Archives for General News

August 2010

Tuesday, August 31:

Sheila Samples: Murkowski Concedes Senate Race in Alaska

Margaret Bassett: Kaiser Workers to Vote on Replacing SEIU Union

Joyce McCloy: Voting News: Virginia State Election server still down. DC internet vote experiment delayed

Sheila Samples: U.S. expands sanctions on North Korea (1 comments)

Sheila Samples: Egg recall, food safety: Filthy conditions found at mega farms

Sheila Samples: Afghan authorities take over biggest bank to avoid meltdown

Sheila Samples: Afghan attacks kill US troops

Roger Shuler: Obama Should Be Listening to Message from Alabama Democrats (1 comments)

Kevin Gosztola: Global markets fall as investors are braced for poor US economic results

Sheila Samples: Glenn Beck launches conservative news site

Sheila Samples: U.S. citizens who say they were tortured get their day in court (1 comments)

GLloyd Rowsey: U.S. anticipates 'vigorous process' between Israel, Palestinians

Sheila Samples: Mexico seizes 'La Barbie,' drug lord famed for beheadings

Sheila Samples: White House sued for 'targeted killings' (2 comments)

Monday, August 30:

Joyce McCloy: Voting News: VA Election Site IT outage. Kathy Dent recount flap. AK's 11,200 iffy mail ballots

Mac McKinney: Oil Spill: BP Reverses, Admits There's Oil in Local Pensacola Waters

Sherwood Ross: Be All You Can Be---Become a Labor Organizer (2 comments)

Danny Schechter: WHO OWNS OUR MEDIA AND WHY IT MATTERS (3 comments)

Sheila Samples: 7 US troops killed in 2 south Afghan bomb attacks

Roger Shuler: Alabama Democrats Pull a Shocker--And We Love It!

Sheila Samples: After Washington rally, Glenn Beck assails Obama's religion

Sheila Samples: More Sophisticated Rigs Drill Deeper Still for Oil

Mac McKinney: Report: Israel planning to attack Hezbollah arms depots in Syria - Haaretz Daily Newspaper

Sunday, August 29:

Mac McKinney: Creeping Fascism: Arson at Tennessee Mosque Site

Joyce McCloy: Voting News: AZ, FL, TN vote probs. Harris TX voting equip burned up. EVM expert bailed out (1 comments)

Sheila Samples: Abbas puts onus for talks on Israel

Cliff Weathers: NY-19: Nan Hayworth's Notaries Admit to Misconduct

Better World Order: Congress may sneak through Internet "kill switch' in defense bill

Sheila Samples: Fair Game - Can Big Banks Maintain the Status Quo on Derivatives?

Mac McKinney: Israeli spiritual leader: "May God strike down' Palestinians

Sheila Samples: For Obama, Steep Learning Curve as Chief in War

Mac McKinney: AFP: Rwanda threatens to curtail cooperation with UN

Sheila Samples: Erekat: Israeli religious figure urging genocide of Palestinians

Sheila Samples: Policy Options Dwindle as Economic Fears Grow

Ezili Danto: Wyclef Jean's presidential candidacy in Haiti by Ezili Danto (1 comments)

Martha Rosenberg: Salmonella with Your Omelet? Don't forget Stroke and Ovarian Cancer (3 comments)

GLloyd Rowsey: Three Dead, Dozens Wounded in North Iran Earthquake (1 comments)

Sheila Samples: Commander Stresses Iran's Readiness to Confront Various Threats

Sheila Samples: Graft-Fighting Prosecutor Fired in Afghanistan

Saturday, August 28:

Andrew Steele: Glenn Beck Cult Holds Creepy Revival at Lincoln Memorial in DC (3 comments)

Terrence Aym: Vladimir Putin, the Russian Superman (2 comments)

Margaret Bassett: Sharpton's 'Reclaim the Dream' Event Brings Thousands to Honor MLK

Margaret Bassett: UAW's King, Jesse Jackson Lead Detroit March for Jobs

Sheila Samples: Iran renews call for nuke-free Mideast

Sheila Samples: WikiLeaks war logs posting 'will lead to free speech ruling'

Mac McKinney: Oil spill: A poor appetite for gulf seafood -

Benjamin woods: "Where Do We Go From Here?" or Reclaiming Martin Luther King Jr.

Sheila Samples: UPDATE: Taliban attacks Nato Afghan bases

Sheila Samples: Taliban attack US base in Afghanistan

Friday, August 27:

Sheila Samples: US wants agreement now, peace later


Mac McKinney: Washington's Blog: Is Corexit Spraying STill Going on in Gulf

Don Smith: Rep. Lynn Woolsey Calls on Simpson to Resign From Deficit Panel (1 comments)

Dahr Jamail: Fish Kills Worry Gulf Scientists, Fishers, Environmentalists (1 comments)

Sheila Samples: Conservative Group Accused of Abusing Tax Status

Margaret Bassett: Drought in Russia Ripples Beyond the Wheat Fields

Georgianne Nienaber: Orange Beach AL Testing the Waters As Rumors Flow Faster Than Oil (6 comments)

Sheila Samples: Afghan war kills 3 more US soldiers

Sheila Samples: 'Afghan president dependant upon US'

Sheila Samples: Banks' Self-Dealing Super-Charged Financial Crisis

Sheila Samples: Iowa foes of same-sex marriage seek to oust judges who legalized it

Sheila Samples: Bernanke: Recovery 'less vigorous' than expected but on track

Mikhail Lyubansky: The brothers Koch: Rich, political, and playing to win

Sheila Samples: North Korea releases US citizen

Thursday, August 26:

Kevin Gosztola: Chicago videographer Gregory Koger found guilty on three counts from attempted video recording

Sheila Samples: Afghan leader criticises US pullout

Joyce McCloy: Voting News: India's Electronic Voting Controversy. Suit seeks to void Shelby TN election

Tom Engelhardt: Tomgram: Andrew Bacevich, How Washington Rules

Jason Leopold: Alyeska, Federal Regulators Probing Employee's "Cover-Up" Claims Related to May Oil Spill

Sheila Samples: Dan Froomkin: 11 Very Reasonable Places Your Stimulus Dollars Went (1 comments)

Sheila Samples: Mother Teresa's Birthday: Commemoration and Protest at the Empire State Building

Sheila Samples: The U.N. Security Council's great disappearing act

Sheila Samples: Key Karzai Aide in Corruption Inquiry Is Linked to C.I.A.

