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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

In the Chinese Style: Bush and Cheney Confess To Their Crimes, Maureen Dowd
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

N. Korea says the nuclear disarmament fun has only just begun, Sang-Hun
5 years later in North Korea, Ed
Bad and (maybe) good news on guns: why is Dem Congress lap dancing for the NRA?, Ed
D.C. mayor to appeal gun law to Bush's posse on the Supreme Court , Liptak
Tobacco bill includes compromise &criticism: 'this industry doesn't miss a trick', Harris
'Family values' Sen.Vitter says sorry about all the prostitutes...journalists made him do it, Nossiter
Settlement in L.A. : commit sex crimes, say sorry, pay $2b...it works for the RC Church, Ed
The special relationship of the US is with Israel, not the UK, Seddon
Finance: World Bank Moves into the Middle East , Mekay
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

AFP

Russia planning 'appropriate' response to British expulsions
Israeli ministers approve Palestinian prisoners to be freed
Fears rise over nuclear plant after Japan quake
Death sentence over China slave scandal
Turkish PM will 'quit politics' if he cannot rule alone
News Corp., Dow Jones reach 'tentative' takeover deal
Novartis profit thrives but pharma sales set to slacken

News Bullets

  • Hundreds of Iraqis Protest Draft Oil Law
  • Depleted Uranium Holds Fast In Colonie
  • General Pace: Another Troop Buildup Possible
  • Robot Air Attack Squadron Bound for Iraq
  • Bush Administration Accused of Putting Ideology Above Science
  • Radioactive Water ‘Leaked’ from Japan Nuke Plant after Quake
  • Despite Rhetoric, Obama Pushed Lobbyists’ Interests
  • Cheney Pushes Bush to Act on Iran

    Op-Ed Roundup

    Adil Shamoo:America Should Leave Iraq, But For The Right Reasons
    Matthew Rothschild: All Aboard the Impeachment Train: Calling Obama, Clinton, Edwards, & Pelosi
    Leslie Sheridan: 'Stripped' of Her Rights: Happy Independence Day America?
    Tom Engelhardt: Wrong Again: Bush’s Logic and Ours
    Cynthia Tucker: President Hostile To Scientific Facts That Conflict With Right-Wing Views
    Harvey Wasserman: California’s New Nukes War
    Glenn Smith: Stubborn Media Frame Bush as “Firm”
    Sean Gonsalves: 'A Cruel Distortion of History'
    Hooman Majd: Bush’s Big Iran Problem
    David Clark: Britain Must Take The Lead in Iraq - by Getting Out First
    Nolan Bowie: Treating Money as Free Speech
    Elizabeth Quinn: A Mid-Summer Review of Things Gone Badly Awry
    Paul Krugman: The Waiting Game
    Ross Dreyer: Ballot Censorship
    Neal Peirce: Plan For Growth — or Get Swamped


    Special: Dictator Search '08

    Edwards Tries to Regain Stride with Poverty Tour, Christensen
    Edwards retraces historic tour to highlight poverty, Doyle


    Special: Bush Bloodbath Continues To Drip

    Bush's whack-a-mole policy leads to at least 100 new Iraqi deaths , Oppel Jr. & Adeeb
    Counting Bushco's rented army, there are 290,000 US citizens risking all in Iraq, Broder
    Dems plan to force Bush's Senate warhogs to lose one night's sleep over Iraq, Hulse
    US Senate locked in Iraq battle, BBC
    Iraq oil city bomb attacks kill at least 85 and wound over 180, BBC
    In pictures: Kirkuk bombings, BBC
    Iraqi river carries grotesque cargo, BBC


    Special:Bush Spins ME Plan

    Bush urges Mid-East peace talks, BBC
    Mideast: New Bush Initiative Met with Scepticism , Lobe
    Something for Tony to do:Bush launches peace bid with Middle East talks, MacAskill
    Bush's last ditch effort... Still more can be lost in the Middle East, Swisher


    Today's Alternative Special: Tom Paine

    Who Keeps CNN Honest?
    The O.J. Card
    Valuing The Commons
    Populist Economic Message Appears To Be Taking Hold In Democratic Mainstream
    Guardian: Cheney Pushing Bush Toward Iran Military Strike
    'Iraq Summer' Puts The Heat on War Supporters In Congress
    Bush's Child Health Insurance Veto Threat Includes Push For Benefits Tax
    Student Loan Nonprofit Is A Boon For CEO



