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December 2008

Wednesday, December 31:

David Swanson: Epiphany (1 comments)

Hargrove: Governor Blagojevich - I'm Beginning To Like That Guy (2 comments)

Rabbi Arthur Waskow: Gaza & beyond: What's the alternative? (7 comments)

Paddy Shaffer: Democracy Deadlocked

earl ofari hutchinson: Blagojevich's Race Card Appointment Was Inevitable

Amy Worthington: Gerneration X'd out: An end to the human race as we know it? (2 comments)

Michael Fox: What Happy New Year? (6 comments)

Talha Mujaddidi: U.S backed Israeli aggression on Gaza is self-defeating (2 comments)

Jason Paz: Under Bombardment in Beer Sheva (3 comments)

sameh abdelaziz: Stop Praying for Peace, and Think! (2 comments)

Dr. Dennis Loo: The New Year and the Past Eight: Culpability and the Bush Years

Paul Craig Roberts: May We No Longer Be Silent (3 comments)

Abdus Sattar Ghazali: Israeli massacre of Palestinians in Gaza: President Bush's departing gift to Palestinians (2 comments)

Andrew Hughes: Israel's War Crimes and "Change we can believe in"

Pat Smith: Will The Obama Administration Use The Dominio Effect To End ALL Wars (8 comments)

Soraya: Massacre in Gaza: The Paradox of Peace

James Raider: Israel, Hamas, Lebanon – Here We Go Again. And Again. (6 comments)

Mary MacElveen: Roland W. Burris should be appointed to the Illinois senate seat (15 comments)

Stella Adams: *Do Unto Others- Provide Relief to our Neighbors

Jeremy R. Hammond: *Americans Should Act to End Violence Against Gaza (6 comments)

Andrew Bard Schmookler: How Important is the Loss of Friendship? (7 comments)

Jim Miles: Gaza - Plan of Attack (12 comments)

the web: Too Much: Top Ten Greediest Americans (1 comments)

Ashin Mettacara: *Myanmar: 9 "Free Suu Kyi" protesters arrested in Burma

Stephen Lendman: America's War On Islam - The "Fort Dix Five" (10 comments)

steve young: Great Failures of 2008 and Their Potential Benefits For 2009

Mary Lyon: The "Bush Effect" - Hopefully for a Third and LAST Time (1 comments)

Michael Cavlan: Breaking New-Protesters in Minnesota Take Over Offices of Senator Klobuchar (5 comments)

David Glenn Cox: Look At All Those New Cars (12 comments)

Bruce Cain: Marijuana Re-Legalization Coming in 1st in 2nd Obama Poll (19 comments)

Kevin Gosztola: Another Lousy Good-for-Nothing Review of 2008 (6 comments)

Tim Cerantola: Nostratimus' Predictions for 2009 (3 comments)

Tuesday, December 30:

Matthew Clark: What you need to know about the Israeli invasion (10 comments)

Bacchus: *Globalization and its Contribution to America's Economic Catastrophe (6 comments)

Jaff Sassani: Kurdish Political Parties Fight without a Plan (11 comments)

Melvin Goodman: Obama's Mishandling of the Intelligence Community (9 comments)

Neve Gordon: The dire cost of domestic rivalries

Joe Bechtold: The Israel-Gaza Strip Conflict: History, Mistakes, and Solutions (4 comments)

Bruce K. Gagnon: Some Would Call It Genocide (14 comments)

Andrew Bard Schmookler: The Return of the Princess: The Mythic Dimension of the Caroline Kennedy Story

David Swanson: *Resolved: Will Create Peace on Earth (2 comments)

David Swanson: Ask Obama Part 2

Joan Brunwasser: *Speak your mind regarding paper ballots hand counted (7 comments)

mike ferner: Camp Hope Holds Obama to "Change" Pledge (1 comments)

Jaff Sassani: Jews and Israel Failed Self Defense (3 comments)

Jason Paz: Grow Your Own

Muhammad Khurshid: US Must Act To Save World From Further Destruction (3 comments)

Greg Mitchell: Attack on Gaza: As Usual, U.S. Media (And Most Liberals) Silent -- As Israeli Newspaper Raises Doubts (36 comments)

Brasch: The $6 Million Social Worker (9 comments)

Mary MacElveen: NBC in inviting Ann Coulter on their network is a lump of coal in our stockings (22 comments)

Monday, December 29:

Robert Naiman: The Gaza War is Completely Stoppable (5 comments)

Rady Ananda: Vote Now for Hand Counted Paper Ballots (11 comments)

Daniel Kurtzman: 2008's Funniest Political Moments (2 comments)

Richard Hirschhorn: Henry Paulson- the word of destruction (2 comments)

Jason Miller: The absurd persistence of domination: Of speciesism, capitalism, and shaking their foundations (6 comments)

chris rice: Strike updates Emergency Alert: Take Action to End Israeli Attacks on Gaza

Cenerentola: Sweet Little Buttercup, She!

Dana Pico: The War That Cannot End (3 comments)


Dan Lieberman: World Leaders Respond Timidly to Israeli Attacks on Gaza

Lydia Kopere Patterson: Universal Healthcare must be a priority for a Strong Healthy Nation (21 comments)

Jane Stillwater: Gaza's 9-11: When fighting back isn't an option (24 comments)

jill mclaughlin: To My LGBT Brothers and Sisters: Obama Never Promised Us A Break with The Christian Right (8 comments)

Melvin A. Goodman: President-elect Obama's Mishandling of the Intelligence Community (3 comments)

Bill Hare: Ignatieff Begins "Rebuild Liberal Party" Effort in Quebec

Val Strange: You Are a Whole Different Person When You Are Scared (2 comments)

Ellen Brown: Borrowing from Peter to Pay Paul: The Wall Street Ponzi Scheme Called Fractional Reserve Banking (109 comments)

Michael Bonanno: What Goes Around (1 comments)

paul roberts: May We No Longer Be Silent (15 comments)

Andrew Bard Schmookler: The Testing of Caroline Kennedy (1 comments)

Michael Collins: 'Stop criticizing Obama. You'll ruin everything!' (33 comments)

Stephen Pizzo: Through a Glass, Darkly (10 comments)

Mary Shaw: Jail Instead of Rehab: Not Just for Grownups Anymore (2 comments)

Stephen Lendman: Israel's Wanton Aggression On Gaza (29 comments)

David Michael Green: What To Expect While We're Expecting: Politics In the Time of Obama (5 comments)

Mike Ghouse: The Gaza Solutions (12 comments)

sameh abdelaziz: Gaza, the questions and answers (4 comments)

Michael Cavlan: Breaking News-Presidential Candidate Cynthia McKinney On Route To Gaza (9 comments)

Sunday, December 28:

Jim Quinn: Black Swan Nation - Compliments of Alan Greenspan (2 comments)

W. Christopher Epler (Bill): Public Enemy Number One: The Elites (aka, the "Haves") (4 comments)

Nicola Nasser: Bush's Farewell Gift (2 comments)

Roland Michel Tremblay: Liberty, Equality, Fraternity or Death (3 comments)

Dwayne Hunn: *World Service Corps Can Save Our Vets

Michael Greenwell: Don't Eat Gay Animals on Friday

Pablo Ouziel: Witnessing the Decay of Western Hegemony and the Rise of the Organic Intellectual (6 comments)

Jaff Sassani: USA: Hold Your Politicans Accountable (2 comments)

Talha Mujaddidi: Playing with Fire in Pakistan (3 comments)

Edip Yuksel: Watch Out for those Schmoozing Geckos and Quacking Ducks

Puddy Dunne: 'Twas the Night ... 2008

Andrew Hughes: Wall St. sets the stage for the next Big Heist (3 comments)

Jaff Sassani: US Interests in Iraq (2 comments)

Ruth Wangerin: Is it a social justice and health issue in Gaza yet? Can we agree to disagree? (3 comments)

Joe Parko: Israel is illegally using U.S. weapons in its attack on Gaza (43 comments)

Robert N Smith: Race, religion and other subjects

M. Davis: Regulators backdate records: What are the real numbers of the bank bailout? (3 comments)

Dave Lindorff: Will 'Tough Guy' Dick Cheney Cop Out as Usual and Take a Pardon? (12 comments)

Stephen Crockett: Buying American-made Toys (4 comments)

Kevin Gosztola: What Israeli Brutality in Gaza? (7 comments)

James Brett: The Meaning of the Mike Connell Story: Under the Bus (13 comments)

Rob Kall: Gaza and Tijuana; What if Rocket Bombs Were Launched from Mexico Into California (172 comments)

Rabbi Arthur Waskow: Not by Might, and not by Power -- - OR: Israeli Gaza Strike Kills More Than 225 (22 comments)

Press Release: Statement by Jeremy Ben-Ami, Executive Director of J Street, on Israeli Airstrikes in Gaza (11 comments)

Warren Redlich: Drunk Driving: Rail vs. Jail (8 comments)

Professor Fandel: DON'T LET BUSH PARDON CRONIES!!! (13 comments)

Ira Straus: Eurasianism and Atlanticism: enemies or allies? (3 comments)

Bill Hare: How Long Will Mugabe Reign of Terror Last? (6 comments)

