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November 11th, 2004

"Do the people not think about people like him when they are voting?"

From: O.G. Sent: Tuesday, November 09, 2004 12:17 AM To: Subject: W. Hey now, Michael, I just read 17 pretty good reasons why I shouldn't slit my wrists. I want to say thank you man. This country has been done a great service by you and those like you ... continue reading

October 25th, 2004

VOTE!!!VOTE!!!VOTE!!! The New Yorker shreds Mr. Bush. Meanwhile, the editorial board at The American Conservative can't settle on one person and instead make a conservative case for each option, including John Kerry. The Detroit News, a paper that has never failed to endorse Republican presidential candidates, endorses no one and ... continue reading

October 23rd, 2004

VOTING IS FUN! Could George W. Bush have gotten into a little trouble back in 1973 that would have required him to do community service? Contrary to his political claims, George W. Bush has made paying taxes more complicated. The GOP has found a new democratic voice to be feared: ... continue reading

September 8th, 2004

In 1999, Bush spokesman Dan Bartlett told the Washington Post that Bush finished his six-year commitment at a Boston area Air Force Reserve unit after he left Houston. Not so, Bartlett now concedes. ''I must have misspoke..." The Pentagon and Bush's campaign have claimed for months that all records detailing ... continue reading

August 9th, 2004

Pakistan has protested to the United States over what it says was an FBI sting operation involving a fake plot to kill Pakistan's UN envoy. Passport ID Technology Has High Error Rate, but what the hell...the State Department is moving ahead with the plan anyway. Condi says that President Bush ... continue reading

August 4th, 2004

Pepper spray attacks, fingers in the eye, banging heads on the floor, kicked, punched, tied up like a beast, and head stuffed in the toilet by the "Extreme Reaction Force." Did somebody say Geneva Convention? Somebody? Anybody? Thank god for separation of church and state. Sounds like a plan but ... continue reading

July 20th, 2004

Fahrenheit 911 is Fair and Balanced

by Bob Fitrakis and Harvey Wasserman / Common Dreams We've come to expect poisonous and unbalanced attacks from the paid far right propagandists denouncing Michael Moore's documentary "Fahrenheit 911." But more disturbing are the scolds from tepid moderate mainstream journalists who often fail to read their own newspapers. New York ... continue reading

June 22nd, 2004

More myths on Bush's so-called "junk and frivolous" lawsuits. WAR IN IRAQ Four US Marines were killed in Ramadi. A US air strike kills 22 Iraqis in Falluja, victims include women and children. But don't worry, the US is definitely not in a quagmire. A lawyer wants Bush to take ... continue reading

April 7th, 2004

The Buck Does Not Stop Woman deported from US spends her first night back in a park. (CIVIL) WAR IN IRAQ--A YEAR LATER: An aide to Iraqi cleric Moqtada al-Sadr claims that some US soldiers have been captured. A laser guided missile kills 40 in a Mosque. Photographs. Iraq unrest ... continue reading

March 29th, 2004

(CIVIL) WAR IN IRAQ--A YEAR LATER: Iraqi detentions fuel anti-US sentiment. Huge protests follow America's closing of an Iraqi newspaper accused of spreading misinformation. An Iraqi minister escapes an assassination attempt. Undercover police in Grand Rapids, MI monitored anti-war rallies. 9/11, AFGHANISTAN & THE "WAR ON TERROR": Read the transcripts ... continue reading

March 28th, 2004

Has George W. Bush permanently damaged the military? (CIVIL) WAR IN IRAQ--A YEAR LATER: A rocket attack on a local government building in Mosul leaves four Iraqis dead. In two days of bombings and shootings, 21 have died... make that 23. On top of that, as of Friday 37 troops ... continue reading

March 26th, 2004

Is the situation in the Middle East actually the beginning of World War III? Another leader of the Coalition of the Willing is gone. (CIVIL) WAR IN IRAQ--A YEAR LATER: US army finally gets it together to do something about soldier suicides as a new report shows very low morale. ... continue reading

March 19th, 2004

TERRORIST ATTACKS IN SPAIN Spain to re-join 'Old Europe.' Don't call it appeasement... it's called democracy, and we could probably learn a thing or two. Bush officials say that the Spanish government "mishandled" early reports on the bombing by steering away from blaming al Qaeda. The group that claimed responsibility ... continue reading

March 14th, 2004

TERRORIST ATTACKS IN SPAIN Spain says al Qaeda claims responsibility in a videotape, and have arrested 3 Moroccans and 2 Indians as mass protests and demonstrations spread across the country. The US meanwhile, seems reluctant to pin the blame on Osama's boys. One of the suspects has been linked to ... continue reading

March 10th, 2004

(CIVIL) WAR IN IRAQ: Two US civilians and an Iraqi are killed. Watch the CBC's story on AWOL soldiers in America. Spying on allies to bring about war. If the White House has its way, we'll never see photos of the human cost of war in Iraq. An "unknown soldier" ... continue reading

March 8th, 2004

(CIVIL) WAR IN IRAQ: Selling death for fun and profit and the wrong way to sell democracy to the Arab world. As US detains Iraqis, families plead for news. Iraq wants to put Saddam on trial, despite America's plans--which include a team of 50 lawyers and investigators from the US ... continue reading

