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2/23/05 5:04 PM
Red State Alert: Rove-Orchestrated GOP Says Gay Prostitution is Fine With Them -- A BuzzFlash Editorial
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Let the Bush Homophobics Know that the WH Rove Shills Support Gay Prostitution. E-mail and Post on the Evangelicals/Fundamentalist Boards and Chat Rooms. Start a Pitch Fork Rebellion Among the Barbarians.
Top House Judiciary and House Rules Dems ask GAO to investigate Gannon scandal, suggest Fitzgerald subpoena Gannon's daily journal! 2/24
Chicago Tribune: A White House plant? What did the White House know and when did it know it on the question of the kinky bald guy with the stinky Web sites who got to pose as a "daily pass" reporter in the White House press corps? 2/23
How Doug Wead Played the New York Times on the Bush Tapes 2/24
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Company's Work in Iraq Profited Bush's Uncle. Bucky Was a Banker, but Joined a Defense Company in 2000. Now, He's $450,000 Richer. War-Profiteering by the Bush Family? Just Asking. 2/23
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Gene Lyons: Gannon 'Outing' ignored by liberal media 2/24
The BuzzFlash Mailbag -- Uncensored and Unvarnished Truth from BuzzFlash Readers.
#5 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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#2 on NYT Bestseller List: "Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed," by Jared Diamond
Is Anyone Listening to the Whistleblowers? -- A BuzzFlash Guest Contribution from Teresa C. Chambers, Former Chief of the United States Park Police
Stand and Fight: Frame the "Birth Tax" issue on Talk Radio March 14 to March 18, 2005
Access to Memos Is Affirmed; Classified Status Can't Be Changed by DOJ After It Releases the Information to the Public. Big Win for Sibel Edmonds and the Project on Government Oversight 2/24
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Uncle Buzz Wants You to Stand up for America! Wage an Issue Ad Campaign March 14 to March 18 -- See How Here.
Thom Hartmann: When Democracy Failed - 2005; The Warnings of History 2/24
Thanks for the memories, Jeff. Composite video of GannonGuckert TV stories to date.
Shiite with ties to Iran poised to be Iraqi leader. Blame it on Bush. 2/23
A U.S. fleet for outsourcing torture? "more evidence of the Bush administration's use of "'extraordinary rendition'" 2/24
Senate Democratic Leadership Circulating Letter Calling on Bush to Investigate GannonGuckert-gate. Let's Make Sure Every Democrat & Even Some Republicans Sign On
Roger Ebert: The Take; Documentary Tracks Workers Who 'Take' Chance at Revival 2/24
Credit Scam Victim Nails Home Depot; Man whose identity- theft complaints were ignored wins a $1-million judgment. 2/24
Robert Samuelson: Journalistic Malpractice; " journalists need to measure politicians' promises against underlying realities, as represented by numbers." 2/24
Jeff, We Hardly Missed You. The return of Jeff Gannon. 2/24
Thousands of Germans March to Protest Bush Visit 2/24
No News is Talon News: "News" Web site not updated since last Thursday 2/24
Talking Points: Afghanistan: The Forgotten War 2/24
FAIR: Media Omissions on Negroponte's Record 2/24
The Progress Report: If You Can't Find Something Nice To Say About Iraq ... 2/24
Dropping Report's Iraq Chapter Was Unusual, Economists Say; Concern About Impact on White House's Credibility Cited 2/24
Protecting the Little Coward from the Mean People; "Anyone who uses "George W. Bush" and "bravery" in the same paragraph should have their pen taken away." 2/24
Raw Store Exclusive: Congresswoman who challenged Ohio votes explains ‘Count Every Vote Act’ 2/24
Europeans Ask: Is Bush a Wolf in a Granny's Suit? 2/24
In Defense of Citizen Journalism: The citizen-journalism movement is where journalism is heading. Newspapers, if they want to stay in the game, need to acknowledge the "lecture" model of journalism is dying, and join in the "conversation." 2/24
