Archives for General News

February 2009

Saturday, February 28:

Ed Tubbs: The third one is a charm, but not one a democracy wants to hang 'round its neck.

Barbara Peterson: American Aliens Invade Mexico

M. Davis: Tanking Economy Generating Worldwide Violence, Drug Abuse (2 comments)

Mark Crispin Miller: GOP prefers Palin in 2012 (and that's no joke) (3 comments)

Sheila Samples: Focus on the Family's Dobson Resigns Post (1 comments)

Mark David: Slain reporter\'s father fearful of anti-Semitism on campus - (1 comments)

Sheila Samples: Democrats Limit Future Financing for Washington Voucher Program

Mark David: Say what you want - just don't expect taxpayers to pay

Sheila Samples: US may boycott racism conference

Sheila Samples: Obama Is Said to Pick Kansas Governor for Health Post

Laudyms: Selective divestment at Hampshire College: Dershowitz attacks (3 comments)

John Kusumi: War of Words re: China continues (3 comments)

GLloyd Rowsey: Are Palestinians Allowed to Resist? - Part II (1 comments)

Cheryl Neilson and Linn Cohen-Cole: *Clintons promote their second Monsanto 'fake food safety' plan that destroys farmers (5 comments)

Press Release: Iraq Vets Want Obama to Issue Complete Withdrawal from Iraq

Sheila Samples: Health Workers' 'Conscience' Rule Set to Be Voided

Sheila Samples: Former Top CIA Official Sentenced to 37 Months

Ed Tubbs: Addendum to Bobby - We Hardly Knew Ye piece (2 comments)

Sheila Samples: Why 88 Arab homes received eviction notices (1 comments)

Friday, February 27:

Linn Cohen-Cole: *Hillary Clinton and the Monsanto-driven "food safety" bills: Rural Cleansing at its worst (2 comments)

Curtis Walker: California's Jobless Rate Hits Double-Digits - Money News Story - KCRA Sacramento

JGideon: 'Daily Voting News' For February 27, 2009

Joan Brunwasser: PowerShift 2009: Taking A Seat at the Table (2 comments)

Grant Lawrence: Social Security (Tax on the Poor) Runs A Surplus

Amanda Lang: Commerce Sec, Nominee GOP Sen. Gregg Steered Earmarks To Project In Which He Had Invested

Rick Rozoff: Baltic Sea: Flash Point For NATO-Russia Conflict

Amanda Lang: Multi-billion Dollar Mining Boom: The economics of war and empire in Afghanistan.

Amanda Lang: Jindal Admits Katrina Story Was A Bold-Faced Lie - Digs Hole With Spin (10 comments)

Dorothy Davis and Ellen Dunbar: World's Top Women to Meet in Africa at International Colloquium (5 comments)

Mark Crispin Miller: BushCo's complicit SEC (1 comments)

Amanda Lang: National Guard is pulling out of New Orleans

Laudyms: Focus on Fusion Centers: Secrecy News

Amanda Lang: Today's Recession is Already Far Worse than 1982

Cheryl Biren: Chicago Man Arrested for Sending HIV Infected Blood to Obama

Cheryl Biren: Rocky Mountain News Publishes Final Edition

Amanda Lang: Bangladesh: Bodies unearthed after Dhaka mutiny

Amanda Lang: US toilet paper 'worse for planet' than gas guzzling cars

Amanda Lang: Judge to 'Detroit Free Press' Reporter: Explain Yourself

Margaret Bassett: Gates Set to Leave Deeper Imprint on Pentagon?

Amanda Lang: Economy shrinks at fastest pace in 26 years

Amanda Lang: 'Conscience' rule on abortions may be overturned - Los Angeles Times

Amanda Lang: BofA CEO Lewis Flies In Private Jet, Refuses To Answer Questions

Martha Rosenberg: Vet School Defends Dog Labs as Pickens gift Withdrawn (4 comments)

Dean Baker: Housing Price Decline Accelerates (1 comments)

Amanda Lang: Senate to investigate CIA's actions under Bush

Margaret Bassett: Obama Admininistration to Put a Stop to Medical Marijuana Raids (1 comments)

Margaret Bassett: Will Legalizing Pot Save California from its Cash Crunch? (1 comments)

Amanda Lang: Prosecutor claims Iran-Contra whistleblower is a "danger" to society

Jason Paz: Israel Blocks 90-ton Pasta Shipment to Gaza (2 comments)

Georgianne Nienaber: Louisiana's Landrieu Calls for Resignation of FEMA Chief of Staff

Sheila Samples: Israel's next government will be 'more Jewish and more Zionist' (8 comments)

Sheila Samples: California’s Newly Poor Push Social Services to Brink

Thursday, February 26:

Linn Cohen-Cole: *The literal enslavement of the American farmer (10 comments)

Sherwood Ross: Would You Go To Jail To Protest Torture? (4 comments)

Iftekhar Sayeed: The tanks on Satmasjid Road in Dhaka, Bangladesh

JGideon: 'Daily Voting News' For February 26, 2009

Jason Leopold: Pelosi Disagrees With Immunity Proposal for 'Truth Commission' Witnesses (15 comments)

Matthew T.: Socialized Healthcare : A simple look (3 comments)

Amanda Lang: Scarborough baselessly claimed nations "are testing" Obama "in a way ... they wouldn't have tested Dick Cheney" (3 comments)

Margaret Bassett: Stimulus Give Jobless $25 Raise, More Benefits

Joan Brunwasser: New Version of Holt's Election Reform Bill Would Institutionalize Touch-Screen Voting, Secret Software

Joan Brunwasser: Tough-on-Crime Groups Cut to the Chase

Joan Brunwasser: Norm Coleman: Maybe We Need A Do-Over Election (1 comments)

Sheila Samples: Congress Wants Easier Way To Kill Weapons Systems

Sheila Samples: FDA ignored debris in syringes

Sheila Samples: In Britain, Release of Iraq war minutes vetoed

Sheila Samples: Lawyer says Guantanamo abuse worse since Obama

GLloyd Rowsey: Are Palestinians Allowed to Resist?

Amanda Lang: Senate adopts 'Fairness Doctrine' amendment (1 comments)

Better World Order: Oregon state secrets case is Bush leftover for Obama

Amanda Lang: Jindal's Katrina Story: A Tall Tale?

Laudyms: End the Israeli Occupation:  Israeli Apartheid Week: March 1-8 (5 comments)

Margaret Bassett: Hate Group Numbers Up By 54% Since 2000

Margaret Bassett: China Agrees $10 Billion Trade Deal With Germany

Amanda Lang: Pentagon will allow photos of war dead

Daniel Geery: Bernie Must Hold Obama's Hand

Margaret Bassett: Drug Cartel's Tentacles Stretch Across the US

GLloyd Rowsey: Ah, Those Bush Boys Will Be Boys

John Lorenz: U.S. Is a Vast Arms Bazaar for Mexican Cartels (2 comments)

Wednesday, February 25:

Dr. Abbas Bakhtiar: The Economic Outlook: 2012 and beyond (4 comments)

Margaret Bassett: Hurtgen Pleads Guilty in Pay-to-Play Scheme

JGideon: 'Daily Voting News' For February 25, 2009

Sheila Samples: Obama Budget Would Create $634 Billion Health-Care Fund

Sheila Samples: Clinton warns Israel over delays in Gaza aid (3 comments)

Iftekhar Sayeed: Shootout in Dhaka, Bangladesh

Margaret Bassett: Gannett Slashes Dividend 90 Pct, Saving $325M

Margaret Bassett: Hearst Wants 'Significant' Cuts at Chronicle

Rady Ananda: Q-Equality March on CA Supreme Court March 5 (3 comments)

Margaret Bassett: PG&E bankrolling solar plants

Margaret Bassett: Pakistan Foreign Minister Pushes US for Drones

Chris Bowers: David Sirota For MSNBC! (2 comments)

Margaret Bassett: Middle Class Task Force Meets Fri in Philadelphia


Better World Order: U.S. Energy Department Cannot Account for Nuclear Materials at 15 Locations

Margaret Bassett: Doyle: Touts Potential for High-Speed Rail

Rob Kall: Rich Americans Sue UBS to Keep Names Secret (1 comments)

Margaret Bassett: Foundation Grows \"Green Jobs\"

Michael Fox: Fashion Emergency!

