Wednesday, July 12, 2006

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[political-research] Digest Number 1290

Bloglines - Wall Street Journal News Staff Rage Against Editorial Page: "They're Wrong All The Time"...

The Huffington Post | Raw Feed
The Huffington Post Raw Feed

Wall Street Journal News Staff Rage Against Editorial Page: "They're Wrong All The Time"...

By The Huffington Post

The Wall Street Journal news staff can live with occasional opposition from the paper's editorial page. What it can't live with is the editorial page's support.

"People feel like we're walking around with knives in our backs," one news staffer said. "We rely on our editors to stick up for us. There's really a feeling we've been left to twist in the wind."


9/11 Conspiracy Prof. Allowed to Teach

9/11 Conspiracy Prof. Allowed to Teach

Novak: Rove Was a CIA Leak Source

Novak: Rove Was a CIA Leak Source

Bloglines - Arthur listens to the O’Reilly Factor

Crooks and Liars
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Arthur listens to the O’Reilly Factor

By John Amato on Arthur Silber

Arthur comes to realize what I’ve been posting about for a long time. He’s a propaganda machine.

Here’s a news flash for you, O’Reilly: if the administration should ever decide to utilize its claimed powers to their fullest extent, and if they should decide you’re no longer useful to them, you’ll realize that they’ve been keeping very careful watch over you — as they haul you off to prison or to a detention camp in the middle of the night. I’m sure you will howl in indignation and terror, but your protests will do you no good then. But you might realize that perhaps, just perhaps, you ought to have paid closer attention to the many warnings provided by all those "leftists" who "undermined" the government’s unending, entirely noble efforts to "protect" us….read on


Full column to be at Human Events Onlines Tomorrow

Novak seems to discredit Fitzgerald's claim that the investigation was complete.

BOB NOVAK, My Leak Case Testimony: 'I learned Valerie Plame's name from Joe Wilson's entry in 'Who's Who in America'... MORE... Published reports that I took the Fifth Amendment, made a plea bargain with the prosecutors or was a prosecutorial target were all untrue... MORE... My primary source has not come forward to identify himself... MORE... Bill Harlow, the CIA public information officer who was my CIA source for the column confirming Mrs. Wilson's identity... I answered questions using the names of Rove, Harlow and my primary source... I considered his wife's role in initiating Wilson's mission, later confirmed by the Senate Intelligence Committee, to be a previously undisclosed part of an important news story. I reported it on that basis.NOVAK BREAKS SILENCE


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