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Thursday, 05 April 2007 09:39

Shirley Smith: Hahahahahahahahahaaaaagh!

MS. SMITH GOES TO WASHINGTON

BuzzFlash,

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi establishing a shadow presidency? What a joke. Nothing like advertising your own incompetency to the public. The worst thing about this WP report is that it is so ill informed. (cough and spit) Why would Pelosi try to establish another shadow presidency, when we've had a secret and shadowy one under the Bush/Cheney GOP for years, already?

Thursday, 05 April 2007 08:33

BuzzFlash Mailbag for April 5, 2007

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Subject: Recess Nomination of Sam Fox

A BUZZFLASH GUEST CONTRIBUTION
by Danny Schechter, Mediachannel.org

Over a year ago, I wrote an article for Harvard's journalism journal Nieman Reports complaining about deeply flawed media coverage of credit and debt issues in America.

A BUZZFLASH NEWS ANALYSIS

After blasting House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's trip to Syria, the White House has once again been caught in a web of hypocrisy. Many top Republicans - including the Bush Administration itself - have long worked with Syria without such criticism.

BARBARA'S DAILY BUZZFLASH MINUTE

[BuzzFlash Note: Barbara's Buzz will skip Friday, to return Monday.]

Why was Dick Cheney hiding in the bushes during George Bush's press conference??? Was this just another "undisclosed location" or was there something more sinister involved? Was he making certain Bush delivered the "riot act" to Congress??? Was it just a reminder that the "master-mind" was close by or was he just supporting a bad political move? Only the "shadow" president knows for sure!!! "HENRY: With Vice President Dick Cheney looking on from behind a shrub, the president lambasted Congress for going on spring break before delivering war funding bills which Democrats insist will require that U.S. troops start leaving Iraq."

The biggest problem confronting Hillary
Is no matter what she may do
All the connections & money in the world
Can't make her someone new.

Wednesday, 04 April 2007 08:20

Ira Chernus: What Will We Learn From Our Iraq War?

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A BUZZFLASH INTERVIEW

Really, when they complained that we had not fought the Vietnam War forcefully enough, they didn’t mean because we didn’t put enough forces in. They didn’t blame Johnson or the Pentagon. They blamed the left. They blamed the counterculture. They said that American culture had been feminized. ... From their point of view, what happened abroad was really a reflection of what was happening here at home. And we have the same language now, particularly from Cheney, but from Bush as well. ... Their own fears of moral weakness are being played out on this international scale.

A BUZZFLASH GUEST CONTRIBUTION
by Peter Rost, M.D., author of "The Whistleblower, Confessions of a Healthcare Hitman"

How much money is the $35 million criminal fine Pfizer was forced to pay this week for illegal marketing of Genotropin??

A BUZZFLASH GUEST CONTRIBUTION
by Peter Michaelson

A Newsweek poll reports this week that 48 percent of the American public rejects the scientific theory of evolution. That's nearly half the voting public that can't tell fact from fiction or reality from ideology. To save democracy, we've got to help these people to evolve.

A BUZZFLASH GUEST CONTRIBUTION
by Jeff Cohen and Norman Solomon

It's become a TV ritual: Every year on April 4, as Americans commemorate Martin Luther King's death, we get perfunctory network news reports about "the slain civil rights leader."

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