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Tuesday, July 03, 2007

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All of Today's 150+ Bush Watch Headlines Are Here [scroll down if archived]:... news roundup... specials... united states ... canada ...england ...australia ...latin america ......europe ...middle east ... asia ... africa ... alternative...op-eds

Recent Bush Watch Features

Libby's Only The Beginning: Impeach Bush Now!, Jerry Politex
Would Gore Lead Presidential Pack? Is this the Sign We've Been Waiting for? Andy Ostroy
Shoveling...Snow: Washington Mafia Sees Libby As Made Man (excerpts), Frank Rich
Constitution or Cheese? Up and Down the Bush Philosophy, Walter Brasch
U.S. Scam: 20 Things You Should Know About Corporate Crime (excerpts), Russell Mokhiber
Op-Eds: From Our Contributors
Reports: Dictator Bush Committs Felony, Plans To Take Over Country, Congressman Nadler, Boston Globe
Parody: Scooter Libby Is Ordered Back To Jail, Politex
Habeas Corpus: Senate Committee Votes To Restore Cornerstone Of U.S. Justice System, Melber
What, We Worry? Our TV War , David Sarasohn
Be Afraid: Is There Any Doubt That Bush Uses Terror Warnings For Political Purposes? Olbermann
Empire or Republic? Bush and the Fall Of the United States, Part 2, Jonathan Freedland
Mugged By Corporations: A Spy In A House Of Cards, Kent Southard
Bush, Again: Who Benefits From Floods?, Politex, various
Cindy Sheehan Speaks Out: The Corporate War Machine, Politicians, And A Distracted Public, Interview
Health Care Plans: Just About Anything's Better Than What We Have Now, Atul Gawande, Jerry Politex
The Golden Rule: Why Have the Dems Failed Us?, Jerry Politex, various
Empire or Republic? Bush and the Fall Of the United States, Jonathan Freedland
Memorial Day, 2007: Bush's Iraq War For ME Oil Wealth Continues To Take Our Blood And Money, various
Slave Labor: Why The Bush-Backed Immigration Bill Will Make Things Worse, Paul Krugman
The Goracle: Listening, Really Listening, To Gore ---Gore, Dionne, Ostroy, Politex
Run, Gore, Run: Impassioned Gore Book Provides Blistering Overview Of U.S. Politics, Kakutani
I'm Back! Random Thoughts After Two Months Away, Jerry Politex
Myth, Religion, and Politics: Bush As Religious Icon: Background, Jerry Barrett

News Roundup

Pew poll shows profound global disappointment in America, Ed
A Local Lesson That Democrats Fail
Affordable housing, Ed
Predators bilk struggling homeowners, Morgenson &Bajaj
I Treat the Patients Michael Moore Forgot
Washington's surge strategy seems to be crumbling, Salah Hemeid
Putin Expands Offer on Missile Defense, but Division with Bush Remains, Douglas+Landay
McCain Campaign Takes Hits on Money, Staff, Stearns
Big Oil and Big Media vs. Venezuela, Venezuelanalysis
US Continues Destabilisation Push in Venezuela, Venezuelanalysis
Brazil Vows Water for All But Elite Will Get It, Brazzil


Doctors rounded up over British bombs plot
Anger as Bush commutes ex-White House aide's jail term
Pakistani soldier killed in battle at radical mosque
Yemen hunts Al-Qaeda suspects after suicide bombing
China pressured World Bank to cut deadly pollution figures: report
French group Danone in talks to sell biscuit unit to rival
Business software makers SAP, Oracle clash over data 'theft'

News Bullets

Only 21% support
Biden: 'Flood the White House with calls'
Army defends 'chainsaw massacre' tournament
Wacko on Sicko: Blogs try to link Moore to attacks in UK

Special: Bush Shuts Up Canary

Soft on crime: Bush can't take a chance on Scooter singing, Ed
Too Much Mercy For Libby
Trumping the rule of law
Libby: verb. 1. To lie and get away with it, MacAskill
Bush has nothing to lose: lets Libby go free, Doyle
Texas execution governor finds Libby's punishment 'excessive', Baldwin
Bush commutes Libby's 30-month jail term, Shane &Lewis
Commutation doesn't equal a full pardon, Liptak
Bush Voids Prison Sentence for Former White House Aide Libby, Hutcheson
Bush Statement , AP

