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by Micah Tillman

A recent search of the headlines revealed that talk, not action, has become news to the mainstream media. "Former NJ Governor's Wife Recalls Ordeal." "In Book, Bush Peeks Ahead to His Legacy." "As 9/11 Draws Near, a Debate Rises: How Much Tribute Is Enough?" "In Georgia, Voices of Reassurance." "2nd Retired British General Slams US."

The only thing that separates this "news" from high school gossip is the fact that talk by nationally significant people might predict nationally significant action. But is news now about speculation, not fact? How can something that hasn't happened be news? It isn't even new yet.

Does it really (at this incredibly late date)
Still in any genuine way remain at all wise
To have to pass along the hooey that his
Trip to this war torn country is a "surprise?"

edited by Gloria Lalumia

The World Energy Watch presents recent news and analysis highlighting the activities of the players involved in the power struggle for the world’s remaining energy resources  

Friday, 31 August 2007 11:28

BuzzFlash Mailbag for September 4, 2007


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Subject: Bush in Iraq!

George W. Bush in Iraq! b*** s**t!!!!! I cannot believe it! It's probably some old Holiywood back lot scene fixed up to look like an air field in Iraq!

Friday, 31 August 2007 08:23

BuzzFlash Mailbag for August 31, 2007


Happy Labor Day! Till Tuesday ...

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Washington, DC - With Karl Rove packing up his desk for his last day today and the Department of Justice's Inspector General investigating if Alberto Gonzales misled Congress, it's just another reminder that George Bush put the Republican Party's interests ahead of the interests of the American people. Undoubtedly, business as usual will continue at the White House, even with the departure of these "loyal Bushies."

by Ray McGovern

Why do I feel like the proverbial skunk at a Labor Day picnic? Sorry; but I thought you might want to know that this time next year, there will probably be more skunks than we can handle. I fear our country is likely to be at war with Iran -- and with the thousands of real terrorists Iran can field around the globe.


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Thanks to young men like Iraqi veteran Knappenberger, Americans are finding out an “all voluntary military” is a lie! Bush’s policies “… have, in effect, created conscripted service in an ostensibly voluntary military, he said. ‘How do you tell a 17-year-old or a 55-year-old grandpa that [he's] part of a voluntary military and yet he's being involuntarily extended’?" The Repuglicans are finding out it takes more than propaganda to make it true!


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This exact same thing has been happening
With Mr. Bush's plan for public schools:
If the White House doesn't like test results,
They encourage others to bend the rules.

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