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October 10th, 2005

Bomb blows away soldier's old life

Brain injury shatters him, shakes those closest to him By Crocker Stephenson / Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Troy Tuschel, a Wisconsin National Guard sergeant injured by a car bomb in Baghdad on Oct. 27, 2003, was flown from Germany to Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, D.C. It was early ... continue reading

October 4th, 2005

U.S. poverty: chronic ill, little hope for cure

By Bernd Debusmann / Reuters WASHINGTON, Oct 5 - Four decades after a U.S. president declared war on poverty, more than 37 million people in the world's richest country are officially classified as poor and their number has been on the rise for years. Last year, according to government statistics, ... continue reading

August 23rd, 2005

Bush Believes Those Who Protest Iraq War Don't Want U.S. to Win 'War on Terror,' Spokesman Says

By E&P Staff / Editor & Publisher NEW YORK Meeting briefly with reporters Monday aboard Air Force One, Trent Duffy, a White House spokesman subbing for Scott McClellan, said that President Bush believes that those who want the U.S. to begin to change course in Iraq do not want America ... continue reading

July 29th, 2005

All July 21 Bomb Suspects in Custody

By Jill Lawless / Associated Press LONDON - Without firing a shot, police raiding apartments Friday in London and Rome rounded up the last of the four suspected attackers from the failed July 21 transit bombings in Britain. Two of the suspects were arrested in west London, near the trendy ... continue reading

July 12th, 2005

OPERATION MURAMBATSVINA

THE MARCH OF FREEDOM A soldier in Iraq is arrested... for blogging. The mother of a soldier killed in Falluja last November announces her intention to run for the Maryland House of Delegates. Already the bloodiest year so far in the American invasion of Afghanistan, it is now also the ... continue reading

June 30th, 2005

Pirates hijack tsunami aid ship

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/africa/4636695.stm A ship carrying United Nations' food aid to Somali victims of the Indian Ocean tsunami has been hijacked. The freighter, the MV Semlow, was sailing from the Kenyan port of Mombasa to Bossaso in north-eastern Somalia when it was attacked by armed pirates. Waters off the Somali coast are ... continue reading

June 25th, 2005

Safer Vehicles for Soldiers: A Tale of Delays and Glitches

By Michael Moss / New York Times When Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld visited Iraq last year to tour the Abu Ghraib prison camp, military officials did not rely on a government-issued Humvee to transport him safely on the ground. Instead, they turned to Halliburton, the oil services contractor, which ... continue reading

May 20th, 2005

I SEE LONDON, I SEE FRANCE, I STILL SEE A KORAN IN THE TOILET

Desperate to end the Koran in the toilet conversation, the US virulently defends Saddam's right to privacy. The photos of panty-clad Saddam might violate the Geneva Conventions, and George W. Bush wants a full probe--nothing could be more important. Except, of course, for the real issue here--the book in the ... continue reading

May 6th, 2005

INSTITUTIONAL MEMORIES

THE MARCH OF FREEDOM Self-Defense. This lack of institutional memory has slowed us down:Companies working in Iraq, auditors and the U.S. government office running the $18.4 billion U.S. rebuilding program all say contracting staff shortages in Baghdad are a problem as overworked employees struggle to oversee and award contracts in ... continue reading

May 3rd, 2005

Speaking Truth To Rumsfeld

By Michael O'Hanlon / Washington Post When the White House nominated Marine Corps Gen. Peter Pace last week to be chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, many observers said they hoped he would be able to stand up to Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld. They were implying, not so subtly, ... continue reading

April 28th, 2005

Pentagon Releases Hundreds More War Casualty Homecoming Images

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT FORCES OPENING OF 360 NEW PHOTOS; CONFIRMS WAR CASUALTY HONOR CEREMONY IMAGES BELONG IN PUBLIC National Security Archive Washington, D.C., April 28, 2005 - In response to Freedom of Information Act requests and a lawsuit, the Pentagon this week released hundreds of previously secret images of ... continue reading

April 11th, 2005

How U.S. failed GIs

By Joseph Tanfani, Tom Infield, Carrie Budoff and Edward Colimore / Philadelphia Inquirer When roadside bombs began killing American soldiers in Iraq, the Pentagon promised to run factories around the clock until they had enough armored vehicles. But that didn't happen. And nearly two years and hundreds of dead and ... continue reading

March 3rd, 2005

Family of four struggles with homelessness

Michelle and Sean Christopher, along with sons Jacob and Mason, live at the Christian Aid Center. The family has been homeless for several months, and came to Walla Walla for medical treatment for Sean. Walla Walla Union-Bulletin When Sean Christopher left 11 years of military life in 1999, nothing in ... continue reading

February 12th, 2005

Worry Spreads Over GI Drug Side Effects

By Seth Hettena / Associated Press SAN DIEGO -Some current or former troops sent to Iraq claim that Lariam, the commercial name for the anti-malarial drug mefloquine, has provoked disturbing and dangerous behavior. The families of some troops blame the drug for the suicides of their loved ones. Though the ... continue reading

January 24th, 2005

White House tries to allay fears over Bush militarism

By Francis Harris in Washington / Telegraph The White House sought to defuse hostile reaction in Europe by insisting yesterday that President George W Bush's pledge to spread democracy around the globe will not be imposed primarily through the use of military force. Mr Bush's father, former president George Bush ... continue reading