Margaret Bassett: Konarka Receives $5 Million Loan for Manufacturing and Job Creation

Linn Cohen-Cole: *No win for the left. Merrigan as the show, Monsanto behind the curtain. (2 comments)

Margaret Bassett: The Pakistan puzzle - Video explaining Swat, etc.

Israel Project: Hamas Continues to Fire Rockets into Israel, Operate Smuggling Tunnels (11 comments)

Rob Kall: Taxing pot could become a political toking point (1 comments)

Martha Rosenberg: Death on the Half Shell? MRSA at the Beach? Scientists Disclose Antibiotic Resistance (3 comments)

Jennifer Hathaway: Dream (9 comments)

David Griscom: The (Non) Results of Monday Morning's Superior Court Hearing in Pima County, AZ

Margaret Bassett: Financiers Used "Hotline" to SEC Examiners

Tuesday, February 24:

Sheila Samples: George Bush plans world tour

Sheila Samples: Release of Iraq war minutes vetoed

Sheila Samples: World Court scrutinizes Israeli wall despite opposition (2 comments)

Sheila Samples: Roadside bomb kills 4 U.S. soldiers, 1 Afghan civilian

Sheila Samples: Freed, British detainee details abuses

Rob Kall: Self-Censoring Journalists Gave Favorable Coverage To Republicans: Study

Alan Miller: *Respected Medical Professionals Launch New 9/11 Truth Group (6 comments)

Rob Kall: Members of Congress twitter through Obama's big speech

chris rice: Strike updates for Bulgaria, Iceland, France, Canada, US, UK, Spain, Chad

Refugees International: *Don't Forget Iraqi Refugees (1 comments)

Better World Order: UK: Straw 'will veto' Iraq minutes

JGideon: 'Daily Voting News' For February 24, 2009

Margaret Bassett: Officials: Most Troops out of Iraq in 18 Months

Dave Sohigian: The Gen X Files » Blog Archive » The Millennial Generation's Rebellion

Dave Sohigian: The Gen X Files » Blog Archive » Legislative Generations

virginius "gin" arnold: As the economy crashes (2 comments)

Margaret Bassett: Burris Tells Durbin He Will Not Resign.

Margaret Bassett: State Foreclosure Moratorium has Wide Loopholes

Amanda Lang: Schumer on governors rejecting recovery funds: The package is not 'multiple choice.'

Amanda Lang: FLASHBACK: Jindal Supported Federal Unemployment Funding After Katrina Devastated His District (2 comments)

Margaret Bassett: US Rep. George Miller asks GAO to Investigate Cases of Abuse of Schoolchildren

Margaret Bassett: For Pakistan's Swat Residents, Uneasy Calm

Margaret Bassett: Freed, British Detainee Details Abuses

Margaret Bassett: Congress Easing Restrictions on Cuba Travel

Amanda Lang: Visa and MasterCard Issue New Breach Warning (3 comments)

Amanda Lang: Developing Bombshell: AIG Preparing for Possible Bankruptcy Ahead of $60 Billion Loss

Margaret Bassett: No Word from White House Re HHS Appointment

Margaret Bassett: GOP's Rossi, others say Locke would be good pick

Margaret Bassett: Questions Raised about Rahm Emanuel's Housing Arrangement in D.C.

Margaret Bassett: Army Charity Hoards Millions

GLloyd Rowsey: A REAL BUMMER (1 comments)

Linn Cohen-Cole: *The corporations (Monsanto et al), the soil (Monsanto pesticides), and you. (4 comments)

Rob Kall: Is There a Future for Progressive Talk Radio? (1 comments)

Rob Kall: Poll: Michelle Obama Most Popular First Lady in Decades (3 comments)

Monday, February 23:

Sheila Samples: IAEA clarifies misleading media reports on Iran

Sheila Samples: Israel goes low profile to sway Obama on Iran (5 comments)

Sheila Samples: Amnesty International: Gaza white phosphorus shells were US made (3 comments)

Sheila Samples: 3 US soldiers, interpreter killed in Iraq

Sheila Samples: To Investigate or Not: Four Ways to Look Back at Bush

Sheila Samples: Democrats Resisting Obama on Social Security

Sheila Samples: Iraq’s War Widows Face Dire Need With Little Aid

Sheila Samples: Freed Detainee Arrives in Britain

Sheila Samples: Bunning: Justice Ginsburg likely will be dead in 9 months (1 comments)

JGideon: 'Daily Voting News' For February 23, 2009

Rob Kall: Health reform next on Obama's agenda

David Petrovich: Foreclosure Crises Needs Private-Public Programs (1 comments)

Joan Brunwasser: Shot arms dealer "knew too much"

Margaret Bassett: America's Municipal Meltdown: It's Tough Times for Troubled Towns

Laudyms: Army charity rakes in millions, does little to help veterans

Laudyms: Should Bailed Out Companies Be Able To Lobby?

Laudyms: U.S. Gov't Prepares for Collapse and Disruption

Margaret Bassett: More Employers Fight Unemployment Benefits

B Bekiesz: Economic Stimulus Bill Allots Funds for Comparing Effectiveness of Medical Treatments

Eileen Fleming: The Battle for Bil'in (3 comments)

Better World Order: McDonald's: No workers comp for employee shot protecting patron

Better World Order: Obama administration backs Bush, tries to kill 'lost' White House emails lawsuit

Amanda Lang: Diebold offices' listed in yellow pages are mostly Wal-Marts (2 comments)

News Hound Ellen Brodsky: FOX News Suggests America is Doomed, Civil War May Be Justified (47 comments)

Sunday, February 22:

Rick Rozoff: Black Sea: Pentagon's Gateway to Three Continents and the Middle East (2 comments)

Sheila Samples: Israeli leaders discuss coalition

Sheila Samples: Israel 'evicts Jerusalem families' (5 comments)

Mark David: | Jewish groups decry CUPE's Israeli college boycott (1 comments)

Sheila Samples: Financial fix? Abolish the Fed, says congressman Ron Paul (1 comments)

Sheila Samples: David Miliband under pressure over role of British spies in torture of terrorism suspects

Sheila Samples: Obama administration tries to kill e-mail case

Sheila Samples: Newly Poor Swell Lines at Food Banks

Sheila Samples: Condoleezza Rice signs three-book deal (1 comments)

Sheila Samples: Big Pharma Quietly Hikes Drug Prices 100 Percent or More

JGideon: 'Daily Voting News' For February 21 and 22, 2009

Stephanie Westbrook: U.S. Military Base in Vicenza, Italy Gets Final Approval


Amanda Lang: Probe finds Army charity hoards millions

Amanda Lang: Wild horses up for adoption in Utah

Scott Baker: Class Dismissed in Swat Valley

Better World Order: BRAD BLOG : New Version of Holt's Election Reform Bill Would Institutionalize Touch-Screen Voting, Secret Software (2 comments)

Margaret Bassett: Pakistan to Arm Village Militias to Fight Terror

Sherwood Ross: Books For Americans That Tell It Like It Is (8 comments)

Margaret Bassett: How Would You Spend $500 Million in Taxpayer Money? (1 comments)

Margaret Bassett: State and Local Health Leaders Remain Concerned Slow Economy Could Lead to Funding Cuts

Saturday, February 21:

Mark David: CUPE is at it again

Mark David: Commentary » Blog Archive » Russia Sinks a Chinese Ship

Grant Lawrence: Zbigniew Brezinski Warns of Possible Riots in US

B. Ross Ashley: The general strike on Guadeloupe: Update

David Michael: SWAT Team Raid on Homeschool and Food and Health Ministry for Hungry Families « Journal of Whole Food and Nutrition

Maggie Richards: Why hasn't Obama fired BushCo's US Attorneys?

