Editor’s Note: Because we've been publishing so many stories, some readers say they miss some that fly by. So, each month, we'll point out some special stories from the previous month.

Here is a selection from December 2010, focusing on the American Right's consolidation of power, the rift within the Democratic Party, and the distortion of Christianity into a religion of violence:

"The Right's Power of Media Money" by Robert Parry, examining the influence of well-funded propaganda. (December 2, 2010)

"NYT Stokes Fear of Iran" by Ray McGovern, criticizing the New York Times' selective reading of WikiLeaks documents. (December 2, 2010)

"How Jesus's Message Was Hijacked" by Rev. Howard Bess, explaining why Christianity turned violent and intolerant. (December 6, 2010)

"Who's Right? Obama or the Base?” by Robert Parry, examining the rift dividing the Democratic Party. (December 8, 2010)

"What's Behind the War on WikiLeaks" by Ray McGovern, analyzing why the Obama administration is so angry. (December 8, 2010)

"Big Media's Guilt in Gary Webb's Death" by Robert Parry, exposing the role of journalists in destroying a brave reporter. (December 9, 2010)

"Demanding American Exceptionalism" by Don Monkerud, noting the new demands for more jingoism. (December 10, 2010)

"Big Media's Curious Nixon Moment" by Robert Parry, contrasting two reactions to disclosures about Richard Nixon. (December 11, 2010)

"Bush v Gore's Dark American Decade" by Robert Parry, recalling how the nightmarish Bush-43 presidency began. (December 12, 2010)

"'Giant' Holbrooke Failed on Afghan War" by Ray McGovern, reflecting on Richard Holbrooke's last diplomatic mission. (December 14, 2010)

"Journalists Are All Julian Assange" by Robert Parry, disputing U.S. government distinctions isolating WikiLeaks. (December 16, 2010)

"Hitler's Shadow Reaches Toward Today" by Robert Parry, analyzing new documents released by the National Archive. (December 17, 2010)

"Barack Obama's Lost Principles" by Lawrence Davidson, tracing President Obama's many compromises. (December 18, 2010)

"Thoughts at the White House Fence" by Ray McGovern, reflecting on his protest against the escalating Afghan War. (December 20, 2010)

"Is Barack Obama the Problem?" by Robert Parry, assessing the complaint a presidential sellout. (December 21, 2010)

"WikiLeaks and the Fight for Privacy" by Nat Parry, noting how touchy the government gets when its privacy is violated. (December 23, 2010)

"Obama's Fear of the Reagan Narrative" by Robert Parry, noting the President's revealing admission. (December 28, 2010)

"US Media Hit on Helen Thomas" by Danny Schechter, exposing how her Washington press colleagues so quickly turned. (December 29, 2010)

"The Coming War Over the Constitution" by Robert Parry, noting the Right's hypocritical claiming of the Founders. (December 30, 2010)

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