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Subject: Bush's Speech
George Bush admitted nothing insofar as mistakes he made. He never said that the whole disaster was a mistake from the get go and he will stand by his lies until he is called upon to admit them. The MSM has abjectly failed in its purpose by only attacking the message and not the messenger. When they rise up to the challenge and demand with a unified voice that this man and his acolytes be removed from office, maybe then our faith will be restored; until then thank heavens for BUZZFLASH!!
Bless you for speaking the truth.
Ruth and Joe Gottlieb
Laguna Woods, CA
from the Democatic National Committee
Citing the Denver host committee's strong bid and growing Democratic gains in the Rocky Mountain West, Democratic National Committee Chairman Howard Dean today announced that Denver will host the 2008 Democratic National Convention Monday, August 25 to Thursday, August 28.
A BUZZFLASH GUEST CONTRIBUTION
by Brent Budowsky
An outraged world watches George Bush again show his contempt and scorn for our voters, commanders and standards as a Nation and our answer should be this:
BARBARA'S DAILY BUZZFLASH MINUTE
How exactly do you get rid of someone who can implicate you in multiple crimes and testify against you? Why you invade his country and have him executed, that's how!!! "...Hussein's silence was golden for the international arms dealers who supplied his regime and for government officials who facilitated the shipments. Former President George H.W. Bush, former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld and current Defense Secretary Robert Gates were among those who could breathe a little easier after the hangman's noose had choked the life out of Hussein. The elder George Bush, as Vice President, allegedly oversaw a covert U.S. operation to assist Hussein's war machine during the eight year Iran-Iraq War; Rumsfeld, as special U.S. envoy to the Middle East, had private chats with the Iraqi dictator about his war needs; and Gates, as a senior CIA official, reportedly rebuffed Israeli protests about U.S. tolerance for third-country military shipments to Iraq, including precursor chemicals." And some continue to wonder why they hate us!
A BUZZFLASH EDITORIAL
There is no "new plan" for Bush to announce.
We have been seeing the same plan endlessly fail – and then endlessly repackaged over and over and over again.
A BUZZFLASH READER CONTRIBUTION
by John R. Bomar
Experience teaches us to be careful in what we wish for. With the complete absence of WMDs in Iraq Mr. Bush lost the major rationale for his invasion. Thus, we saw him desperately grasp another reason to send Americans to be killed half a world away; Iraq became the "central front in the war on terror." At the time it was utter nonsense. The initial resistance in Iraq came from a relatively small number who opposed foreign occupation of their sovereign nation.
A BUZZFLASH GUEST CONTRIBUTION
by Dave Zirin
Pity the poor baseball writers! To read their words, the very fate of our republic has been resting in their trembling hands.
Twisted fitfully into a challah of angst, our brave sports reporters have decided not to vote Mark McGwire into the Baseball Hall of Fame. McGwire is believed to have taken steroids and as Time Magazine wrote, "If a guy cheats, he shouldn't be put on his sport's Mount Olympus." (Maybe Time, a magazine that has turned like bad cheese, believes that it's YOU who belongs in the Hall of Fame.)