Thoughts While Watching Bush's Last Press Conference
The truly sad spot that America finds itself in
Is because our President these days has sunk
So low that asking him where the war is going
Is like trying to get directions from a drunk:
WORLD MEDIA WATCH
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A BUZZFLASH GUEST CONTRIBUTION
by Ray McGovern
For those tracking the long train of abuses and usurpations of a modern-day George who would be King and his eminence grise behind the throne, July 14 has a resonance far beyond the fireworks of Bastille Day. Four loosely related events on that same day four years ago throw revealing light on key ingredients of the debacle in Iraq.
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Tony Snow Ends Week With Another Magic Word After Being Asked If White House Is Out Of Touch
He called a reporter a "defeatist"
Does that sound desperate? And how!
Perhaps next week his response
Will be, "Defeatist, don't fail me now!"
My belief is that the person in the street, the person who tunes in to TV, needs to be more critical, needs to ask questions, needs to demand answers, and should be willing to shut off Chris Matthews unless he starts doing his job for the public and not for General Electric.
Joe Wilson stood up to Saddam Hussein
And later the policies of the Bush administration
Valerie Plame looked for WMDs for the CIA
Before her Cheney-engineered termination.
A BUZZFLASH NEWS ALERT
Rep. Jim McDermott (D-WA)
House of Representatives
Wednesday, July 11, 2007
The President intends to stay the course in Iraq. His latest quote is we might be able to bring soldiers home "in a while" and the White House is circulating a memo claiming they see progress.
MS. SMITH GOES TO WASHINGTON
What we will hear again and again from Bush and his cohorts in crime are constant postponements regarding our troops coming home, until Bush thinks he's safe to stay in office, until his occupation of the White House is over in 2008. If that happens this country's government is as weak and criminal as this treasonous Bush GOP regime ... aiding and abetting, it's called.