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News From Neptune

The news of the week and its coverage by the media is the topic of this radio show podcast. News from Neptune is hosted by C. G. Estabrook and P. Mueth, and produced by J. B. Nicholson-Owens, at the studios of WEFT (90.1 FM) in Champaign, Illinois. The show is named in honor of Noam Chomsky, who said, "Either you repeat the same conventional doctrines everybody is saying, or else you say something true, and it will sound like it's from Neptune."



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News From Neptune
May 13, 2006 C. G. Estabrook & P. Mueth
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News From Neptune
May 6, 2006 C. G. Estabrook
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* Implications of firings -- Porter Goss & Jack Straw * Lies & "rudeness" Ray McGovern & Steven Colbert * Attacks on Russia & Iran -- Cheney and Rumsfeld
Topics: porter goss, jack straw, lies, ray mcgovern, steven colbert, russia, iran, cheney, rumsfeld
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News From Neptune
Apr 29, 2006 C. G. Estabrook
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* Dissembling on Darfur * Scandal after scandal * Varieties of procuring experience: Dusty Foggo at Watergate
Topics: darfur, scandal, dusty foggo, watergate
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News From Neptune
Apr 22, 2006 C. G. Estabrook
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* New Iraq government: Why is the US role ignored? * Attack on Iran: Why no Democrat opposition? * The courts and torture: Why is the Pentagon holding cleared prisoners?
Topics: iraq, government, us, attack, iran, democrat, courts, torture, pentagon, prisoners
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News From Neptune
Apr 1, 2006 C. G. Estabrook
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News From Neptune
Mar 25, 2006 C. G. Estabrook
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* Oil politics and My Lai in Iraq * Censure, impeachment and signing statements * New Orleans: no rights to housing and health
Topics: oil, my lai, iraq, censure, impeachment, signing statement, new orleans, housing, health
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News From Neptune
Mar 11, 2006 C. G. Estabrook
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* Dubai Ports: Bush propaganda bites back * Iran: neocon dangers and geopolitics * Milosevic: NPR (et al.) spins the 1990s
Topics: dubai, ports, iran, neocon, geopolitics, milosevic, npr, spin
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News From Neptune
Mar 4, 2006 C. G. Estabrook
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* Oil and nukes in Iran and India * Bush administration defends its right to torture * SAIC & "defense" contracts
Topics: oil, nukes, iran, india, bush administration, torture, saic, contracts
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News From Neptune
Feb 25, 2006 C. G. Estabrook
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* Abortion, health care, and sterilization * Haiti and Venezuela * US war plans: Samarra and Dubai
Topics: abortion, health care, sterilization, haiti, venezuela, us, war, samarra, dubai
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News From Neptune
Feb 18, 2006 C. G. Estabrook
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* Darfur, Kosovo and "Humanitarian Intervention" * Haiti, Puerto Rico and the "War on Terrorism" * Rumsfeld, Special Ops and the "Global Extremist Islamic Empire"
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News From Neptune
Feb 11, 2006 C. G. Estabrook
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* Bush administrationshaky and dangerous? * CIA in trouble at home and abroad * US war plans in Iraq and Iran
Topics: bush, dangerous, cia, trouble, us, war, iraq, iran
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News From Neptune
Feb 4, 2006 C. G. Estabrook
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* State of the Union: the administration in disarray * The Long War: Rumsfeld on the loose * The White House Memo: war plans for Iran?
Topics: state of the union, long war, rumsfeld, white house, iran
Source: Recorded live
News From Neptune
Jan 28, 2006 C. G. Estabrook
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* Liberal senators threaten Palestine and Iran * US economy slows: 2007 budget reduces military * Abramoff scandal: administration counsels of despair
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News From Neptune
Jan 21, 2006 C. G. Estabrook
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* A truce in the fake war on terror? * Democrats attack from the right on Iran * Administration scandals: incompetence or agenda?
