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After the Empire: The Breakdown of the American Order -- Thom Hartmann's "Independent Thinker" Book of the Month
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Losing Our Heads Over the Brain-Dead: A Psycho-Cultural Post-Mortem on the Terri Schiavo Case -- A BuzzFlash Guest Contribution from Stephen J. Ducat, author of The Wimp Factor
Tom DeLay is Simply an Upfront Bushevik. You Take the Confectioner's Sugar Off of Bush and You Have DeLay. "DeLay Says Federal Judiciary Has 'Run Amok.'" Hey, Tom, You're the One with Dioxin for a Brain. 4/8
As in the Old Soviet Union, the Busheviks Have "Informants" Watching the Copying Machines. A Tale of the FBI and Kinko's Gone Stalin. 4/8
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Bush booed at Pope's funeral 4/9
DVD: Dr. Strangelove or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (Special Edition); "It's one of the greatest - and undoubtedly the most hilarious - antiwar statements ever put to film."
Congress Has Lower Approval Rating (Only 37%) Than Bush (Only 44%); "People are not very impressed by what Bush is doing or by what Congress is doing — Democrats or Republicans." 4/9
Hunger-Based Lines Lengthen at the Faith-Based Soup Kitchens
New Iraqi Gov't To Confront Future with U.S. Military; and more in the April 8th World Media Watch by Gloria Lalumia
When in Business School, Bush Called FDR a Socialist for Creating Social Security
Atrios: The Gropenfuhrer is even less popular than Dubya 4/9
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Florida NRA Bill Would Allow Meeting 'Force With Force,' Meaning You'll be Able to Get Away with Murder in Jeb's World 4/8
Pentagon planners are proposing that military commanders be authorized to declare someone an enemy combatant and detain him if he belongs to any of hundreds of suspected terrorist organizations, a human rights group said on Thursday. 4/8
Schiavo Memo Author Is a Huge Believer in the Sanctity of Life. That's Why He's Been Working So Hard to Advance the NRA's Legislative Agenda. Remember When You Wanted a Definition of "Oxymoronic?" 4/8
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Thoughts While Listening To Randi Rhodes On Air America -- Verse-Case Scenario by Tony Peyser
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Has the War in Iraq Just Begun? Shiite Mahdi Army Growing Bolder in South. 4/8
The United Vegetative States of America: Is death less camera-friendly in Iraq or is it less worthy of the Americans' attention? Are Iraqis children of a lesser god? Go talk of Schiavo's right to live or die. 4/9
Bushevik Drug Running Hypocrisy: A group of US soldiers arrested for alleged cocaine smuggling cannot be allowed to stand trial in Colombia, Washington's envoy to Bogota has said. Uh, Maybe This Was Iran/Contra II. 4/8
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Conn. Senate Approves Civil Unions Bill 4/8
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Bush's EPA Balks at Halting Pesticide-Child Study. No Child Left Unpoisoned. 4/8
IL Gov. Blagojevich backs Daley gun bill; Victims could sue shop owners who sold crime weapon 4/9
Bush just publicly committed an impeachable offense 4/9
White House, Congress compel military recruiters to dishonesty 4/9
Ky. soldier's armor e-mail gets attention; Better equipment seems likely 4/9
Seoul considers installing armed robots along DMZ 4/9
More on Bush Booing at St. Peter's Square during Pope's Funeral 4/9
Bob Herbert: Black, Dead and Invisible 4/9
Will Durst: Email to the cardinal; Memo from Mark Burnett productions on reality Pope TV 4/9
Talking Points: Nuking the Nuclear Option 4/9
E.J. Dionne, Jr.: Handicapping the papal race; Three factors that will influence the cardinals' selection 4/9
States Told Not to Steer Beneficiaries to Drug Plans 4/9
Guardsman in Iraq Tells Local Paper Armor for Vehicles Still Inadequate 4/9
Officials Ask Why Iraq Details Surface Now 4/9
The Great Divide: Washington Conservatives are Reaping What They've Sown 4/9
Officials Fail To Track Lobbying, Report Says; Research Group Cites Billions Spent, but Spotty Regulation 4/9
The Rude Pundit: Armed Rednecks At the Border 4/8
Florida eyes allowing residents to open fire whenever they see threat 4/9
The Rude Pundit: Armed Rednecks at the Border, Part 2 4/9
An Old U.S. Foe Rises Again in Iraq; Shiite Mahdi Army Growing Bolder in South 4/9
Martinez rapped for Schiavo memo; Critics say the freshman senator ultimately is responsible for his staff's actions. 4/9
New Revelations about Racism in the Military 4/9
Danny Schechter: Fighting For The Op-Edisphere 4/9
Does Anyone Care What George Bush Thinks of the Pope's Funeral or Clinton's Thoughts on the Pope's Legacy? If You Don't Either, Don't Click This Link. The Pope Was Against the War that Bush Started. Nuff, Said. 4/9
Poverty, Lies, And Feeding Tubes 4/9
Republicans Splinter On Bush Agenda; Poll Finds Rifts Opening Over Social Security, Judicial Filibusters, Schiavo Case 4/9
