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Recent Bush Watch Features

Daffy Dick: Puppetmaster Cheney "Has Turned His Perversity Into Foreign Policy" (excerpts), Maureen Dowd
Parody Song: Halliburton Hillbilly, Paul Henning with Jerry Politex
Specials: Anti-War March, Oil War, Iran War, Iraq War, Prez '08 Tom Paine, Bush Watch compilations

Our Contributors: Jones, Fisher, Weiner, Uhler (2), Hirschhorn, Eland, Soderstrom, Pringle, Ostroy, Hirschhorn (2), Samples, Robertson, Floyd, Mickey Z., Baker, Kane
Hagel Anti-Surge Resolution:
Americans Die In Defense Of No-Show "Democracy" (transcript), Hagel
Warner Anti-Surge Resolution: Senators Want To Talk Politics, Not Strategy (excerpts), Maureen Dowd
State of the Union Speech: Bush Bull About Economy Rejected By Dems (transcript), Jim Webb
Killing America: Bush SOTU Health Plan Completes One-Two Punch Against The Non-Wealthy, Politex
Killing America: Bush Health Care Plan Rewards Wealthy, Penalizes Workers [excerpts] , Paul Krugman
Killing America: Up To Half U.S. Credit Card Bankruptcies Health-Driven [excerpts], Bob Herbert
Clueless: Bush Knows Little About The State Of The Union, Tarri Hall
Addendum: Hey, What About Books?, Jerry Politex
Sick Puppy Watch: Bush's Idea Of "Sacrifice" for Iraq War: Watching TV, PBS News Transcript
Sacrifice? How The American People Will Pay For Bush's Ego-Driven Fantasy (excerpt), Paul Krugman
American Idol: Don't You Wish You Had A President, Just Like Me? Jerry Politex
Birthright: Fantasy Life In The 'Burbs and In Bush, Kent Southard
The Bush 1% "Surge" Economic snapshot for January, 2007, Christian E. Weller
Patriot McCain? Two Reasons More Americans Will Die In Iraq:
Republicans and Democrats (excerpts)
, Frank Rich

Bush "Surge" Speech: Dark Side of the Moon, Pink Floyd, with Jerry Politex
Politex News Wire: The U.S. War Against Iran (edited news), Dan Froomkin
Analysis: The U.S. War Against Iran, Jerry Politex
Attack On Iran: Hardball Post-Speech Transcript Redacted, Transcript and Politex
Attack On Iran: Scarborough Country' for Jan. 10, 11 p.m., Transcript

News Roundup

U.S.: D.C. "Corrupting" System Favors Corporate Lobbytists Over Average Citizens, Stearns
Canada: Like U.S., after years of tax cuts, If you feel poorer, you're not alone, Thomas Walkom
Israel: Hundreds of thousands battle poverty while government busy with manipulations, Eran Weintraub
Serbia: How Past Wars Are Killing A Country While Government Stands Mute, Wood
Is Osama bin Laden dead?, First Post
Why It Is a Bad Day For The Constitution Whenever Attorney General Alberto Gonzales Testifies, Dean
Bush & Cheney's lust for war can be legally shackled by Congress' war powers, Cohen
Liz Cheney Op-Ed: Who's Helping the Terrorists?, Parry
Why Does The Government Hide The Facts About The Iraq War From Us?, Schiffer
Should America Return to the Draft?, Brown
Israel Lobby: Free Congressional trips to Israel Used to "Educate" , Abourezk
Under water by 2100? Scientists seek ways to avert a creeping catastrophe in SF Bay area, Taugher
Has U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice noticed that she is becoming irrelevant?, Simonov
Bush left isolated as America turns green, Goldenberg
Huffington: "The Role of the Blogosphere Is to Shake-Up the Mainstream Media", Stocker
Canadian television hit: 'Little Mosque on the Prairie', Philip
Specials: Anti-War March, Oil War, Iran War, Iraq War, Prez '08 Tom Paine, Bush Watch compilations