January 23rd, 2005

Secret Unit Expands Rumsfeld's Domain

By Barton Gellman / Washington Post The Pentagon, expanding into the CIA's historic bailiwick, has created a new espionage arm and is reinterpreting U.S. law to give Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld broad authority over clandestine operations abroad, according to interviews with participants and documents obtained by The Washington Post. ... continue reading

January 15th, 2005

<img src="http://www.michaelmoore.com/_images/splash/mr_1_14_05.jpg" border="1"></img><br>A LIQUIDITY EVENT

Newsweek reported this week that the Bush administration's pervasive civilian mindset is one of the reasons the administration failed to construct a coherent post-war plan prior to the invasion. Before the war "military leaders offered a mixed assessment about an Iraq without Saddam. Civilian neocons predicted that Iraqis would happily ... continue reading

December 26th, 2004

Asia Quakes' Tsunamis Kill Nearly 10,000

By Lely T. Djuhari / Associated Press JAKARTA, Indonesia - The world's most powerful earthquake in 40 years struck deep under the Indian Ocean off the west coast of Sumatra on Sunday, triggering tidal waves up to 20 feet high that obliterated villages and seaside resorts in six countries across ... continue reading

October 8th, 2004

"...I knew we were doing a good thing for the people of Iraq..."

From: Stephan Ward Date: Wednesday, July 14, 2004 Subject: From an Iraq War Vet Mike, I am a veteran of the war in Iraq, and I wanted to write to thank you for making a film that I believe has opened many eyes in this country to things they were ... continue reading

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FBI Uncovers Al-Qaeda Plot To Just Sit Back And Enjoy Collapse Of United States www.theonion.com WASHINGTON—The FBI announced today that it has uncovered a...

Apr 15th
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Revealed: Rahm Emanuel's top donor bought stock in Marriott just before it was awarded huge contract pando.com As schools are closed and pensions cut,...

Apr 9th
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I'll be at First Time Fest today in New York City at the screening of my first film, Roger & Me. Loews Village 7 at 12:30 pm. Come see it on the big...

Apr 5th
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Revealed: Rahm Emanuel cuts public pensions, diverts money to benefit campaign donors pando.com If you've read the financial news out of Chicago the last...

Apr 4th
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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
8:27 PM
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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
3:55 PM
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How Long Some in the US Will Survive Under New Health Law ...by Donna Smith www.michaelmoore.com Those who must access care to live and can afford it are not...

Mar 31st
10:13 PM
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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
5:41 PM
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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
4:48 PM
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When the U.S. Health Care System Keeps Killing, Who Cares Enough to Fight? ...by Donna Smith www.michaelmoore.com We have largely forgotten that people are at...

Mar 21st
5:56 PM
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Tell the White House not to give up on Dr. Vivek Murthy's nomination as Surgeon General despite the ferocious opposition from the NRA: Don't give...

Mar 21st
5:38 PM
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This criminal would never see a jail cell, nor would his cronies. In fact, they'd later be rewarded with re-election: Presidential Address on War with...

Mar 19th
9:40 PM
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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
9:08 PM
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Washington’s Back-to-the-Future Military Policies in Africa ...by Nick Turse www.michaelmoore.com Nick Turse is an award-winning journalist, historian,...

Mar 17th
4:59 PM
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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
10:07 AM
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RIP Tony Benn, one of the UK's greatest leaders: Tony Benn, veteran Labour politician, dies aged 88 www.theguardian.com Former cabinet minister died at...

Mar 14th
9:53 AM
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Please read this important story from K. Ford K.: Am I the Face of the New American Middle Class? www.huffingtonpost.com I began to feel I had slipped so low...

Mar 13th
2:24 PM
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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
6:48 PM
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Health Care for All Colorado has brought Mercy Killers, a show written and performed by Michael Milligan about our murderous for-profit healthcare system, to...

Mar 10th
1:08 PM
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Health Care Dramas that Sting and Why We Have to Watch ...by Donna Smith www.michaelmoore.com The realities Milligan has written into the show cut deep into...

Mar 10th
1:02 PM
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Did you know the Lehrer Newshour on PBS has been produced for 20 years by a company owned by conservative cable billionaire John Malone? Me neither. After...

Mar 7th
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Mr. Obama, if int’l law is so damn crucial . . . | RootsAction.org act.rootsaction.org The Russian intervention deserves criticism. But let’s be clear. The...

Mar 6th
1:21 PM
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Enron billionaire John Arnold thinks everyone should believe him when he says we've got to cut pensions because he's so incredibly rich: John...

Mar 5th
4:20 PM
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More in David Sirota's continuing series on the billionaire takeover of PBS: More PBS conflict woes as activists move to eject David Koch from board of...

Mar 3rd
12:35 PM
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Ukraine: One ‘Regime Change’ Too Many? ...by Ray McGovern www.michaelmoore.com Is “regime change” in Ukraine the bridge too far for the neoconservative...

Mar 2nd
9:25 PM
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Latest from David Sirota on Enron billionaire John Arnold smuggling anti-pension propaganda into "neutral" institutions like PBS and now, the...

Mar 1st
12:58 PM
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Second Guessing a Life: US Health Care System Robs Security and Human Dignity ...by Donna Smith michaelmoore.com The dysfunction of the US health care system...

Feb 27th
1:40 PM
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