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A BUZZFLASH GUEST CONTRIBUTION
by Michael Winship

Day One

"La Toya Jackson."

The famous name drew laughter as it was read from the roll at the main New York County courthouse, 100 Centre Street. Hers was just one of a few hundred names read on a Monday morning four weeks ago, folks who had been called to serve on a state grand jury in Manhattan.

A BUZZFLASH GUEST CONTRIBUTION
by Dennis Loo

(BuzzFlash note: This is the first of a 2-part series. The second part can be found here.)

How do we get from where we are to where we need to be? We know there is a big gap between here and there. The people of this country need to act in the millions in visible and unmistakable ways if we are to have a chance at driving Bush and Cheney from power, repudiating what they stand for, and creating a wholly different political atmosphere.

A BUZZFLASH GUEST CONTRIBUTION
by Charlie Jackson

President Bush and the U.S. Congress plan to be on vacation throughout the month of August. The Iraqi parliament will leave town as well, according to White House spokesman Tony Snow.

Monday, 16 July 2007 09:17

Cindy Sheehan: Torture is a War Crime

A BUZZFLASH GUEST CONTRIBUTION
by Cindy Sheehan

Journey for Humanity and Accountability: Day 5
Today our Journey took us to Ft. Benning, Ga, where the cancer of the School of Americas (WINSEC) is housed. I have written on torture before and I believe that BushCo’s policy of imprisoning people without their basic due process and torturing them is one of the grossest breeches of international and American law and one of the overriding reasons that they should be impeached.

A BUZZFLASH GUEST CONTRIBUTION
by Dave Lindorff

Bill Moyers has put impeachment in the news and, in the process, shaming both the national media and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and the rest of the Congressional leadership.

 A BUZZFLASH GUEST CONTRIBUTION
by Martha Rosenberg

A BUZZFLASH GUEST CONTRIBUTION
by Harvey Wasserman

A major pro-nuke "surge" against the renewable solution to global warming is about to erupt in California.

A BUZZFLASH GUEST CONTRIBUTION
by Danny Schechter
Mediachannel.org

Even among the ravenous pack of moguls and mediacrats that dominate and control our mediaocracy, Conrad Black was in a class of his own when it came to arrogance, chutzpah, and criminal activity. He was, in effect, a media gangster.

A BUZZFLASH GUEST CONTRIBUTION
by Elliot D. Cohen, Ph.D.

The unfolding of events over the past 7 years and the recent emergence of certain key facts point to the prospect of an ominous conclusion: before the summer is up, America will be brought under martial law with George W. Bush and Dick Cheney at the helm.

Sunday, 15 July 2007 02:45

July 14, 2003: Ill-Starred Day

A BUZZFLASH GUEST CONTRIBUTION
by Ray McGovern

For those tracking the long train of abuses and usurpations of a modern-day George who would be King and his eminence grise behind the throne, July 14 has a resonance far beyond the fireworks of Bastille Day. Four loosely related events on that same day four years ago throw revealing light on key ingredients of the debacle in Iraq.

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