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BUZZFLASH NEWS ANALYSIS by Meg White Quick. Someone strip Joe Lieberman of his citizenship before he causes actual damage to the country. Oh, wait. I forgot; we don’t engage in that kind of Orwellian nonsense in this country. Yet. You probably heard about the latest idea from the “independent” senator from Connecticut (who seems to [...]

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BUZZFLASH NEWS ANALYSIS by Meg White Tuesday night Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid called a bluff. The question now becomes: Is this a fluke, or a trend in the making? In a long fight to extend jobless benefits for the almost 9.8 percent of Americans who are unemployed, Republicans have made every effort to slow [...]

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SCROLL TO BOTTOM FOR UPDATE. BUZZFLASH NEWS ANALYSIS by Meg White Bet you didn’t know that conservatives love low riders. And I’m not talking about vehicles with modified suspension. No, I’m talking about unpopular legislation that gets attached to a more popular bill. The attachment, or rider, is generally added for one of two reasons: [...]

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A BUZZFLASH NEWS ALERT by Meg White In case you were wondering, Sen. Roland Burris has been working hard for the people of Illinois. Or so he would have us believe. Burris spent the weekend crowing about his accomplishments in Chicago. On Saturday, he told one congregation about how he voted for the president’s stimulus [...]

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A BUZZFLASH NEWS ANALYSIS by Meg White The Senate has just this week decided we have a housing crisis, and it’s not because we accidentally left the coffeemaker on. To solve it, they’re retooling the stimulus package. OK, let’s think back to when this whole economic downturn began. Back in the final months of 2007 [...]

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A BUZZFLASH NEWS ANALYSIS by Meg White Yesterday, BuzzFlash opened a discussion about whether or not to end the Senate filibuster. Some agreed that the filibuster should be eliminated. Others said the fault lies with a wishy-washy Democratic leadership in Congress, not the filibuster. Still others saw it as a temporary solution, one that will [...]