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UN-terrified, part 1

September 20, 2006 Media Monarchy 0

Iran’s Ahmadinejad: ‘Can’t we just be friends?’from us news: In what might be construed as a charm offensive–at least an effort to lay out a less confrontational tone before Americans–Ahmadinejad asked, “Can’t we just be

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second secret study surfaces at FCC

September 20, 2006 Media Monarchy 0

from huffington post: Another Federal Communications Commission study on the negative impacts of media consolidation came to light Monday after being buried at the agency for at least two years – the second suppressed FCC

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Thai military launches coup against PM

September 19, 2006 Media Monarchy 0

from ap/yahoo: The Thai military launched a coup against Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra on Tuesday night, circling his offices with tanks, seizing control of TV stations and declaring a provisional authority pledging loyalty to the

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military orders suggest Iran attack

September 18, 2006 Media Monarchy 0

from newsmax: Two recent orders by the American military have led some observers to conclude that the U.S. is preparing for an attack on Iran. One order was a “Prepare to Deploy” command sent to

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spy agencies outsourcing to fill key jobs

September 18, 2006 Media Monarchy 0

from la times: At the National Counterterrorism Center – the agency created two years ago to prevent another attack like Sept. 11 — more than half of the employees are not U.S. government analysts or

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ten ‘journalists’ on US government payroll

September 18, 2006 Media Monarchy 0

from online journal: During the Mercosur summit in Argentina, WJAN-TV South Florida reporter, Manuel Cao, asked Cuban President Fidel Castro why his government didn’t allow a prominent doctor and dissident to leave the country. Quick

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big brother is shouting at you

September 18, 2006 Media Monarchy 0

from daily mail: Big Brother is not only watching you – now he’s barking orders too. Britain’s first ‘talking’ CCTV cameras have arrived, publicly berating bad behaviour and shaming offenders into acting more responsibly. The

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olbermann: bush ‘covering his own backside’

September 17, 2006 Media Monarchy 0

from raw story: Keith Olbermann’s Friday broadcast on MSNBC featured a long look at the President’s contentious Rose Garden press conference on Friday, dubbing it the “Roast Garden,” and then pondered whether Bush’s urgency to

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major problems at polls feared

September 17, 2006 Media Monarchy 0

…now, of course, what the washington post fails to mention in the following article is the corporate interest behind these machines: diebold, e.s.s. & sequoia… from washington post: An overhaul in how states and localities

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Syria says US behind attack on own embassy

September 16, 2006 Media Monarchy 0

from all headline news: Senior Syrian government officials have accused the US of being behind Tuesday’s assault on its own embassy in downtown Damascus. A Baath party official, speaking on the condition of anonymity, told

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outside the box #69

September 16, 2006 Media Monarchy 0

here is the latest episode of “outside the box,” hosted by alex ansary.it was originally broadcast by portland community media on september 14, 2006. on this week’s episode, alex discusses the militarization of the police

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US report on Iran ‘dishonest’

September 15, 2006 Media Monarchy 0

from npr: A recent House of Representatives committee report on Iran’s nuclear capability is “outrageous and dishonest” in trying to make a case that Tehran’s program is geared toward making weapons, a senior official of

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muslims deplore pope speech, want apology

September 15, 2006 Media Monarchy 0

from reuters canada: Muslims deplored on Friday remarks on Islam by Pope Benedict and many of them said the Catholic leader should apologize in person to dispel the impression that he had joined a campaign