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February 2010

Sunday, February 28:

thepen: The Bogus Stare Decisis Standoff, The Sixth In The Supreme Court 5 Condemnation Series (1 comments)

Bill Hare: Tea Baggers: Where Were You When Bush Demolished U.S. Economy? (25 comments)

Press Release: Reconciliation: Not New. Not Controversial. And Wouldn't Be Used For Vast Majority of Health Reform (4 comments)

Mary Pitt: TP THE REPUBLICANS (8 comments)

Robert Parry: The NYT Veers Neocon

Scott Baker: IRS Office Bomber, Joe Stack's Suicide Letter (3 comments)

Al Gore: We Can't Wish Away Climate Change (20 comments)

James Nimmo: Which Came First: Chicken or the Eggs?

Chris Floyd: The Gift of the Revenant: Passing On the Truth in an Act of Mourning

Robert Jensen: "Getting rid of hope and faith": Abe Osheroff on the struggle for a better world

Eileen Fleming: What Alfred Nobel Might Say to the Peace Prize Committee regarding Mordechai Vanunu (5 comments)

miles mathis: The Voice Vote (1 comments)

Melvin Beavers: Leadership Now! Obama and the Democrats

JohnPeebles: Goldman execs stand to profit in FDIC deal

OilGuy: Crude Oil Hits Ceiling in Week as Hedge Funds Attack Euro

Ambassador Odeen Ishmael: Central topic at Madrid Summit will be role of innovation, new technologies

Ralph Lopez: *Bomb Blast in Kabul: That Was Me. (2 comments)

Tsering Tsomo: Beijing's Sovereignty Ruse Blocks Tibet Negotiation (2 comments)

michael payne: Who will fire the first shot to ignite a Middle East War?

Vermont Trotter: Perception and Reality

Scott Baker: Why Bankers Love War (22 comments)

Saturday, February 27:

David Michael Green: Bipartisan Is Just Another Word For Nothing Left To Win (2 comments)

Margaret Bassett: Who Works? Who Labors? Who Manages? Who's the Boss? (2 comments)

Michael Bonanno: Gods Of The Factory (song)

Cenk Uygur: Take the Damn Vote (3 comments)

earl ofari hutchinson: Blowing off Tea Baggers as Racist Misses the Point (6 comments)

Robert Parry: Ahmadinejad Won, Get Over It! (2 comments)

David Glenn Cox: A Gravy Train with Biscuit Wheels (2 comments)

James Brett: Playing Games While the Planet Warms and Climates Change (5 comments)

Ed Tubbs: Wisconsin's conservative Paul Ryan eats organic

Steve Osborn: Global Intelligence Operatives Thank You for Your Support!

Eric Walberg: Marjah: "This is not Fallujah'

Ishmael1: Jury Duty For All. A Manifesto For Real Representative Government

robert dodge: U.S. nuclear policy: the way forward

Monika Mitchell: Buyer Beware: Consumer Finance

David Swanson: Tangled Up in Yoo (1 comments)

Jerry West: Outdated Thinking Imperils Our Future

Suzana Megles: Betrayal of the Wild Horse Annie Act of 1971 (4 comments)

Bahija Reghai: Canada: Women's Programs Religiously Axed (1 comments)

Jay Janson: *Messrs McCrystal Obama Forgive Us For Not Stopping You! We Murdered Our Children

Ludwik Kowalski: Proletarian Dictatorship Laboratory (5 comments)

Douglas Drenkow: The President Calls the GOP Bluff. (1 comments)

thepen: The False Health Debate: Shall We Be Forced To Buy Corporate Insurance By Law . . . Or By Necessity? (10 comments)

Friday, February 26:

Bruce K. Gagnon: JEJU ISLAND HEATING UP AGAIN (1 comments)

Don Smith: Obama, Democrats playing into Republicans' hands (3 comments)

Douglas Drenkow: The President Calls the GOP Bluff. (7 comments)

Ray McGovern: Iran Captures a 'Good' Terrorist

Kent Welton: Lousy-Faire Economics - On The Perversion of Economy, Democracy And Statehood (5 comments)

George Washington: America the Beautiful is Turning into America the Barbarian

Scott Beckman: What's the Backup Plan?

David Sirota: Glenn Beck Finally Admitted His Great Desire: To 'Eradicate' Progressives (7 comments)

Mark Crispin Miller: NYTimes comes out against ES&S

Race-Talk: Will the new jobs bill help hardest hit areas? (2 comments)

Jim Hightower: Americans Rise Up Against the Supreme Court Decision to Create Corporate Frankensteins

Dave Lindorff: An Accidental Experience with a Health System that Seems to Work (2 comments)

William Rivers Pitt: Skewing the Health Care Debate

Dave Lefcourt: Yesterdays "Summit", Grandstanding and Political Theatre

David Alpert: Repetition Compulsion

Chris Hedges: Book Review: "The Death and Life of American Journalism'

Herbert Calhoun: Comparing Obama to Disraeli (1 comments)

Dave Lefcourt: Could the Far Right Be Incited to Go From Raucousness to Violence? (30 comments)

PETA: Temple Grandin: Helping the animals we can't save (2 comments)

Sally McMillan: Taking Too Long? Toyota? Congress?

Michael McCray: ACORN Whistleblower / Anita Mailroom MonCrief

Joel S. Hirschhorn: Pharmaceutical Pillage (2 comments)

J. Edward Tremlett: POW! BIFF! Birther! Batman on Joseph Farah's retraction demand. (5 comments)

Richard Clark: *Matt Taibbi: The banksters are about to make another big killing, once again at our enormous expense (5 comments)

Ed Tubbs: Largemouth bass have swallowed the bait, hook, line, sinker, & boat.

the web: *Alan Grayson: Are Corporations People? (2 comments)

Bob Burnett: Can Dems Retain Control of the Senate? (3 comments)

Stephen Lendman: America's Supremes: Court Over Constitution

Bill Hare: Chicken Hawks on Steroids (5 comments)

Jon Faulkner: Enough Cowardice. The Supreme Traitors Must Go (1 comments)

Thursday, February 25:

Jesselyn Radack: Yoo's Gift to President Obama: Return to Sender (3 comments)

the web: The Political Prosecutions of Karl Rove

Dahr Jamail: US Using Iraqi Political Discord to Justify Continuance of Occupation

