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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: http://www.moveon.org/cbs/ad/According to moveon.org, almost a half-million people have so far called CBS asking them to stop

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Key Republican Strategist Turned Bush-Critic

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

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The WMD-Hunt & the November Election

by Brendan Lalor, thereitis.org 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”

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The CIA revolt against the White House

[ 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

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The Hidden State of the Union

[ 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 http://www.alternet.org/story.html?StoryID=17643 By George Lakoff, AlterNet January 22, 2004 We all heard what the President

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Labor Department ‘cheat sheet’ puts screws to workers

[ 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

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Seven Myths About Faith & Politics

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

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Bush Motivates Voter Turnout

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

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Ashcroft’s Attack On Greenpeace

John Passacantando, AlterNet | October 30, 2003 http://www.alternet.org/story.html?StoryID=17073 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

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Winning the Election … Racism, Theft and Fraud in Florida

[ 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

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