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Bush Says His Tactics Are Not Physically Abusive

Did you read about his speech in Pennsylvania?
Oh my God, what a scorcher

So it turns out there are still honest, thinking judges in the federal court system who take their Constitution seriously, despite 7 years of Bush Administration court packing (and years more of such

WORLD MEDIA WATCH

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Editor's note: These photos were taken by Kit Burns at the march in Washington on September 15.

Friday, 05 October 2007 09:54

BuzzFlash Mailbag for October 5, 2007

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Subject: ESPN Page 2 - Why the Cubs must lose

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Subject: Waxman Expresses Concern Over State Department's Handling of Blackwater Shooting

Today Chairman Waxman wrote to Secretary Rice following reports that a Blackwater contractor, who was fired after he shot and killed an Iraq security guard, was hired by another private contractor to work in the region two months later.

Friday, 05 October 2007 08:47

Dave Lindorff: Bush and Torture

President Bush says America "doesn't torture people."

He has said this before. The last time it was when Congress had been confronted with the atrocities at the U.S. military-run Abu Ghraib prison in Baghdad, and was passing legislation that would outlaw torture.
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by Jeff Cohen

The satirical video short "Harlan McCraney, Presidential Speechalist" offers a comedic explanation of why George W. Bush comes off to many Americans as an inarticulate, even stupid politician. It's intentional: There's "a genius behind the stupidity" - speechalist McCraney (played by Andy Dick), a consultant who coaches Bush to come off as a misspoken, folksy everyman.
Friday, 05 October 2007 07:26

Cindy Sheehan: Imagine Peace

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by Cindy Sheehan

Imagine all the people, living life in peace.
John Winston Ono Lennon
October 9, 1940-December 8, 1980

A dream you dream alone is only a dream.
A dream you dream together is reality.
Yoko Ono Lennon


On October 9, on what would have been John Lennon's 67th birthday, his widow, Yoko Ono, is dedicating a peace tower in Reykjavik, Iceland in the memory of her husband. There will also be almost a half a million peace wishes buried in capsules around the blue tower of light extending up to the sky above us.

BARBARA'S DAILY BUZZFLASH MINUTE

Saxby Chambliss is the ultimate “hypocrite” and the biggest slime ball to ever call himself Senator! He is a disgrace to the Office, to the State, to the Senate, and to the United States of America!

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