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Entries by Cenk Uygur from 11/2005

Senator Salazar of the Gang of 14 Says Filibuster of Alito is Possible

| Posted 11.01.2005 | Politics
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Salazer indicated that the filibuster was still a viable option for Judge Alito and that he would vote against Sam Alito if he were convinced that he was going to overturn Roe v. Wade.

What A Relief!

| Posted 11.02.2005 | Huffington Post

When Harry Reid shut down the Senate to demand answers on the Iraq War, half the country let out a collective sigh of relief. We felt like we were und...

What Have We Become?

| Posted 11.03.2005 | Politics
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Remember when Senator Durbin got in trouble for saying we were running Guantanamo Bay like a gulag? It turns out he was wrong to use the word gulag ... as a metaphor. It is now literal.

Happy Halloween, Everybody!

| Posted 11.04.2005 | Huffington Post

Happy Halloween! No, you're not reading wrong. The date is November 4th. But I just arrived on the scene. My costume this year: Mike Brown. Am I d...

Why the Christian Right Doesn't Want to Fight Cervical Cancer

| Posted 11.05.2005 | Huffington Post

How patently absurd is it that these religious clerics would try to tell us how we should have sex?

Bush’s Approval Ratings Will Not Recover – There Will Be No Comeback

| Posted 11.08.2005 | Huffington Post

I’ve already seen the so-called “narrative of comeback” being bandied about in the mainstream media. They tell us that the story line is suppose...

Huffington Post's Flavia Colgan and Bill Scher Debate Alito on The Young Turks

| Posted 11.10.2005 | Huffington Post

Flavia Colgan and Bill Scher both wrote pieces here on the Huffington Post about the Alito nomination. They had significant disagreements, so we thought we'd bring them together on The Young Turks to have a live debate on the issue.

We Didn't Torture the Nazis

| Posted 11.11.2005 | Politics
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The American way of life is such a hassle. Giving people rights, trying to act like decent human beings. It can really wear a person down. Let’s just scrap the whole thing.

We Weren't Just Wrong on the Intelligence, We Were Wrong to Attack Iraq

| Posted 11.14.2005 | Huffington Post

We will leave Iraq a bloody mess without even coming close to any of the stated goals of the invasion.

Thank God Bush Wasn't President During the Cold War

| Posted 11.16.2005 | Huffington Post

The only solace I have about the Bush presidency is that it could have been worse. Not in their actions, it’s hard to conceive of an administration ...

If the Mission is Accomplished, Why Can't We Leave?

| Posted 11.18.2005 | Huffington Post

If we're winning the war in Iraq, why can't we plan an orderly withdrawal?

The Insurgents Will Wait Us Out No Matter What -- They Live There!

| Posted 11.21.2005 | Huffington Post

The insurgents LIVE in Iraq. They're going to "wait us out" no matter what we do!

If It Can Happen to Padilla, It Can Happen to You

| Posted 11.22.2005 | Huffington Post

Now that the government has changed their story for the third time on why Padilla is so dangerous, there is no other conclusion left to draw -- they're making it up.

US Ambassador to Iraq Admits We've Opened Up a Pandora's Box

| Posted 11.30.2005 | Huffington Post

It's ugly but true. We need to set the local Sunnis against the foreign Sunnis, instead of uniting them against a common enemy -- us.