Kevin Anthony Stoda: BBC reflects bad trends in American media (9 comments)

Saturday, December 27:

Mark Overt Skilbred: *LET'S NATIONALIZE THE BANKS! (5 comments)

mike montagne: *Mike Montagne Rebuts Hyperinflation as a Cause of an Inevitable, Second Great Depression (7 comments)

Cheri Cabot: Personal About Politics: Treasury Dept's Office of Thrift Supervision Should Be Called Office of "Theft Supervision" (1 comments)

john de herrera: Radiant and Piercing

Sandy Shanks: Afghanistan: Stand and Deliver ... or not (5 comments)

Jeremy R. Hammond: Elements of an Inside Job in Mumbai Attacks

Roy S. Carson: Arawak chief's advice to the cowboys is to pow-wow ... or forget about Venezuelan gold!

jc mcqueen: *Isn't Marriage about Love? (4 comments)

Hans-Wolfgang Reichold: Missing History of Iraq-US Relations

Eric Walberg: Russian-EU-NATO relations: Cold War shivers (1 comments)

Joe Vignolo: *It Was a Wonderful Life

Rafe Pilgrim: It's the WAR, Stupid

Doug Korthof: *Taxpayer money to GMAC finances past failures (3 comments)

Mike Kirchubel: *This Financial Mess - Causes and Cures (7 comments)

Bernie Sanders: Senator Bernie Sanders: Where Do We Go from Here? (9 comments)

Carlisle Collins: India's Very Own Gestapo

Jason Paz: Overturning Bush's 'Midnight Rules' (2 comments)

Gary Vance: What Is the "Gay Agenda?" (6 comments)

David Swanson: Yes We Can UnPardon War Criminals (10 comments)

Jaff Sassani: Why US Capitalism Failed Just Like Communism (1 comments)

Kevin Gosztola: Gaza Attacked: Why is Hamas Firing Rockets at Israel? (26 comments)

Dr. Dennis Loo: The Nature of Capital and Bob Herbert's "Stop Being Stupid" (12 comments)

Rady Ananda: Perversion of Justice: Gulag America (15 comments)

William Fisher: The "Yes We Can" Multiplier (5 comments)

Mac McKinney: The Voice of the Wetlands Festival, Part 6: Cypress Triangle, Martin Luther King Elementary and Michael Franti Singing (4 comments)

Kevin Anthony Stoda: ISRAEL, SO THIS IS CHRISTMAS? (12 comments)

Mick Youther: Bu$hWorld--The End Game (6 comments)

arn specter: Call for Action to Stop Nuclear Arms Buildup in Europe (2 comments)

Richard Hirschhorn: Reagan Was Right, Stalin Was Wrong (3 comments)

Muhammad Khurshid: Indo-Pak Tension Affecting War On Terror Badly

Ron Fullwood: Funding, Arming, and Training Iraqis and Afghans to Fight Their Fellow Countrymen

Steven Leser: *The Real Bailout Needed is a Consumer Bailout (73 comments)

Friday, December 26:

Colin Beavan: Christmas With NO Presents? (4 comments)

Allan Pierson: What did you find under the Christmas tree?

Michael Rectenwald: Things are not what they seem (6 comments)

Eugene Elander: *American Banking's Shameful Double Standard (2 comments)

Ludwik Kowalski: Regulating the Economy (11 comments)

W. Christopher Epler (Bill): Will Obama be the beginning of the end of our government of elite dem/pug puppets? (30 comments)

Jim Quinn: *What Happened to the American Dream (8 comments)

Gene Messick: Your funny money, and profiting from scarcity (2 comments)

Mumia Abu-Jamal: Somali Woes: The Perils of Intervention

Bob Burnett: 2008: The Worst and Best (2 comments)

Pamela Drew: Embarrassing? BusinessWeek Gets Business Basics WRONG on Most Influential Companies List

Michael Salla: A Christmas Message: President-Elect Obama and Change We Can Believe In! (4 comments)

R.H. Smith: Senator Dianne Feinstein's Defining Moment (19 comments)

Stephen Lendman: Early Suspicions About Bernard Madoff (8 comments)

Gustav Wynn: HuffPo Heavyweight Asked To Retract Report on Slain Rove IT Guru "Conspiracy Theories" (11 comments)

David Swanson: Did Bush Sr. Kill Kennedy and Frame Nixon? (31 comments)

Linda Milazzo: Brinks or Blackwater: My Frightening Encounter With A Combat-Mode Guard & His Gun (19 comments)

Thursday, December 25:

Rafe Pilgrim: So Caroline Wants to be Senator Kennedy... (2 comments)

Ralph Lopez: *Did Lame Congress Enable Connell Murder? (5 comments)

Joan Brunwasser: *"Murder, Spies & Voting Lies: The Clint Curtis Story" (9 comments)

Peter Barus: Recovering From Shock and Awe Syndrome (5 comments)

Anthony Wade: Santa, Enemy Combatant (1 comments)

Len Hart: The Movement to Try George W. Bush et al for War Crimes (7 comments)

Wednesday, December 24:

Jason Miller: "Class is a dirty word"

earl ofari hutchinson: Shirtless Obama Pic More than Media Goofiness (4 comments)

W. Christopher Epler (Bill): The Math of America. (7 comments)

Betsy L. Angert: Katrina's [America's] Hidden Race War (12 comments)

sameh abdelaziz: Reprogramming us!

Cathie Bird: Read Our Lips: No More Aquacide in Appalachia! (2 comments)

Paula Sayles: President Attempts to Duck Blame in Mortgage Crisis (5 comments)

James Raider: A New And Different Shattering Of Assumptions (2 comments)

Steven Erickson: US Citizen Terrorized into fleeing US to seek Political Asylum (4 comments)

Jay Janson: *Anti-war Movement? Americans Interested in Egoism, Scrooge Not Jesus (1 comments)

James (Cem) Ryan: Forget Armenia, Turks Should Condemn American Indian Genocide (2 comments)


Gene Messick: Why a Depression Will Be Good for America (7 comments)

Matoska: Nahla Hussein al-Shaly: A Martyr for Women

Carola Von Hoffmannstahl: Shovel Ready Xmas/Gifting Our Public Servants (humor)

Dwight Black: Breaking News Is Broken (1 comments)

Susie Day: Mickey Z: My Personal Trainer and Yours

Stephen Lendman: The Federal Reserve Abolition Act (8 comments)

John Bardi: Santa, Rudolf, Frosty and the Pollution of the American Mind

Tuesday, December 23:

Jim Quinn: There's No Problem, Just Solutions

Richard Spisak: John Nichols at the P Bch Democratic Club - Part 2. (3 comments)

Mike Malloy: Peace On Earth

Mark Drolette: Argentina confronts its past. Can America do the same to its present? (2 comments)

Rob Kall: Demand Congressional Bailout Oversight! (14 comments)

Jeremy Frombach: Please explain to me again why we chose Barack Obama instead of Ron Paul? (12 comments)

Cheri Cabot: Personal About Politics: The Upper Class Trickles Down to the Middle Class

Bruce K. Gagnon: LOST IN SPACE: NASA AT 50 (2 comments)

Eugene Elander: *COOPERATISM: WHAT THE WORLD NEEDS NOW (9 comments)

Jim Miles: Fear of Socialism (1 comments)

Richard Girard: Uriah's Curse

By Jennifer O’Connor: Say 'neigh' to horse-drawn 'sleighs'

Rory OConnor: Ponzi Democracy (8 comments)

Michael Kellogg: Christmas Dinner with the Whole of Humanity

Bill Hare: Obama Needs to Signal Change to International Community

Frosty Wooldridge: Bailouts: Keep Blowing and Bubble Will Burst

Robert Naiman: Take Concrete Steps to Engage Iran (1 comments)

Jason Paz: Uncle Sam Doesn't Need Your Personal Income Taxes (4 comments)

Ron Jacobs: Waiting For A President to Do the Right Thing? (3 comments)

Bruce Cain: *Yes We Can -- Have Legal, Untaxed Marijuana (14 comments)

Stephen Pizzo: Hoping for Three "Good" Bubbles

Jim Quinn: On Board the U.S.S. Titanic (5 comments)

Jim Quinn: The Great Consumer Crash of 2009 (2 comments)

M. Davis: How Much of the Nation's Assets Will the Next Generation be Able to Claim?

steve young: Did Rick Warren Con Melissa Etheridge? (3 comments)

Kevin Gosztola: Don't Tell Me to Chill Out About Rick Warren! (11 comments)

David Kendall: Strapped and Stranded (2 comments)

J. Edward Tremlett: We Should be Cautious of Caroline Kennedy (2 comments)

John Toradze: *Where are our priorities? Boy killed by Uzi at a gun show (2 comments)

Eugene Elander: *The SEC's Chickens Come Home to Roost

Doug Wallace: Who Created Marriage, God or Consenting Couples? (11 comments)

Mary Bell Lockhart: "Thanks, but no thanks" to Conservative Economics (17 comments)

earl ofari hutchinson: What Did Obama Know, And When Did He Know it? (6 comments)

Monday, December 22:

Andreas Umland: Ukraine's Window of Opportunity (2 comments)

Anthony Wade: Revisionist History and False Bravado (91 comments)

