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BUZZFLASH NEWS ANALYSIS by Meg White The debate over the legacy of former President Ronald Reagan has taken on a tea-colored hue over the past few weeks, but the Reagan family feud moved into top gear this morning. It all started late last month when, in an appearance on The Joy Behar Show, Ron Reagan [...]

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BUZZFLASH NEWS ANALYSIS by Meg White It seems that the tea party organizers finally learned what a “grassroots”¬†group looks like and how to pretend that that’s what they are. The key is to combine clumsy theatrics with a manufactured chance meeting. A slew of liberals and progressives and people with a sense of humor have [...]

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BUZZFLASH INTERVIEW by Meg White Originally, Midge and Dan Hough only went to Rep. Dan Lipinski’s town hall meeting on Nov. 14 to thank him. As a somewhat conservative Democrat representing a blue-collar district in south Chicago, Lipinski had been cautious about supporting healthcare reform efforts in the House, but ultimately came out in support [...]

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BUZZFLASH NEWS ANALYSIS by Meg White Yesterday when I was downtown interviewing protesters at the Showdown in Chicago, which continues today, I asked Keith Scribner, president of UE local 1174, how the protests against the big banks were different from the healthcare protests earlier this year. He looked at me with this surprised expression and [...]

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A BUZZFLASH NEWS ALERT by Meg White Hey, guys. Planning on a little shopping over the weekend? Well, be forewarned, the stores might be a little crowded, what with the coming holiday. No, I’m not talking about Easter or Passover. Some Americans might be stocking up for Tax Day Tea Parties. Turns out you can [...]

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A BUZZFLASH NEWS ANALYSIS by Meg White Last time I checked, I was not living in Nazi Germany. But according to anti-tax activists, we’re all standing in line for the gas chambers. Yesterday, Glenn Beck pronounced capitalism dead and himself dead wrong. Raving in front of a huge screen showing old films of Nazi rallies, [...]