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"I guess it gives me a little comfort, but it doesn't put back my retirement money."
- Sherri Saunders, former Enron employee, on the conviction of Enron CEO’s, AP

BP Ignored Pipeline Woes for Years - "BP executives had ignored their concerns"

Bush Versus the Constitution - "Any investigation would lead inevitably to impeachment"

(Loser) Lieberman Got Beat - "The question now is how deep into the gutter Mr. Lieberman's ego will drag him"

Fascists - "FASCISM: ...rigid one party dictatorship,...suppression of opposition... nationalism, racism and militarism"

Israel Asks US to Ship Rockets With Wide Blast - "Cluster munitions had been used by Israel against civilian areas"

AWOL War Resister Sergeant to Turn Himself in - "We must not become that same evil which we condemn"

Retroactive War Crime Protection Proposed - "I think what this bill can do is in effect immunize past crimes"

Pension "Reform" - "Baby boomers are, as the president's father used to say, in deep doo-doo"

War Crimes Act Changes - "The amendments would narrow the reach of the War Crimes Act"

Probe Into KBR Role in Nigeria Bribe Case - "A subsidiary of Halliburton is under investigation"

Nuclear Shutdowns - "This makes you think about nuclear power and how it might not be as safe as they say"

Brutal Attack on Unarmed Afghans - "Just look at the people in the pictures, they are all unarmed"

Soldiers "Hit Golf Balls Before Going Out to Kill Family" - "Evidence from colleague describes rape and murder"

Mindless in Iraq - "New York Review of Books"

James Baker Puts Bush's Iraq Policy Into Rehab - "Confront the president 'like the way a family confronts an alcoholic' "

A Reprieve for Public Lands - "Leases on 16 parcels had violated federal environmental law"

How the Super-Rich "Dodge" Taxes - "Offshore tax shelters are robbing the American treasury of billions of dollars"

Blast Rites - "In coal country, mining is destroying cemeteries and faith"

Vietnam: The War Crimes Files - "He found two soldiers using a Vietnamese man for target practice"

Washington Deal Maker Details Palm Greasing - "Each packet containing up to $10,000 in checks"

Thousands of Troops Say They Won’t Fight - "It took me a long time to realize what was going on. The war is illegal"

The Constitution in Crisis - "Six long years of deceptions, attacks and yes, outright lies"

Six Marines Charged in Iraq Assault - "They are being held in the brig awaiting hearings in that killing"

Wal-Mart Under Union Fire - "The balance of power is skewed against workers"

Lamont Leads (Loser) Lieberman - "Lieberman's support for the war was the main reason they were backing the challenger"

Officers Allegedly Pushed "Kill Counts" - "We were told to kill all the males on the island...We don't fire warning shots"

Signing Off on a Constitutional Crisis - "I alone will decide whether to really carry out the intent of this bill"

Lawyers Oppose Special Courts - "I don't believe that a statement...obtained under...torture...should be admissible"

A Maimed Soldier Questions the Mission - "Fountaine now considers the war a military quagmire"

Israel Guilty of War Crimes - "Israeli forces have systematically failed to distinguish between combatants and civilians"

9/11 Live: The NORAD Tapes - "Negative. Negative clearance to shoot"

The "Band of Brothers" Unravels - "We're going to kill all military-aged males"

EPA Bends to Political Pressure - "The agency often ignored...studies that contradicted the industry-subsidized study"

9/11 Panel Suspected Deception by Pentagon - "I was shocked at how different the truth was from the way it was described"

Detainee Abuse Charges Feared - "Gonzales told the lawmakers that a shield is needed"

Bush Has Broken 26 Statutes - "It takes only a simple majority vote in the House to impeach a sitting president."

Medicare Beneficiaries Confused and Angry - "The coverage gap is 'a goofy idea,' said Senator Byron L. Dorgan"

US Hid Cost Overruns in Iraq - "Sought to hide major cost overruns on high-profile projects from Congress"

Sergeant Tells of Plot to Kill Iraqi Detainees - "He said he had witnessed a deliberate kill the three handcuffed Iraqis"

Condoleezza Rice: Midwife From Hell - "Rice believes in is the diplomacy of the F-16."

