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August 2012

Friday, August 31:

Karl Rove: If Akin's "Found Mysteriously Murdered, Don't Look For My Whereabouts!' (1 comments)

From Selling Daddy's Stock To Buying The Presidency? Mitt's Heroic Story Inspires Millionaires Everywhere | MoveOn.Org

The Key Points From Ben Bernanke's Jackson Hole Speech

Eugene Robinson: The GOP's steady diet of whoppers

Closer Than You Think: Top 15 Things Romney and Obama Agree On

Report on the Latest Developments on the Marikana Massacre | Socialist Organizer

Steve Bridges as President Obama - August 2011 - YouTube

Michael Moore on Clint Eastwood's Delusional and Detached from Reality Speech at the Republican National Convention (1 comments)

Paul Krugman: The Medicare Killers

Thursday, August 30:

The Triumph of the Reich-Publican Party

Yasser Arafat: France opens murder inquiry, by BBC

Dan Froomkin: GOP Convention, Mitt Romney Haunted By Ghost Of George W. Bush

Blaming Bush: It sounds lame, but it won't stop until Republicans can explain how they disagree with him

Juan Cole: Top Ten Repeated Paul Ryan Lies

"Dumbest Idea in the World": Corporate America's False and Dangerous Ideology

Six Reasons America Spends More on Prisons than Higher Education

Ann Romney Wants Hispanic Voters To Get Past "Their Biases"

Wednesday, August 29:

E.J. Dionne Jr: The GOP's tough-love approach -- heavy on the tough

Mark Morford: How to spot completely miserable women

The human cost of war on Iran

Matt Taibbi: Greed and Debt: The True Story of Mitt Romney and Bain Capital (3 comments)

Mitt Romney's Republicans Are a Party of Naysayers

Dana Milbank: A momentary Ron Paul revolt at the GOP convention

The Global 1%: Exposing the Transnational Ruling Class (1 comments)

Bulldozing the Special Relationship

Bernie Sanders: The American People Are Angry (video) (2 comments)

David Brooks: The Real Romney

Tuesday, August 28:

Rocky Anderson: "Should Be" President of the United States

Sean Lennon: Destroying Precious Land to Drill for Gas

Dan Froomkin: Obama, Romney and the Low-Wage Future of America

Eugene Robinson: Republicans steal Medicare from the Democrats

Orwell's 1984 Solution to Criminalize War: "If There was Hope, it must Lie in the Proles" (2 comments)

Monday, August 27:

She's Just an Easy-Bake Oven: How the GOP and the Anti-Choice Movement See Women

William Lazonick: Big payouts to shareholders are holding back prosperity (2 comments)

LOL Of The Week: Mitt Humors All The Wrong People

If Obama loses the election, here's why - The Washington Post (43 comments)

Why Mitt Romney Gets Squeamish About Mormon Tithing

David Corn: Mitt Romney and GOP in Tampa: How Low Will They Go?

Paul Krugman: The Comeback Skid

Sunday, August 26:

Going Undercover at the GOP's Voter Vigilante Project to Disrupt the Nov. Election

"The Loneliness of Noam Chomsky" by Arundhati Roy

How Romney's Millions Went Tax-Free Overseas

Maureen Dowd: Too Late to Shake That Etch A Sketch

Why a Hidatsa Cares About Pe'Sla (1 comments)

Land Grabs in the Developing World

Saturday, August 25:

Romney's Energy Plan: Let States Manage Public Lands

Romney-Ryan Republicans pray to Jesus but bow to Ayn Rand -

Global Warming's Terrifying New Math | Common Dreams (1 comments)

Denying health care to the poor is no "win for women"

Colbert King: Time for Mitt Romney to come clean on his taxes

Lance Armstrong Accepts US Lifetime Ban and Stripped of All Tour De France Wins (2 comments)

Can State-Owned Development Banks Save America? (1 comments)

Fear of a Black President - Ta-Nehisi Coates

Friday, August 24:

GOP Attorneys General: Voting Rights Act Should Be Struck Down To Boost Laws Suppressing Minority Vote

The US and Iran: Calling Netanyahu's Bluff

When Empathy Is Greater Than Real World Wisdom

The Abortion Wire - Jan Wilberg, Open Salon

Legitimate Rape: Music by the Renegade Raging Grannies (1 comments)

Bill Maher: My New Rule for Todd Akin and the Republican Party (8 comments)

Paul Ryan's Top 10 Falsehoods and Outrages ... from Just His First Week on the Campaign Trail

Paul Krugman: Galt, Gold and Gold

Thursday, August 23:

Who's Watching the N.S.A. Watchers?

