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November 2010

Tuesday, November 30:

Arianna Huffington: The WikiLeaks Cables: Small Revelations That May Cause a Big Idea to Take Hold

Tea Party Nation President Says It "Makes A Lot Of Sense' To Restrict Voting Only To Property Owners (12 comments)

Bush Speechwriter Marc Thiessen Suggests Invading U.S.-Allied Nations To Capture WikiLeaks Founder (1 comments)

Creepy Christian Patriarchy Movement Shackles Daughters to Their Fathers and Homes

Joe Scarborough tells GOP to man up and confront Sarah Palin

Senate Approves Food Safety Bill, S. 510: Will It Really Eliminate Farmers? (2 comments)

David Corn: WikiLeaks Fallout: Should Hillary Clinton Resign? (2 comments)

If the Airport is a Police State, What is the Ghetto? by Glen Ford

Mondragon: Reclaiming Regional Production Capacity by Judith D. Schwartz (3 comments)

Why TSA Molesters Are Striking a Nerve |

The Case for Worker Co-ops by Nancy Folbre

Monday, November 29:

WikiLeaks' Julian Assange Wants To Spill Your Corporate Secrets (5 comments)

Jeffrey Toobin: The ten-year anniversary of Bush v. Gore

Robert Kuttner: Backbone, Please (1 comments)

Sheila Dean: BrassCheckTV- Real Airport Security

Sheila Dean: SOLUTIONS: TSA should go to the dogs (1 comments)

Steelworkers-Mondragon Talk by Rob Witherell (1 comments)

Keeping Perspective on North Korea

Paul Krugman: The Spanish Prisoner

Sunday, November 28:

Nuclear dilemma: Israel vs. Iran

Presidential politics: GOP has sights set on White House, but who will run?

Will Durst: With the New TSA Procedures, Virgin Airlines Should be Renamed "Don't Taze My Junk, Bro!"

The Unemployed Held Hostage, Again

Haiti: We Must Kill the Bandits (Broadband pay-per-view & DVD available) Haiti Information Project

Peter Dale Scott: Continuity of Government: Is the State of Emergency Superseding our Constitution?

Frank Rich: Still the Best Congress Money Can Buy (1 comments)

Elizabeth Drew: In the Bitter New Washington

Saturday, November 27:

Millions Are on the Brink of Disaster, as Extended Unemployment Benefits Are in Doubt (1 comments)

Bob Herbert: Winning the Class War

Oceans of blood and profit for mongers of war by Robert Fisk

Anatomy of a journalistic smear job - Glenn Greenwald - (1 comments)

Libertarians Against the Regime (2 comments)

Friday, November 26:

How to Destroy a Nation in 15 Easy Steps

Roger Cohen: The Real Threat to America

Paul Krugman: Eating the Irish (2 comments)

Thursday, November 25:

Tea partiers' views far from mainstream

Roger Ebert on TSA: Where I draw the line

Gareth Porter: Why Gen. Petraeus was Snookered by the "Taliban" Imposter


Alan Simpson: 'Greediest Generation' Won't Leave Me Alone Over Debt Commission Report

Hammered: What Punishment Will Tom DeLay Get?

8 Things Progressives Can Be Thankful For

Martial Law vs. 'Let Us Separate' by Scott Lazarowitz

NATO, World Gendarme, by Fidel Castro (1 comments)

Jimmy Carter: North Korea's consistent message to the U.S. (1 comments)

Wednesday, November 24:

A Different Legal System for the Rich: Imagine Getting Off Easy for Hit-and-Run Because You Run a Hedge Fund

Opt Out Day at Airports Will Make Airport Travel More Hectic and Slow?