Bush is a Lily-Livered Coward Afraid to Answer Real Questions from Real People, This Time in Germany. 2/24
Kristoff: The Secret Genocide Archive 2/24
Joe Conason: Bush keeps dodging as addicts rot in prison; President has no interest in fixing a system that worked for him 2/24
Some Inheritance: "If [Bush's] happy clappers only knew the details [of Bush's Social Security plan]..." they might not be so happy. 2/24
Choicepoint, the folks who brought us the awful Florida felan voter purge, making identity theft easy. Are your identity one of the 145,000 they sold to criminals? Just asking. 2/24
Eric Boehlert: Gannongate: It's worse than you think; Bush's press office gave Jim Guckert access, even knowing his only credentials were from the blatantly partisan group GOPUSA. 2/24
Hacking Attacks Rarely Made Public, Experts Say 2/24
Bill Berkowitz: Bush, blacks, and the faith-based initiative 2/24
U.K. gov't feared Iraq war could be illegal 2/24
With a Hush and a Whisper, Bush Drops Town Hall Meeting with Germans 2/24
CREW Files Complaint Against Social Security Administration -- SSA Paid Fleischman-Hillard $1.8 million 2/24
Mark Morford: Long Live Drugs And Politics; Hunter S. Thompson is dead. But what about his brand of raw, bloody, beautifully debauched journalism? 2/24
Country Bracing For Draft 2/24
More Than a Thousand Whistleblower Cases Dumped: Special Counsel Dismisses Hundreds of Disclosures and Complaints in Past Year 2/24
February 23rd World Media Watch by Gloria Lalumia
Mainstream Media Continues to Ignore Talon News Scandal -- Verse-Case Scenario by Tony Peyser
ACTION ALERT: Tell your US Senators to sign the Durbin letter about Gannon 2/24
The Fourth Branch of Government - BuzzFlash Editorial Cartoon by Kirk Anderson
GannonGuckert trying to profit off of his notoriety, selling escort URLs for big bucks. Last week he admitted to "mistakes," this week he's trying to make big bucks off of them. Nice. 2/23
GOP passes elections bill; Dems walk out. More Stalinesque One-Party Politics In Indiana. Hey, If They Don't Believe in Democracy in Washington, Why Should They Do So in Indiana? Just Asking. 2/24
MoveOn Action Alert: Repair the Vote: "Congress must support electoral reforms such as guaranteeing paper receipts for electronic voting machines, providing remedies for long lines, and prohibiting partisan election officials." 2/24
Rick "Man-Dog" Sex Santorum Feel the Heat 2/23
From the BuzzFlash Archives: With the Gannon/Guckert Affair, There is New Meaning to Bush's Statement, "You're a good-looking guy. Better looking than my Scott anyway."
George Lakoff: His Seminal Book, "Moral Politics: How Liberals and Conservatives Talk," Which Was the Basis for "Don't Think of an Elephant: Know Your Values and Frame the Debate--The Essential Guide for Progressives." Buy It Now and Support BuzzFlash!
Can Secularism, the Heritage of our Founding Fathers and Enshrined in Our Constitution, Survive the Hijacking of America by a Radical Religious Cabal? BuzzFlash Interviews Susan Jacoby, Author of "Freethinkers: The History of Secularism in America"
Was Monday Bush's President's Day or Bush's Dictator's Day in America?
A BuzzFlash Interview with a Man of God Who is Ending the Republican Monologue on Faith: New York Times Best Seller Rev. Jim Wallis, Author of "God's Politics: Why the right gets it wrong and the left doesn’t get it."
Tony Blair manipulated legal justification for going to war in Iraq. Welcome to OUR world. 2/23
DVD, "Wellstone": Sometimes You've Got To Start a Fight to Win One.
GOP House member says she's "not sold" on Bush's privatization plan for Social Security. He can't even sell his own party on this, he's toast. 2/23
CD: Anais Mitchell: Hymns for the Exiled: "I could tell you stories like the government tells lies, but no one listens anymore"
Anti-gay bigot Mitt Romney setting himself up to be GOP presidential candidate in 2008. 2/23
Postcards: Bush Lied and Soldiers Died. Unfortunately, They are Back, Because Our Deaths in Iraq Have Only Gotten Worse.
