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This has been a fun week, mostly.

Bush's team is imploding. Gonzales-- we can do a pool on how many days he has left before he's toast.

Bush Team Goes into Distraction Mode
Bush's media masters have released old news, that Khalid Shaikh Mohammed, has confessed to being leader of the 9/11 attack But is this really hot news, or a tawdry, transparent effort to try to take the heat off Gonzales and Bush's cronies.

While We're Talking About Illegal Firings... Reinstate The US Attorneys
They shouldn't have been fired. Their replacements are political hacks. Dump the hacks and put the Attorneys back on the job pursuing corruption. That should be said every time there is a call for Gonzales head.

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The Right wing echo chamber has been spoon feeding the talking point, "Clinton fired 93 prosecutors" as a justification for Bush and Gonzales. Sorry simpy-heads. This dog don't walk. The McClatchy Newspapers have done a great job covering the whole Gonzales Judiciary COrruption story, and now, they have a good article covering and debunking this bogus talking point. We're doing a pretty good job covering it too-- check these inside pages from our table of contents:

People Gonzales Alberto (45 articles)

Judiciary Corruption/Crime (28 articles)

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The Missing Submarine pretext.
Put this in the call me paranoid column, but did they really lose contact with a submarine for several hours, and actually notify next of kin that the sub's 140 crew members had died? Now, if, off the coast of Iran, a nuclear warhead armed sub "loses contact" for several hours, and goes into some default mode that causes it to fire a missile or three... will they have an excuse-- a pretext-- that this kind of loss of communications had happened with the USS San Juan? I know. Call me Paranoid.

Urgent Fundraising Call
It's been a rough week with a lot of new expenses with the server move. Unfortunately, the link to the donation page in the last newsletter didn't work. So here it is again.
Please Donate Generously. We're making a difference and we only do it with your help. We get many thank yous telling us what a great job we're doing. We don't cover close to our costs with advertising. Your help is essential-- or tell your favorite businesses or presidential candidates to advertise with us.

Bluedog Saboteurs
There's a reprint of the MYDD Matt Stoller's Bluedog Saboteurs List that identifies the dems blocking passage of the legislation to put a time limit on the Iraq Mess. If your rep is among them, contact the troglodite.

All this bushcitement got me thinking. What if Bush resigned...
and Cheney became president

read about it here

Arrange a Meet-up With Other OpEdNews Folk for The Pentagon March This Weekend
I created this diary so you can add a comment that you're going and suggest a place and time to meet up with other opednews folks. I'll be participating locally this weekend in a march and vigil, having attended the January march in Washington DC.

What do You call an OpEdNews Community Member
While writing the above diary, I realized it would be handy and fun to have a name for people who are part of the OpEdNews community. The diary lists a few ideas, but your suggestions would be great. Please post them as a comment on the diary.

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Also, make sure to check out Stephen Lendman's article below, on congress's fake opposition to the war. The track record we've seen the past few weeks make it clear that we need to support the progressives and progressive advocacy organizations like Progressive Democrats of America (PDA) . We need to elect more progressives, even if that means dumping republicrat incumbents.

Have a great one,

Rob Kall


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Rob Kall is an award winning journalist, inventor, software architect, connector and visionary. His work and his writing have been featured in the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, CNN, ABC, the HuffingtonPost, Success, Discover and other media. He's given talks and workshops to Fortune 500 execs and national medical and psychological organizations, and pioneered first-of-their-kind conferences in Positive Psychology, Brain Science and Story. He hosts some of the world's smartest, most interesting and powerful people on his Bottom Up Radio Show, and founded and publishes one of the top Google- ranked progressive news and opinion sites, OpEdNews.com

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Rob Kall has spent his adult life as an awakener and empowerer-- first in the field of biofeedback, inventing products, developing software and a music recording label, MuPsych, within the company he founded in 1978-- Futurehealth, and founding, organizing and running 3 conferences: Winter Brain, on Neurofeedback and consciousness, Optimal Functioning and Positive Psychology (a pioneer in the field of Positive Psychology, first presenting workshops on it in 1985) and Storycon Summit Meeting on the Art Science and Application of Story-- each the first of their kind.  Then, when he found the process of raising people's consciousness and empowering them to take more control of their lives  one person at a time was too slow, he founded Opednews.com-- which has been the top search result on Google for the terms liberal news and progressive opinion for several years. Rob began his Bottom-up Radio show, broadcast on WNJC 1360 AM to Metro Philly, also available on iTunes, covering the transition of our culture, business and world from predominantly Top-down (hierarchical, centralized, authoritarian, patriarchal, big)  to bottom-up (egalitarian, local, interdependent, grassroots, archetypal feminine and small.) Recent long-term projects include a book, Bottom-up-- The Connection Revolution, debillionairizing the planet and the Psychopathy Defense and Optimization Project. 


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