WORLD MEDIA WATCH
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In 2004, a man was stopped at LAX
Who had a gun & tried to board a plane
He said it was an honest mistake and
Implied thinking otherwise was insane.
A BUZZFLASH EDITORIAL
The Democrats on Capitol Hill sure do need Sergeant Joe Friday to help them out.
You see, the D.C. Dems, especially now that they are "investigating" the Bush Administration, keep tripping over dead bodies – while doing their damned best to convince themselves that they just stumbled over a rug, not a corpse.
A BUZZFLASH NEWS ANALYSIS
Evidently not content with turning the entire Middle East into a crisis zone, President Bush seems intent on provoking a second round of the Cold War before he leaves office. It's gotten so bad that an increasingly Stalinistic Vladimir Putin has started accusing us of provoking an "arms race" and conducting "imperialism" in global affairs.
MS. SMITH GOES TO WASHINGTON
Is there ever a bill that goes through Congress that doesn't have some loopy limp loopholes? These loopholes are not accidental. There are far too many lawyers in DC for that to happen. They are on purpose.
A BUZZFLASH NEWS ALERT
Two interesting stories were reported on Thursday:
- The Marines have ordered 1,200 Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) vehicles for $623 million
- MRAPs have been found to be too weak to withstand the latest type of bombs used by insurgents
That's right - the military decided to make a bulk order of equipment it had just realized doesn’t work.
Right wingers still feed on the need to doubt her
But if she wasn't undercover, why bother to out her?