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A BUZZFLASH GUEST CONTRIBUTION
by Harvey Wasserman

Twenty-one years ago this week, lethal radiation poured into the breezes over Europe and into the jet stream above, carrying death and disease around the planet.

A BUZZFLASH GUEST CONTRIBUTION
by Michael Winship

"If Hitler's still alive, I hope he's out of town with a musical."

So said the great comic writer and Broadway veteran Larry Gelbart, meaning there are fewer more hellish and excruciating tribulations in the arts than suffering through the birthing pains of a live show with songs as well as dialogue.

WORLD ENERGY WATCH
edited by Gloria Lalumia 

The World Energy Watch presents recent news and analysis highlighting the activities of the players involved in the power struggle for the world's remaining energy resources  

A BUZZFLASH GUEST CONTRIBUTION
by Dave Lindorff

Watching Bill Moyers' special on his return to PBS, "Buying the War," I was struck by the stark contrast between the yeoman work of then Knight-Ridder (now McClatchy) reporters Jonathan Landay and Warren Strobel, and everybody else in what used to be called the journalism profession.

A BUZZFLASH GUEST CONTRIBUTION
by Dave Lindorff

Impeachment is moving inexorably into the mainstream.

On Saturday, April 28, people across the nation rallied to spell out the word "Impeach" with their bodies from coast to coast. Most of their efforts went unreported in the nation's complicit, propaganda-organ-like corporate media, but the effects of the effort were still felt.

BuzzFlash,

I say, "crime may not always pay," because it depends on how high up the perpetrators are in our government, or so it seems, since Bush can still claim 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue as his address, and that's not the first crime scene. AWOL and suspicious stock trades, and not to mention some of the cruelty done for fun.

A BUZZFLASH GUEST CONTRIBUTION
by Danny Schechter
Mediachannel.org

New York City: When I grew up, one of the most popular TV shows was "What's My Line?," a quiz with stars guessing what contestants did for a living. It was fun, upbeat, and positive.

A BUZZFLASH GUEST CONTRIBUTION
by Larry Beinhart

Three cops were shot last week in Margarteville, New York, a small town in the western Catskills. The first shooting took place at a traffic stop. The officer was wearing body armor. It worked. He was uninjured.

Monday, 30 April 2007 07:47

BuzzFlash Mailbag for April 30, 2007

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Subject: Mitt Romney: 'It's Not Worth Catching Osama Bin Laden'

A BUZZFLASH GUEST CONTRIBUTION
by Stephen Crockett

It has recently been reported that prominent Republicans in the Bush Administration are screening potential federal government employees concerning how they intend to vote in upcoming elections. This development calls for both Congressional investigation and an independent federal prosecutor. There is a federal law known as the Hatch Act that clearly makes such blatantly politicization of the federal government hiring program illegal. These activities may violate other federal laws, as well.

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