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    Tuesday, January 27th, 2004

    In case you haven't seen these links, they're worth following!To see one of the two ads CBS won't run during the SuperBowl, go here: to, almost a half-million people have so far called CBS asking them to stop

    Key Republican Strategist Turned Bush-Critic

    Tuesday, January 27th, 2004

    The House of Bush Rep. strategist Kevin Phillips on the Bush family's hunger for power [ link ] By Eric Bates | (Rolling Stone, January 5, 2004) Listening to Kevin Phillips talk about politics, it's easy to mistake him for

    The WMD-Hunt & the November Election

    Sunday, January 25th, 2004

    by Brendan Lalor, Head WMD-hunter David Kay has “concluded that Iraq had no stockpiles of chemical and biological weapons at the start of the war last year,” according to the New York Time article below. Yet he's “stepping down”

    The CIA revolt against the White House

    Sunday, January 25th, 2004

    [ Below is a nice interview with registered Republican and previous Bush contributor, Larry C. Johnson, a decorated intelligence analyst, who demands that Congress “hold the White House accountable for deliberately revealing the identity of undercover CIA operative.” What the

    The Hidden State of the Union

    Friday, January 23rd, 2004

    [ For those not familiar with Lakoff's competing-models analysis of moral politics, this is a timely introduction. — doclalor ] The Hidden State of the Union By George Lakoff, AlterNet January 22, 2004 We all heard what the President

    Labor Department ‘cheat sheet’ puts screws to workers

    Friday, January 23rd, 2004

    [ Thanks to Sundra Flansburg for sending this article. ] Labor Department 'cheat sheet' puts screws to workers South Bend Tribune, January 18, 2004 [ link ] by EILEEN APPELBAUM, KRT Forum NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. — Just when you thought the

    Seven Myths About Faith & Politics

    Thursday, January 22nd, 2004

    Seven Myths About Faith & Politics The truth about the politics of evangelicals, Catholics and seculars by Steven Waldman, Slate I heard about this guy who called himself “evangelical,” said he lived a “Bible-centered life,” had a personal relationship with

    Bush Motivates Voter Turnout

    Wednesday, January 21st, 2004

    by Brendan Lalor, thereitis.orgIf Iowa is an indication of voter turnout to come, it's worth noting that Democrats are coming out in droves by historical standards. According to the Des Moines Register, “More than 122,000 Democrats attended caucuses Monday, of

    Ashcroft’s Attack On Greenpeace

    Wednesday, January 21st, 2004

    John Passacantando, AlterNet | October 30, 2003 Yesterday the Greenpeace ship MV Esperanza arrived in Miami. However, rather than pulling into port, as Greenpeace ships do throughout the world, she will remain at anchor. The Port of Miami has

    Winning the Election … Racism, Theft and Fraud in Florida

    Wednesday, January 21st, 2004

    [ As the presidential election approaches, it's worth remembering what happened last time. This is a nice piece on an issue which we have been too willing to forget: How cheating illegitimately landed George W. Bush a job as Acting