|The Midnight Coup: The Schiavo Legislation Has Only One Case Application, Just Like the Supreme Court Scalia Coup Election Ruling of 2000. In a Democracy, These Republican Pandering Pimps Should be Jailed for Crimes Against Democracy||
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It's Not About Terri Schiavo -- A BuzzFlash Guest Contribution from Laura Flanders
The GOP just guaranteed every American universal health coverage - Hillary would be proud 3/21
Because Lying is the Original Sin. BuzzFlash is Selling "Weapons of Mass Deception." "WMD is a scathing indictment of how the media colluded with the Bush administration to sell an unjust and unnecessary war."
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How the Gun Industry Armed Osama bin Laden, Other Foreign and Domestic Terrorists, and Common Criminals with 50 Caliber Sniper Rifles 3/22
George W. Bush, King of Hypocrisy -- A BuzzFlash Reader Contribution
The Story of My Twins and How it Relates to Terri Schiavo -- A BuzzFlash Reader Contribution
As Texas Governor, Bush Law Allowed Life-Support to be Stopped for 6-Month-Old in Houston, Despite Mother's Objections. The Hospital Didn't Want to Pay the Bills. Hypocritical Bushevism at Work. 3/22
As Governor, Bush Signed Bill Allowing Hospitals to Save Money by Pulling the Feeding Tubes on Patients. As President He Signs Bill to Stop a Husband from Pulling the Tube on a Woman in a 15-year-vegatative State. Hypocrisy.
Schiavo is a Tragic, Hypocritical Diversion Tactic by Bush and DeLay to Take Attention Away from Iraq, Social Security and DeLay's Unethical and Probably Illegal Behavior. It's the Hypocrisy, Stupid! 3/21
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Harvey Wasserman: If Jesus returns, Karl Rove will kill him 3/22
Guantanamo abuse 'videotaped'; would reveal many cases of substantial abuse as "explosive as anything from Abu Ghraib", a lawyer said today. 3/22
In Unprecedented Usurpation of State's Rights, GOP Pandering Pimps in Congress Have Federal Judge Usurping State's Rights in Schiavo Case 3/22
ABC News Poll: Federal Intervention in Schiavo Case Prompts Broad Public Disapproval (PDF) 3/22
Poll: Most Think Congress Wrong on Schiavo Case 3/22
Under the law Bush signed as Governor, a baby was removed from life support against his mother's wishes in Texas just this week. There Were No Republican Protests. Tom DeLay, Mr. Moral Relativism Was Silent. 3/21
A Misguided Anti-Vice Pledge; "Social conservatives in Congress, backed by the Catholic Church and the Christian right, are on a new foray to dictate sexual mores to the rest of the world, at the expense of public health." 3/22
The House majority leader has made Terri Schiavo's case his own. "He's the catalyst for this Congress," a colleague says.
Steroid abuse is a strong diversion from the issues: the Iraq war, the dollar's unprecedented plummet, the scandalous state of healthcare . . . 3/22
The Rude Pundit: A Quorum of Savages: Notes from the Debate of the Deluded 3/22
After 38 years, he's still ready to serve; Mike Carpenter is a Blackhawk helicopter pilot and his battalion's safety officer. He is 60 years old and was due to retire from the Rhode Island National Guard last November. 3/22
McClellan: Twisting the Facts About 1999 Law 3/22
Helen Thomas: Look Who's Talking About Human Rights Violations; State Dept. Report Leaves Out U.S. 3/22
The Dragon Awakes: Foreign investments, global demand for cheap goods and labor give China the fastest-growing economy in the world 3/22
California and Florida May Not Escape the Long Drilling Arm of the Bush Administration: Cheney: Pricey Oil Merits Look At Offshore Drilling 3/22
Somewhere, George W. Bush is laughing; "Isn't it amazing that in this surreal world created by George and his Jokers, we need a fake news program like "The Daily Show" to bring to light these absurd realities?" 3/22
High Court Won't Hear 9/11 Suspect Appeal; rejected terrorism suspect Zacarias Moussaoui's attempt to directly question three al-Qaida prisoners. Is DOJ blowing ANOTHER terrorism trial? 3/22
An Indecent Administration Rolls On 3/22
The Progress Report: An Eye on the Troops; and more 3/22
Evansville, IN, says it can't afford security for presidential, VP visits After being "used like a pair of work gloves" by the Secret Service during previous visits. 3/22
Nonprofit Groups Question Motive for Federal Actions 3/22
Americans just ignore the devil in the details; "The symptoms of our collective deficiencies in cognitive exertion are especially evident in the critical discussions or lack thereof concerning U.S. foreign policy." 3/22
Boiling Oil: The money behind the debate over drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge 3/22
Secrecy cloaks SEAL case 3/22
Ailing Rehnquist Returns to Supreme Court 3/22
Chile to Get Its First Female President 3/21Photos from the 3/19/05 NYC protest against the Invasion of Iraq 3/22
