So David Geffen says, quite correctly, that Hillary Clinton is divisive and polarizing, and that she likely could not win the general election, running against anybody the Republicans might put up. (An aside, does that include Sam Brownback and Gov. Huckabee, David?) He also allows that the Clintons engaged in a variety of various episodes of financial hanky-panky when they were in the White House, all this from a former enthusiastic Clinton supporter and major contributor.
BARBARA'S DAILY BUZZFLASH MINUTE
Apparently Tony Blair hasn't learned a thing this past 6 years -- he's still using George Bush's toothpaste! It's quite evident he still believes everything the "liar in chief" tells him! "Tony Blair said yesterday that Britain could safely cut its forces in Iraq because the apparatus of the Iraqi government is growing stronger. In fact the civil war is getting worse by the day."
A BUZZFLASH GUEST CONTRIBUTION
by Brent Budowsky
There are now multiple reports from Sunni women that they were raped by men serving in Iraqi forces. Few issues are more inflammatory in a country and region full of terrorist war, insurgent war, sectarian war, and religious war.
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.
One could argue it wasn't wise
To play basketball where he'd often have to
Take showers near naked guys.
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by Peter Phillips
Nancy Pelosi declared on national television "impeachment is off the table." Impeachment, it seems, is too divisive for a 2008-oriented Democratic Party leadership and will interfere with the business of Congress over the next two years.
A BUZZFLASH NEWS ALERT
President Bush recently fired seven U.S. Attorneys for political reasons and replaced them with members of his "inner circle."
Today, a new report concludes that Bush's actions were completely unprecedented. The study was conducted by the non-partisan Congressional Research Service (CRS) and released by House Judiciary Chairman Rep. John Conyers and Subcommittee Chairwoman Rep. Linda Sánchez.
A BUZZFLASH NEWS ALERT
President Bush has allowed underground storage tanks to fall into gross disrepair and is now trying to withhold billions in federal funds needed to fix them, according to a Government Accountability Office (GAO) report released today by Democratic Reps. John Dingell and Hilda Solis.