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Thursday, May 15, 2008

GORE VIDAL SPEAKS TRUTH TO POWER

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The Bush Presidency, History and the “United States of Amnesia”

A Must Listen Interview With Gore Vidal

"You must remember, this is a people that has no culture, that
has never had one." Continue

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If I Was A Terrorist

Must Watch 1 Minute Video

Sarcastic twist on terrorism. Continue

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Student Loans Crunch Starves Greedy Colleges

By Ted Rall

Student loans are a big segment of the banking industry,
amounting to about $85 billion last year. Until recently, they
were also hugely profitable. But the credit crunch has caused
some lenders to pull out of the federal program. As a result,
the pool of money for college loans available has fallen 13 percent.
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Obituary

By Frank Silva

Today we mourn the death of the United States of America. -
Although it is clear that America did not die of natural causes,
no cause of death was released. Authorities also report that despite
America’s death, upcoming elections will be held as scheduled
and in the interest of those elections no autopsy would be
conducted. Continue

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From the Credit Crunch to the Spectre of Global Crisis:

By Chris Harman

The easiest explanation for the crisis is to blame the bankers.
The crisis “follows a well-trodden path laid down by centuries
of financial folly”, says Ken Rogoff, former chief economist
at the International Monetary Fund. Continue

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Childish Superstition

Einstein's letter makes view of religion relatively clear

By James Randerson, science correspondent

"The word god is for me nothing more than the expression
and product of human weaknesses, the Bible a collection of
honourable, but still primitive legends which are nevertheless
pretty childish. No interpretation no matter how subtle can
(for me) change this." Continue

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The Prosecution of George W. Bush for Murder

By Vincent Bugliosi

There is direct evidence that President George W. Bush did
not honorably lead this nation, but deliberately misled it
into a war he wanted. Bush and his administration knowingly
lied to Congress and to the American public — lies that have
cost the lives of more than 4,000 young American soldiers
and close to $1 trillion. Continue

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9/11 And The Sport of God

By Bill Moyers

This is the crux of the matter: To these fundamentalist
radicals there is only one legitimate religion and only one
particular brand of that religion that is right; all others
who call on God are immoral or wrong. Continue

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Portrait of an Oil-Addicted Former Superpower

By Michael T. Klare

How Rising Oil Prices Are Obliterating America’s
Superpower Status. Continue

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Keith Olbermann: Of War and Golf

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Will Bunch: President Bush CommittedPolitical Treason Today

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Robert Scheer: The Tortured Law on Torture

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Danny Schechter: Is Who Becomes the Next PresidentAll That Matters?

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Paul Krugman: The Oil Nonbubble

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Dean Baker: Universal Health Careor John Care

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Robert Parry: McCain and the"Unitary Executive"

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Stan CoxBig Brother Close Up

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Late Night Political Jokes - Late Night Jokes Updated Daily

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PHOTOGRAPHY BY NOVELIST F. SCOTT
SINCLAIR

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A CONVENIENT (I HOPE) TABLE OF CONTENTS OF
F. SCOTT SINCLAIR'S NOVELS

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