E.J. Dionne: Elizabeth Warren vs. Mr. Personality

Fields of Heaven: A Joint Israeli-Palestinian Farm May Take Root in West Bank

Why Believe Romney Now, After His Lies on Medicare, Bain & Taxes? (1 comments)

Obama, Romney Campaigns Duck Future U.S. Role In Afghanistan War

Wednesday, August 22:

Michael Kinsley: Paul Ryan prepares to lead, guided by Ayn Rand

Paul Ryan Cosponsored All the Most Extreme Anti-Abortion Bills

Harry Reid Could View Romney Tax Returns, With Help From Senate Republicans

Amy Fried, Ph.D.: It's Not Just Abortion: The Far-Reaching Conservative War on Women's Health

How your bank account will disappear, by Jeff Nielson

Martin Luther King's Review Of The Good Samaritan

Scared and silent - censoring the truth under Obama

Banks Falsify Credit Card Lawsuits in Ninety Percent of Cases? by Blacklistednews

Why Are Things Crumbling Around Us and Could Easily Get Worse? (1 comments)

Tuesday, August 21:

Center for American Progress Action Fund

Eugene Robinson: Todd Akin comment brings "war on women" back to prominence (1 comments)

Forget Washington: Here's how we'd fix the economy, by CNN Fortune

Assange Or Corzine? by Tyler Durden

When the Weakest Critical Part Fails, the Machine Breaks Down , by Charles H. Smith

Syria: Two Sides of the Same Coin? (2 comments)

A Tale of Three CEOs: Romney, Bain, and a Crooked Executive's Overlooked Story

From Citizens United to Super PACs: A Campaign Finance Reading Guide

Monday, August 20:

Juan Cole: Anonymous Billionaires Are Stealing Your Election

Iceland Was Right, We Were Wrong: The IMF

Todd Akin: Women Can't Get Pregnant from "Legitimate Rape" (1 comments)

Progressives: Paul Ryan, the 2012 Gift the Keeps on Giving

Many students at elite public New York City high schools write fewer than five research essays a year, according to surv

The Gray And The Brown: The Generational Mismatch

Sunday, August 19:

Paul Krugman: An Unserious Man

The new robber barons: how taxpayers subsidise CEOs' multimillion salaries | Pratap Chatterjee

Bruce Kushnick: Dear DOJ & FCC: 66 Unanswered Questions and Issues of Wireline-Wireless-Cable Connections and Collusion,

Saturday, August 18:

I Could Not Register To Vote! The Voter Identification MANDATE (2 comments)

Joe Conason: GOP Consultant: Koch Brothers Bought Ryan's Nomination With $100 Million Promise

In Defense of Julian Assange - Kyle Schmidlin - Open Salon

Mitt Romney's tax returns: the "voter fraud" theory

What's gone wrong at The Guardian?

Obama in the Desert of Centrism (Thomas Frank in Sept Harper's) (1 comments)

143 Seconds | ThinkProgress

In Thrall to Sheldon Adelson (3 comments)

Friday, August 17:

Startling Evidence That Central Banks And Wall Street Insiders Are Rapidly Preparing For Something BIG (7 comments)

The Big Lie Of The Day: The Osama Swiftboaters

The west has just become a giant banana republic

The Medicare feud explained: both sides would cut but GOP more

Israeli threats about Iran -- crying wolf or laying groundwork?

The Right to Counsel at Guantánamo Bay

In Thrall to Sheldon Adelson

26 Corporations That Paid Their CEOs More Than Uncle Sam, By Josh Harkinson (1 comments)

Thursday, August 16:

Charles Blow: The Electoral Art of War

Victoire Ingabire and the refugee crisis in D.R. Congo

Wednesday, August 15:

Matt Taibbi: Goldman Non-Prosecution: AG Eric Holder Has No Balls (5 comments)

Ryan Sponsored Abortion Bill That Would Make Romney's Kids Criminals

Mark Morford: Mitt Romney vs. dead potted plant (1 comments)

Maureen Dowd: When Cruelty Is Cute

Tuesday, August 14:

Why Goldman Sachs, Other Wall Street Titans Are Not Being Prosecuted (20 comments)

Israel and Iran (2 comments)

Saving Private Romney

The Fed's Gold Is Being Audited... By The US Treasury, by Zero Hedge

Paul Krugman: The Ryan Role

Monday, August 13:

Introducing A New Series on Organizing Experiences: The Labor Party Question | Socialist Organizer

Bankster Fraud Has Driven 100 Million Into Poverty, Killing Many, by WashingtonsBlog

"Romney Hood" Is The Return Of Reagan's Starve The Beast Strategy

Lunatic Ayn Rand, Paul Ryan's Biggest Influence

Privacy as a Positive Good, by Paul Rosenberg

Krugman Now Sees the Perversity of Economics' "Culture of Fraud", By William K. Black

Middle-Class: The End of Retirement as You Have Known it! (1 comments)

Bill Keller: The Romney Package

Sunday, August 12:

Was Keynes More than a Little Wrong? (1 comments)

The United States and its comrade-in-arms, Al Qaeda. And other tales of an empire gone mad.

