Archives for Best Web OpEds
Thursday, September 30:
Sheila Dean: What the Pot Legalization Campaign Really Threatens by David Sirota on Creators.com - A Syndicate Of Talent
How Not to Censor a Book: The Pentagon and 'Operation Dark Heart'
White America Has Lost Its Mind - Page 1 - News - New York - Village Voice
E.J. Dionne Jr. - Belatedly, Obama remembers his organizing roots
What if everyone had Medicare?
Wednesday, September 29:
Matt Taibbi: Tea & Crackers
Why aren't our congressmen hearing from this victim of endless Israeli expansion?
I Am (I Am, I Am) Super PAC
Being Glenn Beck
Big Pharma: Reports of Its Demise Have Been Greatly Exaggerated by Jeffrey H. Toney
Dan Froomkin: Larry Summers Optimistic About Middle Class
Obama: 'We need to make clear to people that the cancer is in Pakistan'
Tuesday, September 28:
Does DeMint have his eye on top Senate GOP post?
Finding strength in absurdity?
Sheila Samples: Are We Secretly Fighting a Cyberwar Against Iran? (1 comments)
Sheila Samples: Hillary Clinton and State Dept. to Celebrate War Criminal Henry Kissinger, While the White House Repeats His Deadly Mist
Sheila Samples: Obama in Command: The Rolling Stone Interview
Sheila Samples: Netanyahu Blows off US; Mahmoud Abbas pleads for Settlement Freeze
Sheila Samples: Dan Froomkin: A CONVENIENT TRUTH: Gearing Up For Climate Change Could Supercharge The Job Market
Sheila Samples: Biden warned Obama during Afghan war review not to get 'locked into Vietnam'
Rob Kall: Rahm Emanuel Exit Nears; Will Tom Donilon Replace Him? - The Daily Beast
Daniel Geery: America Today: Be Proud!
Sheila Samples: Roger Cohen: The New American Normal
Monday, September 27:
Don Smith: The Right's Library of Fake Quotes
Joan Brunwasser: Can Anyone Stop Rove's Crime Against Democracy While it is in Progress?
Sheila Samples: Bob Woodward: Military thwarted president seeking choice in Afghanistan
Sunday, September 26:
Sheila Samples: Paul Krugman: Structure of Excuses
Sheila Samples: President Obama's Ahistorical World (1 comments)
Sheila Samples: 19 Facts About The Deindustrialization Of America That Will Blow Your Mind (1 comments)
Dennis Kaiser: Israeli Secret Police Locking Up Arab Political Activists Without Evidence of Crime | News & Politics | AlterNet (1 comments)
Dennis Kaiser: 10 Terrible Things Republicans Will Try to Do If They Take Over in November | News & Politics | AlterNet
Sheila Samples: David Corn: House GOPers Exploit and Insult Thomas Jefferson
Sheila Samples: Maureen Dowd: Slouching Toward Washington (2 comments)
Saturday, September 25:
Sheila Samples: Why is the political right on the offensive in America?
Margaret Bassett: Stealth Front Groups Trying to Buy Election
Sheila Samples: How Democrats Lost on Two Winning Issues This Week (2 comments)
Diane V. McLoughlin: Thought-Control 9-11 and Racist Manipulations (1 comments)
Diane V. McLoughlin: Pepe Escobar - Obama vs Infinite War
Diane V. McLoughlin: Banning Slaughter - Kathy Kelly
GLloyd Rowsey: Reflections of Fidel: The nuclear winter and peace (3 comments)
Friday, September 24:
Sheila Samples: Eugene Robinson - The GOP's Hooey to America
Sheila Samples: Kevin Drum: Citizens United After Eight Months
Sheila Samples: Justin Raimondo: The Pollard Principle
Sheila Samples: Roger Cohen: A Test of Israel's Character
Sheila Samples: Paul Krugman: Downhill With the G.O.P.
