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Dodd filibuster threat causes Reid to withdraw FISA bill. 12-18
A federal judge has ordered a hearing on whether the Bush administration violated a court order by destroying CIA interrogation videos of suspected terrorists. 12-18
Huckabee gives polluting industry a nod and a wink by equating environmentalism with porn, AIDS, scary homo-gays, and drugs. 12-18 You keep crapping on God's creation, and my secular progressive arse will keep working to protect it from you, Huckster.
Hillary Clinton gives a nod to social conservatives: wants to censor video game violence 12-18
Kucinich vindicated: Report shows that universal health coverage could save $1.5 trillion in 10 years 12-18
Chris Dodd Thanks You For Your Support 12-18
Rep. Wexler Thanks You For Your Support 12-18
"When fascism comes to America, it will be wrapped in a flag and carrying a cross." 12-18
A U.S. judge ordered the Secret Service on Monday to disclose records of visits by nine prominent conservative Christian leaders to the White House and Vice President Dick Cheney's residence. 12-18
Some Senate Democrats are exploring ways to replace Sen. Robert Byrd (D-WV) as chairman of the Appropriations Committee, “believing he’s no longer physically up to the job.? Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) is not in favor of such a move. 12-18
Ted Stevens Doles Out More Dubious Earmarks 12-18
Bush Claims ‘We Have Fabulous Health Care’ Compared To ‘Other Systems Around The World’. And some middle class people can still afford it! 12-18
Presidential hopeful Mike Huckabee's son David was recently arrested in Arkansas for bringing a loaded gun through airport security. No dogs were tortured or killed in the production of this headline 12-18
Mitt Romney supported Planned Parenthood before he was against it 12-18
Ron Paul doesn't believe in evolution (2:44) 12-18
Domestic Programs  
Bush's tax cuts have punched a hole in the public safety net: The federal government’s “total liabilities and unfunded commitments for future payments? related to Social Security and Medicare are now estimated at $53 trillion, up from $20 trillion in 2000. 12-18
Correspondent for Alive in Baghdad is not 12-18
Foreign Affairs  
Al Qaeda's number 2 issues his 14th video of the year and says he's open to taking questions 12-18 
Civil Liberties  
Reid wants full Senate to see wiretapping docs. 12-18
Without habeas corpus, there is no liberty 12-18
Ted Kennedy on Retroactive Immunity for the Telecoms: “We would be aiding and abetting the President in his illegal actions, his contempt for the rule of law, and his attempt to hide his lawbreaking from the American people? 12-18
Forty years after the Civil Rights Era, African Americans are falling further behind whites economically. 12-18
Human Rights  
FBI agents are challenging the CIA’s description of al Qaeda captive Abu Zubaida “as an important insider whose disclosures under intense pressure saved lives.? They say his “credibility dropped as the CIA subjected him to? waterboarding and other “enhanced interrogation? measures. 12-18
Guess who is missing from Rueters' "The Candidates," 12-18
Chris Matthews dismisses Carol Hunter of the Des Moines Register because of Hillary Clinton endorsement 12-18
Jonah Goldberg's greatest hits collection Includes all your favorites, such as "Hitler: Man of the Left", "Franklin Roosevelt's Fascist New Deal" and "Fascism Takes to the Streets" 12-18
CNN: Former Sen. Bob Kerrey asserted that Barack Obama had spent time “in a secular madrassa? — an inherently contradictory term because a madrassa is, by definition, a religiously-based school. ...And no, he didn't spend any time at any madrassa. 12-18
WSJ: "But, but Clinton" now being blamed for the housing bubble 12-18
Fox political analyst Bob Beckel: Sen. Joe Lieberman’s endorsement of John McCain is “the price us Democrats pay for MoveOn.org and others who drove Joe Lieberman out of the party.? 12-18
Lieberman: I Endorsed The Only Candidate Who Wanted My Support 12-18
Journalists were killed in unusually high numbers in 2007, making it the deadliest year for the press in more than a decade. 12-18
REAL Right wing outlet headline: HOMOSEXODUS! 'Gay' plans to target 2-year-olds 12-18
"Clinton unfairly targets the media." -The Media 12-18
Right-wing talk show host Dennis Prager on Keith Ellison: His religion is a threat to America. Right-wing talk show host Dennis Prager on Mitt Romney: We shouldn't judge a candidate by his religion 12-18
Karl Rove's memoir not drawing as much interest from publishers as expected 12-18
Nanosolar has begun shipping its printed solar panels. Price: Less than $1/watt 12-18
