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April 2010

Friday, April 30:

Sheila Samples: Dan Froomkin: Stop Robert Rubin Before He Kills Again

Sheila Samples: Eugene Robinson - Courtesy of Sue Lowden: A chicken in every doctor's pot

Sheila Samples: Super Surprising Facts About 'Our Enemy' Iran Remind Us That We Don't Know Squat

Sheila Samples: Why Law Enforcement Officials Should Hate Arizona's Racist New Law

Dennis Kaiser: Israel's tyranny of the majority is dangerous - Haaretz - Israel News

Thursday, April 29:

Sheila Samples: Paul Krugman: The Euro Trap

Sheila Samples: Dual Loyalty Revisited

Sheila Samples: Dan Froomkin: Caught On Video: Moments Before Afghan Massacre, A Family Celebrates

Wednesday, April 28:

Sheila Dean: American citizenship, Arizona & SB 1070 by Sheila Dean

Sheila Samples: Maureen Dowd - Olive Oil and Snake Oil (2 comments)

Sheila Samples: Beck, Palin adopt tactics of Jackson, Sharpton

Sheila Samples: Three Points of View: The United States, Pakistan and India

Richmond Shreve: Planet Doom | The New Republic

Sheila Samples: Dan Froomkin: Deficit Commisson's Most Realistic Goal: Scaring The Hell Out Of Americans

Margaret Bassett: Economic Experts Counter Right-Wing Bias Of Deficit Debate

Tuesday, April 27:

Sheila Samples: James Howard Kunstler: A Still Moment

Jim Angleton: One-third of those killed in high speed chases are bystanders

Sheila Samples: GOP Senator Engages in 'Cynical Political Ploy' to Derail Immigration and Climate Bills

Sheila Samples: A Better Chance at Justice for Abuse Victims

Jim Angleton: Another Mexican Politician Wants Legalization

Sheila Samples: Can the U.S. Beat Israel at their Game?

Jim Angleton: Memo to America: Stop murdering my people

Monday, April 26:

Sheila Samples: What If the Tea Party Were Black? (1 comments)

Sheila Samples: David Corn: Dick Cheney Returns: Will He Help the GOP?

Sheila Samples: E.J. Dionne Jr. - The right court fight

Sheila Samples: Will Goldman Sachs prove greed is God?

Joan Brunwasser: President Obama: Bring Back Black

Dennis Kaiser: Proof of Insider Involvement on 9/11

Joan Brunwasser: What to Do About the Banks


Sheila Samples: Paul Krugman: Berating the Rating Agencies (1 comments)

Sunday, April 25:

Ann Garrison: Call press and human rights defenders if Frank Habineza is arrested

Sheila Samples: US-NATO Occupation Forces in Afghanistan: Pullout or Chased Out?

Sheila Samples: Robert Reich: My (unheeded) Warning on John Roberts

Sheila Samples: Frank Rich: Fight On, Goldman Sachs! (6 comments)

GLloyd Rowsey: Sisterhood Between the Bolivarian Republic and Cuba (33 comments)

Saturday, April 24:

Sheila Samples: Where Are the Tea Party Protests About Wall Street?

Don Smith: Global warming evidence all around us

Sheila Samples: Dana Milbank - Florida's Charlie Crist could use a hug

Margaret Bassett: Poor Pricing Power Poses Problems for the U.S.

Ann Garrison: No Rwandan troops in the D.R.C.? No U.S. troops in Iraq?

Sheila Samples: Tom Shales previews HBO's 'You Don't Know Jack'

B. Ross Ashley: Afghanistan: end of a debacle - The Globe and Mail

B. Ross Ashley: The government seems to be inviting suspicion - The Globe and Mail

Sheila Samples: David Corn: National Day of Prayer: Franklin Graham Deserved to Be Booted

Friday, April 23:

Margaret Bassett: Official Blog of the American Civil Liberties Union - Facebook

Margaret Bassett: Can a Gay Judge Be Fair to Straight Folks?

M. Wizard: Is It Time for Law Abiding American Citizens to Stop Paying Their Taxes and Start a New Government? (1 comments)

Sheila Samples: Dan Froomkin: Afghan Massacre Survivor To Obama: You Be The Judge (VIDEO) (1 comments)

Sheila Samples: Eugene Robinson - How Obama found his mojo on Wall Street

Sheila Samples: Behind the Mask of the Tea Party Movement (2 comments)

Richmond Shreve: Daniel Henninger: Democrats at the Edge of the Cliff - (2 comments)

Sheila Samples: Paul Krugman: Don't Cry for Wall Street

Thursday, April 22:

Joan Brunwasser: Andy Ostroy: This Jew Says 'Sorry Sarah, America is Not a "Christian" Nation' (1 comments)

Sheila Samples: Jeremy Scahill: Firm Run by Ex-Israeli Special Forces Soldier Wants US Security Contracts in Jerusalem, Iraq, Afghanist

Sheila Samples: Jim Wallis: Arizona's Immigration Bill is a Social and Racial Sin (1 comments)

Sheila Samples: Dan Froomkin: Wikileaks Video Revisited: What Needs To Happen Now

Sheila Samples: Anthrax letters: Was Bruce Ivins hounded to death?