Thursday, September 23:
Odyseus_97: Guns and Butter with Dr. Peter Phillips and Mickey Huff
Sheila Samples: Steve Benen: With "Pledge to America," House GOP Shoots, Misses
Sheila Samples: Dan Froomkin: Job-Creation Idea No. 3: The Joys Of Retrofitting
Sheila Samples: Passing the Disclose Act would shed some light on stealth campaign spending
Sheila Samples: E.J. Dionne Jr. - The Tea Party: Tempest in a very small teapot
Margaret Bassett: Debunking the Theory of Structural Unemployment
Amy Fried, Ph.D.: Twisting Obama's Words
Amy Fried, Ph.D.: Beck promoted the work of an anti-Semitic 9-11 truther
Meryl Ann Butler: How Democrats, Republicans Compare by Yagil Hertzberg
Nikk Katzman: The Week in Editorial Cartoons, Part I - New GOP Campaign Slogan: Monosexuality=Bad
Sheila Samples: Trevor Butterworth: The War Against Iran Has Already Started
Sheila Samples: Justice Scalia Mouths Off on Sex Discrimination
Wednesday, September 22:
Sheila Samples: David Corn: O'Donnell Aide: Obama Is a Secret Muslim (1 comments)
Sheila Samples: Dems Seize On Club For Growth's "Hell Yeah!" Push For Social Security Privatization
Sheila Samples: Mark Morford: Desperate brides of the apocalypse
Sheila Samples: Derek Thompson: Don't Replace Larry Summers With a CEO
Sheila Samples: Dan Froomkin: Job-Creation Idea No. 2: Rescue The States
Sheila Samples: Kathleen Parker - Obama's legacy: Mourning in America
Leon Thompson: CBS: Does a GOP Congress Help Obama For 2012?
Lance Ciepiela: American People To Congress: Shut Up And Get The Hell Out Of Office by Paul Joseph Watson (2 comments)
Billy Wharton: Free Range Children - Billy Wharton
M. Wizard: Chris Hedges: "Do Not Pity the Democrats"
Tuesday, September 21:
Joan Brunwasser: Paul Krugman: The Angry Rich
Sheila Samples: Jacob Weisberg: The Tea Party movement has two defining traits: status anxiety and anarchism
Sheila Samples: Jeffrey Goldberg: Michael Oren's Warning to American Jews
Sheila Samples: Dan Froomkin: 20 Ways To Put America Back To Work Again
Sheila Samples: Eugene Robinson - Sharia as the new red menace?
Sheila Samples: David Corn: Campaign 2010: A Racist GOPer Running for Congress in N.Y.
Gustav Wynn: Domestic "Eco-Terror" Surveillance Expanding - Will Potter
Sheila Samples: Tea Party Leader Lashes Out Against Christine O'Donnell: "She's a Loser"
Sheila Samples: Wikileaks Prepares Next Big Document Dump, While Media and Pentagon Continue Smear Campaign on Its Founder (1 comments)
Monday, September 20:
Sheila Samples: Jane Mayer: Back to the Seventies
Leon Thompson: NEW YORK TIMES For the Unemployed Over 50, Fears of Never Working Again
Sheila Samples: Exclusive: Interview With Rep. Dennis Kucinich
Sheila Samples: STEVE KING EYES SHUTDOWN, DEMANDS 'BLOOD OATH' FROM BOEHNER
Sheila Samples: Good Gag, Delaware GOP, Less Ready for Prime Time Than Palin
Sheila Samples: E.J. Dionne Jr. - Why not extend Obama's stimulus tax cuts?
