Norman Solomon: The Hollow Politics of Escalation

Monday, 30. November 2009

An underlying conceit of the new spin about benchmarks and timetables for Afghanistan is the notion that pivotal events there can be choreographed from Washington.

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Will the Buck Stop at Obama's Desk or Will He Continue To Whine …

Monday, 30. November 2009

Instead, the President continues to play a semi-skillfull game of political dodge-and-weave, while colorfully bemoaning on TV, “We are the only advanced democracy on Earth… that allows such hardships for millions of its people.” …

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Most Would Urge Their Representatives to Vote Against Health Care …

Monday, 30. November 2009

As the Senate starts debate today on health care reform legislation, a USA Today/Gallup poll conducted Nov. 20-22 finds 49 percent of Americans saying.

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Congress Will Hold Hearings on White House Party Crashers …

Monday, 30. November 2009

It’s all fun and games until the Secret Service gets involved. That’s the message from Rep. Bennie G

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Northern Ghana: Ethnic Conflicts and Politics. | Feature Article …

Monday, 30. November 2009

The state of security and stability of Northern Ghana is deteriorating at an alarming rate due to resurgence of brutal and brazen ethno political motivated murder of Moses Alando Banaba in Nalerigu.

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Mike Lux: Death Wish Politics

Monday, 30. November 2009

Digby (taking numbers and quoting from Markos) had a great post over the weekend about the single most urgent topic facing Democrats going into the 2010 elections: the lack of enthusiasm by Democratic voters about voting next year.

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The Politics of the Senate Health Reform Bill: Obama's Two …

Monday, 30. November 2009

No one — not on the right; not on the left; not in the middle — no one says this is a good bill,” said Tucker Carlson on C-SPAN. “It’s not pretty.

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Do the Clowns and Cut-Ups Win? — Politics Daily

Monday, 30. November 2009

Walking through the White House’s East Gate uninvited may not be as bad as climbing over the fence, but even if what Michaele and Tareq.

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Republicans United Against Obama but Unsure About Their Own …

Monday, 30. November 2009

While Republicans are strongly united — and many of them angry — in opposition to President Obama’s policies, their view of their own party is.

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From West Egg to the West Wing: Why Michaele and Tareq Salahi Are …

Monday, 30. November 2009

Many of my favorite works of fiction feature pre-reality-TV posers and social climbers very much in line with (purported!) White House gate-crashers M.

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Huckabee Commuted Sentence of Suspect in Seattle Police Slayings …

Monday, 30. November 2009

Maurice Clemmons, a suspect in the Sunday morning killings of four police officers in a Seattle coffee shop, has a long history of mental illness.

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Washington in 60 Seconds: Senate Starts Health Debate; Salahis …

Monday, 30. November 2009

Good morning, Capitolists! We hope you got your rest over the Thanksgiving holiday, because with the schedule ahead in Washington, you’re going to nee.

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