James Raider: Bernanke And The Perpetuating Credit Card Swindle (1 comments)

Milton Lee Norris: Will You Reconsider? (1 comments)

John Basel: Does Obama Deserve Some Credit for Oil Price Decline? (7 comments)

Mumia Abu-Jamal: The Politics of the Present (1 comments)

Mike Malloy: The Winter Solstice (1 comments)

Tom Usher: Rise Above, Fulfill the US Constitution (4 comments)

John Kelley: Bernie Madoff (actually pronounced made-off) (2 comments)

John Kelley: Bailing out the Crooks (2 comments)

W. Christopher Epler (Bill): It's time to stop being nicey nice to dem/pug puppets of the elites who "cartoonize" liberals as irrational extremists. (11 comments)



Linn Cohen-Cole: *Liberal fear of diseases and trust in science. A totalitarian's dream. (15 comments)

Eugene Elander: *The Parable and Paradox of Santa Henry

Deepak Tripathi: India's neoliberal elite (5 comments)

Katrina Information Network: *Vigilante killings after Hurricane Katrina? (9 comments)

Doug Rogers: Healthcare Reform and State and Local Budgets (5 comments)

Don Williams: Go ahead, hang a shining star upon the highest bough and... you know... (1 comments)

Mark Hutchinson: 'war' v. WAR (1 comments)

Lawrence Velvel: Goodbye And Good Riddance To 2008. (1 comments)

Michael Bonanno: It's OK to say "Merry Christmas" (5 comments)

Bob Ranney: *THE CONYERS HEALTH CARE PROPOSAL: HB676 (12 comments)

Ludwik Kowalski: Revisionist Historians (4 comments)

Gabby Hayes: Reflection on recent US-Iranian history (2 comments)

Warren Redlich: "Where Will You Cut Spending?" (3 comments)

Tony Elliott: Mind Poisoning Religion (11 comments)

Mary Shaw: In Auto Bailout, Don't Make Workers Pay the Price for Corporate Greed (3 comments)

Cindy Sheehan: Mamas Don't Let your Babies grow up to be Soldiers! (13 comments)

Steven Leser: *Limbaughs Ridiculous Recession Statement Begs for Fairness Doctrine (23 comments)

Stephen Lendman: Obama v. Richard Falk on Israel and Occupied Palestine (11 comments)

Ed Menken: Chill Out About Rick Warren! (65 comments)

Elizabeth Ferrari: To Mr. Obama From His Newly Gay Constituents (32 comments)

Sunday, December 21:

David Michael Green: Hey Reagan Democrats: Now Do You Get It? (5 comments)

David Swanson: *The Purloined Constitution (3 comments)

Mary Pitt: A NEW WIND BLOWING (2 comments)

David Glenn Cox: Ford's Legacy

Margaret Bassett: Democrats and Republicans & Questions on War and Peace (15 comments)

Food Chain Radio (#617): *Swatting Farmers (6 comments)

Mark Crispin Miller: Bloody Karl (21 comments)

Richmond Gardner: Trustworthiness

Mary MacElveen: Note to Gov. Paterson: Sarah Palin and Peter King have more experience than Caroline Kennedy (10 comments)

Richmond Shreve: "I Didn't see it coming" -- Saddest Words in Business (3 comments)

DC Rapier: *A Not-So-Modest To-Do List for Obama's First Term (2 comments)

Andrew Bard Schmookler: Why I Don't Agree with Those Who Oppose Caroline Kennedy's Appointment (14 comments)

Lydia Kopere Patterson: *Why not Caroline Kennedy? (45 comments)

Pokey Anderson: Check out all these unexpected deaths of people involved with elections (12 comments)

steve young: Pastor Rick Warren Compares Gays To Pizza (9 comments)

Mickey Z.: Waves of hope and change (7 comments)

Saturday, December 20:

Edward (Ted) M. Kennedy: Hilda Solis: A Profile In Courage (1 comments)

Rob Kall: Which of These Progressive Positions Are Extreme Left? (139 comments)

Jerry Policoff: Update on Minnesota Recount (3 comments)

Kathlyn Stone: Medical conscience rule blends religion and medicine (5 comments)

Ray McGovern: Deterring Torture Through the Law (9 comments)

Bill Hare: To Select a Bigot for Invocation is not Positive Change (2 comments)

Jaff Sassani: USA: THE SYSTEM FAILED SUDENLY (1 comments)

Betsy L. Angert: Confessions of Dick Cheney (3 comments)

Lance Ciepiela: *A Most Desperate Move By The FED (1 comments)

Ann Kramer: What if we stop consuming? (96 million more jobless?)

Grant Lawrence: The Trendy Formerly Homeless

Robert Cogan: Federal Reserve Follies (2 comments)

Woody Smith: Two is the RIGHT number of political parties. (9 comments)

Wes Rolley: Open Letter to Joseph Romm (1 comments)

R. Queisser: Show Me a Preacher Who Has Two Suits

codyco: Of All the Women Leaders In New York: Why Kennedy? (3 comments)

James Hadstate: Can't We All Just Get Along?

Brasch: One Leg Raised on the Bush-Cheney Legacy: Deconstructing the Spin and Propaganda (3 comments)

William Fisher: RICK WARREN: WHAT WAS OBAMA THINKING? (4 comments)

Mary MacElveen: Have the media already found Gov. Rod Blagojevich guilty? (4 comments)

Jay Janson: *Call Obama Re His Stiff One-Sided Remarks For Iran on Meet the Press (3 comments)

Ed Cowan: My Lunch with President-Elect Obama

David Schultz: Stupid Public Policies and Other Political Myths: Ideas that President Obama should Avoid (2 comments)

Will Roberts: Mother Nature is being replaced by a younger hipper virtual world. (5 comments)

Kay Ebeling: Rape by Episcopal pedophile clergy results in same frustrated justice as Catholic survivors face (1 comments)

Project Vote: Record Voter Turnout Indicates Closing of Electoral Gaps With the Help of Early Vote (1 comments)

Jim Quinn: Could GE Collapse? (17 comments)

Ralph Lopez: *Blago Was Standing up to Bank of America, Crooks They Can Live With (2 comments)

Allen McQuarrie: Rick Warren and Pope Benedict See No Evil (11 comments)

Don Williams: A word about Easter Island and other calamitous feedback loops (16 comments)

Brent Budowsky: On Obama: What Cable-Television Democrats Don't Tell You (6 comments)

Mary Shaw: The Rick Warren Controversy and Barack's Bad Timing (7 comments)

Dan Fejes: A Policy Subject To Interpretation (8 comments)

Andrew Silver: Dennis Blair Wrong Choice for Director of National Intelligence (6 comments)

Michael Collins: Rick Warren: The New National Preacher - He's "Davos People" (21 comments)

Friday, December 19:

Jeremy Frombach: Kucinich: "Is this the US Congress or the board of directors at Goldman Sachs?" (13 comments)

Braun McAsh: the Rantibus - Joe Six-Pack Interview

Richard Volaar: Real Fascism, Real Protests: Greece Ten Days On (3 comments)

earl ofari hutchinson: Did Sharpton Seal the deal for Caroline Kennedy? (1 comments)

earl ofari hutchinson: Did Sharpton Seal the deal for Caroline Kennedy?

Carol Anderson: Eyes Off the Prize (1 comments)

Yossef Ben-Meir: Bottom-Up Stimulus (7 comments)

William Fisher: Will He Bring Change We Can Believe In? (8 comments)

Elaine Brower: An Open Letter To the "Anti-war Movement" in the United States (9 comments)

Philip Greene: I Have Seen The Enemy and It Is . . . (12 comments)

Edip Yuksel: David's Flying Shoes v. Goliath's Bloody Ruse (3 comments)

Thom Hartmann: Alexander Hamilton's Advice To The Obama Administration (7 comments)

Marian Schneider: What happened this week in PA and what it means for PA voters (1 comments)

Mark Crispin Miller: Cheney throws down the gauntlet (3 comments)

Mark Crispin Miller: Regarding the Iraqi Shoe Hurler, Bush, and the New York Times

Mark Crispin Miller: Ohio's Gov. Strickland will veto nasty GOP election "reform" bill (1 comments)

Kevin Gosztola: 4,000 Americans Had to Die for What? (5 comments)

Kevin Gosztola: Why Rick Warren? (11 comments)

Mardi Harrison: Obama's Chinese Finger Trap--- Setting Us Free By Pushing Us Closer Together (4 comments)

Dave Lindorff: White House Lied About Iraqi Yellowcake Buy, But That's Not the Biggest Scandal (13 comments)

Margaret Bassett: I Heart Chicago (2 comments)

Anthony Wade: Progressivism Continues its Regression – Warren Signals Armageddon (42 comments)

Mark Sashine: Stalin Lives! Chris Matthews Interviewed Him! (18 comments)

Jaff Sassani: AFGHANISTAN: FROM UK, RUSSIAN TO USA (1 comments)

Stephen Lendman: Obama's New Appointments (1 comments)

Ismael Hossein-zadeh: Whose Mandate Will Shape Obama's "Change"? (3 comments)

Bill Hare: We Talk About Impeaching Blagojevich! How About Bush and Cheney? (8 comments)

Amit Dwivedi, Citizen News Service (CNS): Land of agriculture is facing food crisis

Thursday, December 18:

Lexi Jay: Prayerfully Pro-Choice (3 comments)

Dustin Ensinger: WTO Bleeding American Economy Dry (2 comments)

maurice nobert: Are We All Bozos on this Minivan? (Or the Detroit version of the Prisoners' Dilemma) (3 comments)

Michael Richards: *Appointment of Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack as seen by a fellow Iowan (1 comments)

Mike Malloy: In The Beginning . . . (12 comments)

Michael Rectenwald, Ph.D. (Lori Price): Things Are Not as They Seem (14 comments)

martinweiss: *Republicans find a union they like...

