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January 2011

Monday, January 31:

Why President Obama Continually Hails President Reagan

9/11 Family Members Demand Answers: The Censored Testimony of FBI's Behrooz Sarshar (6 comments)

PsySR Calls on U.S. to Support Democratic Change in the Middle East

Miguel Del Valle Emerges as Chicago's Progressive Mayoral candidate

The Guiding Principle (1 comments)

Why Washington Clings to a Failed Middle East Strategy (4 comments)

A Wikileak on the US and Al- Jazeera (1 comments)

Things Have To Change In Order To Remain The Same (2 comments)

Defending Freedom or Offending Humanity ? (1 comments)

Report from 2050: Gardening on Mars

Mike McCray, Esq: *"PRECIOUS" BLACK TEA PARTY AT CPAC (1 comments)

Deepening Canada-U.S. Security and Military Ties (1 comments)

Eisenhower and the Road Not Taken: A Cautionary Tale for Obama (2 comments)

*Common Sense On Guns? A Reply (With Solution) To Howard Dean (5 comments)

The Inevitable, Unavoidable Moment of Truth Draws Ever Closer in Afghanistan (2 comments)

We're Better off Than Egypt - Right? Let's Take a Look.

*Wall Street's "Inside Job," as laid out in a documentary film

What Corruption and Force Have Wrought in Egypt (3 comments)

Burning Truth

Self-Defense or Spy Mission Went awry (1 comments)

Middle East at Strategic Crossroads, U.S. as Well

Iran-USA-Egypt (2 comments)

Egypt, Tunisia: Answers? A Warning? (1 comments)

*How Can Obama Invest in the Economy, Create Jobs, and Not Raise the Debt? Use Government Issued Debt Free Money (9 comments)


The Day I Heard A B-2 Pilot Say His Loyalty To The "Lord's Army" Trumps His Air Force Oath (1 comments)

Why Obama Fears Democracy in Egypt (2 comments)

Beyond Caricature (1 comments)

The Art of Demonization (1 comments)

Crack Down on Media in Egypt As Egyptians Escalate Revolution (3 comments)

National Call In Day For Bradley Manning This Thursday (3 comments)

Political Prisoner Ameer Makhoul Update

Egypt and the False Dilemma (4 comments)

Revolutionary Change in Egypt: Internal or Made in USA? (2 comments)

Sunday, January 30:

Kathy Malloy: Cry Freedom!

We're Better off Than Egypt -- Right? Let's Take a Look. (2 comments)

The Last Zealots: Hack History On the Right

60 Minutes: Putting the BS in CBS

"This Week in WikiLeaks" Inaugural Podcast

LGBT Murders in Uganda and "Corrective Rape" in South Africa Buried in Mid East News Cycle (6 comments)

Treasury Yields are Blinking Red (1 comments)

The Pseudo-State of the Pretend Union (2 comments)

The Headless Horsemen of Tahrir Square

Sam Hamod: WHAT MAY HAPPEN IN EGYPT (1 comments)

Political Prisoners in the United States (3 comments)

ElBaradei to Mubarak, "Step Down, What We Have Begun Cannot Go Back" (1 comments)

Egypt's Pharaohs-- Ancient & Today: Mubarak's Military Mindset & His Allies Here & Elsewhere (1 comments)

Patricia A. Smith: Saving Our Country, One Boy at a Time

Guns Not Necessary In Tunisia or Egypt (33 comments)

Myths Make the United States Worth Lying For (9 comments)

Framing "Our American Budget" (1 comments)

Rude Awakening (23 comments)

The First Ever Internet Coup D'Etat (2 comments)

Yemen protests lack grassroots base (6 comments)

Michaella Matt: Egyptian Protests and the Muslim Brotherhood (12 comments)

Egypt's Revolution May Not Produce Democracy; Updated (61 comments)

Revolutionary Middle East Change (2 comments)

Saturday, January 29:

Egypt Rising: Potomac Power Plays and Progressive Anxieties


The Torture Career of Egypt's New Vice President: Omar Suleiman and the Rendition to Torture Program (8 comments)

"Hand in Hand, the Army and the People Are One" (1 comments)

Obama and FDR-RFK; Contrasting Political Styles (13 comments)

Reagan's 'Tear Down This Wall' Myth (3 comments)

Democracy, God, the People, and the Pharaoh: A Master Narrative's Work is Never Done (1 comments)

*Double Dip In Housing Market Caused By Failure to Prosecute Mortgage Fraud (18 comments)

President Obama's State of the Union Speech: WTF? (8 comments)

Fear Extreme Islamists in the Arab World? Blame Washington. (3 comments)

Why Egyptians Want to Take Control of the Interior Ministry in Egypt (1 comments)


First Notches in Allan West's Bible Belt (1 comments)

Why They Torture (video) (2 comments)

Fear of Government Completely Shattered for Egyptians As Protests Continue (15 comments)

Mubarak's Days as Egypt's Strongman Seem Numbered

Where is America's Breaking Point? (51 comments)

Washington Intensifies Push Into Central Asia

Follow the Yellow Brick Road -" Who Rules America - Part 5 (2 comments)

Middle East Intifadas (1 comments)

Friday, January 28:

Hey, Hey, Ho, Ho, Hosni Mubarak has GOT to GO! (1 comments)

The Aljazeera Scandal

Sam Hamod: Egypt and America: Both Must Become More Truly Democratic (1 comments)

US official guns down two motorcyclists in Pakistan (3 comments)

Mohamed ElBaradei: "If Not Now, When?" (1 comments)

Ronald Reagan's 30-Year Time Bombs (3 comments)

Deadbeats Bush and Gingrich Say "States Better Off Bankrupt" (11 comments)

The Best Thing in the World (1 comments)

One U.S. Corporation's Role in Egypt's Brutal Crackdown

Egypt and the Dominoes of Doom! (2 comments)

*Toward a better understanding of exactly how the banksters are stealing trillions from us (6 comments)

Two Jewish Men (8 comments)

Poor Scott Lively? Poor David Kuto? Poor Uganda? No: Poor America - Our Religious Right Got Just What It Wanted! (7 comments)

Egypt: Phones, Web Shut Down, Al Baradei Under House Arrest, Unity Protests Being Held Around the World; Updated (15 comments)