Bush says talk of attacking Iran is "ridiculous." That means they're toast. 2/23
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6 in 10 US voters say America is ready for a woman as president. After Bush, I'm ready for SpongeBob as president. 2/23
Checks and Balances and the "F-Word" 2/23
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The National Backbone Campaign 2/23
Canadian PM Martin will say No to U.S. missile shield in surprise announcement 2/23
Supreme Court lets stand Alabama law cracking down on vibrators, unless they're used for "legislative, judicial, or law enforcement purposes." [Insert GannonGuckert joke here.] 2/23
From the Archives: Casualties of War — Military Care for the Wounded from Iraq and Afghanistan 2/23
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Even the college papers are now ganging up on Gannon. This story is breaking wide open. 2/23
(DVD) Bushisms: The Accidental Wit and Wisdom of Our 43rd President
New Yorker's Hertzberg weighs in on Gannon-gate. 2/23
UPDATE! GOPUSA is A Shill for Rove/Bush 2/23
Bush and Chirac reopen wounds 2/23
Stop the Propaganda: Tell the White House to Come Clean on Jeff Gannon and Stop the Propaganda. 2/23
List of programs Bush wants to kill or cut back. Who needs police anyway? 2/23
FBI whistleblower scandal about to get even bigger. This story is so good, we're even linking to the paper-that-must-not-be-named. 2/23
High Court Won't Review Ban on Sex Toys. Darn, That Could Have Been Interesting Watching Thomas and O'Connor Debate the Relative Value of Vibrators. 2/23
Funny, Limbaugh and Drudge thought the media should cover sex scandals when Kerry was the target 2/23
If journalists won't point out the liars, who will? That's It In a Nutshell.
Talon News appears to have repeatedly plagiarized content from Fox News, others 2/23
What a new poll says about left vs. right. Nobody knows what all these stereotypes mean that the press and the White House keep tossing out like red meat. 2/23
New York Post Actually Reports the Truth. Milestone Day: NY "State Republican officials yesterday had egg on their faces after peddling a photo they erroneously said proved that convicted terrorist supporter Lynne Stewart was a Democratic Party activist."
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Stop USA Next, a front group for radical conservatives who want to dismantle Social Security. 2/23
Bush Warns Putin that Russia Needs More Democracy. Hey, Bushy Boy, We Want Some of that Here Back at Home. 2/23
Mainstream media is ignoring Negroponte's role in Contra war during the 1980s 2/23
Media ignore 9/11 questions: Why has the journalistic community chosen to downplay the latest 9/11 Commission Report? 2/23
Social Anxiety: Privatization Unpopular At State Level 2/23
In Europe, Bush tries to close press conference early. Gets caught. Moron. 2/23
Bush Ridicules Anyone Who Claims He is Getting Ready to Attack Iraq. Then, in the Next Sentence Says, But All Options are on the Table. Yes, He Really Said That. And The Press Doesn't Go, "Uh, Mr. President, You Just Contradicted Yourself."
'Gannon' and S. Dakota Editor at Odds Over Daschle Race 2/23
Schwarzenegger vs. Gerrymander 2/23
Gannon/Guckert thinks he's going to get invited to the WH correspondents dinner, a book deal, and a paid speaking gig. Warning to whomever invites him to the dinner: We hear he's not a cheap date. 2/23
Col. Hackworth: "Pentagon is lying its way out of an unwinnable war - again" 2/23
Bush Unplugged: Bush's "struggle to fit his morality to his politics is illuminating, if not exactly comforting." 2/23
Seattle dreams of 'green' team; Mayor urging other U.S. cities to enact Kyoto Protocol 2/23
Man Charged in Alleged Plot to Kill Bush and with supporting the al-Qaida terrorist network. This is Today's Diversion Story from "Gannon/Guckertgate," Since the Alleged Threat Occurred More than Two Years Ago. 2/23
David Horowitz lumps Barack Obama, Ayatollah Khomeini, and Mohammed Atta together. I guess when your president gets caught fraternizing with a hooker you'll try anything to divert attention. 2/23
High Court to Review Assisted Suicide Law. 2/23
Texan arrested after claiming he was going after bin Laden bounty 2/23
Ethically Challenged GOP Front Move America Forward Accuses the UN of Corruption 2/23
Administration admits retroactively classified information really wasn't harmful to national security. Gee, you mean they lied? 2/23
Christopher Hitchens: Ohio's Odd Numbers 2/23
Shrek is part of an evil plot to make all of our children transgender. Oh, I am so not kidding. The religious right strikes again. 2/23
Molly Ivins: The $200 million disinformation campaign; Social Security privatization cabal will break the bank to convince you to break yourself 2/23
Credible Evidence Emerges That Jeff Gannon/Guckert, a Gay Prostitute, Coordinated With the G.O.P. to Bring Down Former Senate Minority Leader Tom Daschle (D-SD) in 2004 Election. Illegal Gay Prostitute by Night; Karl Rove Shill by Day. 2/23
Shia list selects al-Jafari as Iraqi PM 2/23
Court: Feeding Can End for Brain-Damaged Fla. Woman 2/23
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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
Robert Scheer: Of, by and for Big Business; Congressional Republicans launch full-blown attack on the individual 2/23
Tomgram: Nick Turse, Rummy Dropped from the Loop? 2/23
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.
