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A BUZZFLASH GUEST CONTRIBUTION
by Dave Zirin

ANYBODY GOT $500 million collecting dust under the couch? If you live in Chicago, take a second look between those cushions. The United States Olympic Committee (USOC) has let it be known that the people of the Windy City could pay out as much as $500 million if they are awarded the 2016 Summer Games.

Afraid of a press conference, his video memento
Turned up on YouTube as his half-assed lo siento.

His words rang hollow, so there's no need to praise a
Bit of spin from El Newto; he's just a gorda cabeza.

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 NEWS ALERT

Some Republicans sure hate Muslims. We all remember Rep. Virgil Goode (R-VA) criticizing incoming congressman Keith Ellison - the first Muslim member of Congress - for wanting to use the Koran during an unofficial part of his swearing-in ceremony. But Texas State Sen. Dan Patrick has taken ignorance to a new level.

Thursday, 05 April 2007 09:39

Shirley Smith: Hahahahahahahahahaaaaagh!

MS. SMITH GOES TO WASHINGTON

BuzzFlash,

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi establishing a shadow presidency? What a joke. Nothing like advertising your own incompetency to the public. The worst thing about this WP report is that it is so ill informed. (cough and spit) Why would Pelosi try to establish another shadow presidency, when we've had a secret and shadowy one under the Bush/Cheney GOP for years, already?

Thursday, 05 April 2007 08:33

BuzzFlash Mailbag for April 5, 2007

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Subject: Recess Nomination of Sam Fox

A BUZZFLASH GUEST CONTRIBUTION
by Danny Schechter, Mediachannel.org

Over a year ago, I wrote an article for Harvard's journalism journal Nieman Reports complaining about deeply flawed media coverage of credit and debt issues in America.

A BUZZFLASH NEWS ANALYSIS

After blasting House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's trip to Syria, the White House has once again been caught in a web of hypocrisy. Many top Republicans - including the Bush Administration itself - have long worked with Syria without such criticism.

BARBARA'S DAILY BUZZFLASH MINUTE

[BuzzFlash Note: Barbara's Buzz will skip Friday, to return Monday.]

Why was Dick Cheney hiding in the bushes during George Bush's press conference??? Was this just another "undisclosed location" or was there something more sinister involved? Was he making certain Bush delivered the "riot act" to Congress??? Was it just a reminder that the "master-mind" was close by or was he just supporting a bad political move? Only the "shadow" president knows for sure!!! "HENRY: With Vice President Dick Cheney looking on from behind a shrub, the president lambasted Congress for going on spring break before delivering war funding bills which Democrats insist will require that U.S. troops start leaving Iraq."

The biggest problem confronting Hillary
Is no matter what she may do
All the connections & money in the world
Can't make her someone new.

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