Assault On the Media: "Today's conservative activists have become the new postmodernists. They shift attention away from the truth or falsity of specific facts and allegations -- and move the discussion to the motives of the journalists and media organizations putting them forward. Just a modest number of failures can be used to discredit an entire enterprise."


New York's Premier Alternative Newspaper. Arts, Music, Food, Movies and Opinion: "It's funny. The only time anyone thinks to blast the use of 'unnamed sources' is when the mistake occurs in that rarest of phenomena in mainstream journalism: the dissenting piece of investigative journalism.
The reality is that unnamed sources are used about 10,000 times a day by the more patriotic and upstanding members of our working press, only they're not used to wonder about the goings-on at places like Guantanamo Bay. Instead, they're used to kiss ass and make icons out of morons�to turn George Bush into Winston Churchill, Dick Gephardt into Eugene Debs, Tom Clancy into Tolstoy."
Report: U.S. WEAPONS AT WAR 2005


World Bank, IMF Requirements Stifling Poor Countries' Health Spending - Report - Yahoo! News: "the requirements of the IMF appear to mean that countries must include the value of all new donor funding received for initiatives such as scaling-up delivery of antiretroviral treatment''... In other words, ''if a sector receives any new [privately donated] funds that were not initially budgeted for, it forfeits a similar amount from the government coffers.'"
Tillman's Parents Are Critical Of Army: "It makes you feel like you're losing your mind in a way"
CounterPunch: "America's Best Political Newsletter" Inventing a Pretext for War


News: "Rats fed on a diet rich in genetically modified corn developed abnormalities to internal organs and changes to their blood, raising fears that human health could be affected by eating GM food."
Prewar Findings Worried Analysts: "it appears that even before the war many senior intelligence officials in the government had doubts about the case being trumpeted in public by the president and his senior advisers."