Nov 27, 2012




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NEWS UPDATE - November 27, 2012


3 Terrifying Things About the Earth We're in Denial About

Michael T. Klare, TomDispatch

This year's edition of the World Energy Outlook was greeted with jubilation when it revealed that the US might become top oil producer. But this comes at a catastrophic cost. READ MORE»


Lone Republican Still Gunning for Romney Victory

Rebecca Leber, Think Progress

Idaho State Sen. Sheryl Nuxoll, a Republican, amplifies a debunked theory circulating on Tea Party blogs. READ MORE»


Former Conservative: Right-Wing 'Stupidity and Closed-Mindedness' Will Doom the GOP

Alex Kane, AlterNet

Bruce Bartlett pens a devastating critique of the Republican Party's slide to the right over recent decades. READ MORE»


Gaza Children Traumatized After Latest Israeli Assault

By Alex Kane, AlterNet

A Global Post article by reporter Erin Cunningham sheds light on how the children of the Gaza Strip are traumatized after the latest Israeli assault on the Palestinian coastal enclave. READ MORE»


Austerity Forever! The Mind-Boggling Stupidity of Our Debt Debate

By Alex Pareene, Salon

No matter how the "fiscal cliff" is resolved, "entitlement reform" will still remain Washington's favorite solution. READ MORE»


White House Magical Thinking on Striking Medicare-Cutting Deal With Republicans

By digby, Hullabaloo

It would seem that the administration is still believing its own hype, thinking they can end these pesky partisan battles for all time. READ MORE»


Fox Contributor: Hundreds of Workers Who Perished in Factory Fire Happy About Their Jobs

By Alex Kane, AlterNet

'Don't think that the people in Bangladesh who perished didn't want or need those jobs,' Fox contributor Charles Lane said. READ MORE»


Jon Stewart Blasts Ridiculous Media Coverage of Gaza Conflict


Stewart skewers the media horserace coverage of tragedy in the Middle East. READ MORE»


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