Maureen Dowd: The Great Game Imposter

Tim Shorrock: Obama's Only Choice on North Korea

Katrina vanden Heuvel - The GOP: Gobbling up our blessings

Valerie Plame Wilson: Arms Treaty Must Not Be Derailed

John Nichols: Chalmers Johnson and the Patriotic Struggle Against Empire (1 comments)

Robert L. Borosage: America's Confidence Deficit

Dan Froomkin: Turkey Spared -- But Obama's Compassion For Humans Comes Up Short

All But Ignoring the Fed's Call for More Stimulus

Mark Morford: Hi. I am now going to touch your junk (1 comments)

Peace, Love and Puritanism, by David D. Hall

An American Thanksgiving, Skewered and Roasted, by Adam Goodheart

Congressional request for Pollard pardon just another example of putting Israel's interests first

Joseph R. Biden Jr.: The Case for Ratifying New Start

Tuesday, November 23:

Bob Herbert: A Gift From Long Ago (3 comments)

David Corn: The Real Airport Security Debate: Would You Rather Be Groped or Zapped?

Richard Cohen - Attack on Michelle Obama shows Palin's ignorance of history

Why We Shouldn't Cut Food Stamps to Pay for School Lunch

The Economic Case for Unemployment Insurance and the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program

The Fear of Sicko: CIGNA Whistleblower Wendell Potter Apologizes to Michael Moore for PR Smear Campaign (1 comments)

How Fears of Bin Laden Can Lead to Authoritarian Parenting (2 comments)

Clearing Up the Truth on Glenn Beck's Nazi Obsession and Repulsive Anti-Semitism by Simon Greer

Nail Down the Goal Posts to Israel-Palestine Peace

Monday, November 22:

London Mayor: Bush Considered War Criminal in London (2 comments)

Matt Taibbi on Deluded Tea Partiers, Ayn Rand and How the U.S. Is Like the Soviet Union

Fair and Balanced Questions: What is truly going on in America, "voter fraud" by individual Democratic voters ...or syst

Dan Froomkin: The Two Most Essential, Abhorrent, Intolerable Lies Of George W. Bush's Memoir

Dick Lugar vs. the GOP (1 comments)

What the Secret Donors Want

David Suzuki Foundation: Senate vote to kill Climate Act disrespects Canadians and democracy (2 comments)

Sarah Palin's New Book: A New Culture War (2 comments)

Psycho-Babbling Obama | Black Agenda Report (2 comments)

Paul Krugman: There Will Be Blood (1 comments)

Sunday, November 21:

VP Joseph Biden: What We Must Do for Iraq Now

None Dare Call it Sabotage

Maureen Dowd: Nuking the White House

Robert Fisk: An American bribe that stinks of appeasement

What If NATO Is Defeated In Afghanistan?

Huckabee Calls For Lawmakers To Ignore Court Rulings They Disagree With

"End Military Aid to Israel" message reaches thousands of Chicago commuters

Political Malpractice in the First Degree

Pentagon Blows up Thousands of Homes in Afghanistan

Drones Kill Civilians & Democracy

How could Obama have agreed to all these 'understandings' with Netanyahu? (4 comments)

Evidence for Informed Trading on the Attacks of September 11

Frank Rich: Could She Reach the Top in 2012? You Betcha

Saturday, November 20:

Helen Thomas made me do it

Long Live the Web

The Tea Party Targets... Sustainable Development?

R.H. Smith: Richard H. Smith, Could a California Budget Fix Threaten National Security?


R U Lovin' Sarah's Alaska?

Sarah Palin to Air Security Agents: 'Profile Away' (1 comments)

Berkeley Students Want Police Off Campus | Cop Block

Whose Tea Party? by Butler Shaffer

Top Ten Reasons Why Black Leaders Are Ignoring President Obama's Good Cop Bad Cop Attack on Social Security (1 comments)

Diana Johnstone: NATO's True Role in US Grand Strategy

The Mayor Of London On George W. Bush, War Criminal - The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan (2 comments)

Friday, November 19:

Tawdry Scandal Distracting AIPAC from its Usual Task of Standing in the Way of Peace (3 comments)

Tea Party Roots: A New grassroots movement or old politics reincarnated? Jennifer G.

Covering the Unemployment Benefits Extension Vote

Dan Froomkin: Alan Simpson, Fiscal Commission Co-Chairman, Eager For A Fight

Another 1995-style government shutdown?

