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2/11/05 4:50 PM
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Poll: Seniors Key to Slip in Bush Rating 2/11
Jeff Gannon, or Whatever his Real Name is, Another Hypocritical Bible Thumping Ringer for the Bush Cartel 2/12
E.J. Dionne: Holes in a Web of Budget Deceit 2/11
Dems to Bush: Don't Screw with Us. Let's Hope That They Don't Cave, Like They Have in the Past.
The BuzzFlash Mailbag -- Uncensored and Unvarnished Truth from BuzzFlash Readers.
Families outraged over FAA 9/11 warnings. Bush and Condi Were Asleep at the Wheel and 9/11 Happened.
White House's first memo on Al-Qaeda declassified. Richard Clarke to Condi, 1/25/01: "We urgently need . . . a Principals level review on the al Qida network."
Postcards: Bush Lied and Soldiers Died. Unfortunately, They are Back, Because Our Deaths in Iraq Have Only Gotten Worse.
AmericaBlog's John Aravosis nails Jeff Gannon and the White House on CNN's Aaron Brown
Before the Eyes of Storytelling Girls MP3 - A BuzzFlash Guest Contribution from "Hymns for the Exiled," by Anais Mitchell
Bob Herbert: Torture, American Style; "those who refuse to raise their voices against something as clearly evil as torture are enablers, if not collaborators" 2/11
Paul Krugman: Bush's Class-War Budget 2/11
American human rights group alleges 37 prisoners have died in US prison camps 2/11
February 10: Pakistan Army has publicly admitted paying Al Qaeda over half a million dollars in the most bizarre deal it has ever made with militant Waziristan fighters 2/11
Uncle Buzz Wants You to Stand up for America! Wage an Issue Ad Campaign March 14 to March 18 -- See How Here.
An E-Mail from Wisconsin -- Verse-Case Scenario by Tony Peyser
Halliburton delays telling government about missing radioactive material 2/11
February 11th World Media Watch by Gloria Lalumia
Democrats Aren't Giving Bush a Break This Term; Dean's likely rise to power is another sign the party is sharpening its differences with GOP. 2/12
Troop Coverage -- BuzzFlash Editorial Cartoon by Kirk Anderson
Scott McClellan admits he knew Jeff Gannon was really named JD Guckert, which begs a few questions: Did he also know he was an insidious GOP operative and a web pimp on the side?
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Laura Flanders to Host Anais Mitchell and Michael Chorney of "Hymns for the Exiled"
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"Original Wisdom: Stories of an Ancient Way of Knowing" by robert wolff -- Thom Hartman's "Independent Thinker" Book of the Month
Another Convicted Felon Gets Position with the Bush Cartel, At Our Expense. Omerta. 2/11
The Rude Pundit: Gannon's Come Hither AOL Photo Published on Craig's List to See Who Responds. See the list. 2/12
Talking Points: Budget Surprises: more tax cuts for the wealthy; more money "off-budget"; Slipped unpopular policies in through the backdoor. 2/12
Death of a playwright: legend Arthur Miller dies aged 89 2/12
White House Seeks Ban on Religious Tea. Really. Sometimes They're Just That Funny All On Their Own. 2/12
Bush budget boosts funding for faith-based initiatives 2/12
23 Die in Bakery, Mosque Attacks in Iraq 2/12
U.S. Refuses One-On-One North Korea Talks. Why? Because the Last Four Years of Ignoring Them Worked So Well? Bush and Condi Better Wake Up and Smell the Nuclear Flowers. 2/12
Fake reporter unmasked at White House 2/12
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Pentagon's Personnel System Faces Suit; Employee Unions Allege Federal Law Violations 2/12
U.S. Scientists Say They Are Told to Alter Findings 2/12
Naomi Klein: Getting the Purple Finger 2/12
So Long, Erin Brockovich: Enviros join chorus against class-action bill, but measure still likely to pass 2/12
Don’t Believe the Hype: Privatized Water Is Not in Consumers’ Best Interest 2/12
Al Franken's Nutritional Candy: Al Franken has aimed his rapier wit and truth-telling compulsion at a growing Air America audience, coating the bitter pill of the issues of the day with a candy shell. 2/12