End of Secret Detention Urged - "The ICRC is supposed to have access to all prisoners of war"

Utilities Pay Scientist Ally on Warming - "This is a classic case of industry buying science to back up its anti-environmental agenda"

Republican Says We Need a Dem Congress - "The Republican House leadership has been...corrupted by power and money"

Processing Pain at Smithfield Foods - "You are going to have to find a way to get to the hospital if you need to go"

War Crimes Charges Feared - "Gonzales told the lawmakers that a shield was needed for actions taken by U.S. personnel"

Red Cross Ambulances Destroyed in Israeli Air Strike - "Then another missile hit the second ambulance"

Drug Makers Pay for Lunch - "It was unbelievable the animosity they would show if you did not bring the right kind of food"

Patients Fall Into a Hole in Drug Benefit - "They could have to pay thousands of dollars out of pocket"

Clean Air Regulation - "The government is failing to reduce health risks from toxic air pollution as required by law"

"Waiting to Get Blown Up" - "Well, what did he die for?"

Nomination for Mine Overseer Decried - "He's interested in how to advance the industry, and not how to regulate it"

Health Care for Retirees - "People like me worked for 30 years for…a pension and health care in retirement"

Civilians Bear Grief - "A surgeon...said patients admitted Sunday had burns from phosphorous incendiary weapons"

Detainee Abuse Widespread - "The U.S.-based watchdog group said its report discredits government arguments"

US Speeds Up Bomb Delivery - "The decision to quickly ship the weapons to Israel was made with relatively little debate"

"Work of Butchers" - "A regime should be removed by surgery, not by butchering"

Military Forgot the Lessons of Vietnam - "Early missteps by US left troops unprepared for guerrilla warfare."

US Blunders Roil the Mideast - "Will voters finally recognize that this crowd is delusionally incompetent?"

US to Give Israel Another Week for Attacks - "U.S. officials in Israel were not immediately available for comment"

Arrested Bush Dissenters - "It's nothing more than an attempt by the president and his staff to suppress free speech"

Afghanistan Close to Anarchy - "The stark warning came from Lieutenant General David Richards"

It Was the Veto of a Lifetime - "This decision may well doom thousands to die prematurely"

The Rise of the Super-Rich - "The top 10 percent of households had 46 percent of the nation's income"

The Authoritarian Streak in the Conservative Movement - "Conservatives Without a Conscience"

Judicial Review of Bush Signing Statements - "Standing doctrine is notoriously complicated"

Judge Rules Against Bush in Spying Lawsuit - "Dismissing This Case ... Would Sacrifice Liberty"

Ralph Reed Did Not Repent - "If candidates don't practice what they preach, they're in for a return to private life"

The Balance of Powers - "The Bush administration has finally been rebuked for...efforts to evade judicial review"

Leading to Low Ground - "That rumbling you hear is the sound of the founding fathers spinning in their graves."

The Ballad of Dumb George - "I don't believe Bush has gotten off the sauce, if truth be told."

Pension Letter to Congress - "The House bill...would encourage new forms of age discrimination"

Pension Points to Congress - "SUPPORT THE CASH BALANCE PROVISIONS IN S. 1783"

“Red Zone” Pension Cutback - "Hundreds of thousands of older workers…could have their promised benefits cut in half"

Bush's Vision Near Collapse - "Bush said that 'old patterns of conflict in the Middle East can be broken' "

Bush Pulls Plug on Probe - "It was Bush himself who had denied the clearances and blocked the inquiry."

The Most Dangerous Alliance in the World - "There's a million homeless in Lebanon"

Escalating Crisis in Middle East - "Condemning all attacks on civilians, largest US peace coalition calls for ceasefire"

GOP Edges Away From Iraq - "I think there is a lot less arrogance about the war in Iraq than there once was"

Black Suspects Tortured - "Chicago police beat, kicked, shocked or otherwise tortured scores of black suspects"

Scrutiny of Executive Windfalls Intensifies - "The probes come at a time of growing concern about skyrocketing executive pay"

A Windfall From Shifts to Medicare - "The windfall...could be $2 billion or more this year"

Ex-Lobbyist in Abramoff Case Loses Race - "It's clear that politicians that put money before their morals should be very worried"

Civil War All but Declared - "Massacres by...rival Muslim sects have left more than 130 people dead"

Bush Does It in the Dark - "A government of and for the people 'should be at all times open to public view.' "

Bush Blocked Eavesdropping Probe - "Bush personally blocked Justice Department lawyers from pursuing an internal probe"

Bush Administration Plans Medicare Changes - "Could cut payments by 20 percent to 30 percent"

In Goodell Company - "In 2001, around the time Dick Cheney's secret-recipe energy plan made its debut..."

