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May 2011

Tuesday, May 31:

Amy Davidson: The Sarah Palin Tour

Are your Children Safe at Synagogue by C.Rice and Wanda Gray (1 comments)

Strike Updates: Syria by C.Rice and Wanda Gray

Dead Horse: Wash. Examiner Pushing Old Health Care "Rationing" Myth

NY Times by JOE NOCERA: The Good Banker

Back to Helen Thomas, Lennon, Vanunu and Giving U.S. Some Truth

Monday, May 30:

Dumb Question of the Twenty-first Century: Is It Legal?

What Happens When Greece Defaults - Lilico

John Smith: REBELLION IN AMERICA: Incensed voters 'repudiate' Washington's leadership, By Bob Unruh

Paul Krugman: Against Learned Helplessness

Rep. Paul Ryan's Dubious Sales Pitch

Education Problems Way Deeper Than 'Good' or 'Bad' Teachers

Shocking Video: Americans Arrested Violently at the Jefferson Memorial -- for Dancing r|N | Alteet

Sunday, May 29:

Palin, Queen of Right-Wing Reaction

New Torture pics Banned by Obama by Chris Rice (1 comments)

Saturday, May 28:

David Corn: Palin's Latest: Signs of a 2012 Bid...Or Love of the Limelight?

Programmer admits under oath that computers rig elections and data - Youtube - 12 mins.

Congress's Reaction to Netanyahu (1 comments)

Out of Business

American fascism, terrorism, and bin Laden

Friday, May 27:

Five noes, many lies: Netanyahu's speech to Congress

Paul Krugman: No ideas

Joe Conason: From Wisconsin to Florida, Strong Winds of Political Remorse

How Obama Enables Israel's Worst Impulses

Unfounded concerns over Pakistan nukes - Jamil

Obama, hands off our spring - Gharinoushi

Youtube - Judge Napolitano - Peaceful Republic or Police State - 5 mins.

Rae Abileah: Why did I disrupt?

Paul Krugman: Medicare and Mediscares

Thursday, May 26:

WI Big Money Blog: Swapping Clean Elections For Voter Suppression

How Roger Ailes Built the Fox News Fear Factory

Fareed Zakaria: Where Netanyahu fails himself and Israel

Sarah Palin 2012 run: Recent moves fuel latest round of media speculation on a White House run

Dana Milbank: Paul Ryan gets a taste of his own shameless demagoguery

Abolish the Police (5 comments)

Wednesday, May 25:

"The only people Obama has prosecuted are the whistle-blowers" (3 comments)

Bin Laden's Gone. Can My Son Come Home?

Out of the Belly of AIPAC and Why I am too RED to be Pink!

The Emperor's clothes are still on, for now (while his heckler is roughed up, hospitalized)

Chilling Echoes From Sept. 11 -

Editorial: Breaking Faith

Tuesday, May 24:

David Sep: Reclaiming the Liberal Badge of Honor (1 comments)

John Smith: Disclosure and Deceit: Secrecy as the Manipulation of History, not its Concealment, by Dr. T. P. Wilkinson (1 comments)

NATO: The new Barbary Pirates, by Bob Fitrakis (1 comments)

Tariq Ali: Obama's War (1 comments)

Monday, May 23:

The Demise of Both the GOP and Tea Party Begins

John Smith: US Department of Defense is the Worst Polluter on the Planet

Larger Profits + Safety Shortcuts = Death, by David Macaray (1 comments)

Benjamin Netanyahu's Bizarre Response to Obama's Proposal for Negotiations With Palestinians

Tea Party Reject, Gerald Andersen

E.J. Dionne Jr. -- Lessons for the media, the bishops and John Boehner

Reverend Jesse Jackson describes blockade of Cuba as obsolete

A Budget Without Core Purposes, Taxation Without Compassion - NYTimes editorial by Eduarto Porter

John Smith: Greece: Athens prepares army deployment in the capital, by Udo Ulfkotte

Budget Without a Purpose, Taxation Without Compassion

Paul Krugman: When Austerity Fails (1 comments)

Sunday, May 22:

Richard Falk: Israel and Palestine: Obama's flawed approach

Malign Neglect at the Supreme Court (1 comments)

Saturday, May 21:

Is The American Dream A Christian's Nightmare? by Curt Day

Sheila Dean: The always-expanding bipartisan Surveillance State - Glenn Greenwald -