Sheila Samples: A new front
Margaret Bassett: Democrats Risk Blowing Tax-Cut Edge
Nikk Katzman: NYT - Can Speech Be Limited for Public Workers? (2 comments)
Sunday, September 19:
Sheila Samples: Paul Krugman: The Angry Rich and Taxes (1 comments)
Don Smith: A choice: democracy, or government by and for the rich (1 comments)
Sheila Samples: Scott Horton -- Reality check: Iran is not a nuclear threat (1 comments)
J. Edward Tremlett: Message to Muslims: I'm Sorry - NICHOLAS D. KRISTOF (1 comments)
Josh Mitteldorf: "Round up the Usual Suspects!" - bank regulation the wrong way, by Ellen Brown
Sheila Samples: Sarah Palin Tells Karl Rove Where to Go ... (1 comments)
Joan Brunwasser: The Secret Election
Margaret Bassett: Classified: Perverting Democracy by Preventing Disclosure (1 comments)
Saturday, September 18:
Rev. Robert Vinciguerra: GOP Eats Young, Encourages Democratic Turnout
Sheila Samples: UANI: United Against the Nation of Iran
Sheila Samples: Newt Gingrich: Force Kathleen Sebelius out
Sheila Samples: Ben Smith: Sarah Palin tells GOP to get behind insurgents
Sheila Samples: John Mearsheimer: American public opinion and the special relationship with Israel
Friday, September 17:
B. Ross Ashley: Let's Have a Real Protest, Not a Democratic Pep Rally, on October 2nd | Black Agenda Report (1 comments)
Sheila Samples: Steve Benen: Obama Warns of "Corporate Takeover' of American Democracy (2 comments)
Sheila Samples: Andy Borowitz: Delaware Masturbators March Against O'Donnell (Satire) (1 comments)
Sheila Samples: Scott Sherman: A Rocket's Trajectory
Chantal Laurent: Suffocating the poor: a modern parable by Johann Hari
Sheila Samples: David Catanese: Christine O'Donnell criticized by former aides (1 comments)
Sheila Samples: Kevin Drum: TARP, the Tea Party, and Me
Sheila Samples: Les Leopold: Poverty Rises as Wall Street Billionaires Whine
Nikk Katzman: A Warning to my Liberal Friends - Hillbilly Report
Sheila Samples: David Corn: Warren To Be Appointed -- Sort Of
Sheila Samples: Paul Krugman: The Tax-Cut Racket
Thursday, September 16:
Rev. Robert Vinciguerra: Is there an outbreak of secular child molesters? The Pope Bashes Atheists in the UK, Compares Them to Nazis
Sheila Samples: Jeremy Scahill: Blackwater's Black Ops
Sheila Samples: Whistleblower Group Sues To Find Out Why Administration Lowballed BP Oil Spill Estimates (2 comments)
Sheila Samples: Audubon: "This is Our Beat"
Sheila Samples: Dana Milbank - Softball practice in Boehner Land
GLloyd Rowsey: AFGHANISTAN: MIRAGE OF THE GOOD WAR (1 comments)
Wednesday, September 15:
Meryl Ann Butler: An Eye for an Eye by Tom Rees
Joan Brunwasser: CASTLE DEFEATS O'DONNELL! (As far as you know, anyway)
Sheila Samples: What's the Hold-up on Elizabeth Warren?
Sheila Samples: Republicans Reap The Whirlwind
Diane V. McLoughlin: Homegrown Tax n' War Terrorists
Sheila Samples: Kathleen Parker - Obama is an 'anti-colonialist'? Political poppycock!
Sheila Samples: Mark Morford: Damn you Muslims, get off my lawn (1 comments)
Sheila Samples: David Corn -- Bush or Cheney: Who's the Bigger Bogeyman?
Diane V. McLoughlin: Priests and Protesters in Court for Protesting Drones
Joan Brunwasser: Are New York’s Voting Machines Secure?
Sheila Samples: Maureen Dowd: Who's the Con Man?
Tuesday, September 14:
Sheila Samples: WTC 1-2: Justice and 9/11 Demands Accountability. Forensic Evidence of Presence of Controlled Demolition
Sheila Samples: Chris Dodd's Latest Absurd, Embarrassing Attack on Elizabeth Warren
Margaret Bassett: Obama's Hollow Guantanamo Apology
Sheila Samples: Eric S. Margolis: Bombshell from London
Ned Lud: 10 Brief Responses to 700 Comments About Refusing to Answer Questions at Passport Control (2 comments)
Sheila Samples: Newt Gingrich: Did he go too far with comments about Obama? (4 comments)
Sheila Samples: Bill Clinton peeved that Rachel Maddow called him a Republican (6 comments)
Sheila Samples: David Corn: Campaign 2010: How George Bush Is Helping GOPers
Sheila Samples: Glenn Beck to Obama -- Heretic!
Sheila Samples: The Hamster Wheel
Kevin Gosztola: Here is the news: Americans consume more news than they did 10 years ago (1 comments)
Sheila Samples: When they shout: "We strongly condemn
Monday, September 13:
Sheila Samples: Collapsing America
Joan Brunwasser: SANDERS & MANSKI: Wisconsin must protect voting rights in this election
Sheila Samples: Elevating John Boehner (and will it work)
Sheila Samples: Robert Kuttner: Maybe Not Such a Mid-Term Blowout
Sheila Samples: E.J. Dionne Jr. - Repairing Citizens United becomes a test for three GOP senators
Joan Brunwasser: Repairing Citizens United becomes a test for three GOP senators
Sheila Samples: Paul Krugman: China, Japan, America and the Renminbi (1 comments)
Sunday, September 12:
Mac McKinney: NSA/Pentagon Want to Suppress Lt. Col Anthony Shaffer's Book "Operation Dark Heart" | The Seminal
Sheila Samples: How Much "Success" Can Afghans Stand?
