Posts Tagged ‘Dick Cheney’

Michael Corcoran: Just as the media lied to help us get into a war, they are now lying us out of one.

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Jack Hunter, a.k.a. “The Southern Avenger”, notes that Dick Cheney was right about Iraq—in 1991 (5:24):

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Major oil service firms, including Halliburton, are expected to receive up to $40bn contracts, say Morningstar analysts—optimistically, $60bn.

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Kevin Carson on the principled unification of the so-called ‘left and right’ regarding torture and the branding of all dissent and discovery as ‘terrorism’.

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Consortium News founder Robert Parry discusses Latin America as the political training ground for Neo-Con torture regimes, bashing moral relativism to ‘manufacture consent’ for moral relativism, statist journalism, blowback in the Middle East, the lie of Charlie Wilson’s War, Defense Secretary Robert Gates’ role in the Former President Reagan’s C.I.A., and media scare tactics used to lie the U.S. into war with Iran with AntiWar Radio host Scott Horton (63:13):

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A May 2004 Central Intelligence Agency (C.I.A.) Office of the Inspector General (O.I.G.) report [.pdf] details new revelations of the C.I.A. violating federal statutes and international law in torturing detainees — “Enhanced Interrogation Techniques” or “E.I.T.’s” is the Newspeak term. The redacted report was released Monday, due to a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit filed by the American Civil Liberties Union (A.C.L.U.).

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Jeremy Scahill, leading journalist on Blackwater, interviewed on Democracy Now! (DN!) on Mark Mazzetti’s breaking story at The New York Times (NYT).

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Interview with a recently released Bagram detainee; U.S. military possibly broke Posse Comitatus spying on activists for two years; The sheep are begging for the Police State; 96% of risk in the hands of five banks; and more… (more…)

AntiWar Radio host Scott Horton discusses the American Empire — Somalia, 9/11, jingoism directed at Iran, the Af-Pak War, Neoconservatism, the Israel Lobby, and Israeli espionage in the U.S. (55:35):

http://dc160.4shared.com/download/121156420/342471cd/_The_American_Empire__-_Guest__Scott.mp3?tsid=20090727-232939-3f831404

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