    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

    'We walked in darkness for many years': payout is 'bittersweet' for RC abused, Goodstein
    As Muslim group goes to trial, other charities watch warily, MacFarquhar
    A little legacy work: Bush to bolster Abbas and seek peace talks, Cooper
    British to expel 4 Russian diplomats, Lyall

    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

    McClatchy

    Net Gives Child-Porn Traders Anonymity, Hall
    Senate Democrats Plan Faux Filibuster to Pressure Republicans on Iraq, Talev
    Bush Calls for International Conference with Israel, Palestinians, Neighbors, Douglas+Strobel

    LA Times

    SF Chronicle

    Canada

    Globe and Mail

    Toronto Star

    England

    BBC

    US backs Pakistan drive to crush Islamic militants, BBC
    Two UK bomb attack suspects released, BBC
    Obama tops campaign fundraising, BBC

    Guardian

    Cold war diplomacy is back as UK expels spies, Harding
    Autism doctor accused of buying children's blood, Boseley
    Death of an innocent, Georgia style-- Troy Davis on death row, Younge
    Why didn't Bush listen to the generals at the start of the Iraq War?, Watkin

    Independent

    Just another day in Iraq: 100 more Iraqis killed, Cockburn
    Expertise and motivation of suicide bombers likely to spread further, Cockburn

    Australia

    ABC, news

    Latin America

    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

    Europe

    Inter Press Service

    Corruption: World Bank Debars Indian Firms in Fraud Probe , Mekay
    Politics: UN Chief Faulted for 'Undermining' General Assembly , Deen
    Latin America: Catholic Church Renews 'Option for the Poor' , Grogg
    Bolivia: La Paz Struggles Against Suffocation , Chávez
    Philippines: Anti-Terror Law Enforced Amid Protests , Gonzales
    Albania: Preserving a Beauty Called Biodiversity , Zimonjic
    Iraq: Partition Fears Begin to Rise , al-Fadhily
    Pakistan: After Red Mosque Raid Gov't Confronts Taliban , Yusufzai+Ebrahim

    Der Spiegel

    International Herald Tribune

    Radio Paris (WNN)

    Middle East

    Haaretz

    Al-Aqsa men, some still wanted, lay down arms, Avi Issacharoff
    Israel hails, Hamas slams Bush bid for broad Arab-Israeli summit, Aluf Benn
    UN's Ban offers to help start Israel-Syria peace negotiations, AP
    Blair to arrive in Jerusalem Tuesday to start work as Quartet envoy, Aluf Benn
    Peres: Holocaust stopped Israel having both banks of the Jordan, Staff

    Al Jazeera

    Bush calls for Middle East talks, Agencies
    Iran airs US scholars 'confessing', Al Jazeera
    Scores dead in Kirkuk blasts, Agencies
    Lebanese Army advances into Nahr al-Bared, Agencies
    Violence spreads in Pakistan, Al Jazeera

    Daily Star

    Asia

    China

    China Blasts Foreign Media for Exaggerating Food Safety Woes , International Herald Tribune
    95 Chinese Officials Punished Over Forced Labor Scandal , Xinhua
    Ministry: China's Pork Prices Continue to Rise , Xinhua

    Daily Times

    15,000 more soldiers to be deployed in tribal, NWFP areas, DT
    Bombs kill 80 in Kirkuk, DT
    Pakistan's Al Qaeda zone 'a dilemma', DT
    34 arrested for links to attack on Musharraf, DT

    Dawn

    Misconduct charge against chief justice is dropped, Nasir Iqbal
    Supreme Court seeks details of charges against Lal Masjid detainees, Dawn
    18 more Sindh villages flooded, Dawn
    Climate change shrinks China's wetlands, Dawn

    Asia Times, opinion

    The Hindu, news

    Africa

    Culture-Zimbabwe: ''It Is Unlawful to Speak the Truth'' , Kwidini
    Malawi: ''All-Day Electricity''--As Long As It Is Not Peak Time , Semu-Banda

    Mail and Guardian


    Alternative

    WSWS

    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


    Op-Eds

    25 Selected Columnists


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