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Monday, July 16, 2007

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Recent Bush Watch Features

Caller Correct: Why We Can Be Called A "Fascist State", Christine Tomlinson
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

Cheney pushes Bush to act on Iran--Rice loses again, MacAskill
The Poor: US retail sales fall unexpectedly, BBC
The Rich: Dow Jones ends week on new high, BBC
Sheer financial cost will force end to Iraq War, Fox
Global oil demand to rise in 2008, BBC
Bin Laden message in website film, BBC
Senate doubles Bin Laden reward to $50million, BBC
CDC Head Says She Needs Help from Veterinarians, Bernstein-Wax
US: Conrad Black Found Guilty in Fraud Trial, Silkos
Ice left over from Katrina is flushed , CST
U.S. to merge with Mexico and Canada?


Car bombs kills 72 in divided Iraqi oil city
Seven dead, hundreds injured as powerful quake hits Japan
UN agency confirms NKorea reactor shutdown
Bangladesh moves on two ex-leaders
China's vital wetlands shrinking due to climate change
New management deal reached at Airbus' parent company
Brent crude oil surges close to record at $78.30

News Bullets

Intelligence watchdog silent under Bush Administration
Commander: Keep troops in Iraq into Spring 2008
US readies robot 'surge' in Iraq to go along with ground troops

Op-Ed Roundup

Cindy Sheehan: Torture Is A War Crime
Ray McGovern: July 14, 2003: Ill-Starred Day
Eric Margolis: Fib Factory Running Full Tilt
Danny Schechter: Media Gangsters: Stealing The Media From Us
Dave Lindorff: Bill Moyers Puts Impeachment On the Media Table
Allan Lichtman: The DC Madam’s Public Service
Ann Wright: Bush, Impeachment, Strong Women and Dallas, Texas
Michael Moore: An Open Letter to CNN
Bill Moyers: The War Debate
M.J. Rosenberg: Why Are Dems Such Cowards on Impeachment?
Ralph Nader: Bush-Cheney Making Things Worse Day by Day
Robert Dreyfuss: Surge Mentality: White House in Denial
Ian Jack: There Are Very Few Causes Worth Dying For - Iraq Is Not One of Them
Chris Hedges: Iraq, The Vets’ View:A Reckless Minority of Troops Has Declared War On All Iraqis.
John Nichols: Cheney’s Actions Put Impeachment on the Table
RJ Eskow: Lieberman Lays the Groundwork For Another War
Christopher Brauchli: Bush Blesses Libby With New and Improved Compassionate Conservatism
Robert Fisk: Lawrence of Arabia Had It Right About Iraq
Tom Hayden: Harvard’s Humanitarian Hawks
Derrick Jackson: Whole Food Fight
Johann Hari: Ship of Fools: Setting Sail With 'The National Review'
John Dean: Harriet Miers’s Contempt of Congress: Are Conservatives About To Neuter Congress?
Charles Knight: After Iraq, Pakistan?
Kasia Anderson: Flynt to Capitol Hill Hypocrites: 'Payback’s a Bitch'
Leonard Rodberg/Don McCanne: Upgrading To National Health Insurance (Medicare 2.0)
Chris Hedges/Laila Al-Arian: The Other War: Iraq Vets Bear Witness
Sam Husseini: Killing the Constitution: How I Became a Radical Twenty Years Ago Today
Ezra Klein: The Mainstream Media’s Michael Moore Inferiority Complex
Glenn W. Smith: Seeing with Tucker Carlson’s Eyes
Barbara Ehrenreich: Health Care vs. the Profit Principle
David Michael Green: In The Last Throes, Judiciously
Dahr Jamail: Iraq on My Mind: Thousands of Stories to Tell — And No One to Listen
Rosa Brooks: Clear-Eyed Questions About Iraq
Arianna Huffington: Why Bush’s Balanced Assessment of Iraq is Utterly Unbalanced
Pierre Tristam: Bush in His Labyrinth
John Nichols: Congress Moves Toward Contempt Citation
Eric Lotke: Arbitrary Justice, Hidden Truth
Ari Melber: The Virtual Primary

Special: Dictator '08

Guiliani- 'a small man in search of a balcony', Stanage Hillary is from Mars, Obama is from Venus
McCain flees north toward home
John McCain goes off the rails
McCain Is Down but Not Out, Stearns
The Chris Dodd experience
Romney Mum on Health Care Fix, Thomma

Special: Bush Bloodbath Takes No Prisoners

Iraqi government says US arms killers, Agencies

Special: Lady Bird Tributes

A Southern, and liberal, Lady
Looking back at Lady Bird

Today's Alternative Special: Salon

Bush's big Iran problem
It's finally time for Bush to answer questions about Libby
Bush and Cheney's tortured secrecy
His stethoscope is loaded
GOP hawks' sudden conversion

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

Bush guts US regulatory system just in time for Chinese export scandals, Ed
Making sure the protectors protect: get sadistic security thugs out of our schools, Ed
Back off the bureau: Bush is hobbling the Census Bureau by starving it of funds, Ed
Science for big kids, Harris
After abuse settlement, Catholic church apologizes for 'this terrible sin and crime', Goodstein
New populism is spurring Dems on the economy, Toner
Dems continue to beat Republicans at the donor box, Cooper &Luo
Edwards embarks on tour in South to focus on poverty, Wayne
Ladybird Johnson is buried in Texas, AP
By limiting funding of solar power science, Bushco keeps us shackled to harmful sources, Revkin &Wald
Mistrust abounds as US 'builds alliances' with ex-insurgents (gangs of Sunni killers), Oppel Jr.
Aid to Pakistan in tribal areas raises concern, Perlez
UN confirms North Korean reactor shut, AP
Framing Iran: 24 indeterminate Iranians escape from Iraq prison, Rubin
Bush's new Iraq policy: rename insurgent groups...Al Qaeda, Al Qaeda, Al Qaeda, Burns
Neocon operative Steven Hadley shills for Bush on Iraq, Knowlton
Only in the Bush administration: Russia's suspension of arms agreement is actually 'progress', Shanker
Clout reduced, Dems eyeing his seat, GOP congressman pushes harder, Hernandez

