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February 2010

Sunday, February 28:

Sheila Samples: The Enthusiasm Gap (1 comments)

Sheila Samples: Netanyahu Derailing Peace Effort Using Heritage Sites

Sheila Samples: Editorial - The F.B.I.'s Anthrax Case -

Josh Mitteldorf: Frank Rich on Terrorists and Teabaggers (6 comments)

Saturday, February 27:

Sheila Samples: Ayn Rand, Hugely Popular Author and Inspiration to Right-Wing Leaders, Was a Big Admirer of Serial Killer

Margaret Bassett: CIA Alleged Militant Link In Iran

Margaret Bassett: Two Legal Foes Back Gay Marriage

Grant Lawrence: Senator Jim Bunning (R-KY) Says "Tough Shit" to Those About to Lose Unemployment Benefits (2 comments)

GLloyd Rowsey: Fidel's Reflections on the Bolivarian Revolution and the Caribbean (4 comments)

Darren Wolfe: American Military Policy and the War on Terrorism by Karen Kwiatkowski

Friday, February 26:

Joan Brunwasser: "We the corporations"

Leon Thompson: Dems Say The Public Option Votes Are Not There - "Take the Damn Vote Now"

Margaret Bassett: Missing the Tea Party - Opinionator Blog

Mac McKinney: Parallels of Conquest, Past and Present

Sheila Samples: Did Woodstock hippies lead to US financial collapse?

Margaret Bassett: Address Jobs Now and Deficits Later (2 comments)

Richmond Shreve: Summited Out | The New Republic

Sheila Samples: Paul Krugman: What We Learned From the Health Care Summit -

Eileen Fleming: Compassion VS. Antichrists

Robert Arend: Charlie LeDuff: Blue-collar Workers Hanging on by Thread

Thursday, February 25:

Sheila Samples: Reporters with Conflicts of Interest in Israel

Sheila Samples: Odierno requests more combat forces in Iraq -- beyond the Obama deadline

Sheila Samples: Parallels of Conquest, Past and Present

Sheila Samples: Editorial - The Torture Lawyers

Sheila Samples: Hendrik Hertzberg: Decoding Limbaugh's Racism (AUDIO)

Sheila Samples: America Debates Health Care: 'The Process in Congress Is Not Pretty'

Sheila Samples: E.J. Dionne Jr. - Under-30 Americans: The next new dealers

Ted Newcomen: Prices are rising fast, even if the CPI isn't - By Irwin Kellner

Oh: China's Alternative to Communism and Democracy, by Daniel A. Bell (1 comments)

Wednesday, February 24:

Sheila Samples: Marjah: "This is not Fallujah'

Sheila Samples: VIDEO: Feeling the Hate at CPAC 2010 With Andrew Breitbart, Hannah Giles and the Crazy Mob

Margaret Bassett: Supporting Energy Independence and a Cleaner, Low-carbon Environment through Expanded use of Natural Gas and Renewables.

Sheila Samples: Miles Mogulescu: The Real Reason Obama's Plan Doesn't Include a Public Option

Sheila Samples: Robert Reich: Time to Enact Health Care With 51 Votes

PrMaine: Liberalism is ... Evil, Gary Hart

Kathy Malloy: Obama may be key part of this health care plan (1 comments)

Kathy Malloy: Anne Applebaum - Prepare for war with Iran -- in case Israel strikes

Grant Lawrence: Wall Street Bonuses Rose after the Bailouts and Americans Like it that Way

Kathy Malloy: Austin pilot Joe Stack gives the right a headache

Tuesday, February 23:

Sheila Samples: On the Money

Sheila Samples: Gareth Porter: Marjah Offensive Aimed to Shape US Opinion on War

Sheila Samples: Targeted Killing in Dubai: A Mossad Operation Gone Awry?

Sheila Samples: Bruce Ackerman - How to keep future John Yoos under control (2 comments)

Eileen Fleming: Dubai and "Stupid Israeli Spies"

Darren Wolfe: The GOP's "small government" tea party fraud

Arlene montemarano: Dennis Kucinich Prayer for America (4 comments)

Sheila Samples: Lieberman is dying to say it

Margaret Bassett: The NYT on its "Kill more Civilians" Op-Ed Writer

Margaret Bassett: Why so Little Attention to Vernon Hunter?

