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A Government of People, After All By David Michael Green

Posted: 19 Jul 2008 08:41 AM CDT

Dandelion Salad By David Michael Green 07/18/08 “ICH” So, did you hear about the latest bipartisan commission report? Bet you can’t guess who’s on the thing! James Baker? Check. Warren Christopher? Check. Lee Hamilton? Check. Ed Meese? Check. Brent Scowcroft? Check. (What, no Henry Kissinger? Guess he was busy fighting war crime extraditions.) These guys should just go get a room […]

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Bill Moyers Journal: Mortgage Mess + Wall Street + Justice & the American Dream

Posted: 19 Jul 2008 08:04 AM CDT

Dandelion Salad Bill Moyers Journal July 18, 2008 Mortgage Mess THE JOURNAL travels to ground zero of the mortgage meltdown — Cleveland, Ohio. Correspondent Rick Karr takes viewers to Slavic Village, one of the hardest hit neighborhoods in the nation when it comes to the spate of foreclosures caused by the subprime mortgage crisis. Video link William Greider on Wall Street Veteran […]

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US & Iraq Agree To Set Vague Goals On Hopeful Drawndown Of US Troops Perhaps In Some Kind Of Future

Posted: 19 Jul 2008 07:40 AM CDT

Satire Robert by R J Shulman Dandelion Salad featured writer Robert’s blog post July 19, 2008 WASHINGTON – President George W. Bush and Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki have agreed to set a “time horizon” for reducing U.S. forces in Iraq. “This is not a timetable or timeline for unsurging our troops,” said Bush. “It is a time horizon, like horizon wireless […]

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NYT Op-Ed: Israel Will Attack Iran

Posted: 19 Jul 2008 06:15 AM CDT

Dandelion Salad By Steven D., Booman Tribune ICH http://www.alternet.org Posted on July 18, 2008, Printed on July 19, 2008 Yes, you read my title correctly. Today’s New York Times includes an op-ed piece by Benny Morris, a Professor of Middle Eastern history at Ben Gurion University. He claims Israel will most certainly attack Iran within the next 4 to 7 […]

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Obama outlines policy of endless war + Obama’s Speech

Posted: 19 Jul 2008 04:59 AM CDT

Dandelion Salad by Bill Van Auken Global Research, July 18, 2008 http://www.wsws.org, 16 July 2008 Any misconception that Barack Obama is running in the 2008 election as an “antiwar” candidate should have been cleared up Tuesday in what was billed by the Democratic presidential campaign as a “major speech” on national security and the US war in Iraq. Speaking before […]

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Deep in the capitalist doo-doo by William Bowles

Posted: 19 Jul 2008 02:57 AM CDT

by William Bowles featured writer Dandelion Salad williambowles.info Monday, July 19, 2008 “The current market jitters are centred on disturbances in the world’s credit markets. Worries about the viability of sub-prime mortgage lending have spread around the financial system, and the central banks have been forced to pump in billions of dollars to oil the wheels of lending.” — ‘Financial […]

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Countdown: McCain Leaking Obama’s Travel Plans + Goals vs Timelines In Iraq

Posted: 19 Jul 2008 01:54 AM CDT

Dandelion Salad videocafeblog July 18, 2008 McCain Leaking Obama’s Travel Plans Keith reports on John McCain possibly leaking when Barack Obama is due to arrive in Iraq and his campaign criticizing Obama for not going, and then going to Iraq. Richard Wolffe weighs in. Goals vs Timelines In Iraq Keith reports on the continually shifting dialog about what […]

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Atty General John Ashcroft: I’m Not Gonna Answer!

Posted: 19 Jul 2008 01:37 AM CDT

Dandelion Salad The 3 hour hearing: Atty. Gen. John Ashcroft answers questions about detainee interrogation rules CSPANJUNKIEdotORG http://cspanjunkie.org/ July 17, 2008 C-SPAN “Atty General John Ashcroft ‘ I’m Not …“, posted with vodpod Atty General John Ashcroft ‘ Waterboarding Is Not Torture see Christopher Hitchens Gets Waterboarded Torture

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Economic Collapse by Norman Livergood

Posted: 18 Jul 2008 11:57 PM CDT

Dandelion Salad Lots of photos/pictures and links so please continue reading at the original source. Someone please tell me why “the profits are private, losses are public”? ~ Lo by Norman Livergood Hermes Press July 2008 Capitalism has struck the deadly ice reef of corruption and is now sinking fast. But passengers of the American ship of state–already […]

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Bolivia: Power to the People by Lawrence Goodman

