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2/25/05 5:03 PM
Krugman: "You're free to believe that [the sliming of the AARP] is an independent venture. You're also free to believe in the tooth fairy." 2/25
Art Linkletter comes back to haunt America, bankrolling right-wing Social Security privatization front 2/25
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Soulmates, Bush and Putin Together at Last 2/25
"Gannon" says "sexy photos" he posted of himself on the web leave his critics "tingling." The more this guy talks, the more damage he does to himself and his network in the White House. 2/25
See no Gannon, hear no Gannon, speak no Gannon. Why has the mainstream media ignored the White House media access scandal? In One Word, Cowardice. 2/25
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Read Frank Luntz's 160-page playbook on lessons the GOP learned from 2004 and how it plans to extend its winning streak. Then use it against them. 2/25
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Bob Herbert: Thrown to the Wolves 2/25
Rove, Gannon/Guckert, Eberle and the Texas "Velvet Mafia," Where a Real Man Loves a Real Man, As Long as They Are Republican Homophobes. Say What? 2/25
Scott Ritter says US attack on Iran scheduled for June 2/25
(DVD) Bushisms: The Accidental Wit and Wisdom of Our 43rd President
Mark Crispin Miller Examines Mainstream Media's Blind Eye Towards the Gannongate Sex Scandal -- A BuzzFlash Interview
During meeting with seniors, Pelosi calls Bush privatization plan a "rip off" 2/25
Talking Points: Hard Questions About White House Media Manipulation 2/25
A BuzzFlash Interview: Danny Schechter, "Weapons of Mass Deception" Filmmaker, Declares War on the War Propaganda Machine
SF Chron: Who is Jeff Gannon? 2/25
Stand and Fight: Frame the "Birth Tax" issue on Talk Radio March 14 to March 18, 2005
The Dean Scream: Murder by the Media 2/25
Barbara's Daily Buzz
Uncle Buzz Wants You to Stand up for America! Wage an Issue Ad Campaign March 14 to March 18 -- See How Here.
GOP Rep. Jim McCrery of Louisiana has accepted nearly $200,000 in contributions over four years from securities firms and commercial banks that stand to gain from Bush's Social Security piratization plan 2/25
Bush's gloved handshake with Slovak leader a major social faux pas. What do you expect from a spoiled rich kid who models himself after some stereotype of a backwards hick? 2/25
Republicans chant, "Hey, hey, ho, ho! Social Security's got to go!" See the video. 2/25
Biden refuses to sign letter on Gannon inquiry. Kerry does. 2/25
25 killed in Iraq as insurgents carry out a wave of attacks 2/25
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Bush criticizes his pal Putin on democracy's slide in Russia. That's what we would call projecting. 2/25
Maya Keyes speak: Her Father's Daughter 2/25
Top Bush advisor speaking on background: "No oil company really cares about ANWR." Ideology anyone? 2/25
Pro-privatization Social Security experts on TV are paid for by the right 2/25
Both houses of congress get involved in Gannongate 2/25
Amnesty International finds Iraqi women no better off since Saddam's ouster 2/25
Calling congress, and specifically, the ethically compromised Rep. Jim McCrery, to accout. 2/25
Talon News Shut Down to "perform a top-to-bottom review of staff and volunteer contributors." We Don't Make This Stuff Up. 2/25
Crypto-Republican Lieberman takes flak for refusing to rule out supporting private Social Security accounts. This guy better get the mother of all primary challenges. 2/25
Suicides in Marine corps rise by 29%
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Daschle, Thune, (and "Gannon") and the blog-storming of South Dakota 2/25
Canada refuses further role in missile defence; Bush admin immediately threatens Canada's "sovereignty," says they'll shoot down anything they want. So much for international diplomacy. It's not like missle defense even works. 2/25
Fear of death omnipresent in Baghdad 2/25
Freeway blogger to protest death of 1500 US soldier in Iraq with 150 signs around Bay area 2/25
Right-wingers Now Asking if GannonGuckert Was Blackmailing White House. They Say "Story Raises Serious Security Questions." So Where Is the Mainstream Media?
