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A BUZZFLASH NEWS ANALYSIS by Meg White Just when you think it’s too late to teach an old dog new tricks, this presidential campaign produces a brand new catch phrase to hammer into the American voters’ collective consciousness. Unless, that is, you’re willing to give citizens credit for being able to spot warmed-up leftovers when [...]

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A BUZZFLASH REVIEW by Meg White Stolen elections are no longer an Internet based conspiracy theory. There’s cold, hard proof of dirty dealings on the first Tuesday of Novembers all over the country. But every time someone tries to talk about it, the story gets lost in the boring minutia of election law, or in [...]

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A BUZZFLASH NEWS ALERT by Meg White Why would Sen. Barack Obama be concerned about 0.1 percent of the Electoral College? Well, a tie-breaker is a tie-breaker. Nebraska as a state is still considered Republican territory; it’s gone red every year since 1964. President George W. Bush won the state by 22 points in 2004. [...]

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A BUZZFLASH NEWS ANALYSIS by Meg White Cross-border raids really make strange bedfellows, don’t they? At the presidential debate last Friday, Sen. Barack Obama (D-IL) said he would allow U.S. troops to cross Afghanistan’s ill-defined border with Pakistan to fight insurgents who are attacking them from Pakistan. Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) admonished Obama for not [...]

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AN ONGOING BUZZFLASH SERIES ON THE GOP ECONOMIC WAR AGAINST AMERICAN WORKING FAMILIES by Meg White It seems the explosive financial news is seeping into every corner of the political landscape lately. Even the first presidential debate to be held this evening on the topic of foreign affairs may end up focusing more on the [...]

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BE ELECTED by Meg White McCain’s propensity for using the line of address, “My friends…” is well-documented. It seems to really bug a lot of people, but no one can quite put a finger on why. I can’t speak for the rest of you, but I know why McCain’s oft repeated salutation gets under my [...]

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A BUZZFLASH NEWS ANALYSIS by Meg White At the Democratic National Convention Wednesday night, Sen. Evan Bayh (D-IN) spent most of his time onstage bashing the Republican nominee for president, but his home state of Indiana was featured prominently. He took a moment near the end to signal his state’s ripeness for change: “[Sen. John [...]

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A BUZZFLASH NEWS ALERT by Meg White It sounds like an early Halloween prank. After customer complaints of “scary” ads at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport, Republican Party Convention goers will be treated to the usual idyllic lake scenes from the local tourism board, Explore Minnesota, and similarly non-offensive advertising. So what is so frightening? [...]

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A BUZZFLASH NEWS ANALYSIS by Meg White When Sen. Barack Obama’s foreign policy adviser Susan Rice and others spoke repeatedly of a “theme of unity” at a press conference unveiling this year’s Democratic Party platform Friday, they were talking about more than just the platform.  The entire press conference was centered around the idea of [...]