Ross Levin: Glenn Greenwald: 'This is what the Democratic Party does; it's who they are' (3 comments)

Frank Schaeffer: "Post Racial"? I Don't Think So (1 comments)

Robert McElvaine: Let's Start Calling Them 'Regressives' (2 comments)

Rabbi Brian Walt: Christian-Muslim Summit at the National Cathedral

Kevin Gosztola: Artists & Media Makers Need Open Video

Tsering Tsomo: *Beijing's Sovereignty Ruse Blocks Tibet Negotiation (4 comments)

paul roberts: The Road to Armageddon (62 comments)

David Swanson: Why Leahy Is Afraid to Subpoena Yoo (5 comments)

Stephen Lendman: Global Sweatshop Wage Slavery (3 comments)

Wednesday, February 24:

Mary MacElveen: Any GOP politician who votes against healthcare for all is not pro-life (1 comments)

William Rivers Pitt: Has a Shakeup Started in Washington? (2 comments)

Jim Hightower: Fighting the Subversion of Our People's Sovereignty (3 comments)

Henry Porter: Poem: A Thousand Nightmares and Still No Name (1 comments)

kellie bean: ESPN's Storm: Kornheiser's Tempest in a Tea Pot (2 comments)

Elaine Brower: Our Hands and Help For Haiti (1 comments)

Joe Bageant: Round Midnight -- tortillas and the corporate state (1 comments)


Andrew Bard Schmookler: Is It Me, or Has the Spirit in America Been on Hold Lately (18 comments)

Mike McCray, Esq.: *ACORN Whistleblower / Anita Mailroom MonCrief

Henry Porter: Questions people prefer not to ask

Jeffers Onadams: Lady Libertine, A Poem (3 comments)

Stephen Soldz: Justice Department protects the torture lawyers, persecutes the ethical (1 comments)

Kevin Zeese: Can the Right and Left Work Together to Oppose War and Empire? (3 comments)

James Brett: The "God Gap"?

Jeanine Molloff: *The civil rights battle of our time--expanded medicare for all. (3 comments)

Scott Baker: *We CAN have it all (11 comments)

Nathan Janes: Unplug the Signal: The Truth Will Not Be Televised (4 comments)

Frosty Wooldridge: Part 1: Overpopulation in 21st century America--our risky future

Tuesday, February 23:

Harvey Wasserman: $645 MILLION in lipstick for a dead radioactive pig (3 comments)

Don Smith: Why we need public financing of investigative journalism (4 comments)

earl ofari hutchinson: Lots of Cooks Prepared the Compton Cookout Racial Insult Stew (1 comments)

John Little: Is America Worth Saving? Part 3 (1 comments)

Ezili Danto: Update from Croix Des Bouquet: I Survived and I'm Back From Haiti

Brent Budowsky: The GOP is betting America fails (7 comments)

Medea Benjamin: With 1000 US Soldiers Dead In Afghanistan, Time To Revive the Anti-war Agenda (4 comments)

George Washington: How to Reach A Larger Audience (5 comments)

Susan Galleymore: The Hotspot that is Not a "Hotspot" but a "Potential High Impact Zone"

Nadeem Shah: Tahmena Bokhari advocates for Rivival of the Arts in the Muslim World

James Ridgeway and Jean Casella: Locking Down the Mentally Ill: Solitary Confinement Cells Have Become America's New Asylums (3 comments)

Stanley Lucas: Haiti: Let the Pontificating Begin

Itzik Yarkoni: Can it all be just a mistake? (2 comments)

Corey Floyd: Loss Mitigation is the objective for Citi Mortgage in Loan Modification

Gulamhusein Abba: A new book on GAZA like no other

Grant Lawrence: In Memory of Malcolm X (2 comments)

Martin Carbone: *Five serious defects in our Money and Banking System -- and How To Fix Them ... (8 comments)

Dave Lefcourt: All the "Best Ideas" on Health Care Reform, Not.



Kanuk: Health Care Comparison: Universal System in Canada vs. Private System in the U.S. (2 comments)

T.Loucks/B.Perry: *We the People are as Mad as Hell: We've become the Corporate States of America (3 comments)

Rory OConnor: Stop the Nukespeak-- And Tell Us the Truth About Nuclear Power! (2 comments)

Andrew Steele: US Military decides that Afghan lives are worth up to $2,500 (2 comments)

Itzik Yarkoni: *Can it all be just a mistake? (1 comments)

the web: *Stop the $54 Billion Nuclear Giveaway!

thepen: Ask Your Medical Corporation CEO If Being An Indentured Debt Slave Is Right For You

shamus cooke: The Drive to Eliminate Social Security Accelerates (11 comments)

Monday, February 22:

Steven Leser: Who is defining the President? Everyone but Barack and the Administration (3 comments)

the web: *WH plugs reform WITHOUT the public option--so LET'S DEMAND IT!

Rabbi Michael Lerner: Healing from Post Traumatic Abandoned-by-Obama Syndrome (5 comments)

Joan Brunwasser: Andrew Kreig on Bernie Kerik and Don Siegelman: What They Have in Common and Why We Should Care (10 comments)

Minuteman Media: Strange Snow Patterns are Consistent with Climate Change (1 comments)

Grant Lawrence: Amid Record Bank Failures, Citigroup Warns of Right to Prevent Withdrawls

George Washington: Bullet-Proof Case (Not Ivins ... The FBI Cover-Up) (1 comments)

Marcy Winograd: Breaking America's Addiction to War & Debt: Out with the Enablers! (26 comments)

paul roberts: America's First Suicide Bomber (6 comments)

Nafeez Ahmed: The Iran Threat? ... more of the same (2 comments)

Kathy Malloy: A Confederacy of Dunces (8 comments)

Kathleen Schuler: Warning: Consumer Products May Be Harmful to Your Health (1 comments)

Eugene Elander: Credit Card Crunchers (1 comments)

Terry Bennett: *Your local Hospital has bankrupted Medicare and Medicaid, Learn how (8 comments)

Bob Patterson: When is a war crime not a war crime? (3 comments)

Chris Cantwell: Beneath Astroturf, Grassroots Attempt to Push Through

James Brett: "Starve the Beast" (3 comments)

David Glenn Cox: A Half-Truth is the Most Cowardly of Lies (1 comments)

michael payne: Message to Democrats: want to commit political suicide? Just say no to reconciliation and health care reform (4 comments)