Wednesday, August 25:

Joyce McCloy: Voting News: Why Pac-Man voting hack matters.FL vote problems. Citizens United aftershocks

Margaret Bassett: Wells Fargo Diving into Mortgage Securities (1 comments)

Sheila Samples: Insurgents Assert Their Strength With Wave of Bombings Across Iraq

Sheila Samples: Man Held in Anti-Muslim Stabbing of Cabby in New York

Joan Brunwasser: The BRAD BLOG Informs NBC's Chuck Todd That Ballots Are Not Actually Counted by Humans

Sheila Samples: UPDATE: Groups call for Alan Simpson's resignation over 'sexist' letter

Sheila Samples: Peres warns IAEA chief of Iran nuclear threat

Sheila Samples: Two US-led troops killed in Afghanistan

Sheila Samples: Pakistan Flooding Disrupts Afghan War Supplies

Henry Pelifian: Marlin's profits came at taxpayer expense by Jeff Passan (1 comments)

Roger Shuler: Don Siegelman and the Evil of a Political Prosecution (1 comments)

Margaret Bassett: I.R.S. Plan to Uncover Companies' Tax Strategies (2 comments)

Kevin Gosztola: Obama Appointed Deficit Commission Co-Chair Alan Simpson: Social Security Is Like "A Milk Cow With 310 Million Tits" | F

Tuesday, August 24:

Andrew Kreig: Victims Of $3.6 Billion Petters Ponzi Fraud Protest Court Process (4 comments)

Sheila Samples: Thousands strain Fort Hood's mental health system (4 comments)

Sheila Samples: Afghan Resistance Statement Regarding Petraeus's Latest Remarks

Margaret Bassett: Halliburton Employee Warned BP That Oil Well Plan Was Risky

Sheila Samples: Obama to appeal stem cell ruling (2 comments)

Margaret Bassett: County Clerk Revokes Measure A - Mount Shasta, CA

Joyce McCloy: Voting News: DOJ approves GA voter check system. Rutherford TN election official fired

Sheila Samples: Mass Assassinations Lie at the Heart of America's Military Strategy in the Muslim World

Sheila Samples: Task force: Military suicide prevention efforts inadequate

Sheila Samples: Prosecutors may decide today on charges against WikiLeaks founder

gloria bilchik: Resuscitating Democracy: An interview with Fair Vote's Rob Richie (2 comments)

Ted Newcomen: Police Ombudsman's Claudy Report - Police Ombudsman for Northern Ireland

Tom Engelhardt: Tomgram: Tony Karon, The Bomb-Iran Debate From Hell

Sheila Samples: Israel orders destruction of 2 mosques

Sheila Samples: Vacationing Netanyahu can't find time to meet IAEA chief

Sheila Samples: Shirley Sherrod declines USDA job

Sheila Samples: Minority leader Boehner to call for extending tax cuts, question stimulus spending

Rob Kall: College Dropout Factories--Graduating less than 20% of Students (1 comments)

Margaret Bassett: Fort Hood Shooting Revealed Multiple Military Security Lapses (7 comments)

Margaret Bassett: Welfare's Transformation - Video (1 comments)

Kevin Gosztola: Third World children, 'lab rats' for US (1 comments)

Kevin Gosztola: 'Bushehr plant nullified US threats'

Monday, August 23:

Media Matters: What Fox has wrought: Anti-Park51 protests full of right-wing hate (5 comments)

Medea Benjamin: Blackwater vs. Pinkwater: The Wife of Erik Prince Picks a Fight With CODEPINK (3 comments)

Jonathan Cook: Israelis Risk Jail To Smuggle Palestinians; 600 Sign Up For Campaign Of Disobedience

Sheila Samples: State Department details Blackwater violations of U.S. laws

Sheila Samples: As egg producers consolidate, problems of just one producer can be far-reaching (2 comments)

Joyce McCloy: Voting News: Florida voter alert! After India EVM expert arrest. Dan Rather on voting machines

Sheila Samples: Flotilla UN probe starts in Turkey

Sheila Samples: Abby Phillip: Ban on stem cell research issued

Margaret Bassett: Digg Inc. Building New Website, Seeking CEO

Sheila Samples: Chamber emerges as formidable political force

Margaret Bassett: High-Income People Would Benefit Significantly From Extension of "Middle-Class" Tax Cuts

Roger Shuler: What Can Happen When A Professor Is a Tough Grader? (3 comments)

James Ridgeway: The Latest Bi-Partisan Attack on Social Security: Let Them Eat Cat Food (3 comments)

Danny Schechter: HARD TIMES ARE GETTING HARDER. ARE THEY EVER! (22 comments)

Margaret Bassett: Armey To Republicans: "We'll Replace You' (2 comments)

Sheila Samples: Hamid Karzai: U.S. Taxpayer-Funded Private Contractors Engaging In Terrorist, Mafia-Like Activity

Sunday, August 22:

Media Matters: Steve Hayes latest to cover up conservative attacks on Muslims' religious freedom

Sheila Samples: Air base expansion plans reflect long-term investment in Afghanistan

Sheila Samples: Facing Afghan mistrust, Al-Qaeda fighters take limited role in insurgency

Sheila Samples: Flash Market Crash Is Still Under Investigation

the web: Voter Alert: Florida 2008 Absentee Voters May Have Problems at Polls

Joyce McCloy: Voting News: India E-voting expert arrested. TN voters deserve answers. Australia Bush v Gore?

