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Polar Bears ‘Threatened’

The plight of the polar bear has come to represent the real-world impact of the climate crisis, so it is only fitting that the Bush administration had to be ordered by a court to make a decision on the endangered status of the species. After years of delay, the Interior Department finally classified the animal as threatened, but also promised to fight any meaningful protection.

Posted on May 15, 2008 READ MORE


Jill Carroll Freed
AP / Michael Probst

Carroll Disavows Statements Against U.S.

The freed American journalist said her captors forced her to make the anti-U.S. propaganda tape, and told her she would be released if she cooperated.
UPDATE: Carroll lands safely in Boston.

Posted on Apr 1, 2006 READ MORE


Iran Threatens U.S. With ‘Harm and Pain’

Tehran ratchets up the war of words with the U.S. over American-led action to bring Iran before the U.N. Security Council for possible sanctions against its nuclear program.
We’re being threatened by the country Bush didn’t invade and whose surrogates we put in power in Iraq.

Posted on Mar 8, 2006 READ MORE


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MSNBC via Crooks and Liars

Olbermann Returns Jab in O’Reilly Grudge Match

After Bill O’Reilly threatened one of his callers with legal action for merely mentioning Keith Olbermann, the MSNBC host brings on a former state prosecutor to confirm that the only person in legal jeopardy is O’Reilly himself.

Posted on Mar 4, 2006 READ MORE


No Iraq Trip for Rep. Who Opposed Bush on Ports

The prominent opposition of Rep. Peter T. King (R-N.Y.) to Bush’s Dubai Ports deal may have earned him some punishment from the White House: The Pentagon isn’t providing him a plane for his planned delegation to Iraq.

Posted on Mar 4, 2006 READ MORE


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Thismodernvoice.com

O’Reilly Threatens Caller re Olbermann

Bill O’Reilly and MSNBC’s Keith Olbermann have been feuding for a while now (background story here, a video example, and another clip), and on Thursday, when a caller to O’Reilly’s show merely mentioned Olbermann’s name, Bill cut the line and said, “We have your phone number and we’re going to turn it over to Fox security, and you’re going to get a visit”—as though the caller was threatening O’Reilly—when in fact O’Reilly was threatening the caller!
UPDATE: FOX security calls back

Posted on Mar 3, 2006 READ MORE


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