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July 2011

Sunday, July 31:

A Bad Deal With The Devils (2 comments)

*George Bush- You can End the Tea Party Debt Nonsense Now! (6 comments)

If the Republic Had Not Died A Long Time Ago, This Would Indeed Be the Death of the Republic (Reprise) (6 comments)

Present Political Activity and What is Possible. (2 comments)

Rabbi Michael Lerner: A Reflection on Obama and the Current Crisis

Behind the Drama and the Hype, The Bi-partisan Sell Out (4 comments)

For the Benefit of Mr. Kite (3 comments)

The War on You (44 comments)

The Scapegoat in American Culture: From Lee Harvey Oswald To Osama bin Laden (2 comments)

Debt Crisis Propaganda and the Obvious Economic and Moral Solutions

Debt Ceiling: Lots of Posturing, No Solution (4 comments)

America's Media: Dancing Around the Debt Debate Charade (2 comments)

Heading Toward Economic Ruin (3 comments)

*Sarah Palin is the Ultimate RINO (10 comments)

Saturday, July 30:

We Need No National Debt Ceiling

Telling the "Set America Free!" Story (1 comments)

The President Can And Must Invoke 31 USC 3102 To Pay Our National Debts (8 comments)

The NY Times' Ostrich Act on JFK Assassination Getting Old (11 comments)

*Rep. Conyers: Obama Demanded Social Security Cuts--Not GOP (8 comments)

R S: A Judicial Market for Lemons (6 comments)

*Don't Blame the Hobbits- Blame the Mad Hatter Tea Party Siths! (19 comments)

Dog Show in Romania? (8 comments)

*The Anatomy of the Debt Ceiling Showdown (5 comments)

Wealth and Democracy (2 comments)

Ghost of Reagan Reaches Out -- Attacks the Tea Party (1 comments)

I Have Finally Gone Mad (2 comments)

The Summer of our Discontent (5 comments)

The Pentagon Rules America: Militarism and the Crisis of the Civilian Economy (7 comments)

Why mainstream news reports are fast becoming irrelevant (16 comments)

The FBI recommended new recruits read anti-Islam books (2 comments)

Mainstream Reporters: Too Close to the Field and Teams to Get the Debt Story (1 comments)

ALEC's Summer Camp For Kids! Fun And Politics, The Koch Way! (21 comments)


The Time to Challenge the Two-Party System (30 comments)

FBI Director's Term Extension Ensures Neo-COINTELPRO Operations Will Prevail (1 comments)

The Media Should Be Restrained (5 comments)

The U.S. Government Should End Its Prosecution of Former New Orleans Attorney Ashton R. O'Dwyer, Jr. (1 comments)

Animated Videoclip about Human Rights (1 comments)

"Pssst. Hotdogs Ten Bucks Each' (22 comments)

Abdul Fatah Younis Killing: War Death or Assassination? (1 comments)

Political Washington Fiddles While Rome Burns

Obama and the debt ceiling (2 comments)

The American Public Debt Crisis: What Would FDR Do? (1 comments)

Friday, July 29:

*What Bush v. Gore Cost Us (3 comments)

Debt Compromise? Obama Already Gave Away the Store (4 comments)

Hoyer Statement on Speaker Boehner's Partisan Default Bill

The New Anti-Semitism (3 comments)

*Shut Down

Add Lousy Credit to A Litany of Other Right-Wing Induced Lousy USA Ratings (39 comments)

Do We Really Need "Enemies" in an "Us v/s Them" View of the World? (4 comments)

Woah! Wait a minute. Look at what's wrong with this (3 comments)

EU Bailouts: Serf's Up (12 comments)

Time to Make Some Noise

The Great American Guilt Trip (15 comments)

*Economic Reform Newsletter: Ways Forward Against the Opposition (6 comments)

Electro-Magnetic Pulse (EMP) Technology-- A Threat To The US Or Not? (3 comments)

Dr Albert Ellis with help from Jimmy Walter: Capitalist/Lib Economics Pt 5 (2 comments)

Boehner In A Box (2 comments)

Ubasuteyama, USA (3 comments)

Republicans: The People Grandpa Warned Me About

The 'WikiLeaks Phenomenon' & the Disease of Secrecy in US Government

Daily NATO War Crimes in Libya (10 comments)

Debt Ceiling Roulette (2 comments)

The Big and Easy Solution to Debt Crisis

Thursday, July 28:

Don't Nuke the Budget! (1 comments)

Disastrous Outcomes From An Orchestrated Crisis (12 comments)

Don't Fall for the GOP Lie: There is No Budget Crisis. There's a Job and Growth Crisis (4 comments)

President Obama Doesn't Understand the Origins of the Deficit (1 comments)

Peter King continues anti-Muslims witch hunt

The Moral Case for Defaulting on the Debt (2 comments)

*Who Owns John Boehner? The Corporations That Love The Grim Weeper! (20 comments)

Dave Dudley, American Trucker, and the Disastrous US Military Mission (7 comments)

The Bitter Sweet Story of Indian Muslims

The Fools on The Hill (4 comments)

Divisive Communal Politics in India

John Garamendi Vs Barack Obama? (8 comments)

Deficit Reduction CBO Style (1 comments)

*Debt Ceiling Ultimatum -- Obama's Missed Opportunity during his July 25th. National Address (1 comments)

The Power and Failure of Coercion (2 comments)