Danny Schechter: Is It Time For A Jailout On Wall Street?

Sheila Samples: Still No Rights for Bagram Prisoners

Sheila Samples: Soros sees no bottom for world financial "collapse" (1 comments)

Sheila Samples: Obama Plans Summit Next Week On Long-Term Budget Difficulties

Ivan Hentschel: Everybody has their Liebermans

Joan Brunwasser: Update on Paul Minor, another victim of the politicized Bush DoJ

Margaret Bassett: Analysis: Obama Faces Split Opinion on Iraq Future

GLloyd Rowsey: Prescott Bush Stole Geronomio's Skull for Yale's Skull and Bones? (5 comments)

Martha Rosenberg: Earth to Fur Designers (3 comments)

Margaret Bassett: Al Franken Opens Up on His Recount Battle, Rush Limbaugh and Recession Politics

Rob Kall: Nouriel Roubini Says Nationalizing the Banks Is the Market-Friendly Solution - (1 comments)

Linn Cohen-Cole: *Back story on the take over of the US food supply (2 comments)

Ed Tubbs: About Detroit, first comes envy . . . (4 comments)

Sheila Samples: Obama Justice Department Misses Opportunity for Transparency (1 comments)

Rob Kall: Obama backs Bush: No rights for Bagram prisoners (9 comments)

Rob Kall: Soros: World Financial Turbulence Worse Than Great Depression (19 comments)

Rob Kall: Medics describe horror of Conn. chimp attack (3 comments)

Rob Kall: Israel shells Lebanon after rocket attack - (9 comments)

Sheila Samples: 'US no longer a military threat to Iran'

Sheila Samples: Gates says he would accept truce in Afghanistan

Friday, February 20:

Sheila Samples: War tours strain US military readiness

Sheila Samples: Jobless hit with bank fees on benefits (1 comments)

Sheila Samples: SEC to Examine Boards' Role in Financial Crisis (1 comments)

Sheila Samples: Pentagon's Personnel System Under Fire

Sheila Samples: Bush's "icy smile" enraged Iraq shoe-thrower

JGideon: 'Daily Voting News' For February 20, 2009

Franz J. T. Lee: Venezuela: Scientific Prediction versus News Blockade and Censorship (3 comments)

Amanda Lang: Who Is Selling Citi? Citi Employees

Rob Kall: Dan Kennedy: US court ruling undermines freedom of the press

Amanda Lang: Lee Stranahan: GOP Twitter Pioneer Culberson: An Interview In 140 Characters Or Less

Rob Kall: Legalizing Marijuana More Popular Than Republicans (2 comments)

David Petrovich: Foreclosure Crises Needs Public-Private Programs

Margaret Bassett: Russians Retrench as Crisis Evokes Memories of 1998 'Nightmare

Rob Kall: Got Govt. Transparency? Thank Vivek Kundra

Laudyms: Saudi King Appoints First Woman to Council of Ministers (1 comments)

Linn Cohen-Cole: *America the beautiful and holding onto it. (3 comments)

Margaret Bassett: Brazil Aircraft Maker to Cut Jobs

Sherwood Ross: Needless ABA Requirements Drive Up Law School Costs

OhioBlues: This Time, Abe Foxman's Really Gone Over the Cliff (16 comments)

Rady Ananda: Israel headed for 'extreme right-wing' regime, Livni says (2 comments)

Friends of the Earth and Alice McKeown, WorldWatch Institute: *Facts about genetic engineering's status worldwide (8 comments)

Ed Tubbs: Deja vu doesn't have to be all over again

Sheila Samples: NATO Allies Remain Cool to US Call for More Troops in Afghanistan

Sheila Samples: US Sen. Kerry goes to Gaza Strip, avoids Hamas

Sheila Samples: Netanyahu gets endorsement from right in Israel

Linn Cohen-Cole: *Vilsack, Monsanto, and what that ham sandwich really costs. (3 comments)

Thursday, February 19:

Amanda Lang: Reid: Senate to take up climate change this year

Amanda Lang: $60 Million US Expansion of Afghanistan Prison Doubles Size

Amanda Lang: U.S. tries a trillion-dollar key for locked lending to hedge funds, private equity firms

Amanda Lang: Bank of Japan looks to spend ¥1 trillion on bonds

Barbara Williamson, Best Friends staff: Court Order Issued to Euthanize Seized Dogs (2 comments)

Amanda Lang: Now GOP Rep. Issa cares about taking extra measures to preserve White House e-mails.

Ed Tubbs: P. T. Barnum and Pogo, and how we got into this mess (1 comments)

Sherwood Ross: CIA, Beyond Redemption & Should Be Terminated (2 comments)

Tristin Aaron: Need an Expert Woman's Perspective for Your Article?

Amanda Lang: Skull & Bones sued for Geronimo's remains (1 comments)

Amanda Lang: Under Obama Proposal, Bankruptcy Judges Will Be Able to Modify Home Mortgages

Joan Brunwasser: Coleman Attorney Says Election 'Fatally-Flawed'

Amanda Lang: UBS to surrender 52,000 US client names for possible income tax evasion

Amanda Lang: UBS deal in tax case unearths Canadian connections

JGideon: 'Daily Voting News' For February 19, 2009

Aaron Glantz: 'You Saved My Life' . . . A Reason to Keep Reporting (1 comments)

Margaret Bassett: Who are These 'Responsible' Homeowners?

Margaret Bassett: Dow Ends at Lowest Close in More Than 6 Years

Margaret Bassett: Key Prisoners at Center of Israeli-Hamas Negotiations

Laudyms: Nation's Blacks Creeped Out By All The People Smiling At Them - The Onion

Amanda Lang: UK home secretary excludes US clergy who runs anti-gay website

Amanda Lang: Louisiana GOP Rep. Cao Faces Recall Petition Over 'NO' Stimulus Vote (1 comments)

Amanda Lang: Rep. Nadler Says We Have No Choice, We Must Prosecute Bush & Cheney (13 comments)

Laudyms: Dissent, Suppression and Violence in Gaza and Egypt

David Andrews, CSC: *The Pontifical Academy of Sciences Continues Foolhardy Biotechnology Advocacy (1 comments)

Margaret Bassett: Weekend Flier Distribution Puts Hate Group Back on Radar

Margaret Bassett: KKK Fliers Found in Lawns, Driveways

Sheila Samples: Scientists Await Action on Stem Cells

Press Release: Congressmen View Destruction in Gaza

Amy Fried, Ph.D.: Still Waiting for Correction from Washington Post & George Will

Amanda Lang: Rove falsely claimed Barney Frank "was one of the more prominent opponents of [housing] reform in 2004 and 2005"

Amanda Lang: Freddie Mac sells record $10 bln 3-year notes

Amanda Lang: UBS to pay $780 mln for helping US clients avoid taxes

Margaret Bassett: Nearly 5 Million are Getting Unemployment benefits

Dustin Ensinger: Snatching Up American Assets (1 comments)

Roy S. Carson: Agapov backing away from clincher deals on Las Brisas, Las Cristinas gold mines...

