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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

Bush Fantasy: Bush Wants To Be Judged By His-Story, Not History, Maureen Dowd
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

Who Runs the CIA? Outsiders for Hire. , WP
Dollar falls again amid growing US fears on crumbling housing marlet, Elliott
A deal that will finish Detroit but 'will be good for the economy', Ed
Lieberman and Bushies look for reason to bomb Iran, Kinzer
McCain's maverick meltdown, Berman
Giuliani campaign hit by firefighter critics, MacAskill
The rules change when dictators serve US interests, Khan
A new low; Bushies write off disabled children, Tomasky
Justice Kennedy, possibly unintentionally, revealed a pathway to educational justice, Kozol
Britain and Russia on the brink of diplomatic crisis, Harding
Intelligence Report: Al Qaida at Renewed Strength in Pakistan, Strobel+Landay

AFP

Lebanese army pounds Islamist siege camp
Pakistan leader to address nation as Al-Qaeda vows revenge over mosque
Six killed in Swiss climbing accident
Iraq goals less than half met: US administration
Warming causing gray whales to lose weight, say scientists
Mining group Rio Tinto bids $38.1 billion for Alcan
Australian regulator takes Google to court over sponsored links

News Bullets

  • Pennsylvania Democrats Want Nader to Pay for Bush’s Election
  • World Population Day: Enlightened Men Prescribed for Maternal Health
  • On Global Warming, MoveOn Voters Pick Edwards
  • Wolfowitz - Return to Sender?
  • Bush Again Links Iraq Violence to 9/11
  • Sheehan Brings New Campaign Through Houston
  • Musharraf’s Fate Hangs on Knife Edge
  • New Analysis Counters Claims that Solar Activity is Linked to Global Warming
  • Panel Says: 14 Million Refugees Worldwide
  • Iraq-Afghanistan: Overlooking the Air War
  • Ex-Surgeon General Accuses Bush Officials of Censorship
  • Neo-Cons Try to Rally, Bully Republicans
  • Unpopular Congress Enduring Tough Times
  • US Opposition to Iraq War Hits New High: Poll
  • We spend Far More, but Our Health Care is Falling Behind
  • Preaching the Anti-Shopping Gospeln
  • Congress Braces for Fight Over Fairness Doctrine

    Op-Ed Roundup

    Amy Goodman: Presidential Scholars Tell the President 'No' on Torture
    Robert Shetterly: The Language of Dead Bodies
    Elizabeth Sawin: Climate Change: The Heart of The Problem
    Bob Burnett: Faith and Politics
    Robert Scheer:Bush's Pakistan Paradox
    Jack Lessenberry: Bush vs. America
    Robert Naiman: Is the US Responsible for the Death of Nearly a Million Iraqis?
    Debra McNutt: Privatizing Women: Does Iraq Occupation Enable Prostitution?
    Nick Turse: Planet Pentagon: How the Pentagon Came to Own the Earth, Seas, and Skies
    Annette Bernhardt: What We Owe the Working Poor
    John Nichols: Michael Moore Takes On CNN
    Marsha Meyers: Bush Alone In The Car Pool Lane


    Special: Lady Bird Dead At 94

    Ladybird Johnson, former first lady, dies at 94, Nemy
    Lady Bird Johnson Passes Away in Texas, Chapman
    Lady Bird Johnson


    Special: The Bush League

    Bush Halts Miers' Testimony, Provoking Threat from Congress, Talev
    Defining executive privilege, Sunstein
    Bush, the ethicist-in-chief, Klein & Cathcart
    History as an alibi, Dowd


    Special: The Bush Iraq Bloodbath

    Few Iraq Benchmarks Have Been Met, McClatchy Analysis Shows, Youssef
    New U.S. Intelligence Assessment Casts Doubts on Bush's Iraq Policy, Landay+Youssef
    Senate Bid to Give Troops More Rest Time Fails, Schoof
    Pentagon: U.S. Troops Shot 429 Iraqi Civilians at Checkpoints, Youssef


    Today's Alternative Special

    While Europeans Vacation, Americans Toil
    Twinkie, Deconstructed: Processing the American Diet
    Fox and CBS Refuse To Air Condom Ads
    Water World: Slipping Toward Climate Catastrophe
    Amy Goodman: Young Scholars Tell the President 'No' on Torture
    Robert Scheer: Bush's Pakistan Paradox
    Arianna Huffington: Democrats Can't Wait Around for GOP Defectors to End the War
    Annalee Newitz: Transformers Is More Than Just a Cheap Truck Commercial