Special: Bush's Supreme Right

U.S. Supreme Court breathes life into segregation
Clues to the new dynamic on the Supreme Court, Greenhouse
Under John Roberts, Court Re-Rights Itself

Today's Alternative Special: Info Clearing House

Paul Craig Roberts : Americans Have Lost Their Country
The Words None Dare Say: Nuclear War
John Pilger: Australia: The New 51st State
Iran's Very Bad N-Word
US Turnabout in Iraq?
How The War on Terror Made the World a More Terrifying Place
Nemesis: The Last Days of the American Republic"
Terror Suspect's Brig Life Detailed

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


United States

New York Times

New York Times

Use Social Security to seal the border, Salins
Founding immigrants, Davis
Keeping patients' details private, even from kin, Gross
Legislation could be path to closing Guantanamo, Shanker &Johnston
Medical workers emerge as focus in British inquiry, Cowell &Bonner
U.S. says Iran helped kill five G.I.'s, Burns &Gordon
Putin expands on his missile defense plan, Rutenberg
Hamas takes step to force release of BBC reporter, Erlanger
A surgeon's trajectory takes an unlikely swerve, Kovaleski &Fattah
Argentina's president steps aside to support wife as his successor, Rohter
Death in Moscow, Meier

Washington Post

Supremes: A Disappointing Term
Mistrust Puts Up A Wall
Uncowed in London
Terrorist Attacks: Why Not Here?
The Pakistan Time Bomb
Bush And The The Umbrella Man: Why Winston Wouldn't Stand For W
Iran Has a Message. Are We Listening?
Arnold: Pledging Allegiance to No One in Particular
Campaigns Cost Millions. Can You Spare a Dime?

SF Chronicle

Fiery radio speeches make Islamic faithful toe the line / Pirate FM stations ...
Terror cell profile emerging / 2 suspects identified as doctors from Iraq and...
U.S. military claims Hezbollah-Iran link in Iraq
Conflict in Iraq


Foreign-Born Doctors May Have Been Involved in British Terror Plot, Schofield
U.S.: Iran using Lebanese Militia as Proxy Force in Iraq, Drummond
Demands on Secret Service Hit New High in 2008 Campaign, Hotakainen


Toronto Star

Fixing Canada's flawed no-fly list
Loosen watchdog's leash



The road to Tehran: Why should we believe the US now?, Macaskill
Lobster Summit produces nothing, MacAskill


Environment-Australia: Cape Yorkers Pin Hopes on Heritage Listing , Bhandari

ABC, news

Latin America

Mexico's president unveils anti-drug plan, Houston Chronicle
Poll: Mexican president's support widens a year after election, IHT
Mexican memo to Bush: 'Tear down this wall!', San Francisco Chronicle
Mexico Praises Patient Treatment in Venezuela, Prensa Latina
Guatemala gripped by rising tide of violence, inforpressca
Cooperation and brotherhood between Iran and Nicaragua, nicanet
U.S. Exporting “Criminal Justice” to Latin America from a Base in El Salvador, Upside Down World
Cuban doctors in Angola to reinforce hospitals, links, Caribbean NN
Haiti-Dominican Republic: Neighbours, But Not Friends, Haitianalysis
Ecuador Cuts Energy Bills for Poor, Prensa Latina
Colombia rebuffs Europe petition for probe of hostage deaths, Reuters
Brazil's Lula Decides to Compete with Mobsters Offering Help to Favelas, Brazzil
Argentinian president to swap jobs with wife, Merco Press
Income inequality falls in Chile, Santiago Times
Chile: The Good Democracy?, ZNet

Upside-Down World


Der Spiegel

Cuise Control: Berlin Police Spurn Tom Cruise
Opinion: Much Ado About Tom Cruise Politics
Interview with Moroccan Islamist Nadia Yassine: Her opposition to Morocco's monarchy
The World from Berlin: German Train Drivers Versus the World
Conflict over Climate Protection: Industry Prepares for Battle with Merkel
The Kremlin's 'Operation Successor': Three More Years for Putin?
Terror Manhunt in the UK: British Police Arrest Two More Suspects

