Pentagon Propaganda Machine Continues to Spin Lies:
Sun Nov 16 16:28:44 2003
CIA Finds No Evidence Hussein Sought to Arm Terrorists:
The CIA's search for weapons of mass destruction in Iraq has found no evidence
that former president Saddam Hussein tried to transfer chemical or biological
technology or weapons to terrorists, according to a military and intelligence
Pentagon Propaganda Machine Continues to Spin Lies:
Veterans, Congress, the press, and the people need to stand up and tell the
military to stop the lies, threats, and unilateral attacks and instead tell the
truth and begin working in an atmosphere of mutual trust and verification ...
U.S. Will Help Draft Iraq Constitution :
``We will write into that constitution exactly the kinds of guarantees that were
not in Saddam's constitution.,'' L. Paul Bremer told ABC's ``This Week'' from
Baghdad. While the U.S.-led occupation will end, Bremer said the presence of
coalition forces will not.
What Iraq will get isn't self-rule:
This is a tried and true colonial formula in fact, a dead-ringer for what the
British did in Iraq when faced with an insurgency after their post-Ottoman
takeover in 1917.
Governing With All The Keen Skill Of Delta House:
Nearly 400 U.S. body bags later, the White House is only now concluding that it
installed Spanky and Our Gang to run Iraq, led by Ahmad Chalabi, the Dennis
Kozlowski of the Sunni Triangle?
Three US soldiers killed in Afghanistan :
At least three US soldiers were killed in eastern Afghanistan after their car
went over a mine planted by militants, a top Afghan official said on Saturday,
but the US military said that there was only one fatality in the attack.
UN Employee Shot, Killed in Afghanistan:
A French United Nations official was shot and killed Sunday in central
Afghanistan when a man on a motorcycle opened fire on her UN vehicle.
Christian Mullahs Message of Hate:
Like the European “settlers” in US and Australia, the Israeli “settlers” have
become the unquestionable legitimate owners of the lands and are constantly
portrayed in the mass media as the innocent victim of “terrorism”. Notice again
how the terms have been conveniently selected, “settlers” instead of
”occupiers”, and “terrorists” instead of “resistance movement”.
18 killed as two US choppers crash in Iraq:
One of the helicopters that crashed on Saturday was hit by a rocket propelled
grenade (RPG), a US officer at the scene said.
Cheney ignored war chaos alert :
British warnings that America was failing before the war to prepare properly for
a crumbling security situation in Iraq after Saddam Hussein was ousted were
ignored by Vice President Dick Cheney and the Pentagon.
Sen. Ernest F. Hollings: 'My Cambodian Moment: Discovering The Truth In Iraq'.
We should have listened to former President "Papa" Bush, who wrote in "A World
Transformed," "We should not march into Baghdad ... turning the whole Arab world
against us ... assigning young soldiers ... to fight in what would be an
unwinnable urban guerrilla war."
Stan Goff: 'Hold on to your humanity:
An open letter to GIs in Iraq': They'll throw you away like a used condom when
they are done. Ask the vets who are having their benefits slashed out from under
them now. Bushfeld and their cronies are parasites, and they are the sole
beneficiaries of the chaos you are learning to live in. They get the money. You
get the prosthetic devices, the nightmares, and the mysterious illnesses.
US stays blind to Iraqi casualties:
THE WHITE HOUSE always said it would never count how many Iraqi parents we
killed to liberate their children. We would never count how many toddlers we
blew to pieces to free their elders. We would never count how many nuclear
families we vaporized. We would never know if we razed a village to save a
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You won't believe what happens next:
James Baldwin said that Nazism thrived not because most Germans were evil but
because most were spineless. One cowardly compromise after another, quickly
created a climate in which the rare act of courage, however splendid, became
futile. Is that what is happening to us? Perhaps.
Sept. 11 Lawsuits Against Saudi Royals Dismissed:
A US district court on Friday dismissed a lawsuit against both Prince Sultan,
second deputy premier and minister of defense and aviation, and Prince Turki
Al-Faisal, Saudi ambassador to Britain, brought by victims of the Sept. 11
terror attacks in New York and Washington.
'Shoot-to-kill' demand by US :
Home Secretary David Blunkett has refused to grant diplomatic immunity to armed
American special agents and snipers travelling to Britain as part of President
Bush's entourage this week.
For Middle Class, Health Insurance Becomes a Luxury:
Mr. Thornton is one of more than 43 million people in the United States who lack
health insurance, and their numbers are rapidly increasing because of ever
soaring cost and job losses.
