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 • Religious Agenda
DeLAY PULLED THE PLUG ON HIS OWN FATHER IN 1988, BUT NOW PLAYING TERRI SCHIAVO CARD
Senate Majority leader Tom DeLay, currently sucking up to religious voters by bellowing about "saving" Florida woman in permanent vegetative state, removed his father from life support under similar circumstances in 1988.
Inform yourself with the full story here (LA Times)


 • Iraq/Abuse Scandal
17 U.S. SOLDIER LINKED TO TORTURE LET OFF THE HOOK COMPLETELY
How concerned is the Army and the Bush administration about torture? Despite recommendations by Army investigators, commanders have decided not to prosecute 17 U.S. soldiers implicated in three separate deaths of prisoners in Iraq and Afghanistan in 2003 and 2004.
Inform yourself with the full story here (NY Times)


 • Foreign Policy
BUSH OKs SELLING F-16s TO DICTATOR WHO OVERTHREW DEMOCRATICALLY ELECTED GOVERNMENT
Because Pakistan has been sucking up to the US since 9/11, Bush will provide the nation with two dozen high-tech fighter planes, despite 1) an ongoing conflict with our close ally India, 2) the nation's deception about its development of nuclear weapons, and 3) self-declared President Pervez Musharraf's coup that desolved a democratic government.
Inform yourself with the full story here (Washington Post)


 • Propaganda
73% OF FOX NEWS STORIES INCLUDE PERSONAL OPINIONS EXPRESSED BY REPORTERS
Annual Report on American Journalism includes many facts that expose bias and the sorry sound-bite state of television news in extensive, incredibly in-depth study.
Inform yourself with the full story here (Journalism.org)


 • Environment
SENATE ALLOWS ENVIRONMENT-RAPING RIDER
Exxon Mobil Corp. and other oil companies will now be allowed to drill in Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, which had been protected since 1980, because Republicans successfully sneaked irrelevent language into budget bill so they could avoid a direct vote on unpopular anti-environmental issue.
Inform yourself with the full story here (Bloomberg)


 • Iraq
HOW GOES THE WAR SINCE BUSH DECLARED "MAJOR COMBAT OPERATIONS HAVE ENDED" IN MAY 2003?
Since the fall of Hussein, Iraq has become home to an array of terrorist groups. Intelligence reports estimate that between 20,000 and 30,000 insurgents launch some 50 attacks each day.
Inform yourself with the full story here (SF Chronicle)


 • Iraq
WAR RHETORIC, TWO YEARS LATER
"Major combat operations in Iraq have ended" and other doozies about Bush's "war of liberation."
Inform yourself with the full story here (The Patriot Facts)


 • Pure Propaganda
BUSH ADMIN CRANKS OUT FAKE NEWS STORIES WITH FAKE REPORTERS USING FAKE NAMES
Local TV news programs frequently broadcast upbeat stories about the president's agenda, which have been produced by PR firms and supplied by White House spin doctors -- despite Bush's promise to end the practice.
Inform yourself with the in-depth investigation here (NY Times - reprint)


 • Budget/Social Security
BUSH BURNING TAXPAYER MILLIONS ON PUBLICISTS TO PROPAGANDIZE HIS SOCIAL SECURITY DISMANTLEMENT
A new Social Security war room inside the Treasury Department is pumping out information to sell President Bush's plan, much like any political campaign might do, with tax-funded TV ads and much more.
Inform yourself with the full story here (AP)


 • Terrorism
HOW BUSH FIGHTS TERRORISM: REFUSING TO HELP PROSECUTE A KNOWN TERRORIST
A radical Islamic cleric likely behind several 2003 bombings in Indonesia has been acquitted of all but one minor charge. The case fell apart when the Bush Administration refused to make available for testimony two captured al Qaeda members who have given the U.S. plenty of evidence against the guy.
Inform yourself with the full story here (NY Times)


 • Environment
REPUBLICANS SNEAKING WILDLIFE-PRESERVE OIL DRILLING LANGUAGE INTO BUDGET
Determined to take the "refuge" out of Alaska's Arctic Wildlife Refuge and open it up for oil exploration, the GOP tactic is designed to circumvent any method of stopping the drilling save one: Preventing the passage of the entire federal budget bill.
Inform yourself with the full story here (Washington Post)


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