The Progress Report: Don't Give Gannon A Pass; and more 2/25
Durbin Letter on Gannon/Guckert Affair Update 2/25
California nurses, teachers take on Ahnuld. Another woman problem for the Gropinator. 2/25
Iraq to be a Vietnam, says retired Australian general. "It will get no better – (only) worse...and we will just leave a bloody mess." 2/25
Australian Christian group savages PM Howard's plan to send more troops to Iraq 2/25
Republicans think moral values do not extend beyond your underwear. Texas Regugs introduce a bill to allow public officials to solicit charitable contributions from people who are trying to influence public policy. 2/25
Teresa Chambers, Recent BuzzFlash Commentary Writer, Files Federal Lawsuit — Seeking Damages for Destruction of Exonerating Documents 2/25
Isn't the Gannon/Guckert Blog of Lies? 2/25
Love, Hannity Style 2/25
The Daily Howler. Don't Miss It! 2/25
30 Die in Series of Attacks Across Iraq 2/25
Kansas attorney general seeking records of women who had late-term abortions 2/25
Rocket fuel found in breast milk of women in 18 states 2/25
Vet's Health Care - BuzzFlash Editorial Cartoon by Kirk Anderson
Ranks of federal public affairs officials have swelled under Bush to help tighten control on communiques to media, access to information. It's positively Stalinist! 2/25
My dinner at Applebee's with white supremacists! 2/25
Nevada Republican John Porter is caught on tape flip-flopping on Social Security 2/25
GOP Caught On Tape 2/25
"Original Wisdom: Stories of an Ancient Way of Knowing" by robert wolff -- Thom Hartman's "Independent Thinker" Book of the Month
An Open Letter to the Mainstream Media -- Verse-Case Scenario by Tony Peyser
Student gay-straight alliances on the rise. A youth backlash against Republican hate-mongering? 2/25
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.
Military recruiter's presence at Berkeley sparks protest 2/25
Anglican Church Asks U.S., Canada to Leave 2/25
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."
Halliburton keeps getting big bonuses 2/25
Communism, anti-Semitism and the Kremlin 2/25
Transsexual activists, Catholics come together to oppose bill mandating national ID card 2/25
Secret tapes reveal Bush's combative, even arrogant heart 2/25
The pitiless Jeb Bush 2/25
Dean Speaks to Cornell Community; Party leader introduces Democrats' new strategy 2/25
FBI abandons secrets claim against Sibel Edmonds, paving way for embarassing trial. 2/25
California jails end racial segregation 2/25
GAO report: VA assets inadequate to handle expected stress disorder cases 2/25
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.
Gunfire breaks out inexplicably in Texas town 2/25
Increasingly, the new clients at small-town food banks are not the beggars from beneath the bridge, but neighbors or colleagues 2/25
Red State Alert: Rove-Orchestrated GOP Says Gay Prostitution is Fine With Them -- A BuzzFlash Editorial
Video: Bush pontificates on freedom of the press. This is something so rich with irony it can only be seen to be believed. 2/25
Clinton aide Keith Boykin talks about being black and gay 2/25
Arianna Huffington: Rummy TV; Sick of reality television? Here comes the Pentagon Channel 2/25
Supreme Court rejects case to reopen Roe v. Wade 2/25
Peace movement gears up for global protests on war anniversary 2/25
Bush's 'priceless' war; Part of the problem in estimating costs is that the war is obviously not over; it just keeps going, and going, and going. 2/25
Walmart run out of New York City after opposition 2/25
Molly Ivins: Horror stories; Texas legislature hopes to curb judicial bypass for abortion 2/25
U.S. dollar falling hard and fast 2/25
Helen Thomas: $9 billion goes missing in Iraq without a trace 2/25
Uli Derickson, 60, Who Helped Airline Hostages, Dies; She was "honored for saving passengers' lives in 1985 by both confronting and mollifying terrorist hijackers" 2/25
Vietnam set to win Agent Orange suit 2/25
Man wins $7.5 million bias case against Wal-Mart 2/25
Craddick to testify at GOP funds trial; First of 3 suits by losing Dems starts Monday 2/25
Hunter Thompson's family says he didn't kill himself out of desperation 2/25
Greg Palast: Ground Zero as Profit Center 2/25
Bush Gets Stoned by the World Media; U.S. Press Less Interested in Drug Remarks 2/25
The Germans Bush Wasn't Able to See 2/25
U.S. Prepares to Test Bird Flu Vaccines. Can't Have Birds Getting Sick. (Just Kidding.) Federal Government Prepares to Test Vaccines As Bird Flu Warnings Spread 2/25
In pictures: How the world is changing; While the effect of human activity on the global climate is hotly debated, physical signs of environmental change are all around us. 2/25
Re-districting wars? 2/25
CT Legislative Panel Votes For Civil Unions; Both sides say state on the path toward legalizing gay marriage 2/25
Pop-up ads invade Department of Homeland Security 2/25
Health-care costs expected to soar over next decade 2/25
Share of working-age people with jobs or seeking them hits low 2/25
Riders on the Clueless Train: The Media Research Center and CNSNews.com obscure and distort the real issue in the Jeff Gannon controversy. 2/25
Pentagon Seeking Leeway Overseas; Operations Could Bypass Envoys 2/25
