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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

Tales of Corporate Fascism: Only Bush Managers Deserve The Truth, Kent Southard
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
Bush Just-ish: 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, BG
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
Sheehan : The Corporate War Machine, Politicians, And A Distracted Public, Interview
Health Care Plans: Anything's Better Than What We Have Now, Gawande, 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 War For ME Oil Wealth Takes 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

Job Vacancies At DHS Said To Hurt U.S. Preparedness
Bushco Scrooges can't stomach the whole health insurance for children thing, Pear
Michael Moore: BlueCross Secret Memo Re: 'Sicko'
Justice Thomas (just call him Uncle Tom) secures his place as a critic of integration, Lewis
On the wrong side of Supreme's 5 to 4, liberals talk tactics, Greenhouse
Conservatives have forgotten that they are opposed to judicial activism, Cohen
Increasing rate of foreclosures upsets Atlanta: experts fear for rest of US, Bajaj
Farm Policy: Out from the manure lagoon, ED
A moment of truth for Pakistan
It could be curtains for the Busharraf show
London Bombers: India's sons live the dream - and wage jihad
Critics say secret society has infiltrated Mexican government, Dallas MN
Chile's Iraq mercenaries under investigation by UN, Santiago Times

AFP

Former Pakistan PM to lead talks over besieged mosque
British toddler released by Nigerian kidnappers
More foreign fighters in Afghanistan insurgency: US commander
Sarkozy's refusal to grant Bastille Day prison pardons stirs debate
UN atomic agency poised to send inspectors to North Korea
Boeing rolls out 787 Dreamliner passenger jet
British finance ministry plans to close arms sales department: report

News Bullets

Rep says US attorney fired 'because he's an idiot'
Official: 'The heart of darkness is the president. ...
AFP: Democrats have daggers drawn for Bush
Fitzgerald may be called to testify about Libby case
Powell: I tried to talk Bush out of war
White House won't let Rove aide testify

Op-Ed Roundup

Frank Rich: A Profile in Cowardice
Michael Parenti/Lucia Muñoz: Gender Savagery in Guatemala
New York Times: The Road Home
Dave Zirin: The Doming of America
Bill Willers: Darwin and Friedman in the Corporate World
Madison Capital Times: Live Earth Concerts: Enjoy the Show, Then Vote Green
Larry Beinhart: Coming Out of the Republican Closet: Queer for Segregation
Katrina vanden Heuvel: Killing the Money Primary
Alaa Bayoumi: Another Futile PR Stunt Abroad
Kip Leitner: What is Reality Anyway?
Christopher Brauchli: The King Can Do No Wrong
Ari Berman: A Clinton Spy Scandal?
Harvey Wasserman: Freedom for Leonard Peltier, Jail for Scooter Libby
Gen. William Odom: 'Supporting the Troops' Means Withdrawing Them
Robert Shetterly: The Goop Pond
Carol Hamilton: The State, That's Me!
Daniel Ellsberg: Libby and Vanunu
Rosa Brooks: Shame on Bush — and Us
Scott Ritter: A Farewell to Arms Control
David Michael Green: It's Scalia Time!
Corporate Crime Reporter: Corporate Crime Excised from the American Mainstream
Mark LeVine: Why Live Earth Will Fail
John Nichols: More Than The Money Primary
Madison Capital Times:
It's Contempt of Congress
Patrick Cockburn: Smokescreen for the War Blown Away


Special: Court Supports Bush Dictatorship

Court gives Bush win on surveillance, Savage
US appeals court rejects lawsuit against warrentless domestic spying, Grey


Special: Bush-Cheney Impeachment Movements Gain Legs

Sheehan Plans Run Against Pelosi Unless Bush Impeachment Sought, AP
Conyers predicts Bush cooperation as impeach support grows
Adviser: Bush aided Libby to avoid 'fracture' with Cheney
Cheney's influence wanes in spotlight, Raum
Mr. Cheney's Minority Report, Wilentz
John Atcheson: An Open Letter to Nancy Pelosi
Linda Milazzo: Nobody Marched to Impeach Bill Clinton
Susan Lenfestey: Let’s Declare Unity Day — and Rally to Impeach Cheney


Special: Bush-Cheney Iraq Disaster Gets Worse

The road home: finally, a serious call from the NYT to withdraw from Iraq immediately, Ed
Powell tried to talk Bush out of war, then lied to UN, Baxter Bush aides want him to buy time by announcing a 'pullback' from the surge, Sanger
Around 150, death toll in Iraq among war's worst, Farrell
Insurgents kill Iraqi couple employed by US embassy, Farrell


Today's Alternative Special: World Socialist Web

US troops charged with murders, cover-ups in Iraq, Lantier
Faced with the failure of Bush's 'surge', Congress readies next strategy, Martin



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

General Musharraf in his labyrinth: Washington should dump Bush's dictator buddy , Ed
Beyond posturing on House ethics, Ed
Voters excited over '08 race; tired of it too, Nagourney
Leader of Pakistan mosque vows to fight, Gall &Masood
Terror in Glasgow? Scots are perplexed, Kovaleski &Green
Severe personality shift seen in bomb suspect, Giridharadas &Perlez
US diplomat hints at delay for Kosovo independence, Wood
Sarkozy backs French socialist as I.M.F. chief , Kanter
ictatorship '08: A song of innocence, a song of experience & a Greek chorus, Zeleny

