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A BUZZFLASH INTERVIEW

I believe that we’re close to a tipping point right now. What happened to the Soviet Union between 1989 and 1991 could easily be happening to us for essentially the same reasons. Imperial overreach, inability to reform, rigid economic ideology. ... The world’s balance of power didn’t change one iota on September 11, 2001. The only way we could lose the power and influence we had at that time was through our own actions, and that’s what we did.

A BUZZFLASH NEWS ANALYSIS

Iraq is spiraling towards violence in way most people do not realize. But it is not because of what is going on in Iraq; the problem is what is coming out of Iraq.

An estimated 2.3 million Iraqis have fled the country since the 2003 invasion, and 1.7 million are displaced within Iraq. These 4 million uplifted people make up about 16% of the 2003 population of roughly 25 million.

Monday, 12 March 2007 07:36

BuzzFlash Mailbag for March 12, 2007

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Subject: Telling It Like It Is

A BUZZFLASH READER CONTRIBUTION
by Karen Webb

"When assessing the legacy of Bill Clinton, we can't overlook his shameful sexual behavior in the Oval Office... Indeed, it is my belief that no man has ever done more to debase the presidency or to undermine our Constitution -- and particularly the moral and biblical principles upon which it is based -- than has William Jefferson Clinton."

A BUZZFLASH NEWS ALERT

There's a reason why we call Rep. Henry Waxman the "bulldog." Today Waxman wrote a letter to Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice demanding responses to some 11 inquires he has sent her since 2003 that have gone unanswered.

A BUZZFLASH GUEST CONTRIBUTION
by Dave Lindorff

I am not going to fuss about Halliburton moving its corporate headquarters to Dubai on the sunny coast of the Persian Gulf.

It makes sense, and it makes things so much clearer, too.

A BUZZFLASH GUEST CONTRIBUTION
by Danny Schechter

The News Dissector has a request for your upcoming special edition of Vanity Fair: Link the growing debt burden of Americas and the better-known debt problems in Africa.

A BUZZFLASH GUEST CONTRIBUTION
by Dave Lindorff

President Bush dodged a Constitutional bullet in New Mexico Thursday, when nine Democrats in the state senate joined all 17 Republicans to prevent a proposed joint resolution calling for the U.S. House to begin impeachment hearings to come to a floor vote. Supporters of the measure said it appeared the Democrats in question mostly came from Republican districts and were worried about electoral repercussions of a pro-impeachment vote.

The fact that he covers politics is somehow insane; he
Used to work for a fellow by the name of Dick Cheney.

If Pete has publicly mentioned this, my view here may soften
But I would bet it’s something that he hasn’t brought up often.

After consulting Merriam-Webster, I am very
Certain that "shortfallings" is not in the dictionary.

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