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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

I Did It My Way (tune): I WANT AN IPHONE, David Pogue (lyrics)
Mr. Evil: Meet The Dictator Behind Dictator Bush (1), Frank Rich
Justice Denied: 7 Years Later, NYT Editors Agree With Bush Watch, NYT Editorial
Unequal Justice Under Bush Law: More Reactions To The Libby Commutation, Olbermann, Politex, etc.
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

Global warming and your wallet, Ed
Schwarzenegger's phony eco-luster: the 'action governor' who refuses to act, McKinley
Bush sides with the money leaving sensitive wetlands and streams unprotected, Broder
G.O.P. finally starts to get it: they've been had on Iraq, Hulse
GOP Sen. Pete Domenici breaks with Bush on the Iraq war
Health care looms as top campaign issue, Toner
Healthcare issue hits home for most of the candidates, Toner
Dangerous secrecy at nuclear agency:it was just luck that a critical accident did not occur, Wald

AFP

Pakistan mosque cleric says would rather die than surrender
Britain recalls 7/7 attacks as terror probe widens
Nigerian kidnappers threaten British girl
Israeli troops pull out of Gaza after deadly raid
Pakistan president's plane fired on: intelligence official
Swiss banking giant UBS replaces chief after US mortgage woes
Defective Xbox 360 consoles to cost Microsoft a billion dollars

News Bullets

Fox News: NBC airing 'Live Earth' is a political gift to Gore
Shots: Pakistan chief escapes assassination
Ex-Watergate prober: Thompson 'was mole for White House'
Report: Pakistan still using illicit nuclear smuggling ring
Ouch: Senator asserts that Bush is 'brain dead'
GOP Congressman breaks with Bush

Op-Ed Roundup

Cindy Sheehan: Summer of Love ‘07: On a Journey for Humanity
Michael Hardt: Take the Revolutionary Road: As Thomas Jefferson Would Have Said, It’s Time to Rebel
Shannon Hall: Children in the Justice System Should Have the Same Rights as Scooter Libby
Elizabeth Sullivan: Bush White House Likes a Guy with Conviction(s)
Norman Solomon: A Bloody Media Mirror
Thom Hartmann: The Libby Commutation: Coincidence, or Conspiracy?
Helen Thomas: High Court Takes Giant Steps Backward
Haroon Siddiqui: Bush Duplicity Hinders Battle Against Extremism
Seattle Times: Next, A Libby Pardon
Johann Hari: The Future of the Earth Depends on China
Sidney Blumenthal: America’s 21st Century Monarchy
Rod Dreher: War: Doleful Pleas of a Father


Special: Libby Outrage Continues

Bush above the law, in all but name, ED
Bush commutation of Libby prison term flies in face of precedent , Page
The Commuter in Chief by Eugene Robinson
An Unpardonable Act by E. J. Dionne Jr.
White House flack tells Libby prober to 'knock himself out'
Libby commutation may aid alleged Hamas operative
Libby pays fine out of his very own pocket; judge poses probation query, Rutenberg &Shane


Special: Bush Iraq Disaster

Australia admits securing oil was key factor to troops in Iraq, BBC
Baghdad killings 'rise sharply' , BBC
Blast targets Iraq wedding party killing at least 17, BBC
Iraqi Kurds 'tortured prisoners', Jim Muir, BBC
Sweden feels pressure of high number of Iraqi refugees, Stina Backer, BBC
U.S. toll in Iraq
Iraq: 'Instead of a wedding, it turned into a funeral' / 18 well-wishers slain in c...


Today's Alternative Special: Tom Paine

Kentucky Power Company To Pay Fine, Reduce Emissions
Students At San Jose State Fast For Immigration Reform
Australian Defense Minister: Oil Is Key Factor In Iraq
Doctor Challenges Kansas Anti-Abortion Law
Private Contractors Outnumber U.S. Troops In Iraq
An Unstable Foundation And Racism In The Structure
Tom Paine Would Impeach Them



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


Mainstream

United States

New York Times

Celebrating, not hiding: Cologne should embrace its grand new mosque, Ed
Smaller, better high schools are definitely a good thing, Ed
California investigates a mother-and-child prison, Moore
Too nauseating: now Iraq militias are 'Al Qaeda' and informants are 'Kit Carson scouts', Gordon
London 'bombers' sped to Glasgow for another incredibly useless attack, Kovaleski &Cowell
Hints of surrender at mosque in Pakistan, Gall &Masood
Israeli offensive in central Gaza kills 11 militants, Kershner
Britain's counterterrorism chief shuns the limelight, Cowell
Suit planned over visas for the highly skilled, Preston

Boston Globe

A little white lie about Putin, ED

Chicago Tribune

Nutrition education efforts failing, Mendoza
War foes turning to tax resistance, Christofferson

