Daily Archives: August 23, 2008

those attack advertisements

The spokesman for the American Issues Project, the independent group whose ad (above) is the most negative of the cycle and links Obama to terrorism, says the group just filed a report naming its sole donor. The donor, spokesman Christian … Continue reading

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north west frontier – wsws version

Military offensive displaces 300,000 in north-west Pakistan (extracts) James Cogan, WSWS, 23 Aug 2008 A major offensive by the Pakistani military against Islamist militants in the country‚Äôs Federally Administrated Tribal Areas (FATA) and North West Frontier Province (NWFP) has effectively … Continue reading

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sure, dad, sure

from Syed Saleem Shahzad, Asia Times, Aug 22, 2008 […] The government’s approach will be different from that adopted by Musharraf when he signed onto the “war on terror” in 2001, officials in Pakistan’s top strategic circles tell Asia Times … Continue reading

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bp’s sacked russian boss ‘in hiding’

(Observe the British way : grown men ‘in hiding’ because of juvenile MI6 fantasies involving polonium – RB) TNK-BP’s chief accuses Russians of power abuse Louise Armitstead, Telegraph, Aug 22, 2008 Robert Dudley, the chief executive of TNK-BP who was … Continue reading

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two cockroaches race to u.s. presidency

This presidential race was no contest: John McCain sped to the finish while Barack Obama was reluctant to leave the starting point. Of course there’s no guarantee giant Madagascar hissing cockroaches will predict the real result in November. The roach … Continue reading

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another jewish nazi in u.s. dem party

Democrats in Israel irate over Hikind’s support for Huckabee Cnaan Liphshiz, Haaretz, 23/08/2008 Democrats living in Israel on Thursday criticized New York Assemblyman Dov Hikind, a party member, for endorsing Republican Mike Huckabee during a visit to Israel this week. … Continue reading

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it’s all good

from Bruce Gagnon, OpEd News The Reuters news agency reported on August 20 that the cost of these deployments should be over “$4 billion though cost overruns typical in nearly every US defense program could easily drive the price higher.” … Continue reading

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