July 3, 2003

God Told Me to Kill

  • More on Bush’s statement that God told him to kill. More precisely: "God told me to strike at al-Qaida and I struck them, and then He instructed me to strike at Saddam, which I did, and now I am determined to solve the problem in the Middle East. If you help me, I will act, and if not, the elections will come and I will have to focus on them." The Moscow Times
  • A brilliant look at the Bush terror campaign and the whole mess: "The Attack Has Been Spectacular"
  • "Bring them on," says Bush. Asked what he thinks of continuing and perhaps even escalating attacks on Americans in Iraq, Bush said, "My answer is bring them on. We have the force necessary to deal with the situation." (See Reuters.)
  • Dean taps into frustration of Democrats. Yahoo
  • A failing strategy. MotherJones
  • Iraq resistance, new quagmire for America. Independent
  • 52% of Americans say Bush & Co. "stretched the truth" about WMDs. Only one in 10 say they lied. They said the WMDs were there, they had positive proof and they knew where they were. Now it turns out there aren't any. How is that "stretching the truth"? How is that not "lying"? BayArea.com.
  • Mark Morford on how the religious right is trembling after the Supreme Court's recent decision on homosexuality. SFGate.
  • Activists push back at NYPD. Village Voice
  • America's killer elite. Rolling Stone
  • New York Times' Judith Miller influenced military strategy? Harper's editor compares NYT to state-run Soviet papers. Democracy Now
  • Japanese lawyers group accuses Bush of war crimes re Afghanistan "This is an act that breaks international rules, such as the idea of (honoring) human rights, that have been formed over so many years," Japan Times

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