Politically-motivated IRS probes of Democratic-leaning churches. Joe Stalin would be proud. 3/22
The Age of Missing Information: The Bush administration's campaign against openness. 3/22
Right-Wing Leaders Make Spectacle of Terri Schiavo's Life 3/22
The Days Of Our Lives: By now most people who read liberal blogs are aware that George W. Bush signed a law in Texas that expressly gave hospitals the right to remove life support . . . 3/22
An Insecure Nation: Our Terrorist-Friendly Borders 3/22
Gas cost weighs on drive to work; Long commutes still worth it for many, but some analysts fear `jolt' in home sales 3/22
Uncle Sam to hire private agencies for some tax collections 3/22
Stop 'USA Next': The right-wing fringe has declared war on Social Security -- and USA Next, a front group for radical conservatives who want to dismantle Social Security, has led the fight with bigoted, hate-filled ads. 3/22
Arms inspector turned peace activist says get ready for the draft 3/22
Vilsack gives Dems a big wake-up call; Iowa governor says party failing to take proactive approach on issues 3/22
Red Sox partner says CIA chartered his jet; Acknowledges craft flew to Guantanamo 3/22
In a warped reality: Two years on, the occupiers justify the war by embracing the irrelevant and ignoring the inconvenient 3/22
U.S. Undocumented Immigrant Numbers Surge 3/22
The coalition of the wilting; More and more countries are starting to abandon America as Iraq war allies 3/22
The C.I.A. and Torture: "Waterboarding" is Torture in violation of United States and international law. Porter Goss Justifies Torture. 3/22
Creationists take their fight to the really big screen. Evolution NOT Coming to an iMax Near You. 3/22
Gambling on Luck-Based Benefits; The dangerous new deal: Take that long-awaited vacation and you may not have time left in the bank for getting sick. 3/22
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Whitewash Alert: Committee to Continue Oversight on Election Reform with a Field Hearing in Ohio on Monday. Oh, Yeah, Republicans Holding a Hearing About Republican Vote Count Chicanery. 3/21
Divine Intervention In The Schiavo Case -- Verse-Case Scenario by Tony Peyser
Mosul police chief assassinated 3/21
Bin Laden Group Wins New Airport Project from World Bank; and more in the March 21st World Media Watch by Gloria Lalumia
Church and State -- A BuzzFlash Editorial Cartoon by Tony Peyser
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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."
"Markings" - the spiritual diary of Dag Hammarskjöld -- Thom Hartmann's "Independent Thinker" Book of the Month
More lies. Energy Department fibbed in seeking Yucca Mountain nuke license 3/21
Justice Scalia's campaign to be the next chief justice, if it is that, is a timely reminder of why he would be a disastrous choice for the job. 3/21
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In a Sunday editorial marking the second anniversary of the American invasion of Iraq, The Orange County (Ca.) Register called for a U.S. pullout from that country, becoming perhaps the first newspaper in a Top 25 market to do so.
Postcards: Bush Lied and Soldiers Died. Unfortunately, They are Back, Because Our Deaths in Iraq Have Only Gotten Worse.
U.S. soldier dies in western Iraq combat 3/21
US military has placed Afghanistan at the hub of a global system of detention centres where prisoners are held incommunicado and subjected to torture 3/21
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Judge George Greer, who was under police protection last night after receiving death threats, ruled that Congress had no business trying to defy Florida’s courts. He ordered the tube to be removed. 3/21
Ohio hearing will it go on, will anyone mention it? I don't know. 3/21
The Evil of Holocaust Denial 3/19
Example of Alleged News "Fairness," Which is Just Another Way of Saying News Editors Have No Judgment or Abilty to Detect to the Truth: Why Would C-Span Give a Platform to a Holocaust Denier and Proven Liar? 3/21
U.S. shielded Pakistan in report on N. Korean sale of nuclear material 3/21
U.K. says it differs with U.S. over proposed Iran pipeline 3/21
Let the Poor Woman Die in Peace 3/21
Bush's Faith-Based Political Outreach, at OUR Expense 3/21
Pakistan Further Proven to be the Nuclear Proliferator Par Excellance, But Bush Just Ignores the Facts. In Fact, Mr. Kahn Got to Keep His Profits and Avoid Jail, While Others are Tortured by Bush for Picking Their Nose the Wrong Way. 3/21
A killing epidemic on the streets of Iraq -- brought to you by the "Culture Of Life" glee club, the Republican Party 3/20
Ignored by Tom DeLay: The baby taken off a breathing tube -- against the family's will. (This may seem less of a puzzling head-scratcher when we reveal that the child was African-American.)
