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Thursday, 12 July 2007 04:54

BuzzFlash Mailbag for July 12, 2007

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Subject: Scooter is no Bill Clinton

Thursday, 12 July 2007 03:47

Cindy Sheehan: Strange Bedfellows

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by Cindy Sheehan

Since I announced my challenge to Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi a few days ago, I have been very thrilled that issues such as impeachment and the inherent corruption of the "two" party system have been brought to the forefront of public discourse. Every interview I have done has given me the opportunity to throw the impeachment issue out there. The democratic blogosphere has predictably lined up against me and must be very frightened because they are repeating the scandalous lies of the right. Wow, the right and left are finding common ground over slandering me. I must be a uniter.

When a witness clams up before a committee
(That's the place that Sara Taylor is in)
They have names like Jimmy "The Weasel"
Tony "The Ant" or Vincent "The Chin."

A BUZZFLASH NEWS ALERT

Chairman Waxman Requests Documents Related to Political Interfere nce with the Surgeon General's Office

FYI - Today Chairman Waxman wrote to Secretary Leavitt requesting documents related to political interference with the work of the Office of the Surgeon General. Former Surgeon General Carmona testified before the Oversight Committee on July 10 that political appointees edited his public remarks, blocked him from developing or issuing several reports or calls to action, and denied travel requests on political grounds.

Wednesday, 11 July 2007 07:48

BuzzFlash Mailbag for July 11, 2007

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[Note: The July 6 Mailbag was originally posted with the wrong url. It is available now here.]

Bush was very quick to break out that
Shopworn phrase about how he
Won't let the war be run by political
Figures in Washington, D.C.

It's like Snow's playing hockey
And making a Hail Mary slapshot
Every time he opens his mouth
And uses the word "snapshot."

Wednesday, 11 July 2007 02:11

Mary Shaw: No truth, no consequences

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by Mary Shaw

No one should be surprised by George W. Bush's commutation of Scooter Libby's prison sentence. Many people had speculated that Bush would issue a full pardon. And, according to Bush, that option is still not off the table.

A BuzzFlash Editorial

In today’s BuzzFlash interview with author Larry Beinhart (who wrote the book that the movie "Wag the Dog" was based on), he astutely comments on Bush and Cheney gambling with lives in Iraq as if GIs were poker chips:

A BUZZFLASH GUEST CONTRIBUTION
Third in a series; the first article is here; the second is here.
by Pamela Troy

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