Monday, July 24, 2006

CATCHING UP ON A WHOLE LOT OF LIBERAL NEWS FROM PAST WEEK

STEM CELL RESEARCH COULD MAKE MIRACLES HAPPEN
The Progress Report
Today the Senate is poised to vote on stem cell research, which could benefit victims of AIDS and other diseases. But will Bush just veto it later?
http://www.alternet.org/story/39111/

Israel's On Wrong Course
Madison Capital-Times
http://www.commondreams.org/views06/0718-22.htm

A Nice Mess Our President Has Made for US
Dave Lindorff
http://www.commondreams.org/views06/0718-30.htm

PUNISHMENT FOR PREGNANT WOMEN
Lynn M. Paltrow, TomPaine.com
A proposed law would prevent pregnant women from smoking. Could a law requiring women to breastfeed be far behind?
http://www.alternet.org/story/39075/

Organic Farming, Answer to Farmers' Suicides?http://www.commondreams.org/headlines06/0718-05.htm

Hil, Rupert Sly as Fox at Fund-Raiser
http://www.commondreams.org/headlines06/0718-02.htm

THE UGLY TRUTH ABOUT THE PRESIDENT
Cenk Uygur, HuffingtonPost.com
The transcript of the President's latest mishap with a microphone reveals the undeniable fact that Bush is an imbecile.
http://www.alternet.org/story/39164/

THE GROWING THREAT OF RIGHT-WING CHRISTIANS
Onnesha Roychoudhuri, AlterNet
Michelle Goldberg says progressives need to wake up and pay attention to the enormous -- and growing -- influence of the radical Christian right.
http://www.alternet.org/story/38830/

THE GOP FIGHTS TO KEEP WOMEN IN POVERTY
Maureen Lane, TomPaine.com
New welfare rules created by the Bush administration are doomed to fail by forcing women to take the first dead-end job that comes their way.
http://www.alternet.org/workplace/39176/

Bush Gave Israel 'Green Light' for Limited Attack on Lebanon
http://www.commondreams.org/headlines06/0719-09.htm

'Energy Security' Plan Panned over Climate, Nuclear Concerns
http://www.commondreams.org/headlines06/0719-08.htm

RALPH REED DID NOT REPENT
David Donnelly, AlterNet
Ralph Reed's downfall suggests other politicians may be vulnerable to voter anger, unless they repent for their big money ways.
http://www.alternet.org/story/39217/

Temperature Set to Hit 100 Degrees - and Global Warming is to Blame
http://www.commondreams.org/headlines06/0719-05.htm

QUOTE OF THE DAY ... Beware lest in your anxiety to avoid war you obtain a master. Demosthenes

REAFFIRMING VOTING RIGHTS
Robert Kuttner, The American Prospect
Fear of being voted out of office is the only thing that seems to convince Congress to do the right thing.
http://www.alternet.org/rights/39160/

Israelis See Their Own Nation As "Neighborhood Bully
Molly Ivins
http://www.commondreams.org/views06/0720-20.htm

The Most Dangerous Alliance in the World
Norman Solomon
http://www.commondreams.org/views06/0720-21.htm

RFK JR. BLOWS THE WHISTLE ON DIEBOLD
John Ireland, In These Times
The environmental lawyer-turned voting-rights advocate has found Diebold employees who may link the company to election fraud.
http://www.alternet.org/story/39152/

OHIO'S COMING ELECTORAL MELTDOWN
Andrew Gumbel, The Nation
Ohio is once again the most likely candidate for another election debacle in the November general elections.
http://www.alternet.org/story/39151/

Global Warming, Not Just Heat Wave
http://www.commondreams.org/headlines06/0721-06.htm

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