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Entries by David Sirota from 02/2006

The Hostile Takeover of America's Tax/Budget Policy

| Posted 02.02.2006 | Huffington Post

The tax debate is of utmost importance. And unless we have the guts to force conservatives to defend their out-of-the-mainstream views on taxes, we will forever be fighting battles on Big Money's tilted playing field.

The Wimpy Empty Suits Undermining Dems on National Security

| Posted 02.09.2006 | Huffington Post

In order for us to really get political leaders to be "tough and smart," the weak and stupid often must first embarrass themselves off the stage.

Moveon Moves to Challenge Right-Wing Dems in Primaries

| Posted 02.14.2006 | Huffington Post

Moveon.org today launched a survey asking citizens whether they believe the organization should support serious primary challenges to right-wing Democ...

An Open Letter to Tom Friedman

| Posted 02.16.2006 | Huffington Post

Dear Mr. Friedman: Just in case you are still reassuring yourself that you really care about ordinary workers and not just the CEOs you hobnob with, I wanted to present you with some facts.

Who Is Really "Weak" On National Security?

| Posted 02.20.2006 | Huffington Post

A few weeks back, it was Sen. Bayh reinforcing Rove's storyline, and now it's failed Ohio Senate candidate Paul Hackett's campaign.

Join the Battle for America's States

| Posted 02.21.2006 | Politics
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The Progressive Legislative Action Network (PLAN) today formally launched its official website and its new blog, and issued its first major report tha...

Truth About UAE Port Security Scandal Quietly Leaks Out

| Posted 02.22.2006 | Huffington Post

The harsh reaction from the Bush administration to the proposal to rescind the deal should be a red flag.

The Corporatist Manifesto Tells Pundits of America: Unite!

| Posted 02.27.2006 | Huffington Post

As expected, the highest-profile corporate spokesmen in the punditocracy are quickly uniting to try to divert the debate over the UAE port security sc...

Still Say There's No Security Risk From the UAE Deal?

| Posted 02.27.2006 | Huffington Post

It's not just writers like me who have pointed out these security concerns -- it's also the U.S. Coast Guard.