Sheila Samples: Rallies over mosque near Ground Zero get heated

Cheryl Biren: US Soldier Killed in Rocket Attack in Iraq

Sheila Samples: Netanyahu: Security before borders

Sheila Samples: Four US troops killed in Afghan war

Sheila Samples: Assange claims 'smear campaign' (1 comments)

Sheila Samples: 'Iran's reaction to a U.S. strike won't be confined to the Mideast'

Martha Rosenberg: Is Meat and Milk From Clones in the Food Supply? (1 comments)

Barack Obama: Obama: "We Cannot Allow the Corporate Takeover of Our Democracy" (28 comments)

Sheila Samples: Small Investors Flee Stock Market Even as Companies Recover (1 comments)

Sheila Samples: Probe finds hundreds of cases of mishandled evidence in N. Carolina (1 comments)

Saturday, August 21:

Sheila Samples: Five US-led troops killed in Afghanistan

Sheila Samples: UK: Iran entitled to peaceful N energy

Sheila Samples: UN report: IDF barring Gazans' access to farms, fishing zones

Sheila Samples: Rape claim against Wikileaks founder Julian Assange withdrawn

Sheila Samples: Fueling of Iran's nuclear plant begins

Sheila Samples: Regulators shut down big Chicago bank, seven others

Sheila Samples: In Mideast Talks, Scant Hopes From the Beginning (3 comments)

Kevin Gosztola: Obama Admin Claims End to Combat Operations in Iraq, But Iraqis See Same War Under a Different Name (6 comments)

Rob Kall: Arrest warrant for Assange dropped - Europe - Al Jazeera English

Margaret Bassett: How the Fox-Comcast Machine Crushed a Journalist Who Spoke Out Against Bill O'Reilly

Friday, August 20:

Sheila Samples: Palin's underwhelming ticket sales (3 comments)

Sheila Samples: Settlements 'may halt' direct talks

Billy Wharton: Trader Joe's Protest Produces Distracted Shopping - Billy Wharton

Joyce McCloy: Voting News: Shelby CO TN certifies flawed election. Are election audits worth it? Pac-Man II

Sheila Samples: Blackwater Reaches $42 Million Settlement With U.S.

Sheila Samples: Iran to begin fueling nuclear reactor -- and that's good news

Sheila Samples: Family, U.S. offer differing versions of deadly Afghan raid

Sheila Samples: Hundreds of millions in Katrina funds still unspent


Sheila Samples: U.S., Afghanistan plan to screen cash at Kabul airport to prevent corruption

Margaret Bassett: Egg Recall Is Expanded Again

Margaret Bassett: BP's Spill Fund: Facts and Figures

Sheila Samples: Three US-led troops die in Afghan war

Ralph E. Stone: WRAP's 2010 "Without Housing" Update Has Arrived (2 comments)

Sheila Samples: Iran says might halt high-level uranium enrichment

Ezili Danto: Douglas Perlitz admits to sexually abusing homeless Haiti boys (2 comments)

Sheila Samples: Withdrawal Reports Anger Families and Soldiers Fighting in Iraq

Sheila Samples: Israelis and Palestinians to Resume Talks, Officials Say

Thursday, August 19:

Sheila Samples: U.S. Persuades Israel That Iran's Nuclear Threat Is Not Imminent

Mac McKinney: Israelis Subverting Media: Declassified Senate Investigation Files Reveal Clandestine Israeli PR Campaign in America (1 comments)

Sheila Samples: 'Ground Zero mosque': New Yorkers take dim view of rabble-rousing outsiders

Joyce McCloy: Voting News: Touchscreens recycled as PacMan games.Verified Voting Internet Voting Pt 1

Mac McKinney: Gulf Oil Plume Is Not Breaking Down Fast, Research Says (1 comments)

Sheila Samples: Oil 'plume' threatens Gulf waters

Joan Wile: Gray Panthers Applaud Obama's Vow to Fight Privatization of Social Security (9 comments)

Sheila Samples: Iraq War vet kills pregnant wife, daughter, self

Sheila Samples: BP final well kill delayed - Disaster in the Gulf

Sheila Samples: Dan Froomkin: Markey Says Report That Most Oil Is Gone Has Led To 'False Confidence'

Ann Garrison: Rwanda's Victoire Ingabire Umuhoza speaks to Womens International News Gathering Service

Margaret Bassett: Why Germans Want out of Google's Street View

Sheila Samples: Afghanistan and African nations at greatest risk from world food shortages

Tom Engelhardt: Tomgram: Pratap Chatterjee, Manhunters, Inc.

Sheila Samples: Newsweek's Zakaria Defects to Rival Time

Sheila Samples: Civilians to Take U.S. Lead After Military Leaves Iraq

Sheila Samples: Pakistan flood homeless toll put at over 4 million

Robert Arend: The Obama Administration: August 1-16, 2010 (2 comments)

GLloyd Rowsey: Australian election: breakthrough forecast for Greens

Dennis Kaiser: 'Israel has 8 days to strike Iran' (1 comments)

Joshua Sanders: President Obama Seeks to Expand American Manufacturing

Wednesday, August 18:

Sheila Samples: Genetically Manipulated Crops: The GMO Catastrophe in the USA. A Lesson for the World

Margaret Bassett: Foreclosures in State Hit Latino Homes Hardest (1 comments)

Mac McKinney: SKYTRUTH: BP/Gulf Spill - 172 Million Gallons of Oil, 11.6 Billion Cubic Feet of Natural Gas Left in Gulf

Joyce McCloy: Voting News: Maricopa AZ election protection suit filed. TN and WA election websites crash

Sheila Samples: U.S. support for Israel is decreasing, new poll shows

Sheila Samples: Scientists estimate nearly 80 percent of oil remains a threat

Sheila Samples: Eric Prince, Blackwater/Xe founder, relocating to UAE

Sheila Samples: US ends combat operations in Iraq

Dan Lieberman: Victimization and a Cultural Center (1 comments)