Sheila Samples: The American Debate: GOP lacks the luster to overcome Obama

Richmond Shreve: Loose Tea | The Nation

Richmond Shreve: Breaking the Banks | The Nation

Sheila Samples: Huge Protests Planned for Showdown on Wall St. and at Banks Across the U.S. to Demand Financial Reform

Kevin Gosztola: Rise of the Corporate Court: How the Supreme Court is Putting Businesses First (1 comments)

Sheila Samples: E.J. Dionne Jr. - Obama pulls out his boxing gloves in Calif.

Sheila Samples: The tea party's exaggerated importance (8 comments)

Wednesday, April 21:

Margaret Bassett: Immigration Helped Make America Great

Sheila Samples: David Corn: Florida Senate Race: Charlie Crist Needs a Hug

Sheila Samples: Dan Froomkin -- Rubin: I Actually Supported Regulating Derivatives

Sheila Samples: Clarence Thomas's Wife, "Ginni" (Admirer of Right Wing Hate Media), is Launching a Hard Right Political Organization (1 comments)

Sheila Samples: William Gheen has gay old time at Lindsey Graham's expense

Sheila Samples: David Drummond - Our challenge: Keeping the Internet open

Sheila Samples: Stephen M. Walt: The Inflated Threat from Iran

Tuesday, April 20:

Sheila Samples: Leonard Pitts Jr.: Eulogy for John McCain's lost integrity (1 comments)

Sheila Samples: Commentary: Will Tea Party become a movement or the lunatic fringe?

Sheila Samples: William Saletan: Sarah Palin's ignorant imperialism

Joan Brunwasser: Why America's Telecom System Stinks

Sheila Samples: Henry Allen - The death of the American Century (1 comments)

Sheila Samples: Wall Street Reform: If Obama Can't Win This Message War . . .

Sheila Samples: Robert Reich: Mitch McConnell Gets it Wrong

Josh Mitteldorf: Wasn't one of those guys supposed to be a terrorist? (2 comments)

Sheila Samples: Baghdad Politics and the U.S.-Iranian Balance (1 comments)

Diane V. McLoughlin: Whistle-Blowers Virgins Volcanoes...Obamas Democracy (1 comments)

Diane V. McLoughlin: Haaretz Tries To Save Israel's Soul (1 comments)

Monday, April 19:

Sheila Samples: E.J. Dionne Jr. - The Tea Party: Populism of the privileged

Sheila Samples: Another Ordinary Day of Fear-Mongering About Iran's "Nukes"

Sheila Samples: Calling Out McConnell...

Richmond Shreve: The Populism Of The Privileged | The New Republic (1 comments)

Sheila Samples: Paul Krugman: Looters in Loafers

Sunday, April 18:

Sheila Samples: Matthew Rothschild: Corporations Aren't Persons

Sheila Samples: Nicholas D. Kristof: A Church Mary Can Love

Sheila Samples: Uri Avnery: A Birthday Present

Andreas Umland: Yanukovych's revenge: Why and how Ukraine's democracy is declining (7 comments)

Margaret Bassett: The White House Seeks out Kagan Defenders - Glenn Greenwald

Sheila Samples: Frank Rich: Welcome to Confederate History Month - (1 comments)

Saturday, April 17:

Sheila Samples: A Letter of Reconciliation and Responsibility to the Iraqi People

Rob Kall: Glen Greenwald: Is NSA whistleblower prosecution Worst Step Obama Admin Has Taken Yet? (4 comments)

Ernest Canning: Citizens United: A Case Which Will Live in Infamy

Sheila Samples: The Tea Party Crowd Needs to Wake Up to Who the Real Villains Are

Sheila Samples: WOW -- Is This Why The SEC Announced The Goldman Fraud Charges Friday Morning?

Sheila Samples: Charles M. Blow: A Mighty Pale Tea

Margaret Bassett: The Roots of Stalin in the Tea Party Movement (1 comments)

Friday, April 16:

Margaret Bassett: American Troops Pull Out of Korengal Valley as Strategy Shifts

Sheila Samples: David Corn: Tea Party's After-Party: More Extremism as Gun Rights Activists Hit Washington

Grant Lawrence: Tax the Stinking Rich: the Top 10 Ways

Sheila Samples: The Cost of No

Richmond Shreve: Climate Change - Building a Green Economy

Robert Arend: The Nation: Disposable Soldiers by Joshua Kors (4 comments)

Sheila Samples: Paul Krugman: The Fire Next Time - (2 comments)

Thursday, April 15:

Margaret Bassett: Why Are the Feds Giving $900 Billion in Tax Breaks Every Year?

