Thursday, October 29, 2009

The Party of Choice By Joe Conason —
By acting on their convictions rather than their fears, the Democrats could ultimately find that the public option can be turned to their advantage for years to come.


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Wednesday, October 28, 2009

Lieberman Twists the Knife By Robert Scheer —
Is there a more hypocritical figure in American politics than Joe Lieberman? The Connecticut senator declared Tuesday that he would support a filibuster of any health care reform bill that has a public option—even the version with the “trigger” compromise accepted by Republican Sen. Olympia Snowe—because it might cost money.

Tuesday, October 27, 2009

Lieberman mortally wounds public option
The independent senator from Connecticut's decision all but kills the legislation's chances
by Alex Koppelman

Reid responds to Lieberman's filibuster threat
by Alex Koppelman

Monday, October 26, 2009

Senate healthcare bill includes public option
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid will include a government-run plan in reform, a big win for progressives.
by Mike Madden

Saturday, October 24, 2009

Criticizing Fox News isn't "Nixonian." But Fox News is
Pundits are making false comparisons between Obama and Nixon. They have no idea what they're talking about.
by Joe Conason

Thursday, October 22, 2009

What "controlling the media" really means
The same media whining over criticisms of Fox was happy to be bullied and controlled by the Bush administration.
by Glenn Greenwald


Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Why the NFL and corporate America reject Limbaugh and Beck
The right-wing pretends the 1 percent of Americans who watch Fox News somehow reflect Main Street America. But the NFL fiasco and the sweeping Glenn Beck ad boycott tell us a very different story.
by Eric Boehlert

Monday, October 19, 2009

Sunday, October 18, 2009

A Down-and-Out Route for Rush By Eugene Robinson
Rush Limbaugh, are you ready for some football? Um, I guess not.

Thursday, October 15, 2009

A Nobel for Defeating Cheneyism

By Joe Conason — Outraged babble and sanctimonious tut-tutting over President Obama's Nobel Peace Prize will pour forth for years.

Wednesday, October 14, 2009

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Criticism helps Obama -- and us
The left is holding the president's feet to the fire in a way the right failed to do with Bush. And look what happened to the right
By Glenn Greenwald

Tuesday, October 13, 2009

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Is Real Health Reform Next? by John Nichols: The Senate Finance Committee takes a major step by passing the Baucus bill, but the legislation does not do enough to change the healthcare status quo

Why Do Conservatives Hate America?
By Eugene Robinson —
What do Rush Limbaugh, Glenn Beck, the Republican National Committee and the Taliban have in common?
Memo to the Media: Fox News is now the Opposition Party
by Eric Boehlert
Fox News has changed the rules. Now the press needs to change the way it covers Fox News.

Saturday, October 10, 2009

The Lie Machine
GOP operatives are running a secret campaign to kill health care reform, and it's based on Karl Rove's old playbook.

Friday, October 09, 2009

Time for the media to fess up about its role in Clinton scandals
Journalists like Evan Thomas now admit the Clinton scandals were bogus. When will they admit they played along?
By Joe Conason
Happy Birthday, John Lennon!

President Obama wins the Nobel Peace Prize
In stunning choice, Obama wins less than a year after taking office because of his international diplomacy
By Karl Ritter and Matt Moore

Tuesday, October 06, 2009

Monday, October 05, 2009

The Politics of Spite
by Paul Krugman
If Republicans think something might be good for the president, they’re against it — whether or not it’s good for America.

Friday, October 02, 2009

‘Socialism’ and Sham in the Senate By Joe Conason —
Listening closely to the politicians with the most clout in the debate over health care, it is startling to discover how little they actually seem to know about the subject.
Republican plan: Let's make it all Obama's fault
By Mike Madden
Republicans know whom to blame for the problems in the world -- no matter when they started.

Thursday, October 01, 2009

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