The Evolving Populist Political Rebellion in the Arab World

Patricia A. Smith: Egypt is Rising (1 comments)

President Obama Sends the Right Signal on Drug War (2 comments)

Earmarks: This Liberal Says Kill Them Or Else

Anonymous Group Targeted By Gov't Authorities Yesterday Now Helping Egyptians Revolt (1 comments)

Obama Wins Round One

Of Football Teams, Fraternities, and Other Important Intellectual Concerns (2 comments)

Political Prisoner Ahmad Sa'adat Update

Chicago's Mayoral Election: Rahm Emanuel's Eligibility At Issue (1 comments)

The dissolving Constitution: The Enumerated Rights Are Hanging By A Thread (23 comments)

Thursday, January 27:

Clarence Thomas should be INDICTED -- UPDATED (21 comments)

Obama Inc. (6 comments)

Questions for the New Year

Why Are We Sexualizing Young Girls? (12 comments)

Rachel Maddow Censored or Coincidental Glitch? (2 comments)

Only Pennies for "Change"?? (9 comments)

The Putrid Politics of Jesse Kelly's Super-Ego (2 comments)

John Boehner and the Republican Lie Machine (2 comments)

*Fraudulent colleges ruin lives

Reagan's Ghost

Corporate Media: Hang your heads in shame

Healing Earth Healing Self (1 comments)

Game-Changing Narratives, Or: How Social Media is Changing Reality (5 comments)

Can St. Louis get its groove back? A new book, The Great Heart of the Republic, yields some lessons from the Civil War. (1 comments)

Don't Be A Sellout Macy Gray

The Republicans and the Representative (1 comments)

Political Realities that Must be Realized

We're Number Three! (2 comments)

State of the Union 2011: The REAL Story (2 comments)

If Duvalier Can Return to Haiti, Why Can't Dr. Aristide? (1 comments)

The State of the Union: Politics as Usual

Everyone is born a Socialist (38 comments)

Filibuster Catch 22 (2 comments)

The State of the Union? -" Irradiated, Coaled, and All Fracked Up (1 comments)

Michaella Matt: A response to Ted Honderich's Legitimization of Palestinian Terrorism (7 comments)

T. Sheldon: FBI, Memphis SWAT Unit Crash Peace Center Meeting (6 comments)

America's Dire State of the Union (1 comments)

Mass Street Protests in Egypt (3 comments)

Wednesday, January 26:

The President Ignored the Elephant in the Room (3 comments)

Sustainability: Choosing the Right Crisis (3 comments)

Afghanistan: War Without End In A World Without Conscience (2 comments)

Obama's SOTU Address: Wake Me When it's Over (1 comments)

The Genuine Genius

This family needs to get to work

Help Wanted! A New President; One of Courage, Conviction and A Vision For America (11 comments)

Satori via Glenn Beck and Gandhi (?)

Why are you so negative? (and other FAQ) (1 comments)

International Hoodlums in Haiti

The Making of a Cynic (6 comments)

Is Manning Being Tortured Merely to Set an Example? (8 comments)

Politics of No Labels on Display at State of the Union (11 comments)

OBAMA: U.S. MUST COMPETE - Compete with whom, on what terms, to what end, and who decides? (1 comments)

Obama's Political Triangulation

The Palestine papers and the dead-end of nationalism

WaPo, Politico, Washingtonian: Portrait of an Overzealous Prosecutor (1 comments)

Obama's Corporate State of the Union (1 comments)

SOTU2011: The Good, The Bad, the Made-Up (1 comments)

Russia's Airport Bombing: Where From Here? (2 comments)

My 2011 State of the Union Speech (13 comments)

Mark John Maguire: Fatah's negotiation positions exposed (1 comments)

Why We Are Being Killed? A Question From The Whole World (5 comments)

The State of the Union: Not a Time for Saccharin and Gimmicks

Thousands Demonstrate in Egypt Calling for President Mubarak to Step Down

The State of the Union: The Tale of Three Distortions

Hogwash, Mr. President (6 comments)

Obama spoke about Education. We Should Start with Bachmann and the Tea Party (19 comments)

Lynn Buske: COMMENTARY: A Shot Across the Bow Deconstructing Dean Foods: Spinning-off Organic/Namebrand Division (18 comments)

Not Bad, Mr. President! A Vision. (1 comments)

Lebanon's Hezbollah-Led Government

Olbermann's Sacking Shifts US Media Further Right

Tuesday, January 25:

State of the Union: Ignore the Elephant at Your Own Peril

The True Meaning of Keith Olbermann (1 comments)

Tyranny American-Style: Pvt. Bradley Manning is a Hero of Our Age (2 comments)

Diplomacy: Fig Leaf for Inaction? (1 comments)

Washington Post Still Talking Tough on Iran

Profiles of the Targeted: FBI Followed Me In My Car to a Parking Garage (4 comments)

We Told You So! The Palestine Papers and What They Reveal About the US/Israeli Agenda (1 comments)

There's a bit of the Tunisian in All of Us

Opponents of the Fed make Strange Befellows

Torture at 'Justice': Better Not to Ask (4 comments)

Insanity Overload: Why Can't We Just Sit Back And Enjoy It? (1 comments)

Keith, We've Got Your Back (5 comments)

Closing Obama's Pandora's Box (2 comments)

Thom Hartmann[[Hartmann]]: Massachusetts blogger says, "One down - 534 to go" (2 comments)

Big Brother's Box (1 comments)

U.S.A. Inc. uses taxpayer's money fund crony political campaigns (1 comments)

O'Donnell Didn't Praise Olbermann As Much As Mock Him (5 comments)

State Of The Union: The TWO Republican Responses (1 comments)

Real Respect for the Constitution

R.H. Smith: CIA's Leon Panetta and the OSS Ghost of "Wild Bill" Donovan

Immigration Policy: the Liberal/Progressive Dichotomy (3 comments)

Healthcare Reform - Abandoning the Self Employed (6 comments)

The "Palestine Papers" Revealed

150 Leading Activists Oppose Obama for Democratic Nomination (3 comments)

Monday, January 24:

The Gutsy Food Sovereignty Movement Helps Shape Policy And to Rekindle and Model Democratic Principles at Work (1 comments)

Can US Support UN Resolution on Israeli Settlements? Yes We Can! (1 comments)

Goonstruck: The Mysterious Mind of Modern Progressives (22 comments)

Prisons for Profit

Kathy Malloy: "Greetings From Exile . . ."

