Archives for General News

January 2011

Monday, January 31:

Mark Adams JD/MBA: Attorneys Attack Rights of Citizen Journalists by Mark A. Adams JD/MBA (6 comments)

Egypt goes entirely offline (2 comments)

Federal Lawsuit Seeking Injunction to Stop USAFA's Unconstitutional National Prayer Luncheon

GOP Promises Global Financial Catastrophe If It Doesn't Get Its Way

Government Offers Talks With Protesters After Army Says It Will Not Fire

Dan Froomkin: A New Big Idea: Create Jobs And Reduce Poverty By Doubling The Charitable Deduction

We Won't Fly Billboard Campaign takes flight! (1 comments)

Email from Egypt: Democracy Requires Action

U.S. Democrats and pro-Israel lobbies slam Republican Senator's call to halt Israel aid (3 comments)

NOT a Politician; But a Candidate

Federal Judge Rules Health Law Violates Constitution

2012 Republican presidential candidates all have flaws

US sentences anti-war activists to jail

Israel urges world to curb criticism of Egypt's Mubarak - Haaretz (2 comments)

Clinton convenes mass meeting of US ambassadors

Protesters march outside Koch brothers' retreat

'The Pharaoh in the Führerbunker'

Julian Assange compares Wikileaks to US Founding Fathers (1 comments)

Losses at Kabul Bank, Afghanistan's Biggest, Could Be $900 Million (1 comments)

Egypt's New Government Announced On State TV (2 comments)

Former Bush-Administration Official Was Beaten to Death (1 comments)

New World Order & New Media Order: how social media changed our world, again

Failure to Doff Hat Lands Man in Jail (1 comments)

How the US Chamber of Commerce's Egyptian affiliate went to bat for the dictatorship

El Baradei on Obama's Words to Mubarak and US-Egypt Relations (2 comments)

Twenty-Five Arrested, Thousands Converge on Koch Brothers Billionaire's Caucus in the California Desert (1 comments)

Egypt: Mubarek Is Not Your Only Enemy (5 comments)

Israel Shaken as Turbulence Rocks an Ally (2 comments)

Sunday, January 30:

'Pakistan not to release US official' (1 comments)

Was Early Menopause Hormone More Pharma Spin? (2 comments)

ElBaradei: Cut US Mubarak support (2 comments)

Jane Mayer: Who Is Omar Suleiman?

Frances Fox Piven defies death threats after taunts by anchorman Glenn Beck

Greenpeace protests at Koch brothers' rally

Bill Keller: The Times's Dealings With Julian Assange

Mom Kills Her Teens with Readily Available Gun (2 comments)

Fix Gun Checks

Hacked Voting System Stored Accessible Password, Encryption Key (2 comments)

Tomgram: Robert Lipsyte, The Empire Bowl is Super!

Two Men Fought to Prevent Challenger Launch

Saturday, January 29:

The New Abortion Wars - A Highly Intrusive Federal Bill

Pressure builds on Mubarak

Obama Warns Mubarak on Violent Repression in Egypt (2 comments)

Israeli diplomats flee Egypt amid unrest

Egypt Protests: Historic Discussions at the White House - The Daily Beast (2 comments)

2008 "Voter Intimidation" by Black Panthers was Staged by Republican (1 comments)

Ayn Rand Railed Against Government Benefits, But Grabbed Social Security and Medicare When She Needed Them (9 comments)

The billionaires are coming: Obama's richest enemies to hold summit (1 comments)


Franklin P. Lamb: Hezbollah is the New Government of Lebanon. Now What? (3 comments)

Libertarian rights activist charged with jury tampering (2 comments)

Deadly Attack by Taliban in Kabul Sought to Kill Head of Blackwater (1 comments)

As unrest sweeps Egypt, president refuses to quit (2 comments)

Friday, January 28:

US secretly backed Egyptian protest leaders (1 comments)

Bachmann eyes cuts to veterans health benefits (2 comments)

With Twitter and Facebook Blocked in Egypt Protesters Turn to Proxies (by

Mubarak refuses to step down as Egyptian protests swirl

Growing Concern Over Genetically Engineered Salmon (2 comments)

Could 51 Votes Trigger the Real Constitutional Option?

Georgia Tech Dorm Room Raided in Connection with WikiLeaks Sympathizer Investigation (1 comments)

Furor at Washington U. nixes Bristol Palin appearance

GOP senator favors cutting US aid to Israel

Egypt protests: US speaks again, but no one seems to be listening -

California Lawmaker Receives Racist Death Threat Warning "Rush Limbaugh Will Kick Your Ch-nk Ass"

Israel Fears Regime Change in Egypt

'Enormous Forces Are Affecting the World'

Cables Show Delicate U.S. Dealings With Egypt's Leaders

Military Projects Reboot Building by Dan Nakaso

UN warns Egypt of rights violations

AIG Took Subordinated Pieces of CDOs It Insured

Slab City Journal: A Big Man in Alternative Journalism Now Living Off the Grid, by Ben Pleasants