End the Suffering in the Middle East - "The blame game only succeeds in diverting attention from that central issue."

Iraq's Reconstruction a Boondoogle by Design - "Basics like electricity...are at lower levels today than they were before the war"

Corruption in Iraq's Oil Industry - "It took me about...a second and a half to realize that...there was massive corruption"

The Real Agenda - "Much of it...had far less to do with fighting Osama bin Laden than with expanding presidential power"

Israel Takes a Stupid Pill - "Like George Bush, Israel's Prime Minister, Ehud Olmert, never served in a combat unit"

Drawn Back Into the Gyre - "Lebanon...airport runways turned into craters, its port blockaded by Israeli warships."

Majority Leader Keeps Ties to Lobbyists - "Boehner's calendar for June and July included several fund-raisers by lobbyists"

Abramoff Lobbying of White House Probed - "Most of those implicated...have been members of Congress and their aides"

The PR Presidency - "The President stands before a background that highlights the key words of his daily message"

Israeli Aircraft Attack Beirut - "Fleeing refugees, including women and children, were hit on a road"

Catastrophic Bombing - "Israelis are attacking civilians, bombing police and petrol stations, and even the fuel storage depots"

Block Electronic Voting - "The best and simplest way is to have voters vote on paper"

'Cheney and Rove Plotted to Destroy My Career' - "I exercised my civil duty to hold my government to account"

Authoritarians - "Enemies of freedom, antidemocratic, antiequality,...prejudiced, mean-spirited, power hungry, Machiavellian"

Baghdad Starts to Collapse - "But I've given up. Iraq isn't ready for democracy"

Female Soldiers Treated "Lower Than Dirt" - "I was gang raped, beaten and left for dead"

The Hidden War on Women - "She urged the Iraqi resistance to bomb the jail in order to spare the women further shame."

Medicare's Hollow Heart - "Lawmakers should choose to help our senior and disabled citizens over special interests"

Breaking the Unions - "Whenever they redefine a word, working people get screwed"

Wilson, Plame to Sue Cheney, Rove and Libby - "A copy of the Complaint as filed in court is attached"

US Terror Targets: Petting Zoo and Flea Market? - "We are nothing but a bunch of Amish buggies and tractors out here"

Gitmo Abuse - "I think the torture and abuse detailed here will shock Congress and the American public"

Trade Laws - "American workers have lost $7 trillion in pension benefits during the past eight years."

US Reverses Policy on Detainees - "The Supreme Court ruled 5-3 that his administration had overshot its authority"

Prosecuted for War Crimes? - "Ferencz called the invasion a 'clear breach of law' "

Mamas, Don't Let Your Babies Grow Up to Be Soldiers - "War is a racket. It always has been."

Legislating Under the Influence - "It gets things done...for those lobbyists and corporate interests that buy influence"

$2 Million Payment to Former Lobbyist - "$2 million might buy more than merely goodwill"

Brazen Daytime Violence in Baghdad - "The body of the rape victim, Abeer Qassim Hamzeh, 14, was partly burned"

A Day in the Life - "The gunmen begin kicking in doors and dragging people out into the street"

House Intel Chief Misses the Boat - "If they fail and Bush succeeds, our nation's very security is in jeopardy."

Women Freed - "The government will undo all those un-Islamic and inhuman laws enacted in the name of religion"

The Little Tramp's Classic Labor Lesson - "The Labor Ministry has shown the Chaplin film to thousands of workers"

Rockets Create a 'Balance of Fear' - "We will have to live in peace together, or live in fear together"

Iraq Police - "Rape of female prisoners, the release of...suspects...for bribes, assassinations of police officers...bombings"

5 US GIs Charged in Iraq Rape-Slay Case - "Four more US soldiers have been charged with rape and murder"

Signs of Life in Congress - "We would not be in this mess if Mr. Bush had followed the rules"

The Gitmo Fallout - "Goal: to 'find the legal equivalent of outer space'--a 'lawless' universe"

Social Security Plan - "The Republican plan to privatize Social Security could cause huge debt for decades"

