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Posted on: Jul 26, 2011, Source: AlterNet

The notably nasty CNN commentator claims Republican House members are really taking his advice to heart.

Posted on: Jul 25, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Belief in the mythic "swing voter" whose views happen to line up with the Washington establishment is setting the country on a course toward disaster.

Posted on: Jul 24, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Being a resourceful people, Americans are adapting to their new economic situation in a variety of ways.

Posted on: Jul 20, 2011, Source: AlterNet

When you're this far down the rabbit-hole, who's to say which ideas are crazy and which are serious?

Posted on: Jul 19, 2011, Source: AlterNet

The top 1 percent takes in more than twice the share of national income today than they did 30 years ago, and that's a big reason why consumers are tapped out.

Posted on: Jul 18, 2011, Source: AlterNet

The Tea Partiers' sense of shared identity is crucial to their success. Who were those gathered this weekend to kick off Van Jones' new project?

Posted on: Jul 17, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Right-wing media and lawmakers are spinning utterly wrong comparisons between the US and Greece.

Posted on: Jul 14, 2011, Source: AlterNet

"Wrongful" foreclosures, foreclosures for back taxes or late condo fees -- people are getting thrown out of their homes, and someone else is profiting.

Posted on: Jul 13, 2011, Source: AlterNet

If we had an honest debate over the real-world effects of not raising the limit, it's hard to imagine anyone being in favor of letting the U.S. go into default.

Posted on: Jul 8, 2011, Source: AlterNet

A common perception that helps fuel hostility toward migrants is that there's a never-ending pool of people dying to come here, but that's just not true.

Posted on: Jul 7, 2011, Source: AlterNet

The administration floated the idea of cutting Social Security, then denied it just as quickly. What's really going on with all this debt ceiling brinksmanship?

Posted on: Jul 6, 2011, Source: AlterNet

What the Tea Party caucus misses is that messing with the debt ceiling risks driving tax revenues down and the deficit up.

Posted on: Jul 5, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Throwing wildly inflated numbers around doesn't help young people avoid falling into the horrific world of prostitution.

Posted on: Jul 1, 2011, Source: AlterNet

History bears little resemblance to the cartoonish view of the birth of the nation that most people hold.

Posted on: Jun 30, 2011, Source: AlterNet

It'll take backbone we haven't yet seen, but GOP intransigence has given Obama the upper hand.

Posted on: Jun 27, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Americans want to get out of debt, but the working majority are tapped out and having real problems making ends meet.

Posted on: Jun 24, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Posted on: Jun 24, 2011, Source: AlterNet

"White Hispanics" are white people who trace their origins to Spain, and they're the reason reports of America's coming "white minority" status are 100-percent wrong.

Posted on: Jun 23, 2011, Source: AlterNet

A sizable share of corporate America's lackeys hold the view that American companies should be able to violate our labor laws with impunity.

Posted on: Jun 21, 2011, Source: AlterNet

In refuting Stewart's claim, Fox naturally went ahead and misinformed its viewers.

Posted on: Jun 17, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Hawks simultaneously argue that lavish U.S. military spending subsidizes Europe’s social welfare programs, and that we’re the smarter party in this deal.

Posted on: Jun 17, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Posted on: Jun 16, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Conservatives claim the "Texas Miracle" is a model for the nation, but it's actually a blueprint for winning the race to the bottom.

Posted on: Jun 15, 2011, Source: AlterNet

The world's wealthy democracies have somewhat different priorities, leading to some very different outcomes for their citizens.

Posted on: Jun 12, 2011, Source: AlterNet

The White House is desperate to get any measure that might boost the economy past a dysfunctional Congress.

Posted on: Jun 9, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Weiner's junk isn't the only perverse image rocketing around the Internet -- here are 10 other shocking pics.

Posted on: Jun 8, 2011, Source: AlterNet

The sensational interest in Weinergate is a sad reflection of our shallow, sex-and-celebrity-obsessed culture.

Posted on: Jun 1, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Three in 10 Americans say we're living through another depression -- are they right?

Posted on: May 31, 2011, Source: AlterNet

A plan being sold to the public as a “serious” attempt to reduce the federal deficit would cut the budget gap by just one-seventh of one percent over the next decade.

Posted on: May 30, 2011, Source: AlterNet

We must fight the deficit hysterics' relentless granny-bashing. Most people don't grasp that this group has already been hit hard by budget cuts and the recession.

Posted on: May 27, 2011, Source: AlterNet

A dollar spent on guns is one less buck available for butter.

Posted on: May 27, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Posted on: May 27, 2011, Source: AlterNet