Al Jazeera's Live Stream of Egypt Uprising

CFL's: "Green" Neurotoxin Lighting

ElBaradei's last stand (1 comments)

Egypt tense ahead of protests

Thursday, January 27:

The Palestine Papers: The US role as Israel's enabler (2 comments)

Fox News dismisses "left-wing' rabbis' Glenn Beck complaint

Koch Brothers Feel the Heat In DC, as Broad Coalition Readies Creative Action to Quarantine the Billionaires Gathering i

WikiLeaks probe: Army commanders were told not to send Manning to Iraq (1 comments)

Big reason for hope in Iraq: Oil, and lots of it (1 comments)

Stan McChrystal recounts US roadblocks to Taliban manhunt (1 comments)

Protests in Egypt - live updates

Israeli Soldiers were ordered to "cleanse" Gaza

USDA to Fully Deregulate Monsanto's Genetically Engineer Alfalfa ----Gene Contamination of Feed, Milk, Meat and Other Pr

Gush on Disclosures

White House picks Jay Carney as new press secretary

Why No Other Republican Would Sign On to Peter Wallison's FCIC "Report"

A Reservist in a New War, Against Foreclosure (1 comments)

US Supports Mubarak as Thousands Call For His Ouster (1 comments)

As Arabs protest, Obama administration offers assertive support (1 comments)

Gates says Pentagon faces spending "crisis," blames Congress for potential cuts

'The Era of Paralysis in Egypt Has Ended'

Palin Responds To Obama's State Of The Union Speech: 'A Lot Of WTF Moments' (VIDEO) (3 comments)

What Do Clarence Thomas and Martha Stewart Have in Common? (9 comments)

Egypt Youths Play New Role - Driving a Revolt

Egypt Intensifies Crackdown on Protesters

Tomgram: Andrew Bacevich, Pentagon, Inc.

The Drug Store in Your Tap Water (3 comments)

Juan Cole: What the Tunisian revolution and Wikileaks tell us about US support for corrupt dictatorships in the Muslim World

Utah Remains Most Tolerant State (1 comments)

'US military facing leadership failure'

Reports of "massacre' in Suez as protests in Egypt move into third day (1 comments)

Russia refutes anti-Iran nuclear claims

Wednesday, January 26:

House votes to end publicly financed presidential campaigns (1 comments)

Franklin P. Lamb: Fatal Detraction? The increasingly volatile pre-trial phase of the Lebanon tribunal

GOP lawmakers grill Pentagon officials on spending cuts

Egypt forbids Protests a Day after it was Shaken by Thousands of Demonstrators, 3 Killed

Democratic Talk Radio 2010 Heroes and Villains Awards (2 comments)

Loughner researched lethal injection before Tucson shooting, sources say

PA's foreknowledge of the Gaza war?

The Palestine Papers: The threat of a one-state solution

Giant BANANA Protest of Congressman Paul Ryan Repeal Vote Announced in Janesville, WI

UN Human Rights Inspector's Job in Jeopardy after Voicing Doubts about 9/11 (2 comments)

Tens of thousands march in Egypt against Mubarak regime

Will Federal and State Judges Be Exposed in Swiss Banking Scandal? (2 comments)

Sherwood Ross: *Manning's Torture Commonplace In U.S. Prisons (2 comments)

Director of Policy on Climate Will Leave, Her Goal Unmet

CBO: U.S. budget deficit to reach $1.5 trillion in 2011, highest ever

Financial Crisis Was Avoidable, Inquiry Concludes

A G.O.P. Response to Obama's Speech, Then a Tea Party One (1 comments)

Tuesday, January 25:

Tuesday's Palestine Papers: Vichy Palestinian Authority Conspired w/Israel to Kill Palestinians

State of the Union: Fact checking Obama's speech (1 comments)

Obama Says He Will Veto All Bills Including Earmarks (10 comments)

Tomgram: Juan Cole, American Policy on the Brink

Dan Froomkin: Congressman Accuses White House Of Putting Spin Above Science (1 comments)

Obama may get power to shut down Internet without court oversight (1 comments)

Six Justices to Attend State of the Union (1 comments)

KPFA CONGO NEWS: Expanded Question & Answer between KPFA's Ann Garrison & Africa Investigator Keith Harmon Snow, by Ann

Bush officials broke electioneering law, federal agency reports

NY Times considers creating an "EZ Pass lane for leakers'

'Leaked Documents May Toughen Palestinian Stance in Peace Talks'

'US rights offenses becoming UN concern'

Health Care State Waiver Bill Introduced (1 comments)

Illinois Supreme Court Orders Emanuel's Name Back on Ballot

Amy Fried, Ph.D.: Did Amy Holmes Accuse Hillary Clinton of Being a 9/11 Truther? (5 comments)

Will Clarence Thomas Get Away With a Federal Crime? (2 comments)

White House Energy 'Czar' to Exit in Staff Shake-Up

The Palestine Papers -- Israel's peacemakers unmasked (2 comments)