AFP - Wire stories

Suicide bomber kills three in Israeli resort
Sudan under fire as African Union summit opens
Hundreds of militants slain in Iraq battle
White House resists opposition to Iraq plan
Factional fighting rages in Gaza despite Saudi offer
China further tightens control over state asset sales
Seven people given jail sentences over Hyundai Motor kickbacks

News Bullets

  • Bush OKs Killing Iranians in Iraq
  • Cheney's Key Role in Leak Case Detailed
  • Sheehan Expected to Headline Vermont Impeachment Tour
  • Iraq Leader and Sunni Officials in Clash on Security
  • Mideast Strategy Increasingly Targets Iran
  • Fruit Shown on Label Often Not in the Box, Kids' Food Study Says
  • Right and Left Ask, Who Would Jesus Deport?
  • Endless Summer Not As Nice As It Sounds
  • Bush's 'Clean Fuel' Move May Cause More Harm, Say Environmentalists
  • Saving The Planet: Empty Gestures
  • US Military Spied on Hundreds of Antiwar Demos
  • Revolt Builds Against Bush's Iraq Policy

    The Rest of Today's Bush Watch Daily Headlines Are Here:...mainstream ... united states ... canada ...england ...australia ...latin america ......europe ...middle east ... asia ... africa ... alternative...op-eds

    Special: Saturday's D.C. Anti-War Rally

    100,000 in "Unique and unflagging commitment", Bob Herbert
    "About 100,000" March in D.C., Marches Also in L.A., S.F., LAT
    Tens of Thousands Protest Bush Policy, WaPo
    Protests Across Nation Include, Chicago, Austin, S.F., SFC
    SF Protest Spirit Seen in Pictures, SFC
    Thousands march as US public turns against the war & the 'decision-maker', Independent
    Protest Focuses on Iraq Troop Increase, NYT
    Protesters urge halt to funding, BG
    Student Protesters Call for a Cohesive Movement, Greenwell
    Reporters Comment On Apects of March, AP
    Fonda Reprises A Famous Role At Peace Rally, Weeks
    Video Overview of D.C. March (scroll/right), LAT
    Video Shows Nationwide Protest, BBC

    Special: Iraq Oil Prize

    "ME Reports" Say U.S. Oil Would Get Permanent 20%, No Strings, AP
    "Early draft of the law was prepared by American consultants, hired by the Bush admin.", Yemen Observer
    Chevron holds talks with Iraq to build $3 billion petrochemical facility, CCT
    Manipulating The Oil Reserve, Palley
    Tech barons say it is perfectly possible to 'replace all the petroleum used in cars', Richtel

    Special: Bush's Iran War

    America 'poised to strike at Iran’s nuclear sites' from bases in Bulgaria and Romania, Ronay
    The White House Is Up To Its Old Tricks; Is Preparing the United States for an Attack on Iran, Kucinich
    Iran next? War talk in Washington is eerily reminiscent of lead up to Iraq, Editorial
    Danger of US strike on Iran is all too real, Joschka Fischer
    George W Bush & Ahmadinejad of Iran: Two defiant, obsessed bullies, Porter
    Iran answers Bush belligerance by calmly raising their profile in Iraq, Glanz
    Tehran installing 3,000 centrifuges, Iranian legislator says , AP

    Special: Bush's Iraq Disaster

    U.S. Helicopter Shot Down Near Najaf, Mauer
    Deadly battle kills 250, affiliation of enemy: unknown, Cave
    Here's what it's like for the GIs Bush has pushed into the Baghdad meat-grinder, Cave
    Battle for Baghdad: City braces itself for US surge as insurgents flee to Iran, Cockburn
    Death squad chieftans flee from Baghdad surge, Amman
    The tragedy of the hunted: Iraq's forgotten refugees, Swain
    Birdcage bomb kills 15 pet lovers (and pets) in Baghdad, Farrell

    Special: '08 Prez Campaign

    Hillary vs Obama vs Rudy vs McCain feels old already with 600 days still to go, Ed
    McCain: Chained to Bush and sinking fast as his myth is shattered, Blumenthal
    Voters turn to 'mom' for protection from Bushian politics of the abusive father, Toner
    Can anyone stop Hillary?, Palmer
    Is Hollywood switching from Hillary to Obama?, Baldwin
    The anonymous smear machine cranks up for 2008, Kirkpatrick
    Run, Al, Run: Why Gore Should Run -- And How He Can Win, Dickenson

