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July 2011

Sunday, July 31:

Lawrence Davidson: Putting Israel's Interests First

Sheila Dean: FBI Director's Term Extension Ensures Neo-COINTELPRO Operations Will Prevail | The Dissenter

Saturday, July 30:

The Essential Rules Of Tyranny

Is Standard and Poor's Manipulating US Debt Rating to Escape Liability for the Mortgage Crisis? (4 comments)

Restaurants Where You Only Pay What You Can Afford? A Visionary Way to Bring Good Food to the Poor Is Taking Off

Friday, July 29:

Robert Reich: The Empty Bully Pulpit

Ron Paul's Urgent Warning On The Inevitable Collapse Of The Dollar - Higgins (5 comments)

Kevin Drum: Why Is Obama Such a Wimp? (8 comments)

Moshe Adler: Without a Debt Deal, Obama Can Make the Rich Pay

Paul Krugman: The Centrist Cop-Out (5 comments)

Eugene Robinson: Why the progressives need a Big Idea

Censorship of war casualties in the US

Paul Krugman: The Centrist Cop-Out

Thursday, July 28:

America at war: The failures of Petraeus and McChrystal - Raja (2 comments)

E.J. Dionne Jr -- Yes to moderation, no to centrism

I'm starting to think that the Left might actually be right

Why The GOP Aims To Sink The Economy

Amy Fried, Ph.D.: The painful price of deficit hysteria, Julian Zelizer

Jon Stewart Blasts Fox News for Playing the Victim Card in Reporting on the Norwegian Mass Murderer

Shockingly Sensible: McCain Tells GOP Holding Out For Balanced Budget Amendment Is "Unfair" and "Worse Than Foolish"

A taxpayer-supported campaign against Big Government

Wednesday, July 27:

Love Comes More Naturally to the Human Heart -- Mandela

Harold Myerson: The GOP holds out for more on the debt standoff

Sociopaths by Proxy: Kent Pitman at Open Salon (1 comments)

I Do Not Want Mercy, I Want You To Join Me: Tim DeChristopher (4 comments)

Tuesday, July 26:

5 Reasons Michele Bachmann Is the New Sarah Palin

Carl Bernstein: Rupert Murdoch as Citizen

Donald Trump Tells GOP To Default Just to Screw Obama

July 26: Cuba's Revolution, Morality and Solidarity, By Ron Ridenour (3 comments)

This is Considered Punishment?

Smash the Ceiling!

Laughing at the People of Walmart While Class Warfare Rages in America, by William Hicks

Monday, July 25:

John Smith: The Islamophobia of killing Norwegians (1 comments)

Dana Milbank: Obama and Boehner take on Washington

The Greater Threat: Christian Extremism From Timothy McVeigh to Anders Breivik

CBPP Analysis: Boehner's Plan = "Greatest increase in poverty and hardship produced by any law in modern U.S. history" (1 comments)

Will a "Super Congress" Gut the Constitution - Just Like the Federal Reserve?

Paul Krugman: Clive Cook is Drowning America

Elizabeth Drew -- How Obama can end the agony

Thomas L. Friedman -- Make Way for the Radical Center

It must have been those Muslims!

Paul Krugman: Messing With Medicare

Sunday, July 24:

Paul Krugman: Messing With Medicare

They want to end America

Nicholas D. Kristof: Republicans, Zealots and Our Security

Obama Gets Angry, Republicans Repeating History (2 comments)

The Liberated Keith Olbermann Is Making Powerful TV (1 comments)

In Bid for Control of GOP, Tea Party Brings U.S. to Brink of Economic Calamity

Saturday, July 23:

US Designs to Destabilise Asia - Shaukat (1 comments)

Mossad Down Under-Again? - Bolton

At least 1,400 arrests for antiwar dissent, but who's counting? Not the press.

The Pretense of Medical Knowledge, by Andrew Foy MD (14 comments)

John Smith: 500 Million Debt-Serfs: The European Union Is a Neo-Feudal Kleptocracy, by Charles Hugh Smith (2 comments)

Friday, July 22:

Libya, Obama and the "Other Wars" by B.A.R. Executive Editor Glen Ford (2 comments)

The Murdoch scandal (6 comments)

Why the Wealthiest Americans Are the Real 'Job-Killers'

Time We Got Back (to the basics of revolution) (3 comments)

Got Them Ole' Social 'Curity Blues by Scanner

The Atlanta School Cheating Scandal -

The Sordid History Of News Corp.'s Roger Ailes (1 comments)

Freedom of expression subverted in Israel, US

BAIL: Eye-balling the Fifth Century, by Fred Reed

Glenn Greenwald: Obama Gutting Core Principles of Democratic Party (1 comments)

Paul Krugman: The Lesser Depression

Ralph Gomory: The Real Crime: Concentration of Power

Thursday, July 21:

Yes, but I still back sources on Israelis -Tulett (1 comments)

Mark Benjamin: Afghan VIPs Steal $10 Million From You Every Day, in Cash (1 comments)

E.J. Dionne Jr. -- GOP leaders must free themselves from the Tea Party's grip

Matt Taibbi: How Rupert Murdoch Dragged Media Into the Swamp

Nicholas D. Kristof: Bonuses for Billionaires

6 Ways To Free America from Wall Street: David Korten (3 comments)

Why the AT&T Merger Is a Joke

Whose Nukes are Safer? - Shaukat

Wednesday, July 20:

Legislative Magic Trick May Prove Debt Ceiling Remedy - (3 comments)

Another ATF Arms Sales Scandal: "Operation Castaway"

Republicans Are Signing Away the Right to Govern -

Tuesday, July 19:

Time for Murdoch to go

Should Adults Bring Kids To R-Rated Movies? (3 comments)

In the Ozarks, a Home With Room to Spare (72,000 Square Feet)

Monday, July 18:

E.J. Dionne Jr. -- Why did Congress waste six months?

Elizabeth Warren: A Big Week for the New Consumer Agency (1 comments)

Paul Krugman: Letting the Banks Walk

Robert Kuttner: The End Game: Saving Obama From Himself

David Corn -- Elizabeth Warren: Passed Over for CFPB Post, But... (1 comments)

Paul Krugman: Letting Bankers Walk

Secret Diplomacy behind Mumbai Blasts - Shaukut

How to stabilise Pakistan: get out of Afghanistan - Tariq Ali

Sunday, July 17:

Trust Me, This Debt Ceiling is Going to Be Raised

Dying for a Lie

Marcus Bachmann Gay: How Rumors Could Affect Michele Bachmann's Campaign

Our Broken Escalator By NICHOLAS D. KRISTOF

Saturday, July 16:

Budget Cuts to S.E.C. Reduce Its Effectiveness - James P Stewart

The Journal Becomes Fox-ified

Daniel C. Maguire: Where Rachel Maddow Dares Not Tread

Joel Shatzky: A Tale of Two Nations

They, Too, Sing America - Charels M Blow

Urgency and Common Sense on Debt Ceiling Don't Penetrate the House - (1 comments)

Friday, July 15:

Paul Krugman: Getting to Crazy

Elizabeth Warren's Summer Grilling

Bill Boyarsky: "Entitlement' Is a Republican Word (3 comments)

Thursday, July 14:

30 Days to FREE Vanunu Mordechai

The Assassination of Afghan Kingpin Karzai: A Case of Langley Liabilities Exceeding Its Asset? - Edmunds

Robert Reich: The President's Jobs Plan (Not)

Breaking News: Source claims ATF's Tampa SAC walked guns to Honduras

Is America still "My country, right or wrong"?

John Smith: UN reveals its master plan for destruction of global economy (The Goal of Global Genocide: Zero Carbon = Zero Jobs = Zer

Nicholas D. Kristof: The Opposing Party

Wednesday, July 13:

Pepe Escobar: Why the US won't leave Afghanistan

Sheila Dean: NSTIC as a National ID by Aaron Titus

Justice Department Obstructing 'Fast and Furious' Gun Probe, ATF Director Says

Steve Chapman: The overhyped defense cuts

Dana Milbank: Eric Cantor's slick upper lip

Tuesday, July 12:

Sheila Dean: Guilty Until Proven Guilty

Eugene Robinson: Don't blame "both sides' for debt impasse

Deficit Predators: Everything You Need to Know About the Twisted, Dangerous Debt Ceiling Fight

Everything You Need to Know About the Twisted, Dangerous Debt Ceiling Fight

David Corn: Rep. Ryan Quiet on His Own Medicare Plan

Monday, July 11:

Matt Taibbi: Obama Doesn't Want a Progressive Deficit Deal (2 comments)

Casey Dan Abrams: Anthony Coverage: Less Dangerous Than Political Reporting

Paul Krugman: No, We Can’t? Or Won’t?

Reagan Mythology is Leading US Off a Cliff (2 comments)

Tax the Rich. Problem Solved

Paul Krugman: No, We Can't? Or Won't?

US Independence Day reflections

Sunday, July 10:

News World news John Walker Lindh America's 'detainee 001' -- the persecution of John Walker Lindh - Frank Lind (2 comments)

Carl Gibson: Tax the Rich. Problem Solved

The evils of unregulated capitalism (1 comments)

This Entire Debt Limit Discussion Is Outrageous!

James Petras: Multi-Billion-Dollar Terrorists and the Disappearing Middle Class

Education Reform, Done Correctly

Murdoch's malign influence must die with the News of the World

Saturday, July 9:

Family Feud: Blacks Battle Blacks over Criticism of Obama, by Linn Washington, Jr.