Ivan Hentschel: OOPS! Celebrity Status! (1 comments)

Jeff Cohen and Norman Solomon: Announcing the P.U.- litzer Prizes for 2008

Gregory Paul: Why the Republicans and Their Religious Base Are in a Lot More Trouble Than They Realize (1 comments)

Diane Halverson: Time for the Egg Industry to Phase Out Battery Cages (1 comments)

David Glenn Cox: Scorched Earth (1 comments)


Craig Harrington: *Deflation, Depression, Disaster (1 comments)

Andrew Bard Schmookler: A Battle for the Soul of the Republican Party? (2 comments)

Bernie Sanders: Navy Sinks Billions into Spare Parts (3 comments)

Sandy Sand: What the Hell Was Obama Thinking Inviting Rick Warren to Give the Invocation at OUR Inauguration? (5 comments)

Scott McLarty: Six Big Green Solutions to the Economic Meltdown (2 comments)

earl ofari hutchinson: Obama's Rick Warren Pick Makes Perfectly Good Sense (1 comments)

Mary MacElveen: Now is not the time for Gov. David Paterson to appoint Caroline Kennedy

Thom Hartmann: Three Cups of Tea for Rick Warren (34 comments)

Stephen Pizzo: America's Acid Test (1 comments)

Rob Kall: Town Hall on How The Economc Crisis is Affecting Us (1 comments)

Daniel Gugliotta: Finally, a Gaff of truth. (6 comments)

Dave Lindorff: Prosecuting Bush and Cheney for Torture: No One Can Be Above the Law (17 comments)

steve young: Ponzi Estate Sues Federal Prosecutors For Slander (2 comments)

Michael Chavers: Until We Have Campaign Finance Reform Nothing Will Change in Washington. (2 comments)

Rafe Pilgrim: Kudos to the Shoe Launcher (3 comments)

James Raider: Is Madoff Really A Wall Street Anomaly? (6 comments)

Jim Quinn: Is America on a Downward Slope? (4 comments)

Wednesday, December 17:

larry beinhart: The Great Depression, The New Deal, World War II And What They Mean To The Crash of '08 (9 comments)

Donna Smith: A Suspension of Our National Soul (2 comments)

Glen Ford: Is the Obama phenomenon good news or bad for Black America? (10 comments)

Dick Overfield: Will Turkey Provoke a War with Iran? (1 comments)

Pamela Drew: Obama Kills Hope for Change Naming Vilsack to USDA (35 comments)

chris rice: STRIKE: December 19th 2008 (2 comments)

Gustav Wynn: Caught! Condi's State Dept. Found Spying on Peace Fellowship (1 comments)

Richard Volaar: We're Fooling Ourselves: This Will Be WORSE Than the Great Depression

Karyn Strickler: *Reverse Climate Change: Reduce Greenhouse Gases 80% below 1990 Levels by 2025 (2 comments)

Dr A S Johan: A Permanent Solution to the Global Banking Crises! (2 comments)

Jill Hamilton and Ronnie Cummins, Director Organic Consumers: Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack: Too much Monsanto in the Mix? (117 comments)

Jim Quinn: An American Tragedy (5 comments)

Franz Lee: Greek Student Revolts and Brutal Capital Accumulation (3 comments)

sherry clark: Exhausting Our Hope (10 comments)

Thom Hartmann: Caroline Kennedy as Jimmy Stewart? (9 comments)

Tiffany Gabbay - U.S. Automakers Lost Spirit of Innovation, Industry Analysts Say (3 comments)

Mickey Z.: Counting sea gulls (1 comments)

David Sirota: MSNBC's Maddow: Did America Get Punked On the Bailout? Yes...Now Here's What to Do.

mikel weisser: Current Comedy, 12/16/08: This Year's Holiday Hits

Linn Cohen-Cole: Badly Need Your Help - Today, Now - To Reach MoveOn (4 comments)

Betsy L. Angert: Clean Coal and the Clause (1 comments)

Jason Paz: Enemy Combatants Rule America

Ed Tubbs: It's all tied together. (1 comments)

Melinda Pillsbury-Foster: Blighted Christmas - Give the truth this year

Steve32867: Orlando Food Not Bombs: Developments in Our Lawsuit Against the City

tommyboy: Indian's to sign Shoeman? (1 comments)

Jerry West: Coalition Against An Autocrat

mike kohr: Illinois, The Land of Larceny (1 comments)

Mary MacElveen: Is Blagojevich being rail-roaded in siding with unions and their members? (1 comments)

Edip Yuksel: 31 Flavors of Ice-cream, Yet only Two Parties! (6 comments)

Philip Greene: Man and Superman -- Obama the President (4 comments)

Jim Quinn: Looming Financial Catastrophe: A Real Inconvenient Truth (9 comments)

David Swanson: *How History Will View Bush (11 comments)

Sandy Sand: Bush Leaving Office in a Barrage of Figurative Shoe Throwing

Stephen Lendman: Assessing the Bush Legacy: The Measure of the Man and His Administration (6 comments)

Ernest Partridge: Theory vs. Reality: Why Market Absolutism Fails (5 comments)

Bernard Weiner: Great Trauma As a Great Teacher: Peering Into the New Year (1 comments)

Grant Lawrence: Cheney and Obama (5 comments)

Bill Hare: Iraq Shoe Throwing: Bush and the Right Will Never Get It! (5 comments)

Dr Nutan Thakur: Arbitrary and illegal arrest of 'Nishan' Editor Lenin Roy

Tuesday, December 16:

Mary MacElveen: The Iraq War: Bush, Cheney and Gaffney are true murdering psychopaths' (2 comments)

James Nimmo: Close, but no cigar! (3 comments)


Paul Lehto: If you like sending cash through the mail, you'll LOVE vote by mail! (15 comments)

Allan Pierson: GOP ticket a good fit for a novice politician (3 comments)

chris rice: Strike Updates for America: Reality Check

Leslie Radford: How To Lose Pacifica, and How To Save It (1 comments)

earl ofari hutchinson: The What is Obama Debate Again (13 comments)

W. Christopher Epler (Bill): Why aren't we dancing in the streets? We just liberated ourselves from an American Dictatorship! (40 comments)

David Swanson: *The Best Defense Iran Could Have (2 comments)

Steve Hildebrand: The Raising of the Right Hand (5 comments)

Brent Budowsky: Caroline Kennedy for President in 2016 (3 comments)

Kevin Gosztola: Cheney Admits Authorizing Torture (Or, If You're Going to Do Something Illegal and Immoral...) (36 comments)

Mike Adams: Hormone Replacement Therapy Doubles Risk of Breast Cancer, Women Warned to Stop HRT Drugs (2 comments)

Carla Nordstrom: Educational Change? (1 comments)

Leonce Gaiter: America Can't Handle the Truth; But it's Coming Anyway (22 comments)

Jason Paz: Alexander Hamilton and the United Auto Workers (10 comments)

Justanotherwriter: Agginitus: Number One Fatal Disease Killing African Americans (5 comments)

John Paul Rossi: The Auto Bailout Bill's Defeat and the Politics of Class Warfare (6 comments)

Monday, December 15:

Mary MacElveen: Perhaps Gitmo should remain open (1 comments)

Rob Kall: 16 Reasons I Like the Idea of Caroline Kennedy Replacing Hillary as NY Senator (18 comments)

Kerry Tomasi: The War on Mithramas! (3 comments)

Nathan White: *USA Loses In An Economics War And Is Now A Defeated and Conquered Nation (4 comments)



Shobha Shukla: Rhapsody 2008 - a symphony of different cultures for medical professionals

Grant Lawrence: "Bad Apples" (4 comments)

Jim Quinn: Turkeys Can't Fly


Melvin Goodman: Obama's Weak National Security Team (1 comments)

mike ferner: It's not about's about us: Why we must prosecute Bush and his administration for war crimes (10 comments)

Shaho Jonroy: Turkey Moving Forward with Plans to Dismantle Iran

Michael Bonanno: Stupid Criminal Auditions

Bob Ranney: Pivot Point For The Peace Movement; Help Obama Take On the Military Industrial Complex (11 comments)

PeterJ: *Is It Really Change We Need Or What? (2 comments)

Dr. Dennis Loo: Whither Rendition? Ex-CIA Officer Predicts Obama Will Use It (11 comments)

Stephen Pizzo: Swindler Nation (4 comments)

Marc McDonald: Iraqi Shoe-Throwing Journalist Speaks For A Lot Of Us (5 comments)

George Washington: How To Restore Trust So As to Revive the Economy (4 comments)

Rob Kall: Bail Out The News Industry and Investigative Journalism (17 comments)

Dave Lindorff: Muntadar al-Zaidi Did What We Journalists Should Have Done Long Ago (27 comments)

Danny Schechter: Did Wall Street "Go Rogue" or Was it Rogue Already? (3 comments)

Rob Kall: Interview with Steve Hildebrand; Steve, Did you tell Progressives to Shut the F Up? (53 comments)

David Swanson: *Bush Comparison Seen As Unfair to Dogs (3 comments)

steve young: S'Long, Bill-O, We Hardly Heard Ye (1 comments)

Stephen Lendman: The Abduction, Secret Detention, Torture, and Repeated Raping of Aafia Siddiqui (4 comments)

Cheryl Biren-Wright: Rep. Hoekstra Won't Seek Reelection: Good News for Intelligence Integrity?

