauntlet, Defies Prosecution for War Crimes

Mac McKinney: THE NATION: Katrina's Hidden Race War (1 comments)

Ann Weaver Hart: A Fond Footwear Farewell - Associated Content

Joan Brunwasser: Bush's Parting Shot Undermines Health Care

Joan Brunwasser: Obama's Great Pick for Labor Secretary -- Hilda Solis

Rob Kall: The Worst Ballot Challenge Of All

Rob Kall: PAUL KRUGMAN; The Madoff Economy

Margaret Bassett: City Room: Protest at the New School Turns Unruly (1 comments)

Margaret Bassett: How the hell did Rick Warren get inauguration tickets?

Margaret Bassett: Demands for war crimes prosecutions are now growing in the mainstream (11 comments)

Thursday, December 18:

Aurora: Demands for war crimes prosecutions in Mainstream

Sheila Samples: Cheney Defends Torture: It ‘Would Have Been Unethical Or Immoral’ For Us NOT To Torture

Sheila Samples: Will War Crimes Be Outed?

Sheila Samples: Joseph L. Galloway: Good night and good riddance

Sheila Samples: Has Obama Already Vetoed Single-Payer Health Care?

Sheila Samples: The Denouement of Howard Dean? (2 comments)

Sean Fenley: The mother of all paradoxes, the American social model (Pravda)

Margaret Bassett: For Obama, split looms over education reform

Margaret Bassett: The Madoff Scandal and the Future of Hedge Funds

Aurora: Senate Committee Chair Prepares for Cheney Indictments (2 comments)

Richmond Shreve: Obama's Urban Czar: Green Visionary or Greedy Pol? (TNR)

Joel Wendland: Some Reflections on "Dignitas Personae"

Margaret Bassett: Familiar challenges on biofuels, environment, subsidies await Vilsack

Richmond Shreve: Why Obama Gets an "A" for Choosing Duncan (TNR)

Margaret Bassett: The economic Civil War

Wednesday, December 17:

chris rice: Fred Thompson on the Economy

Sheila Samples: Dan Froomkin: Cheney Beckons Obama to the Dark Side (1 comments)

Sheila Samples: How History Will View Bush

Sheila Samples: Chris Hedges: Israel's 'Crime Against Humanity'

Sheila Samples: Matthew Yglesias: Bush Tries to Whitewash History; Portrays Himself as a Victim

Mac McKinney: Pepe Escobar's ROVING EYE: The Emperor Gets the Boot

Sheila Samples: VIDEO: Bush On Al Qaeda Not Existing In Iraq Before Invasion: ‘So What?’

Aurora: Olbermann / Turley: "Cheney a war criminal" (1 comments)

Sheila Samples: Tim Dickinson: Bush's Final F.U.

Laudyms: David Cox : Will You Go Quietly? (2 comments)

Margaret Bassett: Bush-Era Abortion Rules Face Possible Reversal

Margaret Bassett: Boehner Voices Concern Over Eshoo's Fairness Doctrine Comments - 12/16/2008 6:04:00 PM - Broadcasting & Cable (4 comments)

Margaret Bassett: Rachel Maddow video: Bailout's big loophole

Margaret Bassett: Big victory against global bribery

Margaret Bassett: Barack Obama, and America's place in the world

Margaret Bassett: Biden's dog breeder cited for violating dog laws

Margaret Bassett: A Cautious Farm and Food Pick Secy of Agriculture (3 comments)

Joan Brunwasser: 9 Christmas Gifts You Can Give to Your Mother ... Earth

Joan Brunwasser: George Bush's Nightmare Before Christmas - video

Meryl Ann Butler: Rep. Dennis Kucinich on His Battle With the Banks

Margaret Bassett: Jackson, Jr. may have been working with feds to investigate gov.