Keeping Spying From Congress - "The U.S. Congress simply should not have to play Twenty Questions to get the information"

"Packing It In" - "This fight should have never taken place"

US and Russia to Enter Civilian Nuclear Pact - "The country has a history of nuclear accidents and contamination"

New Links Between Abramoff, White House - "Abramoff had a half-dozen White House appointments"

A Peach of a Scandal in Georgia - "He was paid by Jack Abramoff to organize opposition to a gambling"

Marines Failed to Probe Haditha - "Senior Marine officers failed to investigate conflicting and false reports of the killings"

EU Warns Israel on Gaza Attacks - "The EU condemns the loss of lives caused by disproportionate use of force"

In the Workplace - "Courts must now consider individual circumstances to determine level of harm."

Bush Nominates Anti-Regulatory Zealot - "Not surprisingly, ExxonMobil has donated $80,000 to Dudley's think tank"

ACLU Sues Over Security for Bush Protest - "The Secret Service used unreasonable force to move some 200 people"

Lobbying Firm Underreported Income - "Some clients paid with public or tax-exempt funds in bids for 'earmarks.' "

Bush Told Cheney to Discredit Diplomat - "Bush instructed Mr Cheney to personally oversee the campaign to discredit Mr Wilson"

Homeless Alcoholics Receive a Permanent Place to Live, and Drink - "It is part of a first-in-the-nation experiment"

Israeli Tanks Meet Fierce Resistance - "Clashes in populated area of Gaza kill at least 21 Palestinians"

Iraqi Leaders Question US Troops' Immunity - "In the name of immunity a lot of crimes have occurred"

Rumsfeld Subpoenaed Over Abu Ghraib - "The subpoena requires Rumsfeld to produce the documents by July 14."

Possible Links in Iraq - "Are they saying, 'We aren't going to take this from people who do this to our women?' "

Kenneth L. Lay Dies - "Lay was found guilty on six counts of fraud and conspiracy and four counts of bank fraud"

Patriotism - "U.S. soldiers who are dying...are not dying for their country; they are dying for Bush and Cheney and Rumsfeld"

Real Democrats Please Stand Up - "Clinton continues to support a war that her confidants tell us she knows is wrong"

Ex-Soldier Charged in Killing of Iraqi Family - "Several soldiers allegedly planned the attack over drinks"

Paul Revere and Daniel Ellsberg - "When lies today hide the truth about government actions, where can people turn?"

Details Emerge in Alleged Army Rape, Killings - "Fifteen-year-old Abeer Qasim Hamza was afraid"

Spy Agency Sought US Call Records Before 9/11 - "More than 30 suits have been filed"

Whistleblower Suits - "Whistle-blowers are familiar with security problems that were well known by the vendors but concealed"

Bush's Secret Crimes - "Can the police imprison you for no reason without any judicial recourse or oversight?"

Gitmo Win Likely Cost Navy Lawyer His Career - " 'Fearless' defense of detainee a stinging loss for Bush."

A Stand in the Forest - "For 30 years the Dehcho Indians have resisted a planned natural gas pipeline"

Confusion Grips Mexico Election - "One camp alleges fraud"

Stealing It in Front of Your Eyes - "The exit polls show the voters voted for the progressive candidate"

A Black Flag - "A black flag hangs over the 'rolling' operation in Gaza"

Masterpiece - "Buy the laws, buy the law-makers, and you become the law. That is the definition of corporate freedom."

Can't Win the War? Bomb the Press! - "Neither weapons nor explosives nor links to Al Qaeda"

Dying Is Not Permitted - "[The prisoner] was informed that dying is not permitted."

A Soldier's Story - "As the war has dragged on, Miller's life has collapsed in the face of post-traumatic stress disorder."