The State of the Union: What the President Should Say (2 comments)

Ted Koppel's Timid Take on Iran-gate

Haiti: The New Prometheus (1 comments)

Where Liberals Go to Feel Good (13 comments)

Civility? Whatever. Capitulation? No Thanks.

Profiles of the Targeted: FBI Raided My Home, Wanted to Know About "My Indoctrination" (14 comments)

The Obama/Bush Foreign Policy: Why Can't America Change? (6 comments)

Palestine Papers and Palestine Plans (1 comments)

I've Got Your Progressive Echo Chamber Right HERE (5 comments)

How Labor Can Break the Two Party System (1 comments)

Edward S. Herman and David Peterson: Mixed-Media: Assange and Posada in the Propaganda System (1 comments)

Unemployment is Not a Vacation (3 comments)

SOTU Message to Obama: You Need to Pick Up the Pace and Score Three Touchdowns (1 comments)

Obama in Camelot

When JFK Got It Wrong, Fifty Years Ago! (2 comments)

Obama & our Disney nukes

Why Illinois Governor Should Sign Death Penalty Abolition Bill

Obama Embraces Military Commissions Injustice

Gaza Flotilla Massacre: Whitewash Absolves Israel

Sunday, January 23:

No Smith: The Shooting of a Congresswoman (2 comments)

How Top Secret America Misfires; A Call for a 21st Century Church Commission (1 comments)

*Your Investments Are Not Safe (2 comments)

Civility? Whatever. Capitulation? No Thanks. (1 comments)

The World is no Golem

"We need to stop this culture before it kills the planet": A conversation with Derrick Jensen (7 comments)

Twice Lost in Translation (1 comments)

Ivory Coast: Testing Ground For U.S.-Backed African Standby Force

Bipartisan Disaster Pending

*American dream is really a corrupt nightmare where whistle-blowers are persecuted without mercy (1 comments)

Nepal peace process: PLA handover to government-led committee and challenges ahead (1 comments)

The Primary Value of WikiLeaks (2 comments)


*China is eating our lunch. What might we do about it? (3 comments)


President Obama's State of the Union Speech Already under Fire (3 comments)

Economic Trouble in 2011 (1 comments)

Druze Leader Jumblatt Backs Hezbollah

Former CIA Spy Who Runs Own Private CIA & WikiLeaks Cables from Afghanistan (2 comments)

Saturday, January 22:

Can Harry be a Hero? (2 comments)

The Class War Launched by America's Wealthiest Is Getting More Savage (3 comments)

Historical Amnesia: The Nation's Number One Disease (16 comments)

As Bad as Bush (11 comments)

Standing Up for Bradley Manning, Opposing FBI Witch-Hunts of Activists (7 comments)

Jeffery Immelt's Glossary (1 comments)

The Disappearance of Keith Olbermann (20 comments)

Battle of the Prosecutors (2 comments)

Mark Weisbrot: Aristide Should Be Allowed to Return to Haiti

Britain Spearheads "Mini-NATO" In Arctic Ocean, Baltic Sea (2 comments)

One Year after "Citizens United"

The New Fox in the Obama Henhouse! (4 comments)

Heightened Tensions after Hariri Indictment Announced (1 comments)

Bizarre Developments in Haiti

Follow the Yellow Brick Road - Who Rules America - Part 4 (1 comments)

Follow the Yellow Brick Road - Who Rules America - Part 4 (4 comments)

What Audacity! President Obama Lectures China On Human Rights (6 comments)

Friday, January 21:

Punishing Bradley Manning for the Crimes of Others (6 comments)

Government Workers as Villains: Not Fair

Mark John Maguire: Iraq War Inquiry: The Blair Bush Letters Should be Released (2 comments)

Santorum Baits Race and Gender in Anti-choice Commentary

*The Congressional Reform Act of 2011

Amy Fried, Ph.D.: Answering Santorum: We Can Agree that Women are Human (1 comments)

Morality and Capitalism (6 comments)

The unemployed and top bankers: Misery for one, obscene extravagance for the other (2 comments)

Obama proclaims China's rise as 'good for the world' despite all the horrible things its government does (1 comments)

Involuntary Appraisal


Who gave you permission to notice? (2 comments)

As The Body Count Increases We Must Ask Ourselves: Why We Are Still At War? (10 comments)

Thom Hartmann[[Hartmann]]: Could the Supreme Court's Citizens United decision soon be overturned? (5 comments)

Report from 2050: The Sino-American Green Divide

United States Has a Choice in Tunisia (3 comments)

A Time to Speak (5 comments)

Justice Department Leakers of Classified Info. Get a Pass (1 comments)

DOJ: So-Called "Leakers" Are More Dangerous Than Spies (2 comments)

Show Us the Jobs: Obama's State-of-the-Union Challenge (2 comments)

JFK's Inaugural Address: 50 Years Ago and Still Relevant (2 comments)

Former CIA "Ghost Prisoner" Abu Zubaydah Recognized as "Victim" in Polish Probe of Secret Prison (2 comments)

Breaking China--Legally (6 comments)

What Could America's First Lady Be Thinking? (3 comments)

Let Aristide Return!

Obama Challenges China on Human Rights (2 comments)

Thursday, January 20:

Big Media, Big Politics, and Violence in America (1 comments)

Speaking Expert to Celebrity in 2011--The Education Reform Debate (1 comments)

Beat Your Daisy Cutters Into Daisies (1 comments)

Kathy Malloy: 50 Years Ago (1 comments)

Cut Social Security at your Peril (1 comments)

Head and Heart (3 comments)

Is the US Becoming a Failed State? (12 comments)

Center for Constitutional Rights Appeals to Fox News President for Help in Silencing Glenn Beck Misinformation Campaign (6 comments)

Another Chance for Second-Class Justice? (1 comments)

Countering Pentagon Propaganda About Prisoners Released From Guantánamo (4 comments)

Euros Freeze Assets of Deposed Tunisian Clan. What About US?