Mark David: Weekend In Lebanon: A Dispatch From Beirut -

Mark David: UAE bans Israeli Tennis Player

Mike Kuykendall: Stem Cell Treatment May Have Caused Tumors (1 comments)

Wednesday, February 18:

Sheila Samples: Rumsfeld prosecution could set precedent (1 comments)

Sheila Samples: Obama, Gates at Odds Over New Whistleblower Protections

Sheila Samples: Peres to decide on Israeli premier


Sheila Samples: Aides Say No Pardon for Libby Irked Cheney

JGideon: 'Daily Voting News' For February 18, 2009

Margaret Bassett: Grand jury indicts alleged KKK group leader in La.

Margaret Bassett: Europe - Bailout of Entire Countries

Margaret Bassett: Spending on Cell Phone Service Tops Landlines

Margaret Bassett: State Expects Tourist Spending to Fall 8%

Laudyms: DirecTV Censors US Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation's Gaza TV ad.

Martha Rosenberg: Do Fashion Buyers Still Have Their Jobs? Why?

Jason Leopold: Obama Seeks Deal on Bush Privilege

Michael Richardson: J. Edgar Hoover used Omaha World-Herald as 'Whiteys newspaper' in FBI bogus letter against Ed Poindexter (8 comments)

Margaret Bassett: Police foil bomb attack at Citibank in Athens

wagelaborer: Memories of a CIA officer

Franz J. T. Lee: The 'opposition' is sowing wind, Chavez warns about reaping storm

M. Wizard: Democrats Push for a "Truth Commission" on Bush

Jason Paz: Jurists Decry the Loss of Human Rights

Jason Paz: Native Americans, "Yes We Can"

Josh Mitteldorf: Scott Horton: Insider report from Gitmo

Amanda Lang: Bush FDA's Deadly Gamble with the Safety of Medical Devices

Josh Mitteldorf: NYTimes: Obama's War on Terror Resembles Bush's

Mary Ann Gould: Internet Voting: Future Promise or Future Problem? on Voice of the Voters 2/18 (2 comments)

Tuesday, February 17:

Iftekhar Sayeed: Gunbattle at university again

Mark David: European Anti-Semitism Resurgent (1 comments)

Dave Sohigian: The Gen X Files

Nora W. Coffey: The American Heart Disassociation

Nora W. Coffey: Paying for the Bailout: How Unnecessary Medical Procedures Are Taxing the System (1 comments)

Mark David: The Path to Extremism: The Islamist Mindset 'Is Very Comfortable' - SPIEGEL ONLINE - News - International

Sheila Samples: Obama OKs 17,000 more Afghanistan troops (1 comments)

Sheila Samples: Obama Gains Support From G.O.P. Governors

Sheila Samples: Newest US troops in dangerous region near Kabul

Sheila Samples: Senators Seek Ethics Findings

Sherwood Ross: Inside America's Biological Warfare Center (2 comments)

Linn Cohen-Cole: *Bill Clinton's mea culpa; Hillary Clinton's centralized Dept. of Food Safety (7 comments)

JGideon: 'Daily Voting News' For February 17, 2009

Teresa Hommel: Op-scan demos in NYC start today 2/17

Joan Brunwasser: Obama seeks delay in deciding on Rove subpoena

Margaret Bassett: Window Closing for a Two-State Solution in the Middle East (3 comments)

Margaret Bassett: Nanotechnology in Household Products Sparks Calls for Oversight

Jason Paz: Pakistan Makes Truce with Taliban, Creates Safe Haven

Margaret Bassett: New Journalism Pioneer Gay Talese Wins Polk Award

Linn Cohen-Cole: *Monsanto bills being rushed through Congress, set to destroy organic farming. (20 comments)

Monday, February 16:

Sheila Samples: Pakistan officials allow Sharia in volatile region

Sheila Samples: Suspected U.S. missile strike kills 26 in Pakistan

Sheila Samples: Obama slows troop boost decision (2 comments)

Curtis Walker: California Government Republican Induced Meltdown Continues (2 comments)

Sheila Samples: Anti-terror tactics 'weaken law'

Sheila Samples: Iran Is Helping Taliban in Afghanistan, Petraeus Says

Amanda Lang: Greatest Fraud in US History: Senior US Miitary Officers Misuse $125 Billion in Iraq Reconstruction Funds (2 comments)

Amanda Lang: Kansas Suspends Income Tax Refunds, May Miss Payroll (1 comments)

JGideon: 'Daily Voting News' For February 16, 2009

Amanda Lang: Former Gitmo Guard Tells All: America Be Ashamed, Be Very Ashamed (5 comments)

Amanda Lang: Report Will Blast Bush Lawyers On Torture Opinions

Linn Cohen-Cole: *The New York Times misses a Monsanto coup over organic farming set in motion by Hillary Clinton. (4 comments)

Martha Rosenberg: It's the Cymbalta Stupid (5 comments)

Margaret Bassett: Child Abuse In Chicago Public Schools- A Travesty !

Margaret Bassett: IEA sees risk of oil supply crunch from 2010 (1 comments)

Ari Bussel: Election Day in Israel

William Cormier: Faith-Based Fudging

Margaret Bassett: Islamic law to be imposed in parts of NW Pakistan

Polidoc: Solid Energy rethinks biodiesel plans

Mac McKinney: Human Rights Watch Sees Signs of White Phosphorus Use in Gaza

GLloyd Rowsey: The Progressive Magazine Turns 100 (1 comments)

Sunday, February 15:

Jason Leopold: Torture Report Erodes Bush's Defense (3 comments)

JGideon: 'Daily Voting News' For February 14 and 15, 2009

Sheila Samples: In Gingrich Mold, a New Voice for Solid Republican Resistance

Sheila Samples: U.S. Military Will Offer Path to Citizenship

Sheila Samples: US commander warns of Afghan loss (1 comments)

Sheila Samples: Inquiry on Graft in Iraq Focuses on U.S. Officers

Matthew Tae: Healthcare Legislation & Policy Update

Al Jazeera: Gaza-bound aid van set for mammoth journey (4 comments)

Polidoc: Arkansas Rep Carroll Attempts to Separate Church and State (4 comments)

Danny Schechter: Will Obama Follow Lincoln's Example? (1 comments)

Frank Cagle Knoxville (Tennessee) Metro: Obama Wants Bredesen? Really?Health care advocates wonder how Bredesen fits in Obama's vision (5 comments)

Stephen Crockett: Democratic Talk Radio announces our 1st Labor Hero of the Year Award for 2008

Barry Werner: Modern Segregation Has an Islamist Face - Islamist Watch Blog

mike kohr: A History of Recession in the United States 1950 to 2008 (7 comments)

Barry Werner: Newsvine - War and Peace - and Deceit - in Islam - Middle East Forum

Saturday, February 14:

Sheila Samples: Democrats Tailor Foreclosure Bill To Obama Goals

Sheila Samples: Burris now says Blagojevich asked for donation

Sheila Samples: Asia’s export economies in free fall

Sheila Samples: Israeli Election Reflects Resurgence of the Right (1 comments)

Sheila Samples: Talks Could Clear Way for Congressional Testimony by Rove

Sheila Samples: Congress Trumps Obama by Cuffing Bonuses for CEOs

Rob Kall: Saudi King fires radical cleric, adds moderates to religious council, appoints female deputy minister!

Linn Cohen-Cole: *Monsanto and the Schoolmarm method of punishing farmers out of farming (1 comments)

Sherwood Ross: Failure To Supply Simple Earplugs Cost GIs Hearing (2 comments)

Linn Cohen-Cole: *Monsanto and the Schoolmarm method of punishing farmers out of farming (9 comments)

Margaret Bassett: How Will the Government Stimulus Plan Affect You? (1 comments)

Margaret Bassett: Regulators Close Banks in Neb., Fla., Ill., Ore.

