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Recent Bush Watch Features

Another "We Told Ya So: Dictators Are Us, Politex, Dowd
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

An unpalatable truth for Bush: most foreign insurgents in Iraq are Saudis, Symonds
Bordering on the ridiculous: Quebec and Vermont towns bond over pointless security , Austen
Bush appointee V.A chief resigns: vets applaud calling him 'a product of political patronage', Palank
Bush's F.D.A. inspections are 'lax': Congress learns our safety net is full of holes, Burros
Waxman says Rove used Drug Control officials to boost weak GOP candidates , Lewis Former surgeon general describes Bush administration's interference on science and health issues, English
Abstinence ed in trouble: in no way does it delay a teenager's sexual debut, Beil
In Mississippi, forcing voters to register by party will racially polarize the state , Nossiter
Senate Debates Iraq Withdrawal All Night Long, Talev+Schoof
Money for Home Renovations Came from Personal Funds, Stevens Says, Bolstad
U.S. Won't Provide this Year's Quota of Visas to Cubans, Bachelet+Robles
U.S. Attorney Questioned About Prosecution of 2 Border Patrol agents, Montgomery
Bombings Cripple Mexican Pipelines, Hall
Suicide bomber kills 14 at a rally in Pakistan, Masood
UK: MPs Want UK to Pay Living Wage to Overseas Workers, McVeigh


Two hundred feared dead in Brazil air crash
Pakistan's Musharraf vows war on militants, rules out emergency
US captures Qaeda in Iraq's link to bin Laden
Libya says ball in EU court over medics' fate
Intensive diet doesn't prevent breast cancer: study
Imperial Tobacco set to land Altadis for 16.2 billion euros
Dow Jones board backs Murdoch takeover deal

News Bullets

Fox guest claims CIA is 'sabotaging our own War on Terror'
Harriet Miers rejects Judiciary Committee subpoena again
Document reveals more degrading CIA techniques
US claims arrest of 'al Qaeda's link to Bin Laden'
Vets compare departing chief to FEMA's Brownie
Not finished: Ex-Rove aide called back to Congress
Stewart: We had 'cute' Libby sodomized by Pikachu graphic

Op-Ed Roundup

Tom Turnipseed: Bush, Graham Push Prez, Generals Power Over People and Troops
Marjorie Cohn: Reining In an Out-of-Control Executive
James Cassedy: Revealing Exchange On Iraq: E-mail with House Majority Leader Rep. Steny Hoyer (D-MD)
Dave Lindorff: Feingold Turns to Dross
Cindy Sheehan: Harming Civilians is a War Crime
Firmin DeBrabander: It’s Time To Upend The Farm Bill
Glenn Hurowitz: Environmentalism for Billionaires
Arianna Huffington: Bill Kristol: On the Train to Delusionville
John Nichols: Harry Reid Finally Starts to Fight Smart
Jesse Jackson: To Save Our Cities, Resist Gun Lobb
Dean Baker: Subsidies for Fund Managers: Wall Street’s Giant Trough
Pierre Tristam: Sen. Theodore G. Bilbo’s Legacy of Hate
Barry Payne: FTC on Net Neutrality: Absence of Evidence Is Not Evidence of Absence
Nicholas Von Hoffman: Why Milk Costs More Than Gas

Special: Fearmonger Bush

Congress! Dismiss contemptible politics of fear; remove Bush from Iraq and from office, Ed
Report Warns of Iraq-Based Terrorist Strike in U.S., Landay
Have 6 years,100s of billions of dollars, thousands dead made us safer from terror? No., Shane
US: Filling Gaps in Iraq, Then Finding a Void at Home, Broder

Special: Dictator Search '08

Where should candidates debate the nation's ills? In picturesque New Orleans, Ed
AP Poll: GOP pick is 'none of the above', Sidoti
John Edwards Bets It All on Iowa, Morrill
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

Today's Alternative Special: Democacy Now !

As Cheney Pushes Bush to Attack Iran, U.S. and Iranian Activists Call for Peace
Who Keeps CNN Honest?
10 Years in Prison For Consensual Sex: Genarlow Wilson's Mother Speaks Out on...
The Execution Tapes: Georgia's Secret Audio Recordings of Two Executions
Less than 24 Hours Before his Scheduled Execution, Troy Davis is Granted Stay...
Was Georgia about to Execute an Innocent Man? The Story of Troy Davis
Los Titulares de Hoy: Democracy Now!'s daily news summary translated in Spanish

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

Fighting AIDS behind bars, Ed
Trying times ahead: the prospect of 60 million Californians, Klinkenborg
Anglo-Canadian Conrad Black is an 'imperially fatuated royalist/capitalist '( ie a crook), Ferguson
Limited capacity in flu defenses no matter how hard Bush trumpetted for Tamiflu, Harris
We can rip Iraq to shreds (can't remember why) but Bin Laden still thrives in Pakistan , Mazetti &Sanger
Dems wish weak-kneed GOP Senators would put their votes where their mouths are on Iraq, Hulse
Missing only pacifiers and teddies: cots, pizzas & recriminations but no Senate action on Iraq, Zeleny &Herszenhorn
Skilled workers win reversal of decision on green cards after public outcry, Palank
Chrysler drops plans for obnoxious new gas hog citing fuel standards, Bunkley