Bernard Pollack: Combatting HIV/AIDS in Africa: Changing Behavior with Worksite Education and Testing

Ray McGovern: New Grist for Hype on Iran

Dave Lindorff: Holland has had Enough: US Killing of Innocent Civilians Goes on Apace in Afghanistan

Josh Mitteldorf: A Modest Proposal (5 comments)

Mary Shaw: Santorum Continues Bashing Gays in the Military While Ignoring a Real Threat (1 comments)

Nicola Nasser: American/Iran Power Struggle over Iraq

Stephen Lendman: American Genocides: Is Haiti Next? (1 comments)

Armand Biroonak: Student Loan Reform, Good for Workers Too

Michael Chavers: Let's form a Red, White, and Blue Party (1 comments)

Rev. Dan Vojir: Good Housekeeping: Sweeping Out The Cobwebs In Ann Coulter's Brain (2 comments)

Sunday, February 21:

thepen: The Supreme Court 5 Insist They Were Right All Along ... Far, Far, Extreme, Off The Deep End Right (1 comments)

David Michael Green: This Is Liberalism? (1 comments)

David Swanson: Yoo, Bybee, and Disinformation (1 comments)

Bia Winter: The KKK Comes to Town.

Michael Collins: Judge Rakoff Nails JP Morgan

earl ofari hutchinson: Ron Paul Still as Scary as Ever (15 comments)

Robert Parry: Al Haig and a 'Green Light' to Chaos (3 comments)

Dan Lieberman: U.S. Middle East Policy - A Road to Disaster (3 comments)

Oscar Heck: Some people, including family, hate my guts... (1 comments)

Frank Silva: MAKING AMERICA SOLVENT (1 comments)

Saturday, February 20:

David Swanson: Yoo, Bybee, and Disinformation (7 comments)

Robert McElvaine: Dump Summers and Geithner: Bring in Warren and Spitzer (3 comments)

Margaret Bassett: What Part of Life Belongs to Politics? (8 comments)

Kevin Anthony Stoda: Seth Wessler Shares to the World again: What Happens when Great Recession meets 1996 Welfare Reform? (2 comments)

Kevin Anthony Stoda: Barnett: TIBET ISSUES MAY BE SOLVABLE (8 comments)

Kevin Anthony Stoda: Barnett: TIBET ISSUES MAY BE SOLVABLE (2 comments)



Brent Budowsky: Ron Paul wins huge victory in conservative straw poll (5 comments)

David Swanson: Top 50 New Names for War on Iraq (1 comments)

Henry Pelifian: Lessons Learned From Ruling Political Parties

David Alpert: There Will Be No Meaningful Change Unless" (4 comments)

e bills: The Grapes of Ignorance

Cindy Sheehan: Operation New Dawn (1 comments)

Stephen Pizzo: Governance Per Mac The Knife

Dave Lindorff: Philly Rampage Shows Social Media's Potential: Youthful Rage, Instead of Ineffectual, Could be Potent (2 comments)

David Sirota: Who's in control in the White House? (1 comments)

William Fisher: Where is the Outrage? (4 comments)

Jerry Call: *The House's Public Option Is a Scam (1 comments)

Scott Baker: The Least Productive People in the World (34 comments)

Friday, February 19:

George Washington: Governments From Around the World ADMIT That They Carry Out False Flag Terror (6 comments)

Jill Jackson: Tiger and Dick (5 comments)

Richard Girard: Into a Thousand Pieces (10 comments)

Chris Floyd: Teach Your Children Well: There Is No Law but Might and Murder (10 comments)

Richard Clark: *How and why we must save our infrastructure and our working class simultaneously (1 comments)

Zin Linn: *Burma: Don't be taken in by the unprincipled junta

James Nimmo: Oklahoma Women Retain Control Over Their Own Bodies

Ismael Hossein-zadeh: New Phase, Not Just Another Recession (3 comments)

Hugh Conrad: Obama is Reading the Wrong Book (1 comments)

Amy Fried, Ph.D.: Tiger Woods Makes a Fool of Brit Hume (10 comments)

Lawrence Velvel: More On SIPC'S And The Trustee's Bubbe Meisse.

Matt Taibbi: Wall Street's Bailout Hustle

martinweiss: *Rule of the Undead

Daniel Tilson: The Home Depot Misery Index (2 comments)

Dave Lindorff: Wake up America: The Looming Threat of Terrorists in Small Planes...and Cars (23 comments)

Bob Burnett: Can Democrats Use Rope-a-Dope? (3 comments)

Stephen Lendman: Selling Out America to Wall Street

Steven Leser: Republicans Finally Caught up in Their Own Hypocrisy (4 comments)

Thursday, February 18:

earl ofari hutchinson: Tiger Digs a Deeper Hole (3 comments)

paul roberts: Grounds for Hope and Despair (9 comments)

Ann Garrison: Link TV quotes Nicholas Kristof calling for an earthquake in Congo (2 comments)

Dean Hartwell: Let the People Decide the Truth about 9/11 (14 comments)

Charlotte Laws: Clowns, Casinos and Men Full of Cash

John Nichols: Senator Mellencamp?

Rob Kall: How Long Before Repugs Start Howling Austin Kamikaze Pilot Was Terrorist and Obama Failed to Protect Us (21 comments)

paul roberts: Social Security Will Fall To Obama Before The Taliban Do (8 comments)

Joel S. Hirschhorn: Real, Uglier American Unemployment (2 comments)

David Swanson: CA Dem Party: What Is It Good for? (3 comments)

Stanley Lucas: Stanley Lucas: Response to Calls for UN to Govern Haiti

Daniel Patrick Welch: Haiti Still Suffers After the Media Big Boys Wrap

Robert Alvarez: Nukes Aren't the Answer (7 comments)

Martin Carbone: *A chat about home mortgages

Jim Quinn: GENERATION ZERO (1 comments)

Aisha Richard: *Excuse Me While I Produce More Convicts

Charles Kelly: Smaller federal government equals bigger corporate government (5 comments)

Susan Strong: Blame The "Big Business Thugs!" (1 comments)


Jeffers Onadams: A Translucent Freedom, Lucid Dream, A Poem (2 comments)


Robert Parry: US Media Replays Iraq Fiasco on Iran (1 comments)

Marc Ash: I Still Like Obama (5 comments)


Dave Lindorff: Battle for Marjah: The US has Already Lost (5 comments)