Sheila Samples: Robert Reich: The Republican Strategy on Financial Reform: Make Democrats Look Like Patsies for the Street (1 comments)

Sheila Samples: David Rovics: Tea Parties, Espresso Snobs, Freedom and Equality

Margaret Bassett: In Defense of Public School Teachers in a Time of Crisis (4 comments)

Diane V. McLoughlin: Donkey to Shrek - or- Letter to Netanyahu on mass expulsions (1 comments)

Wednesday, April 14:

B. Ross Ashley: Straight Goods - Terrorism is a technique, not an enemy - Political posturing obscures the variety of motives for terror

Sheila Samples: Geoffrey R. Stone: Our Fill-in-the-Blank Constitution

Margaret Bassett: The Case Against Elena Kagan

Margaret Bassett: The Whistleblower They Ignored

Margaret Bassett: Financial Reform: Five Fights to Watch

Sheila Samples: David Corn: Obama's Nuclear Summit: Invisible for Conservatives?

Scott Baker: The Price of Assassination By ROBERT WRIGHT, NY Times

Sheila Samples: Ruth Marcus - Vilifying Tom Coburn for a moment of civility

Richmond Shreve: Nuclear Fallout | The New Republic (1 comments)

Claras: Greece: the deeper source of anti-authoritarian terrorism

Billy Wharton: NYC Doorman's Strike Threatens the Upwardly Mobile - Billy Wharton

Tuesday, April 13:

Sheila Samples: Bob Herbert: Dealing With a Recession That's "a Different Creature'

M. Wizard: Matt Tabbai: "Looting Main Street" (1 comments)

Andreas Umland: Ukraine: Constitutional Dead End. By Halya Coynash

Sheila Samples: Sexual abuse and the Catholic Church

Richmond Shreve: Timothy Geithner - Strong Reforms Needed (1 comments)

Margaret Bassett: Roadmap to a New Economics: Beyond Capitalism and Socialism

Sheila Samples: David Corn: The Tragedy of John McCain

Monday, April 12:

Joan Brunwasser: Hillary for the Court

Boris Krumov: The Return of Industrial Policy - by Dani Rodrik - Project Syndicate

Iftekhar Sayeed: The ethnocidal civilization

Andreas Umland: Is Europe Losing Ukraine? EU representatives have failed to stand up against the recent decline of Ukrainian democracy

Sheila Samples: Cindy Sheehan: Take This Empire and Shove It!

Sheila Samples: The Lunatic Right Will NOT Take Control of Congress

Sheila Samples: The Five Creepiest Moments of the Southern Republican Leadership Conference

Sheila Samples: The Republicans are acting like frat boys in Animal House - only angrier

Sheila Samples: Paul Krugman - Bank Failures - Why Georgia?

Sunday, April 11:

Sheila Samples: To achieve Mideast peace, Obama must make a bold Mideast trip

Saturday, April 10:

Sheila Samples: Frank Rich: No One Is to Blame for Anything (1 comments)

Sheila Samples: Is anyone in charge at Fox News?

Sheila Samples: Dan Froomkin: Justice Stevens, Last Of His Line (1 comments)

Sheila Samples: How Christianity Lost Jesus (1 comments)

Sheila Samples: Bob Herbert: Demos, a Voice of Reason

Sheila Samples: Karen Kwiatkowski: This Is War

Margaret Bassett: Air Farce: Qatari Diplomat Cuffed In-Flight (2 comments)

Arlene montemarano: It's Time for a 21st Century Health Revolution | Health Freedom News

Friday, April 9:

Gustav Wynn: If Colin Powell Had A Conscience: Lt. Wilkerson Defends Innocent Detainees

Margaret Bassett: Why Working People Are Angry and Why Politicians Should Listen \

Sheila Samples: Does Rush Limbaugh Really Matter?

