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1/13/05 5:05 PM
Baghdad election center director killed 1/14
Full day of protests planned for Bush inaugural 1/13
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FCC Member Urges Armstrong Williams Probe 1/14
Advice from a Dead Guy -- Episode 28 of Steven C. Day's The Last Chance Democracy Café
Questions Raised on Potential Conflicts of Interest at Department of Homeland Security -- A BuzzFlash News Alert
The Madness of George W. Bush: A Reflection of Our Collective Psychosis. Bush’s sickness is our own. 1/14
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Gregoire formalizes agenda as WA governor: 'We have work to do' 1/14
Talking Points: Trade Deficit Hits Record High; Threatens Economic Security 1/14
Soros planning big donations to create new Dem infrastructure. Hey, George, BuzzFlash is Over Here! Oh Well, He's Not a Contributor, But We'll Get by on Porridge and Stale Bread. 1/13
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My Letter to Donald Rumsfeld: "Your policies have created a hole in my heart and in our family that can never be filled." -- A BuzzFlash Guest Contribution from Cindy Sheehan
NH Woman Loses Insurance Coverage for Her Politics; The Providence Mutual Fire Insurance Co calls move 'common practice'. Perhaps Another Common Practice Could Be Avoiding Providence Mutual Fire Insurance. What Jerks. 1/14
Gov. Jeb Bush defended hiring a former newspaper editor who left his job in November amid public allegations of plagiarism and sexual harassment. Nuff said. 1/14
Molly Ivins: As a matter of fact; Bush claims on Social Security should be compared to claims on WMD 1/14
Limbaugh dumped for Air America! Ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha cough cough ahem ha ha heh heh ahhhh. Isn't it sweet? 1/14
Despite false claim, Robert G. Joseph's star rises in Bush administration. Remember, Bush awards loyalty, not competence. 1/14
Welcome to Bushworld: US 'erodes' global human rights 1/14
In Bushworld, 56% of Americas are Unpatriotic Traitors for Disapproving of Bush's Handling of Iraq. 1/14
US ignored warning on Iraqi oil smuggling; "the single largest and boldest smuggling operation in the oil-for-food programme was conducted with the knowledge of the US government." 1/14
Geov Parrish: Shred the Constitution, win a promotion; On Michael Chertoff, the new Bush nominee to head the Department of Homeland Security 1/14
Richard Cohen: Hollow Accountability 1/14
Targeting Congress on Torture; Making the Bush team responsible for international crimes against detainees 1/14
Lawmakers Seek Probe of Long Voting Lines; Reps Waxman and Conyers asked GAO to investigate. 1/14
Bush Can't Find WMD in Iraq, Ignores them in America; Plan would delay weapons purge in Kentucky. 1/14
Sen. Jon S. Corzine and Sen. Sam Brownback: We must stop the genocide 1/14
Frank Rich: All the President's Newsmen 1/14
Moss v. Bush moves on and movement continues 1/14
Prince Harry apologizes for wearing Nazi uniform 1/14
Jim Hightower: Bush's Junk Claim About Junk Lawsuits 1/14
Nomination May Revisit Case of Citizen Seized in Afghanistan 1/14
Recapturing Kansas: An interview with Thomas Frank 1/14
Ted Rall: The Normalization of Horror 1/14
Video: Belle Chase, LA Lost Six Nat'l Guard Mbrs. in One Explosion in Iraq. White House said no cameras of the coffins. Belle Chase had them anyway. 1/14
Bill Berkowitz: Rumsfeld's bloody paths of glory; Defense Secretary's shameful journey to Iraq is followed by Pentagon discussions of forming El Salvador-like death squads 1/14
Progress Report: Extending the Overextended; The Rumpelstiltskin Routine; and more 1/14
FBI May Have to Scrap New Computer Program - - Report 1/14
Mark Thatcher Pleads Guilty in Coup Plot 1/14
The Imminent Demise of the Republican Party. Now, That Would Be Nice To See. 1/14
Army sergeant refuses 2nd Iraq deployment; Seeks conscientious objector status 1/14
Gonzales: Inquisitor General -- A BuzzFlash Reader Contribution
Ridge wants fingerprints on US passports. Creepy, party of one. Now they'll have the fingerprints of everyone in the US. The black helicopter crowd ain't gonna like that. 1/13
Still Unanswered: Where Did the CBS Documents Come From and Who Created Them? -- A BuzzFlash Guest Contribution by Kristina Borjesson, Editor, "INTO THE BUZZSAW: Leading Journalists Expose the Myth of a Free Press"
Bush's Statements on WMD in Iraq: A Before and After Comparison. Let's Just Say, It Ain't Pretty 1/13
