Daily Archives: June 29, 2008

McClatchy asks, “Where is the Republican Attack Machine this campaign?”

Of course, there is this sentence buried in this really exceptional story (the best that has appeared on this subject anywhere): Of course, they still could jump in at any time, thanks to their ability to raise cash fast with … Continue reading

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New Seymour Hersh article on covert operations against Iran

A new Seymour Hersh article in the New Yorker on an escalation of covert Bush administration’s covert operations in Iran. Some excerpts: Late last year, Congress agreed to a request from President Bush to fund a major escalation of covert … Continue reading

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Meet Robert Watson, chair of the McCain campaign in Rhode Island

Robert Watson is both the minority leader of the Rhode Island House, and the chief chair of John McCain’s presidential campaign in Rhode Island. He is also, according to this week’s Boston Phoenix (see post below), one of those deserving … Continue reading

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Free Speech at risk in lefty, McGovernite Mass.?

While many alt weeklies around the country have cutting back staff and sliding towards irrelevance even before, the Boston Phoenix, bucks the trend.  Their cover this week is their 11th annual “Muzzle awards”, exposing New England’s worst offenders when it comes to attacking the First Amendment.  … Continue reading

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