Sheila Samples: Collapsing Marsh Dwarfs BP Oil Blowout as Ecological Disaster (2 comments)

Margaret Bassett: Social Security and the Federal Deficit (5 comments)

Sheila Samples: Hot button: GOP candidates knock global warming (1 comments)

Sheila Samples: General Stanley McChrystal Signs With Leading Authorities, Inc. for Exclusive Lecture Representation

Sheila Samples: U.S. may sue Arizona's Sheriff Arpaio for not cooperating in investigation

Sheila Samples: A "Straddling Bus' Traffic Solution in China

Danny Schechter: SETTLE THIS: Banks Pay Fines, Won't Admit Crimes (4 comments)

Eileen Fleming: The Fire of Resistance VS Nuclear Weapons

R-CALF USA: Group Urges Rural Americans to Form Largest Group Urges Rural Americans to Form Largest Crowd in U.S. History on Aug. Cr

Mac McKinney: FOUND: Seafloor Covered in Oil 40 Miles South of Panama City, FL - HEADING EAST

Tuesday, August 17:

Sheila Samples: 'Dr. Laura' to end radio show over racial controversy

Sheila Samples: Top Senate Democrat Kerry presses Karzai on corruption

Joyce McCloy: Voting News: Waukesha WI clerk keeps vote data on her PC, El Paso CO invites public oversight

Dr Stuart Jeanne Bramhall: Mycobacterium Avium Paratuberculosis: The Most Dangerous Food Borne Killer (1 comments)

Sheila Samples: Civil Rights Groups Take On Beck

Sheila Samples: Israel has '8 days' to hit Iran nuclear site: Bolton (1 comments)

Sheila Samples: Dan Froomkin: DOJ Foot-Dragging On Prison Rape Unites Left-Right Coalition

Roger Shuler: Tom DeLay Whitewash Is Another Black Mark for Obama DOJ (3 comments)

Sheila Samples: Terrorist tapes found under CIA desk

Sheila Samples: Drilling Permits for Deep Waters Face New Review

Sheila Samples: START expiration ends U.S. inspection of Russian nuclear bases

Sheila Samples: Obama's new line -- courtesy of McConnell

Sheila Samples: 3 U.S. Soldiers, 2 Afghans Killed in Bombings

Rob Kall: Conservative Muslim-Americans' Letter To GOP Leaders: Don't Bring Mosque Debate Into Elections

Tom Engelhardt: Tomgram: Chalmers Johnson, Portrait of a Sagging Empire (1 comments)

J. Edward Tremlett: How the "ground zero mosque" fear mongering began, by Jusin Elliot

Ray Lutz: Candidate Lutz hosts hunger strike kickoff rally at El Cajon Promenade

Sheila Samples: Obama warns Turkish PM over stance on Israel, Iran

Sheila Samples: Robert Gates dismisses Gen Petraeus suggestion that withdrawal from Afghanistan can be postponed

Monday, August 16:

Sheila Samples: Appeals court blocks gay marriages until December

Sheila Samples: Meeting with Karzai opponents highlights U.S. policy dispute

Joyce McCloy: Voting News: MORE Tenn. election fiascos. New Lee FL mail ballot probs. Wallach's 'The Wørd'

GLloyd Rowsey: Fresh worries surface as Gulf shrimp season opens

Margaret Bassett: Karzai Says He'll Disband Foreign Security Firms

Sheila Samples: Nuclear inspection of Israel sought (2 comments)

Sheila Samples: 'Good ol' boys' in Warren's way?

Sheila Samples: Feds clear DeLay after six years

Rob Kall: Birther Queen Orly Taitz Smacked Down By Supreme Court On 'Frivolous' $20K Litigation Fine (1 comments)

Roger Shuler: Does This Provide More Evidence of Sociopathy Among Republicans?

the web -- The Raw Story: Afghan government gives private security firms 4 months to disband

Sheila Samples: Former US commander in Afghanistan to teach at Yale (2 comments)

Margaret Bassett: Feds Clear Tom DeLay

Sheila Samples: Congress growing more wary about corruption in Afghanistan, Sen. Kerry says

Margaret Bassett: Obama Launching 3 Days of Fundraising Travel

Sheila Samples: Tea Party Activists Rally on Arizona-Mexico Border

Sunday, August 15:

Sheila Samples: Israeli general: Flotilla killings low

Sheila Samples: Dead cow carcasses "resurrected" to produce cloned beef (1 comments)

Sheila Samples: Media invent Obama "backtrack" on NYC Islamic center comments

Sheila Samples: Russia: Iran's nuclear program peaceful

Sheila Samples: Israel rejects preconditions for talks ‎

Linda Milazzo: Santana Rocks Greek Theater 80th Birthday Tribute to Human Rights Icon Dolores Huerta. Si Se Puede! (3 comments)

Sheila Samples: Troop deaths top 2000 in Afghan war

Sheila Samples: Michael Howard leads MPs' call for Dr David Kelly inquest

Tom Engelhardt: Tomgram: Engelhardt, The War Mentality

GLloyd Rowsey: Obama Signs Border Bill to Increase Surveillance

Sheila Samples: 'Tehran Declaration can solve N-issues'

Sheila Samples: City Cemeteries Face Gridlock

Sheila Samples: Gen. David Petraeus says Afghanistan war strategy 'fundamentally sound'

Sheila Samples: Secret Assault on Terrorism Widens on Two Continents

Sheila Samples: Congress growing more wary about corruption in Afghanistan, Sen. Kerry says

Sheila Samples: In Weather Chaos, a Case for Global Warming

Sherwood Ross: *Pentagon Holding U.S. Hostage To Endless Wars (3 comments)

Margaret Bassett: UN Chief in Pakistan as Flood Crisis Worsens

Saturday, August 14:

GLloyd Rowsey: Three Months After Gulf Blowout, BP Still Hasn't Updated Emergency Procedures

