Wednesday, September 06, 2006

Bush beats the drums of war

Dubya & Co. is pulling out all of the stops on the gamble that they can convince "We The People" that we are dealing with an enemy that is like Nazi Germany. They are using the same "War President" rhetoric that has been repeated since the days preceeding the invasion of Iraq. I, for one will be marching to the beat of another drum. The picture shown, is approximately 10,000 people in Sydney Australia, in protest to the 2003 invasion, a small part of the world wide protests to this historical atrocity. The demonstrations against the invasion of Iran
, will dwarf what we have seen so far, and the good news is that some of the media is not completely controlled anymore.

Bush Seeks More Support for Terror Fight

Published: September 6, 2006
Filed at 6:58 a.m. ET

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Quoting repeatedly from Osama bin Laden, President Bush said Tuesday that pulling U.S. troops out of Iraq would fulfill the terrorist leader's wishes and propel him into a more powerful global threat in the mold of Adolf Hitler.

Between war and peace
By Bruce Fein
September 6, 2006

The Bush administration wrongly insists America's post-September 11, 2001 conflict with international terrorism is indistinguishable from World War II. Premised on that false analogy, President Bush has claimed authority as commander in chief to violate the spirit if not the letter of the Constitution in detaining individuals, gathering foreign intelligence, frustrating congressional oversight, and creating military tribunals.

7 British Officials Resign in Revolt Over Blair

Published: September 6, 2006
LONDON, Sept. 6 — Prime Minister Tony Blair sought to face down a revolt within his Labor party today as seven junior aides resigned to protest his refusal to quit.

His popularity is sapped by scandal at home and by his close alliance with the United States in the Iraq war.

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