Monthly Archives: November 2006

The Plastic Turkey

Pun intended. CHENEY CHICKENS OUTBy Mike Hudson A few years ago, President George W. Bush made a surprise Thanksgiving Day trip to Baghdad to have his picture taken helping to serve the troops their turkey dinner. The sight of a … finish reading The Plastic Turkey

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Hear, Hear

Impeachment Hearings for Bush & Co.? How about War Crimes TribunalsBy Heather Wokusch While Bush administration members have made a sport of breaking the law, both domestically and internationally, their intransigence will come back to haunt—one way or another. The … finish reading Hear, Hear

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Down With the Constitution

At least, as far down as the Bush administration can bury it.RIAA Legal Ruling Could Shut Down The InternetPublished on Wednesday, November 29, 2006.Source: Prison Planet – By Paul Joseph Watson U.S. government supports legal case that would criminalize making … finish reading Down With the Constitution

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Habeas Corpus, Gone

KILLING HABEAS CORPUSArlen Specter’s JEFFREY TOOBINIssue of 2006-12-04Posted 2006-11-27 President Abraham Lincoln suspended habeas corpus in Maryland on April 27, 1861, two weeks after the Confederate attack on the Union garrison at Fort Sumter. “Lincoln could look out his … finish reading Habeas Corpus, Gone

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Staring A Gift Horse Down

Science Teachers’ Organization Refuses To Accept Copies of Inconvenient Truth In tomorrow’s Washington Post, global warming activist Laurie David writes about her effort to donate 50,000 free DVD copies of An Inconvenient Truth (which she co-produced) to the National Science … finish reading Staring A Gift Horse Down

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Breaking: Saddam Escaped

One of our members thinks this is “dumb,” and there will certainly be no argument from me.But I’m posting this, too, just to make the point that there are no known limits of dumb …Oh, this second piece is titled … finish reading Breaking: Saddam Escaped

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A Red-Shouldered Hawk on WW*

This photo comes from Mariann Wizard, who says, “A gorgeous red-shouldered hawk photographed on the ground at Canton in late October — he did not appear to be feeding, but just strolling around; I believe I could have gotten closer … finish reading A Red-Shouldered Hawk on WW*

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Kick the Buggers Out

Well, over at the Daily Kos, they’re getting real about what should happen to George Bush and Dick Cheney. We concur with their assessment. Here’s a snip of it: Articles of Impeachment against Bush and Cheneyby Eternal HopeFri Nov 24, … finish reading Kick the Buggers Out

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Why Do We Stay?

For one man’s ego. And that would perhaps make a 15th article of impeachment. US unable to win in west Iraq, Marines sayDafna Linzer and Thomas Ricks, WashingtonNovember 29, 2006 THE US military is no longer able to defeat a … finish reading Why Do We Stay?

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The Horror That Is Baghdad

To indicate how horrible the situation in Baghdad is, this is a brief excerpt from Healing Iraq, where we give only three of dozens of messages from frightened, concerned, fearful Iraqis about their neighbourhoods and what they were doing to … finish reading The Horror That Is Baghdad

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Last Sunday – First Report

Last Sunday: Digging in and digging deepby Robert Jensen [Remarks to the first in a series of “Last Sunday” community gatherings in Austin, TX, November 26, 2006.] We billed Last Sunday as a place for people to come together to … finish reading Last Sunday – First Report

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Cartoon Tuesday – C. Loving

Thank you, Charlie.

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