Boston Globe

On immigration, a few easy calls , ED

Chicago Tribune

Beating back the myths of Libby-gate, Page
Attacks Kill 50 Iraqis, 6 U.S. Troops, Barzanji

Washington Post

An Underwater Fence to Stop Invasive Species
Tunneling Near Iranian Nuclear Site Stirs Worry
Bush: Naturally, Never Wrong
Sheehan Presses Bush Impeachment
NAACP's Bond Rebukes Bush
Governor Orders Partial Shutdown of Pa. Offices

LA Times

Hearts over minds, brain guy tells Democrats
Presidential campaign money gap widens
Getting New York to pipe down
New hurricane program goes for a spin
Midwest tops volunteerism list
Flood victims can only wait
Budgetless Pennsylvania shuts down
Okeechobee muck is high in pesticides

SF Chronicle

McClatchy

Obama Asks Voters to Take a Chance, Talev
Bombing Suspect Was Reluctant Doctor, Enthusiastic Islamic Radical, Drummond
Sen. Graham Returns from Iraq with Renewed Hopes (he says), Rosen

Canada

Toronto Star

England

Guardian

Scores die in Iraq violence, Burke
Why context matters: Libby commutation, Hall
Campbell's Diairies on Blair Years for sale Monday, Temko

Independent

Afghanistan: Time to review our presence as two more soldiers die, Gray

Australia

ABC, news

Latin America

Calderon is betting his presidency on a surge of Mexican troops, San Francisco Chronicle
Nicaragua rejects the US criticism on fight against terrorism, nicanet
Honduras: Panic Spreads with Dengue, Prensa Latina
Haitian Mayors for Development Projects, Prensa Latina
Jamaicans will go to the polls to elect a new government on August 27, Jamaica Observer
Colombia deadlocked over rebel hostage swap talks, Reuters
Venezuela's FM Accuses Departing U.S. Ambassador of Destabilization, venezuelanalysis
'I Won't Quarrel with Chavez, He's My Friend,' Says Brazil's Lula, Brazzil
Increasing support (and challenges) for Mrs. Kirchner presidential bid, Merco Press

Upside-Down World

Europe

Der Spiegel

Paris Proposing Strauss-Kahn: Sarkozy Backs French Socialist as I.M.F. Chief
And the Winners Are...: The World's New Wonders
Iran Cracks Down on Critical Media: Press Accused of 'Creeping Coup'
Measuring the Terrorist Threat: Pakistan May Return Detained Islamists to Ge...
Dead Rivers and Raw Sewage: Choking on Pollution in India
White Lies at Live Earth: DaimlerChrysler Kisses Green Goodbye
Kaczynski Watch: 'If the Jews Can Mention the War, Then So Can Poland'

International Herald Tribune

The road home: Time to leave Iraq
Roger Cohen: Sweet cakes with a terrorist
Bush: A profile in cowardice
Live bad, go green
Using rape as a weapon
Vicious Cycles: Has it become the Tour de Dope?
Meanwhile: Who lives better, Americans or Europeans?

Inter Press Service

Rights-Pakistan: Afghan Refugees Forcibly Herded Home - Activists , Yusufzai
Politics-US: Bush Shielding of Musharraf Policy at Risk , Porter
Argentina: A Pause for Thought, Valente
Trade4: EU Policies 'Predatory', Cronin

Radio Paris (WNN)

Middle East

Haaretz

Report: Israel has list of Hamas men it may trade, Avi Issacharoff
Sarkozy vows to use all power at disposal to free captive IDF troops, Jack Khourie
IDF death squad kills senior Islamic Jihad militant in West Bank ambush, Avi Issacharoff
Why can't Jews and Palestinians make peace?, Bradley Burston
American neocon officials, led by Elliott Abrams, machinated against the Hamas government, Ahmed Yousef

Al Jazeera

Arab League to visit Israel, Agencies
Palestinians mourn Gaza raid dead, Al Jazeera
Deadly blasts hit Iraq, Al Jazeera
US gives Iran access to detainees, Agencies
Al-Qaeda threatens war against Iran, Agencies

Daily Star

Asia

China

Great Wall of China, Rome's Colosseum Voted New Seven Wonders , Bloomberg
China's Reputation at Risk, Says SFDA, China Daily
China Marks Anniversary of Outbreak of War against Japan, Reuters India
'Made in Canada' - Via China , Globe and Mail
China Officials Break Child Rule, BBC News

Asia Times, opinion

Basra tears itself apart
OLYMPIC LOSERS AND WINNERS : PyeongChang: Melted dreams
Russia: Let the gains begin
SPEAKING FREELY : Cracking China's Great Firewall
ASK SPENGLER : Lifting veils, in liturgical tongues

The Hindu, news

Africa

Environment-Cote d'Ivoire: The Knock-on Effect of Disappearing Forests , Ouattara+Boko

Mail and Guardian


Alternative

CorpWatch

UN: Global Compact with Business 'Lacks Teeth' - NGOs, Capdevila

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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