by Jeff Cohen
The cover story in the new issue of TIME, the flagship publication of the Time Warner media empire, informs readers that Hillary Clinton has "virtually nonexistent opposition for her senate seat."
BARBARA'S DAILY BUZZFLASH MINUTE
Staged?? Rovian?? Damn tootin -- Rocky VI produced and directed by Repuglicans, for Repuglicans, starring a Repuglican! Gag me with a spoon, these guys will do anything for a vote up to and including trying to con the American people. The only things the White House and mainstream corporate media missed were the facts, and the "Rocky" theme song, entitled "Gonna Fly Now"! So here's a link to the music!
A BUZZFLASH EDITORIAL
Everyone knows it's coming.
Rove doesn't deviate from his playbook; and it's his third time around with this one.
So what's going to be the terrorist fright just before the election? Will Osama be taken out of deep freeze? Will a videotape suddenly be "found" in which Osama declares that he wants a Democratic Congress? Will a terrorist cell be broken up the week before the election, allegedly plotting to fly planes into 12 American cities and bomb the Super Bowl with Weapons of Mass Destruction that Saddam gave them from his cell in Iraq?
Subject: Thank You Judge Anna Diggs Taylor
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Senator Byron L. Dorgan Sounds the Alarm on Corporate Greed and the Selling Out of the American WorkerWritten by BuzzFlash
A BUZZFLASH INTERVIEW
"Free trade" is just jingoism. It means nothing. Free trade is just a mantra created by the multi-national corporations and their friends in politics to describe an opportunity to ship American jobs overseas. Trade agreement after trade agreement is unfair to our country. ... we have to create rules that are fair, rules that lift us up rather than push us down. -- U.S. Senator Byron Dorgan (D - North Dakota)
A BUZZFLASH NEWS ALERT
A feud between FEMA and the Army Corps of Engineers is leaving helpless countless people near floodplains around the Gulf Coast in the event of a hurricane, with President Bush nowhere to be found in resolving the dispute. Executive Order 11988, issued by Jimmy Carter in 1977, instructed the federal government to minimize building on floodplains to reduce water damage.
"Evil is like a shadow - it has no real substance of its own, it is simply a lack of light. You cannot cause a shadow to disappear by trying to fight it, stamp on it, by railing against it, or any other form of emotional or physical resistance. In order to cause a shadow to disappear, you must shine light on it."
-- Shakti Gawain, teacher and author (1948-)