Dr Albert Ellis with help from Jimmy Walter: Capitalist/Lib Economics Pt 4

What If We Wrote a New Constitution, or Two? (1 comments)

Thom Hartmann: The Question Republicans Can't Answer (7 comments)

Washington vs. America

Israeli Home Demolition Terrorism (1 comments)

Washington's Response to a Failed Ecomomy: More War (23 comments)

Life After Capitalism (13 comments)

Wednesday, July 27:

Predicted Murdoch's Fall in 2009 (1 comments)

*The People's Budget is MIA

Yes, Perfect Debt Solution, Barack: Take the 14th & Run (8 comments)

Freedom, Serfdom or Slavery? (1 comments)

The Biggest Driver in the Deficit Battle: Standard & Poor's (3 comments)

The GOP: Let's Rename it the APP, the Anti-People Party - Social Antagonists (10 comments)

Who Commits Terrorism? (1 comments)

Are You Doing Your Part to Support Big Business? (1 comments)

How Would You Spend the Federal Budget? (1 comments)

Would Jefferson and Paine Dare to Criticize Jury Verdicts? (2 comments)

Fundamentalism Kills

Debt Madness Was Always About Killing Social Security (2 comments)

Madness Reigns in the Halls of Congress and the White House

The Sentencing of Tim DeChristopher Highlights the Conflict Between the People and Corporate-Government (1 comments)

Stop Hoping! Start Changing!

Russia Can't Be Manipulated Through External Pressure (1 comments)

Nuclear Weapons and Hypocrites in High Places (3 comments)

US-Style Free Trade's Dark Side (1 comments)

If you declare bankruptcy, will everything be OK in a few days, weeks later? (3 comments)

Fukushima. Hiroshima. Nagasaki. When Will It Stop? (3 comments)

America: Heading for Tyranny and Impoverishment (6 comments)

Whirlpool of Crazy: A Letter to European Friends

Uganda and the Weaponization of HIV/AIDS

What Do the Debt Ceiling and Climate Crisis Have in Common? (5 comments)

India on a Divisive Track?


An answer to Rob Kall's question (8 comments)

Dr Albert Ellis with help from Jimmy Walter: Capitalist/Lib Economics Pt 3

Is America Caught In The Closed Mind Trap? (139 comments)

Tuesday, July 26:

Why President Obama Can't Make Like FDR on Jobs

Solomon and the Debt Ceiling (1 comments)

*Congressional Impotence! Prescribe The Little Blue Pill! (8 comments)

Who Should Challenge Obama in 2012? (3 comments)

What Rupert Murdoch Means For You Personally (2 comments)

Cutting Social Security by Stealth

Nuclear Power and the Nuremburg Code

The Debt Ceiling Impasse: The Myth of Grand Bargains and Win-Win Unicorns (2 comments)

Fast Times in Palestine -- A Book Review (1 comments)

Mary Wentworth: Elizabeth Warren: Can She Beat Scott Brown? (1 comments)

*Balance is the Key! (8 comments)

Oslo massacre exposes the nexus of Islamophobia and right-wing extremism

Caring Sucks!

Barack's Big Blunder (4 comments)

Obamination and Boehneria (5 comments)

UN Commission Flotilla Massacre Report

The Oslo Attacks: More False Flag Evidence (26 comments)

Obama returns to the fraud of "equal sacrifice" (1 comments)

Spending Cuts and Tax Hikes: What Else Can be Done About the Debt Crisis?

Are We Being Had? (15 comments)

Monday, July 25:

Norway's Mass Killer is a Christian Conservative (8 comments)

Tea Party Trumpery-- Reloading the Darker Half of America (2 comments)

Dr Albert Ellis with help from Jimmy Walter: Capitalist/Lib Economics Pt 2

Living to Resurrect Libya

Deficit Reduction Down to the Wire (2 comments)

Vicious Cycles: Why Washington is About to Make the Jobs Crisis Worse (1 comments)

8 days to avoid disaster: Here's a plan for action

*Stop Disastrous Debt Deal. Save the American Dream (1 comments)

The Unintended Consequences of Debt Ceiling Intransigence (22 comments)

Was Norway Massacre a reaction to BDS Israeli Boycott? (1 comments)


The Kucinich Plan for National Economic Reform and Recovery (13 comments)

Even Birds Have Withdrawn From Afghanistan (1 comments)

Why Boehner Cries (6 comments)

Quote of the Day: Ike on Social Security


Brutally Isolating Detainees in Israeli Prisons

Possible Israeli Connection to Oslo Attacks (13 comments)

Sunday, July 24:

Press Release: Tunisia's Admirable Persistence for Democracy

*Eliminating Rather than Exploiting the Debt Crisis (1 comments)

Obama steps up campaign for "tough choices" on Medicare, Social Security (2 comments)


Lies Linking Social Security to the National Debt (6 comments)

Unacknowledged Victims of State Executions

Obama is NOT "Caving" to Corporate Interests (1 comments)

Job Creation and Economic Stability Are the Answer -- Wars Are Not! (6 comments)

American and Eurozone Debt Explains Bachmann's Migraines

The Slaughter in Norway (2 comments)

The Libyan Virtual Revolution

Marijuana and PTSD: Give the Joy of Life a Chance (7 comments)

I Wish I Had Said That (2 comments)

Norway's 911. And the Reaction? (1 comments)

Dr Albert Ellis with help from Jimmy Walter: Capitalist/Lib Economics Pt 1 (4 comments)