The always-expanding bipartisan Surveillance State, by Glen Greenwald (4 comments)

Honest Criticism Is Not Betrayal; It's Democratic by Dr. Wilmer J. Leon III

Netanyahu's Ill-Advised White House Tantrum Over Obama's Mideast Speech

David Corn: Birtherism Is Dead. Long Live Otherism

Friday, May 20:

Paul Krugman: Making Things in America (1 comments)

World Wide Protests 2011 - PFB

Pepe Escobar: What Obama could not possibly say

Joe Conason: The Gingrich Style

Kevin Drum: Goodwin Liu and the Politics of Personal Pique

Rapture: Leaving for Heaven on Saturday - Edger

Paranoia is Good for You, by Wendy McElroy (1 comments)

Robert Fisk: Lots of rhetoric -- but very little help

Thursday, May 19:

Obama's Big Mideast Speech: Hits the Right Notes, Not a Whole Lot of Substance

Matt Taibbi: A New Wall Street Investigation: Is the Hammer Finally Coming Down? (1 comments)

Amy Goodman: Andrew Breitbart's 'electronic brownshirts'

E.J. Dionne Jr. -- The symbolic battle over the debt ceiling

The serious questions raised by the Dominique Strauss-Kahn affair (1 comments)

Wednesday, May 18:

Mark Morford: Hi! In three days you will all be dead (2 comments)

3 Fatal Flaws in Ayn Rand's Perverse 'Moral Philosophy'

Joanne Kloppenburg: Why recounts are a vital part of election process

Mike Whitney Global Research: IMF Chief Strauss-Kahn Set Up For Breaking Free From Party Line?

Tuesday, May 17:

Jeremy Scahill: Erik Prince, You're No Indiana Jones (1 comments)

John Smith: The Fall of the U.S. Empire and the Breakup of the Geopolitical Matrix, by David Galland

The Real War Heroes, by William T. Hathaway (1 comments)

More misery as inflation soars - By Daily Mail

Seema Jilani: Haunted by the nightmare of Katrina

John Smith: For Our Top 400 Taxpayers, a Near-Record Year, by Sam Pizzigati (1 comments)

Two Pakistani Views on the Current Crisis in Post-Osama Assassination US-Pakistan Relations

FDL: Waking the Dead

Israel's border massacre and human rights hypocrisy

Monday, May 16:

Special Education Means No Education For Many Youth Of Color by Ernest Saadiq Morris, Urban Youth Justice

E.J. Dionne Jr. -- Lincoln would weep at the GOP's 2012 field

Paul Krugman: Held Hostage Over the Debt Ceiling

Jane Mayer: Charges Against the N.S.A.'s Thomas Drake

Sunday, May 15:

Steve Benen: Boehner will give up hostage after receiving ransom

White House, Republicans use debt deadline to prepare historic cuts in Medicare and Medicaid

Richard Wolff: The great corporate tax swindle

Why Did Police Kill My Dad? (1 comments)

We Need More Cal State-Chico Alumni, by David Macaray (1 comments)

Paul Krugman: Algorithms

Saturday, May 14:

Ziyad Clot: Palestine Papers: Why I blew the whistle

Israel opens its gates to the world, shuts them to Palestinians

Inflation diet - same price, less product - by Chuck Jaffe at Marketwatch

IN FUKUSHIMA'S WAKE, by Alexander Cockburn (4 comments)

(How to) End the FED (for dummies) Pt. 3 of 3 by Christopher Rice and Wanda Gray

Time for Pakistan to divorce the US - Qadir

Turn a new page, Obama - Syed

Friday, May 13:

The 236-year old eventful war history of US - The News

Keith Olbermann: Special Comment: Death of Bin Laden; Defense of Moore (1 comments)

The proof that Campbell and Blair did lie about the Iraq war - by Daily Mail (2 comments)

John Smith: MOVE 25th Bombing Anniversary

John Reed: A Wider War on Terror

Paul Krugman: Seniors, Guns and Money

Thursday, May 12:

Newt Gingrich Running For President: Welcome to the Freak Show

Globalists' Pakistan War Plan - Cartalucci (1 comments)

Boehner takes budget hypocrisy to a new low

The Unwisdom of Elites -

Mr. Gingrich's Intolerant History

Dick Cheney, the President Will Take Your Apology Now (2 comments)

Challenge Obama from the Left (2 comments)

Wednesday, May 11:

Why aren't the powers that be tackling the jobs crisis?

