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  • Taibbi vs. 9/11 Truth: Round Two

    Taibbi vs. 9/11 Truth: Round Two | BLOG ENTRY

    Don't miss round two of Matt Taibbi's series tackling the"9/11 Truth" crusaders. (See the first column here.) After the first column, you sent him a lifetime's worth of hate mail. Some of you picketed his...

    October 24, 2006 12:00 AM ET
  • Exclusive Video: Celebrities Mount a Scenic Malibu Kayak Protest

    Exclusive Video: Celebrities Mount a Scenic Malibu Kayak Protest | BLOG ENTRY

    A floating armada of fabulous people — headed by Pierce Brosnan and including Halle Berry, Cindy Crawford, Sting, Cher, Barbra Streisand, Charlize Theron and dozens of...

    October 23, 2006 6:36 PM ET
  • Joni Mitchell: Reading Rudyard Kipling, Working On New Material

    Joni Mitchell: Reading Rudyard Kipling, Working On New Material | ARTICLE

    It's been eight years since Joni Mitchell released a new record composed of original material. In 1998 she put out Taming the Tiger, then quit releasing new music, citing crippling frustrations with the music industry as one...

    October 23, 2006 1:23 PM ET
  • All the News That Fits. . . Bush Spends 90 Minutes on Iraq, Barack Obama Says He's Eyeing 2008 and More

    All the News That Fits. . . Bush Spends 90 Minutes on Iraq, Barack Obama Says He's Eyeing 2008 and More | BLOG ENTRY

    Interviewed on Al Jazeera TV, America's top spin doctor in Iraq calls the war a "failure," bemoans the "arrogance" and "stupidity" of US policy-makers, denies any hope for a military success and declares the...

    October 23, 2006 10:39 AM ET
  • All the News That Fits. . . North Korea Swears Off Nukes, Bush Compares Iraq to Vietnam and More

    All the News That Fits. . . North Korea Swears Off Nukes, Bush Compares Iraq to Vietnam and More | BLOG ENTRY

    Outwardly satisfied, North Korean administrators say no more nuke tests anytime soon. With Kalashnikovs and rocket launchers, sectarian war hound Muqtada al-Sadr's private Shiite Militia seizes Southern Iraq city. Iraqi troops will...

    October 20, 2006 10:25 AM ET
  • All the News That Fits. . . Blair Outlines Cutting and Running, Bush Tightens Grip on Galaxy and More

    All the News That Fits. . . Blair Outlines Cutting and Running, Bush Tightens Grip on Galaxy and More | BLOG ENTRY

    Tony Blair considering ten to sixteen more months of British involvement in Iraq. Generals acknowledge their presence is provoking terrorism, while intelligence experts inform the Guardian that the UK has become al Qaeda's...

    October 19, 2006 11:16 AM ET
  • Putin to Serial Rapist: "We Envy You!"

    Putin to Serial Rapist: "We Envy You!" | BLOG ENTRY

    We haven't seen this in the Western press yet, but in the Russian paper Kommersant Daily this morning, there is an amazing passage about Putin's meeting with Israeli politicians. We've translated it for you: Vladimir Putin after that...

    October 19, 2006 12:00 AM ET
  • Kanye, Pharrell, Strokes Bring Attitude to the Bowery

    Kanye, Pharrell, Strokes Bring Attitude to the Bowery | ARTICLE

    You would have thought the Jane Austen-style torrents of rain would've diminished the turnout at the Hennessy "Global Art of Mixing" party at Capitale in NYC. But umbrellas go with most New Yorkers' outfits, so there were...

    October 18, 2006 6:45 PM ET
  • Exclusive: More Juicy "Chinese Democracy" Tidbits

    Exclusive: More Juicy "Chinese Democracy" Tidbits | ARTICLE

    In the new issue of Rolling Stone hitting stands this Friday, Brian Hiatt reveals what he's discovered about the long-awaited Guns n' Roses album Chinese Democracy. The article begins with this elusive quote from G n' R...

    October 18, 2006 6:19 PM ET
  • Inside the Worst Congress Ever

    Inside the Worst Congress Ever | BLOG ENTRY

    It's out: Our full report on why this crop of lawmaker's is the absolute bottom of the barrel. As an added bonus, we've picked the ten worst — and worked'round the clock to prepare our special...