Reports Purged From the Website of the Civil Rights Commission 2/12
Spinning Media for Government 2/12
Villagers furious with Christian Missionaries 2/12
Satire, but Sadly Real: Rove Memo to Repugs and Corp TV Media; Subject: Plan of Attack on new DNC Chair Dean. Part 1. 2/12
9/11 Commission Staff Report on FAA Failings Published on Web 2/12
Iraqi insurgent attacks kill many; More than 20 people have been killed in Iraq in attacks outside a mosque and on a bakery. 2/12
Bush Threatens to Veto Medicare Changes that Might Take Money from His Corporate Friends. 2/12
Farmers Shaken by Bush's Subsidy Plan 2/12
The Swift Report: Next up for Ashcroft: Poet Laureate? 2/12
Ted Rall: Bush Gone Wild 2/12
Beyond 'Fair and Balanced': Sinclair, the pro-Bush broadcaster, is waging war on the "cheese-eating surrender monkeys" 2/12
Dem Congressmembers write U.S. attorney on bogus reporter link to CIA memo 2/12
"Shooting through a straw": Journalist Mark Danner lifts the curtain on the Iraq election 2/12
Democrats Challenge New Ethics Panelists; DeLay Gifts Prompt Call for Removal 2/12
Did Condoleezza Rice perjure herself? 2/12
Senate Democrats Shine a Bright Light on Bush "Privatization Tax" 2/12
Air America the Beautiful: Inside the nation's liberal radio network 2/12
Pirate of the airwaves takes crusade to television 2/12
Go Canada! Union to fight Wal-Mart closing; Legal battles, national boycott of stores possible 2/12
Bush team tried to suppress pre-9/11 report into al-Qa'ida 2/12
The Progress Report: Nuclear Negligence; and more 2/12
Iraqis take over danger zone as Americans start the big exodus 2/12
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Massachusetts Democrats Object to Stem Cell Research Ban 2/11
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Rumsfeld makes a visit to the scene of his crime, Iraq. Funny that he's arriving in the midst of an election recount that could potentially empower a bunch of pro-Iranian mullahs. 2/11
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David Shuster: "Condi Rice stepped into the Institute of Political Sciences, an elite school in the heart of Paris, and responded to questions and questioners who were vetted by the school and by the state department in advance" 2/11
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#4 on NYT Bestseller List: "God's Politics: Why the Right Gets It Wrong and the Left Doesn't Get It." Archbishop Desmond Tutu says Jim Wallis is "compelling, provocative, and inspirational." This Guy is Religious Lakoff When It Comes to "Framing."
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More Repubicans Behaving Badly: A Republican leader and local radio personality was in jail Wednesday, accused of groping several women during "auditions" at his Salt Lake City media production company, according to charges filed Tuesday. 2/11
"The Alphabet Versus the Goddess: The Conflict Between Word and Image" by Leonard Shlain -- Thom Hartmann's "Independent Thinker" Book of the Month
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PR giant Omnicom is spinning media for the White House 2/11
Bloomberg endures boos at Human Rights Campaign dinner 2/11
The Power of the New Media, Jeff Gannon Dispatched Into Irrelevancy
UC Irvine protesters humiliate torture-memo author and former Clarence Thomas clerk, John Yoo 2/11
Russ Feingold introduces amendments to the Patriot Act 2/11
Anti-consumer bankrupcy bill set to pass through Congress. It's the credit card industry's wet dream. 2/11
Civil rights lawyer Lynne Stewart convicted of aiding terrorist, who was her client. Or was she convicted of taking his case? Just asking. 2/11
Talon News was a major source of terrorist "noise" 2/11
``This is a new era where you can't just make statements anymore. There are too many eyes. The blogs are like a million little cameras and tape recorders.'' So, When Will the Stalinist White House Close Down the Internet? 2/11
"The White House shouldn't be putting in 'ringers' to prevent the White House press corps from performing its watchdog duties."