Angola 3 News: My thoughts on "Showdown in Desire: The Black Panthers take a stand in New Orleans' by Elbert "Big Man" Howard (2 comments)

Monday, February 22:

Joan Brunwasser: New Brady Report: Lack of Leadership Earns President a Failing Grade

Margaret Bassett: Holder v. Humanitarian Law Project

Sheila Samples: The Binyam Mohamed case and the threat of dictatorship


Sheila Samples: Fareed Zakaria - Why Iran's dictators can be deterred

Margaret Bassett: The GOP's "Small Government" Tea Party Fraud

Grant Lawrence: The New Poor: Formerly Middle Class, Now Facing Years of Unemployment (2 comments)

Margaret Bassett: Corporate Fearmongering About the Deficit Undermines Efforts for Desperately Needed Jobs

Sunday, February 21:

Sheila Samples: Paul Krugman: The Bankruptcy Boys (2 comments)

Sheila Samples: I Support Terry Nichols' Hunger Strike

Rob Kall: Right Wing (somewhat) Radio Host Michael Smerconish Switches From Republican To Independent (1 comments)

Sheila Samples: Dana Milbank - At CPAC, Glenn Beck scolds the Republican Party

Joan Brunwasser: Elizabeth Warren: Shortcomings Of Credit Card Reform Show Need For CFPA

Joan Brunwasser: Click here to find out more! Your request is being processed... Elizabeth Warren: It's Bank Lobbyists vs. Ame

Darren Wolfe: Wilson's War | by George C. Leef

Saturday, February 20:

Joan Brunwasser: The Republican Strategy: Covert Destruction at all Costs

Sheila Samples: Governments From Around the World ADMIT That They Carry Out False Flag Terror

B. Ross Ashley: Google: free VP8, and use it on YouTube - Free Software Foundation

Sheila Samples: What Are We Bid for American Justice?

Sheila Samples: Obama's Pentagon Rebrands Iraq War, Rolls Out PR Offensive in Afghanistan

Jennifer Hathaway: Finding Farmworkers

Richmond Shreve: Congress is Dysfunctional?

Margaret Bassett: Terrorism: the Most Meaningless and Manipulated Word

Friday, February 19:

Sheila Samples: Chossudovsky: US will start WW3 by attacking Iran (VIDEO)

Joan Brunwasser: Jim Hightower: Greed Trophy Up for Grabs

Margaret Bassett: Race to the Top of What? Education Is About More Than Jobs

Sheila Samples: Obama appoints panel to slash social programs

Sheila Samples: Eugene Robinson - Cold truths about the Northeast's harsh winter

Michael Thornton: Suit: School spied on students via webcams - Security-

Michael Thornton: Wall Street's Bailout Hustle : Rolling Stone

Sheila Samples: Paul Krugman: California Death Spiral

Thursday, February 18:

Sheila Samples: Why the Right Doesn't Want the Economy to Improve (1 comments)

Joan Brunwasser: “A Bad Day for America”: Anti-Nuclear Activist Harvey Wasserman Criticizes Obama Plan to Fund Nuclear Reactors

Sheila Samples: Thomas Friedman: Global Weirding Is Here

Grant Lawrence: John Cougar Mellencamp for Senate! (2 comments)

Sheila Samples: Editorial - A Welcome, if Partial, Fix

Sheila Samples: No, IPCC Climatologists Did NOT Make Sloppy Errors

Sheila Samples: Why Obama Is Getting No Credit for the Stimulus

Rob Kall: Dem Pollster Stanley Greenberg: How to avoid a repeat of 1994. (1 comments)

Rob Kall: Fix Congress First! Help Pass Major Campaign Finance

Margaret Bassett: Wall Street's Bailout Hustle

Joan Brunwasser: Double Standards? Nato's Afghan Errors

Daniel Geery: Obomber's Nukes

Margaret Bassett: Obama's Just Pledged Billions for the 20th Century's Most Expensive Technological Failure -- Nuclear Power

