Saturday, April 17, 2010

Tea Partiers Protect Wall Street

By Bill Moyers and Michael Winship
April 17, 2010

With all due respect, we can only wish those Tea Party activists who gathered in Washington and other cities this week weren't so single-minded about just who's responsible for all their troubles, real and imagined.

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Friday, April 16, 2010

Cyber-Warfare Chief's Deception

By Ray McGovern
April 16, 2010

U.S. Army Lt. Gen. Keith Alexander may well be harboring the proverbial thought attributed to prevaricator Oliver North upon being spared punishment -- and instead getting rewarded handsomely -- for lying about the Iran-Contra Affair: “Is this a great country or what!”

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How Greedy Deregulation Killed Miners

By Kevin Zeese
April 16, 2010

Were it not for the deliberate actions of Don Blankenship and Massey Energy the deaths of 29 miners in West Virginia would not have occurred.

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Thursday, April 15, 2010

PBS Shies from Single-Payer Debate

By Margaret Flowers
April 15, 2010

It was with a sense of déjà vu that I watched the latest PBS Frontline documentary about health care.

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Ghost of 'Total Information Awareness'

By Coleen Rowley
April 15, 2010

Since we all tend to reflexively cringe whenever someone mentions the ideological “F” topic, I’m going to try and minimize some of the natural revulsion and denial by writing the full word that we usually fear to name only once: fascism.

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Wednesday, April 14, 2010

Israel, the US and Propaganda's Power

By Robert Parry
April 14, 2010

Sometimes, it seems like there are only two groups on earth that don’t grasp the importance of media – the American Left and some tribe in Borneo, though the word is that the tribe may have just bought a radio transmitter, leaving only one group that doesn’t get it.

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Monday, April 12, 2010

Jesus's Morality v Church's Doctrine

By Gary Novak
April 13, 2010

Reverend Bess described the historical perspective on the difference between Paul's theology and that of the four Gospels of Jesus. As Bess noted, the moral message is quite different between Paul and the Gospels. Paul focused on sacrifice, while the Gospels focused on solving human problems as the basis for morality.

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US Media Lectures Russia on Terrorism

By Ivan Eland
April 12, 2010

On March 31, 2010, the New York Times wrote an editorial that briefly expressed horror in response to the Moscow subway terror bombings, then warned that Prime Minister Vladimir Putin might yet again use terrorist attacks to further consolidate his power, and finally lectured Russia that the only way to defeat such extremism was to deal with the underlying causes.

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Bush Officials Hyped Detainee Threats

By Jason Leopold
April 12, 2010

The Bush administration deceived the American people about the certain danger posed by Guantanamo Bay detainees – the “worst of the worst” as Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld called them – when many likely were innocent bystanders, according to a former top State Department official.

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