Tuesday, December 16:

Sheila Samples: Mark Steel: To George Bush, his critics are just lone difficult schoolboys

Sheila Samples: Eugene Robinson: Lemmings on Wheels

Aurora: Darth Vader strikes back

DC Rapier: Bush Lies About Al Qaeda in Iraq, Is Called On It, Says "So What?"

Laudyms: Regaining our moral compass - Haaretz

Laudyms: Senate report links Bush to detainee homicides; media yawns (2 comments)

Laudyms: Reporters Help CIA Torture the Truth

Margaret Bassett: Dick Cheney Still Loves Gitmo, Thinks Obama Will Appreciate Expansion of Powers (2 comments)

Margaret Bassett: How We Got the Worst Health Care System Mountains of Money Can Buy

Margaret Bassett: Israel's 'Crime Against Humanity'

Margaret Bassett: Bernie Madoff's Shady Schemes Should Have Set off Alarms Long Ago

John Lorenz: Two Cheers for Rod Blagojevich

Monday, December 15:

Sheila Samples: Spiegel Interview With Nobel Economist Paul Krugman

Sheila Samples: Dan Froomkin: The Sole of a Nation

Sheila Samples: Leahy Buckles, Will Push Back Holder Hearings

Margaret Bassett: Pakistan Problem: No, We Can't!

R. A. Louis: THEIR DEMOCRACY MURDERS (1 comments)

Margaret Bassett: Let the Banks Fail: Why a Few of the Financial Giants Should Crash (5 comments)

Richmond Shreve: Craig Newmark: A Craig's List for Service"

sometimes blinded: Wind, Water And Sun Beat Biofuels, Nuclear And Coal For Clean Energy (1 comments)

Aurora: Leading Lawyer Calls for Rumsfeld Prosecution

chris rice: Angry Iraqi throws shoes at President Bush in Baghdad

Rob Kall: Let's Get Real On The Environment (1 comments)

Richmond Shreve: Homeland Security: "Man-Made Disaster" (Rosen TNR)

Sean Fenley: The chickens come home to roost: US misdeeds fuelling violence and terror (3 comments)

Sunday, December 14:

Sheila Samples: FRANK RICH: Two Cheers for Rod Blagojevich (1 comments)

Sheila Samples: Blank Check for Banks, Pink Slips for Detroit

Sheila Samples: All Love, All the Time: Bush's Sensitive Side Is Showing (2 comments)

Sheila Samples: Bush's Farewell Hallelujah Chorus

Sheila Samples: Rove Will "Help Lead" GOP Fight Against Holder: WaPo Reporter

Sheila Samples: GM, Chrysler Bankruptcies Would Cause Turmoil for U.S. Economy (1 comments)

Aurora: Bush sneaks in laws to undermine Obama

Sheila Samples: The Cancer of Conservatism

Mac McKinney: Who is Dawood Ibrahim & Did He Do Mumbai? (4 comments)

Richmond Shreve: Auth: Are there no workhouses.

chris rice: Greek riots 2008

GLloyd Rowsey: Obama and the Middle East Oil War

Aurora: Obama Meeting 'War Powers Act' Panel

Rob Kall: Southern Auto Industry - Some Backstory

Margaret Bassett: Blagojevich Puts the "Pimp" Back into Politicking

Margaret Bassett: Let's Cut Out the Banks and Finance American Innovation (2 comments)

Margaret Bassett: We Need a Recovery Plan that Will Last for Years

Margaret Bassett: Some observations on this week's television appearances

Saturday, December 13:

Sheila Samples: Bob Sommer: Eight years ago today Al Gore conceded the presidency

Margaret Bassett: No Small War in Georgia -- the Beginning of the End of the American Empire

Margaret Bassett: The Police's Favorite 'Non-Lethal' Weapon Has Killed 400 People So Far

Sheila Samples: Gail Collins: The Dreaded Fairness Doctrine

Rob Kall: NICHOLAS KRISTOF: Obama’s ‘Secretary of Food’?

