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Demonstrations against Guantanemo Bay Abuse Continue in Jakarta (salon) Continuing reaction to the imprisonment without trial at Gitmo.An anti- George Bush poster is hit with tomatoes during a demonstration at the U.S. Embassy in Jakarta, Indonesia, Friday, May 27, 2005. .....- 5/27/2005 9:31:44 AM
Was the Administration's Criticism of the (True) Newsweek Koran Story an Attempt to Deflect Attention From Torture? (salon) Washington Post's E J Dionne, JrSo it turns out that the FBI has documents showing that detainees at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, complained about the mistreatment of the Koran and that many said they were s.....- 5/27/2005 8:05:41 AM
Galloway: US the real criminal in Iraq (salon) “They think that they rule the world and that everyone is afraid of them.“But I’m not afraid of them and neither are the millions, maybe hundreds of millions, of people around the world who feel the s.....- 5/27/2005 8:02:39 AM
Chet Edwards Votes Against Woolsey Amendment that would have had Bush make an exit plan for Iraq (salon) Woolsey's Amendment: , part of FY06 Defense Authorization Bill“Thank you, Mr. Speaker. I would like to thank the Members of the Rules committee for making this important amendment in order. It is time.....- 5/26/2005 9:35:36 PM
Thousands of Nurses, Teachers, Firefighters and other Union Officials Protested Arnold Schwarzenegger (salon) I think when you are the head of the state, you have an obligation to create an environment around esprit de corps," said Chavez, a Democrat who appeared with Schwarzenegger to thank him for the .....- 5/26/2005 8:30:56 PM
US Doesn't Keep its Promises on Previous Arms Control Pledges-No Committment to Disarmament (salon) US is developing its own nuclear weapons and won't sign a committment to disarm, yet is attending the Nuclear Arms Control Meeting.Jonathan Granoff, president of U.S.-based Global Security Institute, .....- 5/26/2005 8:08:54 PM
Downing Street Memo That Shows Bush Planned to Fix the Iraq War Intelligence (salon) Virginia Pilot:The memo, from a July 2002 meeting of British Prime Minister Tony Blair’s top advisers, indicates that the White House had decided to invade Iraq long before it admitted those intention.....- 5/26/2005 8:02:29 PM
Bush Is Out of Touch With Voters According to CBS News Poll (salon) CBS) Four months into his second term, President Bush is increasingly viewed as being out of touch with the American people, according to a CBS News poll. Six in ten Americans say the president does n.....- 5/26/2005 7:45:54 PM
A judge has ruled the public has a right to see the additional Abu Ghraib photos (salon) Last year, Congress was able to see a raft of additional photos and video clips of the torture from Abu Ghraib. Seymour Hersh, New Yorker columnist, has said that the audio from a teenager being raped.....- 5/26/2005 7:35:50 PM
The Culture of Life-Are Some Lives More Sacred Than Others? (salon) Bob HerbertA photo of President Bush gingerly holding a month-old baby was on the front page of yesterday's New York Times. Mr. Bush is in the habit of telling us how precious he thinks life is, all l.....- 5/26/2005 7:24:07 AM
About the Gitmo Abuse and Koran Desecration- US Knew about it in 2002 (salon) Bob HerbertA photo of President Bush gingerly holding a month-old baby was on the front page of yesterday's New York Times. Mr. Bush is in the habit of telling us how precious he thinks life is, all l.....- 5/25/2005 9:06:58 PM
Bush's Secret-He Says He Repeats Things to Catapult the Propaganda (salon) Propaganda instead of truth coming from the President is not what constituents need.As you -- as I mentioned to you earlier, we're going to redesign the current system. If you've retired, you don't ha.....- 5/25/2005 3:55:05 PM
New FBI Documents Show that Guantanemo Guards Mistreated the Koran (salon) Washington Post on documents from the FBI obtained by the ACLU today.Numerous detainees at the Guantanamo Bay military prison in Cuba told FBI interrogators that guards had mistreated copies of the Ko.....- 5/25/2005 3:49:08 PM
Bush Approval Ratings Show Decline (Gallup Poll) (salon) Only one point higher than the lowest point in his term. Only 4 in 10 Americans agree with Bush on issues that matter most to them. The May 20-22 poll finds 46% of Americans approving and 50% disappro.....- 5/25/2005 3:38:18 PM