Audio of the conference call with Howard Dean on Wednesday 1/14
Did the "Liberal Media" Get the 2004 Election All Wrong? -- A BuzzFlash Reader Contribution
Armstrong Williams criticized NAACP for sexual harassment allegations after he settled his own sexual harassment allegation (same-sex allegation, at that - not that there's anything wrong with it) 1/13
Divided Supreme Court Strikes Down Portions of Federal Mandatory Sentencing 1/13
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Bush's nonsensical Supreme Court litmus test 1/14
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Representative of Top Iraq Cleric Killed 1/13
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Judge: Evolution Stickers Must Go; "...stickers placed in high school biology textbooks that call evolution 'a theory, not a fact,' ... were an unconstitutional endorsement of religion." 1/14
From the Archives: Cheney Is Adamant on Iraq 'Evidence'; revives assertions on banned weaponry and links to Al Qaeda that other administration officials have backed away from. Will they ever be held accountable for their lies? Just asking. 1/14
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MoveOn Alert: Tell Congress to Protect Social Security 1/14
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A Strategy For Using Social Security To Go After GOP Incumbents In 2006 1/14
New Public Citizen Analysis Finds Corporations and Their Executives Have Contributed 96 Percent of Bush’s Inauguration Funds 1/14
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Supreme Court Limits Detention for Immigrants 1/13
U.S. Lowers Expectations for Iraqi Vote. That Should Have been Bush's Campaign Slogan: Lower Expectations. 1/13
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White House expects imperfect Iraq vote. Gee, you think? 1/13
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Bush will continue to lie so long as the press keeps letting him 1/13
Why Do Democrats Continue to Hire Campaign Advisers Who Lose Races? 1/13
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The Indonesian military has ordered troops to escort aid workers into the country's tsunami-stricken Aceh province because of alleged "rebel" activity, according to The Associated Press 1/13
Full Ted Kennedy Speech on Recreating a Progressive Democratic Party 1/13
Rather-gate vs. WMD-gate
More on Inaugural protests 1/13
Armstrong Williams Lied. He Didn't ALWAYS Support Bush's Education Proposal. In Fact, He Criticized It Before He Was Paid to Love It. Oops.
Michael Chertoff, "architect of some of the most controversial elements of the Bush administration's domestic war on terrorism" 1/13
Health fears, longterm care considered, for British 'torture victims'. That's, um, Torture Committed by the U.S., in case you were wondering. 1/13
Homelessness in a land of plenty; Many see the United States as the richest society in the world - a land of wealth and opportunity. 1/13
Let's Talk About Sex -- Twelfth of Twenty Editorials Leading to the $40 Million Coronation
Howard Dean: I'm Running -- A BuzzFlash News Alert
LA Weekly on Bush's "righteous homophobe" Claude Allen, our new man in the White House (because we didn't have enough bigots there already). 1/13
Georgia Republican wants to make it okay to discriminate against gays in Atlanta. Because that's what holding America back, we just don't have enough discrimination, especially in the south. 1/13
Nicholas Kristoff: Health Care? Ask Cuba; "It's simply unacceptable that the average baby is less likely to survive in the U.S. than in Beijing or Havana." 1/13
Bush's Budget Expected to Be Aggressive: "freeze most spending on agriculture, veterans and science, slash or eliminate dozens of federal programs, and force more costs, from Medicaid to housing, onto state and local governments" 1/13
A US National Guard unit has defied a Pentagon request that sought to stop television news crews filming six flag-draped soldiers' coffins arriving in Louisiana. 1/13
Dem Party needs to be in fight to maintain quality schools 1/13
Alabama sheriff pines for the good old days when gays were abominations and women knew their place 1/13
The Bushistas are "frightened little men who lack faith in the elemental principles of the most noble and heroic nation in human history." 1/13
Ann Coulter: The Arab world is George Bush's bitch (no, we all are, Ann) 1/13
