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 A BUZZFLASH GUEST CONTRIBUTION
by Martha Rosenberg

Government's top veterinarian leaves to spend more time with industry.

Leaving a government job for the private sector used to mean an end to pressure, accountability, and visibility. But not for former Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) administrator Dr. W. Ron DeHaven, the Department of Agriculture's top veterinarian.

A BUZZFLASH NEWS ALERT

FYI - Today Chairman Waxman wrote to request information from the White House Office of Administration about reports that millions of e-mails that may have been lost from the White House e-mail system.

Thursday, 30 August 2007 06:03

BuzzFlash Mailbag for August 30, 2007

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Subject: Kucinich

Re Article On H Clinton And Such's Stand On Iraq And Al Maliki

Thursday, 30 August 2007 04:44

Greg Palast: New Orleans two years after

A BUZZFLASH GUEST CONTRIBUTION
by Greg Palast

"They wanted them poor n*ggers out of there and they ain't had no intention to allow it to be reopened to no poor n*ggers, you know? And that's just the bottom line."

It wasn't a pretty statement. But I wasn't looking for pretty. I'd taken my investigative team to New Orleans to meet with Malik Rahim. Pretty isn't Malik's concern.

Thursday, 30 August 2007 04:27

Catherine Fenton: Iraqing Iran

A BUZZFLASH READER CONTRIBUTION
by Catherine Fenton

"Bomb, Bomb, Bomb, Bomb, Bomb Iran"

Ever since John McCain gave it a beat, basically announcing, "hey America, you can dance to it!" the above refrain plays in my head whenever Iran is mentioned. Of course, Iran is being mentioned more and more these days.

BARBARA'S DAILY BUZZFLASH MINUTE

How Does Laura Bush Sleep at Night? If the rumors are true -- by counting the number of nights she has left with George W., of course!  She could also be counting the dollars she’ll get in the divorce agreement!

As he spoke in New Orleans
I thought I heard him sigh over
The fact he had to go & visit
(He preferred another fly-over.)

These one-sided appearances are not about "news"
Spin is their only aim
So wouldn't calling them suppress conferences be
A more accurate name?

Wednesday, 29 August 2007 08:49

Taking a Stand on Iraq: Anti-war Agitation

A BUZZFLASH NEWS ANALYSIS
by Christine Bowman

Tuesday, August 28 was a rallying day for activists against the US-Iraq War. Thirty-one targeted US representatives and 9 senators felt the heat as Town Hall meetings and related protests across the country brought out crowds that let them know the American people want this war over now. Eighty anti-war events spanned 16 states.

MS. SMITH GOES TO WASHINGTON

BuzzFlash,

And, again, the same message that has been repeated many times . . . more proof that anything made by the human can be hacked by the human and sold. And still today, after all of the proof of the fraud, our nation depends on computer voting machines for the people's vote.

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