    Today's Alternative Special

    Tom Paine

    This Is What Civil War Looks Like (video), Channel 4
    The Forgotten American Dead, Engelhardt
    Beyond Net Neutrality: Internet Freedom, Scott
    The Senate Anti-Worker Caucus, Poole
    Speaking Truth To Powerlessness, Dubro


    United States

    New York Times

    DNA testing is revealing a grim toll of wrongly convicted citizens suffering in prison, Ed
    The list of names at Ground Zero has a stark simplicity that is right, Ed
    Los Angeles police step up their anti-gang efforts, Archibold
    Portland's glamorous sky tram is so much cooler than cars, Yardley
    Sinn Fein endorses plan for Ulster police reforms, Quinn
    Saudi king invites Palestinian factions to talks, Myrec
    Republicans at each others throats over Iraq escalation, Rutenberg
    Pelosi inspects Bush-torn Afghanistan as he asks for another $10.6 billion to blow there , Reuters

    Washington Post

    Sheiks Help Curb Violence in Iraq's West, U.S. Says , Joshua Partlow
    Along Beirut's Line of Confrontation , Anthony Shadid
    Bush Mocks Senate Over Anti-Surge Stance, Weisman,
    Gates Working to Accelerate Deployment , Ann Scott Tyson
    Diverse Voices To Denounce Iraq Troop Plan, Michael E. Ruane

    Christian Science Monitor

    Boston Globe

    Immigration's moment, BG
    Hillary's 'history' pitch, Vennochi
    Which plan on climate change?, Metcalf

    Chicago Tribune

    U.S. spread bomb-grade fuel worldwide - and failed to get it back, Roe
    Doubt biggest hurdle for '08 diversity trifecta, Page

    Los Angeles Times

    How Iraq affects D.C. reputations, Editorial
    Was 9/11 really that bad?, David A. Bell
    Senators swipe back over Iraq, Julian E. Barnes
    Hundreds die in clash near Shiite holy city, Louise Roug

    San Francisco Chronicle

    100's Killed in Iraq Battle, Marc Sandalow
    Clinton: Iraq War Bush's Responsibility, AP

    Seattle Post Intelligencer

    Watada points out our responsibilities, Joe Copeland
    Global Economy: Uneasy statistics, Editorial
    Pentagon looking to cut back on forcing troops to stay in service, AP
    Speaking ill of a Republican? Cheney will make exception, AP


    Democrats Must Prevent Conflict With Iran, Scott Ritter


    Bush's father complains of news media "hostility", Reuters


    Tens of Thousands Rally in D.C. for End to War in Iraq, Averill


    Toronto Star

    Toxic waste of Sydney, NS tar ponds to be buried, CP
    Who's still cool on global warming?, Peter Gorrie
    Tories unleash attack ads on Dion, CP
    Hundreds killed in intense Iraq fighting, Reuters
    Even the doubters say Dion making the right moves, Les Whittington
    Maher Arar: `I wish I could buy my life back', Tonda MacCharles
    U.S. security trumps freedom, Thomas Walkom
    Lingering suspicion about Arar troubling, James Travers
    Captors tortured Arar's mind with threats of worse to come, Tonda MacCharles
    Arar says he's proud to be a Canadian, Richard Brennan
    Fonda leads anti-Iraq War rally, Tim Harper
    Afghanistan: The will, and the time, to win?, Oakland Ross
    Clinton insists on tough stand on security, Staff
    Iran wants time to consider UN nuclear plan, AP
    Palestinians agree to truce talks in Mecca, Reuters
    Israel to appoint first Muslim minister, AP
    Israel may have violated arms pact, U.S. says, NYT
    Money is `a kind of apology', Mitch Potter
    UN condemns Holocaust denial as Iran objects, Olivia Ward
    Evasion,more questions was White House stands by decision, Tim Harper
    Is Pakistan serious about Taliban fight?, Olivia Ward