The Real Economic Lesson China Could Teach Us (1 comments)

Gun Culture: Getting Even (1 comments)

Greed and Insanity on the "Streets": The Psychopaths Are Everywhere (5 comments)

Write A Resume Better Than A Career Coach (1 comments)


Bullfighting: The end is in sight (4 comments)

Andy Hardy Gets a Hickey (1 comments)

Wikileaks Cables on Israel's Gaza Onslaught (5 comments)

A time not for celebrating victory over Iran

Microcredit: --The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Sam Hamod: America's Undeserved Smugness: Tunisia, US Financial Elite -- Same as Dictators Elsewhere

Are We Really So Special? (1 comments)

Alabama's Governor Bentley: Does he really BELIEVE? (3 comments)

Tunisia's Cry for Justice (4 comments)

The Issa Man Cometh

Be Afraid

Afghanistan -" The Real Foreign Policy, Not the Public One

*Try Robert Gates for Treason, Not Bradley Manning (1 comments)

Report from 2050: The Rise of the Cyclist

Myth Busting (1 comments)

The Shadow

Don't Tone It Down, Amp It Up: In Praise of Incivility in Politics (5 comments)

Self-Immolation Spreading to Egypt, Street Level Protests Called for Next Tuesday

Inflexibility as a Poor Narrative Stance: The Republicans on Health Care and Sarah Palin on Tucson (3 comments)

FLASH! House Republicans Plan Vote to Repeal the Law of Gravity! (8 comments)

Nathan Runkle: Skinned Alive (4 comments)

Does Size Matter? (4 comments)

How To Get The Promotion You Want (1 comments)

The Tax Deception - Do reducing taxes help the economy? (1 comments)

Response from The White House RE: Mordechai Vanunu Via The New York Times (1 comments)

Tunisia : Historical Freedom Milestone With Lessons Even for Managers

Political Prisoner Jalil Muntaqim Update

Duvalier in the Dock

Wednesday, January 19:

Reagan Was No Friend of Blacks (8 comments)

Allen D Kanner: Shasta and Goliath: Bringing Down Corporate Rule (9 comments)

Report from 2050: Livestock Production Breaks Safe Threshold (1 comments)

Vietnam, the Beginning of the American Empire's Destruction

Witness Against Torture: Anti-Torture Activists Blockade DOJ, Demand Meeting with Attorney General Holder (Update) (4 comments)

Iowa Supremes Under Attack (1 comments)

Stuxnet: A Violation of US Computer Security Law (2 comments)

Kathy Malloy: Big Guns, Bigger Guns, BIGGEST Guns (2 comments)

Class War and Violence Belie Obama's Tattered Unity Myths (1 comments)

Waterboarding or listening to liberal talk radio?

Why Tunisia Changed the World (1 comments)

President Obama Attempts to Sell America on the Orwellian Concept - War is Peace (9 comments)

Duvalier Returns to Haiti; Merely a Pawn in the Political Chaos (1 comments)

About Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (1 comments)

Call to Action: March 17-19 Iraq War Protests (1 comments)

Tunisia and Us (1 comments)

Follow the Yellow Brick Road - Who Rules America - Part 3 (2 comments)

Imagination Nation (3 comments)

Glenn Beck's "Common Sense": The Blood Libel Rebellion (2 comments)

Foreclosures Stymied in Maryland

Would Charles Darwin Get a Gun? (5 comments)

Obama Pulls a Clinton (9 comments)

A Case For Obama's Accomplishments or Why Isn't The Truth Good Enough? (13 comments)

A Memo to Sarah Palin (33 comments)

Countering Pentagon Propaganda About Prisoners Released from Guantánamo (4 comments)

China's President Is Here: It's Summit Time (4 comments)

Are You Proud of your Country? I'm Not! (9 comments)

Israeli Racism

Tuesday, January 18:

Downsize or Modify? A Conversation with Noam Chomsky (2 comments)

Free Press: FCC Approval of Comcast-NBC Merger (1 comments)

Bradley Manning Walking in the Footsteps of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Sarah Palin Doesn't Matter (8 comments)

New Year, New Parliament of Military but the Same Old Burma (1 comments)

*MLK in 1967, "America is Approaching Spiritual Death!" (2011, America is Spiritually Dead) (3 comments)

Follow the Yellow Brick Road - Who Rules America - Part 2 (3 comments)

Did Anyone Notice that the Tunisian Jasmine Revolution Leaders Have Not Broadcasted a Victory Speech? (1 comments)

Ed Rendell Leaves Office With Mixed Signals On Death Penalty (1 comments)

Baby Doc Duvalier in Haiti

Turmoil in Tunisia (1 comments)

Mexico: The House the US has Set on Fire (4 comments)

White House Plans to Launch Internet ID System, Further Eroding Civil and Political Rights (3 comments)

Monday, January 17:

Life Imitating Art in Haiti? Pontecorvo's Movie Queimada (Burn!) as Presage for What May Go Down Next

Martin Luther King Jr on 'Consensus Presidents' Like Obama and the Power of Demonstrations (10 comments)

Will banksters, corporados & their handmaidens in Congress wreck America? (13 comments)

King's Timeless Wisdom (1 comments)

Revisionism And Hypocrisy (4 comments)

Questions the Press Needs to Ask About the Gulf Oil Disaster (3 comments)

*When Radio Lies, Our Culture Dies (7 comments)

Prepping Minds for War Against China

Resolve to change a chained dog's life (4 comments)

Stephen Zunes: Remembering the Real Martin Luther King

Ronald Reagan Was the First American Idol (3 comments)

Tunisian Academic: "Will Not Recognize This Band of Thugs" (1 comments)

Reversing the Erosion of Civil Liberties (2 comments)

From Military-Industrial Complex to Permanent War State (12 comments)

Troubled History of the Hariri Probe

Pebble People (2 comments)

"Stuxnet", The Latest Cyber Warfare Weapon (2 comments)

Cruelty Works? I Don't Think So. (4 comments)

2012 Presidential Race: Let the Games Begin!

Narrative Inheritance, Redux: What We Should Learn Again From Martin Luther King, Jr. (1 comments)

Martin Luther King Jr. Understood U.S. Politics and How to Win Change (27 comments)

If Martin Luther King, Jr. Were Alive today (3 comments)

What MLK Would See Today

Updates on Two Political Prisoners

Banking in Venezuela (1 comments)