NancyT: Summary of the Stimulus bill - Don't look half bad to me (12 comments)

Margaret Bassett: New Guidelines for Tracking cConsumers Online

Mark David: Free Speech?

Robert Arend: Panasonic orders staff to buy £1,000 in products

Sheila Samples: US intel confirms Iran not developing nukes (2 comments)

Friday, February 13:

Sheila Samples: Revealed: Pentagon's secret prisons, legal loopholes and CIA 'ghost' detainees

Sheila Samples: Ex-official: Israel can hardly wait to attack Iran (5 comments)

Sheila Samples: Stimulus Plan Receives Final Approval in Congress

Barbara Peterson: FEMA & DHS preparing for mass graves and martial law near Chicago?

Dave Sohigian: Al Gore figures out how to upset Gen-X Parents

Margaret Bassett: Justice Dept. Investigating Campaign Donations From Lobbying Firm

JGideon: 'Daily Voting News' For February 13, 2009

Linn Cohen-Cole: *Monsanto and your health? Check inside the Obama stimulus package (4 comments)

Sheila Samples: George W. Bush to give talk in Calgary

Sheila Samples: Global Economy Top Threat to U.S., Spy Chief Says

Sheila Samples: Gregg's Withdrawal Becomes a Partisan Issue

Sheila Samples: FCC Targets TV Stations Ending Analog

Sheila Samples: Karzai admits tensions with US

Georgianne Nienaber: Alison Des Forges, Leading Rwanda Expert Killed in Plane Crash (3 comments)

Joan Brunwasser: Stimulus Bill Bravado

Rady Ananda: Senate considers gender identity bill

Margaret Bassett: Large U.S. Banks on Brink of Insolvency, Experts Say

Jon Faulkner: Deportation Hearings For U.S. Enemies

Joan Brunwasser: Riverside County, CA Refusing to Bill E-Voting Vendor for Cost of Manual Tally

Joan Brunwasser: Conyers Subpoenas Rove For Third Time

Margaret Bassett: Marine's Arrest Again Raises Issue of Extremists in the Military

Michael Collins: American Citizens Summit - LIVE TV feed

Lori Price: 911 Widow Activist Killed in Buffalo Crash (6 comments)

Dr Michael Salla: Senate confirmation of Panetta opens door to CIA X-Files

Amanda Lang: Amazon Pulls Rape Game - RAPEPLAY - Following News Report, Political Pressure

Margaret Bassett: The New Fallujah

Darla: Gay pastor's greeting offends some Oklahoma representatives

Joan Brunwasser: An eyewitness account of this week's aggressive intimidation of Jewish students at York University

Thursday, February 12:

Amanda Lang: Amazon Sells Rape Simulation Game - RAPEPLAY (6 comments)

Amanda Lang: 71% favor probe of Bush Justice Dept

Sheila Samples: States Push to Take Back National Guard

Sheila Samples: U.S. Foreclosures Top Quarter-Million for 10th Straight Month

Sheila Samples: Netanyahu, Livni Start to Build Competing Coalitions in Israel

Mark David: Hebrew Books on Auction

Linn Cohen-Cole: *Monsanto in Illinois: Homeland Security and USDA plan attacks against animals (4 comments)

Amanda Lang: After Opposing Stimulus, Lindsey Graham Will Take The Money (1 comments)

Amanda Lang: Anyone Wondering Whether Gregg Just Didn't Want Scrutiny of His Office's Favors for Abramoff?

Amanda Lang: Openly gay, African-American comedian Wanda Sykes to headline White House Correspondents dinner

JGideon: 'Daily Voting News' For February 12, 2009

Amanda Lang: Typo or no typo, Fox News has long history of presenting GOP talking points as "news"

Amanda Lang: Supporters Donate $1 Million +To Planned Parenthood On Sarah Palin's Behalf (1 comments)

Margaret Bassett: Will Debt-for-Equity Swaps Stem Foreclosures?

Amanda Lang: A former SEC official sees a 'pressure cooker' era for company lawyers

Margaret Bassett: Solar Firm Announces Big Contract

Kenneth Briggs: Mental Health America Honored (4 comments)

Amanda Lang: Next headache for Madoff investors: tax troubles

Sheila Samples: Lost U.S. Weapons May Be Going to Taliban, GAO Says

Sheila Samples: Laid-Off Foreigners Flee as Dubai Spirals Down

Margaret Bassett: Taliban Stealing War From US

Amanda Lang: GOP Sen. Judd Gregg Withdraws Commerce Secretary Nomination (8 comments)

Alan James: 2009 Poverty Olympics - Vancouver - backgrounder

Matthew Tae: How Changes in Medical Technology Affect Health Care Costs

Amanda Lang: Laid-Off Foreigners Flee as Dubai Spirals Down (1 comments)

Amanda Lang: Congress Folds on CEO Pay Caps in Stimulus (3 comments)

Margaret Bassett: U.S. Satellite Destroyed in Space Collision (1 comments)

Margaret Bassett: Drought Threatens China's Wheat Crop

Wednesday, February 11:

Sheila Samples: Leader: War on Gaza enters new phase

Sheila Samples: States Counting on Stimulus Aid to Balance Budgets

Sheila Samples: U.S. Policy On War Dead Under Review (1 comments)

Sheila Samples: U.S. Sought to Expand Asia Base

Sheila Samples: Fighter jets scrambled after UFO follows plane over Athens

Sheila Samples: Deal Struck on $789 Billion Stimulus

Sheila Samples: Obama urged to focus on Israel during Iran talks

Rob Kall: Merrill secretly moved up bonus payments: Cuomo

Amanda Lang: Pelosi, Reid reach $789B stimulus deal

Rob Kall: Senate panel approves labor nominee Hilda Solis

Amanda Lang: Former GOP Sen Pete Domenici's records subpoenaed in U.S. attorneys probe.

Rady Ananda: Iranian Lesbian Wins Battle to Stay in UK as Refugee

Joan Brunwasser: Court Awards Votes to Franken in Coleman's U.S. Senate Election Contest in MN

Amanda Lang: Henrietta Hughes Given Home After Telling Obama She Was Homeless (1 comments)

JGideon: 'Daily Voting News' For February 11, 2009

Dave Lindorff: Worse than Madoff: Putting Kids Away for Kickbacks (2 comments)

Amanda Lang: Hypocrite GOP Rep. Cantor Issues Video Laced With Profanity Targeting Unions (1 comments)

Amanda Lang: Judges at Intl Criminal Court Issue Warrent for Sudan's President

Amanda Lang: Ledbetter Act: Devil Found in the Details...and the Fine Print

Amanda Lang: JP Morgan CEO: OK, We Didn't Use Bailout Money For Lending

Amanda Lang: BoF CEO Lewis: Yes We Raised Interest Rate On Credit Cards -- After Taking Bailout Money

Amanda Lang: GOP's Stimulus Talking Points Contradict Congressional Research Service

Press Release: Four Questions for Bertha Holliday, PhD

Amanda Lang: Corporate fraud run amok: FBI investigating over 500 cases

Amanda Lang: Daily Women's Health Policy Report: 2/11/09

Margaret Bassett: France to Launch Euro Missile Warning Satellite

Linn Cohen-Cole: *How can you keep kosher when your rice pudding has human DNA in it? (3 comments)

Amanda Lang: Senate Stimulus: Steal from the Poor to Give to the Affluent

Mike Kuykendall: Bush Supporter Investigated for Obama Inaugural Fraud (1 comments)

John Lorenz: Banks look overseas for workers even as they lay off Americans

Mike Kuykendall: How the World Economy Nearly Crashed

Dr Michael Salla: Proposed Truth Commission & 9/11

Margaret Bassett: FBI Investigating 530 Corporate Fraud Cases

Margaret Bassett: National Security Team Delivers Grim Appraisal of Afghanistan War

Margaret Bassett: States Push to Take Back National Guard (1 comments)

Margaret Bassett: Moscow and EU Agree on Calling MidEast Quartet Meeting

Ali Mostofi: Iran: Defending vs Defining

Margaret Bassett: GOP gubernatorial candidate Whitman outlines stands

Margaret Bassett: Fearing Another Quagmire in Afghanistan

Amanda Lang: Bailed-Out Firms Distributing Cash Rewards Caught on Tape: "Please Do Not Call It A Bonus" (1 comments)

Margaret Bassett: Obama's News Conference - Like Watching Paint Dry but 50 Million Watch

Amanda Lang: Recession Reality: John McCain and Jon Kyl's Arizona.