The First Lady and The Monsanto-Washington Unification Process Vs. Our Human Rights (7 comments)

Fingering Alleged Right Winger in Norway Shooting Didn't Stop the Muslim Bashing

The Oslo Attacks: Comment and Analysis (6 comments)

*Debt Ceiling Repercussions (34 comments)

Saturday, July 23:

The Truth About My Trip To Hanoi (14 comments)

TEOFWAWKIT: The End of the World as We Know It (28 comments)

Dumb and Dumbest (13 comments)

Time To Back Our President (11 comments)

John Bredin: American Politics Awaits its Elvis Moment (3 comments)

Why Medicare Is the Solution -- Not the Problem (6 comments)

Semantic Propaganda Feeds Stupidity (7 comments)

Ray McGovern to Gov. Brown on Prisons (2 comments)

Alleged Norwegian massacre gunman Anders Breivik is a right-wing anti-Muslim extremist (3 comments)

Norway's Agony, and Responsible Reporting (22 comments)

Winning with Kamikaze Tactics (2 comments)

We the People Need to Confront Our Present Political State of Affairs (2 comments)

Wanted: Decent Straight-Talking President (6 comments)

Why All the Wrangling over the Debt Ceiling? A Lesson for Obama Fans (5 comments)

Everything Is Workin' - So Why Aren't We?

The Fix Is In: Washington's Planned Social Contract Destruction (9 comments)

Barack Obama is gutting the core principles of the Democratic party (22 comments)

Draft Bernie Sanders for President (3 comments)

Wanted: A Decider

Friday, July 22:

The Charge of the New York Times or - Baksheesh for the Doorkeeper (1 comments)

The War on Women Persists (8 comments)

Thom Hartmann: Final Words of Killer Cannot Be Ignored (2 comments)

Commentary: Impeach Obama Now (3 comments)

New Details about How Bush Stole Ohio in '04 (4 comments)

Whither Goest Thou, Leaders

Democrats Hung Obama Out on the GOP Limb (4 comments)

Michele Bachmann Needs to Put Up or Shut Up (5 comments)

The Eye Popping Fed Audit (23 comments)

The Joyful Vegan

The Trouble with Californian Communities and Corporate Housing--Hyprocracy and Hybrids" (4 comments)

Why not corporate patriotism for a change? (12 comments)

Pledge Circus (15 comments)

Pakistan vs the US: Moving on

Dr. Fai's arrest tit-for-tat move by the US

Drenched to the Bone (5 comments)

Obama's Budget Betrayal - Questions and Answers (21 comments)

How the Left and Right Can Unite (5 comments)

Teach Your Children--A Rock and Roll Epistle (5 comments)

What's Happened to Obama? (4 comments)

Praising the Hostage Takers: Will Obama Ever Hold the Republicans Accountable? (8 comments)

Bahraini Unrest Stirs Unease in Washington

Michele Bachmann: Way Out There in the Blue (2 comments)

Washington D.C. and the War of Competing Genetic Defects (2 comments)

President Obama's Obscenity: Cuts for Social Security, but No Taxes for Wall Street?! (9 comments)

An Economy Destroyed -- The Enemy Is Washington (31 comments)

Thursday, July 21:

In Past Ten Years U.S. Has Expanded Military Network Throughout The World (1 comments)

Banana Republicans (2 comments)

*Barbara Boxer says Headlines Read: "GOP base refuses to compromise" (1 comments)

The Deadly Alliance Whose Objective is to Replace Our Democracy with an Oligarchy (11 comments)

*The Koch Brothers Are The New Brothers Grimm! They Are Writing A Sordid Fairy Tale For America! (6 comments)

Demopublicans or Republicrats? (5 comments)

*We Can Balance Our Budget While Still Investing In Our Future (9 comments)

To Hell with the Democrats!: Time for Any Real Progressives in Congress to Bolt the Party and Start a New One (3 comments)

Nathan Runkle/Mercy for Animals: Meet Leo (1 comments)

Facebook-- Pied Piper of the New World Order's technological control grid (4 comments)

The Best Way to Fight Terrorism (10 comments)

There and Back Again: Sobering Thoughts about the Nuclear Madness We All Face (3 comments)

Is Democracy imitating the Cheshire Cat?

Rupert's Religious Ark: Will The Pope, Rick Warren And Pat Robertson Jump Ship? (5 comments)

*Does Burma launch colonial war in Kachin state?

The Death of Human Space Flight (1 comments)

Turkey vs the US: A kinder Middle East hegemon

When the worst is the best; why Rick Perry is the best Republican candidate (10 comments)

*Confessions Of A Real Death Panel Member! Yes, Virginia, Death Panels Do Exist! (31 comments)

Canines and hot cars: a deadly combination (1 comments)

Politicians Need a History Lesson to Not Repeat It (1 comments)

How a Right Wing Authoritarian Thinks (A Sample) (7 comments)

Last Night, Today and Rebuilding the Dream (1 comments)

Corporations are not free market enterprises (5 comments)

AIDS Drugs Offer Major Breakthrough in Fight Against Spread of HIV/AIDS But Cultural Determinants Still Crucial Within t

Politicians, Crimes and Misdemeanors in Cyberspace (3 comments)

What Could Truly End the Space Program: A Nuclear Disaster Overhead (2 comments)

"The Arts Of Life They Changed Into The Arts Of Death:" Bachmann, Palin and Robertson and the limits of logic (2 comments)

