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Condom Burnings and Anti-Gay Witch Hunts: How Rick Warren Is Undermining AIDs Prevention in Africa  

Condom Burnings and Anti-Gay Witch Hunts: How Rick Warren Is Undermining AIDs Prevention in Africa
By Max Blumenthal, The Daily Beast
Team Obama likes to cite Warren's work on AIDS in Africa to combat criticism about the controversial pastor. But how does burning condoms save lives? Read more »

 

"Everything You Can Imagine, We Do Not Have": A Q&A with Gaza-Based Journalist Sameh A. Habeeb

"Today I wanted to go to the market to bring home some food. Thank God, I did not go; there was a massacre from artillery shells." Read more »

Obama to Continue Bush's Tax-Cutting Orgy?  

Obama to Continue Bush's Tax-Cutting Orgy?

Who can seriously argue that a family still earning an income of up to $200,000 is enduring such economic hardship that it, too, needs a tax cut? Read more »

Republicans Fight Obama's Stimulus Plans, Fearing Its Success Will Mean Years of Political Oblivion  

Republicans Fight Obama's Stimulus Plans, Fearing Its Success Will Mean Years of Political Oblivion

For Republicans, one lesson of the New Deal is that it left the Democrats firmly in power for more than 20 years. Read more »

Sanjay Gupta: What the Next Surgeon General Doesn't Know About Pot  

Sanjay Gupta: What the Next Surgeon General Doesn't Know About Pot

The next surgeon general needs to stop putting politics before science. Gupta may not be ready for that. Read more »

Body Count Nation  

Body Count Nation

Judging by our wars, we're not much more advanced than ancient civilizations. Read more »

Monbiot Grills Shell Oil CEO: Is There Any Investment You Would Not Make on Ethical Grounds?  

Monbiot Grills Shell Oil CEO: Is There Any Investment You Would Not Make on Ethical Grounds?

Shell will pour big money into alternative energy when more lucrative opportunities are blocked. Where is the government brave enough to block them? Read more »

Harry Reid Gets Played By Blagojevich, Blows It with Burris  

Harry Reid Gets Played By Blagojevich, Blows It with Burris

Reid is about as smooth as a cat in a room full of rocking chairs. He's a hazard to Obama's agenda. Read more »

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In Gaza, Having to Choose Between My Pregnant Wife and My Mother and Siblings  

In Gaza, Having to Choose Between My Pregnant Wife and My Mother and Siblings

Alaa is due any day now, but I also have the responsibility of my siblings, their kids and my mother, especially after my father was killed. Read more »

Krugman Has a Problem with Sanjay Gupta  

Krugman Has a Problem with Sanjay Gupta

As do a few other folks ... Read more »

Absurd: Joe 'the Plumber' to Become War Correspondent  

Absurd: Joe 'the Plumber' to Become War Correspondent

Samuel "Joe" Wurzelbacher is heading to Israel as a war correspondent for a conservative website called pjtv.com. Read more »

Cunning Stunt? Porn Industry Wants Bailout  

Cunning Stunt? Porn Industry Wants Bailout

Hustler Magazine publisher Larry Flynt has asked the government for a $5 billion dollar bailout package. Read more »

 

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