Sunday, January 16:

Ezili Danto: Obama's change in Haiti: the Return of Dictator, Jean Claude Duvalier (3 comments)

Momma Grizzly Mauls Smokey The Bear (1 comments)

Christina Green's Civics Lesson (5 comments)

Homeland Security's laptop seizures: Interview with Rep. Sanchez (2 comments)

The US/Israeli Coup in Beirut (1 comments)

David Brooks and Civility (1 comments)

Individual Rights vs. Common Good of Stem Cell Reseach

The Most Sophisticated Cyberweapon Ever Deployed is Changing Warfare (19 comments)

Platitude (6 comments)

Political Vitriol and Society's Fringe Element (2 comments)

Naomi Klein: The Search for BP's Oil (1 comments)

Christian Arabs' Plight: Foreign "Protection' Counterproductive (3 comments)

Reverend President (3 comments)


Shooting Safeguards. A Society Armed (1 comments)

*King Would Have Stopped Vietnam and TODAY'S WARS as He Stopped Segregation! (2 comments)

*19 Facts About The Deindustrialization Of America That Will Blow Your Mind (27 comments)



The Politics of Hate--and Hate Speech (5 comments)

Turmoil in Lebanon

Saturday, January 15:

Hiding Behind Illusions: Current Crises Call for a Jeffersonian Revolution (1 comments)

*Let Us Come Together (4 comments)

MLK's Birthday: Shot Full of Holes (4 comments)

*A simplified explanation of America's banking crisis and how it might be fixed (18 comments)

The Anachronism of GDP growth rate (1 comments)

The 9/11 'Truth' Parlor Game (83 comments)

Israel's Deadly Tear Gas Made in USA (2 comments)

Is There A Threat of Fascism in the USA? (48 comments)

Washington State's Unconstitutional Initiative: I-1053 (2 comments)

CIGNA Whistleblower on GOP's Repeal Smokescreen & How It Is Providing Cover for Insurance Companies (4 comments)

The Crown and the Coals

Yes, Sarah, Context Does Matter (4 comments)


Welcome Freshman Congressmen

I Live In Tucson (1 comments)

From NAFTA to CETA: Canada-EU Deep Economic Integration

Romancing The Golem: The Blood Libel and Sarah Palin (2 comments)

*Reflections on Sarah Palin's Statement About the Tucson Tragedy (4 comments)

The Many Storied Story of "The Narrative" and What the Loss of It Costs Us (1 comments)

Swami Aseemanand exposes Hindu terrorism (1 comments)

Irony of Ironies in Tucson! (4 comments)

Thom Hartmann: We need to retreat from this culture of violence, not reload again... (5 comments)

Writing columns for fun OR money?

The Empire Versus the Two Julians, Assange and Heicklen, and the Anti War Activists (24 comments)

Netanyahu's Government: Israel's Worst Ever

America Replicating Japan (1 comments)

Iceland and Birgitta Jonsdottir, the Tip of the Spear against Global Orwellian Kleptocracy (3 comments)

Friday, January 14:

That Hopey-Changey Thing

Environmental Justice Movement Loses Southside Chicago Icon Hazel Johnson

New Mexico Governor Martinez Under Fire (1 comments)

How Is Bradley Manning Really Being Treated? (13 comments)

Kathy Malloy: In Memoriam (2 comments)

Speech Pathology: Rain Puddles in Heaven, Hellfire on Earth

Press Release: The 'New' Rhetoric of Islamophobia

The Inconvenient Truth of Competition (17 comments)

God Never Apologizes -- But Don't You Think It's About Time He Did? (2 comments)

Washington To Rearm Georgia For New Conflicts

GITMO By The Numbers (1 comments)

A Little Snarky Satire for a Friday Afternoon (1 comments)

Planet Overkill

Martial Cosplay and More (2 comments)

National Whistleblowers Center: Whistleblower Protection for Federal Employees -- Let's Get it Right

Atomic History Lessons and Understanding Depleted Uranium (1 comments)

Arizona shootings a teachable moment? (2 comments)

Ain't That America (4 comments)

Can You Imagine? Double Standards and Doublethink

A Vision Of An America That Might Have Been (30 comments)

The true basis for a lasting peace in The Middle East (2 comments)

21st Century Segregation: Inverting King's Dream (2 comments)

The Tragedy of Tuscon, An Integral Spiritual Perspective (1 comments)

The Tea Party - Principles, Contradictions, and Confusions (5 comments)

The State of the Union 2011

Just The Way The Right Wants It: The Queen of Idiot America Will Be President! (7 comments)

Propaganda Vs. The Daily Show

Is Your Retirement Motivating Corporate Malfeasance?

*Gates Warns China US Will Outspend Its Attempt at Defense Capability (8 comments)

*Incendiary Speech (8 comments)

Stimulating Buildings to Save Energy!

History Repeats Itself (1 comments)


Beck, Palin, and Limbaugh: The Three Stooges of "Peaceful" Revolution (5 comments)

*Fitting Memorial For Arizona Shooting Victims (1 comments)

Debunking Health Care Costs Apologists

The crime against the Democratic Congresswoman, by Fidel Ruz Castro (2 comments)

Quest to document dispossession of Arab Jews from Arab Countries

*January's racist Elle cover

*Gates Warns China on Its Attempt at Defense Capability US Will Outspend It

Learning From the Arizona Horror (1 comments)

Open Letter to a Broken Green Party (6 comments)

Book review of "Honor Betrayed: Sexual Abuse In America's Military

Why Pentagon Says MLK Would Love War Today (4 comments)

Is the Giffords' Shooting a Teachable Moment? (2 comments)

Charles M. Young: Review: Revolutionary Violence and Ted Rall (1 comments)

There's a very good reason Sarah Palin can be elected President (3 comments)

Salam Fayad: Israel's Man in Palestine

O Pleaze. No More Tragedies for Profit by Politicians. (2 comments)

Obama in Tucson: Shame, Hypocrisy and Deceit

Desensitizing Americans To Violence (13 comments)

Obama in Tucson: Providing an amnesty for the right wing (9 comments)

Thursday, January 13:

*The American Dream: A letter to House Speaker John Boehner (2 comments)

*Al Franken: Oppose Comcast's Swallowing Up NBC (2 comments)

Ronald Reagan and the Arizona shootings (2 comments)

Gabby Opened Her Eyes Today: A Metaphor Worth Embracing?

