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MS. SMITH GOES TO WASHINGTON

BuzzFlash,

I really regret hearing about Lieberman, the old sot, and Arnold, the body grabber . . . what are those people in California thinking and why did the Democrats lose? I don't want the DLC to take this as a win for them because it is not. I think there would have been more of a landslide had they not been trying to stay to the right of the Democratic Party.

Wednesday, 08 November 2006 04:39

BuzzFlash Mailbag for November 8, 2006

BUZZFLASH MAILBAG

Subject: To Bush

We, the People, are the deciders.

"Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter." -- Martin Luther King

Wednesday, 08 November 2006 04:25

Dave Lindorff: Election Postmortem: What's Next?

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by Dave Lindorff, co-author of "The Case for Impeachment"

Election Postmortem: What's Next?

Here's the way to look at the Election Day outcome: If the U.S. were a parliamentary democracy, Bush would be history. Our self-proclaimed "war president" has lost a vote of confidence, not by the members of his party, but by the people of the United States.

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by Cindy Sheehan

Sit Down for Change -- Stand Up for Peace, Day 2

Technically George was not up for re-election today, but realistically, he lost big time! This election was a referendum on his war of terror and his war lost. Time to change your course, George....

BARBARA'S DAILY BUZZFLASH MINUTE

Simply said, "truth to power" and "power to the people"! The people have spoken loud and clear!

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by Brent Budowsky

America is a great country and the people have spoken.

America is a melting pot of diverse people, alternately united and uplifted by the positive spirit, or divided and brought down by lesser instincts of leadership and institutional elites.

VERSE-CASE SCENARIO

Democrats Take House, Make Huge Gains In Senate

by Tony Peyser

Back to Crawford, George,
To do more yard work
Winning, it appears,
Really is "hard work."

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.

1//The Daily Times, Pakistan-IRAN READY TO SHARE MISSILES WITH OTHERS

Iran is ready to share its missile systems with friends and neighbours, said the commander of the Revolutionary Guards, after he showed off missiles including some he said had cluster warheads. Revolutionary Guards Commander-in-Chief Yahya Rahim Safavi said on Sunday that the Guards had thousands of troops trained for suicide missions in case Iran was threatened, although "a US attack is unlikely". "We are able to give our missile systems to friendly and neighbouring countries," Safavi told Al-Alam. Iranian Ambassador to Lebanon Mohammad Reza Sheibani was quoted as saying that the Islamic Republic was ready to supply air defence systems - without giving specifics - to the Lebanese military.

Tuesday, 07 November 2006 06:39

BuzzFlash Mailbag for November 7, 2006

BUZZFLASH MAILBAG

Subject: "Our" president taking sides

Picture this: You're a citizen of a country whose president tours the country, gathering only like-minded individuals around him and screams out words to the effect that "Democrats are the WRONG choice and WE're going to keep control, WE're going to protect you, and THEY must be defeated."

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by Greg Palast for The Guardian (UK), Comment

Here's how the 2006 mid-term election was stolen.

Note the past tense. And I'm not kidding.

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