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2/25/05 5:14 PM
Comrade Jeff Gannonski and Moscow on the Potomic; "...take the word 'Kremlin' and substitute 'White House'..." 2/26
Christian right mum on Gannon/Guckert affair. Why have the 'traditional family values' folks erected a wall of silence around the Gannon scandal?
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
An explosion near a group of U.S. soldiers north of the Iraqi capital Friday killed and wounded several troops, the U.S. military said. Witnesses said they saw about a dozen injured soldiers lying on the ground. 2/25
I saw Americans kill terror suspects, says Guantanamo Briton 2/25
Art Linkletter comes back to haunt America, bankrolling right-wing Social Security privatization front 2/25
Russian Journalist Lectures Bush on Freedom of the Press (Video). This is a Real Howler. (Boy Was Someone Feeding Bush Lines Through a Transmitter on This One. Notice His Cadence.) "There Have to be Constraints." 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
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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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Bush spreads lies about Social Security. It just doesn't get any clearer than that. 2/26
Premium Book: The Wimp Factor: Gender Gaps, Holy Wars, and the Politics of Anxious Masculinity by Stephen J. Ducat
Reality TV for News Junkies -- BuzzFlash Editorial Cartoon by Tony Peyser
Thomas R. Saving, a Social Security "Trustee," has "just signed on to be an advisor and spokesman for one of the lead pro-Social Security phase-out astroturf groups, Progress for America." Scum, the Whole Lot of 'em. 2/26
Jeff Gannon Expands His Media Empire -- Verse-Case Scenario by Tony Peyser
Teaching Creationism - BuzzFlash Editorial Cartoon by Kirk Anderson
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
February 25th World Media Watch by Gloria Lalumia
Bob Herbert: Thrown to the Wolves 2/25
Judith Miller Stays Out of Jail, For Now. Judge Sweet said Fitzgerald Can't Have Her Plame-Related Phone Records. Decision is unlikely to "influence the full D.C. Circuit next month," which generally favors Prosecutors over Reporters. 2/26
National Journal readies Saturday bombshell: DeLay cited with new House rules violations 2/26
(DVD) Bushisms: The Accidental Wit and Wisdom of Our 43rd President
George Bush's Stepford Critics; You're likely to recant, zombie- like, if you betray the president. 2/26
Pro-privatization Social Security experts on TV are paid for by the right 2/26
William Pryor is a "right-wing zealot [who] is unfit to judge." PFAW Letter (pdf) Gathers the Evidence on Pryor and Sends it to Senators Leahy and Spector 2/26
The Rude Pundit: Christ Weary Over Gannon/Guckert 2/26
Barbara's Daily Buzz
Stand and Fight: Frame the "Birth Tax" issue on Talk Radio March 14 to March 18, 2005
White House Talk: "...about some of the fault lines that have emerged during Bush's European trip." 2/26
Suicides in Marine Corps Rise by 29%; Fast Pace of Operations Are Believed to Contribute 2/26
Democrats Should Adopt The Mantle Of Reformers - Go After Drug Companies And Tax Shelters 2/26
U.S. Says 'Thousands' of Missiles Missing; "The CIA secretly transferred an estimated 2,000 to Afghanistan mujahedeen rebels in the mid-1980s" 2/26
Clear Channel Posts $4.7 Billion Loss in Fourth Quarter. Perhaps Conservative Talk is All Bluster, No Profit. 2/26
Rummy Dropped from the Loop? "We need to know what Rumsfeld didn't see, when he didn't see it, and why he is so incredibly uninformed." 2/26
Arkansas GOP's election fine negotiated to $400,000 for violations of campaign finance law during the 2000 election 2/26
The Progress Report: Putin On The Kid Gloves; and more 2/26
Talking Points: U.S.—Russia Cooperation on Nuclear Weapons A Start, But Not Enough 2/26
A better question: What is journalism? 2/26
Corporate Media, Coming of the Rapture, and the Culture of Fear: Coffee Talk with Bill Moyers 2/26
LA Times wins the award for WORST reporting of the mainstream media. Well, it is a Tribune company. No one expects real reporting from a Tribune company. Even about the Cubs. 2/26
Race a Factor in Texas Stops; Study Finds Police More Likely to Pull Over Blacks, Latinos 2/26
Mark Morford: Sex And The Disgruntled Teen; More proof that *not* having sex is sad and dangerous -- even in Texas. What is wrong with us? 2/26
US Army doles out $12m bonus to Halliburton. What a Bargain. Rip off the Gov't for Billions, Get a Bonus. 2/26