Sheila Samples: Right-wing media blast President Obama's support for freedom of religion

Sheila Samples: Prominent Democrats want Kennedy's widow to run for his Senate seat

Sheila Samples: Judges Reject Interrogation Evidence in Gitmo Cases

Sheila Samples: Dr David Kelly was on a hitlist, says UN weapons expert as calls grow for full inquest

Sheila Samples: Pentagon rejects new investigation into killing of Spanish cameraman by US troops in Iraq (1 comments)

Sheila Samples: WikiLeaks Says It Won't be Threatened by Pentagon

Sheila Samples: Big chunk of economic stimulus yet to be spent by state, local governments

Sheila Samples: Rescuers reach area where Nev. miners are trapped

Sheila Samples: Obama claims GOP trying to destroy Social Security

Rob Kall: Obama endorses building of Mosque Near Ground Zero (100 comments)

Native American: Rash of suicides at Quebec City hospitals alarms nurses' union By Marianne White

Sheila Samples: What the Gaza flotilla probe reveals about Netanyahu, Barak, and Ashkenazi (4 comments)

Sheila Samples: Detroit Goes From Gloom to Economic Bright Spot (1 comments)

Friday, August 13:

Chris Landau: *Why does the world fear dating the oil and gas from the BP blowout well? By Chris Landau (Geologist) (7 comments)

Sheila Samples: U.S. soldiers' mission shows Afghan war's uncertainties

Margaret Bassett: New Rules Won't Eliminate Excessive Bank Fees

Margaret Bassett: Shiller Sees Double-dip if Jobs Aren't Created

Joyce McCloy: Voting News: Shelby TN investigation Diebolded. Internet voting 'nothing to deter attacker.'

Robert O'Connor: Coup de Main fail by "Francis Marion"

Margaret Bassett: Relief Well to Be Completed in Gulf

Dustin Ensinger: Ohio Candidates Keep Focus on Trade Issues

Dustin Ensinger: Obama Signs Manufacturing Enhancement Act

Roger Shuler: Government Pays Restitution to Victim of Bush DOJ (3 comments)

Sheila Samples: Longshot US Senate candidate from SC indicted

Sheila Samples: Iran to gain nuclear power as Russia loads fuel into Bushehr reactor

Margaret Bassett: DNC Uses Open-source Software to Ease Voter Registration - The Hill's Hillicon Valley

Sheila Samples: Elizabeth Warren, likely to head new consumer agency, provokes strong feelings (1 comments)

Sheila Samples: Pentagon push to phase out top brass causing much consternation

Sheila Samples: High and Low Finance - Uncertainty Is the Only Tax Certainty

Rob Kall: Most Commented Upon OEN Articles in the Past Three Days

Margaret Bassett: Again, Health Insurers Seeking Ways to Defy Health Care Law

Margaret Bassett: Warren, Axelrod Meet as Consumer Agency Decision Looms

Margaret Bassett: All-Mail Voting Is One Winner of Colorado's Primary

Sherwood Ross: Army Ordered Massive Return Fire When Civilians Present (7 comments)

Martha Rosenberg: Do Politicians Have to Hunt to Get Elected? (1 comments)

Danny Schechter: Countdown To Collapse: The Recovery Is Not Recovering (3 comments)

GLloyd Rowsey: Mexican States Ordered to Honor Gay Marriages (2 comments)

Jonathan Cook: US Arms 'Bonanza' in Middle East; Israel and Saudis to Buy Advanced War Planes (2 comments)

Thursday, August 12:

Mac McKinney: U of South Florida Says Government Tried to Squelch Their Oil Plume Findings

Don Smith: Reagan insider: GOP destroyed economy Paul B. Farrell - MarketWatch (1 comments)

Sheila Samples: On first day of Khadr's Guantanamo trial, attorney faints

Sheila Samples: Dan Froomkin: Obama's Beach Will Be Clean, But Oil Lies Beneath Sand Nearby

Joyce McCloy: Voting News: Pitkin CO touchscreen woes. Foul play in TN vote? Free Xpress for military ballots

Margaret Bassett: Wells Fargo Faces Larger Suit on Overdraft Fees

Sheila Samples: BP to pay fine for Texas refinery

Sheila Samples: Housing crisis reaches full boil in East Point; 62 injured

Sheila Samples: Iraqi general says planned US troop pull-out 'too soon'

Roger Shuler: The South is NOT Our Most Conservative Region (5 comments)

Sheila Samples: Turkey sets up own Gaza flotilla inquiry (2 comments)

R-CALF USA: Is It Because They Have the Truth to Hide? NCBA, AMI, NMA Decline Opportunity for Public Debate

R-CALF USA: Analysis Concludes GIPSA Competition Rule Would Have No Impact On U.S. Premium Beef's Marketing Arrangements

Tom Engelhardt: Tomgram: Mark Engler, Paying Oil's True Cost

Lynn Buske: Federal Court Victory: Almond Farmers Can Challenge USDA Pasteurization Rule (1 comments)

Sheila Samples: Palin Joins Armey as Republicans Aid Tea Party Hostile Takeover

Elaine Cullen: Airline Mergers Threaten National Airline Sovereignty

AAA AAA: U.S. Is Bankrupt and We Don't Even Know It: Laurence Kotlikoff

Chris Landau: *Are we about to have another blowout on the BP blowout well? By Chris Landau (geologist) (5 comments)

Sheila Samples: Netanyahu rejects peace talks based on 1967 borders (1 comments)

Wednesday, August 11:

Sheila Samples: Officer off Gitmo jury for agreeing with Obama

Joyce McCloy: Feds, TBI called on TN election. FL mail ballot fiasco. '3 Idiots' and India elections

Sheila Samples: U.S. Military to Press for Slower Afghan Drawdown

Sheila Samples: Texas Republicans mull options over jobs bill mandate

Margaret Bassett: Dollar Hits Low Against Yen, Dealing Blow to Japan's Economy

Cheryl Biren: Peace Activist Challenges Gibbs To A "Pee-Off"

