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Recent Bush Watch Features

Op-Eds: from Tom Paine's Corner, ed. by Jason Miller
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

What would a real diplomat do in the Middle East? Bushian sociopaths don't make good negotiators, Ed
How the Cheney gang loaded the dice against the gullible American public , Ed
Phantom voters in New York, Ed
The founders provided against the danger of a meglomanaical president marching America to war, Cohen
An unlikely David arises to take on Bush's Guantanamo Goliath, Glaberson
Defying King George, Dems press House to expand health care bill, Pear
Debates to connect candidates and voters online, Seelye
When it comes to politics, even the Winfrey-Angelou friendship has its limits, Jones
Promise of ID cards leads to peril of arrest for illegal immigrants, Bernstein
The politics of destruction: toxic Tom Delay can still spew the venom, Ornstein
Legacy of Ashes: even the CIA's successes have turned out to be failures, Thomas
Bomb by bomb, Japan sheds military restraints, Onishi
Victory for Islamic-inspired party is a rebuke to Turkey's old guard, Tavernise
Stealthy recall of AIDS drug hits world's poor , Rosenthal
In Arabic textbook, Israel admits that the '48 war was 'a catastrophe for Arabs', Kershner
Does anyone believe that Bushco is not involved in Venezuela's oil troubles?, Romero
Taliban seek a deal for Korean hostages, Bearak
Amazingly, Iraqis are in no hurry to hand over the management of their oil to Bushco , Rubin


Turkish PM pledges reform as he braces for second term
Fresh Taliban threats for S Korean, German hostages
US angers Pakistan over Al-Qaeda claims
Last king of Afghanistan dead at 92
US and Iran to hold direct talks on Iraq in Baghdad
Barclays strengthens ABN Amro bid after wooing Asian investors
Euro strikes another record dollar high

News Bullets

  • Will U.S. Finally End Cluster Bomb Exports?
  • Army Wife and Mother in Oregon Battles War
  • Blind Loyalty Latest US War Casualty
  • Musharraf Rocked by Judge Ruling Amid Fresh Bloodshed
  • Disarmament in Colombia: The Meltdown Begins
  • Famous Women Give Voice to Slain Student’s Legacy
  • Blast Shows Age of US Infrastructure
  • General in Iraq Awaits November Assessment
  • Broader Privilege Claimed In Firings

    Op-Ed Roundup

    Jimmy Breslin:
    Impeach George Bush To Stop War Lies, Deaths
    Cindy Sheehan:
    Time’s Up, Congress! Impeach, Now!
    David Cole:
    Bush’s Torture Ban is Full of Loopholes
    Donna Smith:
    Bush Got a Better Colonoscopy Than Me
    Ira Chernus:
    The Democrats’ Iraqi Dilemma: Questions Unasked, Answers Never Volunteered
    James Carroll:
    Waking Nightmare
    Arianna Huffington:
    The Secretary of Defense Breaks with the President on Sanitizing the War
    Harvey Wasserman:
    PR Nuke Flacks Do The Kashiwazaki Quake Death Spin
    International Herald Tribune:
    The Great Denier, At It Again and Again
    Hank Edson:
    Why We Must Leave Iraq ASAP
    Lauren Adler:
    Global Warming: Identifying The Problem Is Not The Solution
    Danny Schechter:
    ‘Contagion’ Could Lead To A Financial Tsunami
    Los Angeles Times:
    No To Nukes
    Cynthia Tucker:
    Bin Laden Gets His Wish, Thanks to Bush Administration
    Heather Wokusch:
    Under the Radar: Ten Warning Signs for Today
    Dave Zweifel:
    I Told You So: Bush's Damage Staggering
    Eric Margolis:
    America’s Next Big Blunder
    LeRoy Moore:
    Udall's Carelessness Regarding Iran
    Matthew Rothschild:
    Martial Law Proponent Dies
    John Nichols:
    President Cheney — Officially
    Ron Glasser:
    Again, We Did Know Better
    Derrick Jackson:
    Earmarking the War Machine
    Ralph Nader:
    No Future for Nuclear Energy
    Monica Benderman:
    Facing the Truth
    David Segal:
    Corporations' Cross-Country Extortion Racket
    Christopher Brauchli:
    A Column for the Masses
    Mary Ellen Marino:
    Act On Impeachment, Now
    Ted Rall:
    Wrong and White and Red All Over
    Pierre Tristam:
    The Audacity of Fraud: How Barack Obama Is Losing My Vote
    David Michael Green:
    When Harry Met Harry: Reid Finally Starts Channeling Truman Instead of Dukakis
    Kathryn Bourgoin:
    Health Care Should Be a Right
    Michelle Gardner-Quinn:
    This I Believe
    Arianna Huffington:
    In the Name of Objectivity, Media Clouds the Reality of Terror Report
    Rosa Brooks:
    A Really Bad Case of ‘Reality’
    Harold Meyerson:
    The GOP’s Spineless Sages
    Tony Norman:
    When N-Word Becomes the In-Word
    Ira Chernus:
    University of Colorado Set To Fire Ward Churchill
    Jay Bookman:
    After Six Years, al-Qaida Still a Major Threat
    Ryan Blethen:
    Media Monoliths Should Talk To The People

