BARBARA'S DAILY BUZZFLASH MINUTE
My Hero -- Russ Feingold! A man who has the courage of his convictions, a man of honor and integrity, a man whom I wish were running for the Presidency in 2008! A true statesman!
Bush's reception would not have been swell;
The White House finally got some good intel.
There is currently a huge amount of speculation, alarums and excursions, mainly on the left-wing Web media, that there will soon be a massive U.S. air/missile attack on Iran on (you name it): Good Friday (April 6), Easter Sunday (April 8), or "sometime in June" (2007). Most recently, these predictions have been fed by a report from official/semi-official/un-official Russian sources that such an attack, rumored for more than two years, is imminent.
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
In case you didn’t notice, Alberto Gonzales is still Attorney General (although that may change soon, with the even more unctuous and repellent Orrin Hatch possibly replacing him) – and those political hacks who were "temporarily" appointed as partisan U.S. Prosecutors are going to do their dirty work unimpeded.
A BUZZFLASH NEWS ANALYSIS
Five years before the Federalist Society was created to promote conservatism in law and academia, Pat Robertson established Regent University in 1978 to "train men and women for the challenge of representing Christ in their professions." Nearly 30 years later, an alumna of Regent's no-so-esteemed law school made headlines by taking the Fifth over her role in the U.S. Attorney scandal.
MS. SMITH GOES TO WASHINGTON
Is there nothing left that these bastards can't try to rule and ruin? If this Congress does not impeach Bush and prosecute him, two years is a long time to allow such a criminal family to run loose without any controls at all.
A BUZZFLASH NEWS ANALYSIS
John McCain and three fellow Republicans chose the Shorja market as the location for their publicity stunt. Their bragging rights for spending an hour in the same location as a February bombing that killed 71 people was supposed to show the world that the "surge" strategy is working.
But just hours after their visit, the snipers are back in Shorja and 21 Shiites - all employed in the market - were abducted and killed on their way home from work. Six more kidnapped workers are still missing.
A BUZZFLASH GUEST CONTRIBUTION
by Ben Cohen
It's the high season for budget debates in Washington DC, and this means big numbers are flying around like the lids of ice cream containers at the old Ben and Jerry's factory in Burlington, where we used to throw them at each other.