Deficit Commission Co-Chair Erskine Bowles Falsely Claims Social Security "Runs Out Of Money In 2037"

Eugene Robinson - Obama's opportunity to be the decider

David Corn: Bush's Biggest WMD Lie? (2 comments)

US House fails to extend jobless benefits

Paul Krugman: Axis of Depression

Thursday, November 18:

Eric Cantor and the Provoking of American Anti-semitism

Exclusive Report: Evidence of Iran Nuclear Weapons Program May Be Fraudulent

Jim Wallis: Three Steps Toward a Balanced Budget

Olbermann v. Koppel, Alterman v. Hitchens

The Party of National Security? (1 comments)

David Ignatius - Why is Congress protecting a tax code that benefits the rich? (1 comments)

E.J. Dionne Jr. - Is the Tea Party out to banish Bush-style conservatism? (1 comments)


Conservatives Delighted as House Democrats Re-Elect Nancy Pelosi as Their Leader

Nicholas D. Kristof: A Hedge Fund Republic?

Senate GOP Blocks Vote On Paycheck Fairness Act - Law360

Israeli government documents show deliberate policy to keep Gazans at near-starvation levels

Wednesday, November 17:

George Soros Tells Progressive Donors Obama Might Not Be The Best Investment (1 comments)

The Post-Midterms Game Plan for Progressives

Obama's No-Win Afghan Quandary

Thomas Friedman: Too Good to Check

Robert Draper: Inside Sarah Palin's Inner Circle

Dana Milbank - Chuck Schumer helps the Democrats get political

The Right Word: the George Soros obsession

Paul Thomas: The Corporate Takeover of American Schools

Open Letter to Israel from International League For Human Rights RE: FREE Vanunu Now

Sheila Dean: Beat The Chip: ACTION ALERT: Call Senate about TSA practices (1 comments)

Immigration Hardball -

Ruling on Behalf of Wall Street's "Super Rich": The Financial End Time has Arrived (1 comments)

Michael Bloomberg & Joe Scarborough: The Independent Odd Couple

Tuesday, November 16:

This Congress won't give Obama a free pass on Israel

David Corn: Bush Photoshops Rove Out of Plame Scandal

Obama without Tears by William Greider (1 comments)

Christopher Hitchens: Why America will come to regret the craven deal Obama is offering Netanyahu

$3 billion in fighter jets to Israel: reward or bribe?

The Hidden History of the Financial Crisis

Ethics in the New House -

A Culture of Carelessness -

Monday, November 15:

Did Bibi Win the U.S. Midterms?

Helen Thomas on Her Resignation and the Middle East (1 comments)

TSA Violates Civil Liberties, Poses Health Risks to Passengers With Body Scanners

Matt Taibbi: the Tea Party Moron Complex

Scalia Jumps On The Anti-Seventeenth Amendment Bandwagon

Growing backlash against TSA body scanners, pat-downs -

TSA brings virtual strip searches to an airport near you -

Will Apple Kill The MP3 Tomorrow? (2 comments)

Incompatible Interests: The Truth Blurs for Bush and Schröder

Peter Orszag: Safer Social Security

Paul Krugman: The World as Obama Finds It

Sunday, November 14:

Elections Put Pro-Israel Neo-Cons Back on Top

Budget Puzzle: You Fix the Budget - Interactive Feature - (2 comments)

Justice Department Prepares for Expansion of Law Prohibiting "Material Support" for Terrorism

P. L. Thomas: The Teaching Profession as a Service Industry

The Great Cyberheist -

The Mythical United States of America: Rushing into Backwardness

Who Will Stand Up to the Superrich? -

Pepe Escobar: Word up, G-20?

Frank Rich: Who Will Stand Up to the Superrich? (1 comments)

The Week in Editorial Cartoons - Misremembering George W. Bush (Jeckyllnhyde at The Daily Kos)

Saturday, November 13:


Getting Beyond "Left' and "Right' by Justin Raimondo -- (2 comments)

Bradley Manning Support Activist Raided by FBI Blog

Eric Cantor's Pledge of Allegiance (4 comments)

UN Torture Rapporteur: "Couldn't Be More Clear' That Waterboarding Is Torture, "Immoral and Illegal'

Paul Krugman: The Hijacked Commission (1 comments)

Election outcome a script for Scary movie 2010

Friday, November 12:

Ezra Klein - How Joe Lieberman helped the Democrats lose the election

Juan Cole: ACLU calls on Att'y General to investigate Bush for Torturing

Eugene Robinson - Where's the Democrats' fighting spirit?

