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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.

MS. SMITH GOES TO WASHINGTON

BuzzFlash,

What we will hear again and again from Bush and his cohorts in crime are constant postponements regarding our troops coming home, until Bush thinks he's safe to stay in office, until his occupation of the White House is over in 2008. If that happens this country's government is as weak and criminal as this treasonous Bush GOP regime ... aiding and abetting, it's called.

A BUZZFLASH GUEST CONTRIBUTION
by Dave Lindorff

Now it's Sen. Barbara Boxer.

The junior senator from California on Wednesday stated publicly on national radio (the Ed Schultz Show) that in her view, impeachment of the president should be "on the table."

Thursday, 12 July 2007 04:54

BuzzFlash Mailbag for July 12, 2007

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Subject: Scooter is no Bill Clinton

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