Archives for Best Web OpEds

August 2010

Tuesday, August 31:

Don Smith: Have pity on your dear neighbors!

Sheila Samples: Joe Conason - Is Glenn Beck mobilizing the religious right for November?

Sheila Samples: Steve Benen: Poll Shows 10 Point GOP Lead -- But Is It Accurate? (2 comments)

Sheila Samples: Paul Krugman: After Saddam, America's Next Fake Enemy: Deficits

Kevin Gosztola: In the face of Islamophobia

Kevin Gosztola: Glenn Beck's rally was large, vague, moist, and undirected--the Waterworld of white self-pity.

Sheila Samples: Glenn Beck's rally recap is one way to fill an hour

Aziz Abu Sarah: Aziz Abu Sarah

GLloyd Rowsey: The Nuclear Winter (2 comments)

Sheila Samples: Netanyahu Reneges on Freeze, Rabbi Calls for Plague to Kill all Palestinians; On Eve of Obama's Peace Talks

Monday, August 30:

Sheila Samples: E.J. Dionne Jr. - Obama needs to relearn the art of politicking (2 comments)

Jeffrey Toney: The 35 inch Survival Test by Jeffrey H. Toney (1 comments)

Sheila Samples: The floods in Pakistan and the American response

Sheila Samples: Steve Benen: Bigots Torch Religious Site in Tenessee

Sheila Samples: Billionaire Who Denies Connection to Tea Parties Addressed Crowd at Glenn Beck Rally (1 comments)

Sheila Samples: Paul Krugman: It's Witch-Hunt Season

Sunday, August 29:

Sheila Samples: PowerPoints 'R' Us

Margaret Bassett: Tax Justice Network Lays out Agenda

Sheila Samples: Frank Rich: The Billionaires Bankrolling the Tea Party (3 comments)

Saturday, August 28:

Sheila Samples: Jonathan Alter: How Obama Can Fight the Lies

Sheila Samples: Why General Petraeus' Assassination Inc. Threatens Us All

Sheila Samples: Bob Herbert - Glenn Beck in Washington - America is Better Than This

Friday, August 27:

Diane V. McLoughlin: On the Mosque - Muslims Are Not Our Enemies (5 comments)

Diane V. McLoughlin: Reactions to American Extremism (4 comments)

Sheila Samples: Leonard Pitts Jr. -- This is who 'we' really is, Glenn

Sheila Samples: Assange: The Amazing Adventures of Captain Neo in Blonde Land...

Margaret Bassett: For Social Security, a Birthday Makeover

Sheila Samples: David Corn: Obama and the Economy: An Exertion Gap?

Sheila Samples: Joe Conason: The Billionaire Right-Winger

Ted Newcomen: Man faces jail for YouTube video of traffic stop - Chris Matyszczyk (1 comments)

Daniel Geery: 10 Steps to Start Dismantling America's Destructive Military Empire

Sheila Samples: Paul Krugman: This Is Not a Recovery

Thursday, August 26:

Margaret Bassett: Detroit 'Rebuild America' March, King's Dream And The Tea-Party Hijack

Sheila Samples: Mehlman Comes Out

Sheila Samples: Israeli-Palestinian talks part of preparations for US aggression against Iran (1 comments)

Sheila Samples: Treasury Makes Shocking Admission: Program for Struggling Homeowners Just a Ploy to Enrich Big Banks

Margaret Bassett: Fire Alan Simpson (1 comments)

Nikk Katzman: Editorial Cartoons - Remembering Senator Ted Kennedy

Robert Arend: Gene Lyons: To all real journalists: Stop being such cowards!

Sheila Samples: Paul Krugman: Fire Alan Simpson (4 comments)

Sheila Samples: Baghdad weary amid pullout and death

Sheila Samples: Facebook devolves into dark web of anonymous hate speech

Wednesday, August 25:

Sheila Samples: David Corn: 'Ground Zero Mosque': A Conservative Undermines His Own Crusade

Sheila Samples: Co-Chair of Obama's 'Fiscal Commission' Calls Social Security a 'Milk Cow with 310 Million Tits'

Sheila Samples: Editorial - Wrong Direction on Stem Cells (1 comments)

Sheila Samples: Barry Saunders: Bill of Rights includes us all

Sheila Samples: Dan Froomkin: Gulf Oil Spill: Rick Steiner Got BP Disaster Right From The Beginning, Warns Crisis Is Far From Over

Sheila Samples: Bill Boyarsky: Fox and Friends Trying to Bully and Buy Their Way Back to Power

