But before you purchase a Karl Rove pinata
There are whispers at many a left wing site
About some things with this whole shebang
That seem more than a little bit not right.
OSC head Scott Bloch one assumes does not
Appreciate claims that he in all kinds of ways
Opposed independently minded employees,
And also didn't like whistle-blowers & gays.
While it's nice to think Rove's a real target
And could wind up on a courtroom docket
It's still unclear whether Scott in this matter
Will make a real probe or secretly Bloch it.
A BUZZFLASH NEWS ALERT
The seniors at Brigham Young University never asked for a famous graduation speaker, and they certainly did not ask for a liberal one. They just wanted their diplomas and a celebration of their hard work. But when the school picked Dick Cheney to talk, an outraged student body acted boldly to take back their graduation.
MS. SMITH GOES TO WASHINGTON
It would be a great surprise if anyone from the Bush GOP administration ever had a serious debate or discussion concerning facts rather than the small minded, catty-like remarks about a Democratic Party's candidate's physical appearance or small-minded remarks about their children, and even the lowly attacks on their service in US military ... wouldn't it?
BARBARA'S DAILY BUZZFLASH MINUTE
What is it about the "moneyed" in America that makes them think that fences, walls and gates will protect them from the boogey man?
A BUZZFLASH GUEST CONTRIBUTION
by Michael Winship
Indicative of just how ignorant we are of how things work in the Middle East in general and in Iraq specifically, I'm struck by the fact that every Iraqi national with whom I speak on the phone or via e-mail is opposed to the idea of dividing that country into three parts: Sunni, Shia, and Kurd.
A BUZZFLASH EDITORIAL
It was an April 21st article that could easily escape your notice: "Ruling lets Arizona require proof of citizenship from voters." The first paragraph of the Associated Press story reads, "A federal appeals court on Friday rejected an attempt to halt enforcement of Arizona's first-in-the-nation requirement that all residents prove they are U.S. citizens when they first register to vote."
A BUZZFLASH READER CONTRIBUTION
by Phil Vargas, Ph.D., J.D.
“The Constitution is just a goddamned piece of paper.” -- George W. Bush, President of The United States (Capitol Hill Blue)