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Daily Kos: Good News on the LGBT front! (and what you need to do to help)

Bill Scher: Memo to Marc Ambinder: The Right-Wing Is Not the Middle

t r u t h o u t | Special Report: Democratic House Officials Recruited Wealthy Conservatives

Harry Reid – SourceWatch

False Gods Create False Hope

Daily Kos: State of the Nation

Robert L. Borosage: The Mugging of the Common Good

Anna Quindlen: Assessing Barack Obama's Progress | Newsweek Politics |

J Street, Obama, and Israel

Harry Reid | Congressional votes database |

Ten Promises Broken Or Unfulfilled By President Barack Obama

PolitiFact | The Obameter: Obama's Campaign Promises that are Promise Kept

Glenn Greenwald –

Proud To Be Liberal – why Liberal values are American values

Editorial – President Obama in China –

Mike Lux: The Danger of Backsliding

PolitiFact | The Obameter: Tracking Barack Obama's Campaign Promises

The Critical Unraveling of U.S. Society | Amped Status

World Out of Balance – Readers' Comments –

Why Obama supporters ought to count their blessings. – By Bruce Reed – Slate Magazine

E.J. Dionne Jr. – A Wave of Populism, a Test for Obama –

Robert Kuttner: A Tale of Two Obamas

Obama is having the best first year of any president since Franklin Roosevelt. – By Jacob Weisberg – Slate Magazine

FDL Action » Why Progressive Activists Are Giving Obama a Pass

Peter M. Shane: WH Releases Open Government Directive: Transparency (Plus) Engagement (Equals) More Democracy


Sen. Maria Cantwell Savages Derivative Reform Legislation: “The Treasury Department Should Be Ashamed Of Themselves”

An Object Lesson in Governmental Failure: Derivatives reform—By Ken Silverstein (Harper's Magazine)

New “Too Big To Fail” Bill Gives Feds Power To Freeze Derivatives Contracts