Leaky toilet damages 100 voting machines. Thank God Osama didn't think of the old "leaky toilet" trick. 1/13
House Republican to lead battle against Bush immigration plan. 1/13
Matsui's wife seeks late-husband's House seat 1/13
Democrat sworn in as Washington state governor 1/13
Reform Jewish leader not happy with Bush's religious litmus test for presidency. 1/13
Ohio court dismisses election challenges 1/13
Heeeeeee's baaaaaack! It's just a thought, but if Gary Condit would stop acting like he had something to hide, do you think maybe folks wouldn't suspect him of something? 1/13
Ali G (or someone disguised as him) upsets uptight Virginians by criticizing Bush. Maybe they'll pass a constitutional amendment banning him too 1/13
Anti-gay Atlanta golf club digs its heels in 1/13
Another 5,000 reservists mobilized this week. Feeling a draft yet? 1/13
White House finally admits that Iraq weapons search is over. Well, there goes $200bn for a whole lot of nothin' 1/13
It's now illegal to criticizeBush in public in Wisconsin? In Wausau, Anyway. 1/13
Why no telethon for Fallujah? (click then scroll down a bit) 1/13
Inadequate training and equipment made me go AWOL, national guardsman says. Sadly, I believe him 1/13
Mothers whose sons died in Iraq 1/13
Reid and Lautenberg write Bush over Armstrong Williams payola scandal 1/13
Ring in the New Year With the BuzzFlash GOP Hypocrite of 2004: George W. Bush
Sup. Ct. 'sentencing guidelines' decision calls into question sentencing already done on 60,000 people a year. Uh oh. 1/13
Kentucky state senator to leave GOP 1/13
It's Official, Again: NO WMDs in Iraq and they Stopped Looking. Bush Lied, 1300+ Soldiers Died, 10,000 Wounded, 100,000 Civilian Casualties. All for a Lie.
Iraqi victim says US torture worse than Saddam 1/13
Columnist Bush paid to promote ‘No Child’ law still on Bush fellowship board 1/13
Ronald Brownstein: Bush's Budget Moves Have Made the Future a Voiceless Victim 1/13
Car bombs rock Mosul, White House says Iraqi elections far from perfect 1/13
Greg Palast: CBS's Cowardice and Conflicts Behind Purge 1/13
Social Security Scare Calls (and Commercials) Begin; Progress for America, a Republican-Run Disinformation Machine, Spreading Lies
Government is Abusing "States Secrets Privilege" to Cover Up National Security Blunders, ACLU Says -- A BuzzFlash News Alert
More on Dean's DNC candidacy
Civil rights leader James Forman dies
"Original Wisdom: Stories of an Ancient Way of Knowing" by robert wolff -- Thom Hartman's "Independent Thinker" Book of the Month
Father Dearest -- This is the 11th in a Series of 20 Consecutive BuzzFlash Editorials Through the Coronation.
The Truth: Bush was AWOL and Didn't Fulfill His Committment to the TANG. It's a Fact, Not Conjecture, Heresay or Supposition. The CBS Memo Is Not Needed and Merely Obscured the Truth: Bush was AWOL. 1/13
My Fight With Clear Channel -- A BuzzFlash Reader Contribution (Updated with contact info for WGY, the Clear Channel station that refused the ads)
FAIR: CBS 'Memogate' Fallout: Selective punishment shows media's true bias 1/13
January 12th World Media Watch by Gloria Lalumia
Repost: The Conservative Marketing Machine: Armstrong Williams being paid to promote Bush administration policies in his columns is just one part of the behemoth marketing effort that the right wing has perfected. 1/13
Commentator Armstrong Williams puts new spin on pay per view(s) 1/13
White House has bigger credibility problem than CBS 1/13
Where Are the New Recruits? Critical to the war effort in Iraq, the National Guard and Army Reserve are drawing fewer enlistees. Will the troop shortage worsen? 1/13
U.S. Trade Gap Widened to Record $60.3 Bln in Nov. 1/13
Sen. Clinton Chides Bush on Women's Health Policy 1/13
A Paid Endorsement Ignites a Debate in the Public Relations Industry 1/13
DVD: "The West Wing" The Complete 3rd Season
EMILY's List Sues to Block New FEC Rules 1/13
Protesters Get Prime Spot for Inauguration. Don't Believe it Until You See it. 1/13
John Nichols: On Ohio vote, Congress shirked its duty 1/13
Dear Clear Channel, What's Your Position on Free Speech? -- A Letter from Robert Millman to WGY's Station Manager
More on the BS at CBS: Pigs at the Trough 1/13
Illinois house, senate pass gay rights bill 1/13
War on Terrorism: Grabbing power, losing respect 1/13
DVD: Mark Crispin Miller's "Patriot Act": A Tour De Force Through the Mind of George W. Bush and Rage of the Right Wing. Simply Sensational.