Amanda Lang: McCain Uses Bashing Stimulus to Raise Re-election Money

Margaret Bassett: Ahmadinejad says Iran ready to talk to US

Joseph Wilhelm, Executive Director, Genfrei-Gehen: *We are invited to join a large European march against GMOs (1 comments)

Tuesday, February 10:

Rob Kall: Suspicion mounts about 'burrowing' Bush appointees

Sheila Samples: Televisions 'to be fitted in contact lenses within ten years'

Sheila Samples: Petraeus Leaked Misleading Story on Pullout Plans

Joan Brunwasser: Don Siegelman Disagrees With Obama On Investigating Bush (2 comments)

Jon Faulkner: Conservatism's Time Is Up ... Good Ridance To Bad Trash (3 comments)

Karen Renick: Protecting Right to Vote is a Priority of some 5,000 Texans Today at "Senior Day at the Texas Capitol"

Jason Leopold: Leahy Calls for Truth Commission (9 comments)

Sheila Samples: 4 U.S. Troops, Interpeter Killed in Blast in N. Iraq

Sheila Samples: Egypt hinders investigations into Gaza war

Sheila Samples: GM to cut 10,000 salaried jobs

Sheila Samples: Army Suspends Germ Research at Maryland Lab

Sheila Samples: Stocks Slide as New Bailout Disappoints

JGideon: 'Daily Voting News' For February 10, 2009

Iftekhar Sayeed: Opposition politician beaten to death

Press Release: PA Healthcare: The Goose That Lays The Golden Egg? (1 comments)

Barbara Peterson: Siege of Venezuelan Jews Shows Wisdom of the 2nd Amendment (1 comments)

Rob Kall: State By State Funding Details for the Economic Stimulus Bill (7 comments)

Amanda Lang: When he's not grabbing his ankles, GOP drug addict Rush Limbaugh dispenses health advice

Laudyms: Hidden cost of unemployment benefits (2 comments)

Amanda Lang: Bush Gitmo Detainee's 'Genitals Were Sliced With A Scalpel' -- Waterboarding 'Far Down The List Of Things They Did' (9 comments)

M. Wizard: NY Times: Obama's Bailout "Plan Largely Repeats the Bush Administration's..."

M. Wizard: Financial Times: Bullion Sales Hit Record in Rush to Safety


Matthew Tae: The Healthcare finance drill down (19 comments)

M. Davis: An explosion, a scream, then silence -

Barry Werner: BICOM - Videos - BBC News: Military analysis of Gaza war

Monday, February 9:

Amanda Lang: Addict Limbaugh Opposes Health IT Provisions, Fears His Medical Records Might Become Public

Amanda Lang: Porn star to challenge Vitter for U.S. Senate - Regrets only the cut in pay.

Amanda Lang: Scumdog GOP: Coleman Says 'God Wants Me to Serve'

Amanda Lang: Defense Contractors Drop $340K On Parties For DoD Gates' $91 BILLION Failures That Enriched Them (1 comments)

Amanda Lang: Traitor in Obama's Ranks: Petraeus Leaked Misleading Story On Pullout Plans (21 comments)

Sheila Samples: Congressman Kucinich Calls for Debt-Free Dollars (5 comments)

Sheila Samples: US using British atomic weapons factory for its nuclear programme

Sheila Samples: GOP Sees Positives In Negative Stand (1 comments)

Extracts from an interview by Ken Roseboro: *Good grief, no wonder there are so few studies on GMOs. (3 comments)

JGideon: 'Daily Voting News' For February 09, 2009

Sheila Samples: GM, Chrysler May Face Bankruptcy to Protect U.S. Debt

Joan Brunwasser: Another Right-Wing Conspiracy in Washington?

Joan Brunwasser: EXCLUSIVE: The New Voter Fraud Complaint Filed in CT Against the GOP's Ann Coulter

Amanda Lang: Recession Reality: Kentucky -- Ditch Mitch!!

Barry Werner: Arab Israeli explains the IDF response to Hamas' use of human shields

Amanda Lang: Obama DOJ backs Bush admin in extraordinary rendition lawsuit.

Margaret Bassett: ExecOrder_Preemption_809.pdf (application/pdf Object)

Margaret Bassett: Virtual Meetings to Ground 2 Million Airline Seats

Silla Brush: Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders, plus Harkin of Iowa, Back Dean for HHS (14 comments)

Amanda Lang: Leahy: Investigate Bush Now (1 comments)

DC Rapier: KBR: War Profiteering & Corruption Charges

Linn Cohen-Cole: *Monsanto and Hillary Clinton's redemptive first act as Secretary of State (21 comments)

Joan Brunwasser: No End In Sight, And No Gum, At Minn. Senate Tria

Sheila Samples: How Bush Threatened Britain

Sunday, February 8:

Joan Brunwasser: 'The Ballot Universe': Where We Are as Week 2 Ends at the U.S. Senate Election Contest in MN

Peter Dearman: Shocking video - IDF shoots at foreign solidarity activists and farmers in Gaza fields (4 comments)

Amanda Lang: GOP Sen. Kyl: It's ˜dangerous' and ˜careless' to describe a potential depression as a 'catastrophe.'

Amanda Lang: GOP Sen. Ensign: It's ˜Fearmongering' To Suggest That Any Teachers Would Lose Their Jobs

Amanda Lang: Bush Jacketless In Oval Office: Photo Uncovered After Bush Chief Of Staff Slams Obama's Informal Appearance (SLIDESHOW) (2 comments)

Sheila Samples: Netanyahu: 'No return of Golan Heights to Syria'

Sonia Ahmed: Miss Pakistan World Raises Funds for Developments in Literacy Charity Pakistan

Sheila Samples: Obama may abandon Iraq pledge

Sheila Samples: US: Afghan task tougher than Iraq

Sheila Samples: Indecision Reigns as Israelis Get Ready to Vote (1 comments)

Sheila Samples: IMF Says Advanced Economies Already in Depression

Sheila Samples: Obama's NSC Will Get New Power

JGideon: 'Daily Voting News' For February 07 and 08, 2009

Amanda Lang: Top US lawyer warns of deaths at Guantanamo Bay

Amanda Lang: Steele Confuses Stephanopoulos: Claims Government Jobs "Aren't Jobs," Private Sector Jobs Never Go Away

Amanda Lang: Ann Coulter Under Investigation For Voter Fraud -- AGAIN!

