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A BUZZFLASH GUEST CONTRIBUTION
by Norman Solomon

The days are getting longer, but the media shadows are no shorter as they cover the war in Iraq through American eyes, squinting in Washington's pallid sun.

Peter Pace then added, "I'd be remiss if I did not
Point out that two chicks having sex is totally hot."

 

BARBARA'S DAILY BUZZFLASH MINUTE

"Gonzales says his future depends on Bush." Now that's a scary thought! And it gets even scarier when one realizes that all of our futures depend on George Bush! God help us all!

"I acknowledge that mistakes were made."
(Isn't it enough that I just fired my aide?)

"I want to find out what went wrong here."

(Don't you dare mention that I don't belong here.)

"I am not aware of every bit of information that passes through the halls of the Dept. of Justice."

(If I don't watch what I say, someone could bust us.)

"I believe ... in our obligation to .... provide information to the Congress that's accurate and complete."
(I'm crossing all my fingers & the toes on both my feet.)

"I'm very dismayed that may not have occurred here."
(I don't even believe a single solitary word here.)

A BUZZFLASH GUEST CONTRIBUTION
by Linda Milazzo

A most intriguing line of questioning transpired during the Senate Judiciary Committee Hearing on the firings of the eight U.S. Attorneys. During Senator Lindsey Graham's interrogation of the former U.S. Attorneys, the first-term South Carolina Senator made some very telling remarks.

A BUZZFLASH NEWS ALERT

Human Rights Campaign President Responds to General Peter Pace's Statement

WASHINGTON - HRC President Joe Solmonese issued the following statement in response to Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Peter Pace's latest clarifying statement on his feelings about homosexuality and the military's "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy.

WORLD MEDIA WATCH

Summaries are excerpted from the source articles; the featured article follows the summary section. A recommended "site of the day" will also appear occasionally following the summaries.

A BUZZFLASH GUEST CONTRIBUTION
by Dave Lindorff

The unseen dead hand of national Democratic meddling seems to have killed a promising example of grassroots democratic activism in New Mexico that could have been a model for reviving the Democratic Party nationwide and in that key swing state.

A BUZZFLASH GUEST CONTRIBUTION
by Martha Rosenberg

Senator Edward Kennedy just got less popular with Big Pharma. If that's possible.

After taking on prescription drug prices, he is now tangling with antibiotics used in livestock.

MS. SMITH GOES TO WASHINGTON

BuzzFlash,

What should rules without responsibility remind Americans of today? It's Bush's whole rose-colored world. Society without established rules that require responsibility would lead to complete chaos. A society where everyone is in charge of only themselves. No government at all. Doesn't that have a special "GOP ring" to it? Again, the Bush GOP's idea of government is that there is no government for the people. Rules made by the rulers are only intended for those being ruled. It's sorta, kinda like Bush's whole life, doing what comes naturally wherever the hell he happens to be ... without responsibility.

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