Last Space Shuttle Mission, a Tribute

*Here's Your Chance: BLOCK VOTER ID LAWS

Lesbian Couple Sues VT Inn For Discrimination; Inn Cries Misunderstanding

Corporatism Or Survival on Earth? (2 comments)

Social and Economic Inequality in Israel

Leonard Peltier: Victimized by Criminal Injustice (2 comments)

A Defining Moment for the Obama Presidency (2 comments)

Wednesday, July 20:

The Shameful Murder of Dodd Frank

Murdoch's Minions Helped Steal 2000 Election for Bush (14 comments)

Tim DeChristopher's Battle for Justice Is Our Battle (4 comments)

From DSK to BSkyB: Media Takeaways From the Latest Round of Scandals

The Biggest Red Herring Yet (1 comments)

Antidepressants May Increase Depression Relapse Rates, Increasing Concerns About Psychotropic Drug Use

America Divided (1 comments)

Advice Hillary Clinton Should, But Won't, Give to Economically-Strapped Greece (1 comments)

Sorry Elizabeth, Wall Street Said No (5 comments)

The Money Presidency: Looking at Obama's Campaign Numbers


Are Wars Inevitable? (7 comments)

Murdoch Inquiry - Media tycoon pleads the Sergeant Schultz defense (1 comments)

An American Awakening (3 comments)

Balance the Budget on the Backs of Billionaires (13 comments)

Murdoch Hearings - See No Evil, Hear No Evil (7 comments)

Denying Palestinian Children Education (1 comments)

Israeli/Washington Peace Process Rejectionism (1 comments)

The Big GOP Tax Lie (4 comments)

Tuesday, July 19:

Is Michele Bachmann A Racist? (9 comments)

The Overton Window Fanatics

Sanders: Say No to Gang of Six; Opposes Cuts to Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid (1 comments)

*Breaking: Big step forward for no-cost birth control

Explaining Obama: It's the Re-election, Stupid (10 comments)

Awesome Israeli Military Achievement (2 comments)

President Obama's Big Deal: Cuts for Social Security, but No Taxes for Wall Street (1 comments)

A Simple Proposal for Averting the Nation's Default (7 comments)

Is Shutdown of Investigative Journalism Department of Beijing Paper Harbinger of USA Things to Come (1 comments)

Squawking Crisis Junkies War Against Our Future (5 comments)

*Drop the Ethics Charges Against Waters

Too Old For Sexting, Murdoch Settles For Hacking! (34 comments)


Israel Terrorizing Palestinians Lawlessly (1 comments)

Rahm Emanuel: Chicago's War Criminal/Anti-Labor Mayor (6 comments)

Monday, July 18:

'Let 'Em Eat Peas': An Elitist Mantra for Our Age (7 comments)

Vengeance: Cutting Off Your Nose to Spite Your Face? (4 comments)

Fmr. Fox News Executive: Americans' Phones Were Hacked (4 comments)

How Can Republicans Win the 2012 Elections? Why Might They? (3 comments)

President Obama's Big Deal: Cuts for Social Security, but No Taxes for Wall Street (2 comments)

A Big Week for the New Consumer Agency (6 comments)

Gilad Atzmon: Jewish Democracy for Dummies (1 comments)

Post Apocalyptic America-- NOW! (15 comments)

The Master's Children (2 comments)

Some Mid July Musings

The Corporate Supreme Court; Time For Impeachment (60 comments)

Tomgram: Stephan Salisbury, How Muslim-Bashing Loses Elections

Prisoners Have Nothing to Gain By Eating (5 comments)

Redefining the Poverty Line: An Indian Perspective

Running Rupert to Ground -- Vox Populi, Vox Dei (12 comments)

Washington's Ongoing Libya Terror Bombing (1 comments)

Sunday, July 17:


The "Compassion" of Paul Ryan and The Right: "The Poor You Will Always Have With You - We'll See To It" (4 comments)

The Dreaded U Word (5 comments)

Dysfunctional, Divisive, Inept; A Government Incapable of Governing (5 comments)

Casey Anthony Walked Thanks to Grover Norquist & His Anti-Tax Congressional Minions (53 comments)

Tax and Harness The Corporate Blackmailers (8 comments)

The Five Big GOP Lies (8 comments)

Crunch Time for Public Sector Unions (1 comments)

Corporate Enlightenment 101: We Bring Jackboot Lickers to Light! (3 comments)

If Borders Books Shuts Down Will They Blame Obama? (8 comments)

Cuba: Anomaly in the Caribbean (3 comments)

Angel Finn/Dan Cudahy of Gentle World: The Importance of Being Vegan (7 comments)

Prerequisites for being a Republican (5 comments)

Upcoming Holy Land Foundation Appeal for Justice (2 comments)

Murdoch's World: Demagoguery, Propaganda, Scandal, Sleaze and Warmongering (3 comments)

Harry Potter: Magic and Spy Craft (3 comments)

Saturday, July 16:

Debt Ceiling Debate, Deficit Reduction, Spending Cuts and the 800 Pound Gorilla in the Room

Wholesale Election Theft Always Favors the Republicans (1 comments)

Hacking the Saudis (2 comments)

The Needle and the Damage Done: Toxic Fallout From the CIA's Human Shield Operation (3 comments)

It Can Happen Here!