Mark Morford: 8 awesome facts to make you go blind

Financial end to empire?

Tuesday, May 10:

Civilised Expectations (A Meditation On The Killing Of Osama Bin Laden) - Trotter

Those Libyan "Freedom Fighters": The Fix is On

Timothy Egan: More Than a Résumé

Let’s treat Bentley, Siegelman the same

Monday, May 9:

Spy agencies and their failures in solving high profile murders - Shah

EJ Dionne: Rescuing Detroit: No news about government’s good news

Pine Ridge Reservation Disaster Area

Eliot Spitzer: Republican war against the weak

Russell Means Freedom, Russell Means

FAX to President Obama RE: Netanyahu and Peres Vis-a-Vis Vanunu Mordechai

John Smith: Bin Laden & The 911 Illusion: Part II: Deutsche Bank & Blackstone

Obama's Contract With America

Paul Krugman: The Unwisdom of Elites (6 comments)

Why one 16-year-old is sueing the US government over climate change (4 comments)

The Week in Editorial Cartoons - The Hunt for Osama Bin Laden and the Bush Administration (2 comments)

Paul Krugman: The Unwisdom of Elites

Sunday, May 8:

John Smith: The American Prison State

(How to) End the FED (for dummies) Pt. 2 of 3

Pakistan's long war has begun - Sharaf (2 comments)

Osama and the Ghosts of September 11: "Proof that Obama is Lying" (1 comments)

If you want the real truth, your best bet is the bookies - Lynch

Jack the Ripper or Mary Poppins: Reality of Victorian London - Rwoo5g

Noam Chomsky: My Reaction to Osama bin Laden's Death (5 comments)

Saturday, May 7:

Guest Post: A Fistful Of Dollars - Part Two | zero hedge

Bin Laden Back Story: Destroying the Monster We Created by Jim Ridgeway

President Obama on Death of Osama bin Laden (SPOOF) - PFB

Osama Uncertainty Akin to JFK/911 - billhare

Welcome to the Nest of the Snow Owl

The Return of "Drill, Baby, Drill"

The Economy Slows -

John Smith: After US Invasion Afghanistan Now Produces 93% Of World's Opium

(How to) END the FED (for Dummies) Pt. 1 of 3

Friday, May 6:

Holder's Lame Victory - Ransom

Don't Worry about Medicare. Worry about Medicaid.

E.J. Dionne, Jr. -- Obama the bold? Now we know

What’s Behind The Obama Administration’s About Face Regarding Medical Marijuana? (2 comments)

Did the Polls Cause the G.O.P. to Back Off Medicare? (3 comments)

Paul Krugman: Fears and Failure

Thursday, May 5:

Mike Huckabee: Still Talking Crazy (2 comments)

Lucky Duckies Waddle Onto the WSJ News Pages

America's Killing Sprees Define Who We Are As A People - Smith

The Koch Brothers Are Buying Our Democracy!

Wednesday, May 4:

Mark Morford: Osama bin Laden saves America

Richard Clarke: Bin Laden's Dead. Al Qaeda's Not

Tuesday, May 3:

Did Obama organize the "Osama is Dead" celebration beforehand as a campaign rally? - Scrubone

How Goldman Sachs Created the Food Crisis - Kaufman

Story of Bin Laden's death looks like stage fairytale - PFB

A U.S. Constitution lesson for birthers

Monday, May 2:

Revolution in America - Micah White (1 comments)

Bin Laden's Rise and Fall: For America's Youth, the Story of Our Lives

Keith Olbermann: Bin Laden Dead -- And It Was Live-Tweeted (Updated)

David Corn: Obama's Trump-Thump: Laughter is the Best Weapon

Paul Krugman: Springtime for Bankers

John Smith: The Four Horsemen Behind The Oil Wars, by Dean Henderson

Time Magazine asked: Where is the Evidence Against bin Laden? (3 comments)

Bin Laden Said to be Buried at Sea

Sunday, May 1:

Mark Singer: Best Wishes, Donald

Why do Americans still dislike atheists? Washington Post (6 comments)

FDR: "Government by organized money is just as dangerous as Government by organized mob." -


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