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Virginia Representative Nails Bush on Blackwater
Contractors - Oct. 1st, 2007

Rep. Moran's short, to-the-point speech on the issue of U.S. contractor
immunity in Iraq deserves a wider hearing.
Court Rules Bush Executive Order On Presidential
Papers Illegal - Oct. 2nd, 2007

George W. Bush claims to fight for freedom half a world away, but works to
destroy it right here at home.
Blackwater, Other Contractors Given Bigger Role In
Drug War - Oct. 3rd, 2007

Blackwater and the other companies will make up to $15 billion from the
Pentagon's counter-narcotics contract within five years.
Privacy Watchdogs Fear Bush's Data 'Fusion Centers' -
Oct. 5th, 2007

Privacy worries increase with state-run "fusion centers" investigating
'suspicious' individuals, say watchdog groups.
U.S. Army Lacks Resources To Change 'Hearts And
Minds', Says Report - Oct. 6th, 2007

The Pentagton's psychological operations units suffer from an 'overall lack of
resources,' says a gov't study.
Americans Must Understand Irregular Warfare To Defeat
It - Oct. 8th, 2007

Americans 'must continue to adapt tactics, techniques, procedures, and
equipment to counter a thinking, adaptive enemy.'
U.S. Army Will Need Years To Recover From Bush's Iraq
Schemes, Admits Army Chief - Oct. 9th, 2007

'The Army is unraveling,' and 'as a result, the country is in a position of strategic
peril,' say U.S. military leaders.
Has Bush Hubris Destroyed Successful Surveillance Of
Al-Qaeda? - Oct. 10th, 2007

A politicized intelligence leak at the expense of national security may tell us who
the Bush Administration really serves.
House of Representatives Votes To Strengthen Penalties
For War Profiteering - Oct 12th, 2007

If the House bill becomes law, profiteers will pay '$1 million or twice the gross
profits...realized from fraudulent activities.'
House Bill Condemns Rice's Refusal To Hand Over Report
On Iraqi Gov't Corruption - Oct. 13th, 2007

Any attempt to classify embarrassing documents for political reasons puts our
nation in peril.
Republican Presidential Candidates Offer Nothing New To
Enraged Voters - Oct. 15th, 2007

GOP 'outrage' over George W. Bush's misrule is little more than a photo-op for its
2008 presidential hopefuls.
Blackwater's 'Sloppy Operation' In Iraq Exposed By House
Panel Report - Oct. 16th, 2007

Blackwater’s own employees described the company's conduct as 'flat out a
sloppy…operation' and a 'ship about to sink.'
Iraqi Tribal Leaders Say U.S. Occupation Strengthening
Islamic Extremism - Oct. 17th, 2007

No one better knows the true state of violence in Iraq than the Iraqis themselves.
Senators Pass Mental Health Assistance Bill - Oct. 19th, 2007

The Senate bill, sponsored by Pete Domenici (R-NM), greatly benefits Americans
suffering from mental illness.
Criminal Probe Questions U.S. Embassy in Iraq
Construction - Oct. 20th, 2007

The State Department insists on completing a yearly quota of new embassies and
damns the consequences, say U.S. officials.
Contractor Liability Bill Raises Intelligence Issues - Oct. 22nd,

If 'highly illegal activities' are being conducted by corporations in the name of
'national security', then it is time for every person to stir.
U.S. Army Commanders: Why Our Military Employs
Contractors  - Oct. 23rd, 2007

Army commanders have a right to give their side of this controversial issue.
Extinctions Linked To Global Warming - Oct. 24th, 2007

Every time that Earth's tropical oceans warm by several degrees, a period of mass
extinctions occur lasting millions of years.
Congressional Bill Would Limit Bush Interference With
Justice - Oct. 25th, 2007

Such limitations on the bloated whims of 'King George' are a long time in coming.
Gov't Report Suggests Broader Losses From Foreclosures
- Oct. 26th, 2007

The foreclosure crunch may eventually cost Americans from $2 trillion to $4 trillion
Watchdog Group Issues Damning Statement On Bush
Spying Powers - Oct. 28th, 2007

Congress foolishly granted these kingly whims to Bush because of a 'rush to
legislate prior to the August recess.'
Bush: Biggest Spender In White House Since LBJ - Oct. 29th,

By practically any measure, Bush tends to spend much more than his presidential
Iraq Cabinet Approves Bill To Revoke Security Firms'
Immunity - Oct. 30th, 2007

This is what happens when you give private corporations a license to kill--and
make an idiot President of the United States.
U.S. Soldier's Family Sues British Security Firm Protecting
Iraqi Oil - Oct. 31st, 2007

The lawsuit appears to be the first filed against a  security firm by those acting on
behalf of a slain American soldier.