Must Read: DailyKos puts together a timeline of the Valerie Plame/Jeff Gannon connections. This is An Incredible Investigative Piece that Should Have Been Written by the Mainstream Press and Proves How Lame They Are.
JD "m4m" Guckert's hometown paper covers Gannongate, albeit in Rovian fashion 2/11
NY Daily News: Bush Press Pal Quits Over Gay Prostie Link (And That's Their Headline). Gannon-gate Breaks Wide Open.
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Bush administration tells scientists to alter their findings under threat of firing 2/11
Democrats demand a halt to attacks on Harry Reid, which are clearly being directed by the White House 2/11
In a tsunami-hit town in India, Christian missionaries have refused to give aid to villagers who refuse to convert 2/11
New York Times Led Charge Against Clinton "Lying" About Blow Job and Was Faucet for Ken Starr Leaks, But Remained Silent About Bulgegate and Gannongate. Mighty Interesting, Ain't It? As in Who is Telling the NYT What NOT to Print. We'd Like to Know.
GOP anti-religion bias: White House seeks ban on ceremonial tea 2/11
Sidney Blumenthal: Domestic gibberish; Bush's incoherence on home affairs reminds us that pre-9/11 he was the most unpopular president 2/11
Democrats call for Medicare drug inquiry after Bush, as always, lies about the cost of his program 2/11
Bush budget scraps 9,790 border patrol agents, President uses law's escape clause to drop funding for new homeland security force 2/11
The mother of all ironies: In 2003 article, Gannon attacked "politically biased" reporter for his links to Daschle. 2/11
Excerpt from "The Torture Papers:" A Path Paved With Bad Intentions 2/11
WaPo on Gannongate: Scandal in the Press Corps. That's right, it's a scandal, but still not a damn thing from the New York Times on it. Not a damn thing! 2/11
Bob Herbert: Torture, American Style 2/11
Condi and co. tried to suppress pre-9/11 report on Bin Laden. And for that, she was promoted. 2/11
Republicans make "indecent" proposal to Bush, demand an uptight FCC chairman. 2/11
Bill to ban droopy pants dropped in Virginia legislature after the whole thing became too embarassing 2/11
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On NPR, Lynne Cheney speaks against Constitutional ban on same-sex marriage, then gets snippy 2/11
Rumsfeld's Scapegoat: US Marine charged with murdering 2 Iraqis 2/11
The issue here is whether someone with connections to male prostitution was given unfettered access to the White House and copies of internal CIA documents." White House Grants Security Clearance to a non-Journalist Working Under a Pseudonym. 2/11
Iraqi insurgent attacks kill more than 50. This is what Rumsfeld calls "a bumpy road." 2/11
Laura Bush regrets Saudi women not allowed to vote. As usual, Bush hides behind Laura's apron strings. 2/11
Senate OKs limits on class-action lawsuits, with more than a few Democrats in support 2/11
Baring Breasts Okay, Showing Boxers Not Okay -- A BuzzFlash Guest Contribution from Dr. Teresa Whitehurst
EuroCondi - BuzzFlash Editorial Cartoon by Steve Bradenton
Another Sleazy Immoral Effort to Save Tom Delay from Prosecution for Illegal Behavior. Simply Disgusting. 2/11
Fake White House Reporter Really Quits Job -- Verse-Case Scenario by Tony Peyser
Furor over Ward Churchill's controversial essay costs him his university chairmanship 2/11
Sen. Ron Wyden introduces bills to Treasury to publish names of U.S. corporate subsidiaries doing business with the "Axis of Evil." Look out, Halliburton. 2/11
Mysterious anti-gay "journalist" goes underground 2/11
Wall Street Journal's (non-Jewish hack) James Taranto calls former CIA man Michael Scheuer an anti-Semite for daring to criticize Israel and AIPAC 2/11
