fix articles 54079, john zogby
Rupert Murdoch, Roger Ailes ,The GOP, Bush Operatives Exclude Rand Paul From Public Airwav (tags)
Though Rand Paul has been ahead of Christie, Bush and Kasich in the Jan 13th 2016 Des Moines Register and several other polls, the Fox tv network (part of Rupert Murdoch's NewsCorp) has excluded him from the next debate.
FLASH! A Majority Now Favors Impeaching Bush (tags)
Between June and October, Zogby has found that support for impeachment of the president has risen from 42 percent of the public to 53 percent. When will the Democrats act?
Polls and the Power of Self-Manipulation (tags)
Does the polling process itself encourage participants to not tell the truth?
It's Ugly Out There (tags)
"Of course you terrorist loving piece of garbage are supporting Kerry...pigs like you should be rounded up and deported back to where you came from." -- Why did James Zogby's (Arab-American) endorsement of Sen. Kerry unleash such venom? Because it was posted on a number of right-wing websites in a provocative manner, designed to produce anger.
DESIGNED TO DEMORALIZE? SEVEN REASONS *NOT* TO TRUST PRESIDENTIAL POLLS. (tags)
Sick of the daily bombardment of polls showing Kerry running "neck-and-neck" with Bush? Feeling demoralized? Don't be! Most of the polls are a bunch of baloney. Here are seven reasons not to trust the polls -- along with some insights into why Big Media chieftains oppose and fear the Kerry/Edwards ticket. (Did you know that John Kerry and John Edwards OPPOSE media consolidation?)
Heralding the arrival of End Times for Bush (tags)
"who can miss the delicious irony that one of the most corrupt and lying administrations of modern times is now taking the unprecedented step of trying to get their religious backers to bring politics to their pulpits."
The Double-Whammy and the 50-50 Balance (tags)
Second- and third-generation Arab-Americans, many of them Christians who previously had little affinity for their ethnic roots, now find themselves under siege by the Bush administration -- and are fighting back in a united way.
The Iraq invasion has proved a gigantic disaster by almost every measure. (tags)
What has been the human cost of the invasion? The most authoritative estimate of Iraqi civilian war deaths puts the figure at between 7376 and 9178. Since the formal end of hostilities a further 2200 or so Iraqi civilians have died at coalition hands. Strangely enough, no one knows, even approximately, how many Iraqi soldiers were killed. The humanitarian group Medact recently suggested that the number might be as low as 13,500 or as high as 45,000.
Arab American Leadership Conference a Huge Success (tags)
Some media outlets decided to focus on the unfortunate outburst of a few, many of whom were not Arab American, instead of focusing on the rest of the conference which was a very positive experience.
All the President's votes? (tags)
A quiet revolution is taking place in US politics. By the time it's over, the integrity of elections will be in the unchallenged, unscrutinised control of a few large - and pro-Republican - corporations. Andrew Gumbel wonders if democracy in America can survive
UK Independent reports Republicans use E-voting systems to steal elections (tags)
If much of the worry about vote-tampering is directed at the Republicans, it is largely because the big three touchscreen companies are all big Republican donors, pouring hundreds of thousands of dollars into party coffers in the past few years. The ownership issue is, of course, compounded by the lack of transparency. Or, as Dr Mercuri puts it: "If the machines were independently verifiable, who would give a crap who owns them?" As it is, fears that US democracy is being hijacked by corporate interests are being fuelled by links between the big three and broader business interests, as well as extremist organisations. Two of the early backers of American Information Systems, a company later merged into ES&S, are also prominent supporters of the Chalcedon Foundation, an organisation that espouses theocratic governance according to a literal reading of the Bible and advocates capital punishment for blasphemy and homosexuality.