Timothy V. Gatto: Excuse The American Left Mr. Gibbs (12 comments)

Sheila Samples: State Dept. faces skyrocketing costs as it prepares to expand role in Iraq

Sheila Samples: Russia's LUKOIL resumes gasoline supply to Iran -trade

Roger Shuler: Sports Artist Gains Support In Battle for the First Amendment

Susan Galleymore: Obama, Stop Building Nuclear Weapons (1 comments)

Daniel Patrick Welch: Year Round Greenhouse School Keeps Kids Chugging, Come Hell or High Water (1 comments)

Margaret Bassett: What's Green, White and Blue? American Jobs

Margaret Bassett: For Those With Jobs, a Recession With Benefits

Margaret Bassett: S..Carolina Takes Stimulus Money

Margaret Bassett: $26-Billion Aid Package For States Becomes Law

Native American: U.S. losing Afghanistan to China (1 comments)

Native American: To understand and promote the strategic defense of the United States (1 comments)

Sheila Samples: Barak bombards Gaza flotilla inquiry with information broadside

Sheila Samples: Russia against unilateral Iran sanctions

Tuesday, August 10:

Sheila Samples: Accountability unclear in Israeli probe of deadly Gaza flotilla raid

Joyce McCloy: Voting News: TN Election fiasco. Internet voting? 'Pleash just help me inshert..key in the lock'

Mac McKinney: Record Heat: 17 Nations Beat or Equal All-Time High Temperatures This Summer

Sherwood Ross: A New Look At The Education of College Football Players

Margaret Bassett: Omar Khadr Trial Begins This Week - video (1 comments)

Margaret Bassett: As a Park Runs Above, Deals Stir Below

Margaret Bassett: Poor Marks from Voters For Obama Outnumber Positive On Each of 13 Major Issues

Sheila Samples: More worried about recovery, Fed takes small steps

Sheila Samples: Pakistan floods a megadisaster of epic proportions

Sheila Samples: Rep. Rangel dares House to expel him

Sheila Samples: Flotilla violence was 'expected'

Sheila Samples: Vanunu upon release from jail: Let me leave this country

Sheila Samples: Galloway slams West for "double standards" (1 comments)

Sheila Samples: Texas Gov. Perry asks Obama for more troops, drones along border (1 comments)

Roger Shuler: Impact of Climate Change is Obvious in Antarctica (4 comments)

Rob Kall: White House Spokesman Gibbs Unloads on "Professional Left" unloads anger over criticism from 'professional left' "Those (1 comments)

MikeHersh: The DNC is asking Democrats to weigh in (1 comments)

Linn Washington, Jr: Weed Weirdness: Pot Legalization Measure Creates Strange Alliances in California (1 comments)

Margaret Bassett: Elizabeth Warren Uncovered What the Govt. Did to 'Rescue' AIG, and It Ain't Pretty (2 comments)

Eileen Fleming: *Vanunu Speaks After 78 Days in Solitary (8 comments)

Tom Engelhardt: Tomgram: Stephan Salisbury, Extremism at Ground Zero (Again) (1 comments)

Sheila Dean: Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW)

Sheila Samples: Pressure grows on UN Human Rights Council to scrap its flotilla probe (1 comments)

Sheila Samples: Israel threatens pullout from UN probe (1 comments)

Monday, August 9:

Sheila Samples: Karzai to replace foreign security firms (1 comments)

Mac McKinney: Oil Hits Golden Pond Marsh on Walter Anderson's Famous Horn Island

Margaret Bassett: Jodie Fisher Says her Claim Toppled CEO of HP

Sheila Samples: Gates: Pentagon to cut thousands of jobs

Roger Shuler: Racist Debt Collector Gets Nailed for $1.5-Million Judgment (1 comments)

Sheila Samples: Gulf accident reports paint an image of confusion, stress and danger on rigs

Sheila Samples: With Many Still Starving, India Rethinks Its Safety Net

Native American: Internet Spying Spec Leaked by Monica Horten

Mac McKinney: HEALTH ALERT: Oil & Dispersant Getting Into Food Chain

Sheila Samples: Pakistan Floods, Russia Heat Fit Climate Trend

Sheila Samples: Israel insists Flotilla attack lawful (5 comments)

Sheila Samples: Iran MP urges fair conditions for N-talks

Sheila Samples: Russia wildfires: Thick, toxic smog chokes Moscow residents

Margaret Bassett: Social Security Nears 75th Anniversary

Margaret Bassett: Democratic Candidates all but Ignore their Legislative Successes (1 comments)

Margaret Bassett: Stimulus Bill Helped Some far More Than Others

GLloyd Rowsey: Well Capping Brings Relief But Fear of Abandonment (3 comments)

Danny Schechter: As The Economic Team Bails, The System Fails To Create Jobs (Again) (13 comments)

Margaret Bassett: How Facebook Betrayed Users and Undermined Online Privacy

Greg Moses: In Dallas Obama will Find Memories of a Deported Student (1 comments)

Sunday, August 8:

Sheila Samples: Liz Cheney contradicts economists, claims the stimulus has "not worked"

martinweiss: IT'S WORSE THAN WE THOUGHT: Nuclear Waste Pools in N. Carolina, by Jeffrey St. Clair

Sheila Samples: As oil-spill cleanup shifts gears, gulf residents fear they'll be forgotten

Sheila Samples: Genetically Modified Crop on the Loose and Evolving in U.S. Midwest

Sheila Samples: Fidel Castro returns to public life with nuclear war warning for Barack Obama

Sheila Samples: BP: Cement plug stopping Gulf oil leak hardened

Sheila Samples: Washington Vows No Slack-Off In Gulf Oil Cleanup

Sheila Samples: Dodd: Warren Nomination to Consumer Bureau Could Stir Fight (2 comments)

