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STORY OF THE WEEK - Republican National Convention

STORY OF THE WEEK - Week Ending September 3, 2004
The Republican National Convention

Someone Save Me From These Turbulent Republicans! - Oh, Lord! Let this farce that's called party conventions be over soon. I've just seen Rudy Giuliani addressing a hall full of thousands of Republicans use his speech to enunciate why people should vote for Bush instead of Kerry -- as if anyone in ... - Lea Barker - Stateside: Somewhere, Someone, Some Time

George Bush Decides The War On A Noun Can't Be Won - You just can’t make this stuff up. George W. Bush, in an interview broadcast Monday by the ‘Today’ show, told host Matt Lauer that he doesn’t think his ‘War on Terror’ is winnable. See... William Rivers Pitt : Nausea in New York
- Mary Pitt - A Dream For America
- Marjorie Cohn - Bush's War on Democracy

Stateside: Where Rosalea Falls For John McCain
The Republicans have to be glad that John McCain isn't running as vice president for the Democrats. He was on the CBS Sunday morning political talking head show, Face the Nation, this morning and, based on this morning's performance, I'd vote for him in a New York minute. See... Convention Watch: Republican Party Convention
- Bernard Weiner - 25 Things We Now Know Three Years After 9/11
- Marjorie Cohn - Marjorie Cohn: Playing Politics With Torture
- Scott Galindez - What You Won't See at the Republican Convention

Over 500,000 March In NYC Against Bush - The contrasts between those inside the Republican Convention and those outside on the streets is stark. The Republican's election message will be about tolerance and reason. Those outside are totally intolerant to the mass killing that has taken place in Iraq under Bush's presidency and in the name of America. See... Indymedia Reports From A Besieged NYC
ALSO: NYC: Military Mum Says Why Iraq War Is Wrong - William Rivers Pitt: For Those About to Rock...
EARLIER:Free Iraq, Free Palestine, Free NYC, Free Speech - Permitted Not In Our Name Rally To Kick Of f March - UQ Wire: Presser & Opening for 9/11 Truth events - Civil Disobedience planned for Republican Convention


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