    CBC News

    Tories launch attack ads aimed at Dion, Staff
    Document outlines Canada's military plans in Afghanistan, Staff
    Fresh Canadian troops depart for Afghanistan, Staff
    Harper's apology 'means the world': Arar, Staff
    Thousands of Israelis seeking asylum in Canada: reports, Staff
    250 extremists reported killed in fighting near Najaf, AP
    WTO powers fail to break trade deadlock, Staff
    Thousands pack D.C. to protest Iraq war, Staff
    More bombs target Baghdad markets, Staff
    2 killed in U.S. Embassy carjacking in Kenya, Staff
    4 U.S. soldiers killed by Iraqi militants posing as Americans, Staff
    From one ambassador to another: Mr. Wilkins, cut the bull, Jeremy Kinsman
    California outlaws toxic dry-cleaning chemical, Staff


    Maher Arar - Everyone loves an underdog, Adam Radwanski
    Amazing grace - yet again Arar resists lashing out, Kady O'Malley
    Tories launch ad attack; Liberal chief Dion predicts it will fail, Joan Bryden
    Harper: Another minority would be the result if election held soon, CP
    O'Connor: Canadian troops ready for Taliban spring offensive, CP
    Income trust issue back on the boil , Jim Brown
    Botched climate-change program shows accountability lapse , Dean Beeby
    Ottawa blasted for delay releasing NAFTA environment studies, Dennis Bueckert
    Arar personal history keeps him on U.S. watch list, Jim Bronskill
    Iraq: Mortars kill 5 students in Baghdad; US helicopter crashes, R H Reid
    Pride, grief and anger at a Taliban recruiting area in Pakistan, AP
    Tories still consider lifetime gun licence despite college shooting, Dene Moore

    Globe and Mail

    Wary Tories rip Dion in TV ad blitz, Steven Chase
    We're not looking for a spring election, Harper says, Terry Pedwell
    Bush challenged to ‘extricate' U.S. from Iraq, AP
    Fat on profits, firms hoarding oodles of cash, Barrie McKenna
    Oil sands woes will be resolved, energy board says , David Ebner
    Welcome to the new climate, Martin Mittelstaedt
    Hot on the environment, and willing to sacrifice, Ed.



    US and Iraqi troops kill about 250 'militants' in fierce fighting around Najaf, BBC
    In pictures: Violence grips Iraq, BBC
    Suicide bombers strike in Baghdad killing at least 15 and injuring 55, BBC
    At least 7 Iraqi children killed in a day of violence, BBC
    Mass US protest against Iraq war in Washington DC, BBC
    US army describes Iraq abductions and deaths of five US soldiers, Mike Wooldridge, BBC
    Is the US washing its hands of its health care responsibilities?, Justin Webb, BBC
    Canada compensates ctizen deported by US and allegedly tortured in Syria, BBC
    China admits to climate failings, BBC
    Addressing China's climate challenge, David Shukman, BBC
    US cash brings hope to Afghanistan, Alastair Teithead, BBC
    Nato 'to ste up Afghan support', BBC
    India in aerospace defence plan, BBC
    Blair sees hope of climate deal, BBC
    Conservationists call for compassion towards great white sharks, Phil Mercer, BBC


    US and Iraqi forces claim 250 dead in attack on Najaf insurgents, Howard
    UK Foreign Office tries to stop diplomat's tell-all Iraq book, Doward
    British court to hear evidence that soldiers lacked armor in Iraq, Townsend
    More Muslim youth in UK support political Islam, Bates
    'If they pay we kill them anyway' - an Iraq kidnapper's story, Abdul-Ahad


    McKinsey report shows US financial markets losing market share, Davies
    One year on, Helman province in Afghanistan a bloody failure, Sengupta
    House with a $155 million dollar price tag: environmental disaster, Buncombe
    Anarchic violence reaches new heights in Iraq as civil war rages, Cockburn
    Two dozen die as Hamas and Fatah battle in Gaza, Barzak
    US State Department criticizes Israel's use of cluster bombs in Lebanon, Buncombe

