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Entries by Richard (RJ) Eskow from 05/2006

The DC Ecosystem At Work: McCurry, Colbert, Clinton & The Press

| Posted 05.02.2006 | Huffington Post

What McCurry conveniently fails to mention is that the Administration and the GOP are the ones really putting the press under pressure.

Exclusive HuffPo Song Release - A "Hymn" for the Rest of Us

| Posted 05.05.2006 | Politics
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Why does everybody confuse Jesus with the politicians in preacher's clothing who claim to speak in His name? Here, then, a "church song" for the rest of us: "I Wish More Christians Loved Jesus."

Tinker, Tailor, Politician, Spy, and ---? (but at least one Porter Goss scandal's already out there)

| Posted 05.05.2006 | Huffington Post

While the Internet hums with speculation over Porter Goss's sudden resignation, at least one Goss scandal has been a matter of public record for over a year and a half.

The "Kennedy Curse," the "Bush/Cheney Blessing" - and the Journalists Behind Them Both

| Posted 05.06.2006 | Huffington Post

While there's been some coverage of Bush family travails, they've been downplayed and relegated to the back pages. The press has treated the Bush family differently, as it treated Cheney differently.

Hayden's Un-American and Incompetent, Feinstein's Betraying the Constitution, and Chait Needs a Civics Lesson

| Posted 05.09.2006 | Politics
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Hayden had a legal, Constitutional, and moral obligation not to conduct the illegal spying that's characterized his recent career.

America's Message to Muslims – Jesus Hits Like An Atom Bomb

| Posted 05.10.2006 | Huffington Post

It's impossible to imagine that Pentagon leaders wouldn't realize the message they're sending by using a word like "divine" to describe a gigantic bomb.

The "Mother" of Mother's Day And Her Crazy Ideas

| Posted 05.13.2006 | Huffington Post

How many Americans will celebrate Mother's Day tomorrow knowing that this holiday was started as a protest against war? When the President calls hi...

Should Kerry Run Again?

| Posted 05.15.2006 | Huffington Post

Gore seems to be a transformed man - so much so that the "Gore II" seems like a fresh face. Can Kerry undergo the same transformation? He seems to be walking the same road.

The Bill Clinton Bubble -- and the "Senior Democrats" Who Promote It

| Posted 05.18.2006 | Politics
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Bill Clinton's charisma and political skill can't be denied, but it's time to take another look at the legend and the reality.

NEW! The Deadline Voyeurs and Their Amazing Invention - or, Yellow Journalists At the Gray Lady

| Posted 05.25.2006 | Politics
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Mayday! It's almost time to put the Times to bed, and we don't have our lead story! Somewhere Democratic couples are screwing and there's no new dirt.

Right-Wing Rockin': The Hypnotized Never Lie

| Posted 05.27.2006 | Huffington Post

They were a great rockin' band, but that's not why the NR likes the Pistols. They like 'em because their lead singer talks like Dick Cheney.

Burn That Yellow Ribbon! Our "Republichristian" Leaders Have Dishonored Memorial Day

| Posted 05.29.2006 | Huffington Post

They, and their Republican partners, have dishonored Memorial Day by turning our soldiers into disposable goods to be used for their own self-centered goals.

What's Behind the "New Gore"? Ask Joe Campbell or Bill W. – Or the Guy Who Writes Dating Tips

| Posted 05.31.2006 | Huffington Post

Why is he so popular with the very people who once spurned him as the epitome of the old, consultant-driven, DLC-beholden Democrats?