McClatchy

Experts: Global Drug Abuse Largely Contained, Greve
Curfews Imposed in 2 Iraqi Towns as Violence Surges, Drummond
10-Foot-Deep Trench Will Protect Iraqi City of Karbala, Ali+Drummond
Siege of Mosque Raises Stakes for Pakistani Leader, Lasseter
Mortgage Brokers Are in Congress' Sights, Hall

Washington Post

A Test for The West In Turkey
Obama's Tightrope
An Immigration Basic
Paper or Plastic?
Same Old Protectionism
The Sky Isn't Falling
Buildup in Lebanon

SF Chronicle

Russia, Putin celebrating Olympic nod as vindication / Environmentalists, dom...
Million in Colombia protest kidnappings / One of nation's biggest rallies eve...
Bombing suspects linked to 2nd plot / Attack on Glasgow airport followed fail...
AIDS drug combination shows promise / Blood levels of virus in resistant pati...
Boxer's push to protect honeybees / They're essential to state crops but are ...

LA Times

Canada

Toronto Star

England

BBC

Fish but no fix at Bush-Putin summit, Jamie Coomarasamy, BBC
Lawlessness plagues oil rich city, BBC
'Threat to kill' 3 yr old kidnapped UK girl in Nigeria, BBC
At least 9 Afghan police killed in suicide bomb, BBC

Guardian

The Disunited United States, Tisdall

Independent

Australian troops 'in Iraq because of oil', Marks
A message from the melting slopes of Everest, Milmo

Times Online

Huge Shell drilling programme heralds scramble for the Arctic, Hawkes

Australia

ABC, news

Latin America

Upside-Down World

Europe

Inter Press Service

Mercosur-Venezuela: Integration by Ultimatum , Márquez
Politics-US: Bush's al Qaeda Problem , Akhavi
Development: New Partnership Needed to Achieve MDGs , Cronin
Mideast: Hamas Has Hopes from Release of BBC Reporter , Hirschberg
Turkey: Countdown Begins to Crossing into Iraq , Couvas
Development: The Poor Need Better Contraception , Cronin

Der Spiegel

International Herald Tribune

Radio Paris (WNN)

Middle East

Haaretz

Jailed Hamas leaders said handling Shalit release, Avi Issacharoff
Peace Now report: Settlers use just 9% of state-allocated land, Amos Harel
IDF troops quit Gaza, ending raid that left 11 militants dead, Avi Issacharoff
North American immigration to Israel to hit 33-year high in 2007, Amiram Barkat
Is terrorism on the way out?, Bradley Burston

Al Jazeera

Baghdad wedding car bomb kills many, Agencies
Israel raids kill 11 Palestinians, newsman shot repeatedly, Al Jazeera
Yemen combats extremism head-on, Lauren Taylor
Palestinian civil servants paid, Agencies

Al-Ahram

Violence and political scheming continue unabated in Iraq, Nermeen Al-Mufti
terrorist attacks the result of Britain's botched imperial designs against the Muslim world, Sukant Chandan
A US Congressional delegation's visit to Cairo, Gamal Essam El-Din
Hamas more adept at imposing security on Gaza than its critics anticipated, Saleh Al-Naami
Abbas quisling government targeted by its new patron, Khaled Amayreh
The war within Fatah, Khaled Amayreh
Abbas may have authored his own demise by splitting the resistance, Ayman El-Amir
Palestinians stranded on the Egypt-Gaza border abandoned by all sides, Serene Assir

Daily Star

Asia

China

The Shanxi Officials In The Eye Of The Storm, Southern Weekend
World Bank Altered Pollution Report for China , International Herald Tribune
China Claims Credit on Darfur, Raises Arms Concern, Reuters South Africa
China Blames Growing Social Unrest On Anger Over Pollution, Guardian Unlimited
Chrysler to Help Bring China's Chery Cars to American Showrooms, Cincinnati Post

Asia Times, opinion

For Putin, little but a lobster dinner
Pakistan's mosque fire spreads
How Syria helped win Johnston's release
Iran's moment of nuclear scrutiny
Iraq: A future perfect
COMMENT : Good story - pity about the propaganda
BOOK REVIEW : Faith is part of the problem ; God is Not Great by Christopher ...
ASIA HAND : Thailand's political darkness turns to economic optimism

The Hindu, news

Africa

Nigerian kidnappers threaten British girl
West Africa: Shared River Basins, Common Problems , Issa
Ethiopia: Ogaden Crackdown Carries High Human Cost , Lobe
In Sudan, help comes from above so why are we advocating no-fly zones?, Flint

Mail and Guardian


Alternative

CorpWatch

US: Contractors Back From Iraq Suffer Trauma From Battle, Risen

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


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