The Declaration of Impeachment - "A history of repeated injuries and usurpations"

GIs May Have Planned Iraq Rape, Slayings - "The soldiers apparently 'studied' the family for about a week"

10,000 EPA Scientists Protest Library Closures - "One more example of the Bush administration's effort to suppress information"

Will the Berkeley Impeachment Resolution Catch On? - "Berkeley Mayor Tom Bates thinks his city is simply ahead of its time"

Abramoff Had Secret FBI Data - "Abramoff improperly obtained a top-secret FBI document"

US Troops Accused of Killing Iraq Family - "The killings appeared to have been a 'crime of opportunity' "

Did Bush Commit War Crimes? - "It could pave the way for war crimes prosecutions"

Supreme Court Blocks Guantánamo Tribunals - "A sweeping rebuke to the Bush administration"

US Losing War on Terrorism - "The war in Iraq broke our back in the war on terror"

Another Abramoff Associate to Plead Guilty - "Abramoff arranged numerous congressional trips to the islands"

Photo Shows Ney in Meeting With Tribe - "Ney said he could not recall meeting with the Tigua"

Attacking the Messenger - " 'War on Terror' has become a meaningless phrase, to be exploited"

Investigate the 2004 Election - "More than a quarter of all Ohio voters reported problems with their voting experience"

FDA - "Food and drug laws declined sharply during the first five years of the Bush administration."

Murtha Says US Poses Top Threat to World Peace - "(The United States) became the target when Abu Ghraib came along"

Cheney, Chef in Chief - "Bush and Cheney are liars and because of their lies, Americans are dead and grievously wounded."

Bush Goes After the New York Times - "The President doesn't deserve a seat at the editorial meetings of The New York Times"

Abramoff Requests, Contacts - "Face time with President Bush...Suggested donation: $100,000"

Senate Acts to Restore Protection for Whistle-Blowers - "A breakthrough for advocates of whistle-blower rights"

First Nuclear Plant License in 30 Years - "The plant will generate a form of waste that no US disposal site can handle"

NLRB Assault on Workers - "The Bush National Labor Relations Board is easily the most anti-worker labor board in history"

Bush Stomps on Constitutional Rights - "We escaped one King George only to have crowned another"

Warnings on WMD "Fabricator" Were Ignored - "An Iraqi defector suspected of being mentally unstable and a liar"

Drug Firms a Danger to Health - "More than half the companies looked at were implicated"

Resistance in the US Military to the War on Iraq - "Under the Bush administration, there is no accountability or responsibility"

Call for Labor Camp - "Build us that wall - now!"

Assault on Federal Protections - "The sunset commission could be packed with industry lobbyists"

Terrorists in Miami, Oh My! - "But a whole different set of standards is now being applied"

Department of Labor is Anti-Union! - "Under...Chao, the Department of Labor has become anti-labor"

Unchecked Spying Powers - "The bill creates a 'retroactive exception to criminal liability' "

Army Lied to Mother of Slain Guardsman - "The Iraqis we train...turn on our soldiers"

Bill Would Discourage Suits - "Would have a chilling effect on every citizen's right to access our courts"

Polls, Pundits and Pols - "The GOP faces an uphill fight on re-selling the Iraq war, now in its fourth year."

US Secretly Taps Vast Banking Database - "They were exploiting a 'gray area' in the law"

CEOs Earn 262 Times Pay of Average Worker - "The average CEO brought home almost $11 million"

Lieutenant Refused Deployment Orders - "I am opposed to this war and the misconduct within this administration."

Lawmakers' Profits Are Scrutinized - "Hastert (R-Ill.) made a $2 million profit last year"

Wall Street Rules - "The Fed controls inflation by forcing the middle class and poor to face higher unemployment"

Timber Becomes Tool to Cut Estate Tax - "But this bill would cost well over $700 billion in the first 10 years"

GOP Kills Bill to Police Halliburton - "Every single Senate Republican voted against the measure"

Meat Plant Abuses - "Smithfield used local sheriff department deputies to intimidate and assault union supporters"

Ex-Bush Aide Convicted in DC Corruption Case - "Safavian found guilty on 4 counts of obstruction, making false statements"

Health Care Mess - "Bush's prescription-drug program is a boondoggle for America's fraud-ridden health-industrial complex"

"Dark Side" Sheds Light on Cheney - "Cheney and Libby made 10 trips to the push analysts on data"

Iraq Invasion Encouraged Others - "The message out of Iraq is that if you don't have nuclear weapons, you get invaded"

Japan to Withdraw Its Troops - "The mission has been controversial in Japan"

Without DeLay, Has the GOP Lost Its Moral Compass? - "What a snakes' nest of corruption and nastiness"

Robert F. Kennedy Jr. - "There's another election soon...the same people are up to the same shenanigans"

Salaries - "CEOs unceasingly reduce workers' families' retirement benefits...reserve exorbitant pensions for themselves"