Allen Finkelstein: Freedom of Speech

michael payne: Corporate America and the GOP: one goal, one agenda; end democracy (1 comments)

Advanced Cell Technology Press Release: Advanced Cell Technology's Research Featured in Scientific American, USA Today and Newsweek (1 comments)

Ross Levin: Thinking beyond the two party system (1 comments)

Scott McLarty: Democracy For Humans! Fighting corporate power in the wake of the Supreme Court's Citizens United ruling (1 comments)

Kevin Anthony Stoda: CIA ON CAMPUS--ARE THEY ON CAMPUS NEAR YOU? (8 comments)

Jay Janson: *Many Are Dying For Our Having Hoped Obama Would Not Practice Imperialism (2 comments)

Stanley Lucas: Stanley Lucas: Response to Calls for UN to Govern Haiti

shamus cooke: The Great Bi-Partisan Deception (3 comments)

Jim Hightower: The Audacity of Greed

Stephen Lendman: Israeli Abusive Administrative Detentions

Gustav Wynn: Obama White House Accepting Public Comment on Tax Reform

Sherwood Ross: Layoff-Minded Employers Beating Themselves

David Chester: *The Keynes of our Discontent (5 comments)

David Swanson: Pre-Partisan America, 1789-1801

Wednesday, February 17:

Ezili Danto: *Sarkozy's visit to Haiti, The Independence Debt and Haiti's Sovereignty (2 comments)


Dennis Kucinich: Dennis Kucinich's Prayer For America (5 comments)

Frank Silva: Foolproof Analytical Prognostication

Richmond Shreve: Infiltrating the Truth Movement (54 comments)

Scott Baker: Palestine in Bloom? (4 comments)

David Swanson: Here Comes Single-Payer Healthcare in Another State (4 comments)

kellie bean: When Murder is Academic: A Brief Tutorial on Academic Life (3 comments)

Kevin Gosztola: Civilians Killed During Offensive in Afghanistan: Human Shields or Unfortunate Targets? (23 comments)

the web: *Is The History Channel Pushing Right Wing Smears Of The Kennedys? (4 comments)

Daphne Wysham: Is Our Democracy Becoming a Joke? (9 comments)

Bernard Weiner: Can the Ticking Middle East Conflict Be Defused? (1 comments)

Harvey Wasserman: Obama's Atomic Blunder (6 comments)

Tuesday, February 16:

Jo Nubian: The Pipe Dream of Post Racial America

Richard Clark: *Are Major Countries Preparing to Financially Dismantle the United States and its Empire? (12 comments)

Frosty Wooldridge: How many more millions of immigrants can America handle?

Belden Fields: New York City/Champaign, Illinois: Policing and Race (1 comments)

Grant Lawrence: Christians Helped Bring Down Rome, Fundamentalists Helping to Bring Down America (8 comments)

William Cormier: Real Cause Of Tension Between China And USA Is Not Being Reported By MSM (7 comments)

Charles Foerster: *Why Congress should block the $6.4 billion arms sale to Taiwan (1 comments)

Jason Leopold: Cheney Admits to War Crimes, Media Yawns, Obama Turns the Other Cheek (8 comments)

Monika Mitchell: Small Business: Too-Big-To-Fail (3 comments)

paul roberts: A Country of Serfs Ruled By Oligarchs (10 comments)

Frank Schaeffer: Judging By Her Own Theology Sarah Palin Is Disobeying the Bible

michaelslevinson: Leveling Citizens United

Andrew Steele: Forget Privacy and Dignity...Body Scanners will also cause major delays (1 comments)

Dean Hartwell: The Next Time We are Attacked, a Poem about Justice

Bob Johnson: *Religious Right attempts to hide the Deism of America's Founders (1 comments)

Peggy: Let's go beyond "gotcha" on race


Bill Fletcher: Lessons From Black History: Understanding How Change Happens (1 comments)

Elizabeth Woodworth: PART II: The Media Response to the Growing Influence of the 9/11 Truth Movement (13 comments)

Oscar Heck: Dispelling recent fallacies about Venezuela and Chavez (1 comments)

Chris Hedges: The Info Super-Sewer; Are Corporations Using the Net to Accelerate Our Cultural, Political and Economic Decline? (6 comments)


john borgeson: A Different Perspective on the article entitled: Time for U.S. and Japan to Get Out of Okinawa (1 comments)

Robert Parry: NY Times Promotes UN-Syria Conspiracy Theory (1 comments)

Rob Kall: Senator Evan Bayh Screwed Indiana Democrats, Sidestepped Democracy. Includes Poll. (9 comments)

Scott Horton: Does Dick Cheney Want to be Prosecuted? (20 comments)

Stephen Lendman: MK-ULTRA: The CIA's Mind Control Program (4 comments)

Michael Thornton: Hope a dope - is Obama trying for a knockout? (4 comments)

Monday, February 15:

Tom Burghardt: As Defense Budget Soars Security Firms Reap Huge Profits, Go Offshore to Avoid Taxes (1 comments)

Kathy Malloy: Joe vs. The Volcano

David Glenn Cox: What Could Be Done (1 comments)

Rob Kall: Obama's Newest Strategy Will Fail; Here's How to Turn The Tide Against the GOP (25 comments)

David McCauley: True Health Care (8 comments)

Jack Lohman: *Medicare-for-all *IS* a jobs bill! (3 comments)

Danny Schechter: Is "WE ARE THE WORLD" What's Needed Now? The Challenges the STars Do Not Address (1 comments)

Patricia A. Smith: Can We Handle the Truth? (4 comments)

Brasch: FOUND: U.S. Constitution (9 comments)

Stephen Lendman: Haiti Is Open for Business (3 comments)

Sunday, February 14:

Linda Milazzo: Jon Karl & ABC Give Cheney A Sunday Valentine

Mark Sashine: Human Coprophagia 2012: Sarah, The Fuhrer (4 comments)

Rafe Pilgrim: The Bill of Rights vs the Benefits of Expeditious Torture (1 comments)

Robert Parry: Cheney Exposes Torture Conspiracy (7 comments)

Mary Pitt: WHO ARE THE "PROGRESSIVES"? (15 comments)

Dave Lindorff: Gore Sells, but Not American Gore (11 comments)

Roland Michel Tremblay: How to Create a New World Order (3 comments)

Edward C. Corrigan: Harper's attack on democracy and the Arab and Muslim community (2 comments)

Eileen Fleming: *Message to President Shimon Peres and the You Tube Nation (7 comments)

David Swanson: How Are Recess Appointments Like Filibusters? (4 comments)

Harvey Wasserman: Our Founders Were NOT Fundamentalists (21 comments)

Saturday, February 13:

Stephanie Westbrook: Questioning Our Special Relationship with Israel (3 comments)

Chris Floyd: The Last Station: Surging Into the Savage Past in Afghanistan

David Glenn Cox: Which Way to the Bastille? (2 comments)

Linda Milazzo: Will Jonathan Karl Confront Cheney's Crimes In ABC's "THIS WEEK" Interview Sunday Morning? (8 comments)

David Michael Green: Lead, Follow, Or Get Out Of The Way (3 comments)

Stuart Chisholm: Government Corruption and Reform?

