Stories by Jan Frel

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Posted on: May 18, 2006, Source: AlterNet

Leaving a closed-door hearing, Sen. Russ Feingold tells Republican creeps who were writing a constitutional amendment to "protect marriage," "See ya."

Posted on: May 16, 2006, Source: AlterNet

After years of wrangling, Judicial Watch finally gets the tapes released

Posted on: May 15, 2006, Source: AlterNet

Much, much more fascinating than it sounds...

Posted on: May 15, 2006, Source: AlterNet

The government is listening to ABC reporter's phone calls to try and find out who is leaking to them.

Posted on: May 13, 2006, Source: AlterNet

The myths that uphold our most basic tenets of how our society, politics and economics function are husks of what they were. Let's fess up on that, and embark in the creation of newer, healthier ones.

Posted on: May 12, 2006, Source: AlterNet

A whistleblower promises fireworks at his upcoming Senate testimony.

Posted on: May 11, 2006, Source: AlterNet

Oh boy, and this one is the sleek, Sher-Khan-looking Jerry Lewis

Posted on: May 9, 2006, Source: AlterNet

The biggest obstacle to getting our petro-dependent society to change its wasteful ways is collective insanity.

Posted on: May 9, 2006, Source: AlterNet

Bill O' Reilly was right all along.

Posted on: May 8, 2006, Source: AlterNet

A pox on the "mayor who cleaned up New York."

Posted on: May 8, 2006, Source: AlterNet

The latest evidence is that Bush fired the British foreign secretary because he was opposed to it. What can we do?

Posted on: May 5, 2006, Source: AlterNet

A former spook gives some good backstory... and some pro-CIA propaganda.

Posted on: May 4, 2006, Source: AlterNet

with a little help from its friends.

Posted on: May 3, 2006, Source: AlterNet

For a few no-good reasons, that's why.

Posted on: May 2, 2006, Source: AlterNet

but he admits to playing cards.

Posted on: May 2, 2006, Source: AlterNet

The classified aiport watch list went from 16 before 9/11 to 80k

Posted on: May 1, 2006, Source: AlterNet

Rumsfeld declares “some of the most critical battles may no be in the streets of Iraq, but in newsrooms.”

Posted on: Apr 30, 2006, Source: AlterNet

The new chief of staff thinks it might be good in the long run.

Posted on: Apr 28, 2006, Source: AlterNet

Instead of launching a new war on drugs, Mexico just decriminalized almost all of the most popular ones.

Posted on: Apr 28, 2006, Source: AlterNet

Does his album clobber the thought police?

Posted on: Apr 27, 2006, Source: AlterNet

With Neil Young and Pearl Jam releasing devastating anti-Bush albums in the coming weeks, it looks like rock has rejuvenated its protest past.

Posted on: Apr 27, 2006, Source: AlterNet

So why not the right to vote?

Posted on: Apr 27, 2006, Source: AlterNet

If you own a SUV, that's enough for two tanks of gas! Talk about responsive politics.

Posted on: Apr 26, 2006, Source: AlterNet

A top collective of energy observers bash Washington's response to rising gas prices.

Posted on: Apr 25, 2006, Source: AlterNet

With gas prices at an all-time high, Democrats, Republicans and President Bush are all quick to point blame. But they're ignoring the biggest offender: all of us.

Posted on: Apr 25, 2006, Source: AlterNet

And that call has been answered: Local Energy Solutions in New York City, this week.

Posted on: Apr 24, 2006, Source: AlterNet

It's the go-to webmag for the ever-atrophying East Coast snob tribal mindset, and it's oh so rotten to the core.

Posted on: Apr 24, 2006, Source: AlterNet

I just learned a lot about U.S. covert ops in Iran, but it feels like I got a briefing from a tricksy Langley man.

Posted on: Apr 21, 2006, Source: AlterNet

The Pentagon releases the names of 558 prisoners -- including 20 Chinese nationals

Posted on: Apr 20, 2006, Source: AlterNet

The geography of religion in America.

Posted on: Apr 20, 2006, Source: AlterNet

Britain, France, Germany and Israel have said congrats. Is Bush holding out for Italian courts to channel 2000 and pull a <i>Berlusconi v. Prodi</i>?

Posted on: Apr 20, 2006, Source: AlterNet

Are we going to see a military coup in Iraq?

Posted on: Apr 18, 2006, Source: AlterNet

Capitol Hill Blue meltdown, U.S. military strategy on Canada, National Archives Pact with the CIA, this week in Sports Crime

Posted on: Apr 17, 2006, Source: AlterNet

Could it be that they don't care if they are wrong?

Posted on: Apr 15, 2006, Source: AlterNet

Notice that no one's asked Congress for authority to attack Iran.

Posted on: Apr 14, 2006, Source: AlterNet

The good Texas Senator once made a promise on term limits -- all forgotten now.

Posted on: Apr 12, 2006, Source: AlterNet

Whoa -- 80% of voters used electronic voting machines manufactured by two unregulated companies in the 2004 elections.

Posted on: Apr 12, 2006, Source: AlterNet

Whoa -- 80% of voters used electronic voting machines manufactured by two unregulated companies in the 2004 elections.

Posted on: Apr 11, 2006, Source: AlterNet

Check out the Tactical Ice Cream Unit

Posted on: Apr 10, 2006, Source: AlterNet

Author Kevin Phillips discusses the growing power that the Christian Right has over the Republican Party.

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