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Monday, 29 October 2007 08:35

Mike Kohr: Mike Huckabee's Willie Horton

A BUZZFLASH READER CONTRIBUTION
by Mike Kohr

Huckster Mike Huckabee is hoping you never look in his closet because there's a Willie Horton hiding in there. Huckabee's Horton is a monster named Wayne Dumond, a criminal with a long rap sheet of sexual assaults and molestations. Dumond was an admitted participant in the massacre of a Cambodian village when he was stationed in Vietnam; after returning to the U.S., he admitted to participating in a claw hammer murder of a fellow soldier.

Monday, 29 October 2007 05:13

BuzzFlash Mailbag for October 29, 2007

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Subject: Ask Rockridge!

Thanks sooooooo much for Ask Rockridge.

It has tremendous responses to conservative framing and common rhetorical traps that we've fallen into.

BuzzFlash just raised its value to me by 1000%.

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Subject: Repigs Leaving The War Machine

Hi Buzzers!

Monday, 29 October 2007 05:04

Cindy Sheehan: The Morning After

A BUZZFLASH GUEST CONTRIBUTION
Cindy Sheehan

As I sit sipping my morning cup of coffee and reflect on the anti-war protests sponsored by the October 27 coalition (where I saw some good collaboration between UFPJ and ANSWER -- at least in San Francisco -- yea!), I have a few thoughts.

MS. SMITH GOES TO WASHINGTON

BuzzFlash,  

Typical Bushism, do something loathsome, lawless, or unconstitutional, and then claim stupidity, just a mistake. These treasonous Republicans outed a CIA agent. Under normal circumstances, or under a real working democratic  government, that would have amounted to treason, and Bush would not have had the defiance to pardon wimpy Libby, who could testify against this regime, in the same way Bush number one pardoned all of those who could have testified against him.

I wish I could say it seemed totally bizarre
But it wasn't unlike ones we know

BARBARA'S DAILY BUZZFLASH MINUTE

WORLD MEDIA WATCH

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

1//The Turkish Daily News, Turkey
TURKEY PLANS TO TRADE WITH MIDDLE EAST VIA SYRIA

Sunday, 28 October 2007 23:00

Ask Rockridge: American Values

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Welcome to "Ask Rockridge," a collaborative project brought to you by the BuzzFlash News Network and written by the Rockridge Institute.

The Rockridge Institute experts want to answer your questions about framing the political discourse. To ask a question or submit comments, see links below.

A BUZZFLASH NEWS ALERT

Greg Palast in Chicago on October 27 at an Event Sponsored by BuzzFlash.com: Toward the end of the Clinton Administration, the Price of a Barrel of Oil was Below $20, Now It Has Reached an All-Time Record of More than $90 a Barrel. As Far as Bush and Cheney are Concerned, Mission Accomplished.

MS. SMITH GOES TO WASHINGTON

BuzzFlash,

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