FrenchieCat: What part of "F*ck him" does the Media NOT Understand? (4 comments)

Sunday, December 14:

David Michael Green: Tales From The Planet Bizarre, Episode 473: Still Lying, Still Allowed To Lie (3 comments)

Dave Johnson: Progressive Infrastructure (5 comments)

Cindy Sheehan: "Good riddance, you dog" (31 comments)

Jaff Sassani: TURKEY: TURKISH WARS OF GENOCIDES (5 comments)


Mumia Abu-Jamal: False Freedom

Ivan Hentschel: Great Expectations

Kathryn Smith: Hope for the Economy from Obama's Own Mouth (2 comments)

chris rice: Strike Updates for Chicago, France, Spain, Italy, Germany, Greece

nyclaw nyclaw: NYCLAW Antiwar Digest -- 12.14.08

PrMaine: Who Pays Taxes II (1 comments)

Glenn R. Jackson: *The Republican Reformation - Jobs- Can We Still Save the American Dream? (1 comments)

winston: You need the "1984" code book to realize that W dreams the bottom 99% would aspire only to a futureless life.

Jaff Sassani: Will American Power Decline Over the Next Twenty Years? (5 comments)

David Glenn Cox: Down to Zero (8 comments)

David Glenn Cox: What FDR Gave Us (2 comments)

Frosty Wooldridge: The Inaugural Speech President Obama Needs to Give

Milton Lee Norris: They Bound Their Hands and Feet (6 comments)

Robert Parry: Obama and US-Russia Tensions (4 comments)

Doc "Old Codger" McCoy: Has Obama Heard About The Economic Crisis? (1 comments)

Brent Budowsky: Blagojevich and Pay for Play on Wall Street and K Street (10 comments)

larry beinhart: The God Series – Because Religion is The Battleground of the 21st Century (48 comments)

Cindy Sheehan: CODE-RED: People for Revolution! (19 comments)

Kevin Gosztola: Now More Than Ever, The World Needs A Bold U.S. Antiwar Movement (15 comments)

Saturday, December 13:

martinweiss: *get ready for freedom to ring

dick overfield: Kurd Activists Reject War With Iran (1 comments)

Charles Knight: Dust-up between the New York Times and the White House masks willful ignorance

W. Christopher Epler (Bill): A personal note to my friends (and otherwise) at Op-Ed News. (15 comments)

George Staropoli: Goldwater Institute supporting HOA secession? (1 comments)

Mumia Abu-Jamal: More Money for 'Masters': None For You

Patrick Mattimore: Psychology of Change (1 comments)

David Swanson: Nation's Largest Anti-War Coalition Resolves to Work for Prosecution of War Criminals (1 comments)

Jim Quinn: The Gathering Storm - Our Coming Depression (3 comments)

Cheri Cabot: Personal About Politics: Chicago -Wedded to the Headlines for Better or for Worse

Braun McAsh: Oil: Can You Handle the Truth or are You Republican, Part II

Kathryn Smith: *Bailouts: Distraction from Root Cause of Recession?

ncvoter: Instant Runoff Voting touted as way to eliminate recounts (4 comments)

Doug Rogers: In Healthcare News Conference Obama/Daschle Get a B- While the Media Get An F

mikel weisser: Cheney Prison Abuse Investigation Officially Dismantled

Jason Paz: Senate Seats and Obama Inaugural Dinner Plates

tabonsell: Do Unto Others, But Not Unto Ourselves

Ross Levin: *Gay Congressman-elect calls for more, better, and national ballot initiatives (1 comments)

DAnne Burley: Governor Rod Scandal May involving a Big Bank

wagelaborer: Health in America

Suzana Megles: The Spirit of Christmases Past (3 comments)

Jim Quinn: True Cost of Military Industrial Complex (9 comments)

Frank Barat: An Israeli in Gaza- Interview with Jeff Halper (2 comments)

Dan Fejes: The Theory of the Idiot Actor (3 comments)

Alisa Mullins: The latest dust-up over fur (1 comments)

John H Kennedy: Promote impeachment at each showing of the Frost/Nixon Movie (9 comments)

Mark Overt Skilbred: *THE LESSONS OF MUMBAI (A Revision)

Betsy L. Angert: Veterans Affairs (1 comments)

Jim Miles: Robert Kagan's Mythology of U.S. Exceptionalism (2 comments)

earl ofari hutchinson: Jesse Jackson Jr. Should Bow Out for Obama's Seat (1 comments)

Tom Dennen: Economic 'God Particle' Found

Roland Michel Tremblay: Revolutionizing Education: Time to tell Obama what to do (2 comments)

bobzaguy: McCain sighted at unemployment agency (2 comments)

Sandy Sand: UCLA Economists Want Us to Spend Our Way Out of Economic Woes When Maunfacturing is the Answer (2 comments)

Kay Ebeling: Release of Doubt angers the crime victims, because to us there has been no Doubt now for years (1 comments)

Mary Shaw: The Salvation Army's Red Kettle of Trouble (4 comments)

James Raider: • Leveraging Billion Dollar Connections In Congress

Jim Quinn: The Shallowest Generation (19 comments)

Rafe Pilgrim: The Mystery of the Obtuse Electorate (7 comments)

David Swanson: Liz Holtzman for Senate (5 comments)

Friday, December 12:

Mary MacElveen: Letter to Senator Richard Shelby stating I am boycotting Alabama (3 comments)

sharon kayser: Beyond The Age Of Usury (4 comments)


Tom Usher: Libertarian Capitalists Amazingly Intentionally Myopic (2 comments)

Nathan White: Massive Trade Deficit Prolongs Recession

Tom Philpott: *"GMO JOB Will the Obama administration be the first to seriously regulate genetically modified food?" (5 comments)

Scott Kurashige_and_Grace_Lee_Boggs: Rebuilding our Economy from the Ground Up

Michael Moore: Senate to Middle Class: Drop Dead (10 comments)

Linn Cohen-Cole: *Thinking about 9/11 in light of the bailout (14 comments)

Mike Adams: Melamine Infant Formula (comic) (1 comments)

Kitty Antonik Wakfer: Essential Industry? Lessons Learned from the Piano

Malachy Kilbride: President Obama Shut Down Guantanamo : "Yes You Can!"

Joel S. Hirschhorn: Illinois Citizens Deserve Corrupt Government (2 comments)

Sandy Shanks: The SOFA-- Bush's Deal With Iraq-- Has Some Dubious Aspects (2 comments)

Ludwik Kowalski: Oh, Russia (7 comments)

Adam Bessie: Part II: Obama is Hitler? WTF? (7 comments)

Steve Consilvio: What is thought? A rebuttal of Atheism. (17 comments)


Michael Collins: Senate Rules Kill Bailout, Foil Democracy (4 comments)

Rob Kall: *Do Flat Out Globalist GOP Traitors INTEND to Kill the USA's Auto Industry? (34 comments)

Mary MacElveen: Foreclosure: The Bush legacy caught on tape and became the destroyer of the American dream (3 comments)

Doc "Old Codger" McCoy: The Unmitigated Gall of Congress (2 comments)

John Henry Egan: Hitler and the Jews (43 comments)

Thaddeus Kaczor Jr: Bail-Outs for Billionaires, but not a dime in loans for the Middle Class (1 comments)

Stephen Lendman: Excess Debt and Deflatiion = Depression (6 comments)

Cheryl Biren-Wright: *Hoekstra: Stark Reality Will Cause Obama to Reconsider Gitmo and Enhanced Interrogation (30 comments)

Mary MacElveen: To those senators who sank the GM and Chrysler bridge-loan: "Bleep you!" (7 comments)

Thursday, December 11:

Edward Smallwood: Media Opportunity in Disaster (2 comments)

David Swanson: Somebody Should Arm the Senate Armed Services Committee (1 comments)

Timothy Newkirk: LDS Lies and Hypocrisy about Prop. 8 (11 comments)

Gene Messick: Is the Honeymoon Over Even Before Obama's Inauguration? (3 comments)

Students for a Free Tibet: China: Free Prominent Tibetan Cultural Figure Paljor Norbu (8 comments)

Ralph Lopez: *Impeach: Bi-Partisan Panel Says Bush Directly Responsible for Torture (3 comments)

BroderWriter: The Opposite of Manglish: Asian Text as Art Background That Might Bite