Cities Believe They have Lost Power to the States this Session (salon) Star-TelegramOfficials say the bills limit cities' abilities to control growth and regulate issues of importance to residents."We are under major assault right now," said Brandon Aghamalian,.....- 5/25/2005 12:31:08 PM
Eleven Texas Senators Don't Want the Minutemen Vigilantes in Our State (salon) Star-TelegramSome state leaders have a message for the Minuteman Project -- wait just a minute.Eleven Texas senators have filed a resolution objecting to Minuteman Project plans to patrol the Texas-Me.....- 5/25/2005 12:27:09 PM
Demonstrations in Pakistan (salon) Pakistan's Islamic students chant anti-U.S. slogans during a rally in Karachi May 25, 2005. Hundreds of religious students from various Islamic school staged a protest in Karachi on Wednesday in react.....- 5/25/2005 12:19:33 PM
Backscatter- You'll See Everything- It will be paying employees to view a free peep show (salon)   Background: We won\'t be flying on airplanes any more-Backscatter technology is intrusive and beyond the pale.   Homeland Securit.....- 5/25/2005 12:15:07 PM
Applying the Same Stringent Requirements to the Bush Administration as Were Applied for Newsweek (salon) Terry M Neal-Washington PostSince this is the accountability era, and it is widely agreed upon that Newsweek should account for its errors and apologize for its mistakes, perhaps we can get back to ap.....- 5/25/2005 11:45:38 AM
NCLB- Bill HR 551 would let parents have choice of giving names to military recruiters (salon) Currently, No Child Left Behind law states that, unless parents or students specifically write a letter (or sign a form supplied by the school district), student information such as name, address and .....- 5/25/2005 7:26:16 AM
The White House Prop Corps Decides Not to Show Up for Bush/Karzai Conference (salon) Revolt of the PropsJohn McCaslin writes in the Washington Times that at yesterday's Bush-Karzai appreance: "So few reporters were on hand . . . that the White House hurried to have White House in.....- 5/24/2005 10:12:27 PM
Gov Schwarzenegger Being Protested Around the Country by Nurses (salon) Interesting that he is funraising in Illinois when he's running in the state of California.Schwarzenegger was in the city to attend a private fundraiserevent at the Chicago Hilton and Towers, but seve.....- 5/24/2005 9:56:05 PM
Ohio Republican Voinovich Sends Fellow Senators a Letter Urging them to Reject John Bolton (salon) He not only uttered his disapproval of him in committee, but is seeking to make sure Bolton is not accepted to the UN position.In the letter, Mr. Voinovich said that while he had been "hesitant t.....- 5/24/2005 9:50:53 PM
Texas House Passed Legislation to Cut Teacher Retirement/Pension Benefits (salon) Background: - Teachers should be the highest priority since they educate our childrenWhat the bill does (still has to go to the Senate)Under the legislation, Senate Bill 1691, school employees enterin.....- 5/24/2005 6:10:44 PM
Texas Legislature's Bad Reputation (salon) "We've gotten a really bad reputation, and we deserve it for what we've done to the education community."SEN. FLORENCE SHAPIRO, R-PLANO,referring to the Legislature's record of creating teac.....- 5/24/2005 5:43:38 PM
Glen Rose Food Bank (salon) Had occasion to visit the Glen Rose Food Bank today for the first time and was very impressed. The Food Bank is housed in a buildilng to the side of the United Methodist Church downtown, and had eager.....- 5/24/2005 2:59:05 PM
McClellan Backs Away From his Irrational Statements about Newsweek (salon) Background: Now he's trying to pretend he never said his inflammatory statements about Newsweek, but it's recorded on the White House press corps transcripts.NEW YORK At a White House press briefing T.....- 5/24/2005 2:52:09 PM
Social Security- People Unclear On the Concept in Greece, New York (salon) Social Security is an safety-net insurance program, and not an investment program. The hand-picked people attending Bush's Roadshow don't understand that and Bush, eager to gut Social Security, doesn'.....- 5/24/2005 2:42:20 PM
Bush Doctrine Meets North Korea (salon) North Korea says it won't rule out a pre-emptive attack. The North poured out anti-American rhetoric — a tactic it has used in the past before entering negotiations — by claiming that Washington's &qu.....- 5/24/2005 1:35:31 PM
Henry Cisneros 21 million dollar investigation-still open after years (salon) Henry Cisneros, whne applying for a Cabinet job, lied about how much he paid a former mistress to the FBI. He pled guilty to a misdemeanor and was later pardoned by Clinton in 2001. There is still an .....- 5/24/2005 1:27:51 PM
