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Enough of the 'Everything Sucks' Analysis | Ideology over Turkey and a Sustainable Thanksgiving | Is Obama Talking Left, Going C

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Enough of 'Barbituate' Left Cynicism, Obama Is a Victory over White Supremacy  

Enough of 'Barbituate' Left Cynicism, Obama Is a Victory over White Supremacy
By Tim Wise, Red Room
We don't need the "everything sucks" analysis; Obama has mobilized millions of activists and that energy is looking for an outlet. Read more »

The Pentagon Represents Astounding Excess in Spending and Firepower: Can Obama Take it on?  

The Pentagon Represents Astounding Excess in Spending and Firepower: Can Obama Take it on?

Tackling the Pentagon, with its mega-budget and its mega-power, may be the hardest task Obama faces. Read more »

Verdict Against Holy Land Charity Could Have a Chilling Effect on the Muslim Community  

Verdict Against Holy Land Charity Could Have a Chilling Effect on the Muslim Community

A Texas jury's guilty decision in the nation's largest terrorism financing trial since 9/11 reawakens the injustices of Bush's War on Terror. Read more »

Worried About Thanksgiving Fights with Right-Wing Family Members?  

Worried About Thanksgiving Fights with Right-Wing Family Members?

How to counter 10 of the most common myths conservatives believe about progressives. Read more »

10 Tips for a Sustainable Thanksgiving  

10 Tips for a Sustainable Thanksgiving

Advice for a healthier, humane, sustainable, "low carb(on)" and labor friendly Thanksgiving from some fantastic organizations. Read more »

Watch out for Obama's Team Selling Conservative Policies as Progressive Politics  

Watch out for Obama's Team Selling Conservative Policies as Progressive Politics

Obama's early list of names for his staff doesn't bode well for all the progressive policy promises Obama made during the campaign. Read more »

Good Thing Minnesota Has Someone in Charge Who Cares About Counting Every Vote  

Good Thing Minnesota Has Someone in Charge Who Cares About Counting Every Vote

Mark Ritchie -- the man in the middle of Minnesota's Senate race recount -- is passionate about making sure every vote counts. Read more »

Heckuva Bailout: Citi and AIG Still Pay Hundreds of Millions in Sports Sponsorship  

Heckuva Bailout: Citi and AIG Still Pay Hundreds of Millions in Sports Sponsorship

"This type of spending is indefensible and unacceptable to Citigroup's new partner and largest investor: the American taxpayer." Read more »

All the Talk of a Depression Is ... Depressing  

All the Talk of a Depression Is ... Depressing

The Democrats have always sung "happy days are here again," but it doesn't seem to be the right song for these hard times. Read more »

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Maddow: Why Won't Obama Pursue War Crimes Investigations?  

Maddow: Why Won't Obama Pursue War Crimes Investigations?

Rachel Maddow and Dahlia Lithwick discuss Obama, war crimes, and torture. Read more »

Torture-Defending Brennan Will Not Be CIA Chief, Chides Liberal Blogs  

Torture-Defending Brennan Will Not Be CIA Chief, Chides Liberal Blogs

The criticism of many from the netroots seems to have had the desired effect. Read more »

Bush's Gates Will Stay as Obama's Defense Secretary: Looks Like More War in Afghanistan  

Bush's Gates Will Stay as Obama's Defense Secretary: Looks Like More War in Afghanistan

What this means is simple enough, a continued draw down in Iraq and a surge in Afghanistan. Read more »

 

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