Ellen Brown: The Fed has Spoken: There will be no bailout of Main St (8 comments)

Guns For Killing Cops and Soldiers? (92 comments)

Good Luck Talking Down Shrill, "Blood Libel' Victims Armed to the Teeth (5 comments)

What Eisenhower Got Wrong (14 comments)

Amid the Political "Brabbling": What Gonzalez and Obama Accomplished and What Remains for Us To Do (1 comments)

Words for Victims of Shooting in Arizona: Obama's Appeal for Idealism (5 comments)

It's not about you, Sarah Palin! (2 comments)

God Never Apologizes. ... But Don't You Think It's About Time He Did? (2 comments)

Citizen Editorial Cartoons: WikiLeaks A Battle Not The War (1 comments)

Legimate Reasons for Julian Assange to Worry about Extradition to Sweden (1 comments)

Hard Times in Illinois (1 comments)

Post-Quake Haiti: One Year Later

The Case for Proportional Representation (6 comments)

The Tucson Shooting and the End of the Frontier Myth (7 comments)

Wednesday, January 12:

The Greatest Recovery Part II (2 comments)

Facebook is either useless, or a reflection of our uselessness (2 comments)

Move Over, Mother Teresa (9 comments)

Sam Hamod: What if Texas or California Decides to Secede from the United States of America? (1 comments)

Ezili Danto: Haiti Year of Agony: Ezili HLLN's Bouquet of Flowers and Light (1 comments)

Palin Depicts Herself as Tucson Victim (11 comments)

U.S. Recruits Japan As Global Military Partner

An American Suicide Terrorist (1 comments)

Do Poor People Get Equal Justice? (3 comments)

Guns AND People Kill (6 comments)

The Progressive Case Against Obama's New Team

Lend An Earmark To More Lies

Arizona, Where the American Dream Went to Die (1 comments)

A House Divided (1 comments)

New group formed for Net Neutrality! (1 comments)

Perps in the White House

Cross State Sales will Break Health Insurance Just Like it Broke Credit Cards (2 comments)

See, I Told You So Comes Back Around to Bite Rush Limbaugh (2 comments)

*MetroPCS is blocking Netflix, Skype and other sites--unless you pay extra

Committee to Stop FBI Repression: Anti-War and International Solidarity Activists Denounce FBI Infiltration. (4 comments)

Not A Video Game: Grand Theft - The Constituion (3 comments)

Sarah -" Your 15 Minutes Are Up (1 comments)

America Eats Her Checkers (4 comments)

Press Release: Justice Dept. Blockaded to Stop Torture, Shut Down Guantanamo

Roots of Arizona's Violence (1 comments)

The Power of Words (21 comments)

Tuesday, January 11:

Hi, Joe! (1 comments)

Press Release: National Oil Spill Commission Full Report: Offshore Drilling Needs MAJOR Improved Safety and Oversight (2 comments)

Fear, Smear and Political Violence for Profit and Power (2 comments)

Was Jared Loughner's Act Political? (16 comments)

Sally McMillan: The Tucson Tragedy (1 comments)

Connecting the Crazy Dots: Assange, Recruiting Kids, The Tucson Massacre and General American Bloodthirstiness (9 comments)

News Flash: Most Americans Believe there is No Link Between Rhetoric and Reality! (13 comments)

Phony Comparison between Palin's Lethal Crosshairs Map and Democrats' Map

Terrorists in Ties Tell You to Shut up or More People Will Die (1 comments)

Report from 2050: Our Acid Seas (2 comments)

Patricia A. Smith: Enough Said (1 comments)

Media whitewashes ultra-right in Arizona massacre (1 comments)

*5 Steps for Congress to prevent more Giffords shootings. Call for Congressional Action

Demonstrations in D.C. to Mark 9th Anniversary of Guantanamo


*Reflections About Jared Lee Loughner and John Hinckley, Jr. (8 comments)

In support of 173 men detained without end... (1 comments)

Honor Martin Luther King by continuing the struggle for peace and equality (7 comments)

A Note on Politics and Spirituality (2 comments)

"Extremism" on the right and left: They are so different! (9 comments)


Tragedy and Truth in Tucson (1 comments)

Sheila Dean: Funding a Recent Issue for National Identity Programs

Obama's New Chief of Staff and Economic Team

Britain's War on Islam

Calculated Political Lies Are Violence ! (2 comments)

Monday, January 10:

Press Release: WikiLeaks: Treat Incitement Seriously or Expect More Gabrielle Giffords Killing Sprees (1 comments)

Gabrielle Giffords and the Dark Side of Man (1 comments)

*How to Defeat American Fascism (5 comments)

Hate Speech and Hateful Acts in Arizona

Shooting in Tucson: the Real Answer (6 comments)

Exposing White Terrorism in the USA (4 comments)

V FOR VENDETTA - 2011 (1 comments)

Political Determinants and Possible Consequences of the Rise of the Ukrainian Radical Right

OMB Orders Government Agencies to Monitor Disgruntled Employees -- What's Next? (4 comments)

Dangerous Right-Wing 'Victimhood'

Homeowner's Guide to Energy Audits (5 comments)

Kathy Malloy: Massacre, Made in America (4 comments)

Shooting of Congresswoman is more than a Tragedy

Silent Surge: A Shocking Act of Political Violence (1 comments)

Even Lost Wars Make Corporations Rich (9 comments)

A New Year's Apology from an Incurable Writer (5 comments)

Bradley Manning and the Rule of Law (38 comments)

Killing Words, Metaphors, and Images: Narrative IEDs Come to Arizonistan (19 comments)

Spending and Tax Cuts: American Wealth in a Sea of Misery (1 comments)


Guns and Terrorism: Two Unasked Question in Tucson Mass Murder (2 comments)

Seasons of Wither (1 comments)

Governor Andrew Cuomo: Day One, Everything Freezes (1 comments)

Franklin P. Lamb: 2011: The year Lebanon Allows Palestinians Some Elementary Civil Rights? (1 comments)

"Religion and Preferences for Redistributive Policies in an East Asian Country" i.e. Taiwan

