Daily Archives: October 29, 2004

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Bush Seeks to Limit Voting Rights Lawsuits

29 Oct. 2004 | DemocracyNow! The Los Angeles Times is reporting that Bush administration lawyers are now attempting to overturn decades of legal precedence by claiming that only Attorney General John Ashcroft and not individual voters have a right to ask federal courts to enforce voting rights. In legal briefs filed in Ohio, Michigan and Florida, the Bush administration is arguing that the new Help America Vote Act stipulates that only the Justice Department, and not voters themselves, may sue to enforce the voting rights. Veteran voting rights lawyers say this would overturn decades of legal precedent and could greatly […]

Bush’s Ghostwriter Says Bush Talked About Invading Iraq Two Years Before 9/11

Exclusive: Bush Wanted To Invade Iraq If Elected in 2000 27 Oct 2004 | Guerilla News Network by Russ Baker Houston – Two years before the September 11 attacks, presidential candidate George W. Bush was already talking privately about the political benefits of attacking Iraq, according to his former ghost writer, who held many conversations with then-Texas Governor Bush in preparation for a planned autobiography [A Charge to Keep].