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BUZZFLASH NEWS ANALYSIS by Meg White There’s no doubt that the Republican Party is in transition right now. As it seeks and then subsequently rejects each newly-anointed leader (Sarah Palin, Rush Limbaugh, et. al.), one wonders if the GOP isn’t being run by the people at the always-entertaining online publication known as Fail Blog, which [...]

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John Boehner After House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer penned an op-ed in USA Today Monday calling the boisterous effort to silence debate on healthcare reform at town halls “un- American,” the backlash from Republicans was swift and utterly nonsensical (but at least we finally know who actually reads USA Today). [...]

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A BUZZFLASH NEWS ANALYSIS by Meg White After President Obama spent Monday wooing the American Medical Association in Chicago, the healthcare story in the media turned swiftly to the conflict between doctors, who don’t want to take a pay cut, and Democrats, who want to get the government involved in providing cheaper health insurance coverage [...]

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A BUZZFLASH NEWS ANALYSIS by Meg White Here at BuzzFlash, we usually get our giggles courtesy of Jon Stewart, Stephen Colbert, and David Letterman. But lately the conservative channel has featured one comedic situation after another. First, the House Republicans offered a budget alternative without numbers — that was comic genius! Then there’s the sitcom [...]

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A BUZZFLASH NEWS ANALYSIS by Meg White It seems like everyone’s falling all over themselves recently to proclaim a victory in the Govs. v. Prez stimulus battle that’s been raging for weeks now. South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford was the last in a group of Republican governors, most notably including Sarah Palin and Bobby Jindal, [...]

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GOP cry baby

A BUZZFLASH NEWS ANALYSIS by Meg White After the Republican party took rough hits from the White House, congressional Democrats and the media for its Playskool alternative to the president’s budget proposal, they promised to come out with a grownup version — now with real numbers! — next Wednesday. I feel bad for the GOP [...]

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A BUZZFLASH NEWS ANALYSIS by Meg White Jobs are on everyone’s mind right now. Spokespeople for every party and organization in the country are weighing in on the subject, whether they have any idea what they’re talking about or not. So it is with newly-minted GOP National Committee Chair Michael Steele. On Sunday, Steele got [...]

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The Know Nothing Party flag

BE ELECTED by Meg White Here’s a thought: John McCain didn’t pick Sarah Palin to be his VP because she’s a woman. He didn’t pick her because of her adeptness at winking onstage, or her folksiness, or her so-called “family values.” He picked her because she appeals to the Know Nothing wing of the GOP. [...]

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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 [...]