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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

Dick Cheney: Impeaching the Shadow Master, Bernard Weiner
Editorial: Our Exercise in Fascism, Bush Watch
Mr. Evil: Meet The Dictator Behind Dictator Bush (2), Maureen Dowd
Mr. Evil: Meet The Dictator Behind Dictator Bush (1), Frank Rich
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)
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

Rewriting the constitution: uncontested presidential powers, Marcy Wheeler
Pope Declares Uncontested Christian Powers, AP
Just-ish Department: Overprivileged Executive
U.S. and S. Korea: A Good, if Not Great, Deal
Editorial: Can the House Buck the Gun Lobby?
National Hurricane Center Needs Another Who Will Speak Out
Op-Ed Contributor: A Ring Around Iran
Justice Kennedy On Ed Integration
U.S. Rotates Carrier to Persian Gulf amid Rising Iran Tensions, Youssef
Congress, Bush near a court fight, Kranish
Should We Be Cheering the Democrats God-Talk? , Fea
Sicko: Michael Moore and Freedom from Fear and Want , Briley
Immigration malpractice
Legal Immigrants and Presidential stone walls
Bush Pardons Entire GOP / Prez "pre-emptively" saves all Repubs...

AFP

Libya court confirms death penalty for foreign medics
Militants kill 14 Philippine marines, behead 10: military
Pakistani troops battle last Red Mosque militants
Sun's in the clear over global warming, says study
UN team in Iran for nuclear talks
Court orders EU regulators to compensate French firm Schneider
IMF looks for new chief amid search for relevance

News Bullets

Moore Accuses CNN Of "Libel"
Cheney impeachment bill gains yet another co-sponsor
Executive privilege may not block testimony, say scholars
ABC 'would have reported' on Senator that Hustler nailed
Dem: Special Prosecutor should probe Gonzales lies

Op-Ed Roundup

Rebecca Solnit: Reasons Not to Glow: Against Nuclear Resurgence
Pierre Tristam: Iraq Awakenings, Four Years Late
Paul Campos: Nonsense About Terrorism
Arianna Huffington: Democrats Can’t Wait Around for GOP Defectors to End the War
John Nichols: Bush Erects Another Stonewall Against Accountability
Michael Winship: Skating, Living, Dying on Thin Ice
Ramzy Baroud: Puppets In The Hands of Corporate Media
Dave Lindorff: On the Road for Impeachment
Dean Baker: Fixing Health Care: Not Government vs. Market
Solon Economou: Every Day is Christmas For Big Energy
Mike Davis: Home-Front Ecology: What Our Grandparents Can Teach Us About Saving The World
Renata Rendón: Congress Could Cut Colombia Abuse
Danny Schechter: Enough Already: With Heat of Summer, Time To Turn Down Political Temperature
Jon Carroll: I Wish I Was A Bushie
Marie Cocco: While Europeans Holiday, Americans Toil
Stan Sorscher: NAFTA-Style Free Trade Policy Fails


Special: Bush Needs New Spin As Iraq Surge Fails

Insurgents Fire Shells Into Baghdad?s Green Zone, Killing 3
Bush faces down own party as discontent over Iraq deepens, MacAskill
Bush finds no way out of Iraq as approval ratings plunge, Cornwell
Bush Again Falsly Links Iraq Violence to 9/11, Landay
The impossible task set for an embattled government, Cockburn
Lesser evils and an exit strategy, BG Ed
Not Over For GOP Hawks: Resolute Amid the Wreckage
Iraq: GOP Wants New Fake Plan
Democrats unveil new plan to 'shift mission' in Iraq, Van Auken


Today's Alternative Special: Salon

John McCain goes off the rails
The Chris Dodd experience
Dodd is my copilot
Barack Obama in New Orleans
Joe Biden lets it all hang out
Biden: "They don't own the Democratic Party"
GOP hawks' sudden conversion
His stethoscope is loaded
Inside the minds of Engand's killer doctors



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

Collapse of Big Dig Ceiling in Boston Is Tied to Wrong Glue
Researchers Find Distinctive Patterns of Cancer in 5 Groups of Asian-Americans
First Amendment Claim in Cockfight Suit
Engineers Faulted on Hurricane System
Holdouts Sought at Pakistani Mosque
Bush Counters G.O.P. Dissent on Iraq Policy
Attack Aimed at NATO Unit Kills 17 Afghans
Memo From Beirut: Where Outsiders, and Fear, Loom Over Daily Life
Gays: A Clash of Cultures at a Square in Moscow
Executions Are Under Way in Iran for Adultery and Other Violations
Abbas Accuses Hamas of Aid to Al Qaeda
Surgeon General Says He Was Gagged By BushAdmin
Bush Counters G.O.P. Dissent on Iraq Policy
Student Loan Lenders Appeal to Democrats on Subsidy Cuts
Compromise Measure Aims to Limit Global Warming
Former Bush Aide Will Answer Some Questions
White House Memo: An Ebbing of Coverage With '08 on the Horizon
A Floral Protest Over Job-Based Visas

Washington Post

Mr. Gonzales's Inattention
The Secret Behind the Big Campaign Haul
Washington Prevents Following the Guns
China's Environmental Disaster
Musharraf's Misrule: General Under Siege
Teachers'" Merit Pay": From Barack Obama, Two Dangerous Words
Partisanship vs. Uninsured Children
Risks and Costs: Yes, New Drugs Save Lives
London: The End Of the Tories?
The Realities of Health-Care Reform