David Michael: GO NOW! Federal Bill to Legalize Raw Milk Shipments -- Journal of Whole Food and Nutrition

Amanda Lang: 'Fiasco' author: Iraq war may be only 'halfway' over

Amanda Lang: Cheney's Halliburton spinoff - KBR - prepares to admit $95 million bribery in Nigerian dealings

Amanda Lang: Marine Corps Times: DoD walks fine line between news, propaganda

Amanda Lang: Obama's NSC Will Get Sweeping New Powers

Amanda Lang: KBR wins major 'electrical' contract despite criminal probe into soldiers' electrocution deaths

john de herrera: Something You Can Do For The Constitution (2 comments)

Joan Brunwasser: KBR wins contract despite criminal probe of deaths

Darren Wolfe: Obama considering at least 2 Iraq withdrawal plans

NancyT: Help send Election Defense Alliance to Power Shift 09

Sherwood Ross: The U.S.S. Cole Families & Abd Al-Rahim Al-Nashiri

you tube: Bill Gates: The Market does not drive... Governments to do the Right Things... (11 comments)

Saturday, February 7:

Sheila Samples: Tough language on Iran continues under Obama (1 comments)

Sheila Samples: Joe Biden tells Munich conference: 'US will talk to Iran and ally with Russia against terror'

Joan Brunwasser: AP CEO: Bush Turned Military Into Propaganda Machine

Ari Bussel: Conferences In Israel (1 comments)

Ed Tubbs: Define OK. We're not - and it's unlikely we will be. (4 comments)

Rob Kall: Creator of iconic Obama portrait arrested

Amanda Lang: DOD Spends More on Domestic PsyOps Than On Foreign PsyOps (4 comments)

Michael Richardson: Phantom arrest and bogus letter by FBI in 'Omaha Two' case targeted Black Panther leader Ed Poindexter (2 comments)

Sheila Samples: Obama says Bush sent economy in tailspin (3 comments)

Sheila Samples: What got cut from the stimulus bill (4 comments)

Sheila Samples: Ginsburg's Illness Puts Focus on Choices Ahead for Obama

Sheila Samples: Passengers of freighter seized by Israel return home with tales of abuse (2 comments)

Rick Rozoff: NATO's, Pentagon's New Strategic Battleground: Arctic (2 comments)

Amanda Lang: Edging towards a depression.

Amanda Lang: In Declining Approval Ratings, Lessons for Obama

Eileen Fleming: The Disseminator Offers the First Face Book: NOT a GROUP! And Only for SUPPORTERS of Vanunu

Donna Smith: The Big, Bad Joke of Healthcare Reform (30 comments)

Margaret Bassett: Latin America Poverty 'May Soar'

Linn Cohen-Cole: *Exposing Wisconsin's civil rights and criminal abuse against its farmers (4 comments)

Danny Schechter: The Farts of Compromise: Hacking The Stimulus (4 comments)

Amy Fried, Ph.D.: Outrageous: KBR Rewarded After Troop Electrocutions Investigation

Rakesh Krishnan Simha: Why is Britain Tolerating David Miliband? (1 comments)

Margaret Bassett: Senators Reach Deal on Stimulus Plan as Jobs Vanish

Martha Rosenberg: My Name Is Nadya And I'm a Motherholic (13 comments)

Dean Baker: Employment Free Fall Continues, Unemployment Rate Jumps to 7.6 Percent (2 comments)

Margaret Bassett: Regulators Close Failed Banks in Ga., Calif.

David Michael: Schmidt's Dazzling Raw Milk Trial Testimony « Journal of Whole Food and Nutrition

Barry Werner: Now look who is threatening to cut off aid to the Gazans (1 comments)

Friday, February 6:

J. Nayer Hardin: *Hemp For Victory: A Global Warming Solution (5 comments)

Linda Schreiber: PLASTIC BAGS ARE DANGEROUS (4 comments)

Amanda Lang: Kerry: Republicans insisting on housing relief are 'a year late'; they have 'created' the crisis.

SDC Press release: Switzerland provides emergency aid to Gaza

Margaret Bassett: Halliburton Spinoff Prepares to Admit Bribery

JGideon: 'Daily Voting News' For February 06, 2009

Scott Baker: As Layoffs Surge, Women May Pass Men in Job Force

Sheila Samples: KBR wins Iraq power center work despite electrocution probe

Amanda Lang: Bush Leaves US with Worse Job Losses Since 1939

Sheila Samples: Larijani picks up 'positive' US signal

Sheila Samples: Turkey probes Israeli war crimes in Gaza

Amanda Lang: REPORT: GOP Lawmakers Outnumber Dem Lawmakers By Almost 2 To 1 In Cable News Stimulus Debate Again (3 comments)

Michael Richardson: Obama's spy chief supports Taiwan arms build-up (1 comments)

Joan Brunwasser: Filibuster Math: Dems Should Not Seat Gregg's Replacement (Until Franken is Seated First)

Sheila Samples: 'No truce while Gaza under siege'

Joan Brunwasser: Judge Rules Against Saving Ballots from Contested Pima County, AZ, Election

Sheila Samples: General Says His Iraq Envoy Job Was Rescinded

Amanda Lang: Economy -- 'Are These Folks Serious?'

Joan Brunwasser: Feeney Catches a Break: Appellate Court Limits Allowable Evidence in Federal Investigation

Josh Mitteldorf: What it was like to vote in Iraq last week

Bob Sommer: Fred Phelps gets his comeuppance from high school students with no tolerance for intolerance

Margaret Bassett: Justice Rehires Attorney Fired Amid Gay Rumor (1 comments)

Dennis Greenia: Judd Gregg, Jack Abramoff and Barack Obama (2 comments)

Rob Kall: Wonkette : McCain Campaign Office Manager Accused Of Child Molesting

Rob Kall: BBC NEWS: UN halts Gaza aid over Hamas 'thefts'

Rob Kall: Mapping the Feminist web: presentation at Fem2pt0

Margaret Bassett: Congressional & Press Club Get-together Video

Thursday, February 5:

Iftekhar Sayeed: Inter-party murders resume in Bangladesh

Roger Shuler: Political Prosecutions Continue in Alabama (1 comments)

Olga Bonfiglio: Opportunity Knocks When It Comes to a Local Food Economy (1 comments)

Margaret Bassett: Daily Digits: Vacant Homes Reach Record High

Sheila Samples: Famous names pepper Madoff client list

Sheila Samples: Salazar Voids Drilling Leases On Public Lands in Utah

Sheila Samples: Deluge Is Holding Up Benefits to Unemployed

Amanda Lang: Rupert Murdock's News Corp. Suffers Staggering $6.4 Billion Loss (4 comments)

JGideon: 'Daily Voting News' For February 05, 2009

chris rice: Strike updates for Italy, Greece, US, Canada, UK

Matthew Tae: Who's to blame for high healthcare costs? (32 comments)

Michael Richardson: Taiwan's future heard in packed courtroom in 1952 treaty lawsuit

Margaret Bassett: Daschle's Ambitions Collided, Friends Say (1 comments)

Margaret Bassett: Leo J. Hindery Jr. relationship map

Margaret Bassett: China Declares an Emergency Amid Worst Drought in 50 Years (1 comments)

Margaret Bassett: Economic Stimulus Plans Now Global Phenomenon

Cynthia McKinney: *Cynthia McKinney's Report from the FORUM FOR PALESTINE in Malaysia (1 comments)

Sherwood Ross: Does SEC's Failure To Unmask Madoff Make It Liable? (2 comments)

Margaret Bassett: White House to Bypass Commerce on Census

Margaret Bassett: Woman Who Recruited Female Suicide Bombers Arrested (1 comments)

Margaret Bassett: CA Supreme Court to Hear Prop 8 Arguments

Wednesday, February 4:

Cenerentola: Taxation with Representation Finally? If Not Now, When? (11 comments)

Barry Werner: Darfuris take refuge in Israel

Barry Werner: Anti-Semitism in Europe (17 comments)

Barry Werner: Fatah official cpmplains of abuses by Hamas in Gaza

JGideon: 'Daily Voting News' For February 04, 2009

Sheila Samples: US threats mean evidence of British resident's Guantnamo torture must stay secret, judges rule

Amanda Lang: TARP recipients spent $114 million last year lobbying Congress and funding political campaigns. (2 comments)

Sheila Samples: War crimes accusations rattle Israel (1 comments)

Amanda Lang: Video: The reality about 'clean' coal.