Robert Cogan: *Mobilizing on Bailouts,and Stamocap

Bob Patterson: Republican Spruikers

Kevin Gosztola: Does Blagojevich's Idea to Shakedown a Children's Hospital Mean He's a Madman? (4 comments)

Gene Messick: Opportunities to deal with sociopaths in American politics (6 comments)

David Glenn Cox: Thinking Outside the Box (3 comments)

Jeremy R. Hammond: Role of Alleged CIA Asset in Mumbai Attacks Being Downplayed

Lawrence Velvel: Re: Fitzgerald and Blagojevich (6 comments)

Doug Rogers: Socialism We Can Believe In


Andrew Bard Schmookler: Good Omen: Reading Obama's Planned Move to the Muslim World (16 comments)

Bruce K. Gagnon: MORE TROOPS TO AFGHANISTAN (9 comments)

Len Hart: Has the US Become a 'Failed State' ? (13 comments)

Stephen Pizzo: Hey Buddy, Can You Spare a Billion? (1 comments)

Doc "Old Codger" McCoy: Political Genius Emerges (1 comments)

Rand Clifford: Alas, Babble On (6 comments)

Ray McGovern: Will Obama Buy Torture-Lite? (4 comments)

Michael McCoy: The Bush years, in retrospect (6 comments)

James Raider: Obama - The Second Tell (4 comments)

Wednesday, December 10:

Mary MacElveen: Lady Liberty will cry and her torch extinguished if the GOP kills off our American auto industry (4 comments)

Gustav Wynn: Hannity Demands Presidential Transparency (18 comments)

Glenn R. Jackson: *The Republican Reformation - Globalism - Killing the Goose (2 comments)

Jordan Thornton: *Solidarity, Not Charity, for the People of Gaza (1 comments)

Andrew Hughes: The road to sustainability

Mickey Z.: If Obama coached the Knicks

Greg Palast: Obama's "Way-to-Go, Brownie!" Moment? (6 comments)

Bruce Mulkey: Mission Accomplished! My time as an organizer for Barack Obama in Ohio (4 comments)

Mike Malloy: How Does it Feel? (13 comments)

Roy S. Carson: It's all a matter of interpretation: Is President Chavez to impose himself as "dictator for life" on Venezuela?

Braun McAsh: OIL: Can You Handle the Truth, or are You a Republican. Part I (2 comments)

Matt Lykken: *Creating a Sustainable Recovery

Concerned Indian: Letter To President-Elect Barack Obama From Indian Americans

Richard Clark: *The (coming) battery-swap (car) revolution. (Too bad Detroit will likely miss out.) (6 comments)

David Glenn Cox: The Monster Factory (3 comments)

Erik Larson: - LA Town Hall Recap

Scott Baker: Selecting the Auto Companies to assist (2 comments)

Richmond Shreve: Let's Fight for Freedom (2 comments)

Zin Linn: *U.N. must be tough on Burma's dictators (1 comments)

mikel weisser: Current Comedy, 12/08/08: The Seven Types of Propaganda, Obama Style (3 comments)

M. Davis: A few questions for the bail out bandits-Tell us why we should front your speculation? (2 comments)

Amit Dwivedi, Citizen News Service (CNS): Crop insurance is the life insurance scheme for farmers

Ann Kramer: Transition to the Full Spectrum Economy: (1 comments)

Steven Erickson: Bill Cosby, Fatherhood Task Force (4 comments)

Margaret Bassett: Chris Hedges on the State of Higher Education (23 comments)

Mary MacElveen: If Gov. Rod Blagojevich deserves impeachment, so did Pres. Bush (17 comments)

Mary Robinson: Recommitting to Eleanor Roosevelt's Challenge to the World (3 comments)

Amit Dwivedi, Citizen News Service (CNS): Addressing diabetes is vital for strengthening tuberculosis control

Allen Heart: A Globalist Savage Doodles Tyranny on the Walls of His Cave (19 comments)

Lora Chamberlain: Gov. Blagojevich is not just one bad apple, the whole orchard is toxic (9 comments)

Stephen Lendman: The Persecution of Syed Fahad Hashmi (1 comments)

Mumia Abu-Jamal: Secret Recession?

Mary MacElveen: In airing Jay Leno in prime-time, NBC will either strike gold or sink like lead

RevBlake: Mr. President-Elect Obama, Be Mindful of How You Handle the Corporate Bailout and Implement Your Economic Plans

Robert N Smith: A New Business Model? (2 comments)

Geoffrey Holland: A Future Worthy of an Enlightened Species (38 comments)

Bernard Weiner: The Moral Imperative to Change "The System" (16 comments)

Tuesday, December 9:

David Swanson: *Stuart Taylor Jr.'s Crusade for Torturers (1 comments)

Gene Messick: Why are you the Victim in a Consumer Society?

Rob Kall: Bottom-up Blindness; The Reason to Fire Detroit Execs (6 comments)

martinweiss: *Rove's Second Siegelman

Mike Malloy: BOOM!

Kathryn Smith: *We are Being Tracked by the Banks: What to Do

Dr. Dennis Loo: Strangling Dissent, Muzzling Whistleblowers (3 comments)

Rafe Pilgrim: Democrats in Full Farce Mode re Auto Bailout (2 comments)

Suzi Campbell: Hope is not as clear-cut as it was (1 comments)

Jack - Liberty Underground: Keep Sending Cannon Fodder to Afghanistan (1 comments)

Patrick Mattimore: Nonsensical Rankings From Those People Who Bring You Nonsense (2 comments)

Liberty Underground: ON WALL STREET CRIME PAY

Lynne Glasner: Crime and Punishment: Scholars Weigh In on the Bush Legacy (2 comments)

Robert Naiman: Kinzer: Surge Diplomacy, Not Troops, in Afghanistan

Mickey Z.: Obama Conspiracy (7 comments)

Rachel Neuwirth: Mumbai and the Jewish 'Peace Camp.' (4 comments)

Ron Jacobs: UE Local 1110-Think Like Them (3 comments)

Kathryn Smith: Negaholism, Polyanna, Optimism: Reality or Unreality? (5 comments)

Michael Greenwell: Extraordinary (5 comments)

Jordan Thornton: *"Free Gaza Is A Cool Idea"

Michael Collins: End Presidential Pardons and Clemency - An Amendment (12 comments)

Monday, December 8:

earl ofari hutchinson: More Nuttiness on the Obama Birth Certificate Non-Issue (4 comments)

Ludwik Kowalski: On Stalin's Order? (1 comments)

paul roberts: Bush Regime Declares Itself Above the Law (3 comments)

mike ferner: With Shot and Shell or "Modular Crowd Control Munitions" - We Must Bend to Empire's Will (5 comments)

William Fox: *"Black Bush" Barack? -- A False Flag Frankenstein? (2 comments)

Alexander: In the Spirit of Haymarket (2 comments)

Ellen Brown: Sustainable Government: Banking for a "New" New Deal (22 comments)

Jason Paz: Can a Limousine Liberal Find Happiness on Welfare?

Richmond Shreve: Attacking Terrorism (7 comments)

Puddy Dunne: 2009, not so "Great Expectations"

Al Gore: *Don Siegelman is America's #1 "Political Prisoner"

Danny Schechter: God Did It (1 comments)

Charles L. Riccillo: "A Day of Infamy - Who Recalls?"

Krishna Hari Pushkar: Security (2 comments)

Rob Kall: Obama's Most Progressive Act Yet; Solidarity With the Chicago Factory Worker Sit-in (45 comments)

Michael Bonanno: Obama Will Revive FDR's "Failed" Policies (11 comments)

Steve Hildebrand: A Message to Obama's Progressive Critics (72 comments)

richard power: International Commitment Required for Peace in the Congo (1 comments)

William Fisher: Hope For Homeowners? Not So Much (2 comments)

Stephen Lendman: The Global Economic Crisis - Bad and Worsening (3 comments)

Brent Budowsky: Fiasco: Still on Our Knees, to Big Oil (9 comments)

Sunday, December 7:

David Michael Green: The Other Foot (2 comments)

Rowan Wolf: The Troll Under the Bridge Loans: Corporate Profit-Taking and Executive Compensation (3 comments)

W. Christopher Epler (Bill): Is replacing right wing pugs with right wing dems a significant improvement? (1 comments)

William Helbig: The End of Another Religious Crusade (2 comments)

Ed Martin: Impeachment Desuetude Will Foster Presidential Crimes (4 comments)

Curt Day: Save Money, Live Better, or Die

Ed Tubbs: The Neanderthal might be gone, but his intellect survives undisturbed (1 comments)

Brasch: Hit me, Congress, One More Time: Bailing Out the Auto Industry (1 comments)

Patrick Henningsen: *The Surge, the Bailout and the Orgy on Wall Street (6 comments)

Edip Yuksel: On Israel, Palestine, Suicide Bombers, and Terror (4 comments)

Hargrove: Is Barack Obama Natural Born? (17 comments)

Cindy Sheehan: Peace is not an absence of war: it's an absence of preparing for war or an absence of using violence... (19 comments)

William Fisher: The End of Cowboy Justice? (2 comments)

Tommy News: *TAKE ACTION: Stop The H8, A Day Without a Gay Wednesday 12-10, Join The Impact!! (1 comments)

Edip Yuksel: To the East, Muslims, and the Middle East (1 comments)

Kevin Anthony Stoda: Real change comes from within (3 comments)

Will Roberts: FORD : Fix Or Repair Daily, not just a joke anymore, a future business plan.

