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A BUZZFLASH EDITORIAL

BuzzFlash has been accused of being extremist, but, at heart, we just think that we apply common sense to current events.

Take, for example, our ongoing belief that the Washington Post and New York Times provide "news coverage" of the White House that generally just echoes White House talking points. We personally wish that the Post and Times primarily had Bush news coverage that was insightful, hard-hitting, and accurate, but that is just not the case.

MS. SMITH GOES TO WASHINGTON

BuzzFlash,  

"A Garden Carried in the Pocket" -- an Arabian Proverb 

I've spent a great deal of time thinking about Churchill while working on my book "Troublesome Young Men," a history of the small group of Conservative members of Parliament who defied British Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain's policy of appeasing Adolf Hitler, forced Chamberlain to resign in May 1940 and helped make Churchill his successor. I thought my audience would be largely limited to World War II buffs, so I was pleasantly surprised to hear that the president has been reading my book. -- Lynne Olson

Monday, 02 July 2007 05:52

BuzzFlash Mailbag for July 2, 2007

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Subject: Stop Consuming

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by Dave Lindorff

The corporate media are disgracing themselves even further, if that is possible, on the impeachment story.

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by Burt Hall

To Vice President Gore, Senators Biden, Clinton, Dodd, Edwards, Kerry, Obama, Gov. Richardson, and Mayor Bloomberg:

In the run for the 2008 election, national security is where Bush /Cheney are the weakest and most vulnerable.

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by Linda Milazzo

With Great Britain under extreme alert after three car bomb attempts over the past two days, George W. Bush and his high level White House cohorts are doing their utmost to goad the terrorists to try harder next time. To be more "PROFESSIONAL" in their planning. To detonate bombs that are certain to cause harm.

Major national decisions now can no longer be
Decided in ways based on race
So Clarence Thomas had to step down and let
A qualified jurist take his place.

WORLD MEDIA WATCH

BuzzFlash Note: After a short break, World Media Watch will resume July 13. 

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. 

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Second in a series; the first article is here; the third is here. the fourth is here.
by Pamela Troy

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by Stephen Crockett

In the aftermath of the recent Supreme Court ruling gutting affirmative action to deal with the historical impact of racial discrimination, I propose that Democratic political figures push for new laws promoting affirmative action on behalf of poor Americans of all races. Unequal educational opportunities are an important factor contributing to pockets of entrenched poverty.

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