by Stephen Crockett, co-host of Democratic Talk Radio
The 2006 Election "Perfect Political Storm"
Conventional political wisdom holds that the Republicans need to change the political discussion from the Foley scandals to other major political issues. This view overlooks the fact that Republican candidates are facing a "perfect political storm" of news developments in the closing weeks of the 2006 election cycle.
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by Brent Budowsky
It is the fault of George Soros.
It is the fault of the media.
It is the fault of everyone -- but themselves.
Men and women of faith should be deeply offended by the phoniness and hypocrisy of certain people who betray the most basic principles of integrity and faith to put partisan politics ahead of the safety of abused young people.
Subject: Excuses Excuses Excuses.
The major number one excuse this administration uses over and over again is "nobody ever anticipated Iraq insurgencies, hurricane Katrina, planes hitting a building."
What's next? how about not enough prison cells for criminals. There is plenty of evidence to prove counter to their claims. Time and time again this administration refuses to face the facts. Bush is in a state of denial and the next catastrophe is right around the corner. They will tell you they are working hard and they have difficult job.
Let's be realistic they are only concerned with campaign contributions and what business they could lobby for when they leave office.
DNC: Dean Responds to Speaker Hastert's Press Conference
Washington, DC - Democratic National Committee Chairman Howard Dean issued the following statement following House Speaker Dennis Hastert's remarks at his press conference today:
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By James Abourezk, former U.S. Senator from South Dakota
So, waterboarding is now OK. So is the suspension of one of our basic rights of freedom -- the Writ of Habeas Corpus. Habeas Corpus, according to the U.S. Constitution, can only be suspended in cases of invasion or rebellion. Our Supreme Court has held, "habeas corpus is the fundamental instrument for safeguarding individual freedom against arbitrary and lawless state action."
BARBARA'S DAILY BUZZ
Having watched the first of Bill Moyers' documentaries, "MOYERS ON AMERICA: Capital Crimes" all I can say is HOORAY, he's back and boy is he back! It's nice to know there are some fearless real American journalists left in this country who are interested in the telling Americans the truth!
A BUZZFLASH INTERVIEW
Cindy Sheehan's new book, Peace Mom, A Mother's Journey Through Heartache to Activism, is the story of how a regular mom became the Peace Mom. Cindy recently spoke with BuzzFlash about her book, her recent hospital visit, her goals for the Camp Casey Peace Institute and her efforts to create a more peaceful planet.
A BUZZFLASH NEWS ANALYSIS
During his long shot 2004 presidential bid, I asked Rep. Dennis Kucinich what he thought about the calls to impeach President Bush. "Let's just vote him out," he told me. "It would be a lot easier."