A Republican war-supporter bristles at a bizarre military recruitment ceremony held in his church 2/11
Olberman catches O'Reilly lying about his high school football career 2/11
Greenpeace shifts tactics as it looks ahead to four more years of Bush 2/11
Former GOP consultant sentenced to jail for harassing Democrats 2/11
Trump Conference -- BuzzFlash Editorial Cartoon by Tony Peyser
Air America the Beautiful 2/11
The Ghost of Goebbels: Fox News seeks staff for new ‘Fair and Balanced Radio Network’ 2/11
The Rude Pundit on the White House Media Scandal that the Mainstream Media is Ignoring. Are They All on the Payola Take, Except for Helen Thomas? 2/11
The October surprise ... five months late: the dangerous incompetence of the FAA and of airport security in the months leading up to September 11th AND the its delayed release until after the election 2/11
David Brock talks to Court Tv about Gannongate 2/11
Naomi Klein: Getting the Purple Finger 2/11
For now, Dems will offer no Social Security reforms 2/11
They Write Letters: Sen. Lautenberg writes Scott McClellan to "immediately release documents ... relating to the White House press credentials of James D. Guckert, a.k.a. 'Jeff Gannon.'" 2/11
Back by Popular Demand: "The Impossible Will Take a Little While: A Citizen's Guide to Hope in a Time of Fear" by Paul Rogat Loeb
The Justice Department has found a new way to prevent the public from inquiring into the workings of government: charge exorbitant fees for the information 2/11
How to Talk to a Conservative About Social Security (If You Must) 2/11
Wal-Mart to close unionized Quebec store. Never, ever shop at Wal-Mart. There's just no reason to support such disdain for human beings and their efforts to make a living. 2/11
New website is keeping tabs on corporate human rights abuses 2/11
Court of First Resort: "Surely President Bush doesn't want to find himself on the side of someone his administration considers a killer." 2/11
Senate Limits Your Rights, Helps Corporations: Senate Passes Overhaul of Rules for Class-Action Lawsuits 2/11
Information on 9/11 bungling was suppressed until after election 2/11
Bush is Playing the Race Card in Social Security Privatization Debate 2/11
Friedman Lets Rumsfeld Get Away with Torture 2/11
Repost: CNN Executive Says G.I.s in Iraq Target Journalists 2/11
Carolinians protest Bush Social Security privatization plan 2/11
What was Bush NSA advisor Elliot Abrams doing speaking at Moonie rallies?
Gop Criticizes 'Race Card,' Plays It 2/11
NTY: Encouraging Nuclear Proliferation 2/11
Welcome to the AZ Politburo: Several veteran Republican lawmakers in AZ want voters to give up their right to choose who gets to run for the U.S. Senate. 2/11
Social Security Problems Not a Crisis, Most Say 2/11
Center for Constitutional Rights Blasts Ruling of German Prosecutor Refusing to Hear War Crimes Case Against Rumsfeld 2/11
EU snubs Condi to lift China embargo 2/11
Viewpoint: The rise of the American martyr 2/11
US Trade Deficit Hits All-Time High 2/11
Oil Addicts Anonymous seeks to end dependence on fossil fuels 2/11
Eric Alterman: Better Red Than Dead? "to Tim Russert and much of the Washington establishment, the only good Democrat is a dead Democrat." 2/11
Thom Hartmann: Progressives and Democrats: Assert Your Brand! 2/11
Senate Nears Revision of Class Actions; Passage of Legislation Backed by Bush and Business Appears Certain 2/11
Is Jeff Gannon a tax cheat, too! 2/11
Proof: Republicans Hate the Environment 2/11
Internet Radio for the Left, as compiled by our very own Gloria Lalumia
Premium: "Freethinkers: A History of American Secularism." Susan Jacoby reawakens us to the rich history and our Constitutional founding as a secular nation grounded in the concept of "We the People."