Bush and Rove Broke Law; Office of Special Counsel Concludes-- But OSC and DOJ Not Acting On Findings (22 comments)

Calls Begin For Prosecuting Wall Street Criminals: Was The Crisis Caused By Crime? (1 comments)

U.S. can't link Army private to Assange (1 comments)

Security worse in Afghanistan

Monday, January 24:

Press Release: Open Letter from Louisiana State Senator A.G. Crowe to President Obama on the Gulf Oil Disaster and Use of Dispersants

Dirty Little Secrets About Goldman's Collateral Calls on AIG

Olbermann's Ouster: 'In the Barracuda Tank...' (1 comments)

Warren nimble in building Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

Jared Loughner Pleads Not Guilty In Arizona Shooting

From Tunisia to Wikileaks to the Stuxnet worm, a cascade of cyberevents


George Allen makes it official

Misunderstanding Israeli motives

Doctors: Giffords improves after brain fluid buildup

Israel spurned Palestinian offer of 'biggest Yerushalayim in history'

Health-care law: Arizona tries new approach to get by federal Medicaid rules

Rahm Emanuel ruled ineligible for mayor's ballot by appeals court

MRFF's Response to the Air Force Academy Regarding "Lord's Army" Prayer Luncheon Speaker (7 comments)

Rahm Emanuel Removed From Chicago Mayoral Ballot By Court; includes Video of Emanuel Response (47 comments)

U.S. Point Man on Sanctions to Leave

Al Jazeera: Palestinians were willing to give in on key issues


Did Clarence Thomas Commit a Federal Crime by Hiding Wife's Income? (3 comments)

Israeli Banks, Other Businesses Finance Violent and Racist Orthodox Weekly Mag

Tomgram: Michael Klare, Resource Revolts

Legal Bills for Fannie and Freddie Abuses Cost Taxpayers $160 Million

Sunday, January 23:

How to Win Enemies and Alienate Friends: Thousands hold anti-US rally in Pakistan

The Palestine Papers: PA negotiators reject leaked report

Earth-Shaker Cable Leaks: the Palestine Papers (Updated) (4 comments)

Republican Leaders Holding Line On Debt Ceiling

WikiLeaks founder Assange slams Swiss banker arrest

What Might Be Lurking in WikiLeaks' "Thermonuclear Device"? (4 comments)

The Palestine Papers:The "napkin map" revealed

MSNBC Countdown: It's Okay To Compare Bush, Rove to Nazis (4 comments)

Introducing The Palestine Papers (2 comments)

Seymour Hersh unleashed: criticisms of Obama, neocons (5 comments)

Military Detains Bloggers Trying to Visit Bradley Manning at Quantico Brig

Israel inquiry finds Gaza aid flotilla raid 'was legal'

Domestic use of aerial drones by law enforcement likely to prompt privacy debate

Interest groups vie for a moment of Obama's time in State of the Union address (1 comments)

Statement from the Cuban Ministry of Foreign Affairs (2 comments)

Press Release: Top-level Negotiations Underway to Return Aristide to Haiti

Ex-Spy, Duane R. Clarridge, Runs His Own Private C.I.A.

Haiti leader urges Duvalier trial

Ron Paul, Ralph Nader agree on "progressive-libertarian alliance' (3 comments)

Saturday, January 22:

Colorado's New Secretary Of State Announces He's Also Keeping His Old Job. Conflict Much?

Nods in N.H. for Romney, and tea party activist

Former U.S. diplomats to Obama: Support UN draft condemning Israeli settlements

Bonuses for bankers, bankruptcy for public services (2 comments)

More Democrats Want to Cross the Aisle Than Republicans - Saturday, January 22, 2011 (1 comments)

US-led forces wipe Afghan town off map (4 comments)

'Iran open to talks, no preconditions set'

Congress to Investigate Pentagon Decision to Deny Coverage for Brain Injured Troops

JP Morgan Makes Big Bucks from Food Stamp Growth, Then Hires Workers in India with Our Tax Dollars

Supreme Court: Justice Clarence Thomas reportedly failed to report wife's income

Obama Sends Pro-Business Signal With Adviser Choice (1 comments)

Press Release: New Wikileaks Raise Shocking Question: Was Brazilian General in Charge of UN Forces in Haiti Assassinated? (4 comments)

USDA found to be poisoning bird populations, causing mass die-offs involving millions of birds (2 comments)

Rights group: Haiti probing Duvalier's alleged atrocities

Catfish Slaughter at Texas Facility Sparks Outrage and Turns Stomachs (1 comments)

Friday, January 21:

Olbermann leaving MSNBC (7 comments)

Keith Olbermann leaving MSNBC, ends 'Countdown' (1 comments)

Corporate contributions have surged for new Republican leaders in House

On Anniversary of Citizens United Ruling, DOJ Asked to Investigate Scalia and Thomas for Conflicts of Interest

Here's One for the Birthers: Is GE's Immelt Really an American? (3 comments)

Soldiers Forced to See Chaplain After Failing Spiritual Fitness Test (6 comments)