Sheila Samples: Leonard Pitts, Jr. - Terrorism has no religious preferences

Sheila Samples: Paul Krugman: Learning From Greece

Mac McKinney: War! What is it Good For? 1969 Video, Going Back in Time (2 comments)

Thursday, April 8:

Sheila Samples: Power Struggle: Inside The Battle For The Soul Of The Democratic Party (1 comments)

Sheila Samples: How health care overhaul improves insurance (1 comments)

Richmond Shreve: Europe's worrying gerontocracy | The Economist

Sheila Samples: Dana Milbank - Greenspan reflects on crisis, deflects blame

Sheila Samples: Armchair warriors

Sheila Samples: Evidence That Iran Is Developing Nukes? Don't Expect Any This Time Around -- Mark R. Crovelli

Wednesday, April 7:

Mac McKinney: FROM FAIR: Iraq Killings and Media Indifference

Sheila Samples: Iran's calls for N-free Mideast should be backed

Sheila Samples: David Corn: Obama Goes Nuclear -- and We Should Be Glad

Richmond Shreve: What Are Nukes Good For? | The New Republic (1 comments)

Sheila Samples: The Labor Department Offers Some "Help' to Workers

Sheila Samples: David Ignatius - Obama weighs new peace plan for the Middle East

Joan Brunwasser: Congress Must Break Up the Banks

Tuesday, April 6:

Sheila Samples: The United States takes the matter of three-headed babies very seriously

Sheila Samples: Guilty of Sedition? How the Right Is Undermining Our Government's Authority and Capability to Run the Country

Sheila Samples: Fred Phelps' Westboro is a church in name only

Sheila Samples: James Fallows: Further on the Wikileaks Iraq Footage (1 comments)

Russ Buchanan: L.A. County 'whups' the entire state of Texas in death sentences (1 comments)

Ernest Canning: 'Food, Inc.' and the Tyranny of a Corporate Controlled Economy by Ernest A. Canning (1 comments)

Margaret Bassett: Glen Greenwald: How Americans are Propagandized about Afghanistan (1 comments)

Monday, April 5:

Josh Mitteldorf: Method to Republican Madness, by Robert Parry (3 comments)

Margaret Bassett: Do-It-Yourself Financial Freedom - 12 Steps for a Safe Retirement

Sheila Samples: David Corn: Political Extremism: Made in the GOP?

Richmond Shreve: The Perils Of Polarization | The New Republic

Richmond Shreve: Street Fight | The New Republic

Sheila Samples: Commentary: Explaining the GOP's health care overhaul problem

Margaret Bassett: The Next Supreme Court Justice Nominee (2 comments)

Margaret Bassett: Trade Villain of Its Own Making

Grant Lawrence: More Wacky Weirdness from Texas

Sheila Samples: Paul Krugman: Making Financial Reform Fool-Resistant

Sunday, April 4:

Darren Wolfe: The Hutarees: Exposure and Vulnerability

Grant Lawrence: Israel has Cost US Taxpayer's 1.6 Trillion Since 1973

GLloyd Rowsey: A Few Months Ago: Fidel Recalls the Previous 51 Years (1 comments)

Darren Wolfe: Naomi Wolf Thinks the Tea Parties Help Fight Fascism -- Is She Onto Something or in Fantasy Land? (1 comments)

Sheila Samples: Maureen Dowd: A Devil of a Scandal (1 comments)

Sheila Samples: When It Comes to Terror, We Can't Tell You

Sheila Samples: Frank Rich: It's a Bird, It's a Plane, It's Obama!

Saturday, April 3:

Joan Brunwasser: Why Bush, Murdoch, O'Reilly and the rest of the scum of the earth hate J.K. Rowling (2 comments)

Sheila Samples: Offshore drilling: Did Rahm Emanuel sell out too soon? - Joe Conason (2 comments)

Sheila Samples: Avner Cohen: We look at Iran and see ourselves

Sheila Samples: Put the pope in the dock

Sheila Samples: Hannity's "Freedom Concerts" May be Landing on a Special List: A List of Charities Not to be Trusted with Public Donatio

Sheila Samples: What Jesus Meant

Friday, April 2:

Margaret Bassett: Rising From ACORN's Fall - Video (2 comments)

Joan Brunwasser: MoveOn: Say No to "Drill Baby Drill"!

Joan Brunwasser: Robert Reich: The Fed in Hot Water

Margaret Bassett: The Criminal NSA Eavesdropping Program

Sheila Samples: Paul Krugman: Financial Reform 101 (1 comments)

Thursday, April 1:

Sheila Samples: Dan Froomkin: Ruling Against Bush Wiretaps Also Slaps Down Obama's Executive Overreach

Sheila Samples: U.S. will eventually love health care overhaul

Sheila Samples: Video: Glenn Beck Meets with Jim Wallis for Social Justice Dialogue - April Fuhl

Sheila Samples: Shocking Admission on Killing Civilians by Top US General Almost Completely Ignored by Corporate Media

Sheila Samples: Naomi Klein: Open Letter to Berkeley Students on their Historic Israeli Divestment Bill (2 comments)

Sheila Samples: Jane Mayer: Who Killed Gul Rahman?

Sheila Samples: David Ignatius - U.S. campaign to reform Kandahar is rife with pitfalls

Darren Wolfe: John McCain: American hero or American hater?

Grant Lawrence: Six Million Crucifixions: Vatican Ratlines Gave Shelter to Notorious Holocaust Mass Murderers


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