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 • Terrorism  • Most Troubling
BUSH'S CIA NOMINEE: "I'M NOT QUALIFIED"
Porter Goss, President Bush's choice to head the CIA, told Michael Moore in an unused interview for "Fahrenheit 9/11," that "I couldn't get a job with CIA today. I am not qualified."
Inform yourself with the full story here (Reuters)


 • Opinion
MOORE'S JULY 4TH CALL TO RESTORE FAITH IN AMERICA
"Let's create a world in which, when people see the Stars and Stripes, they will think of us as the people who brought peace to the world, who brought good-paying jobs to all citizens and clean water for the world to drink."
Inform yourself with the full story here (LA Times)


 • 9/11  • Corruption
THE COMPLETE SAUDI PRIMER
This incredibly in-depth breakdown includes almost 90 links to news stories and analyses of Saudi influence over the years in the Bush Administration, Bush political campaigns, the Bush family oil businesses and the nation's enormous links to US banks, to terrorism and specifically to 9/11.
Inform yourself with the full story here (Center for American Progress)


 • 9/11
WHITE HOUSE HELPED SAUDIS, BIN LADEN FAMILY FLEE U.S.
While Americans everywhere were trapped in airports after Sept. 11, top White House officials personally approved the evacuation of dozens of influential Saudis, including relatives of Osama bin Laden, from the United States, a former White House adviser confirms.
Inform yourself with the full story here (NY Times)


 • 9/11
BREAKDOWN OF EARLY INTELLIGENCE WARNINGS ON TERRORIST PLANS
See for yourself. The report lists 36 different summaries of warnings dating back to 1997.
Inform yourself with the full story here (Village Voice)


 • 9/11
BUSH CAUGHT LYING ABOUT WHEREABOUTS ON 9/11
"First of all, when we walked into the classroom, I had seen this plane fly into the first building. There was a TV set on..." The TRUTH: Nobody saw the jetliner crash into the first tower on television until a videotape surfaced later.
Inform yourself with the full story here (The Nation)


 • 9/11
WHITE HOUSE CENSORING DOCUMENTS GIVEN TO 9/11 COMMISSION
Bush grants access to classified intelligence reports, but edits the documents first, as the Administration sees fit.
Inform yourself with the full story here (NY Times/SF Chronicle)


 • Terrorism  • Exposé
BUSH CODDLED TALIBAN IN EARLY 2001
After Bush came to power he reversed Clinton policy and began friendly relations with the Taliban, offering a $43 million foreign aid package.
Inform yourself with the full story here (LA Times)


 • Iraq  • Terrorism  • Pure Propaganda
9/11 COMMISSION: 'NO CREDIBLE EVIDENCE' OF SUPPOSED IRAQ-AL QAEDA LINK
Commission concludes Bin Laden sought Saddam's help but Iraq rebuffed him. Bush in denial, but offers no proof whatsoever.
Inform yourself with the full story here (AP/SF Chronicle)


 • Misc.
AP SUES FOR ACESS TO BUSH NAT'L GUARD RECORDS
The Air National Guard of the United States, a federal entity, has control of the records, which should be disclosed in its entirety under the Freedom of Information Act, the lawsuit says.
Inform yourself with the full story here (AP)
   • Following the AWOL evidence trail (Salon)


 • Iraq
DETAILED BREAKDOWN OF BUSH'S 'WMD' LIES
Inform yourself with the full story here (Fair.org)


 • Iraq
TROOPS SPEAK ABOUT BUSH AND THE IRAQI WAR
"The way we have been treated and the continuous lies told to our families back home has devastated us all," in a letter to Congress." - Anonymous Soldier, U.S. Army, in Iraq.
Inform yourself with the full story here (BushPresident2004.com)


 • Iraq
RUMSFELD WAS DRIVING IRAQ BANDWAGON ON 9/11
"Go massive...Sweep it all up. Things related and not," said Sec. of Defense Donald Rumsfeld hours after 9/11 attack.
Inform yourself with the full story here (CBS)
   • On 9/12: "There are lots of good targets in Iraq..." (SF Chronicle)
   • Wolfowitz: "You give bin Laden too much credit..." (SF Chronicle)