Mouthpiece of the Administration? Who is going to defend journalistic standards and ethics if not The Post? 2/23
"The Alphabet Versus the Goddess: The Conflict Between Word and Image" by Leonard Shlain -- Thom Hartmann's "Independent Thinker" Book of the Month
You Can Listen to and Read About 65 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
Mainz residents told not to take a peek at president 2/23
The Progress Report: Happy Meals in Europe, but "administration policies continue to leave a bad aftertaste on the continent." 2/23
Paul Krugman: Wag the Dog Protection. "National security policy should not be a refuge to which Mr. Bush can flee when his domestic agenda falls apart." 2/23
Talking Points: Why Europe Matters; Bush must take Europe seriously and recognize its importance in global politics. 2/23
Bush getting weak support, even from GOP, for his proposed budget cuts. Can you say "lame duck?" 2/23
E.J. Dionne, Jr.: The myth of the greedy senior; Administration ideologues demonize elderly to mask true objectives 2/23
Schwarzenegger Remarks on Women Anger Many 2/23
Community Internet: Broadband as a Public Utility 2/23
Protect the Filibuster. Protect the Court. Sign the Petition. Don't Let Republican Leadership "Go Nuclear" on Supreme Court; Sign the Petition to Protect the Filibuster 2/23
Chirac defies Bush on China arms. "China has the world's fifth largest national arms budget - though it is still dwarfed by the US military budget." 2/23
Test of Decency Rules Likely; Broadcasters plan to file a legal challenge to the FCC's definition of what constitutes a violation, industry officials say. 2/23
Dollar Falls on Reserve Shift Worries 2/23
Reporter's Notebook: Only friends in hall for Bush speech 2/23
Report: Iraqi women still subject to abuse 2/23
Ex-Ogilvy Ad Executives Convicted of Overbilling the U.S. government for an anti-drug media campaign. 2/23
States' Private Pensions Make a Weak Showing 2/23
Bill Berkowitz: Sleuths of spin; By harnessing the investigative power of hundreds of citizen journalists, media activists John Stauber and Sheldon Rampton aim to reinvent journalism. 2/23
Bush falls foul of Chirac over Nato. Bush Destroyed Relations with the EU and Now Wants Them to Do what He Says. Don't Count on It. 2/23
U.S. funneled hundreds of thousands of dollars to Castro opponents. Meanwhile, Bush is cutting school lunch programs. 2/23
New Jersey Sues Blockbuster Over Ads; AG says company "deceived customers with its new 'No More Late Fees' rental policy" 2/23
Katrina vanden Heuvel: No Stems, No Seeds; Negroponte Extremely Wrong Choice for Bush's National Intelligence Director. 2/23
The Rude Pundit: All the Gay, Gay Grannies 2/23
Inhofe's Idiocy: "Labeling global warming 'the greatest hoax ever perpetrated on the American people' and comparing the Environmental Protection Agency to the Gestapo apparently wasn't enough for Senator James Inhofe." 2/23
AP, Seymour Hersh, 'N.Y. Times' Big Winners in Polk Awards 2/23
Tsunami funds unaccounted 2/23
Dave Zweifel: Bush's journalism jihad exposed 2/22
Bush's '06 Budget Would Scrap or Reduce 154 Programs 2/22
Earthquake Hits Iran; Death Toll Could Surpass 400 2/22
Where's Matt? - BuzzFlash Editorial Cartoon by Steve Bradenton
A Right Wing Bushevik Secret Society Tries to Avoid Paying Taxes: Just who is the Council for National Policy 2/22
Rove Sends Out Right Wing Faithful to Defend Gay Prostitution (Gannon/Guckert), But Backs Anti-Gay Ads Trying to Help Bush Pass Social Security Tear Down Plan. Hypocrisy Central = White House. 2/22
The Man Who Many People Believe Has an Advance State of Rabies, Zell Miller, to Speak for His Admirer, Jerry Falwell. You are Invited. (NOT a Satire.)