Sheila Samples: Shield Laws, WikiLeaks and the Public's Right to Know (2 comments)
Margaret Bassett: The End Is Near for the Mayor, But Citizens' Woes Will Go On
Sheila Samples: Frank Rich: Time for This Big Dog to Bite Back
Saturday, September 11:
Sheila Samples: When they shout: "We strongly condemn"
Sheila Samples: Amy Goodman: Let's Make September 11 a Day of Peace (1 comments)
Sheila Samples: Bob Herbert: Paying the Price
Rob Kall: A post-9/11 betrayal endures
Don Smith: If the 'Mosque' Isn't Built, This Is No Longer America | MichaelMoore.com
Nikk Katzman: David Chen (NYT): Candidate's Scented Mailing Says Albany 'Stinks'
Nikk Katzman: Gail Collins (NYT): Horror in the Hedges
Sheila Samples: Inside C Street, Washington's frat house for Jesus
Friday, September 10:
Sheila Samples: Justin Raimondo: The "Meaning' of 9/11
Sheila Samples: Ten Things Dems Could Do to Win
Sheila Samples: Ted Koppel: Nine years after 9/11, let's stop fulfilling bin Laden's goals (3 comments)
Mac McKinney: The Koran at Fahrenheit 451 (3 comments)
Sheila Samples: Kevin Drum: Here's What's the Matter With Kansas
Sheila Samples: Eugene Robinson - Corruption fighting, Afghanistan style
Sheila Samples: Joe Conason: Why Barack Is Behind
Rev. Robert Vinciguerra: Who Cares About "Burn a Koran' Day? This is all the media's fault
Sheila Samples: Why the Israeli Boycott Is Growing
Sheila Samples: Paul Krugman: Things Could Be Worse
Thursday, September 9:
Sheila Samples: During war there are no civilians
Diane V. McLoughlin: Richard Forer - Cutting Through the Confusion About Israel/Palestine
Sheila Samples: Dan Froomkin: 'Plan B' For Afghanistan Aims To Spark Long Overdue Debate
Sheila Samples: Traffic Jam : We'll never agree about online audience size
Sheila Samples: Nicholas D. Kristof: The Healers of 9/11
Sheila Samples: Torture Is a Crime, Not a Secret (1 comments)
Sheila Samples: E.J. Dionne Jr. - Obama raises stakes and redefines debate for the midterm election (3 comments)
Sheila Samples: Jonathan Cohn: Obama vs. the Republicans (With Full Speech Text)
Wednesday, September 8:
Sheila Samples: David Corn: Huffington to Obama: Get Urgent, Now!
Sheila Samples: Fred Kaplan: Why aren't politicians speaking out against the would-be Quran-burner who's endangering our troops?
Margaret Bassett: Bush Tax Cuts Are Free, But Obama's Tax Cuts Cost Money (2 comments)
Amy Fried, Ph.D.: Reform Movement Condemns Dove World Outreach Center's "Burn a Koran Day" (3 comments)
Sheila Samples: Katrina vanden Heuvel - Finding a way out of Afghanistan
Sheila Samples: Mark Morford: Burn a Bible, save a kitten
Sheila Samples: David Corn: Tony Blair's Big Lie of Omission (1 comments)
Margaret Bassett: The Great American Stickup: How the Political Class Mugged America and Handed the Money Over to Wall St.