Sheila Samples: The billionaire Koch brothers' war against Obama (1 comments)

Josh Mitteldorf: Who wants Never-ending War, and Why? by Joshua Holland (5 comments)

Sheila Samples: Mark Morford: America out of Iraq now! Oh wait (2 comments)

Margaret Bassett: House Republican Leader John Boehner Misses Investment Boom

Sheila Samples: Ruth Marcus - Boehner's cheap opposition strategy

Margaret Bassett: "Tit Man" Alan Simpson Makes An Ass of Himself (1 comments)

Nikk Katzman: Waiting for Superman: Thomas Friedman on Education

Sheila Samples: Mossad in America (3 comments)

Tuesday, August 24:

Sheila Samples: Laurence Kotlikoff: Retiree Ponzi Scheme Is $16 Trillion Short (1 comments)

Sheila Samples: Boehner Monologue Called Out

Sheila Samples: Eugene Robinson - The right-wing, blinded by its own hysteria

Scott Baker: Alan Krinsky: 8 Reasons Leftists Should be Pro-Israel (26 comments)

Sheila Samples: Stephen M. Walt : The "Peace Process" is Still Going Nowhere

Monday, August 23:


J. Edward Tremlett: How Fox Betrayed Petraeus, by Frank Rich

Sheila Samples: On the Way Down: The Erosion of America's Middle Class (1 comments)

Sheila Samples: Pro-Israel extremists have campaigned against an Islamic cultural center before

Rev. Robert Vinciguerra: An Anti-American Religious Group Is Building Houses of Worship Near Ground Zero and They Must Be Stopped Now! (50 comments)

Sheila Samples: E.J. Dionne Jr. - Why won't the GOP say 'no' to extremism?

Margaret Bassett: Google Is from Mars; Facebook Is from Venus

Margaret Bassett: U.S. Morality Cop Who Can't Take a Political Frisk

Sheila Samples: Zach Morris: Report from ground zero

Sheila Samples: What You Will Not Hear About Iraq

Sheila Samples: Paul Krugman: Bush Tax Cuts - Now That's Rich

Sunday, August 22:

Nikk Katzman: The Week in Editorial Cartoons (1 comments)

Margaret Bassett: It's the Beginning of the End for the American Empire (2 comments)

Kevin Gosztola: Looking for an American standard

Sheila Samples: Khalid Amayreh: Mosque and myth

Sheila Samples: Frank Rich: How Fox Betrayed Petraeus

Saturday, August 21:

GLloyd Rowsey: The Mafia in Mexico: Fidel's Reflections on a Recent Book by Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador (2 comments)

Sheila Samples: Fallout of Hate Is Spreading Across America from "Ground Zero"

Sheila Samples: Rep. Alan Grayson: Verizon & Google Want to Kill the Open Internet -- Media Mogul Confirms Their Bad Intentions

Dr Michael Salla: Bomb Iran? Craziest Idea of the Century (So Far) by Jack Matlock

Sheila Samples: Behind Obama Muslim myth stands the right wing

Margaret Bassett: The Fannie and Freddie Effect is Here Long Term

Sheila Samples: Robert Fisk: US troops say goodbye to Iraq

Mac McKinney: Economic Trends Forecaster: "Greatest Depression' Coming

Mac McKinney: Wayne Madsen Expose: Obama's CIA Heritage (3 comments)

Friday, August 20:

Joan Brunwasser: Why the Unfolding Disaster in Pakistan Should Concern You (1 comments)

Margaret Bassett: Guestworker Group Exposes Forced Labor in Tennessee

Sheila Samples: Dan Froomkin: Questions Mount About White House's Overly Rosy Report On Oil Spill

Meryl Ann Butler: Target Tries to Buy Election, Artists Respond Theatrically!

Sheila Samples: Eugene Robinson - President Obama's winning streak

Jeffrey Toney: Uncertainty, Human Health and a Manhattan-Sized Toxic Soup by Jeffrey Toney

martinweiss: Sorting out lies and misremembering, by Bill McClellan, St. Louis Post-Dispatch (2 comments)

Scott Baker: Senator (D-VT) Bernie Sanders: Letter to National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform (2 comments)

Sheila Samples: Declassified: Massive Israeli Manipulation of US Media Exposed

Sheila Samples: Playing the Never Again Card, Again

Sheila Samples: Paul Krugman: Appeasing the Bond Gods

Thursday, August 19:

Ned Lud: The Purpose Behind Engineered Economic Collapse (1 comments)

Rev. Robert Vinciguerra: Hey! Sarah Palin" Shut Up About Dr. Laura! by Jessica Moccio

Michael Collins: anaxarchos: The Middle Class (2 comments)

Joan Brunwasser: There Is No Suffering From Which Good Cannot Come (2 comments)

Sheila Samples: Jeff Gates: Playing the Never Again Card, Again

Sheila Samples: Coffee Party looks to change tone of political discourse

Sheila Samples: Other countries probing Bush-era torture -- Why aren't we?