Kansas AG Phill Kline Says Evolution Stickers OK. Subverts Laws in State to Tell American Taliban Members That He'll Support Their Efforts to Brainwash the Children in Kansas Schools. 2/26
Is George Will's $250,000 Prize Yet More Payola? 2/26
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
This is Funny. Ashcroft's name substitutes for obscenity in movie; on foreign flights, in the movie "Sideways," they're saying "Ashcroft" instead of "A**hole." That's just too funny. 2/27
Senator Schumer Takes Aim at Choicepoint, Says Data Service Has Lax Rules for Security 2/26
Support Community Internet: Broadband as a Public Utility 2/26
Talon News site closes to re-evaluate operations; The negative online traffic and publicity made it difficult to work, publicist says. More than likely, Karl Rove stopped writing their news. 2/26
Pam's House Blend: Condi, 'ho boots, and rent-boy Gannon: sex and power in Washington 2/26
Google Video Search on "Jeff Gannon" 2/26
Bill Press: "It's now clear, without a doubt, that White House reporters are as easy on President Bush as they were hard on President Clinton." 2/26
Is a kiss just a kiss? Lieberman's bond with Bush angers liberal Dems 2/26
Physicians group may stop treating veteran because the VA won’t pay enough. 2/26
Poll: Americans Value Drugs, Question Makers 2/26
Democrats Criticize Social Security Official Joining "Republican members of Congress at public events around the country devised to promote personal retirement accounts." 2/26
AARP/It gets Swift Boat treatment 2/26
Kerry/Edwards File More Ohio Election Motions 2/26
Scott Ritter says US attack on Iran scheduled for June 2/25
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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
Drive Your Message Home. Join the Freeway Blogger. 2/25
The Dean Scream: Murder by the Media 2/25
Stand and Fight: Frame the "Birth Tax" issue on Talk Radio March 14 to March 18, 2005
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Postcards: Bush Lied and Soldiers Died. Unfortunately, They are Back, Because Our Deaths in Iraq Have Only Gotten Worse.
Eliot Spitzer is a Dem Who Understands That Being More Like Erin Brockovich and Less Like Joe Lieberman is the Way to Victory -- and the Just Thing to Do 2/25
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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
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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
A man with an AK-47 assault rifle opened fire in a historic town square Thursday, killing his ex-wife and a bystander in a rampage prompted by a child support dispute. Another "Real Man" Bites the Dust. 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
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
Republicans chant, "Hey, hey, ho, ho! Social Security's got to go!" See the video. 2/25
The BuzzFlash GOP Hypocrite of the Week is Wolf Blitzer. He's the GOP Howlin' Wolf.
Wanted: An Investigative Reporter to Break Open the Explosive Story of a Mainstream Press that Betrays America
A BuzzFlash Editorial
"So you're not gay if you're on top."
A BuzzFlash Editorial
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
Holy War You Say? Bring it on! -- Episode 30 of Steven C. Day's Last Chance Democracy Cafe
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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 account. 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 missile 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
It's the Gannon/Guckert Blog o' 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
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
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
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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
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!
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."
DVD, "Wellstone": Sometimes You've Got To Start a Fight to Win One.
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!
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.
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Leave Jeff Gannon Alone! He Gives N’erdowells Hope -- A BuzzFlash Reader Contribution
President Reaffirms America's Commitment to Exhausting All Diplomatic Options Prior to Unleashing a Righteous Thermonukular Holocaust on Uppity Iranistazi Trash 2/26
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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