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Monday, 10 September 2007 06:57

Was it a mistake?

DAVE LINDORFF

There's something definitely screwy about the August 30 incident in which a B-52 bomber flew from Minot AFB in North Dakota to Barksdale AFB in Louisiana carrying five fully armed Advanced Cruise Missiles, each equipped with nuclear bombs capable of exploding at anything from 5 kilotons to 150 kilotons.

VERSE CASE SCENARIO

by Tony Peyser

Let’s frame this in a way
That’s easy to remember:
What the general means is
 
VERSE CASE SCENARIO

 

BARBARA'S DAILY BUZZFLASH MINUTE

The day that the Supreme Court made the “decision that sealed the 2000 presidential election for George W. Bush” was the day democracy died in America!  And all that has come after that “decision” is nothing less than tyranny!  The legacy of the Repuglican Party will go down in infamy as the Party that murdered freedom and democracy!

WORLD MEDIA WATCH

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A BUZZFLASH GUEST CONTRIBUTION
by Micah Tillman

I dream of a day when the statement, "Either a Republican or Democrat will be elected President" is no longer a certainty. Viable independent, third-, and fourth-party candidates are the heroes of this hope. I want to walk into the voting booth feeling like I have a real choice.

MS. SMITH GOES TO WASHINGTON

BuzzFlash,

"Political language is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind." -- George Orwell

A BUZZFLASH GUEST CONTRIBUTION
by Ray McGovern

The killing in Hawijah, Iraq of 18-year old Corporal Jeremy Shank of Jackson, Missouri (population 12,000) merited an article in the Southeast Missourian. Cpl. Shank was killed on Sept. 6, 2006 and I was in that part of Missouri when his body came home for burial. According to the Pentagon, Shank was on a "dismounted security patrol when he encountered enemy forces using small arms."

A BUZZFLASH GUEST CONTRIBUTION
by Harvey Wasserman

The nuke power industry now wants $50 billion and more in loan guarantees to build new atomic reactors. As it strong-arms Congress, the warnings of the great Dr. John Gofman, who passed away last week at 88, loom ever larger.

VERSE CASE SCENARIO

by Tony Peyser

The obvious reason for this
It would appear to me is
Karl knew Dick was as evil
And conniving as he is.

Friday, 07 September 2007 03:59

BuzzFlash Mailbag for September 7, 2007

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