Posted: 18 Jul 2008 11:48 PM CDT

Dandelion Salad by Lawrence Goodman http://boliviarising.blogspot.com July 18, 2008 Evo Morales’ extra-ordinary rise from impoverished peasant to the first indigenous president of Bolivia began on a soccer field. It was 1980, and Morales along with his family had just moved from their hometown in Bolivia’s western highlands to the central tropics in search of work. […]

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Plan Colombia pays off for Washington

Posted: 18 Jul 2008 11:11 PM CDT

Dandelion Salad by Raúl Zibechi http://socialistworker.org July 18, 2008 Two weeks after Íngrid Betancourt was freed from Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) guerrillas, along with more than a dozen other hostages, the details of exactly what happened remain cloudy. The FARC issued a statement late last week claiming that the commanders in charge of the […]

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Wall Street, CIA and the Global Drug Trade (2001)

Posted: 18 Jul 2008 10:58 PM CDT

Dandelion Salad Extracted from Nexus Magazine, Volume 8, Number 6 (October-November 2001) PO Box 30, Mapleton Qld 4560 Australia. editor@nexusmagazine.com Telephone: +61 (0)7 5442 9280; Fax: +61 (0)7 5442 9381 From our web page at: http://www.nexusmagazine.com An interview with Michael C. Ruppert by Guerrilla News Network © 2000 Former Los Angeles policeman Mike Ruppert blows the whistle on Wall Street’s […]

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The results are in! Corporate Hall of Shame 2008

Posted: 18 Jul 2008 10:43 PM CDT

Dandelion Salad I voted this year and wrote in Monsanto as did a few others.  ~ Lo http://www.StopCorporateAbuse.org July 9, 2008 And the most shameful corporation of the year is… …Blackwater Worldwide. More than 10,000 voters cast their ballots online and through the mail in Corporate Accountability International’s 2008 Hall of Shame. Here are the results: * Due to KBR’s long-standing status […]

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Big Media Hall of Shame: Worst Corporation

Posted: 18 Jul 2008 10:22 PM CDT

Dandelion Salad videofreepress June 11, 2008 http://freepress.net “Big Media Hall of Shame: Worst Corpor…“, posted with vodpod h/t: erkd1 see The results are in! Corporate Hall of Shame 2008 The results are in! Corporate Hall of Shame 2007 Corporations Ralph Nader Posts & Videos

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Swan Song for Fannie – Eulogy For The “Ownership Society”

Posted: 18 Jul 2008 04:05 PM CDT

Dandelion Salad By Mike Whitney 07/18/08 “ICH” The Fed’s emergency rescue plan for the financial markets is hopelessly flawed. It’s a scattershot approach that doesn’t address the real source of the problem; an unregulated, unsustainable structured finance system that emerged in full-force after 2000 and spawned a shadow banking system that creates trillions of dollars of credit without […]

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Who can and who can’t have nuclear weapons?

Posted: 18 Jul 2008 03:49 PM CDT

Dandelion Salad http://therealnews.com/ Aijaz Ahmad:The Nuclear Nonproliferation treaty was signed by non-nuclear countries on the assumption that there would be a swift move towards disarmament by those that already had them would begin to disarm and even destroy their nuclear stockpiles. more about “Who can and who can’t have nuclear we…“, posted with vodpod […]

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Tom ‘Dispatch’ on Bush and the media

Posted: 18 Jul 2008 03:27 PM CDT

Dandelion Salad TheRealNews More at http://therealnews.com/c.ph… Tom Engelhardt: What corporate media won’t write about. “Tom ‘Dispatch’ on Bush and the media“, posted with vodpod

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Mosaic News – 07/17/08: World News From The Middle East

Posted: 18 Jul 2008 03:21 PM CDT

Dandelion Salad Warning . This video may contain images depicting the reality and horror of war/violence and should only be viewed by a mature audience. linktv Headlines coming soon! “Mosaic News – 07/17/08: World News Fr…“, posted with vodpod

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Torture As Official US Policy by Stephen Lendman

Posted: 18 Jul 2008 03:20 PM CDT

Dandelion Salad by Stephen Lendman Global Research, July 18, 2008 Post-9/11, torture has been official US policy under George Bush – authorized at the highest levels of government. Evidence of its systematic practice continues to surface. First some background. On September 17, 2001, George Bush signed a secret finding empowering CIA to “Capture, Kill, or Interrogate Al-Queda Leaders.” It […]

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West Point Terrorism Expert: Turkish involvement in Terror is ‘best kept story’

Posted: 18 Jul 2008 02:39 PM CDT

by Luke Ryland featured writer Dandelion Salad Luke’s blog post Let Sibel Edmonds Speak July 18, 2008 “The story of Turkish involvement in transnational jihadism is one of the best kept stories of the war on terror.” Brian Glyn Williams, associate professor who “has tracked the movement of jihadis for the U.S. military’s Combating Terrorism Center at West Point. A newly released AP […]

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