Washington Post

Boston Globe

Flashbacks of a lost cause, Greenway

Chicago Tribune

White House gauges 'persistent' Qaeda threat, Silva
Levee improvements bring flood of suspicion, Witt

LA Times

SF Chronicle


Globe and Mail

Toronto Star



Gunmen kill 29 men, women and children in Iraq village, BBC
Marathon Iraq talks in US Senate, BBC
US wants fresh Iran talks on Iraq, BBC
US intelligence report says Al-Qaeda 'stepping up US efforts', BBC
News Corp 'agrees Dow Jones deal', BBC
Poland firm on US missile defence despite Russian objections, BBC
Convictions in China slave trial, BBC
Russia warns UK over expulsions, BBC


Bush Middle East plan starts to unravel-little positive response, Goldenberg
Iran is the reason for Bush's flurry of activity on the Middle East, Freedland
CIA dissenters helped expose renditions, says inquiry chief, Goldenberg


T.E.Lawrence on Iraq: insurgents 'a thing invulnerable, intangible', Robert Fisk
Some things never change: Rice (not Blair) to chair Middle East conference, Macintyre


ABC, news

Latin America

Monsanto Co. and DuPont Co. want to enter the Mexican seed market with GMO strains, Reuters
Burial in Mexico proves expensive for many immigrants, Houston Chronicle
Oaxaca Roars Again, Prensa Latina
Fighting Erupts on Major Streets in Oaxaca, Narco News
Honduras Attorney General obstructing prosecution of many cases of corruption, Prensa Latina
Guatemala for Migrants' Rights, Prensa Latina
Nicaragua's Ortega visits Mexico and promotes ALBA, nicanet
Haiti ex-rebel chief who overthrew Aristide wanted for drug crimes, Caribbean NN
Unfavorable rating of Colombia's Uribe hits high, Reuters
Interview with FARC Commander Raul Reyes, Colombia Journal
Brazilian Indians Fighting to Become Visible and Be Counted, Brazzil
Brazil Trade Balance Surplus Reaches US$ 22 Billion. Imports Grow 26%, Bazzil
US planned 1963 military coup in Brazil, Merco Press
Brazil: 0.75% of population dominates 50% of GDP, Merco Press
Uruguay Hopes To End Illiteracy using Cuban literacy method, Prensa Latina
Bank of the South: Toward Financial Autonomy, UDW
Taken Aback by Leftist Shift, White House Endeavors to Con the Americas, UDW
Fidel Castro on Bush, Health & Education, ZNet
Americanism vs. ALBA, ZNet

Upside-Down World


Inter Press Service

Trade: WTO Offers New Proposal to Break Deadlock , Mekay
Colombia-Ecuador: Coca Spraying Makes for Toxic Relations , Vieira
Energy: Nuclear Power No Panacea, Critics Say , Rizvi
Security-Brazil: Oedipus Caught in the Crossfire, Frayssinet
Haiti: A Land Crumbling Beneath Their Feet , Gentile
Environment: UNEP Faults Asian Development Bank Project , Macan-Markar
Iraq: Mass Graves Dug to Deal With Death Toll , Ali
Labour-Malaysia: Forget Investors, Fix Minimum Wages - Unions , Netto
Death Penalty-US: Inmate Gets Rare Last-Minute Reprieve , Cardinale

Der Spiegel

International Herald Tribune

Radio Paris (WNN)

Middle East


Comptroller blasts PM, IDF top brass over home front, Staff
Israel confirms third parties have relayed messages to Syria, Yoav Stern
IDF troops resume West Bank arrest raids after five-day lull, Avi Issacharoff
Israel can't yawn at chances to resolve the conflict, Editorial
Prisoner release is way of continuing occupation, Amira Hass
Dozens of classical musicians issue joint peace manifesto, Noam Ben Ze'ev
The Temple, a place of intolerable noise and stench, Michael Fox

Al Jazeera

Hamas blasts Bush for backing Fatah, Al Jazeera
Mass funerals held in Kirkuk, Agencies
Al-Sadr bloc returns to parliament, Agencies
Syrian president begins second term, Agencies
Iraq PM says US forces can leave, Agencies
Egypt faces water crisis, Farid Barsoum
Dubai emir in US 'child slaves' row, Agencies
Violence spreads in Pakistan, Al Jazeera

Daily Star



Five US Airlines Seek New Routes to China, International Herald Tribune
Filthy As Well As Rich , Guardian Unlimited
Un: China Making Progress Against Aids, Guardian Unlimited
Man Gets Death in China Brickworks Slavery Scandal, Reuters Canada
Behind the Hysteria About China's Tainted Goods, Asia Times
Show of Strength as China Marks Anniversary of World's Biggest Army, Independent

Daily Times

Suicide atttack at CJ rally kills 16, Mohammad Kamran, Zulfiqar Ghumman and Naveed Siddiqui
Is Pakistan the new Afghanistan?, Iqbal Khattak
16 wounded in attack on Kashmir pilgrims, DT
Indonesia starts sex ed by texting, DT

Asia Times, opinion

The Hindu, news


Europe-Africa: Peace Force for Chad Planned , Cronin
Economy-Malawi: Uranium Mining Sparks Controversy , Semu-Banda
Health-Mozambique: Enter Malaria, Another Companion of HIV/AIDS , Ayisi

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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