    Times Online

    On the front lines: life and death duel with the Taliban, Evans

    Sunday Herald

    How Britain created Ulster's murder gangs, MacKay


    ABC, news

    Latin America

    Latin America “on the right path and advancing”, Merco Press
    Calderón: Economic plans divide Latin America, El Universal
    Capital residents can form civil unions in March, El Universal
    A train safety showdown is coming to the streets of Laredo, El Universal
    The end of the honeymoon already for Calderon, El Universal
    Felipe's choice: free markets or fair prices, El Universal
    Mexico: Corn Price increases Inflation, Prensa Latina
    Mexico Mother Death Rate, Serious Problem, Prensa Latina
    Corn prices skyrocket in Guatemala, ethanol production cuts into food supplies, inforpressca
    Honduras negotiates lower fuel prices, US ambassador rudely objects, HTW
    Nicaragua to Open New Power Plants supplied by Venezuela, Prensa Latina
    Fierce gunbattle ....5 alleged gunmen killed by police in MoBay, Jamaica Observer
    Ecuador names another police chief, Al Jazeera
    Colombia suspends top officer over 'paras' probe, Reuters
    “Be patient” so that Iraq can become like Colombia, NACLA
    In Venezuela, Socialism Makes A Comeback, Venezuelanalysis
    Chavez Appoints Presidential Council for Venezuelan Education Reform, Venezuelanalysis
    World's Largest Coffee Producer, Brazil Needs to Learn Art of Roasting, Brazzil
    7 Minors Are Massacred and Dismembered in Rio, But Brazil Barely Notices, Brazzil
    Argentina among top ten with “greatest quality of life”, Merco Press
    Lula and Kirchner ask Chavez not to “weaken” democracy, Merco Press
    Evo Morales: 'This little Indian won't be leaving office', Bolivia Rising

    Upside-Down World



    Russia Silent Over Georgia-U.S. Uranium Bust, MosNews
    Russia Can Send Peacekeepers to Darfur -- Minister, MosNews
    International Groups Denounce Plans of Nationalist Rally in Moscow, MosNews


    Facing failure in Iraq Bush pumps another 8bn in Afghanistan, Timoshik
    America has only two enemies: George W. Bush and Osama bin Laden, Pravda
    USA may impose sanctions against Russia for selling 29 Tor-M1 complexes to Iran, Pravda

    Inter Press Service

    Politics-US: Anti-War Marches Draw Hundreds of Thousands , Glantz
    World Economic Forum: G33 Pushes Trade Powers on Farm Issues , Devarakonda
    Afghanistam/US: Washington Ups the Ante , Lobe
    Venezuela: Fighting Police Brutality , Márquez

    Radio Paris (WNN)

    Der Spiegel

    International Herald Tribune

    Middle East

    Al Jazeera

    Several die in Israel suicide blast, Al Jazeera
    Hundreds killed in Iraq battle, Al Jazeera
    Sudan urged to end Darfur air raids, Agencies
    An eye for an eye in Gaza, Laila El-Haddad
    Taliban threatens bloody summer, Agencies
    Uzbek rights campaigner arrested, Agencies

    Arab News

    Six Soldiers Killed in Yemen Attack, Khaled Al-Mahdi
    Media Stereotypes: How Can Arabs, Muslims Fight Them, man Kurdi
    People vs. Leaders in Palestine, Editorial

    Lebanon Daily Star

    Siniora reaches out to Berri and Lahoud as Nasrallah urges all sides not to seek 'revenge on their own', Rym Ghazal
    Israel faces mild rebuke over violation of US arms rules for cluster bomb use, Iman Azzi
    The US is better on Palestine, but we're not there yet, Aluf Benn
    Ben Ali's dictatorship is creating more Islamists in Tunisia, Kamel Labidi
    Jordan begins reacting, ominously, to the Sunni-Shiite rift, Mohammed al-Masri