Looks like Obama has come down with a case of creeping Republicanism (1 comments)

Obama's "Big Deal": Wallowing with Pigs in Search of a Grand Center-Right Coalition (5 comments)

Gay Military Pride Parades? Clueless! (5 comments)

Social Security - Thanks Frances Perkins (5 comments)

Why Banks Aren't Lending: The Silent Liquidity Squeeze (20 comments)

What TV Show Deal or No Deal Teaches Our Leaders (3 comments)

Blowing It: Democrats, Unable to Be a Party of the People, are Sinking Themselves (5 comments)

Neocons Fume Over US Boat to Gaza (2 comments)

Which Republican Party Do You Support? (4 comments)

Murdoch Meltdown: News Corp Imploding; Raising Questions about Corporate Personhood (22 comments)

Hiding Behind Personal Responsibility (2 comments)

Crackdowns, Torture and Intimidation in Bahrain

Aftermath of Israeli Anti-Free Speech Law Passage (1 comments)

*Economic Reform Newsletter: A Way out of the Debt-Ceiling Default? (1 comments)

Friday, July 15:

Is There a Job for Lawyers as Healers of Conflict? (14 comments)

The End of the NRC Rubber Stamp? (1 comments)


Murdoch Playbook Revealed: Push for War, Fake the Results in Iraq (5 comments)

"Whipping Pakistan" (7 comments)


Obama Has No Choice But to Tap The Fat Cats (6 comments)

Playing Chicken with the American Dream (2 comments)

Can Obama Pull a Clinton on the GOP? (5 comments)

Revolt of the Grannies! (51 comments)

Lost in Space: The Decline of the American Spirit (6 comments)

Our Hope for Change is Still Not Fulfilled (2 comments)

Denunciation of Israel's Anti-Boycott Law

Debt Ceiling Debate Charade Masks Planned Entitlement Cuts (18 comments)

Debt Ceiling Kabuki; Wall Street is "Out on a Limb" Again (9 comments)

The Audacity of Hopelessness and Betrayal (4 comments)

Thursday, July 14:

The Ultimate Goal of the Bankster-led Political-economic Warfare Being Waged Against Us Is . . . ? (22 comments)

Why Mitch McConnell Will Win the Day

*How Truman would be handling the Republican Debt Threat (10 comments)

Murdoch's Minions Combined Burglary, Pornography and Patriotism (9 comments)


Yes, I'll dare call it treason (1 comments)

Enjoying The Murdoch Implosion (3 comments)

Crime and (No) Punishment? Prevention is the Issue.

Murdoch Media Empire: A Journalistic Travesty (3 comments)

Meet Michele Bachmann's Chief Adviser -- An Anti-Gay "Therapist" Who Profits From Medicaid (40 comments)

Israel and the Flotillas: Clever madman

Update on the Pandemic Disease of the 21st Century (7 comments)

The biggest Jaw-Dropping Journalism Scandal of all? (1 comments)

*Murdoch & News Corps -- The cancer eating the heart out of our democracy (7 comments)

Morals in Economy (5 comments)

Indian BPL Census 2011: Its Irrelevance and Futility?

Samuel Lipari: *No Women's Health in GOPCARE

Sheila Dean: It's not an abortion when Anne Coulter has one (8 comments)

Is the Debt Crisis Just Another Trumped Up Scam to Steal Social Security? (2 comments)

Franklin P. Lamb: France Says NATO Bombing Has Failed

How Benjamin Franklin Caused the Revolutionary War (16 comments)

What Progressives Fail to Understand: This Is War (14 comments)

Exit Polling in Recall Elections (2 comments)

The Myth of Strict Constructionism and Conservative Judicial Restraint (9 comments)

*Corporate American's Grand Design for the Middle Class (5 comments)

Just the Thirteen of Us

Will The St. Petersburg Times Close? (1 comments)

Americans Should Cheer the Fall of Rupert Murdock (1 comments)

Murdoch Has Blood on His Hands (3 comments)

A Decade of US War Costs (5 comments)

NATO and Rebel Atrocities in Libya (2 comments)

The new "Let them eat cake!" (11 comments)

Wednesday, July 13:

Dahlia Wasfi and the Tragedy of Iraq, Part 4: Survival, Women's Rights and Death Squads

The Gaza Flotilla and the Blood-Dimmed Tide (4 comments)

Petraeus at the Head of the CIA: Business as Usual?

Gaming the Voters (1 comments)

Thom Hartmann: Important! Newt is right about the Supreme Court (5 comments)

Don't "Negotiate" On Our Backs! (1 comments)

The GOP's Sick Priorities (12 comments)

A Game of Chicken, Who is Going to Blink First? (4 comments)

Is News Corp Finished - Senator Rockefeller Tells Feds to Investigate Fox Hacking of 9/11 Victims (18 comments)

Corporate States of America?

*Now More Than Ever! Screw the Tea, the GOP, And The T.P. 83! They Still Cling To The Ryan Plan! (10 comments)

Freedom Flotilla II: Final Thoughts (3 comments)

Two Million Dead -- Now What's That South Sudan Independence About? (1 comments)

Tuesday, July 12:

The GOP's Debt Ceiling War Not About Debt But About Obama (1 comments)

Has U.S. Foreign Policy Ever Been Such a Mess? (1 comments)

The President's Jobs Plan (Not) (5 comments)

Republican history does repeat, and rhymes, and echoes

"Conservative" Okie Legislators Plow the Furrows for Federal Farm Subsidy (1 comments)

OUTRAGEOUS LIE ! (5 comments)

The Disunited States: Was Abe Lincoln Wrong? (2 comments)

Supreme Court Bombshell! Congress Can Over-ride SCOTUS Citizens United Ruling (6 comments)

How Poor in India is Poor Enough?

