Thursday, December 4, 2008

Obama Backs Off Promise | New Nixon Tapes Released | 'Prop 8: The Musical' | 'The End of America'

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Obama Backs Off Promise to Pass Windfall Profits Tax on Big Oil  

Obama Backs Off Promise to Pass Windfall Profits Tax on Big Oil

Between this move and the move to wait to repeal the Bush tax cuts for the wealthy, it looks like Obama is breaking some promises. Read more »

Blackwater Plans New Mission: Fighting Pirates  

Blackwater Plans New Mission: Fighting Pirates

The private security firm Blackwater is planning to offer a new service to make money: protection from the pirates off the coast of East Africa. Read more »

New Nixon Tapes Released, and They Do Not Disappoint  

New Nixon Tapes Released, and They Do Not Disappoint

"I can't have a high-minded lawyer ... I want a son-of-a-b----. I want someone just as tough as I am." -- Nixon. Read more »

Franken Campaign: Al Pulls Ahead by 22 Votes  

Franken Campaign: Al Pulls Ahead by 22 Votes

For the first time since the Minnesota recount began, Al Franken has actually pulled ahead of Republican Sen. Norm Coleman. Read more »

Does Obama Still Support the Employee Free Choice Act?  

Does Obama Still Support the Employee Free Choice Act?

"An aide to Barack Obama reaffirmed the President-elect's support for the labor movement's chief legislative priority in a one-word statement." Read more »

'Prop 8: The Musical' Starring Jack Black, John C. Reilly, and More  

'Prop 8: The Musical' Starring Jack Black, John C. Reilly, and More

From the hilarious folks at Funny or Die. Read more »

Odetta, 'Voice of the Civil Rights Movement,' Dies at 77  

Odetta, 'Voice of the Civil Rights Movement,' Dies at 77

Influential folk singer Odetta has passed away. Read more »

'The End of America,' Liberty: Use It or Lose It  

'The End of America,' Liberty: Use It or Lose It

A look at the compelling new documentary based on Naomi Wolf's book of the same name. Read more »

Rove: We Wouldn't Have Invaded Iraq if We Knew the Truth About WMDs  

Rove: We Wouldn't Have Invaded Iraq if We Knew the Truth About WMDs

A remarkable admission that contradicts the past statements of his onetime boss. Read more »

Bush's Cronies Spread the Wealth Around ... to Corporations  

Bush's Cronies Spread the Wealth Around ... to Corporations

It is remarkable how little attention is being given to Paulson and Bernanke's ambitious effort to spread the wealth. Read more »

 

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