Rep. Bill Cadman, R-Colorado Springs, still hadn't forthrightly apologized for warning a colleague Tuesday on the floor of the House, "If you try that again, I'll ram my fist up your a**." 2/25
'No charge' over Falluja killing; A US marine filmed apparently shooting dead an injured Iraqi in a Falluja mosque last year may not be formally charged, according to media reports. 2/25
Geov Parrish: Treating students like cattle; A rural California school becomes the first to require students to wear tracking devices 2/25
Shiites select Islamist to lead nation 2/25
Another GOP Hypocrite: Tax-Cutting Ind. Governor Proposes Hike 2/25
Weather Service Memo Says Cuts Could Curtail Lifesaving Warnings 2/25
Three Iraqs? How about three United States? 2/25
US takes to the airwaves in hunt for Bin Laden. Hey, Limbaugh's in Afghanistan, send his lazy butt up in the mountains. 2/25
War Crimes: Congress dozes while detainees are sent to other countries to be tortured 2/25
Dobson's Choice: Religious Right Leader Becomes Political Power Broker 2/25
Shakeup at the Pentagon? This is Danny Schector's Blog. We're Selling his DVD. 2/25
Feisty Biden toying with run for president 2/25
Norman Solomon: Ex-Presidents as Pitchmen: Touting Good Deeds 2/25
No compromise! Bush is still seeking his one Democrat to support Social Security Privatization. 2/25
FOX News doctors AP reports to mimic White House terminology 2/25
Bush Loves the IDEA of Freedom: It's Just That All THOSE People Who Want It Mess the Idea Up. Freedom's Just Another Word for Saying, I'm the Second Jesus. Follow Me or Get Off the Road. Bush in Europe. 2/24
They Hate us Because of Our Hookers 2/24
Web site offers $10,000 for proof that Gannon slept with top government officials. Gannon should consider turning over his little black book and getting the cash. 2/24
Ann Coulter Likes Gay Prostitutes Too! 2/24
Talon News is Temporarily Indisposed (Although Rock Hard, 8 inches, Cut and Bulldog for $200 an Hour) 2/24
Bush wants to cut "military education" to make more troops available for war. Anybody else feeling a draft? 2/24
12,000 protesters greet Bush in Germany 2/24
Author regrets secretly taping Bush. Yeah, I'll bet after Karl got a hold of you, you really regret it. 2/24
Raw Store Exclusive: Congresswoman who challenged Ohio votes explains ‘Count Every Vote Act’ 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
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
No News is Talon News: "News" Web site not updated since last Thursday 2/24
Another editorial takes the White House on about Gannon. Methinks me smells a scandal brewing... 2/24
Senator Reid joins call for Gannon investigation, kind of. Up until now, people calling his office were told to contact the White House! Huh? You're our leader, not them, thank you. 2/24
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#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."
#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
Cong. Hinchey thinks Rove was behind Bush AWOL documents passed to Rather. Right-wingers all in a tizzy. Uncle Karl would NEVER do something like that. 2/24
Gingrich expressed surprise that Democrats aren't piling on more on issues such as Republican contracts with conservative commentators and the White House's admission of a pro-Republican male hooker to the press corps. 2/24
Thanks for the memories, Jeff. Composite video of GannonGuckert TV stories to date.
The Case of Ahmed Omar Abu Ali. The Latest Revelation of the Bush Cartel Stalinesque Gulag. 2/24
Maureen Dowd: Bush Lets the Swifties Loose to Slime Again 2/24
More Than a Thousand Whistleblower Cases Dumped: Special Counsel Dismisses Hundreds of Disclosures and Complaints in Past Year 2/24
Keith Olbermann: Separating the Gannons from the Guckerts 2/24
Bush is a Lily-Livered Coward Afraid to Answer Real Questions from Real People, This Time in Germany. 2/24
February 23rd World Media Watch by Gloria Lalumia
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!
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."
Detroit Free Press editorial rips Bush over Gannon 2/24
DVD, "Wellstone": Sometimes You've Got To Start a Fight to Win One.
Thom Hartmann: When Democracy Failed - 2005; The Warnings of History 2/24
CD: Anais Mitchell: Hymns for the Exiled: "I could tell you stories like the government tells lies, but no one listens anymore"
Postcards: Bush Lied and Soldiers Died. Unfortunately, They are Back, Because Our Deaths in Iraq Have Only Gotten Worse.
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"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
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."
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"
Where's Matt? - BuzzFlash Editorial Cartoon by Steve Bradenton
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
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
Maya Keyes Sets the Record Gay in Exclusive Interview with BuzzFlash Reader Matthew Cardinale
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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
Fiore presents: Nuclear fashion 2/25
Religious right's most wanted list 2/25
Millions of Frenchmen celebrate end to "Freedom Fries" 2/25
Press Secretary Scott McClellan unveils strict credentialing application to ensure credibility of White House press pool 2/25
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