    October 18, 2006 12:04 PM ET
  • All the News That Fits. . . Chaos in Afghanistan, Santorum Hopes Frodo Will Stay the Course and More

    All the News That Fits. . . Chaos in Afghanistan, Santorum Hopes Frodo Will Stay the Course and More | BLOG ENTRY

    The BBC publishes an interview with an anonymous militiaman who claims his unit — and the entire genocidal Janjaweed — was armed, trained and ordered to kill by the Sudanese government. 13 civilians die...

    October 18, 2006 12:00 AM ET
  • All the News That Fits. . . Tim McGraw's a Democrat, VA Mulls Same-Sex Marriage Ban and More

    All the News That Fits. . . Tim McGraw's a Democrat, VA Mulls Same-Sex Marriage Ban and More | BLOG ENTRY

    Beyond Korea: Atomic officials gauge that as many as 40 up-and-coming nations have the know-how, if not the materials, to produce the bomb. Here's a graphic. Virginia's voters poll 53-to-43...

    October 17, 2006 10:17 AM ET
  • Blue State Revenge: How Would a Democratic Congress Respond to Empowerment?

    Blue State Revenge: How Would a Democratic Congress Respond to Empowerment? | BLOG ENTRY

    Six years into the Bush administration's War on Congress, a glint of hope: This January, real, live Democrats could control one — conceivably two — chambers of our national legislature. And all it took was a baffling...

    October 17, 2006 12:00 AM ET
  • All the News That Fits...Israeli Prez Faces Rape Rap, Another Million Americans and More

    All the News That Fits...Israeli Prez Faces Rape Rap, Another Million Americans and More | BLOG ENTRY

    Never before have US casualties in Iraq been so commonplace as in the past two weeks. Averaging 3.5 deaths a day, October is set to be the grimmest month since January 2005, when large...

    October 16, 2006 12:00 AM ET
  • On This Issue's Cover? The Worst Congress Ever

    On This Issue's Cover? The Worst Congress Ever | BLOG ENTRY

    How sick and desperate and unbelievably hopeless is the current Congress? One leading scholar told Matt Taibbi — author of this issue's cover story, "The Worst Congress Ever" — that the 109th Congress is so bad, "It...

    October 16, 2006 12:00 AM ET
  • Hillary Clinton Has Invited You to Ridicule Her Facebook Profile

    Hillary Clinton Has Invited You to Ridicule Her Facebook Profile | BLOG ENTRY

    With less than a month before election day, the upper echelons of an unpopular congress are rallying voters through their own personalized profiles on Facebook.com, the wildly popular social networking site restricted to High School and University...

    October 13, 2006 3:48 PM ET
  • All the News That Fits. . . UK's Exit Plan, Wal-Mart Finally Loses, Bush Flunks the World And More

    All the News That Fits. . . UK's Exit Plan, Wal-Mart Finally Loses, Bush Flunks the World And More | BLOG ENTRY

    Head General of the British Army advocates speedy withdrawal of UK forces in Iraq. "We are in a Muslim country and Muslim's views of foreigners in their country are quite clear." As the US cuts...

    October 13, 2006 10:49 AM ET
  • The GOP's Disappearing Base

    The GOP's Disappearing Base | BLOG ENTRY

    Bloggers have this morning highlighted a couple of fascinating responses from recent polls. First, Josh Marshall notes that a recent Gallup poll finds that churchgoing White Republicans, who in August preferred Congressional Republicans to Democrats by...

    October 13, 2006 10:13 AM ET
  • Politkovskaya Murderers Still At Large

    Politkovskaya Murderers Still At Large | BLOG ENTRY

    The last story written by murdered Russian investigative reporter Anna Politkovskaya has now been published. It's the account of a Chechen man named Beslan Gadayev who says he was extradited from Ukraine to his homeland and...

    October 13, 2006 12:00 AM ET
  • The Death of the Liberal Republican?

    The Death of the Liberal Republican? | BLOG ENTRY

    Reading through Chris Cilizza's authoritative Washington Post estimation of the seats most likely to flip from one party to another in the House, it struck me that a large number of liberal Republicans were on the vulnerable...

    October 13, 2006 12:00 AM ET
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