International Herald Tribune

Pew Reports U.S. Smell: Through others' eyes
What Would Libby Say?
Terrorism: The British way
Another humiliation for Bush's best friend
Asia's slow financial comeback
A new antiterror strategy

Inter Press Service

Rights-Burma: Junta Will Stop Recruiting Child Soldiers, Jagan
Politics-US: Bush Presidency Enters Terminal Phase , Lobe
Development: Uneven Results Forecast for Millennium Goals , Deen
Rights-Brazil: Freeing Modern-Day Slaves , Osava
Politics: U.S. Social Forum Forges Common Ground, Cardinale
Cuba: Women Combating Shortage of Decent Housing , Grogg
Development: NGOs Demand Human Rights Approach to Poverty , Ebrahim

Radio Paris (WNN)

Middle East


PA: We are dismantling W. Bank Hamas network, Avi Issacharoff
Hamas: We will spare no effort to free BBC reporter Alan Johnston, AP
Study: W. Bank laborers earn less than 50% of minimum wage, Ruth Sinai
Report: Mortar shells hit Negev before U.S. univ. heads visit, Tamara Traubmann
Poll: 70% of Israelis back 2-state pact, 63% oppose Golan pull-out, Ephraim Yaar
The return of the Jordanian option, Shmuel Rosner

Al Jazeera

Car bomb in Kirkuk targets police, Agencies
Al-Qaeda blamed for Yemen attack, Agencies
Stranded at Rafah, Palestinians can't get home, Amr El-Kahky
Al-Aqsa Martyrs commander shot dead, Agencies


US decision to withhold a portion of military assistance to Cairo, Dina Ezzat
Realising justice for the Kurds an uphill battle, James Martin
Israel continues to nurture the quisling Palestinian government, Khaled Amayreh
Similarities between Iraq and Afghanistan are growing, Graham Usher
The division of the occupied territories encapsulates US-Israeli plans for the region, Galal Nassar
World Council of Churches: The problem in the Middle East is occupation, Sameh Fawzy

Daily Star



China to Search for Oil in Sudan, BBC News
Official: China's 1H Trade Surplus Forecast to Top US$100 Billion, International Herald Tribune
China’s Army Surrenders to Fashion amid a £400m Couture Revolution, Times Online
Slave Law to Protect China's Workers, The Australian

Asia Times, opinion

US blame game ups pressure on Iran
Lebanon bends under extremist challenge
Al-Qaeda makes a new mark in Yemen
India has its own 'soft power' - Buddhism
US naval call gives India sinking feeling
Bush presidency enters terminal phase
KEBABBLE : Take note of the notary
Internet junkies kick habit in boot camp

The Hindu - Front Page

BJP seeks fresh guidelines
Christie's withdraw Gandhiji's manuscript
Nimitz drops anchor off Chennai port


Politics: 'Take The Bull By the Horns And Move Towards a New Country - Africa' , Mulama

Mail and Guardian


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

Barbara Erhenreich:
This Land is My Land
Ira Chernus:
Civilian Casualties in Afghanistan No Coincidence
Rev. Lennox Yearwood Jr:
An Open Letter to America: Now Is The Time For Us To Stand Up and Stand Together
Medea Benjamin:
To Those Who Threw a Pie in My Face, Let’s Swap Recipes
Chris Hedges:
A Declaration of Independence from Israel
Ray McGovern:
Unimpeachably Impeachable
66 Wisconsin Citizens:
Baldwin Must Join The Call to Impeach For Peace
Froma Harrop:
These Democrats Do Billionaires’ Bidding
John Nichols:
To the Courts, Then, on Behalf of the Constitution!
James Carroll:
CIA’s Darkest Secret
Andrew Coats:
Rescue Plan: Single-payer System Is The Answer To Public Health Insurance Woes
Dave Zweifel:
Hightower Highlights Bush Abuses
Roger Cohen:
The Filthy Rich Are Different From You and Me

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