Daniel Geery: 10 Principles for a New Economy

Wednesday, August 18:

Sheila Samples: Is Sharron Angle a Christian Reconstructionist?

Sheila Samples: Mark Morford: Thank God global warming is a hoax

Sheila Samples: Robert Scheer: Ground Zero for Tolerance

Kevin Gosztola: The Mosque and the Democrats

Tuesday, August 17:

martinweiss: People Before Profits, the Hindu Newspaper of India

Sheila Samples: David Corn: Elizabeth Warren or Bust!

Joan Brunwasser: Hospital Accounting: It’s Complicated (2 comments)

Sheila Samples: Bob Herbert: No "Graceful Exit"

Sheila Samples: Eugene Robinson - Republicans pander over 'Ground Zero mosque'

Margaret Bassett: The Public Pension Outrage and Alan Greenspan's Pension

Dennis Kaiser: Is an International Financial Conspiracy Driving World Events? :: The Market Oracle :: Financial Markets Analysis & Fore (1 comments)

Monday, August 16:

Sheila Samples: Jobless millions signal death of the American dream for many (3 comments)

Diane V. McLoughlin: Diane V. McLoughlin FREE GAZA - dialogue with an Israel supporter

Dennis Kaiser: Will Quantitative Easing By The Federal Reserve Unleash Economic Hell?

Sheila Samples: What Should A Poor Warmongering Neoconservative Do?

Sheila Samples: Eric Margolis: Punishing the WikiLeaker misses the point

Sheila Samples: Shameless Schemers Like Sarah Palin, the Tea Partiers and Right-Wing Christians Trying to Start a New Religious War Agai

Margaret Bassett: Obama Wins Low Yields as Markets Shrink, Aiding Deficit

Sheila Samples: Misled on Medicare

Sheila Samples: Paul Krugman: Attacking Social Security (5 comments)

Sunday, August 15:

Rev. Robert Vinciguerra: Fox News' Glenn Beck Explains How Tea Party Gatherings Aren't Racist (1 comments)

Sheila Samples: What Social Security Can Teach Us About the Future of Health Care

Saturday, August 14:

Sheila Samples: Explaining Murder: Israeli Hasbara in Full Swing

Sheila Samples: Why Petraeus Can't Make The Sale (1 comments)

Curt Day: Mr. Krauthammer, Only God Determines What Is Sacred (1 comments)

Native American: Obama closes curtain on transparency (6 comments)

Sheila Samples: Bob Herbert: Fire and Imagination

Friday, August 13:

Sheila Samples: Is Obama Playing with Nuclear Fire in Iran and Korea?

Sheila Samples: VIDEO: East Texan Louie Gohmert lacks evidence of "terror babies" so he just yells at Anderson Cooper

Sheila Samples: Social Security Keeps 20 Million Americans Out Of Poverty, Report Finds

Margaret Bassett: Countdown to Collapse: The Recovery Is Not Recovering (1 comments)

Margaret Bassett: Now We Know What Public Wants - Get Candidates On The Record (1 comments)

Sheila Samples: Politicians Beware: Voters Want the Employment Crisis Fixed--Mess with Social Security or Deficits, You're Toast (1 comments)

Sheila Samples: Why the Deadly Attack on the Freedom Flotilla Was the Breakthrough That Made the World See Israel's Cruelty in Gaza

Sheila Samples: Paul Krugman: Paralysis at the Federal Reserve

Sheila Samples: Dan Froomkin: White House Ethics Initiatives At A Crossroads

Margaret Bassett: Wells Fargo Overdraft Scam Makes Elizabeth Warren More Important Than Ever

Rev. Robert Vinciguerra: Dr. Laura Schlessinger on the N-Word - Her New Book

Mac McKinney: Why is the White House BP's Punk? Following One Money Trail Leads to BlackRock

Thursday, August 12:

Margaret Bassett: Wells Fargo Overdraft Scam Makes Elizabeth Warren More Important Than Ever

Sheila Samples: Dana Milbank - Robert Gibbs keeps jabbing the left

Sheila Samples: Jeffrey Goldberg: The Point of No Return (3 comments)

Wednesday, August 11:

Margaret Bassett: Rangel - the Lion Or the Sacrificial Lamb?

