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Jim Hightower: Bush's dangerous propaganda game is an assault on democracy 3/28
Gang of Our Own Making 3/28
U.S. admits wider abuse of Iraqis 3/28
Bloated "Future Combat" weapons program an expensive disaster 3/28
No investigation of prisoner-killers, but the Army is taking mud-wrestling real seriously 3/28
American Taliban won't provide birth control for religious reasons 3/28
The Schiavo State Judge is a Conservative Christian and Republican: So His Church Kicked Him Out and He Needs Armed Guards to Protect Him from the "Pro-Life" Death Threats. The Radical Christian Right Are Deranged Thugs. Fits Right in with the Bush Mob.
The big profits of Iraqi kidnappers, in a free market opened by the neocons 3/28
MSNBC: Intelligence agencies still haven't learned how to share, despite the 9/11 Commission and blowing all that money on the Homeland Security Department 3/28
Congressmen forgot to read the polls, will debate end of life issues some more 3/28
The Only Value of the Radical Religious Right GOP is Hypocrisy: Friars Who Advise Schiavo Parents Let Their Own Founder Die: "He would have required intubation to keep him alive," Kaspari said. "We chose not to go that route." 3/28
Where the rich stash their cash 3/28
Tony Blair cabinet members furious that he supported Paul Wolfowitz pick for World Bank -- without telling them 3/28
Bungling FBI gives classified disc to man convicted of taking classified data, then takes it back 3/28
Janeane Garofalo on radio and death threats. "I'll be damned if the critics predicting our demise are going to be correct." 3/28
Jerry Lanson: Is America in despair or denial over Iraq, or both? 3/28
Progressives define their principles 3/28
Lebanese opposition leader: Hezbollah should keep weapons 3/28
The dangers of how we're storing spent nuclear fuel 3/28
In Michigan, doctors will be able to refuse to treat gays if bill passes. Is this America or Saudi Arabia? 3/28
In Muslim Brotherhood clampdown, Egypt arrests 100 3/28
Pope unable to speak on Easter 3/28
Drug industry launches expensive crusade to keep drugs expensive in California 3/28
Mike O'Brien: Using public money to put politicians in cocoons 3/28
Kyrgyz rivals fight for power 3/28
This Article in the Chicago Tribune Business Section is Testament to the Fact that for Big Media, the Business of News Companies is Business. 3/28
GOP governors fight tax limits 3/28
Who benefits most from BushCo? According to the Wash. Post, it's not me, you, but rather the Fortune 500 3/28
Is the writing on the wall for the American dollar? Grim predictions abound. 3/28
Fablog: Judy's turn to cry 3/28
Bird flu breaks out in North Korea 3/28
U.S.-financed TV in Iraq encourages lynch mob killings, French TV reports 3/28
Gov. Jeb Bush whimpers that he can't violate a court order, following the Miami Herald's report of his botched attempt to seize Schiavo 3/27
"This Week" leaks: G.W. Bush didn't want to return to Washington to sign the Schiavo bill 3/28
Newly repaired pipeline in Iraq blown up. Reconstruction not paying for self. 3/28
Tom DeLay compares himself to Jesus. Let's see how the evidence stacks up. 3/28
New docs build case for FBI flying Saudis out of the country after 9/11. Do "Fahrenheit 9/11" bashers like apples? How about these apples, for example? 3/28
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Schiavo religious fanatics in action 3/27
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Video: "When I Came Home" 3/28
Bush suddenly ignoring Schiavo issue as GOP realizes colossal misstep 3/28
DeLay Tells Group Representing Radical Wing Nuts: "One thing that God has brought to us is Terri Schiavo, to elevate the visibility of what’s going on in America that Americans would be so barbaric as to pull a feeding tube out of a person that is lucid."
Making billions off the destruction and death in Iraq, Halliburton is singing "Oh, what a lovely war it's been" 3/28
New Web site counters flood of Puritan e-mails from anti-indecency hordes 3/28
White supremacist runs for school board in Montana 3/28
Damning new evidence of prisoner abuse emerging from Mosul gulag 3/28
Bomb in Beruit's Christian district 3/28
Family members of dead troops denied photos 3/28
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U.N. head Annan may quit 3/28
Wolfowitz now says people shouldn't have been surprised that the war's lasting years. Whoops, sorry for trusting you. 3/28
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Microsoft crafting alliances with Washington power brokers to shirk regulations 3/28
Hersh sticks it to Bush 3/27
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Ohio churches trying to seize control of local Republican Party 3/27
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Group claiming to be Al Qaeda claims it has killed a captive colonel 3/27
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Postcards: Bush Lied and Soldiers Died. Unfortunately, They are Back, Because Our Deaths in Iraq Have Only Gotten Worse.