Carl Bernstein: Is Phone-Hacking Scandal Murdoch's Watergate?

Judge on Suspicionless Laptop Searches & Seizures: Better Off Leaving Devices at Home (2 comments)

Matt Taibbi: JP Morgan Chase Fine: Another Slap on the Wrist for Wall Street

Bernstein: Murdoch's Watergate?

Andy Kroll: Where Are the Jobs, Dammit!?

Friday, July 8:

Indian Double Game with Bangladesh - Shaukat (1 comments)

We've Attacked Libya With $368 Million Worth of Bombs by Conor Friedersdorf

VIPR Searches and the American Citizen: "Dominate. Intimidate. Control" (1 comments)

Richard Levy: The Fat Lady Didn't Sing ... It's Not Over Yet

Paul Krugman: What Obama Wants (1 comments)

Sheila Dean: Nothing to Hide: The False Tradeoff Between Privacy and Security | Truthout

What does Obama Want?

The next, worse financial crisis - Arends

Starving Gaza is not cricket

Thursday, July 7:

The Strange Silencing of Liberal America (1 comments)

Lawrence Davidson: On Flotillas and the Law

Afghan war was a waste of Canadian lives - Walkom

The Breaking Point By: Jane Hamsher

Democrats and Labor: A Murder-Suicide Pact, by B.A.R. Managing Editor Bruce Dixon

Nicholas D. Kristof: Taxes and Billionaires

Ezra Klein: Obama's budget more regressive than Reagan's

Sam Smith: The normalcy bubble

Jim Wallis: The Debt Ceiling Play: My "CliffsNotes' Version

The 4th of July, Hip-Hop and National "Inattentional Blindness", By Jared Bell (2 comments)

Wednesday, July 6:

More Folly in the Debt Limit Talks - editorial

India's Self-deception on Kashmir - Shaukat

FOCUS: The New Antiwar Republicans - Lawrence (2 comments)

David Corn -- Bill Clinton: Debt Talks Missing One Big Point

Netanyahu: Effort to travel to the occupied territories through Ben Gurion Airport is "an effort to undermine Israel's r (1 comments)

Sam Bahour : Welcome to Palestine -- if you can get in

Katrina anden Huevel: Invoke the 14th -- and end the debt standoff

David Brooks: The Mother of All No-Brainers (1 comments)

Mark Morford: 2050, the year we all eat each other

Ademo's "Improper Influence" or Edward Burke's Abuse of Power? - You Decide

7 Pieces of Good News Nobody Is Reporting - by Kristi Harrison (3 comments)

A Greek Tragedy: Seizing the Gaza Flotilla on Israel's Orders

Tuesday, July 5:

Jack D. Douglas: The Petraeus-CIA Powergrab

Power-Hungry Devices -

Afghanistan: US Victory in Defeat - Walberg

A Logistics Miracle Is Really A Logistics Nightmare - Culture of Life News

Obama administration shuts down investigations into Bush-era torture (6 comments)

Send Me to Arizona to Free Arpaio's Political Prisoners

Israel is trying to blackmail the world, and outsource the siege of Gaza'

Why the Left Fears Libertarianism by Anthony Gregory (2 comments)

Monday, July 4:

The Mother of All No-Brainers - David Brooks (1 comments)

The Amazing Centristman - Slide Show -

Failures of Intelligence Is Why "America is Beautiful But She Has An Ugly Side"

An African Adventure, and a Revelation - Nickolas Kristoff

Holly Sklar and Scott Klinger: Real patriots pay taxes (1 comments)

E.J. Dionne, Jr. -- What our Declaration really said

Paul Krugman: Corporate Cash Con

Dan Froomkin: Is Torture In America's Future As Well As In Our Country's Past?

Frank Rich -- Obama's Original Sin

To the Limit - Paul Krugman

Sunday, July 3:

Hope Lost, Audacity Found

Obama Administration Overrides 2009 Ogden Memo, Declares Open Season on Pot Shops in States Where Medical Marijuana Is L

The Tentacles of Megas: Reaching from the Government to the Emasculated Watchdogs - Sibel Edmonds

Saturday, July 2:

Libya: Unending American Hostility - Blum (2 comments)

Afghan War will Shift to India? - Shaukat

Paul Krugman: To the Limit

Islamic Scare Paid for with Our Tax Dollars - Berkowitz

Friday, July 1:

Eugene Robinson: Assassination by robot: Are we justified?

Mark Levine: Waiting for Godot on the Gaza flotilla

John Smith: Washington Plans Further Actions Against Venezuela, by Eva Golinger (4 comments)

The Bestiary: Native Fauna of the Democratic Party, by Stop Me Before I Vote Again

John Smith: Don't believe everything you see and read about Gaddafi, by Patrick Cockburn (7 comments)

Paul Krugman: To the Limit (1 comments)

Washington Okays Attack on Unarmed U.S. Ship


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