Margaret Bassett: Has The Washington Post Gone Mad? (1 comments)

Sheila Samples: :Flynt and Hillary Mann Leverett: The Weak Case for War with Iran

Sheila Samples: Esquire: Newt Gingrich: The Indispensable Republican

Sheila Samples: Days of Rage -- The Noxious Transformation of the Conservative Movement into a Rabid Fringe

Don Smith: Gibbs on the Left: Blame Corporate Dems, not Progressives (1 comments)

Margaret Bassett: Wall Street Money Flows to GOP

Sheila Samples: 14th Amendment: why birthright citizenship change 'can't be done' -

Tuesday, August 10:

Mac McKinney: Did Matt Simmons Accidently Drown in his Hot Tub or Was He "East-Rivered"?

Sheila Samples: Bob Herbert: The Horror Show

Margaret Bassett: This Economy Stinks, Yes It Does

Sheila Samples: Newt Gingrich's Justification for Cheating on Sick Wife While Preaching Family Values (3 comments)

Scott Baker: Obama vs. Obama on Endless Wars: Who Wins - Take the Poll (5 comments)

Margaret Bassett: Google Goes Totally "Evil" -- Wants to Destroy the Internet That Made It So Rich (1 comments)

Monday, August 9:

Sheila Samples: VIDEO: Sarah Palin Confronts Alaska Protester With 'Worst Governor Ever' Sign (2 comments)

Sheila Samples: Eric Margolis: It all boils down to oil (2 comments)

Sheila Samples: E.J. Dionne Jr. - Chris Dodd, the Senate's happy warrior

Amy Fried, Ph.D.: Reform Jewish Movement Welcomes Mosque

Margaret Bassett: The Litmus Test on Elizabeth Warren (2 comments)

Margaret Bassett: Pat Tillman's Mother on McChrystal: I Told You So (1 comments)

Sheila Samples: Filibusters and arcane obstructions in the Senate

Rev. Robert Vinciguerra: Conservatives Discover US Constitution

Sheila Samples: Pat Tillman's mother on Stanley McChrystal: I told you so (2 comments)

Sheila Samples: Paul Krugman: America Goes Dark (5 comments)

Sunday, August 8:

Sheila Samples: WikiLeaks and the war in Afghanistan

Sheila Samples: Gideon Levy: Missing the forest

Sheila Samples: Frank Rich: How to Lose an Election Without Really Trying

Sheila Samples: Disturbing Incident at al-Arakib

Saturday, August 7:

Sheila Samples: Reflections of Fidel: A call to the President of the United States

M. Wizard: The Critical Unraveling of U.S. Society (1 comments)

Sheila Samples: BP and WH Cover-up of Evidence of Catastrophe: Thousands of Dead Seabirds Bagged and Buried

Margaret Bassett: Elizabeth Warren: My Mission Is to Restore America's Great Middle Class (11 comments)

Sheila Samples: Bob Herbert: Putting Our Brains on Hold (1 comments)

Rev. Robert Vinciguerra: Mitt Romney - Brain Eating Zombie for President 2010 (1 comments)

Dennis Kaiser: The Hindu : News / International : Chinese missile could shift Pacific power balance (2 comments)

GLloyd Rowsey: From Britain: An Apology Fatally Devalued by the Passage of 65 Years (2 comments)

Sheila Samples: Gwynne Dyer: Nothing short of nukes will work

Friday, August 6:

Sheila Samples: Fareed Zakaria: Build the Ground Zero Mosque (4 comments)

Kevin Gosztola: Google-Verizon Deal: The End of The Internet as We Know It-- : ICH - Information Clearing House

Steven G. Erickson: Gay Tea Partiers Discuss Marriage And Bigotry

Steven G. Erickson: What is the point of the Senate? [Ezra Klein]

Margaret Bassett: Congress OK'd Gitmo Prisoner's Deportation To Algeria, Despite His Fears Of Torture Upon Return

Sheila Samples: Stanley Kutler: 65 Years After Hiroshima: Truman's Choices

Linda Milazzo: Israeli Settlers Step Up 'Price Tag' Policy

Sheila Samples: David Corn: Tucker Carlson's Journalistic Purity Test

Ernest Canning: Plumbing the Depths of Lawless Executive Depravity by Ernest A. Canning

