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Republicans Less Popular Than Venezuela!
Also China and Russia. See the numbers here
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A Step Toward Justice
ThinkProgress is sending a petition to members of the House Judiciary Committee — where impeachment articles are drawn — urging them to act now to remove Judge Jay Bybee, author of the sickest torture memos, from public office. If you think Bybee "has neither the legal nor moral authority to sit in...
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Rep. Jane Harman and AIPAC
In Congressional Quarterly , Jeff Stein details Rep. Jane Harman's possible corruption and ethics breach: Rep. Jane Harman, the California Democrat with a longtime involvement in intelligence issues, was overheard on an NSA wiretap telling a suspected Israeli agent that she would lobby the Justice...
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Vote Out Larry Summers
[Sunday's] Washington Post had a "Spring Cleaning Special" in which ten writers make the case for something that deserves to be tossed out this spring. On the trash heap is everything from academic tenure to the White House press corps to the phrase "Muslim world." I chose to argue for the...
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And Maybe Cheney and Gonzalez Could Do A Duet
Plans for an Israeli Defence Force song-and-dance troupe to perform at a London show to mark the founding of Israel have been blasted as "ghoulish and retrograde," given that IDF is under investigation for war crimes in Gaza. "This is akin to singing and dancing on the graves of the 400 Palestinian...
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Don't Forget Prosecution Of The Others, Too
From a New York Times editorial on the nauseating "journey into depravity" that is the torture memos, and the need to impeach Jay Bybee, their author and still, somehow, a judge. "These memos make it clear that Mr. Bybee is unfit for a job that requires legal judgment and a respect for the...
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Black Hole Calling: Tell Us Again What You Did With All That Money
All but three of the 19 largest banks getting bailout – ie: taxpayer – money have given out fewer, not more, loans since getting our money, according to an analysis of Treasury Department data. Between those figures and the news of executive perks and planes and bonuses, seems it's high time for...
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The Oldest Professions, Even in Baghdad
Glad proof of the ever-astounding resilience of the human spirit comes even in battered Iraq, where the usual vices – liquor, gambling, women – are making a comeback . As to drugs: most popular is Valium. “If I had my way, I’d destroy all the mosques and spread the whores around a little more,”...
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Pondering The Rare Pleasures (and Frequent Perils) of Capitalist Culture
Go figure. The book Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez gave President Obama at the Summit of the Americas – Eduardo Galeano's "Open Veins of Latin America: Five Centuries of the Pillage of a Continent" – was ranked No. 60,280 on Amazon a few days ago, and on Saturday hit No. 14, a jump of 466,378...
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Information Is Power, Or At Least A Start
In the ever-worthy name of education, Progressive Democrats of America have compiled a helpful economic reading list – mostly articles, not books – from the likes of Krugman, Baker, Hedges, Greenwald et al. For more go here "While it is important to understand the economic machinations that have...
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