The Top Ten Most Discussed Articles of the Year

Everyone likes to put their two cents in. Here are the AlterNet articles from 2006 that prompted the most discussion.

10. The Impeachment of George W. Bush
Elizabeth Holtzman, The Nation
A former member of Congress who sat on the House Judiciary Committee during Nixon's impeachment reveals the whys, whens and hows of ousting president Bush.

9. Tyranny of the Christian Right
Michelle Goldberg, AlterNet
The largest and most powerful mass movement in the nation -- evangelical Christianity -- has set out to destroy secular society.

8. Before the 9/11 Conspiracies, There Was the Oklahoma Bombing
Matt Taibbi,
Much of the faulty logic and circumstancial evidence that justifies the 9/11 conspiracies are repeats of the theories that abounded in Timothy McVeigh's Oklahoma City bombing.

7. Enough of the 9/11 Conspiracy Theories, Already
Matthew Rothschild, The Progressive
We have enough proof that the Bush administration is a bunch of lying evildoers. We don't need to make it up.

6. What's Wrong With Calling Bush A Devil?
Jeff Cohen, AlterNet
Conservatives were quick to lash out at Hugo Chavez for calling President Bush a "devil," but that's exactly what Rush Limbaugh was calling Democrats only a few years ago.

5. No Thanks to Thanksgiving
Robert Jensen, AlterNet
Instead, we should atone for the genocide that was incited -- and condoned -- by the very men we idolize as our 'heroic' founding fathers.

4. An Atheist Bullies the Faithful
Lakshmi Chaudhry, In These Times
Oxford University biologist Richard Dawkins reveals his fundamentalist approach to atheisim in his new documentary, The Root of All Evil.

3. Men Who Love Burgers and Loathe Sex
Susie Bright,
There's an unhappy host of young men who seem to have soured on the mating game -- but why?

2. The 9/11 Faith Movement
Terry J. Allen, In These Times
Despite overwhelming evidence to the contrary, nearly half of all Americans believe the Bush administration is covering up its involvement in the 9/11 attacks.

1. Is 9/11 Paranoia Bad for the Country?
Christopher Hayes, The Nation
The biggest threat posed by the 9/11 Truth Movement is the danger that it will discredit the healthy skepticism Americans increasingly show toward their leaders.


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