Kevin Gosztola: NATO At War with Civilian Casualties as It Launches Offensive in Afghanistan

PETA: Give fur the cold shoulder (2 comments)

Stanley Lucas: A Haitian-Free Rebuilding Plan?

Sally McMillan: Concert at the White House (2 comments)

earl ofari hutchinson: Why Obama Won't Pardon Jack Johnson (1 comments)

James Brett: A Fatal Flaw (2 comments)

Debbie Morgan: State of Propaganda: Is Cass Sunstein the New Big Brother? (11 comments)

David McCauley: The Waterboard (1 comments)

Allan Goldstein: Spawn of iPad and other disasters

Ilene Flannery Wells: The Mental Health Parity Law Allows Discrimination to Continue

Bob Patterson: Would Fox News hire Lenny Bruce as a Political Pundit? (1 comments)

Dave Lefcourt: Barack Obama, A Squandered Opportunity and a Failure in Leadership (5 comments)

michael payne: Barack Obama Has Severely Crippled His Presidency and the Democratic Party (54 comments)

Manfred Chemek: Single Payer: Best for Small Business, Childrens' Health and a Healthy Economy (1 comments)

Brian Cooney: Obama is the Establishment

Ed Tubbs: I want to know, just what the hell have we become? (3 comments)

Grant Lawrence: Forget 2012: The Real Bomb Hits 2011 Warns TARP Watchdog (1 comments)

David Alpert: Confessions of a "Self-Hating" Jew

Friday, February 12:

Ralph Nader: Beware the Nuclear Power Lobbyists (6 comments)

David Korten: The New Economy Challenge: Implications for Higher Education (1 comments)

Stephen Crockett: Toward A Progressive Tea Party Movement (3 comments)

Amy Fried, Ph.D.: Cultural Assumptions Embedded in Clinton Health Coverage (4 comments)

Mark Harris: It's not just the black jobless (2 comments)

David Swanson: Yoo's Lies About Obama (2 comments)

Robert Naiman: U.S. Poised to Commit War Crimes in Marjah

Daniel Patrick Welch: What Locals Know About Real Estate--and what the Big Guys could learn (but won't) (1 comments)

JohnPeebles: 9-11 Photos and Crotch-bomber hint at more than negligence (1 comments)

Linn Washington: The 'Mumia Exception' - Explaining Injustice

Sherwood Ross: U.S.Claims Right To Kill Americans Abroad (9 comments)

Leon Neihouse: MAD to MASS

Tim Anderson: Human Rights Watch and Cuba (3 comments)

Tom Over: A Class- Conscious Strategy For Ending Mountain Top Removal Mining? (1 comments)

OilGuy: Congress Pushing for Radical Steps to Shake up Iran with New Energy Sanctions

Jim Quinn: CHARLIE DON'T SURF (1 comments)

Bob Burnett: Why Did the Obama Agenda Stall? (14 comments)

Dana Gabriel: A New Generation of North American Citizens (4 comments)

Nafeez Ahmed: Neocons: They Live

Bahija Reghai: NGO Monitor: Sucking the life out of Civil society

Stephen Lendman: Breaking the Silence: Women Soldiers Speak Out (1 comments)

Michael Collins: Where are the Populists? (13 comments)

Ross Levin: More change from the states: New Mexico joins the Move Your Money campaign

Thursday, February 11:

Don Smith: Aiding and abetting the enemy: a response to Hendrik Hertzberg (1 comments)

Leonce Gaiter: Obama: Averse to Leadership and a Lousy Politician to Boot (3 comments)

Don Williams: Celebrating My Country Within-A-Country

Dave Lindorff: Cut My Hair but Not a Terrorist: TSA in Philly Must Mean Truly Stupid A******s (2 comments)

James Brett: The Slow Motion Implosion of the EU

Mikhail Lyubansky: John Mayer's Longing for Blackness is a "Very" Wide-Open Window Into U.S. Race Relations (1 comments)

David Swanson: The Horror of War on Stage

Manfred Chemek CCIM, FIREC: Single Payer Health Care (along the lines of the German and French System) is the way to go. (11 comments)

Bob Patterson: Depleted Uranium from the USA with love

Ed Tubbs: America's tenth decile, the "sitting around guys." (3 comments)

Ed Tubbs: Dipping into the Whackoe-mole Sauce (1 comments)

Stephen Lendman: Guantanamo Detainee Deaths: Responding to the Defense Department's Whitewash

Wednesday, February 10:

Bob Cesca: Time for the Democrats to Get Loud and Fearless (4 comments)

Edwin Rutsch: Building a Culture of Empathy (10 comments)

Stephen Soldz: The Seven Paragraphs: Released Binyan Mohamed Abuse Evidence Poses Problems for Both British and US Governments (5 comments)

the web: *Tell Starbucks: Keep Guns Out of Its Coffee Shops (7 comments)

Ezili Danto: Haiti has its own rebuilding plans: The US/UN Must Stop blocking Haitian Relief

Amy Fried, Ph.D.: Tea Party Subtext (6 comments)

Jerry West: Entertainment Will Not Save Us (1 comments)

Johann Christoph Arnold: Fighting Childhood Obesity in America (2 comments)

Donald de Fano: The New Man in the White House (4 comments)

Xavier Moutoux: We Can Know the Truth (2 comments)

Emmanuel D Tayari: Rethinking Africa's Growth Strategy: We cannot just keep talking

Rev. Dan Vojir: Obama's Courage Comes At The Last Minute: A Tale of TWO Speeches

michael payne: Can you imagine living in an America freed from constant wars? (2 comments)

Jon Martin: On Cannabis Legalization in California (2 comments)


Jeffers Onadams: USA, LLC

Dave Lindorff: Mr. President: Bankers and Pro Athletes are Fundamentally Different (21 comments)

Dean Hartwell: Warren Commission Started the Wall of Denial over Government Misconduct (6 comments)


shamus cooke: The Democrats, the Deficit, and Social Security

Mark D. Kimball: Why Should Republicans Run From Sarah? (2 comments)

Bettye Johnson: *The Corruption of Power Versus Morality (1 comments)

Robert Naiman: If Michael Moore Would Run for President (5 comments)

Dave Lefcourt: The Upcoming Bipartisan Health Care "Summit:" Am I Missing Something Here?