Margaret Bassett: Seven Myths That Cloud Immigration Debate
Tuesday, September 7:
Sheila Samples: Return to the Streets, Then Vote (2 comments)
Sheila Samples: Petraeus Spins the Afghan War Mess (1 comments)
Margaret Bassett: This Labor Day, We Need to Create a Win-win Situation
Sheila Samples: Sharron Angle again refuses to disavow "domestic enemies" claim
Sheila Samples: Rabid Dog Briefly Mistaken for Tea Party Candidate, Receives Standing Ovation at Missouri Rally
Sheila Samples: Eugene Robinson - Gov. Barbour's civil rights fairy tale
Sheila Samples: Bob Herbert: Rising to the Occasion
Kevin Gosztola: America's Empire and Endless Wars Are Destroying the World, and Ruining Our Great Country
Josh Mitteldorf: WaPo: Update on the $3 Trillion War
Monday, September 6:
Sheila Samples: Here's the Rally in DC You Should Be Attending
Sheila Samples: A Special Place in Hell / Real men don't talk Mideast peace - Haaretz Daily Newspaper | Israel News
Margaret Bassett: David Bacon "Illegal People"
Sheila Samples: E.J. Dionne Jr. - When unions mattered, prosperity was shared (1 comments)
Ned Lud: Ponerology 101: Psychopathy at Nuremburg (1 comments)
Sheila Samples: Fareed Zakaria: Why America Overreacted to 9/11 (3 comments)
Sheila Samples: Paul Krugman: 1938 in 2010 (4 comments)
Sunday, September 5:
Sheila Samples: Chris Wallace: Obama's "Heart Isn't Really Into Winning The War On Terror" (1 comments)
Sheila Samples: The threat from "radical Islam': Fact and fiction
Sheila Samples: Labor Day Irony: The People Who Want to Cut Social Security All Have Great Retirement Plans (1 comments)
Sheila Samples: Dear Mr. Milbank
Peter Dearman: Did Scott Brown really win in Massachusetts? (3 comments)
Rob Kall: Taylor Branch: Why Glenn Beck is in sync with the ideals of Martin Luther King (1 comments)
Sheila Samples: Frank Rich: Freedom's Just Another Word
Saturday, September 4:
Sheila Samples: Robert Fisk: Blair should take responsibility for Iraq. But he won't. He can't (1 comments)
Sheila Samples: Why Americans Elect Awful Presidents (2 comments)
Sheila Samples: We're Being Conned on Social Security -- How We Could Easily Raise Benefits or Allow People to Retire Earlier
Sheila Samples: Gail Collins: The Ungreat Debate in Arizona (2 comments)
Friday, September 3:
Sheila Samples: On Labor Day, Work to Save the Middle Class
Sheila Samples: Steven Pearlstein - Put the millionaires' tax money to good use
Sheila Samples: Eugene Robinson - The spoiled-brat American electorate
Sheila Samples: David Corn: Campaign 2010: Hill Dems Getting Steamed at Obama?
Sheila Samples: Mitch McConnell, John Boehner And The Republicans' Blood Oath Against America (1 comments)
Ned Lud: Welfare and Warrantless Searches
Josh Mitteldorf: Robt Reich: How to Cure our Labor Day Blues (1 comments)
Kevin Gosztola: Islam is Not the Problem. Try Hopelessness, Fundamentalism (2 comments)
Sheila Samples: Kevin Drum: One Dollar, One Vote?
Sheila Samples: Paul Krugman -- The Real Story (3 comments)
Eileen Fleming: America's Faltering Search for Peace in the Middle East: Openings for Others? (1 comments)
Thursday, September 2:
Kevin Gosztola: Put up or shut up (2 comments)
Sheila Samples: 7 Ways the Koch Bros. Benefit from Corporate Welfare
Sheila Samples: Gallup, Barna: A Tale of Two Polling Operations and Their Curious Midterm Numbers
Sheila Samples: Can Social Security save Democrats this fall?
Rev. Robert Vinciguerra: The Number One Religion in the U.S. May Be Egonovism, Not Christianity (1 comments)
Wednesday, September 1:
Linda Milazzo: Netanyahu's Nephew's Plan: Peace For Israelis and Palestinians? Not Without America's Tough Love (1 comments)
Nikk Katzman: Of Kings and Clowns - This Week's Editorial Cartoons (2 comments)
Sheila Samples: One of Obama's Social Security Slasher Wannabes Threatens Small Town with Nuclear Annihilation
Sheila Samples: Sarah Palin the Sound and the Fury
Sheila Samples: David Corn: The Hardest Job in Washington
Sheila Samples: Kathleen Parker - My name is Glenn Beck, and I need help
Daniel Geery: Bush Years: 8 in 8 Minutes
Diane V. McLoughlin: To Bob, on Empire; by Diane V. McLoughlin (2 comments)
Diane V. McLoughlin: Enthusiasm for Palestinian Prime Minister Isn't Shared by Palestinians; by Ali Abunimah