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White House unveils strategy against HIV/AIDSFDIC Gets More Power to Evaluate Banks' RiskBeyond Guns: N.R.A. Expands Agenda More political news below the fold…


How Conservatives Destroyed the Nation’s Economy

Let us count the ways — with AlterNet's Dave Johnson in a must-read commentary. (Hat tip: Paul Rosenberg.)


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Democrats Corral Votes on Bank BillWhy, Congressman Issa! What Big Profits You Make on Shady Inside Deals!Cuba has agreed to release 52 political prisoners, paving the way for a thaw in relations with the USFormer ACORN employee sues James "Pimp Boy" O'Keefe and Hannah "The Whore" Giles More political news below the fold…


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Financial reform whip counting in Senate continuesFormer ACORN employee sues James "Pimp Boy" O'Keefe and Hannah "The Whore" Giles More political news below the fold…


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Obama to Open Up 1.8 Million Alaskan Acres to Oil Drilling With Gloves Off, Obama Stumps for ReidThe greatest science "scandal… in the history of man" predictably falls apart – and reveals the scandalous lying of right wing media and FOX News More political news below the fold…


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Federal Judge: Parts of Defense of Marriage Act Are UnconstitutionalObama Asks Court to Reinstate Ban on Deepwater DrillingOn the Stump, Obama Offers Reassurance on Economy More political news below the fold…


Ray McGovern and Robert Parry on Truth Unflinching and the Price of Integrity

Free Speech Zone

Michael Collins reports from the National Press Club presentation by Ray McGovern and Robert Parry.


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Obama Asks Court to Reinstate Ban on Deepwater Drilling — Promises Push on Trade PactsWatch this! ►  Scientist Working with Government Says BP Restricting Access to Study Gushing Oil WellReport: NSA creating spy system to monitor domestic infrastructure for cyber-attacks More political news below the fold…


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Obama Meets with Netanyahu, Says U.S.-Israeli Bond Is 'Unbreakable'Justice Department will sue Arizona over immigration bill (via Crooks & Liars)Your tax dollars carried in suitcases on planes to buy posh Dubai villas for rich Afghanis More political news below the fold…


Hissy Fit

Fringe party chairman and incessant teabagger Michael F. Simone is miffed that our own Jeff Koopersmith is using Twitter to call him on his wacky, nonsensical politics and views. Log on to Twitter, grab the popcorn, and enjoy.