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Robert Greenwald and Tanene Allison: Thank You, Alan Grayson

Alan Grayson was a hero for progressive politics in Congress. On November 2nd he lost his seat in the House. Watch this video tribute and join us in thanking Alan…

HuffPost TV: Arianna: Debt Commission Won’t Help Obama Without Jobs Commission

Arianna appeared on CNN’s “Parker Spitzer” Thursday night to discuss the leaked draft proposal authored by the Obama deficit commission’s co-chairs and the possibility that the president could benefit politically…

Jim Parry: Banana Republic — A Rhyming Rant

As the rich get more wealth And the rest just get whacked And good middle class jobs Simply aren’t coming back, Oh America’s bound On a grim downward track To…

Robert A. Levine: It’s still L’economie globale, stupide!

The current inevitable post-election punditry has, perhaps also inevitably, gotten it mostly wrong. The Democratic defeat is attributed to President Barack Obama’s elitist intellectual style, his tactical error in focusing…

D.C.-Area County Executive, Wife Charged With Witness Tampering

From The Huffington Post…

Lisa Murkowski Gives Her Take On Sarah Palin’s New Reality Show

JUNEAU, Alaska — There’s one person who won’t be tuning in Sunday when Sarah Palin’s new TV series airs: Sen. Lisa Murkowski. Murkowski tells The Associated Press she has no…

UFO Sighting ‘Outliers’

Cliff Young and Julia Clark warn not to misread the midterm tea leaves. Mark Mellman argues the election results were caused by a combination of exposure and recession. David Hill…

Stuart Connelly: Patriot Games: Why the New Valerie Plame Film Matters

I am no stranger to U.S. government’s propensity to conspire against perceived enemies of the state. Having worked this entire year on a book with Martin Luther King, Jr.’s personal…

Bob Burnett: The Jobs Crisis: What Obama Should Say

On November 2nd, Democrats were “shellacked” because they didn’t have a coherent message about the jobs crisis. Whereas Republicans said, “Lower taxes and fewer regulations create jobs,” Dems equivocated, “Let’s…

Jerry Weissman: Communication without the Co: Part I

In this month’s turnabout election that swept Democrats out of office and Republicans into power, one race stands out as a dramatic exception: Harry Reid, the incumbent Democratic Senator of…