    Special: Dictator Watch

    With Iraq on Fire, Rest of World On Hold, Strobel+Youssef
    U.S. Choppers Kill ... Who? Enemy or Innocents?, Allam+Hussein
    Bush Bars CIA from Using Torture, but Details Remain Cloudy, Douglas+Landay
    Pakistan Court Rebuffs Musharraf, Reinstates Chief Justice, Lasseter

    Special: The Middle East

    Review of Arab Editorials, Middle East Times
    Bush policies made Al-Qaeda a world wide franchise, Iraq a den of terrorists, Arab News
    Bush's Unrealistic Mideast peace ‘Plans’, Arab News
    Turkey’s ruling Justice and Development Party (AK Party) was re-elected, Arab News
    Turkey: The obvious power of satisfied, empowered, democratic citizens, Lebanon Daily Star
    It may soon be too late for Lebanon, Lebanon Daily Star
    Bush's Iraq war - when time heals nothing, Middle East Times
    U.S. 2002 Pre-invasion Plan to Divide Iraq Into Three Separate States,
    Neocons Set Stage for Pakistan Attack, Uruknet

    Today's Alternative Special: WSWS

    A new pretext for American militarism and domestic repression, Van Auken
    Iraq: Carnage in Kirkuk amid conflicts over city's future, Cogan

    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

    Journalist chosen to lead Washington public policy institute, Cohen
    The media equation: let the sun shine to improve the F.O.I.A., Carr
    Reconsideration: liberal, mystic, Islamic scholar... the only distinguished Bush (1796-1859), Widmer

    Washington Post

    Don't Pass the Pork
    Justice Delayed
    Facing al-Qaeda
    Bush's Anti-Gay Dr. Dodgy
    An Appeal on Weapons
    Justice at Guantanamo
    Silenced in China
    Making The Poor Visible
    A Radioactive Case
    Trouble With the Neighbors
    The McGovern Landslide
    My Mother's Interrogators
    FEMA Knew Of Toxic Gas In Trailers
    Radiation Detector Program Delayed
    Not-Guilty Plea in Nuclear Theft Case
    In Speech, Byrd Denounces Enthusiasts of Dogfighting
    Drones Raise Safety Issues as Service Roles Multiply
    Plame's Suit Against Top Officials Dismissed
    Deals in Iraq Make Friends of Enemies
    New Manuals Push A Putin's-Eye View In Russian Schools
    Pakistan Supreme Court Reinstates Judge
    Ethiopia Releases 38 Opposition Leaders
    Negotiators Disagree on N. Korea Nukes
    Trail of an 'Enemy Combatant': From Desert to U.S. Heartland
    Reid Unmoved by Calls For Iraq Compromise
    Iraq Report Boils Down to Competing Time Demands
    Harry Potter and the Death of Reading
    Our Ready Embrace of Those Cheating Pols
    My Buddy, The Jihadi
    A Taste of Racism in the Chinese Food Scare
    Across Asia, the Generals Strike Back
    Outsourcing Justice? That's Obscene.