Washington Post

Boston Globe

Bush says some Iraqi progress is reason for optimism, BG
Groups say bottleneck weakens species list, Roosevelt

Chicago Sun Times

We're putting Conrad Black behind us, Patrick Fitzgerald
La. first state to outlaw late-term abortion procedure , Simpson


Militants Bloody Military on Pakistan's Border, Lasseter
State Orders Flak Jackets in Baghdad's Green Zone, Drummond
GOP Senators to Bush: Start Planning for Iraq Withdrawal, Schoof

LA Times

SF Chronicle


Globe and Mail

Toronto Star



US House votes for troop pullout, BBC
Republicans press Bush over Iraq, BBC
PM Maliki defends Iraq progress, BBC
Crushing Iraq's human mosaic: Iraq's minority crisis, Patrick Jackson, BBC
NY Times reporter killed in Iraq, BBC
Beijing suspends US meat imports, BBC
Emissions don't make Europe happy, BBC
China's recycling 'saves forests', BBC
India takes first steps towards tackling climate change, Sanjoy Majumder, BBC
Winemakers keep weather eye on climate, BBC


Boy forced by Taliban to become would-be bomber is pardoned, Agencies
Britain must take the lead in Iraq - by getting out first, Clark
What sort of poetry will come out of Iraq, Hattersley


Pull troops out now and stand up to Bush, inquiry tells Brown, Brown


ABC, news

Latin America

American guns help fuel Mexico's drug trade killings, San Francisco Chronicle
Mexico to require banks to offer free accounts to low income people, IHT
Organized Crime Causes Violence in Guatemala, Prensa Latina
Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega Praises Venezuela's Aid, Prensa Latina
El Salvador to cut troops in Iraq, Al Jazeera
Mass Firings at Téléco: The Privatization Plan Begins, Haitianalysis
Portia: No need for violence in election campaign, Jamaica Observer
Colombian rebel hostage killed in rescue attempt, Reuters
Interview with FARC Commander Raul Reyes, Colombia Journal
Venezuela Rejects 'Intervention' of US-Proposed OAS Delegation, venezuelanalysis
Brazil's Quota Foes Conveniently Forget US Affirmative Action's 40-Year Success, Brazzil
Bolivian Deputies Approve Anti-Graft Bill, Prensa Latina
Arabs Rely More on Brazil and Less on the US and EU for Imports, Brazzil
Peruvian teachers are still on strike for an indefinite period, Prensa Latina
US Officials Encourage Division in South America, Prensa Latina
Escalating protests in Peru with at least three dead, Merco Press
Court overturns pardons to military rulers of Argentina, Merco Press

Upside-Down World


Inter Press Service

Egypt: Cairo Changes Tack on Gaza , Morrow+al-Omrani
Iraq: Al-Qaeda Escapes U.S. Assault , Ali
Development: New EU Contract Could Fail MDGs , Cronin
Rights-Chile: UN on the Offensive Against Iraq Mercenaries , Estrada+González

Der Spiegel

International Herald Tribune

Radio Paris (WNN)

Middle East


Fayad: Goodwill gestures without talks are pointless, Akiva Eldar
Olmert, Abbas to meet in J'lem, discuss Israel-PA relations, Aluf Benn
Bedouin to set up tent city near Knesset to protest home demolitions, Mijal Grinberg
Bush to present plan endorsing two-state solution, Fayad gov't, Aluf Benn
U.S. presidents come and go but the Mideast conflict remains, Shmuel Rosner
Peres: 'We have to get rid of the territories', AP
In the end there will be one state, Danny Rubinstein

Al Jazeera

Palestinians pledge to halt attacks, Agencies
Lebanon rivals hold talks in France, Al Jazeera
Iraq PM says US forces can leave, Agencies
Iran agrees to nuclear inspection, Agencies
Hamas rejects 'illegal' government, Agencies
Scores dead in Kirkuk blasts, Agencies

Daily Star



Losing the Taste for China's Delicacies, BBC News
US Meat Exporters Troubled by China Trade Flap, Reuters
US, China to Get Climate Change Chance at Summit, China Daily,
US Hysteria Hikes China Trade Tensions, Asia Times

Daily Times

48 dead, 105 injured in Swat, Di Khan suicide bombings, Zakir Hassnain and Manzoor Ali Shah
Waziristan peace deal 'dead', Haji Mujtaba and Akhtar Amin
Afghan failure 'may lead to Pakistan regime change', DT
Mosque attack foiled, 4 arrested, Shafiq Sharif
Punjab TB program lacking, Muzaffar Ali
Suicide attacks can't enforce sharia, Azaz Syed


Troops under fire; 24 killed in suicide attack, Pazir Gul
Chief justice welcomed in Lahore, Amjad Mahmood
10 foreigners recovered among Lal Masjid dead, Dawn
160 rescued from Sindh floods, Dawn

Asia Times, opinion

The Hindu, news


Rights-Marocco: Childhood Being Stolen , Barakat

Mail and Guardian



Bush rejects any US military pullback in Iraq, Martin
White House invokes broad executive privilege claims to block congressional testimony, Kay

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

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