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 January 2011, focusing on the new Republican-dominated Congress, the massacre in Tucson, the uprising in Egypt, and the myths of Ronald Reagan:

"Obama Should Read WikiLeaks Docs" by Ray McGovern, suggesting the president could learn some key facts. (January 3, 2011)

"Republicans Aim Info-War at Obama" by Robert Parry, noting how the GOP is setting up for harassment hearings against the administration. (January 4, 2011)

"Justice Scalia's 'Originalist' Hypocrisy" by Robert Parry, dissecting Antonin Scalia's double standards on judicial philosophy. (January 5, 2011)

"The Power of False Narrative” by Robert Parry, observing how systematic lies can change history. (January 7, 2011)

"Dangerous Right-Wing Victimhood" by Robert Parry, noting how the Right ramps up anger by acting the victim. (January 10, 2011)

"The Lingering Stain of Guantanamo" by Ray McGovern, reflecting on the tenth anniversary of infamous prison. (January 11, 2011)

"How WikiLeaks Unhinged Washington" by Linda Lewis and Coleen Rowley, explaining the overreaction to leaks. (January 11, 2011)

"Palin Depicts Herself a Tucson Victim" by Robert Parry, reporting on Sarah Palin's reaction following a political mass murder. (January 12, 2011)

"The Violence of Deformed Christianity" by Rev. Howard Bess, reflecting on how today's Christianity tolerates violence. (January 14, 2011)

"The 9/11 Truth Parlor Game" by Robert Parry, criticizing the lurid speculation around the 9/11 attacks. (January 15, 2011)

"Reversing the Erosion of Civil Liberties" by Coleen Rowley, looking for a route back on the U.S. drift toward a surveillance state. (January 17, 2011)

"Troubled History of the Hariri Probe" by Robert Parry, analyzing the rush to judgment on a Lebanese assassination. (January 17, 2011)

"Remembering Zorro's Vietnam Legacy" by Don North, recalling the curious war role of master publicist Barry Zorthian. (January 20, 2011)

"The Disappearance of Keith Olbermann" by Robert Parry, assessing the sudden ouster of MSNBC's star newsman. (January 21, 2011)

"Ukraine's Assault on a Free Press" by David Marks, examining a troubling turn in a fledgling democracy. (January 23, 2011)

"Ted Koppel's Timid Take on Iran-gate" by Robert Parry, questioning the historical narrative presented by ABC's ex-star. (January 24, 2011)

"WPost Still Talking Tough on Iran" by Robert Parry, noting how the Washington Post remains neocon. (January 25, 2011)

"Ronald Reagan's 30-Year Time Bombs" by Robert Parry, describing the delay havoc that President Reagan wrought. (January 28, 2011)

"US Cynicism Explodes in Egypt" by Jeff Cohen, reflecting on how U.S. support for Middle East "stability" was blowing up. (January 29, 2011)

"Reagan's Tear-Down-This-Wall Myth" by Robert Parry, exploring the false claim that President Reagan won the Cold War. (January 29, 2011)

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