Vermont single-payer proposals a "major step in right direction': doctors' group

With health care 'repealed,' GOP turns to climate change

Sheila Dean: USCIS e-Verify still flags eligible employees, says GAO - FierceGovernmentIT

"Legalize Democracy!" Activists Rallying Nationwide

Lawyer for Bradley Manning, Army figure in WikiLeaks case, alleges prison mistreatment (1 comments)

Macy Gray Polls Facebook Followers to Decide Whether to Boycott Israel or Perform Her Concert

Striking Back at the US: Relatives of Pakistani Drone Victims to Sue CIA (3 comments)

Giffords leaves Tucson hospital for arduous rehabilitation at Houston facility

How UN Security Council Responded to Tension on Korean Peninsula

Breaking: FBI Interrogated Gulet Mohamed Without Counsel at DC Airport

Feinberg blasted in public meetings across Gulf Coast (1 comments)

Bachmann approaches Iowa with trail of misstatements

Va. teen detained in Kuwait returns to U.S.

Congresswoman Maxine Waters Opposes Plan to Control Haiti

Giffords taken outside for first time since shooting

Swiss banker jailed for supplying information to WikiLeaks

Bernie Sanders: "Social Security has nothing to do with the deficit' (2 comments)

VIDEO: Palestinian resistance groups on alert (1 comments)

Path Is Sought for States to Escape Debt Burdens

Thursday, January 20:

Delayed-Blog of Oral Arguments in Siegelman Case (1 comments)

Republican Study Group Issues Proposed Budget Cuts (1 comments)

Message To: Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley and all US Christians From: Jesus, Lennon, MLK, TP 1 and 2, and This Christian C

Obama: $45B deals show China's rise can help US (1 comments)

Administration Prepares to Lift Ban on New Guantánamo Cases

More than 120 busted in Northeast mafia crackdown

Will Siegelman Convictions Collapse Under A Shifting Legal Landscape?

Tomgram: Ira Chernus, Obama Trapped by Myth

The Return of Duvalier: Haiti's Denouement? (8 comments)

Wednesday, January 19:

China Runs an Ad for China When Its President Visits (2 comments)

House Votes to Repeal Obama Health Care Law

Dan Froomkin: Obama's Social Security Talk Is Turning Voters Off, Pollsters Say

E.U. Closes Emissions Trading System After Thefts

Gaping Security Flaw Exposed on Anti-tamper Devices

VIDEO: House Republicans Explain Why They Won't Give Up Their Own Government-Sponsored Health Care

When Generosity, Love, and Kindness are Public Policy, the Violence We Saw in Arizona will Dramatically Diminish (1 comments)

The rage Murdoch wrought

Debunking common myths about health-care reform (1 comments)

A plan for new U.S. jobs, from China

Bomb at MLK parade sophisticated

Siegelman Appeal Shines Spotlight on Obama's Dismal DOJ (5 comments)

Lance Tapley: The Worst of the Worst: Supermax Torture in America (1 comments)

'I wake up screaming': A Gitmo nightmare (1 comments)

The Obama Administration: January 1-16, 2011

Sanders Statement on Comcast Takeover of NBC

Obama Orders "Government-Wide Review' of Regulations

Tucson Shooting Caught on Video

Citizens Urge Congressman to Vote No on Health Care Repeal Bill (3 comments) New Independent Progressive Group

Jobless Rate Points to Lost Power in Work Force

U.S. Shifts Focus to Press China for Access to Markets

New Blow to Israel: Medvedev: As we did in 1988, Russia still recognizes an independent Palestine (3 comments)

Tuesday, January 18:

Press Release: Breaking News Reports Trickling In: Duvalier HAS been Charged by Haitian Authorities.

Oral Arguments Set for Wednesday in Siegelman Case

Obama may cut Social Security, Sen. Sanders says (1 comments)

BREAKING: Sargent Shriver dead at 95

Seymour Hersh unleashed (3 comments)

Dan Froomkin: Hu Visit A Reminder Of One Way China Leaves U.S. In The Dust

Lieberman Will Not Run For Re-Election

The American Oligarchy, Civil Rights and the Murder of Martin Luther King The "Foundations' of Social Control by Andrew (3 comments)

Life Tenure for Federal Judges Raises Issues of Senility, Dementia (4 comments)

FCC approves Comcast and NBC joint venture

ElBaradei: West hyping Iran concerns

House panel wants Homeland Security documents

Arizona shootings: Arizona GOP officials step down in wake of shootings

Breaking: "Baby Doc" Duvalier in Custody. Preval's Distraction? (1 comments)

With House set to debate healthcare, government finds up to half of Americans under 65 have preexisting conditions

Tomgram: Engelhardt, Alien Visitations

New Year's Resolutions for the Pharmaceutical Industry (1 comments)

UN slams Israel over illegal settlements

Monday, January 17:

Former Swiss Banker to Handover Tax Evasion Details to Wikileaks (1 comments)