Congress Wants Government to Seize Your Private Records Without a Judge's Consent (salon) New provisions to the Patriot Act, which is being discussed in private meetings that the public is not privy to.The Senate intelligence committee is scheduled to hold a closed session on Thursday to b.....- 5/24/2005 12:20:53 PM
Vouchers for Kids in Private Schools, No Textbooks for Kids in Public Schools (salon) What are Texas priorities?Two bills, one SB 422 will let children in the state's largest school districts use taxpayer supported vouchers to attend private schools, as an amendment to the TEA bill add.....- 5/23/2005 10:58:24 PM
They Fight Because They're Being Defeated? (salon) BushAnd if I may ask you, Mr. President, as you know, the casualties of Iraq is again high today -- 50 more people dying. Do you think that insurgence is getting harder now to defeat militarily? Thank.....- 5/23/2005 10:18:22 PM
Height of Hypocrisy: Bush Seeks Money for New Nuclear Weapons While Pointing Fingers at Other Countries (salon) Heard of the nuclear "bunker buster", aka Robust Nuclear Earth Penetrator weapon? The House of Representatives will be voting to approve this nuclear weapon on Wednesday.  What is RNEP?The U.....- 5/23/2005 10:08:45 PM
Anyone Can Grow Up to Be In Political Office-If They Have 10 Million Bucks (salon) Heard of the nuclear "bunker buster", aka Robust Nuclear Earth Penetrator weapon? The House of Representatives will be voting to approve this nuclear weapon on Wednesday.  What is RNEP?The U.....- 5/23/2005 9:48:48 PM
SBC Bill Defeated (salon) Heard of the nuclear "bunker buster", aka Robust Nuclear Earth Penetrator weapon? The House of Representatives will be voting to approve this nuclear weapon on Wednesday.  What is RNEP?The U.....- 5/23/2005 9:34:04 PM
Justice Owen Ranked Low by the Houston Bar Association Judicial Evaluation Poll (salon) Houston Chronicle:Supreme Court of TexasSupreme Court of TexasJudge Outstanding Acceptable Poor Scott A. Brister (422) 36.9 20.7 42.4 Nathan L. Hecht (327) 40.3 17.4 42.3 Wallace B. Jefferson (270) 53.....- 5/23/2005 6:58:13 PM
Bush's Approval Numbers Continue to be Low-USAToday/Gallup Poll (salon) This week 50 percent disapprove of the way Bush is handling his job as president.We enjoyed this question.19. In the current debate over federal judges and the filibuster, do you think the Republican .....- 5/23/2005 4:18:32 PM
Republicans Pushing Ahead with Their Nuclear Option (salon) This week 50 percent disapprove of the way Bush is handling his job as president.We enjoyed this question.19. In the current debate over federal judges and the filibuster, do you think the Republican .....- 5/23/2005 3:33:33 PM
Venezeulans protest against the US- Why Isn't US Turning Over Terrorist? (salon) Why is the US applying a double standard to terrorists?A supporter of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez takes part in a protest outside the U.S. embassy in Caracas May 23, 2005. Chavez warned on Sunday.....- 5/23/2005 3:24:55 PM
Karzais Says Unrest in Afghanistan Not Due at All To Newsweek Story (salon) Next he'll be calling the White House staff, including McClellan, liars, since they want to scapegoat Newsweek for Bush's errors.Hamid Karzai, Afghan President, on Monday denied the riots in Afghanist.....- 5/23/2005 2:32:44 PM
Afghan War is Over, They had Elections, The US Troops Have Left... Not (salon) Hamid Karzai is only nominally president of Afghanistan and has been considered as Bush's puppet. Last week Karzai was outraged (or at least feigned outrage) over the US desecration of the Koran and a.....- 5/23/2005 2:08:22 PM
Evangelics Realize They are Being Publicly Allied to the Radical Religious Right (salon) "Evangelical" and "religious right" aren't the same thing, 40 percent of Americans who are evangelical are moderates politically or Democrats. The problem with allowing evangelism .....- 5/23/2005 12:40:48 PM
Tillman's Parents Speak up about the Army Making up Story about their Son (salon) When Pat Tillman, former football pro for the Arizona Cardinals, was killed last year in Afghanistan, the story went out tht he had died heroically in an ambush. Instead, Tillman was killed in "f.....- 5/23/2005 8:03:34 AM
Iraqi Living Conditions-Tragic According to New UN Report (salon) ''This survey shows a rather tragic situation of the quality of life in Iraq,'' Barham Salih, Iraq's minister of planning, said in a statement.The report estimates the number of Iraqis who have died s.....- 5/23/2005 12:00:19 AM