    Boston Globe

    Army probes alleged exam cheating, Bender + Bearing
    The world after George W. Bush, ED

    Chicago Tribune

    Just say H-2-No: Advocates urging move away from bottled water , Swanson
    How riots changed us , Page


    Brazil Plane Crash Highlights Regional Problems, Chang

    LA Times

    SF Chronicle


    Globe and Mail

    Toronto Star



    Iraqi aides will quit unless granted asylum, Pilkington
    Is this the real president of the United States? Dick Cheney, Pilkington
    If George Bush can be president, anyone can, Younge
    US ambassador says Iraqi aides will quit unless granted asylum, Pilkington
    UK defense memo says virtually no troops left -'running out of troops', Norton-Taylor
    Death of 3 UK soldiers illustrates rising threat to base in Basra, Norton-Taylor
    Iraq War will end before US decides on who is the enemy, Ackerman
    Insurgents form political front to plan for US pullout, Milne


    Turkish PM threatens to invade northern Iraq, Cockburn
    Taliban threaten to kill 18 abducted South Korean Christians in Afghanistan, Abrashi


    Turkey re-elects governing party, BBC
    Envoy Blair heads to Middle East, BBC
    'Losing sight of Planet Earth': US's ability to monitor Earth is diminished, Molly Bentley, BBC
    Iraq violence: Monitoring the surge, BBC
    Baghdad minibus blast kills five, BBC
    Denmark ends secret Iraq airlift, BBC


    ABC, news

    Latin America

    Mexico's president must protect freedom of expression, San Francisco Chronicle
    Migration a two-way street for some Mexicans, Arizona Republic
    Signals of Provocation in Oaxaca, Narco News
    US Company Recruits Mexicans for Iraq, Prensa Latina
    Dengue Uncontrollable in Honduras, Prensa Latina
    Ortega: US Finances Nica Opposition, Prensa Latina
    Haitians march for the return of Aristide, Haiti Action
    Colombia shifts drug strategy away from spraying herbicides, Reuters
    In Defense of Chavez in Response to The New Statesman, venezuelanalysis
    In Spite of Everything Brazilians Must Keep the Dream Alive, Brazzil
    Bolivia: New Economic Model in Progress, Prensa Latina

    Upside-Down World


    Inter Press Service

    Death Penalty-Saudi Arabia: Legal Aid for Maid - After Close Shave With Sword , Samath
    Health-Australia: Focus on Drug Access at HIV/AIDS Meet , Bhandari
    Politics-VietNam: Peasants Shoulder Pro-Democracy Protests , Macan-Markar
    Labour-Peru: Strike Ends as Teachers and Gov't Sit Down to Talks , Salazar
    Politics: Young Hmong Americans Confront a Dark History , Nguyen
    Mideast: Prisoners Released – to Abbas , Hirschberg
    Disarmament: Will U.S. Finally End Cluster Bomb Exports?, Massey
    Portugal: Epidemic of Conscientious Objection to Performing Abortion , de Queiroz
    Iran: 'Confessions' on TV to Counter 'Velvet Revolution' , Sanati

    Der Spiegel

    International Herald Tribune

    Radio Paris (WNN)

    Middle East


    Hamas: We are open to ties with Blair, but not Israel, Aluf Benn
    Police remove right-wing activists from former West Bank settlement of Homesh, Nadav Shragai
    Police arrest nine accused of trafficking human organs, Eli Ashkenazi
    Abbas' only chance, Danny Rubinstein
    Hezbollah chief Nasrallah: Our reach spans every point in Israel, Staff
    Education minister under fire for 'Nakba' textbook, Or Kashti
    So what if they said that?, Lily Galili

    Al Jazeera

    Bomb kills Iraq Sunni leaders, Agencies
    Three car bombs hit Iraqi capital, Agencies
    Palestinian parliament in deadlock, Al Jazeera
    Israel rewrites history textbook, Agencies
    Israel kills four Palestinians, Agencies
    Taliban talks 'not going well', Al Jazeera
    US and Iran to discuss Iraq again, Agencies
    Former Afghan king dies, Agencies
    Pakistan army battles tribal groups, Agencies

    Daily Star



    China Raises Rates, The Australian
    Death Toll from Floods, Mud-Rock Flows Rises in China , China Daily
    China Silences Green GDP Study, Report Says, Reuters
    China's unbalanced economic engine, Asia Times

    Daily Times

    Benazir to challenge Musharraf, DT
    Parties plan end to military rule, Qamar Jabbar
    Lal Masjid investigation continues, DT
    India's Robin Hood is killed after 30 years, DT


    Pakistan trying to avoid foreign attack, Ashraf Mumtaz
    Benazir-Musharraf 'power-sharing' discussed, Dawn

    Asia Times, opinion

    The Hindu, news


    Health-Zimbabwe: Running Errands of Mercy in the Age of AIDS , Banda
    Development-Tanzania: More Women Dying Preventable Deaths , McGregor

    Mail and Guardian

    Alternative Views

    Vanity Fair

    The History Boys, Halberstam
    Rorschach and Awe, Eban

    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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