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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.

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.

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)

A BUZZFLASH NEWS ALERT

Now we know why President Bush was the only person who had anything positive to say about Alberto Gonzales' testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee: he never watched it! A White House press conference Monday revealed that Bush only "got regular updates" and then maybe "saw some news coverage of it later that day:"

Monday, 23 April 2007 09:06

Cindy Sheehan: Mass Murderers

A BUZZFLASH GUEST CONTRIBUTION
by Cindy Sheehan

"Humankind has not woven the web of life.
We are but one thread within it.
Whatever we do to the web, we do to ourselves.
All things are bound together.
All things connect."

Chief Seattle 1855

A BUZZFLASH NEWS ALERT

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell may have a serious reelection fight coming up next year. The arch-conservative is one of the few elected officials stubborn enough to maintain full support for President Bush and Iraq, and even his home state of Kentucky seems to be getting sick of him.

Monday, 23 April 2007 06:03

BuzzFlash Mailbag for April 23, 2007

BUZZFLASH MAILBAG

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Subject: Nixon Describing Ideal IRS Commissioner - Rove & Gonzales, too?

A BUZZFLASH GUEST CONTRIBUTION
by Danny Schechter, Mediachannel.org

Thank you Harry Reid for acknowledging what the world press has been saying for more than a year, maybe longer: The war is lost. Now we have the Sunday New York Times with a page 1 picture of an Iraqi being tortured, along with a story featuring claims by the U.S. military that it is making headway. The story reports that its "successful interrogation" was enhanced by our Iraqi allies; the paper then reported that he was softened up by being beaten to a pulp with electrical cords.

A BUZZFLASH GUEST CONTRIBUTION
By Peter Phillips

Threats of terrorism and 12 million "illegal" immigrants are being used to justify new police-state measures in the United States. Coordinated mass arrests, Big Brother spy blimps, expanded detention centers, repeal of the Posse Comitatus Act, and suspension of habeas corpus have all been recently implemented and are ready to use against anyone in the U.S.

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