Dave Lindorff: A Car Dealer Explains Why the Bailout is a Raw Deal (1 comments)

PETA: Life's no Disney movie for pet-store 'Rhinos'

Sandy Sand: Surprise! OPEC is Going to Cut Oil Production to Raise Prices: Greed Will Be Its Downfall (2 comments)

Doc "Old Codger" McCoy: Suicide: A Cry for Help? (4 comments)

Rob Kall: The Extinction of Right Wing Neanderthals; The Rising of Bottom-up Intelligence (43 comments)

Ron Fullwood: Bush Holdover Robert Gates: A Kinder, Gentler Shock and Awe (2 comments)

Ivan Hentschel: The Big Three, the Big Swindle and the Boat We Might Catch (18 comments)

Kevin Anthony Stoda: Business Management Practices Ensure Energy Tech Revolution Will Bypass U.S. (9 comments)

Mumia Abu-Jamal: Blame the Takers, Not the Makers (3 comments)

Mickey Z.: Obama and the 2076 election (6 comments)

Beatgasm: The Value of the Dollar

Will Roberts: A License to protect, not kill! (1 comments)

winston: Why did we all hate Palin? (13 comments)

DrTruth: Public bailout, long overdue, revealed! (4 comments)

Nicola Nasser: The 'Other', Older Palestinian Coup D'etat

Jaff Sassani: The US Government and Kurds (4 comments)

Saturday, December 6:

Ralph Lopez: *Impeach if You Care About Obama, You Have Been Warned (1 comments)

Richmond Gardner: Juan Cole argues with President Bush (1 comments)

Daniel Pourkesali: Time for behavior adjustment – Ours (1 comments)

Robert Arend: The Colorado 3 Stooges vs Tennessee's Laurel & Hardy

Bob Cesca: No Attacks? Since When? (3 comments)

Kendall Stewart: We Need To Declare "A War On Diabetes"

Andrew Hughes: The Madness of King Bernancke (3 comments)

Dr. Dennis Loo: Slip Sliding Away and the Democrats: Is Torture Torture or Not? (1 comments)

Shaho Jonroy: Turks in Turkey Will Face Extermination (1 comments)

Rady Ananda: Queer Nation Strikes Back (9 comments)

Ed Tubbs: Love at first sight: Voltaire's postulate, and what's love got to do with the rest of it. (1 comments)

Saberi Roy: Terrorism in India and the Fallout (4 comments)

Sharon Roach: Take a Seat at Obama's Table

Doc "Old Codger" McCoy: A Time for "Bad" Pennies (1 comments)

larry beinhart: The Fall of a Free Market Prophet (15 comments)

University of Los Andes political sciences professor, Dr. Franz J. T. Lee: Marxism ... Concerning modern theory and praxis of global socialist revolution

Benadrit: Robbing Peter to Rob Paul (3 comments)

Kitty Antonik Wakfer: A Western Liberal and 'The Good Man in Africa' (1 comments)

John F. Miglio: Time to Tax Super Rich and Corporations at 1950s Levels (2 comments)

Jane Stillwater: Peace Pilgrim II: Driving across America in a wheelchair? (3 comments)

Mike Adams: Mississippi and Louisiana Lowest in U.S. Health (2 comments)

David Ross: What Is Wrong with the US Automobile Industry? (1 comments)

Richard Hirschhorn: MEGA

Jon C: COGNITIVE DISSONANCE: A Last Ditch Defence for the Assassins of Jean Charles de Menezes

David Swanson: When Would You Say Enough? (12 comments)

Ron Fullwood: Obama's Holdovers in Pentagon Leadership Still Pushing Hard for New Generation of Nuclear Weapons (1 comments)

Neve Gordon: Obama's Middle East Challenge (4 comments)

Byron DeLear: *Why We Can't Let Ford, GM and Chrysler Go (11 comments)

David Glenn Cox: In the Shadow of an Apocalypse (10 comments)

mike montagne: Response To Zeitgeist Addendum (1 comments)

John H Kennedy: Kucinich gets ignored once again by Obama & Dem Leadership

Lydia Kopere Patterson: Obama Should Encourage Americans to Value Education More (20 comments)

John Candido: *Need for the United States to Implement the Metric System. (1 comments)

Dan Fejes: The Latest Threat to Domestic Security (3 comments)

Edip Yuksel: To the West, Christians, and Americans (8 comments)

James Nimmo: Homo-Hater's Hubby Gets Outed in Phone Call

OhioBlues: Avowed Islamaphobes Seek to Work with Barack Obama (3 comments)

W. Christopher Epler (Bill): Obama, the new Presidential Slumlord for America's Rich (8 comments)

Jill Jackson: Oh, God (12 comments)

Matoska: Automakers Point the Economy at the Peoples' Heads (3 comments)

Gene Messick: A Plan for Democracy Restoration (4 comments)

Friday, December 5:

David Swanson: Unlimited Pardon Power and Five Other Impossible Things Before Breakfast (1 comments)

Abdus Sattar Ghazali: Arab Americans Continue to Face Discrimination: Report (1 comments)

JohnPeebles: Road to change goes through Washington

James Raider: Recession? Depression? Deflation? Inflation? (3 comments)

NancyT: New Hampshire elections: A call to improve integrity and accountability

Press Release: Vice President-Elect Biden Announces Chief Economist and Economic Policy Advisor (6 comments)

Pamela Drew: Obama's USDA Short List Solidly Supports Agribusiness (2 comments)

Kristin Bender, Oakland Tribune: Berkeley grandma sues over canceled embed

David Swanson: Proposal for United for Peace and Justice (1 comments)

Sandy Sand: Lame Duck Bush Acts More Like a Wounded Lion, Viciously Attacks Women's Abortion Rights (1 comments)

Craig Harrington: *The Fallacy and Danger of Free Trade (2 comments)

Richmond Shreve: Roots of Conspiracy Exposed (56 comments)

Vijayaraghavan Padmanabhan: *Restructuring the Global Economy (7 comments)

Hosea McAdoo: *Future Direction of American Health Care (5 comments)

R. Queisser: Dump the CEOs Before Investing in U.S. Industry (3 comments)

Michael Collins: GM, Ford - Won't Pledge to Buy American (13 comments)

Allen Heart: Mumbai False Flag Attack: Gathering Evidence (14 comments)

Janus Adams: "My Lord, What a Morning" (8 comments)

Bob Burnett: Obama's First 100 Days: The Economy

Andrew Bard Schmookler: A Remarkable Sign of Humanity in a City (3 comments)

Project Vote: Lawmakers Target Individual Voters, While Failing to Address Systemic Problems

Stephen Unger: Escalation in Afghanistan: A Really Bad Idea (1 comments)

James Raider: Revising Government Relationship To Money (18 comments)

Mary Shaw: Why Obama Must Commit to Cluster Munitions Ban (2 comments)

Stephen Crockett: Is Senator Shelby a Threat to American Economy? (2 comments)

paul roberts: Washington Arrogance has Fomented a Muslim Revolution (37 comments)

Stephen Lendman: Obama's War Cabinet (17 comments)

Olga Bonfiglio: The Black Swan Visits the Land of Smiles (1 comments)

earl ofari hutchinson: Method to Thomas Madness on Obama Birth Certificate (51 comments)

Thursday, December 4:

Press Release: Letter to President Elect Obama Regarding Agriculture Secretary from 84 Food Activists

David Swanson: Prosecute Yoo? (5 comments)

Mad Jayhawk: Illegitimate President? (14 comments)

Braun McAsh: Attack of the Pentagoons (3 comments)

David Swanson: *Pardon Whom? (1 comments)

David Swanson: *The Filibuster Excuse Lives (1 comments)

Tim Buchholz: 700 Billion Times 10 (1 comments)

Bajawind: The Transformation of Poverty (2 comments)

Mark Crispin Miller: We're not out of the woods yet! (9 comments)

Deepali Gaur Singh: Women's Safety and Health in Post-Mumbai India

Hayesml47: *No Trickle from Bailouts! (1 comments)

Sherwood Ross: Slavery, American-Style, Must Be Abolished! (15 comments)

Dave Lindorff: Takin' It to City Halls and Statehouses, Not Just to the DC Streets (1 comments)

Dana Gabriel: What Would a Coalition Government Mean for NAFTA and the SPP? (1 comments)

Jaff Sassani: An Open Letter to President Elect Obama (5 comments)

Bob Koehler: Redefining 'Realism'

Warren Wells: *Young inexperienced doctors learn the Culture of Dishonesty at the VA (5 comments)

Keith Jones: Canada's "putsch": Oppose Conservative power-grab! No support to Liberal-NDP coalition! (1 comments)

Shobha Shukla: 'Diabetes doctor is at your doorstep' in Chunampet villages

Steve Consilvio: Neo-Transcendentalist Time: What's The Difference Between Neo & The Other "Matrix" Characters? (11 comments)

Sandy Sand: Campbell Brown, Knock it Off and Get Yourself a Life (3 comments)

martinweiss: *Election Judo

Wednesday, December 3:

earl ofari hutchinson: More Than a Sentence for O.J. Simpson (3 comments)

Richard Hirschhorn: It's the economy? (7 comments)

Doug Rogers: Groupthink Unchained (4 comments)

Betsy L. Angert: House Resolution 1531; Pardon Me? (4 comments)

Mike Malloy: GLORY! (3 comments)

Dwight Black: Economics 3.141592... Who's to Blame for the Big Three Failure?