Vote Fraud  
Colorado decertifies the use of electronic voting machines from three companies. Oddly, the only company that passed all the tests was Diebold 12-18
Corporate America  
You think gas is expensive? Printer ink is $8000 per gallon. Antitrust lawsuit on the way. 12-18
Church and State  
If someone votes for someone other than Mr. Huckabee, are they going to hell? 12-18
You know you've gone too far when even Catholic League President Bill Donahue thinks you are injecting too much religion into politics 12-18
Grain prices at an all time high 12-18
Bush sees 'storm clouds' over US economy 12-18
Nuclear Warhead Cut From Spending Bill 12-18
Nuke Industry Is on the Verge of Getting $25 Billion Handout 12-18
Editor's Pick  
Project for Awesome: Explanation and Humane Societies 12-18
Harry Reid has honored Republican holds placed on anti torture bills, transportation bills and routine appointments, but will not honor Chris Dodd's hold on retroactive immunity for phone companies. Who exactly won in 2006? 12-17
Sen. Chris Dodd (D-CT) took to the Senate floor and protested the FISA bill today, arguing that that Congress should not reward the President’s “favored corporations? for betraying “millions of customers’ trust.? 12-17
Sen. Russ Feingold’s office has put out a fact sheet on the Dodd-Feingold amendment to strike retroactive immunity 12-17
Mike Huckabee's son is a fatter, whiter, dumber Michael Vick 12-17
.PDF report: CREW has released a new report detailing the “2007 Top Ten Ethics Scandals“ 12-17
Judge rules White House logs are public in Abramoff case. 12-17
Gore rules out serving in next U.S. administration 12-17
.PDF: Congressman Henry Waxman (D-CA), Chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, has asked the National Archives to determine whether destruction of interrogation videotapes by the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) violated the Federal Records Act. 12-17
For those who vote in primaries and don't know what a 'caucus' is, an Iowa Caucus primer 12-17
Top Republican on the House Intelligence Committee: "They are arrogant. And they are political. And I think that we're going to hold [the CIA director] accountable." 12-17
Ron Paul raises $6 Million in 24 Hours 12-17
Sen. Joe Lieberman endorses Republican John McCain's presidential bid 12-17
Want Cheney impeached? Sign Congressman Wexler's petition today 12-17
The NRA and Mitt Romney are having a difference of opinion on whether the NRA endorsed Mitt in 2002 12-17
Barack Obama takes reporters with him to church this morning to counter continuing Internet rumors that he is Muslim. 12-17
Blackwater in Baghdad: "It was a horror movie". New testimony from witnesses and victims provides the most in-depth, harrowing account to date of the U.S. security firm's deadly rampage in Iraq. 12-17
Iraq picks Russia firm to fix Syria pipeline 12-17
Iraqi leaders complained Monday that Turkey had not coordinated with Baghdad before sending dozens of warplanes to bomb Kurdish rebel targets in northern Iraq 12-17
The United States has given Turkey intelligence to track Kurdish fighters hiding in Iraq 12-17
Iraq sees need for foreign troops for 10 years 12-17
As you can see, virtually nobody in the United States wants to see American troops remain in Iraq for longer than five years 12-17
Truck bomb explodes near Iraq's largest dam 12-17
UK has left behind murder and chaos, says Basra police chief 12-17
Russia has made its first shipment of nuclear fuel to an Iranian nuclear power plant 12-17
Bush supports Russia sending enriched uranium to Iran 12-17
Military Pushes For Fewer Troops In Iraq, More In Afghanistan 12-17
US, allies review Afghanistan war as attacks soar 12-17
German missing in Afghanistan, feared kidnapped 12-17
Top NATO commander calls for Afghan aid surge 12-17
Allies losing Afghanistan war, Australian minister warns: report 12-17
Israel and Palestine  
Former Israeli Spy Chief: U.S. about to Engage Iran, Israel Must be Present 12-17
Aid pledged to Palestinians at Paris conference 12-17
Central Asia  
Le Monde: U.S. Failures Bring Pakistan Close to Collapse 12-17
Foreign Affairs  
Food price inflation and energy prices: the third world is really getting screwed 12-17
China "Seals Off" U.S.-made Vaccines 12-17
Chavez Calls for a Battle of Ideas to Combat U.S. Interference in Latin America 12-17
The health of a Brazilian bishop who is on a hunger strike to protest against a government irrigation project has deteriorated considerably 12-17
Civil Liberties  
AT&T engineer says Bush Administration sought to implement domestic spying within two weeks of taking office, about the same time as planning for the Iraq invasion began 12-17