Joel Connelly: Alaska's politicians more predatory than any wolf 4/9
9 US states limit local control of Genetically Modified seeds 4/9
Guantanamo: The Play 4/9
Iraq is becoming 'free fraud' zone 4/9
Missouri Republicans Screw Medicaid Recipients; "We're going to tell somebody that they should raise a family of two for less money than [$93.50 a week], and that's hypocritical," said Democratic Rep. Connie Johnson 4/9
Rudolph agrees to plead guilty; Deal would allow accused bomber to avoid death penalty 4/9
U.S. citizen is third person killed by Cairo blast 4/9
Oops! Mel Martinez's nonexplanation for a memo touting the political benefits of Terri Schiavo's case follows a pattern of pleading ignorance and passing the buck. 4/9
The message we play down: "in its unbridled materialism and pursuit of wealth, the western world is going down the wrong path." 4/9
"Citizen journalists"? Try partisan hacks; Right-wing bloggers shrieked that the GOP Schiavo memo was a "liberal media" fraud. Now that they've been proven wrong, are they apologizing? Why, no! 4/9
Judge Sentences Spammer to Nine Years 4/9
Who's Afraid Of Venezuela-Cuba Alliance? Condi Rice, That's Who. 4/9
Under Investigation: John Bolton, Bush's Nominee for U.N. Ambassador 4/9
The Pope Didn't End Communism; He may have accomplished a lot, but not that. 4/9
The Iraq photojournalist flap becomes a shooting war 4/9
Eric Rudolph to Plead to Atlanta Bombing; Rudolph is a Proud and Celebrated Member of the American Taliban 4/9
A Lovely Day for a Stroll: Bill Clinton in His Element 4/9
Whitewash Investigation of Bushevik Betrayal of National Security is Just About Over. Just Some Last-Minute Drama Going It On to Make It Look Serious and to Make Judith Miller, a White House Toady, Into a Victim. 4/8
The Daily DeLay 4/8
The casualties of war go far beyond the battlefields 4/8
Outfoxed (The Book): Rupert Murdoch's War on Journalism. "An obsessively researched exposé... an unwavering argument against Fox News."
Viguerie's army attacks Social Security 4/8
The Busheviks Triumphant, Padding Their Profits: Meanwhile, You'll Pay More at the Pump 4/8
Is Being a So-called Journalist Just a Cover for Judith Miller? Is Her first Job with the Defense Department or CIA as an Undercover Asset? We Have No Proof. Just a Lot of Questions, A Whole Lot. 4/8
Liberal Party in Canada Faces Scandal That Would be Forgotten in One Republican Minute in U.S. 4/8
Sniper Rifle Manufacturer Boasts That 50 Caliber Sniper Rifles Are Capable of 'Destroying Multi-Million Dollar Aircraft With a Single Hit'
Delay Missing From Wingnut Meeting, Called to Vatican Instead 4/8
Four Children Killed in Baghdad Explosion
Facing State Protests, Busheviks Offers More Flexibility on School Rules 4/8
Amy Goodman: Un-Embed the Media 4/8
Dissecting a Right-Wing Smear: How Conservatives Used Questionable Evidence to Blame Democrats for Schiavo Memo
How DeLay tricked doctor into being "Physician of the Year" - when it was really a stunt to raise money for GOP
Helen Thomas: Steering Message Into Outright Propaganda 4/8
The skepticism in the Carter camp was exacerbated by the televised images out of Rome on Wednesday showing Bush kneeling in prayer...Joined by Andrew Card. 4/8
A former counterterrorism chief claims that the now discredited documents that showed Iraq trying to purchase uranium were fabricated right here in the United States. 4/8
Your Airport Security at Risk: TSA Slated for Dismantling So Big Fat Juicy Contracts Can be Given to Republican Contributors Who are Not Accountable 4/8
Cardinal Law given role of honor in mourning for pope even though he resigned over sex abuse scandal 4/8
Tom DeLay's Wife Affiliated with Firm that Martinez Aide Who Wrote Infamous Schiavo Memo Had Been Affiliated with in Work for the Gun Lobby
Democrats Block Nomination Over Morning-After Pill 4/8
US university enrollment 'in decline' 4/8
Wonkette: Jenna on "all fours" shaking her weapons of mass destruction for all of the reality-based community to see!!?!?! 4/8
Tom "The Exterminator" DeLay Says that He's a Victim of Poverty 4/8
High court may bar independents from primaries 4/8
Sen. Bill Nelson of Florida said Wednesday he will block a vote on President Bush's choice to head the Environmental Protection Agency until he receives assurances that a pesticide study being carried out in the Jacksonville area is halted. 4/8
China plans 40 more nuclear plants 4/8
Voices in Wartime: The Movie
Henry Waxman Wants to Know Cost of Bush's Social Security Propaganda Campaign 4/8
Millions Gather in Rome for Papal Funeral 4/8
The Founding Fathers Would Never Recognize the Travesty of Bush's Fundamentalist America 4/8
The Invisible War for Right-Wing Dominance -- A BuzzFlash Reader Contribution
The U.S. rules for Iraq have been welcomed by some observers - including London's Economist magazine, which hailed them as a "capitalist's dream" - but others have dubbed them a "corporate invasion".