Friday, December 12:

chris rice: Violent protests in Greece intensify - 7 Dec 2008

Sheila Samples: Jamison Foser: Media pick up where they left off 8 years ago

chris rice: Fresh riots break out in Greece

Eileen Fleming: Shministim: Leader's in the Way to a New Israel

Margaret Bassett: Pastor: Ill. gov. tells ministers he's innocent (1 comments)

Amanda Lang: Should we pay lame-duck no-shows?

Thursday, December 11:

Margaret Bassett: The Long Road to Universal Human Rights (3 comments)

Sheila Samples: Disregarding Fitzgerald's warning, media use Blagojevich scandal to engage in guilt-by-association against Obama (2 comments)

Sheila Samples: Blagojevich Proves Obama is Clean (2 comments)

Sheila Samples: O'Reilly and Rove are Crazy, Say the Economic Crisis Is Just a Media Conspiracy

Sheila Samples: Donald Trump Blames Crisis On Divine Intervention

Sheila Samples: The Financial Crisis: It's the Equality, Stupid

Len Hart: The GOP --a Parasite That Murdered Its Host (3 comments)

Leon Thompson: Halliburton accused of supplying rotten food to U.S. forces

Hans Bennett: interviews Hans Bennett about Mumia Abu-Jamal (4 comments)

Margaret Bassett: The Silent Winter of Escalation (2 comments)

Margaret Bassett: A Whitewash for Blackwater?

Margaret Bassett: Capitalist Fools (3 comments)

Rob Kall: The Pakistan Shell Game (1 comments)

Wednesday, December 10:

Sheila Samples: Watch Out, MN: Coleman's Got Symptoms of Blago-itis (1 comments)

Sheila Samples: Media Matters: Most Outrageous Comments of 2008

Sheila Samples: Are Bush's Top Cops Are Responsible for Detainee Abuses? Supreme Court Considers Case

Sheila Samples: Who Will Go Down with Blagojevich?

Sean Fenley: Obama's Center-Right Presidency: The Die is Cast (1 comments)

Sandy Frost: Shriners Retaliate, McGonigal Fired?

Darren Wolfe: Arming India Against Terrorism

Richmond Shreve: No Change for Sale

Margaret Bassett: 10 Things Science Says Will Make You Happy (2 comments)

Joan Brunwasser: Van Jones: One of the Most Visionary Progressive Leaders

Sheila Samples: Joseph E. Stiglitz: Capitalist Fools

R. A. Louis: War, Environmental Destruction, Recession: It's Time for a Revolution

chris rice: They Want Your Soul

Darren Wolfe: The Answer to the Economic Crisis

Tuesday, December 9:

Laudyms: We All Failed Gary Webb

GLloyd Rowsey: Blagojevich scandal will test Obama (2 comments)

Margaret Bassett: Close Gitmo & End Military Commissions

Sheila Samples: Same-Sex Setback

Sheila Samples: Michael Tomasky: Obama and the liberals

Sheila Samples: Eugene Robinson: A Whitewash for Blackwater?

Darren Wolfe: The Disaster Called the New Deal (1 comments)

Margaret Bassett: Child Care Should Play a Role in Economic Decisions

Better World Order: A Democratic insider's call for a new presidential secrecy power - Glenn Greenwald (1 comments)

Laudyms: Stiglitz: Capitalist Fools

Mixter: Assisted suicide to be aired on British television (1 comments)

Amanda Lang: Worthington: Obama and Holder Must Return to a September 10th Mind-Set

sometimes blinded: Regulators scratch heads over housing crisis as buyers redefault

chris rice: Angry Laid-off Workers Occupy Factory in Chicago

Sean Fenley: Bait and Switch on the Employee Free Choice Act : Is Obama Backing Off a Crucial Pledge to Labor? (9 comments)

Monday, December 8:

Sheila Samples: And now for a world government (1 comments)