    Suicide bomber kills three in attack on Eilat bakery, Staff
    U.S. may censure Israel for misuse of cluster munitions, AP
    Holy men have failed the Holy Land, Bradley Burston
    Even if Palestinains hum the Hatikva, wear skullcaps they still won't get a state , Zvi Bar'el
    The U.S., Israel, and all the measures short of a war against Iran, Shmuel Rosner
    Police re-enact death of 10-year-old killed in West Bank clashes, AP
    Abbas at Davos / Incapable of effecting change, Danny Rubinstein
    It suddenly seems that it is impossible to get rid of Hamas, Zvi Bar'el
    Welfare services privatized without discussion, Ruth Sinai


    Report shows anti-Semitism on the rise, Yaakov Lappin
    Jewish organizations sponsor anti-IDF tours in US, Itamar Eichner
    Gaza fire renewed, West Bank kidnappings continue, Ali Waked



    India nuclear deal still a bit of a lemon: critic, Hindustan Times
    Still no justice for periyar’s people, Tehelka
    Two farmers end lives in west Vidharbha, The Hindu
    Farmers' suicides: Striking a note of dissent , India Together
    Agitators clash with police near Singur, The Hindu
    From Singur to Nandigram and beyond: Development as dispossession, Kashmir Times
    A Singur in the making, Tehelka
    A green foundation for prosperity , India Together
    Assam is Many Problems, But is Anyone Listening?, Tehelka
    A storehouse of untapped potential , India Together
    Generic drugs and the fate of the global AIDS response, The Hindu
    Environment: Grey skies looming over colourful roads , India Together
    Weakening the LTTE, The Hindu
    India must stop assistance to Sri Lankan government: LTTE political head, Tehelka
    India, China, Russia foreign ministers to hold talks in Feb, The Times of India
    China may achieve industrial economy by 2015: report, The Hindu
    Iran denies report, The Hindu
    Iran to expand economic, military ties with Iraq, Hindustan Times

    Daily Times

    Washington sending mobile task force to Afghanistan, DT
    Madrassa girls refuse to vacate library, Shahzad Malik
    Pelosi, Karzai discuss pledge, DT
    New export plan likely, Sajid Chaudhry


    Police chief, 12 more, die in Peshawar suicide blast, Dawn
    Kashmir solution 'in sight', Mahmood Zaman
    Official claims consensus on dam construction, Ihtasham ul Haque


    China Tells Yuan Critics to Back Off, International Herald Tribune
    China’s Cultural Relics Safe from Olympic Construction, Zee News
    China's Railway Transport Makes Up a Quarter of World's Total , China Daily

    Asia Times, opinion


    Politics: Darfur, Somalia to Dominate AU Summit , Nduru
    Southern Africa: Rainy Season Brings Mixed Blessings, Nduru
    South Africa: Avocados, Diamonds at Core of Anti-Israel Trade Campaign , Nduru

    Mail and Guardian


    The Smirking Chimp

    Tomgram: Robert Lipsyte Observes the Holy (Football) Day, Tom Englehardt
    Don't Fear a Filibuster, Pat Rogat Leob
    A triangulator for non-triangulating times, Geov Parrish
    Shocker of the Week - O'Reilly Slams Hollywood!, Steve Young
    Rumsfeld is still running the War Department, Mike Whitney


    You can't believe a word they say , Cloughley
    Slaughter in Baghdad's Bird Market , Cockburn
    Iran: Why can't Americans see what's coming? , Roberts

    Editor & Publisher

    Dick Cheney: The new 'Baghdad Bob'? , Mitchell

    Consortium News

    Bush Bamboozles Democrats Again, Parry
    The Other Iraq War: Son vs. Father, Eland

    Living On Earth

    Tuna In Trouble, LOE


    Rove subpoenaed in Libby trial, Isikoff
    Newsweek Poll: A Sorry State, Newsweek

    Online Journal

    Jim Webb's barnburner, Whitney
    Bush's 'truest believers' plan mother of all presidential libraries and conservative think tanks, Berkowitz
    Overblown threat and Islamophobia, Arman
    Flashbacks de jour, Phillips