Churches, Unions Must Join - "Bush and Corporate America have waged a full-scale assault on workers' rights"

Army Charges Three With Murder - "Murder, attempted murder, conspiracy, communicating a threat, and obstructing justice"

Leopold and Lauria - "Leopold denies using Lauria's name to work sources, but Lauria doesn't buy it"

Was the Presidential Election Stolen? - "The first step of degeneration was a subversion of law in the name of higher values"

Former Antiterror Officials Find Industry Pays Better - "It is almost incestuous"

Baghdad Blasts Mock US Claims of Iraqi Progress - "One detainee subject to such treatment...had died during questioning"

A Long Road Ahead in Iraq - "No upbeat presidential trip to Baghdad...can long divert attention from the sorry reality."

Dems Turn to the Home Front - "We will begin by...putting seniors ahead of pharmaceutical companies and HMOs."

E-Voting Concerns - "The lawsuit claims that both Diebold and Sequoia machines fail to meet state and federal regulations"

A Father Speaks Out Against the War - "It's not a problem you do not have papers...we will help you with...immigration"

Pentagon Details US Abuse of Detainees - "A human rights group called the reports a whitewash"

DHS Releases Cunningham Letter - "The Department of Homeland Security has a lot to explain"

Contradictions Cloud Inquiry Into 24 Iraqi Deaths - "We've had enough women and children die today"

Who Really Killed Girl's Family? - "The army admitted that one of the six shells was unaccounted for"

Delta to Request End to Pilot Pensions - "The Atlanta-based airline is still seeking pension reform in Congress"

Troops Refusing Iraq Duty Get a Haven - "Smith said he's a bit surprised that activism is taking root in the area."

No-Bid Iraq Contract - "The vice president's associations with Halliburton 'raise concerns' "

Lawmakers' Finances Under Scrutiny - "John Boehner, R-Ohio...was indicted on money laundering charges"

EEOC Is Hobbled - "Bush's 2007 budget request for the agency is...$4 million less than it received this budget year."

Journalists Forced Off Guantanamo - "Charlotte Observer reporter Michael Gordon and photographer Todd Sumlin"

A Leap of Faith, Off a Cliff - "This is a time for Congress to finally hold Mr. Bush accountable"

War on Terror a Failure - "The experts, almost to a person, are very worried about the administration"

The Marine Who Saw Too Much - "I'm sure you've seen pictures. I don't have to describe them again. I don't want to"

House Republican War Crimes - "Boehner would like the House debate to stomp across the same worn and discredited ground"

Is the Army Trying to Silence Lt. Watada? - "I've come to believe this is an illegal and an immoral war"

ACLU Sues Pentagon - "The group says the Pentagon has been monitoring anti-war groups and individuals"

Fear for My Daughter - "I can't do this, Mom, I can't go back there"

Fraudulent Katrina and Rita Claims Top $1 Billion - "FEMA paid for vacation in Hawaii, football tickets"

State Department Tries to Distance Itself From Guantanamo Remark - "The shroud of secrecy...must be lifted"

And the Oscar Goes To ... - "Colleen Graffy...Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Public Diplomacy"

Cure the Disease - "George Bush is only a boil..."

Religious Leaders Urge US to Ban Torture - "What does it signify if torture is condemned in word but allowed in deed?"

Another Cover-Up Surfaces - "Both of these women were shot from behind"

Killing Themselves a Good PR Move? - "Their blood is on the hands of the Bush regime"

Root Causes of Haditha - "There is a direct link between the alleged atrocities in Haditha and...Rumsfeld"

Control of Mainstream Media - "The titans of the news industry still have things to learn about how news becomes news"

The Tipping Points - "Terrorism and the war in Iraq are not the only sources of the American public's anxiety"

Guantanamo's First Suicides Pressure US - "All three had been on hunger strikes and all had been force-fed"

DeLay Bids the House Goodbye - "DeLay represents, and is responsible for, much that is wrong with the current Congress"

$2 Million Buyout From Lobby - "That firm specializes in helping clients get federal spending directives...approved"

Election In Doubt - "As ever, it underscores the need for verifiable elections"

Three Guantánamo Detainees Committed Suicide - "Dozens of the detainees have undertaken hunger strikes"

Bush Glad FEMA Took Katrina Flak - "Congratulations on doing a great job of diverting hostile fire away from the leader"

War Bill Deletes US Military Base Prohibition - "The Republicans are trying to sneak them back in the middle of the night"

Questions on al-Zarqawi Death - "We put him in the ambulance...they took him out of the ambulance"

The Zarqawi Invitation - "Rummy told Garner, Don't unpack, Jack - you're fired"

The "Elimination" of Zarqawi - "To the managers of the Iraq War, perception has always trumped reality"

Congressional Castration - "The president of the United States has broken the law, not just once, but hundreds of times."

