BARBARA'S DAILY BUZZFLASH MINUTE
If mainstream corporate media, broadcast and cable news really want to know why they are dying, all they have to do is glance right!!! They provide no news that is "fair and balanced," no news that can be "trusted," it's become nothing but mind games designed to influence public opinion and enhance corporate profits! And here's some unsolicited advice to the major newspapers in this country, if you guys don't make some changes you too are in the last throes!!!
by Karen Webb
It is now alright for the Bush administration to do ANYTHING if you disagree with them. They can even out a covert spy. This is no longer a democracy, this is a dictatorship. And the Judge said:
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.
With Bush Republicans, charity begins and ends at home . . . their home. Have Americans noticed that when Republicans talk about bootstraps, this country becomes strapped with debt, death, and destruction?
A BUZZFLASH GUEST CONTRIBUTION
by Harvey Wasserman
The massive earthquake that shook Japan this week nearly killed millions in a nuclear apocalypse.
It also produced one of the most terrifying sentences ever buried in a newspaper. As reported deep in The New York Times, the Tokyo Electric Company admitted that "the force of the shaking caused by the earthquake had exceeded the design limits of the reactors, suggesting that the plant's builders had underestimated the strength of possible earthquakes in the region."
Hucksters in L.A. in the 1920s
Lured the desperate in bunches
To hear quasi-evangelical hype
About oil leases over hot lunches.
A BUZZFLASH NEWS ALERT
MUST READS: Republicans Have Ignored the Real Terrorists
Washington, DC - Today, the Washington Post and The New York Times shed more light on the National Intelligence Estimate released yesterday that confirmed what Democrats and experts have been saying for some time-the war in Iraq has kept us from fighting the real war on terror and enabled terrorist networks like Al Qaeda to rebuild.