Rady Ananda: Rights Demand Strong Institutions

Cheryl Biren: Liberals voice concerns about Obama

Margaret Bassett: Obama: Tough Love for Tel Aviv? Possible Speech (2 comments)

Margaret Bassett: Arab-Israeli Peace Process Requires Priority Attention

Margaret Bassett: What Obama Has to Look Forward To (5 comments)

Sheila Samples: Congress, White House Near Agreement on Auto Aid Plan (1 comments)

Sheila Samples: Steve Clemons: Hadley Objects to Deluder-in-Chief

Sheila Samples: Froomkin: Triumphalism Amid the Wreckage (1 comments)

Sheila Samples: UPI Commentary: Global rainmaker

Richmond Shreve: Krugman: Depression Economics (Slate)

Sunday, December 7:

mhenriday: Afghanistan, Another Untold Story

Sheila Samples: U.S. Collective Dictatorship Enlarges (2 comments)

Sheila Samples: Swat Team Conducts Food Raid In Rural Ohio (4 comments)

Sheila Samples: Typing Without a Clue (1 comments)

Rob Kall: Showdown in the Big Tent Over Prop 8

Saturday, December 6:

Laudyms: Neoliberalism and Bottom-Line Morality

Darren Wolfe: A Loud Silence

Sheila Samples: Ed Naha: The Pre-Inaugural Bash

Richmond Shreve: Why the stories about Obama's birth certificate will never die (1 comments)

Margaret Bassett: Bill Moyers Journal . Feingold

Sheila Samples: Gail Collins: The Senate, Snowe and Dinkytown

Sheila Samples: The Destructive World of "Troubled Assets": Paulson shoots another arrow into the heart of the Economy

Meryl Ann Butler: Jimmy Carter and George W. Bush's Future

Mixter: The War on Christmas! Damn those secular humanists! (1 comments)

Kevin Gosztola: The Real Bill Ayers

Richmond Shreve: Darby: Obama's union-loving education guru. (TNR) (1 comments)

sometimes blinded: Getting Real on Climate Change: making dirty energy too expensive

sometimes blinded: Five Reasons to Support an Auto Industry Rescue

Bob Sommer: "The most important election of our time!" (2 comments)

Sheila Samples: Media Matters: The Capus conundrum

Friday, December 5:

Sheila Samples: Are Americans ignorant about civics?

Sheila Samples: Eugene Robinson: Regret-Me-Not (2 comments)

Sheila Samples: Harper's Coup; Power Grab in Ottawa

Sheila Samples: Washington Arrogance has Fomented a Muslim Revolution

Sheila Samples: Susan Estrich: Where is John Edwards?

Sheila Samples: Change They Can Litigate (3 comments)

Darren Wolfe: This (Old) News Just In... Obama Doesn't Plan to End the Iraq Occupation

sometimes blinded: Obama and U.S. health reform -- public input

Joan Brunwasser: A Bitter Brew for Kerry

Philip Knab: Solving the Health Insurance Riddle (2 comments)

Richmond Shreve: Weigel: Change They Can Litigate (Slate) (4 comments)

Sheila Samples: The Recession: 6 ways to seriously lose your sh*t

Richmond Shreve: Dionne: The Upside of Catastrophe (TNR)

Margaret Bassett: Who Are the Taliban? (2 comments)

Thursday, December 4:

Rob Kall: Standing up to Jewish terrorism - Haaretz - Israel News (1 comments)

Mixter: God in charge of keeping Kentucky safe from terrorism!

Sheila Samples: Chicago Tribune: Media PUTZ of the Week.

Sheila Samples: P. M. Carpenter: Bush, Paulson, and their T.A.R.P. of S.N.A.F.U.

