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For information on David Corn's new book, The Lies of George W. Bush: Mastering the Politics of Deception, see www.bushlies.com.

"Change is the order of the day," Oakland Mayor Jerry Brown declared
after California voters recalled Governor Gray Davis and replaced him
with film star Arnold Schwarzenegger. Brown is right.

"You are the heirs of one of the country's great traditions, the
Progressive movement that started late in the nineteenth century and
remade the American experience piece by piece," Bill Moyers

What's the matter with conservatives? Why can't they relax and be happy?
They have the White House, both houses of Congress, the majority of
governorships and more money than God.

When Paul Wellstone opted out of the 2000 presidential race, he fretted
that trade policy would not be debated in the Democratic primaries and
that the party would run a November campaign that

Click here to read David Corn's weblog on the Joe Wilson scandal.

We're all familiar with Arnold the actor, but who writes the script if he wins?

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On one-year anniversary of Citizens United ruling, in dozens of communities across the country, Americans rally to demand a renewal of democracy. Updated with reports from marches, rallies and forums; C-SPAN links.

January 21, 2011

How is it that one of the most incredibly important and far-reaching new health policies of the twenty-first century went into effect this past week, and you probably haven’t heard of it?

January 21, 2011

For journalism that connects the dots between Spokane, Tucson, the rise of an extremist American right and, yes, the uptick in violent rhetoric that feeds it, look to David Neiwert.

January 19, 2011

That’s the unspoken right-wing spin on the president's speech. And just in time for MLK Day, Pat Buchanan says a far-left "lynch mob" has been going after Palin, Beck and Limbaugh.

January 17, 2011

Yes, it’s 2011, but Obama’s Department of Justice is still fighting to uphold the Defense of Marriage Act, the 1996 law that defines marriage as being the legal union of a man and a woman.

January 14, 2011

It is irresponsible, at best, for ABC to further the Sarah Palin death-threat-meme based on hearsay from her aides without any corroborating evidence.

January 13, 2011

A budget plan put forth by Gov. Jerry Brown (D-Calif.) may make a $1.4 billion cut in public higher education institutions in the state.

January 13, 2011

Sarah Palin joins hyper-defensive conservatives in attacking dialogue that considers the political climate as part of the explanation for the hooting rampage that wounded Congresswoman Giffords and left six dead. But a Tucson newspaper argues: "It's logical to try to make sense of such horror."

January 12, 2011

The attack on Gabrielle Giffords in Tucson was an assault on democracy.

January 11, 2011

What we see when we see the photos of the first twenty detainees the Bush administration transferred to Camp X-Ray.

January 11, 2011