    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

    Global warming may bench a baseball staple, Davey
    Swimming with the crocs: Giuliani's pious Sen. Vitter is just another GOP john, Nossiter
    A floral protest over job-based visas, Bernstein
    Sobered Senate Republicans defy Bush, back time limit on troop deployments, Zeleny
    After mosque battle, Musharraf's troubles persist, Sengupta
    Judge sentences 4 in botched '05 London bomb plot, Perlez
    Abbas plays on Hamas boycott to keep his cabinet in place, Erlanger
    Massive $282 million heist at Baghdad bank...the guards did it, Rubin
    Polluted clouds keep on giving: mining metals that fall from the sky in Siberia, Kramer
    In Poland a Jewish revival thrives minus the Jews, Smith
    Our desperate despot defies constitution & reality; orders Miers not to appear at hearing, Stout &Rutenberg
    Former Surgeon General says Bush administration tried to suppress health reports, Harris
    He lies even when he grovels: scared by GOP Iraq rebellion Bush ladles the codswallop, Zeleny &Stolberg
    Bush serves up a steaming bag of carefully cooked Iraq benchmarks, Cloud &Burns
    Student loan companies appeal to Dems on subsidy cuts, Glater
    Compromise measure aims to limit global warming, Broder
    No one can bear to look at or listen to him anymore: Bush thinks a few ribbon-cuttings might help, Stolberg

    Washington Post

    Chicago Sun Times

    Green Zone Pounded - 3 killed, 18 hurt, Reid
    Caution made JFK a great leader, Greeley

    McClatchy

    Chilean Judge Rejects Fujimori Extradition, Hughes

    LA Times

    SF Chronicle

    Canada

    Globe and Mail

    Toronto Star

    England

    BBC

    UN concerned over US Iraq policy, BBC
    Dollar keeps falling against euro, BBC
    Bush tries to bolster Iraq plan, BBC
    Bush aide testifies in firing row, BBC
    Amnesty seeks UN probe on Lebanon, BBC
    Iraq 'vendetta attack' kills 11 by locking them in house and blows it up, BBC
    US activists bypass official resistance to tackle climate change, BBC

    Independent

    A dead Iraqi is just another dead Iraqi... You know, so what?', Doyle
    Surgeon general was 'gagged by White House', Doyle

    Australia

    ABC, news

    Latin America

    Upside-Down World

    Europe

    Inter Press Service

    Politics: Iranians Prefer Economic Development Over Nukes , Akhavi
    Climate Change-Caribbean: Uniting Against Future Adversity , Grogg
    World Population Day: U.S. Funding Continues to Stumble , Deen
    Migration: Iraq Exodus Fuels Rise in Refugees, Displaced , Lobe
    Environment-Mexico: Critics Sceptical of Gov't Reforestation Statistics , Cevallos
    Caribbean: Putting People Before Economics, Ischyrion
    Israel-Syria: Peace or Another 'Accidental' Summer War? , Akhavi
    Rights-Iran: Students Unfazed by Arrests, Suppression , Sanati
    Politics: Thai Junta Going the Burma Way? , Macan-Markar
    World Population Day: Enlightened Men Prescribed for Maternal Health , Nduru

    Der Spiegel

    International Herald Tribune

    Radio Paris (WNN)

    Middle East

    Haaretz

    Daily Star

    Asia

    Daily Times

    73 militants' bodies found at Lal Masjid, none women, Zulfiqar Ghuman and Irfan Ghauri
    Opposition forms new alliance, DT
    Millions battle floods in China, DT
    Indian Muslims in terror focus, YP Rajesh

    Dawn

    Commandos demolish resistance at Lal Masjid; death toll undetermined, Syed Irfan Raza and Khaleeq Kiani
    Balochistan villages flooded, Saleem Shahid
    Security ordered to protect Chinese nationals, Tariq Naqash

    China

    China Says Foreign Reserves Rise to US$1.33 Trillion , International Herald Tribune
    China Bans Chemical in Toothpaste after Recalls, Reuters
    China Opens Sluices to Divert Flood Water from Swollen Huaihe River, Xinhua
    China Shuts Down Western-Run Newsletter, New York Times
    China Boosts 2006 Economic Growth Figure, Forbes
    The Chinese Dollar Hoard Thunders Forward, Asia Times

    Asia Times, opinion

    The Hindu, news

    Africa

    Sudan-EU: New Warning of Famine in Darfur , Cronin

    Mail and Guardian


    Alternative

    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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    25 Selected Columnists


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