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News From Neptune
Jan 7, 2006 C. G. Estabrook
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* US in Iraq: Which side are you on? * Jack the Flipper & the bottom-feeder of International Coal * Bush's "signing statement": torture, but no habeas corpus
Topics: US, Iraq, Jack the Flipper, International Coal, signing statement, torture, habeas corpus
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News From Neptune
Dec 31, 2005 C. G. Estabrook
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* Oil politics at home and abroad: deferred prosecutions * Killing & looting in the Bush administration * Media misrepresentations: McCain torture amendment
Topics: oil, politics, prosecutions, killing, looting, bush administration, media, mccain, torture,...
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News From Neptune
Dec 17, 2005 C. G. Estabrook
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* The Patriot Act, NSA spying, & the NYT * Business & US policy (HINWIs) * US worries about South America
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News From Neptune
Dec 10, 2005 C. G. Estabrook
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* Lies, lies, and more lies * Rice in Europe & more credulous Europeans * The New York Times lies about Chavez
Topic: News from Neptune
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News From Neptune
Dec 3, 2005 C. G. Estabrook
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* Redistricting and representation Proportional representation * Sy Hersh More bombing all the time * Iraq-i-cization & ripping off Iraq's oil
Topic: News from Neptune
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News From Neptune
Nov 26, 2005 C. G. Estabrook
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* The Cairo Conference: Right of resistance & Timetable for withdrawl * Capitalism vs. Corporations : GM & healthcare * Attorney issues: Habeas Corpus, Jose Padilla, Jack Abramoff
Topic: News from Neptune
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News From Neptune
Nov 19, 2005 C. G. Estabrook
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* House Democrats vote for continuation of war * The ambiguous Bob Woodward injected into Plamegate: Why? * Habeas corpus & US concentration camp
Topic: News from Neptune
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News From Neptune
Nov 12, 2005 C. G. Estabrook
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* The recent past & the memory hole: WWI, WWII, & the KKK * Neoliberalism at the root: French riots, German government & Israeli economy * Repression & the Iraq won: Britain & the US
Topic: News from Neptune
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News From Neptune
Nov 5, 2005 C. G. Estabrook
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* Wilkerson, Cheney & torture * Judge Alito & big business * The economy & Bush's decline in the polls
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News From Neptune
Oct 22, 2005 C. G. Estabrook
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* Syria: Rice & the Commander in Chief * Iraq: Fisk ( transcript , Ogg Vorbis , FLAC ) & Fitzgerald * Torture: Abu Ghraib & Gitmo
Topic: News from Neptune
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News From Neptune
Oct 15, 2005 C. G. Estabrook
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* Propaganda under three presidents: Johnson, Bush I and Bush II * Bush conspirators, from Bolton to Rove to Miller * Polls for impeachment and withdrawal
Topic: News from Neptune
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News From Neptune
Oct 8, 2005 C. G. Estabrook
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* Natural disasters: earthquakes, storms, & energy legislation * Espionage: Rove, Franklin, & Filipinos * Distractions: Bush's speech, the Senate on torture, & the Supreme Court
Topic: News from Neptune
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News From Neptune
Oct 1, 2005 C. G. Estabrook
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* Lawyers Miller , Abu Ghraib , Posada , Franklin , St. Pat's Four * LootersFrist, Delay , NOLA cops * Liars FBI , Rice , Edgar
Topic: News from Neptune
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News From Neptune
Sep 10, 2005 C. G. Estabrook
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* Setting aside the Constitution * New Orleans and the end of the New Deal * Death squads in Iraq
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News From Neptune
Sep 3, 2005 C. G. Estabrook
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* Lake George * The Bush administration's responsibility for the destruction of New Orleans * The Iraq war comes home
Topic: News from Neptune
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News From Neptune
Aug 27, 2005 C. G. Estabrook
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* Memories of 1968: Vietnam & Iraq * Limits of allowable debate: Democrats pretend to oppose * How to lay the blame: the CIA and the Pentagon
Topic: News from Neptune
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News From Neptune
Aug 20, 2005 C. G. Estabrook
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* Popular opposition to the war & Cindy Sheehan * Gaza "withdrawal" * Liberal support for Bush's war
Topic: News from Neptune
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News From Neptune
Aug 13, 2005 C. G. Estabrook
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* Local issues; electronic voting * Looters vs. killers in the administration * Iraq, Iran, Korea, & Britain
Topic: News from Neptune
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News From Neptune
Aug 6, 2005 C. G. Estabrook
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* Hiroshima day: Chomsky's article * Does the G.W.O.T. exist? * Bush & Blair in disarray
Topic: News from Neptune
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News From Neptune
Jul 9, 2005 C. G. Estabrook
