Positive Press on Iraq Is Aim of U.S. Contract

Filed under: Bush Whacked,Propaganda,WTF??? — 1:05 pm

Speaking of Propoganda, has anyone noticed a change in NPR broadcasts??

U.S. military leaders in Baghdad have put out for bid a two-year, $20 million public relations contract that calls for extensive monitoring of U.S. and Middle Eastern media in an effort to promote more positive coverage of news from Iraq.

The contract calls for assembling a database of selected news stories and assessing their tone as part of a program to provide “public relations products” that would improve coverage of the military command’s performance, according to a statement of work attached to the proposal.

The request for bids comes at a time when Bush administration officials are publicly criticizing media coverage of the war in Iraq.

Project Management Source: Lessons from Project Management: 101 ways to organize your life

Filed under: Lifestyle,SWEET — 8:14 am

Project Management Source: Lessons from Project Management: 101 ways to organize your life

Web browser leaves no footprints

Filed under: Technology — 8:05 am

The latest entrant to the crowded Internet browser market is the appropriately named Browzar, a tool specifically designed to protect users’ privacy by not retaining details of the Web sites they’ve searched.


Lie by Lie: Chronicle of a War Foretold: August 1990 to March 2003

Filed under: Bush Whacked,Iraq,Politics,Propaganda,Terrorism — 9:13 pm

The first drafts of history are fragmentary. Important revelations arrive late, and out of order. In this timeline, we’ve assembled the history of the Iraq War to create a resource we hope will help resolve open questions of the Bush era. What did our leaders know and when did they know it?

The new GOP buzzword: Fascism

Filed under: Bush Whacked,Politics,Propaganda — 9:06 pm

President Bush in recent days has recast the global war on terror into a “war against Islamic fascism.” Fascism, in fact, seems to be the new buzz word for Republicans in an election season dominated by an unpopular war in Iraq.

Miles Per Dollar

Filed under: Economy,Energy,Technology — 12:43 pm


The Inflation Calculator

Filed under: Economy,Technology — 12:42 pm

The Inflation Calculator

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