Carola Von Hoffmannstahl: Jersey City Trumps Jersey Shore: U.S. v. Leona Beldini

John Basel: Educating the Under-Educated

William Barth: President Obama Must Stop Home Foreclosures (1 comments)

Jon Martin: On Cannabis Legalization in California

Jay Janson: *Palin vrs Obama a Media Concocted Fake Confrontation of Like-Minded Imperialists

Ed Tubbs: It's a noose, not a bow-tie.

Curt Day: The Road To A Corporate Republic: Are We There Yet Part 2

Adam Bessie: Myths of Main Street: What does it really mean to "Go Local"? (1 comments)


Darcy Wright: The Root of Republican Angst About Obama and a Call to Action (2 comments)

thepen: The Supreme Court 5, Baking Fresh Fact Pretzels Every Day On Corporate Personhood

shamus cooke: Can Capitalism Save Haiti? (1 comments)

Grant Lawrence: Time to Stop US Welfare to the Israelis: God Broke his Promise, Michele! (4 comments)

Tuesday, February 9:

Douglas Drenkow: *Closing the Deal in Health Reform, With or Without the GOP (4 comments)

Chris Floyd: The Carp of Truth: Jack Straw, Colin Powell and the Smoking Guns of War Crime

Ellen Brown: AIG-Gate: The World's Greatest Insurance Heist (4 comments)

Mary MacElveen: Sarah 'palm-reader' Palin is a danger to our national security (4 comments)

Thom Hartmann: Globalization Is Killing The Globe: Return to Local Economies (2 comments)

Robert Parry: Palin, Psy-Ops & 'Condescending' Libs

paul roberts: It Is Now Official: The U.S. Is A Police State (17 comments)

Keith Pope: Why money? (4 comments)

David Swanson: *Brownbaggers not Teabaggers

Kevin Anthony Stoda: BEATING M*A*S*H--Well that took a long Time: Let's Consider Why?

Joel S. Hirschhorn: To Tea or Not To Tea (2 comments)

Hamma Mirwaisi: Is Mullah Mustafa Barzani a liar? Or did he misjudge his own sons. (7 comments)

Mark D. Kimball: Easy To Say NO

Richard Clark: Will The U.S. Economy Recover This Time? (12 comments)

Sam Rhodes: *The Deficit Boogeyman and Jobs

Bob Patterson: Is "The Disappeared" the new American trend? (1 comments)

Angola 3 News: Visiting A Modern Day Slave Plantation--An Interview With Nancy A. Heitzeg (6 comments)

Ilene Flannery Wells: Would You Do This To Your Grandmother?

Stephen Lendman: Growing Hunger in America (4 comments)

thepen: Submit Your "I'M THE PEOPLE" YouTube Video And Win A Free Democracy!

Monday, February 8:

Thom Hartmann: Globalization Is Killing The Globe: Return to Local Economies (13 comments)

shamus cooke: Jobs Continue to Vanish While the Media Applauds "Recovery" (2 comments)

Chris Hedges: The Terror-Industrial Complex (6 comments)

Kathy Malloy: Palm Readers (4 comments)

Tommy News: *"Run, Sarah, Run!" Palin Talks the Talk and Teabaggers Walk The Walk at "Gaylord Opryland": "Drill, Baby, Drill!" (2 comments)

Emily Spence: Mr. Obama, You Need to Forcefully Take the Lead

Ralph Lopez: *This is What Peace Can Look Like, Afghans Win Gold in Basketball (1 comments)

Joseph E. Green: Critique of an apologia for Santa Claus (1 comments)


John Nichols: Sarah Says It's "Absurd Not to Consider" A Palin Presidency (2 comments)

Jay Janson: *Is Pakistan Bombing Obama Worse Than Vietnam Bomber McCain?

Bahija Reghai: NGO Monitor: Sucking the life out of Civil society (1 comments)

Nafeez Ahmed: Hitchens Has No Clothes: A Response to 'Vidal Loco' (9 comments)

James Brett: The Internet: Powerful, Yet Fragile (3 comments)

Michael Collins: Cuomo Takes on The Money Party (2 comments)

Mary Shaw: In Tea Party Address, Palin Stokes the Anti-Rights Fire (15 comments)

Stephen Lendman: Aafia Siddiqui: Victimized by American Injustice (1 comments)

Sunday, February 7:

David Swanson: We Need Government Funded Medias (5 comments)

Ezili Danto: Vodou, Haiti and Separating Sense from Nonsense: Responding to Former USAID director in Haiti (2 comments)

John Merryman: Why the Federal Government Doesn't Actually Budget

the web: *An Alabama Republican is holding Democrats hostage (1 comments)

Eric Margolis: Wars sending U.S. into ruin: Obama the peace president is fighting battles his country cannot afford (2 comments)

kellie bean: Sarah Palin: Talk Talk Talkin' Revolution (15 comments)

Kevin Gosztola: U.S.-Supported Night Raids Bring Terror to Afghanis (9 comments)

William Fisher: The Silence of the Sheep (45 comments)

Ed Tubbs: The 14% solution, and all that jazz.