Sheila Samples: Dan Froomkin: You Mean We Can Talk Back? (2 comments)

Margaret Bassett: John Zogby: America's Secular Spiritualists

Sheila Samples: Jim Wallis: The Gentler Gamester is the Soonest Winner

Darren Wolfe: The Great Society: A Libertarian Critique (1 comments)

Richmond Shreve: Obama Policymakers Turn to Campaign Tools (WAPO)

Rob Kall: Wonkette : Catfight! Geithner Doesn't Like Bair

sometimes blinded: Carbon Trading: Environmental Godsend or Giant Shell Game? | Global Warming | DISCOVER Magazine (2 comments)

Margaret Bassett: Obama Faced With Iraq Detainee Human Rights Debacle

Margaret Bassett: Daschle: H e Wrote the Book on Health Care (2 comments)

B. Ross Ashley: - African Americans, Peace and the Plight of Palestinians

Wednesday, December 3:

Rob Kall: The Republican party must abandon its anti-intellectualism (2 comments)

Darren Wolfe: Private-Sector Health Care Leads the Way

Sheila Samples: Harold Meyerson: Bush's Final Fiasco

Better World Order: The WMD Terror Report Is Crap

Sheila Samples: Rove: Bush hardly worst president (1 comments)

Sheila Samples: Why Wall Street Always Blows It (1 comments)

Sheila Samples: Will Obama Stay the Course? (2 comments)

Sheila Samples: President-Elect's Picks Prove Diversity Is More Than Skin-Deep

Sheila Samples: THOMAS FRANK: Health-Care Reform Could Kill the GOP (1 comments)

Sheila Samples: Obama’s team of stars: Can he manage it?

Sheila Samples: A tale of two banking crises

Hans Bennett: James Bond Takes on the Corporate Water Privateers

B. Ross Ashley: Jeremy Scahill: Obama's Kettle of Hawks

Tuesday, December 2:

Rob Kall: Nationalize GM - Los Angeles Times

Better World Order: - Is the United States Creating More Terrorists Than We're Killing?

Leon Thompson: REPORT: Nuclear or Biological Attack Called Likely

Better World Order: White House Christmas tree to feature 'impeach Bush' message (1 comments)

Andreas Umland: Russia's Constitutional Ailments

Aurora: Obama and Beyond (1 comments)

Mike Kuykendall: Nobody Knows What's Going On in the Economy (3 comments)

Sheila Samples: Clues Obama Won't Govern Center-Right (1 comments)

Richmond Shreve: New Republic: Better Than A Bailout

Sheila Samples: Why Robert Gates is a Terrible Pick

Sheila Samples: SOFA and the Likely Bombing of Iran

Sheila Samples: Christmas Colors for the White House: Red, White and Impeach (1 comments)

Sheila Samples: How Many Americans Died Because of Bush’s Torture Program?


Margaret Bassett: If I had the floor at the auto rescue talks

Margaret Bassett: Barack Obama video (27 min) on his foreign policy appts.

Monday, December 1:

evvie harmon: Root Causes of the Financial Crisis: A Primer

sometimes blinded: Lawyers call for international court for the environment issues

Amanda Lang: Jeb Bush: GOP Should Set Up "Shadow Government" (3 comments)

Better World Order: CEOs "cashed out" prior to economic crisis

Darren Wolfe: Why Are Wages Low in Developing Countries? (2 comments)

Richmond Shreve: TNR's Youngsmith: Hawks for Hillary

Aurora: Obama's Risky 'Team of Rivals'

Margaret Bassett: The unquenchable fire in Burmese hearts

Margaret Bassett: Best ways to react to India's '9/11'

Darren Wolfe: Gun Control And Self-defense Against Terrorism In India (2 comments)

Rob Kall: I'm Still Tortured by What I Saw in Iraq

Erik Tomren: Why the Drudge Report is one of the best designed sites on the web

M. Wizard: Paul Krugman: What to Do (2 comments)

Better World Order: India's 9/11. Who was Behind the Mumbai Attacks? by Michel Chossudovsky

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