Amanda Lang: Lieberman Faces Serious Democrat Challenger in 2012

Amanda Lang: Cheney resurfaces, warns of new terrorist attacks (6 comments)

Barbara Peterson: HCR 6 - New Hampshire Affirms States Rights (4 comments)

Amanda Lang: Bailout: Plenty of Limits to Obama's New Exec Pay Limits

Tom Dennen: Notes from South Africa (1 comments)

White House Press Office: *Obama AdminTreasury: New Restrictions On CEO Compensation - $500,000 (16 comments)

Laudyms: "BerkShares" Currency Helps Keep Up Local Western Mass. Economy

Amanda Lang: Whistleblower Markopolos: Madoff's Mob Ties Made Me Fear For My Life

Amanda Lang: Joe The Plumber Unveils "Cut Bills, Kick Ass" Economic Recovery Plan To Republican Staffers

Linn Cohen-Cole: *Distinguishing MONSANTO's totalitarian "use of science" from its claims to science (4 comments)

Martha Rosenberg: Got Antibiotics in Your Food? Thank the FDA (2 comments)

Michael Richardson: Ex-commando whistleblower gives Congress an earful about 'abject failure' of SEC to protect public in Madoff scandal

David Michael: Wisconsin NAIS: The Paul-Martin Griepentrog Story « Journal of Whole Food and Nutrition

Mary Ann Gould: One woman's fight for open government on Voice of the Voters, 2/4 (1 comments)

Steven Leser: Polls point to a decisive win for Israeli right (2 comments)

Tuesday, February 3:

Linn Cohen-Cole: *The multiple ways Monsanto is putting normal seeds out of reach (12 comments)

John Jonik: "Fire Safe" Means Not Fire Safe

JGideon: 'Daily Voting News' For February 03, 2009

Government Accountability Project: Post Editorial Misses Mark on Whistleblowers; Protections in Stimulus Bill Help Workers Hold Government Accountable

Rob Kall: White House Quietly Working To Coordinate With Outside Groups

GLloyd Rowsey: 45th and 46th Mersenne Primes Found (1 comments)

Barry Werner: Account of Israeli attack doesn't hold up to scrutiny

Amanda Lang: Iraq Veteran Tammy Duckworth tapped for Assistant VA Secretary.

Margaret Bassett: In tough times, US consumers forging new behaviors

Margaret Bassett: On Eve of Elections, Israeli Leaders Play Into Hands of Palestinian Militants

Margaret Bassett: How Obama Won: The Rise of Web 2.0

Ashin Mettacara: *Myanmar: Gambari leaves Burma without meeting Than Shwe

Joan Brunwasser: Did Israel Bomb a UN School? The Truth Exposed

Kevin Gosztola: Civil liberties showdown in Chicago, city appeals 6th anniversary Iraq war protest permit

Monday, February 2:

Mark David: How can the world be blind to Israel's Existential Problems? (2 comments)

Jason Paz: Egyptian Bloggers and Journalists in the Hot Seat

Rob Kall: 60th Senate Dem? Republican Sen. Judd Gregg accepts commerce secretary post

Rob Kall: Global recession - where did all the money go?

Sheila Samples: US: Nationwide salmonella outbreak forces major recall, plant closure

Mark David: Interview with Khaled Abu Toameh

Sheila Samples: Hamas to meet Egypt mediators on truce with Israel

Sheila Samples: Pakistani Gunmen Kidnap American Head of UN Office, Kill Driver

Sheila Samples: Proposed legislation in Congress would set up camps for U. S. citizens

Sheila Samples: Iraq's Shocking Human Toll: About 1 Million Killed, 4.5 Million Displaced, 1-2 Million Widows, 5 Million Orphans

Margaret Bassett: Bottom Line : Payback, Wells Fargo-style

Sheila Samples: Palin stiffs the House Republicans (5 comments)

Amanda Lang: Ben Nelson (D - Neb) May Oppose Stimulus; Slams Pell Grants (1 comments)

Amanda Lang: Senate Confirms Eric Holder As New US Attorney General

JGideon: 'Daily Voting News' For February 02, 2009

Joan Brunwasser: Physicians for Human Rights - Senator Whitehouse Supports Call for Investigation into Use of Torture by U.S. (1 comments)

Democratic Congressional Campaign Comm: Families First Ad Campaign Targets GOPers Who Fund Wars & Bail Outs, Not Taxpayers

Dustin Ensinger: Heinous Wall St. Bonuses

Sonia Ahmed: Miss Pakistan World on Mumbai Attacks

Amy Fried, Ph.D.: More TARP Outrage (2 comments)

Amanda Lang: Obama has begun discreet talks with Iran, Syria

Martha Rosenberg: But Did You Do It, Blagojevich? (1 comments)

Sheila Samples: VIDEO: Protester throws shoe at Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao

Sheila Samples: The Political Suspicions of 9/11 (1 comments)

Amanda Lang: Bailed Out Bank of America Sponsors Super Bowl Fun Fest to Tune of $10 Million (1 comments)

Amy Fried, Ph.D.: A Sad Day in Greater Washington, DC (2 comments)

Margaret Bassett: Iraq's Shocking Human Toll: About 1 Million Killed, 4.5 Million Displaced, 1-2 Million Widows, 5 Million Orphans

Margaret Bassett: Where has Chavez taken Venezuela? (2 comments)

David Michael: The Stowers tell their story « Journal of Whole Food and Nutrition

David Michael: Raw Milk Bust: Michael Schmidt's Opening Court Statement « Journal of Whole Food and Nutrition

Barry Werner: Gazans tell Israeli investigators of Hamas abuses (2 comments)

Darla: Marines in 'Catch 22' with Government

Jason Paz: We Won, We Left, Now What?

Sunday, February 1:

Kyle Hence: Obama preserves rendition two days after taking office

Michael Richardson: FBI used United Airlines in planned COINTELPRO action against Black Panthers in 'Omaha Two' case (1 comments)

Amanda Lang: Israel bombs Gaza targets

Amanda Lang: Coleman recount lawyer was at center of 2004 Swift Boat Vets scandal (2 comments)

Amanda Lang: US Unemployment Forecast 5th Straight Month of Losses Push Jobless to 7.5 % (5 comments)

JGideon: 'Daily Voting News' For January 31 and February 01, 2009

Sheila Samples: Obama preserves renditions as counter-terrorism tool (1 comments)

Amanda Lang: Back to the Future: GOP RNC Chair Steele Calls For Return To 'Contract With America'

Sheila Samples: GOP leader doubts stimulus bill will pass Senate (2 comments)

Kevin Gosztola: Proposed legislation in Congress would set up camps for U.S. citizens (3 comments)

Amanda Lang: What Happened in Congress This Week

Sheila Samples: Florida, Maryland, Utah Banks Shut as Financial Crisis Deepens

Sheila Samples: Netanyahu says Iran will not get hands on nukes

Kitty Antonik Wakfer: Read The Stimulus

Sherwood Ross: Housing Crisis Pushing Up Homelessness (5 comments)

Sheila Samples: Conyers Delays Rove's Deposition to Give Obama Lawyers 'Time' (2 comments)


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