The Environment

Doe Revives Futuregen, Reversing Bush-Era Decision June 14, 2009 20:59

The Obama administration gave conditional support today for a federal-industry partnership... [more]

Directive Limits Activity In Roadless Areas Of Forests May 28, 2009 19:52

Stepping into a major environmental dispute, the Obama administration said Thursday that n... [more]

Endangered Species Consultations Lack Critical Oversight, Gao Report Says - Nytimes.Com May 26, 2009 22:00

The Fish and Wildlife Service has no established way to track cumulative threats or injuri... [more]

Elephants Suffering In Mali Drought May 18, 2009 21:25

The bodies of young elephants covered in the brown dirt of dried-up wells tell a heartrend... [more]


Nebraska Lawmakers Pass Abortion Ultrasound Bill May 30, 2009 23:40

It's difficult enough... Nebraska will soon require those performing abortions to display... [more]

Torture Prompts Soul-Searching Among Some Christians May 22, 2009 13:56

Gotta love this line: "A survey conducted by the Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life ... [more]

NH Passes Gay Marriage Bill April 29, 2009 12:55

New Hampshire's Senate passed a bill on Wednesday that would legalize same-sex marriage af... [more]

Amazonfail: Why Is Amazon Hiding Books About Homosexuality? April 12, 2009 19:37

A new rule by Seattle-based Amazon has the blogosphere going crazy. Amazon has decided to... [more]

Homeland Security

Senate Report: Rice, Cheney Ok'D Cia Use Of Waterboarding - Cnn.Com April 23, 2009 11:28

Top Bush administration officials gave the CIA approval to use waterboarding, a controvers... [more]

Karl Rove Loses It Over Torture Investigation April 22, 2009 21:52

Judging from Karl Rove's unhinged reactions on Hannity last night (4/21/09), I can only co... [more]

Obama may allow Torture Prosecutions April 21, 2009 21:25

President Barack Obama opened the door on Tuesday to possible prosecutions of U.S. officia... [more]

Election 2008

Georgia Congressman Warns Of Obama Dictatorship November 10, 2008 15:56

A Republican congressman from Georgia said Monday he fears that President-elect Obama will... [more]

Palin Still Center Stage November 10, 2008 11:16

ABC News' David Chalian Reports: Gov. Sarah Palin is clearly not ready to relinquish the s... [more]

Hope Amid The Ruins November 05, 2008 10:36

I think that this is a well considered editorial, but how can the writer say that Republic... [more]

John Mccain'S Verdict On Sarah Palin: More Trouble Than A Pitbull November 05, 2008 10:31

So now we know what John McCain really thinks of his running mate Sarah Palin – and ... [more]

Foreign Policy

The Cheney Fallacy May 19, 2009 13:25

Former Vice President Cheney says that President Obama's reversal of Bush-era terrorism po... [more]

European Nations May Investigate Bush Officials Over Prisoner Treatment April 21, 2009 21:19

European prosecutors are likely to investigate CIA and Bush administration officials on su... [more]

Stronger Labor and Environmental Treaties under Obama December 19, 2008 20:59

The United States will insist on strong protections for the environment and for workers in... [more]

US Pakistan Raid Based On Bad Intelligence September 03, 2008 11:04

Nadeem Kiani, spokesman for the Pakistani Embassy in Washington, told Reuters that all tho... [more]

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McCain-Palin: A ticket to remember September 03, 2008 21:45

Here's a nice graphic of the after results of Gov. Palin's talk.... [more]

Delusional Email from September 03, 2008 20:49

Wow... I just saw the pathetic, zero-content speech from Sarah Palin. Here's a delusional... [more]

Palin: President by Natural Causes? September 02, 2008 23:54

This is just terrifying. If you look at mortality rates or survivorship curves for Ame... [more]

World Economic Forum Site March 25, 2008 08:47

Interesting reports on nations' competitiveness in the tourism, travel, global IT, and oth... [more]

Domestic Policy

Govt Biggest Monetary Risk? May 12, 2009 21:54

A top former Treasury official under the Bush administration laid the blame for the financ... [more]

Supreme Court Justice Souter To Retire April 30, 2009 20:08

Supreme Court Justice David Souter is planning retire at the end of the current court term... [more]

U.S. Supreme Court Blocks Weak Bush-Era Mercury Rule February 24, 2009 16:50

The U.S. Supreme Court Monday declined to consider a Bush-era rule that would have allowed... [more]


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