Protests in Azerbaijan over BTC Pipeline (salon) The US is a financial backer of the $4 billion dollar  BTC (Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan) pipeline that will have its opening ceremony on Wednedsay. The BTC Pipeline will be shipping Caspian oil to the Mediter.....- 5/22/2005 11:03:18 PM
Occupation Irony-by Laura Bush (salon) From Remarks at the World Econmonic ForumNow we're seeing a springtime of hope across the Middle East.  Brave men and women are writing a new chapter in the story of self-government.  They're going to.....- 5/22/2005 10:35:56 PM
Is it Right to Show The War as It is, not as Sanitized as we Hope It would Be? (salon) VillageVoice- photos accompanying that article are graphic but realI  don't hold much esteem for the usual crime-and-catastrophe formula on most late-news shows, but I have even less for contentions t.....- 5/22/2005 9:09:41 PM
Culture of Life-When Is It All Right To Destroy a Life to Save Lives? (salon) Hullaballoo makes the pointStem Sell"I made it very clear to the Congress that the use of federal money, taxpayers' money to promote science which destroys life in order to save life is - I'm aga.....- 5/22/2005 9:06:58 PM
How Our Texas Senators and Representatives Voted This Week (salon) •1. Highways, Mass Transit: Authorized, 89-11, a $295 billion, six-year budget for transportation projects. About $227 billion in the bill (HR 3) is for highway and bridge construction, $52 billion fo.....- 5/22/2005 8:49:32 AM
Calvin College Protest Report After Bush's Visit there on Saturday (salon) We read last week that 1/3 of Calvin's professors (more than 800 people) took out an ad to protest Bush's speech. A second ad also appeared in the paper on Saturday.Many of those objecting to Bush's v.....- 5/22/2005 8:26:56 AM
Father of Dead Recruit Warns Against Green Card Marines (salon) Fernando Suarez wants to warn young Latinos about the dangers of joining the Marines and becoming a "green card Marine", one who is lured in by promises of education, career and fast-track c.....- 5/22/2005 8:12:59 AM
Vandenburg Air Force Base Protest (salon) "I have never seen anything that would justify a terrorist act," Kelly said at the peace rally. "But I would say when we ask what other countries hold as grievances, people don't want t.....- 5/22/2005 7:59:57 AM
Protesters in Jerusalem to Laura Bush (salon) "Why do you hassle our Muslims?"A group of women studying inside the mosque were clearly annoyed at the intrusion and waved their fingers at the U.S. entourage. Despite the chaos at both sit.....- 5/22/2005 7:55:46 AM
Indonesia-Jakarta has a Sunday Protest against the United States (salon) Indonesian Muslims rally on the street carrying anti-U.S. banners in Jakarta on May 22, 2005. More than 1,500 Muslims on Sunday staged a protest following a May 9 Newsweek magazine report that U.S. in.....- 5/22/2005 7:44:47 AM
Hubris- Bush Administration Wants to Create Watchdog Committee to Ovesea Latin American Countries (salon) Roger Noriega is one of the chief architects of a plan to create a committee on the OAS (Organization of American States) that would monitor the quality of democracy and exercise of power in Latin Ame.....- 5/22/2005 7:17:15 AM
Norm Coleman's Homeland Security Committee Lies on their Webpage (salon) George Galloway gave a spirited statement not only defending himself against charges of being involved in the UN Oil for Food Scandal but also taking the United States to task for going to war in Iraq.....- 5/22/2005 12:46:24 AM
Why is USA Freedom Corps Teamed with the Department of Defense? (salon) George Galloway gave a spirited statement not only defending himself against charges of being involved in the UN Oil for Food Scandal but also taking the United States to task for going to war in Iraq.....- 5/22/2005 12:42:16 AM
Sweden Assisted the US CIA in Renditioning Torture Suspects (salon) Bush says that he does not torture people. But he allows the CIA to send suspects to countries who do torture, called rendition. What if you were in charge of a foster care program that you knew was s.....- 5/22/2005 12:10:09 AM
Pre-War Findings and Planning Off-Kilter (salon) First, National Security Council believed that the NSC case was weak, even while Bush and his advisors were trumpeting the case to invade Iraq. Between the Downing Street Memo, which shows that Bush w.....- 5/22/2005 12:00:10 AM
