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Friday, 15 June 2007 02:58

BuzzFlash Mailbag for June 15, 2007

BUZZFLASH MAILBAG

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Subject: Cultism and hysteria are all that's left of the far right

Because Scooter is on the teensy side
And he didn't wind up with an acquittal
Instead of sending him to the big house
They're now looking for one that's little.

A BUZZFLASH EDITORIAL

Polygamy: the Red State Answer to Family Values. Arizona and Utah Attorney Generals Won’t Prosecute Males with Multiple Wives. Orrin Hatch Counts Polygamists as Good Buddies and Fine Men.

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. 

Thursday, 14 June 2007 08:54

BuzzFlash Mailbag for June 14, 2007

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Subject: Independent Counsel

It’s time for Congress to reauthorize the Independent Counsel Act (which expired in 1999). Since the Justice Department and the Office of Special Investigations are both embroiled in their own scandals and under investigation themselves, an independent entity is necessary, if only for the appearance of impartiality.

A BUZZFLASH GUEST CONTRIBUTION
by Dave Lindorff

It's getting almost entertaining to watch how long it will take for the corporate media to finally admit to the American public that there is a serious move underway in Congress to impeach Vice President Dick Cheney for high crimes and misdemeanors.

A BUZZFLASH NEWS ALERT

DNC Press

With Gillespie Pick, Republicans Again Take Care of Their Friends

Washington, DC - On the same day that two more former senior White House officials were served subpoenas to testify before Congress about their roles in the US Attorneys scandal, the White House is welcoming another crony into the President's inner circle. Today, President Bush appointed long-time Republican lobbyist and former Republican National Committee Chairman Ed Gillespie as his replacement for outgoing counselor Dan Bartlett. The ultimate Washington insider, Gillespie has been involved in numerous Republican scandals, including the New Hampshire phone jamming conspiracy and other examples of voter suppression and intimidation around the country.

A BUZZFLASH GUEST CONTRIBUTION
by Linda Milazzo

Senator John Kerry has joined the effort to save Net Neutrality by delivering a letter to FCC Chairman Kevin Martin:

Subpoenas Issued To Top Aides Of Bush And Rove

Sara Taylor and Harriet Miers are no longer sitting pretty
Now asked to appear before a Senate & House committee.

BARBARA'S DAILY BUZZFLASH MINUTE

Thank You, to Mikey Weinstein!  His is the bravery of a great man.  He is the epitome of Democracy and I thank him for having the courage to speak out in support of the American Ideal!

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