 • Iraq
WATCH RUMSFELD SQUIRM
Video of Rumsfeld on "Face the Nation," caught in a blatant lie and having his own quote read back to him in which he says the exact words he claims nobody ever said: That Iraq was an "immidate threat" to the U.S.
Inform yourself with the full story here (Face the Nation)


 • Iraq
BUSH PLANNED IRAQI 'REGIME CHANGE' BEFORE HIS PRESIDENCY
The plan shows Bush's cabinet intended to take military control of the Gulf region whether or not Saddam Hussein was in power: "he need for a substantial American force presence in the Gulf transcends the issue of the regime of Saddam Hussein."
Inform yourself with the full story here (Sunday Herald)


 • Corruption
CHENEY CAUGHT IN LIE ABOUT HELPING HALLIBURTON GET IRAQ CONTRACTS
Pentagon email reveals "We anticipate no issues [on Halliburton's Iraq contracts] since action has been coordinated w/ VP's [Vice President's] office." Three days later the Cheney's old company secured the no-bid contract. Inform yourself with the full story here (CBS News)
   • Cheney's lie: "I have absolutely no influence (on) contracts." (Time)


 • Pure Propaganda  • Analysis/Opinion
BUSH WAR CLAIMS REPORTED UNCHECKED, NEAR VERBATIM ON FOX NEWS
Network is "parroting the White House's daily talking points, no matter how unsubstantiated."
Inform yourself with the full story here (Salon)


 • Corruption  • Rights  • Campaign & Election
TWO REPUBLICAN COMPANIES NOW CONTROL MOST U.S. VOTE COUNTING
Diebold and ES&S will count (using BOTH computerized ballot scanners and touchscreen machines) about 80% of all votes cast in the upcoming U.S. presidential election.
Inform yourself with the full story here (EcoTalk)
   • Exposé on Bush links & flawed computer code (Newsweek)
   • In-depth analysis of electronic voting, etc. (Rebecca Mercuri, Ph.D.)
   • Activist site exposing electronic voting pitfalls (VerifiedVoting.org)
   • More details here (Yes Magazine)
   • Links to dozens more stories (EcoTalk)


 • Constututional Rights
FBI QUESTIONS OAKLAND MAN FOR CALLING BUSH AN 'A**HOLE'
Somebody said, "Osama bin Laden is a real a------ for killing those people." And I said, "That's true. It's a terrible thing. But bin Laden will never be as big an a------ as Bush, who has bombed all over the world for oil." Two weeks later, the FBI was at his door.
Inform yourself with the full story here (Oakland Tribune)


 • Constututional Rights
BREAKDOWN OF PATRIOT ACT CONSTITUTIONAL VIOLATIONS
The so-called Patriot Act allows secret searches of U.S. citizen's property (you'll never know your place has been broken into by the FBI), allows searches without a warrant, and authorizes investigations based on nothing but what a person says (hello Big Brother -- goodbye free speech).
Inform yourself with the full story here (ACLU)
   • A more general review here (TruthOut)
   • Potential abuses & stories of abuses (SF Chronicle)


 • Constututional Rights
RIGHT-WING GROUP TRYING TO CENSOR MICHAEL MOORE
Fighting against the First Amendment and filmgoers' right to actually see a movie and make up their own minds about it, a far-right organization called moveamericaforward.org is attempting to block "Fahrenheit 9/11" from theaters. Visit the link below and counter-attack with an email campaign of your own.
List of theaters they're attacking


 • Misc.
DISNEY GETS CHUMMY WITH GROUP THAT TRIED TO SENSOR 'FARHENHEIT 9/11"
After blocking Miramax from releasing Michael Moore's film, the Mouse House sponsored a special screening of the soft-serve "America's Heart and Soul" for conservative influence group Move America Forward.
Inform yourself with the full story here (SF Chronicle)


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