Texas Hates (Heathen) America And (Deceived) Oprah: Rick Perry's Prayer-Fest And What It Means To The Rest of America (4 comments)

Religious Right's Marriage Vow Nullifies Itself (1 comments)

By Torpedoing the Gaza Flotilla, Israel Sunk its Own Ship

High Court Declares 20th C. Federalism 'Unconstitutional' (3 comments)

Democracy in Wisconsin: Four Scenarios for Tuesday's Recall Election Primaries (1 comments)

Comparing Evils (1 comments)

Poor Richards Rise (1 comments)

Israel's Knesset Passes Boycott Prohibition Bill (2 comments)

Sensationalism in America's Media

Monday, July 11:

Strauss-Kahn Case- A Case of Gender, Race, Class and Politics (1 comments)

White House begins new push for social spending cuts (14 comments)

Manufacturing deficit fear (1 comments)

*Obama Outrage!

Kathy Malloy: Future So Dim, I Gotta Wear Prozac (1 comments)

Why QE2 Failed: The Money Went Offshore (3 comments)

BBC - "Gordon Brown 'targeted' by Sunday Times" Murdoch's Last Pillar of Legitimacy Crumbles (2 comments)

Letter from Birmingham Jail: Constructing the Optimal Argument (3 comments)

it's time to STOP WHINING (37 comments)

Carlos Montes and the Security State: A Cautionary Tale (11 comments)

Deficit Reduction Versus Democracy

*Scholarships For Your State Law Makers! ALEC And Kochs Sending Them To New Orleans! Expenses Paid! (23 comments)

Progressive Leadership To Serve the Common Good (4 comments)

christopher diamant: The Prophetic Redoubt and Prescience of Theodore Roszak (1 comments)

Jesus, My Favorite Conspiracy Theorist (12 comments)

Media Reform Victory: People Win, Corporations Lose! (1 comments)

Indian Media: Irresponsible or Ignorant? (1 comments)

What's Wrong With This Economy? (17 comments)

HOW OBAMA GOT IT (ALL) WRONG ON LIBYA And How to Fix It (35 comments)

The Designated Hitter (8 comments)

Why Rupert Murdoch Love$ God: World's Biggest Sleaze Mogul Also Getting Rich from Christian Moralizers (4 comments)

Can Republicans Reach a Debt Ceiling Deal? (3 comments)

The Obscene Defense Budget Remains Sacred, Untouchable - Outrageous! (4 comments)

Extremism, Endless War, Apathy and Passive Indifference

Going Neutral on Obama? Not on a Moving Train! (6 comments)

The brain behind Republican strategy (2 comments)

America's Dirty War on Islam

Sunday, July 10:

Instilled Memory (3 comments)

Struck by Lightning: Capital Punishment in the U.S. (2 comments)

Let 'em Call You Pisher (1 comments)

Voodo Economics circa 2011: The Magic of BLS Numerology Roils Markets and also Government Policy-Making

Polls Indicate Not Much Hope Of Obama Becoming More Progressive In A Second Term (82 comments)

Iraq's future

Gary Brumback: Stop Warfare, Not Medicare: A Pathetic Personal Experience but Still Undaunted (2 comments)

Muslim Prayers in Canadian Public Schools (4 comments)

The US mounts pressure on Pakistan Army as Washington-Islamabad relations get worse (1 comments)

*Jury Reaches the Verdict: We are the Guilty! (25 comments)

The Hypocrisy of the Casey Anthony Trial (4 comments)

Obama has Confused Scientific Evolution with Political Evolution (1 comments)

Blood on the Lens

Dueling UN Flotilla I Commissions (1 comments)

The Great Unravelling (4 comments)

Saturday, July 9:

Dow Jones-Wall Street Journal Head Drawn Into Murdoch UK Phone Jacking Scandal (6 comments)

Sheila Parks: Hacking the recalls: Why we must have hand-counted paper ballots and citizen exit polls. (12 comments)

Stupid Democrats, Stupid Republicans (2 comments)

Cut the crap and create jobs (3 comments)

End Herbert Hoover-style "trickle-down economics' to pay off nation's debt (2 comments)

Caylee and O.J. Justice - Do we want Retribution or Retaliation? (5 comments)

Time For That First Bold Step To Action! (4 comments)

Thom Hartmann[[Hartmann]]: Is wealth inequality in America hurdling our nation toward civil unrest? (2 comments)

Gary Brumback: *Come Home America? Not Till Her Corpocracy Leaves (2 comments)

Where Our Heroes Have Gone (1 comments)

Revolution-A Rock and Roll Epistle (4 comments)

How to Save the U.S. Labor Movement (2 comments)

Grover Norquist's Wet Dream (3 comments)

Archery Abuse (2 comments)

Putting Torturers Above the Law (1 comments)

As Unemployment Spikes, Obama's Got a Bigger Problem Than the Debt Ceiling (5 comments)

Family Feud: Blacks Battle Blacks over Criticism of Obama (2 comments)

Egyptians Again Rally for Change (1 comments)

Appeals Court Rejects More Media Consolidation

Revolution is A Legitimate Option (8 comments)

The There's Plenty of Money Act of 2012 (1 comments)

Friday, July 8:

Seniors: Where is the Outrage? (4 comments)

Murdoch on the Ropes (5 comments)

Murdoch's American Sins: Less Sensational, But More Dangerous (1 comments)

Congresspeak: The Language of Impotence

Charges of Moral Decadence: The People of America v. The Republican Party (2 comments)

He Gets It, But He Still Doesn't Get It: Reading Ethan Bronner in Athens

Thom Hartmann: Can Murdoch-style infotainment in America be stopped?