Don Smith: Kamran Pasha's Blog - Blog Archive - Anwar al-Awlaki: The Jim Jones of Islam (1 comments)

Sheila Samples: Some Republicans are on the endangered list (2 comments)

Greg Moses: Dallas Donor Plans to Discuss Deportee Case with Obama

Eileen Fleming: Vanunu Released from Solitary Confinement But Still Not Free

Olga Bonfiglio: How Music Helped Save New Orleans After Katrina

Sheila Samples: The end - Iraq war is over, but deployments continue

Saturday, August 7:

Sheila Samples: Afghan media: US-led death toll at 4,413

Sheila Samples: US dismisses BP dispersants threat (4 comments)

Sherwood Ross: Bernie Madoff & The Watchdog That Didn't Bark or Bite (1 comments)

Sheila Samples: Foreign mercs must leave, Karzai says

Jonathan Cook: Suspected Torturer Gets Key Police Job in Jerusalem; Doron Zahavi Accused of Running Israel's Abu Ghraib

Sheila Samples: Ahmadinejad: 9/11 scenario dubious (2 comments)

Bill Quigley: Katrina Pain Index 2010 New Orleans Five Years Later (1 comments)

Frank Smecker: War of the World: How the American Empire Project Trashed a Planet for Profit, While Selling the Public Lies

Sheila Samples: Massive ice island breaks off Greenland (14 comments)

Sheila Samples: 6 Americans on medical team killed in Afghanistan (3 comments)

Kevin Gosztola: Should Videotaping the Police Really Be a Crime? - TIME (7 comments)

Sheila Samples: Gaza aid flotilla to set sail from Lebanon with all-women crew (3 comments)

Friday, August 6:

Sheila Samples: VIDEO: Defense Department Press Briefing on Wikileaks

Mac McKinney: The Mobile Press-Register: Tests suggest oil dispersant washing up on Alabama beaches

Sheila Samples: House Dems want meeting with Obama to urge Warren nod

Joyce McCloy: Voting News: TN e-poll book blocks 3,000 voters. Rivest-Risks of Internet Voting negate benefits

Margaret Bassett: Paul Magliocchetti | Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington

M. Wizard: BP May Drill for Oil Again at Leak Site

Sheila Samples: Climate talks in danger of unravelling as China and US clash

Margaret Bassett: Battle Looms Over Huge Costs of Public Pensions

Sheila Samples: BP risks Obama row by hinting it may return to stricken oil well

Margaret Bassett: Governments Go to Extremes as the Downturn Wears On

Sheila Samples: From Fires in Russia to Flooding in Asia, Extreme Weather Taking Its Toll

Franklin P. Lamb: America's "Dog in the Fight"

Andrew Kreig: What's Next After Kagan's Confirmation? (3 comments)

David Fiderer: Financial Legislation Doesn't Mean Much If The Government Won't Aggressively Police Against Fraud

Martha Rosenberg: Paralysis and Alcoholism Funny? Yes Said Cartoonist John Callahan

Sheila Samples: U.S. worried by Hamid Karzai's attempt to assert control over corruption probes

Dave Lindorff: Musta Slipped Through the Cracks: Dodd-Frank 'Reform' Act May Force Companies to Clean Up Their Act

Margaret Bassett: Medicare Stronger, Social Security Worse in Short Run, Report Finds

GLloyd Rowsey: In Memory of August 6, 1945, and of Joseph Rotblat (8 comments)

Sherwood Ross: Hiroshima (1 comments)

Sheila Samples: US lawmaker challenges targeted killing (7 comments)

Sheila Samples: Fires force Russia to relocate munitions

Thursday, August 5:

Sheila Samples: Dan Froomkin: Medicare Gets New Lease On Life; Social Security Remains Healthy

Margaret Bassett: Fannie Mae Seeks $1.5 Billion From U.S. Treasury After 12th Straight Loss

Joyce McCloy: Voting News: SC Voting machine lawsuit heads to court. Target 'sorry' political donations offend

Margaret Bassett: Romer To Leave White House

Dahr Jamail: Gulf Residents Likely Face Decades of Psychological Impact From BP's Oil Disaster

Daniel Geery: Please Don't DIGG This!

Sheila Samples: Govt wants website to hold back 15,000 documents

Sheila Samples: Karzai calls for probe of U.S.-backed anti-corruption task force

Sheila Samples: Senate confirms Elena Kagan to the Supreme Court

Sheila Samples: Russia Bans Grain Exports After Drought Shrivels Crop

martinweiss: GRAINS-Wheat soars on Russia export halt, curbs imposed, Reuters

Sheila Samples: Obama No-Shows Come to Life on Veteran Death Benefits

Roger Shuler: Siegelman and the Downside of the Supreme Court's Ruling on Honest-Services Fraud (3 comments)

Sheila Samples: Senate approves jobs bill to stop teacher layoffs

Tom Engelhardt: Tomgram: Engelhardt, Out, Damned Spot!

Sheila Samples: Lockheed's F-16 shows resilience as Oman is interested in buying more

Darren Wolfe: FIJA Activist Julian Heicklen Busted Again in NY, 8/4/2010

Kathleen Wells: Attorney Mike Papantonio Says BP is a Criminal, Sociopathic and Predatory Corporation (3 comments)

Ray Lutz: Candidate Lutz slams Hunter's vote protecting rapists



Sheila Samples: Behind the Media Blockade in the Gulf (1 comments)

Sheila Samples: House to return next week to move $26 billion state aid package

Sheila Samples: US report undermines BP spill effects

Sheila Samples: Questions to EPA on Gulf and Dispersants, from Expert at EPA

Wednesday, August 4:

Joyce McCloy: Voting News: ATMs AND Voting Machines are hackable. Obama admin on the military vote

Sheila Samples: Scientists cast doubt on claims BP spill's no threat to Gulf

Sheila Samples: Uninsured throng free clinic -- a symptom of bad economy

Ned Lud: After Afghan War Leaks, Revisions in a Shield Bill

Jason Leopold: Confidential Report Blames BP Executive For Distress at Alyeska Pipeline

