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Presidential Library Bush Wants To Build Has A $500 Million Price Tag

by Tony Peyser

The main reason this will result
In loud Liberal shouts and hollers
Is it's a plan to spin his exploits
By various Conservative scholars.

Tuesday, 28 November 2006 02:12

Rory O'Connor: News You Can Trust

A BUZZFLASH GUEST CONTRIBUTION
by Rory O'Connor

How can you be sure that the news you see and hear is true? Are there any journals and journalists that you can really trust and rely on? If so, how can you find them amidst the clangor and the clutter?

Tuesday, 28 November 2006 01:33

Peter Rost: The Pill

A BUZZFLASH GUEST CONTRIBUTION
by Peter Rost, M.D., author of "The Whistleblower, Confessions of a Healthcare Hitman"

The world changed when "The Pill" arrived. Everyone talked about this event, and some people feared what this liberator would do to humanity. The amazing part is how those two innocuous words came to represent a human revolution.

Monday, 27 November 2006 08:25

BuzzFlash Mailbag for November 27, 2006

BUZZFLASH MAILBAG

Subject: Thanksgiving Meditation in Troubled Times

“… because if they are seen to support us, they will have their head cut off tomorrow.” -- U.S. Army Major in Fallujah, Anbar Province, Iraq

A BUZZFLASH GUEST CONTRIBUTION
by Jeff Cohen

Turn on CNN Headline News -- a supposed "news" channel -- on weekday nights and you'll be subjected to the lectures of a loudmouthed, factually-challenged, occasionally funny know-it-all whose shtick is that he's "just a regular American schmoe."

A BUZZFLASH NEWS ALERT

Four years ago, Janet Neff went to a lesbian "commitment ceremony" for her friend and next-door neighbor of more than two decades. Now, her nomination for a federal judgeship in Michigan is being blocked by religious zealot and right-winger Senator Sam Brownback (R-KS) for no other reason than his homophobia

BARBARA'S DAILY BUZZFLASH MINUTE

"... one of the most encouraging examples of grassroots democracy in decades - citizen-run Internet sites led the way along with non-traditional TV and radio, from Comedy Central's 'The Daily Show with Jon Stewart' to Air America and other progressive radio shows, to pull back the veils of propaganda. ... A strategy is needed to make these news and opinion outlets financially sustainable. That would require a combination of individual donations, ad buys and foundation grants targeted at the news outlets that stood up to Bush's propaganda while many others were standing down. Along with building honest media must come a new national commitment to valuing truthful information, honest history and straightforward reality." 

WORLD MEDIA WATCH

Summaries are excerpted from the source articles; the featured article follows the summary section. A recommended "site of the day" will sometimes follow the summaries.

A BUZZFLASH GUEST CONTRIBUTION
by John Brown and Ray McGovern

The war in Iraq began as a war based largely on illusions. But now most Americans realize that the always-illusory option of "staying the course" in Iraq will never work. This was the main message of the recent Congressional elections. Still, there is a great danger that we will fall victim to additional Iraq-related illusions -- illusions fostered by the administration, Congress, the Pentagon and the mainstream media.

Monday, 27 November 2006 01:39

I Never Got The Memo - Verse-Case Scenario

VERSE-CASE SCENARIO

I Never Got The Memo

by Tony Peyser

When did the mainstream media
Collectively decide to shrivel more
And all agree to never admit
That Iraq has become a civil war?

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