Barak quits Israel's Labour party

Gaza children 'at risk' near border

After Promising To "Repeal And Replace' Obama's Health Law, Republicans Have No Replacement

3rd Biggest Solar Panel Maker in the Country Closes US Operations, Hightails it to China (9 comments)

Swiss Banker Gave WikiLeaks Information Revealing Crimes by World's Most Powerful People, as Attacks on Assange and the

Cheney Considering Heart Transplant (6 comments)

Is Baby Doc Duvalier's Return To Haiti a Distraction or Scare Tactic? (3 comments)

Ranking the Most Tolerant and Least Tolerant States (3 comments)

Reince Priebus's tea party tightrope

Gabrielle Giffords' Husband Mark Kelly Talks About His Wife's Recovery and Loughner's Parents

King's Gamble

Newspaper Kisses Up to Outgoing GOP Governor One Last Time

Congress Members, After Tucson, Work for More Civility

Israel's Shadowy War on Iran: Mossad Zeros in on Tehran's Nuclear Program

My Upcoming Appeal Hearing on January 19th (4 comments)

AnnabelleRC: Selling on Ebay versus selling on Amazon (2 comments)

Has anyone noticed that the Tunisian Jasmine Revolution Has Not Broadcast a Victory Speech? (2 comments)

Giffords' Husband Delivers a Message - "She's a Fighter'

Sunday, January 16:

Tunisia: German, Swedish and French Mercenaries Arrested in Gun Battles

'Stop loss' bonuses go unpaid to 35,000 soldiers

SHOCKER: Jean Claude "Baby Doc" Duvalier Allowed Back into Haiti While Aristide Still in Exile

Tomgram: Stephan Salisbury, The Right Wing of Killing

Houston permit rule stops couple's effort to feed homeless (1 comments)

Liberals warn of Democratic schism if Obama backs Social Security cut (8 comments)

Thank You For Arming Nutters, NRA (2 comments)

Sherwood Ross: AARP's "The Magazine" Plays Softball In The Bush League (1 comments)

Chinese President Hu looks for 'common ground' with U.S. (1 comments)

Was Arizona shooter driven mad by Mexican hallucinogen Salvia ? (8 comments)

Israel tested Stuxnet virus at its Dimona plant (1 comments)

How Facebook Helped Fell the 23-Year-Old-Tunisian Dictatorship and Fuel the Jasmine Revolution (6 comments)

Franklin P. Lamb: What now for Lebanon? (1 comments)

Stuxnet Worm Used Against Iran Was Tested in Israel (1 comments)

Iraqi soldier shoots dead US troops (1 comments)

Saturday, January 15:

20 NATO oil tankers on fire in Pakistan (1 comments)

Tucson victim detained at taping of TV special (1 comments)

2 ex-Landsbanki Executives Arrested in Iceland

Twitter Is Hero as Feds Attempt to Trample WikiLeaks' Free Speech

What Does Wikileaks have on Bank of America? (1 comments)

Boehner declines state dinner invite (1 comments)

U.S. cancels plan to build virtual fence along border

Ronald Reagan's son says Alzheimer's may have started in '80s (2 comments)

"Distrust lingers on both sides," Clinton says of U.S.-China relations

Trouble lurking ahead for Obama's education focus

It's Rahm Emanuel's mayoral race in Chicago, but Obama's record is the ammunition

Jockeying begins over forming new Lebanon govt

Limbaugh "Straight Shooter' Bullet Ad Removed

What Background Check?

Loughner video with 'genocide' and 'torture' ramblings is released - hear his voice, his insane chuckle (2 comments)

Call for Fox News to drop Glenn Beck (2 comments)

Friday, January 14:

The Civility Project Crashes and Burns (7 comments)

Palin to deliver address at gun convention

Congress quietly prepares to renew Patriot Act

G.O.P. Selects Reince Priebus as Chairman After Michael Steele Abandons Bid

How An FCIC Commissioner Fabricated a 25-Million Mortgage "Meltdown" (2 comments)

This Revolution Has Not Been Televised -- " Not Yet (2 comments)

Health Care Repeal Vote Scheduled by House Republicans

Anti-Choice Pharmacist Refused Drugs to Bleeding Woman (2 comments)

Sen. Rand Paul Holds Debt Ceiling Hostage To 44 Percent Cuts In Every Government Program

RNC finances suffer from loss of major donors

Coalition of groups rallies outside White House for closure of Guantanamo Bay

Occupiers who became victims of their Military Occupation Broke the Silence

PressTV - Afghan girl raped, killed by US troops

Million Plus Remain Homeless and Displaced in Haiti: One Year After Quake (1 comments)

Gulf Residents to Oil Industry and Government: Our Health is Not a Tradeoff (6 comments)

Many Children Of Alcoholics Become Addicted To Sex

Hearing citizens' impassioned pleas, oil spill commissioner pledges to address health issues (1 comments)

Mark John Maguire: A Case of "running amok' in Tucson Arizona (1 comments)

Americans Favor Semi-Automatic Weapons Ban, Wary Of 'Gun Control' (1 comments)

The Search for BP's Oil

State of the World 2011 Launches in NYC Today (1 comments)

2010 sets US home foreclosure record

Thursday, January 13:

Project PARTY uses tax dollars to study group sex parties by Michael Richardson

US presence in Pakistan exposed

Clinton Assails Arab Leaders, Urging Reform

Billy Graham's son Franklin steps up to defend Sarah Palin

Three Fired for Accessing Records of Tucson Shooting Victims

Tomgram: Ann Jones, Can Women Make Peace?

