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News Flash: Oil Companies Sometimes Lie

Matthew Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Matthew Smith

The yes or no question remains: will Total, Chevron, and PTTEP do something positive for Burma and disclose details of their last 18 years of payments to the junta?

Ahmadinejad says U.S. is lying about Sept 11 attacks

Mike Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mike Green

Iran's president, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, accused the United States of fabricating the facts regarding the attacks of Sept. 11, according to a March 6 re...

Sex, Lies, Scandals and Governor David Paterson

John Robinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
John Robinson

I am very disappointed in David Paterson. Our governor broke the rules he is supposed to uphold. More than that, he had an opportunity to be a leader...

The Biggest Health Care Lie of All

Stephen Gyllenhaal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Stephen Gyllenhaal

Every single Right Wing Senator whole-heartedly supports single payer Health Care coverage wholly paid for by the Federal Government because he has it. His whole family has it.

CPAC: O'Keefe is Our Hero (VIDEO)

Mike Papantonio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mike Papantonio

Ann Coulter last week told the media there was hope for the conservative movement in America. Coulter said she was inspired by the small but enthusia...

A Post 9/11 Lie

SaraKay Smullens | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
SaraKay Smullens

I wish I had never been terrified, turning to a lie for comfort. I know that in today's world, such "comforts" are far more trouble than they are worth.

Palin's Oily Lies Drip from the Pages of Going Rogue

Shannyn Moore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Shannyn Moore

Alaska's willingness to do business with Exxon was like having your parents rent the basement to the guy who date raped you on prom night. Now Palin is claiming victory for the people of Alaska? Reality Deficit Disorder, now in book form.

Chevron's Blogger Propagandists: Accuse First, Ask (No) Questions Later

Paul Paz y Miño | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Paul Paz y Miño

We would like to introduce you to a few of the "pro-Chevron" bloggers out there, and the groundless claims they made in the aftermath of September's phony "bribery scandal."

Peace On Earth

Stephen Gyllenhaal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Stephen Gyllenhaal

It's not going to happen here in the United States -- peace -- not in this coming year, not in my lifetime, or in many lifetimes.

Do Relationships Need Lies to Survive?

Bella DePaulo | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Bella DePaulo

I draw a big line between little lies and big ones. Serious lies -- the big time betrayals of trust -- are probably never good for relationships of any kind. Little lies are often a different matter entirely.

Afghanistan Nightmare: the Only Light in this Dark Tunnel

Stephen Gyllenhaal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Stephen Gyllenhaal

The dream of Obama is now dead. He has turned out to be, as I had begun to fear a few months back, really just like the others that came before him.

New Year's Resolutions: 'The Show Me' State Of Mind

James M. Lynch | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
James M. Lynch

Here's my challenge to you: In this coming year let's light this world up with positive energy and a life of joy and possibility. But don't just tell me. Show me.

Our Frenzied Focus on Fox

Mike Papantonio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Mike Papantonio

Roger Ailes understands what other TV executives miss. He remembers that P.T. Barnum built his business around high-wire acts and circus freaks.

A Failure of Citizenship and the Health Care Debacle

Jeff Schweitzer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeff Schweitzer

Voting should be seen as a privilege rather than as a consequence of where one is born. Voting should be a right earned rather than conferred by fate or the accident of citizenship.

Kanye West, Joe Wilson Need a Day with My Mother-in-Law

Michelle Lamar | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Michelle Lamar

Joe Wilson and Kanye West need a day or two with my mother-in-law, because she is one of the classiest ladies I've ever met.

Why Obama Should Have Been Lying

James Heffernan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
James Heffernan

Handicappers who rate this episode a win for Obama overlook the fact that what the president said should have been false. If your parents are illegal, says the bill, we don't care how sick you get, or even if you die.

In Praise of 'Joe' Wilson: What's Wrong with Calling Out Lies in Congress?

Dave Lindorff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dave Lindorff

Obama said that "nothing else even comes close" to health care expenditures in terms of causing the federal deficit. In fact, something does -- the military budget -- but that topic is off limits for some reason.

Friday Talking Points [93] -- Lies, Lies And Propaganda

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Political discussions in America are fast becoming solely theological in nature.. Each side has their beliefs. Each has their tenets which they fervently defend. Much of this is done on faith.

ABC-TV, Why Do You Hate Amurika?

Edward Murray | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Edward Murray

I am writing this letter to you, ABC-TV bulk mail paper shredder, because I demand that you erase this encounter from my memory with your classified alien technology.

The Price of this War Just Keeps Going up

Christina Patterson | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Christina Patterson

War is an abomination. It's a last resort. It's a thing you do when it's the only thing to do.


Jeff Danziger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeff Danziger

Jeff Danziger takes on Karl Rove.

New Ways to Think About Guilt: Inside the Human Brain

Srinivasan Pillay | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Srinivasan Pillay

The message here is that although we may be fixed in the ways in which we handle guilt, we can teach our brains to become smarter about how we handle our desires.

Letter From Paris: Calling A Dick A Dick

Beth Arnold | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Beth Arnold

With yet another round of Dick Cheney disinformation saturating the airwaves, it boggles the mind how the Bush administration controlled the American conversation in the media for so many years.

Simon Cowell: A True Friend

James M. Lynch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
James M. Lynch

A true friend is one who will tell you the truth whether or not you want to hear it, whether it might endanger the status quo of the friendship or not.

Red the Book: He Called His Penis John Wayne. He Lied.

Amy Goldwasser | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Amy Goldwasser

So I loved a storyteller. Don't we all? Is there anything more seductive, really?