Boston Globe

In Afghan effort, wins and losses recounted, Stockman

LA Times

SF Chronicle

McClatchy

Barrage of Mortars Strikes Baghdad's Green Zone, Drummond
Senate Debates Withdrawal; Bush Supports Surge, Schoof+Hutcheson
McCain's Presidential Campaign in Tailspin , Stearns+Talev

Canada

Globe and Mail

Toronto Star

England

Guardian

Right turns on New York Times, MacAskill
Al-Qaida's deputy leader threatens retaliation for Rushdie's knighthood, Black

Independent

US mining firm in dock over Colombia murders, Doyle
Kosovo close to boiling point, warns UN chief, Hasani

Times Online

If it isn’t Roman Catholic then it’s not a proper Church, Pope tells Christians, Owen
Iraq plan needs time but pullout is aim, says Bush, Reid
Battered Musharraf playing with fire, Shaikh

Australia

ABC, news

Latin America

Hundreds of thousands rally in Mexico City for Lopez Obrador, Al Jazeera
American Weapons Flood Mexico, Fueling Violence, New America Media
Mexican police a flaw in drug battle, MercuryNews
US Massive Deportations Censured, Prensa Latina
Ortega says that the U.S. should pay for the fight against drug trafficking, nicanet
Dominican Left Exults in Nationwide Strike Success, Prensa Latina
Colombia's FARC admits failure to protect hostages, Reuters
Venezuelan-Iranian Car Company Releases First Models, Venezuelanalysis
Venezuela Takes Full Control over Oil Production, venezuelanalysis
Brazil & Co's Bank of the South Will Have To Undo Neoliberalism's Work, Brazzil
Brazilians Let Politicians Treat Them as Doormats, Brazzil
Copper worker's strike spreads, Santiago Times
Seismic changes occurring in Bolivia, Bolivia Rising

Upside-Down World

Europe

Der Spiegel

Social Networking in Europe: How MySpace Conquered the Continent
Breakthrough in German Hostage Crisis: Hannelore Krause Freed in Iraq, Son S...
Blame Bovine Belching: Changing Cows' Diet Could Cut Emissions
Talking to Terrorists: Could Back Channel Diplomacy Prevent the Worst?
CIA Flights: Special Treatment for Uncle Sam?
What Next for Cycling?: Following the Tour de France in the Shadow of Doping
Europe's Man in Washington: EU Chooses Dominique Strauss-Kahn to Head up IMF

International Herald Tribune

The gun lobby's Senate
A lesson in Iraqi illusion
The biofuel myths
Pope Turning back the liturgical clock

Inter Press Service

Rights-BoliviaA: Indigenous People March On Constituent Assembly , Chávez
Chile: Aymaras Don't Want to Disappear , Estrada
Politics-US: Wolfowitz - Return to Sender? , Berkowitz
Environment: Replanting the Planet , Brown
Iraq-Afghanistan: Overlooking the Air War, Akhavi
Development-Indonesia: Poverty, Trauma - Aceh's War, Tsunami Legacy , Daorueng
Germany: Breakdowns Renew Case Against Nuclear Energy , Godoy
Egypt: Fearing Border Protests, Cairo Meets Bedouin Demands , Morrow+al-Omrani
Iraq: 'Arrowhead' Becomes Fountainhead of Anger , al-Fadhily
Malaysia: Murder Trial Exposes Shaky Justice System , Kuppusamy

Radio Paris (WNN)

Middle East

Haaretz

UN: Shaba Farms should be under UNIFIL control, Barak Ravid
IAA approves of building museum on ancient Muslim cemetery, Meron Rapoport
IAEA team arrives in Tehran for answers on nuclear program, AP
Netanyahu: Barak is responsible for Hezbollah on our border, Yossi Verter
IDF closes Kerem Shalom crossing after mortars hit nearby structures, Amos Harel

Al Jazeera

Hamas rejects Gaza crossing opening, Al Jazeera
Turkish troop build-up worries Iraq, Agencies
Afghan drugs minister quits, Agencies
Civilians among Afghan blast dead, Al Jazeera

The Middle East

Review of Arab Editorials, MET
'War with Syria will be 10 times worse than with Hizbullah', Jerusalem Post
Americans should not be fooled by Bush's reckless depiction of Iran threat, Lebanon Daily Star
No evidence Iran supports Taliban: NATO commander, Tehran Times

Asia

China

China Executes Former Food Safety Chief Over Fake Medicines, Guardian Unlimited
China's Trade Surplus Hits New High , Forbes
China Says Uranium Executive Taken Hostage in Niger, International Herald Tribune
China's Hidden Wealth? Color It Gray, Asia Times
China Rises to Pakistan's Defense , Asia Times
A Carrot for China's Polluters, Asia Times

Asia Times, opinion

Pakistan's iron fist is to the US's liking, Asia Times
Neo-cons try to rally, bully Republicans, Asia Times
Thirsty in the land between the rivers, Asia Times
Suicide video gets Taliban message across , Asia Times

The Hindu, news

Africa

Politics-Zimbabwe: The Cycle of Violence Continues , Nduru

Mail and Guardian


Alternative

World Socialist Web

US Social Forum in Atlanta: Identity politics and appeals to the Democrats, Randall

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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