Bush in 30 Years 4/8
Pfizer Takes Painkiller Bextra Off Market and ordered that 19 other popular prescription competitors contain stronger warnings about heart attacks and strokes 4/8
Virginity pledges aren't as effective as sex education 4/8
David Horowitz hit by pie at Butler lecture; says pies are the slippery slope to great violence. Did Bush hit Iraq with a pie first? Just curious. 4/8
A Poignant Episode About the Heartlessness of Republican Policies. Part 2 of The Politics of Luck -- and a Long Sad Goodbye. Last Chance Democracy Cafe by Steven C. Day
The One and Only, "Orwell Rolls," a Film About Our Orwellian Media
Call Your Representative & Ask the Question: "Does my Representative believe that Tom DeLay is ethically fit to serve as House majority leader?" 4/8
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Gonzales Admits Patriot Act Used in Mayfield Case and it WRONGLY arrested him in connection with the Madrid train bombings. The Justice Department denied Mayfield's claims -- until Tuesday. 4/8
In Bushworld, the Truth Hurts: Liars move up as straight shooters take the hits.
Maureen Dowd: "When the Rev. Danforth, an Episcopal minister who prayed with Clarence Thomas when he was under attack by Anita Hill, says the party has gone too far, it's way over the edge."
Cost of Bush's Social Security PR Blitz -- unusual in scale -- Cited; Democrat Waxman Seeks GAO Accounting 4/8
Soldier questions vehicle armor; E-mail mentions death of Kentucky Guardsman 4/8
Tomgram: Jonathan Schell on Creating an Uncivil Society 4/8
Afghanistan likely to have permanent US military 4/8
A Kurd Is Named Iraq's President as Tensions Boil 4/8
McDonald's dead CEOs get $5 million in bonuses 4/8
Santorum: Frist will go "nuclear" and eliminate the filibuster. Frist is the enemy of democracy. 4/8
Talking Points: Hammertime 4/8
Bush Wants to Lift Ban on Silicone Implants vs. High Rate of Failure Estimated for Silicone Breast Implants 4/8
Two 16-Year-Old Girls Held as FB(Chicken Little)I Fears Suicide Bomb, Although There's No Evidence to Support the Claim. 4/8
Nuclear Plants Are Still Vulnerable, Panel Says 4/8
Terror Suspects Grilled, Mocked on Hit Iraqi Show; Actors in the Insurgency Are Reluctant TV Stars 4/8
Alabama Gov.'s Slavery Blunder 4/8
Army misses goal on Iraq Humvees 4/8
Bush's Shameless Photo-Op 4/8
Richard Cohen: A Failure of More Than Intelligence 4/8
Alternative Pulitzer: The Pulitzer Prize for investigative reporting is a reminder of the importance of alternative weekly newspapers and the continuing tendency for monopoly newspapers to pursue profit or behind-the-scenes influence. 4/8
Worst Blog of the Year: Power Line 4/8
The Progress Report: Ongoing Challenges in Iraq; and more 4/8
PM Carpenter: "This whole thing about not kicking someone when they are down is BS" – DeLay office memo 4/8
Former conservative 'blogger' to become Thune senior adviser; he was paid by Thune while running a Web site critical of former Sen. Tom Daschle during the 2004 campaign 4/8
Bush Administration Seeks to Overturn Ruling That Military Commission Procedures Are Unlawful 4/8
A Visit from the Secret Service.. GOP paranoia strikes 4/8
AmericaBlog: I love when conservative bloggers make asses of themselves 4/8
FDR Library Blocks Social Security Forum; Lack of Pro-Accounts Speakers Is Cited 4/8
Bill Berkowitz: Viguerie's army attacks Social Security; USA Next, an organization founded as the United Seniors Association in 1991, backs Bush in battle to privatize Social Security 4/8
Arianna Huffington: Bushes in the hood; W fights gangs with budget cuts and photo ops 4/8
A Run for the Money; Spitzer's Sparring With Wall Street Doesn't Hinder Fundraising for His Gubernatorial Campaign 4/8
UCSC Students Kick Military Recruiters Off Campus 4/8
Postcards: Bush Lied and Soldiers Died. Unfortunately, They are Back, Because Our Deaths in Iraq Have Only Gotten Worse.