March 3rd, 2004

(CIVIL?) WAR IN IRAQ On a Shia holy day, bomb attacks massacre 271 civilians in Iraq. The Bush administration missed opportunities to deal with the alleged bombing mastermind. Deaths of US soldiers continue to rattle small towns back home. The reporter who was persistent enough and bold enough to expose ... continue reading

February 29th, 2004

HAITI Jean-Bertrand Aristide flees Haiti (more here and here). Was the Bush administration supporting the rebels? Where did the rebels get their weapons? Did US troops escort Aristide from the country? With Aristide gone, Bush sends in the Marines. Has Bush been short on empathy? IRAQ The Brits end a ... continue reading

February 25th, 2004

Think the war in Iraq is over? Then don't go to the prosthesis workshop in Baghdad. Two US crewmembers were killed in a helicopter crash. A new Iraqi children's hospital backed by Laura Bush and is linked to a Bush family friend becomes a symbol of the administration's empty plan ... continue reading

February 13th, 2004

"My son died for absolutely nothing, for President Bush's personal vendetta." Two US soldiers die in Baghdad. The true extent of US casualties in Iraq are still unknown--but Britain's Channel 4 tries to get answers. Since Bush wasn't going to do it, five lieutenant governors got together to begin protecting ... continue reading

January 31st, 2004

An explosion in Baghdad kills four people. US deaths rise in the wake of Saddam's capture. But who are we kidding... Bush doesn't care because war doesn't cost the moneyed. The Army's top general said US forces may stay in Iraq until 2006. Will America get caught between their allies ... continue reading

January 12th, 2004

The Army has a scathing new report criticizing Bush and his war on terror. Saddam Hussein was topic "A" 10 days after Bush's inauguration - eight months before 9/11 (more here and here and here, and Bush's cabinet strikes back). Angry Iraqis want their jobs back and don't like their ... continue reading

January 8th, 2004

An explosion in Afghanistan kills 12 including 8 children. A US raid on a Sunni mosque in western Baghdad sparks a large protest. The US military is split over Rumsfeld's "kick down the door" policies in the war on terror. Thirteen journalists have been killed covering the Iraq War. In ... continue reading

January 3rd, 2004

Our troops are old enough to die but they can't drink. Don't understand? Read Here. The administration can't keep track of the number of Iraqis killed in the war but also can't keep track of our nuclear weapons keys. A 9/11 investigator admits that the US classifies too much. Iraq ... continue reading

December 26th, 2003

Air France cancels flights amid terror warning. Soldiers hit the streets. Cash strapped cities grapple with security costs. 3 soldiers killed in Baghdad--joining these others. The Brits make no apologies for a soldier who was killed in Iraq after being forced to hand over his body armor by his superiors. ... continue reading

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Revealed: Rahm Emanuel's top donor bought stock in Marriott just before it was awarded huge contract As schools are closed and pensions cut,...

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Please take a moment today to think of Casey Austin Sheehan, son of Cindy and Patrick, who was murdered by U.S. foreign policy in Sadr City, Baghdad ten years...

Apr 4th
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ICYMI - I've joined this "thunderclap" to support the Connecticut legislators who voted yes on last year's Act Concerning Gun Violence...

Apr 3rd
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I've joined this "thunderclap" to support the Connecticut legislators who voted yes on last year's Act Concerning Gun Violence Prevention...

Apr 2nd
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I am opposed to the death penalty, but to every rule there is usually an exception, and in this case I hope the criminals at General Motors will be arrested...

Apr 1st
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How Long Some in the US Will Survive Under New Health Law Donna Smith Those who must access care to live and can afford it are not...

Mar 31st
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Last night, The Good Wife on the East Coast started 40 minutes late due to the overrun of the NCAA basketball game. If you had your DVR set for the show, you...

Mar 24th
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Watching films today, looking for the ones I'm going to pick for my film festival this summer. I (and a whole bunch of others!) have this thing we put on...

Mar 23rd
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When the U.S. Health Care System Keeps Killing, Who Cares Enough to Fight? Donna Smith We have largely forgotten that people are at...

Mar 21st
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Mar 21st
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Mar 19th
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The crime of the century -- our invasion & slaughter in Iraq -- started 11 years ago tonite in this 7pm (ET) hour, March 19th, 2003: CNN Coverage of...

Mar 19th
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Washington’s Back-to-the-Future Military Policies in Africa Nick Turse Nick Turse is an award-winning journalist, historian,...

Mar 17th
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"I think democracy is the most revolutionary thing in the world." -- Tony Benn, 1925-2014 Tony Benn in 'Sicko'

Mar 14th
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RIP Tony Benn, one of the UK's greatest leaders: Tony Benn, veteran Labour politician, dies aged 88 Former cabinet minister died at...

Mar 14th
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Please read this important story from K. Ford K.: Am I the Face of the New American Middle Class? I began to feel I had slipped so low...

Mar 13th
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Yesterday Dianne Feinstein revealed that the CIA has been spying on the Senate Intelligence Committee. This is all about the report the committee has produced...

Mar 12th
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Mr. Obama, if int’l law is so damn crucial . . . | The Russian intervention deserves criticism. But let’s be clear. The...

Mar 6th
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