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Mukasey waffled about waterboarding
When asked a second time

Wednesday, 31 October 2007 05:19

BuzzFlash Mailbag for October 31, 2007

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Subject: Dennis Kucinich Told It Like It Is

Finally someone in Washington (Dennis Kucinich) stood up on the rooftop and shouted out what most Americans already know. That unless Bush is impeached, our democracy is threatened.

Wednesday, 31 October 2007 03:46

Evan Frisch: Warren Buffett's CEO Challenge

A BUZZFLASH GUEST CONTRIBUTION
by Evan Frisch
The Rockridge Institute

In a new interview with NBC's Tom Brokaw, billionaire Warren Buffett issued a challenge to CEOs that underscores why taxation should reflect America's progressive values.

While married, he had an affair
(The woman was married, too)
Her marriage didn't survive after
Her fling with Hyde was through.

"A youthful indiscretion" was how
Hyde explained what he'd done
Forgetting (or perhaps neglecting) to
Point out he was then forty-one.

BARBARA'S DAILY BUZZFLASH MINUTE

Happy Halloween, the trick on us has been 7 very long and torturous years of George Bush, while with hope and some serious prayers the treat is only 1 more year of Bully Bush!

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Over the past couple of weeks, Rush Limbaugh has been holding forth on the San Diego fires. He has been particularly forthright on the difference between how they have been responded to compared to the Katrina Disaster. Rush Limbaugh is not, as Keith Olbermann likes to characterize him, a comedian. Rush Limbaugh is a serious political figure in the United States who just sometimes sounds like a comedian in that he seems to be doing self-parody, even when in his own mind, he is deadly serious.

WORLD MEDIA WATCH

Summaries are excerpted from the source articles; the featured article follows the summary section. 

1//CBC News, Canada
CANADA'S MILITARY EXPORTS SOAR AS NUMBERS GO UNREPORTED: CBC INVESTIGATION
                 

Wednesday, 31 October 2007 02:34

Peter Michaelson: Denial of U.S. War Crimes

A BUZZFLASH GUEST CONTRIBUTION
by Peter Michaelson

The human brain starts to sputter and stall when it tries to fathom really enormous things. One of these things is the size of the universe. Since we apparently have only one brain cell for every three galaxies, we can be forgiven for failing to stretch a three-pound brain across a universe 156 billion light-years wide.

BARBARA'S DAILY BUZZFLASH MINUTE

A conversation worth noting -- It goes to show just how “embarrassed” “they” should be and how “ignorant” “they” really are:

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