Netanyahu exploited his U.S. trip to embarrass Obama (3 comments)

George Bush Book 'Decision Points' Lifted Passages From Advisers' Books (3 comments)

The Age of Cheap Oil is Over, by Dr. Nafeez Mosaddeq Ahmed

Dan Froomkin: Bush's Waterboarding Admission Prompts Calls For Criminal Probe

Joe Conason: Republicans Repeal Health Care at Their Peril

Juan Cole: Meeting American Decline Face to Face

Netanyahu tests Obama, again (3 comments)

Paul Krugman: The Hijacked Commission (2 comments)

Thursday, November 11:

Dissatisfaction with Pelosi mounting (1 comments)

Jim Wallis: It Takes a Movement: The Next Steps

Tommy Douglas-Mouseland Speech

Exposing the Dirty Truth That Bush's New Memoir Tries to Cover Up

Dan Froomkin: Ten Flash Points In The Fiscal Commission Chairmen's Proposal

John Kaminski: Worldwide effort (to see how the beast is killing us)

The International Libertarian: "They're Democrats here!" (1 comments)

John Boehners GobGop Plan to Sell Out the Tea Party in 2013. It Will Begin in January 2011.

Republican Plan for Climate Change: "God Will Save Us" (1 comments)

Global Reporting: Did we need Wikileaks to condemn the Iraq war?

Countries See Hazards in Free Flow of Capital -

Pepe Escobar: All Hail the Decider-in-Chief

Wednesday, November 10:

Justice Stevens on "Invidious Prejudice' -

Why Rush to Cut Nukes? -

Dan Froomkin: Cheney Lurks Just Beneath Bush's Words

Mark Morford: Dear Tea Party: You will now get yours

As the Country Falls Apart, It's Time for Our Revolution - Ted Rall

Dana Milbank - Bill O'Reilly's threats

Brian Van Slyke: My meeting with Henry Waxman

Stephen M. Walt: Delusion Points

What is Waterboarding? It's a War Crime, Former President Bush

Tuesday, November 9:

No more rage against the machine

Dan Froomkin: To Questions He Can't Answer, Bush Has A New Response: Buy My Book

Alex Kane: No Coincidence New Settlements were Announced While Netanyahu Visits US

Alessandra Stanley: A New Bush, a Lot Like the Old One

Bob Herbert: The Impossible Dream

Richard Cohen - Boehner's health delusion

Justice Dept.: No charges in CIA tape case

Hate Speech Laws to Shield Israel from Accountability? (3 comments)

A President's Memoirs: Ex-Chancellor Schröder Says Bush 'Is Not Telling the Truth' (8 comments)

GOP Agenda to Include Commitment to Defeating Obama in 2012

Monday, November 8:

E.J. Dionne, Jr.: Why Pelosi Wants to Stay

David Corn: George W. Bush: Still Not Telling the Truth About Iraq and WMDs (1 comments)

Dan Froomkin: What In The World Is Going On Inside Bank Of America?

Paul Krugman: The Fed - Doing It Again

Health care law adds a new twist to insurance costs

Sunday, November 7:

Top Ten Shady Campaign Contributions of 2010 - Billy Wharton

Israeli State Violence and the Value of Palestinian Life

Throwing the Bums Out for 140 Years -

Gideon Levy: Dear American Jews, if you love Israel - criticize it

Cantor Refuses To Take Government Shutdown Or Default On U.S. Debt Off The Table

Is the Religious Right Taking Over the Tea Party? (2 comments)

Maureen Dowd: "Blindsided' - A President's Story (1 comments)

Frank Rich: Barack Obama, Phone Home

Saturday, November 6:

Matt Taibbi: Olbermann Suspension Is Lunacy

Barack Obama: Exporting Our Way to Stability

Bob Herbert: Tone-Deaf in D.C.