    A Cornered Animal, Pitt
    Bush: After Iraq, Iran?, Jauvert/Le Nouvel Observateur
    Why Did the White House Reverse Course on Domestic Spying?, Williams

    Union of Concerned Scientists

    State of the Union: Words vs. Action, UCS

    Drug Corp Watch

    Off-Label Prescribing of Pain Lollipops Turns Deadly , Evelyn Pringle
    Drug Company Hid Suicide Link, BBC
    At Apotex, a Family Feud Comes to the Fore, Paul Waldie and Andy Hoffman
    The Doctor Won't See You Now , Business Week Online
    Depression Drug Fears Hushed Up,
    Drug Industry Takes Aim at Prescription Law, Reuters
    Advocates Seek Access to Drug Company Documents, Susan Palmer
    Pfizer Drafting Customers to Lobby, Diedtra Henderson
    State Share of Bayer Settlement is $600K, Portland Business Journal
    State Prescription Privacy Law Challenged, Dan Gorenstein
    Americans Are Finally Starting to Catch on to Deceptive Marketing, Dr. Joseph Mercola
    More States Considering HPV Vaccine Requirement, Dr. Joseph Mercola
    Bush Likely to Veto Lowering Medicare Drug Prices, M.T. Whitney
    Stop-Smoking Pill Sparks Debate Over Physician-Drug Company Relationship, Carly Weeks
    Ghost-Writing Haunts Drug-Tests, Study Finds, Paul Taylor
    Closing Arguments in Hormone Case, Joann Loviglio
    Bird Flu Virus Mutates into Tamiflu-Resistant Strain in Egypt; WHO Does Not Expect Pandemic, Ben Kage
    Lawmakers Attempt to Push Mandatory Sex Disease Vaccinations onto 11 Year Old Girls, Beau Hodai
    How Money Influences Medical Advances, Colin Stewart
    Parents Question Vaccine Safety, AP

    The Nation, opinion
    Raw Story, news
    Salon, opinion
    Information Clearing House, opinion
    Mother Jones, opinion
    Alternet, opinion
    Working For Change, opinion
    Tom Paine, opinion
    Democracy Now !, news
    Daily Kos, opinion
    In These Times, opinion
    Huffington Post, news
    Crooks and Liars, audio/video


    25 Selected Columnists

    Common Dreams

    John Nichols:
    DC Marchers Challenge Congress to End War
    Glenn Hurowitz:
    Move to Middle Hurts Democrats
    John Stauber:
    Defend the Press and Sarah Olson
    Bill C. Davis:
    J. Brian Atwood:
    To Fund or Not to Fund
    Eric Margolis:
    Imperial Presidency
    Les Payne:
    Bush Can't Dodge Webb's Critique
    Meg O'Shaughnessy:
    Taking It To The Streets - The Surge Of Yes
    Sidney Blumenthal:
    The Myth of McCain
    Robert Fisk:
    World Ignores Signs of Civil War in Lebanon
    Derrick Jackson:
    Bush's Blessed Omission
    Joe Copeland:
    Watada Points out Our Responsibilities
    Christopher Brauchli:
    Arms Sales As Alternative To Dialogue
    Ralph Nader:
    Democratic Elbow Room
    Medea Benjamin:
    The Peace Movement to Congress on Eve of Mobilization
    Elizabeth Holtzman:
    Impeachment: The Case in Favor
    Jim Abourezk:
    The Hidden Cost of Free Congressional Trips to Israel
    John Nichols:
    Edging Impeachment Back Onto the Table
    Helen Thomas:
    Congress Responds to Bush's Iraq Plea
    Matthew Yglesias:
    Smears for Fears: Wes Clark Just Got Caught up in the Rigged Rules for Discussing Israel-Related Issues in America
    Tom Englehardt:
    The Forgotten American Dead: Rural America Pays the President's Price in Iraq
    Rosa Brooks:
    The Dubya Vinci Code: Picking Apart Bush's Words to Decipher the State of the Union Message
    Frida Berrigan:
    Protesting Guantanamo
    Caroline Arnold:
    If We Don’t Get Out of the Weasel-Hole of Iraq, We Won’t Have Much of a Future

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