Gitmo is Staying Open, No Matter What the Cost

Daily Israeli Crimes Against Humanity

Death Panels, Palin's Targets, and Political Assassination (58 comments)

Drugging Guantanamo Detainees (1 comments)

Another Side To The Portland "Bombing' (2 comments)

Hubbert's Hacks: The Peak and Decline of a "Doomer" (2 comments)

Rebuilding Trust in Our Government (6 comments)

The Chickens Come Home to Roost (1 comments)

It's Not So Funny Anymore: Gabrielle Giffords and American Rage

Arizona shootings: The Song Remains the Same... Deadly (1 comments)

Eureka! (4 comments)

Gabby Giffords -" A victim of the politics of hate

Spinning Unemployment in a Collapsing Empire (19 comments)

Sunday, January 9:

Michael Haltman: The tragedy in Tucson is about mental illness, anti-government sentiment and anti-Semitism, not politics (13 comments)

Violent Rhetoric is only Half the Story (6 comments)

It takes one to know one (1 comments)

Is Sec'y of Defense Gates Insinuating a New Arms Race and a New Cold War with China?

All The News That Isn't

Dean Fudges On White House 'Contempt' -- Conjures Obama 'at heart a Reformer' (4 comments)

Let the Spin Begin. Lamar Alexander Kicks it Off

Buyer Beware: Are Americans Systematically Poisoning Themselves? (16 comments)

Report from 2050: Vertical Farming Takes Off in Abu Dhabi

Report from 2050: San Francisco's Dead Zone

How Afghanistan Became a War for NATO

The Death Throes of Democracy in the US and the UK

New Mexico's New Governor (6 comments)

Arizona's Innocents Reap What Palin & Company Have Sowed (3 comments)

A Word on the Media Shaping our Perceptions (1 comments)

*Monumental insider bank robberies and the ongoing decimation of America's great middle class (4 comments)

Shooting of Congresswoman Giffords and Death of Others: Violence Has No Place in a Democracy (49 comments)

Mid-Term Grades for the Obama Administration's Peaceful Policies? (1 comments)

The Arizona Shooting: What it Could Mean to All of Us (9 comments)

Rush Limbaugh is a Pervert Perverting the Constitution (2 comments)

GOP Cantor's Crass Reasons for Congressional Closing (21 comments)

Rabbi Michael Lerner: Our Outrage at Shooting of Jewish Congresswoman Giffords (18 comments)

Shield Act Targets First Amendment Freedoms (5 comments)

Saturday, January 8:

Moving Towards the Goal of Eliminating Discrimination

Rotten Rhetoric Strikes Again: What We Can Learn From The Giffords Shooting (5 comments)

How the Right is Reviving McCarthyism (1 comments)

A Disturbing Meeting at the Gym (3 comments)

Gabby Giffords: A Few Words (2 comments)

Arizona's Onion (2 comments)

Scott Kernan Retires from CA Prisons Post but Who Killed the Capitol Cook? (7 comments)

Press Statement by Robert Greenwald on the History Channel Pulling the Plug on Joel Surnow's "The Kennedys" Miniseries (3 comments)

America's "Kabuki Democracy" -- The System is Rigged (6 comments)

Dissent, Once The Highest Form Of Patriotism, Now An Endangered Concept (7 comments)

The Stripping of Freedom: A Careful Scan of TSA Security Procedures (video) (1 comments)

Over 51+ million Americans Living in Poverty (7 comments)

*If Rick Scott Took Truth Serum Before Inaugural Speech... (2 comments)

Defending the Status Quo?--False Dichotomies and the Education Reform Debate (3 comments)

OpEdNews: You Too... When will the disillusionment end. (5 comments)

Classic Liberal Traditional Conservative (4 comments)

Militarization Of Energy Policy: U.S. Africa Command And Gulf Of Guinea (3 comments)

Waging War on American Workers (4 comments)

Friday, January 7:

Obama's "Death Panel" Rescission (9 comments)

Positive Psychology-- Throwing out the Baby With The Bathwater (18 comments)

Iran and Nuclear Weapons: Public Attitude and Elite Preferences (1 comments)

Of Readings, Republicans, Research, and Reality (2 comments)

*NARAL: Vote to repeal health-care law is only days away (3 comments)

Long Live the Rebels! (5 comments)

True Grit: Language and Culture Aren't Neutral, Or, Huck Finn Meets the U. S. Constitution (1 comments)

Frat Boys and Navy Officers (15 comments)

Modern Crime Elimination (12 comments)

Pentagon Under Duress; Must "Squeeze" its Gargantuan Budget

The March of the Sycophants - How Do You Un-Inspire Them? (1 comments)

*Burma: No ethnic autonomy under military dominated sham parliament

Report from 2050: Peruvian Tribe Declared Extinct (1 comments)

Barack Obama and the Three Envelopes (2 comments)

The New Economy; The Missing Vision (3 comments)

The German magazine Spiegel says Wall Street banksters committed a monumental insider bank robbery (1 comments)

Lanny Davis: Lobbyist for Despots

Israel's Knesset Targets Leftist Organizations (1 comments)

Thursday, January 6:

House of Horrors -Smashing Plato's Cave (1 comments)

The Shameful Attack on Public Employees (2 comments)

Obama: No Whistleblowing on My Watch (4 comments)

Sustainability Advocacy Initiation (5 comments)

The Whitening of Chocolate City (6 comments)

Freedom Rider: White Supremacy in 2011 (1 comments)

Mark John Maguire: A Case of Police wasting the Public's time? (1 comments)

Sally McMillan: The Missing Story - rejected by the Post (5 comments)


War, Ecology, and Emerging Intelligence (11 comments)

Save the Children From Christianity (6 comments)

Haiti interim reconstruction commission: Haitian members express outrage with foreign counterparts. (2 comments)

Gabriel Donohoe: Irish Leaders Castigated As Greatest Traitors Of All Time


2011- The Battle of the Budget (3 comments)

The Pursuit of Happiness. America, live up to the ideals of your Declaration of Independence (2 comments)

Six Ways To Sunday

*Gaza Youth Manifesto, MLK and Common Sense

Truth knows no boundary (1 comments)

Follow the Yellow Brick Road - Who Rules America - Part 1 (4 comments)

Book Review: A Users Guide to the Crisis of Civilization and How to Save It. By Nafeez Ahmed.

