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Sherman DeBrosse : Pipeline Politics and the Afghanistan War

Worth all the blood?The Trans Afghanistan Pipeline By Sherman DeBrosse / The Rag Blog / November 6, 2009 President Barack Obama recently honored eighteen fallen American soldiers at a midnight ceremony at Dover Air Force Base in Delaware. Let us … finish reading Sherman DeBrosse : Pipeline Politics and the Afghanistan War

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Sudanese Journalist : Seven Years at Guantanamo was ‘Living Hell’

Above, supporters of Sami Al’Hajj unfurl banner during Al’Hajj’s 2008 hunger strike. Below, Al Jazeera interviews Sami Al’Hajj at the Doha International Airport in Quatar, May 30, 2008. Photo by omar_chatriwala / Flickr.Journalist Al’Hajj describes Guantanamo detentionBefore international war crimes … finish reading Sudanese Journalist : Seven Years at Guantanamo was ‘Living Hell’

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BushCo: It Was Worse Than We Thought

Bush Admin. Worse Than Our NightmaresBy Juan Cole / August 21, 2009 It was worse. Back in the bad old days of Bush’s corrupt gang, we on the left were pilloried for suggesting that the administration was manipulating terrorism-related news … finish reading BushCo: It Was Worse Than We Thought

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How Much of the Official 911 Story Is Really True?

With ongoing revelations like these, we cannot be surprised at the continuing influence the 9-11 truth folks have, and are gaining. My suspicious little mind begins to wonder if the REASON the authorities obfuscated and bullshitted from the get-go was … finish reading How Much of the Official 911 Story Is Really True?

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The Ongoing, All-American Katrina Debacle

Earnest Hammond, 70, with cans he collects to pay for repairs to his hurricane-damaged home. Photo: Lee Celano for The New York Times.Leaving the Trailers: Ready or Not, Katrina Victims Lose Temporary HousingBy Shaila Dewan / May 7, 2009 NEW … finish reading The Ongoing, All-American Katrina Debacle

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Concern About Human Rights May Be a Thing of the Past

Kiss the Era of Human Rights Goodbye: What Bush Willed to Obama and the WorldBy Karen J. Greenberg / April 30, 2009 These days, it’s virtually impossible to escape the world of torture the Bush administration constructed. Whether we like … finish reading Concern About Human Rights May Be a Thing of the Past

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KBR Still Owes Millions from the Corruption in Iraq

Senators Accuse Pentagon of Delay in Recovering Millions in OverchargesBy James Glanz / May 3, 2009 The Pentagon has done little to collect at least $100 million in overcharges paid in deals arranged by corrupt former officials of Kellogg Brown … finish reading KBR Still Owes Millions from the Corruption in Iraq

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American War Crime: The Case of John Walker Lindh

A Victim of War Crimes Perpetrated by His Fellow Americans: Free John Walker Lindh!By Dave Lindorff / April 24, 2009 Enough is enough. It’s time to free John Walker Lindh, poster boy for George Bush’s, Dick Cheney’s and John Ashcroft’s … finish reading American War Crime: The Case of John Walker Lindh

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An FBI Official Who Was There Talks About ‘Enhanced Interrogation’

I have juxtaposed a former FBI supervisor with Liz Cheney defending her father. And I lead with Helen Thomas grilling Dana Perino back in October 2008 about this subject. There are those who do not believe that murder is murder, … finish reading An FBI Official Who Was There Talks About ‘Enhanced Interrogation’

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The Torture Administration: Still Believing They Should Be Let Off the Hook

Even though some Bush administration officials are now openly acknowledging that they knew what they were doing was wrong, they like the new President’s philosophy that we should move forward. And the wheels of empire turn slowly forward, crushing most … finish reading The Torture Administration: Still Believing They Should Be Let Off the Hook

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Dems Are Complicit If They Don’t Prosecute

Read the Nuremburg Principles !! The Democrats and anyone who is unwilling to condemn and prosecute those responsible for what has happened at US hands are complicit in the crime. Give us justice, you immoral cretins politicians !! Richard Jehn … finish reading Dems Are Complicit If They Don’t Prosecute

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Did Bush Administration Have ‘Executive Assassination Ring?’

Investigative reporter Sy Hersh dropped a bombshell at the University of Minnesota, March 11, 2009. The Bush administration held that, as commander in chief, the president could authorize almost anything. By Sherman DeBrosse / The Rag Blog / March 24, … finish reading Did Bush Administration Have ‘Executive Assassination Ring?’

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