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Obama administration and Dems make some news, and spark opinion —

Middle East Issues —

U.S.-Israel rift undermining some long-standing taboos#," is by Glenn Greenwald from Salon.com (3/15/10). Summary: The remarkable tensions of the last week make it increasingly difficult to deny key facts.

"Final destination Iran?#," is from the Herald/Scotland News (3/14/10).

"Clinton Slams Israel's Settlement Plans: 'Deeply Negative Signal'#," is from The Huffington Post  (3/12/10). Jon's comment: "The U.S.really needs to end ALL financial aid to the rogue nation of Israel. They seem to enjoy turmoil and violence, all the while thumbing their nose at the rest of the world!"

"IRAQ WAR STILL A MISTAKE#," is from Yahoo! News (3/10/10).

"US-Israel row highlights quandary over settlements#," is from Yahoo! News (3/10/10).

"Netanyahu Apologizes For Settlements News, Despite Recently Appearing With Pro-Settlement Cleric Hagee#," is from Think Progress (3/10/10). Jon commented: "We should cut all $$$ that we send to Israel. They thumb their noses at us. We owe them NOTHING! Let Littleman Hagee be their financial benefactor!"

"Biden Condemns Israel's Approval Of Plan To Build New Settlements In East Jerusalem#," is from The Huffington Post (3/9/10). Jon's comment: "Oh boy, this will get the reich wingers foaming at the mouth!"

Criticism everywhere–

"Sanders: Obama Has Tragically Lost The Youth, Antagonized Unions#," is from Yahoo! News (3/10/10).

"Supreme Court chief fights back after criticism from Obama#," is from Yahoo! News (3/10/10).

"Hightower: Why Obama and Dems Seem Incapable of Taking a Firm Stand on Anything#," is from AlterNet (3/11/10). Summary: The Obama-ites seem incapable of firm stands. They excite us by boldly addressing our economic woes. But when it comes time to follow through — it's droopsville.

"Rahm Emanuel: Obama's Chief Of Sabotage"," is by Dan Froomkin at The Huffington Post (3/2/10).

"Coffee Party Wakes Up US Radicals#," is from Common Dreams (3/2/10). Summary: Just when the Tea Party movement appeared to be spreading across the US, a radically different vision of America has emerged, courtesy of Facebook.

"President Obama Job Approval#," is from Real Clear Politics (2/27/10). The combined average. Jon observes: "This is not surprising, when you have an entire multimedia giant campaign against him, 24/7!"

"Liberals and atheists smarter? Intelligent people have values novel in human evolutionary history, study finds#," is from Science Daily (2/24/10).


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