A Student Commentator in the Millersville University Student Paper Gets Gannon/Guckert, While the New York Times, Washington Post and Cable TV Continue to Basically Ignore the Media Scandal or Excuse Male Prostitute in the WH as a "Private Issue." 2/22
Conservative Bloggers Blow Gaskets; Panties Also Reported To Be in "Bunch"
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."
Donald Russo: The strange story of White House reporter 'Jeff Gannon.' A Must Read!
The BuzzFlash GOP Hypocrite of the Week is Wolf Blitzer. He's the GOP Howlin' Wolf.
"So you're not gay if you're on top."
A BuzzFlash Editorial
Plame Gannon -- Editorial Cartoon by Tony Peyser
Republican Holy Roller Sex Scandal from the Past: "Two former top officials in Gary Bauer's presidential organization [said] that they resigned in protest of ...Bauer's "inappropriate" behavior in spending time alone with a 27-year-old campaign worker.
Top Ten Conservative Idiots; Gannon/Guckert Corporate Mainstream Media Prostitute Edition, And We're Not Just Talking About Gannon/Guckert.
Immoral "Morality": The Making of a Hypocrite -- A BuzzFlash Reader Contribution
Right Wing Busheviks and Howie Kurtz are Now Describing Illegal Prostitution as "One's Private Life." But Clinton Getting a Consenting Legal Blow Job Wasn't About His Private Life? Maybe Bush Should be Pushing an Amendment to Legalize Gay Prostitution.
As the NYT, Wash Post and Mainstream Television "News" Work Feverishly to Help WH Suppress Gannon/Guckert Affair, Bill Maher Nails It With the Help of Robin Williams, Lesley Stahl and, Yes, Joe Biden. (Joe Grew a Spine, It Appears).A Must, Must, Must See!
The Gannon case is a prime illustration. If, during the Clinton administration, a fake reporter from a Democrat front organization, using a false name, had been exposed as attending White House press conferences it would have been a national scandal.
"Blue State Jukebox" by Tony Peyser. A New BuzzFlash Feature: Music for a Blue State of Mind. Get the BuzzFlash Premium CD Here.
Wanted: An Investigative Reporter to Break Open the Explosive Story of a Mainstream Press that Betrays America
A BuzzFlash Editorial
BuzzFlash Was on the Gannon Story From the Get-Go: Reposted, Jeff Gannon, GOP Partisan and Symbol of How the Bush Cartel Creates "Virtual" News (AKA Propaganda), is Our BuzzFlash GOP Hypocrite of the Week
US soldiers in Afghanistan posed before cameras while torturing detainees and took trophy shots of dead Afghanis. Then they destroyed the photos. Those guys (and gals) at Abu Ghraib weren't just "a few" bad apples. This goes to the top.
Holy War You Say? Bring it on! -- Episode 30 of Steven C. Day's Last Chance Democracy Cafe
Footage of a Feb, 2003 White House press briefing shows Guckert, apparently unaffiliated with any news organization, asking former White House Press Secretary Ari Fleischer a question. Why was Guckert granted a pass a month before Talon News existed?
Maya Keyes Sets the Record Gay in Exclusive Interview with BuzzFlash Reader Matthew Cardinale
THE LIGHTER SIDE:
Leave Jeff Gannon Alone! He Gives N’erdowells Hope -- A BuzzFlash Reader Contribution
Which Whore Does George Pay? 2/24
Boondocks: What happened to pride? 2/24
Uncle Bucky's Gravy Train 2/23
PabloONpolitics: Swiftboat Liars Set Sail Against Old People 2/23
"Shallow Throat": Reports from the Slimy Bush World 2/23
This Modern World: Further ways to argue like a conservative 2/23
This is NOT Jeff Gannon's blog 2/23
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