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I'm sure this verdict among church elders
Caused many howls & yelps

A BUZZFLASH READER CONTRIBUTION
by Ben Bayol

This is a letter that I sent today to Speaker Pelosi's Washington and San Francisco offices.

Dear Speaker Pelosi:

This headline, in last Saturday's Sacramento Bee, has undoubtedly not escaped your attention:

Voters' views of Pelosi, Congress have dimmed By John Hill

Thursday, 01 November 2007 05:04

BuzzFlash Mailbag for November 1, 2007

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Subject: CPSC has no teeth

BARBARA'S DAILY BUZZFLASH MINUTE

If from kids' toys she can't get the lead out
Then it's time for Nancy Nord to head out.

VERSE CASE SCENARIO

Tony Peyser provides daily poems and weekly cartoons for BuzzFlash and also writes the BuzzFlash column, "Blue State Jukebox." He was a daily cartoonist for the L.A. Times from 1994 to 1997. You can e-mail Tony at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

"It makes the hair stand up on the back of my neck." -- Pentagon official

There is something deeply disturbing about the Air Force's official report on the Aug. 29-30 "bent spear" incident that saw six nuclear warheads get mounted on six Advanced Cruise Missiles and improperly removed from a nuclear weapons storage bunker at Minot Air Force Base in North Dakota, then get improperly loaded on a B-52, and then get improperly flown to Barksdale AFB in Louisiana -- a report that attributed the whole thing to a "mistake."


A BUZZFLASH GUEST CONTRIBUTION
by Bill Quigley

"We are faced with the daily reality of an imminent collapse of our criminal justice institutions." -- New Orleans Police Chief Warren Riley

Some say crime causes a city to be under siege; others say crime is the symptom of a city under siege. Either way, New Orleans is in serious trouble. Our criminal justice system is in unprecedented crisis.

A BUZZFLASH NEWS ANALYSIS

We were writing a review of a BuzzFlash premium of a collection of Garry Trudeau's "Doonesbury" cartoons last weekend when we serendipitously came across this tidbit, posted in a 2004 Associated Press article (watch for the end of the excerpt):

A BUZZFLASH GUEST CONTRIBUTION
Cindy Sheehan

"At a time like this, scorching iron, not convincing argument, is needed." Frederick Douglass

"Cindy's campaign will prove that organized people can beat organized money." Reverend Lennox Yearwood, founder of the Hip Hop Caucus

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