U.S. Employs Afghan War To Build Global NATO

Pakistan Plunges in Further Crisis As Punjab Governor Killed


What's Worse Than Blind Patriotism? Fake Patriotism (4 comments)

Improving the Economy (3 comments)

Scott Marshall: Public workers in the bull's-eye (1 comments)

Peak Oil and Climate Change - An Introduction (6 comments)

Dave Zirin's New Film on the Intersection of Sports & Politics

Permanent Debt Bondage from America's Student Loan Racket (2 comments)

The Drug War: A Roller-Coaster To Hell (22 comments)

Wednesday, January 5:

"With Liberty and Justice for all"

Last Chance for Venezuela's Revolution? (1 comments)


Press Release: In-depth Look at Sudan: History of a Broken Land

Franklin P. Lamb: Any Respect for International Law Left in the US Congress? (1 comments)

Our war for energy independence and economic sustainability (11 comments)

Lanny Davis Puts Dems to Shame (1 comments)

Wall Street reinforcements for Obama White House

Republicans, aka Ruthless and Unscupulous (3 comments)

Why are so many Americans unemployed and underemployed? And what could we do about it? (33 comments)

Justice Scalia's 'Originalist' Hypocrisy (2 comments)

The Obama Administration Caves -- Again! (5 comments)

Annabel Melongo: Victimized and Imprisoned

Besieged Gaza Two Years After Cast Lead (1 comments)

What's In and What's Out in the Oil Damaged Gulf (1 comments)

Report from 2050: Too Many Mouths to Feed

Tuesday, January 4:

What Drives the Delusional Right? Why Palin's Christian Fortress Must be the 'Greatest Country Ever' (2 comments)

New Poll Confirms Country is Clearly Progressive (19 comments)

A Profound and Jarring Disconnect (1 comments)

Mondo Inferno: The Endless Echoes of America's WMD Atrocity (3 comments)

An Answer to 2011's Austerity Arguments: 'We Won't Pay For Their Crisis' (2 comments)

Debt ceiling: DeMint threatens to blow up government; Ryan, Graham look for hostages

Citizen Editorial Cartoons: Chinese-American Corporations: Politics and Money (4 comments)

Republicans Aim Info-War at Obama

The Big Lie (4 comments)

Boehner Speech Preview: Will He (Republican) Party Like It's 1995?

How Afghanistan became a NATO war

"Dear Afghanistan" A Global Listening Project for Peace (2 comments)

Happiness: its meaning (12 comments)

I Am Uninsured and Scared (18 comments)

The Year Ahead in Political Narrative (3 comments)

Reading the Constitution: The GOP's Intro to "Repeal Amendment" Shenanigans (7 comments)

Tomorrow is D-Day in the Senate (2 comments)

Israel's Barbaric Solitary Confinement

Electromagnetic Frequency Mind Control Weapons (7 comments)

"Breaking News!": America Blindsided Again! (1 comments)


Monday, January 3:

The Moral Dilemma of Military Service (6 comments)

PsySR Open Letter on PFC Bradley Manning's Solitary Confinement (8 comments)

Obama Should Read WikiLeaks on Afghanistan (3 comments)

Calculating the Corporate States of America: Revisiting Vonnegut's Player Piano (4 comments)

Undisclosed Location (5 comments)

Profundity of Peace on Earth

AnnabelleRC: The best and worst online communities for writers and bloggers (4 comments)

Nepal's Post-Conflict Reconstruction is Underway But in a Critical Phase

"The Left Has Nowhere to Go' (76 comments)

Gulf Activist on BP Gulf Disaster: "The Government Has No Plan" (4 comments)

Lucasville Five Hunger Strike Begins --An interview with author Staughton Lynd

*The Questionable Ethical Teachings of the Catholic Bishops Regarding Abortion in the First Trimester Should Be Debated (3 comments)

Islamophobia in Western Media (6 comments)

Sunday, January 2:

Gandhi is Too often Ignored by American Resisters (4 comments)

2011 - The year of Catch-22

Political Fisty-Cuffs - Humanity's Last Great Hope?

Happy New Year, 2030 (4 comments)

The End of The End: How the Peak Oil Movement Failed (15 comments)

1968 (16 comments)

Pentagon And NATO Apply Afghanistan-Pakistan War Model To Africa (1 comments)

To Fix Education: Fire Human Teachers, Hire Holographic "Hal" (7 comments)

This Is a Protest (4 comments)

Fox News Labels Elie Wiesel "Holocaust Winner" & Conveniently Labels Bad Republicans as Dems (1 comments)

Sam Webb: 2010: A parting thought on progressive/left-wing politics (3 comments)

Are You Ready for the Revolution? (1 comments)

Hail to the Thief: The New York Times Defends Mikhail Khodorkovsky (1 comments)

Saturday, January 1:

I Owe a Debt of Gratitude to OpEdNews (15 comments)

Will the GOP's "Repeal Amendment" Create a New Hominid Species?

Interim Forever! (3 comments)

Franklin P. Lamb: Any respect for International law left in the US Congress?

AnnabelleRC: How to Detect and Avoid the Top Scam Money Making Websites (5 comments)

Decline and Fall (Maybe) January 1, 2011 (5 comments)

The Anti-Empire Report Wikileaks, the United States, Sweden, and Devil's Island (6 comments)

Afghanistan, Colombia, Vietnam: The Deep Politics of Drugs and Oil (7 comments)

US Predator and Reaper drones, the war on terror, and Mr. Obama (1 comments)

Claras: Quo Vadis Europe? The Failure of EU's Neoliberalism

Compassionate Resistance - #5 Conspiracy Theory (8 comments)

Cult Politics (3 comments)

Ringing in the New Year: From Austerity to Revolt? (1 comments)

CDCR can Mobilize over a Fence Story but Ignores Sick Prisoners (7 comments)

10 Great Progressive Moments of 2010 (1 comments)

*Another American Happy New Year Just Like the Ones During the Vietnam War

Guantánamo mon amour (1 comments)

Reasons why Bradley Manning's alleged Crimes are Serious and deserve Harsh Punishment (145 comments)

Haiti's Elections: Illegitimately Recounting Fraud


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