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Why the White House Is 100% Right to Challenge Fox News

Cenk Uygur | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Cenk Uygur

If Fox News rises up to the challenge of confessing their real identity and real purpose, then -- and only then -- should Obama take on that conservative voice in an interview on their air.

2000-2009: America's Lost Decade

Bob Burnett | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bob Burnett

When historians update the history of the United States and ponder when we lost our way and punted the mantle of global supremacy to China, they'll conclude this past decade was the turning point.

The Missing President: PBS On The Crash

MJ Rosenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
MJ Rosenberg

FRONTLINE last night was like JAWS. First Bear Stearns, then Lehman, then AIG, then Freddy and Fanny. The two most striking revelations (at least ...

Bush By The Numbers: Harper's Index Says Goodbye

Harpers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Number of news stories from 1998 to Election Day 2000 containing "George W. Bush" and "aura of inevitability": 206 Amount for which Bush successful...

Bush's Pure Genius Moves: 9/11, Gunfights, Cheney, the Economy, and More

Bill Allen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bill Allen

In a brilliant move, President Bush found almost the only way possible to make people forget the tenure of John Ashcroft: naming Albert Gonzalez his successor.

The Hits Just Keep Coming

Lance Simmens | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lance Simmens

We have been rudderless for some time, and it shows. The call to public service is now more urgent than at any time in our nation's history.

Bush Meets Clinton As President-Elect (FLASHBACK, SLIDESHOW)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President-Elect Obama's meeting with President Bush, a meeting of two men with very different ideologies, recalls a time almost eight years ago when t...

Praise for McCain, Yes, But Let's Not Forget Al Gore

Jeff Schweitzer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeff Schweitzer

But what strikes me when I hear praise for McCain is the deafening sound of silence when we consider Al Gore's amazing concession in 2000.

Sarah Palin and the Derelict GOP

Bill Cusack | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bill Cusack

A truly ugly and dangerous spirit has been brought to light in these new revelations about Sarah Palin. W was no accident.

Obama: Do Not Concede!

Michael Jay | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Jay

Too many ordinary Democrats are aware of the evidence, are terrified at the prospect of a third stolen and prematurely conceded presidential election.

Indecisions 2000 and 2004: Final Days Remembered

John Wihbey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John Wihbey

Whatever happened to the bad old days of October surprises? The last lap of campaign '08 has seen its share of twists, but perhaps the biggest surprise of all is that no big shoe has dropped.

Mike the Writer is for Obama: So are Most Europeans, but Why Do Media Pundits See That as a Downside?

Michael Russnow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Michael Russnow

Rather than think our foreign friends' hopeful anticipation is a bad sign, it should give us more incentive to restore the love and respect the world has long held for the United States.

Nosh On This: The Jewish Vote

Andrea Chalupa | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andrea Chalupa

Video the Vote will dispatch a trained volunteer to capture those evil demons that keep popping up in polling places, especially the ones they got down in Florida and Ohio.

If You Vote Third Party and Elect McCain/Palin, This Is Who You Empower!! Don't Do It!!

Linda Milazzo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Linda Milazzo

To underscore that voting third party or not voting at all will help elect McCain and Palin, and thereby re-empower the self-righteous ideologues who ...

And Larry David Thinks He's Frightened?

Richard Lewis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Richard Lewis

I simply will not tolerate another stolen vote and election, tantamount to a sentence of another four-to-eight years of Hell, because we haven't been vigilant and done our jobs.

The Hatred Between Republicans and Democrats: The Conflict Within America's Psyche, Redux

Peter Wolson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Peter Wolson

Psychotherapists are professional empathizers, who put themselves in the shoes of others every day. Yet so many have difficulty placing themselves in the shoes of nearly 50% of the American population.

Barack: Beware of Rove's Trickery

Bob Starks | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bob Starks

We cannot take this election for granted and begin to believe that Senator Obama is already elected. We must fight to the last minute and leave no stones unturned.

Battle For The West: Colorado 2008 = Florida 2000?

Ryan Rivera | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Ryan Rivera

Colorado 2008 = Florida 2000? The Colorado Independent wonders if Colorado will take the crown as the poster child for Election Day dysfunction thi...

Florida 2000 Redux: GOP Using "Voter Fraud" To Disenfranchise

The Washington Independent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

You know it's going to be a heated election when a state attorney general sues his own state agency for not cracking down on voter fraud. But that's j...

Debate Spin v. Substance: Lessons From Mayberry

Bennet Kelley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Bennet Kelley

It is time for an end to this "soft bigotry of low expectations." We must judge debates on the merits and not like a beauty pageant.

The Court v. Public Opinion

Chez Pazienza | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chez Pazienza

I'll make this quick, which is probably a good thing since what I'm about to say likely won't be very popular. I'm starting to believe that from what we've seen lately, the future of this country may be too important to be left to the people.

McCain's Abramoff Inquiry Was Pure Political Payback, New Book Claims

Politico | Eamon Javers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A new book released the day after Sen. John McCain accepted the Republican presidential nomination attacks one of his trademark political successes: ...

Joe Lieberman: "John McCain Doesn't Have A Racist Bone In His Body", Well... Except When Calling Vietnamese "Gook[s]"

Oliver Willis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Oliver Willis

Flashback, John McCain of 2000: On his campaign bus recently, Sen. John McCain told reporters, "I hated the gooks. I will hate them as long as I live...

The McCain-Bush Relationship: It's Complicated

Time | James Carney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

It was in Portsmouth, Ohio, the other day when a supporter neatly summed up the obstacle lying between John McCain and the White House. "When," the yo...

Unearthed: News of the Week the Mainstream Media Forgot to Report

Robert F. Kennedy Jr. and Brendan DeMelle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Robert F. Kennedy Jr. and Brendan DeMelle

U.S. mayors resolve to avoid burning dirty tar sands oil, Bush signs $162B war spending bill for Iraq and Afghanistan, Afghanistan civilian death toll rises sharply, Scalia still blames Gore for the 2000 election debacle.