Wednesday, February 17:

Richmond Shreve: Go Get 'em

Margaret Bassett: Judging Stimulus by Job Data Reveals Success

Sheila Samples: The Media's Billion Dollar Ad for Evan Bayh

Sheila Samples: Joe Cirincione: Obama's Nuclear Decision Day

Sheila Samples: Robert Scheer: It's Greek to Goldman Sachs

Sheila Samples: Steve Benen: The Difference Between Talking Tough And Being Tough

Sheila Samples: The Meaning of Marjah

Margaret Bassett: Obama's Nuclear Option (2 comments)

Margaret Bassett: The End of Obama's Vision of a Nuke-Free World

Tuesday, February 16:

Margaret Bassett: The Economic Elite Vs. The People of the United States of America -" Part I - Print

Michael Thornton: Top Five Health Insurers Posted 56 Percent Profit Gains in 2009 | | AlterNet

Richmond Shreve: Road to Recovery

Sheila Samples: Eric Holder and the Khalid Sheikh Mohammed trial

Kevin Gosztola: Haiti: "We Are Not Getting Help!"

Sheila Samples: US vs. China: a dangerous phase has begun

Scott Baker: Tea Party Agenda Supports Alternative Energy Development By Jeff Siegel (2 comments)

Margaret Bassett: The Democrats' Response to Citizens United: Not Even Close to Good Enough

Margaret Bassett: Are Corporations Using the Internet to Accelerate Our Cultural, Political and Economic Decline?

Margaret Bassett: Is There Life in Health Care Reform? (3 comments)

Josh Mitteldorf: German Capitalism by Tom Geoghegan (Harpers)

B. Ross Ashley: Harper's political agenda on display -

Monday, February 15:

Rob Kall: We have let Barack Obama down | Clancy Sigal | (8 comments)

Sheila Samples: The Economic Elite Have Engineered an Extraordinary Coup, Threatening the Very Existence of the Middle Class (2 comments)

Eileen Fleming: FEEL the LOVE coming from You Tube

Sheila Samples: Is the Obama administration hoping for regime change in Iran?

Sheila Samples: Paul Krugman: The Making of a Euromess

Margaret Bassett: Obama's Most Powerful Foe

Joan Brunwasser: The Economic Elite Have Engineered an Extraordinary Coup, Threatening the Very Existence of the Middle Class (1 comments)

Joan Brunwasser: Harry Truman: Limit CIA Role To Intelligence

Joan Brunwasser: Jon Stewart Nails It Again: Health Care Summit and Hawaii's Health Care System

Sunday, February 14:

Margaret Bassett: Rachel Maddow Hit the Nail on the Head

Jim McCabe: The New York County UnDemocratic Committee, by Jim McCabe

Sheila Samples: Frank Rich: Palin's Cunning Sleight of Hand (1 comments)

Saturday, February 13:

Darren Wolfe: More Pain for Devastated Haiti: Under the Pretense of Disaster Relief, U.S. Running a Military Occupation

Darren Wolfe: The Quill Pig Chronicles: A Delicious Moment

Margaret Bassett: Michael Mukasey: Then and Now

Sheila Samples: Obama waging economic warfare on several fronts, including Japan (1 comments)

Grant Lawrence: Let's Drug Test those Bankster Welfare Bums

Sheila Samples: How Christian Were the Founders? (1 comments)

Sheila Samples: Bob Herbert: Watching China Run

zonie: Iran's Defiant Dare = Crunch Time for Obama

Friday, February 12:

Rob Kall: Ted Rall Op-Ed: OBAMA: DUMBER THAN SARAH PALIN (1 comments)

Sheila Samples: The K Street Kickback: The Giveaway That Reid Stripped From The Jobs Bill

Scott Baker: Sen. Bernie Sanders: It's time for a solar revolution. Huffington Post (2 comments)

Sheila Samples: Paul Krugman: Republicans and Medicare

Thursday, February 11:

Joan Brunwasser: 100 year old activist Granny D on recent Supreme Court decision (1 comments)

Sheila Samples: Poll Shows Palin's Unfavorability Ratings At All-Time High As Broder Extols Her "Populist' Appeal (1 comments)

Sheila Samples: Filibuster Reform: Can We Make Our Government Work Again?