First Officer Publicly Resisting War Gains National Support - "He's choosing to do the right thing, which is a hard course."

Condolence Payments to Iraqis Soar - "Marines paid $2,500 per victim after dozens of civilians were killed"

Uneasy Relationship With White House - "Cheney had worked behind the chairman's back"

Blame for Haditha Lies at Bush's Feet - "The indifference of the American people is mind numbing."

Father Blames Bush - "Yeah, like George Bush didn't OK the torture and death and rape of people in the Abu Ghraib"

The "Incident" at Haditha - "More civilian bodies, more atrocities, more horrors, and Ramadi, Haditha, Ishaqi"

Retirement Account of DeLay's Wife - "With disclosure, family's known benefits from ties with lobbyist exceed $490,000"

Ex-Ohio Official Pleads Guilty to Charges - "The investigation has shaken the state's Republican-dominated government"

Brutal Suppression of Workers' Rights - "115 trade unionists were murdered for defending workers' rights in 2005"

Checkpoint Witnesses - "The Israeli women of Machsom Watch keep a close eye on soldier behavior"

First Officer Refusal to Deploy to Iraq - "This administration was just continually violating the law to serve their purpose"

Cheney Declares Exemption From Secrecy Oversight - "It's as if they're saying, 'What we do is nobody's business"

Verizon Bias Suit Deal Sets Record - "The largest pregnancy discrimination settlement in EEOC history"

Union Organizing in the 21st Century - "But listening to workers is the last thing on corporate America's mind"

Registrants' Anger - "Groups accused Secretary of State Ken Blackwell...of trying to rig this November's election"

Let Nations Decide How to Fight Terrorism - "The United states is overbearing"

Senators Seek Answers in Probe of Reporter - "Members of the Judiciary Committee don't buy the explanation"

The Rot From Within - "It is estimated that 72% of the troops in Iraq favor a rapid if not immediate pull-out"

Stand Up for Democracy - "George W. Bush is not the legitimate president of the United States."

More Spent on Aides Than Lawmakers - "90 of the trips were paid for by lobbyists"

Flag Burning and Other Dubious Epidemics - "Thank goodness the Republicans are around to tell me what to worry about"

Class in America - "A CEO knew that, if he could raise quarterly profits via cuts, he would get handsomely rewarded"

Probe of Haditha Massacre Must Go to Top - "All those things are going to be looked at, and it will go where it goes"

Supporting Our Troops Over a Cliff - "Now more than 70 journalists have died in Iraq, more than in any modern war"

Bar Group Will Review Bush's Legal Challenges - "Bush has exceeded his constitutional authority"

America's Fading Glow - "There are several reasons for the decline of America's soft power"

Power Grab - "There's a very clear pattern of aggressively asserting executive power"

The Abominations of War From My Lai to Haditha - "It is apparently acceptable behavior to kill children"

"Slaves Auctioned" by Traffickers - "Hundreds of children as young as six are brought to the UK yearly as slaves"

Invoking Secrets Privilege - "The facts the Supreme Court was relying on in Reynolds were false"

US Winces as Haditha Echoes My Lai - "It will be evidence of Mr Rumsfeld's incompetence"

Pork 1, Antiterrorism 0 - "The responsibility for the bad allocations lies with President Bush and Homeland Security"

Iraqis Accuse Marines of Killing Unarmed Civilian - "I saw a swollen face, and signs that he had been beaten"

Nuclear Watchdog 'Lied Over Chernobyl Fallout' - "Twenty years after the explosion at the nuclear reactor at Chernobyl"

Media Crimes Sanitize War Crimes - "The good news brigade is scrambling for new stories"

New "Iraq Massacre" Tape Emerges - "The video appears to challenge the US military's account"

Kerry Attacks Bush Over Iraq - "The administration's choice of confrontation instead of diplomacy has harmed the US"

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