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WORLD MEDIA WATCH

Summaries are excerpted from the source articles; the featured article follows the summary section. A recommended "site of the day" will also appear occasionally following the summaries.

Thursday, 06 September 2007 08:13

Robert Greenwald: The Real Rudy

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by Robert Greenwald

"It's just not possible."

That was the sentence we heard over and over from families who had firefighter sons, brothers, husbands and fathers killed on 9/11, from experts on emergency response, and from investigative journalists. It was just not possible that Rudy could so distort what happened on 9/11 and his role on that terrible day.

Thursday, 06 September 2007 07:56

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Subject: The REAL Rudy

BARBARA'S DAILY BUZZFLASH MINUTE

With Craig threatening to not resign
The hour is now getting late
To saddle up some men, go to Idaho
And set that senator straight.

Considering what Bush has done since being elected
One can take the point of view

Thursday, 06 September 2007 03:01

Cindy Sheehan: Dead Wrong

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by Cindy Sheehan

A new book called Dead Certain by Robert Draper of GQ magazine was just published. I haven't read it yet and I don't know when I will have the time or the intestinal fortitude to read an account of the presidential life of the person who was responsible for the death of my oldest child, Casey, but I have seen reports and read excerpts from it. I cannot profess complete knowledge about it, but of course, one of the excerpts particularly caught my eye and imagination.

Wednesday, 05 September 2007 06:55

Mike Ferner: I Will Salute No More Forever

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by Mike Ferner

St. Louis - His government broke his heart but it could not break Air Force veteran Charles Powell's spirit. Fighting back tears, the 64 year-old vet stood tall and resolute in front of 400 of his comrades, describing in verse the final steps of a painful disillusionment.

Asked About His Age, McCain Tells H.S. Student, "Thanks ... You Little Jerk ... You're Drafted."

by Kathy & Tony Peyser

Obviously with his failed campaign
The Senator is now clearly feeling a lot of stress
And this incident showed how he just
Threw himself under the Straight Talk Express.

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By Danny Schechter
Editor, Mediachannel.org

When Is a Non-Bailout Really A Bailout, and Why It's A Joke

It's official. It's Presidential. The "Decider" has decided. Yes, Houston, we do have a problem with the housing mess. And yes, Congress, your White House is finally going to act to help homeowners hustled into subprime loans find some relief.

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