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News From Neptune
Jul 2, 2005 C. G. Estabrook
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* The Supreme Court's communications decisions * SCOTUS appointment: a distraction? * Bush's speech, the war and impeachment
Topic: News from Neptune
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News From Neptune
Jun 25, 2005 C. G. Estabrook
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* Downing St. memos & the plans for Iran * Durbin & Rove: cowardice & panic * Gulag of our time; Ramzi bin al-Shibb
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News From Neptune
Jun 25, 2005 C. G. Estabrook
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* Downing St. memos & the plans for Iran * Durbin & Rove: cowardice & panic * Gulag of our time; Ramzi bin al-Shibb
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News From Neptune
May 28, 2005 C. G. Estabrook
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* Interview with a traveler recently returned from Iraq: the possibility of civil war and how to prevent it
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News From Neptune
May 21, 2005 C. G. Estabrook
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* Smoking gun memo: no report * Nuclear option: a good idea * Pew Poll: Bush descends
Topic: News from Neptune
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News From Neptune
May 21, 2005 C. G. Estabrook
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This week, C. G. Estabrook, P. Mueth, J. B. Nicholson-Owens, and Ed Mandel discussed important issues of the day for about 15 minutes.
Topic: News from Neptune
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News From Neptune
May 14, 2005 C. G. Estabrook
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* Media & mendacity * "Stirred up Muslims" * What we really think
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News From Neptune
May 7, 2005 C. G. Estabrook
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* NPR & Air America * Secret British memo & MSM * UK election & EU constitution
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News From Neptune
Apr 30, 2005 C. G. Estabrook
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* Vietnam reunification * UK election * Polls: end the war
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News From Neptune
Apr 23, 2005 C. G. Estabrook
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* Sanitizing Sanchez * Pillorying the Pope * The Glory of Gridlock
Topic: News from Neptune
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News From Neptune
Apr 16, 2005 C. G. Estabrook
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* The future for Neo-Cons and Israel * Operation Falcon and the Decline of MSM * A Silent Recession: Bankruptcy and Recession
Topic: News from Neptune
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News From Neptune
Apr 9, 2005 C. G. Estabrook
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Baghdad demonstration: US Out ! * At least half of Americans think Bush lied * Attempts to save the Patriot Act
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News From Neptune
Apr 2, 2005 C. G. Estabrook
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* Pope's death & the politics of the Catholic Church * ACLU revelations on torture: Iraq commander perjures himself * Presidential Commission whitewashes administration, blames CIA
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News From Neptune
Mar 26, 2005 C. G. Estabrook
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* American Lies and Newspapers * Schiavo Case: Nader of the Liberals * A debate about the war — but in the UK
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News From Neptune
Mar 19, 2005 C. G. Estabrook
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* The Pentagon's new war plan * Permanent bases in Iraq, Afghanistan, etc. * The disgusting "National Security Democrats"
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News From Neptune
Mar 12, 2005 C. G. Estabrook
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* Firebombing of Tokyo * Contempt for the UN * Still more torture reports
Topic: News from Neptune
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News From Neptune
Mar 5, 2005 C. G. Estabrook
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* Torture regime & "extraordinary rendition" * Senator Byrd & "legal illegality" * Opposition to US in Canada, Italy, & Latin America
Topic: News from Neptune
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News From Neptune
Feb 26, 2005 C. G. Estabrook
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* Bush & US scorned in Europe * Arms sales & Israel as US client * Britain & illegality of Iraq war
Topic: News from Neptune
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News From Neptune
Feb 19, 2005 C. G. Estabrook
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* Assassination in Lebanon: cui bono? * Scum Also Rises: Negroponte & torture * Iran & Syria: Our problems
Topic: News from Neptune
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News From Neptune
Feb 12, 2005 C. G. Estabrook
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* Budget & Bush's looting * Torture & US military * Condi's non-diplomacy
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News From Neptune
Feb 5, 2005 C. G. Estabrook
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* Rice attacks Iran * Senate approves torture * Bush confiscates wealth
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News From Neptune
Jan 29, 2005 C. G. Estabrook
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World Economic Forum and World Social Forum * Torture and Neocon fortunes * The SS Branch
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News From Neptune
Jan 22, 2005 C. G. Estabrook
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* Inaugural blather * Torture and confirmation * Attack on Iran?