Police turn to drones for domestic surveillance (1 comments)

Iran should not be threatened: Russia

Hate and Violence Are Encoded in the DNA of the American Right

The GOP's Ongoing War to Re-Brand Poor People as "Lazy," "Freeloading"

U.S. keeps funneling money to troubled Afghan projects


Dan Froomkin: Donald Rumsfeld Torture Lawsuit Fizzles, Again

L. Randall Wray L. Randall Wray: Huffington Post: Nightmare on Wall Street

Giffords reaches 'major milestone' in recovery

Do Obama and Voters Have Blood on Their Hands in the Giffords Shooting? (4 comments)

Foreign reporters threaten boycott of gov't events after strip-naked search

U.S. forced to import bullets from Israel as troops use 250,000 for every rebel killed

Wednesday, January 12:

Healing Words; Text Of President Barack Obama's Speech In Tucson Arizona (4 comments)

Julian Assange claims to have Rupert Murdoch 'insurance files'

Palin accuses media of 'blood libel' in Giffords shooting aftermath (2 comments)

Partner at Firm Counseling Assange's Accusers Helped the CIA In Rendition for Torture (1 comments)

Dan Froomkin: Norquist Decries Lack Of Conservative Debate On Afghanistan

In N.C., a new battle on school integration

Privacy Law Is Outrun by Speed of Web's Progress by Helft & Miller

Lawyer for Assange Accusers Has Apparent Ties to CIA and Torture

Stop FDA from voting to make mental illness treatment more difficult (3 comments)

Odyseus_97: Exclusive: Loughner Friend Explains Alleged Gunman's Grudge Against Giffords-- By Nick Baumann

Resounding Legal Victory Appears to Finally Resolve 7-Year Whistleblower Case

Despite Scandals and Troop Deaths, Seroquel Now Marketed for Depression

Israel blacklists 163 foreign charities suspected of supporting terrorism

Exclusive Interview With Giffords' Rabbi Debunks Rumors (8 comments)

Tuesday, January 11:

New threat note found in Tucson shooting (1 comments)

Israel ship prompts high alert in Lebanon

Joe Biden: U.S. Could Stay In Afghanistan Beyond 2014

Netanyahu: Only 'credible' military threat led by U.S. can stop nuclear Iran (2 comments)

Appropriators sound support for Israel missile defense

EU envoys in 'East Jerusalem call' (4 comments)

Loughner Jewish? Member Same Synagogue as Giffords? (10 comments)

Press Release: CEPR Examines OAS Report on Haiti's Election, Finds It "Inconclusive, Statistically Flawed, and Indefensible"

Jared Loughner's family issues statement: 'We wish we could change the heinous events'

Adm. Mike Mullen observes disconnect between U.S. military and broader public

US government pursues bogus criminal prosecution of WikiLeaks and Julian Assange

Assange: We're stepping up release of leaked docs

Gates Calls for North Korean Testing Moratorium

WikiLeaks: Julian Assange 'faces execution or Guantánamo detention' (2 comments)

Rep. Harper: "We Hunt Liberal, Tree-Hugging Democrats" | Political Correction

Jared Loughner, Mental Illness and How Budget Cuts Have Slashed Behavioral Health Services in Arizona

A Recent History of Hate in Arizona

Is the Obama Administration Helping Turn America Into a Police State? (7 comments)

Jared Loughner, Gabrielle Giffords, Mental Illness, and the Unabomber (3 comments)

Tomgram: William Hartung, Lockheed Martin's Shadow Government (2 comments)

OCHA: 2.2 Million Haitian Children at Risk for Cholera (3 comments)

Pima County Sherrif Dupnik Links Rush Limbaughs' Words To Arizona Shooting Tragedy (54 comments)

G H Eliason: On kneejerk reactions to Tragedy (1 comments)


Gun Rights Solution to Politician Shootings (2 comments)

FBI Makes Arrest After Threat to Colorado Sen. Michael Bennet's Office

Monday, January 10:

WBAI AfrobeatRadio on the Sudan Referendum by Ann Garrison

Media Matters Calls On Murdoch To Rein In Beck, Palin

Exclusive: America has "reached the point of no return,' Reagan budget director warns (1 comments)

Loughner Friend Explains Alleged Gunman's Grudge Against Giffords

Arnold Fields, watchdog over Afghan reconstruction, resigns amid congressional pressure