Sheila Samples: U.S. Treasury unveils new action against Iran

Sheila Samples: Fallen soldiers allegedly prove profitable for insurance companies

Sheila Samples: Iran denies claims of assassination attempt on Mahmoud Ahmadinejad

Sheila Samples: Vote on New START nuclear arms treaty delayed in Senate

Sheila Samples: BREAKING: Jobs bill clears a key hurdle in the Senate

Sheila Samples: After Afghan War Leaks, Revisions in a Shield Bill (1 comments)

Bettye Johnson: 2012 - Are You Ready? (3 comments)

Kevin Gosztola: For-Profit Colleges Encouraged Fraud And Used Deceptive Marketing, Watchdog Says

Sheila Samples: BP well in Gulf killed with heavy mud in 8-hour operation (1 comments)

Kevin Gosztola: Mosque near Ground Zero site gets go-ahead

Kevin Gosztola: Oil spill damages legislation thwarted in Senate by Democrats (1 comments)

Robert Arend: The Obama Administration: July 17-31, 2010 (1 comments)

Tom Engelhardt: Tomgram: Bill McKibben, A Wilted Senate on a Heating Planet (1 comments)

Eric Lotke: New York State and Prisoners of the Census: Democracy on the March! (1 comments)

Cenk Uygur: Rep. Rogers: We Should Have Considered Executing Daniel Ellsberg (2 comments)

Sheila Samples: White House rebuffs Iran call for talks (3 comments)

Sheila Samples: US-led forces under fierce Taliban fire

Don Smith: Facebook | Protest Human Rights Violations in Kashmir

Tuesday, August 3:

Sheila Samples: Senate Democrats can't get votes to pass Gulf oil spill bill

Sheila Samples: Oil in Gulf Poses Only Slight Risk, New U.S. Report Says (2 comments)

Roger Shuler: Obama Administration Seems to be Terrified of White People (3 comments)

Joyce McCloy: Voting News: 1 in 10 MN mail ballots rejected. DOJ on MOVE Act Waivers, military vote

Dahr Jamail: Scientists Deeply Concerned About BP Disaster's Long-Term Impact (1 comments)

Sheila Samples: GOP leader McConnell: Fourteenth Amendment is in need of review (1 comments)

Sheila Samples: New Democratic strategy for creating jobs focuses on a boost in manufacturing (1 comments)

Margaret Bassett: Bernice King to Hold SCLC Prayer Vigil

Sheila Samples: Desperation Grows as Jobless Benefits Run Out

Sheila Samples: Pakistan president will 'put David Cameron straight' over terror claims

David Fiderer: How The Charges Against Maxine Waters Were Fabricated Out of Next to Nothing (2 comments)

Dave Kisor: Why are renewable fuels called alternative (3 comments)

Jennifer Hathaway: The Ugly Truth About Online Anonymity

Danny Schechter: Anniversary: In An August Like This, The Economy Collapsed (4 comments)

Sheila Samples: Iran warns Israel against new ME war

Sheila Samples: Assad: Chances of war 'increasing'

Mac McKinney: Treating us Like Little Children: FDA declares Gulf Seafood Safe to eat Based on Smell Test (1 comments)

Sheila Samples: Iran to boycott sanctions sponsors

Monday, August 2:

Mac McKinney: NY Times: Spill Is Biggest Accidental Oil Release Ever, New U.S. Data Show

Press Release: NY District Attorney Continues Attack On Health Activists After Charges Are Dropped (4 comments)

Joyce McCloy: Voting News: On Dept of Justice, Military Vote rumors. Sarasota SoE Dent's anti-audit 'timeline'

Sheila Samples: Ahmadinejad invites Obama to debate (4 comments)

Sheila Samples: Dutch become 1st NATO member to quit Afghanistan (1 comments)

Margaret Bassett: In Speech on Iraq, Obama Reaffirms Drawdown

Sheila Samples: Rangel, Waters, and the perils of Democrats 'draining the swamp'

Roger Shuler: GOP Setting the Stage for Investigations of Obama (6 comments)

Chris Landau: *Magnitude 3.0 Earthquake hits Gulf of Mexico New Orleans Region by Geologist Chris Landau (18 comments)

Sheila Samples: US: Afghan pullout to be limited

Sunday, August 1:

Sheila Samples: Iran vows 'crushing response' if attacked by Israel or U.S.

Sheila Samples: Afghanistan: The unsustainable in pursuit of the unbeatable

Joyce McCloy: Voting News: Beware Absentee Ballots. Judge nixes Sarasota audits. OR online primary hype

Olga Bonfiglio: Climate Change Begets Delta Urbanism (3 comments)

Martha Rosenberg: Army Suicide Report Ignores Suicide-Causing Drugs (7 comments)

Rob Kall: Blocked from Eavesdropping, UAE, Saudis to Ban BlackBerry E-mail, Web Browsing and Messaging (3 comments)

Sheila Samples: Crises at home sap Obama's outreach abroad

Mac McKinney: BP, Coast Guard Ignored Order to Stop Using Dispersants (1 comments)

Kevin Gosztola: Cluster bomb ban comes into force

Sheila Samples: Obama letter to Palestinian leader included warning, PLO says

Kevin Gosztola: Public Letter to The Washington Post Editorial Board* - Embassy of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela in the U.S. (1 comments)

Sheila Samples: Gulf oil spill: Did Coast Guard allow excessive toxic dispersants? (4 comments)

Sheila Samples: U.S. nears key step in European defense shield against Iranian missiles

Sheila Samples: Targeted Killing Is New U.S. Focus in Afghanistan

Rebecca Em Campbell: URGENT: Activist Jane Burgermeister Threatens Suicide on Her Blog Today; How We Might Help (3 comments)

Mac McKinney: NY Times: Despite directive, BP used oil dispersant often, panel finds


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