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A BUZZFLASH GUEST CONTRIBUTION
by Elliot D. Cohen, Ph.D.

The unfolding of events over the past 7 years and the recent emergence of certain key facts point to the prospect of an ominous conclusion: before the summer is up, America will be brought under martial law with George W. Bush and Dick Cheney at the helm.

Thoughts While Watching Bush's Last Press Conference

The truly sad spot that America finds itself in
Is because our President these days has sunk
So low that asking him where the war is going
Is like trying to get directions from a drunk:

WORLD MEDIA WATCH

Summaries are excerpted from the source articles; the featured article follows the summary section.  A recommended “site of the day” will also appear occasionally following the summaries. 

Sunday, 15 July 2007 02:45

July 14, 2003: Ill-Starred Day

A BUZZFLASH GUEST CONTRIBUTION
by Ray McGovern

For those tracking the long train of abuses and usurpations of a modern-day George who would be King and his eminence grise behind the throne, July 14 has a resonance far beyond the fireworks of Bastille Day. Four loosely related events on that same day four years ago throw revealing light on key ingredients of the debacle in Iraq.

Friday, 13 July 2007 04:08

BuzzFlash Mailbag for July 13, 2007

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Subject: Impeachment --- Mmmmmmpeachmint

I sent this letter to Thom Hartmann today.

WORLD MEDIA WATCH

Summaries are excerpted from the source articles; the featured article follows the summary section.  A recommended "site of the day" will also appear occasionally following the summaries. 

Tony Snow Ends Week With Another Magic Word After Being Asked If White House Is Out Of Touch

He called a reporter a "defeatist"
Does that sound desperate? And how!
Perhaps next week his response
Will be, "Defeatist, don't fail me now!"

BUZZFLASH INTERVIEW

My belief is that the person in the street, the person who tunes in to TV, needs to be more critical, needs to ask questions, needs to demand answers, and should be willing to shut off Chris Matthews unless he starts doing his job for the public and not for General Electric.

Joe Wilson stood up to Saddam Hussein
And later the policies of the Bush administration
Valerie Plame looked for WMDs for the CIA
Before her Cheney-engineered termination.

A BUZZFLASH NEWS ALERT

Rep. Jim McDermott (D-WA)
Remarks
House of Representatives
Iraq
Wednesday, July 11, 2007

Mr. Speaker:

The President intends to stay the course in Iraq. His latest quote is we might be able to bring soldiers home "in a while" and the White House is circulating a memo claiming they see progress.

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