Thom Hartmann: Republicans ran up the debt & now they don't want to pay the bills (2 comments)

Michael Collins: Choreographed Budget Cave In (4 comments)

Justice for the Palestinians in the Face of Israeli Intransigence

Gaza and a Liturgy for Justice (2 comments)

Obama puts Social Security on chopping block (4 comments)

America's Road to Fascism? (20 comments)

Skinning Americans Alive: Republican and Libertarian Policies Cause Jump in Unemployment to 9.2% (48 comments)

Playing Pretend in Pakistan (3 comments)

Greek Tragedy Goes Global (3 comments)

Freedom Flotilla II: Blocked but not Defeated (1 comments)

Thursday, July 7:

Dahlia Wasfi and the Tragedy of Iraq, Part 3: Becoming a Spokeswoman for Justice for Iraq (1 comments)

Dante's Slope (6 comments)

Death Panels Real and Imagined (2 comments)

Militarization Of The Arctic (2 comments)

Cellulosic Fantasy: Ending Corn Ethanol Subsidies (3 comments)

Did 12 Heads of Cabbage Decide the Casey Anthony Trial? (28 comments)

America is a Sick Country (4 comments)

Murdoch Attempts to Put Lid on Oozing Scum-- To Shut down Paper-- News of The World (23 comments)

Bank Robbery as Alternative to Single-Payer? (1 comments)

Casey Anthony Verdict -- Explained? (1 comments)

Obama would rather cut Social Security and Medicare than Wars and Empire (4 comments)

Egypt vs IMF: Time to default?

*Cut the Corporate Tax Breaks (1 comments)

This Time It's Minnesota (1 comments)

*The GOP Menage A Trois! Corporate Satisfaction Guaranteed! (31 comments)

Widespread NATO Use of Depleted Uranium Munitions in Libya (11 comments)

Sick of Casey Anthony

Worse Than Fiction: America's Overcrowded Cellar (9 comments)

Taking Us for Fools (10 comments)

Wednesday, July 6:

*Killing Old People Is Fiscally Responsible (8 comments)

*The L.A. Times Whitewash of Clarence Thomas (8 comments)

Risk-Free And Above The Law: U.S. Globalizes Drone Warfare (1 comments)

We Just Stopped Congress From Giving the Power of War to Presidents (3 comments)

Jellyfish--swimmers' new BFFs?

Why I'm Supporting Bradley Manning (2 comments)

The Tea Party and Goldman Sachs: A Love Story (2 comments)

Four Attended Funeral of Lifelong Humanitarian

The Fall of The Empire: Cui Bono?

Casey Anthony is Not OJ in White Female Face (1 comments)

An Unbelievable Massacre of an Israeli Family (4 comments)

Privatizing Society

The Most Violent Rhetoric Is Upon Us: An Analysis Of Rev. Lou Sheldon's Latest Rant (5 comments)

Will Casey Anthony Acquittal Lead to Attack On the Right to A Jury Trial (35 comments)

World War Three Is Under Way and YOU Are the Enemy (28 comments)

Is a Broader Peace Movement Here? One That Can Really Stop U.S. Militarism? (4 comments)

Let Us Sail to Gaza (1 comments)

Libya: Flashpoint for Global Conflict

Am I the Only One Who Thinks Casey Anthony is Not Guilty? (14 comments)

Tuesday, July 5:

July 4 infamy: Republicans try to destroy the American economy (2 comments)

The Case against Casey Anthony- A Kerfuffle of Shoddy Science, Police Work and Lies

The Last Weiner (3 comments)


Comprehensive Soldier Fitness critique in Washington Post

Will Strauss-Kahn Be The Next President Of France? (4 comments)

Little General Michele Is Skipping Gleefully To The Gallows - And Her Mighty Militiamen May Just Give Her Enough Rope (2 comments)

The Mystery War

Four Political Dimensions of Ukraine's Future Europeanization: Why Brussels and the EU Member States Need to Keep an Eye

Fighting Too Many High-Stepping, Booted Soldiers (1 comments)

The USA shouldn't be a death camp for the elderly! (6 comments)

Perpetuating the Urban Legend of the Citizen Journalist

American Exceptionalism, Narcissism, and National Decay. How are they related? (6 comments)

Fourth of July Lies

Learn from the Histories of Former Empires (1 comments)

Reflections on Independence Day

amillar: *What Happens When the 'Free Market' Fails To Deliver Essential Goods and Services? (6 comments)

Discussing a Taboo Subject; Mandatory Voting (9 comments)

The Cruel Lie: Bombing To Liberate Women (1 comments)

The Excrement Pipeline (1 comments)

Why don't American colleges teach about American Arabs and Muslims? (1 comments)

The Backfire Effect: Why Showing People the Truth Sometimes Makes Them Believe BS Even More (38 comments)

How I Became a "Rail Fan" (3 comments)

Health Care in Cuba and America (3 comments)

Chavez: Alive, Well and Recuperating in Caracas

Monday, July 4:

An Erotic Dance and a Tattoo: The Symbols of the Anthony Trial (5 comments)

Ralph Nader Is Tired of Running for President (10 comments)

Declaration: July 4, 2011 (1 comments)

Britain Arrests Respected Palestinian Leader (2 comments)

What Do We Get Out of It? (4 comments)

AMEND the Declaration of Indepence to honor Independence Day? (1 comments)

If American Exceptionalism Were a Reality, Here's What Life in America Would Be Like (6 comments)

Flop as Progressive Force, the Internet Devolves to Entertainment (14 comments)

What Would Ben Do? (1 comments)

David Haase: Peril of Corporations Issuing Public Money--

Reclaim the Flag. It belongs to real Americans. (5 comments)

TSA Solves Its PR Problem: No More Cameras! (4 comments)

A Question for Reflection on the 4th of July: Is the United States a representative democracy or a mirage democracy (3 comments)

Ayesha Nariman: *Pass Debt Ceiling Increase or Face act of Treason! (2 comments)

HAPPY 235th EVERYONE! (1 comments)

Corporate America And The GOP Are Partnering To Hijack Our Democracy (13 comments)

The Wisdom of the People - the Populist Rationale (10 comments)

Colonizing Libya by Military, Financial, Political and Propaganda Terrorism

Independence Day Hypocrisy (10 comments)

Sunday, July 3:

Mired in a Colossal Muddle -- US Economy Remains Stuck in Long-Term Slump (4 comments)

Conspiracies (8 comments)

Historical fact: Independence Day is a celebration of freedom from government tyranny (5 comments)

U.S. And NATO Allies Expanding Global Military Footprint (1 comments)

Fundamentalist Religion Will Destroy The World (55 comments)

What Kind of Patriots Are These Republicans? (12 comments)

Thoughts on July 4th: Our Incredible Shrinking Constitution (1 comments)

Should the Federal Reserve be Nationalized and Fractional Reserve Banking Ended? (34 comments)

Of Human Bondage (10 comments)

Building Trust + Security = A Framework for PEACE (1 comments)

Nathan Runkle: Concealed Cruelty (4 comments)

The First Female PM of Thailand ? (1 comments)

It's Always About The Money So On With This REVOLUTION! (1 comments)

Dateline July 3, 2011: A Time for The Audacity of Hope and a Time for Boycotts, Divestment, and Sanctions (1 comments)

Israeli Freedom Flotilla II Terrorism (7 comments)

America's Collective Uterus (17 comments)

BREAKING NEWS: Department of Education to Replace Teachers with Drones in "Historic Overhaul" of Public School System (3 comments)

Saturday, July 2:

Is Casey Anthony a Film Noir Femme Fatale Come to Life?

How the Bailout Killed Local Lending -- And How Some States Hope to Bring It Back (7 comments)

Black Caucus on Libya War: The Good, the Confused, and the Hopeless

A Memo to Micele Bachmann

A July Fourth Shame on the Founders (13 comments)

Libya And Millennium Of War

July 4 infamy: Republicans try to destroy the American economy (7 comments)

Neocons Want War and More War (2 comments)

From Democracy to Kleptocracy: What's Being Stolen From Us and How (8 comments)

Ideological Extremism on the Left as well as the Right (2 comments)


Imagine a MoveOn That Doesn't Answer to Democrats (2 comments)

Pack Journalism Anti-Gaddafi Propaganda (1 comments)

Targeting Professor Terri Ginsberg's Academic and Speech Freedoms (1 comments)

The Jewish Ayatollahs (1 comments)

"The Audacity Of Hope" waits to sail for Gaza

The Gaza Flotilla: The Fear of Unscripted Non-Violent Action (2 comments)

Friday, July 1:

The Newburgh Four Sentencing: FBI Sting Operation Used the Men as Counterterror Lab Rats (3 comments)

Prosecutors Back Off From Their "Iron-Clad' Case Against Strauss-Kahn (29 comments)

Re: WINHS UPDATE: US Natural Health Industry Responds to Scheduled Dietary Supplements Labeling Act (1 comments)

Tepco Heading towards Bankruptcy as Executives Leave for Vacation!*

Leader of an Organization for Black Men Who Love Men Calls Media Coverage of Tracy Morgan's Skit Racially Biased

Florida Law: Drug Testing Constitutionality (3 comments)

John Dean Does Not Know How to Get Rid of Clarence Thomas (5 comments)

War Fever Subsides in Washington

The Not-So-Loyal Opposition (6 comments)

Breaking: Greek Coast Guard Has Stopped 2011 Flotilla/US Boat to Gaza (Ongoing) (14 comments)

Republicans fail in attempt to re-write Sarah Palin's history (2 comments)

*Darrell Issa, GOP's Six Million Dollar Man? Try $295 Million Dollar Congressman! (14 comments)

U.S. War Hawks Try To Prevent Peaceful, Humanitarian Efforts by an American Ship (6 comments)

*A Progressive Response To The Paul Ryan Path To Working Class Oblivion (13 comments)

Multi-national Corporations, Personified (1 comments)

When I learned PoliSci in my youth, the Right in Congress behaved with couth (1 comments)

Afghanistan: Victory in defeat (1 comments)

Peace and Decent Governance Require a Realistic Strategy

Lies, Damn Lies, and Safe Nuclear Power (2 comments)

It's the Values, Stupid! (8 comments)


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