Sheila Samples: Robert Reich: One Free Market System for Wall Street, Another Free Market System for Main Street

Sheila Samples: Tim Dickinson: No We Can't

Sheila Samples: How a New Jobless Era Will Transform America

Sheila Samples: The Jihadist CBRN Threat

Sheila Samples: E.J. Dionne Jr. - What fuels the grass-roots rage (2 comments)

GLloyd Rowsey: Fidel Sends Message of Congratulations to the Henry Reeve International Medical Brigade (7 comments)

Margaret Bassett: Obama is no FDR, We're No Mass Movement

Margaret Bassett: GOP Welfare Queens Who Attacked Obama's Stimulus

Wednesday, February 10:

Mac McKinney: "My Country Has Been Hijacked" Munich Peace Rally Speech By Cynthia McKinney

Sheila Samples: Eric Holder and the Khalid Sheikh Mohammed trial

Sheila Samples: Bolton: Either Iran Gets Nukes Or "Israel Or Somebody Else Uses Military Force To Stop It' (1 comments)

Sheila Samples: Paul Krugman Blog: Clueless (2 comments)

Sheila Samples: The National Anthem - and Why We Need Health Care Reform So Desperately

Margaret Bassett: Video/Audio: U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders (Vermont)

Darren Wolfe: The Patriot Act Is Up For Revote In Congress

Scott Baker: Reconsider. Think Again. Do More. Evan Handler, Huffington Post

Tuesday, February 9:

Sheila Samples: Obomanomics One Year Out

Sheila Samples: I Don't Mean To Say I Told You So, But...

Margaret Bassett: Without Big Government, Where Would We Be?

Sheila Samples: Our Democracy No Longer Works and the Problem Is Congress

Sheila Samples: Bob Herbert: The Worst of the Pain

Sheila Samples: Dangerous steps in Iran's nuclear dance

Monday, February 8:

Sheila Samples: James Howard Kunstler : We're Weimar (1 comments)

Margaret Bassett: When Will Obama Stop Trying to Work with Republicans? (2 comments)

Darren Wolfe: Gene Healy: South of the border, the cult of the presidency

Darren Wolfe: FIRE Files Supreme Court 'Amicus' Brief Supporting Freedom of Association in 'Christian Legal Society v. Martinez'

Sheila Samples: Tomgram: Pratap Chatterjee, Destabilizing Pakistan

Sheila Samples: E.J. Dionne Jr. - On health care: 'Finish the kitchen'

Sheila Samples: We Have A Crisis, Mr. Vice-President

Sheila Samples: Paul Krugman: America Is Not Yet Lost

Ilene Flannery Wells: DJ Jaffe: Let's Make Kenra's Law Permanent (1 comments)

Tommy News: Frank Rich: Smoke the Bigots Out of the Closet

Andreas Umland: A. Umland: Ukraine's Future: The Precarious Alternatives to an EU Membership Perspective

Andreas Umland: In Ukraine, Democracy's Main Woes Are Structural

Margaret Bassett: Beat the Press

Sunday, February 7:

Sheila Samples: Beginning Of The End: Sarah Palin Hijacks The Tea Party Movement (3 comments)

Sheila Samples: Frank Rich: Smoke the Bigots Out of the Closet (1 comments)

Sheila Samples: Activist Historian Howard Zinn's Obit Causes a Firestorm (2 comments)

Margaret Bassett: Surge in Women's Employment Brings Unemployment Rate Down to 9.7 Percent

Margaret Bassett: The Winter of America's Discontent

Margaret Bassett: White Racial Resentment Bubbles Under the Surface of the Tea Party Movement

Darren Wolfe: Jake Towne - Common Sense Fixes the Job Market

Margaret Bassett: The Truth About Conservative "Journalism" (1 comments)

Saturday, February 6:

Sheila Samples: Senate Shark Jump Announced

Mac McKinney: OpEdNew's Bruce Gagnon on Youtube: on The Drive Towards Empire and Endless War (4 comments)

Grant Lawrence: Cap and Trade This! More on Climategate

Friday, February 5:

Sheila Samples: Robert Reich: Who's Killing Financial Reform?