Pennsylvania's a leader in pollution; Power plants among dirtiest on continent 1/13
Tim Goodman: "Perhaps Jon Stewart can stroll over to Fox News next and clean house there." 1/13
Difficult Issues Ahead for Next Head of Homeland Security 1/13
Point Foundation gives award to Texas senior expelled for being gay 1/13
Ruling gives cops leeway with GPS; Decision allows use of vehicle tracking device without a warrant 1/13
Arianna Huffington: America’s Finite Future? 1/13
Progress Report: Chertoff's Challenges; Labor Pains; and more 1/13
A Reagan/Bush Debt Crisis, Not a Social Security Crisis 1/12
Death toll rises to 10 in California mudslide 1/12
Mel Gibson likes Fahrenheit 9/11 and feels "strange kinship" with Michael Moore. Whatever. He's still a bigot. 1/12
Head of Mass. Dem party says would be "extremely foolish" to pick a DNC chair who opposes abortion rights 1/12
Another Bush purge. This time it's the Special Counsel's office 1/12
Robert Scheer: Is Al Qaeda Just a Bush Boogeyman? BBC documentary casts doubt on key assumption of war on terror 1/12
More Stupid Ideas from the Bush Family: Jeb Bush: Link Medicaid to private insurers 1/12
Forbes: Has Greenspan put the US on the brink of ruin in order to help the GOP? 1/12
Dem certified as new governor of Washington state. Na na na na na 1/12
Heading for the Exits: Diplomacy and disengagement: the buzz is "out now" 1/12
The War on Drugs -- BuzzFlash Editorial Cartoon by Kirk Anderson
Gonzales -- BuzzFlash Editorial Cartoon by Kirk Anderson
Bush's "Baby Tax": A Bill for Tens of Thousands of Dollars Presented to Every Baby Born in America By George W. Bush. This is the 10th in a Series of 20 Consecutive BuzzFlash Editorials Through the Coronation.
Book: "Don't Think of an Elephant!: Know Your Values and Frame the Debate" by George Lakoff. With a forward by Howard Dean and Introduction by Don Hazen. Also Comes with DVD.
Book: The Politics Behind the Ground Zero "Memorial Skyscraper," "Sixteen Acres: Architecture and the Outrageous Struggle for the Future of Ground Zero" by Philip Nobel
No Mandate from Women of Color -- A BuzzFlash Guest Contribution from Linda Burnham, Women of Color Resource Center
Indulging "Le Donald" Endangers the Personal Security of Every American. This is the 9th in a Series of 20 Consecutive BuzzFlash Editorials Through the Coronation.
Drum Roll Please! The BuzzFlash GOP Hypocrite of the Week: Dino Rossi
A Confederacy of Cruel Dunces
The "Coarsening of American Culture" by the Republican Party. This is the Fifth in a Series of 20 Consecutive BuzzFlash Editorials Through the Coronation.
Michael Scheuer, ex-CIA bin Laden Unit Chief, Explains Why Insurgents Are Willing To Die Fighting Us...Maybe It's Not Our Freedom They Hate. A BuzzFlash Interview.
THE LIGHTER SIDE:
CBS Names Armstrong Williams As Evening News Anchor 1/12
Fiore presents: The office of truth enhancement 1/14
George W. Bush and Kim Jung-Il star in "Twins" 1/14
Kid Rock's replacement at the Bush inaugural 1/13
The Swift Report: Good News for Gonzalez: New Poll Shows Most Americans Think 'Some Torture' OK 1/14
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