Diane V. McLoughlin: Diane V. McLoughlin - No More Hiroshimas Republicans - Lets Make a Deal (1 comments)

B. Ross Ashley: The BRAD BLOG : AlterNet: Rightwing DIGG Group Caught 'Burying' Stories From The BRAD BLOG, Other Progressives

Sheila Samples: Xenophobia - Fear-Mongering for American Votes

Sheila Samples: Hiroshima and the Art of Outrage

Sheila Samples: Paul Krugman: The Flimflam Man

Thursday, August 5:

Sheila Samples: Gideon Levy: Only we're allowed (1 comments)

Sheila Samples: John Pilger: Blair must be arrested

Ted Newcomen: US Food inflation spiraling out of control (1 comments)

Joan Brunwasser: Anthony Weiner: Why I Was Angry (1 comments)

Joan Brunwasser: Dems, embrace the fighter within: Anthony Weiner & Alan Grayson know how to cut through clutter

Wednesday, August 4:

Joan Brunwasser: Bob Fitrakis: ATMs are easy to hack--and so are e-voting machines!

Sheila Samples: Why the U.S. Won't Cut Ties with Israel, No Matter How Extreme Its Government Gets

Margaret Bassett: Top Economist Says Expand Social Security. Tell The Politicians: Don't Cut It.

Sheila Samples: David Corn: Confessions of a Tea Party Casualty

Sheila Samples: Military: No Afghan Embed for Rolling Stone Reporter

Sheila Samples: Anthony Weiner - Why I Was Angry

Kevin Gosztola: Crazy Muslim conspiracy theories

Daniel Geery: Most Important Article I've Read

Sheila Samples: Coming Home

Tuesday, August 3:

Daniel Geery: THE Speech the World NEEDS to Hear (and heed)

GLloyd Rowsey: Cartoons by Tomy from Granma International (2 comments)

Sheila Samples: GOP House Members Are Setting the Stage for Investigations of Obama

Mac McKinney: End of Iraq Combat Operations or Downsized Occupation, Rebranded and Privatized?

Sheila Samples: Obama Warned Israel May Bomb Iran

Daniel Geery: 1 Afghan Civilian = 6 U.S. Soldiers

Sheila Samples: The truth about global warming (2 comments)

Sheila Samples: Rand Paul in Kentucky: Campaign 2010's Most Important Senate Contest

Sheila Samples: Bob Herbert: The Lunatic's Manual

Margaret Bassett: Will The GOP Senators Whose States Face Thousands Of Teacher Layoffs Vote Against Teacher Funding? (1 comments)

Monday, August 2:

Don Smith: The Warren Mystery - Paul Krugman -- Is Obama an Idiot? (2 comments)

Sheila Samples: Elizabeth Warren: My Mission Is to Restore America's Great Middle Class (1 comments)

Sheila Dean: How to Spot a Mexican: Revised SB1070 reasonable suspicion standards -

Sheila Samples: Filibusters and arcane obstructions in the Senate

Sheila Samples: The "Summer Camp Of Destruction:" Israeli High Schoolers Assist The Razing Of A Bedouin Town

Sheila Samples: Eric Margolis: Pakistan no obedient ally

Sheila Samples: Eight years after the torture memo, Obama should take a hard look back

Sheila Samples: E.J. Dionne Jr. - The auto industry lives. Can we admit that government intervention worked? (1 comments)

Sheila Samples: Filibuster Reform: Dems Push for Rules Change in Senate

Sheila Samples: Stuart Littlewood: Middle East history buff Hague whitewashes Israel's villainy on the high seas

Sheila Samples: Mohammed Hanif: In Pakistan, Echoes of American Betrayal

Sunday, August 1:

Sheila Samples: Paul Krugman: Defining Prosperity Down

Sheila Dean: Why the Intelligence Community Needs GAO Oversight - Newsweek

Don Smith: George Carlin's Final Words To The World (Facebook | Videos Posted by Jay Cole)

Sheila Samples: Iran Encircled: Two US Congressional Resolutions, One World War (3 comments)

Kevin Gosztola: The sound of bubbles bursting: Student gains on state test vanished into thin air

E. T. SIMON: Obama, and the man in the mirror Tussell & Tussell (1 comments)

martinweiss: Four Deformations of the Apocalypse, by David Stockman (2 comments)

Sheila Samples: Frank Rich: Kiss This War Goodbye (1 comments)

Sheila Samples: Valerie Plame Wilson: The Power of Zero

Margaret Bassett: The Power of Zero (1 comments)


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