fix articles 70858, international policy attitudes
US Senate votes 100-0 for $70 billion more in war spending (tags)
The unanimous vote by the US Senate on Friday to approve the Bush administration’s request for an additional $70 billion to finance the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan demonstrates a basic truth of American politics: the Democratic Party, no less than the Republicans, is a party of imperialist militarism and war.
Poll: Most Iraqis support attacks on American troops (tags)
Please don’t tell this to Emperor George W. Bush. He thinks the troops are being welcomed as liberators.
The Ultimate Oxymoron (tags)
"Since a capitalist democracy is a democracy of capital, `the people' simply don't count.."
Study: FOX News Actually Makes You Stupid (tags)
PIPA report examines media complicity in the American public's misperceptions about the war on Iraq.
We Report, You Get It Wrong (tags)
The more commercial television news you watch, the more wrong you are likely to be about key elements of the Iraq War and its aftermath, according to a major new study released in Washington on Thursday.
The Partisan American media and the Whitehouse/CIA scandal (tags)
The effects of years of media consolidation certainly become obvious when you compare the treatment of 'scandal' during the Clinton Administration with the kid glove treatment given the Bush administration for genuine scandals about a hundred times worse...some cartoon commentary from Tom Tomorrow seems appropriate...
The Other Bush Lie (tags)
"The conclusion, then, is inescapable. The cadre of cheerleading hawks -- both inside and outside the administration -- who led the United States to war 19 months later had decided within 10 days of the terrorist attacks that 9/11 should be used as the pretext for Hussein's removal, even if there was absolutely no connection between the two."