Friday, July 30, 2010

Leaking to Avert Disaster
By Joe Conason
While the Pentagon Papers revealed the duplicity of American policymakers in the senseless Vietnam War, their release came too late to save many lives or change the course of that conflict. The WikiLeaks disclosures may have arrived in time to influence policy and prevent disaster.

Sunday, July 25, 2010

New Yorkers reject Palin's blithering bigotry
She and her pals use the "Ground Zero mosque" to stir anti-Muslim fear. But the world's greatest city says no
By Joe Conason

'Reverse Racism' Is a Weapon of Mass Distraction
by Leslie Savan The real creeps are anyone in the media who excuses or erases the role played by Breitbart, Fox News, and the Tea Party blogosphere in smearing Sherrod as a racist.

Saturday, July 24, 2010

Thursday, July 22, 2010

Saturday, July 17, 2010

A Change Election—in the Wrong DirectionBy Joe Conason — The furious and frustrated electorate should be careful when they demand change in the upcoming midterm elections—because what they get may well be very different from what they actually want.

The NAACP and the Tea Party’s Flag-BurnersBy E.J. Dionne, Jr.
Good for the NAACP. We need an honest conversation about the role of race and racism in the tea party. Thanks to a resolution passed this week at the venerable organization’s national convention, we’ll get it.


Saturday, July 10, 2010

Friday, July 09, 2010

Thursday, July 08, 2010

by Chuck D.
The recent passing of a one-sided immigration bill into law in the state of Arizona has brought a buzz of American cultural attention to Public Enemy. This law is riveted in the bad taste and practice of racial profiling of Latino people in a region, and there still hasn’t been a clear answer as to how that land transferred from indigenous people into the United States of America.

Wednesday, July 07, 2010

On the Left, a False Choice Fuels the Growing Civil War Over Obama
by Peter Daou
Political consultant, former adviser to Hillary Clinton
This civil war is premised on a false choice: that an incremental legislative approach and a well-articulated grand ideological vision are mutually exclusive. They're not.


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The GOP Goes Off the Rails By Bill Boyarsky — Death wish isn’t too extreme a phrase to describe the Republicans’ recent conduct. What else could explain their behavior this summer?


Sunday, July 04, 2010

Fourth of July 1776, 1964, 2010
by Frank Rich
In the matter of race, we still take steps back and forward in bewildering alternation.
Surprise, surprise: Tea Partiers are Republicans
by E.J. Dionne
Tea Party people, I have been arguing, are simply right-wing Republicans organized under a new banner.

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