Saturday, August 11:

12 Things You Should Know About Vice Presidential Candidate Paul Ryan

Joseph Stiglitz: 'This Deficit Fetishism Is Killing Our Economy' (1 comments)

Mitt Romney Heaves A "Hail Mary" To Paul Ryan, Surrenders To The Far Right

Friday, August 10:

Biden: McConnell decided to withhold all cooperation even before we took office

The Romney Campaign Blows Racial Foghorn

The Palestine Romney doesn't know

PAGOP Actions To Block Libertarian Candidate from Ballot Un-American

Connecting-The-Dots to America's Economic Malaise (2 comments)

Hammerskins Tied To Two American Terror Cases

Eugene Robinson: Heating up debate on climate change (1 comments)

The Central Role of Faux Republicans in the Anatomy of Decline

The Screwed Election: Wall Street Can't Lose, and America Can't Win

Thursday, August 9:

Romney on not releasing more tax returns: "I'm not a business"

Mr. Romney Hits Bottom on Welfare

Wednesday, August 8:

Roseanne Barr: Why You Should Vote for Me for President (1 comments)

The Rise of Karl Rove

Brad DeLong: Things Wrong with Hassett, Hubbard, Mankiw, and Taylor, "The Romney Program for Economic Recovery, Growth" (1 comments)

GOP Insider: How Religion Destroyed My Party (2 comments)

Toxic Walgreens: Walgreens deliberately mishandled waste, lawsuit says

Tuesday, August 7:

We honor Sikhs by learning about them

Harry Reid Is Vilified by a Press Corps That Tolerates Much Worse From the Right

Eugene Robinson: Warring over tax returns

Exclusive: The Pentagon's Shocking Cover-Up Of The Afghan National Military Hospital Scandal

Ducking The Donald

Iran and Everything Else by Michael Parenti

Expose the Hoax! Save Social Security, Medicare!

5 Things You Can Expect from Washington if You Elect Republicans

Fred Krupp: A New Climate-Change Consensus

GOP Voter Suppression, Veterans Edition

Monday, August 6:

College Costs Too Much Because Faculty Lack Power

Joe Conason: The "Missing Evidence' In Romney's Tax Records

Climate change is here -- and worse than we thought

US-led sanctions on Iran, invasion of a nation's rights: Analyst

Right-Wing Plan for Defeating Obama: Gin Up the Hate

The gun crime map of America: interactive

Sunday, August 5:

California Passes Homeowners Bill of Rights

Michael Tomasky on the (Possible) Coming Obama Landslide (1 comments)

Military Hazing Has to Stop (1 comments)

What Went Wrong in Wisconsin and Where Does Labor Go From Here? (5 comments)

Uncle Sam's Eye in your Computer

Washington's press is the cabin boy of the political class -- do quote me on that

Saturday, August 4:

Why We're Totally Psyched About Bill Clinton's Comeback (3 comments)

How Mitt Romney Got Rich Destroying American Jobs and Promoting Sweatshop Capitalism

The State of America's Children 2012

The Long, Lawless Ride of Sheriff Joe Arpaio

Joe Conason: Chick-fil-A: Pigging Out On "Biblical Principles"

Charles M. Blow: The Curious Case of Chavis Carter (1 comments)

Closer Scrutiny of For-Profit Schools -

The Truth About Military Cuts

America is a Democracy? Really?

Friday, August 3:

ASA : Congresswoman Introduces Bill to Protect Landlords of Compliant Medical Marijuana Businesses (1 comments)

David Corn: McCain for Veep

Why Would Rocky Anderson Help Form the Justice Party and Run for President? (1 comments)

False Promises at For-Profit Colleges

Dullest Campaign Ever -

Learning in Classrooms Versus Online

Corporate crime: Basic economics (1 comments)

Eugene Robinson: The emerging "drone' culture

Eight co-sponsors of "audit the Fed' bill vote against it without explanation | Fox News (1 comments)

Thursday, August 2:

Paul Krugman: Debt, Depression, DeMarco (1 comments)

Julian Assange is right to fear US prosecution

7 Ways Mitt Romney's Plan Would Destroy America's Schools

New Report Slams NYC's Low-Wage Economy and the One-Percenters Who Make Billions From It, by Michael Kink

Matt Taibbi: Ludicrous Times Op-Ed Forgets Entire Year of Wall Street History

New Analysis Shows Romney Tax Plan Would Raise Taxes On Middle Class Families

Wednesday, August 1:

Mitt Romney: Culture Does Matter (1 comments)

Mitt Romney's insult-the-world tour excels in picking on the Palestinians


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