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[Allawi] Couldn’t Have Said It Any Better Himself

[ As DemocracyNow! (1 Oct. 2004) reports: Bush Campaign Helped Write Allawi Speech The Washington Post is reporting that the U.S. government and a representative of President Bush’s reelection campaign were “heavily involved” in drafting Iraqi Prime Minister Iyad Allawi’s

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The Unfeeling President

9 Sept. 2004 | East Hampton Star by E.L. Doctorow I fault this president for not knowing what death is. He does not suffer the death of our 21-year-olds who wanted to be what they could be. On the eve

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Daily Show’s audience more intelligent than O’Reilly Factor’s

by Quentin Pratt Bill O’Reilly repeatedly insulted the Daily Show’s audience during an interview with John Stewart, referring to them as “stoned slackers” several times during the interview. This prompted some research which found the following: Viewers of Jon Stewart’s

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Something rotten in the state of Florida

29 September 2004 | The Independent Pregnant chads, vanishing voters… the election fiasco of 2000 made the Sunshine State a laughing stock. More importantly, it put George Bush in the White House. You’d think they’d want to get it right

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The war’s littlest victim

[ Thanks to Bob Lee for spotting this piece. –BL ] Keywords: depleted uranium September 29, 2004 | New York Daily News In early September 2003, Army National Guard Spec. Gerard Darren Matthew was sent home from Iraq, stricken by a

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U.S. casualties grim cost of Iraq war; Human tragedies take toll on medics

26 Sept 2004 | Toronto Star by SANDRO CONTENTA LANDSTUHL, Germany?At the U.S. military hospital on a wooded hilltop here, the cost of the Iraq war is measured in amputated limbs, burst eyeballs, shrapnel-torn bodies and shattered lives. They’re the

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The Bush-Nazi Connection: Documentation

[ So it is not only Dick Cheney who “traded with the enemy”! From the piece: the new documents, many of which were only declassified last year, show that even after America had entered the war and when there was

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Bush Misleads on Scope of Violence in Iraq

27 Sept. 2004 | Misleader.org President Bush and his allies have insisted that violence in Iraq is limited to a few isolated pockets of resistance. President Bush said last Wednesday that there are a “handful of people who are willing

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Pentagon Link to E. Guinea Coup Plot

28 Sept. 2004 | DemocracyNow! The Guardian of London is reporting that links have been discovered between senior U.S. military officials and a failed coup plot in the oil-rich African nation of Equatorial Guinea. The Pentagon’s deputy assistant secretary of

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CIA Warned Bush Before War About Post-War Dangers

28 Sept. 2004 | DemocracyNow! The New York Times is reporting that the CIA’s National Intelligence Council warned President Bush in two classified reports in January 2003 that an invasion of Iraq would increase support for political Islam and would

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