Abdus Sattar Ghazali: "Al-Qaeda Lady' Dr. Aafia not charged with links to Al Qaeda but convicted of trying to kill US soldiers in Afghanistan (1 comments)

Saturday, February 6:

Khalid Baig: Airport Nude Body Scanners: Saving Lives? (7 comments)

Roberta Seldon: Slow Job Growth in America: Truth or Just Plain Hype? (3 comments)

David Michael Green: Just Gimme Some Truth

Cameron Salisbury: Supreme Court's Gift to Corporations: The U.S. Military (6 comments)

Kent Welton: Eustace Mullins - Last Writ For A Martyr (1 comments)

Paul Conant: The Real Purpose of 'Military Tribunals'

John Blumenthal: Guess What? We Already Have Death Panels (2 comments)

Don Smith: The Battle for Good Government: Why I canceled my Seattle Times subscription (10 comments)

William Rivers Pitt: Bush, Cheney and the Great Escape (3 comments)

Mark Sashine: Warning:The Black Hundred, USA (1 comments)

Kanuk: Let's Spread the Risk! (I Mean in Health Care... Not Flu) (1 comments)

jeff rock: "Jobless rate falls to 9.7% - Payrolls Drop by 20,000" Huh? (5 comments)

Hamma Mirwaisi: Iran's Nuclear Program and President Obama's options

Maj Gen (Ret) Kulwant Singh, PhD, Kurt Kleinschnitz, PhD, David Leffler, PhD: The Silent Antidote to Terrorism (2 comments)

michael payne: How Deep do You Have to Dig a Hole Before You Can't Get out? (7 comments)

Ed Tubbs: Refusing The Call; Will selfish Seniors hand over the USA's future to China? (83 comments)

NYSCOF: Dentists Reaffrim Fluoride & Infant Formula Warnings

Robert Arend: Keith Olbermann's Johnny Carson Moment (6 comments)

Friday, February 5:

Sheila Samples: Walk a Mile... (3 comments)

George Washington: U.S. Counterterrorism Officials Insisted that Crotch Bomber Be Let Into Country (2 comments)

Dave Lefcourt: The "Madness" of Drone Warfare (4 comments)

David Alpert: How Soon We Forget (10 comments)

Stephen Soldz: The "Camp No" deaths: Defense Department's own statements contradict Guantanamo suicide claims (4 comments)

Rafe Pilgrim: Citizen Troublemaker: "Where's My Bonus?" (1 comments)

Dave Lefcourt: Holder was Right to Charge "Underwear Bomber" as a Federal Crime (1 comments)

David Swanson: 12 Leaders Cosponsor Amendment to Block Corporate Election Buying (4 comments)

Dave Lindorff: The US Government Has Lost Its Reason for Being (11 comments)

David Sirota: Tax the Corporations and the Rich or Take Draconian Cuts -- the Decision Is Ours (3 comments)

Mick Youther: Howard Zinn (1922-2010)--A Professor of Patriotism

Suzana Megles: Animal rights and Appreciating the Personal Computer (4 comments)

earl ofari hutchinson: Bail out Could Cost Taxpayers Thirty Times more than Reported

Rev. Dan Vojir: Known Diseases Attacking the Republican Brain: Prognosis Negative (7 comments)

David Glenn Cox: All We Want are Jobs (8 comments)

Kevin Gosztola: Banner Drop in Chicago Calls Attention to Chase's Funding of Dirty Energy

Bob Burnett: Obama's State-of-the-Union: Ten Lessons (2 comments)

Dean Hartwell: Ending the Great Depression (2 comments)

Abdus Sattar Ghazali: America's silent war in Pakistan unmasked

HPatricia Hynes: A Primer on the Wars in Afghanistan and Pakistan (1 comments)

Chantal Laurent: Sowing Panic on the Streets of Haiti (2 comments)

Stephen Lendman: Human Rights Abuses in Israel and Occupied Palestine

Thursday, February 4:

paul roberts: Markets Fail When Humans Are Unregulated (34 comments)


Ethan Indi: The Names often Change, but the Game Remains the Same. (2 comments)

Ilene Flannery Wells: The Earthquake Within Our Own Borders (3 comments)

David Perez: The Tyranny of Low Expectations (1 comments)

Richard Girard: Pacem in Terra (2 comments)

the web: *Breaking News On Emergency Contraception!

Rory OConnor: American Journalism -- Busy Being Reborn (1 comments)

Gulamhusein Abba: The Jewish Exile That Never Was (1 comments)

James Nimmo: Okie GOPer Gets Squirrelly Over the Obvious (2 comments)

Sherwood Ross: *Why Is America In So Many Wars? (3 comments)

Linn Washington Jr.: Will Supreme Court Ruling Help Mumia Abu-Jamal's Case?

Frosty Wooldridge: Profound disconnect of US Congress reps with their constituents (2 comments)

Bruce K. Gagnon: THE SWORD AND THE SHIELD (2 comments)

Andrew Bard Schmookler: Fat Years and Lean: Keynsian Fiscal Policy Explained for Religious Conservatives (22 comments)

Dave Lindorff: Government Labor Statistics: Lies and Damned Lies (1 comments)

Eileen Fleming: Smoking Guns and Bulls-eyes: Israel rewrote the rules of War for Gaza

Sherwood Ross: Obama's Pact For Colombia Bases Termed "Dangerous"

Sherwood Ross: Lack of Accountability Of Presidents Breeds Future Wars

Jim Miles: Haiti and media amnesia

Walter Barton: Integrity of Don't Ask, Don't Tell

Jay Janson: *Fascists Were Driven Out of Occupied Lands; So Will US Imperialists. Contrition? (1 comments)

Chris Floyd: Budgets, War and Blind Ambition: The Limited Minds of the American Elite

Henry Porter: Stephen Colbert Welcomes Harold Ford to the Big Apple.

Eileen Fleming: Israel is NOT and Never was a Democracy

PETA: Stop carping: Fish farms are the real problem

shamus cooke: Will Obama's Corporate Tax Breaks Create Jobs? (6 comments)

the web: *Tell CBS: You can't reject progressive ads and promote Focus on the Family

Allan Goldstein: The Republican Playbook: Uncensored (2 comments)

Daniel Tilson: *Ripping CBS Over Super Bowl Anti-Choice Ad (With Raging Grannies Music Video!) (6 comments)

Wednesday, February 3:

Eric Walberg: Afghanistan and NATO: Figleaf summit

Gregory Paul: The Modern Conservative Sleaze Factor

J.T. Cassidy: Invasive Species or Not

Steve Bhaerman: Swami Beyondananda's State of the Universe Address 2010 (1 comments)

background n015e: Pittsburgh police beat music student who performed for Obama (9 comments)

Monika Mitchell: Greed is Not Good

Jalil Bahar: *Europe vs US (A New Reality)

Paul A. Moore: Public Education and the End of Capitalism (1 comments)

shamus cooke: Obama Provokes War Against China and Iran (2 comments)

John Atlas: ACORN Is Back in the News, but Right Wing and MSP Still Gets it Wrong

Rev. Dan Vojir: Solar-Powered Bibles: Misguided Donations To Haiti or Spiritual Shysters? (1 comments)

Kevin Anthony Stoda: Well, let's put up some NGO's for office against the Great Corporations of the World?

