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Friday, October 31, 2003

to accept Krugman's facts as right makes the Washington press look like idiotsThe New Know-Nothingism: " Not since Anthony Lewis took up the cudgel of the antiwar movement against the Nixon Administration has a liberal pundit used such blunt language to expose the collective maliciousness and mendacity of official Washington"
El Paso Times Online: "Hundreds of millions of dollars in Social Security payments may someday be headed south of the border." / News / Boston Globe / Living / Arts / The lessons of Mike Dukakis: "'It's been a great run, with all the ups and downs, the support, the successes, to have been able to live the kind of life that I've been able to lead,' he says. 'It was a rare privilege.'"
Cheney's hawks 'hijacking policy' - "A former Pentagon officer turned whistleblower says a group of hawks in the Bush Administration, including the Vice-President, Dick Cheney, is running a shadow foreign policy, contravening Washington's official line"

Wednesday, October 29, 2003

they are making new lies against Syria and Iran, as well as every country opposing Israel's hegemony over the Middle EastDar Al Hayat: "The U.S. has achieved a miracle in Iraq: it made people regret the downfall of Saddam's regime.
Contrary to Walid Jumblatt, I was happy that Paul Wolfowitz, Deputy Secretary of Defense, survived the bombing of Al Rashid hotel, as I wish him and the rest of the neo-conservative to live long enough to witness the consequences of the crime they committed against Iraq and its people, under the pretext of overthrowing a criminal regime."

Tuesday, October 28, 2003 Inside Dope
A Willful Ignorance: "Mr. Bush's ignorance may reflect his lack of curiosity: 'The best way to get the news,' he says, 'is from objective sources. And the most objective sources I have are people on my staff.' Two words: emperor, clothes."

Sunday, October 26, 2003

prewar administration claims and insinuations: that the entire American contribution to rebuilding Iraq would be only $1.7 billion; that Iraqi oil income would pay for most of the reconstruction; and that the entire war would proceed as quickly as a cakewalk.
trying to control the news is always a loser.Why Are We Back in Vietnam?: "When an administration is hiding in a no-news bunker, how do you find the news? The first place to look, we're starting to learn, is any TV news show on which Ms. Rice, Mr. Card, Dick Cheney, Colin Powell and Donald Rumsfeld are not appearing. If they're before a camera, you can assume that the White House has deemed the venue a safe one — a spin zone, if you will."

Tuesday, October 21, 2003

Listening to Mahathir: "Somewhere in Pakistan Osama bin Laden must be enjoying this. The war on terror didn't have to be perceived as a war on Islam, but we seem to be doing our best to make it look that way"

Monday, October 20, 2003

A Dislike Unlike Any Other? ( "Has this unassuming man in a rumpled sports shirt lifted the lid on a boiling caldron of anti-Bush fury in liberal precincts across America? Or is he just an overcaffeinated, irrational liberal, venting to a minority of like-minded readers"
Paul Krugman sees a huge double standard, insisting there is "no way to be both honest and polite" about the administration's deceptions.

Sunday, October 19, 2003

The Rush of the New Rat Pack: "Typical is Gary Bauer, the right-to-life presidential candidate of 2000. 'From a moral standpoint, there's a difference between people who go out and seek a high and get addicted and the millions of Americans dealing with pain who inadvertently get addicted,' he told Newsweek"

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