Mother of Soldier Applauds Peace Protest 3/21
Bush Praises Democracy While Cozying Up to Dictators 3/21
Schiavo, Hudson, and Nikolouzos 3/21
‘Bring troops home' focus of peace rally 3/21
MI6 chief told PM: Americans ‘fixed’ case for war 3/21
The Rude Pundit on Schiavo 3/21
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Bob Herbert: Keeping Sgt. Lazo Out of Cuba. The Busheviks are Criminals. It Just Has to be Said. 3/21
Protests, Marches Mark Iraq War Anniversary 3/21
45 dead in weekend's Iraq bloodshed 3/21
Blair's former European affairs advisor accuses the PM of stretching the argument for the war beyond the legal limit. Boy, you're going to carry that weight a long time. 3/21
GOP Governors Cut State Workers' Rights 3/21
Finding Iran's answer to Ahmed Chalabi in L.A. 3/21
Rice tells Europe to maintain ban on arms to China 3/21
"Does Congress seek due process or political gain?" (Is that a rhetorical question?) 3/21
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Wolfowitz trying to gussy up his image. Good luck, P.W., it's not like you're the architect of the largest blunder in U.S. history. 3/21
Investigation by UK Independent reveals U.S. is freeing dangerous Iraqi criminals as spies against the insurgency 3/21
(DVD) Bushisms: The Accidental Wit and Wisdom of Our 43rd President
Paul Wolfowitz is going steady with a World Bank employee, creating a conflict of interest (includes great Wolfowitz joke) 3/21
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Barack Obama, the New Man in Town 3/21
Cabaret Singer Bobby Short Dies 3/21
College campus becomes "Arlington Midwest" to mark war dead 3/21
FEC considering crackdown on online political activities 3/21
Negroponte insists that death squads weren't active when he was Ambassador to Honduras 3/21
The drums of peace sound in PA 3/21
Airline to back pilots' age fight 3/21
Qatari officials blame Egyptian for theater attack 3/21
War anniversary stirs pain in small Army town while Congressmen tend to other things 3/21
Republicans terrified of losing control of the House, which explains their desperate Schiavo gambit 3/21
23 House members sign call for transparency in voting machines 3/21
Ft. Bragg site for war protesters who support the troops, hate the war 3/21
Congressmen spending Sunday night on emergency Schiavo session that will probably do for them what the Gingrich government shutdown did for the "Contract With America" 2/21
Former World Bank chief economist savages notion of Wolfowitz as top banker. "The World Bank will once again become a hate figure. This could bring street protests and violence across the developing world." 3/21
Inside the audit of KBR, the Halliburton subsidiary 3/21
Nonprofits question motive for federal action 3/21
Thousands protest pro-American policies of Musharraf 3/21
Michael Schiavo to W.: "Come down, President Bush. Come talk to me. Meet my wife. Talk to my wife and see if you get an answer." 3/21
Iraq government off to a great start, not getting along with Jordan 3/21
Medics from Queens headed to mop up Iraq blood 3/21
Ray McGovern: Bush's policy toward Iran is being run by men who were routinely referred to in high circles in Washington during the 1980s as "the crazies," whom Father Bush rejected 3/21
AmericaBlog: What kind of man is Tom "What kind of man is he" Delay? 3/21
U.S. dead at 1,520 and rising. WMD count at 0 and not expected to increase. 3/21
Democrat Moran stands up to pressure and says he won't politicize Schiavo 3/21
Suicide bombing a message to pro-Western regime 3/21
General Motors layoffs coming 3/21
Red Sox owner tied to "torture jet" 3/21
Dead soldier's dad will challenge Blair for seat. "I'm coming for you, Mr. Blair..." 3/21
The money behind the Alaskan oil grab 3/21
U.S. increasingly relying on foreign financiers. Uh-oh. 3/21
Public school crossed the line with unit on how non-Christians smell funny 3/21
Schiavo as Republican slight-of-hand. A Buzzflash guest commentary by Robert Millman.
The "paid time-off bank" is employers' latest attack on the working person 3/21
Rumsfeld blames insurgency on Turkey for not letting us invade from the north. Why is this man in charge of anything, let alone the DoD?
W.'s new guidelines cover up as much truth as possible, even if that means protecting Clinton. That's how afraid they are of the skeletons in Cheney's closet. 3/21
Sign Up Your Opposition to .50 Caliber Sniper Guns Sold to Terrorist Suspects. The NRA Says Nothing Wrong with a Terrorist Suspect Buying a Gun that Can Shoot Down a Plane Landing or Taking Off. Tell the NRA You Want a Safe Flight.