US Army Beat 2 Afghan Prisoners to Death, including an innocent man (salon) Gruesome story of brutalizing Afghan men who happened to be in the wrong place at hte wrong time.Even as the young Afghan man was dying before them, his American jailers continued to torment him.The p.....- 5/21/2005 11:50:28 PM
Disservice to our country for the press not to include more war-reality news and photos (salon) We see plenty of Iraqi casualty photos, including the rash of almost constant car-bombings and innocent civilians dying. But where are the photos to show what soldiers are experiencing in the war, inc.....- 5/21/2005 11:47:24 PM
The Midlothian Town Hall Meeting with Erin Brokovich (salon) We see plenty of Iraqi casualty photos, including the rash of almost constant car-bombings and innocent civilians dying. But where are the photos to show what soldiers are experiencing in the war, inc.....- 5/21/2005 10:18:18 PM
AP Poll: Most Americans Don't Want Judges Approved Only Because They are President's Choice (salon) Americans say the Senate should aggressively examine federal judicial nominees and not just approve them because they are the president's choices.That's one of the few aspects of this divisive issue t.....- 5/21/2005 1:00:49 AM
Culture of Life Hypocrisy (salon) Americans say the Senate should aggressively examine federal judicial nominees and not just approve them because they are the president's choices.That's one of the few aspects of this divisive issue t.....- 5/20/2005 5:24:37 PM
Washington Post Calls Bush's Social Security Roadshow Past Its Prime Broadway Production (salon) When does a staged production jump the shark and become a has-been? That point has now officially been reached- the newspapers are tired of covering Bush's losing, staged roadshows.Notice again that t.....- 5/20/2005 4:55:30 PM
Napervile, IL to get biometric fingerprint scanners for public library system (salon) We object, as privacy advocates, to having our fingerprints used for checking out library books. Seems there are not many areas where intrusive procedures will not go.Before long, patrons wanting to u.....- 5/20/2005 4:30:54 PM
Protests-Shiites in Iraq Stage Mass Anti-US Protests (salon) Thousands of Shiites stomped on American flags painted on roads outside mosques in a show of anger over the U.S. presence in {function anonymous(){activateYQinl(this);return false;}}" href="http://sea.....- 5/20/2005 3:23:17 PM
Bush Still Against Stem Cell Research (salon) Thousands of Shiites stomped on American flags painted on roads outside mosques in a show of anger over the U.S. presence in {function anonymous(){activateYQinl(this);return false;}}" href="http://sea.....- 5/20/2005 3:12:44 PM
How Bush Orchestrates his Appearances with Supporters and Makes Sure They Will Agree With Him (salon) Article in the LATimes discusses the type of memo the Bush camp sends around before his Social Security Show to ensure that the attendees agree with him. For example, this week, for his appearance in .....- 5/20/2005 3:11:25 PM
Saudi Arabia Wants to Limit Nuclear Inspections-Will the US Be Invading their country next? (salon) We have heard a lot of chest-thumping recently about invading Iran, on the premise that they are not opening up their sovereign country to nuclear inspections. Whether this is true or not, or merely a.....- 5/20/2005 2:42:33 PM
Bush Insults Iraqis (salon) We are of the opinion here that one man's insurgent is another man's patriot. When we consider how the British felt about the Colonies rising up against them, we imagine that Britain could easily have.....- 5/20/2005 2:38:29 PM
Owen and Rogers-Brown-Why Some Criticise Them (salon) We are of the opinion here that one man's insurgent is another man's patriot. When we consider how the British felt about the Colonies rising up against them, we imagine that Britain could easily have.....- 5/20/2005 12:10:08 PM
The Hoary C Student Joke (salon) Bush has a self-esteem problem; he often tells people that he was a C student that became president as if that was something to be proud of. Or is he like the old man in the room that tells the same s.....- 5/19/2005 10:38:40 PM
Federal Judge Lefkow Urges Congress to bring an end to verbal attacks (salon) WASHINGTON - A federal judge whose husband and mother were slain by a disgruntled litigant urged Congress Wednesday to help bring an end to "truly dangerous" verbal attacks on judges that mi.....- 5/19/2005 10:17:22 PM
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