Sheila Samples: Dan Froomkin: How Do You Talk About Politics? TELL US ABOUT IT

Joan Brunwasser: Bush, Cheney and the Great Escape

Sheila Samples: Pentagon Won't Hand Over Dead Prisoner's "Missing Throat," And Other Disturbing Revelations

Margaret Bassett: The Ethics of Undercover Journalism

Sheila Samples: Paul Krugman: Fiscal Scare Tactics (2 comments)

Thursday, February 4:

Ilene Flannery Wells: DJ Jaffe: Health Care Reform Keeps Mentally Ill Uninsured

Sheila Samples: Hightower: GOP Is the Party That Thinks Helping the Poor and Hungry Is Like Feeding 'Stray Animals' (2 comments)

Sheila Samples: Bring on the Filibuster

Sheila Samples: Shadow Elite: How the World's New Power Brokers Are Upending Our Democracy

Sheila Samples: McConnell Claims Larry King Is "Better' Than U.S. Interrogators At Questioning Terrorists

Josh Mitteldorf: Secret, Domestic Assassinations: It's Official by Glenn Greenwald (4 comments)

Sheila Samples: E.J. Dionne Jr. - Off-message, Biden recasts the Obama agenda (1 comments)

Sheila Samples: Obama's surge: killing spree on both sides of AfPak border

Margaret Bassett: CIA and Intelligence Community Mythologies (1 comments)

Wednesday, February 3:

Mac McKinney: WOMEN SPARTANS BEATING THEIR HELOTS: Israeli Women Soldiers Break the Silence

Sheila Samples: Polls Suggest Everything You Think You Know About Iran's "Tainted" Election Is Wrong

Your Friend Fairpay: Prof Michael Hudson on Why The Debt Crisis Keeps Deepening (1 comments)

Sheila Samples: David Ignatius - Revenge on the Taliban, from 10,000 feet

Margaret Bassett: Tell the House Armed Services Committee to Read Eikenberry's Warning

Margaret Bassett: The Right Gets Itself 'Wired'

Margaret Bassett: Why Bipartisanship Can't Work: the Expert View

PrMaine: Obama and House GOP Bring Question Time to US (1 comments)

Margaret Bassett: President Obama and the CIA: What Must Be Done (1 comments)

Tuesday, February 2:

Mac McKinney: America's Scapegoat of the Month: "Shock, Horror, Drama" That You Won't Read In The New York Times

Mac McKinney: PREDATORS: Ten Arrested after Abducting 33 Haitian children

Philip Knab: Blood Money: Wall Street's Twilight Feeding Frenzy - P. Knab

Margaret Bassett: Negative Ad of the Year?

Margaret Bassett: Common Sense on Budgets

Sheila Samples: Stanley Fish: What Is the First Amendment For?

Sheila Samples: Why Are Americans Passive as Millions Lose Their Homes, Jobs, Families and the American Dream? (1 comments)

Margaret Bassett: How the British Empire is Striking Back

Monday, February 1:

Joan Brunwasser: Paul Krugman: Good and Boring

Margaret Bassett: Bill Moyers and Richard Trumka: Americans Needs Jobs -- Does Obama Finally Get It?

Margaret Bassett: How to Accommodate an Uninfomred Electorate

Sheila Samples: E. J. Dionne Jr.: Justice Alito's candid response to Obama's rebuke (1 comments)

Abbas Sadeghian, Ph.D.: Why 'Active Neutrality' Can Hasten Iran's Revolution ,The Huffingto Post

Darren Wolfe: The Precarious State of Our Union by Peter Schiff

Margaret Bassett: Five Years, $5.08 Trillion in Debt (1 comments)

Margaret Bassett: The Dangerous Dozen

Sheila Samples: Paul Krugman: Good and Boring

Darren Wolfe: AP Conceals US Govt. Role in Haiti-Relief Plight


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