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Goodman, Amy. The exception to the rulers; exposing oily politicians, war profiteers and the media that love themGoodman is the host of Democracy Now!, a daily news program aired on Pacifica radio stations and NPR. She has won many awards for her news coverage in dangerous places like East Timor or Manhattan on September 11, 2001. Because of her consistent demand to find the truth and to expose the propaganda machines in world governments, including our own, she has been mocked and denied access to the airwaves. Yet she persists in exposing how big oil, big business and big government are working together to limit democracy even as they say they are promoting it.

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Politicians hit out at Heathrow night flight plansRichmond Park is directly beneath the flight path of Heathrow and Liberal Democrat prospective parliamentary candidate Susan Kramer believes that an increase in the 16 flights already permitted would mean many residents getting even less sleep at night than they do already. Computer technology and getting out the vote: new targeting tools - Political ProfessionalI have a feeling that this will neither be the first nor last time you'll hear this question, but at this writing, some weeks before publication, it does have a glow of originality about it. Here goes: If Tucker Carlson offered to eat his shoe and tie if Hillary Clinton's memoir sold a million copies (as it did), what could she fairly offer to eat if Carlson's new book, Politicians, Partisans.
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SHELF LIFE: Reagan's Thinking Points - Reagan: A Life in Letters - Evil: An Investigation - Politicians, Partisans, and Parasites: My Adventures in Cable News - Samuel Johnson's Dictionary: Selections from the 1755 Work That Defined the English Language - Book ReviewRonald Reagan, even at this late date, continues to amaze. A massive new book, Reagan: A Life in Letters (Free Press, 934 pp., $35), edited by Kiron K. Skinner, Annelise Anderson, and Martin Anderson, contains about 1,000 of the letters he wrote from age 11 until age 83, when Alzheimer's disease forced him, finally, to lay down his pen. Why we politicians are jealous of journalistsThe great British public likes politicians almost as little as it likes journalists. It assumes that we pee in each other's pockets and serve each other's purposes in a conspiracy against the people, though one in which the journalists give them more reliable information than we do.
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