Suspect bought ammo hours before shootings

In WikiLeaks fight, U.S. journalists take a pass

Republican Tom DeLay Sentenced to Three Years in Prison, BBC

Judge sentences Tom DeLay to 3 years in prison

*Whistleblower Says: Obama's DoJ Declares War on Whistleblowers (6 comments)

DeLay Sentenced to 3 Years in Prison

Wyoming Bills Target National Health Care Law (1 comments)

Jennifer Haberkorn: Health debate delayed, toned down

Gabrielle Giffords Shooting Reveals Cluelessness Among American Elites (3 comments)

Sheriff: 'He specifically targeted the congresswoman'

Biden makes unannounced visit to Afghanistan

Anti-Semitic graffiti in Arizona predates shooting / Rucho Shel Mashiach

John Smith: Italian court increases sentences for 23 CIA agents

Tomgram: Nick Turse, The Pentagon's Planet of Bases

Federal Charges in Giffords Shooting Cite Assassination Plan

AZ shooter may be tied to anti-Semitic hate group

Sunday, January 9:

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Insurrectionism Timeline - Coalition to Stop Gun Violence

Tea Party Group Blames 'Leftist' for Giffords Shooting

Jared Loughner's behavior recorded by college classmate in e-mails

Think Tank Report: Haiti's Election "Fatally Flawed"

Westboro Baptist Church To Picket Funerals Of Arizona Shooting Victims

U.S. Will Counter Chinese Arms Buildup (1 comments)

Chile Recognizes Palestinian State (3 comments)

Fight Back! A French Resistance hero calls upon "the people" to defend our democratic rights and social values (7 comments)

Bloodshed Puts New Focus on Vitriol in Politics

Saturday, January 8:

Man linked to Giffords shooting rampage called 'very disturbed'

Sign Petition to Indict Sarah Palin (24 comments)

Who Is Jared Lee Loughner (95 comments)

Al-Sadr calls on Iraqis 'to resist' Occupiers

WikiLeaks demands Google and Facebook unseal US subpoenas

Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords Shot in Tucson

Dem AZ Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords Wounded, Shot In Head, Federal Judge Killed (408 comments)

Who is Paying Right-Wing Trolls to Dumb Down Online Conversations? (7 comments)

Friday, January 7:

Port-au-Prince Still Buried Under the Rubble of Competing NGOs (2 comments)

US orders Twitter to divulge personal info on Icelandic MP (1 comments)

Dan Froomkin: Obama Objects To Gitmo Limits, But Doesn't Claim Right To Defy Them

Republicans attempt to stifle action on climate change (2 comments)

Bringing the 'Bush Six' to justice

Mystery of mass animal death epidemic deepens after 8,000 turtle doves fall dead in Italy with strange blue stain on the (1 comments)

Rudy Giuliani gearing up for DC run

Martin Seligman's Response to Truthout's Jason Leopold's Report on Army "Spiritual Fitness" Test (2 comments)

CBO says health care repeal would deepen deficit (1 comments)

After wrangling, Constitution is read on House floor, minus passages on slavery

Army's "Spiritual Fitness" Test Comes Under Fire (8 comments)

Obamacare Goes Under the Knife

Aftershocks: Welcome to Haiti's Reconstruction Hell

Obama's new chief of staff opposed health reform and consumer protection agency (9 comments)

In Time For Christmas: Another HRB Arrives in Port-Au-Prince from Cuba (10 comments)

CRY OUT! Bestseller by 93-y-o veteran of Nazi Resistance

Thursday, January 6:

The Beast Slouches On - American Youth Arrested, Tortured in Kuwait while Washington Looks the Other Way

Ann Coulter vs. Sarah Palin

Egypt Muslims to act as "human shields" at Next Coptic Christmas Eve mass

Vaccine-Autism Doctor Accused of 'Deliberate Fraud' (1 comments)

Two House Republicans Missed Swearing In While At A Fundraiser In The Capitol, Violating Constitution On Day It Was Read

WikiLeaks: Israel charged bribes for Gaza access

Census: Number of poor may be millions higher

Odyseus_97: National Emergency Employment Defense Act of 2010 H.R. 6550 (1 comments)

Rep. Bachmann lands post on intelligence committee (2 comments)

U.S. Plans to Send 1,400 More Marines to Afghanistan

GOP bends its own new House rules

Daley to Become Next White House Chief of Staff

Democrats Plan Attack on Republican Repeal Effort

This Death-Penalty Case Should Give Anyone Pause (2 comments)

Tomgram: William Astore, We're Number One (in Self-Promotion)

TEN Years of Guantanamo? Hell No! Protest Event Calendar

2010 WAS THE "YEAR OF THE CRUMBLE:" WHAT NOW? (1 comments)

*Does the Blackbird Fly at Night? (17 comments)

What the U.S. Prison at Guantanamo Accomplished

Building a network to hit militants

Wednesday, January 5:

First blackbirds in Arkansas. Now jackdaws drop in Sweden. A common cause? -

Howard Dean: tea party is 'last gasp' of generation that fears diversity

Journal: Study linking vaccine to autism was fraud (18 comments)