SECOND Part of BuzzFlash Interview: Melissa Boyle Mahle Shares an Insider's View of the CIA and Why the Agency Failed on 9/11
DVD, "Wellstone": Sometimes You've Got To Start a Fight to Win One.
"Super Size Me" Nominated in Best Documentary Category for Academy Award, Available at BuzzFlash.com (DVD)
(DVD) Bushisms: The Accidental Wit and Wisdom of Our 43rd President
You Can Listen to and Read About 60 BuzzFlash GOP Hypocrites of the Week Here. Wouldn't They be Great on National Radio, Exposing the GOP for What is It's Essential Characteristic: Hypocrisy
In her letter to Bush, Rep. Slaughter charged that "it appears that 'Mr. Gannon's' presence in the White House press corps was merely as a tool of propaganda for your Administration." 2/10
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So let us get this straight: The top Democrat in the Senate loses a race where the GOP sets up a phony blog that passes along news reports from a pseudo media organization, written by a reporter given White House credentials under a fake name.
BuzzFlash Was on the Gannon Story From the Get-Go: Reposted from Saturday, Jeff Gannon, GOP Partisan and Symbol of How the Bush Cartel Creates "Virtual" News (AKA Propaganda), is Our BuzzFlash GOP Hypocrite of the Week
In 2004, Pseudo White House Shill, Jeff Gannon (an Apparent Pseudonym) Wrote This Column, "Kerry Could Become First Gay President." Now, Jeff Gannon is an Ex-Fake GOP White House Shill Alleged to be a Pimp for Military Gay Dates. Ain't It Ironic?
If Jeff Gannon were a Dem, This Would be on FOX News,Limbaugh, etc.,24 hours a day. Ann Coulter Would Have Called for Him to be Stoned. But Gannon -- Or Whatever His Real Name Is -- is a Rove Propaganda Plant, So All is Quiet on the Right Wing Front.
The Bush Administration Denounces Gays at Every Turn, But Is Overrun with Them in Key Positions. Now We Have Jeff Gannon, Who Doesn't Even Use His Own Name. What Gives? Maybe Outed Matt Drudge Can Tell Us? Or UnOuted Ken Mehlman, Head of the RNC?
Jeff Gannon: Exposed! Read how some intrepid bloggers caught George Bush's favorite pseudo-journalist red-handed
American Mainstream Media: More by Will than by Reason -- A BuzzFlash Reader Contribution
White House's Favorite Family-Values Journalist, Jeff Gannon, Quits Suddenly Among Accusations of Sex Scandal. How Did Someone Like This Get Access to the White House?
Taking on the American Taliban -- A BuzzFlash Guest Contribution from Bernie Weiner
Mr. Bush, Are You Serious About Reducing the Budget Deficit? -- Letters from Ethan
It's Mourning in America: We Pay Bush's Salary and He Bars Us From Hearing Him, A BuzzFlash Editorial
Part II of "The Reception Room For Heaven" -- Episode 29.2 of Steven C. Day's The Last Chance Democracy Café
Linking America's Oil Addiction to 1,400 Dead American Troops in Iraq -- A New BuzzFlash Radio Ad
Weapons of Mass Deception: A Documentary by Danny Schechter. See It at a Theater Near You.
The Reception Room For Heaven -- Episode 29.1 of Steven C. Day's The Last Chance Democracy Café
WaPo Finds New Ways to Describe The Emperor's Clothes -- A BuzzFlash Reader Contribution
Not Worth My Son's Sacrifice -- A BuzzFlash Guest Contribution from Cindy Sheehan
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Making Sure the "Used Up" Human Resources Don't Put a Drag on the Economy 2/11
Funny Saturday Night Live skit with Robert Deniro 2/12
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The Dean Scream, Reinterpreted 2/12
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