Senate Votes to Reduce U.S. Dues to U.N. 4/7
Democratic Governor Wins Over Red State Montana. There's a Lesson In There Somewhere. 4/7
NYT Bestseller List: "Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed," by Jared Diamond
Tell Corporate America to Drop the Hammer 4/7
Add Your Name to People Saying No to Terrorists Buying 50 Caliber Sniper Rifles, Courtesy of the NRA.
Conservatives make fools of themselves crowing over "fake" Schiavo memo that's now been confirmed
Another hour, another DeLay scandal. They're practically getting tiresome. Practically. 4/7
"Isn't it a shade un-Christian that they expect us to tolerate their beliefs but they refuse to tolerate ours?" 4/7
Former UN chief weapons inspector Hans Blix has said that oil was one of the reasons for the US-led invasion of Iraq, a Swedish news agency reports.
DeLay's Former Aides Building Lobbying Empires in Washington 4/7
Report: Blacks lag behind whites in money, jobs 4/7
Anatomy of a Corrupt Tom Delay Trip 4/7
Sen. Kennedy leads fight to alter Patriot Act 4/7
DVD: Lewis Black on Broadway. He's Brilliant as the Last Angry Man, With a Pitch-Perfect Sense of Timing.
Lieberman more popular with Republicans than Democrats 4/7
MoveOn Alert: Fire Tom Delay; "Republicans in Congress should fire Tom Delay as Majority Leader because of repeated and flagrant ethical misconduct." 4/7
Why does President Bush hate Social Security? 4/7
Voters batter Berlusconi 4/7
Senator Lautenberg Slams Cornyn and DeLay for Threatening Judges, Filibuster BS, Schiavo Mess, and Basically Being Out of Touch
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The Ever-Informative Juan Cole 4/7
Conservative bloggers show why intelligence, or honesty, isn't a requirement for being a Republican 4/7
Bush's FDA Considers Lifting Ban on Breast Implants 4/7
They can't handle the truth. More on Republican bloggers ticked off because AP got a Pulitzer for photos of America's glorious war in Iraq 4/7
Abuse of Power: Congressional Republicans Run Rampant Over Rules, Ethics, and the American People
Republican whiners upset that the Pulitzers didn't clear their awards with Big Brother first. Apparently it's now a crime in America to report the news. 4/7
The state of bigoted anti-gay marriage amendments 4/7
US focusing on disease spread through air travel 4/7
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The Politics of Luck -- and a Long Sad Goodbye, Episode 32.1 of the Last Chance Democracy Cafe by Steven C. Day
Ronny Elliott's "Valentine Roadkill" -- New CD Review in Blue State Jukebox by Tony Peyser
GOP Sen. Martinez Admits His Office Wrote Damaging Schiavo Memo, Crowing How Her Illness Was Great For the GOP. Conservative Bloggers, FOX, Wash Times, Limbaugh All Promoted Bogus Story that Memo Was Fake.
Doug Basham, Liberal Talk Pioneer and BuzzFlash Contributor, Goes Into National Syndication -- A BuzzFlash News Alert
It's the NRA or Terrorists with Guns That Shoot Down Landing Planes. Join the Movement. Sign Up Now.
War? What War? -- A BuzzFlash Editorial Cartoon by Tony Peyser
BuzzFlash Expands: Introducing Our First Official Affiliate Site, "The BuzzFlash GOP Hypocrite of the Week!" This Week's "Honoree" is Chronic and Brazen Hypocrite, Rick "Man/Dog Sex" Santorum
Dear America, It's Time for Change -- A BuzzFlash Reader Contribution
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The GOP's First Annual Culture of Life Festival 4/7
Fiore presents: Commissions we'd like to see 4/8
Rush Limbaugh Goes Goosestepping Vaudeville! 4/8
The Pander Bear Eats Crow 4/7
Tom DeLay: Judging the judiciary 4/7
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