Jeb Bush: "In the "culture of life" he espouses, his concern seems to be primarily for the unborn and those kept alive by artificial means. He has little compassion for those in between." 3/27
Refinery's safety was called into question in 2004 3/27
Watchdogs are warning that corruption in Iraq is out of control. 3/27
Life as We Don't Know It 3/27
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Iraq Police Fire on Protesters, Kill One 3/27
Arab press: Iraq not so liberated 3/27
Tony Blair ignored his sensible advisors, so smitten was he with fantasies of being Churchill to Bush's Roosevelt 3/27
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Writer revisits 'Huck' from slaves' point of view 3/27
American Indians battle suicide, poverty 3/27
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Military recruiters suffer nervous breakdown from impossible job: asking kids to die for George Bush's fantasies 3/27
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Neiwert: The long shadow of white supremacism on the Minnesota killing 3/27
Levin keeps up the pummeling of Bush's private accounts, now widely exposed as a con job 3/27
Yet another intelligence agency under consideration by Police State Conservatives 3/27
You can stop the nomination of John Bolton to U.N. Ambassador by distributing this video of him acting completely and utterly mental. It deserves to be more widely seen than the Dean Scream. 3/27
"Perversion of GOP precepts," writes one of many conservatives who won't be voting Republican in '06 3/27
Strange silence at Whitehouse.gov veils Dick Cheney's Social Security seminar 3/27
Ugly Schiavo feud may be about money as much as principle -- if not more 3/27
Reuters: Documents show U.S. tortured Iraqis in Mosul, too, and no one was punished. Note that Rumsfeld still has his job and was most recently seen babbling about how we should have invaded from Turkey 3/27
Kennedy, Chafee could face off 3/27
Sen. Corzine leads protest of Bush's Social Security plan. System can be fixed "without changing the basic concept." 3/27
Digby: Paul Wolfowitz is married, but has girlfriend who's a World Bank official? What will we tell the children? What will we tell the Defense Of Marriage gang? 3/27
Explosion in Lebanon 3/27
Republican Grassley: Bush's Social Security fraud has less than a 50 percent chance of passing. This one's gonna hurt. 3/27
Chaos as Schiavo protesters go wild 3/27
Schiavo yahoos prevent a woman from saying goodbye to her dying grandfather 3/27
Young conservatives call off "immigrant hunt" 3/27
NRA leader advocates guns for teachers. Just nuts. 3/27
Moderate neocon Tom Friedman is shocked that tolerance for torture is part of the platform he signed up for 3/27
Shiites still continuing to claim an Iraqi government is imminent 3/27
Three U.S. troops die in Iraq 3/27
Bush finally gets around to addressing the Indian reservation shooting, days later. Culture of life doesn't include Indians. 3/27
Joe Lieberman's wife takes job with PR firm for pharmaceuticals that covered up smoking risks 3/27
The torture training academy formerly known as the School Of The Americas is still taking students 3/27
MediaTransparency guides us into the deep right-wing pockets of Team Schiavo 3/27
Blacks, remembering Jim Crow, wary of voter ID bill 3/27
An insightful letter to the editor: What happened to that Defense of Marriage everyone was so concerned about a while back? 3/27
The Fox Blocker: Turns out it's real, and not just a censored plot device on ABC 3/27
Newsweek's Eleanor Clift: Republicans "trapped" by devil's bargain to the far Right 3/27
Sun Times: Bush plan would impoverish seniors 3/27
Right-winger Hal Turner endorses murder of right-to-die forces in Schiavo affair. Jeb Bush & Co. have stoked extremists 3/27
"Eyes Wide Open" memorial a stark reminder of Iraq death 3/27
The Long Emergency: What happens when we run out of cheap gas to guzzle? 3/27
Jesse Jackson says March Madness is exploiting blacks 3/27
From war hero to homeless, a man with three kids. We cheer them off to war and ignore them when they come back traumatized 3/27
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