New Yorker's Calvin Trillin pays tribute to a soldier killed by Bush's war 3/21
#2 on NYT Bestseller List: "Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed," by Jared Diamond
"Birth of a Nation: A Comic Novel ... is the wickedly funny marriage of The Boondocks, House Party, and The Battle of Algiers." -- Julian Bond, chairman, NAACP
New Web site lets you read foreign newspapers' coverage of the U.S. 3/21
Ronny Elliott's "Valentine Roadkill" -- New CD Review in Blue State Jukebox by Tony Peyser
Dean: "Keep it simple" 3/21
Only GOP senators were supposed to see it. It's a memo calling for meddling in Schiavo's life to win Christian conservative votes, a leaked document from a party fearful that its hour will be over in 2006
Congress ready to approve Schiavo bill. If only Mark Twain were here to write about our new Gilded Age. 3/21
Dr. Bill Frist, medical quack. The man who adopted cats to kill them in medical school doesn't quite have a handle on concepts like life and death. 3/21
The head of Britain's MI6 told Blair that the U.S. was "fixing" the evidence for war 3/21
Mike Magnum's Monthly Column is Back. We Need Gun Training for Dogs and Cats, Says Mike, And the NRA's Eddie Eagle is Just the Fowl to Do It.
Mexican president Vicente Fox demands Bush follow international law by reining in "Minutemen" and other anti-immigration extremists 3/21
AFP sues Google News for including its work 3/21
Where to start with this one? Church cuts ties to food bank because it's aligned with 1. Catholics and 2. may be promoting idea that Jesus wanted us to do good works 3/21
Bush White House accused of lying about North Korea, unable to sell policies on truth 3/21
Schiavo's guardian wanted to believe she was still aware. But the evidence proved otherwise. (Meanwhile, NewsMax is running an insane claim by Randall Terry that she shouted "I want to live!") 3/21
China head warns Rice on Taiwan 3/21
Wyoming group is working to save mustangs, the symbol of the West made eligible for dog meat by supposedly "cowboy" Bush 3/21
The Right to Die: A Buzzflash guest commentary by John Willford
The 5 stages of dying, revised March, 2005 by Tom Delay 3/21
Bush's EPA pick favors human guinea pigs 3/21
United Nations shifting policies to please G.W.B. coup 3/21
E&P: Bugs blamed for failure to find Bush documents (and not the Windows kind of bugs). How symbolic. 3/21
Bush to Sign "Schiavo Bill," Which is Completely the Opposite of the "Right to Die" Bill He Signed in Texas. But This Guy Ain't the Master Hypocrite for Nothing. He Also Signed a Bill to Hand Recount Elections as Close as the 2000 One in Florida.
Mark Kleiman: Maybe W. can explain to us why his "culture of life" doesn't extend to hospital-enforced euthanasia that he signed into law 3/21
The One and Only, "Orwell Rolls," a Film About Our Orwellian Media
Throwing Junkballs to the Snake Oil Salesman
Karen Hughes is Our BuzzFlash GOP Hypocrite of the Week:
"We do have one suggestion for Hughes. Don't hold your first press conference in Fallujah."
Bush and the Cheap Labor Conservatives -- A BuzzFlash Reader Contribution
Delay's Conviction -- A BuzzFlash Editorial Cartoon by Steve Bradenton
Bonnie Anderson, A Principled Broadcast Journalist, Television News Executive, and Author of "News Flash," Talks About the Deterioration of Television News Into "Infotainment," Government Propaganda and Pretty Faces (Dare We Say Airheads).
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Stand and Fight: Frame the "Birth Tax" issue on Talk Radio March 14 to March 18, 2005
"Don't Let the Car Fool You, My Real Treasure is in Heaven": Bushianity Makes a Mockery of Christ -- Dr. Teresa Whitehurst's Inaugural Column on BuzzFlash.com
Silly Politics, by P.M. Carpenter for BuzzFlash.com
Part 2 of "Some Religious Nuts Really Are Nuts!" -- Episode 31.2 of Steven C. Day's The Last Chance Democracy Cafe
Some Religious Nuts Really Are Nuts! -- Episode 31.1 of Steven C. Day's The Last Chance Democracy Cafe
THE LIGHTER SIDE:
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New Poll Shows Most Americans have Forgotten DeLay Ethics Violations in Wake of Schiavo Saga 3/21
Slowpoke: The new web browsers; Democracy 2.0 with BS Blocker 3/22
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