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A BUZZFLASH GUEST CONTRIBUTION
by Dave Lindorff

The idiot American media are giving Bush another free pass, running stories now that the U.S. is "willing" to talk with Iran, but only about how to calm down the Iraq conflict.

What a pathetic joke!

A BUZZFLASH GUEST CONTRIBUTION
by Harvey Wasserman

Thirty years ago this month, in the small seacoast town of Seabrook, New Hampshire, a force of mass non-violent green advocacy collided with the nuke establishment.

A definitive victory over corporate power was won. And the global grassroots "No Nukes" movement emerged as one of the most important and effective in human history.

A BUZZFLASH GUEST CONTRIBUTION
by Danny Schechter
Mediachannel.org

"We are in an industry that benefits from a very deregulatory regime," boasts National Cable and Telecommunications Association president Kyle McSlarrow. "We think our customers benefit from that. We think we're the poster child for how leaving most decisions to the marketplace."

A BUZZFLASH GUEST CONTRIBUTION
by Dave Lindorff

What is it about impeachment that has the Democratic Party leadership so frightened?

Talking with members of Congress, one hears the same refrain: "I know Bush and Cheney have committed impeachable crimes, but impeachment is a bad idea."

A BUZZFLASH GUEST CONTRIBUTION
by Bob Fitrakis & Harvey Wasserman

From Ohio and California to Scotland and France, the disputes surrounding electronic voting machines have gone truly global.

A BUZZFLASH GUEST CONTRIBUTION
by Marjorie Cohn

Since the 9/11 attacks, the Bush administration has made the "war on terror" the centerpiece of its domestic and foreign policy. Bush cries terror where there is none -- as in Iraq and in the communications of ordinary Americans. Meanwhile, he protects the real terrorists in our midst.

A BUZZFLASH GUEST CONTRIBUTION
by Cindy Sheehan

My son, Jon Michael, is the best son a dad can have. He will always be my pride and joy.
George Tenet: Former CIA Director; Page 520 of his book: At the Center of the Storm

I had difficulty making the purchase of George Tenet's new book. With a multi-million dollar advance already, I didn't want to contribute to someone who has already profited so obscenely from other people's dead children. This self-congratulatory, buck-passing book was even more difficult to read. But when I came to the last paragraph and read the above quote about Tenet's precious son, Jon Michael, I began to cry in my uncomfortable airplane seat.

A BUZZFLASH GUEST CONTRIBUTION
by Greg Palast

George Bush is trying to save Paul Wolfowitz's job as President of the World Bank even after the vulpine neo-con was caught slipping a load of World Bank loot to his love interest, Shaha Ali Riza.

A BUZZFLASH GUEST CONTRIBUTION
by Dave Lindorff

The bankruptcy of the Democratic Party leadership's position in Congress on impeachment was revealed in stark terms yesterday, when House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced that she would sue the president in court if he resorted to a signing statement to kill the next version of Congress's Iraq funding bill.

A BUZZFLASH GUEST CONTRIBUTION
by Lucinda Marshall

Yes, I know Mom is priceless, but the annual mea culpa spending to atone for all the grief we caused her comes to a pretty hefty price tag. According to retailers, this year's deluge of Mother's Day cards, flowers, and candy are expected to rake in a whopping $16 billion. In other words, if you spend anything less than $139.14, your mother may be justified in feeling that you'll never amount to much. But the exorbitant sums that get spent on merchandizing our mamas belie the true disregard for motherhood that permeates our culture.

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