Topic: News from Neptune
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News From Neptune
Jan 15, 2005 C. G. Estabrook
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* Bush Coronation * Iraq Devastation * Salvador operation
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News From Neptune
2005 C. G. Estabrook
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Stingy Tsunami Aid * Media Lies * The Torture Scandal
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News From Neptune
Dec 18, 2004 C. G. Estabrook
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News From Neptune
Dec 4, 2004 C. G. Estabrook
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Anniversary of the murder of Fred Hampton * Media, torture, Iraq and Iran * Neocons and Frontpage magazine
Topic: News from Neptune
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News From Neptune
Nov 27, 2004 C. G. Estabrook
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The Urban Archipelago * Housing in Cities * US Overthrowing Governments
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News From Neptune
Nov 20, 2004 C. G. Estabrook
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News From Neptune
Nov 13, 2004 C. G. Estabrook
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Disarray at the CIA * Misinformation on the West Bank * Murder in Fallujah
Topic: News from Neptune
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News From Neptune
Nov 6, 2004 C. G. Estabrook
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News From Neptune
Oct 30, 2004 C. G. Estabrook
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"Excess Deaths" in Iraq * Election Picks * Halloween Special: Election predictions
Topic: News from Neptune
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News From Neptune
Oct 16, 2004 C. G. Estabrook
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Pledge Drive edition: Debates: Local and National * Misreporting of the War * Naomi Klein and Reparations in Reverse
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News From Neptune
Oct 9, 2004 C. G. Estabrook
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Pledge Drive edition: A debate without differences * An outburst of truth * A Socialist candidate
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News From Neptune
Oct 2, 2004 C. G. Estabrook
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Pledge Drive edition: Appointment in Samarra * The non-debate * British politics
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News From Neptune
Sep 25, 2004 C. G. Estabrook
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Frenetic Britain & the BBC * Military operations & targeted documents * Kerry's chances & oil politics
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News From Neptune
Aug 28, 2004 C. G. Estabrook
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Special lead-in: Higher Ground with C. G. Estabrook and Ed Mandel
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News From Neptune
Aug 21, 2004 C. G. Estabrook
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News From Neptune
Aug 14, 2004 C. G. Estabrook
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Venezuela recall * US assault on Shi'ites — and Iran? * US concentration camps * Third party politics
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News From Neptune
Aug 7, 2004 C. G. Estabrook
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Hiroshima Day * Running against dead guys (Ed Mandel and Alan Keyes) * The "Shiite Uprising": An American attempt to get its war with Iran on? * The Memory Hole
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News From Neptune
Jul 31, 2004 C. G. Estabrook
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Kerry and the Democratic convention * Bush's drug habits and possible withdrawl * It's still the economy, stupid
Topic: News from Neptune
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