Robert Parry: The Right Gets Itself 'Wired' (4 comments)


Kanuk: Let's Compare Universal and Private Health Care Out-of-Pocket Costs, eh? (3 comments)


Tommy News: *TAKE ACTION: Complain To CBS About Superbowl Ads; CBS and Its Homophobic Superbowl Double-Standard (1 comments)

John Little: Is America Worth Saving? Part 2

Dean Hartwell: How to Win the Game against Government Conspiracy (1 comments)

Trutha Diver: Be Like Zinn (1 comments)

John Marty: A Single Payer Solution for President Obama (1 comments)

Bob Patterson: A place in the Existentialists Hall of Fame for 43? (1 comments)

Dr. Odeen Ishmael: Odeen Ishmael: United States and UNASUR to discuss security issues (1 comments)

Mike Malloy: Rhymes With Rogue

alan k: USA to World: There's No Place for Participation...

James Nimmo: Gay Blood Weaker than Water (1 comments)

Hamad S Alomar: The Iranian Regime Make Nuclear Noise To Hide Human Rights Violations

Ivan Katchanovski: A Terrorist as "Hero of Ukraine" (2 comments)

Philip J. Rappa: It's Just Not Right (1 comments)

Ed Tubbs: Friday Night Smackdown - A Sign of the Times (3 comments)

Franz J. T. Lee: NEWS & VIEWS ABOUT VENEZUELA: After Haiti anything is possible: Is Vargas again on the list of mass destruction?

Dave Lefcourt: Moving Khalid Shaikh Mohammad's Trial out of NewYork is a Terrible Idea (2 comments)

Kevin Gosztola: In the Face of King Coal, Tree Sitters Triumph (2 comments)

earl ofari hutchinson: Big Mistake to Mock GOP's Kooks, Cranks and Bigots (1 comments)

Dennis Kaiser: Government Through Failure

Rafe Pilgrim: Humanity or Nuclear Holocaust: Do We Have the Courage and the Moral Intelligence to Choose? (1 comments)

michael payne: A nation mired down in perpetual war; on a destructive path to economic collapse (1 comments)


Greg Palast: The Kvetcher in the Rye (4 comments)

allen finkelstein: Sometimes

thepen: The Supreme Court 5 And Their Magic Fact Appearing Cabinet, Radically Tipping The Scales For Corporations

Stephen Lendman: Child Slavery in Haiti

Eugene Elander: The President and the Court

Richmond Gardner: Political information and how to judge it

Tuesday, February 2:

Markos (kos) Moulitsas: The 2010 Comprehensive Daily Kos/Research 2000 Poll of Self-Identified Republicans (15 comments)

Tom Aiken: Fun With Dennis (Prager That is)

paul roberts: The Crisis Is Not Over (8 comments)

Paul A. Moore: It's Resistance Now Or Never! (1 comments)

Jason Leopold: Obama's Budget Calls for Billions in New Spending for Drones (1 comments)


Brent Budowsky: Five Supremes: Corrupt to the Core (23 comments)

Rafe Pilgrim: Should We Support GOOOH? If Not, then Who?

David Swanson: Edwards and Conyers Just Intro'd Constl Amendment to Overrule SCOTUS (1 comments)

Dave Lindorff: Big-Hearted or Small-Minded? Americans' Selective Sense of Compassion (4 comments)

Chris Floyd: Budgets, War and Blind Ambition: The Limited Minds of the American Elite

Camillo "Mac" Bica: March of Folly

Abbas Sadeghian, Ph.D.: My Big Fat Persian Wedding (4 comments)


David Swanson: Do Those Who Oppose Torture Oppose War? (2 comments)

Rob Kall: Grit Your Teeth; DNC Funding $460K Ad Campaign for Ben Nelson (15 comments)

Monday, February 1:

David Swanson: *Blocking War Funding Just Got Easier (6 comments)

Mary MacElveen: Shoplifting is NOT a moral cause, but plain theft (7 comments)

William Rivers Pitt: Schooled (1 comments)

David Swanson: Rep. Delahunt Backs War to Please Obama

Mark Overt Skilbred: *Special Interests

Dave Kraft: War is Peace. Freedom is Slavery" and...Nuclear is Clean and Safe (9 comments)

Ezili Danto: Ezili Dantò's Message to Paul Farmer, Senate Foreign Rel. Committee, Dobbins and Francois

Ted Morgan: Court Ruling a Death Knell for Democracy

Chris Hedges: The Creed of Objectivity Killed the News (1 comments)

Jay Janson: *Someday: A President Who Is Not 1st an Imperialist, 2nd a Capitalist, and only 3rd an American (5 comments)

David Glenn Cox: There's No U in Recovery (3 comments)

Stephen Lendman: Remembering Howard Zinn (1922 - 2010) (13 comments)

mahdi ibn-ziyad: Anti-Democratic Supreme Court Ruling (2 comments)

Kathy Malloy: Like, Totally Tubular

Stephen Crockett: *Shareholders Forced Political Spending

John Blumenthal: How To Pass Healthcare Reform by Tomorrow


Tom Over: Knowing our enemies and knowing ourselves: What does Al Qaeda Want ? (5 comments)

Kevin Zeese: Does President Obama Really Want a "Better Approach" to Fix Health Care? (8 comments)

Lawrence Velvel: Transcript Of An Interview With The Five Conservative Justices About The Recent Corporate Free Speech Case. (5 comments)

Grant Lawrence: The New Progressive, Eco-Friendly Bin Laden (5 comments)

Curt Day: The Road To A Corporate Republic: Are We There Yet Part 1 (3 comments)

Michael Fullerton: Full Body Scans - Continuing Loss of Liberty due to Crackpot 9/11 Conspiracy Theory (5 comments)

Allan Goldstein: The 2011 Poulan Weed Eater State of the Union Speech

Kiilu Nyasha: Freedom is a Constant Struggle TV show: Haiti's Heroic History


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