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A BUZZFLASH GUEST CONTRIBUTION
by Michael Winship

When I was in the second grade, there was a girl in another second grade classroom who had cerebral palsy. When we passed by the door on our way to assembly or the cafeteria we could see that, unlike all the other pupils, she sat behind an enormous electric typewriter -- to kids of our era, a contraption as sci-fi as time travel.

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A BUZZFLASH GUEST CONTRIBUTION
by Norman Solomon

Last week my column was a parody of how Thomas Friedman writes about the global economy. Since then, I've learned that I was in error on a matter that shines some light on the worldview of the syndicated New York Times columnist and best-selling author.

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A BUZZFLASH GUEST CONTRIBUTION
by Joan Burbick, author of "Gun Show Nation"

"Arming God's Nation," Chapter 11 of "Gun Show Nation"

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A BUZZFLASH GUEST CONTRIBUTION
by Cindy Sheehan

Civil disobedience becomes a sacred duty when the State becomes lawless or, which is the same thing, corrupt. - Gandhi

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A BUZZFLASH GUEST CONTRIBUTION
by Jeff Cohen, author of "Cable News Confidential"

Many pundits are comparing the expected Democratic victory in the upcoming election to the Newt Gingrich-led Republican triumph of 1994, an election in which the GOP gained 52 House seats and ended 40 years of Democratic majority in that chamber.

Published in Guest Commentary
Friday, 27 October 2006 04:20

Amy Branham: My Flag

A BUZZFLASH GUEST CONTRIBUTION
by Amy Branham

We all know the history of the American flag. We know its symbology. White signifies purity and innocence; red signifies valor and bravery; and blue signifies vigilance, perseverance and justice. Each star represents one of the states in the Union.

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Friday, 27 October 2006 03:05

Greg Palast: Cut and Run - It's Fun!

A BUZZFLASH GUEST CONTRIBUTION
by Greg Palast

Imagine this: You're tied to a stake and savages are about to light the logs under your feet.

So, class, what do you do?

Cut and run!

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A BUZZFLASH GUEST CONTRIBUTION
by George Lakoff and the Rockridge Institute

The Bush administration has finally been caught in its own language
trap.

"That is not a stay-the-course policy," Tony Snow, the White House
press secretary, declared on Monday.

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A BUZZFLASH GUEST CONTRIBUTION
by Brent Budowksy

Act Blue Site linked below, please include in the post.

If you are fed up with this garbage, go to actblue and do something about it.

The sick thing about George W. Bush is that unlike like any President who has ever come before him he has injected vomit, hate, and slander into the heart of our democracy and has put under attack the very character of the American people.

Published in Guest Commentary
Thursday, 26 October 2006 08:36

Daniel Ellsberg: The Next War

A BUZZFLASH GUEST CONTRIBUTION
by Daniel Ellsberg

A hidden crisis is under way. Many government insiders are aware of serious plans for war with Iran, but Congress and the public remain largely in the dark. The current situation is very like that of 1964, the year preceding our overt, open-ended escalation of the Vietnam War, and 2002, the year leading up to the U.S. invasion of Iraq.

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