Cameron Salisbury: Detroit vs. Wall Street: The Trillion Dollar Class War (12 comments)

Ian Sinclair: Don't Expect Change: Ian Sinclair interviews Mickey Z. (1 comments)

George Washington: Bodies in the River (1 comments)

Randy LoBasso: Say it with me: "Georgia. Senate." (1 comments)

David Glenn Cox: Dead Babies Can Take Care of Themselves (2 comments)

Pamela Drew: We'll Bail Out GM Because We're a Nation of Idiots (5 comments)

Jane Stillwater: Mumbai: First shot of the war on globalization?

John Paul Rossi: Bailout the Big Three and Revitalize the Economy (7 comments)


Andrew Hughes: Paulson shoots another arrow into the heart of the Economy (22 comments)

William Fisher: From Those Wonderful Folks Who Brought You the Torture Memos (4 comments)

Chronis Polychroniu: *Henry Giroux: Rethinking the Promise of Critical Education Under an Obama Regime

Craig Harrington: *Obama's Plan Must Prevent Leaks, Keep Jobs at Home (1 comments)

Mark Carbone: Using the Natural Wealth of our Nation Wisely

Ashin Mettacara: *Burma: Condolence message from a Burmese blogger monk

Brent Budowsky: Save the Auto Industry, The American Way (2 comments)

Betsy L. Angert: Car Manufacturers Con

Mary MacElveen: Vice President-elect Joe Biden: "I may have a bit of a pro-rail bias" (6 comments)

Michael Moore: Saving the Big 3 for You and Me ...a message from Michael Moore (21 comments)

Cheri Cabot: Personal About Politics: Welcome to the Recession

Michael C. Ruppert: Mumbai and the Collapse of Industrialized Civilization (2 comments)

Kathryn Smith: *Why Reducing, Reusing and Recycling Really *Does* Help the Environment (8 comments)

Stephen Fox: NEW IDEAS ON RESTORING U. S. ECONOMY, for the Next Secretary of Commerce, William Blaine Richardson III (51 comments)

Stephen Lendman: Obama's Economic Dream Team? (9 comments)

Ernest Partridge: Act Two: The Struggle Continues

Mumia Abu-Jamal: Masks of Empire (1 comments)

Bernard Weiner: For the GOP, the Economic Meltdown May Have Happened Just a Wee Bit Early (5 comments)

Ann Kramer: Try something else! A Full Spectrum Economy

Roland Michel Tremblay: MUMBAI ATTACKS: The British are behind it (2 comments)

Elizabeth McKinley: Yes. I voted for Obama because he has a nice six-pack. (5 comments)

Allen Heart: You Can't Have Your Freedom for Free!

sherry clark: [Not So] Funny: The [Fat] Cat[s] Came Back

Kevin Anthony Stoda: HUMAN CRISES STEMMING FROM SEIGE IN AIRPORT IN BANGKOK By Kevin Stoda, a regular Thai tourist and SE Asian Traveler "

Tuesday, December 2:

Stephen Gowans: Prominent Progressive Intellectuals and Lesser Evilism

DrTruth: Public bailout, long overdue, revealed!

Cenerentola: The Storm's Mixed Metaphors

Amit Dwivedi, Citizen News Service (CNS): 'NAYANA' - a unique mobile Eye Care initiative for people with diabetes

Carola Von Hoffmannstahl: Might Makes Blight: Eminent Domain v. Free Speech in Clarksville, Tennessee

Steven Weintz: President, SBW Ventures, Inc.

Michael Lubin: The Real America is Thinly Scattered

Deb Della Piana: Coming down off the 'Obama High' (1 comments)

Elayne Clift: Women of Color Reflect upon Obama Win (1 comments)

e bills: Ultimate Reality CHeck

Jim Goodman: Food is Different (1 comments)

Bruce Dixon: Community Organizer v. Corrupt Politician: The Dec. 6 New Orleans Congressional Election (4 comments)

Amy Bernstein: Five Things Obama Can Do to Stay in Touch (3 comments)

Rafe Pilgrim: Mr. President Elect: Change Has Always Meant Something Different (13 comments)

Kamala Sarup: Women's rights and the pain of losing a friend

Ann Weaver Hart: Facing Financial Facts

John Kerry: *Keep the Momentum Going in Louisiana

George Washington: The Government's Argument for Deploying Troops in the U.S. is Ridiculous - Even On Its Own Terms (1 comments)

Doc "Old Codger" McCoy: The Bush Legacy Tour

David Swanson: *When Will We Liberate the Iraqis? (2 comments)

Philip Greene: Nancy Reagan Had It Right -- In A Way

Mike Adams: Health Ranger Offers 31 Predictions for 2009: Health, economy, terrorism and more (2 comments)

Ben Terrall: A Review of Red State Rebels: Tales of Grassroots Resistance in the Heartland

Mary MacElveen: The super-complexities facing the incoming Obama administration (1 comments)

Bruce K. Gagnon: Mr. Jones, We got a Thing Going On

Edip Yuksel: More Morons are Needed (7 comments)

mikel weisser: Current Comedy 12/08: On Not Drinking the Kool-Aid for General Jim Jones

Sandy Sand: If The Toy Isn't Made in the U.S.A., DON'T BUY IT! (2 comments)

Jerry West: Who Are The Pirates? (8 comments)

Nicola Nasser: A Peace Process That Makes Peace Impossible (1 comments)

John Bardi: Do We Have to Choose Between Hope and Reality? (14 comments)

Monday, December 1:

Braun McAsh: THE LEGACY; Dubya's Musings in the Halls of Never-Never Land (3 comments)

Dan Lieberman: Stimulating the U.S. Government to Bankruptcy (1 comments)

Rand Clifford: End of the Road to Moronity (8 comments)

Rob Kall: How About A REAL MONSTER Museum? (9 comments)

Rob Kall: Vampires in America (15 comments)

Doc "Old Codger" McCoy: Crisis in Thailand (1 comments)

Mike Malloy: Plus a change, plus c'est la mme chose (2 comments)

Patrick Mattimore: Time Magazine Crowns Education's Next Messiah (1 comments)

GLloyd Rowsey: Politics & the Arts, Internationalism, and Activism: Interview with Gary Corseri (4 comments)

Michael Bonanno: Why Can't Americans Learn? (5 comments)

Nita Micossi: Recession or Not, Get the Hell Out and Shop

Will Roberts: Americans may not be able to afford a New Year, so we'll take a New USED Year (1 comments)

Gene Messick: Time for America to go Metric? Youbecha! (5 comments)

Zena Crenshaw: *Corruption Threatens America's Medical And Legal Systems (3 comments)

paul roberts: The Cost of Hegemony is Beyond Reach (5 comments)

Deepak Tripathi: Obama and National Security

Deborah Emin: Our Obsession with Violence and Money-- (4 comments)

Ludwik Kowalski: Cold Fusion: 20 years later (8 comments)

Stephen Gowans: Prominent Progressive Intellectuals and Lesser Evilism

Richard Hirschhorn: Main Street

Richard Clark: *How to end our addiction to Mideast oil, save the Big Three in Detroit and the economy too (5 comments)

Michael Fox: Breaking News - Broken Economy (2 comments)

University of Los Andes (ULA) political sciences professor, Dr. Franz J. T. Lee: Venezuela ... under such circumstances today Marx would say: I am NOT a revolutionary! (4 comments)

David Swanson: As Congress Lay Dying (3 comments)

Dave Lindorff: A Tale of Two Terror Attacks (10 comments)

Bruce K. Gagnon: A Bit Left of Bush (9 comments)

Raff Ellis: Support your local author... read a book! (2 comments)

Lees Summit Conservative: Georgia Campaign the Focal Point of the 2008 Senate Races, and a Bonus

Regina Cornwell: A Quiet Revolution in the Developing World (6 comments)

Richmond Shreve: News, Opinion, or Advocacy? (7 comments)

Adam Bessie: Obama is Hitler? WTF? (52 comments)

FAITHCARR: I'm Told Republican's Haven't Been In Charge?! (3 comments)

William Cormier: Don't Celebrate Yet - Martial Law And A Bush/Cheney Coup Is Still A Possibility (6 comments)

Dr. Dennis Loo: Bill Kristol Wants the Medal of Freedom for Torturers and Spies (14 comments)

Richard Spisak: Cui Bono Mumbai? (4 comments)

William John Cox: Making Smarter Cars Instead of Stupid Decisions (1 comments)

John R Moffett: Posse Comitatus, RIP (8 comments)

Mickey Z.: Obama exploits liberal denial (35 comments)

Stephen Lendman: Criminal Injustice Against the Holy Land Foundation Charity (6 comments)

Karyn Strickler: *Bail U.S. Out of the Fossil Fuel Economy (18 comments)


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