20 people killed in two large blasts near Istanbul synagogues:
According to the Jewish Agency, six of those killed in the blasts and eighty of
those wounded have been identified as Jews.
Suicide Car Bombers Kill 23 in Turkey :
Suicide car bombers attacked two synagogues in downtown Istanbul at almost the
same time Saturday, killing 23 people, the interior minister said.
UK on Second Highest Terror Alert:
Britain's security services have been put on their second highest state of alert
amid intelligence of a possible al-Qaeda attack.
400th US serviceman dies in Iraq
U.S. casualties from Iraq war top 9,000:
Total casualties among all services are more than 9,200, and represents an
increase of nearly 3,000 non-combat medical evacuations reported since the first
week of October.
U.S. Helicopter Crashes in Northern Iraq : `
`A quick reaction force is securing area,'' said a military spokesman who spoke
on condition of anonymity. The spokesman did not know the type of helicopter
that went down.
U.S. to End Iraq Administration by June:
American administrators will hand over sovereignty to a new transitional
government by June, the Iraqi Governing Council said Saturday, announcing an
accelerated U.S. plan for ending the occupation of Iraq.
Rumsfeld Warns US Troops Could Stay in Iraq for Many Years
Rice: U.S. has no evidence Iraq hid WMDs in Syria
Is ‘Facility 1391’ Israel’s version of Guantanamo Bay?
Energy policy set for overhaul as Republicans reach deal :
Congressional Republicans on Friday finished a draft of a broad energy bill that
would aim billions of dollars in tax breaks to energy industries.
Sales down as consumers hold back:
Sales at the nation's retailers fell by 0.3 percent last month, following a 0.4
percent decline in September, the Commerce Department reported Friday.
Where are all these jobs everyone (media) is so ecstatic about?
The Real Jobs Numbers:
If you look at the numbers, the current slump is setting records in terms of
sustained job loss, and the decline in wage and salary income, among other
areas. Why should you be skeptical of those who report a rosy future in the job
Dear American Worker:
I apologize for my ignorance and that of many of my fellow Americans. I
apologize, too, for my shortsighted eagerness to get the best buy I could, and
for my silly desire to save a few extra pennies, or a few more dollars.
Why Chickenhawks Matter:
George W. Bush; Dick Cheney, Paul Wolfowitz, Douglas Feith, Richard Perle, Tom
DeLay, Elliott Abrams--to a man, all found better things to do than join the
armed forces during Vietnam, a war most of them supported.
Mike Davis on war crimes:
Our military has started dropping 500-pound bombs around the flashpoints of
Falluja and Tikrit. In a guerrilla war, this is the equivalent of conceding
defeat in the struggle for popular support in an area. A 500-pound bomb is a
completely indiscriminate weapon.
Invasion as Marketing Problem: The Iraq War and Contempt for Democracy
U.S. General Treads Carefully in Iraq:
The tribal sheiks in Anbar had a clear message for Maj. Gen. Charles H. Swannack
Jr. -- the detention of Iraqi women is only creating new enemies for America.
Iran Leader Rips U.S. Occupation of Iraq:
Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, said U.S. troops ``are being slapped in the face every
day by Iraqis.''
In case you missed it:
AIPAC and the Iraqi opposition :
The INC's invitation to the ( AIPAC) conference reflects a first attempt to
disclose the links between the American Jewish community and the Iraqi
opposition, after years in which the two sides have taken pains to conceal them.
Revelation of overly close links with Jews will not serve the interests of the
organizations aspiring to lead the Iraqi people.
Double standards exist in Iran nuclear probe:
“We see that there are double standards and that one country is singled out
while there is silence about Israel, which owns weapons of mass destruction,”
F-16I fighter jet to be sent to Israel unveiled in Texas :
The first in a fleet of the most advanced F-16 fighter jets will soon be sent to
Israel, Lockheed Martin officials announced Friday.
Air Force raid in Syria included buzzing of President Assad's palace
Roadside Bomb Kills 2 GIs in Central Iraq:
Iraq's growing lawlessness claimed more American victims when two soldiers were
killed and three wounded when their convoy was attacked with a roadside bomb.
US Special Ops Soldier Killed in Afghanistan:
A US special operations force soldier was killed in Afghanistan Friday when the
vehicle he was driving was hit by a roadside bomb.
Five dead in house blast:
AN explosion ripped through a house in southern Russia today, killing five
Interior Ministry soldiers and wounding as many as 10 more, Russian officials
Behind the Lines:
Indonesia may claim success in its major offensive against the Acehnese, but
that's not how it looked to William Nessen when he joined the guerillas in the
Liberty can not be preserved without general knowledge among people." (August
1765) John Adams
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