Johann Hari: America is now officially for sale

The Great American Cleaving -

Maher's Brilliant Takedown of the Rally for Sanity

Behold the Four Horsemen of the Looming Food Apocalypse (Opinion) by Paul Fassa

Medicare and the Republicans -

How to Create Real Jobs: Tax Cuts for the Rich

After Valerie Plame: Obama Makes "Fair Game" of Today's Whistleblowers

Tom Degan: Was This a Great Country or What?

A brief analysis of the 2010 election and a proposal for Washington State Liberals

Campaign Money to Burn -

Going Gaga by Jeffrey H. Toney on The Huffington Post

Friday, November 5:

David Corn: Can Obama Go Back to Bold?

Germany Blasts Bernanke: Results of Fed Stimulus Could Be 'Horrendous'

Dan Froomkin: Job-Creation Idea No. 14: A Tax Cut Even Democrats Love

E.J. Dionne Jr. - And now for the next battle

Eugene Robinson - Nancy Pelosi, undone by her own success

Pelosi Canvassing Dem Caucus For Support (1 comments)

Lisa Pease: Why JFK Would Disdain Yemen Raid

Gareth Porter: Petraeus Winked at Iraq War Abuses (1 comments)

Obama Heads for India With His Main Focus on Trying to Repair U.S. Economy

Paul Krugman: The Focus Hocus-Pocus

Thursday, November 4:

The Case for Obama | Rolling Stone Politics

Republicans to use midterm elections success to go after Barack Obama (1 comments)

Steve Benen: White House May Capitulate on Tax Cuts, GOP Still Won't Compromise

Campaign Cash: Tea Party Vows to Block Campaign Finance Reform

Welcome to the decade of smart, by IBM

The World Looks at Obama After the U.S. Midterm Election | STRATFOR

ED Schultz to Obama Stop Compromising

Do Believe the Hype -

P. L. Thomas: Our Debate Culture--Someone Wins, but Never the Truth

Wednesday, November 3:

Democratic Base to Party Leaders: Take That You Smug Bastards, by Dave Lindorff (1 comments)

E.J. Dionne Jr. -- The next one matters more

The Post-Election Game Plan: Cut Social Security, Soak the Middle-Class, and Keep Taxes Low For the Rich

Letter to a whiny young Democrat

David Corn: And 2010's Biggest Winner Is

Tuesday, November 2:

Gerald Celente: Break the Chains !!!

The Comeback of the Republicans and the Rise of the Tea Party -- The Result of the Democrats' Failure

THE ROVING EYE: A New Model for the Americas: Democratic Brazil, not Plutocratic US (1 comments)

Think Election Spending Is Excessive? Just Wait Until '12

ProPublica: What Elections Could Do For the Foreclosure Crisis, FinReg, and Other Issues We're Watching (1 comments)

Eugene Robinson - What's behind the Tea Party's ire?

Thank you Supreme Court for all the sleazy attack ads (1 comments)

NYT Editorial: Vote (16 comments)

Dan Froomkin: Election Day 2010 Voting Problems Expected; Call Centers Are Open

Richard Cohen: The Palin genie

Dana Milbank: Election forecasts cloudy with a chance of being dead wrong

Matthew Rothschild: "Why Jon Stewart's Speech Left Me Cold" (2 comments)

Opinion: Cast Your Ballot Against Electronic Voting

Monday, November 1:

Revival of Volatility Signals Historic Era in U.S. Politics

Sarah Palin: Thin-skinned, smartly strategic (or both)?

A Superpower in Decline: Is the American Dream Over?

David Corn: The Lesson of 2010: Politics Is a Long War

The coming clash between Obama and the GOP

Sorry State of Gun Control -

Mugged by the Debt Moralizers -

The International Libertarian: Supporting The Troops Or Supporting Israel?

Pro Libertate: FBI: Bureau of Frame-Ups, Bullying, and Intimidation

Files show al-Qaeda's grip on Iraq

Paul Krugman: Mugged by the Debt Moralizers (1 comments)


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