Surveillance video shows 'confused' Wheeler

WikiLeaks: Israel aimed to keep Gaza economy on brink of collapse (1 comments)

Microsoft Confirms New Windows Zero-day Bug

The Real Reason Fannie and Freddie Lost So Much Money (2 comments)


In the Matter of James Cole: Holder's Anti-Terror Warrior? (3 comments)

Al-Sadr back in Iraq stronghold

US national debt climbs to $14 trillion

Was Justice Done in Chicago "Dog-Urination" Murder? (2 comments)

With New Heart Pump, Cheney Slowly Resumes Old Life (1 comments)

Birthright Citizenship Looms as Next Immigration Battle

Gibbs to Leave as White House Press Secretary (1 comments)

Fact or Fantasy? Sorcha Faal Charge: Top US Official MURDERED for Exposing Cause of Bird & Fish Kills: WMD Phosgene (3 comments)

Tuesday, January 4:

A Clear Danger to Free Speech (1 comments)

Calif. Supreme Court approves warrantless data seizures by police

Iran invites foreign diplomats to nuclear sites

Netanyahu makes official request to Obama: Free Pollard (2 comments)

WikiLeaks: 'Voluptuous' nurse cable costs diplomat his job

Dan Froomkin: Obama Faces Balancing Act With Signing Statement


Firefox Leads in Europe

The Toppling: How the Media Inflated the Fall of Saddam's Statue in Firdos Square - ProPublica

GOP's New Oversight Chair Asks Businesses Which Regulations Burden Them

Worse Than Fireworks Deaths? Government Blackbird Poisoning (2 comments)

Incoming House GOP chairmen have a long list of issues to investigate (1 comments)

Andy Worthington Visits the US to Campaign for the Closure of Guantánamo on the 9th Anniverary of the Prison's Opening (7 comments)

Pakistan's Punjab governor killed

Karzai: US forces 'interfere' in Afghan affairs (1 comments)

Tomgram: Engelhardt, War Is a Drug

Scalia: Constitution does not protect women against discrimination

Why Did Former Bush-Administration Official Wind Up Dead In A Delaware Landfill? (22 comments)

Sherwood Ross: U.S. Lets Arms Race Escalate Over Taiwan (2 comments)

Monday, January 3:

Aung San Suu Kyi: Burma's First Lady of Freedom - TIME

MSNBC's Cenk Uygur interviews Julian Assange (VIDEO and Transcript)

House sets Jan. 12 vote on repeal of health-care law (3 comments)

Man whose body was found in landfill was decorated veteran

2 U.S. troops killed in Iraq; rare loss of American lives amid targeted killings

Party pulls out of Pakistan's ruling coalition, threatening government

Rove/Assange Story Hits the International Press in Sweden (4 comments)

Majority of RNC against Michael Steele

Facing WikiLeaks Threat, Bank of America Plays Defense (3 comments)

Afghan violence in 2010 kills thousands: government

Actress Zsa Zsa Gabor's Lower Leg to Be Amputated (1 comments)

Alan Grayson, Leaving Congress, Criticizes Republicans and Democrats (6 comments)

G.O.P. Newcomers Set Out to Undo Obama Victories

Sunday, January 2:

New Years Omen?Thousands Of black birds,Fish Dead (3 comments)

Incoming House chairmen are on a mission

My Interview with Green Party of Ontario Politicians: Erich Jacoby Hawkins & John Fisher

Smarter Than You Think - When Computers Keep Watch (3 comments)

Wikileaks Show, In Boeing-Airbus Rivalry, Hidden Hand of Government

Tea Party Activists Angry at Actions of G.O.P. Leaders

Demonstrators "return' tear gas canisters to US ambassador's home

Israel's nuclear ambiguity (1 comments)

With Air Force's new drone, 'we can see everything' (4 comments)

OpEdNews Ranked Among Top 100 Blogs Overall (6 comments)

Career Switch by the Jobless Can Lower Living Standards

The Obama Administration: December 18-31, 2010 (1 comments)

Saturday, January 1:

The Real Foreclosure Crisis: Who Owns the Mortgages? (2 comments)

The Phantom Menace:Fantasies, Falsehoods, and Fear-Mongering about Iran's Nuclear Program

U.S. furious at Barak for exaggerating his role in peace process - Haaretz Daily Newspaper | Israel News

Fallujah cancer spike linked to US raid

US drones kill 20 Pakistanis in New Year (1 comments)

Karzai 'refused' to sack minister (1 comments)

Italy to begin ban on plastic bags in shops |

Dominic Barter on Empathy & Restorative Circles (Part 2)

Atheists Assaulted for Objecting to Prayer (Video) (1 comments)

US military investigates 'death squad' accused of murdering Afghans

U.S. efforts fail to convince Pakistan's top general to target Taliban

Major Healthcare Reforms Take Effect Today (1 comments)

Former Leaders of New Alliance Party Have Become Leading Opponents of Ballot Access Reform by Richard Winger


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